mothers day washington dc restaurant guide dining places ideas

Mother’s Day 2024 is on Sunday, May 12th. In Washington, DC, many excellent dining options are perfect for celebrating Mother’s Day. Each restaurant and hotel in the area provides unique specials to make the day memorable. Treat your mom to an unforgettable experience this Mother’s Day!

Start at Lapis in Adams Morgan for a three-course Afghan-inspired brunch featuring rosewater-cardamom pancakes, all in a lovely patio setting. The Saga raises the bar with a $75 three-course meal and live music, making it a great experience! Head over to Arlington’s Surreal for family-style dishes and their famous Chocolate Lava Cake in a whimsical setting.

French elegance awaits at Petite Cerise (Convention Center), which offers a pre-fixe menu that includes spring pea risotto and ramp-stuffed chicken leg. Experience a culinary trip to Greece at Balos, where traditional dishes are served amid a Mediterranean atmosphere.

Residents Café and Bar (Dupont Circle) impresses with a seasonally inspired three-course brunch with a crafted welcome cocktail. Enjoy a scenic day at The Vineyards at Dodon, which is perfect for wine lovers looking to celebrate amidst the beauty of local vineyards. Alta Strada (K Street GWU) presents an Italian feast with specialties like pan-eared scallops and NY strip steak au poivre.

At Mah-Ze-Dahr National Landing, the Bake at Home Cinnamon Rolls provide a sweet, cozy start to the day. Skydome (National Landing) serves an elevated brunch with panoramic city views. Ilili DC at The Wharf offers a Lebanese feast with a sunlit dining room and dishes like Lebanese Paella.

Gravitas (Ivy City) is known for its elegant brunch, featuring high-end dishes such as Japanese A5 Wagyu Steak and Eggs. Joon in Tysons adds excitement with its Persian-inspired brunch and a chance to win a private dinner. Shinola and Le Diplomate offer a special Mother’s Day brunch gift, enhancing the celebration with a complimentary journal (Reservations from 9:30 AM to 3 PM only while supplies last).

Shop Made in DC celebrates Mother’s Day with local gifts and experiences, including special wine and watercolor classes, plus unique handmade gift options like jewelry and spa boxes. Bresca (U Street) and JONT (14th Street) provide a touch of luxury with their modern, meticulously crafted menus.

Pinstripes in Georgetown offers a festive Mother’s Day brunch buffet featuring a variety of stations, including waffles and omelets. The buffet costs $40 per adult and $15 per child, and bottomless mimosas are available for an additional $25.

Explore Balkan delights at Ambar, with Capitol Hill, Clarendon, and Shaw locations offering unlimited small-plate brunches. La Bise and Sababa each bring unique flavors with French and modern Israeli cuisines, perfect for a sophisticated outing.

Little Blackbird and The Bombay Club offer special a la carte dishes that promise to delight. Rasika in Penn Quarter and West End features a prix fixe Indian menu showcasing the best modern Indian cuisine. dLeña celebrates with a complimentary flower for moms and live music during dinner.

Teddy & The Bully Bar and LINCOLN promise an exquisite three-course brunch in a vibrant setting. The Jefferson DC Greenhouse provides a luxurious brunch under a historic skylight. The Colonnade at Fairmont, Washington, DC, Georgetown offers a lavish buffet and live music in a stunning setting. For reservations, please email: [email protected]

Washington, DC, is the place to be this Mother’s Day. Each venue is ready to make it a cherished memory.