Where to Celebrate Mother’s Day in Los Angeles

Brunch at Chez Melange

We’ve compiled 35 of the best places in Los Angeles to take mom for Mother’s Day. Most require reservations, so be sure to call ahead to confirm availability.

Edited by William Yelles.

May 12. A special Mother’s Day brunch buffet will feature carving stations, a raw bar, brunch favorites, salads, desserts and more. Also a “sparkling mimosa” bar complete with fresh juices, a bottle of sparkling wine, and a sparkler. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $85 adults; $45 children. 11647 San Vicente Blvd., Brentwood, 424.273.1660. baltaire.com

BOA Steakhouse Sunset
May 12. Celebrate Mother’s Day with a full brunch buffet featuring a seafood bar, a 40-day dry-aged steak carving station, a custom egg bar, an L.A. street food station and mimosa cart. There will also be a specialty cocktail menu. All mothers will be gifted a complimentary succulent to take home. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. $75 adults; $25 children. 9200 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, 310.278.2050. boasteak.com

Bourbon Steak
May 12. First courses include smoked salmon tartine or Alaskan King Crab Louie. Main dishes include Lobster Eggs Benedict with poached eggs, Meyer lemon hollandaise, and caviar; “Elvis” French toast with peanut butter, banana, and honey gastrique; and a signature filet mignon with scallion potato cake, 7-minute egg and mushroom chasseur. Showcase sweets include ricotta donuts with red ribbon sorrel and espresso coffee cake. Also: tableside Bloody Mary cart. 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. $65+. 237 S. Brand Blvd., Glendale, 818.839.4130. michaelmina.net

May 12. Castaway’s Mother’s Day brunch features an extensive buffet, bottomless mimosas, and flower for mom. Guests are also welcome to visit for dinner for Castaway’s daily menu and additional Mother’s Day specials. Brunch: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. $79 adults; $35 children. Dinner: 5 p.m.-close. 1250 E. Harvard Road, Burbank, 818.848.6691. castawayburbank.com

Chez Melange
May 12. Mother’s Day specials include Friz’s Pretzel French Toast ‘Knife and Fork’ Sandwich made with ham, swiss cheese, maple mustard, fried egg and served with an arugula salad. Brunch: 9:30 a.m.; dinner: 5:30 p.m. 1611 S. Catalina Ave., Redondo Beach, 310.540.1222. chezmelange.com

CIRCA 55 at The Beverly Hilton
May 12. A special Mother’s Day brunch features a variety of brunch favorites including a “make your own” omelet station, a carving station, and sushi and seafood bar. The custom breakfast toast station offers four decadent options—avocado toast, ricotta toast, banana toast and smoked salmon toast. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. $95 adults; $45 children. 9876 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, 310.887.6055. beverlyhilton.com

Costero Bar + Bistro
May 12. Mother’s Day specials include lobster bisque with brandied creme fraiche; seared scallop grain bowl with spring pea, pea shoot, quinoa, roasted squash and pesto; and grilled chicken pasta with white wine cream sauce and roasted tomatoes, spinach and mushrooms. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles Hotel, 6101 W. Century Blvd., Westchester, 310.642.4820. marriott.com

Dekkadance at the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown
May 12. The brunch buffet features made-to-order brunch specialties, chilled seafood, duck confit, cioppino, herb roasted salmon, New York strip, porchetta, house-made desserts, a children’s menu and more. Includes freshly brewed coffee, assorted hot tea, iced tea, lemonade, juices, champagne, mimosas and bellinis. 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. $90 adults, $40 children 5-12. 900 Wilshire Blvd., 69th floor, downtown, 213.688.7777. dtla.intercontinental.com

Eve at The Mayfair Hotel
May 12. Enjoy a variety of sweet and savory dishes, like cinnamon banana pancake with caramelized bananas, rum and cream; chicken and red velvet waffles with bourbon maple syrup, buttermilk chicken and maple butter and prime rib hash with peppers, onions, potatoes, and poached eggs in a red wine reduction. Wash this all down with Mother’s Day bottomless mimosas. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 1256 W. 7th St., downtown, 213.632.1200. mayfairla.com

Enjoy brunch on The Front Yard’s scenic garden patio.

The Front Yard at The Garland
May 12. Brunch buffet highlights include capicola ham eggs benedict, tomato and watermelon gazpacho, chilaquiles, a waffle station and ice cream cart. 11 a.m.-2:45 p.m. $59 adults; $29 children 12 and under. 4222 Vineland Ave., North Hollywood, 818.255.7290. thefrontyardla.com

The Gallery
May 12. Brunch will feature an omelet bar, a carving station with roast prime rib and honey baked ham, a pasta station, a salad station, a seafood bar, made to order pancakes, desserts, and bottomless Champagne. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. $65 adults; $20 children under 10. 30768 Russell Ranch Road, Suite C, Westlake Village, 818.889.1338. thegallerywestlake.com

The Henry
May 12. With an indoor/outdoor bar and dog-friendly patio, toast to the moms and dog moms in your life with The Henry’s Mother’s Day brunch. Breakfast favorites include the chicken-fried chicken, served with buttermilk biscuits, country gravy and sunny side up eggs. Also: A tableside bloody mary and mimosa cart. All moms and dog moms receive a Gerber daisy. 120 N. Robertson Blvd., West Hollywood, 424.204.1595. thehenryrestaurant.com

Hotel Casa del Mar
May 12. Brunch highlights include an acai bowl with homemade hemp granola and brûlée banana; king crab avocado; grilled whole pink snapper and a decadent dessert station. Dinner features roasted corn chowder, seared bluefin tuna and an assortment of sweet treats at the dessert station. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. brunch; 4-10 p.m. dinner. $110 adults; $45 children. 1910 Ocean Way, Santa Monica, 310.581.5533. hotelcasadelmar.com

Hotel Shangri-La
May 12. Hotel Shangri-La’s Mother’s Day brunch features live musical entertainment from Latin jazz band Soul Sauce. The buffet includes a carving station, made-to-order egg station, and brunch favorites like Bananas Foster French toast, lobster ravioli and pork belly with sweet ginger sauce and basmati rice. Moms receive a rose, and all adults receive a complimentary glass of Champagne upon arrival. Noon-3 p.m. $85 adults; $40 children under 12. 1301 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica. Tickets

Inko Nito
May 12. First courses include sushi or Yellowtail sashimi followed by second-course options including Avocado ‘No Toast’ with fried egg, red shiso and charred corn or Korean-fried cauliflower. Main dishes include pancakes and chicken dishes. Dessert options include a selection of mochi or a chocolate brownie with sweet potato toffee. Noon-4 p.m. $49+. 225 S. Garey St., downtown, 310.999.0476. inkonitorestaurant.com

May 12. The four-course dinner begins with a cornmeal pancake with black cod, followed by salad. For the main course, choose between pan-roasted halibut or grilled fillet steak. Finish with a special Mother’s Day dessert—cherry croustade with pistachio filling and ricotta ice cream. $79. 5-9:30 p.m. 8474 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood, 323.655.6277. lucques.com

Mari Los Angeles
May 12. Gather in the InterContinental Los Angeles Century City garden for a day of brunching on delicious menu items including waffles, egg/omelet station, Norwegian smoked salmon—plus a dog-friendly buffet. Following brunch, shop with Vanderpump Pets, take photos at the dog-friendly photo booth and show off your furbaby at the four-legged fashion show (with prizes). 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. $55. 2151 Avenue of the Stars, Century City, 310.284.6536. marilosangeles.com

May 12. All moms receive a free mimosa at Mother’s Day brunch, with additional mimosas available for a discounted price of $6. The menu includes dishes such as a socca breakfast pizza, buckwheat pancakes, smoked salmon eggs benedict, and French pastry board. 1445 4th St., Santa Monica, 310.319.1995. massilia.com

Mister O’s
May 12. Mister O’s will be offering complimentary strawberry bellinis for all mothers, along with special brunch dishes including stuffed French toast, and shrimp and grits. Dinner specials include fava bean risotto and ribeye steak. Brunch: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Dinner: 5-10 p.m. 11838 Ventura Blvd., Studio City, 818.358.3839. misterosla.com

Aerialists take flight at MOMentum Place.

MOMentum Place 2019
May 12. the 21st annual MOMentum Place creates a fantastical world of aerial and circus performers, dancers and musicians in Theatricum Botanicum’s rustic outdoor amphitheater. Enjoy an uncommon afternoon of performance delights that are kid friendly and full of surprises. For an extra treat, enjoy brunch in Theatricum’s rustic gardens before the performance. Brunch: Noon-1:30 p.m., $30. Performance: 2 p.m., $10-$40. Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga, 310.455.2322. theatricum.com

Mora Italiano
May 12. In addition to Executive Chef Mindy Oh’s usual Italian offerings, the restaurant will feature dinner specials including braised octopus and scallop crudo. 17499 Ventura Blvd., Encino, 818.386.0278. moraitaliano.com

May 12. Nerano will be offering an array of special a la carte Italian dishes by Executive Chef Michele Lisi, available for lunch and dinner. Highlights include the salmone affumicato e stracciatella pizza; gnocchi with lobster tail; grass-fed veal chop; and for dessert, a tart filled with vanilla pastry cream, dark chocolate and sliced almonds, served with pistachio gelato. Lunch: 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Dinner: 5-10 p.m. 9960 S. Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills, 310.405.0155. neranobh.com

May 12. Chef Teresa Montaño curates a unique, tapas-style brunch menu combining the spirit of Catalonia with cooking styles from around the globe, paying homage to L.A.’s multi-cultural melting pot. All mothers in attendance will be celebrated with a special treat of flowers and homemade chocolates. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 5715 N. Figueroa St., Highland Park, 323.474.6624. otonorestaurant.com

The Peninsula Beverly Hills
May 12. Treat mom to tea in The Living Room featuring 19 loose leaf teas, scones, tea sandwiches, pastries, sweets, and a Peninsula Page Boy cap cake to take home. The Peninsula Beverly Hills has partnered with diptyque Paris to feature an elegant fragrance bar where moms and family members can sample diptyque’s fragrances. Each mom will receive a Peninsula Beverly Hills x diptyque candle and a selection of samples. Seatings at 10 a.m. and 12:30, 3 and 5:30 p.m. $95. 9882 S. Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills, 310.975.2736. peninsula.com

May 12. Chef Neal Fraser and team will host Mother’s Day brunch under the restaurant’s retractable roof and the open air. Select from brunch favorites and special dishes for the occasion including lobster carbonara with pancetta, pecorino, cured egg yolk; duck confit hash with spring vegetables, Yukon gold potatoes, Aleppo pepper, poached egg; white asparagus with morels, ramp hollandaise, borage; and pea raviolo with Dungeness crab, Meyer lemon, pea tendrils, blossoms. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. $48 adults; $19 children 10 and under. 114 E. 2nd St., downtown, 213.788.1191. redbird.la

Saddle Peak Lodge
May 12. The three-course brunch menu includes items like roasted apple salad, braised buffalo shortribs, and cappuccino pots de creme with hazelnut fudge, whipped vanilla cream, and espresso soil. 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. $75 adults; $45 children under 12. 419 Cold Canyon Road, Calabasas, 818.222.3888. saddlepeaklodge.com

Shutters on the Beach
May 12. Brunch highlights include grilled prawn salad, Maine lobster benedict, chocolate coffee ganache and raspberries mimosa tart with lemon coconut cream. Dinner features asparagus green garlic soup, pan-roasted day boat scallops with white corn and salami picante, grilled spatchcock with yogurt and Israeli couscous and bing cherry compote with pistachio gelato and ginger cookie crumble. Brunch: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dinner: 4-10 p.m. $110. 1 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, 310.587.1717. shuttersonthebeach.com

Spago Beverly Hills
May 12. Chef Tetsu Yahagi’s creations include tortelloni and smoked salmon pizza, while Pastry Chef Della Gossett offers her specialty pies and a gelateria. With live entertainment by jazz musician Jennifer Keith Quintet. 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. $155 adults; $65 children under 12. 176 N. Canon Drive, Beverly Hills, 310.385.0880. wolfgangpuck.com

STK Steakhouse brunch includes a raw bar.

STK Steakhouse
May 12. Enjoy a buffet brunch featuring brunch classics, raw bar, desserts, DJ, flower wall and more. Mother’s Day dinner specials include STK’s signature Surf & Turf. Brunch: 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m., $79 adults; $22 children. Dinner: 4-10 p.m. 930 Hilgard Ave., Westwood, 310.659.3535. stksteakhouse.com

Sushi Roku Pasadena
May 12. Sushi Roku Pasadena will be offering a special a la carte menu including brunch favorites. Every mother will receive a rose, complimentary Champagne, and a family portrait via Polaroid. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Robata grilling will also be available on the patio from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. 33 Miller Alley, Pasadena, 626.683.3000. sushiroku.com

May 12. The resort’s annual Mother’s Day brunch offers over 15 serving stations including market fruit and berries, smoked salmon, made-to-order omelets/eggs benedicts, artisan toast bar, chilled seafood bar, charcuterie and cheese table, salad bar, and dessert spread. There will also be a dedicated children’s buffet with beef ravioli, spaghetti, homestyle chicken tenders and steamed veggies. Seatings: 9:30, 10 and 10:30 a.m.; and, 2 and 2:30 p.m. $95 adults; $45 children 5-10; free, kids 5 and under. 100 Terranea Way, Rancho Palos Verdes, 310.494.7891. terranea.com

Water Grill
May 12. Water Grill will offer two featured entrées on Mother’s Day—roasted wild Alaskan halibut with lobster sauce, Oregon morel, fava beans and gnocchi; and an 8oz. filet mignon and lobster tail with chimichurri and drawn butter. Moms can also enjoy a special dessert option in the form of strawberries with sorbet and pistachio tuile. 544 S. Grand Ave., downtown, 213.891.0900; 1401 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, 310.394.5669. watergrill.com

westdrift Manhattan Beach
May 12. The westdrift’s signature restaurant, Jute Coastal Bar + Kitchen will be offering a special alfresco brunch for moms and “fur moms.” Guests can enjoy elevated fare including shakshouka with poached eggs, cheese and charcuterie bar and a paella station. In addition, there will be live music, a puppy playpen, special treats for the pups, and macarons for the humans. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. $69. 1400 Parkview Ave., Manhattan Beach, 310.272.5908. westdrift.com

Westlake Village Inn
May 12. Mother’s Day lakeside brunch features carving and seafood stations, hot items, and a special kids’ buffet. Brunch includes one glass of complimentary Champagne. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. $80 adults; $25 children 5-12; children under 5, free. 31943 Agoura Road, Westlake Village, 818.889.1460. westlakevillageinn.com

Wood & Water
May 12. Enjoy bottomless mimosas, aperol spritzes, and brunch favorites like salmon gravlax benedict with hollandaise, caviar, and mixed greens; or strawberry and nutella crepes with toasted almonds. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 13359 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, 818.855.1661. woodandwaterla.com

Photos: Chez Melange by McKenzie Walton. The Front Yard courtesy The Garland. MOMentum Place 2019 courtesy Theatricum Botanicum. STK Steakhouse by Wade Muir Photography.


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