Where to Have Mother's Day Brunch in Westchester and the Hudson Valley

Enjoy Mother's Day brunch with a view at Red Hat's stunning waterfront patio.
Enjoy Mother's Day brunch with a view at Red Hat's stunning waterfront patio.

Mother's Day is just around the corner, and it's the one day a year we're mandated to celebrate all things mom. Westchester offers a variety of great restaurants serving Mother’s Day brunch, and we've rounded up some of our top picks in Westchester and the Hudson Valley. Many places require reservations, and we suggest booking now.

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Family-Friendly Mother's Day Brunch in Southern Westchester

Chat 19 – Larchmont

Chat 19 has always been known for its fabulous Sunday brunch—and now it's offering brunch daily. A la carte options include omelets, waffles, and more. Call for reservations.

Half Moon – Dobbs Ferry

The special Mother’s Day brunch at this Dobbs Ferry restaurant—which has great views of the river—includes three courses and starts at 11am. The prix fixe menu runs $75 for adults and $30 for kids. Reservations are a must.

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Enjoy colorful cocktails during Mother's Day brunch at Harvest on Hudson
Harvest on Hudson offers a trio of ways to celebrate mom and some pretty stunning cocktails.

Harvest on Hudson – Hastings on Hudson

With a pretty outdoor garden and stunning river views, Harvest on Hudson is a great pick for Mother’s Day brunch or dinner from 11am-9pm. You’ll get a choice of appetizer (such as shrimp cocktail, avocado toast), main (including ricotta gnocchi, eggs florentine), and a trio of desserts. It’s $85 for adults, $30 for kids, and reservations are required.

Sam’s of Gedney Way – White Plains

This pub-style restaurant offers contemporary American comfort food utilizing local and organic ingredients whenever possible. Its brunch is available from 12pm-3pm and includes specialties such as Dutch baby pancakes, huevos rancheros, and a wide selection of wine, cocktails, and mimosas.

Le Provencal Bistro – Mamaroneck

This Mediterranean-French bistro offers traditional French dishes with a modern flair, served in a charming, tastefully decorated dining room. It offers a prix fixe menu for Mother's Day that includes an appetizer, entree, and dessert as well as a special kids' menu.

The Red Hat on the River – Irvington

Located in a building that used to be a hat factory, this upscale modern restaurant overlooks the Hudson River with stunning views of NYC on the left and the Tappan Zee Bridge on the right. A large patio is available for outside seating as well as a rooftop bar.

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Enjoy pancakes for Mother's Day brunch at L'inizio
Dig into pancakes piled high and bottomless drinks during Mother's Day brunch at L'inzio. 

L’inizio – Ardsley

Mother’s Day brunch runs from 11am-4pm, with options including apps like Italian doughnuts, mains like pancakes, French toast, eggs, pasta, and a dedicated kids’ menu. Prices are a la carte, and you can get a main and then opt for “bottomless” mimosas, bloody marys, or sangria for $25. Reservations can be made online.

Mother's Day Brunches in Northern Westchester

The Beehive – Armonk

Reservations for Mother’s Day are open at this kid-friendly restaurant, offering brunch, lunch, and dinner. Mother's Day brunch includes go-to's like pancakes, waffles, and French toast, plus lots of different kinds of eggs Benedict. Just note that parties can be no larger than six guests.

Traditions 118 – Granite Springs

There are two Mother’s Day brunch seatings at this Granite Springs restaurant—11am and noon—with options like “Green Eggs & Steak” and “Red, White, and Blue Waffles” that kids will dig. (And for mom: bottomless mimosas!) Brunch runs $45 per person and $25 if you opt for the separate kids’ menu. There’s also a dinner option, with a la cart menu items available, starting at 1pm.

La Camelia – Mt. Kisco

Serving authentic Iberian dishes, from paella to lamb chops, plus a large Portuguese and Spanish tapas menu, this hidden gem is the perfect combination of cozy and old-world elegance. Mother's Day brunch starts at noon and includes specialty dishes by the chef in addition to the regular menu.

Barnwood Grill – Yorktown Heights

This family-friendly restaurant specializes in farm-to-table modern American cuisine as well as many sustainable seafood options in a cozy, rustic setting. Check its website for updates on its special Mother's Day brunch menu.

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Blue Pointe serves an upscale Mother's Day brunch in Newburgh
Blu Pointe serves an upscale Mother's Day brunch on the water in Newburgh. 

Best Mother's Day Brunches in the Hudson Valley

Blu Pointe – Newburgh

This upscale seafood restaurant on the picturesque Newburgh waterfront features stone outdoor fireplaces, a raw-bar station, and a riverfront patio. For energetic kids, the riverfront walk is perfect to get out their energy before or after a meal. They offer a gourmet Mother's Day brunch buffet from 10am-1pm for $42.95 for adults and $20.95 for kids.

Valley Restaurant at The Garrison – Garrison

The Garrison’s signature fine-dining restaurant offers seasonal American Cuisine and an extensive international wine list. Located at The Garrison Country Club, the restaurant offers beautiful views and locally sourced drinks and dishes. Mother's Day brunch reservations are recommended 48+ hours in advance.

The Roundhouse – Beacon

With a patio and dining room overlooking a beautiful waterfall, the Roundhouse features whole-farm cuisine sourced from the Hudson Valley as well as beverages from local breweries, distilleries, cideries, and wineries. Mother's Day brunch is available from 10am-3pm. Reservations are required along with a $20 per-person deposit.

Villa Borghese – Wappingers Falls

In the heart of the Hudson Valley, surrounded by elegant gardens, this popular wedding venue offers a Mother's Day brunch that the whole family will enjoy. Brunch is available from 11am-3:30pm and includes breakfast and pasta entrees as well as a kids' buffet and a dessert table with a sundae bar. Mother's Day brunch runs $52 for adults and $25 for kids.

Looking for more dining options? Check out our Guide to Kid-Friendly Restaurants in Westchester and the Hudson Valley.

Photos courtesy of the restaurants

This story was originally posted in 2014; it is updated annually.

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