Mother’s Day Brunches and More 2018

By: Tabitha Armstrong | 05.10.18

Celebrate Mom At A Northeast Kingdom Restaurant Near You

It’s Mother’s Day!

Time to celebrate the woman that gave you life, or is the mother of your children, or just happened to be that special lady in your life – the one that was always there for you.

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

Some are serving breakfast, others lunch or dinner. But, if your looking to do something nice with mom, there is bound to be something on this list that will fit her tastes. Make sure to call ahead and reserve as some of these brunches fill up fast.


Essex County


Brighton/Island Pond Restaurants

KT Rays on the Pond: From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. they will offer a special Mother’s Day brunch menu featuring king crab legs over lemon chive risotto; Eggs Neptune – two poached eggs on toasted English muffins with holendaise sauce and a seafood salad; Flank steak stuffed with spinach, tomato, basil, fresh mozzarella, and a balsamic drizzle; and a tomato goat cheese bisque. They will also serve their regular menus for breakfast and lunch.

Essex House and Tavern: Opening for a special Mother’s Day Brunch at 9:30 a.m. they are featuring fruit skewers; strawberry rhubarb strata; spinach artichoke quiche; cinabun waffles; eggs Benedict; steak and eggs; and crepes Suzette. For dinner, starting at 5 p.m., enjoy Seafood Newburg; chicken Marsala; and creamy Tuscan shrimp fettuccine.

Hobo’s Cafe: Start Mother’s Day Weekend off with Hobo’s fish fry on Friday night. For Mother’s Day they are having a few specials, such as eggs Benedict and raspberry filled French toast for breakfast. At lunch, mom’s can enjoy an Apple stuffed chicken breasts. Regular menus will be available.


Caledonia County


East Burke

Burke Mountain: Enjoy a Mother’s Day Brunch in the Governor’s Ballroom at Burke Mountain Hotel. From 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Adults: $25 Children: $12 Kids under 5 eat free. Menu here 


Everybuddy’s Casual Dining: This restaurant will be offering two buffets – breakfast and lunch. The Mother’s Day breakfast buffet will be served from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and the lunch buffet will start around 11:30 a.m. and run till about 3.

Junipers:  Located within the Wildflower Inn, Junipers will be serving up an à la carte menu. Reservations are available from 10:30-2:00. The special menu includes appetizers such as crap cakes and a parfait. Entrees include eggs Benedict, a sausage apple cheddar omelet, scallops, salmon, chicken Alfredo and so much more.


Rabbit Hill Inn: Make Mother’s Day special with a unique dining experience at the Rabbit Hill Inn. A fun, exciting, locally sourced menu to make the night memorable.


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.


Martha’s Diner: This traditional diner is honoring mom with beautiful flowers and a number of Mother’s Day themed specials, plus their regular menu. Open from 6 a.m. – 2 p.m.


Highland Lodge: Celebrate mom from 8 a.m. to 12 noon on Sunday, May 13 with brunch at the Highland Lodge. Relax in the beautiful settings, and enjoy mom’s company. $18 adults, $10 kids under 12. RSVP to


Cow Palace: For dinner, this Newport restaurant is offering a Mother’s Day special – one child eats free with purchase of Mom’s entree!  They are also offering the following specials: Fried calamari appetizer; Shrimp bisque; Seafood stuffed shells; Spinach ravioli; and Pot roast served with carrots, potatoes, and onions.

Eastside Restaurant:  Hosting their annual Mother’s Day Brunch. Full brunch buffet. Call ahead for reservations – they fill up fast!


Orleans Country Club: Celebrate mom at the Orleans Country Club. They are offering a fantastic brunch buffet from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. The menu includes: Baked ham, three cheese veggy frittata, French toast, eggs, bacon, sausage, salad, pastries, and more. Bloody Mary’s and Mimosa’s are also available for an additional charge. Adults: $19.95 Children 6-12: $11.95 5 and under: Free…Call 754-2497 to reserve your spot. Mention the reservation is for brunch and not tee time!