50 New York 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:The Horned Dorset Inn, Atera, The Polo Bar
Price Range:$$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:French, Contemporary American, American
Neighborhoods:Cooperstown, TriBeCa - Downtown, Midtown East
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The Horned Dorset Inn

$$$$·French·
Cooperstown
343 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Worth the Drive
  • Creative Cuisine
A Christmas dinner like no other, a truly memorable experience.
100% recommended
3 people mentioned the Puff Pastry
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Atera

$$$$·Contemporary American·
TriBeCa - Downtown
821 reviews
  • Tasting Menu
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Excellent food, vibe, and ambiance!
97% recommended
Contemporary American in New York / Tri-State Area
21 people mentioned the Caviar
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The Polo Bar

$$$$·American·
Midtown East
699 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
One of my favorite restaurants in the city. Not only is the restaurant special, they make every individual feel welcome and special. The food is spectacular and the drinks are wondRead more
95% recommended
10 people mentioned the Corn Beef
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Restaurant Lorena's

$$$$·French·
Maplewood
1,187 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
Lorena’s always delivers wonderful food in a delightful setting with attentive and charming wait staff. We love it year after year.
98% recommended
32 people mentioned the Salmon Tartare
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Russell's Steaks, Chops, and More

$$$$·Steak·
Buffalo
5,656 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Days beforehand, I had scheduled a special family celebration at Russell's for 3/16/20. That day, NY's governor ordered all restaurants to close indefinitely at 8:00 p.m. that eveRead more
96% recommended
Best Ambiance in Western New York
120 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Casa Enrique

$$$$·Mexican·
Long Island City
910 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Good for a Date
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
It was all so delicious and perfect! I had an amazing 30th birthday.
88% recommended
Mexican in New York / Tri-State Area
14 people mentioned the Carne Asada
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Chachama Grill

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Patchogue
1,329 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
GREAT RESTAURANT ALL AROUND!
100% recommended
Contemporary American in Long Island / Hamptons
14 people mentioned the Napoleons
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Ristorante Lombardo

$$$$·Italian·
Buffalo
1,504 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
First class service , excellent food but the last time i visited they over and above on everything. Disappointed in both deserts. Also wish since it was Christmas time they offeredRead more
96% recommended
20 people mentioned the Veal Marsala
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Larimar Restaurant

$$$$·Modern European·
Spring Lake
736 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
A quiet, serene, beautiful restaurant with terrific food, and impeccable service....The past is made fresh, although I had a pork chop for the 2nd time this month. It was perfect aRead more
100% recommended
Best Overall in New Jersey - Central
9 people mentioned the Beignets
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Poached Pear Bistro

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Point Pleasant Beach
1,774 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
This is one of the best restaurants in the state. Glad we were able to eat the again before the great restaurant shutdown. I have never had a bad meal or bad service. This time agaRead more
100% recommended
Best Overall in New Jersey - Central
269 people mentioned the Poached Pear
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Le Coucou

$$$$·French·
SoHo
2,925 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
Fantastic food .good service.
92% recommended
42 people mentioned the Dover Sole
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D'Vine Bar - Sparkill

$$$$·Fusion / Eclectic·
Sparkill
647 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Bar Seating
  • Fit for Foodies
This is one of my favorite spot in the area. The atmosphere is very nice and the food excellent! Service is amazing, everyone is very kind!
100% recommended
Best Food in New York / Tri-State Area
8 people mentioned the Manhattan
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Gyu-Kaku - Flushing, NY

$$$$·Japanese·
Flushing
466 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Been to this place multiple times and every time I go back I have a better experience than the time before. Highly recommend!
100% recommended
Japanese in New York / Tri-State Area
13 people mentioned the Gyu Kaku
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Saint Lawrence Spirits On The River Chateau

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Clayton
373 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Romantic
We went for date night and will definitely be back. The food was delicious and beautifully prepared. Everything was right on. The bread was SO soft! I woke up the next morning imRead more
100% recommended
Farm-to-table in New York / Tri-State Area
5 people mentioned the Bloody Mary
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Vinum Wine Bar & Restauarant

$$$$·Italian·
Staten Island
187 reviews
  • Casual
  • Cozy
  • Neighborhood Gem
Excellent experience overall. Strongly recommend this dining experience!
100% recommended
Best Overall in Staten Island
4 people mentioned the Flan
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Avra Madison Estiatorio on 60th

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Midtown East
2,135 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
Loved everything about the restaurant.
96% recommended
Mediterranean in Manhattan
36 people mentioned the Greek Salad
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Present Company

$$$$·American·
Simsbury
858 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Special Occasion
The new menu offers a variety of great options in all categories. A surprisingly diverse beer and wine selection also allows all diners to create a signature experience. A+ rating Read more
98% recommended
American in New York / Tri-State Area
7 people mentioned the Amuse Bouche
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Gramercy Tavern

$$$$·American·
New York
8,508 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Notable Wine List
Fantastic!
95% recommended
83 people mentioned the Manhattan
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Royal 35 Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Murray Hill
1,044 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Business Meals
  • Romantic
Awesome, is a perfect spot for a date and every moments
99% recommended
Steakhouse in New York / Tri-State Area
18 people mentioned the German Potatoes
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Sophie's Bistro

$$$$·French·
New Brunswick
832 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
A treasure. From the country pate to the mussel specials, the food is a gastronomic treat.
96% recommended
16 people mentioned the Coq Au Vin
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The Pomeroy

$$$$·American·
Astoria
181 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
Amazing service and delicious food! Thanks for making my birthday so special!
100% recommended
Best Overall in Queens
14 people mentioned the Fried Chicken
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Mastro's Steakhouse - New York City

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Rockefeller Center Midtown
3,021 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Awesome! One of my favorite restaurants in the country.
91% recommended
Steakhouse in Manhattan
126 people mentioned the Butter Cake
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The Capital Grille - Hartford

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Hartford / West Hartford
1,532 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
Awesome experience, great food, service and atmosphere!
100% recommended
Best Overall in Connecticut
20 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Ocean Prime - New York

$$$$·Seafood·
Rockefeller Center Midtown
3,113 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Terrific table. The wait staff was very attentive. The atmosphere served the occasion.
95% recommended
Seafood in Manhattan
62 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Sadelle’s

$$$$·Breakfast·
SoHo
1,286 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Sunday Lunch
  • Great for Lunch
Outstanding bagels and smoked salmon. Do not miss this when in NY!
100% recommended
Great for Brunch in Manhattan
300 people mentioned the Bagels
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Upland

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Gramercy / Flatiron
2,580 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Hot Spot
  • Special Occasion
Great food, great atmosphere. Shame they ran out of the hen of the woods mushrooms!
92% recommended
65 people mentioned the Duck Wings
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Kitchen Step JC

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Jersey City
397 reviews
  • Cozy
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Bar Seating
Overpriced entrees, but, typical for the area. Would return.
100% recommended
Best Overall in New Jersey - North
9 people mentioned the Zucchini Fries
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The Capital Grille - Garden City

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Garden City
2,426 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
Wilson was phenomenal
98% recommended
Steakhouse in Long Island / Hamptons
48 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Oliver's Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Buffalo
730 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
Oliver's never fails to exceed expectations. Everything about Oliver's is off the charts!
100% recommended
Best Ambiance in Western New York
7 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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The Little Beet Table

$$$$·American·
Gramercy / Flatiron
1,539 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Gluten Free Options
I had an earlier dinner (6pm), when I arrived there was only one other table that was sat. The staff was very helpful and attentive. The food was magnificent. I had their Black beaRead more
92% recommended
41 people mentioned the Sweet Potatoes
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The Cottage

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Westport
926 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Cozy
  • Fit for Foodies
Superb. In all ways.
90% recommended
Contemporary American in Connecticut
16 people mentioned the Lobster Spaghetti
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The Boil Waverly

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
Greenwich Village
1,534 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
Great vibe and food!! The service is also great can't wait to go back.
90% recommended
44 people mentioned the Crayfish
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1833 Kitchen & Bar at the Aurora Inn

$$$$·American·
Finger Lakes
410 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Romantic
  • Waterfront
Great place. Atmosphere was amazing, food was delicious, and the service was impeccable. Sorry that I haven't been here sooner.
100% recommended
Best Overall in New York / Tri-State Area
9 people mentioned the Seafood Chowder
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Patricia's of Holmdel

$$$$·Italian·
Holmdel
1,095 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
We have friends in from Ohio and they truly enjoy Patricia’s for dinner as well as desserts the dentist with great dessert a wonderful our server Jorge was wonderful and I would goRead more
97% recommended
Italian in New Jersey - Central
11 people mentioned the Calamari
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Westlight

$$$$·American·
Williamsburg
942 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Valentine’s Day celebrations done right! It was exactly the way we wanted.
Best Ambiance in Brooklyn
77 people mentioned the Manhattan
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Krebs 1899

$$$$·American·
Syracuse
954 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
The food was delicious... Justin was awesome. It was an amazing evening.
100% recommended
Best Overall in Central New York
6 people mentioned the French Pressed Coffee
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J. Gilbert’s – Wood Fired Steaks & Seafood – Glastonbury

$$$$·Steak·
Glastonbury
7,061 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Had a seared tuna meal with asparagus and potatoes. Presentation was awesome. Meal absolutely delicious. Dereck our serve also did a great job!
98% recommended
Steak in New York / Tri-State Area
115 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Trattoria DiMeo

$$$$·Italian·
Roslyn
434 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Authentic
  • Casual
as usual, the food was amazing. i recommend DiMeo's to anyone that loves Italian food.
100% recommended
8 people mentioned the Linguine
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La Vara

$$$$·Spanish·
Cobble Hill
819 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tapas
  • Creative Cuisine
The best restaurant in cobble hill. That’s all.
91% recommended
Spanish in New York / Tri-State Area
20 people mentioned the Paella
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Le Penguin - Greenwich

$$$$·French·
Greenwich
783 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
Fun place with good food and attractive people ! We went and it was someone’s bday and there was a big fun celebration with the whole restaurant.. like they do At Abyss but for aduRead more
97% recommended
7 people mentioned the Lobster Cobb Salad
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Elia

$$$$·Mediterranean·
East Rutherford
651 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
Great seafood! Great service!
97% recommended
Mediterranean in New York / Tri-State Area
20 people mentioned the Grilled Octopus
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Nix

$$$$·Vegetarian·
Greenwich Village
2,023 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
Amazing food. Took our food allergies very seriously and took great care of us.
90% recommended
57 people mentioned the Dumplings
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LArtusi

$$$$·Italian·
West Village
2,402 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
Excellent food and service
96% recommended
104 people mentioned the Olive Oil Cake
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Jack's Wife Freda - Carmine Street

$$$$·Contemporary American·
West Village
175 reviews
  • Casual
  • Great for Brunch
  • Great for Lunch
Nice place, good food. Portions are on the smaller side. Tables are very close to each other and the noise level is very high, so somewhat hard to have a proper conversation (durinRead more
83% recommended
Contemporary American in Manhattan
4 people mentioned the Shakshuka
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Buttermilk Channel

$$$$·American·
Carroll Gardens
671 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
This was great place for a girls lunch. The restaurant is quiet ...as people were sitting outside. Our wait person was very attentive. Food was good.
94% recommended
57 people mentioned the Fried Chicken
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JoJo

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Upper East Side
1,112 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Good food and friendly service. Cost performance was very good. Will visit again.
94% recommended
Farm-to-table in New York / Tri-State Area
11 people mentioned the Dumplings
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Oyster Club

$$$$·American·
Mystic
2,044 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
Not a bad bite the entire evening. Very expensive but worth every penny if you know what you are getting into. The non-alcoholic cocktails were a hit with our group and the CBD cocRead more
95% recommended
38 people mentioned the Tagliatelle
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AQUAGRILL

$$$$·Seafood·
SoHo
2,170 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
What a fabulous meal yet again. Never disappoints. The oysters and martinis are divine as is everything else. Our server, Julio, was fantastic and attentive. Since I guessed he wasRead more
95% recommended
Seafood in Manhattan
45 people mentioned the Fresh Seafood
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Houseman Restaurant

$$$$·American·
TriBeCa - Downtown
349 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
This has become one of our top 5 restaurants in NYC. It has a Swedish flair, their food is so consistently good, and they have biodynamic wines. We went for a little special occasiRead more
92% recommended
7 people mentioned the Roasted Chicken
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618

$$$$·American·
Freehold
1,496 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
618 is amazing! Great food, great drinks, great service. The owner, Matt, is awesome and always makes sure his patrons are happy. Highly recommend!
97% recommended
Best Service in New Jersey - Central
40 people mentioned the Short Rib
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