It’s Mother’s Day on May 14. Yep, that’s a reminder for you. You’re welcome.
Before you panic about what you’re going to give your mom this year, know that we’re here for you and we pretty much already got you covered.
You could spend hours and hours going through stores looking for that perfect gift, or you could be the smart one and book a date with your mom at the best restaurants in town. Honestly, treating your mom to a meal at a nice restaurant is just as great as a gift because it’s not just food–it’s the time and the conversations and the shared stories that you’ll be giving the best woman in your life.
So, now that I’ve convinced you to treat your mom to a date, we’ve rounded up some of the best places that you can go to this Mother’s Day.
Take your pick:
8. Little Owl
If you’re looking forward to having light conversations with your mom and really just enjoying the time together, Little Owl in New Manila may be a great spot for you.
Its minimalist interior and warm ambiance makes for a chill place to talk and share stories. Aside from the bright atmosphere, their all-day breakfast is also something to look forward to.
The dish your mom deserves: Grilled & Poached Sausages (w/ tomato jam served w/ eggs of choice) – good for two – PHP430
Address: 65 Broadway Avenue, New Manila, Quezon City
7. Sunnies Cafe
This one’s for the posh moms. It’s perfect if you know that your mom was definitely an ‘It Girl’ when she was young–or even until now! Sunnies Cafe is owned by our very own Pinay ‘It Girls’ and so it’s really no surprise that the cafe is all things pretty and chic.
It’s a great place for your mom to just let go of all the cares of the world and just enjoy the day as a woman. It’s definitely perfect for a glam weekend with your mom. Plus, the food is totes delish!
They have two branches–one’s in BGC and the other’s in SM Megamall. Maybe squeeze in a shopping spree after a meal?
The dish your mom deserves: Sunnies Risotto — PHP370
Address: 2/F SM Megamall, Bridgeway corner Atrium // B3 Unit 748 Bonifacio High Street, BGC, Taguig City
If you want to make sure that you indulge your mom with the best meals (meats), you should definitely try the humongous steaks at Johnny’s Steak and Grill in Tomas Morato.
The owners of this restaurant describes it as “no frills, just steak.” It’s definitely all about the food. Yes, their steaks are great and huge and quite affordable considering that they import their meat. So, if your mom’s a carnivore who loves to eat just as much as you do, this is definitely the place for you.
The dish your mom deserves: the ribeye steak
Address: B Hotel Quezon City, 14 Scout Rallos, Laging Handa, Quezon City
I’m sure you’ve been dreaming of taking your mom to the Mediterranean for a vacation, but for some reason, things just don’t go as planned. Well, worry not because at least your tastebuds can visit the Mediterranean when you eat at Feta.
Feta offers authentic Mediterranean cuisine with a cozy ambience that will make you feel like you’re on vacation. The food is mouthwatering and it’s definitely a must-try when you’re in the city. At least before you get on that cruise to the Mediterranean, your tastebuds are already prepped for the amazing food you’re going to have.
The dish your mom deserves: Beef Sis Kebab — PHP395
Address: Ground Floor, Intrawest Center, 101 Annapolis Street, Beside Atlanta Center, Greenhills, San Juan City
So your mom constantly reminisces about the “olden days” when things were much simpler and kids actually go out to play? You definitely have to take her to Dekada 90 Cafe in Marikina. It’s a cool concept cafe of all things 90’s!
The interior is set up with all things retro Your mom is definitely going to have so much fun sharing stories of what her childhood was like. You get to take your mom out on a date, and learn more about her! Two birds, one stone!
And what’s the 90’s without classic sweets such as Haw Haw and Mik-Mik (wow, they really loved repeating names back in the day)? Here at Dekada 90, they have cakes with these childhood sweets! Ahh, memories.
A date at Dekada 90 will definitely be a Mothers’ Day to remember.
The dish your mom deserves: Creamy Pesto Pasta — PHP110
Address: #59 General Ordoñez St., Marikina Heights, Marikina City 1810
3. Black Sheep
Indulge your mom in some fine dining in Black Sheep. No, your mom’s not going to think you’re a black sheep because this place in Makati is so sophisticated and elegant and perfect to show your mom just how grown up you really are!
It’s a Filipino-Chinese restaurant with dishes as elegant as the place. You can stay for a meal, or just a few cocktails with heart-to-hearts with your mom.
The dish your mom deserves: Salmon “Charred-Siu”
Address: Chino Roces Avenue, UPRC1 Building, Bangkal, Makati City
Show your mom how sweet your love is for her with a treat to a dessert buffet! Love Desserts in Quezon City would be a perfect place if you and your mom both have sweet teeth.
You can bond with your mom with overflowing cakes, cupcakes, pastries, cookies, crepes, and pretty much any kind of dessert you can think of! You can indulge with all things sweet and not even think about whether or not its satisfying–because it is. It is unlimited desserts.
Address: Pearl Drive Commercial Center Commonwealth, Fairview, 1100 Quezon City
This hole-in-the-wall place is perfect if you want to treat your mom to a day of sleeping in and a scrumptious breakfast. Cow & Chicken Modern Brunch Dining takes pride in its chill ambience and the brunch meals that your mom will truly love. For Mother’s Day, you can let her sleep in and not worry about breakfast because brunch is a lot better with the special brunch meals that Cow & Chicken offers.
The dish your mom deserves: Grilled Cheese Croque
Address: Third Floor, United Alley Food Hub, 16 United Street, Kapitolyo, Pasig City
Remember that it’s not just about the food, but the memories that you’ll share together on this special day! Also be sure to honor her and to let her know how much you love her!
Have you chosen where to treat your mom? Share it with us!