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
  • Good for a Date
  • Worth the Drive
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
822 reviews
  • Tasting Menu
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
Excellent food, vibe, and ambiance!
99% recommended
Contemporary American in Manhattan
21 people mentioned the Caviar
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The Polo Bar

$$$$·American·
Midtown East
699 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
  • Pre/post Theatre
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
96% 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
5,755 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for Anniversaries
Excellent evening for my wife and I. Thank you Russ !!!
96% recommended
Steak in New York / Tri-State Area
120 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Casa Enrique

$$$$·Mexican·
Long Island City
910 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Authentic
  • Neighbourhood Gem
It was all so delicious and perfect! I had an amazing 30th birthday.
91% recommended
14 people mentioned the Carne Asada
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Chachama Grill

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Patchogue
1,339 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
The best place
99% recommended
14 people mentioned the Napoleons
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Ristorante Lombardo

$$$$·Italian·
Buffalo
1,504 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Romance
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
98% recommended
20 people mentioned the Veal Marsala
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Larimar Restaurant

$$$$·Modern European·
Spring Lake
737 reviews
  • Romance
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
A quiet, serene, beautiful restaurant with terrific food, and impeccable service....The past is made fresh, although I had a pork chop for the 2nd time this month. It was perfect aRead more
99% recommended
9 people mentioned the Beignets
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Poached Pear Bistro

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Point Pleasant Beach
1,864 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Once again a spectacular meal..
98% recommended
Contemporary American in New York / Tri-State Area
269 people mentioned the Poached Pear
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Le Coucou

$$$$·French·
SoHo
2,925 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for a Date
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
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Bar Seating
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
Best Food in Westchester / Hudson Valley
8 people mentioned the Manhattan
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Gyu-Kaku - Flushing, NY

$$$$·Japanese·
Flushing
466 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Group Bookings
  • Good for Birthdays
Been to this place multiple times and every time I go back I have a better experience than the time before. Highly recommend!
98% 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
414 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasions
  • Waterfront
The outdoor patio features the perfect
100% recommended
Scenic View in New York / Tri-State Area
5 people mentioned the Bloody Mary
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Vinum Wine Bar & Restauarant

$$$$·Italian·
Staten Island
187 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Notable Wine List
Excellent experience overall. Strongly recommend this dining experience!
94% recommended
4 people mentioned the Flan
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Avra Madison Estiatorio on 60th

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Midtown East
2,140 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
In these times of eating outside during COVID, this restaurant, AVRA, has maximized the experience. It's a cross between a European cafe and NYC with its colorful characters walkinRead more
95% recommended
Mediterranean in New York / Tri-State Area
36 people mentioned the Greek Salad
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Present Company

$$$$·American·
Simsbury
860 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
An amazing dining experience as always. Chef and his team do an exemplary job. The seasonal menus are a delight. The food is beautifully prepared and presented. Service is excellenRead more
98% recommended
7 people mentioned the Amuse Bouche
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Gramercy Tavern

$$$$·American·
New York
8,508 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Tasting Menu
Fantastic!
94% recommended
83 people mentioned the Manhattan
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Royal 35 Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Murray Hill
1,045 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Business Meals
  • Romance
Awesome, is a perfect spot for a date and every moments
99% recommended
18 people mentioned the German Potatoes
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Sophie's Bistro

$$$$·French·
New Brunswick
832 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Authentic
A treasure. From the country pate to the mussel specials, the food is a gastronomic treat.
97% recommended
16 people mentioned the Coq Au Vin
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The Pomeroy

$$$$·American·
Astoria
181 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Romance
  • 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
3,041 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
It was amazing.
89% recommended
126 people mentioned the Butter Cake

The Capital Grille - Hartford

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Hartford / West Hartford
1,553 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
Outstanding as usual .
98% recommended
Steakhouse in New York / Tri-State Area
20 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Ocean Prime - New York

$$$$·Seafood·
Rockefeller Center Midtown
3,142 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Nice outdoor dining with my family. They were pretty busy but able to seat me before my reservation time. Sushi was great! And the Drinks
94% recommended
Seafood in New York / Tri-State Area
62 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Sadelle’s

$$$$·Breakfast·
SoHo
1,287 reviews
  • Brunch
  • Sunday Lunch
  • Lunch
Outstanding bagels and smoked salmon. Do not miss this when in NY!
97% recommended
Brunch in New York / Tri-State Area
300 people mentioned the Bagels
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Upland

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Gramercy / Flatiron
2,581 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!
88% 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.
91% recommended
9 people mentioned the Zucchini Fries
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The Capital Grille - Garden City

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Garden City
2,462 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
Fantastic as always.
98% recommended
Steakhouse in Long Island / Hamptons
48 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Oliver's Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Buffalo
730 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
  • Romance
Oliver's never fails to exceed expectations. Everything about Oliver's is off the charts!
97% recommended
7 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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The Little Beet Table

$$$$·American·
Gramercy / Flatiron
1,539 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
  • Gluten Free Options
I had an earlier dinner (6pm), when I arrived there was only one other table that was sat. The staff was very helpful and attentive. The food was magnificent. I had their Black beaRead more
94% recommended
41 people mentioned the Sweet Potatoes

The Cottage

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Westport
949 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
The Cottage has always had among the best menu's in Fairfield county, the food is spectacular and the service always matches. I was particularly impressed with how this restaurant Read more
93% recommended
Best Food in New York / Tri-State Area
16 people mentioned the Lobster Spaghetti
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The Boil Waverly

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
Greenwich Village
1,534 reviews
  • Group Bookings
  • Casual
  • Fun
Great vibe and food!! The service is also great can't wait to go back.
92% recommended
44 people mentioned the Crayfish
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1833 Kitchen & Bar at the Aurora Inn

$$$$·American·
Finger Lakes
465 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasions
We were extremely pleased with our experience. The food was incredibly delicious, the service was excellent and the ambience was awesome.
97% recommended
Best Ambience in New York / Tri-State Area
9 people mentioned the Seafood Chowder
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Patricia's of Holmdel

$$$$·Italian·
Holmdel
1,190 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Always a pleasure!
98% recommended
Best Overall in New Jersey - Central
11 people mentioned the Calamari

Westlight

$$$$·American·
Williamsburg
942 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Romance
  • Special Occasions
Valentine’s Day celebrations done right! It was exactly the way we wanted.
91% recommended
77 people mentioned the Manhattan
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Krebs 1899

$$$$·American·
Syracuse
954 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Romance
The food was delicious... Justin was awesome. It was an amazing evening.
97% recommended
6 people mentioned the French Pressed Coffee
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J. Gilbert’s – Wood Fired Steaks & Seafood – Glastonbury

$$$$·Steak·
Glastonbury
7,196 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Lost track of how many times I've eaten at Gilbert's. My favorite restaurant for food, quality, ambiance, service.
98% recommended
Steak in New York / Tri-State Area
115 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Trattoria DiMeo

$$$$·Italian·
Roslyn
440 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
Excellent service, great food. Outdoor tent in the parking lot. Good use of social distancing.
100% recommended
Best Value in Long Island / Hamptons
8 people mentioned the Linguine

La Vara

$$$$·Spanish·
Cobble Hill
819 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighbourhood Gem
The best restaurant in cobble hill. That’s all.
92% recommended
Best Overall in Brooklyn
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
764 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
Elia never disappoints!!! Took my parents here for first time & it definitely won’t be their last. Service was outstanding & the food was amazing. Thank you Elia for another wonderRead more
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
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Birthdays
Excellent food and service
97% recommended
104 people mentioned the Olive Oil Cake
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Jack's Wife Freda - Carmine Street

$$$$·Contemporary American·
West Village
175 reviews
  • Casual
  • Brunch
  • Lunch
Nice place, good food. Portions are on the smaller side. Tables are very close to each other and the noise level is very high, so somewhat hard to have a proper conversation (durinRead more
83% recommended
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
1,118 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
Perfection! Delicious wine and food, served delightfully!
91% 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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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
1,610 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Thank you! Everything was wonderful, and Justine is an awesome server.
98% recommended
American in New Jersey - Central
40 people mentioned the Short Rib
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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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