Where to have Mother's Day brunch in L.A.

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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