Dine In or Out for Mother’s Day


Mother’s Day is a big deal in my family, mainly because I love to celebrate what I consider my biggest and best achievement, this all-grown-up girl. We ALWAYS go out for brunch and if you’re making reservations, here’s our list.

We gathered up a few of our favorite Brunch spots for Mother’s Day this year. (Click on the names to visit their websites)

Fresh Salt: Treat Mom to Sunday Brunch featuring Smokehouse and Seafood Specialties, seasonal salads, fresh pastries and much more. 5/12,11am – 5pm. Reservations are required: (860) 395-2000. 2 Bridge Street, Old Saybrook

The Wharf Madison Beach Hotel: All-you-care-to-eat Brunch Buffet by the Beach. Reservations available via Open Table. 5/12,11am – 3pm. 94 West Wharf Road, Madison

Waters Edge: Enjoy an award-winning Mother’s day brunch buffet—reservations required 860-577-3511. 5/12, 9am – 5pm. 1525 Boston Post Road, Westbrook

Old Lyme Inn: Visit the historic Old Lyme Inn for a 3-course Prix Fixe Brunch—reservations available on Open Table 5/12, 11am-3pm. 85 Lyme Street, Old Lyme

GG at Home: Treat Mom to Gourmet Galley’s special menu of quiche to cakes and beyond. 185 Main St, Niantic

Cafe Flo: Enjoy a lovely meal with Mom at Café Flo, located on the veranda of the Florence Griswold Museum, overlooking the Lieutenant River. 96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme

Stone Acres Farm: Join us at the historic Stone Acres Farm Manor House for Mother’s Day brunch catered by our 85th Day Culinary Team. Enjoy a beautiful stroll through our gardens and visit the Stone Acres Farm stand to purchase a handpicked flower arrangement for mom on Mother’s Day! Pair seasonally inspired and locally sourced dishes with specialty craft cocktails, available for purchase a la carte 5/12, 10am-2:30pm. Reservations here. 393 North Main Street, Stonington.

Grano Arso: Treat Mom to an exquisite Prix Fixe of Crispy Potato Fritti, Poached Tuna and Spring Pea Ravioli. 5/12 12pm – 4:30pm. Reserve here. 6 Main Street, Chester

Ocean House: Enjoy a beautiful beachside brunch at Ocean House this Mother’s Day, complemented by stunning ocean views and featuring Watch Hill Oysters, Roasted Porchetta, and a Charcuterie and Crudité Display. View the menu and reserve now. 1 Bluff Ave, Westerly

Ani’s Table & Marketplace: Spoil mom with this delicious and luxurious brunch box experience that includes all you need to celebrate her, even a vintage fine China tea cup! $88 Per Box Order Deadline May 8th Available for Pick-up May 11th Call to Order • (860) 500-7104

Stonington Vineyards: This Mother’s Day, celebrate Mom in style at Stonington Vineyards with live music from Azalea Drive. 5/12, 1pm – 4pm. 523 Taugwonk Rd, Stonington

The Village Bistro: Choose from fresh spring flavors like East Coast Oysters, Rhubarb Strawberry French Toast, and Local Artisan Cheese and Charcuterie boards. 59 Downtown Main St, Chester

The Brushmill by the Waterfall:  Join the Brushmill for Sunday Brunch from 11am – 2pm starting April 21. 129 West Main St, Chester

Duby’s Bagels:  Keep it casual this Mother’s Day with a box of freshly baked bagels, specialty schmears, and lightly smoked salmon! 785 Boston Post Road, Old Saybrook

The Artisan:  Enjoy a Prix Fixe menu of seasonal entrées like Maine Lobster, Local Scallops, and Tuna Taretare as you celebrate Mom this Mother’s Day. 5/12, 11:30am – 7pm 1 Memorial Rd, West Hartford

374 Kitchen & Cocktails:  Treat mom to a boozy brunch, complete with handcrafted cocktails, poke with hot sesame oil, and other brunch classics. Daily, 10:30am – 2pm 374 Main St, Niantic

Toast and Tonic: Choose from sweet and savory brunch options like their Corned Beef Benny or Lemon Blueberry Crepes. Sundays, 7am – 3pm 27 Coogan Blvd, Mystic

Griswold Inn: Bring Mom to The Gris for a Special Mother’s Day Brunch form 10-2pm or treat her to a Dinner Buffet from 2-6pm. 36 Main Street, Essex