If your mother is anything like the majority, in the sense that she “just wants to spend time with her family” for a special occasion, then you are probably stuck with no hint on what to gift her for Mother’s Day. Well, as usual, mother knows best and the greatest gift you can give is an experience. That’s why Town Dish has lined up the best run down of Mother’s Day food experiences coming to restaurants near you. All options are equally delicious so choose wisely and don’t forget to make reservations! Side note: Taking your mother out and getting her jewelry or chocolate is also acceptable!

Doc Magrogan’s

Doc’s will be open at 11 am on Mother’s Day serving their regular menu all day and some additional a la carte options for brunch until 3 pm. The restaurant with a warm and inviting pub-ish interior is the best spot for fresh seafood and drinks. You won’t want to miss their delicious a la carte options like Two Eggs Any Style over Crab & Sweet Potato Hash plus their signature Breakfast Scramblers present everything you love about breakfast in one hearty meal! Reservations can be made online or by telephone at 610.429.4046. Parking for Doc’s is free at the Chestnut Street Parking Garage for up to two hours!

333 Belrose 

This Radnor eatery is a terrific choice for a mother who loves the outdoors. With the best al fresco dining in the area, a brunch buffet will be offered at $31.95 for adults and $12.95 for children. Their standard dinner service will begin at 3 pm. Reservations here!

Avalon Restaurant & Avalon Pasta Bistro

The Restaurant (West Chester) and Pasta Bistro (Downingtown), will both offer a 3-course brunch (choice of antipasti, entree, and dessert) plus a complimentary Bloody Mary Bar (bring your own vodka), from 11 am to 2 pm. Prices start at $30, not including beverages, tax or gratuity. Dinner will start at 4 pm in both restaurants. Restaurant reservations | Bistro reservations

Black Walnut Winery

The local winery is thinking beyond a single day and offering Complimentary Wine Tastings for Moms the entire Mother’s Day weekend. Enjoy some of their many wine varieties Saturday or Sunday at either location from 12 to 6 pm.

Crowne Plaza – Valley Forge

Crowne Plaza’s Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet promises to please all palates. If your mom likes variety in her life, securing your space at this King of Prussia brunch may be your best bet. Guests will be able to weave their ways through Waffle Stations, Prime Rib and Brown Sugar-Glazed Ham Carving Stations, opt for entrees like cornmeal-crusted tipalia and shrimp and avocado salad, tackle an ice cream sundae bar, and so much more. Click here for the holiday’s full menu. Here’s a plus: the event will feature complimentary mimosas!

The Desmond

The Desmond in Malvern is hosting a Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet on Sunday, May 13 with endless options to choose from including Filet Mignon, Crab Cakes, Pastries, Omelet Station and more. Price is $39 for adults, $17 for children under 12, and Free for the little ones under 6. Call 610-249-2180 to make a reservation.

The Farmhouse at People’s Light & Theatre

Didn’t you hear that dinner and a play is the new dinner and a movie? Treat Mom to a double gift experience with a buffet brunch or dinner and a performance of A Wrinkle in Time! Brunch seating recommended by 12pm for the 2pm matinee; dinner seating recommended by 5pm for the 7pm performance. Brunch buffet menu served 11 am – 2 pm and Dinner Buffet menu served 4 – 9 pm. Pricing information may be found HEREPurchase online or call 610-644-3500 to reserve your package today. Space is limited.

General Warren Inne

The old warm charm restaurant is serving a Mother’s Day Dinner from 12 to 8 pm. Those interested can make reservations online. There is a high demand for the menu that includes Crab Cakes, Mahi Mahi, Steak, Rack of Lamb and many delectable side dishes so don’t waste any time reserving your seats.


The Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet will be offered on Sunday with extended hours. From 10 am to 3 pm guests can enjoy Eggs Benedict, Home Fries, Buttermilk Pancakes, Brioche French Toast, Cheese Blintzes, Mixed Berry Compote, Made to Order Stations, and more. Cost is $34.95 per person plus tax and gratuity. Place your reservations by calling 610-964-2588.

Gypsy Saloon

The one of a kind restaurant is offering a special a la carte brunch menu from 11 am to 3:30 pm featuring everything from Crab Cake Benedict to their Signature Mac n’ Cheese. Mother’s Day dinner will be served from 4 to 9 pm. Call 610-828-8494 to reserve your table now!

Longwood Gardens

Longwood Gardens is presenting more than one day of beauty, fine food and entertainment with a Mother’s Day Buffet on Saturday, May 12 and Sunday, May 13 from 10 am to 5 pm. Tickets, which include Gardens Admission but not gratuity of alcoholic beverages, may be purchased online or by calling 610-388-1000. The cost is $57 for 12 & over, $31 for guests 5-11, and $5 for ages 1-4. Prices are discounted for members. The Longwood Sunday Brunch in 1906 will also be offered on May 13 from 11:30 am to 3:30 pm.

McKenzie Brew House

Moms LOVE McKenzie’s! For only $15.95 per adult and $7.95 per guest under 12, you can gift your mother a stellar Buffet Brunch at the one and only McKenzie’s Brew House. The delicious menu will include a Cold Buffet, Hot  Cuisine, Yummy Desserts and Specially Priced Brews, Mimosas, Bloody Marys and Bellinis.

Paradocx Vineyard

Got a Mom who’s a bit of a wine-o? Paradocx Vineyard in Landenberg, PA is hosting a Mom’s Day at the Vineyard which is fun for the whole family. The special event includes wine tastings, a spread of cheese, pastries and fruit. Seatings at 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm. Reservations required by calling 610-255-5684. Adults $25 in advance , children $10 in advance.

Pepperoncini Sotto

Time to get comfortable and enjoy a Mother’s Day Brunch and/or Dinner done Italian style! With a location in Phoenixville and Conshohocken, chef/owners Paul DiBona and Tommy DeFruscio invite families to attend the Italian brunch 11 am to 3 pm and/or the dinner from 3 to 9 pm. A la carte dinner menu will also be offered. For reservations in Phoenixville call 484-924-8429. For Conshohocken call  610-941-7783. Buona festa delle madri!

Side Bar & Restaurant

The incredible chef tag-team over at West Gay Street’s hot spot are pulling out all the stops for local mothers. Secure your space at their Mother’s Day Brunch, served 10 am – 3 pm, and tempt mom’s taste buds with addicting options like their signature Side Bar Scramble (scrapple included), challah bread french toast with fresh berries, endless glasses of Bloody Marys and Mimosas, and so much more. Click here for the full Sunday Brunch menu. Make a reservation for your party by calling 610-429-8297.

Station Bistro

A truly unique menu for the extra special mother can be found at Station Bistro in Kimberton. The signature brunch menu will be available from 8 am to 2 pm and limited reservations are being accepted. Walk-ins are also welcome. Call 610-933-1147 to guarantee your spot today!


Victory Brewing Co.

The famous Downingtown Brewpub is hosting a Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet on Sunday, May 13 at 10 am. Menu will include an omelet station, waffle station, dessert and a variety of delicious brunch favorites. Reservations are currently being taken for parties of six or more by calling 610-873-0881. Two seatings are available starting at 1o am and 12:30 pm. Small walk-in parties are accepted at any time. The brewtastic Brunch Buffet is $20 per adult, $10 for children (6-10), and neither tax nor gratuity are included in that price.