Celebrate Mom with These Mother’s Day Specials in Delaware

From brunches to dinners and live entertainment, there are fun events throughout the First State to celebrate Mother’s Day this year.

Mother’s Day is May 9 and whether you’re looking to celebrate mom with a sit-down dinner or take-home brunch package, Delaware restaurants are offering a little bit of everything.

Celebrate your loved one with everything from a lowkey brunch to weekend getaways and extravagant drag queen shows.

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Autumn Arch Beer Project

Celebrate Mom this Mother’s Day with Autumn Arch Beer Project. Treat mom to Newark’s best experimental beer through its full tasting room menu paired with a light-hearted yoga class. Every Sunday guests can bring along their furry friends for Dog Day Sunday and include them in your special day.

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810 Pencader Drive, Suite C, Newark; 294-1126, autumnarch.com 

Caffe Gelato

Get Mother’s Day brunch or dinner catered by Caffe Gelato. Brunch is available in packages for groups of two to three, five to six or eight to 10. The meal includes various French toasts, bacon, fruit and more. You can also add a mimosa kit for $19. Dinner is available in multiple package sizes and includes rosemary roasted salmon, New York strip steak, shrimp, vegetables and dessert. A bottle of wine is added for $11. A Mother’s Day bouquet can be added to either meal.

If you’re looking to dine at Caffe Gelato, Mother’s Day brunch and dinner will be held on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

90 E Main St., Newark; 738-5811; caffegelato.net

Chelsea Tavern

Celebrate Mother’s Day all weekend at Chelsea Tavern. A special brunch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and dinner from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. is scheduled for Saturday, May 8 and Sunday, May 9. Every mom will receive a $25 gift card for a future visit to Chelsea Tavern. The full menu and specials can be found on the tavern’s website.

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821 N. Market St., Wilmington; 482-3333; chelseatavern.com

Christiana Hilton

The Christiana Hilton is serving up a five course brunch on Mother’s Day. Seating times are 11 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. Featured menu items include crab bisque, spring salad, lamb ragout, rigatoni Alfredo, roasted tenderloin of beef, grilled honey citrus salmon and more. Brunch is $59 per person for adults and children ages 12 and up, $39 per person for children ages 4 to 11, and $15 for children ages 3 and under.

Reservations are limited. Call 454-1500, ext. 0, to reserve your spot and view the full menu on the hotel’s website.

100 Continental Drive, Newark; 454-1500; hiltonchristiana.com

The Executive

Make Mom feel like a queen at the Delaware Divas for Brunch Drag Queen Show at the Executive on May 9. Tickets are $40 for the show and a full breakfast buffet with French toast, bacon, scrambled eggs salmon and more is included. An upgraded $50 includes a picture with the queens, a Delaware Diva Shot Glass and a shout-out during the show. Visit Eventbrite to purchase tickets. Doors open at 12 p.m. and the show begins at 1:30 p.m.

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205 Executive Drive, Newark; 731-1800; executivebanquets.com

Irish Eyes

Enjoy a Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet at Irish Eyes from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m with waffles, French toast and eggs benedict stations as well as a raw bar and carving station. Adult tickets are $32, children are $11 and anyone under age 4 eats free. Reservations are suggested.

213 Anglers Road, Lewes; 645-6888; irisheyespub.com

Iron Hill Brewery

Iron Hill will serve up brand new menu specials all Mother’s Day weekend. Each location will have unique, chef-inspired dishes along with cioppino, filet mignon and a pear and apple crisp served warm with vanilla ice cream. The Mother’s Day beer flight includes Lemon Cerveza, All Dressed Up Gose, Juicebox IPA and Pig Iron Porter.

147 E. Main St., Newark; 266-9000

620 Justison St., Wilmington; 472-2739

19815 Coastal Hwy., Rehoboth Beach; 260-8000


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The Landing

Mother’s Day Brunch at The Landing will be offered at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Breakfast foods like eggs, bacon, waffles and bagels will be served, as well as, lunch specials like roasted salmon and prime rib. Delaware residents can get tickets for $35 and out-of-stater’s pay $45. All kids’ tickets are $15. Reservations are required.

20301 Charlotte Blvd, Millsboro; 933-8072 ext. 11; plantationlakesclub.com/the-landing

Le Cavalier at The Green Room

Le Cav will host a three-course, Mother’s Day brunch and supper from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Guests can choose from starters like crab cakes, a ricotta tart and shrimp cocktail, entreés like steak and eggs, chicken Provencal and French toast, followed by blueberry clafoutis, éclairs and lemon meringue tartelettes for dessert.

The cost is $60 per adult and $25 for children under 10. Reservations for brunch and dinner are available at opentable.com.

42 W 11th St., Wilmington; 594-3100; lecavalierde.com

Park Cafe

Park Cafe will hold Mother’s Day brunch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 9 with an all-new brunch menu full of healthy meals and American breakfast classics. Special cocktails will also be served, and outdoor patio seating is available.

2510 W. 5th St. Wilmington; 543-2233;.parkcafede.com


Celebrate Mom for a whole weekend at The Grille at the Sands Hotel and Conference Center. You and Mom can stay for one or two nights and receive a bottle of wine, chocolate treats, brunch and dinner, plus complimentary mimosas. The one-night stay package is $275 per couple on May 8 and the two-night stay is May 7 and 8 for $395 per couple.

1 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth Beach; 227-2511; atlanticsandshotel.com

Sherm’s Catering

Pick up brunch from Sherm’s Catering to bring home to mom. The Breakfast Break package is $35 and feeds five with breakfast burritos, sandwiches and fresh fruit. A full brunch package with French toast, potatoes, ham and your choice of bacon is $65 and also feeds five. A prime rib upgrade is an extra $35. Orders are due by May 3 and pickup is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 7.

913 Brandywine Blvd, Wilmington; 607-7200; shermscatering.com

The Venue

 Have brunch at the Venue while crafting. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 9, the Venue is hosting music and candle crafting with brunch and mimosas for $40 per person. Call 310-9299 to make reservations.

2409 Lancaster Ave., Wilmington; 310-9299;.thevenuesde.com

Tonic Seafood & Steak

 Spoil your mom this Mother’s Day at Tonic Seafood & Steak with their specialty brunch menu on May 9. Choose from breakfast favorites from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. or make a reservation for dinner classics from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

111 W. 11th S.t, Wilmington; 777-2040; tonicsns.com

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