50 Los Angeles Restaurants to Connect In For Mother's Day

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.

The OpenTable Team
Restaurants:Baran’s 2239, Bavel, Fishing With Dynamite
Price Range:$$$ - $$$
Cuisines:American, Middle Eastern, Seafood
Neighborhoods:Hermosa Beach, Downtown, Manhattan Beach

Baran’s 2239

$$$$·American·
Hermosa Beach
735 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Food is fantastic!

Bavel

$$$$·Middle Eastern·
Downtown
2,588 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Hot Spot
  • Special Occasion
As always, delicious food and excellent service. It opened at five, and the app offered table times prior. Otherwise, it was awesome.
Best Overall in Downtown / South and East LA

Fishing With Dynamite

$$$$·Seafood·
Manhattan Beach
1,897 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
Amazingly attentive service, fresh fresh seafood.
Seafood in Los Angeles
106 people mentioned the Key Lime Pie

Nick's Manhattan Beach

$$$$·American·
Manhattan Beach
1,490 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
Anniversary dinner
American in Los Angeles
86 people mentioned the Manhattan

Nick's South Lake Ave

$$$$·American·
Pasadena
1,479 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
Excellent food, excellent service. Overall, an excellent experience and we will definitely be back at Nick's hopefully very soon!
American in Los Angeles
71 people mentioned the Butter Cake

Bestia

$$$$·Italian·
Downtown
5,090 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Hot Spot
  • Special Occasion
Came here for dinner to celebrate my husband’s birthday. Always a great meal and great service.
Italian in Los Angeles
91 people mentioned the Cavatelli

Ysabel

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Beverly / Fairfax / La Brea / Third St.
1,823 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
I went on a Monday so probably can’t judge the ambiance properly but I know it’s a fun weekend spot. Food was okay… was a little disappointed as I’ve been wanting to try Ysabel forRead more
Most Booked in Los Angeles
10 people mentioned the Rigatoni

Shiro Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary French·
Pasadena
1,114 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Everything was excellent! I've been going here for 30 years and have never been disappointed in anything I've ordered. The menu changes daily so I missed the sea bass last night. IRead more
Best Overall in Pasadena / San Gabriel
30 people mentioned the Truffle Ravioli

The Arbour - Pasadena

$$$$·Californian·
Pasadena
1,192 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
Perfect for this occasion
Californian in Los Angeles
20 people mentioned the Tagliatelle

Beauty & Essex - Los Angeles

$$$$·Global, International·
Hollywood
1,475 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Hot Spot
Overall great service, vibes and food was decent.
Hot Spot in Hollywood
45 people mentioned the Dumplings

Avra Beverly Hills

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Beverly Hills
2,788 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Hot Spot
The bean salad with the fish was a little too salty. Otherwise really great salmon!
Mediterranean in Los Angeles
51 people mentioned the Fresh Fish

Republique

$$$$·French·
Hollywood
3,738 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List
We had dinner around 6 on a Friday, in the outdoor patio. Valet parking was not super expensive, nice guys. We were seated immediately, and given a nice corner table inside the outRead more
French in Los Angeles
92 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Gracias Madre - West Hollywood

$$$$·Mexican·
West Hollywood
5,083 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Vegan
One of the most gorgeous restaurants in LA. amazing atmosphere and I’ve always had impeccable service and yummy food. Side note — BEST Palomas anywhere. I took 2 NON vegetarians aRead more
Most Booked in Los Angeles
64 people mentioned the Guacamole
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The Palm Beverly Hills

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Beverly Hills
1,421 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Fit for Foodies
Service was as good as always when dining at the Palm, which is to say exceptional. I am concerned that Landry’s ownership is leading to a lesser quality of food, however. SeveraRead more
25 people mentioned the Monica

Alexander's Steakhouse - Pasadena

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Pasadena
1,662 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Chefs tasting menu was brilliant Wine pairing perfect. However very pricy. We weren’t expecting to pay over 500 dollars for 2 people. But we had both extra. And they gave us a niRead more
Best Overall in Pasadena / San Gabriel
73 people mentioned the Wagyu Beef

Caffe Pinguini

$$$$·Italian·
Playa del Rey
1,059 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Authentic
Tony, the owner, was so much fun to talk to. I have been coming here since 2013, but this was the first time I sat at the bar. Had fun! Food was fantastic, like always. Do yourselfRead more
Best Value in Beach Cities
12 people mentioned the Chilean Sea Bass

Saint & Second

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Long Beach
1,103 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Great restaurant and wonderful atmosphere only wished me u was a bit bigger
28 people mentioned the Duck Meatball

The Grill on the Alley - Beverly Hills

$$$$·Steak·
Beverly Hills
1,250 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
Always a good experience. Staff very attentive. Food is really good. At times, prices can be "wacky."
Steak in Los Angeles
26 people mentioned the Dover Sole

Petrossian Restaurant & Boutique

$$$$·French·
West Hollywood
746 reviews
  • Fun
  • Hot Spot
  • Notable Wine List
Wonderful experience. Service was superb.
267 people mentioned the Caviar

Plant Food + Wine Venice

$$$$·Vegan·
Venice
1,131 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Vegan
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
New friends
Best Ambiance in Westside
16 people mentioned the Dumplings

Casa Nostra Ristorante - Pacific Palisades

$$$$·Italian·
Pacific Palisades
366 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Casual
Awesome for any and every occasion!
6 people mentioned the Biscotti

Mastro's Ocean Club - Malibu

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Malibu
4,712 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Excellent service and atmosphere! I will definitely be back!
Steakhouse in Beach Cities
115 people mentioned the Butter Cake

The Ivy

$$$$·Californian·
Beverly Hills
6,144 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
It seemed a little too much like a scene at first… and was hesitant about the food. BUT, I wasNOT disappointed! The crab cakes and chips and guacamole were great! So much meat in Read more
Californian in West Hollywood / Beverly Hills / Mid-Wilshire
59 people mentioned the Chocolate Chip Cookie

Gwen Specialty Butcher Shop & Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Hollywood
1,111 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Notable Wine List
Spectacular food and ambience. Steak was delicious along with delicious duck fat potatoes, beautifully charred haricot verts, tasty charcuterie. Dining room is beautiful and very Read more
Contemporary American in Los Angeles
26 people mentioned the Wagyu Beef

Momed - Atwater Village

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Silver Lake
1,183 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
The only complaint is before we ordered any food we both got alcoholic beverages and while my wine came quickly my friend's drink didn't come until after he was halfway done with hRead more
Mediterranean in Los Angeles
19 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Catch LA

$$$$·Seafood·
West Hollywood
7,099 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Hot Spot
  • Romantic
Great food, vibes, and service!
Seafood in Los Angeles
45 people mentioned the Lobster Mac

The Penthouse at Mastro's, Beverly Hills

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Beverly Hills
1,866 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
The Penthouse at Mastro's remains the best steakhouse in the United States (eat your hearts out Chicago, New York meatpacking district and all other pretenders). Fabulous food. IRead more
72 people mentioned the Butter Cake

Gyu-Kaku - Burbank, CA

$$$$·Japanese·
Burbank
374 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Happy Hour
  • Fun
Love this place!!! looking forward to when we get back to all you can eat. Servers are friendly and attentive.
16 people mentioned the Gyu Kaku

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Marina Del Rey

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Marina del Rey
1,747 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for Anniversaries
Delicious food and great service. We sat outside, and it was perfect with the outdoor heater nearby. My daughter is gluten free, and our server was very helpful in giving her approRead more
Special Occasion in Westside
25 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Rustico (Westlake Village, CA)

$$$$·Italian·
Agoura Hills / Westlake Village
1,330 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
The food was great.
Neighborhood Gem in San Fernando Valley / Valencia
25 people mentioned the Short Rib

Mastro's Steakhouse - Thousand Oaks

$$$$·Steak·
Thousand Oaks
4,325 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Birthday dinner
Best Overall in Ventura County
151 people mentioned the Butter Cake

North Italia - El Segundo

$$$$·Italian·
El Segundo
2,092 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
Loved the food, service was good, but needed help.
Most Booked in Beach Cities
46 people mentioned the Calamari

Il Pastaio

$$$$·Italian·
Beverly Hills
1,441 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
Superb meal and service.
14 people mentioned the Truffle Pasta

Dal Rae

$$$$·American·
Pico Rivera
4,306 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Neighborhood Gem
It was my girlfriend’s birthday. It has been on her bucket list to eat at Dal Rae. Dal Rae did not disappoint me. The waitress did an excellent job - she was kind, considerate and Read more
American in Los Angeles
243 people mentioned the Pepper Steak

Baltaire

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Brentwood
1,449 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
Great airy atmosphere, consistently delicious food and the staff are attentive and bright. Fun location for friendly to business meal. you'll leave happy.
26 people mentioned the Greek Salad

The Royce Wood-Fired Steakhouse at the Langham

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Pasadena
913 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
We had a wedding anniversary there. We had a wonderful time with delicious great food and wine❤️❤️ They served special desert for us. It was really tasty 😊😊😊
27 people mentioned the Wagyu Beef

Otium

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
2,378 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
We were celebrating our 36 wedding anniversary. We were given the best table right in front of the open kitchen, which is like watching good theater. The GM, Cecil, came to the tabRead more
Fit for Foodies in Los Angeles
60 people mentioned the Hamachi

Davenport's Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Encino
1,641 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
Really nice birthday celebration. Enjoyed everything thoroughly!!!
Best Ambiance in San Fernando Valley / Valencia
46 people mentioned the Lobster Bites

Lawry's The Prime Rib - Beverly Hills

$$$$·Prime Rib·
Beverly Hills
14,185 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
Always a memorable dining experience. We go every year for my husbands birthday and look forward to it.
Special Occasion in West Hollywood / Beverly Hills / Mid-Wilshire
4,231 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Cafe Bizou - Agoura Hills

$$$$·French·
Agoura Hills / Westlake Village
2,341 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Always amazing. Delicious food at very reasonable prices. Beautiful ambiance inside and out. Great attentive service.
Best Value in Los Angeles
25 people mentioned the Rack Lamb

Sage Plant Based Bistro & Brewery - Culver City

$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Culver City
736 reviews
  • Casual
  • Great for Brunch
  • Creative Cuisine
Love love this place as my friend has very strict dietary restrictions and this place she can eat everything on the menu. The Mac n cheese pizza is our favorite and the staff is soRead more
Great for Brunch in Westside
15 people mentioned the Butternut Squash Ravioli

Yardbird Southern Table & Bar - Los Angeles

$$$$·Southern·
Beverly Hills
893 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Brunch
  • Comfort Food
The food was phenomenal!! We ordered the Shrimp it tasted a bit bland for it to have 5 different cheeses. That Bourbon maple syrup is so good with the intense flavor of bourbon, sRead more
Great for Brunch in West Hollywood / Beverly Hills / Mid-Wilshire
78 people mentioned the Fried Chicken