Here are suggestions for brunch or dinner menus suitable for a Mother’s Day celebration. Ideas include restaurant delivery options, “to go” meals, meal kit options, and links to recipes for a do-it-yourself party.
Suggested Mother’s Day restaurants from OpenTable
We focus on restaurants throughout the Puget Sound region with modestly priced menus. Many offer dine-in as well as takeout (find more information below about takeout options). Many also offer delivery through smartphone apps.
(Listed alphabetically by city and in Seattle roughly north to south)
Bonefish Grill (Bothell, Marysville): There are a variety of other Family Bundles available every day of the week that include salad, fresh bread and pesto, and house-baked cookies. They also have a gift card bonus through Father’s Day.
Grazie Ristorante (Bothell/Canyon Park, Tukwila/Southcenter) features pasta dishes and wood fired pizzas.
Bar Dojo (Edmonds) features an inspired takeout menu of Asian comfort foods.
TerraCotta Red Asian Bistro (Everett) menu for takeout or delivery features fresh ingredients from local farmers.
Shawn O’Donnell’s (Everett, Mount Vernon, Seattle/Fremont, Seattle/Pioneer Square) offers their American Grill & Irish Pub menu for takeout at all locations.
Al Lago Ristorante Italiano (Lake Tapps) offers a menu of takeout specials serving 4 people for $35-$45. Full menu is also available.
Vino At The Landing (Renton) is a fun, vibrant retail wine shop & wine bar featuring a takeout menu of small plates, soups, sandwiches, pastas, and more.
JuneBaby (northeast Seattle). Dine-in or takeout for dinner only Thursday-Sunday. Order early as they sell out of popular items.
JOULE – Relay Restaurant Group (Seattle/Fremont) are open daily for dinner dine-in or takeout from their seasonal rotating menu. Mother’s Day brunch on Sunday May 8th from 10am-1pm. Menu features 7 small dishes to share among the table and an entree per person. $45/person; $25/Kids under 12. Reservations are strongly recommended.
REVEL – Relay Restaurant Group (Seattle/Fremont) are open daily for dinner dine-in or takeout from their seasonal rotating menu. Mother’s Day brunch on Sunday May 8th from 10am-1pm. Menu will feature 8 dishes to share among the table. $35/person; $20/Kids under 12. Reservations are strongly recommended.
Vito’s Restaurant & Lounge (Seattle/First Hill) open daily for dinner takeout and dine-in (21+ only) from their classic Italian menu.
White Swan Public House (Seattle/South Lake Union) features a seasonal rotating menu. Open Mon-Fri for dinner and brunch on weekends.
Shaker + Spear (Seattle/downtown) offer breakfast, lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch menus featuring seasonal Pacific Northwest favorites.
BluWater Bistro (Seattle/Leschi) open daily for dine-in or takeout breakfast, lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch.
Trails End Taphouse & Restaurant at Thomas Family Farm (Snohomish) Serving Brunch on Mother’s Day. RESERVATION ONLY. Adult: $40, Children: $25.
Gateway to India (Tacoma) open daily for lunch buffet and dinner, dine-in or takeout. Locally owned and operated family restaurant serving authentic North Indian cuisine. They can accommodate vegan and other specialty diet requests.
Indochine Asian Dining Lounge (Tacoma) open Tuesday-Sunday for dinner dine-in or takeout featuring the flavors of Thailand, China, India, Japan, and Vietnam. Vegetarian options and gluten-free menu.
Outback Steakhouse (multiple Puget Sound locations). International chain of Australian-inspired steakhouses. Open daily for lunch and dinner dine-in or takeout. Gluten free menu. Gift card bonus through Father’s Day.
Takeout and delivery restaurant options
In the Seattle-Tacoma metro area OpenTable lists over 100 modestly priced restaurants offering takeout. Some included meal kits, cocktails-to-go, wines, and more. To complete the experience, check out OpenTable information on how to Create a Restaurant-Like Experience at Home.
But wait, there’s more! We have another long list of ways to find restaurants offering takeout and delivery.
Mother’s Day recipe ideas
We’ve gathered local recipes that are suitable for a Mother’s Day brunch or dinner, with a focus on budget-friendly meals. Many are simple to prepare.
Isernio Sausage Recipes
Frank Isernio was born in Seattle’s Beacon Hill neighborhood, surrounded by first- and second-generation Italians. The Isernio family took great pride in sharing special dinners with friends and relatives. Over time, Frank became the one in charge of the sausage, first for the family get-togethers, then for others, and eventually for local restaurants, while working full-time as a pipefitter. Today, Isernio’s Sausage is found in hundreds of supermarkets and fine restaurants across the country.
The following Isernio’s recipes are suitable for a brunch menu:
- Overnight Breakfast Sausage, Egg and Veggie Strata
- Baked Eggs Veracruzana
- Italian Sausage and Egg Burritos
- Garlic Toasts with Sausage, Peppers and Goat Cheese
- Chicken-Chile-Lemongrass Dumplings or Potstickers
- Mexican Stuffed Potato Skins
- Isernio’s Sausage and Spinach Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms
- Margherita Isernio’s Sausage Meatballs
- Apple Sausage Pan-Cake
Since it’s beginning in 1928, Uwajimaya has become one of the largest Asian grocery retailers in the Pacific Northwest, specializing in all things Asian, from produce, sauces, and noodles, to saki, seafood, special cuts for hot pot, and much more. They also have a large kitchenware and gift shop with tools for prepping vegetables, making sushi, and cooking rice and oriental goods. Here are several recipes from their files, suitable for a celebratory family meal:
- Sukiyaki (Japanese Hot Pot)
- Chap Chae Noodles with Meat and Vegetables
- Yakisoba (Japanese Sitr Fry Noodles)
- Phad Thai with Chicken
- Murgi – Chicken Curry
- Seafood and Vegetable Hot Pot (Nabe)
- Seafood Fried Rice
- Egg Fu Yung (Asian Style Omelet)
- Matsutake Pine Mushroom Rice
- Kelp Noodle Chop Salad with Carrot Dressing
- Cabbage Salad
- Mom & Aunty Ann’s Kauai-Style Portuguese Sweet Rolls
Sunset Magazine recipes
The monthly Sunset magazine focuses on home and garden design, outdoor living ideas, and recipes that showcase the unique lifestyle of the Western United States. Sunset.com is a resource for recipes and ideas. Subscribe to their free e-mail newsletters, featuring inspiring home ideas, travel tips, gardening ideas, recipes, and more, is delivered to your inbox 8 times per month. Here are a few main dish recipes from their archives, suitable for a mom’s day brunch or patio picnic if the weather is nice:
- Hot Flank Steak Salad with Chinese Black Bean Dressing
- Thai Beef Salad
- Grilled Asparagus and Prosciutto Cobb Salad
- Best-Ever Chinese Chicken Salad
- Grilled Chicken Pita Salad
- Grilled Chicken on Greens with Creamy Harissa Dressing
- Chicken Salad with Roasted Beets and Dandelion Greens
- Shrimp and White Bean Salad with Lemon Dressing
- Rice Salad Niçoise
- Greek Tuna Salad
- Chickpea Panzanella with Capers
Things to do for Mother’s Day 2022
Here are some events and things to do to honor your mom over Mother’s Day Weekend. If you are looking for gift ideas, check out our Mother’s Day gift ideas.
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