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What Moms Want for MOTHERS DAY-Brunch or Dinner with You

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What Moms Want for MOTHERS DAY-Brunch or Dinner with You

Mother's Day is a great time to celebrate moms and the people in your life who have meant so much. Plan a dinner or brunch outing. We've rounded up spots in and around New York City that have a variety of menus and price points. Check them out and make your reservations soon!

Geoffrey Zakarian's The Lambs Club, located in the heart of the theatre district, is offering a Grand Buffet prix-fixe brunch featuring live jazz music performed by Melanie & The Bianco Martinis. For $85 for adults and $65 for children, guests will be able to dine on house made breads and pastries, raw bar selections, salads, a carving station, a waffle station and a selection of delicious pastas. To end this wonderful Mother's Day brunch on a sweet note, desserts including Red Velvet Cake, Assorted Flower Cupcakes, Mini Banana Pudding and a variety of other desserts will be offered. All Moms will be treated to a make-your-own flower bouquet bar to compliment their perfect day. The Grand Buffet will be from 10:30 am to 3:00 pm for $85 for adults and $65 for children. Visit:

Ben & Jack's Steakhouse, in the theatre district, is offering a special Mother's Day prix fixe menu. 5% of the proceeds will be donated to Susan G. Komen Greater NYC, a non-profit organization that funds science to find the cure for breast cancer, and empowers community-based programs providing critical breast cancer services for medically underserved women. Executive Chef Admir Alibasic has crafted a four-course experience that will appeal to all moms, steak-lovers or not, beginning with a complimentary glass of wine or champagne. Dish options include lobster bisque soup, grilled Norwegian salmon, filet mignon, creamed spinach and apple strudel for dessert. Coffee or tea will conclude the meal. The prix fixe is $75 excluding beverages, tax and gratuity. It is available Sunday, 5/13 from 4pm until close. Visit:

What Moms Want for MOTHERS DAY-Brunch or Dinner with You

Monarch Rooftop in the heart of Herald Square invites you to show just how much you love your mom. Spend Mother's Day at Monarch Rooftop with their "Bubbles & Bites for 2" package. It include a half bottle of Martini & Rossi Asti Sparkling Wine,1 Hummus Plate, and 1 Margherita Flatbread for $45.00 and some of the best views in the city. The value is $73.00. Reservations are required in order to redeem your package. Time slots are available for first come, first serve. You can purchase multiple packages and bring all of your siblings too. Additional food and drink will be for purchase. Tax & Gratuity Not Included. Must be 21 & over. No Refunds or substitutions. Visit:

Scarpetta's, at their new location in NoMad, will be offering a brunch menu. From 11:00am to 3:00pm, guests will enjoy a choice of menu items along with the classics Scarpetta is known for. Dishes include Egg White Frittata with Zucchini, Spinach, Tomatoes and Smoked Ricotta, Almond French Toast with Mascarpone Cream and Orange Perserve, as well as their famous Spaghetti with Tomato and Basil. Brunch will be served from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. Visit:

What Moms Want for MOTHERS DAY-Brunch or Dinner with You

HandCraft Kitchen & Cocktails in the Gramercy neighborhood of NYC has specials that make sure that guests are treated right. Moms eat free all day. Treat her to some of HandCraft's popular brunch items such as the Eggs Benny Ranchero with pulled pork, crispy polenta, poached eggs, refried beans, guacamole, pico de gallo and chipotle hollandaise, and the Croaker with toasted brioche, gruyere, bacon bechamel, smoked ham, sunny side eggs and chives. Favorite dinner items include Seared Salmon with oyster mushrooms, bell peppers, snow peas, ginger soy glaze, wasabi mash, roasted seaweed and chili oil, or the Zucchini Pasta roasted kale, wild mushrooms, pistachio pesto, charred cherry tomato, asiago cheese and fresh herbs. Of course, you'll want to toast mom with one of the many signature craft cocktails HandCraft offers. HandCraft will be open from 11 a.m. - 11 p.m. and features the jazz music of Zebster & Trio from 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. Visit:

Freds at Barneys - The downtown restaurant will be offering specials in addition to their brunch and lunch menus to celebrate Mother's Day this year. Take your mom out on this special day to a day filled of delicious food and shopping. Some of the menu items include Lobster, Crab & Shrimp Ravioli With Spring Vegetables, Petite Spring Lamb Chops: English peas, Tri color potatoes, Vanilla Bean Creme Caramel with candied lemon thyme garnish, and the Cheese Cake Trio: Vanilla bean, coffee & Nutella. They will also be offering their Champagne & Roses cocktail. The Mother's Day menu is offered on Sunday from 11:00 am to 3:30 pm. Visit:

What Moms Want for MOTHERS DAY-Brunch or Dinner with You

The Capital Grille on Wall Street will serve traditional brunch favorites at $49 per person and $15 for children alongside its signature menu. For the appetizer course, guests can choose between menu items such as a Cup of White Cheddar Potato and Leek Soup, a Cup of Clam Chowder, Caesar Salad or Field Greens Salad. Guests can then select from a range of items for their entrée, including Shrimp and Grits, The Grille's Lobster Frittata, Bone-In Dry Aged NY Strip with Fried Egg, Filet Mignon 8 oz., or the Pan-Seared Salmon. Brunch concludes with decadent dessert choices, such as Classic Crème Brûlée, Flourless Chocolate Espresso Cake, or Strawberries and Cream. And no one deserves a toast more than mom. Raise a glass with our Classic Mimosa or Peach Bellini. The Capital Grille's other two NYC will have a la carte menus available on Mother's Day from 10-8. Visit:

Del Frisco's Grille Brookfield Place, located in downtown Manhattan, is the perfect place to take mom this Mother's Day weekend. They are offering a lively brunch experience. Guests can enjoy a special taste of the new expanded brunch menu that is launching at the end of May including Nonna's Cinnamon Roll topped with house-made bourbon espresso caramel. This scrumptious treat pairs perfectly with a glass of Miraval Rose that can be found on the Grille's award-winning wine list. Visit:

What Moms Want for MOTHERS DAY-Brunch or Dinner with You

The Norm, located at the Brooklyn Museum, serves a weekend brunch menu from 11:00 am to 3:00 am in addition to their full menu. Enjoy tempting items like French Toast with seasonal fruit or the Smoked Salmon Scramble served with crispy home fries and a simple salad. The restaurant menu by Executive Chef Saul Bolton of Great Performances is inspired by the cultural diversity of Brooklyn. Enjoy a day at the museum with your party while you are there. Visit:

Hudson Garden Grill on the grounds of New York Botanical Gardens (NYBG) in the Bronx is open for dining from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. This casually elegant restaurant features locally sourced, contemporary American cuisine from Hudson Valley farms and other regional producers. Enjoy a meal with in the heart of the 40-acre Ross Conifer Arboretum. The visit to NYBG is a wonderful experience and ideal for families. Visit:

DiWine Restaurant & Wine Bar in Astoria, Queens offers dinner specials that include $11 Steamed Mussels with their choice of broths: Mariniere (shallot, garlic, white wine, parsley and preserved lemon), Basquaise (fire-roasted red peppers, vidalia onions, herbs and white wine), Provencal (garlic, white wine, tomato broth and herbs de provence), Normandes (slab bacon, wild mushrooms, apples, light cream and calvados), and Grecque (braised fennel, lemon juice, shallot, garlic, and coriander). DiWine will also be offering $8 glasses and $30 bottles of wine (regularly $10/$38). The restaurant will be serving it's regular live-music brunch on Mother's Day. DiWine will be open from 11 am to 2 am on Mother's Day. Visit:

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