Alioto’s | San Francisco, CA – On May 12th join Alioto’s, one of San Francisco’s oldest family-owned restaurants for Mother’s Day. Bring in the entire family to celebrate mom and indulge in some of Alioto’s signature dishes like Crab Cioppino, Seafood Sausage and Clam Chowder. Matt Violante, a fourth generation family member and the General Manager of the restaurant will be handing out flowers to all the moms. With an iconic view of the Golden Gate Bridge and historic Sicilian family recipes, Alioto’s is the perfect place to treat mom. Reservations can be made by calling (415) 673-0183.
Poggio Trattoria | Sausalito, CA – Poggio will be welcoming moms for lunch and dinner in beautiful downtown Sausalito this Mother’s Day. Celebrate your mom with Chef Benjamin Balesteri’s phenomenal menu of seasonal Italian dishes. Lunch hours start at 11:30 am, dinner service starts at 5:30 pm, and reservations can be made by calling (415) 332-7771.
Baker & Banker | San Francisco, CA – Celebrate mom over dinner at Baker & Banker. Executive Chef Jeff Banker will be serving delicious seasonal dishes and Pastry Chef Lori Baker’s desserts – such as her famous XXX- triple dark chocolate layer cake or the seasonal strawberry crisp, are the perfect indulgence. All mother’s will be treated with a homemade scrub created by Lori Baker. Or stop by the bakery all day to get your mom a special treat – such as an Apricot White Chocolate Pecan scone, a Pecan Sticky Bun, or one of Lori’s delicious cookies or cupcakes. And just in time for Mother’s Day, Jeff and Lori will be welcoming the second addition to their family right around that time! Baker & Banker is open on Sundays from 5:30pm – 10pm. For Mother’s Day dinner reservations, call (415) 351-2500
Bluestem Brasserie | San Francisco, CA – Celebrate your mother at the beautiful, urban neighborhood restaurant Bluestem Brasserie, located on Yerba Buena Lane! Treat your mom to brunch and indulge in seasonal dishes such as buttermilk chocolate hazelnut pancakes, spring vegetable frittata and other delicious options alongside a bellini or mimosa. Also, Bluestem will be giving moms a beautiful Bluestem tote bag with a gift of housemade cookies! Bluestem is open on Sundays from 11am – 11pm. Call (415) 547-1111 to make a reservation.
Parc 55 Wyndham Hotel | San Francisco, CA – This Mother’s Day, escape to a luxurious oasis nestled in the heart of Union Square – the Parc 55 Wyndham Hotel. With the Bed and Breakfast package, moms can stay in the center of it all and start their morning with a full American buffet breakfast at cityhouse Restaurant. For reservations, call (415) 392-8000.
Copita | Sausalito, CA – Join Chefs Joanne Weir and Gonzalo Rivera this Mother’s Day at Copita Tequileria y Comida in beautiful Sausalito. In addition to their delicious modern Mexican brunch menu, Joanne and Gonzalo will be featuring a very special Goat Birria dish inspired by Gonzalo’s grandmother. Join them for a taste of authentic Mexican flavors with whole goat and charred chile de arbol salsa. Open 10am-10pm on Sundays (brunch served until 4pm). Call (415) 331-7400 for reservations.
E&O Asian Kitchen | San Francisco, CA – Step away from traditional Mother’s Day celebration with E&O Asian Kitchen. The restaurant’s Modern Asian cuisine is sure to delight moms of all backgrounds and Chef Sharon Nahm will make their day extra special with complimentary chocolate truffles infused with lemongrass and a sweetened coconut flake coating. Dinner is served on Sunday from 5-10pm. For more information or to make reservations, call 415-693-0303 for reservations.
FIVE Restaurant at the Hotel Shattuck Plaza | Berkeley, CA – Join Chef Banks White and the FIVE team this Mother’s Day with a decadent bottomless mimosa brunch buffet. FIVE will be featuring FIVE Belgium Waffles & Texas French toast, two types of quiche, and a very special chef’s omelet station and hand-carved prime rib. Sweets include Strawberry Shortcake, small bites of Pecan Pie, Butterscotch Pudding, assorted cookies, brownies and macaroons. The special Mother’s Day brunch buffet at FIVE will be available 10am-2pm on Sunday, May 12 for $70 per person ($25 for children ages 6-12). Call 510-225-6055 for reservations.
Hotel Adagio | San Francisco, CA - Treat yourself to a weekend in the city this Mother’s Day! Book the Anything You Want package and receive a $40 credit to use on anything you wish at Hotel Adagio. Try a cocktail at The Mortimer – San Francisco’s hottest new bar, or savor a delicious farm-to-table breakfast in The Green Room. Not in the mood to socialize – stay in your extra spacious room and indulge in gourmet room service. It’s up to you!
La Boulange | San Francisco Bay Area – Treat mom to a taste of France at La Boulange, the ideal spot for a quaint café brunch, lunch or dinner. Mom will be delighted with options like french toast, seasonal quiche or niçoise salad. At all Bay Area locations, any mom who dines in on Mother’s Day will receive two, freshly baked macaroons. Still looking for the perfect present? Check out the newly released La Boulange cookbook, “Café Cooking at Home”! The cookbook features some of the bakery’s signature recipes including tartines, salads, desserts and pastries. The cookbook is available at all La Boulange locations and a few Starbucks locations.
Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa | Monterey, CA – Celebrate the extraordinary women in your life with a gorgeous brunch in the Monterey Bay Ballroom. From 10am-3pm on Sunday, May 12 for $50 per person ($23 for children ages 6-11, children 5 and under are free) Schooner’s Costal Kitchen will be serving a delicious multi-station buffet. Whatever mom wants, she will get with brunch items ranging from omelets and desserts to a carving station, made-to-order pasta and oysters on-the-half-shell. All brunch guests will enjoy complimentary valet parking. For reservations and more information, call 831-646-1700.
M.Y. China | San Francisco, CA – Treat your mother to a meal at Martin Yan’s new restaurant in San Francisco – M.Y. China. Indulge in the M.Y. China dim sum collection, house-made noodles or something from the wok and end with something sweet. As a very special treat for mom, Executive Chef Tony Wu will be hand-carving special creations from fruits and vegetables, such as flowers and butterflies. M.Y. China is open every Sunday from 11am – 9pm. For Mother’s Day lunch or dinner reservations, call 415-580-3001.
Pican | Oakland, CA – Head to Pican Restaurant in Uptown Oakland and indulge in Executive Chef Sophie Uong’s (a mother herself) special menu while soaking up the sun on Pican’s outdoor patio. Enjoy mimosas and Bloody Marys as well as some of Chef Sophie’s signature dishes. Service will run from 11am – 8pm. Call (510) 834-1000 for reservations.
Renaissance Stanford Court Hotel San Francisco | San Francisco, CA - Aurea, located at the Renaissance San Francisco Stanford Court Hotel on Nob Hill, will be offering an exceptional Mother’s Day brunch from 6:30am -2 pm. From Aurea’s signature lemon soufflé pancakes to Dungeness crab florentine, this breakfast line up has everything you could ask for! Call (415) 989-3500 for reservations.
SliderBar | San Francisco & Palo Alto – Brunch isn’t just a meal, it’s a way of life! And there’s no better time for brunch than Mother’s Day. To celebrate this attitude, bottomless mimosas and a selection of delicious breakfast items like a chicken n’ waffle slider, will soon be available at both of SliderBar’s locations. Cheers!
Starlight Room | San Francisco, CA – Soak up the views from the 21st floor of the Sir Francis Drake Hotel at a lavish brunch supporting the Hamilton House. It is the perfect way to celebrate the that special woman in your life in a truly unique setting. Come watch the Drag Show, with events starting at 12:00 pm and 2:30 pm. Call (415) 395-8595 for reservations.
Steins | Mountain View, CA – Join the team at newly opened Steins and Executive Chef Colby M. Reade for Mother’s Day this year. Show your mom how much you love her by treating her to gourmet modern American comfort food with dishes including smoked pork belly with a poached egg, smoked chicken and creamy polenta with pan juices and braised greens and house-made pastrami on toasted rye with sauerkraut and russian dressing. Steins is open 11am-11pm on Sundays. Call 650-963-9568 for reservations.
The Restaurant at Wente Vineyards | Livermore, CA - Join Chef Matt Greco and Master Gardener Diane Dovholuk at Wente Vineyards for a delicious Mother’s Day brunch. The Restaurant at Wente Vineyards will be offering three incredible courses for $49. Items include warm asparagus with salt roasted radish, caviar, sabayon and hot house greens, scallops with spring peas and yeasted cherry tart with streusel, saba and vanilla cream, among other mouth-watering menu options. Brunch will be served from 10:30-2:30, and you can call (925) 456-2450 for reservations.
The Course at Wente Vineyards | Livermore, CA – For mothers who golf – take the family out to beautiful Wente Vineyards, and indulge in a peaceful round of 18 holes while basking in the sun and enjoying the striking views of the surrounding vineyards among the rolling hills. Whether charging up before tee time or winding down after the 18th hole, The Grill is the ideal spot to savor classic breakfast and lunch dishes. Eighteen hole standard rate is $115 for Sundays and holidays. For tee times and more information call 925-456-2477.