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Places To Take Your Mom For Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 12. That's this Sunday, so you better be planning a special day for your mom.

I heard that your mom is a pretty special lady, so she deserves special treatment this Mother’s Day. I’m thinking more than just a card and some flowers too. I think that she has a craving for some delicious New Orleans food. That’s why I put together this list of restaurants that have something special planned for this Sunday.


Chef Andrea, invites your mother and the rest of the family to his award winning restaurant for a special three course meal. Entrees to choose from include Double Cut Pork Chop, Red Snapper Almondine and a mouthwatering 9 oz Prime Filet of Beef Tenderloin Tommaso.

7 on Fulton

7 on Fulton offers a contemporary, fine dining experience, but without the fuss. This year, they’re serving a four course Mother’s Day lunch from 11:30 am to 3 pm. Main courses include Flash Fried Soft Shell Crab, Airline Chicken, Saltimbocca and Pan Seared Scallops.

Bubba Gump

If you’re planning a day of sightseeing in the Quarter, mom will enjoy taking a break in the fun, festive atmosphere at Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.

Court Of Two Sisters

Mom will love the picturesque Court of Two Sisters right in the heart of the French Quarter. The bad news is that the Jazz Brunch is already booked full, but they start serving dinner at 5 pm.

Crescent City Brewhouse

Whether your mom likes fine crafted beers or casual dining, the whole family will love a meal at Crescent City Brewhouse, the only brewery in the French Quarter.

GW Fins’

Esquire Magazine gave GW Fins’ an award as one of the top 20 newest restaurants. Why not take your mom and find out exactly why this restaurant won that and many other awards?

Hard Rock Café

Is your mom a fan of music? You may want to take her over to the Hard Rock Café and enjoy American favorites.

House Of Blues

Start off Mother’s day with a Gospel Brunch at the House of Blues which features Grammy-Award winning Kirk Franklin and an all you can eat buffet of Chicken Jambalaya, Fried Chicken and much more.

Marigny Brasserie

Plan a special day out for mom on Frenchmen Street. Start at Marigny Brasserie where all mom’s received a complementary glass of champagne or Bloody Mary. Then head down the street and enjoy all of the live music.


Show your mom a Cajun good time and enjoy live music from 7 pm to 10 pm.

Oceana Grill

At the corner of Bourbon and Conti Streets, you’ll spot Ocean Grill. With its seven dining rooms and large New Orleans style courtyard, it makes the perfect setting for a meal with mum.

Pelican Club

It’s easy to miss when you’re walking through the French Quarter, but it’s worth taking a trip down Exchange Alley to visit the Pelican Club with your mom this Sunday. Entrees include Seared Rare Ahi Tuna Chinois, Grilled Filet Mignon and even Chicken and Waffles. Doors open at 11:30 am, the last seating is scheduled for 3 pm.

Ralph & Kacoo's

A tradition since 1969, Ralph & Kacoo's serves up seafood in the heart of the French Quarter.  This mother's day they have two specials - Snow Crab with drawn butter and a choice of a side or Grilled Seafood, which is Grilled Sea Bass over Cajun Rice and Jumbo Grilled Shrimp served with steamed vegetables and a Cajun Stuffed Potato.

Red Fish Grill

New Orleans restaurateur Ralph Brennan would like you to treat your mom to a meal at his Red Fish Grill, which features a special brunch that includes entrees like New Orleans Style BBQ Shrimp and Crispy Catfish, as well several carving stations.

Steamboat Natchez

The Steamboat Natchez sets sail for a special cruise for all of the moms out there. Brunch includes Shrimp Stuffed Catfish, Herb Scrambled Eggs and free flowing mimosas for all mothers on board. The 11:30 am cruise is already booked, but there are some sports on the 2:30 getaway.

Suis Generis

Suis Generis offers your mother and the rest of the family a unique dining experience from their ever changing menu. They use only fresh, local ingredients so the menu is always changing to keep up with what is in season. Parties four and under, don’t have to make reservations.

Tony Moran’s

For some of the finest seafood and Cajun cuisine in New Orleans, bring the family over to Tony Moran’s. There mom can enjoy treasured family recipes along with New Orleans style favorites.


The historic French Quarter restaurant Tujaque’s is opening their doors for lunch service between 11 am and 3 pm, then dinner from 5 to 9:30 pm.

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