Be in the Know: Mother’s Day Ideas

Celebrate the most special women in your life with a special surprise.

Mother’s Day is fast approaching. Do you know what you’re going to do to show that special women in your life just how much she means to you? We’ve rounded up the best events happening in Seattle next Sunday, May 13th that celebrates all the unique mothers out there.

Brunch Outings

Mother’s Day Brunch at Mistral Kitchen | 11 a.m – 2 p.m. | chef and owner, William Belickis, will offer guests a fixed-price, three-course menu option on Mother’s Day Sunday.  The set menu will serve as supplement to the regular Saturday and Sunday à la carte brunch selections served at the downtown Seattle restaurant. Each three-course brunch will be $35 per person, not including tax or gratuity.  A selection of brunch cocktails will also be offered for $10 each.

Mother’s Day Breakfast Buffet at Beach Café | 8 a.m. | Kirkland’s Beach Café is offering a scrumptious Mother’s day Breakfast and Brunch Buffet.  The exclusive menu includes vanilla bean French toast with huckleberry syrup, House-made granola with fresh berries, as well as made to order omelets. Adults are $20 each.

Mother’s Day Brunch at Bin on the Lake | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Bin’s new chef, Dylan Giordan has created a dynamic Mother’s Day brunch menu which features Bacon Beignets, Amaretto Brioche French Toast as well as Wagyu Steak and Eggs. Brunch will be served overlooking the beautiful Lake Washington. Reserve a table online or by calling (425) 803-5595.

Three course Brunch at Urbane | Treat the modern mamma to a unique three-course pre-fixe brunch menu created by Chef Greg Lopez at downtown’s hippest eatery. In addition to tasty plates, mothers will be greeted with a flute of champagne and a flower centerpiece. Brunch is $28 per person, reservations can be made online or over the phone at (206) 676-4600 x1639.

Mother’s Day Brunch at Ivar’s Salmon House | 9:30 a.m- 2 p.m. | Get cozy inside the cedar replica of a Northwest Indian Longhouse and enjoy the ultimate Mother’s Day brunch buffet. Besides traditional breakfast fare, enjoy mouthwatering local seafood dishes, prime rib, and honey baked ham. Reservations can be made online, brunch is $35 per adult.

Mother’s Day Brunch at Café Flora | Café Flora’s 20th annual Mother’s day brunch is sticking to their roots as the frontrunner of the organic and sustainable food movement. Their three-course Mother’s day brunch menu is full of delicious seasonal vegetarian, vegan, and even gluten free options. Brunch is $30 for adults, $12.50 for kids, space is limited- reservations can be made online or at (206) 325-9100.

Mother’s Day Brunch at RN74 | 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. | Celebrate mothers with a bountiful French inspired brunch or lunch from Chef Seis Kamimura’s at RN74. The day’s specialties include a raw bar of local oysters, scallop ceviche and hamachi crudo, and artisanal cheese plates. Pastry Chef Kim Mahar will be baking up fresh banana walnut bread, scones and mouthwatering sticky buns. Or choose from a variety of salad, seafood, and sandwiches off of the a la carte menu. Chef’s table menu is $35 per person, reservations can be made online.

Mother’s Day Brunch at KORAL Bar + Kitchen | 10 a.m.-2 p.m.||On the Eastside, the new American Kitchen is honoring mothers with a unique menu for their first Mother’s day brunch. Some of the delicious menu items include the Monte Cristo, a French toast sandwich stuffed with ham, turkey and Swiss cheese and served with strawberry preserves, or Beef Tenderloin Roast served with a fresh cheddar-chive biscuits, poached eggs and béarnaise. Reservations are required.

Mother’s Day Brunch at BOKA | 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m | Give your mom the rock star treatment with a special two course menu from BOKA featuring tortilla Espanola with chorizo and Alaskan king salmon with poached eggs. Toast the day’s star with a bottle of Domain Chandon Sparkling Rose ($25) and receive a complimentary SWAG bag stuffed with Betsy Johnson Nail Polish, Molton Brown products, discounts for hotel 1000’s Spaahh, and more great goodies. Reservations are required.

Mother’s Day Brunch at PEARL Bar & Dining | 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. | Surrounded by contemporary art and glass sculptures, this modern joint is serving up a seasonally fresh Mother’s Day Brunch. The exclusive á la carte menu includes such specialties as Dungeness Crab Omelet, Classic Eggs Benedict and Brioche French Toast. Reservations are highly recommended and can be made online or by calling (425) 455-0181.

Mother’s Day Brunch at Poquitos | 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. |Spice up your morning with a festive Mexican themed brunch created by Chef Manny Arce. The one of a kind menu includes-Huevos Machucado, Chorizo and Egg Sandwich and Al Pastor Tacos, and house made paletas (popsicles) for dessert. Each mother will be greeted upon arrival with a complimentary Prickly Pear Champagne Cocktail. To reserve a table call (206) 453-4216.

Dinner Outings

Mother’s Day Sunday Supper at Volunteer Park Café | 6 p.m | Since 2010, Chef Ericka Burke’s Sunday Suppers series, has been a place for the community to come together once a month and celebrate food, conversation and community. May’s Sunday Supper happens to land on Mother’s day so Chef Burk has created a menu to celebrate moms. A Complimentary glass of bubbly will be presented for all moms, the meal-roast chicken- is served family style. A full dinner and dessert included is only $30 per person. Reservation are required.

Mother’s Day Dinner at The Herbfarm | 4:30 p.m. | Treat Mom to a night she’ll never forget. At The Herbfarm, they will fete Mom and pin her with a lovely Herbal Boutonniere crafted from cuttings from their herb & flower gardens. Mother’s Day Dinner starts at a reasonable 4:30pm, so everyone can enjoy the dinner. To reserve your place, call the restaurant at (425) 485-5300.

Unique Outings

Just for Mom Spa Experience at Salish Lodge & Spa | all month of May | Whisk your mother away for a relaxing spa themed stay at the quintessential northwest resort. Let her be Queen For a Day with a 50 minute tranquility massage, 50 minute facial and a signature body scrub. Complimentary sparkling wine and truffles included.

Gene Juarez Spa Package | all month of May | Send your mom off for some pampering in the heart of downtown. The Roosevelt hotel and Gene Juarez have created the ‘You Deserve Pampering Package’ which includes a one night’s stay, a full body tranquility massage, customized facial, and choice of skin masque or classic manicure or pedicure. Pricing starts from $324, pending the night of the stay.

Mother’s Day Brunch and Dinner Cruise Aboard the Royal Argosy| 12-2 p.m. & 5-8 p.m. | Seattle’s Argosy Cruise line is offering two ways to celebrate Mothers this year- a morning Brunch or relaxing Dinner cruise. Upon arriving mother’s will be greeted with a glass of champagne and a special gift. Then let them sit back and relax as you float around Elliot Bay and past the Seattle skyline while listening to live music. $60 per adult for the Brunch Cruise, and $76 per adult for the dinner cruise.

Mother’s Day Salmon Bake at Tillicum Village| 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. | If adventure and history is a little more your mom’s style treat her to a four hour excursion to Blake Island which includes a salmon buffet and special gift. Watch as salmon is cooked in the traditional native way, and then enjoy storytelling about the coast’s Salish tribes.