Treat Mom To A Special Meal: Mother’s Day Dining Guide

Mother’s Day is May 12th – this Sunday! If you’re still looking for the perfect place to treat Mom, check out one of these local eateries:

Jack’s Seafood Shack (718 Bloomfield Ave., Montclair) offers brunch which means Mom can enjoy a Lobster Benedict! 973.893.5283.

The Barrow House (1296 Van Houten Ave., Clifton ) offers Sunday brunch on Mother’s Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and dinner from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. 862.336.7070.

Ariane Kitchen & Bar (706 Bloomfield Avenue, Verona) will be open from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM and will offer live music and food and drink specials. Reservations at 973.744.0533.

Laurel & Sage (33 Walnut Street, Montclair) will be open for both brunch and dinner with special menus. There will be three pre-fixe brunch seatings at $40 per person: 10:00 AM, 12:00 PM, and 2:00 PM. The new spring dinner menu will be offered a la carte from 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM. Reservations at 973.783.1133 or

Fascino (331 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair) is taking reservations for seatings between 1:30 PM and 9:00 PM. They’ll be offering their a la carte menu. 973.233.0350.

Pig & Prince (1 Lackawanna Plaza, Montclair) will offer a lux Brunch Buffet, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., with omelet stations, breakfast and brunch classics, house smoked salmon, meats and cheeses, salads and fruits, desserts galore, taco station and much more. 973.233.1006.

Samba Montclair (7 Park Street, Montclair) will offer a Brazilian Brunch and Dinner, Camarão na Moranga, and their signature Passion fruit mousse. Reservations accepted for seatings beginning at 12:00 PM. 973.744.6764.

Ani Ramen House (401 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair) will be open for lunch from 11:30 AM to 3:00 PM and dinner from 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM. Mom’s bowl of ramen is on the house for Mother’s Day!

Sabor Peru (373 Bloomfield Ave., Caldwell) is open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Mother’s Day and serving up complimentary sangria. Call to reserve at 973.860.7378.

Kai Yang (345 Bloomfield Avenue) will offer Moms a complimentary Kai Yang half chicken on Mother’s Day along with a special Thai coconut jelly flower dessert (no combos/one per table). They are open from 11:30 AM to 10:00 PM and reservations are available.

Highlawn Pavilion (Eagle Rock Reservation, West Orange) will offer a 4-course prix fixe Mother’s Day dinner. $79.00 per person plus tax and gratuity. A Children’s Dinner is available upon request for ages 3 -12 at $38.50 per person. Reservations at 973.731.3463.

McLoone’s Boathouse (9 Cherry Lane, West Orange) will offer a Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM and will feature displays, stations, chafing dishes and desserts. Brunch is $49.95 per person and $14.95 for children ages 3-11. An a la carte dinner menu is also available. Call 862-252-7108 for reservations.

The Manor (111 Prospect Avenue, West Orange) will offer a prix fixe four course dinner (seatings from 12:30 PM to 7:00PM), a brunch buffet (seatings at 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM), and a dinner buffet (seatings from 3:00 PM to 6:30 PM). The prix fixe dinner is $79.95 per person and $29.95 per child ages 3 to 10, plus tax and gratuity. Both buffets are $69.95 per person and $22.95 per child ages 3 to 10, plus tax and gratuity. Reservations at 973.731.2360.

Anthony’s Cheesecake (71 Washington Street, Bloomfield) will serve a la carte Mother’s Day brunch beginning at 9:00 AM. Reservations are booking up fast, so make yours soon!

The Shannon Rose Irish Pub (98 Kingsland Road, Clifton) will offer a Mother’s Day Brunch from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM featuring a carvery station, omelets prepared to order, and a chef’s table buffet, and a Kids Knee-High Buffet station with kid-friendly options. The regular menu will also be available. Brunch is $35 per person and $15 for 3 to 12. Reservations at 973.284.0200.

Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas (70 Kingsland Road, Clifton) will offer brunch from 11:30 PM to 3:00 PM featuring a selection of a la carte dishes and the regular tapas-style menu will also be available. In addition, the Spring Truffle Festival menu will also be available.

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