Mother's Day Dining: Atlanta Edition


Article by Andrea Janise

Photography by Stock Images & Bellina Alimentari

Although Mother’s Day has been an official holiday in the United States since 1914 when President Woodrow Wilson signed it into law, we never really needed an excuse to celebrate Mom. Undoubtedly, flowers and greeting cards fly off of the shelves around this time, but finding a place to eat is sometimes one of the hardest things to do. According to Town and Country Magazine, Mother’s Day is the busiest day of the year for restaurants, so we decided to make it easier for those making plans to take Mom out to one of Atlanta’s amazing restaurants. Check out our last-minute Mother’s Day restaurant round-up with descriptions direct from the source to help narrow down your selection. 

Bellina Alimentari

This Mother's Day at 6:30pm, Bellina Alimentari is celebrating moms with a special Virtual Pasta Making Class. For $45 per ticket, mom can learn the art of traditional fresh pasta making in her own home kitchen. Bellina Alimentari will supply everything she needs for the Zoom class, and a pasta machine is not required! Class registration will close 48 hours prior to class date of May 9. 

Bulla Gastrobar

This Sunday, Bulla Gastrobar will celebrate Mother's Day by treating moms like the queens they are! Beginning at 10 am on Sunday, Bulla Gastrobar will host a decadent brunch. Gather the family and enjoy a seat on our patio or inside our two-level dining room where Mom will be sure to feel your love and the love we have for food. If you can’t make it for brunch, Bulla will also feature an exclusive Paella menu during dinner, from 4 pm to 10 pm, for mom to enjoy. Moms will also receive roses, a special box of chocolate clusters and a $20 Bulla gift card to treat herself again.

Drift Fish House & Oyster Bar

Drift Fish House & Oyster Bar will open its doors from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. for a special brunch service sure to impress Mom. Executive Chef Alex Bolduc’s brunch menu includes sweet and savory morning favorites, as well as house specialties highlighting the freshest sustainable seafood. Guests can expect Wood Fired Broiled Oysters, fresh baked Brioche Cinnamon Rolls, and a delectable Lobster and Crab French Omelet in addition to menu mainstays like the Connecticut- or Maine-style Lobster Roll. No celebration is complete without festive Bellini’s, available in Strawberry & Herbs De Provence or Blueberry & Thyme varieties. Mother’s Day dinner service will also be offered from 5 – 9 p.m. 

Hampton + Hudson

The Inman Park community restaurant and bar is gifting free flowers to the first 50 moms who dine for brunch on Mother’s Day from 10am-2:30pm. Moms will also eat half-price with the purchase of an entree. Brunch specials will include Avocado Toast with sourdough bread toasted, smashed avocados, radishes, pickled onion, two poached eggs and lemon zest, Shrimp and Grits with stone ground local grits, smoked tomato gravy, sautéed celery, onion and green pepper, jumbo shrimp and double smoked bacon and a Croque Madame Breakfast Sandwich with ham, scrambled eggs, white cheddar, toast, hollandaise, served with grits or toast. Drink specials offered all day include the French 75 with gin, lemon, sugar and le grand courtage blanc de blancs and Moms...Just Want to Have Fun with vodka, elderflower and le grand courtage blanc de blancs.

Lazy Betty

Lazy Betty will offer an elevated five-course brunch tasting menu from 11am to 3pm on Mother’s Day featuring new dishes with luxury ingredients. The menu will be $125 per person, and beverage pairings will be available for $80. Brunch reservations are available now via Resy. Lazy Betty is also offering specialty Mother’s Day cakes for the holiday. Celebrate mom with a one-of-a-kind cake from Pastry Chef Carelys Vazquez. The custom cakes come in five different flavors and three different sizes. Learn more and place an order here.

Le Bilboquet

To celebrate Mother’s Day, Le Bilboquet will be serving a three-course prix fixe menu for $75 per person with beloved dishes including a lobster tail and diver scallops duo with watercress coulis, marinated cherry heirloom tomatoes, sautéed hon shimeji mushrooms and fingerling potatoes.

Le Colonial  

Celebrate Mother’s Day with Le Colonial Atlanta. The restaurant will be offering a selection of specials in honor of the holiday including a Yellowtail Crudo Hiramasa to start with Wasabi, Lime Caviar, Crispy Shallots, Shiso and Preserved Lemon Pulp, a Bo Kho Cari Braised Beef Short Ribs for an entree with Braised Bone-in Short Ribs, Carrots, Taro Root and Spicy Panang Curry and Le Vie En Rose for dessert served with White Chocolate Cremeux, Basil Scented Strawberry Filling, Genoise and Fresh Berries and Pistachio Ice Cream.

Seed Kitchen & Bar

Treat Mom to brunch fit for a queen at Seed Kitchen & Bar from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Executive Chef Doug Turbush’s seasonal menu promises quality ingredients and one-of-a-kind flavors in every forkful, featuring standouts including the House Smoked Brisket Hash, Maryland Lump Crab Eggs Benedict, and Strawberry Mascarpone French Toast. Raise a glass in honor of the leading lady in your life from the beverage menu composed of specialty cocktails, local beers and diverse wines curated by Sommelier Jason Raymond. Mother’s Day dinner service will also be offered from 5 – 9 p.m. Please find the brunch menu here and images here. Reservations can be made online through OpenTable.

The Southern Gentleman 

For Mother’s Day, The Southern Gentleman will offer a specially curated a la carte menu of brunch and dinner favorites along with a few specials mom will love. Highlights include Butter Poached Lobster Tail with a soft-boiled egg, truffle aioli, fingerling potatoes and cracked olive salad, Wagyu Skirt Steak Frites served alongside smoked tomato ketchup, béarnaise and house-cut fries and a Spring Pea Omelet featuring asparagus, gruyere and parmesan cheese.

Twisted Soul Cookhouse & Pours

Twisted Soul Cookhouse & Pours is offering an Italian-inspired prix fixe feast for Mother’s Day for four or six persons sponsored by Branca USA available to-go! The menu, created by Executive Chef Robert Butts in collaboration with Chef Deborah VanTrece, is distinctly Italian and fused, of course, with a little bit of global soul food influence. Guests will customize their four-course dinner with options like the Spring Mix Berry Salad, Candied Pecans, Shaved Carrots, Feta Cheese, Blueberries, Strawberries, Cracked Black Pepper, Citrus Prosecco Vinaigrette, Low Country Creamy Cioppino with Grilled Toast Points, Herb Black Pepper Crusted Beef Roast, Roasted Mirepoix, Fernet Branca Infused Demi-Glace, and Tiramisu Bread Pudding with Caffe Borghetti Espresso Sauce. The meal serves four to six people and costs $225. Email ldlane0820@gmail.com to place an order. Confirmation of a pickup day and time will be confirmed individually. 


This Mother’s Day enjoy a special brunch menu and chef specials at the Buckhead Village staple, Taverna. Open from 10am to 3pm, guests can indulge in specials like the delicious Triple Berry Stuffed French Toast served with raspberry, blueberry & strawberry compote, topped with cream cheese & mint or the Banana Foster & Granola Parfait served with greek yogurt, strawberries & blueberries. Pair any dish with a featured $3 single Mimosa or Aperol Spritz. Taverna is now taking reservations here. To view Taverna’s full Brunch Menu and Mother's Day Specials, click here

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