Mother’s Day 2023: A San Diego Moms Brunch Guide


As mothers, we are often stewards of our family ships when it comes to planning. Date night? Check. What to pack in our kiddo’s lunch bag? Got it down. Bedtime routine? Yep.  Sometimes it’s nice to not be the one drafting the itinerary and making the choices. Who’s with us?!?!

We have put together a list of some of our favorite places to celebrate Mother’s Day 2023 so that you can spend less time planning and more time celebrating.

Now that brunch is covered,  if you are still looking for the perfect gift – be sure to check out our Mother’s Day Gift Guide!

mother's day at lakehouseMother’s Day Brunch at Lakehouse Resort: 1750 San Pablo Dr San Marcos, CA 92078

Looking for a unique Mother’s Day brunch experience with a fantastic view? Look no further than The Grill at Lakehouse Resort in San Marcos. Families will enjoy a decadent buffet brunch, and fun activities, including: Lawn Games, Live Music and a Permanent Jewelry Vendor Onsite. Phone Number: 760-744-0120

Ticket Prices: $85 | Adults & $35 | Kids under 12

Mother’s Day Brunch on San Diego’s Largest Catamaran! TritonCharters: 2700 Shelter Island San Diego, CA 92106

Make this Mother’s Day truly special! This very special, 2.5-hour intimate mothers day harbor cruise experience which includes a brunch and dessert provided by Graze by Sam!

Enjoy San Diego Bay like never before on the largest and newest catamaran yacht in San Diego. You will depart from 2700 Shelter Island at 11am where you will splash through San Diego Bay enjoying all the landmarks and epic scenery for 2.5 hours. During this time, enjoy catered food, drinks, special décor, comfortable seating, and special photo opportunities!

Brunch from Graze by Sam, Live Music and a Specialty Drink and Full Bar available for purchase. Graze by Sam Brunch includes: Live Action Omelet Station, Lox Board, Assorted Tea, Sandwiches, Fresh Fruit and Cakes and Jam, and Assorted Minis. Phone Number: 844-587-4866

Price: $35 – $70

Farmer & the Seahorse: 10996 Torreyana Rd Ste 240, San Diego, CA 92121

A gem in the Torrey Pines area, Farmer & The Seahorse is situated on expansive grounds offering both open-air indoor and patio seating, with a lovely lawn space for the kids to let some energy out. With their We Love Mom a Brunch Menu, adults can choose an assortment of items from a 4-course menu for $65 and children’s options are $25. Phone Number: 844-587-4866

94th Aero Squadron Restaurant & Events: 8885 Balboa Ave, San Diego, CA 92123

Treat your mom to a delicious meal! $85 for Adults and $45 for Children Ages 4-10. Brunch begins at 9am and the last seating is at 3:00PM. Book your reservation here. Phone Number: 858-560-6771

The best thing about going to brunch is not having to cook - and clean up after.
The best thing about going to brunch is not having to cook – and clean up after. Image courtesy of

Giardino: 8131 Broadway Lemon Grove, CA 91945

Located in Lemon Grove, this Italian eatery is a local favorite for its weekend brunch as much as it is for its varied dinner menu. Enjoy time with your family on their covered patio or in their decorative dining area. For Mother’s Day, they are serving up a brunch buffet for only $49 per adult and $25 per child. Phone Number: 619-825-7112

Flagship Mother’s Day Brunch Cruise: 990 N Harbor Dr. San Diego, CA 92101

With departures for their Mother’s Day Brunch cruise at 10:00 AM and 2: 00 PM. Flagship offers gorgeous views of downtown San Diego and the bay while patrons enjoy bottomless champagne, an omelet station, fresh seafood, a carving station, and more. Indoor and outdoor seating is available, with pricing of $56.70 for children and $94.50 for adults. Phone Number: 619-234-4111

Made-to-order omelets ensure a mama gets just what she wants!
Made-to-order omelets ensure a mama gets just what she wants. Image courtesy of

Coasterra: 880 Harbor Island Drive San Diego CA 92101

Coasterra is offering a Mother’s Day 2023 Brunch complete with a picturesque view of downtown San Diego across the water. From 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM, experience their made-to-order omelets, carving station, cold seafood options, and more. Adults can eat to their heart’s content for $89.95, children 6-12 for $19.95, and ages 5 and under eat free. Phone Number: 619-814-1300

Eddie V’s Prime Seafood: (2) Locations: 1270 Prospect La Jolla, CA 92037 & 789 W Harbor Dr. San Diego, CA 92101 

With locations in La Jolla Cove and San Diego, Eddie V’s is serving up brunch from 10:00 AM -2:00 PM for $52 per adult, and $16 for children. Their 3-course brunch and full dinner menu are available. Phone Number: 858-459-5900 / 619-615-0281

Farmers Table: Four Locations in the San Diego area

You’ll find Farmers Table in La Mesa, Chula Vista, Bay Park, and Little Italy. For $49 per person, they are offering a 3-course brunch

Group enjoying Mother's Day brunch.
There is something for everyone on the brunch. menu. Image courtesy of

Island Prime: 880 Harbor Island Dr. San Diego, CA 92101

Island Prime is celebrating Mother’s Day 2023 all day long with a 3-course menu available from 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM. $84.95 per adult, $16.95 for kids 12 and under. Phone Number: 619-298-6802

Tom Hams Lighthouse: 2150 Harbor Island Dr. San Diego, CA 92101

As one of the most recognized architectural landmarks in San Diego, Tom Hams Lighthouse offers the unique experience of dining at an establishment with a real, functioning beacon. Get there early – brunch starts at 9:00 AM and the last seating is at 1:45 PM. Their brunch buffet offerings are expansive and are $78 for adults and $24 for children 6-12. Also, children under 5 eat free.

A Mother and son at Mother's Day brunch.
Fresh fruit pairs nicely with a mimosa! Image courtesy of

Bahia Resort Hotel: 998 W Mission Bay Dr. San Diego, CA 92109

At Bahia’s Dockside 1953, the champagne brunch is served from 10:00 AM til 4:00 PM and includes a complimentary ticket to their Mother’s Day 2023 cruise on the William D. Evans sternwheeler, featuring live music. $120 for adults, $60 for children 5 and older. Children 4 and under eat free.

Mother’s Day Paint and Sip at Bivouac Ciderworks: 3986 30th St San Diego, CA 92104

Bivouac Ciderworks in North Park is hosting a  Paint and Sip. event on Mother’s Day from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM, if you’re seeking a creative option outside of the standard family brunch. With the event, painting supplies are provided as well as a cider or cider mimosa. Their food menu will be available as well.

Don’t forget to check out our Mother’s Day Gift Guide and if you have a favorite brunch spot you love to celebrate, email it to [email protected]


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