Looking for some fun, out-of-the-box Mother’s Day ideas to celebrate that favorite lady in your life? Look no further than What’s Up NW as we present to you some unique options that are sure to create lasting memories!

Alderbrook Resort & Spa

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Enjoy views of the Hood Canal while dining on world-class fare sourced right from the waters and woodlands around Alderbrook. Mother’s Day cruises will also be occurring all weekend, May 10 – 12, at various times. Reservations are required. Additionally, mom’s paddle for free! As for the menu, choose from a plethora of dishes, from cold dishes like salads, oysters and artisan cheeses, to hot dishes like smoked salmon eggs benedict, cheese-stuffed French toast and chick with risotto cake, and finish off the meal with some sweets like chocolate mousse cups, mixed beery short cake and chocolate-dipped strawberries.
Price: $65 adults, $25 children 10 and younger
Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Location: 10 E Alderbrook Dr., Union 98592
Reservations: Online

https://www.alderbrookresort.com/

Bastille

Join the French café-inspired restaurant in celebrating Mother’s Day with its regular brunch menu, prix fixe menu and live music! The menu includes brunch classics including French toast, eggs benedict and mimosas, and elevated dishes including polenta aligot, croque madame and root vegetable gratin; and a special prix fixe menu will be available.
Time: Brunch – 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Prix fixe dinner – 5 – 6:30 p.m.
Location: 5307 Ballard Ave NW
Reservations: (206) 453-5014

https://www.bastilleseattle.com/

Caffè Umbria – Portland

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To celebrate Mother’s Day, Caffè Umbria in Portland’s Madison and Pearl District neighborhoods will offer a complimentary coffee drink for Mom on Sunday, May 12 (limit one drink per mom). Moms can choose any coffee drink including the new canned Nitro Cold Brew ($4.25). Made with Caffé Umbria’s Gusto Crema Blend and filtered water, this premium nitrogen infused cold brew is smooth, creamy and ready to drink with classic notes of caramel and milk chocolate with subtle fruit and brightness. Starting on Mother’s Day, guests can also try the new Nitro Cream mixing Caffè Umbria’s Nitro Cold Brew with brown sugar simple syrup and heavy cream for a rich yet refreshing caffeinated drink. Guests who stop by from 4 p.m. to close on Sunday will also enjoy Caffé Umbria’s Apertivo Happy Hour featuring $2 off wine, $1 off beer and complimentary snacks like olives, chips and nuts. Caffè Umbria menu also features speciality coffee and espresso drinks like the Caffé Marocchino (espresso, Italian chocolate sauce, steamed milk, cocoa powder), Espresso Shakerato (espresso shaken over ice, served neat in a sugar rimmed martini glass), Bicerin (double espresso, Italian chocolate sauce made from pure Pernigotti Cocoa, and cinnamon, topped with fresh cream) and more.

https://caffeumbria.com/

Caffè Umbria – Seattle

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To celebrate Mother’s Day, Caffè Umbria in Seattle’s Ballard, Pioneer Square, and Westlake neighborhoods will offer a complimentary coffee drink for Mom on Sunday, May 12 (limit one drink per mom). Moms can choose any coffee drink including the new canned Nitro Cold Brew ($4.25). Made with Caffé Umbria’s Gusto Crema Blend and filtered water, this premium nitrogen infused cold brew is smooth, creamy and ready to drink with classic notes of caramel and milk chocolate with subtle fruit and brightness. Starting on Mother’s Day, guests can also try the new Nitro Cream mixing Caffè Umbria’s Nitro Cold Brew with brown sugar simple syrup and heavy cream for a rich yet refreshing caffeinated drink. Caffè Umbria menu also features speciality coffee and espresso drinks like the Caffé Marocchino (espresso, Italian chocolate sauce, steamed milk, cocoa powder), Espresso Shakerato (espresso shaken over ice, served neat in a sugar rimmed martini glass), Bicerin (double espresso, Italian chocolate sauce made from pure Pernigotti Cocoa, and cinnamon, topped with fresh cream) and more. Patrons visiting the Pioneer Square café can also pair gelato from Gelatiamo with their coffee. Flavors include vanilla, rice, pistachio, chocolate, lemon and raspberry and range in price from $4.50 to $6.

https://caffeumbria.com/

elaia

Schedule appointments ahead of time or purchase a gift card for mom to visit elaia spa. Enjoy complimentary use of the spa’s plush locker rooms, saunas and relaxation lounges with any 60-minute or longer treatment. Can’t decide what to book? elaia suggests its signature massage, mommy-to-be massage, signature facial, oxygen glow facial or ritual mani/pedis.
Location: 1635 8th Ave, Seattle 98101
Reservations: (206) 676-4500

https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/spas/Elaia-Spa/home.html

Eques

For those on the Eastside, Eques is serving breakfast a la carte and a special brunch menu for Mother’s Day. The menu inclujdes a selection of a la carte breakfast options and classic favorites like buttermilk pancakes and omelets will be available as well as specialty chef’s station dishes like sweet tea brined almond crusted kurobuta pork tenderloin, herb crusted rock salt prime rib and decadent desserts.
Price: $62 adults, $29 children 5 – 12 years old, free for kids 4 years old and younger
Time: 10 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Location: 900 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue 98004
Reservations: (425) 698-4100

https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/hotel/washington/hyatt-regency-bellevue-on-seattles-eastside/belle/dining

Ivar’s

Join the iconic Ivar’s full-serve restaurants Acres of Clams, Salmon House and Mukilteo Landing for delicious food and the best views in Seattle. Diners at Acres of Clams can park for free and select waterfront garages. More details can be found here. The menu for Ivar’s Acres of Clams and Salmon House will offer a robust buffet of Alaskan salmon, mussels, clams, crab legs, crepes, prime rib and all classic brunch items known and loved. Ivar’s Mukilteo Landing will offer a special plated brunch.
Price: $45 adults, $15 kids 6 – 12 years old, kiddos are free for brunch buffets; regular menu pricing for plated brunch
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Location:
Acres of Clams – 1001 Alaskan Way Pier 54, Seattle
Salmon House – 401 NE Northlake Way, Seattle
Mukilteo Landing – 710 Front St., Mukilteo
Reservations:
Acres of Clams – (206) 624-6852
Salmon House – (206) 632-0767
Mukilteo Landing – (425) 742-6180

Patagōn

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Join the Argentine-inspired restaurant, Patagōn, for Mother’s Day brunch. Made with local, fresh ingredients, Patagōn’s menu is sure to wow any mom. The menu includes Asado steak & eggs with roasted peppers, chimichurri hollandaise and papas, Dungeness crab cake benedict, spring garden quiche with mushrooms, spinach and Uli’s chicken sausage, spring salmon with asparagus, spring onion and chicken jus, and dulce de leche crepes with toasted coconut and strawberries
Price: $14 – $28
Location: 1610 2nd Ave, Seattle 98101
Reservations: (206) 256-7520

https://www.patagonseattle.com/

Urbane

With special brunch and dinner offerings of globally-inspired comfort food, Urbane is cooking up something delicious for mom this year. For brunch – smoked salmon and avocado benefit with breakfast potatoes. Dinner includes surf and turf with New York striploin and pan seared scallops with grilled corn puree, snap peas, crispy new potatoes and thyme jus.
Price: Brunch – $18
Dinner – $40
Time: Brunch – 7 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Dinner – 5 – 10 p.m.
Location: 1635 8th Ave, Seattle 98101
Reservations: (206) 695-1234

https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/hotel/washington/hyatt-at-olive-8/seahs/dining

 

About Lesley Kilp

Lesley is the founder and editor of What's Up NW. Prior to creating WhatsUpNW.com, she was the Seattle city editor for AskMissA.com. For both publications, Lesley has covered fashion shows, openings, and local charity events.  She has written numerous articles shining the light on local businesses, encouraging readers to always shop local.

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