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Where to Spoil Your Mom Rotten This Mother's Day

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With Mother’s Day fast approaching, make sure you celebrate mom accordingly and treat her to more than just flowers this year. From bottomless mimosa brunches to luxurious afternoon teas and indulgent four-course dinners, show her how much you appreciate all she does; here are some great options for where you can spoil her rotten this Mother’s Day.

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1. The Rose Wine Pub

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2219 30th St
San Diego, CA 92104
(619) 281-0718
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Raise a glass and say cheers to mom at The Rose––South Park’s whimsical wine pub nestled in one of San Diego’s most picturesque neighborhoods. Specially curated fare at their Mother’s Day Brunch buffet includes oysters, cheese and charcuterie spreads, lamb roasts, house cured gravlax, pastries and more. The buffet, plus a mimosa, is yours for $45 per person, and with only two available seating times (11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.) reservations are highly recommended. Make yours here. 21+ only

2. EAT at The Pearl

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1410 Rosecrans St
San Diego, CA 92106
Make sure mom knows she’s the swellest gal in town this Mother’s Day with Groove Brunch at The Pearl. When booking, use the secret code: “My Mom is a Jewel” and receive $10 off her purchase of an entrée and nearly bottomless Mimosas. Perfect menu picks for mom at Point Loma’s impossibly chic retro retreat include the Veggie Scramble (eggs, asparagus, tomato, summer squash green onion, feta), and the Polenta Benny (polenta cakes, pork belly, sautéed spinach, poached eggs, hollandaise). Available between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. *Walk-ins will not receive the special discount.

3. Kitchen 4140

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4140 Morena Blvd
San Diego, CA 92117
(858) 483-4140
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Linger over a seasonally-inspired brunch at this ingredient-driven Bay Ho eatery. All moms get treated to complimentary house-made truffles and a glass of Prosecco while they take their pick from a special ‘Mother’s Day edition’ of Kitchen 4140’s regular Sunday Brunch Menu. Dishes, including the ever-popular Red Velvet Waffles and Smoked Salmon Sandwich, can be enjoyed on the inviting patio adjacent to Chef Kurt Metzger’s newly-expanded organic garden. Served between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.

4. Craft & Commerce

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675 W Beech St
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 269-2202
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Moms are encouraged to kick back with Craft & Commerce’s ‘All Moms Get Lay’d’ special. Little Italy’s original craft cocktail emporium is offering their popular beer-tail libation ‘Lay Lady Lay,’ for free to all moms during brunch between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. The imaginative mix of Framboise Lambic, ginger syrup, champagne and fresh berry garnish packs a serious pop of pink. There are plenty of delicious menu options but the French Toast (brioche, butter, strawberry, blackberries and blackberry maple syrup) pairs perfectly with this spring sipper. Call ahead for reservations for parties of 7 or more.

5. Jayne's Gastropub

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4677 30th St
San Diego, CA 92116
(619) 563-1011
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Treat mum to the “Full Monty” this Mother’s Day. Known for its modern taken on British pub fare, Jayne’s is offering a hearty Full English Breakfast as part of their Mother's Day Brunch special. The fabulous fry-up includes two eggs, English Heinz beans, Irish rasher bacon, pork sausage, black pudding, grilled tomatoes, mushrooms, fried toast and the one and only, HP sauce. Enjoy with a Pimm’s Cup (mimosas, Bellinis and Bloody Mary’s also available) on the delightful back patio – one of San Diego’s best kept outdoor dining secrets. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Reservations strongly recommended.

6. Solace and the Moonlight Lounge

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25 East E. Street
Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 753-2433
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Wow mom with one of Chef Matt Gordon’s specially created dishes this Mother’s Day at Encinitas favorite, Solace and the Moonlight Lounge. His all-day brunch specials include a House Smoked Ham & Pea Quiche with pea tendril and radish salad, Chocolate Banana Pancakes with PB Anglaise and candied peanuts, and a Mary’s Duck Confit Hash with crispy Yukon potatoes, asparagus, spring onion and orange hollandaise. Each mom will be gifted a packet of Heirloom California poppy seeds to take home.

7. Coral Tree Tea House

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2490 Heritage Park Row
San Diego, CA 92110
(619) 291-5464
Treat your mom like the queen that she is with this special edition high tea at the historic 1887 McConaughy House in Old Town. Relax in quaint Victorian splendor as you sample your way through assorted miniature sandwiches, a selection of warm savories and freshly baked scones complete with faux Devonshire cream ––and as many pots of freshly steeped tea as you can drink. The Mother’s Day ‘Queens High Tea’ costs $35 and is available from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Comes with chocolate truffles or crystal bracelet as a take-home gift for mom.

8. Loews Coronado Bay Resort

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4000 Coronado Bay Rd
Coronado, CA 92118
(619) 424-4000
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Overlooking Coronado Bay and the San Diego city skyline, the views don’t get much better than this. Thank mom for everything she does with a delectable champagne brunch at Market Café or a four-course dinner prepared by Chef Adam Cho at Mistral. Decadent evening menu options include Maine Lobster Ravioli with lobster cream sauce, heirloom tomato and shaved Parmesan, and Chocolate Berry Tart with vanilla whipped cream. Available from 2 p.m. to 6p.m. the dinner is priced at $89 adults/$25 for children. Reservations recommended through Open Table.

9. OB Warehouse

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4839 Newport Ave
San Diego, CA 92107
(619) 222-1700
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Start Mother’s Day the right way with an eclectic three-course brunch - where the sparkling first course is a flute of champagne served with fresh strawberries, mascarpone, and orange zest. Cheers! The OB eatery is offering their three-course Mother’s Day special from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. in addition to the regular brunch menu. Mom can indulge in classics such as the Linguica Frittata (green onion, harissa, house potatoes), and a Bittersweet Chocolate Cake (espresso sauce, candied lemon twist) among other options. A three-course children’s menu is also available. 


10. Shimbashi Izakaya

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1555 Camino del Mar #201
Del Mar, CA 92014
(858) 523-0479
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Show mom how much you care with a sushi feast; this popular destination for Japanese foodies and expats alike is offering a special Prix Fixe menu to celebrate Mother’s Day. Catch a glimpse of the ocean and savor dishes including crab sunomono, grilled Saikyo miso-marinated black cod, and a chirashi sushi bowl (plus dessert) on the a charming outdoor patio lined with colorful paper lanterns and heat lamps. Or head indoors to the more traditional sake/sushi bar. Runs May 8th through 10th.

11. Hope 46 American Classic

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2223 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104
(619) 780-0358
For a little affordable luxury Mom will love, this 1946s era Colonial-style mansion in the hipster haven of North Park. With its relaxed setting overlooking the historic Weissmuller Pool, The Lafayette Hotel's in-house restaurant Hope 46 will be serving up a seriously scrumptious Mother’s Day Brunch for $45 per person ––add $10 each for bottomless mimosas. Keep things cool with fresh local melons, berries, Greek yogurt, granola and local honey; go traditional with classic buttermilk pancakes, maple syrup and local berry compote, or take your pick from any number of items from the carving station, entrées, side, salads and dessert station. From 10 a.m. onward.

12. The US Grant Hotel

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326 Broadway
San Diego, CA 92101
(800) 237-5029
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For a truly exceptional Mother's Day experience, celebrate with the timeless tradition of Afternoon Tea at the palatial US Grant. On Saturday, May 9 enjoy the elegant surroundings as you treat mom to house made scones, fresh strawberries with Devonshire cream, pastries, petit sandwiches and loose-leaf tea pairings at the historic downtown landmark. Seating is between 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and reservations are required. Includes a glass of champagne or Bellini. Prices vary. On Sunday, May 10, live jazz sets the scene for Mother’s Day Brunch (11 a.m. to 2 p.m.) ––highlights include a traditional breakfast buffet, a gourmet Quiche station and a Chicken "Noodle, Ramen, Pho" station. Prices vary. Complimentary valet offered. Reservations required. 


1. The Rose Wine Pub

2219 30th St, San Diego, CA 92104
Raise a glass and say cheers to mom at The Rose––South Park’s whimsical wine pub nestled in one of San Diego’s most picturesque neighborhoods. Specially curated fare at their Mother’s Day Brunch buffet includes oysters, cheese and charcuterie spreads, lamb roasts, house cured gravlax, pastries and more. The buffet, plus a mimosa, is yours for $45 per person, and with only two available seating times (11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.) reservations are highly recommended. Make yours here. 21+ only
2219 30th St
San Diego, CA 92104

2. EAT at The Pearl

1410 Rosecrans St, San Diego, CA 92106
Make sure mom knows she’s the swellest gal in town this Mother’s Day with Groove Brunch at The Pearl. When booking, use the secret code: “My Mom is a Jewel” and receive $10 off her purchase of an entrée and nearly bottomless Mimosas. Perfect menu picks for mom at Point Loma’s impossibly chic retro retreat include the Veggie Scramble (eggs, asparagus, tomato, summer squash green onion, feta), and the Polenta Benny (polenta cakes, pork belly, sautéed spinach, poached eggs, hollandaise). Available between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. *Walk-ins will not receive the special discount.
1410 Rosecrans St
San Diego, CA 92106

3. Kitchen 4140

4140 Morena Blvd, San Diego, CA 92117
Linger over a seasonally-inspired brunch at this ingredient-driven Bay Ho eatery. All moms get treated to complimentary house-made truffles and a glass of Prosecco while they take their pick from a special ‘Mother’s Day edition’ of Kitchen 4140’s regular Sunday Brunch Menu. Dishes, including the ever-popular Red Velvet Waffles and Smoked Salmon Sandwich, can be enjoyed on the inviting patio adjacent to Chef Kurt Metzger’s newly-expanded organic garden. Served between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.
4140 Morena Blvd
San Diego, CA 92117

4. Craft & Commerce

675 W Beech St, San Diego, CA 92101
Moms are encouraged to kick back with Craft & Commerce’s ‘All Moms Get Lay’d’ special. Little Italy’s original craft cocktail emporium is offering their popular beer-tail libation ‘Lay Lady Lay,’ for free to all moms during brunch between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. The imaginative mix of Framboise Lambic, ginger syrup, champagne and fresh berry garnish packs a serious pop of pink. There are plenty of delicious menu options but the French Toast (brioche, butter, strawberry, blackberries and blackberry maple syrup) pairs perfectly with this spring sipper. Call ahead for reservations for parties of 7 or more.
675 W Beech St
San Diego, CA 92101

5. Jayne's Gastropub

4677 30th St, San Diego, CA 92116
Treat mum to the “Full Monty” this Mother’s Day. Known for its modern taken on British pub fare, Jayne’s is offering a hearty Full English Breakfast as part of their Mother's Day Brunch special. The fabulous fry-up includes two eggs, English Heinz beans, Irish rasher bacon, pork sausage, black pudding, grilled tomatoes, mushrooms, fried toast and the one and only, HP sauce. Enjoy with a Pimm’s Cup (mimosas, Bellinis and Bloody Mary’s also available) on the delightful back patio – one of San Diego’s best kept outdoor dining secrets. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Reservations strongly recommended.
4677 30th St
San Diego, CA 92116

6. Solace and the Moonlight Lounge

25 East E. Street, Encinitas, CA 92024
Wow mom with one of Chef Matt Gordon’s specially created dishes this Mother’s Day at Encinitas favorite, Solace and the Moonlight Lounge. His all-day brunch specials include a House Smoked Ham & Pea Quiche with pea tendril and radish salad, Chocolate Banana Pancakes with PB Anglaise and candied peanuts, and a Mary’s Duck Confit Hash with crispy Yukon potatoes, asparagus, spring onion and orange hollandaise. Each mom will be gifted a packet of Heirloom California poppy seeds to take home.
25 East E. Street
Encinitas, CA 92024

7. Coral Tree Tea House

2490 Heritage Park Row, San Diego, CA 92110
Treat your mom like the queen that she is with this special edition high tea at the historic 1887 McConaughy House in Old Town. Relax in quaint Victorian splendor as you sample your way through assorted miniature sandwiches, a selection of warm savories and freshly baked scones complete with faux Devonshire cream ––and as many pots of freshly steeped tea as you can drink. The Mother’s Day ‘Queens High Tea’ costs $35 and is available from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Comes with chocolate truffles or crystal bracelet as a take-home gift for mom.
2490 Heritage Park Row
San Diego, CA 92110

8. Loews Coronado Bay Resort

4000 Coronado Bay Rd, Coronado, CA 92118
Overlooking Coronado Bay and the San Diego city skyline, the views don’t get much better than this. Thank mom for everything she does with a delectable champagne brunch at Market Café or a four-course dinner prepared by Chef Adam Cho at Mistral. Decadent evening menu options include Maine Lobster Ravioli with lobster cream sauce, heirloom tomato and shaved Parmesan, and Chocolate Berry Tart with vanilla whipped cream. Available from 2 p.m. to 6p.m. the dinner is priced at $89 adults/$25 for children. Reservations recommended through Open Table.
4000 Coronado Bay Rd
Coronado, CA 92118

9. OB Warehouse

4839 Newport Ave, San Diego, CA 92107
Start Mother’s Day the right way with an eclectic three-course brunch - where the sparkling first course is a flute of champagne served with fresh strawberries, mascarpone, and orange zest. Cheers! The OB eatery is offering their three-course Mother’s Day special from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. in addition to the regular brunch menu. Mom can indulge in classics such as the Linguica Frittata (green onion, harissa, house potatoes), and a Bittersweet Chocolate Cake (espresso sauce, candied lemon twist) among other options. A three-course children’s menu is also available. 

4839 Newport Ave
San Diego, CA 92107

10. Shimbashi Izakaya

1555 Camino del Mar #201, Del Mar, CA 92014
Show mom how much you care with a sushi feast; this popular destination for Japanese foodies and expats alike is offering a special Prix Fixe menu to celebrate Mother’s Day. Catch a glimpse of the ocean and savor dishes including crab sunomono, grilled Saikyo miso-marinated black cod, and a chirashi sushi bowl (plus dessert) on the a charming outdoor patio lined with colorful paper lanterns and heat lamps. Or head indoors to the more traditional sake/sushi bar. Runs May 8th through 10th.
1555 Camino del Mar #201
Del Mar, CA 92014

11. Hope 46 American Classic

2223 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92104
For a little affordable luxury Mom will love, this 1946s era Colonial-style mansion in the hipster haven of North Park. With its relaxed setting overlooking the historic Weissmuller Pool, The Lafayette Hotel's in-house restaurant Hope 46 will be serving up a seriously scrumptious Mother’s Day Brunch for $45 per person ––add $10 each for bottomless mimosas. Keep things cool with fresh local melons, berries, Greek yogurt, granola and local honey; go traditional with classic buttermilk pancakes, maple syrup and local berry compote, or take your pick from any number of items from the carving station, entrées, side, salads and dessert station. From 10 a.m. onward.
2223 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104

12. The US Grant Hotel

326 Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101
For a truly exceptional Mother's Day experience, celebrate with the timeless tradition of Afternoon Tea at the palatial US Grant. On Saturday, May 9 enjoy the elegant surroundings as you treat mom to house made scones, fresh strawberries with Devonshire cream, pastries, petit sandwiches and loose-leaf tea pairings at the historic downtown landmark. Seating is between 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and reservations are required. Includes a glass of champagne or Bellini. Prices vary. On Sunday, May 10, live jazz sets the scene for Mother’s Day Brunch (11 a.m. to 2 p.m.) ––highlights include a traditional breakfast buffet, a gourmet Quiche station and a Chicken "Noodle, Ramen, Pho" station. Prices vary. Complimentary valet offered. Reservations required. 

326 Broadway
San Diego, CA 92101

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