14 Mom-entous Food/Drink Events to Celebrate Mother’s Day

Make your reservations quick to guarantee a great Mother’s Day dining experience. 

May 3, 2019

By Candice Lipski

The mimosa cart at Boulevard. (Photo: Boulevard Kitchen)

Boulevard Kitchen and Oyster Bar

Boulevard is hosting a special brunch and dinner to celebrate Mother’s Day. If an array of seafood, pastries, and salads isn’t enough to convince you, how about a mimosa cart? It has a variety of floral and fruity juices, Prosecco and champagne, as well as a choice of garnishes. There’s even a take-home treat for moms! 

Where: 845 Burrard Street
Cost: $79 for adults, $35 for kids

(Photo: Pourhouse)

Pourhouse

Pourhouse is rolling out a brand new brunch menu starting on Mother’s Day weekend. The menu will include sweet and savoury plates, both big and small. You will also be serenaded by local band The Poor Boy Trio if you have brunch on Sunday! 

Where: 162 Water Street
Cost: Varies by dish

(Photo: Ancora)

Ancora

Yearning for a slightly more eclectic brunch? Ancora’s award-winning Peruvian-Japanese menu might do the trick. If Dungeness crab eggs benny with nori spiced baby potatoes doesn’t sound good to you, I honestly don’t know what would.

Where: 1600 Howe Street #2, and 1351 Bellevue Ave
Cost: Varies by dish

Mother’s Day cocktail at Ask for Luigi (Photo: Ask for Luigi)

Ask for Luigi

Ask For Luigi designed a special cocktail just for Mother’s Day—it features Italian rosé, Cocchi Rosa vermouth, Campari, and rose lemon soda. Moms can also enter a draw for a gift card and will receive complimentary meringues. 

Where: 305 Alexander Street
Cost: Varies by dish

‘Mother Superior’ cocktail at Juke Fried Chicken (Photo: Juke Fried Chicken)

Juke Fried Chicken

Award-winning bartender Olivia Povarchook designed a cocktail called Mother Superior just for Mother’s Day at Juke Fried Chicken. Enjoy it alongside some chicken, with a side of chicken.

Where: 182 Keefer Street, 1074 Davie Street
Cost: Varies by dish

Lemon ricotta pancakes at The Salted Vine (Photo: The Salted Vine)

The Salted Vine Kitchen + Bar

If you’re interested in elevated twists of your favourite brunch classics, check out the Mother’s Day brunch at the Salted Vine in Squamish. Menu items include three varieties of eggs benedict, lemon ricotta pancakes, and rum pineapple pavlova. 

Where: 37991 2 Ave, Squamish
Cost: Varies by dish

(Photo: YEW Seafood + Bar)

YEW Seafood + Bar

Mother’s Day Brunch is one of YEW’s most popular dining events each year, featuring both an action and carvery station as well as a raw bar. Their dessert extravaganza (with 13 options!) will be sweet enough to keep you smiling until next Mother’s Day!

Where: 791 W Georgia Street
Cost: $105 for adults, $53 for children 6-12, $26 children under 5

(Photo: Market by Jean-Georges)

Market by Jean-Georges

I’ve never had a three-course brunch before, but Market’s Mother’s Day brunch menu is making me want to experience one! Entrée options include two benedicts, a quiche, and brioche French toast. 

Where: 1666 Johnston Street #2
Cost: $72

(Photo: Notch-8)

Notch-8

Complete with a carving station and egg station, Notch-8 is serving up classic brunch favourites for you to indulge in. Opt for sweet (such as the raspberry white chocolate pancakes) or go savoury (try the truffle parmesan tater tots). There will also be 25 sweet pastry treats to choose from. 

Where: 900 West Georgia Street
Cost: $79 for adults, $39.50 for children 12 and under

Avocado toast at Cardero’s (Photo: Cardero’s)

Cardero’s

Cardero’s is rolling out a new savoury brunch service and giving it a special debut on Mother’s Day. You can expect seafood, potato latkes, and elevated avocado toast. They also have a variety of refreshing cocktails—a guarantee to get you into mom’s good book.

Where: 1583 Coal Harbour Quay
Cost: Varies by dish

(Photo: Temper Chocolate and Pastry)

Temper Chocolate and Pastry

If breakfast in bed is a better option for the mom in your life, this is the perfect choice. The Mother’s Day Brunch Box from Temper includes gourmet chocolates, croissants, granola, and tea. You can even customize the box for an additional charge. 

Where: 2409 Marine Drive
Cost: $60

(Photo: Fable Diner)

Fable Diner/Kitchen

Both Fable locations will host Mother’s Day brunches, an excellent option if you’re looking for something a bit more cost effective. The menus include a starter, choice of entrée, and a sweet treat to finish. They also include the choice of a mimosa or fresh juice. 

Where: 151 E Broadway, 1944 W 4th Ave
Cost: $27/$32

(Photo: The Flying Pig)

The Flying Pig

The Flying Pig will feature special Mother’s Day brunch and dinner dishes that are available for one day only. Choose from the Yaletown, Gastown and Olympic Village locations. The feature Benedict includes fresh Atlantic lobster and avocado and will only put you out $19.

Where: 1168 Hamilton Street, 102 Water Street, 27 West 2nd Ave
Cost: Varies by dish

(Photo: Two Rivers Specialty Meats)

Two Rivers Specialty Meats

Celebrate mom by raising a mimosa or a Bailey’s coffee at Two Rivers’ brunch (or choose from a variety of other brunch cocktails). The three-course menu includes an entrée choice of duck confit Benedict, bananas foster French toast, and gruyere quiche Lorraine.

Where: 180 Donaghy Ave
Cost: Varies by dish

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