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
813 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
5,612 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for Anniversaries
Celebrated my husband's Birthday; he is now wheelchair-bound and in nursing home, so these dinner outings are very special for him. Russell greeted us and directed us to our tableRead more
95% recommended
Best Service in Western New York
120 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Casa Enrique

$$$$·Mexican·
Long Island City
899 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Authentic
All around great.
90% recommended
Mexican in New York / Tri-State Area
14 people mentioned the Carne Asada
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Chachama Grill

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Patchogue
1,317 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
Too many good things to list, you will not regret making the reservation!!!
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
  • Business Meals
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
1,755 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
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for Anniversaries
Fantastic food .good service.
88% recommended
42 people mentioned the Dover Sole
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D'Vine Bar - Sparkill

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

$$$$·Japanese·
Flushing
459 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
Waitress was amazing, very helpful
94% recommended
Japanese in New York / Tri-State Area
13 people mentioned the Gyu Kaku

Saint Lawrence Spirits On The River Chateau

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Clayton
370 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
  • Scenic View
Always a great experience at the chateau! We’ve never had their dinner before and it was amazing. I had the chicken penne and my boyfriend had the duck, both were delicious.
100% recommended
Best Value in New York / Tri-State Area
5 people mentioned the Bloody Mary

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
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Avra Madison Estiatorio on 60th

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Midtown East
2,115 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Lunch
  • Good for Birthdays
Loved everything about Avra Madison, delicious food, wonderful atmosphere. The fish was outstanding, fresh and delicious. The meatballs were also the hit of the table!
96% recommended
Mediterranean in New York / Tri-State Area
36 people mentioned the Greek Salad
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Present Company

$$$$·American·
Simsbury
853 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
Absolutely fantastic and priced well!
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
1,037 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
2,992 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Absolutely loved atmosphere, food and service. Music selection great I just wish it was a little less loud downstairs since i was entertaining customers but overall loved and will Read more
89% recommended
Steakhouse in Manhattan
126 people mentioned the Butter Cake

The Capital Grille - Hartford

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Hartford / West Hartford
1,523 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
Great experience. Carolyn at the bar was lovely, Jordan was a great server, and the NY Strip Au Poivre was the perfect medium rare with Courvoisier cream sauce. Shallot butter on tRead more
100% recommended
Special Occasions in Connecticut
20 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Ocean Prime - New York

$$$$·Seafood·
Rockefeller Center Midtown
3,082 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Consistently solid. Service was great and food as well. Reservation immediately honored escorted to a quiet table which is what we needed. Thank you
95% recommended
62 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Sadelle’s

$$$$·American·
SoHo
1,277 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
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
Great food, great atmosphere. Shame they ran out of the hen of the woods mushrooms!
100% 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
2,405 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
Great food and service.
98% 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
1,525 reviews
  • Gluten Free Options
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
The grilled shrimp salad with avocado is life altering.
95% recommended
41 people mentioned the Sweet Potatoes

The Cottage

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Westport
923 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
Everything was wonderful, except that is is always a bit drafty and cold in the front room.
90% recommended
Contemporary American in Connecticut
16 people mentioned the Lobster Spaghetti
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The Boil Waverly

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
Greenwich Village
1,514 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
1,074 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
We took my mother for her birthday and everything was fantastic. I don’t have enough good things to say about Patricia’s, from the food to the service it was just excellent. The Read more
96% recommended
Italian in New Jersey - Central
11 people mentioned the Calamari
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Westlight

$$$$·American·
Williamsburg
941 reviews
  • Romance
  • Scenic View
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
Valentine’s Day celebrations done right! It was exactly the way we wanted.
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

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

$$$$·Steak·
Glastonbury
6,992 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
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La Vara

$$$$·Spanish·
Cobble Hill
812 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tapas
  • Good for a Date
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
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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
669 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
  • Group Bookings
Excellent! Service with a smile
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
I had arranged a dinner for my brother and his wife. It was my brother's birthday. The staff at Nix was very helpful and stayed in touch with me to understand what my requirements Read more
90% recommended
57 people mentioned the Dumplings
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LArtusi

$$$$·Italian·
West Village
2,391 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Amazing. So hard to get a reservation but l’artusi was amazing
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
170 reviews
  • Casual
  • Lunch
  • Brunch
It was a nice take in Mediterranean food with an American flare.
93% 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
1,094 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
Will, our server Monday and Tuesday nights, is a most engaging practitioner of enlightened hospitality. He is an active listener whose understanding of every aspect of the menu forRead more
94% recommended
Farm-to-table in New York / Tri-State Area
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
2,151 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.
95% recommended
Seafood in Manhattan
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
1,476 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
This was our first visit to 618 and we will definitely go back. When we arrived there was a large party celebrating a child's birthday and the noise level was pretty unbearable. Read more
97% recommended
American in New Jersey - Central
40 people mentioned the Short Rib