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
3,169 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Best in Newport! Highest level in cooking, wine selection and service is great. Expensive but still very good value.
98% recommended
Best Overall in Rhode Island
121 people mentioned the Grand Marnier
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Yvonne's

$$$$·Global, International·
Downtown Crossing
1,175 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Special Occasion
My favorite boston restaurant. Great atmosphere, food, service, and value. Highly recommend.
97% recommended
35 people mentioned the Pita
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COAST at Ocean House

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Westerly
106 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
The service was phenomenal and our waiter and sommelier were both so informed the food was phenomenal
86% recommended
2 people mentioned the Macarons

The Oxford House Inn

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Fryeburg
643 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Food and service was excellent.
100% recommended
Best Ambiance in Boston / New England
12 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Bar Mezzana

$$$$·Italian·
South End
937 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
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
96% recommended
Best Overall in Boston
11 people mentioned the Lobster Pasta
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Pellana

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Peabody
1,621 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
Outstanding . Tim is top notch . Food is the best around . A+
97% recommended
Best Overall in Boston / New England
36 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Boston Harbor Hotel- Holiday Brunches

$$$$·American·
Financial District
31 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
Wonderful experience would highly recommend for the Holidays!!!
90% recommended
1 people mentioned the Calamari
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Rossetti Restaurant of Lynn

$$$$·Italian·
Lynn
1,509 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
As always it was great, lobster ravioli and veal Margarita were done perfect. Service was great !
100% recommended
Best Overall in Boston / New England
20 people mentioned the Calamari

Ostra

$$$$·Seafood·
Back Bay
2,430 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Top-notch service and amazing food! The drinks we ordered were ok, not exceptional. Expensive, but great for the special occasion.
93% recommended
Seafood in Boston / New England
148 people mentioned the Paella

Hanover Street Chophouse

$$$$·Steak·
Manchester, New Hampshire
2,925 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
We had a had a couple of meh experiences here last year, decided to try again and very glad we did. Our server Neil was awesome, social distancing and mask usage were perfect, and Read more
95% recommended
Best Food in New Hampshire
71 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

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
487 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
Awesome as always !!
94% recommended
Great for Brunch in Maine
5 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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The Broadway

$$$$·American·
South Boston
168 reviews
  • Bar Seating
  • Fun
  • Good for Groups
It was a solid experience
98% recommended
Great for Brunch in Boston / New England
2 people mentioned the Espresso Martini

Camille's Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
Providence
2,209 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Excellent. Can’t wait to go back
95% recommended
Romantic in Rhode Island
67 people mentioned the Calamari

Simon Pearce Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Quechee
3,283 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Romantic
Simon Pearce is our "second kitchen". We love their food, wine, service, setting, and especially the waterfall. About four years ago, we moved away from Pomfret Vt which is three mRead more
97% recommended
Best Service in Boston / New England
39 people mentioned the Short Rib

Capo Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
South Boston
939 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fun
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
Loved the new outdoor patio. Great food and staff was top notch!
89% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Boston
28 people mentioned the Chicken Parm
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Scales

$$$$·Seafood·
Portland
1,445 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
  • Local Ingredients
Food was excellent and service was amazing would definitely return
95% recommended
Seafood in Boston / New England
16 people mentioned the Seafood Stew

Gustazo Cuban Restaurant & Cafe - Waltham

$$$$·Cuban·
Waltham
1,155 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Tapas
  • Neighborhood Gem
Great food. The restaurant has never disappointed us.
92% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Boston Suburbs
29 people mentioned the Sangria
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The Capital Grille - Providence

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Providence
2,685 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
We went here for our 3rd Anniversary dinner & it did not disappoint! One of The best meals I’ve ever had! Definitely order the burrata! If you’re looking for a romantic spot by theRead more
96% recommended
Steakhouse in Boston / New England
39 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Deuxave

$$$$·French·
Back Bay
3,539 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Waited to venture out until Dueave opened again, tonight a perfect special evening, food is sheer perfection, team is warm makes you feel as family, food and service of the higheRead more
92% recommended
French in Boston / New England
99 people mentioned the Lobster Gnocchi

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
875 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Celebrated my daughters birthday with lunch at Trattoria Romana in Johnston. It's always a pleasure dinning at Trattoria. Lunch was amazing, the service was right on cue and we hRead more
97% recommended
Best Value in Boston / New England
10 people mentioned the Sangria

Gyu-Kaku - Boston, MA | Brookline

$$$$·Japanese·
Brookline
798 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Fun
  • Casual
Menu limited during covid, but the staff did a good job in challenging circumstances.
92% recommended
Best Value in Boston
14 people mentioned the Gyu Kaku

Abe and Louie's Boston

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Back Bay
5,653 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
I am always enjoy the delicious food at Abe and Louise .This is one of our favorite restaurant in Boston for any occasion ..👍🏼🍸🍰🍷💋
91% recommended
Steakhouse in Boston / New England
117 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Island Creek Oyster Bar - Boston

$$$$·Seafood·
Kenmore Square / Fenway
4,290 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
Great food and great staff
92% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Boston / New England
223 people mentioned the Oyster Bar
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Ma Maison

$$$$·French·
Beacon Hill
1,215 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Romantic
Dining al fresco and the overall experience was very positive. The food as always is fantastic and the service was gracious. Highly recommended.
97% recommended
French in Boston / New England
23 people mentioned the French Onion Soup

The North Hero House Inn & Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Lake Champlain Islands
359 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Worth the Drive
Despite the circumstances of Covid, the food, drinks and service was excellent. I would love to experience this restaurant someday without the limitations that are necessary to keRead more
95% recommended
Most Booked in Vermont
6 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Area Four Cambridge

$$$$·American·
Cambridge
556 reviews
  • Casual
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good for Groups
Delicious pizza, interesting cocktails, and a good noise level- buzzing but not loud. Try the cultured honey butter on the crust!
98% recommended
Good for Groups in Boston / New England
12 people mentioned the Breakfast Pizza
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Le Central

$$$$·Contemporary French·
Bristol, Rhode Island
154 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Quiet Conversation
Adorable bistro atmosphere. Perfect for anything from a casual lunch to a romantic dinner.
97% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Rhode Island
4 people mentioned the Coq Au Vin

The Aviary Restaurant & Bar

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Swansea
734 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
It was good social distancing. Food was good and they served carefully. There was outside seating and spaced tables inside.
98% recommended
Best Overall in Southern MA
6 people mentioned the Stuffed Cod

Siena - East Greenwich

$$$$·Italian·
East Greenwich
1,951 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great service and atmosphere. Food was amazing.
99% recommended
28 people mentioned the Calamari

MT's Local Kitchen & Wine Bar

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Nashua
1,611 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
This was the first time we went to MT’s since the shut down. We were very happy with our meals and the service. We even had a birthday card waiting at our table. I would recommend Read more
96% recommended
Contemporary American in Boston / New England
26 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Sorellina

$$$$·Italian·
Back Bay
4,087 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
One of the first outings - perfection - food was amazing - service by Sebastian and all absolutely 5-star, a perfect experience!
94% recommended
Italian in Boston
59 people mentioned the Fettuccine

Siena - Providence

$$$$·Italian·
Providence
2,098 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Everyone we interacted with was extremely friendly. The food was tasty and portions were great. So good we stayed for dessert.
94% recommended
52 people mentioned the Calamari
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Buttermilk & Bourbon

$$$$·Southern·
Back Bay
1,380 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Good for a Date
  • Tapas
Always amazing. Had the biscuit again! To DIE for. Love it!!
95% recommended
Most Booked in Boston
80 people mentioned the Beignets

Cafe Nuovo

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Providence
1,976 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Definitely recommend this romantic spot. Lovely view of the river. Nice to watch the gondolas pass by while enjoying a good wine and nice fresh bread. Food is also great.
95% recommended
Contemporary American in Boston / New England
18 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Union

$$$$·American·
Portland
846 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Local Ingredients
  • Fit for Foodies
creative menu and friendly service! really innovative meals
95% recommended
Great for Brunch in Maine
8 people mentioned the Pot Roast

Waypoint

$$$$·Seafood·
Cambridge
1,323 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
Innovative food, perfectly prepared. Our server was great. A warm and friendly environment, attentive service, delicious food. Would definitely recommend.
91% recommended
30 people mentioned the Clam Pizza
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Tiger Mama

$$$$·Thai·
Kenmore Square / Fenway
855 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
Restaurant was fine. Excellent service
90% recommended
Good for Groups in Boston
14 people mentioned the Crispy Pork
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Royal River Grill House

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Yarmouth, Maine
684 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Waterfront
Always good. Never ever regret coming here
96% recommended
9 people mentioned the Bloody Mary
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Mastro's Ocean Club - Boston

$$$$·Seafood·
Seaport
1,213 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Great spacing on the patio tables. Very professional staff. Alicia gave us excellent service. First time dining out in general since restaurants reopened in boston and everything Read more
91% recommended
Scenic View in Boston
23 people mentioned the Butter Cake
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Mary's at Baldwin Creek

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Bristol, Vermont
506 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Worth the Drive
  • Local Ingredients
Very friendly service and excellent food. Warm ambience. Loved the colonial feel to the restaurant. Will definitely go back.
94% recommended
63 people mentioned the Garlic Soup
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Boat House Waterfront Dining

$$$$·Seafood·
Tiverton
3,623 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Great food and service, the restaurant is following Covid19 guidelines, relaxing and enjoyable experience dining outside with a great view.
97% recommended
Most Booked in Boston / New England
47 people mentioned the Lobster Fritters

Street and Co.

$$$$·Seafood·
Portland
1,144 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Local Ingredients
  • Fit for Foodies
Outstanding food, menu is great and the wine list is extensive, as is their cocktail menu. My experience was excellent.
94% recommended
Special Occasion in Boston / New England
25 people mentioned the Calamari
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Siena - Smithfield

$$$$·Italian·
Smithfield
2,118 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
My dining partner and I enjoyed refreshing glasses of sangria and delicious salads. Ask for a table outside!
96% recommended
Italian in Rhode Island
39 people mentioned the Calamari

Alden and Harlow

$$$$·American·
Harvard Square
3,187 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
Food is always great and different, given the rotating menu. Cocktails also don't disappoint. The staff is super friendly and happy to make recommendations. Would definitely recommRead more
93% recommended
37 people mentioned the Chocolate Bread Pudding
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No. 9 Park

$$$$·European·
Beacon Hill
2,982 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Tasting Menu
James was amazing food was great. Good to be back!
85% recommended
102 people mentioned the Gnocchi

Hemenway's

$$$$·Seafood·
Providence
4,832 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Perfect outdoor dining with generous social distancing guidelines followed. The food is always great!
96% recommended
Seafood in Rhode Island
78 people mentioned the Calamari

The Capital Grille - Burlington

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Burlington, Massachusetts
4,342 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
It was great! My girlfriend and I frequent this location and the staff is always such a pleasure!
96% recommended
Steakhouse in Boston / New England
84 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Mistral - Boston

$$$$·French·
Back Bay
4,653 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
A wonderful first experience with Mistral. Their reopening was carefully planned and executed and not only did we feel safe but the waitstaff was appropriately attentive but not ovRead more
92% recommended
French in Boston / New England
117 people mentioned the Dover Sole