Mother’s Day Brunches

Posted online: May 2018

S.Y. Kitchen

S.Y. Kitchen is hosting a Santa Ynez Valley Mother’s Day on May 13 with a delicious brunch menu crafted by chef Luca Crestanelli—think wild mushroom and pancetta frittatas, fresh avocado toast, sweet and savory crepes, carbonara pizza, and more. 1110 Faraday Street, 805-691-9794,

Chef John Cox of The Bear and Star has created a special brunch buffet ($48/adult, $25/child) that will encompass refined ranch-style dishes such as house-made cornbread, Texas-style Caesar salad, house-smoked salmon on brioche, and brie cheese “cake” to name a few. 2860 Grand Avenue, Los Olivos, 805-686-1359,

The Roundhouse Restaurant at the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort will be celebrating with a farm-to-fork brunch ($65/adult, $35/child) with mouth-watering options like a slow-roasted rosemary prime rib carving station, chilled seafood display, and baked sweets. In addition to the fresh eats—all moms with a brunch reservation will be treated to a neck, shoulder, and hand massage with chocolate-covered strawberries and a glass of bubbly. 633 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, 805-884-8535,

Celebrate Mother’s Day at Loquita with a San Sebastian-style brunch buffet ($75/adult, $45/child) from 11 am to 2 pm. Chef Peter Lee’s tasty menu will include butifarra paella, torrijas, tortilla Espanola, sangria rojo, and Spanish mimosas. 202 State Street, Santa Barbara, 805-880-3380,

The Lark will also be celebrating mothers with Chef Jason Paluska’s finely crafted eats including grilled globe artichoke, caramelized diver scallops, Southern pimento cheese toast, Pixie tangerine tart, and more mouth-watering dishes. 131 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, 805-284-0370,

The Canary Hotel will be hosting a tasteful Mother’s Day rooftop brunch ($85/adult) from 10 am to 2:30 pm. Finch & Fork’s executive chef Peter Cham created a special menu including avocado toast, watermelon gazpacho, build-your-own eggs Benedicts, chilled seafood selections, roasted salmon, and roasted Jidori chicken. 31 W Carrillo Street, Santa Barbara, 805-879-9100,

Other fine restaurants that will be hosting special Mother’s Day celebrations and menus are Lucky Penny, Helena Avenue Bakery, and Les Marchands Restaurant & Wine Merchant. Enjoy and have a Happy Mother’s Day! Isabel Bassi.


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