We may be experiencing holidays and important occasions a little differently right now but they’re still cause for celebration. So honor mom this Sunday, May 10 with a Mother’s Day treat and support a local restaurant by ordering takeout or delivery — choose from brunch and mimosa kits to afternoon teas and special suppers. .Read More
Celebrate Mother’s Day in San Diego with Takeout and Delivery
Treat mom to brunch and mimosas or a decadent dinner
1. Petite Madeline Bakery
A Mother’s Day brunch kit, which must be ordered by Friday at 4 p.m., includes yuzu-blueberry mimosas, a four-inch cake, a dozen eggs, pearl sugar waffles, a pound each of bacon, sausage, and shredded cheese, tea, and coffee.
2. CUCINA enoteca Del Mar
The eatery is offering three different meal packs that serve four people. The brunch pack includes bagels and lox plus a vegetable frittata, salad, and bread, the pasta pack is centered around baked mushroom and spinach pasta and the prime rib pack features a prime rib roast. Order by noon on Thursday, May 7
Brunch packs can be picked up from 10 a.m. to noon on Sunday and pasta and prime rib packs can be picked up between noon and 3 p.m.
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3. Ranch 45
Items from a special Mother’s Day brunch menu are available for pre-order by Friday at 7 p.m. with pickup on Saturday or Sunday. There’s a build-your-own burrito bar option that feed six people or a collection of breakfast pastries as well as dishes ranging from strawberry crepes to a Brandt beef bacon and vegetable quiche. Pair brunch with mimosas, beer, or wine.
4. Pacifica Del Mar
Choose Mother’s Day meal packages that can feed two or four people — entrees range from lemon-herb roasted whole chicken or sugar-spiced salmon to honey mustard-glazed ham or slow-cooked prime rib. Each menu also includes housemade olive sourdough bread, salad, potatoes, vegetables, and creme brulee for dessert. Pre-orders must be placed by Friday at 3 p.m. by emailing Eli@pacificadelmar.com; pickup is Sunday between noon and 5 p.m.
5. DZ Akins
The longstanding deli is reopen for takeout from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and accepting Mother’s Day pre-orders for its full menu as well as its bakery for breads, cakes, and other sweets. Its catering menu is also available for Mother’s Day, including platters of bagels paired with lox or smoked fish, a poached salmon platter, and more.
6. Waters Fine Foods
The catering company’s Morena Boulevard cafe has an extensive Mother’s Day menu designed to feed the whole family, from 12-inch quiches (a gluten-free version is also available) to cheese and charcuterie boards, and seasonal crudites and hummus. Pre-order for curbsite pickup or delivery on Saturday, May 9 between noon and 4 p.m.
7. True Food Kitchen
The Fashion Valley eatery is offering a Mother’s Day brunch basket that includes ingredients and recipes for a special make-at-home meal. Included are a dozen eggs, lemon loaf mix, organic strawberries and lemons, organic vegetables, and a bottle of sparkling wine. Pre-orders must be picked up on Saturday, May 9.
The University Heights eatery is offering takeout on Sunday between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. and delivery through Postmates and DoorDash. The brunch menu ranges from waffle churro sticks and a paleo bowl to skirt steak Benedict and vegan nacho. Brunch drinks, including mimosas and Bloody Marys can also be ordered.
9. Cori Pastificio Trattoria
The Italian restaurant is featuring a special five-course, family-style Mother’s Day menu for two or four people that includes truffle arancini, seared Scottish salmon, and chocolate mousse cake as well as bottles of wine to-go. Pre-order by emailing email@example.com; pickup is on Sunday between 11 a.m. and 8 p.m.
10. Parc Bistro-Brasserie
Parc’s Mother’s Day brunch packages can feed two to six people and feature seven different dishes, including chateaubriand, a vegetable quiche, strawberry waffles, and jumbo shrimp cocktail. Brunch packages must be pre-ordered by Saturday at noon; pickup is between noon and 2 p.m. on Sunday.
11. Queenstown Public House
The Little Italy restaurant has brunch or dinner boxes available for Mother’s Day that feed two or four people. Brunch boxes include two mains, one side, and one drink from a menu that includes chicken and waffles, veggie quiche, grits, and sangria while dinner options range from New Zealand meat pies and rack of lamb to salmon, mac and cheese, and vodka mules. Orders must be places by 5 p.m. on Friday.
12. You & Yours Distilling Co.
A special spring afternoon tea-themed menu, priced for two or four people, includes a spread that features three kinds of petite savory sandwiches plus scones made with gin-soaked cherries, two different cookies and a lemon-almond Battenburg cake. Order a bottle of tea-centric cocktails to share, including Rooibos Tea made with London Dry Gin, mango, lime, and pink peppercorn or a pack of the distillery’s canned cocktails. Order online by 10 a.m. this Saturday for pickup on Sunday between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.