Mother’s Day is Just Around the Corner

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Time to get your Mother’s Day brunch on! Check out these offerings all over the Garden State.


Beach Haven
The Gables serves brunch from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with a special three-course, prix-fixe menu, priced at $45 for adults. A children’s menu will also be available. 212 Centre Street, Beach Haven, 609-492-3553.


Essex Junction serves its regular brunch menu on Mother’s Day, from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Choose between a bottomless mimosa or bloody mary. After 3 p.m. the regular dinner menu will be in effect, with $5 Junction Burgers. Reserve by phone or online. 60 Washington Street, Bloomfield, 973-680-8110.


The Orange Squirrel has brunch for $35 per person (includes dessert and a choice of mimosa, Bellini or bloody mary). Reserve by phone or online. 410 Bloomfield Ave., Bloomfield, 973-337-6421.


Bridgewater, Montclair, Ridgewood, Westfield
The Office Beer Bar and Grill will host a brunch buffet with special items including a carving station, omelets, breakfast and brunch selections, pastries in their four locations from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.728 Thompson Ave, Bridgewater; 619 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair; 32-34 Chestnut Street, Ridgewood; 411 North Avenue E, Westfield.


Cape May Court House
Avalon Links Restaurant hold its Mother’s Day brunch seatings at 10:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. (Adults: $25.99 and children under 10: $13.99). Table service dinner menu will be available beginning at 5:00 p.m. 1510 Route 9 North, Cape May Court House, 609-465-8086.


Photo by Terre a Terre
Photo courtesy of Terre a Terre.

An a la carte Mother’s Day brunch will be served at Terre à Terre from 11 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. 312 Hackensack Street, Carlstadt, 201-507-0500.


Spuntino Wine Bar and Italian Tapas invites guests to enjoy a Mother’s Day Brunch from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dishes are served a la carte. Clifton Commons, 70 Kingsland Road, Clifton, 973-661-2435.


Clifton and Ramsey
The Shannon Rose Irish Pub hosts brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at its Clifton and Ramsey locations. Families with younger children can check out the Kids’ Knee-High Buffet. The cost is $27 for adults,  $13 for children. 98 Kingsland Road, Clifton, 973-284-0200; and 1200 NJ Route 17, Ramsey, 201-962-7602.


Pairings offers brunch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with special dishes including steak, asparagus and eggs Benedict, strawberry stuffed French toast, and pappardelle with ratatouille. The restaurant will also have an a la carte seasonal menu from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. 10 Walnut Ave, Cranford.


Photo by Michele Stavrou.

100 Steps serves brunch and dinner from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. with seasonal favorites from both 100 Steps and its sister restaurant, A Toute Heure. 215 Centennial Avenue, Cranford, 908-276-4026.


Haven Waterfront Restaurant & Bar offers a three-course menu for  $70 per person from 11:30 a.m. until closing. 2 Main Street, Edgewater Harbor, Edgewater, 201-943-1900.


Brick Farm Tavern‘s a la carte menu features a farm-to-table brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 130 Hopewell Rocky Hill Road, Hopewell, 609-333-9200.


Long Branch
Avenue in Pier Village serves brunch ($44 per person) and dinner ($50 per person). Click here to view both menus. Please call for reservations. 23 Ocean Ave, Long Branch, 732-759-2900.


The Black Horse Tavern and Pub hosts a Grand Buffet brunch with special menu items including a carving station with prime rib, turkey, ham, omelet station, shrimp cocktail, house smoked salmon, salads and pastries from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. And from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m., the Black Horse Tavern, right next door, offers an a la carte dining option with entree specials including standing prime rib roast, Maryland crab cakes, and spinach and mushroom ravioli. One West Main Street, Mendham, 973-543-7300.


Piattino: A Neighborhood Bistro hosts an a la carte brunch menu with special menu items including ricotta pancakes and braised short rib hash from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.. Special entrees featuring bucatini and lamb meatballs, prosciutto-wrapped chicken, and seafood gnocchi will also be available from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. 88 East Main Street, Mendham, 973-543-0025.


Chef Bryan Gregg at Escape Montclair celebrates Mother’s Day with a special three-course brunch and a three-course dinner showcasing locally sourced ingredients. Brunch is $35 per person and dinner is $55 per person. Call for reservations. 345 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair, 973-744-0712.


French bistro Fricassee serves brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and dinner from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. 6 Park Street, Montclair, 973-744-2191.


George + Martha’s American Grille hosts a brunch buffet including a carving station, omelets, desserts and more. Seatings at 10 a.m., 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. 67 Morris Street, Morristown, 973-267-4700.


Morristown and Summit
The Office Tavern Grill hosts a brunch buffet at its Summit location with special menu items including a carving station, omelets, cold salads, meat and cheese display, hot brunch and dinner items, pastries and desserts. The Morristown location will offer an a la carte brunch menu. Both menus will be in effect from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 3 South St, Morristown, 973-285-0220; 61 Union Place, Summit, 908-522-0550.


Chakra Restaurant offers a three-course prix-fixe menu from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m for $49 per person. Moms receive a complimentary glass of Prosecco. 144 W. State Route 4, Paramus, 201-556-1530.


The farm Agricola serves a seasonally inspired Mother’s Day brunch from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., at $35 per person. Please call for reservations. Witherspoon Street, Princeton, 609-921-2798.


Mistral offers a special three-course prix-fixe brunch and dinner menus featuring inventive, locally sourced cuisine. Brunch is 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at $49 for adults and $24 for children; dinner is 3:30 p.m. to close (9 p.m.) at $55 for adults and $29 for children. Reservations can be made online or by calling. 66 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, 609-688-8808.


Chef-Luis-Estrada-Salt-Creek-GrilleSalt Creek Grille – Princeton offers a limited a la carte menu from Executive Chef Luis Estrada (pictured, right), from noon to 7 p.m. Enjoy selections including lobster bisque, coffee-encrusted New York steak, butterscotch custard, several craft beer options and more. Forrestal Village, 1 Rockingham Row, Princeton, 609-419-4200. (Also located at 4 Bingham Avenue, Rumson, 732-933-9272.)


Andre’s Lakeside Dining presents a three-course option for $40 and four courses for  $50. Kids are $15. Reservations are available  from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. 112 Tomahawk Trail, Sparta, 973-726-6000.



Sussex County
Crystal Springs Resort honors Mother’s Day with a weekend of dining, special events and a free round of golf for moms. Restaurant Latour will serve an elegant brunch while both Crystal Tavern and Springs Bistro will offer special dinner menus. Grand Cascades, Black Bear Country Club and Minerals Resort & Spa will host Mother’s Day buffets. Menus can be viewed here. Crystal Springs Resort, Sussex County, 855-977-6473.


West Long Branch
Branches hosts a Mother’s Day brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. For $42 per person, guests can enjoy a menu of sweet and savory options, including pasta, carving, omelets, and waffle stations as well as a dessert buffet. You can make reservations online or by calling in advance. 123 Monmouth Road, West Long Branch, 732-542-5050.


Photo by Jennifer Miller.

White House Station
The Ryland Inn will be offering up a three course prix-fixe meal with a varied selection of options for you and the mom in your life. $55 per guest and $29 for kids under 12 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 115 Old Highway 28, White House Station, 908-534-4011.