50 Virginia 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:Leaping Lizard Cafe, Le Yaca, Joshua Wilton House
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:American, French, Contemporary French / American
Neighborhoods:Virginia Beach, Williamsburg, Harrisonburg

Leaping Lizard Cafe

$$$$·American·
Virginia Beach
632 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Brunch
My wife and I were visiting Virginia Beach again and had never eaten at the Leaping Lizard. Since they advertised compliance with all COVID 19 rules and also provided outside seatRead more
99% recommended
Great for Brunch in Virginia
7 people mentioned the Duck Tacos
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Le Yaca

$$$$·French·
Williamsburg
5,720 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Always a wonderful meal at Le Yaca. Dining with 3 friends, we all had the salmon entree which was prepared perfectly. Presentation was beautiful. Great service by our favorite Read more
97% recommended
Best Value in Virginia
117 people mentioned the French Onion Soup

Joshua Wilton House

$$$$·Contemporary French / American·
Harrisonburg
537 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Celebrated our 35th wedding anniversary and was impressed by the staff, ambience and delicious food. We both had the filet mignon and it was cooked to perfection.
98% recommended
Best Ambiance in Virginia
13 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

The Ivy Inn Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Charlottesville
2,068 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
My favorite meal I’ve had in Charlottesville. Absolutely delicious food and wonderful service. I marked a 4 for ambiance only because the location of our table was far from lightinRead more
98% recommended
Best Value in Virginia
53 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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Local Roots (Virginia) - A Farm to Table Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Roanoke
1,108 reviews
  • Local Ingredients
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
The fall root vegetable soup was amazing. And the social distancing protocols made me feel safe.
97% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Virginia
20 people mentioned the Bread Pudding

Cochon on 2nd

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Williamsburg
1,241 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Lovely evening
98% recommended
Best Overall in Virginia
17 people mentioned the Sticky Ribs

Bookbinder's Seafood and Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Richmond
2,703 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great atmosphere for special occasions or just a delicious dinner.
95% recommended
Steakhouse in Virginia
40 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Fin Seafood Restaurant

$$$$·Seafood·
Newport News
1,299 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Excellent service and food! Love this restaurant.
97% recommended
Seafood in Virginia
45 people mentioned the Crab Soup

Region's 117

$$$$·American·
Winchester
876 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Worth the Drive
  • Good for a Date
Great food and service in a beautiful setting overlooking the lake.
97% recommended
8 people mentioned the Bread Pudding
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Texas de Brazil - Richmond

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Richmond
2,725 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Loved the meats.
89% recommended
Good for Groups in Virginia
37 people mentioned the Flank Steak

East Coast Provisions

$$$$·Seafood·
Richmond
1,005 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
It’s our go to place and we love the diversity of the menu! The fish entrees and sushi and appetizers are wonderful
88% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in Virginia
36 people mentioned the Calamari

Hamiltons' At First & Main

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Charlottesville
1,088 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great food and staff! Wonderful experience again!
99% recommended
Contemporary American in Virginia
50 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits

Brenner Pass

$$$$·Contemporary European·
Richmond
1,011 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Excellent cocktails, excellent service, excellent food. I’ll go back and then back and then back again.
94% recommended
Best Service in Virginia
14 people mentioned the Arctic Char

The Boathouse at City Point

$$$$·Seafood·
Richmond
1,160 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
Lovely setting, good food, cocktails and service.
89% recommended
Scenic View in Virginia
10 people mentioned the Calamari

Becca

$$$$·American·
Virginia Beach
1,617 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Everything was delicious. We are coming back. I recommend outside seating.
91% recommended
Great for Brunch in Virginia
25 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Hondos

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Glen Allen
2,058 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
My steak was cooked to perfection. The wine was the perfect pairing to our meal. Definitely will go back soon.
93% recommended
Steakhouse in Virginia
73 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Salacia Prime Seafood and Steaks

$$$$·Steak·
Virginia Beach
1,016 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
Top end food. That simple. Linen service. Very nice. Quiet. In spring, summer, and fall, enjoy the outdoor seating with blankets and heaters.
91% recommended
22 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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King's Arm Tavern

$$$$·American·
Colonial Williamsburg
3,096 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Authentic
  • Romantic
The King's Arm Tavern transports you back to like having an elegant dinner in the 1770's. The service was fantastic and the food was delicious. I would encourage anyone traveling Read more
91% recommended
220 people mentioned the Peanut Soup
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River Stone Chophouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Suffolk
1,849 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
Felt like we were on a vacation. Upscale and relaxing! Fantastic experience
90% recommended
Best Ambiance in Virginia
17 people mentioned the Calamari

Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - Richmond

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Richmond
3,313 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Excellent experience. Everyone was professional and friendly. Loved the outdoor seating. My favorite restaurant
95% recommended
Notable Wine List in Virginia
39 people mentioned the Pretzel Bread
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LuLu's

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Richmond
1,453 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Sunday Lunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
Amazing food and atmosphere! Highly recommended! Make sure you get a reservation.
86% recommended
Great for Brunch in Virginia
92 people mentioned the Red Velvet Waffle
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Chateau Morrisette

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Floyd
3,616 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Food and service is always great hear. Sadly, they must have not notified Google and Open Table that they were closed. It was as quite as a mouse, with not another vehicle in sightRead more
94% recommended
95 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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Jefferson's Restaurant at The Omni Homestead

$$$$·American·
Hot Springs
448 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Scenic View
We were staying at the Homestead and ate 3 meals a day at Jefferson’s. Because of Covid, this was the only open sit-down restaurant at the Homestead. All of our meals there were Read more
93% recommended
Scenic View in Virginia
15 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Farm Bell Kitchen

$$$$·Southern·
Charlottesville
226 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Good for a Date
  • Local Ingredients
My wife and I got breakfast before a wine tour. The southern omelette and the duck fat fries were outstanding. The biscuits with a side of syrup were a great dessert. Will eat therRead more
90% recommended
7 people mentioned the Beignets
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Portico Restaurant - Richmond

$$$$·Italian·
Richmond
2,137 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Amazing service. Lovely ambiance and setting for an outdoor meal. Felt very safe in this weird COVID world.
97% recommended
Best Ambiance in Virginia
31 people mentioned the Calamari

Texas de Brazil - Norfolk

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Norfolk
2,352 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Awesome experience food was good for first time. Waitress was amazing she made it don't know her name I was their Sat evening at 5pm. When u walk in we were the 3rd table in. If uRead more
Good for Groups in Norfolk / Virginia Beach
24 people mentioned the Flank Steak
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Max's on Broad

$$$$·French·
Richmond
2,129 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Pre/post Theatre
As always, Max's is a absolute delight in every way. From the welcome at the door, to the décor, the service and ultimately the amazing food, Max's remains a special place for a spRead more
86% recommended
50 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Craft 31

$$$$·Burgers·
Williamsburg
602 reviews
  • Casual
  • Great Beer
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Great food and service. Sage was very attentive.
96% recommended
Kid Friendly in Virginia
4 people mentioned the Milkshake

Fleming's Steakhouse - Richmond

$$$$·Steak·
Richmond
899 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
Great service with Greg. Drinks were delish and food was fantastic.
85% recommended
19 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Varia

$$$$·Italian·
Norfolk
407 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
We were celebrating a promotion. The atmosphere, food and service were exceptional. The live music was nice too. We’ve enjoyed Varia and this perfect! Our server, Jazlyne, was outRead more
88% recommended
4 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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The Boathouse at Rocketts Landing

$$$$·Seafood·
Richmond
3,777 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
The service was amazing! The food was delicious and I loved the ambiance!
85% recommended
Scenic View in Virginia
49 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits

The Lobby Bar

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Richmond
776 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Food was excellent. Servers could have been a tad more attentive, but otherwise I would definitely come again for Brunch.
87% recommended
10 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Maggiano's - Richmond

$$$$·Italian·
Richmond
5,840 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Birthday celebration
87% recommended
35 people mentioned the Calamari
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Tarrant's Cafe

$$$$·American·
Richmond
2,653 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
awesome place ... awesome peeps
92% recommended
141 people mentioned the Crab Soup

Billy's Roanoke

$$$$·American·
Roanoke
1,228 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
When entering promptly taken to table, excellant waiter was there to take orders in a short time and food was excellant, a little pricy
98% recommended
Most Booked in Greater Roanoke
57 people mentioned the Prime Rib

The Farmhouse

$$$$·American·
Roanoke
629 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Excellent food, great private / booths, attentive service, wonderful overall facility--huge, yet intimate, with a beautiful outdoor dining area and bar. We'll be back.
91% recommended
Most Booked in Greater Roanoke
39 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Morton's The Steakhouse - Richmond

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Richmond
1,085 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Notable Wine List
  • Romantic
Sean did an excellent job as our waiter. He answered our questions and anticipated our needs. The mid-March special is a great deal especially for such delicious food! Thank you.
19 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Grain

$$$$·American·
Norfolk
159 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great Beer
Unfortunately, not good. Went day before to make reservation for 6 next day Hostess said must use Open Table after 4 next day to make reservation.Also , wanted outside and sRead more
95% recommended
Hot Spot in Virginia
2 people mentioned the Avocado Toast

The Boathouse at Short Pump

$$$$·Seafood·
Richmond
1,356 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Casual
We love the food and the staff. I visit weekly if possible.
83% recommended
16 people mentioned the Mashed Potato

Tavern & Grocery

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Charlottesville
355 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
This is a potentially bad experience turning out well because of a restaurant that values customer satisfaction. First of all the cuisine is outstanding, with a great selection ofRead more
88% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Charlottesville
5 people mentioned the Bloody Mary
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The Boathouse at Sunday Park

$$$$·Seafood·
Midlothian
2,630 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Waterfront
Our first time dining at the Boat House. The cocktails and food was great. The scenery was very relaxing. Had a very good time. Highly recommend to everyone.
87% recommended
Scenic View in Virginia
28 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits

1799 at The Clifton

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Charlottesville
270 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Beautiful setting and wonderful staff. Food was a little pricey for what we received - my husband had mushroom soup and it was average and only lukewarm; dessert was salty and had Read more
Best Ambiance in Charlottesville
3 people mentioned the Fettuccine

The Hard Shell - Downtown

$$$$·Seafood·
Richmond
1,282 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
We share crab legs and a filet, we had the truffle fries as an app and each had 2 drinks and shared a dessert all for less than $100! Don't let the small price tag fool you, everytRead more
83% recommended
47 people mentioned the Crab Soup

Tarrant's West

$$$$·American·
Richmond
811 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Groups
Dinner was great and service was also.
87% recommended
Great for Brunch in Richmond
13 people mentioned the Crab Soup

Croc's 19th Street Bistro

$$$$·American·
Virginia Beach
723 reviews
  • Fun
  • Great for Brunch
  • Special Occasion
Absolutely amazing! Can not say enough good things about this restaurant. Strongly recommend!
96% recommended
Great for Brunch in Virginia
12 people mentioned the Seafood Risotto

Todd Jurich's Bistro

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Norfolk
972 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Recently dined outside at Todd Jurich’s to celebrate a friend’s birthday. We couldn’t have been happier with our experience. The service was excellent. My friend has some specific Read more
96% recommended
24 people mentioned the Crab Soup

Havana 59

$$$$·Cuban·
Richmond
543 reviews
  • Casual
  • Authentic
  • Good for a Date
Excellent fare, HUGE portions! The paella could feed 2 adults for sure. Will go again!
100% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Virginia
18 people mentioned the Paella

Riverwalk Restaurant - Yorktown

$$$$·Seafood·
Yorktown
1,607 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Good for a Date
Excellent location and ambience...will definitely come again.
86% recommended
44 people mentioned the Crab Soup
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The Landing @ West Neck - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Seafood·
Virginia Beach
503 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Delicious food. Great service. We will be regulars here.
97% recommended
16 people mentioned the Crab Soup
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Pearl Raw Bar - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Seafood·
Richmond
467 reviews
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Groups
Always a great time. Best little restaurant in Richmond and the servers are the greatest!
92% recommended
30 people mentioned the Raw Bar
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