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Mother's Day Events & Brunches in Monterey County

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Score some points with Mom this Mother's Day and pamper her in Monterey County. Perhaps some shopping, spa treatments or a Mother's Day brunch? Here's our round-up of some of the best Mother's Day brunches offered Sunday, May 12, 2019. Please note that prices do not include sales tax or gratuity.


Carmel Mission Ranch celebrates dear Mom with one of their stellar Sunday brunches! There will be a carving station, a hot station, fruits, salads and lots of desserts. The buffet is $56 for adults and $25 for kids and is served from 10am-1:45pm. Call 831-625-9040 for reservations.

Hyatt Carmel Highlands hosts an expansive Mother's Brunch buffet from 11am to 2:30pm which includes an omelet station, carving station, desserts and an incredible ocean view. $95 for adults and $40 for children. Call 831-620-1234 to reserve.

Looking for a south-of-the-border Mother's Day Brunch? Head to Rio Grill in Carmel where the regular brunch menu will be available as well as a few specials. Moms will also be pampered with a free mimosa. Call 831-657-6675 to reserve.

Carmel Valley

Carmel Valley's Bernardus Lodge will feature a Mother's Day Brunch showcasing local organic vegetables, naturally raised meats and farmhouse cheeses. The buffet is $88 for adults (13 and up), $35 for children (five to 12) and free for children under 5. Brunch will be served from 11am-3:30pm. Call 888-648-9463 to reserve.


Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa hosts a Mother's Day Buffet from 10am-2pm in the Monterey Bay Ballroom. Highlights include a decadent spread of brunch favorites, including smoked salmon, ricotta-stuffed croissant French Toast, roasted leg of lamb roulade, and mimosas that will keep you toasting to mom all morning long - all while enjoying phenomenal views of Monterey Bay. The buffet is $69 for adults, $30 for children ages 6-13 and free. Call 831-646-1700 for reservations.

Savor a delicious brunch at Estéban Restaurant with the entire family, featuring specials like baked duck eggs, salmon rillettes, citrus and coconut flan and specialty mimosas. The brunch menu will be available from 9am-1pm. Reservations may be made by calling 831-324-6773.

The Portola Hotel and Spa celebrates Mom with a delectable Mother's Day Brunch which includes traditional brunch offerings, a carving station, a dessert station and much more. Brunch runs 10am-2pm and is $64.95 for adults, $49.95 for seniors and $25.95 for children. Call 831-649-7874 for reservations.

The Sardine Factory will be serving up a special three-course prix fixe lunch and dinner menu for Mother's Day. Choice of entrees include prime rib, filet mignon and salmon. The prix fixe menu is $49 per person. Call 831-373-3775 for reservations.

Bask on the sunny patio during a celebratory Mother's Day Brunch at Tarpy's Roadhouse from 11:30am-3pm. Call 831-647-1444 to reserve.

Celebrate Mom with Mumm Champagne at the C Restaurant + Bar at the InterContinental the Clement Monterey. This massive brunch buffet includes an omelet station, cheese display, seafood, desserts and a complimentary glass of Mumm Champagne for mothers. Brunch is served 11:30am-3pm and is $75 for adults and $35 for children.  Call 831-375-4800 to reserve.

Pacific Grove

il Vecchio in Pacific Grove celebrates Mother's Day with special brunch and dinner menus. Brunch will be served from 8am-11am and includes a variety of American regional specialties while dinner will be served from 5pm-8:30pm and includes more of an Italian flair. Call 831-324-4284 for reservations. 

Pebble Beach

Celebrate this special day with a Grand Buffet Brunch at Stillwater Bar & Grill overlooking Pebble Beach's iconic 18th hole. Brunch will be served from 10am-2:30pm and is $116 for adults and $54 for children ages five to 12. Call 866-876-3130 for reservations. 

Salinas Valley

Bring your Mom to Hahn Family Wines for a special wine and cupcake pairing. Tastings will be available at both the estate in the Salinas Valley and the tasting room in Carmel-by-the-Sea. Tastings are $20 per person and available from 11am to 4pm. For reservations call 831-678-4555.


Seaside's Bayonet and Black Horse golf courses will host a Mother's Day Champagne Buffet available from 11am-4pm. The buffet includes an omelet station, carving station, desserts and much more. The brunch will also include mimosas and champagne for those 21 and older. Enjoy spectacular views of the golf course and Monterey Bay while you dine. The cost is $37.95 for adults 13 and over, $17.95 for children ages five to 12 and free for children four and under. Call 831-899-5954 to reserve.

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