Here’s a roundup of Mother’s Day Orange County 2022 celebration ideas featuring special menus by local restaurants for Mother’s Day brunch, Mother’s Day lunch, Mother’s Day dinner plus desserts and treats.
Mother’s Day is Sunday is May 8, 2022.
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This list is not exhaustive and is updated as information becomes available. I try to feature as much as I can but certainly this is not all that is out there. If your favorite restaurant is not on the list, contact them to see what they are offering.
Mother’s Day Orange County 2022: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Restaurants
Eddie V’s Prime Seafood
Eddie V’s is offering a prix fixe three-course brunch menu of indulgent favorites on Mother’s Day Sunday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. such as Lobster Quiche, Roasted Avocado with Jumbo Lump Crab, and Steak and Eggs. Brunch Cocktails such as Mimosas, Bloody Marys, and Bellinis are available as enhancements. A La Carte dinner options are available all day. Adults $49, Children $15.
The menu is as follows:
- Warm cinnamon rolls: House-baked and finished with Cream cheese frosting
- First course (choice of):
- Organic greens salad, baby heirloom tomatoes, julienne carrots, apple-cider vinaigrette
- Maine lobster bisque, fresh Maine lobster, cream, cognac
- Norwegian smoked salmon, thinly sliced with herb cream cheese, capers, pickled red onions
- Main course (choice of):
- Pan-seared steak and eggs, 8 oz filet with potatoes au gratin, sunny side up eggs, red-eye gravy
- Lobster quiche florentine, butter-poached Maine lobster, goat cheese, fresh spinach, paired with a Fuji apple salad
- Roasted avocado and jumbo lump crab with fresh herbs and lemon butter on brioche toast
- Fresh seasonal berries with fresh baked cookies
- Bananas foster cake with butter pecan ice cream
- First course: Fresh fruit
- Entrée (choice of):
- Scrambled eggs with cheese served with bacon
- Crispy chicken fingers with french fries
- Creamy parmesan mac and cheese with choice of vegetable
- Grilled chicken breast with French fries
- Dessert: Sorbet or ice cream served with housemade cookies
The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar
The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar- Tustin and The Winery Restaurant and Wine Bar – Newport Beach are taking reservations for May 8. They are offering a prix-fixe 2-course brunch menu from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm. Priced at $65 per person (children’s menu will be offered).
Casa del Sol Cocina Mexicana
Casa del Sol Cocina Mexicana (Tustin) is taking reservations for May 8. They are offering a brunch buffet. Priced at $55 per person and $20 for children. They also offer 2 mariachi shows and a prix-fixed menu in the evening.
21 Oceanfront (Newport Beach) is taking reservations for May 8. They are offering a 3 course prix-fixe Mother’s Day Brunch from 10 am and 2 pm. Priced at $85 per person.
Ysidro Restaurant and Lounge (@ the Inn at the Mission San Juan Capistrano)
Ysidora Restaurant and Lounge (@ the Inn at the Mission San Juan Capistrano) is taking reservations for May 8. They are offering a five-course brunch. Priced at $75+ for adults, and $30+ for children ages 5-12 excluding charge and tax.
This Mother’s Day, Bristol Farms, Southern California’s gourmet grocer, is offering a special elegant brunch menu, exquisite flowers, and goodies from their bakery that will make mom feel more appreciated than ever. The best part is, no cooking – just quality time with mom.
- An elegant menu that is perfect for Mother’s Day brunch
- A take-home brunch with two savory quiches (Lorraine or Florentine), fresh fruit salad, and two house-baked blueberry loaves. The brunch is priced at $70.00 and serves 8 people. Ordering is open online here, now through May 5th, for May 8th in-store pickup.
- Mother’s Day florals as beautiful as mom (for mom and to decorate the table)
- Bristol Farms is offering a deal on its double dozen long stem roses. These special roses are grown in Ecuador and have larger buds with vibrant colors. They are one of the best deals in town due to low delivery fees.
- Bristol Farms has local, artisanal chocolates and specialty candies, many of which are exclusive to the market. They include Compartés, John Kelly, Robataille’s, California Gummy Bears, Sugarfina and more. They also have their freshly baked beautiful macarons, custom cakes, their NEW red velvet bundt cake, and their famous The Cookie Take & Bake dough.
Seasons 52 is offering A La Carte Mother’s Day Brunch entrées in the dining room from 10 a.m-2 p.m., with selections such as Crab and Cheddar Quiche, Upright French Toast with Applewood Smoked Bacon and Wood-Grilled Shrimp and Grits. Brunch Sips cocktails are available to enhance the brunch experience, such as Mimosas, Sangrias, Bloody Marys, and Rosé Lemonade.
Seasons 52 is also serving a Mother’s Day Green Box To Go, featuring three courses of freshly prepared favorites including choice of Apricot Glazed Spiral Ham, Whole Side of Cedar Plank-Roasted Salmon or Wood-Grilled Beef Tenderloin, plus salad, two sides, and six Chocolate Dipped Strawberry Mini Indulgence desserts.
Each Green Box dinner serves four to six people and will be chilled and ready for guests to warm at home.
Guests can visit Seasons52.com to make a Mother’s Day reservation for May 8 and to place a To Go order by May 2 for pickup on May 7.
Claim Jumper – Costa Mesa, Claim Jumper – Mission Viejo and Claim Jumper – Buena Park are taking reservations May 8 from 10 am to 2 pm. They are offering a special brunch menu. Featuring traditional breakfast items, decadent waffles, hearty omelets, and egg benedicts with mimosa and bloody Mary specials. A regular menu and prime Steakhouse menu will be available.
Anaheim White House
Anaheim White House is taking reservations for May 8. They are offering a standard dinner menu from 11 am to 9 pm.
Fogo de Chao – Irvine Spectrum
Fogo de Chao – Irvine Spectrum is taking reservations for May 8.
Fogo de Chão will be open on Mother’s Day for all to enjoy brunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and dinner from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. with fixed dinner pricing all day. Additionally, children 7-12 years of age are half price and those 6 and under are free with the purchase of the full churrasco experience.
Guests can also pick up a Brazilian-inspired Mother’s Day To-Go Package, which is available to order for pickup or delivery all day on May 7, and by 10:30 a.m. on May 8 (minimum 24-hour advance order notice required).
Beachcomber Cafe – Crystal Cove
Beachcomber Cafe – Crystal Cove is taking reservations for May 8. Priced at $51.95 for adults, and $16.95 for kids.
Start with Bottomless Champagne or Mimos. Then enjoy their Beignets & Ambrosia and choose from one of nine special entrees created for the Mother’s Day Brunch.
Surf & Turf, Miso Glazed Salmon Salad, Vegetable Frittata, Bananas Foster Pancakes with Ham & Eggs, Buttermilk Fried Chicken, Shrimp & Eggplant Pomodoro Pasta,
$16.95 Kids will also get Beignets & Ambrosia and choose from our Kids menu: French Toast, Eggs & Bacon, Pancakes, Grilled Cheese, Chicken Tenders, Fish & Chips, Teriyaki Chicken. Includes beverage & S’more Dessert
No regular menu served on his special day. Brunch menu only until 4:30pm.
Trust DTSA (Santa Ana) is taking reservations for May 8. They are offering a special brunch from 11 am to 3:30 pm. Priced at $225 per person, meal, pairings, tax, and gratuity included.
sushi ii – california
sushi ii – california (Newport Beach) is taking reservations for May 8. They are offering one course for lunch and dinner. Featuring a small appetizer plate, grilled dish, simmered dish, and 8 pieces of nigiri. Priced at $150 per person.
Perla Mexican Cuisine
Perla Mexican Cuisine (Santa Ana) is taking reservations for May 8. They are offering a brunch featuring a live mariachi. $15 deposit per person. Available for indoor and outdoor.
CUCINA enoteca – Newport Beach
CUCINA enoteca – Newport Beach is taking reservations for May 8. They are offering a three-course Mother’s Day menu. Priced at $65 per person.
Ruth’s Chris Steak House
Ruth’s Chris is offering a three-course Celebration Feast starting at $57 featuringa classic starter (Steak House Salad, Caesar Salad or Lobster Bisque), entrée (Steak & Shrimp, Steak & Lobster, or New Twin Tail Entrée), personal side (Creamed Spinach or Garlic Mashed Potatoes), and dessert (Chef’s Selection) to eliminate the stress of Mother’s Day cooking at home.
Ruth’s Chris will also be offering two featured beverage options – Veuve Clicquot Brut (available by the glass) and Flowers Chardonnay or Flowers Pinot Noir (available by the bottle). For those looking to celebrate at home, the Celebration Feast will be available for takeout and will feature a feast for four and comes with a choice of salad, an entrée, two sides and dessert for $195. Preorder now for pickup on May 7 or 8.
Gift Card Offer: From May 2 – 8, buy a gift card and receive bonus value to indulge Mom (get a $25 bonus card for every $150 gift card purchase). Bonus value valid through Aug. 31, 2022.
Silver Trumpet Restaurant & Bar
Silver Trumpet Restaurant & Bar (Costa Mesa) is taking reservations for May 8 from 9 am to 3 pm. They are offering a gourmet brunch buffet. Priced at $99 per adult and $39 per child under 13. Tax and gratuity are not included.
Roy’s Anaheim is taking reservations for May 8. They are offering an island-inspired, two-course brunch menu from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm with a limited a la carte menu. Priced at $49 per person.
Bayside Restaurant (Newport Beach) is taking reservations for May 8. They are offering a Special Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch, a three-course menu, and a children’s menu.
Fleming’s Steakhouse – Newport Beach and Fleming’s Steakhouse – Anaheim are taking reservations for May 8. They are offering a 3-course menu featuring Filet Mignon and a choice of pairing – Lobster Scampi or Crab-Stuffed Shrimp.
Mariposa at Neiman Marcus – Newport Beach
Mariposa at Neiman Marcus – Newport Beach is taking reservations for May 8.
THE LOT Fashion Island
THE LOT Fashion Island (Newport Beach) is taking reservations for May 8. They are offering a Sunday Brunch Buffet that includes a “build your own” omelet station, carved meats, specialty salads, assorted pastries, and more. Priced at $65 per person.
Tangerine Room (Anaheim) is taking reservations for May 8. They are offering a special Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet from noon to 3 pm. Priced at $95 per adult and $55 per child under 12. Tax and gratuity are not included.
Detention (Santa Ana) is taking reservations for May 8. They are offering a Mother’s Day Special. $10 deposit per person at reservation.
Outpost Kitchen – South Coast Metro
Outpost Kitchen – South Coast Metro is taking reservations for May 8. They are offering a prix-fixe menu. Featuring a choice of 2 appetizing starters, a choice of 6 fabulous entrees, and a choice of 2 chef-curated flavorful desserts. Champagne and cocktail specials will be available. Priced at $65 per person.
Pelican Grill (Newport Coast) is taking reservations for May 8. They are offering a Mother’s Day Buffet extravaganza. Priced at $175 plus tax and gratuity.
Coliseum Grill – The resort at Pelican Hill
Coliseum Grill – The Resort at Pelican Hill is taking reservations for May 8. They are offering a Brunch Menu from 10 am to 3:30 pm. Priced at $135++ per person and $45++ for children under 12.
Oliver’s Osteria (Laguna Beach) is taking reservations for May 8. They are offering a Mother’s Day Brunch menu from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm and a Dinner menu from 11:30 am to 9:30 pm.
Check back later as more offerings are added to this list.