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Mother's Day on Long Island 2014

Where to go with mom on her special day


Mother's Day is coming up soon and your mom deserves the best. Here are some places to take her to enjoy her special holiday.

If there are events you think should be included here, please email me at longisland@aboutguide.com.

For more events this month, please see May Calendar of Events on Long Island.

This calendar is updated every year, usually a few weeks in advance of the holiday. Here are the events for Mother's Day on Long Island 2014.

1. Saturday, May 10, 2014

Celebrate with your mom at Duck Walk Vineyards North, 44535 ROute  25, Southold, NY, where they'll be featuring crepes from Whole Le Crepe for purchase from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. They'll also have live music at the same time.

Special promotion for your mom: she'll receive a complimentary gift with your wine purchase. (Limit one per person, available on Saturday May 10th and Sunday, May 11, 2014.)

More info: http://duckwalk.com or call (631) 765-3500.

2. Sunday, May 11, 2014 - Tilles Center

Long Island Youth Orchestra performs at 2 p.m. at Tilles Center. Tickets: $15 per adults, $10 per child. Tickets will be available one hour prior to the concert in the lobby of Tilles Center.

The concert will feature a performance of Gustav Holst's orchestral suite, "The Planets." THey will also include Mozart's overture to his opera, "The Magic Flute" and Hugo Alfven's "Swedish Rhapsody No. 1."

3. Sunday, May 11, 2014 - Besito

Photo © Linda Tagliaferro
Photo © Linda Tagliaferro

Besito, 402 New York Avenue in Huntington, NY, (631) 549-0100 and Besitor, 1516 Old Northern Boulevard in Roslyn, NY, (516) 484-3001 will celebrate Mother's Day with food and drink specials. The Roslyn location will feature Pescado al Horno (Chilean sea bass) for $32, Bistec con Champinones (pan-seared ribeye steak) for $29 and more.

Huntington specials include the Ensalad de Jaiba (jumbo lump crab and more) for $15 for lunch, and the Enhcilada de Pollo for dinner ($23.)

4. Sunday, May 11, 2014 - Gurney's Mother's Day Brunch

Photo © Linda Tagliaferro
Photo © Linda Tagliaferro
Served from noon to 4 p.m., take mom for a great brunch including an omelette station, cheese blintz and waffle station, spring salad selections, chef's carving station, hot brunch favorites and more.

More info: Gurney's Inn or call (631) 668-2345.

5. Sunday, May 11, 2014 - Garden City Hotel Mother's Day Brunch

Photo © The Garden City Hotel
Photo © The Garden City Hotel
Garden City Hotel, 45 Seventh Street, Garden City, NY, is offering a Mother's Day Brunch on May 11, 2014. $75 per person.

For more info, times and reservations: please call (516) 877-9385. Self-parking and complimentary valet parking available.

6. Sunday, May 11, 2014 - Mother's Day Dinner at the Glen Cove Mansion

Photo © Glen Cove Mansion
Photo © Glen Cove Mansion

On Sunday, May 11, 2014, with seatings at 1 and 4 p.m., Glen Cove Mansion's executive chef will prepare a special menu inspired by historic menus of the Gold Coast Era.

There are two seatings: 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Mother's Day Dinner is $55 (plus tax) for adults (includes complimentary glass of champagne or passionfruit mimosa) and $29 (plus tax) for children ages 4 to 13. Children age 3 and under: free.

Guests from out of town -- or those just wishing to stay overnight in the luxurious mansion -- can receive a special Mother's Day weekend guest room rate of $199 per room per night at the Glen Cove Mansion. Guests will also have access to the fitness center, indoor pool and whirlpool, steam room, and 55 acres of s and manicured lawns.

Reservations and more information: please call (516) 674-2955.

Glen Cove Mansion
200 Dosoris Lane
Glen Cove, NY
(516) 671-6400

7. Sunday, May 11, 2014 - Mother's Day Brunch - LI Aquarium

The Long Island Aquarium (formerly Atlantis Marine World) will have a Mother's Day Brunch in the Sea Star Barroom. First seating: 10:30 a.m. Second seating: 12 noon; Third seating: 2 p.m.

Price: children 3-12 and seniors 62+: $36.95 (or $26.95 for aquarium members.) Adtuls: $49.95 ($39.95 for members.) Children 2 and under: free. (Prices do not include tax.)

Reservations are required. Please call (631) 208-9200, extension H20 (426.)

Ask about their Mom Sleepover at the adjacent Hyatt Place East End & Resort Marina.

8. Sunday, May 11, 2014 - Mitch and Toni's American Bistro - Mother's Day Brunch

Mitch and Toni's American Bistro, 875 Willis Avenue, Albertson, NY will offer a special brunch menu available from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., featuring their $24.95 brunch menu and supper will feature a $48 prix fixe menu all evening. Special Mother's Day menus at www.mitchandtonis.com/menus​

For reservations and more information, please call (516) 741-7940.

9. Sunday, May 11, 2014 - Jonathan's Ristorante - Brunch Prix Fixe & Dinner

Photo © Jonathan's Ristorante
Photo © Jonathan's Ristorante
Jonathan's Ristorante, 15 Wall Street, Huntington, NY, will offer a Mother's Day brunch prix fixe from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., and dinner with additional menu items from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The cost of brunch is $30 per person, $16 for children under 10, plus tax and gratuity. A $38 prix fixe option is also available with a choice of two Mimosas or two Bloody Marys.

For more info or to make reservations, please call (631) 549-0055.

10. Sunday, May 11, 2014 - Brunch Buffet at The Library Cafe

From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., enjoy the Mother's Day Brunch Buffet at The Library Cafe.  Menu items include fresh fruit, mini-pastries and mini-bagels, Texas-style French toast, scrambled eggs, buttermilk pancakes, Eggs Benedict, home fries and more. $21.95 for adults and $10.95 (plus tax and gratuity.) The a la carte menu will also be available.

The Library Cafe is located at 274 Main Street, Farmingdale, NY. For more info or reservations, please call (516) 752-7678.

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