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Family-Friendly Mother’s Day Brunches in Marin

Mother's Day is on Sunday, May 12. 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.

  • The Club at McInnis Park
    San Rafael
    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.
  • Hilltop 1892
    11:30 am

    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.
  • Insalata's
    San Anselmo
    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 Venetian pinenut 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-course brunch for $35. 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 $65 per person and $38 per child under 12. See complete menu here. Location: 125 E Sir Francis Drake, Larkspur. For more info, call or visit their website.
  • Peacock Gap Golf Club
    San Rafael
    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 $50; kids under 13 $22. 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. $32 adults, $30 seniors 65+, $18 children under 10. 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. Location: 27 Main Street, Downtown Tiburon. For reservations, call (415) 435-4527, or for more info, go to their website.

Sonoma County

  • Ramekins Culinary School
    10 am & 12:30 pm

    Enjoy buttermilk huckleberry waffles, omelets, wood-fired pizza, assorted mini bagles, petite quiches, chicken apple sausages, mustard-crusted leg of lamb, croissants, macarons, and much more. Cost: $69 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 2 pm
    Santa Rosa

    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
    10 am–noon
    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 and 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 poached eggs over asparagus, eggs benedict, fritatta, salmon, and risotto, flourless chocolate cake, and strawberry shortcake. Children under 12 half-price. The restuarant opens early at 10:30 am and stays open until 7 pm for Mother's Day dining. Event details

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