Family-Friendly Mother’s Day Brunches in Marin
Mother's Day is on Sunday, May 13. Brunch is always a popular outing in honor of mom, and here are some of our favorite family-friendly spots for a Mother's Day brunch in Marin.
All information is correct at time of publishing, but please check with the restaurant to confirm. You should also make your reservations soon, as Mother's Day brunches fill up pretty quickly.
- Cavallo Point
11:30 am–2 pm
Fill Mom's day with joy and treat her to a very special brunch for the whole family at Cavallo Point. Guests will delight in a delectable buffet in Callippe Ballroom, featuring a wide selection of delicious brunch dishes with live jazz music playing in the background. $120 adults, $55 kids 4–12. Make reservations by calling (415) 339-4700. Location: 601 Murray Circle, Fort Baker, Sausalito. For more info, visit their website.
- The Club at McInnis Park
10 am–2 pm
The Club at McInnis Park hosts a Mother's Day brunch buffet from 10 am to 2 pm. Enjoy brunch right on the golf course and then play a round, hit some balls at the driving range, or enjoy some mini golf. The menu includes a carving station with honey baked ham, leg of lamb, and salmon, eggs benedict, waffles, French toast, an omelette bar, salads, and desserts. The cost is $37.95 per person; children 10 and under are $18.95. 350 Smith Ranch Road. Make reservations by calling (415) 491-5959 ext. 2. Location: 350 Smith Ranch Road, San Rafael. For more info, visit their website.
- Finnegan's Marin
10 am–2 pm
Finnegan's Marin offers its regular Sunday brunch fare, include eggs benedict and florentine, special scrambles, make-your-own omelets, homemade biscuits and gravy, and vanilla French toast. Best of all, kids eat free all day on Sundays with the purchase of an adult meal! Location: 877 Grant Avenue, Novato. For more info, call (415) 899-1516 or visit their website.
- Mother's Day Brunch with Eric Wiley
Fenix, San Rafael
11 am–3 pm
Fill Mom’s day with joy and treat her to a very special brunch for the whole family at The Fenix. Guests will delight in a delectable buffet featuring a wide selection of delicious brunch dishes with live jazz music provided by Eric Wiley in the background. Eric Wiley has performed for twenty years in The Martin Fierro Quartet as well as with various Reggae artists such as The Melodians, Strictly Roots, Sister Carol, and Lloyd Brown. $34.99 adults, $19.99 children under 16. Location: 919 Fourth Street, San Rafael. For more info, visit their website.
- Hilltop 1892
Hilltop 1892 features a Mother's Day brunch with treats like benedicts, burgers, scrambles, and more from their California Country menu, using sustainable and local ingredients. Location: 850 Lamont Avenue, Novato. For more info, call (415) 893-1892 or visit their website.
11:30 am–2:30 pm
Insalata's celebrates Mother's Day with a brunch buffet extravaganza featuring eggs benedict on herb scones, honey-glazed ham, grilled salmon with orange-fennel relish, farmer's market fruit, and more. Adults $44, children 12 and under $24. Location: 120 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., San Anselmo. For more info, call (415) 457-7700 or visit their website.
- Left Bank Brasserie
10 am–3 pm
Nothing says “je t'aime” like a truly great meal, oui? Treat the special mama in your life to a Fun and French dining experience at Left Bank this Mother’s Day! The Left Bank will be serving a prix fixe 2- or 3-course brunch for $35/$45. Location: 507 Magnolia Ave, Larkspur. For more info, call (415) 927-3331 or visit their website.
- The Melting Pot
11:30 am–8:30 pm
Offering a 4-course set menu for $75 per person and $30 per child under 12. See complete menu here. Location: 125 E Sir Francis Drake, Larkspur. For more info, call or visit their website.
- Mountain Home Inn
11 am–4 pm
Mountain Home Inn on Mt. Tamalpais will offer a three-course brunch. Price and menu TBD. Children under 12 can order off the a la carte kids' menu. The Mountain Home Inn is located at 810 Panoramic Highway, Mill Valley. Reservations advised (415) 381-9000. For more info, visit their website.
- Peacock Gap Golf Club
10 am–2 pm
Range Cafe at Peacock Gap Golf Club offers a Mothers Day brunch buffet at the club house from 10 am to 2 pm. Fare includes salads, and iced seafood station, carving station, omelette station, desserts, and more. Adults $52; kids under 13 $24. 10% discount for members. All moms receive a complimentary glass of champagne and a rose. Location: 333 Biscayne Drive, San Rafael. Reservations: (415) 453-4940 ext. 7. For more info, visit their website.
- Rancho Nicasio
10 am–3 pm
Rancho Nicasio offers a Mother's Day brunch buffet from 10 am to 3 pm. Price TBA. Location: 1 Old Rancheria Road, Nicasio. For more info and reservations call (415) 662-2219. For more info, visit their website.
- Sam’s Anchor Café
9:30 am–2 pm
Sam's on the water in scenic downtown Tiburon was voted the best outdoor restaurant by the San Francisco Chronicle. You can sit inside or out and watch the boats pass by on the Bay. You can even sail your own boat there and tie up at their dock! Their general brunch is from 9:30 am–2 pm. Some of their brunch specialties include eggs benedict, huevos rancheros, buttermilk waffles, and their famous ramos gin fizz. Location: 27 Main Street, Downtown Tiburon. For reservations, call (415) 435-4527, or for more info, go to their website.
- Ramekins Culinary School
10 am & 12:30 pm
Enjoy buttermilk huckleberry waffles, omelets, wood-fired pizza, assorted mini bagles, petite quiches, chicken apple sausages brined & roasted Sonoma pork, assorted pastries, chocolate caramel brownies and much more. Cost: $65 for adults and $25 for kids 6–12 years. Kids 5 and under are free. Location: 450 West Spain Street, Downtown Sonoma. Event details
- Safari West: Mother's Day ... Wild About Mom!
10 am and 1:30 pm
Grab the Kids…Grab the Camera…Enjoy a fabulous brunch and a special Mother’s Day tour aboard the African Queen along with some other surprises! What could be more extraordinary than spending Mother’s Day among some of the world’s most elegant creatures? $75 for adults ($42 brunch only), $40 for children ages 4–12 ($18 brunch only). Event details
- Mother's Day Bubbles & Brunch
Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards, Sonoma
Join Gloria Ferrer this Mother’s Day for bubbles, brunch, and live music in the grapevine covered arbor! Treat your mom to a delicious brunch, paired with award winning sparkling wines. It’s a no fuss-take all the credit amazing day with your mom at Gloria Ferrer! The brunch buffet includes assorted quiches, carved ham, fresh fruit salad, baby green salad, assorted pastries and muffins, fresh squeezed orange juice, coffee, and tea. $65–$75; $45 kids 12 ans under. Event details
- Happy Mothers, Good Food, Good View, and Whales!
10:30 am–3 pm
Bay View Restaurant, Inn at the Tides, Bodega Bay
Mother’s Day is peak season for migrating Momma Grey Whales and their newborn calves passing by Bodega Head as they head north to Alaska. Add a wonderful family meal at the Inn at the Tides with a complimentary mimosa and Mom will be filled with joy and appreciation. Offerings include prawn cocktail, lobster bisque, Bay View or Salmon Benedict, grilled salmon, eggplant parmesan, and risotto, flourless chocolate cake, and strawberry shortcake. The restuarant opens early at 10:30 am and stays open until 7 pm for Mother's Day dining. Event details