Celebrate Mother’s Day in Los Angeles with Brunch, Spa and More

Fistful of Berries cocktail at Michael’s Santa Monica.

Celebrate Mother’s Day in Los Angeles over lavish brunches and dinners, spa treatments and special treats. We have your full Los Angeles Mother’s Day Guide.

Edited by Christina Xenos

The new Brentwood steakhouse launches their weekend brunch on Mother’s Day weekend. Dine on an upscale, yet approachable menu that includes eggs Benedict with English muffins made from scratch, organic eggs, and the option to add smoked salmon, pork belly and Prime filet; in addition to pistachio croissants, smoked trout quiche and sides like lobster mac and cheese and duck fat roasted potatoes, and restaurant standards such as the 8 oz. prime Filet Mignon and Dover Sole fileted and de-boned tableside.

Beverly Wilshire
From dining to spa experiences, Mom can have it all at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. Starting with elite pampering, the spa offers two experiences making her feel like she’s living her own version of Pretty Woman, including a manicure and/or pedicure in The Nail Bar while watching Pretty Woman and sipping Champagne; or a star-studded spa package that includes a Sculpted Beauty Wrap, Diamond Luxury Lift Facial, and sparkling Diamond Manicure and Pedicure. Moms can also enjoy dinner at CUT by Wolfgang puck that features an a la carte steakhouse menu and departing gift just for mom: a box of chocolate truffles with Chef Puck’s mother’s recipe for garden vegetable soup. At The BLVD, Mom can feast on brunch that offers a special prix fixe menu, which includes a glass of Perrier-Jouët Blason Rosé Champagne. Capture the moment with Mom at THE Blvd’s complimentary photo booth, which will be open from noon to 5 p.m.

Bettolino Kitchen
The newly-opened Redondo Beach modern Italian restaurant is celebrating its first Mother’s Day with a special “Betto Box” from Michelin-starred Chef Fabio Ugoletti that includes poached sea bass, fresh tomatoes, potatoes, zucchini; farro and Mushroom soup; red beet Caprese salad and ricotta and spinach ravioli in an eggplant and red pepper sauce.

Blue Plate Oysterette
Dine on a special three-course Mother’s Day menu that includes calamari and shrimp ceviche, crab cakes, crab and shrimp Louie salad, lobster hash, linguini and clams and more. Regular menu available as well. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. $35/pp.

Bouchon Bistro
Dine early for brunch or arrive in the afternoon for a special Sunday Supper that will feature Guinea Hen, asparagus, bacon & onions and soft polenta.

Bourbon Steak
Celebrate over a decadent three-course brunch that features highlights like shredded kale “Waldorf” salad, house made Merguez sausage, fried chicken and doughnuts, wood-grilled prime N.Y. strip, Michael’s lobster pot pie and more, including drinks from the mimosa and Bloody Mary carts ($14/pp). 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. $59/pp.

Show Mom how much you love her by treating her to a decadent brunch at the chic Viceroy Santa Monica Hotel. Indulge in carving stations brimming with herb and garlic roasted prime rib and maple-glazed pork rack; omelet, pancake and French toast stations; an array of salads, pastas and traditional breakfast dishes; and a dessert buffet showcasing an array of fresh baked pastries, breads and cookies, tartes and cupcakes. 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. $65/pp adults, $25/pp children.

See the waves hit the shore from the breezy dining room inside Casa del Mar hotel as you celebrate over a three-course prix fixe all day menu from Executive Chef Alberico Nunziata. Specials include Spring vegetable quiche with a spring greens salad; grilled filet of beef with rainbow chard, spring onions, pee wee potatoes, and a red wine reduction; and a lemon blueberry shortcake with chantilly cream. $90/pp.

Relax with Mom on Cavatina’s breezy patio within the Sunset Marquis Hotel. Indulge in a seafood bar full of poached California prawns, king crab legs, snow crab claws, assorted sushi before you move onto display stations offering a smoked salmon platter, sliced charcuterie with house made pickles and a selection of cheese. Entree offerings include local halibut, prime rib, porchetta and more.

In addition to Cecconi’s a la carte brunch menu, Cecconi’s will be offering a poached eggs, artichokes and crispy prosciutto special just for moms. Diners gathering for brunch or dinner can enjoy seabram “al cartoccio” taggiasca with lemon and marinated potatoes and, for dessert, a decadent white chocolate mousse with strawberries and meringue.

Circa 55
Treat Mom to a luxe brunch at The Beverly Hilton’s Circa 55. The  menu includes a traditional brunch buffet with a sushi and seafood bar, salads, anti pasti, breakfast, carving station, entrées, pastas, soups, fruit/cheeses, desserts and more. $79/pp adults, $29/pp children. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Culina, Modern Italian
Treat Mom to a luxurious afternoon at the Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills where Executive Chef Cyrille Pannier offers a brunch brimming with Culina classics and Mother’s Day treats. Indulge in an extensive array of offerings that include freshly prepared eggs made to-order from a selection of organic hen, duck, goose and quail eggs; carving board savories like Honey Glazed Ham, Roasted Prime Rib, and Leg of Lamb; a selection of Santa Monica Farmers Market produce in various Market Salads; a Mahi Mahi tostada; fresh seafood including Alaskan Crab Claws, Seared Tuna and Cambridge House Smoked Salmon; and entrees like Poached Halibut Fillet and Roasted Cornish Game Hen. A Children’s Buffet with everything from Mini Cheese Burgers to Tomato Grilled Cheese Sandwiches will also be available. Sweet teeth can cap off their experience with Pastry Chef Federico’s Chocolate Fondue Station, as well as Frede’s housemade gelato and donuts.

The District by Hannah An
Savor modern Vietnamese flavors while you celebrate mom over menu specials like soft shell crabBenedict, plated on crisped bao buns and glazed with a bright lemongrass hollandaise; seared diver scallops, topped with Sevruga caviar and plated with potato-leek purée and grilled fennel; and roasted Wild Norwegian Salmon joins crispy quinoa, kale, criminis, pea purée, and a garlic-lime beurre blanc. Also enjoy bottomless guava mimosas and bottomless bloody marys ($16 per guest) join half-priced bottles of Vueve Cliquot, Brut “Yellow Label.”

Faith & Flower
Brunch all weekend long over specials like a classic omelette with caviar and fine herbs; whole branzino baked in Parchment with snow peas, ginger and spring onions; grilled ribeye and eggs; and cocktail specials like the Jack Rose with Applejack, pomegranate, fresh lemon and raw sugar.

Fig & Olive Melrose Place
Treat Mom to a seasonal three-course prix fixe brunch or dinner of French Riviera-inspired cuisine. Brunch highlights include Maine lobster bisque, French omelet and Riviera salmon; while dinner offers zucchini blossom and goat cheese ravioli, fig and Gorgonzola risotto and octopus a la gallega.

Fogo de Chão
Indulge on an extensive variety of delectable, fire-roasted meats that are specially carved by gaucho chefs to each guest’s preference. Dine selections such as the house specialty picanha sirloin, filet mignon, ribeye, lamb chops, center cut bone-in pork chop, and chicken wrapped in bacon.

Four Seasons Westlake Village
Relax in the Hampton’s Ballroom and indulge in an opulent display of brunch classics and seasonal Spring dishes from Executive Chef Jesse Hansen. Highlights include elevated brunch entrées such as avocado croque mondieur baguette; twice baked potato casserole; and roasted plum baked pancakes; carving station with honey-lavender glazed beef strip loin and Pecking duck rolls; as well as fresh seafood and ONYX restaurant’s sushi. Kid’s offerings include PB & J sliders, mac and cheese and other classics. The celebration also includes live music by strolling guitarist Keith Chagall and a special gift, compliments of Four Seasons. 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. $119/pp adults, $59/pp children.

The Langham Huntington, Pasadena
The Pasadena luxury hotel offers an array of dining options to celebrate Mom on her special day. Choose from brunch in the Huntington Ballroom offering smoked and fresh seafood, selections of cheese and artisanal meats, sushi, carving stations a chocolate fountain and more. On The Terrace Mom can delight in a dim sum brunch featuring Peking Duck, dim sum selections and omelet and carving station. Treat Mom to a market brunch at The Royce Wood-Fired Steakhouse where she can enjoy displays of fresh breakfast pastries, food displays and flowing mimosas and Bloody Marys. For a more refined experience, opt for the Langham’s Pink Chocolate Afternoon Tea with Wedgwood, which boasts tiers of savory tea sandwiches, scones, fruits, tarts, creme brûlées and a giant pink chocolate fountain.

Celebrate over a decadent Mother’s Day brunch at L’Ermitage Beverly Hills. The specialty menu features dishes such as Seared shrimp with fennel and orange-Pernod reduction; roasted halibut with broccolini, herb fingerling potatoes and heirloom tomato butter; prime petit filet with bordelaise sauce, mixed mushrooms and grilled asparagus; Lobster risotto with English peas and parmigiano crisp; and more, including a signature “Mother Knows Best” cocktail, made with fresh grapes, basil leaves, Ketel One Citroen, Cointreau, cranberry juice, lemon juice and simple syrup. 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Mother’s Day coincides with a special Sunday Supper featuring Chef April Bloomfield (chef of NYC’s famed Spotted Pig) and celebrating her new book, A Girl and Her Greens, Hearty Meals from the Garden. Dine on a four-course prix fixe menu that offers roasted carrots with carrot-top pesto, wild arugula and burrata; morels and madeira cream on toast; Swiss chard cannelloni with parmesan; and sweet corn ice cream with butterscotch and caramel popcorn. $65/pp. 5 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Michael’s Santa Monica
Michael McCarty opens his namesake Santa Monica restaurant on a rare Sunday to celebrate Mom. Dine on a special menu full of ingredients sourced from the Santa Monica Farmers Market that includes dishes such as oysters with blood orange mignonette; kale salad with quinoa, grapes, cherry tomatoes and sunflower seeds; Cobb salad; eggs Benedict; Michael’s blueberry pancakes; wild king salmon with spring sauté of favas, English peas, potatoes, pea tendrils and lemon nage; Michael’s Burger, a savory blend of ground Wagyu beef, bacon onion compote, tomato, butter lettuce, Russian dressing, white cheddar and a hearty portion of frites; and more including brunch cocktails like the A Fistful of Berries with Milagro Tequila, market fresh berries, lime, agave nectar, orange juice, Cointreau. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. $55/pp adults, $25/pp children.

Montage Beverly Hills
Whether she wants to dine in style, sip afternoon tea or relax in a luxurious spa, mom needs to look no further than the Montage Beverly Hills. Mother’s Day festivities kick off with brunch at Scarpetta, where she can choose items from 10 decadent displays that offer everything from snow crab legs to slow roasted ribeye to whole striped bass to soft scrambled eggs to tableside hand-tossed pasts to custom cheese plates from The Cheesestore of Beverly Hills ($108 per adult, $35 per child, ages 6-12). Moms who prefer a view can relax on at The Rooftop Grill over a la carte brunch specials and a build your own Bloody Mary bar ($30/pp) along with bottomless bellinis and mimosas ($25/pp). For a more refined experience, moms can enjoy afternoon tea complete with an exclusive variety of artisan teas and enjoy delicious house-made pastries such as orange creamsicle profiteroles and chocolate espresso macaroons ($55/pp). For ultimate relaxation, Spa Montage is offering “In Gratitude”, an exclusive experience that begins with a reviving rose petal facial treatment, followed by a luxurious Montage manicure and pedicure ($300).

One Pico
Impress Mom with views of the Pacific and the Santa Monica Pier at Shutters on the Beach Hotel. The three-course Mother’s Day menu at One Pico features coastal elegant interpretations of classic brunch items. Dine on highlights like poached farm egg with crème fraiche and chive biscuit asparagus, veloute and black truffle; and Fermin serrano ham with grilled peach, toasted almonds, wild ruccola, honey and sherry vinaigrette; roasted Alaskan halibut with corn pudding, cherry tomatoes, asparagus and serrano ham bread crumbs; and lobster risotto, made with lobster tail, baby zucchini flowers and basil.

Enjoy a rare chance to indulge in brunch at Patina. The fine dining destination is normally open only for dinner, but to celebrate Mom they are offering a  prix fixe, three-course menu by Executive Chef Paul Lee. Highlights include duck egg sunny side up with asparagus and béarnaise; ricotta agnolotti with English pea soup; and Roasted chicken and buckwheat waffle with maple syrup glaze. For dessert, moms can indulge in a chocolate praline bar with blood orange and a jasmine ice cream.

The Restaurant at Mr. C
Enjoy a Venetian-style Mother’s Day brunch on the hotel’s yacht-inspired pool deck. The buffet brunch includes dishes such as seared tuna scottato and salmon with asparagus sauce; fresh crudo selections like halibut topped with pink peppercorn dressing and dill; entrées including Rice alla Veneziana with shrimp, mushrooms, and roasted peppers; made-to-order waffles, omelets, and frittatas; a carving station featuring freshly sliced Prosciutto di Parma and roasted turkey; a selection of European cheeses paired with artisanal breads; and house made desserts like Mimosa Cake with Chantilly cream and pineapple, and more. A custom Bellini and Bloody Mary bar, live musical performance by Amy Key, and a complimentary Bellini and flower for moms at arrival completes the experience. $99/pp adults, $45/pp children ages 4-12.

Ritz-Carlton Spa, Los Angeles
The luxe downtown L.A. spa treats moms for the entire month of May with there pampering packages. “The Sugar Mama” includes the spa’s signature Hot Chocolate Stone massage, Cream and Sugar Manicure and Pedicure, and a sugar scrub gift to go (125 minutes/$275). The “Gift Of Choice” gifts Mom with a signature item from the spa, when you make an in-person purchase of $250 or more on a gift certificate for her. The “The Gift of Renewal” gives you a complimentary, nutrient-rich Eminence Booster Serum when you treat Mom to a product from Eminence’s line of organic skincare products.

San Antonio Winery
Treat Mom to an afternoon of world-class wine and dining at San Antonio Winery. The downtown destination’s Maddalena Restaurant, serves authentic Italian cuisine in a casual trattoria-style setting. The celebration continues with a tasting of award-winning wines, winery tours, live music and a photo booth. All weekend long 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m.

Splurge on a seaside brunch at newly opened SALT in the Marina del Rey hotel. Dine on a three-course menu, featuring seafood-focused provisions such as Rustichella “Torchino” Pasta with spring garlic alfredo, Maine lobster and English peas;  savory dishes like Prime Beef “Steak and Eggs” with roasted fingerlings, plum tomato jam, bordelaise and salsa verde; and a taste of something sweet like the Pain de Mie “French Toast” and Fried Chicken served with hot sauce butter and maple syrup; and more including a complimentary mimosa or glass of champagne. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Indulge in Italian specialties like polenta waffles with orange butter and market berries; Nutella-stuffed brioche toast and caramelized bananas; asparagus pizza, béchamel, fontina, fried egg and sage; Sotto burger with fonduta, spicy cabbage slaw and fried; and more. 11-2:30 p.m.

Strand House
Let mom relax over some of the best ocean views in Manhattan Beach while dining on indulgent specials all weekend long. Chef Greg Hozinsky has created menu specials especially for Mom like lobster Benedict with citrus hollandaise, blackened halibut sandwich, ceviche with crab and more. At the end of her meal every “Guest of Honor” will leave with a sweet treat from Pastry Chef Stephanie Franz.

Treat Mom to brunch specials like crab Louie with dungeness crab, young romaine, breakfast radish, hard-boiled egg, smoked aioli; red velvet pancakes with goat cheese and candied pecans; and strawberry and rhubarb galette with lemon-ginger sorbet and port glaze, all in addition to the regular brunch menu.

Dine below the glass roofed atrium on an an a la carte brunch menu complete with Larder Baking Company pastries and prix fixe dinner menu that includes specials like fava bean puree with fava tendrils, burrata, and pine nut gremolata, grilled halibut with potato puree, braised veal osso buck with yellow tomato confit and more (dinner $45/pp). Brunch 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.; dinner 5 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Terranea Resort
The seaside destination will make Mom feel as though you’ve whisked her to an exotic ocean-front locale. Treat her to a lavish brunch in the ballroom with an array of stations to choose from including an omelet and egg station, an Asian-inspired kitchen, a sauté kitchen, a seafood display, decadent desserts and more. $90/adults, $45/children.

Tres by José Andrés
Whether Mom prefers brunch or afternoon tea, she’s perfectly set at Tres by José Andrés. The chic spot inside the SLS hotel offers brunch specials like a display brimming with caviar and smoked salmon; SLS carving display; baby beet salad and Greek yoghurt parfaits and fresh fruit. During afternoon tea mom can enjoy the whimsical service of high tea delicacies and all guests will receive 20% off one signature blowout at the Robert Vetica Salon located inside the SLS Beverly Hills that day. Brunch ($62 per person; $72 with additional à la carte brunch menu item) 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; afternoon tea ($35 per person; $38 with jasmine lily blossoming tea) 3-5 p.m.

The Whisper Restaurant & Lounge
The Grove is the perfect setting for a day of dining and pampering for Mom. Dine on specials like kale Caesar with baby kale, parmesan, giardenera, garlic croutons; spicy rare ahi salad; short rib hash; shrimp and grits and more. Moms who dine on Mother’s Day will receive a Dining Card good for a complimentary lunch or dinner on their next visit.

Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air
Celebrate a luxurious Mother’s Day over a three-course prix-fixe menu, that includes highlights like butter poached Maine lobster with sugar snap peas, asparagus pea tortelloni with mascarpone and parmigiano reggiano; and the H.B.A “Benedict” with poached organic eggs, white cheddar biscuit and maple hollandaise. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. $120 per person.

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