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Brews and Bites: Where to celebrate Mom on her special day

Here is a guide to local restaurants celebrating Mother’s Day this year. (WYDaily/Courtesy of Unsplash)

HISTORIC TRIANGLE — Moms deserve a nice meal, maybe this year more than ever.

Thankfully, the following local restaurants around Williamsburg and Yorktown are offering meals to help celebrate Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 9. 

Here is a guide for Mother’s Day brunches and dinners from local eateries. For those who aren’t quite ready to dine out yet, some of these include carry-out specials. 

While Mother’s Day is usually one of the busiest days of the year for restaurants, a number of spots are unable to celebrate it this year amid the pandemic. Here is a guide to some of the restaurants that are celebrating this year.

Most of these spots require, or highly recommend, reservations. 


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Waypoint Seafood and Grill

1480 Quarterpath Rd 

Date: Sunday, May 9 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • For $49 per person, Waypoint offers a special Mother’s Day meal. 
  • Starters include spring onion bisque, chilled asparagus and surryanno ham, and salmon carpaccio. 
  • Entrees include lobster cobb salad, waypoint crab meat benedict and veal loin steak
  • For dessert: Lemon meringue tart and triple chocolate marquis

For their full Mother’s Day menu, click here.


Blue Talon Bistro

420 Prince George St.


Date: Sunday, May 9 from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Mother’s Day will launch the return of Blue Talon’s Sunday brunch since the start of the pandemic.
  • “We’re so excited,” Blue Talon manager and owner, Adam Steely, said. “It’s been a really challenging year and to be able to bring back something that’s fun is a good thing.”
  • Their Sunday brunch special dishes are a combination of classical French style and lighter foods for those eating outside.
  • The specials include French Toast, Brunch Cassoulet, Truffled Eggs and Bistro Omelette.


Revolution Golf and Grille

1430 High St suite 706

Date: Sunday, May 9 from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

  • “We are offering a TO-GO Curbside option for Family’s again this year,” General Manager, Jacquelyn Liebler, said. 
  •  The $50 Mother’s Day TO-GO menu includes two entrees, two sides, and a dessert
  • Choice of entrees includes one pound of steamed shrimp, Keto salmon salad/chicken caesar salad, and six oysters rockefeller. 
  • Choice of sides includes house/caesar salad, steamed broccoli and fries/sweet potato fries/onion rings
  • On the menu for dessert this year is Funnel Cake Fries


Center Street Grill 

5101 Center St.

Date: Sunday, May 9 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

  • Moms can enjoy a special menu of Quiche, Beef Wellington, Crab Cakes, Lamb Chops, Flounder en Papillote, Crab Cake Benedict and Stuffed French Toast.  
  • Reservations are strongly encouraged, as they can only seat 50%. 
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Second Street American Bistro

140 Second Street

Date: Sunday, May 9 from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Available for dine-in and take-out
  • Second Street is serving a Mother’s Day brunch of Chesapeake Blue Crab Spinach and Parmesan Stratta
  • They will also have an all-weekend special of Fresh Wild Caught Virginia Rock Fish
  • Their entire brunch and lunch menu is also available on Sunday

Cochon On 2nd

311 2nd St #106

Date: Sunday, May 9 from 12 to 5 p.m.

  • Cochon on 2nd is serving a Prix Fixe dinner for $80 per person.
  • Appetizers include Gazpacho, Thai Chicken Spring Rolls, and Moody’s Sticky Ribs
  • Compressed Watermelon, Rocket arugula, and Fried Oyster salads are also on the menu.  
  • Entrees include Wood Grilled Rosemary Lamb Chops, Grilled Scottish Salmon, and Wood Grilled Prime Beef Tenderloin
  • Choices for dessert include White Chocolate Bread Pudding, Chocolate Mousse Pate, and French Vanilla Creme Brule

For their full Mother’s Day menu, click here.


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Moody’s Kitchen

7129 Merrimac Trail

Date: Friday-Sunday, May 7-9, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. 

  • This $50 Mother’s Day meal comes with the customer’s choice of soup, salad, entree, and dessert.
  • Soup includes Lobster Bisque and Smoked Portobello 
  • Compressed Watermelon, Arugula, and Cochon Caesar salads are also on the menu
  • Entrees include Wood Grilled Lamb Chops, House Smoked Prime Rib, and Slow Smoked Chicken
  • For dessert: Sallie Sue’s Pound Cake, Moody’s Chocolate Brownies, and Pecan Diamonds

For their full Mother’s Day menu, click here.


Water Street Grill

323 Water St

Date: Sunday, May 9 

Brunch will only be available from 10 a.m. To 2 p.m.

Lunch and Dinner will be served from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

  • No reservations required, but is first come, first serve. 
  • Starters include she Crab Soup, Roasted Oysters, and Tuna Nachos
  • On the menu for brunch is Crispy Crab Cake Benedict, Steak and Eggs, Smoked Salmon Bagel, Queen Cut Prime Rib and House Burger
  • The dinner menu includes Mediterranean Salmon Salad, Grilled Double Chicken Breast and Flash Fried Crab Cake Dinner
  • For dessert, treat Mom to a Chocolate Mousse or Margarita Key Lime Pie

For their full Mother’s Day menu, click here.



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