50 Virginia 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.

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Restaurants:Leaping Lizard Cafe, Le Yaca, Joshua Wilton House
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:American, French, Contemporary French / American
Neighborhoods:Virginia Beach, Williamsburg, Harrisonburg
Party Size
For 2
Date
Time
7:00 PM

Leaping Lizard Cafe

$$$$·American·
Virginia Beach
811 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Lunch
Fantastic brunch -- Duck Hash over sweet potato biscuits and salmon cake Benedict (also over sweet potato biscuits) were huge hits with our party.
Best Value in Virginia
7 people mentioned the Duck Tacos
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Le Yaca

$$$$·French·
Williamsburg
6,517 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
The food and service were fantastic. This is definitely one of my favorite restaurants and I recommend it to everyone.
Best Overall in Williamsburg
117 people mentioned the French Onion Soup
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Joshua Wilton House

$$$$·Contemporary French / American·
Harrisonburg
636 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
Lovely dining setting in a Victorian Inn. Food was outstanding. Service was friendly but unobtrusive.
Best Value in Virginia
13 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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The Ivy Inn Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Charlottesville
2,488 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
Excellent food in a relaxed atmosphere. The restaurant is in an older house with lots of charm, and the dining rooms are spacious.
Best Value in Virginia
53 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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Local Roots (Virginia) - A Farm to Table Restaurant

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Roanoke
1,293 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Local Ingredients
  • Fit for Foodies
The four of us all had different dishes and all were pleased by our food. The booth was comfortable and restaurant quiet enough to talk. Service was a bit slow but we were there toRead more
Healthy in Virginia
20 people mentioned the Bread Pudding
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Cochon on 2nd

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Williamsburg
1,532 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Anniversaries
We celebrated our Anniversary and it was wonderful. The staff made a special menu for us. Bartender David is great and the was fantastic as always.
Contemporary American in Virginia
17 people mentioned the Sticky Ribs
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Bookbinder's Seafood and Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Richmond
3,451 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Good was excellent and abundant, service was fabulous, and the atmosphere was great. A great date night with my wife.
Best Ambiance in Virginia
40 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Fin Seafood Restaurant

$$$$·Seafood·
Newport News
1,484 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Amazing food, outstanding service, a great place for a long conversation.
Seafood in Virginia
45 people mentioned the Crab Soup

Region's 117

$$$$·American·
Winchester
1,233 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
Good was fabulous! Fabric Hangings on the walls would help immensely with bouncing sounds.
Best Ambiance in Virginia
8 people mentioned the Bread Pudding

Texas de Brazil - Richmond

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Richmond
3,264 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for Anniversaries
The food was amazing! We will be making this a regular place that we eat. The staff was so friendly too.
Steakhouse in Virginia
37 people mentioned the Flank Steak
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East Coast Provisions

$$$$·Seafood·
Richmond
1,194 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Guest had 6oz filet and said it was outstanding. The Grouper Sandwich was very thin and absolutely nothing to write home about. The service was outstanding and amazing!
Seafood in Virginia
36 people mentioned the Calamari

Hamiltons' At First & Main

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Charlottesville
1,437 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Your shrimp and grits are the best in town! Thank you for a wonderful lunch.
Best Service in Charlottesville
50 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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Brenner Pass

$$$$·Contemporary European·
Richmond
1,205 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
Amazing meal and awesome service as always! We love the outdoor seating as well!
Fit for Foodies in Richmond
14 people mentioned the Arctic Char

The Boathouse at City Point

$$$$·Seafood·
Richmond
1,607 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
The food was amazing but not a big fan of having to order everything ourselves and make sure we timed it correctly. Was hoping to be a little more pampered. Understand COVID has chRead more
Scenic View in Virginia
10 people mentioned the Calamari
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Becca

$$$$·American·
Virginia Beach
2,621 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Very good food and atmosphere. The service was good. A little slow but I’m sure that’s because they were short-staffed. Every worker there was working really hard. A lovely andRead more
Most Booked in Virginia
25 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Hondos

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Glen Allen
2,310 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Birthdays
Great spot for lunch.
Special Occasion 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.
22 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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King's Arm Tavern

$$$$·American·
Colonial Williamsburg
3,719 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Authentic
  • Romantic
Very good experience, the food and service were excellent! We would have gone back a 2nd time but there were no more reservations available.
American in Virginia
220 people mentioned the Peanut Soup
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River Stone Chophouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Suffolk
1,974 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
I always enjoy the food here. It's never a disappointment.
17 people mentioned the Calamari
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Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - Richmond

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Richmond
4,117 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Great evening sitting on patio. Absolutely the best server we have had. Great service and very knowledgeable about your wines.
Most Booked in Virginia
39 people mentioned the Pretzel Bread
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LuLu's

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Richmond
1,705 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
Best surprise we had in Richmond! We were just looking for a cool brunch spot and stumbled on this place… WOW! Food was so good that because we had an early flight out the next dayRead more
Great for Brunch in Virginia
92 people mentioned the Red Velvet Waffle
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Chateau Morrisette

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Floyd
3,439 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
95 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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Jefferson's Restaurant at The Omni Homestead

$$$$·American·
Hot Springs
608 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
  • Scenic View
The quality of food and service is outstanding. A little bit overpriced due to being in a resort.
15 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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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
7 people mentioned the Beignets
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Portico Restaurant - Richmond

$$$$·Italian·
Richmond
2,402 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
Have had drinks at the bar several times and eaten here on a few previous occasions. This night we were celebrating our anniversary. We were seated on the patio which is just as pRead more
Outdoor Dining in Virginia
31 people mentioned the Calamari
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Texas de Brazil - Norfolk

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Norfolk
2,652 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Hands down one of the best restaurant in Norfolk. It’s like meat heaven.
24 people mentioned the Flank Steak

Max's on Broad

$$$$·French·
Richmond
2,353 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
Let’s start with our server Collin he was over the top amazing!!! He actually offered to talk to the manager to see if he could get approval to quickly leave and take us back to ouRead more
Great for Brunch in Richmond
50 people mentioned the Short Rib

Craft 31

$$$$·Burgers·
Williamsburg
918 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great Beer
Great food nice atmosphere for a neighborhood restaurant
Kid Friendly in Virginia
4 people mentioned the Milkshake

Fleming's Steakhouse - Richmond

$$$$·Steak·
Richmond
902 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Bar Seating
  • Good for Birthdays
Excellent food and service.
19 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Varia

$$$$·Italian·
Norfolk
567 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List
We got out as a family every Friday. Varia definitely delivered great food, an amazing live performance, and a very tentative staff!
Hot Spot in Norfolk / Virginia Beach
4 people mentioned the Gnocchi

The Boathouse at Rocketts Landing

$$$$·Seafood·
Richmond
4,228 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
Our server Kevin was great and knowledgeable. Loved the evening
Scenic View in Virginia
49 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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The Lobby Bar

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Richmond
879 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
Fantastic food!!
Hot Spot in Virginia
10 people mentioned the Short Rib

Maggiano's - Richmond

$$$$·Italian·
Richmond
5,564 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Romantic
Birthday celebration
35 people mentioned the Calamari
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Tarrant's Cafe

$$$$·American·
Richmond
2,757 reviews
  • Casual
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
Expansive menu, quirky timeless atmosphere, great drinks. Food quality (ingredients) limits what could be great kitchen products. Cherry tomatoes should not be the tomato in a tRead more
141 people mentioned the Crab Soup

Billy's Roanoke

$$$$·American·
Roanoke
1,522 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
The strawberry salad was amazing. The sauce for it was just fantastic. A great opener. The main meals were a cut above, but outshined by the opener and desert, but good, especiallyRead more
Best Food in Greater Roanoke
57 people mentioned the Prime Rib

The Farmhouse

$$$$·American·
Roanoke
852 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Neighborhood Gem
This was my first visit to The FarmHouse. We walked up and there was a great band playing outdoors. We were promptly seated for our reservation. Their dining layout was a little odRead more
Neighborhood Gem in Greater Roanoke
39 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Morton's The Steakhouse - Richmond

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Richmond
1,036 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Notable Wine List
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
371 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Scenic View
  • Good for Anniversaries
One of my favorite spots to go with my family.
Late Night Find in Virginia
2 people mentioned the Avocado Toast
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The Boathouse at Short Pump

$$$$·Seafood·
Richmond
1,681 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
Delicious meal with great ambiance and service. Even though we ordered off our phone using the QR Code, we still felt like someone was available for questions, refill drinks and toRead more
16 people mentioned the Mashed Potato
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Tavern & Grocery

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Charlottesville
566 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
Had a wonderful evening and meal. Neat inside, very comfy. Good cocktails and excellent food.
Fit for Foodies in Charlottesville
5 people mentioned the Bloody Mary

The Boathouse at Sunday Park

$$$$·Seafood·
Midlothian
3,188 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
Love the Boathouse at Brandermill! Always a great night out!
Scenic View in Virginia
28 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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1799 at The Clifton

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Charlottesville
397 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Notable Wine List
We were seated in the library, and I must say that it was the best seat in the house! Very nice! The meal was timed perfectly and was delicious.
Best Ambiance in Charlottesville
3 people mentioned the Fettuccine
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The Hard Shell - Downtown

$$$$·Seafood·
Richmond
1,400 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Reservation was for 6:00 on a Friday night. At that hour, it was very conversation-friendly. Server was attentive and well-informed. Food was a little underwhelming/bland, IMHO. BuRead more
Romantic in Richmond
47 people mentioned the Crab Soup
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Tarrant's West

$$$$·American·
Richmond
1,012 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Brunch
  • Fit for Foodies
Very nice restaurant. Waitress was excellent, service was excellent. Food was very good.
Great for Brunch in Richmond
13 people mentioned the Crab Soup

Croc's 19th Street Bistro

$$$$·American·
Virginia Beach
769 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Casual
We thoroughly enjoyed our meal and time there. Wait staff were excellent, food and drinks were delicious and atmosphere was attractive and welcoming.
Neighborhood Gem in Virginia
12 people mentioned the Seafood Risotto
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Todd Jurich's Bistro

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Norfolk
1,036 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Quiet Conversation
  • Fit for Foodies
Absolutely delicious ! Salmon and pork and bread pudding were beyond compare ! Wait staff perfect ! Thank you so much !
Good for Groups in Norfolk / Virginia Beach
24 people mentioned the Crab Soup
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Havana 59

$$$$·Cuban·
Richmond
679 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
  • Authentic
Great experience at Havana 59 for dinner! Will be back again
Hot Spot in Virginia
18 people mentioned the Paella

Riverwalk Restaurant - Yorktown

$$$$·Seafood·
Yorktown
1,536 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Excellent location and ambience...will definitely come again.
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.
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!
30 people mentioned the Raw Bar
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