50 Raleigh 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:Brewery Bhavana, Saint Jacques French Cuisine, Fearrington House Restaurant
Price Range:$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Brewery, French, Contemporary American
Neighborhoods:Raleigh, Chapel Hill

Brewery Bhavana

$$$$·Brewery·
Raleigh
2,547 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
It was delicious! We had been trying to get a reservation here forever but every time we were in town it was booked. So glad we finally snagged one.
96% recommended
Best Overall in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
162 people mentioned the Dumplings
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Saint Jacques French Cuisine

$$$$·French·
Raleigh
2,603 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
The food was absolutely fantastic and the service was great, too!
83% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Raleigh
25 people mentioned the French Onion Soup
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Fearrington House Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Chapel Hill
1,569 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
An excellent evening with fantastic food and wonderful service. This is one of our go-to places for special occasions.
86% recommended
Notable Wine List in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
25 people mentioned the Chocolate Souffle

The Capital Grille - Raleigh

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Raleigh
1,595 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Perfect date night with my wife. The food is excellent. I had a New York strip and she had tuna. Crab cocktail and oysters for appetizers. The burrata salad is a treat. The steak Read more
97% recommended
Romantic in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
11 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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soca Raleigh

$$$$·Latin American·
Raleigh
1,349 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
We had the BEST server who made outstanding recommendations. Every dish was delicious and the wine was excellent. Definitely highly recommend.
90% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
32 people mentioned the Paella
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Garibaldi Trattoria

$$$$·Italian·
Fuquay-Varina
458 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
We were seated immediately and the wait staff was extremely accommodating especially since we had young children with us. Although everyone ordered their meal at the same time, theRead more
95% recommended
8 people mentioned the Calamari
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Rey's

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Raleigh
3,624 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great food and drinks. Worth every penny. Everyone is polite Ave very professional .
95% recommended
Romantic in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
93 people mentioned the Banana Foster

Mandolin

$$$$·Southern·
Raleigh
2,002 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
I was a bit concerned bc the menu was small, and nothing jumped out at me, but all the food we ordered was excellent.
92% recommended
Great for Brunch in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
29 people mentioned the Caramel Cake
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Seasons 52 - Raleigh

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Raleigh
1,338 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Great food, top notch service.. our first time eating here.. we will be back.. The SeaBass was outstanding
100% recommended
Healthy in Raleigh
19 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Ruth's Chris Steak House - North Raleigh

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Raleigh
1,681 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Superb experience. Great service. Well done by all.
100% recommended
Notable Wine List in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
13 people mentioned the Sweet Potato Casserole

Vidrio

$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Raleigh
1,315 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Tapas
Great atmosphere, food, and service. I will be going back again soon.
92% recommended
18 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Sitti

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Raleigh
2,873 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Variety of foods from which to choose. I start with the feta cheese dip which was cubes of feta cheese and crispy pita chips. Our entrees - chicken artichoke and beef kabobs. The dRead more
92% recommended
Healthy in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
91 people mentioned the Pita

42nd Street Oyster Bar

$$$$·Seafood·
Raleigh
4,781 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for a Date
Food was great and our server was wonderful, she is a real asset to 42nd St.
95% recommended
Most Booked in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
400 people mentioned the Oyster Bar

Irregardless Cafe

$$$$·Vegetarian·
Raleigh
4,324 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Vegan
Absolutely delicious. All four of us enjoyed our food and drinks.
97% recommended
Healthy in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
54 people mentioned the Paella

Mosaic Café & Bistro

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Carrboro
1,253 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
Thank you for helping us celebrate our Ph.D. graduations! The host and waiter were both enthusiastic and helpful. We loved sitting outside. Great atmosphere though there is a littlRead more
94% recommended
30 people mentioned the Rack Lamb
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Sullivan's Steakhouse - Raleigh

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Raleigh
4,361 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
We had a wonderful date night out even with bringing our three year olds son. We both had filets and they were delicious! Our server, JK, was extremely friendly and did a wonderfuRead more
95% recommended
Romantic in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
71 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill - Durham

$$$$·American·
Durham
1,071 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Groups
The food as always was fantastic. The service was super. Can't wait to go back.
94% recommended
American in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
37 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Talulla's

$$$$·Turkish·
Chapel Hill
1,001 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
Great food and wonderful waiter, we loved the ambience
97% recommended
Best Value in Durham
24 people mentioned the Dipping Sauce
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Plates Kitchen

$$$$·International·
Raleigh
1,210 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Brunch
  • Fit for Foodies
We had a great time at plates! The service was a little slow but it’s slow everywhere due to the fact that everywhere is short staffed. The food and drinks were fantastic as usual Read more
97% recommended
Best Value in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
28 people mentioned the Beignets
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Farina Neighborhood Italian

$$$$·Italian·
Raleigh
675 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Groups
  • Worth the Drive
Outside seating. Wonderful food and service!
100% recommended
16 people mentioned the Calamari
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Lucky 32 Southern Kitchen - Cary

$$$$·American·
Cary
4,020 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Brunch
Lucky 32 is so consistently excellent. The food is always good; the service likewise. They are efficient and make dining out such a pleasant experience.
96% recommended
Great for Brunch in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
78 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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Taberna Tapas

$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Durham
1,178 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tapas
  • Bar Seating
Best tapas in Durham. And I’m a food snob.Will definitely return.
Notable Wine List in Durham
102 people mentioned the Paella

kō•än

$$$$·Southeast Asian·
Cary
405 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Amazing experience! The food was amazing. Every dish had its own special flare. Our waiter anticipated our every need before we needed it. Will definitely be back!
94% recommended
Best Ambiance in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
88 people mentioned the Hot Pot
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Mulino Italian Kitchen & Bar

$$$$·Italian·
Raleigh
1,414 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
Excellent food service and atmosphere! Highly recommend!!
87% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
14 people mentioned the Gnocchi

Harvest 18

$$$$·Southern·
Durham
900 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies
Lovely lunch on the shady patio.
96% recommended
Great for Lunch in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
12 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits

Clouds Brewing

$$$$·American·
Raleigh
354 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for Groups
  • Great Beer
Overall, great experience at Clouds. The veggie fajita dish I got was much spicier than expected and the vegetables from the salmon dish were a little underdone. But the beers wereRead more
96% recommended
Good for Groups in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
11 people mentioned the Bloody Mary

The Pit Authentic BBQ

$$$$·Southern·
Raleigh
6,042 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Comfort Food
  • Casual
Will definitely go back when I am in town. The food and service was outstanding.
82% recommended
404 people mentioned the Pulled Pork

Gravy

$$$$·Italian·
Raleigh
3,056 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
Staff was very friendly and the manager chatted with us about our trip. When we told him that several businesses had recommended them he brought us a small appetizer on the houseRead more
93% recommended
97 people mentioned the Gnocchi

Brasa Brazilian Steakhouse

$$$$·Brazilian Steakhouse·
Raleigh
3,138 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Groups
In general was great. At beginning, although the staff welcomed us super, the waiter took time to served us. But once he started was super diligent. Very kind and servicial. The fRead more
Kid Friendly in Raleigh
24 people mentioned the Brazilian Steak
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Counting House

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Durham
1,008 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
We chose to spend our anniversary weekend at C21 and to have Saturday dinner and Sunday brunch at the Counting House. Phillip the restaurant manager and the rest of the staff wereRead more
81% recommended
Vibrant Bar Scene in Durham
14 people mentioned the Cotton Candy
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Tupelo Honey - Raleigh

$$$$·Southern·
Raleigh
2,271 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Great for Lunch
  • Comfort Food
The food was very good and the waiter was outstanding! Appreciate having the ability to eat outdoors, which is needed for my wife and me.
92% recommended
Great for Brunch in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
38 people mentioned the Fried Chicken

Midtown Grille

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Raleigh
1,866 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Brunch
We were treating my daughter before she leaves. High noise because they had construction on the street paving 😱😱😱😱
87% recommended
Great for Brunch in Raleigh
41 people mentioned the Calamari
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Tribeca Tavern

$$$$·American·
Cary
1,418 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
Stopped while traveling to have dinner. Good food. Nice setting. Efficient and friendly service.
89% recommended
American in Raleigh
17 people mentioned the Sweet Potato Fries
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