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Where to Celebrate Mother's Day 2022 in Portland

Brunches, Food Specials, and Events on May 8 and Beyond
April 26, 2022
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Sip tea with dainty nibbles at Pix Pâtisserie's Mother's Day tea service. (Pix Pâtisserie)
Your mother figure deserves only the best, so we've compiled this handy guide to Mother's Day food specials and events around town. Whether you want to take your mom out to a fancy tea party at Pix Pâtisserie, bring her to a rustic brunch at Topaz Farm, or step out in style along the Reigning Roses Walk, you're sure to find a festive way to celebrate here. For more ideas, check out our food and drink guide.


RESTAURANTS MOM WILL LOVE

Abbey Road Farm Add to a List
This quaint Yamhill County farm with a winery and bed and breakfast will offer a multi-course brunch prepared by chef Will Preisch, plus a glass of sparkling wine, coffee, tea, and juice.
Carlton
Dine-in

Andina Add to a List
The upscale Peruvian spot Andina, which has a longstanding tradition of celebrating Mother's Day (including matriarch and owner "Mama Doris" handing out alfajores to mothers in the dining room) will take over the patio of its street food spinoff Chicha beginning on Mother's Day. (Chicha will go on hiatus until late spring.)
Pearl District
Dine-in

Bee's Custom Cakes Add to a List
Chef and owner Rebecca "Bee" Powazek's recently opened brick-and-mortar shop is baking up lavender lemon curd cupcakes, vegan strawberry cupcakes, champagne-raspberry swirled mini cakes with white chocolate ganache, mini champagne cakes with champagne orange curd, passionfruit cheesecake Danishes, and sugar cookies with flower decorations. Preorder is required (although any leftover baked goods may be available that weekend), with pickup from 9 am-3 pm on Saturday, May 7.
Roseway
Pickup

Bergerac Bistro Add to a List
This charming French favorite is offering takeout kits with a choice of quiche (salmon and dill, spinach and goat cheese, or smoked bacon), sautéed herb potatoes, mixed greens, and house dressing. You can also add on a fruit tart and/or a bottle of Jacques Pelvas sparkling rosé.
Woodstock
Pickup

Brix Tavern Add to a List
The laidback bar and restaurant will host a Mother's Day brunch buffet from 9 am-3 pm. Reservations are recommended.
Pearl District
Dine-in

DB Dessert Company Add to a List
Don your frilliest frock for DB Dessert Company's Mother's Day high tea service, which will feature tea sandwiches, seasonal desserts, flavored teas, a special gift for mothers, a photo booth, and more.
Montavilla
Dine-in

Hip Chicks Do Wine Add to a List
Wine moms in particular will appreciate Hip Chicks Do Wine's Mother's Day weekend festivities Add to a List , which include $10 mimosas for all, plus brunch-inspired small plates, $20 wine flights, and wine and sangria by the glass. Plus, the first 15 moms to show up for a flight or mimosa on Sunday will receive a complimentary nosegay of fresh flowers.
Reed
Dine-in

Jen's Pastries Add to a List
Treat your mom to specials like blackberry crumble pie, dark chocolate espresso cake, vanilla bean and lemon poppyseed curd cheesecake, strawberry passionfruit cake, and coconut key lime cake. Pre-order before 4 pm on Friday, April 29 for pickup from 10 am-2 pm on Saturday, May 7.
Johns Landing
Pickup

Maurice Add to a List
Maurice chef/owner Kristen D. Murray shared in a Facebook post that this will be her first Mother's Day after the death of her mother. In tribute to her memory, she'll be offering a selection of her mother's favorite foods and flowers.
Downtown
Dine-in

Metropolitan Tavern Add to a List
Pile your plates high with sweet and savory brunch dishes at this Mother's Day buffet from 9 am-3 pm.
Lloyd District
Dine-in

Pix Pâtisserie Add to a List
Take your mom out for a proper tea service at Pix, with a pot of local Jasmine Pearl tea, a selection of 10 sweet and savory bites, and a glass of sparkling wine, with a choice of indoor or outdoor seating. If you'd prefer to celebrate in the comfort of your own home, the tea service is also available for takeout from May 7-8.
Kerns
Pickup, dine-in

Portland Spirit Cruises & Events Add to a List
Cruise through Portland or the Columbia River Gorge and enjoy brunch or dinner Add to a List onboard.
Hosford-Abernethy
Dine-in

Providore Fine Foods Add to a List
The specialty marketplace has you covered with a wide variety of meals and gifts, including a special Mother's Day takeout brunch with a spring vegetable frittata, ricotta cake with rhubarb compote, Little T croissants, Rubinette Produce strawberries, whipped cream, Noccioliva chocolate hazelnut spread, jam, honey, juice, and a collectible tin of Louis Sherry chocolate truffles. Add on a bag of Proud Mary coffee beans, a bottle of wine, and/or a bouquet for extra brownie points. Other offerings include a bagel and lox brunch box and an English muffin breakfast set.
Kerns
Pickup, delivery

REX HILL Winery Add to a List
Mother's Day is an occasion befitting of a celebratory sparkling drink. REX HILL will greet guests with an effervescent glass of Blanc de Blancs Sparkling Wine or a non-alcoholic sparkling beverage, followed by a three-course meal by chef David Sapp.
Newberg
Dine-in

Salvi PDX Add to a List and Leikam Brewing Add to a List
The El Salvadoran restaurant Salvi PDX and the certified kosher brewery Leikam Brewing are teaming up for a special Salvadoran Mother's Day brunch.
Mount Tabor
Dine-in

The Side Yard Farm & Kitchen Add to a List
Bring your mom to enjoy some pastoral goodness at this urban farm and "seed-to-plate" catering company, which will host a Mother's Day brunch with brioche French toast, a breakfast sandwich, cast-iron baked eggs, a salad, smashed and fried potatoes, wood-fired biscuits, mimosas, bloody Marys, and hot Extracto coffee. A takeout version and a Mother's Day gift box are also available.
Cully
Pickup, dine-in

Sweetheart St. Johns
This boutique pastry studio is offering "sweet mama cookie boxes" in both small and large sizes, as well as stunning bittersweet chocolate "galaxy tarts."
St. Johns
Pickup, delivery

Topaz Farm Add to a List
Get a glimpse of this idyllic Sauvie Island farm before it opens up for the season at their Mother's Day brunch event. Pick up a five-course brunch box for two prepared by chefs Janelle and Christian Ephrem and savor it under a tent or anywhere on the farm, with local beer, wine, cider, strawberry rhubarb lemonade mimosas, or craft soda. Bouquets from Sweet Delilah Farm are also available for pre-order. Don't forget to say hi to the lambs, baby pigs, baby goats, and runner ducks roaming the farm.
Sauvie Island
Pickup, dine-in

Wilfs Restaurant Add to a List
Pianist Darin Clendenin will serenade your mom while she feasts on brunch specials like eggs Benedict, freshly baked banana bread, cinnamon brioche French toast, Northwest beef tenderloin filet, applewood-smoked bacon, skillet potatoes, and more. Reservations are required.
Old Town-Chinatown
Pickup, dine-in

FREEBIES

Plumper Pumpkin Patch & Tree Farm Add to a List
Moms will enjoy free admission to the farm on Mother's Day along with a free donut and cut flower.
Helvetia

Straightaway Add to a List
This craft cocktail purveyor will spoil mom with a complimentary cocktail tasting flight and snack pairing on Mother's Day. Reservations are recommended, but walk-ins are also welcome.
Buckman

MORE MOTHER'S DAY IDEAS

Spring Fling Add to a List
St. Johns is celebrating the season with a district-wide shopping extravaganza including local artists, live music, activities, and more. Don't miss the opening day of the St. Johns Farmers Market, swinging by the St. Johns native plant pocket park to adopt a plant and visit The Smalls mini horses, participating in the St. Johns Bites Instagram contest, and more.
Various locations (Sat May 7)

Kodomo no Hi (Children's Day) Add to a List
Flip the script on Mother's Day at the Japanese Garden's celebration of this Japanese national holiday which celebrates the "growth and good fortune of children." Activities from a scavenger hunt to take-home crafts and taiko drumming will provide fun for the whole family.
Portland Japanese Garden, Washington Park (Sun May 8)

Mother's Day Gospel Brunch Add to a List
Portland is famous for how seriously it takes its brunch, so there's no shortage of places to take your loved ones this Mother's Day. However, there aren't too many other brunch choices where you’re serenaded with some soulful gospel tunes while chowing down on a banana waffle.
Alberta Street Pub, King (Sun May 8)

MOTHA! Sunday Funday Debut Party Add to a List
This Mother's Day dance party promises "motha-ly vibes" and house music all day long from DJs Orso, Val Verra, Dance Mom, and Sammy Taylor. Thematic attire is encouraged, so dust off your mom jeans.
Lolo Pass, Buckman (Sun May 8)

The One-Eyed Kats: Mother's Day McMenamins White Eagle Blues Concert Add to a List
Take your mom out on the town to hear the classic hits of Eric Clapton, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, and more performed by rising R&B group The One-Eyed Kats.
White Eagle, Eliot (Sun May 8)

Reigning Roses Walk Add to a List
"Walk with, or in honor of, a special woman in your life—a mother, grandmother, daughter, partner or friend" on a scenic route through NW Portland for the 9th annual Reigning Roses event. All proceeds will benefit the women, children, and gender-diverse people who access Rose Haven's services.
Rose Haven, Northwest District (Sun May 8)

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