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 13, 2018. 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-2pm. Call (831) 625-9040 for reservations.

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 like a tequila cured salmon egg Benedict . Call 831-657-6675 to reserve.

Enjoy a delicious Mother's Day Brunch at Edgar's Restaurant served from 10am-3pm. There will be an array options to choose from including a seafood station, carving station and bottomless mimosas for an additional $18. $75 for adults, $20 for children 6-12 For reservations call 831-620-8910.

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 11:30am-3:30pm. Call 888-648-9463 to reserve.


The Portola Hotel and Spa celebrates Mom with a delectable Mother's Day Brunch which includes a carving station, a seafood display, a dessert station and much more. Brunch runs 10am-2pm and is $54.95 for adults, $41.95 for seniors and $24.95 for children. Call 831-649-7874 for reservations.

Surprise your Mom with a delicious brunch and beautiful ocean view at Vizcaino Waterfront Food & Drink, located at the Monterey Tides. Enjoy items from their regular menu as well as a few specials. Brunch will be served 9am-2pm. For reservations call  831-899-4544.

Savor a delicious brunch at Estéban Restaurant with the entire family, featuring Chef Tom Snyder’s specials including bacon almond French toast, Spanish Benedict, steak frites and specialty mimosas. The brunch menu will be available from 9am-2pm. Reservations may be made by calling 831-324-6773.

Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa hosts a Mother's Day Buffet from 10am-3pm in the Monterey Bay Ballroom. Highlights from the menu include oysters, made to order pancakes and omelets, prime rib, delicious desserts and much more. The buffet is $67 for adults, $28 for children ages 6-13 and free. Call 831-646-1700 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 $42 per person. Call 831-373-3775 for reservations.

Pacific Grove

Pacific Grove brunch favorite Fandango has a diverse menu prepared for their Mother's Day Brunch with entree options like grilled salmon, lamb tenderloin, baked ham and more. Brunch runs 11am-2:30pm and is $42.75 for adults and $18.75 for children under 12. Call 831-372-3456 to reserve.

Dine on a four course fixed Brunch menu at il Vecchio in Pacific Grove with Italian entree options like grilled scampi, wild mushroom ragu and pesto pasta. Brunch runs 10am-2pm for $34 per person. For reservations call 831-324-4282. 

Take your Mom on a lovely Garden Stroll at the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History today from 1pm-4pm. This free event invites families to stroll through their thriving historic native plant garden while enjoying the blooming wildflowers and a glass of lemonade.

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-3pm 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 5pm. For reservations call 831-678-4555.


Seaside's Bayonet and Black Horse golf courses will host a Mother's Day Champagne Buffet available from 1pm-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 $36.95 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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