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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
For 2 people today
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Date
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7:00 PM

Leaping Lizard Cafe

$$$$·American·
Virginia Beach
492 reviews
  • Local Ingredients
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Worth the Drive
Awesome food and service. Best restaurant in Virginia Beach
98% recommended
Healthy in Virginia
7 people mentioned the Duck Tacos

Le Yaca

$$$$·French·
Williamsburg
5,194 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
We were a group of 8 and everyone really enjoyed thier dinner. We all did a pre-fixe menu that consisted of 3 courses- soup or salad (both delicious), entree -(especially loved thRead more
99% recommended
Best Value in Virginia
117 people mentioned the French Onion Soup

Joshua Wilton House

$$$$·Contemporary French / American·
Harrisonburg
441 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
What a wonderful restaurant to have dinner. Everything was outstanding from start to finish. I would go back next time we are in the area.
98% recommended
Most Booked in Shenandoah Valley
13 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

The Ivy Inn Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Charlottesville
1,775 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Anniversary dinner, everyone made the day feel as special as it was. Definitely would do dinner here again
100% recommended
Best Overall in Virginia
53 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits

Local Roots (Virginia) - A Farm to Table Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Roanoke
980 reviews
  • Local Ingredients
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
Amazing all around - food, cocktails and service! Speaking of service ask for Andrea- informative and delightful!
95% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Virginia
20 people mentioned the Bread Pudding

Cochon on 2nd

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Williamsburg
1,065 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
This restaurant is an excellent place to go for dinner with your spouse or a group of friends. I would suggest you make reservations ahead of time. I had the scallops and my spousRead more
94% recommended
Contemporary American in Virginia
17 people mentioned the Sticky Ribs

Bookbinder's Seafood and Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Richmond
2,289 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Outstanding beef, great service, friendly staff including bartenders, fun location
92% recommended
Steakhouse in Virginia
40 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Fin Seafood Restaurant

$$$$·Seafood·
Newport News
1,186 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great food. Excellent service.
93% recommended
Seafood in Virginia
45 people mentioned the Crab Soup

Region's 117

$$$$·American·
Winchester
753 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
Food was outstanding and service was impeccable!!! Thank you for a wonderful evening of delicious food and awesome scenery!!
97% recommended
Healthy in Virginia
8 people mentioned the Bread Pudding

Texas de Brazil - Richmond

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Richmond
2,331 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great service, delicious food, excellently priced for such a great experience.
92% recommended
Most Booked in Virginia
37 people mentioned the Flank Steak

East Coast Provisions

$$$$·Seafood·
Richmond
873 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
Always excellent food - my go-to for good seafood in Richmond. This time, I decided not to have the scallops as I often do, and instead tried the rockfish on the regular menu, whiRead more
95% recommended
Healthy in Richmond
36 people mentioned the Calamari

Hamiltons' At First & Main

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Charlottesville
854 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
Excellent service and food!!!
97% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Charlottesville
50 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits

Brenner Pass

$$$$·Contemporary European·
Richmond
838 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Creative Cuisine
Great food and great service. Divine cocktail. We ate early so the noise level was low. I can imagine it would get pretty loud with the design of the building, and a packed housRead more
85% recommended
Vibrant Bar Scene in Richmond
14 people mentioned the Arctic Char

The Boathouse at City Point

$$$$·Seafood·
Richmond
844 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
We had a girl's night out. First time at this location. Atmosphere, food, service were great. Parking was a bit of a pain. But overall, we had a good time. I will be back.
94% recommended
Scenic View in Virginia
10 people mentioned the Calamari

Becca

$$$$·American·
Virginia Beach
935 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Delicious food
86% recommended
Most Booked in Virginia
25 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Hondos

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Glen Allen
1,797 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Hondo's is no doubt on my top of the list for going to. Never been disappointed. The service is always exceptional and the food is fabulous. Don't miss it!
95% recommended
Great for Lunch 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
awesome food, staff was very nice and tentative, felt very special dining there, quiet and more secluded environment.
91% recommended
22 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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King's Arm Tavern

$$$$·American·
Colonial Williamsburg
2,784 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Dinner was excellent! The atmosphere of dining by candlelight takes you back in history during the colonial days. Our waiter told us of the history of the King's Arm Tavern and wRead more
95% recommended
Most Booked in Virginia
220 people mentioned the Peanut Soup
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River Stone Chophouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Suffolk
1,707 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
I shared the fried shrimp and it was terrific, plenty to eat
17 people mentioned the Calamari

Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - Richmond

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Richmond
2,683 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Notable Wine List
  • Special Occasion
Service a little disorgan this evening. Seemed to have servers floating to fill the gaps. Food and wine always great. VERY noisy... Always. CH should invest in some sound bafflesRead more
93% recommended
Notable Wine List in Virginia
39 people mentioned the Pretzel Bread

LuLu's

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Richmond
1,264 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Sunday Lunch
  • Casual
Absolutely loved it. Maybe the best brunch I've ever had. That LuLu's Benedict was so outstanding. Melted in my mouth. The energy in the place was incredible. That part was absolutRead more
88% recommended
Great for Brunch in Virginia
92 people mentioned the Red Velvet Waffle
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Chateau Morrisette

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Floyd
3,472 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Worth the Drive
  • Good for Anniversaries
We went for a surprise birthday outing. I cant say enough about how perfect everything and everyone was.
96% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Virginia
95 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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Jefferson's Restaurant at The Omni Homestead

$$$$·American·
Hot Springs
336 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Ate 2x there. Excellent food. Bartender not very good.
89% recommended
15 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Farm Bell Kitchen

$$$$·Southern·
Charlottesville
225 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Sunday Lunch
  • Cozy
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
85% recommended
7 people mentioned the Beignets
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Portico Restaurant - Richmond

$$$$·Italian·
Richmond
1,879 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Excellent food, wonderful ambiance, great service, and the patio is just lovely.
93% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Virginia
31 people mentioned the Calamari
Table for 2 today

Texas de Brazil - Norfolk

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Norfolk
2,079 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Birthday celebration🎊
83% recommended
Most Booked in Virginia
24 people mentioned the Flank Steak

Max's on Broad

$$$$·French·
Richmond
1,976 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Pre/post Theatre
A very enjoyable dinner. The scallops were perfectly cooked.
90% recommended
50 people mentioned the Short Rib

Craft 31

$$$$·Burgers·
Williamsburg
446 reviews
  • Casual
  • Great Beer
  • Good for a Date
Wait staff was great (Amanda) , food was delicious. I had the meatloaf, it wa so good and the gouda mashed potatos!! Yummmmmmmmm!!!!!!
99% recommended
Kid Friendly in Virginia
4 people mentioned the Milkshake

Fleming's Steakhouse - Richmond

$$$$·Steak·
Richmond
863 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Wonderful from start to finish- very accomodating!
Best Service in Richmond
19 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Varia

$$$$·Italian·
Norfolk
320 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great restaurant, amazing atmosphere. This is probably my third time having dinner here with friends and family and always a great time
Hot Spot in Norfolk / Virginia Beach
4 people mentioned the Gnocchi

Pearl Raw Bar

$$$$·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
Good for Groups in Richmond
30 people mentioned the Raw Bar
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The Boathouse at Rocketts Landing

$$$$·Seafood·
Richmond
3,367 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
Was everything we wanted the food was hot fresh delicious our waitstaff was top notch the view outside was beautiful
90% recommended
Scenic View in Virginia
49 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits

Maple and Pine

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Richmond
701 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Special Occasion
  • Business Meals
Definitely one of the best, if not the best meal we've had in the Richmond area. We will be going back.
82% recommended
Great for Brunch in Richmond
10 people mentioned the Short Rib

Maggiano's - Richmond

$$$$·Italian·
Richmond
5,560 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
Our reservation was for 6:45 and we were seated promptly. Our waiter was very polite and attentive to our needs. The food was very good and we had a great dining experience.
92% recommended
Good for Groups in Virginia
35 people mentioned the Calamari

Tarrant's Cafe

$$$$·American·
Richmond
2,490 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Good for Anniversaries
Really enjoyed the vibe of the place. It's a neat old building in the Richmond arts district and it was cool to see the old pharmacy sign behind the bar. Loved the old chandeliersRead more
85% recommended
American in Richmond
141 people mentioned the Crab Soup

Billy's Roanoke

$$$$·American·
Roanoke
1,052 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
Wonderful food and excellent service. The server was very attentive. The noise level was a little loud with the music playing in the background.
91% recommended
Best Overall in Greater Roanoke
57 people mentioned the Prime Rib

The Farmhouse

$$$$·American·
Roanoke
442 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Carly was very good and knowledgeable! It was our first dog one dining there and she was spot on with her recommendations. Also very friendly.
90% recommended
Best Ambiance in Greater Roanoke
39 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Morton's The Steakhouse - Richmond

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Richmond
1,037 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
Great spot for Birthday or anniversary
Good for Groups in Richmond
19 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Grain

$$$$·American·
Norfolk
60 reviews
  • Great Beer
  • Scenic View
  • Bar Seating
Came in for conference this past week. Visited Grain a couple times while in town. Each time, great beer, great entertainment, great views. Food is good but small menu. DefinitRead more
94% recommended
Hot Spot in Virginia
2 people mentioned the Avocado Toast

The Boathouse at Short Pump

$$$$·Seafood·
Richmond
1,124 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Business Meals
I had lunch at the Boathouse @ Short Pump. The food was excellent. The Zucchini chips with ranch dressing was a delicious appetizer! I also enjoyed my Caesar salad with an addedRead more
92% recommended
Seafood in Richmond
16 people mentioned the Mashed Potato

Tavern & Grocery

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Charlottesville
245 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Local Ingredients
The appetizers - corn-peach gazpacho and halibut ceviche - were wonderful. A chicken breast dish and a salmon dish were both quite good, but not special. The desserts - a plum paRead more
90% recommended
5 people mentioned the Bloody Mary
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The Boathouse at Sunday Park

$$$$·Seafood·
Midlothian
2,115 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
One of our favorite plgaces. Have celebrated many family events at Sunday Park over the years.
89% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Virginia
28 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits

1799 at The Clifton

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Charlottesville
154 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Quiet Conversation
Fantastic Sunday brunch! Our group had the smoked salmon & roe pancake, roasted vegetable hash, Eggs Benedict, spinach omelet, Bosc pear & arugula salad, and the house-made pastriRead more
91% recommended
Special Occasion in Virginia
3 people mentioned the Fettuccine

The Hard Shell - Downtown

$$$$·Seafood·
Richmond
1,191 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
First and foremost, our waiter, Dennis, was awesome. Very attentive and right there when we needed him. Really excellent service. The oyster sampler and scallop appetizer were exceRead more
88% recommended
Seafood in Richmond
47 people mentioned the Crab Soup
Table for 2 today

Tarrant's West

$$$$·American·
Richmond
649 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
Terrific service and food. Loved the open windows on porch (getting us away from loud large table group inside). I didn't even mind the old disco music being pumped out, but some jRead more
90% recommended
Great for Lunch in Virginia
13 people mentioned the Crab Soup

Croc's 19th Street Bistro

$$$$·American·
Virginia Beach
654 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Fun
The show is amazing - guaranteed a great time. And you could very well fall in love with one of the queens. The brunch food could be better.
97% recommended
Great for Brunch in Virginia
12 people mentioned the Seafood Risotto

Todd Jurich's Bistro

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Norfolk
911 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
We have always liked Todd Jurich’s for both lunch and dinner. Food was good overall. My Caesar salad came with a popover that was just a half of a popover and cold. Not worth eaRead more
94% recommended
Special Occasion in Norfolk / Virginia Beach
24 people mentioned the Crab Soup

Havana 59

$$$$·Cuban·
Richmond
492 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Happy Hour
Loved open air seating. Great happy hour.
81% recommended
Hot Spot in Richmond
18 people mentioned the Paella

Riverwalk Restaurant - Yorktown

$$$$·Seafood·
Yorktown
1,582 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
Excellent Service by Wait Staff and by Hostess. As always, the food was outstanding. Have traveled 150 mile round trip many times, to dine there for lunch or brunch. The riverRead more
90% recommended
Scenic View in Virginia
44 people mentioned the Crab Soup

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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