Give mom the gift of brunch on Mother's Day. Here are some restaurants and bars around town offering brunch specials.
The Abbey Food + Bar will have a "drag-centric" brunch hosted by West Hollywood diva "Momma." All moms in attendance will receive a free mimosa with the purchase of an entree. Drag mothers must bring their children in drag to redeem. 692 N. Robertson Blvd., West Hollywood, (310) 289-8410, www.abbeyfoodandbar.com.
The Backyard at The W Westwood will have a choice of two courses from a special brunch menu and dessert for $59 on the outdoor, poolside restaurant. A kids menu will also be available. 930 Hilgard Ave., Los Angeles, (310) 443 8218, www.wlosangeles.com/thebackyard.
The Belvedere at the Peninsula Beverly Hills is offering a special three-course menu with free-flowing Nicolas Feuilatte Champagne from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. The price is $128 per person and $45 per child 12 years or younger. 9882 S. Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills, (310) 975-2736, www.peninsula.com/belvedere.
Bistro 45 will serve Mother's Day brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with a glass of Segura Viudas Riserva Cava Brut sparkling; $39.45 per person and $19.45 for kids age 5 to 10. 45 S. Mentor Ave., Pasadena, (626) 795-2478, www.Bistro45.com.
Bouchon will have some Mother's Day brunch specials including buttermilk waffles with Brooks cherries, maple syrup and lemon crème fraiche , Delta green asparagus salad and Dungeness crab and Maine lobster hash. Brunch will be served from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 235 N Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, (310) 271-9910, www.bouchonbistro.com/.
Cafe del Rey will have a special three-course Mediterranean-inspired brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The $48 prix-fixe menu includes unlimited sparkling wine, mimosas, bloody Marys and sparkling cider. 4451 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, (310) 823-6395, www.CAFEdelREYmarina.com.
Craft will serve brunch from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The menu includes three courses and is $65 per person. Children 5 and younger are complimentary. 10100 Constellation Blvd, Los Angeles, (310) 279-4180, www.craftrestaurantsinc.com.
Esterel's at Sofitel Los Angeles will have a Mother's Day $55 prix-fixe four-course menu with bottomless mimosas and live music by the Miles Davis Jazz Quartet. 8555 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, (310) 358-3979, sosundaybrunch.com.
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar will offer guests a three-course brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at all of its locations. The price per person is $39.95 and each mom will receive a $25 dining card valid for a future visit. For children younger than 12, a special three-course brunch menu will be offered for $18.95. www.flemingssteakhouse.com for locations.
Hakkasan Beverly Hills will feature a special $48 tasting menu from noon to 8 p.m. The menu includes three courses, a specialty cocktail and an a la carte dessert. 233 N. Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills, (310)888-8661, hakkasan.com/beverlyhills.
The Larder at Tavern and The Larder at Burton Way will both offer brunch and dinner menus to dine in or take out with a four-guest minimum. The brunch is $28 per person and the dinner is $48 per person. Orders for May 11 must be placed by 5 p.m. The Larder at Burton Way, 8500 Burton Way, Los Angeles, (310) 278-8060, www.larderatburtonway.com; The Larder at Tavern, 11648 San Vicente Blvd., Los Angeles, (310) 806-6464, www.tavernla.com/larder.
One Pico will offer a three-course meal for $80 that includes lobster risotto, salmon tartare, a raspberry chocolate tart and more. 1 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, (310) 458-0030, shuttersonthebeach.com.
The Pikey will offer a la carte Mother's Day Brunch specials from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. along with $5 glasses and $20 bottles of Sunday House red and white wine. The restaurant will also serve a Mother's Day Sunday night roast from 3 p.m. to 2 a.m. 7617 W Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, (323) 850-5400, www.thepikeyla.com.
Post & Beam will offer a brunch buffet with 14 breakfast, lunch and dessert options for $36 per person and $18 for children 10 years old and younger. There will be one seating at 11:30 a.m. and one at 1:30 p.m. 3767 Santa Rosalia Drive, Los Angeles, (323) 299-5599, postandbeamla.com.
Public Kitchen & Bar at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel will offer a special brunch menu for $42 per person. There will also be a tableside bloody Mary cart or $16 bottomless agua fresca mimosas. 7000 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, (323) 466-7000, www.thompsonhotels.com/hotels/hollywood-roosevelt.
The Queen Mary is serving a Champagne brunch from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Prices are $59.99 per person and $19.95 per child 12 and younger. 1126 Queens Highway, Long Beach, (562) 499-1606, www.queenmary.com/dining.
Riva Bella will serve Mother's Day brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with an a la carte menu and $15 bottomless mimosas and Aperol spritzers. The restaurant will also serve dinner from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. 9201 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, (310) 278-2060, www.innovativedining.com.
The Ritz Carlton Hotel will offer a "Royal Tea Treatment" with "Tea at the Top" tea service at the WP24 restaurant followed by a massage at the spa and a manicure and pedicure. Guests can also add a shampoo, hair style and makeup application. Seatings for the tea service are available at 1 p.m., 1:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. on May 11. Prices are $65 per adult and $20 per child for just the tea service and $310 per person for the entire "Royal Tea Treatment," which includes the tea service and valet parking for one car. 900 W Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, (213) 743-4400, ritzcarlton.com.
RockSugar Pan Asian Kitchen will have a prix-fixe Mother's Day menu with four courses for $58 per person for parties of two or more. The menu will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. 10250 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, (310) 552-9988, www.rocksugarpanasiankitchen.com.
Shutter’s Coast Beach Café & Bar will have a three-course prix-fixe menu for $42 with market greens, Alaskan halibut, mascarpone cheesecake and more. 1 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, (310) 458-0030, shuttersonthebeach.com.
The Sky Room will have a three-course brunch for $49 per person and a live band. 40 S. Locust Ave, Long Beach, (562) 983-2703, www.theskyroom.com.
Willie Jane will offer its regular brunch menu along with two special dishes in honor of Mother's Day including a potato and chive waffle with smoked salmon and Mama's brown sugar pecan sticky buns. Brunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 1031 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Los Angeles, (310) 392-2425, www.williejane.com.Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun