Follow Me Foodie to Mother’s Day Brunches!
Holy crap! No, not the cereal, but just holy crap. I don’t know how many Mother’s Day restaurant promotions are happening around Vancouver, but my inbox is literally flooded with Mother’s Day menus. It’s the busiest day of the year for restaurants beating Valentine’s Day. Everyone has a mom, but not everyone has a significant other, so let’s celebrate Mother’s Day by taking her to a million brunches. Start early and start with hotels because they open earliest. Hmmm come to think, I don’t even think this is what my mom wants to do, but maybe just what I want to do. On the other hand, who doesn’t like to eat well? Follow Me Foodie to Mother’s Day Brunches!
Note: These are not necessarily recommendations, but just a list of some Mother’s Day events that I am aware of. There are many more than this list. Unless specified, all events take place on May 13th (Mother’s Day).
The Mother’s Day Brunch List!
Bacchus at the Wedgewood Hotel – Highlights from the gourmet buffet brunch menu include: Avocado and Hand Peeled Shrimp, Duck Liver and Cognac Parfait, Brioche French Toast with Maple Roasted Pears, Dungeness crab and Nova Scotia lobster, Fingerling Potato & Pulled Confit Duck Hash and several desserts like candied ginger ice cream and Meyer Lemon & Blueberry Crème Brulee. Enjoy live piano music entertainment!
- Click for full menu: Mother’s Day Brunch Menu, Mother’s Day 3-course Gourmet Dinner Menu
- $59pp and $35pp for children under 12
- Address: 845 Hornby St., Vancouver
- To make a reservation call (604) 689-7777
Diva at the Met Restaurant and Bar at The Metropolitan Hotel – “Highlights include roasted AAA rib eye from our carving station, freshly shucked oysters paired with an assortment of delicious toppings from our oyster station and a made-to-order ice cream sundae station. And because she does so much… all moms will receive a complimentary box of Diva’s decadent truffles!”
- $60pp and $30pp for children under 12
- Seatings from 11am to 1pm.
- Address: 645 Howe Street, Vancouver
- To make a reservation call 1-604-602-7788
Dockside Restaurant at The Granville Island Hotel – Highlights include a Seafood Station with Dockside Signature Chili Squid, Seared Wild BC Salmon, Coconut Curry Shrimp Skewers, Chef Attended Cooking Stations for waffles and omelettes, Chef Attended Carvery with Roasted Double Smoked Bone in Brown Sugar Sea Salt Glazed Ham and a full dessert buffet. $2 from every buffet sold will go to support the Children’s Hospital Foundation.
- See full Mother’s Day Brunch Menu here.
- $56pp and $19pp for children 5-12
- Address: 1253 Johnston Street (Granville Island) Vancouver
- To make a reservations call 604-685-7070
Edible Canada is celebrating all moms with special 4 course set menus for brunch and dinner showcasing seasonal and local ingredients. They will also be hosting a Market Dinner event with celebrity chef Anna Olsen – see here.
- Brunch $55pp Dinner $70pp
- Seatings at 10am, 12:30pm, 3pm
- To make a reservations call 604.682.6681.
MARKET By Jean-Georges – is offering a three-course brunch for $65 per person. French Toast with Roasted Apples & Crispy Bacon or Eggs Benedict with a choice of Ham or Smoked Salmon & Breakfast Potatoes are just a few of the options on this year’s Mother’s Day Brunch Menu.
- View the entire menu here.
- To make a reservations call (604) 695-1115
- $79 per person, $39.50 for kids 5-12
- To make a reservations call 604.695.5500
Restaurant 62 – Mother’s Day Brunch Menu highlights include: Phyllo wrapped strawberry and rhubarb crepe with fresh whipped cream, Goat’s cheese and mushroom frittata with roasted potatoes and greens, Lobster and fresh basil frittata with roasted potatoes and greens, Braised beef short rib and egg on potato rosti, East Coast crab cake benny with house made hollandaise and petite fours.
- $34.95 per person
- Three seatings: 10:00 am, 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm
- Address: #106-2001 McCallum Rd., Abbotsford
- To make a reservation call 604.855.3545
- $69 for guided herb tour + gourmet lunch (Treat mom and you come for free!)
- Duration: 2 hours
- To book, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- A la carte prices
- Address: 1181 Melville Street, Vancouver
- To make a reservation call (604) 639-8692.
- See full menu here.
- $49 per person, $24 for kids 6-12, 5 and under eat free.
- Address: 138 Victory Ship Way, North Vancouver
- To make a reservation call 604.973.8000
Wild Rice (Pender) – is going casual with a Mother’s Day Platter for $25. The platter consists of edamame steam buns with a sui choy salad and sesame puree, vegan hush puppies with a spicy “mayo”, and dungeness crab and kabocha quinoa cakes with a ginger soy reduction. This platter can be made vegan upon request.
$25 platterAddress: 117 W. Pender St.,Vancouver
- To make a reservation call 604-642-2882.
YEW Restaurant + Bar at The Four Seasons Hotel – Highlights include “Celebration of Seafood” raw bar, favourite brunch items, BC Spot Prawns, freshly shucked oysters, King Crab Legs and Wild Sockeye Salmon Gravlax. There will also be an Old Fashioned Ice Cream Parlour with toppings for dessert. Partial proceeds of every brunch sold will go to the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation and moms will take home a copy of one of the world’s top selling children’s books – Robert Munsch’s, I Love You Forever.
- Click here to see the complete menu.
- $79pp and $35 for kids 6 – 12 (5 and under free).
- Offered from 10am to 2pm, reservations recommended.
- To make reservations call 604.692.4939
Campagnolo ROMA for brunch or Fat Dragon Bar-B-Q for lunch – “Mom will receive a single stem flower (while supplies last) and our bar team has designed some beautiful spring time cocktails with her in mind.”
Fat Dragon Bar-B-Q (566 Powell St., Vancouver) – Barman Matt Martin, Gam Gam Fizz, vanilla bean infused vodka, passion fruit, lemon, peach bitters, egg white, club soda Siam Sling, white rum, coconut, fresh mint, kaffir lime, orange blossom water
Sanafir – “Extraordinary culinary delights await at this exotic dining locale. Order up the Mezze Platter to satiate the party — brimming with Mediterranean Ribs, Lamb Kofta, Black Pepper Calamari, Watermelon & Valdeon Salad, and more – there is something here to please every member of the family. Open Mother’s Day from 4:30pm.” – from press release.
Italian Kitchen – “Raise a glass to mom with a Colazione Bellini Speciale – a delightful vodka and apricot brandy citrus cocktail. Satisfying menu selections include: Tagine made with tomato poached eggs, chicken sausage, eggplant, sun-dried tomatoes and charred scallions; Timballo Primavera with eggs, tomato sauce and fior di latte; and Breakfast Pizza with boar bacon, roasted scallions, burrata and egg. Open Mother’s Day from 11am.”- from press release.
Trattoria – “Brunch at the popular Kitsilano restaurant includes a complimentary fruit smoothie shooter and tasty Tiramisu bread. Hearty menu options include: Stufato di Verdure – Italian pot pie with eggs, tomato, smoked pancetta, asparagus, spinach béchamel and Italian pastry; and Smoked Salmon Omelets filled with smoked salmon, pickled red onion, arugula and mascarpone. Open Mother’s Day from 10:30am.” – from press release.
Society – “How perfect that Mother’s Day is on a Sunday as that’s Family Night at SOCIETY and kids under 12 eat free! The kids menu offers all the favourites, including: Fish and Chips; Grilled Cheese Sandwiches; and Pasta. Mom and dad can enjoy comfort food too, but with a twist, such as: Baked Truffled Mac & Cheese; Blackened Wild BC Salmon; and Baja Cajun Shrimp Quesadillas. Open Mother’s Day from 4:30pm.” – from press release.
Black + Blue – “The newest and swankiest dining destination within The GLOWBAL COLLECTION is sure to impress mom with a gorgeous dinner menu featuring golden age of steak-inspired dishes. From Caesar salads and Crêpes Suzette prepared table-side, to impossibly thick steaks grilled to perfection, and the Sunday Surf+Turf, which will feature in-house aged rare cuts of beef accompanied by the first Spot Prawns of the season. Open Mother’s Day from 4:30pm.” – from press release.