If you love your Mom, you need to treat her to Mother’s Day Brunch in Laguna Beach! (Where else would she want to be?)
With sunny sky predictions for next Sunday, you have a wealth of options available to you, but here’s my lineup of favorites (alphabetical, to be fair!):
Broadway by Amar Santana. Chef Amar is opening for Sunday brunch on this special day only (although every day of Amar’s cooking is special, undoubtedly). See my latest Broadway review.
11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Adults $65, Children $32.50. Reservations: 949-715-8234
The Ranch at Laguna Beach. Chef Camron and his wife, Pastry Chef Mary Catherine “MC” are celebrating with a Mother’s Day brunch of savory breakfast and lunch favorites as well as an expansive spread of fresh pastries and baked goods. On the patio with this awesome golf course and canyon view, you just can’t get any better. See my latest Ranch brunch review.
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Adults $75, Children under 12, $25. Reservations: 949-715-1392
Driftwood Kitchen. Chef Rainer is offering an extensive prix fixe buffet menu at his oceanside popular haunt. See my latest Driftwood review.
10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Adults $59, Children $25. Reservations: (949) 715-7700.
Lumberyard. Chef Armando is cooking up a few specials to accompany his popular brunch and – of course – the restaurant’s famed $6 Build Your Own Bloody Mary Bar will be in play throughout. Enjoy indoors or patio seating. See my latest Lumberyard review.
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., regular menu pricing available. Reservations: (949) 715-3900
Maro Wood Grill. Chef Debra is offering her newest brunch favorites as well as a prix fixe menu, served all day. See my latest Maro brunch review.
12:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Reservations: (949) 793-4044.
Montage Grand Ballroom. If you’re looking for grand style, look no further than the 12-station buffet in the Montage’s ballroom. 10:30 a.m. – 5:00 pm., Adults $110, Children $45. Reservations: (949) 715-6420.
Mozambique Steakhouse. Owners Ivan Spiers and George Poulous have added even more specialty items to their a la carte brunch menu for this special day. Enjoy indoors or rooftop seating. See my latest Mozambique review.
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., regular menu pricing available. Reservations: (949) 715-7777.
Nirvana Grille. Chef Lindsay has devised a tasty 3-course brunch menu with crowd favorites throughout. Enjoy indoors or rooftop seating at the Bliss Bar. See my latest Nirvana Grille review.
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Adults $39, Children under 12, $19. Reservations: (949) 497-0027.
Ocean View Bar & Grill, Hotel Laguna. Enjoy oceanside seating with an extensive brunch buffet.
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Adults, $45, Children $18. Reservations: (949) 494-1151.
Royal Thai Cuisine. Kick in some spice this Mother’s Day with this Sunday brunch.
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., $15 per person. Reservations: (949) 494-8424.
Sapphire Restaurant. Chef Azmin is stirring up a 3-course prix fixe brunch menu. Enjoy indoors or patio seating. See my latest Sapphire review.
9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Adults $58 – $72, Children 50% off adult menu or kids menu provided. Reservations: (949) 715-9888.
Splashes, Surf & Sand Resort. Chef David Fune is innovating again with a 3-course lunch and dinner menu at this immaculate oceanside restaurant. See my latest Splashes review.
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m, Adults $75 (dinner menu is $90 after 4:00 p.m.). Reservations: (949) 376-2779.
370 Common Kitchen + Drink. Chef Ryan has crafted a unique Mother’s Day brunch with local favorites.
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., $40 per person. Reservations: (949) 494-8686.
Tortilla Republic. Enjoy brunch with special Mother’s Day additions, as well as bottomless “Momosas” for $17
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., regular menu pricing. Reservations: (949) 393-4888.
Watermarc. Chef Cohen and team will be serving up a special brunch as well as a la carte breakfast and lunch favorites.
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., regular menu pricing. Reservations: (949) 376-6272.
Evening Mother’s Day dining of note:
Studio at Montage. For serious spoilage, try Chef Craig’s 5-star 5-course prix fixe dinner tasting special this Mother’s Day.
5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m, $140 per person, $225 with additional wine pairings. Reservations: (949) 715-6420.
The Loft at Montage. Chef Casey has created yet another tasty 4-course prix fixe dinner for Mother’s Day.
3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Adults $105, Children ages 4-12 are $35. Reservations: (949) 715-6420