Celebrating Mom

Along with great outdoors and beautiful beaches, San Diego knows how to brunch. North County has the mother of all brunch options for Mother’s Day. Treat your mom to a delicious and scrumptious brunch by the ocean blue. Our favorites for brunch include a full balanced brunch menu, champagne and epic San Diego views. Mother knows best and she will surely approve of these top restaurants for your Mother’s Day brunch this year!

La Valencia Hotel

Sunday, May 14, 10 A.M. – 2 P.M.

Mother’s Day brunch at The Med Ocean View Restaurant includes bottomless Mimosas and Champagne, live entertainment, crepes to order, breakfast favorites, small bites, options from the ocean, greens, cheese, charcuterie, a carving station, mains and sweets. LaValencia.com

Hotel Del Coronado

Sunday, May 14, at 9 A.M.

Make mom’s special day spectacular with an extravagant Mother’s Day champagne brunch in the Crown Room or Oceanfront Ballroom. The award winning brunch is filled with a magnificent selection of culinary delights and live musical entertainment. Mom will also be presented a decadent chocolate confection by Pastry Chef Daphne to take home. You could also treat mom to an overnight stay at the legendary resort! HotelDel.com

Brigantine Del Mar

Sunday, May 14: Brunch 10:30a.m.–2:30p.m.

The Brigantine has been providing fresh and flavorful food combined with remarkable service throughout San Diego County since 1969, taking pride on keeping it local, with this Mother’s Day featuring a wide variety of options, including a couple of the Chef’s favorites – the lobster omelet and coconut macadamia crusted French toast. Brigantine.com

L’Auberge Del Mar

Seating at Coastline, KITCHEN 1540, and on Sunset and Ocean terraces

Sunday, May 14:  Seating times at 10 a.m., 12:30 and 3 p.m.

Take your mother for a seaside escape at the historic L’Auberge Del Mar. With stunning renovations in 2008, the L’Auberge transforms you to a cozy and elegant resort for Mother’s Day brunch. Highlights of this celebratory Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet will please, pamper and salute the special ladies of the day, including a tempting selection of brunch items served in cast iron servers, seasonal pies, breakfast specialties, and more. LAubergeDelMar.com

The Marine Room

Sunday, May 14:  à la carte menu served from 11 a.m – 7 p.m.

One thing that makes The Marine Room unique is that it has been around for over 75 years, having opened in 1941! Its on-the-beach location in La Jolla, combined with the culinary artistry of Executive Chef Bernard Guillas and Chef de Cuisine Ron Oliver make for a truly unforgettable dining experience.  MarineRoom.com

Jake’s Del Mar

Sunday, May 14: Brunch begins 10 a.m. -2 p.m.

Jake’s Del Mar brings coastal dining to the edge – to the water’s edge that is. Sweeping ocean views are the perfect backdrop for Chef Duvinh’s new American cooking. Everyone deserves a day at the beach, including your taste buds. Featured Mother’s Day Sunday Brunch items include the Bananas Foster French toast, Smoked salmon frittata and the Açaí bowl. JakesDelMar.com

Rancho Valencia

Sunday, May 14: Seating 10: 30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Indulge in a spread of field-to-fork brunch delights like freshly crafted pastries and signature dishes paired with local vegetables straight from the garden. After brunch, take to the Croquet Lawn to enjoy happy happenings for the whole family. RanchoValencia.com