50 New York 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:The Horned Dorset Inn, Atera, The Polo Bar
Price Range:$$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:French, Contemporary American, American
Neighborhoods:Cooperstown, TriBeCa - Downtown, Midtown East

The Horned Dorset Inn

$$$$·French·
Cooperstown
343 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Worth the Drive
A Christmas dinner like no other, a truly memorable experience.
99% recommended
3 people mentioned the Puff Pastry
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Atera

$$$$·Contemporary American·
TriBeCa - Downtown
825 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Fit for Foodies
Excellent food, vibe, and ambiance!
100% recommended
21 people mentioned the Caviar
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The Polo Bar

$$$$·American·
Midtown East
699 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
One of my favorite restaurants in the city. Not only is the restaurant special, they make every individual feel welcome and special. The food is spectacular and the drinks are wondRead more
95% recommended
10 people mentioned the Corn Beef
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Restaurant Lorena's

$$$$·French·
Maplewood
1,188 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
Lorena’s always delivers wonderful food in a delightful setting with attentive and charming wait staff. We love it year after year.
98% recommended
32 people mentioned the Salmon Tartare
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Russell's Steaks, Chops, and More

$$$$·Steak·
Buffalo
6,154 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
We celebrated my wife’s birthday yesterday and our experience was amazing as always when we go. The food was delicious and our server was very attentive and took good care of us. Read more
97% recommended
Best Service in Western New York
120 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Casa Enrique

$$$$·Mexican·
Long Island City
913 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Quiet Conversation
  • Good for Anniversaries
Amazing outdoor set up. Terrific service. Great food
14 people mentioned the Carne Asada
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Chachama Grill

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Patchogue
1,431 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
I cannot say enough good things about Chachama. We have dined here several times and each time it has been outstanding. It is truly a hidden gem in an E. Patchogue shopping centerRead more
96% recommended
Best Food in Long Island / Hamptons
14 people mentioned the Napoleons

Ristorante Lombardo

$$$$·Italian·
Buffalo
1,504 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
First class service , excellent food but the last time i visited they over and above on everything. Disappointed in both deserts. Also wish since it was Christmas time they offeredRead more
96% recommended
20 people mentioned the Veal Marsala
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Larimar Restaurant

$$$$·Modern European·
Spring Lake
783 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
The food was very good - a bit expensive. But worth it for a special occasiion.
100% recommended
Best Service in New Jersey - Central
9 people mentioned the Beignets

Poached Pear Bistro

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Point Pleasant Beach
2,087 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
Great value, always consistent. Sauces are the best!
97% recommended
Best Service in New Jersey - Central
269 people mentioned the Poached Pear

Le Coucou

$$$$·French·
SoHo
2,926 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
Fantastic food .good service.
92% recommended
42 people mentioned the Dover Sole
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D'Vine Bar - Sparkill

$$$$·Fusion / Eclectic·
Sparkill
647 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Bar Seating
  • Good for Birthdays
This is one of my favorite spot in the area. The atmosphere is very nice and the food excellent! Service is amazing, everyone is very kind!
100% recommended
8 people mentioned the Manhattan
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Gyu-Kaku - Flushing, NY

$$$$·Japanese·
Flushing
493 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
Had a late Valentine’s dinner with my family. My husband and I shared the Coconut drink (don’t quite remember the name) but it was delicious! You could really taste the coconut, thRead more
100% recommended
Best Food in New York / Tri-State Area
13 people mentioned the Gyu Kaku
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Saint Lawrence Spirits On The River Chateau

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Clayton
556 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
Incredible food. Incredible drinks. Incredible staff and the view is spectacular, even in the winter. We went for dinner two nights in a row and can’t recommend it highly enoughRead more
100% recommended
Farm-to-table in New York / Tri-State Area
5 people mentioned the Bloody Mary

Vinum Wine Bar & Restauarant

$$$$·Italian·
Staten Island
222 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
Consistently the best restaurant on Staten Island, bar none. Excellent food, great service, and pretty good value.
100% recommended
Special Occasion in New York / Tri-State Area
4 people mentioned the Flan

Avra Madison Estiatorio on 60th

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Midtown East
2,340 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Great food and extra friendly service.
93% recommended
Mediterranean in Manhattan
36 people mentioned the Greek Salad
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Present Company

$$$$·American·
Simsbury
907 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
An amazing dining experience! We sat at the counter and watched the chefs preparing their incredible creations. The food was just amazing. What a great evening!
95% recommended
Notable Wine List in New York / Tri-State Area
7 people mentioned the Amuse Bouche

Gramercy Tavern

$$$$·American·
New York
8,507 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Notable Wine List
Fantastic!
95% recommended
83 people mentioned the Manhattan
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Royal 35 Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Murray Hill
1,117 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Notable Wine List
  • Special Occasion
Very cozy surroundings. We had a nice dinner for my birthday. The food is delicious, service impeccable and the ambiance is surreal.
97% recommended
18 people mentioned the German Potatoes

Sophie's Bistro

$$$$·French·
New Brunswick
833 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
A treasure. From the country pate to the mussel specials, the food is a gastronomic treat.
100% recommended
16 people mentioned the Coq Au Vin
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The Pomeroy

$$$$·American·
Astoria
181 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Amazing service and delicious food! Thanks for making my birthday so special!
95% recommended
14 people mentioned the Fried Chicken
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Mastro's Steakhouse - New York City

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Rockefeller Center Midtown
3,211 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
It was one of the best...second time there!!!
94% recommended
126 people mentioned the Butter Cake

The Capital Grille - Hartford

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Hartford / West Hartford
1,685 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List
  • Good for Anniversaries
Hartford’s go to location for high end steak and dining. Great service, perfect steak, and great atmosphere for celebrating special events. Gladly be back again and again.
100% recommended
Steakhouse in New York / Tri-State Area
20 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Ocean Prime - New York

$$$$·Seafood·
Rockefeller Center Midtown
3,338 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Ocean Prime is absolutely amazing! I’ve been eyeing this place for so long and I’m happy I decided to finally go. Their private dining is extremely empty (as it should be), quiet, Read more
95% recommended
Seafood in Manhattan
62 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Sadelle’s

$$$$·Breakfast·
SoHo
1,290 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Sunday Lunch
  • Casual
Outstanding bagels and smoked salmon. Do not miss this when in NY!
100% recommended
300 people mentioned the Bagels
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Upland

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Gramercy / Flatiron
2,582 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Hot Spot
  • Special Occasion
Great food, great atmosphere. Shame they ran out of the hen of the woods mushrooms!
92% recommended
65 people mentioned the Duck Wings
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Kitchen Step JC

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Jersey City
397 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Overpriced entrees, but, typical for the area. Would return.
95% recommended
9 people mentioned the Zucchini Fries
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The Capital Grille - Garden City

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Garden City
2,645 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
It was sooooo good!!
97% recommended
Steakhouse in Long Island / Hamptons
48 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Oliver's Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Buffalo
730 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
  • Quiet Conversation
Oliver's never fails to exceed expectations. Everything about Oliver's is off the charts!
100% recommended
7 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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The Little Beet Table

$$$$·American·
Gramercy / Flatiron
1,582 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good Vegetarian Options
They were literally the nicest people I ever met. I wish they were my fiends and family. The food was amazing and healthy and the people were even better! I can’t wait to visit or Read more
95% recommended
American in Manhattan
41 people mentioned the Sweet Potatoes

The Cottage

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Westport
1,022 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
great food great atmosphere
100% recommended
Contemporary American in Connecticut
16 people mentioned the Lobster Spaghetti

The Boil Waverly

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
Greenwich Village
1,581 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for Birthdays
I had a wonderful time!! Food was great no complaints! Drinks was on point!!! And we weren't rushed. I will definitely be revisiting!!! Service also fantastic!!!
95% recommended
44 people mentioned the Crayfish

1833 Kitchen & Bar at the Aurora Inn

$$$$·American·
Finger Lakes
640 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Romantic
Drive to Aurora is well worth it. We love Sunday dinners at the Inn. Quiet and feels safe with Covid. Pete is always delightful and his handcrafted cocktails are excellent. BaiRead more
97% recommended
Great for Brunch in Western New York
9 people mentioned the Seafood Chowder

Patricia's of Holmdel

$$$$·Italian·
Holmdel
1,476 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
Very nicely socially distracted- felt very comfortable- food always consistent- great experience- thank you!
98% recommended
Kid Friendly in New Jersey - Central
11 people mentioned the Calamari
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Westlight

$$$$·American·
Williamsburg
943 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Cozy
  • Creative Cuisine
Valentine’s Day celebrations done right! It was exactly the way we wanted.
100% recommended
77 people mentioned the Manhattan
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Krebs 1899

$$$$·American·
Syracuse
1,038 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
Great place for a special occasion. Very attentive wait staff.
100% recommended
American in New York / Tri-State Area
6 people mentioned the French Pressed Coffee

J. Gilbert’s – Wood Fired Steaks & Seafood – Glastonbury

$$$$·Steak·
Glastonbury
7,723 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
always great food and service. a true dining experience.
99% recommended
Steak in New York / Tri-State Area
115 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Trattoria DiMeo

$$$$·Italian·
Roslyn
480 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
Spot on everything from start to finish, as usual. Trattoria DiMeo is my go to Italian Resturant in Nassau County, and I would venture to say among the very best of them. My recoRead more
100% recommended
8 people mentioned the Linguine
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La Vara

$$$$·Spanish·
Cobble Hill
819 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
The best restaurant in cobble hill. That’s all.
100% recommended
20 people mentioned the Paella
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Le Penguin - Greenwich

$$$$·French·
Greenwich
785 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
Fun place with good food and attractive people ! We went and it was someone’s bday and there was a big fun celebration with the whole restaurant.. like they do At Abyss but for aduRead more
97% recommended
7 people mentioned the Lobster Cobb Salad
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Elia

$$$$·Mediterranean·
East Rutherford
1,190 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Excellent, the service was wonderful and the food was excellent
98% recommended
Most Booked in New Jersey - North
20 people mentioned the Grilled Octopus

LArtusi

$$$$·Italian·
West Village
2,404 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Notable Wine List
Excellent food and service
100% recommended
104 people mentioned the Olive Oil Cake
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Jack's Wife Freda - Carmine Street

$$$$·Contemporary American·
West Village
201 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
great it was really great fun great
95% recommended
Contemporary American in Manhattan
4 people mentioned the Shakshuka

Buttermilk Channel

$$$$·American·
Carroll Gardens
671 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
This was great place for a girls lunch. The restaurant is quiet ...as people were sitting outside. Our wait person was very attentive. Food was good.
94% recommended
57 people mentioned the Fried Chicken
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JoJo

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Upper East Side
1,199 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
Another excellent meal at JoJo with equally friendly and excellent service. My seabass was an amazing--so light yet so rich. Desserts were equally delicious. All COVID protocolsRead more
91% recommended
11 people mentioned the Dumplings

Oyster Club

$$$$·American·
Mystic
2,044 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
Not a bad bite the entire evening. Very expensive but worth every penny if you know what you are getting into. The non-alcoholic cocktails were a hit with our group and the CBD cocRead more
95% recommended
38 people mentioned the Tagliatelle
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Houseman Restaurant

$$$$·American·
TriBeCa - Downtown
349 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
This has become one of our top 5 restaurants in NYC. It has a Swedish flair, their food is so consistently good, and they have biodynamic wines. We went for a little special occasiRead more
92% recommended
7 people mentioned the Roasted Chicken
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618

$$$$·American·
Freehold
2,105 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
618’s service is beyond compare! Every server we have had is so impressive. They are a big part of the experience. Of course, when you pair that with impeccably prepared meals Read more
98% recommended
American in New Jersey - Central
40 people mentioned the Short Rib

Nix

$$$$·Vegetarian·
Greenwich Village
2,023 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
Amazing food. Took our food allergies very seriously and took great care of us.
92% recommended
57 people mentioned the Dumplings
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AQUAGRILL

$$$$·Seafood·
SoHo
2,170 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
What a fabulous meal yet again. Never disappoints. The oysters and martinis are divine as is everything else. Our server, Julio, was fantastic and attentive. Since I guessed he wasRead more
92% recommended
45 people mentioned the Fresh Seafood
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