11 Great Mother’s Day Brunch Spots in La Jolla

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Treat mom to an unforgettable brunch overlooking the La Jolla coastline! There are an array of La Jolla restaurants offering both prix-fixe menus and more casual à la carte options. Most require reservations so don’t wait till the last minute and disappoint mom. And if you’re in need of a last minute gift stop by Hi Sweetheart or Warwick’s both located in the Village. Here are our top Mother’s Day brunch spots in La Jolla:

Marine Room
Cost: à la carte
Enjoy a special á la carte menu which includes Alaskan Halibut, Center Cut Black Angus Filet Mignon, Limoncello Crème Brûlée and more. Reservations (855) 203-8511.

Cost: à la carte or 3-Course Brunch Menu $26
Select from an à la carte menu or the Chef’s special 3-course brunch menu. Savor Lemon ricotta pancakes, short rib hash, brioche French toast, albacore niçoise, strawberry rhubarb scones and their famous Sunday Pastry Bar. Reservations (858) 964-5400.

La Valencia
Cost: $84 per person, $29 per child under 12
Indulge in brunch favorites like Omelettes to order, raw sushi bar, prime rib and Mom’s favorite: Cheesecake! Add $10 for Unlimited Bloody Mary & Mango Sake Bar. Reservations (858) 454-0771.


Shores Restaurant
Cost: $49 per person, $24.5 children 6 to 12 years, $4 per year children 5 and under
Brunch buffet menu includes Belgian Waffles, Charbroiled Pacific Ono, Cardamom Clove Glazed Ham, Macadamia Crusted Butterfish, sweet desserts, a children’s station and more. Reservations (855) 203-3530.

Crab Catcher
Cost: à la carte
Enjoy a special à la carte menu featuring Chilled Pacific Oysters, Poached Eggs La Jolla, Crème Brulee French Toast and more. All brunches are served with fresh croissants and complimentary champagne. Reservations (858) 454-9587.

Cost: 3-course prix-fixe brunch menu $35 (kids under 10 free!)
Brunch on Herringbone favorites like the Chilaquiles, or try something new like the Crab & Avocado Benedict. Top it off with a few oysters or $15 bottomless mimosas! Reservations (858) 459-0221.

George’s at the Cove
Cost: à la carte
George’s will be serving a special brunch menu downstairs at California Modern featuring a twist on traditional favorites like french toast and eggs Benedict. Reservations (858) 454-4244.

Brockton Villa
Cost: à la carte or Queen Bee and Honey Bee brunch starting at $20.
Queen Bee and Honey Bee brunch menus are served with a specialty drink and features Coast Toast Combo, Lobster & Crab Omelette, Chilaquiles Verde Pulled Pork or Soy Chorizo, and more. Reservations (858) 454-7393.

Cost: à la carte
Keep mom smiling with a live acoustic brunch this year. Special menu includes House-Smoked Salmon Benedict, Red Velvet Waffles, and Crab Omelet to name a few. Reservations (858) 459-0474.

Piatti Ristorante & Bar
Cost: à la carte
Brunch at the Shores! Brunch menu includes savory entrees like Frittata Gamberi, Uova E Chorizo, and Bistecca E Uova. Reservations (858) 454-1589

Cusp Dining & Drinks
Cost: à la carte
Brunch menu includes strip steak hash, custom made omelettes, housemade pancakes, brioche stuffed french toast, hungry yet? Book a reservation now! (858) 551-3620.

No reservations? Check out these restaurants for same-day service:

Richard Walker’s Pancake House
Cost: à la carte
Excellent for breakfast or lunch. Savor the world-famous Baked Apple Pancake, baked omelettes, original-style pancakes, crepes, waffles, egg dishes, sandwiches and desserts.

The Cottage
Cost: à la carte
Treat mom for breakfast or lunch at one of La Jolla’s popular al fresco dining. Menu favorites include Chilaquiles, their famous Stuffed French Toast, eggs Benedict, and more.

Harry’s Coffee Shop
Cost: à la carte
This local favorite is perfect for breakfast or lunch, with an tasty selection of omelettes, pancakes & waffles, sandwiches and burgers. Stop by our Find It la Jolla Visitor Center on Herschel & Prospect for a free coffee coin!

La Jolla Brewing Company
Cost: à la carte
Enjoy a Sunday brunch with bottomless Mimosas from 11:00am-3:00pm! Menu includes Chorizo Hash, Pork Belly Benedict, french toast, and more.

Mary’s English Kitchen
Cost: Full Afternoon Tea $23.95 per person
Treat your mom to a Full Afternoon Tea service which comes with a nice selection of finger sandwiches, savory bites, scones with fresh clotted cream & homemade Soledad Jam enjoyed with a lovely pot of English Tea.

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