Events | Mother’s Day in San Diego

Where to Celebrate Mother’s Day in San Diego

Brunch Dessert Buffet at Humphrey’s Restaurant By The Bay

Celebrate Mom over bountiful brunches, bottomless mimosas and more. Check out 15 ways to spoil her on Mother’s Day in San Diego.


Oceana Coastal Kitchen
Treat mom to a morning of alfresco dining and bottomless mimosas complete panoramic views of the bay at Oceana Coastal Kitchen inside the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa. The brunch special includes a choice of one of eight delectable main dishes, as well as a variety of elegantly displayed food stations including a cold bar and sushi buffet, fruits and grains, fresh salads and mouthwatering desserts. $58/pp. 3999 Mission Blvd., Mission Bay, 858.488.1081.

Mr. A’s
Treat mom to brunch with a view overlooking downtown San Diego from Mr. A’s rooftop patio. Offering brunch from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., the prix fixe menu will include a starter, main course and dessert. Menu standouts include blintzes, Maryland blue crab cakes, house-made gnocchi, antis beef filet and egg, eggs Benedict with fresh crab or pork belly and local farm strawberry shortcake. $64/pp. 2550 Fifth Ave., 12th Floor, Bankers Hill, 619.239.1377.

Humphreys Restaurant by the Bay
Celebrate Mother’s Day with an elaborate buffet including Belgian waffles, eggs Benedict, made-to-order omelets and the infamous seafood raw bar. Enjoy the views of downtown from the Shelter Island location amidst free-flowing champagne showers for those 21+. $64.95/pp. 2241 Shelter Island Dr., Shelter Island, 619.224.3577.

Agave Del Mar
For some authentic Mexican cuisine this Mother’s Day, enjoy four courses and bottomless mimosas at Agave Del Mar. From 11 a.m.-2 p.m., guests can select appetizers, sopas or ensaladas, main course and dessert options including ceviche, sopa Azteca, chilaquiles, huevos rancheros, chocolate creme brulee and more. $35/pp. 1555 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, 858.793.0758.

Caroline’s Seaside Cafe
Located at Scripps Seaside Forum in La Jolla, Carline’s Seaside Cafe offers a creative California style cuisine alongside vast views of the Pacific ocean. Brunch will be available from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. with specials including smoked salmon egg scramble, fresh buttermilk pancakes, quiche of the day and specialty coffees. 8610 Kennel Way, La Jolla, 858.202.0569.

Waypoint Public
Dads get to watch the kids while North Park’s family-friendly neighborhood bar treats all moms to free bottomless mimosas served alongside their brunch menu. Brunch will include the spinach and avocado scramble, the Italian sausage scramble, breakfast pot pie and more. Served until 3 p.m. 3794 30th St., North Park, 619.255.8778.

Enjoy a unique brunch on the water aboard a Hornblower yacht. A live jazz band sets the stage and every mom will take home a free flower. A full brunch buffet features seasonal dishes, decadent desserts and free-flowing champagne, mimosas, sparkling cider, coffee juice and tea. Boarding times are 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. $72.95/pp. 970 North Harbor Dr., San Diego Marina, 619.686.8715.

Westgate Hotel
The Westgate Hotel will be offering Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Served in the hotel’s beautiful Le Fontainebleau and Versailles Salons, brunch will feature made-to-order-omelets, carving and crepe stations, baked breads, freshly squeezed juices, endless champagne, mimosas, Bloody Marys and more. $69/pp. 1055 Second Ave., downtown, 619.238.1818.

SEA180 Coastal Tavern
Sip on champagne and shuck an oyster with a beachside view at SEA180’s champagne brunch. From 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. the buffet will offer a grand chilled seafood display with a selection of pacific northwest oysters, tangy shrimp ceviche, and traditional smoked salmon. 800 Seacoast Dr., Imperial Beach, 619.631.4949.

Top of the Market
One of San Diego’s favorite seafood stops is offering Mother’s Day brunch from 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Each brunch selection includes a complimentary basket of house-made pastries, herb roasted fingerling potatoes and chilled fruit. Signature brunch items include eggs Benedict with blue lump crab cakes, gluten free seafood quiche and smoked salmon omelet. 750 N. Harbor Dr., San Diego Marina, 619.234.4867.

Lazy Dog
In honor of Mother’s Day, Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar is uncorking a special offer—for all the moms dining at Lazy Dog on Mother’s Day, $5 “momosas,” bellinis and passion fruit bellinis are being served all day. Moms get to take home a stemless champagne flute for further celebrating. Brunch specials will include country chicken and biscuits, sunny side up pizza and wild blueberry pancakes with maple bacon butter. Brunch is served from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. 1202 Camino Del Rio N, Mission Valley, 619.481.6191.

Indigo Grill
Indigo Grill is celebrating Mother’s Day all day long! From 11 a.m.-2p.m., morning diners can enjoy a three-course brunch menu with champagne with options like a pineapple upside down french toast, or from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. you may choose from a different 3-course menu with champagne and offerings such as hickory & apple smoked pork ribs. 1536 India St., Little Italy, 619.234.6802.

Kitchen 4140
Kitchen 4140 will offer guests a special Mother’s Day version of its popular Sunday brunch, featuring complimentary house-made truffles and a complimentary glass of prosecco for every mom from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Featured dishes will include favorites like Kitchen 4140’s ever-popular red velvet waffles, short rib sandwich, duck confit with waffles, and Korean style hash. Setting the scene will be Kitchen 4140’s inviting patio adjacent to Chef Kurt Metzger’s newly expanded garden, ripe with colorful spring flowers and produce. 4140 Morena Blvd., Bay Park, 858.483.4140.

Extraordinary Desserts
Known for their amazing cakes and pastries, the Mother’s Day Brunch at Extraordinary Desserts is a savory European delight featuring petit desserts, homemade granola, artisanal cheeses, house made pestos, smoked salmon, roasted organic turkey, rustic breads and more. Bubbly and Sangria Blanco will also be available for $8 a glass. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. $24.95 per person, $14.95 for children under 12. 1430 Union Street, Little Italy, 619.294.7001.

Hello Betty Fish House
Hello Betty Fish House, located in the heart of historic Oceanside, is offering a one-day only brunch menu with a variety of Baja-inspired coastal favorites including bacon egg & cheese empanadas and a salmon omelet, prepared by Executive Chef Nick Schultz.  If there’s still room for dessert, top the experience off with a baked pineapple complete with rum, banana cream sauce, mandarins, strawberries and toasted coconut.  Also on the menu are specialty cocktails including orange, pineapple and guava mimosas. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 211 Mission Ave., Oceanside, 760.722.1008.



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