Looking for some special ways to spend Mother’s Day in Philadelphia? We’ve got you covered.
Prime Rib at Live!
Prime Rib will be hosting a special Mother’s Day brunch filled with fresh seafood, prime meats, eggs, and specialty items. A few standout offerings include their lobster BLT sandwich, Prime Rib French dip and skillet frittata. Cocktail-wise, patrons can pick from an extensive list, and also, a build-your-own Bloody Mary section—with add-ons like crab legs, shrimp, cheese stuffed peppers, bacon, caviar or crab-stuffed olives and more. As an extra bonus, complimentary chocolates and roses or tulips will also be offered to moms while there.
900 Packer Ave., philadelphia.livecasinohotel.com
If you’re looking for a special way to spend Mother’s Day in Philadelphia, Heritage has the event for you. The Northern Liberties hotspot will be offering Mother’s Day brunch from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. with live music by pianist and jazz singer Shayne Frederick, and a mimosa kit for $45 which includes a bottle of sparkling wine, and a choice of two juices (cranberry, grapefruit, orange or peach juice). On top of their normal brunch menu, Mother’s Day specials will also include a Heritage Benedict with prosciutto, classic eggs benedict , florentine benedict, salmon benedict, crab benedict, and a vegetarian avocado Benedict.
914 N. 2nd St., heritage.life
Wm. Mulherin’s Sons
You can take the special lady in your life to brunch or dinner at this Fishtown favorite. On May 8, diners can indulge in their full menu along with some specials (a burratta lobster frittata and ricotta pancakes) for indoor seating, as well as at their outdoor Garden Patio and Streetery. To make the day extra special, WM has also extended their hours, and doors will open as early as 10 a.m. offering brunch until 2:30 p.m.
1355 N. Front St., wmmulherinssons.com
Dining at Cuba Libre for Mother’s Day in Philadelphia will not only get you access to some enticing specials (think empanadas de espinaca, crepas de mar, specialty cocktails and much more), but also, mom’s will receive a complimentary rose and $25 gift certificate (valid for a return visit) while there. Cuba Libre’s brunch specials are available until 4 p.m., and Mother’s Day specials will be available all day along with the restaurant’s full dinner menu.
10 S. 2nd St., cubalibrerestaurant.com
Parc, located next to the picturesque Rittenhouse Park is a fan favorite for many reasons—and on May 8, there are a few extra incentives to head to the Steven Starr establishment including a floral pop-up with Maidencreek Co., and a few menu specials. On Mother’s Day, Parc will be offering their a la carte menu, plus, their featured Mother’s Day dessert: the “Floating brûlée” (made with vanilla-rose brûlée, lemon sable crust and strawberry champagne sorbet.)
227 S. 18th St., parc-restaurant.com
Stir at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Stir, the stunning Frank Gehry–designed space located inside of the Philadelphia Museum of Art will be offering seasonal and locally sourced brunch favorites and specials (including a French omelet, avacado tartine, blueberry ricotta pancakes and Swiss muesli) and also an excuse to walk around the museum and spend the day with your mom or mother figure.
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, philamuseum.org
Oldestone will be celebrating its first-ever Mother’s Day Brunch featuring specialty dishes, spring cocktails, stunning vibes, amazing service and of course, an unforgettable experience. Oldestone will open on May 8 for brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and will feature a full menu. Highlights including a warm dandelion green salad, lobster bisque, beer mussels, Iberico pork ribs, greek fries and much, much more.
15 S Main St., oldestonenewhope.com
The Bourse will be offering two opportunities to celebrate Mother’s Day in Philadelphia. According to a release, Old City’s modern artisanal food hall will be hosting a Mother’s Day Market on Saturday, May 7,and Sunday, May 8, from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., presented by Art Star. The Mother’s Day Market features 30 curated craft vendors on the first floor, plus on the 5th St. patio overlooking Independence Mall. Vendors will be offering various locally-made, hand-crafted wares and goods including pottery, jewelry, clothing, art prints, baby/kid toys and clothing, candles, soaps, bags, and more.
But that’s not all. Attico Rooftop will also be hosting a pop-up craft cocktail bar at The Bourse Food Hall for one-weekend-only, plus fare and libations will be available from a variety of restaurants including Menagerie Coffee, Grubhouse Philly, Marino Brother’s Cheesesteaks, Freebyrd Chicken, Abunai Poke, Rebel Taco, and so on.
111 S Independence Mall E., theboursephilly.com
For $75 per person (plus tax and gratuity, kids eat half-priced), Philadelphians can treat their moms to a family-style brunch stock full of treats from a raw bar (think oysters crab claws and more), appetizers (smoked salmon, fruit, an artisan cheeseboard and more), entrees (braised short rib, chicken breast, roasted garlic mashed potatoes), plus desserts (spanning macaroons, assorted cake pops), plus, a Bloody Mary bar to make it all complete.
120 S. 17th St., sofitel-philadelphia.com
Iron Hill Brewery
Iron Hill has one new special menu item to celebrate all moms out there if you’re looking to spend Mother’s Day in Philadelphia. Their “Momma Burger” features garlicky spinach, brie cheese, red onion jam, bacon and shallot black pepper aioli, and will be available on May 8. Other specials available all week long in celebration of the holiday will also include filet mignon, baked crab cakes and more.
Various locations, ironhillbrewery.com