If you’re in search for the perfect brunch hotspot in YVR for Mother’s Day, you’ve definitely come to the right place! These brunch joints will be sure to please the entire family… especially your mom. So go on and treat her to a morning filled with laughter, presents, and, more importantly, some damned good food!
CRAFT Beer Market
Though this spot might not seem like an obvious choice when thinking about where to take mom for brunch on May 11th, you ought to consider making a reservation. CRAFT, located in the picturesque False Creek/Olympic Village area, is easy to get to and is a great destination for mid-sized and larger groups (so the entire family can join without issue). They’re featuring a special Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet on Sunday, priced at $25.95/person, with all her favourite fixins. Enjoy their omelette station, fresh fruit, carvery station, fresh pastries, and plenty more. Reserve online here.
Trattoria Park Royal
The Glowbal Group of Restaurants has recently announced the official opening day for their latest hotspot (this time located in West Vancouver). Head over to Park Royal and treat your mom to a little bit of shopping and then pop by the newly minted Trattoria Park Royal. Its expansive 3,650 square-feet of space and large, street-level patio ensure an ambiance you’ll adore. Mom will love the traditional trattoria-style cuisine and exceptional service that showcases casual Italian fare. Visit them online for additional info and to reserve.
MARKET at Shangri-La
Don’t wait to book your table at one of Vancouver’s most refined restaurants for Mother’s Day Brunch. MARKET by Jean-Georges is prepping a three-course brunch she’ll love – with everything from a refreshing mango and lemongrass parfait, to tuna tartare with avocado, spicy radish, and ginger dressing. A variety of main dishes like smoked salmon eggs Benedict, steelhead salad with ginger-carrot dressing, and fresh, seasonal halibut are also offered. Finish up with something sweet and relax and enjoy the elegant atmosphere and quality time with your mamma. Cost is $45 per person and reservations can be made here.
A trip across the pond might not be in order for ma this Mother’s Day (budgets are tight these days, after all), but that doesn’t mean she doesn’t deserve a like-minded treat. Take her on a surprise day trip to explore the splendors of North Vancouver’s Lower Lonsdale, located just a hop, skip, and a jump across the Georgia Straight (or a quick Seabus ride from downtown) – and don’t forget brunch at The District Brasserie while you’re there! With European-inspired dishes and a complimentary mimosa for all moms, plus open reservations for the taking, The District is the place to be this Mother’s Day. After all, what Mom doesn’t love brunch and a cruise?
This Mother’s Day in Vancouver, Cibo Trattoria will mark the special occasion with Solo per te… (“Just for you…”). Special brunch celebrations include complimentary flowers for all mothers in attendance. Book in for brunch with mommy dearest, starting bright and early (7am until 2pm) on Sunday, May 11th. Executive Chef Faizal Kassam presents a delicious array of brunch dishes created with locally-sourced ingredients, including: smoked sablefish with house-made pancakes, maple crème fraîche and fennel salad ($15); poached eggs with prosciutto, grilled focaccia, greens, aged balsamic and parmesan ($13); and brioche French toast with pancetta and bourbon-aged maple syrup ($12). For those wishing to celebrate Mom with a champagne toast, mimosas will be offered fo $5 each.
Take mom out for a taste the Caribbean at Calabash Bistro, a vessel for quality Caribbean food, drink, music, and art in the heart of Gastown. They’ll start things off by serving up a Caribbean-style brunch to match their much-loved reggae vibe just in time for Mother’s Day (and every weekend starting Saturday, May 10th). Enjoy delicious island-infused dishes and plenty of other unique flavours your mother will enjoy. Calabash’s Chef David has designed an adventurous, yet approachable, menu for the new brunch program, complete with a range of Caribbean tastes and items, like Coconut Rundown Hollandaise (a custard-like sauce made from reduced coconut milk), house-made mango butter, Caribbean Crab Cakes (a twist on traditional eggs benedict with house-made rock crab, saltfish and baby shrimp patties in place of an English muffin), and Escovitch Fish (a traditional Jamaican dish with pan-seared snapper, house-made Escovitch sauce, and rice and peas).
Where will you be treating your mom on Mother’s Day this year? Let us know in the comments below or tweet us @ViewTheVibe.