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
  • Romance
  • Worth the Drive
A Christmas dinner like no other, a truly memorable experience.
99% recommended
3 people mentioned the Puff Pastry
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Atera

$$$$·Contemporary American·
TriBeCa - Downtown
825 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Notable Wine List
Excellent food, vibe, and ambiance!
95% recommended
21 people mentioned the Caviar
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The Polo Bar

$$$$·American·
Midtown East
699 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Romance
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
95% recommended
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
6,193 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for Anniversaries
The food and service was amazing. I would recommend to anyone.
98% recommended
Best Ambience in Western New York
120 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Casa Enrique

$$$$·Mexican·
Long Island City
913 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
Amazing outdoor set up. Terrific service. Great food
95% recommended
14 people mentioned the Carne Asada
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Chachama Grill

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Patchogue
1,446 reviews
  • Romance
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
Excellent food, great service! They let us stay a long time without rushing us. Will definitely be coming back!
96% recommended
Best Service in Long Island / Hamptons
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
799 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Romance
  • Special Occasions
Great quality food along with great service. I highly recommend this place. Hands on Owner as well. A nice place to enjoy a quiet evening with your significant other. Not too manRead more
100% recommended
Best Service in New Jersey - Central
9 people mentioned the Beignets

Poached Pear Bistro

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Point Pleasant Beach
2,129 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romance
Poached Pear is consistently one of the best restaurants in our area of the shore. All the restaurants here are expensive and most have “good” food, but not worth the cost. PoachedRead more
97% recommended
Contemporary American in New Jersey - Central
269 people mentioned the Poached Pear

Le Coucou

$$$$·French·
SoHo
2,926 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
647 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Notable Wine List
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!
97% recommended
8 people mentioned the Manhattan
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Gyu-Kaku - Flushing, NY

$$$$·Japanese·
Flushing
500 reviews
  • Lunch
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
Great service! Food was delicious... Worth it!
100% recommended
Best Value 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
568 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Romance
  • Special Occasions
Beautiful atmosphere. Staff,Food and Cocktails were amazing. Can't wait to visit again.
100% recommended
Farm-to-table in New York / Tri-State Area
5 people mentioned the Bloody Mary

Vinum Wine Bar & Restauarant

$$$$·Italian·
Staten Island
230 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Romance
Went here for a Thursday evening date night with my wife and had a great time. We sat in the bar area up front, which was eclectic and had a great vibe. They had a large wine andRead more
93% recommended
Most Booked in Staten Island
4 people mentioned the Flan

Avra Madison Estiatorio on 60th

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Midtown East
2,384 reviews
  • Lunch
  • Special Occasions
  • Outdoor Eating
It was excellent as always
93% recommended
Mediterranean in New York / Tri-State Area
36 people mentioned the Greek Salad

Present Company

$$$$·American·
Simsbury
915 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
Excellent service Covid social distancing and practice
96% recommended
Notable Wine List in Connecticut
7 people mentioned the Amuse Bouche

Gramercy Tavern

$$$$·American·
New York
8,506 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
1,127 reviews
  • Romance
  • Special Occasions
  • Outdoor Eating
Adam and his staff are ALWAYS the very best. Professional, yet personable. Attentive and not intrusive. Impeccable service combined with the most delicious steakhouse food in New YRead more
97% recommended
18 people mentioned the German Potatoes

Sophie's Bistro

$$$$·French·
New Brunswick
833 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
  • Neighbourhood Gem
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
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Amazing service and delicious food! Thanks for making my birthday so special!
95% recommended
14 people mentioned the Fried Chicken
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Mastro's Steakhouse - New York City

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Rockefeller Center Midtown
3,257 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for a Date
I took my daughter to celebrate her 18th birthday with some friends and we have been to many of the NYC high end steakhouses and this was by far the best experience. And the food wRead more
96% recommended
Steakhouse in Manhattan
126 people mentioned the Butter Cake

The Capital Grille - Hartford

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Hartford / West Hartford
1,708 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Notable Wine List
  • Good for a Date
It was my 2 year anniversary. They had park roses and a card when we came in. It felt extremely special. They also took a picture and printed for us as a memory. It was truly an exRead more
100% recommended
Notable Wine List in New York / Tri-State Area
20 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Ocean Prime - New York

$$$$·Seafood·
Rockefeller Center Midtown
3,381 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for a Date
The staff was 1000% attentive
96% recommended
Seafood in Manhattan
62 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Sadelle’s

$$$$·Breakfast·
SoHo
1,290 reviews
  • Brunch
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Lunch
Outstanding bagels and smoked salmon. Do not miss this when in NY!
88% recommended
300 people mentioned the Bagels
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Upland

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Gramercy / Flatiron
2,582 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
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Overpriced entrees, but, typical for the area. Would return.
95% recommended
9 people mentioned the Zucchini Fries
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The Capital Grille - Garden City

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Garden City
2,663 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great service from John. May be the best waiter I ever had.
97% recommended
Steakhouse in Long Island / Hamptons
48 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Oliver's Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Buffalo
730 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Fit for Foodies
Oliver's never fails to exceed expectations. Everything about Oliver's is off the charts!
95% recommended
7 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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The Little Beet Table

$$$$·American·
Gramercy / Flatiron
1,587 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Healthy
Our flank steaks were prepared properly. The entire meal was delicious. Service was friendly and first class. We plan to return!
95% recommended
41 people mentioned the Sweet Potatoes

The Cottage

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Westport
1,040 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
Food was excellent! Very much the cottage feel inside, look forward to enjoying its outdoor tables when its a bit warmer.
100% recommended
Contemporary American in New York / Tri-State Area
16 people mentioned the Lobster Spaghetti

The Boil Waverly

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
Greenwich Village
1,595 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Hot Spot
  • Group Bookings
Everything from music to food was perfect! Killing it during the pandemic
93% recommended
44 people mentioned the Crayfish

1833 Kitchen & Bar at the Aurora Inn

$$$$·American·
Finger Lakes
662 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Romance
  • Outdoor Eating
The food was out of this world and our server, Bailey, was excellent. The restaurant/Inn is beautiful and we can't wait to go back. Would highly recommend!
97% recommended
Best Service in Western New York
9 people mentioned the Seafood Chowder

Patricia's of Holmdel

$$$$·Italian·
Holmdel
1,485 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Love this place from food to service.....everything excellent!!
98% recommended
11 people mentioned the Calamari
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Westlight

$$$$·American·
Williamsburg
943 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
Valentine’s Day celebrations done right! It was exactly the way we wanted.
93% recommended
77 people mentioned the Manhattan
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Krebs 1899

$$$$·American·
Syracuse
1,066 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for a Date
Awesome dining & service! Outstanding in every way!
100% recommended
Best Overall in Central New York
6 people mentioned the French Pressed Coffee

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

$$$$·Steak·
Glastonbury
7,796 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for a Date
Unbelievable, best restaurant around!
98% recommended
Steak in New York / Tri-State Area
115 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Trattoria DiMeo

$$$$·Italian·
Roslyn
484 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Romance
The food was delicious 🤤 and the service extraordinary. I highly recommend this restaurant.
100% recommended
8 people mentioned the Linguine
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La Vara

$$$$·Spanish·
Cobble Hill
819 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
The best restaurant in cobble hill. That’s all.
93% recommended
20 people mentioned the Paella
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Le Penguin - Greenwich

$$$$·French·
Greenwich
785 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
1,242 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Outdoor Eating
Always a wonderful experience at Elia.
98% recommended
Mediterranean in New York / Tri-State Area
20 people mentioned the Grilled Octopus

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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LArtusi

$$$$·Italian·
West Village
2,404 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Notable Wine List
Excellent food and service
94% recommended
104 people mentioned the Olive Oil Cake
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Jack's Wife Freda - Carmine Street

$$$$·Contemporary American·
West Village
209 reviews
  • Brunch
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Casual
Always a great spot with friendly service, yummy food, good tunes.
95% recommended
Contemporary American in Manhattan
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
1,207 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
Everyone is charming, and the new sleek decor is quite a change from the cozy traditional townhouse atmosphere we remember... but the food is still excellent. Staff is knowledgeablRead more
90% recommended
11 people mentioned the Dumplings
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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
2,170 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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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
2,163 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Pablo was a wonderful server, and he made our anniversary dinner enjoyable.
98% recommended
Best Service in New Jersey - Central
40 people mentioned the Short Rib