Mother’s Day Dining in Phoenix 2015

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Is Mom craving a decadent resort brunch or a casual quiche-and-mimosa breakfast this Mother’s Day? Or perhaps she simply wants a big ole chocolate cake following all-you-can-eat pizza? Whatever Mom wishes, reserve your spot at one of these 60-plus Valley restaurants who are hosting special Mother’s Day meals, events and deals–some are even sweetening the holiday with a gift for her. Check restaurant Web sites for pricing, menus and reservations.
Treat Mom to a delicious Mother’s Day dining experience at El Chorro, (pictured on opened page) featuring Camelback Mountain views and one of the best patios in the Valley. El Chorro’s Mother’s Day Brunch will feature live music and a brunch buffet full of seasonal favorites. For Moms who enjoy sleeping in, the restaurant will also serve a prix fixe dinner menu from 5 p.m. to close.
Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain will wow mom this Mother’s Day with not one but two elaborate brunches on May 10. elements (pictured) will serve a delectable four-course prix fixe menu (11 a.m. to 2 p.m.) prepared by Executive Chef Beau MacMillan. On the menu? Green chili pork stew, salted caramel and banana French toast and much more. The Views Ballroom, touting a wrap-around terrace and panoramic views of Mummy Mountain, will showcase a buffet menu complete with action/carving stations and entertainment (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.).
Fairmont Scottsdale Princess‘ Mother’s Day brunch will be held in the Palomino Ballroom, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. “Four Restaurants. Five Chefs. One Spectacular Mother’s Day Brunch.” will feature various cuisines from Bourbon Steak, La Hacienda, Ironwood American Kitchen and the new Toro Latin Restaurant & Rum Bar. Mothers will receive a complimentary mimosa or bellini on arrival.
Mother’s Day dining at the Arizona Biltmore means two opportunities for a delicious meal. Wright’s at the Biltmore offers a brunch with incredible stations like an iced seafood bar, cold salads, hot entrees and more; Frank & Albert’s dishes up a three-course, pre-fixe menu.
From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the historic Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort will be hosting a holiday brunch buffet. Highlights include smoked salmon, shrimp cocktail, smoke paprika-dusted chicken breast, vegetable egg Benedict, an omelet station, herb- and garlic-crusted prime rib and much more.
On Sunday, May 10 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., one of the Valley’s premier Irish pubs, Padre Murphy’s, will be celebrating Mother’s Day with family, friends, a delectable brunch buffet and a special drawing for Mother’s Day prizes.
Let  Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa host your perfect Mother’s Day celebration with an exclusive four-course prix fixe meal in Ko’Sin Restaurant. This special meal takes place on Sunday, May 10 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and offers indoor and outdoor seating.
Sapporo’s Mother’s Day specials include the Mom’s Celebration of The Sea Roll made with lobster tempura, crab, cucumber and lemon topped with seared shrimp and king salmon rosette, and a Thai-style green goddess salad. Sapporo is also allowing families to hand-pick flowers and design personal cards just for mom.  The restaurant is also opening early at 12 p.m.
Eddie V’s Prime Seafood in Scottsdale will open at 10 a.m. on Mother’s Day to offer a special daytime dining experience for guests of all ages. Eddie V’s will feature two prix-fixe menu versions to accommodate both adults (three course) and children (two courses).
T. Cook’s at Royal Palms Resort and Spa, A Destination Hotel, will serve up two luxe dining options for mom to enjoy including a specialty menu and buffet.  Guests  select from a prix-fixe brunch menu vegetable frittata and scallops or a buffet menu, complete with a carving station for leg of lamb and more.
Crave Waffle Sandwich Creations is offering $3 mimosas on Mother’s Day. Crave serves a variety of savory, sweet and breakfast-centered waffle sandwiches.
On Sunday, May 10, Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse invites families to treat their mothers to an elegant Mother’s Day dining experience sure to satisfy all palates. Moms who dine on Mother’s Day will receive a dining card good for a complimentary lunch or dinner on their next visit.
Scottsdale Resort & Conference Center, A Destination Hotel invites locals to show mom how much she is appreciated this Mother’s Day with an elegant brunch at Palm Court restaurant. On Sunday, May 10, The Scottsdale Resort will present live entertainment by The Ron Jean Duo, and moms will receive a complimentary key chain to honor her on this special day.
At Beckett’s Table, moms can select from the restaurant’s seasonal menu or the two Mother’s Day specials: spice-rubbed and -seared scallop appetizer with apple-asparagus salad, saffron corn puree and micro pea tendril or exotic mushroom and housemade spinach pasta with English peas, spring leeks, sweet onion broth and herb pesto.
Take mom on a taste trip to the American South at Southern Rail. Grab $5 mimosas and $6 bloody Marys Saturday and Sunday with featured specials.
Celebrate Mom by treating the whole family to brunch at Rita’s Kitchen at the JW Marriott Camelback Inn. Brunch will feature a variety of selections ranging from traditional brunch favorites, including omelets to order and French toast, to delicious alternatives including a selection of sushi rolls and handmade tacos. All moms will be gifted a bag of Camelback Inn’s famous Oaxacan cookies.
TapHouse Kitchen is celebrating a memorable Mother’s Day brunch as well as its one-year-anniversary in May. Most loved for his crème brulee French Toast and signature eggs Benedict made with turkey, Chef Patrick Karvis is offering all the TapHouse Brunch favorites this Mother’s Day.To really spoil those extra special moms, TapHouse Kitchen is also offering bottomless mimosas.
The Gladly is offering a special Mother’s Day sangria, made withSpanish Garnacha, mixed with lemon, orange and pineapple juice, crème de cassis and brandy. Served over ice, garnished with an orchid.
The Capital Grille will be serving a Mother’s Day Brunch on May 10 starting at 10 a.m. The restaurant will feature its full dinner menu as well as a special three-course brunch to celebrate. 
The Market by Jennifer’s is dishing up a special Mother’s Day prix fixe menu, featuring dishes like roasted leg of lamb, pea and parsley soup, farm-fresh eggs, lemon trifle and much more.
Treat your mom to some delicious berry crepes with Champagne compote this Mother’s Day at Luci’s Healthy Marketplace. A sweet treat, this special menu item is available all day on Sunday, May 10 only.
Bring your mom to Cibo e Vino this Mother’s Day for a special Sunday brunch, available from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The brunch features an omelet bar, $10 bottomless champagne and irresistible dishes like homemade strawberry cream cheese French toast.
Commemorate your special day with Mom with a complimentary photograph and Mother’s Day frame this year. Z’Tejas Southwestern Grill will have photographers on hand to capture this special day. Z’Tejas is also treating moms to a free dessert—chef’s choice.
Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill is rolling out a special Mother’s Day menu that everyone can enjoy–plus, mamas are gifted with a box of chocolates.
Brunch is offered from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Mother’s Day at Social Box with eats like steak and eggs, breakfast burrito and more. All moms will receive a special gift.
Pamper mom this Mother’s Day with a visit to Casino Arizona and Talking Stick Resort. Both properties are honoring the special holiday with various dining specials all day long on May 10, from a luxury feast at Orange Sky to a casual breakfast, lunch or dinner at Eagles Buffet.
Create new memories with mom by treating Mom to a delicious Mother’s Day brunch at District American Kitchen and Wine Bar from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 10. The special menu will feature traditional favorites incorporating local ingredients and fresh herbs from the restaurant’s garden–and endless Champagne.
Treat mom to a delicious Mother’s Day brunch at Milagro Grill on Sunday, May 10. All mothers will receive a long-stem mum, alongside a packed brunch buffet.
TEXAZ Grill will be serving Paris Texas toast, their famous Eggs Bubba and biscuits and gravy for brunch from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For supper, Mom can indulge in TEXAZ Grill’s renowned chicken-fried steak or brunch and supper menu specials just for her. TEXAZ Grill will also be dishing up slices of free apple pie for all mothers.
With dishes like sweet pea soup, roasted codfish and warm chocolate cake, J&G Steakhouse has assembled a three-course dinner on Mother’s Day. Chef Jacques Qualin will also be serving warm asparagus, warm beet salad, grilled chicken and grilled beef flat iron prime for dinner from 5 to 10 p.m.
Crudo’s chef Cullen Campbell is offering a three-course feast from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  The menu includes buttermilk biscuits with fried chicken skins and honey, ham hock with Homeboy hot sauce and polenta, or hoecakes with syrup braised bacon and easy egg.
For Mother’s Day, Gertrude’s at the Desert Botanical Garden will offer some specialty eats like squid ink linguine, crepes and tahini-scented vichyssoise.
Mother’s Day at Perfect Pear Bistro in Tempe and Ahwatukee takes place from 9 a.m. to noon and includes a bottomless Mimosa and choice of frittata and side. Plus, now through May 10, for every $25 in gift cards purchased, receive an additional $5 in gift cards at no additional cost.
Treat Mom to a very special Mother’s Day Champagne brunch at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa. Located in the Resort’s Trailblazers Ballroom with its beautiful Mother’s Day décor, live piano music and sweeping views of Kierland Golf Club and the McDowell Mountains, the brunch will feature a host of delectable items ranging from a build-your-own omelet station to fresh seafood selection.
Enjoy a delicious brunch at Eddie’s House, served from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Make sure to remember to drop Mom’s name in the raffle. One lucky lady will be given the opportunity to win an exclusive cooking lesson with none other than Chef Eddie Matney himself.
With RA Sushi’s all-day happy hour on Mother’s Day, treat mom to an amazing lunch or dinner without breaking the bank. She can take her pick from more than 25 appetizer and sushi selections, and Mom can pair her meal with a wide variety of beer, wine and signature cocktails.
On Mother’s Day, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sierra Bonita Grill will be serving its signature Southwestern brunch dishes, plus specials that have been created for the occasion. Popular selections include the Southwestern Benedict: panko-crusted eggs atop green chile beer biscuits, topped with Cure 81 Ham, and roasted poblano hollandaise, served with roasted root vegetables.
Mother’s Day weekend, May 9 and 10, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Paul Martin’s American Grill be offering a prix fixe brunch menu featuring three courses and a beverage. For those who want to skip the crowds, guests who dine on Saturday, May 9 will receive one complimentary prix fixe brunch with the purchase of a prix fixe brunch. On Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 10, mom will receive a $25 gift card good on a return visit (one per table, while supplies last).
Roaring Fork honors Valley moms on Sunday, May 10 with a specialty Mother’s Day brunch from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  The buffet-style menu features a selection of breakfast items, signature side dishes, hearty entrees and tasty desserts.
Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort and Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort is dishing up both casual and luxury dining options for Mother’s Day. Brunch at Different Pointe of View means buffet-style, signature carving boards that will feature slow-roasted aged prime rib of beef and roasted lamb and much more while, at Rico’s American Grill, toast Mom with a buffet meal and complimentary mimosa during Mother’s Day brunch at the family-friendly restaurant.
Head to Marcellino Ristorante for lunch or dinner for a delicious Mother’s Day meal. The all-day special for mom is Chef Marcellino’s hand-crafted porcini-infused fettuccine with chunks of fresh lobster, shiitake mushrooms and drizzles of earthy white truffle oil. Mom will also enjoy Chef’s complimentary tiramisu alongside live music.
Treat mom to an exquisite brunch at The Ritz-Carlton, Phoenix. She will enjoy a variety of cuisines, including the Ice Sculpture Seafood Display, Chef Omelet Station, an elaborate dessert station and more. Brunch will be served in The Ritz-Carlton Ballroom from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Perk Eatery is offering a fixed menu–with breakfast enchiladas, pancakes, huevos rancheros and more–for Mother’s Day and $3 mimosas for mom.
Savor a Mother’s Day buffet at Ahnala Mesquite Room at the We-Ko-Pa Resort & Conference Center. Enjoy a sushi bar, a variety of salads, crudite, cheese and charcuterie, a pasta station and much more, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Boulders’ Latilla restaurant will be hosting a Mother’s Day brunch featuring a carving station, omelet station, salads, entrees, desserts and a children’s station.
Nabers is offering $3 mimosas all day long on May 10 for all diners. And with the purchase of any beverage, moms eat free.
In honor of this special day, moms eat free with the purchase of an entrée from Red Embers Bar and Grill, Uptown Alley’s full-service restaurant.
On Saturday, May 9, Jewel’s Bakery & Cafe is hosting a Mommy and Me Tea complete with themed beverages, finger sandwiches, scones, jelly and more. All ages are welcome to attend. To register, email your name and number of guests to On Sunday, May 10, Jewel’s is offering a special menu for moms, families and kids with extended hours from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Specials will include sweet and savory crepes, salmon wellington, chicken walnut fruit salad and more.
AZ Food Crafters is offering a special “Brunch at Home” for Mother’s Day—all items are available for pre-order and will be picked up on Saturday, May 9 or before. Orders must placed by 4 p.m. on May 6. Options include quiche, lemon ricotta cake, hand pies and more.
The Scottsdale Plaza Resort is hosting a Mother’s Day brunch buffet in the Grande Ballroom on Sunday, May 10 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Every mother will receive a rose. Options include fresh-baked good, chilled salads, a carving station, entrees and more.
Starting at 9 a.m., Pink Pony in Scottsdale hosts a holiday buffet featuring Champagne and a fresh fruit bar, salads, bread station, seafood, omelets and more.
Taggia at Firesky Resort & Spa celebrates Festa Della Mamma with seatings from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Entrees include French toast, roasted beef tenderloin, roasted chicken breast and more Italian eats.
Los Sombreros celebrates with a three-course chile relleno Mother’s Day feast, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For dessert, Bailey’s or Kahlua flan.
Enjoy a relaxing lunch and concert on the Mighty Wurlitzer at Organ Stop Pizza. From 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., savor all-you-can-eat pizza and salad, plus unlimited soft drinks.
On Mother’s Day, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., enjoy a four-course brunch at LON’s at the Hermosa – either inside or alfresco – as the culinary team prepare some of Mom’s favorite dishes, including LON’s famous monkey bread, raspberry lemon pancakes, smoked salmon frittata and a chocolate peanut better tart. On May 9, enjoy a morning of entertaining art instruction while sipping mimosas, eating pastries and creating masterpieces at The Hermosa Inn’s Blue Door Art Studio & Gallery. Accomplished artist Carrie Curran will teach, inspire and guide guests on an artistic journey while using acrylic on canvas to vividly express interpretations of sunflowers on a sunny day while learning to gracefully handle the medium.
The Canopy in the Grove at The Farm at South Mountain, enjoy an amazing brunch with seatings that range from 8:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Dig into quiche, a variety of salads and sweets, short ribs, chicken, shrimp and much more. Plus, Mom gets a special treat.
The Cove Trattoria is planning a special menu for Mother’s Day with the likes of soft shell crab, stuffed pork loin and much more.
Enjoy an à la carte brunch or dinner, featuring several specials along with the seasonal menus, at Hotel Valley Ho’s ZuZu. Brunch is served from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. Build your own drink at the famous Bloody Mary + Mimosa Bar from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dinner is served from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Does Mom have a sweet tooth? TEXAZ Grill is giving her a slice of free apple pie on Mother’s Day.
Adorned with “MOM” and red daisy decorations, Sprinkles CupcakesMOM box features her favorites: dark chocolate, red velvet, vanilla and salty caramel cupcakes.  Sealed with a ‘MOM Loves Cupcakes’ sticker, it’s the perfect way to say thanks. The MOM box will be available at Sprinkles from May 8 to 10.
The Bakery PHX is offering a very special Mother’s Day dinner cake with rosette piping topped with an edible chocolate “mom” tag.  Available in both chocolate and vanilla, this delectable treat is made-to-order in three different sizes.

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