These restaurants are offering Mother’s Day brunch and dinner options in CT


The mothers in your life deserve a special day, and these Connecticut restaurants have memorable Mother’s Day menus for brunch and dinner. All events are on May 9, unless otherwise stated.

At Bernard’s in Ridgefield hosts both brunch and dinner. A $70 prix fixe brunch menu is available between 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., with entrees like eggs Benedict, roasted sirloin with an organic egg, lobster fricassee with green pea ravioli, filet of sautéed bronzini, a Wellington-style French-cut chicken or beef brisket (for an additional fee.) Dinner, from 1:30 p.m. roasted pork chops, half roast chicken or beef Wellington. Menus for kids under 12 are $45 at brunch; $65 at dinner. 203-438-8282.

Craft restaurant in Southport offers a special Mother’s Day menu from noon to 7 p.m., with entree options like Spring Risotto Primavera, Maine Lobster Fra Diavolo, Whitney Cheese-Crusted Halibut from Jasper Hill, Local Sea Scallops, grilled Scottish salmon, Amish chicken breast, crispy duck breast and filet mignon. The cost is $85 per person; $45 for young adults 12 and under. 203-307-4222.

The stopover in Greenwich offers a fixed price three-course menu from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., for $95 per person. The menu will be posted on lescalerestaurant.com. 203-661-4600.

L’Escale, a waterfront restaurant on Steamboat Road in Greenwich, pictured on Tuesday July 31, 2018.

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Riverview Bistro in Stratford is hosting a Mother’s Day brunch buffet with seating between 11 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. The menu includes a breakfast station, hot and cold appetizers, raw bar food, entrees dishes, a carving station with prime rib and roasted pork loin, desserts and all-you-can-eat mimosas. The cost is $45.95 for adults and $19.95 for children ages 5-12. 203-690-1616.

The Capital Gridwith locations in Hartford and Stamford, will open early on Mother’s Day and serve its full menu, plus brunch specials from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Specials include a lobster frittata with butter-poached lobster tails, truffle Hollandaise sauce, asparagus and white cheddar hash browns, as well as two steak dishes: 14-oz bone-in, strips and NY dry-aged eggs and eight-ounce center-cut filet mignon. 860-244-0075 (Hartford); 203-967-0000 (Stamford).

Shore Bistro in Westport serves its Mother’s Day menu from noon to 6 p.m., featuring entrees like grilled salmon, duck breast à l’orange, filet mignon rossini, branzino a la plancha and rigatoni with vegetable stew. The cost is $68 per person, $30 for children. 203-557-8049.

Barcelona wine bar offers specials for Mother’s Day in addition to its regular brunch menus at its branches in Fairfield, Norwalk, Stamford, New Haven and West Hartford.

Madison Beach Hotel The Wharf Restaurant serves Mother’s Day Brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., featuring a soup station, raw sea bass dishes, carving and omelet stations, assorted salads, hot breakfast items. breakfast and lunch and a selection of desserts. Cost is $97 for adults, $45 for children 6-12, free for children 5 and under. Advance reservations are required, with prepayment. 203-350-0014.

Stone Acres Farm in Stoneton hosts Mother’s Day Brunch from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., with a three-course menu and bubbles. The cost is $59 for adults, $20 for children. Book online on Resy.

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar in West Hartford is offering a three-course menu on May 7 and 8, with a choice of salad, entree and dessert. Entree options include the petit filet mignon with crab-stuffed shrimp ($90) or lobster tail scampi ($100).

Millwright Restaurant in Simsbury

Millwright Restaurant in Simsbury

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Millwright Restaurant in Simsbury offers a special three-course fixed price Mother’s Day menu. Entree choices include Ham with Onion and Gruyere Crepe, Benedict Crab and Lobster Cake, Painted Hills NY Strip, Spring Lamb Duet, Mahi Mahi with Walnut Brodo of coconut with lemon, the gnocchi with ricotta and the “fettuccine” with mushrooms. The cost is $65 for adults, $30 for children. 860-651-5500.

Grano Arso in Chester offers Mother’s Day brunch from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., with a four-course menu with choice of appetizer, pasta and main course. Main course options include tender roast beef, arctic char or torta de polenta. The cost is $68 per person. 860-322-3143.

Saybrook Point Resort and Marina in Old Saybrook hosts Mother’s Day Brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., featuring breakfast items, waffle and omelet stations, seafood and charcuterie selections, salads, carving station with rib beef, ham and turkey breast; pasta and hot dishes. The cost is $79.95 for adults and $44.95 for children 5 years and older. Reservations are required: 860-388-1111

Water’s Edge Resort & Spa at Westbrook hosts Mother’s Day Brunch from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., featuring cut-to-order roasts, fresh pastas, made-to-order omelets, Belgian waffle and pancake bar, hot and cold breakfasts, hot dishes and desserts. Cost is $59 for adults, $25 for children 6-10, free for children 5 and under. Reservations: 860-399-5901.

Pond house cafe in West Hartford hosts Mother’s Day Brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., featuring breakfast and savory items. One carving station offers beef tenderloin, rosemary peach-glazed turkey breast, herb-roasted leg of lamb, seared ahi tuna, and porchetta, and another station offers waffles and bread lost. Egg dishes include an assortment of benedicts and omelettes, and savory dishes include pulled pork and black bean burritos, beet smoked salmon, chicken and waffles, cod cakes and falafel from Sweet potatoes. The cost is $64.87 for adults and $38.31 for children ages 5-12. 860-231-8823.



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