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Elizabeth Daniels

14 Last-Minute Restaurants for Mother's Day Dining in LA

Treat the most important lady in your life to something special.

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Faith & Flower
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As much as moms may say they don't want to do anything on Mother's Day, we all know they actually want to be taken somewhere special. Luckily, restaurants across town are celebrating the most important women in everyone's life with tailored brunch and dinner offerings. From ritzy brunches in Beverly Hills to vegan restaurants for hip moms, here is your last-minute guide to Mother's Day specials in Los Angeles:

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Lucques

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8474 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90069
(323) 655-6277
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April Bloomfield, currently touring the country promoting her new cookbook A Girl and Her Greens, will make a special appearance at Lucques on Sunday, May 10. The Spotted Pig chef will cook a special Mother's Day supper featuring four vegetable dishes, including roasted carrots with carrot-top pesto, morels and Madeira cream on toast, and sweet corn ice cream with butterscotch and caramel popcorn. The dinner is $65, with books sold separately for $34.99. [Photo: Rob Stark]

2. Patina

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141 S Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 972-3331
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Patina, normally only open for dinner, is opening from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for a special Mother’s Day brunch. A three-course prix-fixe offers an elevated take of brunch classics that come by way of chef Paul Lee. Think duck egg sunny side up with asparagus and béarnaise, ricotta agnolotti with English pea soup, and roasted chicken and buckwheat waffle with maple syrup glaze. Brunch is offered for the rather reasonable $59 per adult and $29 for children under 10.

3. Faith & Flower

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705 W 9th St
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 239-0642
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Moms are sure to fall in love with one of the most stunning restaurants in Los Angeles. Special Mother’s Day brunch dishes that come by way of chef Michael Hung like a classic omelette with caviar and a grilled ribeye with eggs paired with stellar cocktails certainly don’t hurt either. [Photo by Elizabeth Daniels]

4. Sotto

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9575 W Pico Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90035
(310) 277-0210
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Southern Italian gem Sotto will open its doors for brunch, serving a well-curated menu that includes polenta waffle, Nutella-stuffed brioche toast with caramelized bananas, prosciutto crostone, and frittata pizza from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

5. The Hungry Cat

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100 W Channel Rd
Santa Monica, CA 90402
(310) 459-3337
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Both Hollywood and Santa Monica Canyon locations of The Hungry Cat are offering ocean-fresh à la carte brunch and dinner menus. Seafood-loving moms can dive into dishes like lobster frittata or crab cake benedict for brunch, or Alaskan halibut with ricotta gnocchi for dinner. [Photo: Andrew Stuart Photography]

6. Magnolia House

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492 S Lake Ave
Pasadena, CA 91101

This revamped Pasadena bungalow is offering Mother’s Day brunch specials in its homey surrounds. Think Belgian waffles, $3 oysters, and $15 all-you-can-drink Champagne served with berries and fruit purée. [Photo by Elizabeth Daniels]

7. Gracias Madre

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8905 Melrose Ave
West Hollywood, CA 90069
(323) 978-2170
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Hip, vegan moms can find a lot to love on Gracias Madre’s brunch menu. It doesn’t hurt that all mothers enjoying brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. will received a Karma Chamomilian cocktail with birds of paradise-infused tequila, chamomile syrup, clementine white balsamic shrub, kumquat bitters, and cava. [Photo by Elizabeth Daniels]

8. Chaya Venice

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110 Navy St
Venice, CA 90291
(310) 396-1179
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Westsiders looking for a reliable brunch option can head to Chaya Venice. A $45 three-course prix-fixe includes options like Thai quinoa and grilled shrimp salad, Korean galbi and poached egg, and milk chocolate croissant bread pudding. Brunch is served from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

9. Día de Campo

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1238 Hermosa Ave
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
(310) 379-1829
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South Bay moms looking to put a Baja surf lodge-inspired twist on Mother’s Day will appreciate dishes like short rib empanadas and pork chili verde along with a $20 bottomless champagne and mimosa bar with fresh fruit and juices.

10. BP Oysterette

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8048 West 3rd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90048
8048 W 3rd St Los Angeles, CA
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West Hollywood seafood den BP Oysterette is serving an affordable $35 pre-fixe with popular options off its newly launched brunch menu. Think calamari and shrimp ceviche, lobster hash, branzino with jalapeno and lime vinaigrette, and key lime pie. [Photo by Wonho Frank Lee]

11. Hinoki & The Bird

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10 W Century Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90067
(310) 552-1200
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For the first time ever, Hinoki & The Bird will offer Sunday brunch in honor of Mother’s Day. Brunch specials include Oyako toast with soft scrambled farm eggs, crispy chicken, green garlic and shiso aioli; citrus-marinated Maine lobster with chilled somen noodles, daikon and crispy shallots; and chili crab eggs benedict with milk bread and Sriracha hollandaise. A modified à la carte lunch menu will also be available. [Photo: Dylan + Jeni]

12. Bettolino Kitchen

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211 Palos Verdes Blvd
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
(310) 375-0500

One of the newest additions to the South Bay scene, Bettolino Kitchen is offering up an Italian-inspired “Betto Box” for $23, which includes poached sea bass, faro and mushroom soup, red beet caprese, and ricotta and spinach ravioli by chef Fabio Ugoletti. [Photo by Wonho Frank Lee]

13. Estérel

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8555 Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90048

The Sofitel’s Esterel is offering four courses using produce from local farmers markets for $75. Selections include lemon ricotta pancakes, lobster benedict, short rib and hash, and petit fours.

14. Scarpetta

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225 N Canon Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 860-7970
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Those looking to drop some major $$$$ on Mother’s Day need look no further than Scarpetta. The restaurant is pulling out all the stops, with a buffet brunch that includes a raw bar, wide variety of eggs, pasta, ribeye, and porchetta for $108 per adult.

1. Lucques

8474 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90069

April Bloomfield, currently touring the country promoting her new cookbook A Girl and Her Greens, will make a special appearance at Lucques on Sunday, May 10. The Spotted Pig chef will cook a special Mother's Day supper featuring four vegetable dishes, including roasted carrots with carrot-top pesto, morels and Madeira cream on toast, and sweet corn ice cream with butterscotch and caramel popcorn. The dinner is $65, with books sold separately for $34.99. [Photo: Rob Stark]

8474 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90069

2. Patina

141 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Patina, normally only open for dinner, is opening from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for a special Mother’s Day brunch. A three-course prix-fixe offers an elevated take of brunch classics that come by way of chef Paul Lee. Think duck egg sunny side up with asparagus and béarnaise, ricotta agnolotti with English pea soup, and roasted chicken and buckwheat waffle with maple syrup glaze. Brunch is offered for the rather reasonable $59 per adult and $29 for children under 10.

141 S Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012

3. Faith & Flower

705 W 9th St, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Moms are sure to fall in love with one of the most stunning restaurants in Los Angeles. Special Mother’s Day brunch dishes that come by way of chef Michael Hung like a classic omelette with caviar and a grilled ribeye with eggs paired with stellar cocktails certainly don’t hurt either. [Photo by Elizabeth Daniels]

705 W 9th St
Los Angeles, CA 90015

4. Sotto

9575 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90035

Southern Italian gem Sotto will open its doors for brunch, serving a well-curated menu that includes polenta waffle, Nutella-stuffed brioche toast with caramelized bananas, prosciutto crostone, and frittata pizza from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

9575 W Pico Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90035

5. The Hungry Cat

100 W Channel Rd, Santa Monica, CA 90402

Both Hollywood and Santa Monica Canyon locations of The Hungry Cat are offering ocean-fresh à la carte brunch and dinner menus. Seafood-loving moms can dive into dishes like lobster frittata or crab cake benedict for brunch, or Alaskan halibut with ricotta gnocchi for dinner. [Photo: Andrew Stuart Photography]

100 W Channel Rd
Santa Monica, CA 90402

6. Magnolia House

492 S Lake Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101

This revamped Pasadena bungalow is offering Mother’s Day brunch specials in its homey surrounds. Think Belgian waffles, $3 oysters, and $15 all-you-can-drink Champagne served with berries and fruit purée. [Photo by Elizabeth Daniels]

492 S Lake Ave
Pasadena, CA 91101

7. Gracias Madre

8905 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069

Hip, vegan moms can find a lot to love on Gracias Madre’s brunch menu. It doesn’t hurt that all mothers enjoying brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. will received a Karma Chamomilian cocktail with birds of paradise-infused tequila, chamomile syrup, clementine white balsamic shrub, kumquat bitters, and cava. [Photo by Elizabeth Daniels]

8905 Melrose Ave
West Hollywood, CA 90069

8. Chaya Venice

110 Navy St, Venice, CA 90291

Westsiders looking for a reliable brunch option can head to Chaya Venice. A $45 three-course prix-fixe includes options like Thai quinoa and grilled shrimp salad, Korean galbi and poached egg, and milk chocolate croissant bread pudding. Brunch is served from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

110 Navy St
Venice, CA 90291

9. Día de Campo

1238 Hermosa Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254

South Bay moms looking to put a Baja surf lodge-inspired twist on Mother’s Day will appreciate dishes like short rib empanadas and pork chili verde along with a $20 bottomless champagne and mimosa bar with fresh fruit and juices.

1238 Hermosa Ave
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254

10. BP Oysterette

8048 West 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90048

West Hollywood seafood den BP Oysterette is serving an affordable $35 pre-fixe with popular options off its newly launched brunch menu. Think calamari and shrimp ceviche, lobster hash, branzino with jalapeno and lime vinaigrette, and key lime pie. [Photo by Wonho Frank Lee]

8048 West 3rd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90048

11. Hinoki & The Bird

10 W Century Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90067

For the first time ever, Hinoki & The Bird will offer Sunday brunch in honor of Mother’s Day. Brunch specials include Oyako toast with soft scrambled farm eggs, crispy chicken, green garlic and shiso aioli; citrus-marinated Maine lobster with chilled somen noodles, daikon and crispy shallots; and chili crab eggs benedict with milk bread and Sriracha hollandaise. A modified à la carte lunch menu will also be available. [Photo: Dylan + Jeni]

10 W Century Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90067

12. Bettolino Kitchen

211 Palos Verdes Blvd, Redondo Beach, CA 90277

One of the newest additions to the South Bay scene, Bettolino Kitchen is offering up an Italian-inspired “Betto Box” for $23, which includes poached sea bass, faro and mushroom soup, red beet caprese, and ricotta and spinach ravioli by chef Fabio Ugoletti. [Photo by Wonho Frank Lee]

211 Palos Verdes Blvd
Redondo Beach, CA 90277

13. Estérel

8555 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048

The Sofitel’s Esterel is offering four courses using produce from local farmers markets for $75. Selections include lemon ricotta pancakes, lobster benedict, short rib and hash, and petit fours.

8555 Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90048

14. Scarpetta

225 N Canon Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Those looking to drop some major $$$$ on Mother’s Day need look no further than Scarpetta. The restaurant is pulling out all the stops, with a buffet brunch that includes a raw bar, wide variety of eggs, pasta, ribeye, and porchetta for $108 per adult.

225 N Canon Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

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