Finding reasonably priced Mother’s Day brunch ideas, Mother’s Day deals or Mother’s Day gifts isn’t too difficult. For Mother’s Day 2023 we rounded up our list of the best Mother’s Day restaurant specials to celebrate the special mom in your life — from free ice cream at TCBY, to food delivery deals, to free dessert on a stick at White Castle with purchase, to Mother’s Day brunch specials. We hope to see deals like these return for Mother’s Day 2024. Don’t worry, we’ll update this post as we get closer to mom’s big day next year.
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Current Gift Card Deals:
- Auntie Anne’s: When you purchase any gift card, you received an original or cinnamon sugar pretzel (reg. $5.69) for free. Valid until June 25.
- IHOP: You’ll get a $5 bonus card when you purchase a $25 gift card from April 3 to July 9. This card will be valid until August 20.
- TGI Fridays: You get $15 in bonus cards for every $50 spent on gift cards, or $5 in bonus cards for every $25 spent on gift cards until July 3, 2023, when purchased in restaurant or on TGIFridays.com. You can redeem bonus cards between July 4 through August 31.
Mother’s Day is always on the second Sunday in May.
In 2024, Mother’s Day will be on Sunday, May 12, 2024.
Mother’s Day Restaurant Specials and Brunch Specials we saw in 2023 that we hope to see again in 2024.
Here are all the places that had brunch specials on Mother’s Day 2023.
Capital Grille Mother’s Day Brunch Special
Guests enjoyed a 3-course pre-fixed meal from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Lobster Frittata, 14-ounce Bone-in Dry Aged NY Strip Steak and Eggs, Smoked Salmon and Caviar, and 8-ounce Filet as well as mimosas. It cost $45 for each entree. An average meal at Capital Grille costs $75, so you could have saved 40% with this deal.
Eddie V’s Mother’s Day Brunch Special
From 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Eddie V’s offered a pre-fixed 3-course meal for $52 for adults and $16 for children. You could also get $11 Mimosas, Bloody Marys, or Bellini’s. An average meal at Eddie V’s costs $60, a savings of 13.3% with this deal.
Kona Grill Mother’s Day Brunch Special
From 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Kona Grill had a special Mother’s Day menu which included Macadamia Nut French Toast ($19) and Crab Eggs Benedict ($22). An average entree costs $20, so these menu prices are around the same price as the normal Kona Grill menu.
McCormick & Schmick’s Mother’s Day Brunch Special
May 13 and 14, 2023, you could enjoy a 3-course meal with a 6oz. filet mignon and crab cake for $55, or holiday prix-fixe starting at $50. This menu was available all day long, both days, so the menu was available for lunch or dinner. An average meal at McCormick & Schmick’s costs $60, so you could have saved 16.7% with this deal.
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Mother’s Day Restaurant Specials, Food Discounts and More in 2023
We found plenty of casual restaurants with Mother’s Day restaurant specials minus the whole sit-down thing. Here’s what was available on Mother’s Day 2023:
Bob Evans had a few Mother’s Day brunch specials from their “very berry meal” menu, which was available for delivery, and their family size Mother’s Day dinners to order from. For your brunch offerings, the fresh berry farmer’s choice was $13.49 and the fresh berry hotcakes were $11.29.
The Mother’s Day Celebration Platter for $14.99 came with slow-roasted turkey, two hickory-smoked ham steaks, house-made bread & celery dressing, homestyle mashed potatoes with gravy and green beans with ham. Served with cranberry relish, homestyle gravy and two freshly baked dinner rolls. The price was $14.99. For dessert, you could select a double crust apple pie slice for $3.99; choc peanut butter pie slice for $4.69 or a holy cow chocolate cake for $4.69.
For the hot Mother’s Day celebration family meal that serves 6, the price was $79.99. Bob Evans offered an option to add a whole pie for $12.29 or $14.99. The family meal included slow-roasted turkey, hickory-smoked ham, house-made bread & celery dressing, cranberry relish, homestyle mashed potatoes with gravy, green beans with ham, buttered corn, and 12 freshly baked dinner rolls. You could find all the options for pick-up, or delivery, here!
All moms who dined in restaurant on Mother’s Day in 2023, received a complimentary stemless wine glass at BJ’s. The restaurant is also introduced a selection of pink drinks for moms.
California Pizza Kitchen
California Pizza Kitchen brought back their heart-shaped pizzas for Mother’s Day 2023. Plus, if you spent $50 during your visit on Mother’s Day Weekend (May 13 – 14), you received a $10 bonus card to use on your next visit. We love these Mother’s Day restaurant specials!
From May 12 to 18, 2023, you could get a free brownie (reg. $3.99) from Fazoli’s with a $5 purchase. This was only available at participating locations.
For a limited time, Edible Arrangements offered a 30% discount when you used the code 20MOM at checkout. These codes were only available on select items. You could also get 20% off Twix Cheesecakes with code TWIXSALE. Plus, Edible Arrangements offered free next day delivery on ALL Mother’s Day gifts.
On Mother’s Day in 2023, you could get BOGO free 10 wings when you dined in restaurant at participating Hooters.
Jamba Juice Rewards members received a 20% off orders of $25 or more coupon in their accounts that they could use during Mother’s Day Weekend May 12 – 14, 2023.
There are so many ways to get cheap Jamba Juice smoothies.
On May 14, 2023 you could get 20% off all menu-priced items at Jet’s Pizza when you ordered online for pickup or delivery and used the code MOM23.
KFC offered a free 12-Piece Nuggets (reg. $7.76) with the purchase of their new Nuggets of Appreciation meal for all the moms from May 10 – May 14, 2023 at participating KFC locations. The meal included your choice of eight pieces of Original or Extra Crispy chicken tenders or chicken on the bone, two large homestyle sides (option include Mac & Cheese, Secret Recipe Fries, Cole Slaw, Mashed Potatoes with or without gravy), four biscuits and dipping sauces (Honey Mustard, Honey BBQ, KFC Sauce, Classic Ranch or Buffalo Ranch). The price may could vary per location. Meal was available to order through the KFC app and KFC.com. Bonus: KFC also gave you a free downloadable card you can send to your mom.
Marble Slab Creamery
When you used the code MOM23 at the Marble Slab Creamery checkout, you saved $5 off 8″ Round Cake orders — a 13.2% discount. This deal was available at participating locations from May 1 to 14 and was only available for online orders.
You could get Mother’s Day cookies for up to 50% off at Mrs. Fields online store. This offer was available for products with a red “Sale” tag, and was automatically applied during checkout.
If you bought two of Popeyes’ strawberry biscuits in a single transaction via the Popeyes app or their website on May – 12, you received 150 bonus points to be redeemed on a future visit, enough to get you two biscuits free.
Round Table Pizza
Round Table Pizza brought back their heart-shaped pizza for Mother’s Day, and gave a 15% discount for online or in-app purchases from May 12 to 16. This offer was only available at participating locations.
Moms enjoyed a $5 Fill-A-Cup on Mother’s Day weekend at Red Mango fro-yo.
Mother’s Day restaurant specials at Schlotzsky’s
From May 12 to 14, 2023, Schlotzsky’s Rewards members got BOGO cinnamon rolls added to their order when they activated the reward in their account.
In 2023, you could get a half-price Footlong Quarter Pound Coney hot dog when you ordered through the Sonic app.
From May 12 – 14, 2023, you could get $3 off your Taco Bell breakfast delivery orders of $15 or more. This deal worked with the Taco Bell app, DoorDash, Uber Eats, Postmates, and Grubhub. This deal was limited to one redemption per day.
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TCBY once again offered a sweet deal for moms by giving them their first six ounces of frozen yogurt for free on Mother’s Day 2023. This deal was available in-store only on May 14, 2023!
For Mother’s Day Weekend (May 12 – 14), White Castle gave a free dessert on a stick to anyone who showed this coupon. You could only use this coupon once per visit, and it was only available at participating locations.
You got 25% off Grubhub, plus $0 delivery fees on food, snacks, drinks, and more from May 1 – May 14, 2023. This offer had a $20 order minimum and required you to use the code MAMA25 at checkout.
DoorDash Delivery Special for Mother’s Day
From May 11 – 14, 2023, DoorDash offered $4 off a $20+ order. This discount was automatically applied during checkout. You could only use one redemption per account.
Mother’s Day Gift Card Deals 2023
These restaurants offered bonus gift cards and freebies with purchases. See all gift card deals here!
- Applebee’s: After you purchase a $50 gift card, you got a $10 bonus card that you can use on your next visit. You had to purchase your gift card before May 25, with the bonus cards expiring on August 6.
- California Pizza Kitchen: When you purchased a $50 gift card, you got a $10 bonus card that you can use on your next visit. You had to buy the gift card before May 14, 2023.
- Carvel: You would have received a $5 bonus card when you purchased a $25 gift card. Bonus cards are valid until August 31.
- Cheesecake Factory: If you bought $50 worth of Cheesecake Factory gift cards through Mother’s Day, May 14, 2023, you got a $10 bonus eCard, which was redeemable May 15 – June 7, 2023 for dine-in or online for pickup.
- Cinnabon: You could get a $5 bonus card when you purchased a $25 gift card. You can redeem your bonus card from June 19 to August 31.
- Outback: You could get a free $10 bonus for every $50 gift card purchased through June 18.
- Jamba Juice: When you purchased a $25 gift card from April 30 to June 18, you got a $5 bonus card that can be redeemed from June 19 to August 31.
- Schlotzsky’s: From April 25 to June 19, you could get a $5 bonus card when you bought a $25 gift card. The bonus card expires 14 days after activating it through your rewards account.