It’s sneaking up on us. Mother’s Day is just around the corner. Have you made plans for mom? Here are a few suggestions to get you planning. We won’t tell her that you needed a little nudge!
Roswell Teahouse: Tea will include a choice of soup like the signature cold cherry soup, light sandwiches, blueberry scones with lemon curd and desserts including the apple strudel. Mom will also choose a bottomless pot of tea to accompany her delectables. Seatings at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. 108 Magnolia St., Roswell. 770-643-5813. $26 adults, $15 children under 11.
West & Mill: Tea time will include a three-tier tray of sandwiches, petit fours and scones. In addition to tea service, tea-based cocktails will also be featured on Mother’s Day. 2-5 p.m. 1000 Marietta Street, Atlanta. 678-974-8953.
103 West: This Buckhead Life Restaurant will once again serve it’s annual mother’s day brunch buffet complete with piano entertainment. The buffet includes a carving station, brunch specialties and a dessert display. 10:30 a.m. – 3 :30 p.m. 103 West Paces Ferry Road, N.W., Buckhead. 404-233-5993. $62 adults, $24.50 children ages 6-12, free for children 5 and under.
4th & Swift: This restaurant in the Old Fourth Ward will offer a prix fixe brunch menu. Guests can sit on the newly renovated covered patio with a view of Ponce City Market. 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. 621 North Ave. N.E., Atlanta. 678-904-0160.
Davio’s: This Northern Italian restaurant will serve a brunch buffet and a la carte dinner to celebrate mom. Look for items like gulf red snapper with mushrooms, glzed turnips and oven-roasted tomatoes. Brunch 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. and dinner 3-8 p.m. 3500 Peachtree Road N.E., Buckhead. 404-844-4810. $45.
La Tavola: This Italian trattoria will serve a special brunch menu, which can be viewed online. You’ll find items like Pork Milanese, poached eggs bruchetta and grilled duck sausage. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. 992 Virginia Ave. N.E., Atlanta. 404-873-5430.
Olmsted: This restaurant will be serving brunch along with flowers and chocolate-covered strawberries for mom on May 12. It will also offer an on-site photographer for families who wish to take portraits. 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. 1180 Peachtree St. Atlanta. 404-443-8431.
Ray’s on the River: This Sandy Springs restaurant with river frontage will serve a buffet meal all day on Mother’s Day. 9 a.m. -9 p.m. 6700 Powers Ferry Road N.W., Sandy Springs. 770-955-1187. $39.95 adults, $19.95 children ages 5-10, free for children 4 and under.
Seed Kitchen & Bar: Chef Doug Turbush will offer a three-course brunch menu with items like the Georgia peach creme brulee french toast and lump crab eggs benedict. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. 1311 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta. 678-214-6888. $29.95 adults, $14.95 children under 12.
Seven Lamps: This Mother’s Day, look for a special brunch menu and unique cocktails at Seven Lamps. Featured items include the citrus-cured salmon sandwich, eggs Benedict and the shrimp and grits. 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. 3400 Around Lenox Road, Buckhead. 404-467-8950.
The Spence: Look for a special Mother’s Day brunch and the traditional dinner menu at The Spence. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. and 5:30 -10 p.m. 75 5th St. N.W., Atlanta. 404-892-9111.
South City Kitchen: Both locations will offer a three-course prix fixe brunch menu and a three-course prix fixe dinner menu. See menus online. Midtown location: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. and 5-9 p.m. 404-873-7358. Vinings location: 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. and 5-9 p.m. 770-435-0700. Brunch: $32 adults, $16 children 12 and under. Dinner: $42 adults, $21 children 12 and under.
Southern Art: This Southern-themed brunch buffet will include charcuterie and cheeses, chilled seafood, roasted and carved meats and chef Art Smith’s buttermilk fried chicken. 10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. 3315 Peachtree Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-946-9070. $55 adults, $28 children 12 and under.
Village Tavern: This Alpharetta eatery will offer a brunch buffet with options for the entire family. 10 a.m. 11555 Rainwater Dr., Alpharetta. 770-777-6490. $19.95 adults, $10.95 children 10 and under.
Watershed on Peachtree: Look for a special three-course brunch menu at Watershed this Mother’s Day. Items include fried oysters in brochette with cornbread dressing and cane syrup gastrique and the country ham and morel tart. 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. 1820 Peachtree Road N.W., Atlanta. 404-809-3561. $35, $8.50 children’s menu.
KR SteakBar: Open for lunch and dinner on May 12, KR SteakBar will offer a four-course prix fixe menu on Mother’s Day. See menu online. 1-9 p.m. 349 Peachtree Hills Ave. N.E., Buckhead. 404-841-9670. $50 adult, $12 children.
Woodfire Grill: New chef Tyler Williams will be serving both the traditional menu plus a special four-course menu for Mother’s Day dinner. 5-9 p.m. 1782 Cheshire Bridge Road, Atlanta. 404-347-9055. $58.
Lobster Boil at SOHO Atlanta: Try something a little different this Mother’s Day with the All-American lobster boil. Each guest receives a 1.5 pound Maine lobster, Andouille, red potatoes, corn on the cob and a side salad. 5:30-9:30 p.m. 4300 Paces Ferry Road S.E., Atlanta. 770-801-0069. $28.
–by Jenny Turknett, Food and More blog