Mother’s Day 2021: Who’s Doing What and When

By: Tabitha Armstrong | 05.03.21

Celebrate Mom At A Northeast Kingdom Restaurant Near You

It’s Almost Mother’s Day!

Every year we set aside time to celebrate moms. The woman that gave you life, or is the mother of your children. Or maybe, that special lady in your lfe that is like a mom…

And what better way to celebrate than with deliious, local food?

Throughout the Northeast Kingdom many restaurants are offering a Special Mother’s Day brunch, a special menu, or other treats to honor mom.

Take a look at what’s happening for Mother’s Day at local restaurants and bakeries.

We’ll be adding to this list throughout the week, so check back.


Essex County


Brighton/Island Pond Restaurants

Essex House and Tavern:  Mother’s Day Specials:

Appetizers – Bacon Wrapped Scallops, Shrimp Scampi Bruschetta, Sweet Tahi Chicken Brochettes

Entrees – Butternut Squash & Chevre Risotto, Bacon Wrapped Filet Mignon, Roasted 1/2 Duck, Lobster Ravioli


Caledonia County



Foggy Goggles – They will be open for a Mother’s Day dinner 4 – 9 p.m. Specials coming soon. Call for reservations. Click the restaurant name to see their contact information.

Orange Rind – Enjoy Smokin Somethin BBQ and live music on Sunday!



Bentley’s Bakery – A special treat for Mom! Get a special Mom Box that includes a M shaped sugar cookie, meringue cookies, and chocolate covered strawberries.

Danville Inn – Offering a special family meal – takeout style. Dinner will feed 6 people and include a ready to carve turkey, ham, or pork roast; mashed potato; sweet potato soufflee; peas; carrots; stuffing; coleslaw; and pickles. Dinner is $75. Preorder by Wed., May 5. Click the restaurant name to see their contact information.

Goodfellas – Serving prime rib all weeend, and on Sunday, they will have lobster rolls and eggs benedict! Call and reserve your seat. Click the restaurant name to see their contact information.



Mooselook Diner – Breakfast 6-11 a.m.: Strawberry Stuffed French Toast, Fresh Fruit bowl with Toast;  Lunch 11-4 p.m.: Chicken-n-Biscuits; Seafood Salad Roll;  All Day Apps 11 a.m. -8 p.m.
Fried Lobster Raviolo; Fried Calamari;  Dessert 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.:  Tripple Berry Shortcake;  Dinner 4-8 p.m.:  Baked Stuffed Shrimp; Boston Baked Haddock;  Reservations encouraged.


St. Johnsbury

Kingdom Kreperie at the St. Johnsbury Distillery – Join them for a special brunch Sunday, May 9th at St. Johnsbury Distillery from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Serving a few special sweet and savory crepes and craft cocktails to enjoy in the tasting room or on the patio. Or, order to go and enjoy your treats at home. Stay tuned for our menu release! Call the Distillery to make a reservation- 802-424-1146.


Orleans County


Derby Line

Derby Line Village Inn: Mother’s Day brunch will be served from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Regular dinner service starts at 4 p.m.



The Junction – Breakfast specials start at 8 a.m. on Sunday, but they will have specials all weekend. Mother’s Day Weekend Specials include: Apps – Seafood stuffed mushrooms, Fried veggie platter; Entrees – Super surf and turf with NY strip steak and bacon wrapped scallps, Prime Rib, Chicken cor don blue; Seafood linguine; Lobster roll.   Dine-in or Take-out available


Eastside – Select Breakfast menu being served 7:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. and a select Dinner Menu served from 12:30 p.m. till close. Call for reservations.

Hillmer’s On Main – Serving their much loved lobster rolls all Mother’s Day Weekend. Click the restaurant name to see their contact information.



Orleans Country Club – Mother’s Day Brunch from 10 – 2 p.m. Serving: Chef Carved Baked Ham with Maple Orange Glaze; Three Cheese and Vegetable Frittata; French Toast with Fresh Straberries; Scrambled Eggs; Bacon and Sausage Links; Home Fried Potatoes; Baked Salmon with Fresh Fruit Salsa; Caesar Salad; Pastries, Juices, Coffee, and Tea; Variety of Desserts
Adults $19.99; Kids 6-12 $10.99 5 and under Free
Drink Specials Mimmosas and Bloody Mary’s additional charge
Make your reservation today – mention you are reserving Mother’s Day brunch not Tee Time to Golf. Click the restaurant name to see their contact information.