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
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The Horned Dorset Inn

$$$$·French·
Cooperstown
343 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
A Christmas dinner like no other, a truly memorable experience.
100% recommended
Best Overall in New York / Tri-State Area
3 people mentioned the Puff Pastry
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Atera

$$$$·Contemporary American·
TriBeCa - Downtown
812 reviews
  • Tasting Menu
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
Small seat restaurant. Two seatings a night. Good wine pairings. Nice food presentation.
98% recommended
Best Overall in New York / Tri-State Area
21 people mentioned the Caviar
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The Polo Bar

$$$$·American·
Midtown East
698 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
1,187 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
5,608 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for Anniversaries
We had such a lovely dinner in this restaurant. The whole area is beautifully decorated with soft romantic lighting throughout. We were greeted by Mr. Salvatore himself as we approRead more
95% recommended
Best Service in Western New York
120 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Casa Enrique

$$$$·Mexican·
Long Island City
897 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Awesome service, food and drinks as always
90% recommended
Mexican in New York / Tri-State Area
14 people mentioned the Carne Asada
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Chachama Grill

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Patchogue
1,312 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
Delicious food and excellent service
100% recommended
Contemporary American in New York / Tri-State Area
14 people mentioned the Napoleons

Ristorante Lombardo

$$$$·Italian·
Buffalo
1,504 reviews
  • Romance
  • Special Occasions
  • Cosy
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
100% recommended
20 people mentioned the Veal Marsala
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Larimar Restaurant

$$$$·Modern European·
Spring Lake
732 reviews
  • Romance
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
We were positively surprised to find a fine dining restaurant in Spring Lake. Nice ambience, professional service and excellent food. No fuss as we decided to share one of the pastRead more
100% recommended
Best Overall in New Jersey - Central
9 people mentioned the Beignets

Poached Pear Bistro

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Point Pleasant Beach
1,754 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
The best food in Central Jersey. Being a food allows to to state this.
100% recommended
Best Food in New Jersey - Central
269 people mentioned the Poached Pear

Le Coucou

$$$$·French·
SoHo
2,925 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Cosy
Fantastic food .good service.
85% recommended
42 people mentioned the Dover Sole
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D'Vine Bar - Sparkill

$$$$·Fusion / Eclectic·
Sparkill
639 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Bar Seating
  • Fit for Foodies
Perfection
100% recommended
Fusion / Eclectic in New York / Tri-State Area
8 people mentioned the Manhattan

Gyu-Kaku - Flushing, NY

$$$$·Japanese·
Flushing
457 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
Incredible experience for us. The all you can eat menu is truly an amazing experience. The team was incredibly friendly. Made solid recommendations. Will be back very soon!
94% recommended
Japanese in New York / Tri-State Area
13 people mentioned the Gyu Kaku
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Saint Lawrence Spirits On The River Chateau

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Clayton
370 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
  • Scenic View
Our food was delicious and the staff was incredibly knowledgeable and kind. I ordered prime rib and it was absolutely perfectly cooked and our dessert was wonderful.
100% recommended
Best Value in New York / Tri-State Area
5 people mentioned the Bloody Mary
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Vinum Wine Bar & Restauarant

$$$$·Italian·
Staten Island
185 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Cosy
  • Creative Cuisine
Recommended (French) wine of the evening was delicious! Charcuterie board was amazing and fettuccine beef ragú was possibly the best I’ve ever had! I highly recommend Vinum for a nRead more
96% recommended
Italian in New York / Tri-State Area
4 people mentioned the Flan

Avra Madison Estiatorio on 60th

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Midtown East
2,111 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Lunch
  • Good for a Date
Great place, awesome atmosphere and best Greek seafood in NYC.
95% recommended
Mediterranean in New York / Tri-State Area
36 people mentioned the Greek Salad
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Present Company

$$$$·American·
Simsbury
852 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
Amazing food, chef greeted us, nice touch.
98% recommended
American in New York / Tri-State Area
7 people mentioned the Amuse Bouche

Gramercy Tavern

$$$$·American·
New York
8,508 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
1,035 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Business Meals
  • Romance
Atmosphere, food and Service made for an excellent dining experience. Thank you Royal 35 team!
99% recommended
Steakhouse in Manhattan
18 people mentioned the German Potatoes

Sophie's Bistro

$$$$·French·
New Brunswick
810 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Good for Anniversaries
We had a great time. We went for Valentine's day. My husband got a call from work and we unfortunately had to leave early. The waitress was so understanding packing up our dinnerRead more
94% recommended
16 people mentioned the Coq Au Vin

The Pomeroy

$$$$·American·
Astoria
179 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Neighbourhood Gem
EDIT: Tommy (the owner) invited us back for a 2nd try at our special occasion, & we were so impressed by his hospitality. The food was excellent, service was wonderful, & Tommy wenRead more
100% recommended
Healthy in Queens
14 people mentioned the Fried Chicken

Mastro's Steakhouse - New York City

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Rockefeller Center Midtown
2,987 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Romance
Excellent as always
89% recommended
Steakhouse in Manhattan
126 people mentioned the Butter Cake

The Capital Grille - Hartford

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Hartford / West Hartford
1,521 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
Fast seating, quiet lunch, great food and service.
100% recommended
Special Occasions in Connecticut
20 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Ocean Prime - New York

$$$$·Seafood·
Rockefeller Center Midtown
3,079 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
The waiter was great and everyone was super attentive.
95% recommended
62 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Sadelle’s

$$$$·American·
SoHo
1,276 reviews
  • Brunch
  • Sunday Lunch
  • Comfort Food
Everything perfection service decor food noise level very very cozy atmosphere perfect for brunch and lunch
100% recommended
American in Manhattan
300 people mentioned the Bagels
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Upland

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Gramercy / Flatiron
2,580 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
Great food, great atmosphere. Shame they ran out of the hen of the woods mushrooms!
87% recommended
65 people mentioned the Duck Wings
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Kitchen Step JC

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Jersey City
395 reviews
  • Cosy
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
Always great food!!! I really enjoy dining here. Food is fresh and tasty!
86% recommended
Brunch in New Jersey - North
9 people mentioned the Zucchini Fries

The Capital Grille - Garden City

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Garden City
2,401 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Birthdays
As always, we had an excellent experience
96% recommended
Notable Wine List in Long Island / Hamptons
48 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Oliver's Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Buffalo
723 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romance
Excellent dining experience. Very nice live music.
100% recommended
Best Ambience in Western New York
7 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

The Little Beet Table

$$$$·American·
Gramercy / Flatiron
1,521 reviews
  • Gluten Free Options
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
Loved the food and service. All of the dishes were a decent size except the salmon. I guess it is a pricey item.
95% recommended
41 people mentioned the Sweet Potatoes

The Cottage

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Westport
922 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
Go see Will! Brunch was wonderful.
90% recommended
Contemporary American in Connecticut
16 people mentioned the Lobster Spaghetti

The Boil Waverly

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
Greenwich Village
1,510 reviews
  • Group Bookings
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Casual
Excellent customer service & Excellent Food! The Staff is Amazing!! Thank you 😜🙏🏼
92% recommended
44 people mentioned the Crayfish
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1833 Kitchen & Bar at the Aurora Inn

$$$$·American·
Finger Lakes
406 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasions
Such a wonderful experience. We live 1.5 hours away and make this trip often just for the brunch!
100% recommended
Best Overall in Western New York
9 people mentioned the Seafood Chowder

Patricia's of Holmdel

$$$$·Italian·
Holmdel
1,073 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Celebrating our son’s birthday. The food was delicious and the service was outstanding. We were the last customers in the restaurant and we did not feel rushed in the least.
96% recommended
Italian in New Jersey - Central
11 people mentioned the Calamari

Westlight

$$$$·American·
Williamsburg
939 reviews
  • Romance
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
The best waitress I ever had in NYC ! His name was Christian And the service was exceptional. We orders cocktails and the famous french fries, and the were awesome and the view is Read more
81% recommended
Hot Spot in Brooklyn
77 people mentioned the Manhattan

Krebs 1899

$$$$·American·
Syracuse
943 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Romance
The service, ambiance, and food are all outstanding. This was our first visit, but won’t be our last.
97% recommended
Best Ambience in New York / Tri-State Area
6 people mentioned the French Pressed Coffee
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J. Gilbert’s – Wood Fired Steaks & Seafood – Glastonbury

$$$$·Steak·
Glastonbury
6,987 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Excellent crab cakes! Great service, as always.
98% recommended
Steak in New York / Tri-State Area
115 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Trattoria DiMeo

$$$$·Italian·
Roslyn
429 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
The staff was incredible. every staff was trying to make sure all the guests were taken care off. I enjoyed seeing all the staff help each other out. The food was incredible! Not aRead more
100% recommended
Late Night Find in Long Island / Hamptons
8 people mentioned the Linguine

La Vara

$$$$·Spanish·
Cobble Hill
812 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tapas
  • Creative Cuisine
Unusual dishes cooked home style, reflecting Moroccan and old Spanish dishes. Best "Andalusian" food I have had outside Spain
90% recommended
Spanish in New York / Tri-State Area
20 people mentioned the Paella

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
667 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
  • Group Bookings
Elia is beautiful! Reminded me of eating in Greece, tranquil music, gorgeous setting, patio umbrellas. Food was amazing...the shrimp appetizer, and octopus! Waiter was wonderful.
97% recommended
Mediterranean in New York / Tri-State Area
20 people mentioned the Grilled Octopus

Nix

$$$$·Vegetarian·
Greenwich Village
1,997 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
Great, creative food! Highly recommended going with a group of 4 or more so you can try more dishes! The entrees are quite large.
90% recommended
57 people mentioned the Dumplings
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LArtusi

$$$$·Italian·
West Village
2,390 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Amazing brussel sprouts and french toast. The pasta was good, but a little over priced.
97% recommended
Italian in Manhattan
104 people mentioned the Olive Oil Cake
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Jack's Wife Freda - Carmine Street

$$$$·Contemporary American·
West Village
169 reviews
  • Casual
  • Lunch
  • Brunch
It was a nice take in Mediterranean food with an American flare.
91% recommended
Contemporary American in Manhattan
4 people mentioned the Shakshuka
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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
1,090 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
This is a lovely restaurant with a delicious menu that does not try too hard. Perfect for a romantic evening. Or why not take your mother when she comes to visit you in NY ?
93% recommended
Farm-to-table in New York / Tri-State Area
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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AQUAGRILL

$$$$·Seafood·
SoHo
2,150 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Excellent service and location. Quiet enough to have a conversation with your partner. Well run establishment.
94% recommended
Seafood in Manhattan
45 people mentioned the Fresh Seafood

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
1,473 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
Birthday dinner and it was delicious! The appetizers were plenty to share. The lobster ravioli, short rib, and shrimp and grits were to die for. We brought a birthday cake and 618 Read more
97% recommended
American in New Jersey - Central
40 people mentioned the Short Rib