You did it again—you let Mother's Day creep up on you for yet another year and now you've got no plans save for buying a bouquet of bodega flowers. But mom certainly deserves better, and luckily there's still a bunch of Mother's Day reservations available at some quality New York restaurants. Here's where you can take your mama out this Sunday.
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Cheers mom on her special day with a complimentary glass of champagne (or non-alcoholic beverage of her choice) at this plant-based East Village pizzeria.
Inside the Peninsula New York hotel, this seasonal American spot is hosting a beauty brunch on May 8th, with a pop-up makeup counter from Sisley Paris.
The four-course Mother's Day spread at Jesse Schenker's Flatiron restaurant includes scallops with fava beans and a chewy salted caramel cake, supplemented with live music during dinner service. Plus, mom will take home a gratis rose.
The Shojin-focused Murray Hill canteen is offering a special nine-course Mother's Day tasting menu at $120 a person, as well as surprise gifts for dining mothers.
Marc Murphy's subway-tiled midtown spot will present a Mother's Day buffet on Sunday, complete with a shrimp-cocktail bar, house-made pasta station, a dessert table and complimentary mimosas.
Along with a three-course brunchtime prix fixe ($45), the downtown Gallic bistro will host a champagne toast to maman and live music from 1:30pm to 5pm.
The Michelin-starred Williamsburg restaurant from husband-and-wife team Polo Dobkin and Stephanie Lempert will be serving a two-course $45 brunch menu with an included cocktail or glass of wine for Mother's Day.
Along with honoring mom with a complimentary Guerlain beauty gift, the fowl-focused Upper East Sider will be celebrating the season's bounty with a spring asparagus festival.
Tavern on the Green
Treat mom to a day in the park at the iconic dining room, which will be offering a $125 four-course prix fixe throughout the day, as well family portraits.
The Chelsea small-plates spot will be gifting mom with a special treat, and all diners will have a chance to win a $250 gift card to the restaurant.