Mother's Day Brunches on Long Island
Show Mom she’s loved by taking her out to a special brunch on Mother’s Day. These hidden gems will delight her taste buds… and she doesn’t have to clean up afterward! Be sure to call ahead to make reservations in advance.
Eisenhower Park, East Meadow
$49, children $20
In addition to all of the usual buffet-brunch stations, this elegant brunch offers a fish grill, and a kids’ corner with mac and cheese and chicken fingers and French fries. There’s a complimentary Bloody Mary, mimosa, or glass of wine in it for mom and the rest of the grown-up crew. Pricing may be at the higher end, but the ambience and the food are worth it. Afterward, walk off the extra calories with a stroll through Eisenhower Park!
Garden City Hotel
45 7th St., Garden City
Seatings at noon and 3pm
$74, children 12 and under $37
Held in the Grand Ballroom, the Mother’s Day brunch at the Garden City Hotel celebrates moms in grand style. Gourmet offerings at this deluxe buffet include basil-crusted lamb chops, slow-roasted London broil, and chilled Maine lobster.
Glen Cove Mansion
200 Dosoris Ln, Glen Cove
Seatings at 1pm and 4pm
$55, children 4-12 $27, children 3 and under free
The mansion offers a meal inspired by the historic menus of the Gold Coast era, including a complimentary glass of champagne or passionfruit mimosa.
The Library Cafe
274 Main St., Farmingdale
$21.95, children $10.95
The Library Cafe will treat you like a queen this Mother's Day: Each table is assigned a waiter that will serve you without your having to get up for seconds. Some of the food choices on that a day are: buttermilk pancakes, eggs benedict, home fries and a decadent dessert assortment. A regular menu will also be available.
8 Tower Pl., Roslyn
$25, children 10 and under $13
Thyme's a la carte brunch includes dishes such as French toast, steak and eggs, a crab cake sandwich, grilled chicken cobb salad, grilled fillet of salmon, and so much more. A complimentary brunch cocktail is included. Meal options are also available for children.
The Waterview Club
45 Bayville Ave., Bayville
$42.95, children 4–10 $21.95
A Continental station, potato croquettes, fruit and imported cheeses, a Mediterranean salad display, and shrimp bar of just a few of the culinary delights offered at the Waterview Club on Mothers’s Day.
46 Audrey Ave., Oyster Bay
Brunch will be served until 2:30. All moms receive a complimentary appetizer…and dads gets to enjoy an impressive selection of American and international beers.
Mill Creek Tavern
275 Bayville Ave., Bayville
Seatings at 11am and 1:30pm
$28.95, children under 12 $14.95
Enjoy brunch in a warm and cozy atmosphere at a reasonable price.
875 Willis Ave., Albertson
$24.95, children 12 and under $12.95
Specializing in American cuisine, the Mitch & Toni’s Mother’s Day brunch is not to be missed.
860 Franklin Ave., Garden City
$39.95, children $17.95
With an exceptional wine list and delicious homemade pasta, Novita is a top pick for Nassau county families. Make reservations early to avoid being closed out.
111 Lattingtown Rd., Glen Cove
3340 Park Ave., Wantagh
$29.95, children 6-12 $14.95
Unlimited mimosas or sangria for moms will complement the steak and seafood specialties nicely.
141 Fairway Dr., Wading River
$34.95, children 12 and under $16.95
Among the brunch selections are pan-seared striped bass, antipasto displays, a prime-rib carving station, homemade breakfast stations, and fresh-fruit displays.
Seatings at 12 and 3pm
$38, children 4–12 $16, children under 4 $6
Captain Bill’s is another favorite of my family’s. Set right on the bay, the picturesque setting is perfect for a Sunday brunch. The Mother’s Day brunch buffet offers a carving station, entrees in hot chafing dishes, assorted cold platters and salads, and a dessert station.
Seatings at 11am, 12pm, 2pm, 3pm, 5pm, and 6pm
$48.95, children 4–12 $19.95, children under 4 free
This buffet brunch offers more than 50 gourmet items, including made-to order omelettes, carving stations, assorted cheeses, fresh fruit, and freshly made breads and pastries.
$33.95, children 12 and under $19.95
Gurney’s offers an affordable brunch for moms. This seaside buffet brunch offers an omelette station, a waffle and cheese blintz station, a carving station, a Viennese table, and lots of hot entrees. Moms get a complimentary mimosa.
80 Browns River Rd., Sayville
$40, children 6-12 $19, 5 and under $9
Located on the Great South Bay, Lands End hosts a Mother’s Day Brunch with an array of seafood, pasta, and a carving board with ham, beef, and turkey. There is also a cold and hot buffet and an array of homemade desserts. After brunch, be sure to take a stroll around the gardens.
Lombardi's on the Sound
44 Fairway Dr., Port Jefferson
Seatings begin at 11am
$46, children 3–10 $20, children 2 and under free
A kid's buffet, pasta table, breakfast presentation table, and several traditional Italian dishes and various other delicacies will be served. An unlimited-shrimp bar will also be available.
Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center
431 E. Main St., Riverhead
631-208-9200 ext. H2O
Seatings at 10:30am and 12:30pm
$34.95, children 3–12 and seniors over 62 $29.95, children 2 and under free
The aquarium is offering a buffet brunch in its all-new Sea Star Ballroom including carving stations, pastries, and desserts. Brunch includes free all-day admission to the Aquarium.
Windows on the Lake
235 Lake Shore Rd., Lake Ronkonkoma
$48, children 3–12 $24, children 2 and under free
Surrounded by picturesque views of Lake Ronkonkoma, this Mother’s Day brunch boasts a smoked-salmon display, made-to-order Belgian-waffle station, breakfast and lunch selections and an international cheese display.
12 Gerard St., Huntington
$36.95, children $12.95
Two different rooms and impressive brunch menu options. There’s an incredible wine list. Interested? Make your reservation online!
28 Maidstone Park Rd., East Hampton
$35, children under 10 $14.95
Enjoy a taste of the East End! Mother's Day brunch served buffet style, including some fantastic desserts.
124 Maple Ave., Bay Shore
Seatings at 10am and 12:30pm
$32.99, children 7-12 $16.99, children 3-6 $10.99
Irish-American cuisine in a friendly setting. Buffet-style brunch will be served until early afternoon.
115 E. Main St., East Islip
$26.95, children 3-11 $15.95
Taking the kids out on Mother’s Day? Enjoy Irish-American cuisine in a family-friendly setting.
Additional reporting by Dara Stewart