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Everyone and their mother will be out on Sunday; have you made Mother's Day plans yet? For the procrastinators among us, here are 11 options for Mother's Day Brunch around town; Eater did the legwork for you and found some chow-worthy options that still have reservations available.

Some spots are going the buffet route and others are adding Mother's Day specials to their Sunday brunch menu; there are even free flowers, free drinks and free chocolate for mom. So get her a card at least?


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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Jsix Restaurant

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616 J St
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 531-8744
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There are still some reservations left for Christian Graves' Mother's Day brunch, which includes chocolate waffles for kids and a prix fixe menu adults. Bartender Nate Howell is putting together the mother of all Bloody Mary bars, which includes garnish options of house made cheeses, pickled veggies and cured meats. Brunch is $30 for adults and $10 for kids and served from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

2. Eddie V's Prime Seafood

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789 W Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 615-0281
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Treat your mom to a swanky lunch on Sunday, she deserves it. Eddie V's downtown will be open during the day on Sunday with lunch entree-sized portions of their signature steak and seafood specialities.

3. Tidal

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1404 Vacation Road
San Diego, CA 92109
(858) 490-6363
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Tidal's three-course San Diego Mother’s Day brunch in San Diego includes a view of Mission Bay bottomless mimosas. It runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; $55 Adults / $25 Kids.

4. Tiger!Tiger!

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3025 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104
(619) 764-5475
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Take your beer-loving mom to Tiger!Tiger! on Sunday; their Love Your Mother's Day Brunch starts at 10:30 a.m. and features four beers from Mother Earth Brewing Co. to pair up with brunch dishes including house made donuts and fried chicken.

5. Acme Southern Kitchen

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901 E St
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 515-2225
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Treat your mama to some Southern hospitality. ACME's weekend brunch, which runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., includes pecan sticky buns, fried chicken and waffles and specialty champagne drinks.

6. Thorn Street Brewery

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3176 Thorn St
San Diego, CA 92104
(619) 501-2739
There are still a few tickets left for Mother's Day brunch at Thorn St. Brewery & Carnitas Snack Shack; the $35 ticket includes a buffet style brunch and 3 beers for adults. On the menu: house smoked salmon Benedict, Smokehouse Kings bacon, Max's sausage gravy and biscuits and more.

7. Table 926

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926 Turquoise St Ste H
San Diego, CA 92109
(858) 539-0926
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Chef/owner Matt Richman's Mother's Day Brunch will feature their regular brunch menu, plus specials, and includes a free mimosa or bellini and a flower for all moms.

8. Sessions Public

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4204 Voltaire St
San Diego, CA 92107
(619) 756-7715
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Moms get free bottomless mimosas here on Mother’s Day, when their brunch runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and includes chicken and waffles and shaved bacon Benedict. Sunday drinks specials includes $5 Bloody Marys with Ballast Point Fugu Vodka and Ballast Point Bloody Mary Mix and $3 select draft beers.

9. Lou & Mickey's

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224 5th Ave
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 237-4900
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Open tables are still available for their Mother's Day buffet brunch, which runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Adults are $55, which includes unlimited champagne; an extra $5 gets you access to the Bloody Mary bar. There will be made-to-order waffles, a carving station from prime rib, plus fresh oysters, seafood chowders, made-to-order pasta and a dessert table.

10. Beaumont's Eatery

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5662 La Jolla Blvd
La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 459-0474
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Executive chef George Morris' Mother’s Day Brunch specials include a Chicken n' Waffled Benedict made with fried Mary's chicken, poached eggs, red pepper, Belgian waffle, and hot sauce hollandaise and an Almost Summer Scramble made with morel mushrooms, fava beans, green garlic, heirloom tomatoes and crème fraîche. For dessert, Chef de Cuisine Tommy Fraioli offers up his signature Blueberry Bread Pudding.

11. Solace and the Moonlight Lounge

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25 East E. Street
Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 753-2433
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For Mother's Day, chef/owner Matt Gordon is is adding some holiday specials to his brunch menu, including lemon ricotta pancakes with maple beurre fondue, fried green tomato Benedicts with farm eggs, and an asparagus, leek and goat cheese quiche. There will also be a small take-home dessert for mom courtesy of Chuao Chocolatier.

1. Jsix Restaurant

616 J St, San Diego, CA 92101
There are still some reservations left for Christian Graves' Mother's Day brunch, which includes chocolate waffles for kids and a prix fixe menu adults. Bartender Nate Howell is putting together the mother of all Bloody Mary bars, which includes garnish options of house made cheeses, pickled veggies and cured meats. Brunch is $30 for adults and $10 for kids and served from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
616 J St
San Diego, CA 92101

2. Eddie V's Prime Seafood

789 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101
Treat your mom to a swanky lunch on Sunday, she deserves it. Eddie V's downtown will be open during the day on Sunday with lunch entree-sized portions of their signature steak and seafood specialities.
789 W Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101

3. Tidal

1404 Vacation Road, San Diego, CA 92109
Tidal's three-course San Diego Mother’s Day brunch in San Diego includes a view of Mission Bay bottomless mimosas. It runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; $55 Adults / $25 Kids.
1404 Vacation Road
San Diego, CA 92109

4. Tiger!Tiger!

3025 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92104
Take your beer-loving mom to Tiger!Tiger! on Sunday; their Love Your Mother's Day Brunch starts at 10:30 a.m. and features four beers from Mother Earth Brewing Co. to pair up with brunch dishes including house made donuts and fried chicken.
3025 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104

5. Acme Southern Kitchen

901 E St, San Diego, CA 92101
Treat your mama to some Southern hospitality. ACME's weekend brunch, which runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., includes pecan sticky buns, fried chicken and waffles and specialty champagne drinks.
901 E St
San Diego, CA 92101

6. Thorn Street Brewery

3176 Thorn St, San Diego, CA 92104
There are still a few tickets left for Mother's Day brunch at Thorn St. Brewery & Carnitas Snack Shack; the $35 ticket includes a buffet style brunch and 3 beers for adults. On the menu: house smoked salmon Benedict, Smokehouse Kings bacon, Max's sausage gravy and biscuits and more.
3176 Thorn St
San Diego, CA 92104

7. Table 926

926 Turquoise St Ste H, San Diego, CA 92109
Chef/owner Matt Richman's Mother's Day Brunch will feature their regular brunch menu, plus specials, and includes a free mimosa or bellini and a flower for all moms.
926 Turquoise St Ste H
San Diego, CA 92109

8. Sessions Public

4204 Voltaire St, San Diego, CA 92107
Moms get free bottomless mimosas here on Mother’s Day, when their brunch runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and includes chicken and waffles and shaved bacon Benedict. Sunday drinks specials includes $5 Bloody Marys with Ballast Point Fugu Vodka and Ballast Point Bloody Mary Mix and $3 select draft beers.
4204 Voltaire St
San Diego, CA 92107

9. Lou & Mickey's

224 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
Open tables are still available for their Mother's Day buffet brunch, which runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Adults are $55, which includes unlimited champagne; an extra $5 gets you access to the Bloody Mary bar. There will be made-to-order waffles, a carving station from prime rib, plus fresh oysters, seafood chowders, made-to-order pasta and a dessert table.
224 5th Ave
San Diego, CA 92101

10. Beaumont's Eatery

5662 La Jolla Blvd, La Jolla, CA 92037
Executive chef George Morris' Mother’s Day Brunch specials include a Chicken n' Waffled Benedict made with fried Mary's chicken, poached eggs, red pepper, Belgian waffle, and hot sauce hollandaise and an Almost Summer Scramble made with morel mushrooms, fava beans, green garlic, heirloom tomatoes and crème fraîche. For dessert, Chef de Cuisine Tommy Fraioli offers up his signature Blueberry Bread Pudding.
5662 La Jolla Blvd
La Jolla, CA 92037

11. Solace and the Moonlight Lounge

25 East E. Street, Encinitas, CA 92024
For Mother's Day, chef/owner Matt Gordon is is adding some holiday specials to his brunch menu, including lemon ricotta pancakes with maple beurre fondue, fried green tomato Benedicts with farm eggs, and an asparagus, leek and goat cheese quiche. There will also be a small take-home dessert for mom courtesy of Chuao Chocolatier.
25 East E. Street
Encinitas, CA 92024

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