50 New York Restaurants to Connect In For Mother's Day

The OpenTable Team

Whether you're taking mom out for a treat or enjoying a Sunday lunch with friends, these restaurants are perfect for Mother's Day. From kid-friendly favorites to brunch-worthy hotspots, we'll help you find the perfect place to celebrate.

Restaurants:The Horned Dorset Inn, Atera, The Polo Bar
Price Range:$$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:French, Contemporary American, American
Neighborhoods:Cooperstown, TriBeCa - Downtown, Midtown East

The Horned Dorset Inn

$$$$·French·
Cooperstown
343 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Worth the Drive
  • Good for Anniversaries
A Christmas dinner like no other, a truly memorable experience.
100% recommended
3 people mentioned the Puff Pastry
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Atera

$$$$·Contemporary American·
TriBeCa - Downtown
825 reviews
  • Tasting Menu
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
Excellent food, vibe, and ambiance!
98% recommended
21 people mentioned the Caviar
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The Polo Bar

$$$$·American·
Midtown East
699 reviews
One of my favorite restaurants in the city. Not only is the restaurant special, they make every individual feel welcome and special. The food is spectacular and the drinks are wondRead more
10 people mentioned the Corn Beef
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Restaurant Lorena's

$$$$·French·
Maplewood
1,188 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romance
Lorena’s always delivers wonderful food in a delightful setting with attentive and charming wait staff. We love it year after year.
98% recommended
32 people mentioned the Salmon Tartare
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Russell's Steaks, Chops, and More

$$$$·Steak·
Buffalo
6,052 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for Anniversaries
Our waiter Luke was phenomenal! He was not your typical waiter, he conversed with us and was very knowledgeable about the menu. A great evening, thank you Russell!
97% recommended
Best Food in Western New York
120 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Casa Enrique

$$$$·Mexican·
Long Island City
913 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Good for a Date
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
Amazing outdoor set up. Terrific service. Great food
88% recommended
14 people mentioned the Carne Asada
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Chachama Grill

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Patchogue
1,391 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Fit for Foodies
Great as always.
98% recommended
Contemporary American in New York / Tri-State Area
14 people mentioned the Napoleons

Ristorante Lombardo

$$$$·Italian·
Buffalo
1,504 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Fit for Foodies
First class service , excellent food but the last time i visited they over and above on everything. Disappointed in both deserts. Also wish since it was Christmas time they offeredRead more
96% recommended
20 people mentioned the Veal Marsala
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Larimar Restaurant

$$$$·Modern European·
Spring Lake
754 reviews
  • Romance
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
Wonderful restaurant, great food definitely going back
100% recommended
9 people mentioned the Beignets

Poached Pear Bistro

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Point Pleasant Beach
2,008 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
Hi: At our table the Duck,Lamb, and Halibut were great.
98% recommended
Contemporary American in New Jersey - Central
269 people mentioned the Poached Pear

Le Coucou

$$$$·French·
SoHo
2,925 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Fit for Foodies
Fantastic food .good service.
92% recommended
42 people mentioned the Dover Sole
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D'Vine Bar - Sparkill

$$$$·Fusion / Eclectic·
Sparkill
646 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Bar Seating
  • Good for a Date
This is one of my favorite spot in the area. The atmosphere is very nice and the food excellent! Service is amazing, everyone is very kind!
100% recommended
8 people mentioned the Manhattan
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Gyu-Kaku - Flushing, NY

$$$$·Japanese·
Flushing
484 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Group Bookings
Everyone wore a mask. Not a lot of people. 6 ft distance was followed
97% recommended
Best Value in New York / Tri-State Area
13 people mentioned the Gyu Kaku

Saint Lawrence Spirits On The River Chateau

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Clayton
511 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
Everything on the menu looked divine. I would have ordered one of everything if my stomach could fit it all. The 3 plates we choose all were home runs.
100% recommended
Farm-to-table in New York / Tri-State Area
5 people mentioned the Bloody Mary
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Vinum Wine Bar & Restauarant

$$$$·Italian·
Staten Island
207 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Romance
  • Authentic
Food was amazing. Service was excellent!
97% recommended
Best Overall in Staten Island
4 people mentioned the Flan

Avra Madison Estiatorio on 60th

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Midtown East
2,281 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Lunch
  • Good for a Date
Waitress was amazing It was my b day and nice way to celebrate outside in this environment
94% recommended
Mediterranean in Manhattan
36 people mentioned the Greek Salad

Present Company

$$$$·American·
Simsbury
890 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
Wonderful tasting menu and the staff is amazing. Highly recommended even for take out.
96% recommended
Fit for Foodies in New York / Tri-State Area
7 people mentioned the Amuse Bouche

Gramercy Tavern

$$$$·American·
New York
8,507 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Notable Wine List
Fantastic!
95% recommended
83 people mentioned the Manhattan
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Royal 35 Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Murray Hill
1,088 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Business Meals
  • Romance
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99% recommended
Steakhouse in New York / Tri-State Area
18 people mentioned the German Potatoes

Sophie's Bistro

$$$$·French·
New Brunswick
833 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
Family friendly environment, nice place, great service. Food was delicious! I love it
97% recommended
16 people mentioned the Coq Au Vin
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The Pomeroy

$$$$·American·
Astoria
181 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Casual
Amazing service and delicious food! Thanks for making my birthday so special!
100% recommended
14 people mentioned the Fried Chicken
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Mastro's Steakhouse - New York City

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Rockefeller Center Midtown
3,142 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Romance
Always a good time, great food & service!
91% recommended
Steakhouse in Manhattan
126 people mentioned the Butter Cake

The Capital Grille - Hartford

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Hartford / West Hartford
1,622 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Notable Wine List
Brittany was very professional, caring and offered suggestions when asked. When she found out it was my husband and my anniversary she quickly brought out rose petals and a card foRead more
100% recommended
Steakhouse in New York / Tri-State Area
20 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Ocean Prime - New York

$$$$·Seafood·
Rockefeller Center Midtown
3,252 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Simply amazing in every way possible ... the food was tasty, the ambiance was to die for, the customer service was great and the waitress was so on point with everything..... very Read more
95% recommended
Seafood in Manhattan
62 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Sadelle’s

$$$$·Breakfast·
SoHo
1,289 reviews
  • Brunch
  • Sunday Lunch
  • Lunch
Outstanding bagels and smoked salmon. Do not miss this when in NY!
100% recommended
300 people mentioned the Bagels
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Upland

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Gramercy / Flatiron
2,581 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Hot Spot
  • Special Occasions
Great food, great atmosphere. Shame they ran out of the hen of the woods mushrooms!
92% recommended
65 people mentioned the Duck Wings
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Kitchen Step JC

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Jersey City
397 reviews
  • Cosy
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
Overpriced entrees, but, typical for the area. Would return.
100% recommended
9 people mentioned the Zucchini Fries
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The Capital Grille - Garden City

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Garden City
2,562 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romance
Extraordinary service with attention to detail. Very classy.
99% recommended
Steakhouse in Long Island / Hamptons
48 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Oliver's Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Buffalo
730 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romance
Oliver's never fails to exceed expectations. Everything about Oliver's is off the charts!
100% recommended
7 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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The Little Beet Table

$$$$·American·
Gramercy / Flatiron
1,561 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Gluten Free Options
My boyfriend and I wanted to try something different. We both are on our health food journey. I googled best health food restaurant in New York and this location came up. We gave iRead more
93% recommended
41 people mentioned the Sweet Potatoes

The Cottage

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Westport
993 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
Steak was very good but portions are small and menu is limited, tent was nice and warm
96% recommended
Contemporary American in Connecticut
16 people mentioned the Lobster Spaghetti
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The Boil Waverly

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
Greenwich Village
1,561 reviews
  • Group Bookings
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Casual
The Boil never disappoints. The sauce is the best. So happy to be back after a long break. I never skip the shrimp, and this time I had snow crab too!
91% recommended
44 people mentioned the Crayfish
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1833 Kitchen & Bar at the Aurora Inn

$$$$·American·
Finger Lakes
594 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Romance
  • Special Occasions
Wonderful to be able to spend time in a lovely venue with friends while enjoying great food and drink. Our server and the manager were so accommodating and gracious. We always enjoRead more
97% recommended
Scenic View in Western New York
9 people mentioned the Seafood Chowder

Patricia's of Holmdel

$$$$·Italian·
Holmdel
1,379 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
Great place on every level! I wish i lived closer.
98% recommended
Italian in New Jersey - Central
11 people mentioned the Calamari
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Westlight

$$$$·American·
Williamsburg
942 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
  • Hot Spot
Valentine’s Day celebrations done right! It was exactly the way we wanted.
77 people mentioned the Manhattan
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Krebs 1899

$$$$·American·
Syracuse
960 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Romance
Fabulous meal, service, and atmosphere!! I highly recommend
99% recommended
6 people mentioned the French Pressed Coffee

J. Gilbert’s – Wood Fired Steaks & Seafood – Glastonbury

$$$$·Steak·
Glastonbury
7,500 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romance
As always a great meal and perfect service. It’s our favorite place but this time ofCovid has really restricted the comfort level. They did the best they could to be responsible. IRead more
98% recommended
Steak in New York / Tri-State Area
115 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Trattoria DiMeo

$$$$·Italian·
Roslyn
463 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Romance
Excellent food. They are trying so hard! Will be back for sure!
100% recommended
8 people mentioned the Linguine

La Vara

$$$$·Spanish·
Cobble Hill
819 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tapas
  • Creative Cuisine
The best restaurant in cobble hill. That’s all.
92% recommended
20 people mentioned the Paella
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Le Penguin - Greenwich

$$$$·French·
Greenwich
783 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
Fun place with good food and attractive people ! We went and it was someone’s bday and there was a big fun celebration with the whole restaurant.. like they do At Abyss but for aduRead more
97% recommended
7 people mentioned the Lobster Cobb Salad
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Elia

$$$$·Mediterranean·
East Rutherford
1,029 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for a Date
We came here to celebrate my husband and daughters birthday after a few people recommended them. From the second we were greeted at the door until the time we left, everything wasRead more
98% recommended
Mediterranean in New Jersey - North
20 people mentioned the Grilled Octopus

LArtusi

$$$$·Italian·
West Village
2,404 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Excellent food and service
96% recommended
104 people mentioned the Olive Oil Cake
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Jack's Wife Freda - Carmine Street

$$$$·Contemporary American·
West Village
181 reviews
  • Casual
  • Brunch
  • Lunch
Our service was the best and food was incredible!
86% recommended
4 people mentioned the Shakshuka

Buttermilk Channel

$$$$·American·
Carroll Gardens
671 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
This was great place for a girls lunch. The restaurant is quiet ...as people were sitting outside. Our wait person was very attentive. Food was good.
94% recommended
57 people mentioned the Fried Chicken
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JoJo

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Upper East Side
1,181 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
A true fine dining experience. Not stuffy, but relaxed and comfortable.
92% recommended
11 people mentioned the Dumplings

Oyster Club

$$$$·American·
Mystic
2,044 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Not a bad bite the entire evening. Very expensive but worth every penny if you know what you are getting into. The non-alcoholic cocktails were a hit with our group and the CBD cocRead more
95% recommended
38 people mentioned the Tagliatelle
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Houseman Restaurant

$$$$·American·
TriBeCa - Downtown
349 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
This has become one of our top 5 restaurants in NYC. It has a Swedish flair, their food is so consistently good, and they have biodynamic wines. We went for a little special occasiRead more
92% recommended
7 people mentioned the Roasted Chicken
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618

$$$$·American·
Freehold
1,898 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
As always never disappoint it. The food The service and the atmosphere makes this a place for me to return over and over again.
98% recommended
American in New Jersey - Central
40 people mentioned the Short Rib

Nix

$$$$·Vegetarian·
Greenwich Village
2,023 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
Amazing food. Took our food allergies very seriously and took great care of us.
92% recommended
57 people mentioned the Dumplings
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AQUAGRILL

$$$$·Seafood·
SoHo
2,170 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
What a fabulous meal yet again. Never disappoints. The oysters and martinis are divine as is everything else. Our server, Julio, was fantastic and attentive. Since I guessed he wasRead more
92% recommended
45 people mentioned the Fresh Seafood
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