Mother’s Day is on Sunday, May 14, which means it’s coming up quick, kids.
If you’re at a loss and aren’t sure what to get mother dearest for the occasion, show her how grateful you are for her presence by taking her out for a delicious brunch, lunch, dinner, or epic sweet treat.
Vancouver’s restaurants and bakeries have done the planning for you regarding the 14th, they’ve stepped up with killer menus, drool-worthy libations, and desserts worthy of mom.
Here are 24 places to get Mother’s Day treats and eats in Vancouver.
Head to Beaucoup Bakery with mom to enjoy the special Rhubarb Cheesecake Double-baked Croissant made with cheesecake filling, roasted rhubarb, and gingersnap crumbs for $4.95. This offering will be available starting May 12, pre-orders are welcome.
Address: 2150 Fir Street, Vancouver
This Mother’s Day Boulevard will be offering a special prix-fixe brunch and dinner on May from 11 am to 3 pm. The three-course brunch is $65 per person and will feature clam chowder and crab, avocado, or Canadian bacon benedicts to name a few. That evening from 5 to 11 pm, Boulevard will serve a three-course dinner for $65 featuring dishes like slow poached West Coast Oysters, beef carpaccio, and linguine alle vongole.
Address: 845 Burrard Street, Vancouver
Chez Christophe has some impressive Mother’s Day showpieces available like the Garden of Love and Spring Tulip chocolate sculptures. If mom has a sweet tooth you should definitely check out this spot’s Mother’s Day limited edition cake – the Pomme Caramel – made with green apple mousse, caramelized apple, and caramel creameux with a caramel cinnamon almond crunch. This cake is available only on Mother’s Day weekend, pre-orders are welcome.
Address: 4717 Hastings Street, Burnaby
For Mother’s Day Cibo is offering an extended brunch service from 8 am to 3 pm. The new a-la-carte brunch menu features dishes like whole grain and nut granola, vegetable frittata, and panettone French toast. On the evening of the 14 Cibo will kick off its first instalment of the ‘Mangia Famiglia’ Sunday supper series served family-style for $27 per person.
Address: 900 Seymour Street, Vancouver
Dockside Restaurant at the Granville Island Hotel is offering a Mother’s Day Marketplace Brunch Buffet on May 14. There will be two seatings for this brunch, one at 10 am and one at 1 pm. The buffet is $74.95 per person and $34.95 for kids, and the menu will feature over 70 made-from-scratch selections.
Address: 1253 Johnston Street, Granville Island, Vancouver
On May 14 head to the The Westin Bayshore to check out its new restaurant – H2 Rotisserie & Bar. This spot is offering Mother’s Day brunch with a wide selection of dishes including rotisserie chicken, a pasta station, and an egg station. This brunch will also have games, contests, gifts, special Mother’s Day cocktails, and live music. There will be seatings at 11:30 am and 1:30 pm and it costs $70 for adults and $35 for kids.
Address: 1601 Bayshore Drive, Vancouver
During Mother’s Day weekend Homer St. Cafe will offer a special brunch and dinner. Brunch will feature a smoked sockeye salmon eggs benedict, and dinner will feature a rotisserie duck breast, fingerling potatoes, and asparagus.
Address: 898 Homer Street, Vancouver
On Mother’s Day Joe Fortes will be offering brunch starting at 10 am. The brunch menu features Joe’s Seafood Tower on ice available for $69.95 per tier, along with the Daily Fresh Sheet and classic dishes like Chicken & Waffles, French Toast, and Lobster Benedict. All mothers will also leave with a little surprise from Joe Fortes.
Address: 777 Thurlow Street, Vancouver
Jules Bistro is offering a complimentary mimosa for any mom that comes in for brunch on May 14. The brunch menu here offers a selection of items like fresh baked mini butter croissants, a breakfast cassoulet, quiche, and an authentic croque monsieur or madame.
Address: 216 Abbott Street, Vancouver
Head to L’Abattoir for Bubbles and Brunch service from 10 am to 2 pm to enjoy a select list of bubbly along with dishes like poached eggs with smoked pork belly, roasted corn and tomato quiche, and crêpes stuffed with ricotta and lemon zest.
Address: 217 Carrall Street, Vancouver
The Pac Rim’s coolly chic lounge and sushi bar has a next-level experience for Mother’s Day. Babes, Bubbles and Brunch pairs Moët & Chandon Impérial Rosé bubbles and cocktails with The RawBar’s four-course Japanese inspired-brunch. Brunch will be available Sunday, May 14, 2017 from 11 am to 2 pm for $88 per person. Reservations are recommended. To reserve a table, please email [email protected] or call 604-695-5557.
Address: Fairmont Pacific Rim – 1038 Canada Place, Vancouver
Address: 70-200 Granville Street, Vancouver
Enjoy Minami’s Mother’s Day Zen menu for $35. This menu features a selection of four seasonal items served with the restaurant’s signature Aburi sushi and miso soup, and for dessert guests can expect the Green Tea Opera cake made with green tea génoise, matcha butter cream, dark chocolate ganache, azuki bean cream, hazelnut wafer, and matcha ice cream.
Address: 1118 Mainland Street, Vancouver
Sai Woo is offering a Mother’s Day Dim Sum Brunch and Walking Tour on Sunday, May 14 at 11 am. Enjoy Dim Sum and bubbles followed by a two hour Chinatown Walking Tour with local historian Judy Lam Maxwell. This event is $75 per person.
Address: 158 East Pender Street, Vancouver
On May 13 and 14 guests who dine at Tableau can enjoy a special Mother’s Day brunch featuring smoked salmon and goat cheese frittata and classic crêpes Suzette with vanilla ice cream. Tableau will also be offering a dinner featuring a full rack of roasted lamb served family style for the table with herbes de Provence crust, panache of spring vegetables, pomme purée, and red wine jus.
Address: 1181 Melville Street, Vancouver
Terroir Kitchen is offering a special menu for Mother’s Day from 10 am to 2 pm. This is a set menu and it is $36 per person, $56 with wine pairings. The menu features Dungeness crab, smoked sablefish, and elderflower panna cotta.
Address: 2232 Marine Drive, West Vancouver
On May 14 head to The Farmer’s Apprentice to enjoy organic, local and sustainably-sourced far from the special Mother’s Day menu for $65. This menu was inspired by the team’s own childhood favourites and includes meatloaf, Yorkshire pudding, ‘Just-Like-Mom-Used-to-Make’ vegetable lasagna, baked salmon, and wild rose and chocolate chip cookies to name a few.
Address: 1535 W 6th Avenue, Vancouver
The Flying Pig is offering complimentary glass of prosecco for all moms at all three of their locations during their brunch service. Whether its the crispy hash browns or the T.P.C. Pulled pork sandwich you’re mom’s into, she can expect a little special treatment with her grub.
Thierry Cafe is offering a variety of seriously sweet choux cakes for mom to enjoy. Offerings include Raspberry Vanilla Almond, Lemon Meringue, and Malted Milk Chocolate and Honeycomb choux pastry. These treats are available in one size over the Mother’s Day weekend for $41.95 each.
Address: 1059 Alberni Street, Vancouver
On May 13 and May 14, TWG Tea will be featuring a special Mother’s Day Brunch Tea Set for $52 a person. Seatings will be at Priced at 9:30 am and 11:30 am.
Address: 1070 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
West Restaurant in offering both a special brunch and dinner menu for Mother’s Day. The three course brunch features a kale and brussel sprout salad, smoked salmon benedict, and chocolate sponge cake to name a few, while the dinner features include a sea tasting menu, a land tasting menu, and a vegetarian tasting menu for guests to choose from.
Address: 2881 Granville Street, Vancouver
Head to WildTale for Mother’s Day brunch and enjoy a dozen oysters for half-price along with prosecco bottles for half-price too.
Address: 1079 Mainland Street, Vancouver
The boutique chocolatier and treat-maker has pulled out another holiday stunner. BETA5’s Mother’s Day Chocolate Collection showcases a trio of beautiful sweet little gems: Strawberry and basil, rhubarb and oatmeal, and sparkling mimosa. Nab a box while their Cambie Street pop-up is happening; it’s open until May 15.
Address: 413 Industrial Avenue, Vancouver
Address: 3345 Cambie Street, Vancouver (Pop-up shop)
For Mother’s Day Rocky Mountain Flatbread is treating all moms who stop in for breakfast, lunch, or dinner to a complimentary double chocolate brownie. This is for Vancouver locations only.
Address: Kitsilano, 1876 1st Avenue, Vancouver
Address: Main Street, 4186 Main Street, Vancouver