50 Boston 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:Bouchard Restaurant and Inn, Yvonne's, COAST at Ocean House
Price Range:$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Contemporary French, Global, International, Farm-to-table
Neighborhoods:Newport, Rhode Island, Downtown Crossing, Westerly

Bouchard Restaurant and Inn

$$$$·Contemporary French·
Newport, Rhode Island
3,566 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
Excellent, best restaurant in Newport overall. Always dine there when in town
98% recommended
Best Overall in Boston / New England
121 people mentioned the Grand Marnier
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Yvonne's

$$$$·Global, International·
Downtown Crossing
1,175 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
  • Fit for Foodies
My favorite boston restaurant. Great atmosphere, food, service, and value. Highly recommend.
96% recommended
35 people mentioned the Pita
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COAST at Ocean House

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Westerly
169 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Fit for Foodies
Amazing experience. All great. The combinations worked well. There were 2 fixed menus to choose from. Both were great. Figure on 3 hours.
100% recommended
Best Ambiance in Boston / New England
2 people mentioned the Macarons
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The Oxford House Inn

$$$$·American·
Fryeburg
779 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
The best meal I've ever had in my life. I had to bring my partner here cuz he loves steak and he agreed that it was hands-down the best steak he'd ever had!
100% recommended
Best Food in Maine
12 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Bar Mezzana

$$$$·Italian·
South End
937 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
Our waitress, Andrea, was incredible and made the night so enjoyable! She was attentive and patient, and she made sure we had everything we needed. Would go back for the excellent Read more
95% recommended
11 people mentioned the Lobster Pasta
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Pellana Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Peabody
2,171 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Jacob our waiter was fantastic! The steaks, wine, tuna tartare and mozzarella tomato salad were all delicious. The sides needed some seasoning - in particular the mushrooms. OverRead more
95% recommended
Steakhouse in Boston / New England
36 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Boston Harbor Hotel- Holiday Brunches

$$$$·American·
Financial District
32 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
Holiday Brunch
91% recommended
1 people mentioned the Calamari
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Rossetti Restaurant of Lynn

$$$$·Italian·
Lynn
1,750 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
Simply the best food and service of any restaurant!
99% recommended
Best Food in Boston / New England
20 people mentioned the Calamari
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Ostra

$$$$·Seafood·
Back Bay
2,714 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
Fantastic meal all the way !!! Everyone loved what they ordered
95% recommended
Seafood in Boston / New England
148 people mentioned the Paella
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Hanover Street Chophouse

$$$$·Steak·
Manchester, New Hampshire
3,236 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Notable Wine List
Best steakhouse in New Hampshire. Always a pleasure to dine here.
96% recommended
Steak in Boston / New England
71 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Bolster Snow & Co.

$$$$·American·
Portland
107 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
We had an outstanding dinner her with seasonal and local ingredients. Inventive cocktail list, too. Simple dining room, friendly staff. So sorry to learn that it closed.
95% recommended
4 people mentioned the Fettuccine
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David's 388

$$$$·Bistro·
South Portland
497 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
Great neighborhood restaurant which competes with the best that upscale Portland restaurants offer without having to cross the bridge. One of our favorites!!
100% recommended
5 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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The Broadway

$$$$·American·
South Boston
327 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Good for Groups
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
We were looking for a place to eat in south Boston, from Wisconsin on vacation! Didn’t realize every restaurant would be booked/reserved by 4pm. This place had some tables left..soRead more
94% recommended
Great for Brunch in Boston / New England
2 people mentioned the Espresso Martini

Camille's Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
Providence
2,456 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Notable Wine List
Service was excellent and food was amazing! Definitely recommend for any special occasion!
97% recommended
Best Overall in Rhode Island
67 people mentioned the Calamari
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Simon Pearce Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Quechee
4,047 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
The menu was nicely varied and my selections - gazpacho and the quiche of the day - were delicious. All the food I have ever had here has been excellent, and we have been coming foRead more
98% recommended
Best Overall in Vermont
39 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Capo Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
South Boston
1,263 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Hot Spot
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
Gluten free night was incredible!
98% recommended
Most Booked in Boston / New England
28 people mentioned the Chicken Parm

Scales

$$$$·Seafood·
Portland
2,347 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Waterfront
Always love the menu choices. We stick with oysters and clam raw bar plus two appetizers. Paired with a bottle of white wine and followed by frappes for dessert. It’s our favorite Read more
98% recommended
Seafood in Boston / New England
16 people mentioned the Seafood Stew
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Gustazo Cuban Restaurant & Cafe - Waltham

$$$$·Cuban·
Waltham
1,157 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tapas
Great food. The restaurant has never disappointed us.
97% recommended
29 people mentioned the Sangria
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The Capital Grille - Providence

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Providence
3,078 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
It was a perfect night outside at the Capital Grille! We celebrated our 32nd wedding anniversary and our server, Heather, was fabulous! The food was also delicious, as always. We tRead more
92% recommended
Steakhouse in Boston / New England
39 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Deuxave

$$$$·French·
Back Bay
3,895 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
Top notch food and service. Thank you for a wonderful evening.
90% recommended
French in Boston / New England
99 people mentioned the Lobster Gnocchi
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Les Sablons

$$$$·Contemporary French·
Harvard Square
303 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
We have lost so many customer friendly fine restaurants in Harvard Square. Finally I have found something to replace them. I love this place. The food is fabulous. The waitstaff coRead more
92% recommended
4 people mentioned the Agnolotti
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Trattoria Romana Johnston

$$$$·Italian·
Johnston
1,072 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Neighborhood Gem
The food was amazing & portion was huge! Prices were very good and atmosphere was so nice! We went for our sons 21st birthday and could not have picked a better place to celebrate Read more
97% recommended
10 people mentioned the Sangria
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Gyu-Kaku - Boston, MA | Brookline

$$$$·Japanese·
Brookline
894 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
  • Fun
Amazing experience. Was here 2 years ago. Waited too long to go back.
95% recommended
Japanese in Boston / New England
14 people mentioned the Gyu Kaku

Abe and Louie's Boston

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Back Bay
6,353 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Food was delicious. Wine perfect. This is an excellent place to celebrate any occasion.
99% recommended
Steakhouse in Boston / New England
117 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Island Creek Oyster Bar - Boston

$$$$·Seafood·
Kenmore Square / Fenway
4,288 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Hot Spot
  • Special Occasion
Great food and great staff
94% recommended
223 people mentioned the Oyster Bar
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Ma Maison

$$$$·French·
Beacon Hill
1,564 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
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98% recommended
French in Boston / New England
23 people mentioned the French Onion Soup

The North Hero House Inn & Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Lake Champlain Islands
402 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Waterfront
The food was excellent! I had the rack of lamb, and it was perfectly done, and my husbands filet was soo good. Will definitely be going back there for dinner.
90% recommended
Best Service in Vermont
6 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Area Four Cambridge

$$$$·American·
Cambridge
554 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Lunch
Delicious pizza, interesting cocktails, and a good noise level- buzzing but not loud. Try the cultured honey butter on the crust!
95% recommended
12 people mentioned the Breakfast Pizza
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Le Central

$$$$·Contemporary French·
Bristol, Rhode Island
253 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Brilliant cuisine. Wonderful service. Best in Bristol and our go to for lunch, brunch, dinner or just drinks and light hors d’ oeuvres.
96% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in Rhode Island
4 people mentioned the Coq Au Vin
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The Aviary Restaurant & Bar

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Swansea
1,325 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Celebrated my sisters birthday at the Aviary and everything for perfect! The food, drinks & service was super! We’ll definitely go back soon! The outdoor space was so comfortablRead more
98% recommended
Best Overall in Southern MA
6 people mentioned the Stuffed Cod
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Siena - East Greenwich

$$$$·Italian·
East Greenwich
2,357 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Romantic
The food and service were exceptional!
96% recommended
Italian in Rhode Island
28 people mentioned the Calamari
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MT's Local Kitchen & Wine Bar

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Nashua
1,863 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Our “go to” restaurant when we expect service and quality.
97% recommended
Best Overall in New Hampshire
26 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Sorellina Boston

$$$$·Italian·
Back Bay
4,345 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
Excellent meal. From the cocktails to salads, filet was the best we have had in years. And the lava cake was to die for.
94% recommended
Special Occasion in Boston
59 people mentioned the Fettuccine

Siena - Providence

$$$$·Italian·
Providence
2,100 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
Everyone we interacted with was extremely friendly. The food was tasty and portions were great. So good we stayed for dessert.
95% recommended
52 people mentioned the Calamari
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Buttermilk & Bourbon

$$$$·Southern·
Back Bay
1,916 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Brunch
I went two times in one week, this is my favorite spot now. The biscuits, pulled pork croquettes, and mac and cheese are all a must, and the Ma Cherie cocktail is out of this worldRead more
93% recommended
Most Booked in Boston / New England
80 people mentioned the Beignets

Cafe Nuovo

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Providence
2,306 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Romantic
Service was perfect! Food outstanding! They made my parents surprise anniversary dinner flawless!
95% recommended
Contemporary American in Rhode Island
18 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Union

$$$$·American·
Portland
1,079 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Local Ingredients
We will DEFINATELY return to the UNION Restaurant!!!
92% recommended
Great for Brunch in Maine
8 people mentioned the Pot Roast
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Waypoint

$$$$·Seafood·
Cambridge
1,427 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
  • Creative Cuisine
Creative and delicious food in a fun atmosphere with excellent service.
90% recommended
30 people mentioned the Clam Pizza
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Tiger Mama

$$$$·Thai·
Kenmore Square / Fenway
857 reviews
The food is always phenomenal, but they replaced their amazing ribs with chicken and it’s just not the same! Pls bring back the ribs <3
14 people mentioned the Crispy Pork
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Royal River Grill House

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Yarmouth, Maine
685 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Waterfront
Always consistent and excellent. One of our favorite restaurants.
96% recommended
9 people mentioned the Bloody Mary
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Mastro's Ocean Club - Boston

$$$$·Steak·
Seaport
1,637 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
My girlfriend and I had an awesome experience. I’ve dined at other MASTRO locations in the past and have to say the Boston experience was the best of the best. Apps and drinks wereRead more
89% recommended
Steak in Boston
23 people mentioned the Butter Cake

Mary's at Baldwin Creek

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Bristol, Vermont
505 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
Very friendly service and excellent food. Warm ambience. Loved the colonial feel to the restaurant. Will definitely go back.
95% recommended
63 people mentioned the Garlic Soup
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Boat House Waterfront Dining

$$$$·Seafood·
Tiverton
4,597 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
Ash our server was amazing! Everything was great.
98% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Rhode Island
47 people mentioned the Lobster Fritters
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Street and Co.

$$$$·Seafood·
Portland
1,523 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
Great food but we did have to wait quite awhile for our entrees which was ok but....
93% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Maine
25 people mentioned the Calamari
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Siena - Smithfield

$$$$·Italian·
Smithfield
2,574 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
The waitress was excellent, perfectly attentive without being over bearing. She was very polite and charming and extremely pleasant. The food was delicious as were the Tiramisu,Read more
97% recommended
Italian in Rhode Island
39 people mentioned the Calamari
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Alden and Harlow

$$$$·American·
Harvard Square
3,424 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
Great food, innovative. They tell you plates are small, however the portion size is generous. We sat outside due to preference apropos to where we are in the pandemic, and were sRead more
90% recommended
37 people mentioned the Chocolate Bread Pudding
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No. 9 Park

$$$$·European·
Beacon Hill
3,147 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
It is still our favorite restaurant after all these years , perfect
90% recommended
102 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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Hemenway's

$$$$·Seafood·
Providence
5,456 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
Very lovely room, and friendly staff. Food and drinks very good. Wonderful experience
95% recommended
Seafood in Rhode Island
78 people mentioned the Calamari

The Capital Grille - Burlington

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Burlington, Massachusetts
4,733 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Notable Wine List
We celebrated my daughters Sweet 16 here last night. They went out of their way to have a special sign at her table. They took a picture and framed it of her table and the chef perRead more
98% recommended
Steakhouse in Boston Suburbs
84 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Mistral - Boston

$$$$·French·
Back Bay
4,945 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Totally amazing evening. Fantastic dining!!!!
96% recommended
French in Boston / New England
117 people mentioned the Dover Sole
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