What’s happening this Mother’s Day for breakfast, lunch, dinner and … booze

Northern Virginia Mother’s Day events.

By Nicole Bayne

There is no shortage of mom appreciation in Northern Virginia. Here’s the scoop on Mother’s Day happenings:

Mother’s Day Wine Tastings

Narmada MOM
Narmada MOM / Photo by Mary Ann Dancisin

DuCard Vineyards
May 9, noon-5 p.m. Located in the picturesque Shenandoah National Park, DuCard Vineyards will be offering the latest wine varietals while you enjoy live music courtesy of fan favorite Mattie Fuller.  DuCard has partnered with the Madison Garden Club to bring a special plant sale to the vineyard that day. Free admission. / DuCard Vineyards; 40 Gibson Hollow Lane, Etlan

Narmada Winery
May 9, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. and May 10, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Moms can discover the great flavors of Narmada wines with a complimentary tasting of one of three wine flights. Narmada’s signature wine, MOM, a white wine with notes of pineapple and passion fruit, will be 15 percent off. / Narmada Winery; 43 Narmada Lane, Amissville

Mother’s Day Breakfast 

Mad Rose Tavern
May 10, starts at 9:30 a.m. Mad Rose Tavern is hosting an all-you-can-eat Mother’s Day buffet for $26 per person. / Mad Rose Tavern3100 Clarendon Blvd., Arlington

Society Fair
May 9. Indulge with a take-out The Mother’s Day Bag, a complete breakfast for four featuring a breakfast strata with organic eggs, artisan bread, housemade sausage, spring asparagus and farmhouse cheddar and fennel and blood orange salad with champagne vinaigrette. Pick up is on Saturday, May 9. Preorder via the EShop or call 703-683-3247. / Society Fair; 277 S. Washington St., Alexandria

Mother’s Day Brunch

703 bar+kitchen
May 10, noon-3 p.m. For $45 per adult and $20 per child, 703 has prepared a Mother’s Day lunch buffet featuring a carving station, fresh seafood, brunch options and more. Call 703-352-2525 for details. / 703 bar+kitchen; 11787 Lee Jackson Memorial Highway, Fairfax

American Tap Room
May 10, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Join American Tap Room for Mother’s Day brunch. For reservations and more information, call 703-312-9080. / American Tap Room; 3101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington

Bistrot Royal
May 10. Bist
rot Royal celebrates Fête des Mères: Treat Mom to a trip to Paris without the expense. Brunch on Sunday features a $35 three-course prix fixe menu. Call 703-519-9110 for reservations. / Bistrot Royal1201 N. Royal St., Alexandria

BRABO
May 10. J
oin RAMMY-nominated chef Harper McClure for Mother’s Day for a three-course prix fixe brunch menu ($65). The a la carte menu will be available for dinner. Call 703-894-3440 for more information. / BRABO; 1600 King St., Alexandria 

Cinnabar
May 10, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. A complimentary valet and mimosa or bloody Mary will be available. $48 per adult, $24 per child (4-12). Accepting reservations, call 703-418-1234. / Cinnabar
Hyatt Regency Crystal City, 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington

City Square Cafe
May 10, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Celebrate your Mom with a special brunch including stuffed crepes and eggs Benedict. Call 703-369-6022 for details. / City Square Café; 9428 Battle St., Manassas

DuCard Vineyards
May 10, starts at 11:30 a.m. DuCard’s elegant Sunday brunch will feature a special menu catered by the Madison Inn Restaurant and the music of harpist Vicky Lee. Seating is limited and advance reservations are required; call 540-923-4206. $50 per person. / DuCard Vineyards; 40 Gibson Hollow Lane, Etlan

Green Pig Bistro
May 10, 10:30 a.m.-2:15 p.m. Join Green Pig Bistro for breakfast options like shrimp and grits with poached egg and andouille sausage or pork belly omelette with cheddar cheese. Make your reservations here, or call 703-888-1920 for parties larger than six. / Green Pig Bistro; 1025 N. Fillmore St., Arlington 

härth
May 10, 7 a.m.-3 p.m. This Mother’s Day härth will offer a celebratory brunch menu including classics like eggs Benedict with Virginia ham and fresh asparagus or rum raisin French toast topped with cinnamon cream and hot buttered rum syrup. Spring-inspired lunch dishes include roasted sunchoke soup, spring vegetable tart and seared Atlantic salmon with seasonal veggies and chive butter sauce. Make your own “momosas,” a bottle of champagne and fruit juice, for $25. For reservations call 703-761-5131. / härthHilton McLean Tysons Corner, 7920 Jones Branch Drive, McLean

Hunter’s Head Tavern
May 10, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Celebrate Mother’s Day at Hunter’s Head with a brunch buffet by calling 540-592-9020. / Hunter’s Head Tavern; 9048 John Mosby Highway, Upperville

J. Gilbert’s Wood Fired Steaks & Seafood
May 10, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Enjoy a special Mother’s Day brunch buffet with the regular dinner menu available from 4-9 p.m. Call 703-893-1034 for details. / J. Gilbert’s Wood Fired Steaks & Seafood; 6930 Old Dominion Drive, McLean

Laporta’s Restaurant
May 10, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Celebrate Mother’s day with a three-course brunch at $39.99 along with a three-course kids menu for $15.99. An a la carte dinner menue will be will be available and Live Jazz Trio goes from 6:30-9 p.m. along with free parking. Call 703-683-6313 for more information. / Laporta’s Restaurant1600 Duke St., Alexandria 

Lebanese Taverna
May 10. Enjoy unlimited mezzas for $36 and a free mimosa for mom. For details, call 703-847-5244. / Lebanese Taverna; 5900 Washington Blvd., Arlington

Monza/Carmellos
May 10, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Enjoy omelet, waffle and pizza buffet stations for $30 per person. Offerings include bruschetta, risotto fritters, roasted pork loin with mushrooms in marsala brown sauce, scrambled eggs and home fries, biscuits and gravy, tortellini crema rosa as well as seasonal vegetables and fruits and assorted desserts. For reservations, call 703-368-5522. / Carmello’s; 9108 Center St., Manassas

PassionFish
May 10, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The regular menu will include some specialty brunch items with the dinner served afterwards from 4-8 p.m. / PassionFish; 11960 Democracy Drive, Reston

Trio Grill
May 10. Enjoy a
 brunch buffet for $55 per person. For reservations and more information, call 703-992-9200. / Trio Grill8100 Lee Highway, Falls Church

Tuscarora Mill
May 10, starts at 10 a.m. Celebrate Mother’s Day with a brunch buffet including omelets, a carving station, fresh seafood, salads and desserts. The price will be $45 per person for adults and $19.95 for children under 12 years. / Tuscarora Mill; 203 Harrison St., Leesburg

Vinifera
May 10, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. This brunch by executive chef John-Michael Hamlet starts with seasonal fresh fruit, breakfast breads, cheese, charcuterie and pastries. The main course features roasted tenderloin of beef, rum raisin brioche French toast pudding and made-to-order omelets followed by fresh baked pies, cakes and tarts. Vinifera’s patio will be open for guests to dine al fresco ($55; $65 with unlimited mimosas or bloody Marys; and $25 for kids). Reservations: 703-234-3550. / Vinifera Wine Bar & Bistro; 11750 Sunrise Valley DriveReston

Virtue Feed & Grain
May 10. This special Mother’s Day brunch features lobster bisque, quinoa salad and the Chesapeake Benedict made with an Old Bay-seasoned blue crab cake, poached eggs, avocado, cara cara hollandaise and house fries. Call 571-970-3669 for more information. / Virtue Feed & Grain; 106 S Union St., Alexandria 

Walker’s Grille
May 
10, 10 a.m.-3p.m. Visit Walker’s Grill for a three-course brunch menu with a complimentary rose for all mothers. Regular dinner menu available after 4 p.m. Call 703-922-6200. / Walker’s Grill; 6909 Metro Park Drive, Alexandria

Water & Wall
May 10, 10 a.m.-2:45 p.m. Chef Tim Ma and team will prepare a three-course prix fixe brunch at $45 per person. Menu highlights include the chilled sunchoke soup with pistachios and mushrooms, an arugula salad with Tuscan pancetta and olives, a balsamic citrus cured salmon with coconut green goddess and coppa, the foie gras mousse with rhubarb compote and pickled ramps, a mushroom cheddar omelette with sweet and spicy mesclun, truffled eggs with bacon and potato hash, little neck clams with fermented black beans and chilies and a brisket hash with a sunny-side up egg and tomatillo salsa. For reservations: 703-294-4949. / Water & Wall; 3811 Fairfax Drive, #105, Arlington

Yayla Bistro
May 10, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Enjoy $3 mimosas and $3 Bellinis. All moms get a free baklava for dessert. Regular menu will also be offered all day. For more information: 703-533-5600. / Yayla Bistro; 2201 N. Westmoreland St., Arlington

Mother’s Day Dinners

2941 Restaurant
May 10, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Families and friends are welcome to enjoy a three-course holiday-themed prix fixe lunch or dinner on Sunday at $75 per person for adults and $25 per child with dishes by executive chef Bertrand Chemel and pastry chef Caitlin Dysart. Wine pairings will also be available. Reservations are required: website or 703-270-1500. / 2941 Restaurant; 2941 Fairview Park Drive, Falls Church

Assaggi Osteria
May 10, starts at 10 a.m. Chef Domenico Cornacchia has prepared a page full of special dishes in addition to the regular dinner menu. For reservations and details, call 703-918-0080. / Assaggi Osteria; 6641 Old Dominion Drive, McLean

Bistro L’Hermitage
May 10, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. This year for Mother’s Day, enjoy a three-course choice set menu for $59 per person. All dietary requests are welcome. For reservations, call 703-499-9550. / Bistro L’Hermitage; 12724 Occoquan Road, Woodbridge

Essy’s Carriage House
May 10, noon-9 p.m. A special Mother’s Day dinner will feature Essy’s Surf & Turf (a petite filet and its signature jumbo lump crab cake), wild salmon and Colorado lamb chops. For reservations call 703-525-7899. / Essy’s Carriage House4030 Lee Highway, Arlington

Evo Bistro
May 10, 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Treat mom to a culinary experience with a three-course prix fixe menu for $39 per person. Tapas and kids menu options will also be available. For reservations, call 703-288-4422. / Evo Bistro; 1313 Old Chain Bridge Road, McLean 

Hunter’s Head Tavern
May 10, 3 p.m.-5 p.m. Reservations for the restaurant’s special dinner buffet can be made by calling  540-592-9020. / Hunter’s Head Tavern; 9048 John Mosby Highway, Upperville

La Bergerie
May 10. Lunc
h is three courses for $49 with Strolling Violinist. Dinner is four courses for $75. The kids menu for both is $18. Call 703-683-1007 to reserve a seat. / La Bergerie218 N. Lee St., Alexandria

Russia House Restaurant
May 10, noon-8 p.m. Enjoy a special Mother’s Day menu. Call 703-787-8880 for details. / Russia House Restaurant; 724 Pine St., Herndon

Trummer’s On Main
May 10, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Celebrate mom with a customized menu by chef Austin Fausett featuring local, seasonal cuisine. $68 per adult and $25 per child; check out the menu here. Call 703-266-1623 for reservations. / Trummer’s on Main7134 Main St., Clifton

Villa Mozart
May 10. Tre
at your mom to a Mother’s Day three-course dinner. Call 703-691-4747 to reserve. / Villa Mozart; 4009 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax

Water & Wall
May 10, starts at 6:30 p.m. Share some of springs most celebrated ingredients on Mother’s Day with a seasonal four-course tasting menu for $75 per person. Reservations are required: visit their website or call 703-294-4949. / Water & Wall; 3811 Fairfax Drive #105, Arlington

Mother’s Day Drinks

Roundstone Rye
Photo by Catoctin Creek Distillery

Catoctin Creek Distillery
May 10. Schedule a private tasting and tour at Catoctin Creek Distillery in Purcellville, or grab a bottle of mom’s favorite signature spirit from the tasting room. Handcrafted spirits include Roundstone Rye, Watershed Gin and an assortment of Virginia brandies. More information online. / Catoctin Creek Distillery; 120 W. Main St., Purcellville

Paradise Springs Winery
May 10, starts at 11 a.m. Celebrate Mother’s Day with mimosas and pastries. For details call 703-830-9463. / Paradise Springs Winery; 13219 Yates Ford Road, Clifton

Portofino Restaurant
May 10. Half-priced bottles of wine before 6 p.m. For more information call 703-979-8200. / Portofino Restaurant; 526 23rd St. S., Arlington

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