By Debbie Lord, Cox Media Group National Content Desk
On Sunday, families across the country will give mom a break from kitchen duties and take her out for brunch or dinner.
Mother’s Day is the most popular holiday for eating out – six out of 10 consumers say they are treating mom to lunch or dinner out – and restaurants across the country are happy to accommodate.
If you are thinking about taking your mom out, here are a few deals you may want to consider.
(Note: Not every restaurant in a chain may be honoring the deals, check with local restaurants to make sure.)
Baskin-Robbins: Baskin-Robbins has special cakes for Mother’s Day and a coupon for $3 off of $15 online or in-store orders. Good through May 21.
Beef O’ Brady’s: Mom’s eat free (up to a $10 value) with the purchase of another entrée.
Bertucci’s: On Mother’s Day, moms get a coupon for a free dessert on their next visit.
Billy Sims BBQ: Moms receive a free single meat sandwich, a side, and a souvenir cup.
Bonefish Grill: Purchase $50 in gift cards for mom, and get a free $10 bonus card.
Boston Market: Boston Market has a coupon for $5 off a Family Meal for Mother’s Day. Also, every guest who dines at Boston Market on Mother’s Day will receive a coupon for a free cookie on his or her next visit (redeemable May 15 – 31, while supplies last).
Carrabba’s Italian Grill: Buy $50 in gift cards for mom and get a $10 bonus card.
Charlie Brown’s Fresh Grill: Charlie Brown’s is featuring a 3-course meal starting at $19.99 for Mother’s Day. Each mom will receive two $10 vouchers for future visits.
Del Frisco’s Grille: Mother’s receive a complimentary signature lemon cake jar.
Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse: Mothers will get a complimentary lunch or dinner dining card for their next visit, while supplies last.
Jefferson’s: Mom gets a free lunch or dinner at Jefferson’s on Mother’s Day. Only valid at participating locations. Check with your local restaurant to see if they’re participating.
LaMar’s Donuts: Moms get a free red velvet cake donut and a free small coffee on Mother’s Day.
Ling & Louie’s Asian Bar Grill: Mother’s get a free $10 gift card for use on the next visit when you dine over Mother’s Day weekend. This offer is available at select locations only.
Macaroni Grill: Macaroni Grill will offer a $19.99 per person prix fixe menu Saturday and Sunday. In addition, all Moms who dine at Macaroni Grill on Mother’s Day weekend will receive a coupon for a free appetizer with the purchase of an adult entrée to be used at their next visit to Macaroni Grill before May 31. Macaroni Grill is offering a 25 percent off electronic gift cards through Sunday.
Marble Slab Creamery: Marble Slab has special cakes for Mother’s Day and $3 off an online order. Use the online code MOM17. The offer is good through Friday. You can place your order at order.marbleslab.com
McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood & Steaks: Mothers get at complimentary chocolate dipped strawberry on Sunday.
Mimi’s Cafe: Moms get at free take home gift and coupon for your next visit at Mimi’s Cafe.
Outback Steakhouse: Buy $50 in gift cards in restaurant or online and get a $10 bonus card.
Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse: All moms will receive a complimentary $25 dining card to use on a future visit.
Shoney’s: Mothers get a free slice of strawberry pie with a purchase of a food bar or entrée. Check with your local restaurant to see if they’re participating.
Sub Zero Ice Cream: Mothers get a free small ice cream cone on Mother’s Day with the purchase of another ice cream at participating locations (limit one per family, per visit).
TCBY: Mom gets one free small size cup of frozen yogurt (up to 6 oz.) on Mother’s Day. Valid at participating locations.
The Melting Pot: Mom can have a free “MOMosa” or receive a free Mother’s Day meal when they dine with at least three other paid adults. Check with local restaurants to see if they’re participating.
Texas Steakhouse & Saloon: All moms receive a certificate for a free entree on their next visit.
Tijuana Flats: Moms get a free entree at Tijuana Flats on Mother’s Day. Not valid with any other offer; only at participating locations.
Wienerschnitzel: Moms will get a chili cheese dog, small fries, and small Pepsi on the house with proof of “mom-bership.”