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The Way to Mom’s Heart Is Through Her Stomach


Celebrate the most special woman in your life at Mother’s Day Dining at any of these top Orange County Restaurants. They’ll be going all out so you can treat your mom to an excellent Mother’s Day brunch and dining experience. Here are some great recommendations to take your mom on her special day.

Driftwood Kitchen - LAGUNA BEACH
Spoil Mom with an incredible waterfront Mother’s Day Brunch at Driftwood Kitchen. Chef Rainer Schwarz celebrates the holiday with a lavish prix-fixe meal, accompanied by a complimentary glass of Champagne for Mom! This special brunch breakfast breads, pastries and fresh fruit for the table, along with a choice of entrée (Eggs Benedict, Driftwood Omelet, Greater Omaha Prime Rib or Atlantic King Salmon Filet). Desserts will be presented to the table and a separate kids menu will be available. Driftwood Kitchen offers a full bar with signature cocktails and a selection of wines by the glass and bottle. This special Mother’s Day Brunch will be held on Sunday, May 9th from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Pricing for adults is $69, children are $20, those 6 years and under are free. Reservations can be made online at or by calling 949-715-7700.

The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar — TUSTIN & NEWPORT BEACH
Celebrate Mother’s Day the Winery Way! The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar will offer a Mom-worthy menu with weekend-worthy twists on Chef Yvon Goetz’s Wine Country favorites. You’ll definitely want to enhance Mom’s special day with a Seafood Tower and Endless Mimosas! Prices and menus vary by location. To learn more or to make your reservation, please call Tustin at (714) 258-7600 or Newport Beach at (949) 999-6622. Find the menu for each location online at

Knife Pleat — COSTA MESA (South Coast Plaza)
Allow Michelin-starred Chef Tony Esnault help you treat Mom to Sunday Tea at Knife Pleat this Mother’s Day! Take full advantage of a relaxing Sunday afternoon with fresh scones, elegantly composed tea sandwiches, hand-made desserts, and expertly selected teas. Add Caviar to complete the experience – because Mom deserves it. Mother's Day Sunday Tea will be offered from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and price per guest is $75 (does not include tax and service charges). Additional beverages and caviar course available for purchase. Seating is limited and reservations may be made at Mother's Day tea offerings are also available to go and orders must be placed by calling the restaurant at 714-266-3388.

Hendrix Restaurant & Bar — LAGUNA NIGUEL
Treat Mom to a Mother's Day Brunch at Hendrix! On Sunday, May 9, they will be offering a Brunch Buffet from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  The whole family can look forward to attended stations featuring salads, seafood, hot brunch specialties, carved-to-order rotisserie meats (Double R Ranch Prime Rib, Hendrix’s signature Rotisserie Lemon Garlic Chicken, and Leg of Colorado Lamb), made-to-order omelettes, kids offerings, and a dessert bar. Complimentary glass of Champagne for Mom is included! This special buffet is priced at $79 per guest, $19 for children, and free for those 6 years and younger. Hendrix offers a full bar with signature cocktails and a selection of wines by the glass and bottle. Reservations recommended.  Find the full menu and make reservations online at or call 949-248-1912.

Haven Craft Kitchen+Bar — ORANGE 
Mom wants to brunch all weekend, and that’s exactly what she can do at Haven Craft Kitchen+Bar. Located in the heart of historic Old Towne Orange, Haven is offering a Saturday and Sunday Mother’s Day Brunch featuring fresh, awe-inspiring ingredients. Chef Craig Brady has created a menu with something for everyone — from his now-famous Duck Confit Chilaquiles, to Avocado Toast and Housemade Pappardelle Pasta. Don’t forget their Brunch-y beverages! Join them from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 8 and Sunday, May 9. To make reservations or place orders, guests may call (714) 221-0680 or visit

Fable & Spirit – NEWPORT BEACH
This Mother’s Day, allow Fable & Spirit Executive Chef David Shofner to present an elevated take on classic Brunch favorites. Standout offerings include Wood-Fired Shakshuka featuring baked eggs, poblano, moroccan spiced tomato, crème fraiche, and queso fresco, served with naan; and House-Smoked Salmon on toasted pumpernickel, with everything bagel spice, citrus-infused red onion, dill crème fraiche, hardboiled egg, and crispy capers. On Sunday, May 9, Brunch will be offered from 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. and Dinner will be offered from 5 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.  For more information or to make reservations, guests may call 949-409-9913 or visit

Treat Mom to a contemporary sushi experience unlike any other in the region this Mother’s Day! Sushi Roku Newport Beach is offering a special take-home Mother’s Day Sushi Pack ($148) featuring the finest, freshest fish from around the globe, prepared with the kind of artistry that can only be executed by a seasoned sushi chef. Enjoy Sashimi (tuna, salmon, yellowtail – 4pc each), Nigiri (tuna, salmon, fluke – 4pc each) and Rolls (Spicy Tuna, Baked Crab, White Lotus & Senshi). Add on Prosecco & OJ for $27 – because we all know Mom needs it! Mother’s Day Sushi Pack available for pick-up only. Place orders online at:

Georgia’s Restaurant — LONG BEACH
When it comes to Mother’s Day Brunch, Georgia’s has you covered! Treat Mom to a Soulful Sunday Brunch with Georgia’s signature Cornmeal-Crusted Buttermilk Fried Chicken & Waffles, Shrimp & Grits, Mardi Gras Omelet, Grilled French Toast, Steak & Eggs, and Cinnamon-Apple Waffles — all offered for takeout! Brunch-time beverages, including Mimosas and Bloody Marys to go, along with sangria, hurricanes, wine and beer may be added to all takeout orders. Mother’s Day Brunch available at Georgia’s Long Beach Exchange location only. For more information, please call (562) 420-5637 or visit

In celebration of Mother’s Day, Bruxie is bringing back its Chocolate-Dipped Strawberry Shake and The Love Bruxie! With Dark Chocolate Sauce, California Strawberries, Fresh Whipped Cream and Powdered Sugar, it’s basically like treating Mom to chocolate-covered strawberries… on a waffle! Available beginning Thursday, May 6 through Mother’s Day Weekend. More information on Bruxie offerings in Old Towne Orange and Brea Downtown can be found on Instagram and Facebook, or at

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