Mother’s Day New Jersey Dining Guide: Make Those Reservations Now


Brunch at Summit House


If you’re interested in treating your mom to a delicious meal this Mother’s Day, don’t dawdle when it comes to making those reservations. Mom’s special day – Sunday, May 13 – is right around the corner, and according to research from the National Restaurant Association, the holiday devoted to honoring motherhood eclipses Valentine’s Day, claiming the top spot as the most popular day for dining out.

Because nothing says ‘Happy Mother’s Day’ quite like a day off from cooking (and grocery shopping and cleaning up after it all), check out NJ Next’s list of dining options that are sure to make Mom feel like a queen.

Restaurant Serenade – Chatham

Enjoy a three-course menu from noon to 7 p.m.

Adults: $85

Children (10 and under): $35

For reservations, call 973-701-0303.

Summit House – Summit

Enjoy a Mother’s Day Farmer’s Market Brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The menu includes a welcome cocktail or fresh-squeezed juice, house-baked monkey bread, a starter, main course and family-style sides – $55
Children’s Menu (12 & under) – $18

For reservations, call (908) 273-6000.

Liberty House – Jersey City

Enjoy a Grand Mother’s Day Buffet from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
$58 per person
$29 per child
Not inclusive of tax and gratuity

For reservations, call 201-395-0300

The Ryland Inn – White House Station

Mother’s Day Brunch at the Ryland Inn is served from noon to 6pm
$74 per adult | $29 per child under 12
Not inclusive of tax & gratuity
 For reservations, call 908.534.4011.

Molly Pitcher Inn – Red Bank

Enjoy panoramic views of the Navesink River while dining under crystal chandeliers. Brunch is served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

For reservations, call 732-858-5502.

Mad Batter – Cape May

Located inside the Carroll Villa Hotel, a national landmark welcoming guests since 1882, this restaurant routinely makes the “Best of” lists –including brunch – and even boasts a gluten-free menu.

For reservations, call 609-884-5970.

Perona Farms – Andover

The Mother’s Day dinner buffet includes a wide variety of hot items along with carving stations, and cold platters – all featuring the latest seasonal ingredients.

Pricing: $50.95 per person
$19.95 children under 12

For reservations, call 973.729.6161.

American Hotel – Freehold

Treat Mom to a special Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet.

Seatings 10:00am – 3:00pm.  Price is $42.00 for adults and $21.00 for children under 12 years.

For reservations, call 732-431-3220.

The Bernards Inn – Bernardsville

Show Mom how special she is by celebrating Mother’s Day at The Bernards Inn. Whichever dining option you choose, Mom will be proud of you for thinking so much of her.

Seatings for the Mother’s Day Buffet in the Fenwick Ballroom are from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Feast on Honey Glazed Jones Ham, Roasted Roasted Turkey, Garlic Rubbed Prime Rib as well as beef, seafood and pasta selections.  Enjoy savory salads, charcuterie, artisanal cheeses, and an elaborate dessert display and more.

$69.00 for adults
$35.00 for children 6 years old to 12 years old
$15.00 for children 2 years old to 5 years old
Children 2 years old and younger are complimentary

View The Bernards Inn Mother’s Day Buffet menu here.

Seatings for the Three-Course Prix-Fixe dinner in our dining rooms are from 2:30 p.m.
to 7:30 p.m. and will include chef selections from Chef Heyer’s Spring Menu,
including organic Griggstown Chicken, Roasted Halibut, Filet Mignon and more.

$79.00 for adults
$35.00 for children 12 years and under

The Bernards Inn Three Course Prix-Fixe menu will be available shortly.

Reservations are required and can be made by calling (908) 766-0002.

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