Got Reservations? Make Your Plans For Mother’s Day Dining

Mother’s Day is coming up on May 9! One way to show Mom or another important woman in your life that you care is to take her out for a delicious meal she doesn’t have to plan, cook, or clean up after. There are plenty of places nearby offering brunch and dinner this Mother’s Day!

Faubourg Montclair (544 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair) – Brunch will be served on Sunday from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. You’ll find a 2-course prix-fixe menu with options such as duck & fig terrine, choice of parfait, and seasonal fruit bowl for the first course and French toast, crab benedict, and chicken chorizo polenta for the second course. An a la carte menu is available as well as many wines, beers, and cocktails. If you’d prefer to stay in, consider the Mother’s Day At Home Spread that feeds 4-6 people for $295. It features grilled chicken & asparagus salad, yellowfin tuna niçoise, steak au poivre, and more. Cocktails can also be added. Order the spread by Friday, May 7th.

The Barrow House (1296 Van Houten Avenue, Clifton) – Brunch is served on Sundays from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Choose from options such as breakfast egg rolls, mini chicken and waffles, Nutella French toast, and more.

Cowan’s Public House (229 Centre Street, Nutley) – Brunch runs from 12:00 PM to 3:30 PM on Sundays and features items such as sausage hash, avocado toast, and 3 cheese scramble. Mimosas and bloody Mary’s are also available.

McLoone’s Boathouse (9 Cherry Lane, West Orange) – You have two meal options at McLoone’s Boathouse. Family-style brunch will be served from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM and includes fresh baked breads, omelets, carved Virginia ham, chicken fricassee, pineapple-rum glazed salmon, and dessert. Raw bar add-ons are also available. Brunch is $39.95 for adults and $17.95 for children ages 3-11. The special dinner menu features starters such as calamari fritti, garlic shrimp, and ahi tuna nachos. Entrees include double cut pork chop, short rib tomahawk, truffled corn agnolotti, monkfish osso bucco and more. Salads, sides, and raw bar options are also available. Call for reservations.

Ariane Kitchen & Bar (706 Bloomfield Avenue, Verona) – Will serve their regular Sunday brunch with specials for Mother’s Day. Enjoy Grandma Glo’s creamy oatmeal, sausage biscuit, THEC sandwich, and many other options. Cocktails are also available. Brunch is served from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Anthony’s Cheesecake (71 Washington Street, Bloomfield) – Brunch is available at Anthony’s Cheesecake from 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM. The menu includes apple fritter French toast, arancini and egg skillet, empanada and egg platter, quiche of the day and much more. Be sure to save room for cheesecake for dessert!

Fitzgerald’s 1928 (13 Herman Street, Glen Ridge) – Brunch is offered from 11:30 AM to 3:00 PM on Sundays. The menu includes eggs benedict, California club, omelets, and more. Cocktails are available either by the glass or bottomless.

Fresco Da Franco (15 Church Street, Montclair) – The brunch menu includes items like truffled eggs, crunchy croissant French toast, B.L.T., fried chicken / waffles, and many other choices. The restaurant opens at 11:30 AM on Sundays.

Calandra’s Italian Market & Deli (234 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell) – For those looking to cater Mother’s Day Dinner at home, Calandra’s is offering a package that feeds 6 for $250. The package includes bread, salad, pasta, grilled sole for an entrée, plus dessert and an appetizer. A bottle of champagne is also included. Order by May 7th.

Cucina Calandra (216 U.S. Highway 46 East, Fairfield) – Enjoy Chef Costantino’s special Mother’s Day menu includes rack lam, filet mignon with lobster, lobster chowder, salmon, snapper, lobster ravioli and more. The restaurant is open from 12:00 PM to 10:00 PM.

Fascino (331 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair) – Brunch is served from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM on Sundays. Offerings include warm croissants, pancakes, avocado bruschetta, salads, ricotta gnocchi, steak & eggs, and more.

Brasil Paradise Grill (180 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair) – Celebrate Mother’s Day with delicious rodizio or the a la carte menu. Brasil Paradise Grill is BYOB. Call for reservations.

Samba Montclair (7 Park Street, Montclair) – Brunch is available from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM. The menu includes various egg dishes, grilled organic chicken panini, super protein burger, and salmon burger, among other things.

The Shannon Rose Irish Pub (98 Kingsland Road, Clifton) – Enjoy Mother’s Day Brunch from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Options include bangers & mash, French toast fosters, corned beef hash and eggs, and more. Various cocktails are also available.

Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas (70 Kingsland Road, Clifton) – Brunch will be offered from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM for Italian tapas and wine. Weekend specials include a breakfast pizza, Nutella French toast, caprese avocado toast, and other offerings.

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