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Best Spots To Treat Mom On Her Special Day

By Tracie Thompson | May 8, 2018 | Lifestyle

From a relaxing brunch on the water to dinner in the sky, we’ve listed the best Philly restaurants to take mom to this Mother’s Day.



A relaxing Mother’s Day on the water is exactly what mom needs. Moshulu’s special brunch menu features sea-favorites like Chesapeake style crab cakes topped with cilantro and a chipotle aioli. Be sure to save room for dessert--their impressing selection of sweet treats includes a fruit tart and decadent chocolate cake. 401 S Christopher Columbus Blvd., 215-923-2500


R2L, the city’s prime spot for catching the prettiest sunsets, is serving up a can't-miss Mother’s Day dinner menu that is as beautiful comparable as its breathtaking panoramic views. Dishes include a 28-day dry-aged bone in rib eye with pepper relish, a vegan pea tortellini, and a spring-inspired pineapple water ice for dessert. 50 S 16th St, 215-564-5337


This South Street farm-to-table eatery offers an intimate setting for your Mother’s day dining. Relive moms favorite memories over fresh and local dishes from a daily-changing menu. Call the day of to hear the seasonally-inspired eats they will be serving that night.1713 South St., 21s-545-4448


Chef Marcie Turney and Valerie Safran’s Mediterranean eatery will be serving a mouth watering menu featuring the likes of grilled hangar steak atop olive oil fried eggs, rosemary potatoes, and cantimpalo, a chorizo with hazelnut-almond romesco, amongst others. ($40 per person). 110 S 13th St, 215-546-9300


Treat mom like the queen she is with brunch overlooking the city. Sit under XIX's grand rotundas and handcrafted pearl strands and enjoy the day’s bites including hand rolled sushi, made-to-order omelets, and braised lamb shoulder with cucumber yogurt. 200 S Broad St, 215-790-1919

Scarpetta Philadelphia

Bring mom to an elegant, one-day-only brunch in Scarpetta's chic dining room, overlooking Philadelphia's infamous Rittenhouse Square. Enjoy favorites like almond French toast, steak and eggs, and eggs Florentina, as well as restaurant favorites like Yellow Tail Crudo, spaghetti tomato basil, and branzino. 210 W. Rittenhouse Sq., 215-558-4199

Photography by: Photography by Allison Guzy