Best Places to Take Mom for Mother’s Day

Looking for a place to treat your mom this Mother's Day? Then search no further! We have plenty of places for you to take mom on Sunday, May 13, 2012.

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Where: Wilson Creek Winery Time 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Address:35960 Rancho California Rd.nSince mom’s a special gal, why not take her to a special place? Wilson Creek Winery in Temecula is hosting a special champagne brunch with enough food options for the whole family.
Where: Bliss 101 Time: 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, May 10 Address: 687 S. Coast Hwy. 101nBeat the crowd by celebrating Mother’s Day a little early this year at Bliss 101. The home décor shop will be handing out appetizers, wine and swag bags for the first 100 guests. Cost is $20 in advance, and $25 at the door.
Where: Casa de Bandini Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Address: 1901 Calle Barcelona, Carlsbad. Mexican classics like Chilequilles, pan dulce, fiesta potatoes and more will be dished out to moms wanting some south of the border fare. Muy delicioso!
Where: Acqua Al 2 Time: 5 p.m. Address:322 5th Ave.nThis Mother’s Day, authentic Italian ristorante Acqua Al 2 will host a special prix fixe Mother’s Day menu for $30. Three courses filled with Italian specialties will be sure to put a smile on Mom’s face.
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Where: Monte de Oro Winery Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Address: 35820 Rancho California Rd.nFoodie moms will appreciate the gourmet brunch being served up at the Temecula winery with plenty of wines to sample.
Where: Bali Hai Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Address: 2230 Shelter Island Dr.nLet Mom sit near the window on May 12 if you take her to Bali Hai restaurant on Shelter Island. The view of San Diego’s harbor is absolutely breathtaking. Toast to a happy Mother’s Day with the Champagne Brunch beginning at 9 a.m.
Where: The Prado Time: 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Address: 1549 El Prado, Balboa ParknIt shouldn’t be hard to persuade mom to head down to Balboa Park for a champagne brunch in one of San Diego’s most beautiful restaurants. The varied buffet will have everything from eggs benedict to dim sum and shrimp cocktails. Price starts at $59 for adults and $17 for children between 6 -12 years old.
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Where: Carlsbad Flower Fields Time: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Address:5704 Paseo Del NortenIt’s the last day to take advantage of the beautiful flower fields! Carlsbad Flower Fields close on May 13 Sunday. Enjoy a walk through a carpet of color with Mom and the family.
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Where: San Diego Botanic Garden Time: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Address:230 Quail Gardens Dr., Encinitas Chocolate AND flowers for mom? Can’t go wrong there. The gardens will have cooking demonstrations, a chocolate fountain and tastings.
Where: Barbarella Time: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Address: 2171 Avenida de la Playa Rd. Take mom to brunch where she can enjoy a tasty meal, with a view. The La Jolla restaurant offers up both! Talk mom on a walk to the beach afterward.
Where: Extraordinary Desserts Time: 11 a.m. to 2 p/m. Address: 1430 Union St.nTreat mom to unbelievable desserts in a modern, contemporary setting for brunch. Price is a little more than $20 per person, and $15 for kids. Reservations are strongly encouraged, so call ASAP.
Where: Misison Hills “Garden Walk” Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, May 12nThe afternoon before Mother’s Day, the Mission Hills Garden Club hosts its Garden Walk. The Walk will be held Saturday, May 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets for the event are $25 in advance and $30 the day of, and can be bought at Mission Hills Nursery or Walter Andersons Nursery.
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