Mother's Day Brunch in San Diego

If you are looking to bring in Mother’s Day in style and making the day just that little bit extra special for mom, San Diego offers a variety of options and customized menus from prix-fixe French feasts and Champagne brunches to gourmet buffets. Hotels and restaurants across the city offer special offers and packages making it the perfect getaway for mom.

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Find here a list of some of the specialty brunches around the region that offer a unique experience for this special day.

1. Hotel Del Coronado

Make the day extra special for mom with an extravagant champagne brunch in the oceanfront ballroom or the crown room at the hotel Del Coronado. This award-winning brunch features a spectacular selection of culinary delights and live musical performances. At the end of the meal, mom is presented with a decadent chocolate confection prepared by Pastry Chef Daphne for taking home.

2. The Westgate Hotel

The Westgate offers a Mother’s Day special champagne brunch. Served in the hotel’s Fountainebleau and Versailles salons, the brunch includes personalized, made to order omelets, gourmet food, fresh seafood, crepe stations, freshly baked breads, pastries and a selection of desserts. The imperial bar serves freshly squeezed juices and as many as you can drink glasses of champagne, mimosas and margaritas.

3. Sunday Brunch at the San Diego Zoo

If mom loves animals and enjoys the natural environs, then this option is for her. The classic Sunday brunch at Albert’s restaurant in the park is considered to be one of San Diego’s wildest experiences. Guests of age can drink endless mimosas and enjoy a scrumptious breakfast menu before setting out to see the zoo’s attractions.

4. Leroy’s Kitchen and Lounge

Moms are offered a fresh bloom before they place their order from a farm fresh selection of brunch options such as caramelized tangerines, citrus French toast garnished with bourbon maple syrup, chai tea or duck flautlas served with chile de arbol, eggs and so on. They have their own handcrafted cocktails menu with seasonal spring formulations.

5. Hornblower Cruises

If open water meals are mom’s preferred way of celebration, then this is the perfect choice. Enjoy brunch on the open seas with Hornblower cruises. You can choose to pair the meal lineup with the experience of dolphin sightings as well.

6. George’s at the cove

George’s has a very special mother’s day menu with fresh spins on the classics. They offer French toast with Chino Farms strawberries and Meyer lemon cream, eggs benedict along with Canadian bacon, chilaquiles with soft eggs and queso fresco, and much more. They have vegetarian and vegan options as well. Set against the picturesqueness of La Jolla, this makes for a scenic and delicious brunch option.

7. Jazz Brunch at the Abbey

If tapping your feet to lively music is your mom’s celebration style, then head to the Abbey for a historic setting, a live jazz band and an elaborate seasonal buffet. The luxurious ambience and a historic landmark add to the experience.

8. Decoy dockside Dining

A real treat for Mom, the Decoy brunch buffet features fresh seafood, omelet and carving stations, breakfast favorites and decadent desserts. There’s free flowing champagne at minimum cost too. Every mom takes home a complimentary gift certificate which allows them to come back to Decoy’s for a meal later. 3 mothers are crowned Queen of the Day and awarded prizes which may be something along the lines of a $500 certificate for Tiffany’s.

9. Blue Point Coatsal Cuisine

This seafood restaurant has a special Mother’s Day menu with entrees such as pan seared scallops, shrimp and mussel pasta, filet mignon or market fish a la plancha compliments of the restaurant group. If seafood is mom’s cuisine of choice, stop by at Gaslamp’s landmark for a spectacular meal with a free entrée.

10. Bottega Americano

If Mom loves the flowers roses and the wine rose, this is the perfect destination. Enjoy a delicious brunch with choice selections asuch as braised pork and oysters among other delicacies. All mothers will receive a complimentary long-stemmed rose and an endless offer of the Listel Rose wine.

Pamper your mother with an extra-special brunch tailor-made to suit her, in a way says I Love you so much better than words!


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