Where To Enjoy Mother’s Day Brunch in La Jolla

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This Mother’s Day, May 8, treat mom to a fabulous Mother’s Day Brunch in La Jolla overlooking the Pacific Coast. The following La Jolla restaurants range in price, location (ocean view, al fresco dining, ect.), à la carte and pre-fixe menus. Most require reservations in advance, but if you wait till the last minute we’ve got you covered (scroll to bottom of page). Here are some of our favorite spots offering special menus for Mother’s Day:

Marine Room
Cost: à la carte
Enjoy a special á la carte menu which includes includes Macadamia Crusted Alaskan Halibut, Malahat Rum Basted Maine Lobster Tail Alaskan Halibut, Carlsbad Strawberry Rhubarb Tart and more. Reservations (855) 203-8511.

Shores Restaurant
Cost: $52 per person, $26 children 6 to 12 years, $4 per year children 5 and under
Celebrate Mother’s Day with an oceanfront view! Treat mom to a bruch buffet she will never forget. Brunch buffet menu includes Ricotta Blintz, Buchmann’s Ranch Cage Free Egg Station, Banana Leaf Wrapped Pork Loin, Tri-Color Orzo and Artichoke Salad, sweet desserts, a children’s station and more. Reservations (855) 203-3530.

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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: à la carte
Honor Mom this Mother’s Day and join Chef Jason Knibb as he prepares a special, a la carte Brunch menu in celebration of all Mom’s. In addition to bottomless mimosas being served for just $16 per person, and their acclaimed Pastry Bar featuring house-made seasonal specialties. Reservations (858) 964-5400.

Brockton Villa
Cost: à la carte (12pm-3pm) or Queen Bee ($25) and Honey Bee brunch ($20).
Treat mom like a queen this year, starting with brunch at Brockton Villa overlooking the Cove starting at 8am. Queen Bee and Honey Bee brunch menus are served with a specialty drink and features Coast Toast Combo, California Benedict, Lobster & Crab Omelette, and more. Reservations (858) 454-7393.

Cost: à la carte
Treat mom to a memorable day which includes spoiling Mom with some of Chef Tommy’s Best Brunch Specials!
Keep mom smiling with a live acoustic brunch this year. Special menu includes Crab BLTA, Fire Grilled Shrimp Omelet, and Spring Scramble. Reservations (858) 459-0474.


Cost: 3-course prix-fixe brunch menu $40.
Spoil Mom this Mother’s Day and treat her to brunch under the olive trees at Herringbone. For $40 per person, indulge in our 3-course prix-fixe menu which includes dishes like the Bread Pudding French Toast with fresh strawberries & chantilly cream. Looking for a boozy afternoon? Take advantage of their Endless Rosé option for $25! 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 starting at 10am. Feast on french toast with Chino Farms strawberries and meyer lemon cream, chilaquiles with soft egg and queso freco, eggs benedict with Canadian bacon and Meyer Lemon Hollandaise and much more. George’s Ocean Terrace and George’s Level2 will also be open on Mother’s Day, opening at 11am. Reservations (858) 454-4244.

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

Chedi Thai Bistro
Pamper the woman who brought you into this world at Chedi Thai Bistro for lunch or dinner from 12pm-10 pm. Every mother will receive a decadent complimentary dessert, Handmade Thai garland, along with a Mother’s Day gift card offering $10 off your next visit. For reservations, call 858-551-8424.

La Valencia
Cost: $84 per person, $29 per child under 12
Treat Mom to a relaxing brunch Buffet overlooking the La Jolla coast! Choose from indulgent brunch favorites such as: Omelettes to order, Raw Sushi Bar, Miso Chilean Seabass, Prime Rib and not to miss, an assortment of Mini Cheesecake’s for dessert. Add $10 for Unlimited Bloody Mary & Mango Sake Bar. Reservations (858) 454-0771.

Duke’s La Jolla
Cost: à la carte
Celebrate Mother’s Day at Duke’s La Jolla open for Brunch from 10am-2pm. Capture your special day with mom in their complimentary photo booth available from 11am-1pm. For brunch try the Hawaiian breakfast: eggs your way, choice of bacon or linguica sausage, sourdough or wheat toast, pee wee breakfast potatoes or jasmine rice. For reservations, call 858-454-5888.

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

Richard Walker’s Pancake House
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
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
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!

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Vanessa Turkeltaub
Vanessa Turkeltaub graduated from UC San Diego with a BA in Communication. She has been with Blue Book Publishers for over 5 years, and has written over five-hundred La Jolla related articles. She enjoys going to concerts, art, and traveling. (vanessa@lajollabluebook.com)

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