Every year we reserve a special day to thank Mom for all her love, support and sacrifice.
This day is commonly known as Mother’s Day and is fast approaching.
This year, Mother’s Day falls on Sunday, April 8th.
It is customary to treat your mother to a nice brunch or dinner to celebrate her special day. If you’re wondering where to eat with your dearest mom, you’re in luck.
Here’s a curated list of some local spots offering special Mother’s Day dishes this year.
On May 8th from 7am to 2pm, local restaurant Rhett is hosting a celebratory Mother’s Day brunch. Enjoy special menu choices including smoked salmon tartine and their famous Southern Benedict biscuit. Enjoy original brunch cocktails like Alida Bellini or bottomless mimosas. You can also try their new Bloody Mary Flight, which includes four Bloody Marys of your choice served on a board in 5-ounce servings. You can make your reservation at diningwithrhett.com
Plant Riverside District
On Mother’s Day, Plant Riverside hosts a special Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch in its elegant Salzburg Ballroom from 10am to 3pm. Enjoy a sumptuous buffet of a fine selection of chef-prepared delights paired with a complimentary Villa Sandi Prosecco or Prosecco Rosé. All mothers present will receive a fragrant rose as a gift. As a special treat, guests can enjoy live performances by famous jazz musicians such as Bill Mays, Elio Villafranca and Addison Frei. The price for this event is $79 for adults and $35 for children ages 5-12. Reservations are required. Visit planriversidedistrict.com for more information.
Savannah Riverboat Cruises
Make your mom extra special by treating her to brunch or a dinner cruise on the Savannah Riverboat. She can enjoy a delicious buffet of Savannah staples while cruising down the Savannah River. With great food, entertainment and spectacular views, these cruises truly have it all. The brunch buffet is offered from 13:00 to 14:30, while the dinner cruise is from 19:00 to 21:00. You can really make this Mother’s Day an unforgettable one by purchasing the special Mother’s Day package which includes a bottle of wine or champagne, a fresh bouquet of flowers and a photo to commemorate the day. Reserve your cruise on savannahriverboat.com
Fort Stewart’s Club Stewart hosts a special Mother’s Day brunch and is open to both military and civilian families alike. The brunch takes place on Mother’s Day from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Enjoy a range of delicious menu items including stuffed French toast, the Mommy & Me breakfast board and a lobster and spinach frittata. Make your reservation by calling Club Stewart at (912) 767-4717. NOTE: The public can either enter Fort Stewart through trusted travelers (Military ID holders can sponsor guests to Club Stewart) or guests can obtain a brunch pass.
Mansion at Forsyth Park
If your mom prefers to be the one to cook, invite her to a fun cooking class at the historic mansion at Forsyth Park. Two courses are offered on Mother’s Day, one from 9am to 12pm and the other from 1pm to 4pm. The menu includes a Mediterranean frittata, shrimp bisque, roast filet and croque madame. At the start of class, enjoy a Peach ‘Pop’ Bellini and mimosas alongside coffee and juice. You can also make some delicious desserts including Ricotta Cheesecake, Lemon Chess Pie, and Blueberry Buttermilk Pie. Visit mansion.classesbykessler.com to reserve.
Community picnic for Mother’s Day
The Maternal Mental Health Collective of Savannah is hosting this free community picnic for a second year from 10am-12pm in Forsyth Park. Open to all mothers – including pregnant mothers – as well as partners, fathers, grandparents, friends, children and pets. Bring your own picnic and something to sit—the group promises cold drinks and lots of good company. Come find your community, meet other moms, and chill with us this spring. Just meet on the meadow between the band and the playground.
Moss + Oak Savannah Eatery
Party with your mom at Moss + Oak at the Hyatt Hotel on River St. for Southern brunch overlooking the Savannah River. Bring the whole family to Chef Hector’s delicious menu. The chef uses Savannah-style cast-iron concoctions to create the tastiest, most authentic and convenient meals in town, and showcases simple, seasonal ingredients sourced from Georgia’s finest local farms. Reservations recommended at Open Table. For groups of six or more, contact the restaurant directly at 912.721.4510.