Take Mom Out For Brunch!


Celebrate Mother’s Day in style at any of these local restaurants that are serving up a special brunch:

Saybrook Point Inn offers Belgian and gluten-free waffles, Eggs Benedict, lox and bagels, charcuterie and smoked fish platters, seasonal salads, carving and pasta stations, plus entrees incuding citrus grilled swordfish, rustic paella, eggplant parm and more. For dessert: Cannoli Cream Puffs, Amaretto Cupcakes, White Velvet Cake, Tiramisu Tartlets & Key Lime Tart. $89.95 and 39.95 for kids. Click for menu.

Madison Beach Hotel’s Mother’s Day Grand Buffet features a raw bar, made to order omelettes, filet mignon carving station, and a full breakfast and lunch buffet, plus housemade pastries & desserts. $119 per person, children 3 – 10 are $59, and under 3 are free. Click for menu.

Flower Arranging at White Gate Farm in East Lyme on Mother’s day with breakfast treats. Assemble an arrangement and enjoy a spread of quiche, muffins, coffee and tea. More info here.

Stone Acres Farms, Stonington: Celebrate at this historic farm with a 3 course brunch composed of sweet and savory selections, plus a kid’s menu. Spring bouquets from the Farm will be available for purchase. $65 per adult, $20 per child, tax, gratuity and a la carte drinks not included in ticket price. Make reservations.

An elegant four-course brunch with options and wine pairings at Grano in Chester for $65, wine pairing $35. See the menu. 

The Ocean House, Watch Hill offers a Mother’s Day Brunch in the Seaside Ballroom featuring a raw bar, Spring salads, pasta, omelette, and carving stations plus a selection of seasonal mains and a banquet of desserts. $125/person, $65/child (6-12 years old), Children 5 & under are complimentary. See the menu and reserve.

The Brushmill by the Waterfall, Chester: A three-course creative menu includes options like English pea soup with crab, asparagus & arugula salad with stracciatella, Faroe island salmon with creamy spinach and spring onions, grilled hanger steak with duck fat potatoes, rhubarb tart and more. $70 prix fixe. Reserve here. 

We recently lunched at Artisan in the Delamar, West Hartford and were WOWED. Combine brunch with spa treatments at the elegant Delamar Spa! See the menu here. 

La Marea in Old Saybrook is extending their hours for Mother’s Day from 12 – 6pm.

The Village Bistro,Chester: Choose from options like Oysters Rockefeller, Bananas Foster French Toast, Shrimp and Grits, Vegetable Lasagna and more delicacies from a 3 course prix fixe menu at $60.

I would be perfectly happy with breakfast in bed from Duby’s Bagels in Old Saybrook: bialys, lox and cream cheese, and maybe a slice of his famous babka.

Ani’s Table is offering something extra special for MOM: Crafted Gourmet Brunch Boxes for 4 **Featuring gravlox, parfait, flowers, Rose Cuvee and more. $195 / box.