50 Philadelphia 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:Friday Saturday Sunday, Mangia Qui, Franklinville Inn
Price Range:$$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:American, Italian, Steak
Neighborhoods:Rittenhouse Square, Pennsylvania, Franklinville

Friday Saturday Sunday

$$$$·American·
Rittenhouse Square
851 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Gorgeous restaurant and outstanding food. Consistently the best.
95% recommended
31 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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Mangia Qui

$$$$·Italian·
Pennsylvania
211 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
Amazing food! Amazing place! Our waitress was great but she seemed a little robotic and serious most of the time. Didn’t matter too much because we still loved the food and ambiencRead more
96% recommended
2 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Franklinville Inn

$$$$·Steak·
Franklinville
4,195 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
It was a little bit louder than I like, but we were near the bar area and there seemed to be a few bigger groups. Food was delicious. My drink was a little strong and I didn’t drinRead more
98% recommended
Best Overall in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs
190 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Eclipse Bistro

$$$$·Contemporary French / American·
Wilmington
419 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
What a fabulous dinner! The service was perfect, drinks were awesome. Would highly recommend Eclipse.
96% recommended
Best Service in Delaware
4 people mentioned the Short Rib

Cornerstone

$$$$·American·
Wayne
150 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
Best restaurant ever! Must go!
95% recommended
3 people mentioned the Cheese Charcuterie
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Jansen

$$$$·American·
Chestnut Hill
919 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
Jansen is our go to anytime we want an exceptional dining experience. From the moment you are greeted to the time you walk out the door, you receive white glove service without feeRead more
97% recommended
15 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Talula’s Garden

$$$$·American·
Washington Square
9,416 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Great food and ambiance. I would definitely recommend this place!
96% recommended
Most Booked in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs
80 people mentioned the Brioche

The Victor Cafe - Philadelphia

$$$$·Italian·
South Philly
3,433 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Live Music
Amazing, all of the waitresses can sing a good opera, the ambiance is exceptional
100% recommended
Best Ambiance in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs
15 people mentioned the Calamari

The Love

$$$$·American·
Rittenhouse Square
3,122 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Absolutely stunning food! Such unique options which were incredible. Beer risotto is a must!
98% recommended
Most Booked in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs
30 people mentioned the Fried Chicken

Bistro Barberet & Bakery

$$$$·French·
Lancaster
949 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Thank you so much for a wonderful experience, we had a great time and the food was amazing!!
98% recommended
Best Overall in Lancaster County
14 people mentioned the Bouillabaisse

The House of William & Merry

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Hockessin
1,673 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
Always a favorite! We try to go every year on our anniversary and it is always a lovely time. Delicious, unique food and great service.
98% recommended
Contemporary American in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs
12 people mentioned the French Toast
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Villaggio Iccara

$$$$·Italian·
Yardville
1,497 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Great place and food! Went on a Monday and was very quiet because of the indoor and outdoor space. Spread out well and didn’t feel uncomfortable at all during these times. Outdoor Read more
98% recommended
Best Overall in Trenton
28 people mentioned the Calamari

LUCA

$$$$·Italian·
Lancaster
1,484 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
Excellent Food!! Looking to go back tonight! ;)
94% recommended
24 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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Taverna Rustic Italian - Newark

$$$$·Italian·
Newark
343 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Cozy
Great atmosphere great service great food
97% recommended
Best Overall in Delaware
5 people mentioned the Calamari

Zahav

$$$$·Middle Eastern·
Old City
7,135 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Hot Spot
Amazing food. the lamb was cooked to perfection
97% recommended
212 people mentioned the Lamb Shoulder
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Belvedere Inn Restaurant and Bar

$$$$·American·
Lancaster
2,108 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Very nice evening at the Belvedere. I enjoyed my lavender wine cocktail and our appetizers (shrimp cocktail and lobster/crab dip) were delicious. The gespacho soup was very good. Read more
97% recommended
Best Overall in Lancaster County
41 people mentioned the Short Rib

Union and Finch

$$$$·American·
Allentown
1,116 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Brunch
  • Great for Lunch
the music selection was the perfect compliment for solid beer, under the night sky, with good company.
99% recommended
Great for Brunch in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs
21 people mentioned the Poutine

Emma's Cafe And Restaurant - PA

$$$$·Italian·
Northeast Philly
146 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
  • Quiet Conversation
Very good service and the food is great
96% recommended
3 people mentioned the Crab Meat
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The Capital Grille - King of Prussia

$$$$·Steakhouse·
King of Prussia
3,896 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Food and service was excellent- great place to gather
95% recommended
Steakhouse in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs
38 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Butcher & Singer

$$$$·Steak·
Center City
6,937 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
We visited for a birthday dinner and the food and service was wonderful. I would visit again if I need a special place for dinner in Philly.
96% recommended
Steak in Philadelphia
382 people mentioned the Hash Browns
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The Millworks

$$$$·American·
Harrisburg
2,137 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Groups
Kelsey was the best server! Very informed about bourbon/whiskey & wine selections & provided our group of six with great suggestions. We had 8PM resv & there weren’t many dinersRead more
97% recommended
23 people mentioned the Mac Cheese
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The Capital Grille - Cherry Hill

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Cherry Hill
3,390 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
We celebrated my boyfriend’s birthday and everything was great! Our waitress did a great job accommodating us. We both enjoyed our dinner and was very much pleased.
94% recommended
Notable Wine List in New Jersey Suburbs
48 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Kanella Grill

$$$$·Greek·
Center City
263 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
  • Authentic
Excellent - we went for brunch, will definitely go back.
95% recommended
11 people mentioned the Kebab
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Kimberton Inn

$$$$·International·
Phoenixville
1,632 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Another spectacular dining experience from Jeff and his team of All Stars.
97% recommended
13 people mentioned the Coconut Shrimp

Ocean Prime - Philadelphia

$$$$·Seafood·
Center City
3,933 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
It was my husband's birthday and I wanted to take him somewhere he's never been. The food was delicious and he had an excellent experience.
94% recommended
Seafood in Philadelphia
76 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Morimoto

$$$$·Japanese·
Center City
5,800 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Best place to eat in the city and beyond.
92% recommended
Japanese in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs
561 people mentioned the Omakase

Fond

$$$$·Contemporary American·
South Philly
1,491 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies
Fond has come back, and we can't tell you how happy we are! We ended up with three appetizers each because they were all so wonderful! Oysters were the best we've had, and generaRead more
100% recommended
32 people mentioned the Skate Wing

Kensington Quarters

$$$$·American·
Fishtown
688 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Groups
Amazing food!!! Drink selection is very one sided (not for the sweeter taste) but was so distracted by food that I didn’t even care!! Highly recommend!
92% recommended
35 people mentioned the Pork Shoulder
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Bar Bombon

$$$$·Vegan·
Center City
1,019 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good Vegetarian Options
I love going here. I have a lot of vegan friends who visit the city and this is always my first recommendation. Even as a meat eater I find their menu very accessible, and the foodRead more
96% recommended
Healthy in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs
22 people mentioned the Cuban Sandwich
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The Farm And Fisherman - Cherry Hill

$$$$·American·
Cherry Hill
1,839 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Groups
Delicious beet salad and rigatoni Bolognese. Our server was outstanding and Ben was very helpful with our wine selection.
95% recommended
31 people mentioned the Pretzel
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Mica

$$$$·American·
Chestnut Hill
1,434 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Just about every week, Mica publishes a special "From ____with love" focusing on a specific region's culinary specialties. Past week was Baltimore, and the meal was outstanding! PRead more
95% recommended
18 people mentioned the Beignets
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Checkers Bistro

$$$$·International·
Lancaster
1,416 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Creative Cuisine
The service was excellent and the food and drinks delicious as always.
58 people mentioned the Duck Tacos
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Pizza By Elizabeths

$$$$·Pizzeria·
Wilmington
842 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
Offerings are imaginative --putting together unlikely combinations and creating delicious thin crust pizzas. I highly recommend the spinach salad served with one of the best dressiRead more
99% recommended
Best Overall in Delaware
8 people mentioned the Bread Sticks

Arielle's Country Inn

$$$$·Steak·
Sellersville
1,184 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Excellent as always!
100% recommended
Steak in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs
14 people mentioned the Poached Pear
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The Log Cabin

$$$$·American·
Leola
866 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Worth the Drive
Lovely restaurant for my wife’s bday dinner. Highly recommend
95% recommended
Best Overall in Lancaster County
8 people mentioned the Barramundi
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Duling Kurtz House

$$$$·American·
Exton
935 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
The food was wonderful but it’s the staff that made the dinner perfect!
98% recommended
American in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs
28 people mentioned the Popovers

IndeBlue - Philadelphia

$$$$·Indian·
Center City
1,810 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
The dinner that my partner and I had at IndeBlue was the best meal that I have had this year, or perhaps in several years. The tasting menu featured ample portions of delicious andRead more
95% recommended
62 people mentioned the Crispy Spinach
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Amani's BYOB

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downingtown
1,233 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
We ordered delivery from here for our 3 year anniversary. The process was easy and enjoyable. Thank you for making our dinner special.
96% recommended
33 people mentioned the Calamari
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NM Cafe - King of Prussia (FKA Zodiac)

$$$$·Contemporary American·
King of Prussia
131 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Brunch
A special lunch on Valentine's Day. Food was very good and service very good as well. The shrimp tacos were divine, the seafood salad was not as we remembered. Lots of romaine lRead more
95% recommended
21 people mentioned the Popovers
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Nunzio Ristorante Rustico

$$$$·Italian·
Collingswood
1,856 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
We had a reservation for 6 - were seated on time and the food was great and reasonably priced
95% recommended
42 people mentioned the Veal Chop
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Viggiano's of Conshohocken

$$$$·Italian·
Conshohocken
755 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Romantic
The food, service and atmosphere were awesome. This used to be a special occasion place for us, but now it's our go to!
96% recommended
Romantic in Western Suburbs
14 people mentioned the Calamari

The Rooster

$$$$·American·
Center City
149 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Casual
  • Great for Lunch
I'm not sure if I rated the noise level correctly? My apologies, wasn't loud & actually the music was great haha. The food was fantastic! no complaints at all. Will definitely be eRead more
92% recommended
35 people mentioned the Rooster
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The Choice - B.Y.O.B

$$$$·Fusion / Eclectic·
Bryn Mawr
363 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
10 Star, my favorite go to for special occasions or for a Friday night after a long week.
100% recommended
Best Service in Western Suburbs
5 people mentioned the Black Cod

Kitchen 519

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Deptford
641 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Casual
Our server was fast and efficient courteous and refilled our water several times. The fresh Fish tacos were wonderful The homemade chips on the side were perfectly crisp without bRead more
95% recommended
10 people mentioned the Calamari
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Ruth's Chris Steak House - Philadelphia

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Rittenhouse Square
1,023 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Great food and vibes.
85% recommended
9 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Front Street Cafe

$$$$·American·
Northern Liberties
794 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Brunch
Fantastic place! Food was excellent, great service.
99% recommended
5 people mentioned the Bloody Mary
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Fogo de Chao - Philadelphia

$$$$·Brazilian Steakhouse·
Center City
4,038 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Emani, Lewis and Brandy were the absolute best. Truly special dining experience thanks to them.
86% recommended
Special Occasion in Philadelphia
266 people mentioned the Chao

Two Rivers Brewing Company

$$$$·Gastro Pub·
Easton
622 reviews
  • Great Beer
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
Was in town for a day and we decided to check out Two Rivers Brewing. Was an excellent decision! I had the mac a must try. My sister had the braised short rib quesadilla, also a gRead more
97% recommended
Gastro Pub in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs
10 people mentioned the Duck Fat Fries

The Melting Pot - King of Prussia

$$$$·Fondue·
King of Prussia
3,354 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
I’ve never had a bad experience at this location - the food and presentation was great, the server was attentive to several allergies at the table, and the signed birthday card (whRead more
98% recommended
Special Occasion in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs
129 people mentioned the Cheese Fondue
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Under The Moon Cafe

$$$$·International·
Bordentown
797 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
First time to Bordentown location
97% recommended
11 people mentioned the Short Rib
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