Mother’s Day is right around the corner. If you’re looking for a place to spend your day, here are our picks for best brunch spots in Bergen County, NJ this year.
Bibiz Restaurant is hosting a Mothers Day Brunch with 3 seatings from 10:30 to 2:30 which includes a Raw Bar, Carving Station, Pasta Station, Eggs any Style plus Dessert for $40/pp for adults and includes a cocktail for mom. Kids can indulge in options like grilled chicken kebobs, mashed potatoes and penne for $20 (ages 3 to 12). There will be a flower station set up on the terrace so your child can pick out a special flower for mom, leaving you with a little (well deserved) gift at the end of the day. 284 Center Avenue, Westwood, 201-722-8600
Stare out onto the city skyline as you dine at Haven Edgewater as you enjoy a 3 course prix fix lunch and dinner menu (including appetizer, entrée and desert )with diners favorites like, yellow fin tuna tartare, seafood risotto, steak frites and chocolate pot au creme ( or add in other menu options). Adults dine for $65 a person while children can dine from the a la carte menu with kid friendly options. Reservations Required. 201-943-1900, 2 Main Street, Edgewater Harbor
Rosa Mexicano at The Shops at Riverside will be hosting Mother’s Day Brunch from 11:30 to 3pm with an a la carte menu featuring favorite Mexican specialties like Huevos Rancheros as well as more typical options like French Toast. A facepainter will be on hand to keep the tots busy leaving you to linger a little longer over that Sangria. call for pricing, Located at The Shops At Riverside, 201-489-9100
Palmers Crossing located in The Clinton Inn in Tenafly, has been pleasing brunch-goers for years. Their Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet menu includes an omelet station, a carving station and kid favorites like hot dogs, mac and cheese and chicken fingers. Seatings are every half hour from 11:30 to 3:30, $40pp and $21 kids 4-11. 145 Dean Drive, Tenafly, 201-871-3200 ext. 574
Adult and kid chocolate lovers will leave The Cornerstone’s Brunch all smiles after indulging on their famous 3 Tier Chocolate Fountain. Dipping foods include strawberries, marshmallows, graham crackers and more. $27.95 for adults and $11.95 for kids gets you access to a buffet with an omelet station, pancake station and carving station plus tons of other traditional brunch options as well as UNLIMITED champagne, Mimosas and Bellinis. 3 seatings between 10:00 to 2:00. 84 Broadway, Hillsdale, 201-666-8688, serving brunch 11am to 2pm
Set sail on Mother’s Day on The Spirit of New Jersey and enjoy music, entertainment and amazing views on the Hudson. When the kids aren’t watching the skyline or touring the boat, they will be enjoying a full kids menu as mamas and dads munch on salads, lunch and breakfast options (plus a complimentary Mimosa or Bloody Mary on the Lunch Buffet. $69.90pp and $41.95 per child ages 3 -12. The Spirit of New Jersey boards at 11:30am and returns at 2pm (or 5pm for dinner) from Lincoln Harbor Marina, Weehawken.
Carla Sullivan is a contributing food editor to Bergen Mama. She is also the founder of the website Mini Munchers which is the Ultimate Resource for Children’s Menus in NYC.