It's Mom's special day, so maybe make someone else cook and do the dishes. Here are some places offering Mother's Day specials this year.
208 Rodeo will have a special brunch menu available from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Highlights include foie gras mousse with fruit compote, mixed berry French toast and crab cake Benedict. 208 Via Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills, (310) 275-2428, www.208rodeo.com.
Alma at the Standard hotel will serve brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Menu highlights include crispy potatoes with smoked salmon, egg yolk and seaweed; fennel and arugula salad with blood oranges and avocado; soft scrambled eggs with button mushrooms; and Dungeness crab poutine. 8300 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, (323) 650-9090, www.alma-la.com.
American Tea Room in the downtown L.A. Arts District will have a tea service available with tea sandwiches, scones and desserts. The service is available all day and priced at $35 per person. Reservations are available, but walk-ins are also welcome. 909 S. Santa Fe. Ave., Los Angeles, (213) 239-9100, www.americantearoom.com.
Bäco Mercat will serve its regular weekend brunch menu with a free mimosa for your mom during brunch. 408 S. Main St., Los Angeles, (213) 687-7000, www.bacomercat.com.
Baltaire will have a brunch buffet priced at $85 per adult and $50 per child, available from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.. Highlights include a shellfish station; leg of lamb and eggs Benedict. Bloody Mary and champagne carts will be available for an additional cost. 11647 San Vicente Blvd., Los Angeles, (424) 273-1660, www.baltaire.com.
Bar Amá will serve its regular brunch menu along with the following specials: Grandma's chorizo with jack cheese and flour tortillas; Amá’s enchiladas with carrot sofrito, queso fresco and potato; mom's green enchiladas with chicken and tomatillo and mom's favorite chicken tortilla soup. 118 W. 4th St., Los Angeles, (213) 687-7000, www.bar-ama.com.
The Bel Air will serve brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Specials include pulled pork tacos; avocado and shrimp toast and risotto primavera. 662 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, (310) 440-5544, www.thebel-air.com.
Cafe Gratitute: As a show of gratitude, moms get a complimentary dessert at the end of their meal at all locations on Mother's Day. Desserts include chef Dreux Ellis' key lime and coconut cream pies, tiramisu, and gluten-free brownie with vanilla coconut cashew ice cream, cashew cream, chocolate sauce and powdered sugar. Multiple locations at cafegratitude.com.
Cafe Pinot will have a three-course brunch available from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. priced at $55 for adults and $19 for children age 10 and younger. Highlights include stewed butter beans; chilaquiles and tomatillo gazpacho. 700 W 5th St., Los Angeles, (213) 239-6500, www.patinagroup.com.
Cafe Sevilla in Long Beach will have a nine-course tapas menu from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. priced at $29.50 per adult. The menu includes a glass of Champagne or sangria. The menu is priced at $14.95 for children age 12 and younger. There will also be live entertainment. All mothers will receive flowers and a "Sounds of Sevilla" music CD. After 2 p.m., the regular menu will be available. 140 Pine Ave., Long Beach, (562) 495-1111, www.cafesevilla.com.
Carbon Beach Club at the Malibu Beach Inn will have a three-course menu priced at $75 per person. Highlights include deviled eggs; bucatini carbonara; baked eggs; quinoa bowl; petits fours and a sorbet trio. Wine pairings are available for an additional $40. 22878 Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu, (310) 651-7777, www.malibubeachinn.com.
Caulfield's at the SIXTY Beverly Hills will serve its regular brunch menu from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. with the following specials: heirloom tomato gazpacho, asparagus tortellini and buttermilk fried chicken. All mothers will receive a specialty cocktail. There will also be bottomless mimosas and bloody Marys for $20. 9360 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, (310) 388-6860, www.caulfieldsbh.com.
Chaya DTLA and Venice will each offer their own specials. Chaya DTLA will have a brunch buffet from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. priced at $65 for adults and $20 fro children 10 and younger. Bottomless mimosas will be available for an additional $15. Chaya Venice will have an a la carte menu from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. along with a dessert buffet. Chaya DTLA, 525 S. Flower St., Los Angeles, (213) 236-9577; Chaya Venice, 110 Navy St., Venice, (310) 396-1179, www.thechaya.com.
Church & State will have a special menu priced at $55 per person with optional wine pairings (additional $36). Menu highlights include chilled vichyssoise; gnocchi; roasted Mary's chicken breast; and fresh berries over pound cake with vanilla pastry cream. A limited a la carte menu will also be available. 1850 Industrial St., Los Angeles, (213) 405-1434, www.churchandstate.com.
Cliff's Edge will open an hour early, at 10 a.m. All moms will receive a complimentary glass of one of the restaurant's brunch punches. 3626 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, (323) 666-6116, www.cliffsedgecafe.com.
Crossroads will serve brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Highlights include smoked carrot lox scramble; Crossroads Benedict and a bread pudding and "cheesecake." 8284 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, (323) 782-9245, www.crossroadskitchen.com.
Culina at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles will have a brunch buffet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Brunch highlights include waffles, cheese blintzes, a sushi and seafood station, dim sum station, carving station and a children's buffet. Reservations are recommended. 300 S. Doheny Dr., Los Angeles, (310) 860-4000, www.culinarestaurant.com.
The District by Hannah An is launching a new spring menu on Mother's Day, available between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Highlights include Vietnamese herb bone marrow, oven roasted oysters and foie gras French toast. 8722 W. 3rd St., Los Angeles, (310) 278-2345, www.thedistrictbyha.com/index.php.
Esterel at the Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills will have a special prix-fixe brunch available from 11 a.m. to 4:40 p.m. The brunch is priced at $59 per person and includes a free glass of Champagne and a SoSpa gift. Menu highlights include a Waldorf salad; kale Caesar; a smoked salmon and bagel bar; asparagus flatbread; pain perdue; a carving station with steak and eggs; an omelet station and a chocolate fountain for dessert. 8555 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, (310) 358-3979, www.esterelrestaurant.com.
Estrella will have brunch and cocktail specials, including pretzel-candied bacon strips; a chai tea-spiced bread pudding French toast and a bacon-wrapped avocado with a baked egg and queso fresco. 8800 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, (310) 652-6613, www.estrellasunset.com.
Faith & Flower will have its regular brunch menu as well as ricotta and herb ravioli with wild ramp butter; egg yolk bottarga and smoked chile gremolata and Dutch crunch doughnuts with berries and cream filling. 705 W. 9th St, Los Angeles, (213) 239-0642, www.faithandflowerla.com.
Fig & Olive will have a $40 prix-fixe brunch menu and a $49 prix-fixe dinner menu. Brunch highlights include gazpacho; crab salad; a French omelet; rosemary lamb; and strawberry vacherin. Multiple locations at www.figandolive.com.
Fundamental LA will serve brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Highlights include oysters on the half shell; brown butter tart; and Scotch egg steak tartare with griddled brioche, ricotta and marzipan. 1303 Westwood Blvd., Los Angeles, (310) 444-7581, www.fundamental-la.com.
Gracias Madre: Chef Chandra Gilbert will be offering specials for Mother's Day, including a pan de chocolate with rose cream and toasted cashews for $15 available during brunch hours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and a grilled peach salad with "ricotta" toast and almonds, also $15, offered all day. Beverage director Jason Eisnor will be serving a special spicy blackberry mint margarita for $13 all day. 8905 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood, (323) 978-2170, graciasmadreweho.com.
Herringbone: Guests enjoying brunch at Herringbone on Mother's Day can enjoy its recently debuted endless rose wine for $25. Brunch hours are from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 1755 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, (310) 971-4460, herringboneeats.com/santa-monica.
Hey 19: Mothers who brunch at Hey 19 on Mother's Day can enjoy mimosas for 19 cents from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 4525 Calle Mayor, Torrance, (310) 378-8119, www.hey19publichouse.com.
Hinoki & The Bird is usually closed on Sundays but will be open for Mother's Day. The brunch menu, only available that day, will include house-made breads and pastries; challah French toast; eggs Benedict; sake-cured salmon with buckwheat toast; and a croque monsieur. 10 W. Century Drive, Los Angeles, (310) 552-1200, www.hinokiandthebird.com.
Hook & Plow in Hermosa Beach will have its regular brunch menu along with a Maryland crab cake Benedict special. There will also be a prix-fixe dinner menu featuring a pear and burrata salad; pan-roasted halibut; and a goat cheese cheesecake or chocolate pot de creme. 425 Pier Ave., Hermosa Beach, (310) 937-5909, www.thehookandplow.com.
Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa will serve a Mother's Day brunch buffet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The buffet is priced at $85 per adult, $65 per senior age 65 and older, $28 per child age seven to 12 and free for children six and younger. Highlights include a made-to-order omelet station, carving station, fresh seafood and pastries. 21500 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, (714) 698-1234, www.huntingtonbeach.hyatt.com.
InterContinental L.A. will serve brunch in its outdoor courtyard garden from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Brunch is priced at $79 for adults and $35 for children. Highlights include an omelet station, full seafood bar, dessert station and bottomless mimosas. 2151 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles, (310) 284-6500, www.intercontinental.com/la.
Jeannine's Gourmet Food Hall will serve its regular brunch menu and each mom will receive a complimentary cookie. 30770 Russell Ranch Road, Westlake Village, (818) 735-9726, www.jeannineswestlakevillage.com.
Kendall's Brasserie will have a three-course brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. priced at $44 for adults and $19 for children age 10 and younger. Highlights include Nantucket Bay scallops; grilled chicken paillard and grilled steak with pommes frites. 135 N. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, (213) 972-7322, www.patinagroup.com.
Ledlow will serve its regular brunch menu along with a set menu priced at $40 per person. The set menu includes a mimosa or bloody Mary, red oak lettuce and ricotta salata salad, shrimp and grits and strawberry shortcake. 400 S. Main St., Los Angeles, (213) 687-7000, www.ledlowla.com.
Le Petit Paris will serve a prix-fixe brunch for $49 per person. Highlights include oysters, foie gras, quiche, eggs Benedict, a chocolate fountain and panacotta. 418 S. Spring St., Los Angeles, (213) 217-4445, www.lepetitparisla.com.
Love & Salt: In addition to its regular weekend brunch service, chef Michael Fiorelli will be offering his twist on a croque-madame for brunch on Mother's Day, offered from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: thick-cut brioche will be roasted, open-face, with fontina cheese, prosciutto and garden greens, and topped with a soft-cooked egg, for $16. 317 Manhattan Beach Blvd., Manhattan Beach, (310) 545-5252, www.loveandsaltla.com.
Luke in Woodland Hills will have $12 bottomless mimosas and a couple of brunch specials including coddled eggs and summer truffles; charred scallion biscuits and sausage gravy; and ice cream sundae sandwiches. 22616 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills, (818) 876-6000, www.lukela.com.
Magnolia Hollywood will serve its regular brunch menu along with the following specials: baked berry crumble; smoked salmon plate; sun-dried tomato and goat cheese frittata; and lemon poppy-seed ricotta pancakes. Bottomless mimosas will be available for $15 and bottomless build-your-own bloody Marys are $18. Brunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. 6266 1/2 W. Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, (323) 467-0660, www.magnolia.com.
Milo & Olive will serve its regular brunch menu along with creamy polenta and poached eggs; and Dutch baby pancakes. 2723 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, (310) 453-6776, www.miloandolive.com.
Mr. C Beverly Hills will have a brunch buffet from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. priced at $115 per adult and $49 for children ages four to 12. The buffet will include pastas, roasted vegetables, antipasto, fresh seafood and dessert. Moms will receive a complimentary bellini. Bottomless bellinis are available for $30 per person. 1224 Beverwil Drive, Los Angeles, (877) 334-5623, www.mrchotels.com.
Nick + Stef's Steakhouse will have a three-course menu available from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. The menu is priced at $65 for adults and $19 for children. Highlights include a 12-vegetable chopped salad; seafood stew; surf and turf; and a grilled branzino. 330 S. Hope St., Los Angeles, (213) 680-0330, www.patinagroup.com.
Ocean Prime: A special Mother's Day brunch will feature dishes including a smoked salmon plate, crab and eggs and blackened salmon salad, served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mothers will also receive a Seventh Avenue Apothecary soy candle. 9595 Wilshire Blvd. Beverly Hills, (310) 859-4818, www.ocean-prime.com/locations/beverly-hills.
Orsa & Winston will have a five-course prix-fixe menu for $65 per person. The menu includes a “breakfast in a shell” coddled egg; slow-roasted ocean trout with pickled ramp vinaigrette; asparagus salad with wild mushrooms and lemon rhubarb vinaigrette; lobster agnolotti with peas and favas; and fennel meringue with mascarpone and berries. Wine pairings are also available as well as coffee service and mimosas. 122 W. 4th St., Los Angeles, (213) 687-0300, www.orsaandwinston.com.
Ox & Son will serve its regular menu along with the following specials: halibut cheeks with kelp noodles and lobster tom yum goong (available after 6 p.m.); broken romesco salad; and the Peachy Queen Punch cocktail made with sparkling wine, mint syrup, peach nectar, pickled peaches and mint leaves. 1534 Montana Ave., Santa Monica, (310) 829-3990, www.oxandson.com.
Paul Martin's American Grill will serve a prix-fixe brunch menu until 3 p.m. It's Sunday prime rib special (prime rib, green salad, mashed potatoes and cookies and ice cream for dessert) wil be available all day. Multiple locations at www.paulmartinsamericangrill.com.
Patina will serve a three-course brunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The menu is $59 for adults and $29 for children 12 and younger. Highlights include beef tartare and escargot congee. 141 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, www.patinagroup.com.
The Pikey will serve brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and a special Sunday night roast dinner from 3 p.m. to 2 a.m. Brunch specials include local asparagus and speck quiche; doughnuts with strawberry filling; crab and avocado toast; and spinach en cocotte. 7617 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, (323) 850-5400, www.thepikeyla.com.
Plant Food + Wine will have a polenta scramble with king oyster mushrooms; chickpea "fritattas" and spiced apple pancakes along with complimentary glasses of bubbly. 1009 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice, (310) 450-1009, www.matthewkenneycuisine.com.
Ray's and Stark Bar at LACMA will serve brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Highlights include French toast with pan-roasted bread pudding terrine and a Benedict burger. 5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, (323) 857-6180, www.patinagroup.com.
Recess Eatery - Highland Park: In addition to its regular brunch options offered from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Recess Eatery will be offering Maine lobster eggs Benedict with lemon thyme hollandaise for $25, and will also be offering a special Australian lamb rack with Israeli couscous, eggplant and mint-basil chimichurri for $35 along with its full dinner menu from 5 p.m. to midnight. 5022 York Blvd, Highland Park, (818) 507-0592, www.recesseatery.com.
Redbird will have a prix-fixe brunch priced at $62 per adult and $20 for children, available between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. An a la carte menu will be available at the bar. 114 E. 2nd St., Los Angeles, (213) 788-1191, www.redbird.la.
Ruth's Chris locations will open early at noon. Mothers will receive $25 gift cards to use at a later date. Multiple locations at www.ruthschris.com.
Saddle Peak Lodge in Calabasas will serve a three-course brunch priced at $55 for adults and $35 for children. Brunch includes a smoked salmon bagel; brioche French toast; goat cheese quiche and prime rib with seasonal vegetables. 419 Cold Canyon Road, Calabasas, (818) 222-3888, www.saddlepeaklodge.com.
Salt's Cure will launch its Sunday dinner prix-fixe menu that includes a soup and salad to start, an entree and dessert or a cocktail or glass of wine. The menu is $35 per person. The regular menu will also be available. 1155 N. Highland Ave., Los Angeles, (323) 465-7258, www.saltscure.com.
Sausal El Segundo: A $30 three-course menu will feature brunch specials from chef Anne Conness, and moms will be treated to their first drink (mimosa, sangria or bloody Mary) on the house. A $10 buffet will also be available for kids. Mother's Day from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 219 Main St., El Segundo, (310) 322-2721, www.sausal.com.
Terranea Resort will have the following Mother's Day specials at its restaurants: Champagne brunch at the Palos Verdes grand ballroom with seatings that start at 9:30 a.m. Adults are $95, children are $47 and children 4 and younger eat for free. Mar'sel will serve a three-course prix-fixe menu for $85 per adult and $45 per child. You can add bottomless mimosas for $35. Catalina Kitchen will start serving brunch at 9 a.m. Brunch is $85 for adults, $35 for children and free for children 4 and under. Bottomless mimosas and bloody Marys will be available for an additional $20. Bashi will have its regular menu as well as Asian-inspired specials including a 42-ounce pan-roasted pork chop with pineapple; and tempura Alaskan king crab legs and hand-cut noodles. 100 Terranea Way, Rancho Palos Verdes, (310) 494-7891, www.terranea.com.
Viceroy Santa Monica will serve a prix-fixe brunch buffet from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The price is $70 per adult, $30 per child and free for children 5 and younger. Highlights include a carving station with prime rib, an omelet station, pancake and French toast station, eggs Benedict, tartines and a dessert station with cookies, tarts and cupcakes. 1819 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, (310) 260-7500, www.viceroyhotelsandresorts.com.
Viviane will have its regular brunch menu as well as a young vegetable crudite served with a poppy seed flatbread and fromage blanc ramp dip; baked eggs with Tuscan kale; grilled sour peach tartine; mixed berry blintzes and a country ham Benedict. 9400 W. Olympic Blvd., Beverly Hills, (310) 407-7791, vivianerestaurant.com.
Winsome has created a special Mother's Day menu that includes blue crab potato rosti; shiro miso and stone fruit upside-down cake and agua fresca with hibiscus flower. 1115 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, (213) 415-1818, www.eatwinsome.com.
Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air will have a three-course brunch with a dessert buffet. The brunch and dessert buffet price for adults is $145 and $65 for children age 12 and younger. The regular dinner menu will be available for dinner. Brunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will also be a traditional tea service for mom and guests 12 years and younger, available from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. The price for the tea service is $137. 701 Stone Canyon Rd., Los Angeles, (310) 472-1211, www.wolfgangpuck.com.
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