By: Debbie Lord, Cox Media Group National Content Desk
Mother’s Day is the most popular holiday for eating out – an estimated 90 million-plus plan to dine with mom at a brunch, lunch or dinner – and restaurants across the country are happy to accommodate.
Below is a sampling of some deals and freebies for mom.
(Note: Not every restaurant in a chain may be honoring the deals, so be sure to check with local restaurants to confirm which deals are available before you go. Most offers are dine-in only and can’t be used with any other discount or coupons. Prices may vary with location.)
Another Broken Egg Café: All mothers dining in on Mother’s Day weekend will get a $10 Brunch Buck voucher, which is valid through May 26, 2019.
Arooga’s: Moms get a free entrée with the purchase of another meal of greater or equal value and the purchase of a beverage. Dine-in only at participating locations. Offer excludes East Brunswick, New Jersey, location.
Baskin-Robbins: Get $3 off special cakes for Mother’s Day. Click here for a coupon to get the $3 off, or use the promo code CAKE if you are ordering online. Coupons are good for $3 off a cake when you spend at least $15 online or in-store.
California Pizza Kitchen: Get mom a heart-shaped pizza Thursday through Sunday.
Carrabba’s Italian Grill: Carrabba’s opens early at 10:30 a.m. to accommodate moms on Mother’s Day. Look for entrees like Tuscan-grilled lamb chops, lobster ravioli and Chicken Bryan.
Charlie Brown’s Steakhouse: Order from the special three-course menu where you get an appetizer, salad bar and entree starting at $22.99. Add a dessert for about $6 and a glass of sangria for $5.
Fogo de Chao: Mom can get a complimentary dining card for one Full Churrasco Experience at lunch, dinner or Sunday brunch on her next visit. Restrictions apply.
Joe’s Crab Shack: Get a four-course prix fixe menu for $35.99 on Mother’s Day. The special comes with an appetizer, salad, entree and dessert. You can choose from a Land and Sea platter, a steam pot, cedar roasted salmon and more.
Lucille’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Que: Moms dining in on Mother’s Day get a free $10 bonus card. Lucille’s will also be opening early Sunday.
Macaroni Grill: Mother’s Day brunch will feature avocado toast, eggs Benedict, Porchetta ham and other entrees priced from $13 to $15.
Marie Callender’s: Marie Callender’s will offer a carving station, Belgian waffle bar and omelet station from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.
The Melting Pot: Check with your local Melting Pot for specific Mother’s Day deals.
Miller’s Ale House: Moms get a free glass of wine or sangria with a purchase of an entree on Sunday. Moms also get a coupon for $10 off a $30 purchase on their next visit. One per check and no substitutions. This offer is not valid after 9 p.m. in Ohio and Virginia or after 10 p.m. in Tennessee and Illinois. Not available in Georgia, Massachusetts or Pennsylvania.
Mimi’s: Moms can order from a special three-course menu at Mimi’s. Beginning at 11 a.m., Mimi’s offers a menu of three-course favorites. Price starts at $19.99 for adults and $10.99 for kids. There is also a brunch menu from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m.
Morton’s The Steakhouse: Morton’s is offering a Mother’s Day steak and lobster special for $59.
Ninety Nine Restaurants: Mom can order from a special Mother’s Day menu that includes a baked Coastal Combo ($18.49), Colossal Lobster Roll ($18.49), twin petite filet mignon ($18.99), prime rib (12 oz. $17.59, 18 oz. $21.59) and scallops ($17.99).
Outback Steakhouse: Through Sunday, mom can choose from a variety of signature Queensland entrées, two sides and an individual-sized cheesecake. Queensland entrees include roasted garlic shrimp-topped filet, grilled salmon, rib eye and prime rib (where available).
Red Lobster: Red Lobster is opening early at 10:30 a.m. on Mother’s Day and will feature its new Cedar-Plank Seafood items.
Roy’s Restaurants: Moms can get a three-course brunch at Roy’s, which will open early on Mother’s Day at 9 a.m. The appetizer, entrée and dessert menu includes Hawaiian Seafood Omelet, Wagyu Beef “Loco Moco” and Misoyaki Butterfish. A children’s brunch is offered for $12.95.
Ruth’s Chris Steak House: Ruth’s Chris opens early on Mother’s Day, serving from its Spring Classics menu (about $45.95) and Surf ‘n Turf special (starting at about $50). Moms will get a $25 gift card on Saturday and Sunday that are good from Monday through June 30, 2019. Click here for the details.
Sullivan’s Steakhouse: The Mother’s Day prix fixe menu features Lump Crab Cake Benedict, roasted rack of lamb, steaks and seafood.
TCBY: Moms get a free 6 oz. froyo on Mother’s Day.
Texas Steakhouse & Saloon: Moms will get a gift certificate for a free entrée on their next visit.
The Capital Grille: Moms can choose from a prix fixe three-course menu featuring six entree choices for $49. A prix fixe three-course kid’s menu features five entree options for $15.
Wienerschnitzel: Get mom a free Chili Cheese Dog, small fries and small soda on Mother’s Day. No purchase necessary.
WingHouse Bar & Grill: Get mom all the wings she can eat $15.99 on Mother’s Day. Choose from Original or Buffalo Style wings in one of 19 sauces or rubs.