Sunday is that special day to shower mom with extra love and gratitude for all that she does. Show your appreciation by treating her to an elegant champagne brunch, and spend the early evening admiring and photographing wild flowers at Crystal Cove State Park. No matter her style, there is something in Laguna Beach for you to do together.
?The Cliff Restaurant, 577 S. Coast Hwy., will offer a complimentary glass of champagne to all mothers throughout the day. Regular menu will be served. Call (949) 494-1956 or visit www.theclifflagunabeach.com.
?Claes Restaurant, 425 S. Coast Hwy. (Hotel Laguna) will serve a Mother’s Day Buffet from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. that includes an assortment of Danish pastries, fresh fruit and salads, seafood, and a carving station. $45 for adults, $18 for children 12 and younger. Reservations required. Call (949) 376-9283 or visit www.claesrestaurant.com.
?The Cottage Restaurant, 308 N. Coast Hwy., will feature a special Mother’s Day menu from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call (949) 494-3023, or visit www.thecottagerestaurant.com.
?Crystal Cove State Park docent Andre Torng will teach you and your mother how to snap beautiful sunset and scenic vista shots at 6 p.m. during a Nature Photography Walk. Meet at Reef Point.
?French 75, 1464 S. Coast Hwy., will offer a full-service, Prix Fixe brunch from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Cost is $42 per person, $10 for children 10 and younger. Call (949) 494-8444.
?Hush Restaurant, 858 S. Coast Hwy., will offer a special three-course meal for both parents and children from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $49 per adult, $18 for children 12 and younger. (949) 497-3616, www.hushrestaurant.com.
?Montage Resort, 30801 S. Coast Hwy., will feature a champagne buffet in the Grand Ballroom from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Complimentary photographs with mom will also be available. $95 for parents, $40 for children 4 to 12. Seating is limited; call (949) 715-6420 for reservations, www.montagelagunabeach.com.
?Mozambique Steakhouse, 1740 S. Coast Hwy., will offer a live action station champagne brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. $38 per adult, $8 for children 12 and younger. Indoor and outdoor seating available. Valet is $3. Call (949) 715-7777, www.mozambiqueoc.com.
?Sapphire Laguna, 1200 S. Coast Hwy., will feature a three-course Prix Fixe Mother’s Day menu from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. $55 per adult, $25 for children 5 to 12. There is also a special menu for children younger than 5. Call (949) 715-9888, or visit www.sapphirellc.com.