Give mom a break this Mother’s Day and take her out for a meal.
Mother’s Day falls on Sunday, May 8, this year and several restaurants in Hall County have special Mother’s Day offerings.
* Avocados, 109 Bradford St. S., Gainesville
Brunch buffet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Made-to-order eggs, omelets, pancakes, French toast and more.
Cost is $18.79 per person.
*Luna’s, 200 Main St. SW, Gainesville
Brunch buffet from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Carving station with prime rib, breakfast food, eggs Benedict, French toast with wild berry syrup, oriental salad, chicken tenders with honey mustard, smoked Gouda mac and cheese, bacon strips, croissants, biscuits and rolls, omelet station and dessert station.
Cost is $36 for adults, $15 for children ages 5-10, free for children younger than 5
* Scott’s Downtown, 131 Bradford St. NE, Gainesville
Brunch buffet from 10:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Cold seafood display, house-smoked salmon, peel-and-eat shrimp, oysters on half shell. Carving station with prime rib, omelet station, eggs Benedict, bacon, sausage, biscuits gravy and bananas foster.
Cost is $32.95 for adults, $13.95 for children ages 6 to 12, children younger than 5 are complimentary. Reservations required.
* Lanier Islands, 7000 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford
Brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Made-to-order egg station, salad and seafood station, fillet of beef saltimbocca with baby shiitake mushrooms, prosciutto and aged provolone on herbed spaghetti squash, seared Open Blue Cobia with tomato olive relish and risotto with spring peas and sweet corn, griddled duck breast with strawberry-peppercorn lacquer on smashed potatoes.
Music by Tom Wolf.
One lucky mom will be selected by random drawing to win a massage and facial at Tranquility — the Spa.
Reservations are offered every 30 minutes and can be made by calling 770-945-8787.
Cost is $59.95 for adults, $49.95 for seniors, $29.95 for children ages 7-12, and children 6 and younger are free.
* Annastasia’s Tea Room, 317 Spring St. SE, Gainesville
High tea and afternoon tea Saturday, May 7, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Reservations are required. Call 770-287-1181.
* Antebellum, 5510 Church St., Flowery Branch
Prime rib special Saturday, May 7.
Hours of operation are 5 to 10 p.m. Reservations are highly recommended.