Celebrate Mother’s Day at Donovan’s Steakhouse with their USDA Prime Steaks, classic entrees and Mother’s Day specials! First seating opens at 3 pm and the last seating is at 9 pm for the La Jolla location and 10 pm for the downtown location. Bonus: you can send a Mother’s Day e-card directly from their website. Just like we like our steaks – done and done.
La Jolla: www.donovanssteakhouse.com/(858) 450-6666
Downtown: www.donovanssteakhouse.com/ (619) 237-9700
George’s California Modern
George’s California Modern only serves brunch twice a year – don’t miss the last opportunity for 2012 and treat mom to Mother’s Day brunch overlooking the Pacific. Start with a refreshing cocktail, like the Bee Sting, made with vodka, kumquat, lemongrass, ginger and honey. Chef Trey Foshee’s special menu features a variety of appetizers and classic brunch entrees with a California Modern twist, such as Brioche French Toast with Chino Farms Strawberries, Eggs Benedict with fresh Dungeness crab and Prime Shortrib Hash with poached eggs, mushrooms and parsley salad.
Brunch will be served in California Modern from 10am-2:30pm and lunch will start at 11am upstairs on the Ocean Terrace. To see the full California Modern brunch menu and make reservations, visit www.georgesatthecove.com/california-modern.
The only thing Mom should be making on her special day is reservations. Treat your special gal to a sumptuous Mother’s Day Buffet Brunch with such divine delights as omelet’s and Belgian waffles to order, smoked salmon benedicts, king crab legs with cocktail sauce, seafood étouffée with a mother lode of shrimp, clams, mussels and chicken, pasta and carving stations, and sweet endings of assorted spring desserts. Bottomless mimosas included. La Valencia’s Mother’s Day Brunch is $85 per person and $38 for children 12 and under. Seating times from 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. For more information or to make reservations please call 858.551.3761 or visit www.lavalencia.com.
Whether celebrating with mom or without her, head to RA Sushi in downtown San Diego for happy hour specials all day long on Mother’s Day, May 13th from 11am—close. Normally RA Sushi’s Flying Fish Lounge specials are only available on Sunday evenings. But in honor of all the great moms out there, everyone in the family will enjoy happy hour prices all day long. Mom will have plenty of options to choose from with more than 35 sushi, appetizer and tapas selections ranging from $2 to $7, plus more than 30 beer, wine, sake and signature cocktails ranging from $3 to $7. RA Sushi is located at 474 Broadway. (www.rasushi.com)
Rancho Bernardo Inn
Mother’s Day Brunch at The Aragon Ballroom in The Rancho Bernardo Inn:
The Aragon Ballroom at the illustrious and luxurious Rancho Bernardo Inn will be hosting a Mother’s Day brunch on Sunday, May 13th. Enjoy an enticing buffet featuring a Smoked Seafood Platter, Roasted Cornish Game Hen, Mushroom Ravioli and Braised Short Ribs and much more! Live music sets the stage for the petting zoo and pony rides after the kids enjoy Mini Pizzas, Macaroni and Cheese, PBJs and more! Brunch is served from 10:00am – 3:00pm and the entertainment starts at 10:00am and doesn’t stop until 3:00pm! Adults, $59; children 4-14, $25 and children under 3 are complimentary. 858-675-8550
Mother’s Day Brunch at The El Bizcocho:
The award-winning El Bizcocho will be offering a Mother’s Day brunch featuring a specialized menu that will include Mustard and Herb Stuffed Berkshire Pork Loin, Goat Cheese Whipped Potatoes, Seared Sesame Crusted Ahi Tuna and much more! Pianist Jim Melone creates a whimsical ambiance to enjoy a luxurious afternoon with Mom. Don’t miss the chocolate fountain! Seating is available from 10:00am to 2:00pm and will be closed for the evening. Adults, $75; children 4-11 $35 and children under 3 are complimentary. 858-675-8550
Mother’s Day Brunch at Veranda Fireside Lounge & Restaurant:
Veranda Fireside Lounge & Restaurant invites guests to a sweet and savory Mother’s Day Brunch. Arrive early for a classic a la carte menu served from 6:00am -9:00am or join guests can join a little later for a three-course plated brunch that features Dungeness Crab Eggs Benedict, Prime Rib Omelet, Pan Seared Halibut and much more! To honor the gracious mothers that will be in attendance, complimentary champagne will be available to toast. Adults, $35; children $15. We will also be open and offering an a la carte and dinner menu from 3:00pm to 10:00pm. 858-675-8555.
Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina
Treat Mom to a wonderful feast at the waterfront Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina’s Harbor’s Edge Restaurant. Celebrating Mother’s Day with a delicious bayfront brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., diners will enjoy an amazing selection of breakfast classics, as well as a variety of seafood dishes like Chardonnay Poached Prawns, Whole House-Smoked King Salmon, fresh salads, house made pasta dishes, and gourmet entrées ranging from Lobster Bisque En Croute to Asian Braised Short Ribs. Served side by side with domestic and imported artisan cheese boards, a diverse selection of carving stations, and and endless dessert selection, Mom will feel like a queen. For reservations, please call 619-692-2255 or visit www.sheratonsandiegohotel.com for more information. Prices are $44.95 for adults and $21.95 for children. Children under the age of 5 are free.
Sprinkles La Jolla
Celebrate Mother’s Day and leave the baking to Sprinkles. The MOM Box features Dark Chocolate, Red Velvet, Vanilla and Lemon cupcakes adorned with Sprinkles daisies and “MOM” sugar decorations, and sealed a MOM Loves Cupcakes sticker. Available May 11 to 13. (www.sprinkles.com)
THE US GRANT/Grant Grill
Mother’s Day Brunch in The Palm Court at THE US GRANT:
Join the storied US GRANT Hotel for a Mother’s Day celebration and brunch in the Palm Court complete with a classic breakfast buffet including hand-carved prime meats, seasonal side dishes, fresh seafood and even a specialized dessert display. Guests can enjoy the sounds of live music and Mom will leave with a special gift to remember the day! Seatings available at 11:00 AM, 12:00 PM and 1:30 PM. Adults, $69; seniors, $60; and children, $22
Mother’s Day at The Grant Grill:
Savor the flavors of the Spring season with Grant Grill’s a la carte plated Brunch and Dinner specials served on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 13, 2012.