We think it should be a rule that mom doesn't have to cook on Mother's Day. With that in mind, there are several restaurants and inns on Long Island serving holiday brunches that include separate prices and menus for kids. Some even offer moms free goodies. Be sure to call ahead for reservations since these places tend to book up quickly! For other family-friendly fun happening Mother's Day weekend, check out our Event Calendar.
Left Coast Kitchen & Cocktails
1810 Merrick Road, Merrick
Combo of breakfast and lunch (brunch) items will be served until 3pm. More than 15 kinds of sweet and savory pancakes and various egg plates will be offered. The dinner menu starts at 4:30pm.
Eisenhower Park, East Meadow
Adults $50, children (ages 3-10) $20
Brunch is offered in the Grand Ballroom starting at 11am The Carltun is also offering a price fixe dinner starting at 12pm in the Palm Court. Various culinary stations will be offered, including a kid-centric one.
Garden City Hotel
45 7th St.,
Seatings between 11am-3pm
$80 per adult, $40 per child under the age of 12
Mother's Day brunch at this restaurant inside the Garden City Hotel celebrates moms in grand style. Includes a deluxe, extended buffet with homemade pastries.
The Savoy Tavern
16 Merrick Ave., Merrick
Seatings at 11:30am and 1pm
Adults $31.95, $8.95 children's menu options
Three course pre fixe meal includes a mimosa or bloody mary, coffee and tea.
Glen Cove Mansion
200 Dosoris Ln, Glen Cove
Seatings at 1pm and 4pm
Adults $59, children 4-13 $29, children 4 and under free
The mansion offers a meal inspired by the historic menus of the Gold Coast era. Edible offerings include a salad, shrimp, pasta and carving stations, as well as a hot buffet and pastry desserts. They are also offering a getaway package where you can sleep at the hotel.
The Library Cafe
274 Main St., Farmingdale
$23.95, children $10.95
The Library Cafe will treat you like a queen this Mother's Day: Each table is assigned a waiter that will serve you without your having to get up for seconds. Includes unlimited champagne and mimosas. Some of the food choices on that a day are: buttermilk pancakes, eggs benedict, home fries and a decadent dessert assortment. A regular menu will also be available.
8 Tower Pl., Roslyn
$29 adults, $13 for children
Includes complimentary brunch cocktail or juice, fresh-baked scones and sweet rolls, choice of entree and coffee/tea. Children's menu options include Challah French toast, pasta and chicken fingers.
Mill Creek Tavern
275 Bayville Ave., Bayville
Seatings at 11am and 1:30pm
$34.95, children under 12 $16.95
Enjoy an extensive brunch menu. Coffee, tea, soda and Bloody Mary or mimosa included.
860 Franklin Ave., Garden City
Seatings at 11am-2:30pm
$39.95, children ages 2-12 $17.95
Various brunch stations are included, as well as desserts. Complimentary Bellini, champagne punch, mimosa or Bloody Mary included.
585 N Broadway, Jericho
Reservations begin at 11am. An all-day brunch buffet and dinner menu served all day (price points between $36.95-$49.95). Brunch is $52.95 for adults, $25.95 children ages 12 and under. Kids under 2 are free. Kid-friendly brunch items include chicken fingers, pigs in a blanket and macaroni and cheese.
3340 Park Ave., Wantagh
$29.95, children 6-12 $14.95
Extensive brunch menu plus cocktails.
80 West Broadway, Long Beach
Open seating from 12-5pm
$69 per person
Traditional brunch favorites and raw bar. Unlimited champagne, mimosas and bloody marys. Complimentary valet parking. They are also offering an afternoon tea with delicacies and savory loose teas starting at $36.
Tony Cuban Cucina & Cocktails
507 Guy Lombardo Ave., Freeport
Three seatings at 11am, 1pm and 3pm
$27.95 per person
Brunch includes unlimited mimosas, Bloody Marys or Sangria.
184 Broadway, Amityville
This brunch menu includes a raw bar and sandwiches in addition to traditional breakfast items. Ordering is a la carte and drinks are $5 each.
Seatings at 11am, 12pm, 2pm, 3pm, 5pm and 6pm
$49.95, children 4-12 $22.95, children under 4 free
This buffet brunch offer gourmet items, including made-to-order omelets, carving stations, soup station, assorted cheeses, fresh fruit and freshly-made breads and pastries.
290 Old Montauk Hwy., Montauk
Adults are $89, children 12 and under are $39
Gurney’s offers an affordable brunch for moms. This seaside buffet brunch offers an omelet station, a waffle and cheese blintz station, a carving station, a Viennese table, and lots of hot entrees. They are also offering a few Mother's Day weekend getaway packages.
80 Browns River Rd., Sayville
$45 for adults, children 6-12 $19, 5 and under $9
Located on the Great South Bay, Lands End hosts a Mother's Day Brunch with an array of seafood, pasta and a carving board with ham, beef and turkey. There is also a cold and hot buffet and an array of homemade desserts. After brunch, be sure to take a stroll around the gardens.
Lombardi's on the Sound
44 Fairway Dr., Port Jefferson
Seatings begin at 11am
$59, children 3-10 $25, children 2 and under free
A kid's buffet, pasta table, breakfast presentation table, and several traditional Italian dishes and various other delicacies will be served. An unlimited shrimp bar will also be available. Includes wine and mimosas. Note: Boosters and high chairs are not provided.
Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center
431 E. Main St., Riverhead
631-208-9200 ext. H2O
Seatings at 10am, 12pm and 2pm
Adults are $39.95, children 3-12 and seniors over 62 $21.95, children 2 and under free (Members: Adults are $36.96, Children $19.95)
The aquarium is offering a buffet brunch in its Sea Star Ballroom, including carving stations, pastries and desserts. Brunch includes free all-day admission to the Aquarium.
Garden of Eve Organic Farm & Market
4558 Sound Ave., Riverhead
Pre fixe menu: $25 for adults, $15 for children
An a la carte menu will also be offered. This special Farm Brunch featuring pastured eggs, homemade baked goods, and more! Let the kids play in our play area while you enjoy the fresh air and farm scenery.
Jamesport Manor Inn
370 Manor Road, Jamesport
A la carte brunch from 10:30am to 2:45pm
Offerings for young adults, under age 12 are also available.
Windows on the Lake
235 Lake Shore Rd., Lake Ronkonkoma
Seatinsgs available from 10:30am–4:30pm
$49.95, children 3-12 $24.95, children 2 and under free
Surrounded by picturesque views of Lake Ronkonkoma, this Mother's Day brunch boasts a smoked salmon display, made-to-order Belgian waffle station, breakfast and lunch selections and an international cheese display. One free bottle of wine with 6 adults, two free bottles with 10 adults.
12 Gerard St., Huntington
$36.95, children $12.95
Two different rooms and impressive brunch menu options. There's an incredible wine list.
28 Maidstone Park Rd., East Hampton
Seatings available at 11am and 11:30am
$38.95, children under 10 $14.95
Mother's Day brunch served buffet style, including a children's buffet and desserts.
115 E. Main St., East Islip
$34.95, children 3-11 $15.95
Enjoy Irish-American cuisine in a family-friendly setting. Staggered seatings to avoid overcrowding.
122 Ocean Ave., Bay Shore
$31 per person
Includes unlimited Bloody Marys, Mimosas, Champagne, Soda, Coffee and Tea. Stations, made to order omelets and more.
Main Photo: One of more than 15 pancakes offered at Left Coast Kitchen, Merrick
Originally published 5/2014