Mother’s Day is the day where the world comes together to thank the women who mean the most to us and we found the perfect Orange County Mother’s Day brunches to help you celebrate. Out of all the fabulous gifts you could give your mom, all she really wants is some quality time with her loved ones, but a delicious brunch never hurt. Here is our must-try list of Orange County Mother’s Day brunches to celebrate the leading ladies in our lives. What is better than spending that quality time together over an amazing meal and mimosas?



  1. Andrea 

Located at the Pelican Hill Resort along the Newport Coast, Andrea is the perfect spot to treat mom for her special day. Their light-filled dining room, cozy booths, and beautiful ocean views create the perfect ambiance for quality time with the special women in your life. For Mother’s Day, they have created an incredible Prix fixed lunch and dinner tasting menu that will be available from noon to 10 pm.  The special menu features fresh and flavorful ingredients that will be a treat for the entire family. $128 per adult, $60 per child ages 5 – 12 and complimentary for children under age 5. For reservations, please call 844.443.0020.



Nixon Library

2. Richard Nixon Library 

Treat your mom to an unforgettable afternoon by indulging a lavish brunch in the stunning replica of the historic White House East Room. Guests will be welcomed by a presidential red carpet and a complimentary red rose for mom. The afternoon will continue with live musical entertainment and dining under the magnificent crystal chandeliers. In addition, guests will also receive admission to the Nixon Library’s new museum featuring more than 70 exhibits and interactives. Bruch reservations are available for a 9:30 or noon seating. Adults: $70, Kids (Age 2-10): $25, Under 2: $10



Oak Grill

3. Oak Grill 

For Mother’s Day, Oak Grill has created the perfect brunch for all mothers and their families. With a plethora of free standing food stations, there is something here for everyone. The custom omelet station will allow you to create your ideal omelet with all the fixings. There will also feature carving stations with items such as grilled beef filet, a market fish, and an herb-roasted chicken. In addition, they will be offering a breakfast station with all of your classic favorites, a yogurt parfait station, an oyster bar, an artisan cheese and charcuterie table, and last but not least, an interactive dessert station. If that wasn’t enough for you, there will also be a Blood Mary bar.

If that wasn’t enough for you, there will also be a Blood Mary bar. What more could you need in an Orange County Mother’s Day celebration? Buffet pricing is $90 per adult and $25 per child, ages 5 to 12. Children four years and under eat free. Reservations are encouraged. Call 949.760.4920



21 Oceanfront

4.  21 Oceanfront 

Celebrate Mother’s Day at Newport Beach’s premier oceanfront steak and seafood restaurant. With panoramic ocean views and incredible sunset views makes 21 Oceanfront an ideal place for spoil your mom on her special day. Their extensive brunch menu provides many options that will make everyone happy. Start your morning off with a glass of champagne to get your palate ready for the delicious creations to come. Reservations can be made at 949.673.2100


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5.  Shades 

Located in the Waterfront Resort in Huntington Beach, Shades is a modern restaurant with a cozy main dining room and an outdoor patio with incredible ocean views. For Mother’s Day, Shades is offering a remarkable champagne brunch featuring all of the foodie favorites. Treat mom to their carving station, customized omelet station, Belgian waffles, fresh sushi and an irresistible assortment of desserts. Reservations can be made on their website.



Red O

6. Red O 

The atmosphere at Red O makes you feel as though you’ve been transported to a beach resort in Mexico. At Red O, mom can enjoy incredible food while feeling like she’s on vacation. For Mother’s Day, they are providing made to order omelets, chilaquiles, carving stations, paella, and ceviche. Lobster mac and cheese, a dessert bar, and other traditional breakfast favorites will also be available. Don’t’ forget the bottomless mimosas, tequila sunrises, and Bloody Mary’s. $49 per adult – $15 per child – 6 & under free. For reservations call: (949) 718-0300



hornblower cruises

7. Hornblower Cruises 

What is better than brunch and a view? Brunch onboard a Hornblower yacht, cruising the Newport Harbor! Newport Beach Hornblower Cruises and Events invites you and your mom to browse and an array of brunch to dinner cruises as the perfect way to honor your mom. Celebrate the day with a lavish brunch, or celebrate more glamorously with an elegant dinner cruise full of delectable food, wine, and dancing. Reservations for different brunch packages can be made online.



citrus city

8. Citrus City Grille 

In the heart of Old Towne Orange sits Citrus City Grille, a perfect quaint spot to celebrate Mother’s Day. For the special occasion, Citrus City is offering a delicious brunch buffet. Here, you can find a breakfast station with crepes and caramel French Toast. There will also be a salad, cheese, and fruit bar with a variety of colorful combinations to choose from. In addition, you can try shrimp cocktail or ahi poki at the seafood bar or delicious prime rib at the carving stations. Of course, you can’t forget the endless Bloody Mary and Mimosas. With so many incredible offerings, this Orange County Mother’s Day celebration has choices for everyone. $39.95 for adults & $13.95 for children under 12.



five crowns

9. Five Crowns 

Five Crowns, a charming replica of an English cottage, makes for a perfect getaway for mom – right down the street. With its cozy fireplaces and warm hospitality, mom will celebrate her special day feeling like The Queen. In honor of the special women in our lives, Five Crowns has created a menu full of delectable starters and entrees. Begin with the Lobster bisque soup or the Tuscan Caesar Salad and move on to the steak and eggs or goat cheese & mushroom frittata. Reservations are accepted: 949.760.0331

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