As Mother’s Day approaches, you want to celebrate your mother with an amazing meal. Whether Mom prefers American, Southern, French, Italian, or another cuisine, you’re sure to find it, but only if you know where to have Mother’s Day dinner in Atlanta.
The city is full of places to dine with anything from casual settings to upscale dining rooms. Pick your mom’s favorite or try something new together, then enjoy some other nice things to do in the city for the perfect celebration.
Here are some popular places to have Mother’s Day dinner in Atlanta:
- Bulla Gastrobar
- Haven Restaurant and Bar
- Murphy’s Restaurant
- Local Three Kitchen & Bar
- Catch 12
Atlas is an upscale restaurant in the St. Regis Buckhead. The dining room menu at Atlas changes daily, offering American favorites with seasonal ingredients. Get anything from seafood and steak to lamb, soups, and salads, and pair it with wine or something from the drinks menu. Don’t forget something sweet for Mom with desserts like sorbet, cheesecake, and more.
As a bonus, Atlas is home to a private art collection located in the restaurant gallery. Celebrate all your mother has done for you with an evening of culture and a delicious dinner.
Consult Atlas’ dress code before your visit and prepare for an upscale evening. The dining room at Atlas is open from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
2. Bulla Gastrobar
Bulla Gastrobar has locations throughout the Southeast, but at the Atlanta location, you’ll experience a fun atmosphere as you enjoy elevated Spanish cuisine. This restaurant serves up seasonal favorites in its communal and contemporary dining space.
Whether you and your mom are new to Spanish cuisine or it’s your favorite to enjoy together, you’ll find it at Bulla Gastrobar. Sample cured meats, cheeses, small plates, Spanish rice dishes, and more.
Visit with your mom during Bulla Hour from Monday to Sunday, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., for a specialty tapas and cocktail menu. Bulla Gastrobar is open for lunch during the week, brunch on the weekends, and dinner every evening.
3. Haven Restaurant and Bar
Enjoy a meal with your mother in an upscale neighborhood setting. Haven Restaurant and Bar offers fresh American meals alongside an extensive wine list that has something to please every palate. Be sure to finish your meal with something sweet from the dessert menu, like a seasonal tart or sorbet.
Begin your meal at Haven Restaurant and Bar with local charcuterie, cheeses, and bread. Share other small plates with your mom before selecting a main dish from the dinner menu that features seafood, beef, pork, chicken, and more.
Haven Restaurant and Bar is closed on Mondays and is open Tuesday through Sunday starting at 5 p.m. for dinner. Visit with Mom for Sunday brunch between 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
4. Murphy’s Restaurant
Share upscale comfort food in a cozy setting at Murphy’s. American meals get a contemporary twist as Murphy’s uses local ingredients. Favorites from the dinner menu include the Murphy’s Burger, grilled salmon, steak, roasted chicken, salads, and more.
You’ll also find daily specials and a sweet dessert menu at this Atlanta restaurant. Enhance your meal with something from the drinks and wine menu and finish your meal with desserts like cake, cheesecake, pie, and more.
Murphy’s offers weekend brunch, weekday lunch, and nightly dinner. Brunch is served on the weekends between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. on a first-come, first-served basis with no reservations. If you’re visiting for dinner, Murphy’s does accept reservations.
Embrace the warmth of family on Mother’s Day with a meal at Valenza. This restaurant takes the heart of an Italian café and elevates it to an upscale dining room perfect for special occasions. The menu is full of creative selections that combine seasonal inspiration with unexpected ingredients. The result is a menu that explores various regions of Italy.
Valenza’s Sunday supper, known as Notte di Famiglia, is perfect for a Mother’s Day celebration, especially if more of your family is joining in on the meal. Experience it on Sundays from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
6. Local Three Kitchen & Bar
Share a meal with Mom at this relaxed location. Local Three uses fresh, seasonal ingredients to create a contemporary American menu that’s sure to comfort and delight. This restaurant comes with a philosophy that good food doesn’t need to be expensive and it can be enjoyed in a casual environment, surrounded by family.
The dinner menu at Local Three includes fun favorites like truffle Parmesan popcorn, a charcuterie sampler, and mains that feature seafood, steak, and more. You’ll also find brunch, lunch, drink, and dessert menus at this Atlanta restaurant.
Local Three serves lunch on weekdays from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., brunch on the weekends, and dinner every night starting at 5:30 p.m.
7. Catch 12
Located on the ground floor of Twelve Hotel Autograph Collection in Downtown Atlanta, Catch 12 is the perfect place to celebrate Mother’s Day. Thank the most important woman in your life with an amazing meal in Catch 12’s ambient dining room, or dine al fresco to enjoy views of the skyline with your meal.
Enjoy Catch 12’s flavorful meals that focus on steak and seafood, get the perfect pairing for your meal with the wine and cocktail menu, and choose something from the sushi bar for your special Mother’s Day dinner. Get the classics you know and love with a twist or try something different together. No matter what you select from the innovative dinner menu, it’s sure to delight.
Catch 12 also offers delicious breakfast, brunch, and lunch menus so you can visit with Mom for any meal of the day to celebrate. Visit Catch 12 between 6:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. during the week and 7:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. on weekends.
Other Things to Do on Mother’s Day in Atlanta
Before or after your Mother’s Day dinner, you can do even more to celebrate your mom. Atlanta has plenty of nice things for you to experience with your mother as you dedicate a day to her with:
- Brunch: Plenty of restaurants in the area host special Mother’s Day brunches, a classic way to celebrate with Mom. Make your reservations in advance because spots are sure to fill up quickly.
- Shopping: Buy something special for your mom to thank her for all she’s done for you. Visit some upscale shops at Westside Provisions District, Lenox Square, The Shops at Buckhead, and more.
- Enjoying the outdoors: Spend time together in the fresh spring air in the green spaces of Atlanta. Take a walk with Mom through Piedmont Park or take in the scenery at the Atlanta Botanical Garden.
- Events: Atlanta is a cultural hub of excitement, so there’s sure to be something happening on Mother’s Day weekend. Experience a wine and food festival, take a tour of the city, or see a show together.
No matter what you do with your mom for Mother’s Day, she’s sure to enjoy your time together. Plan the perfect day or weekend, and show your mother how much you care.
Make Mother’s Day Reservations at Catch 12
Give your mom the gift of a scrumptious meal at Catch 12. With our extraordinary ambiance and contemporary American menu, Catch 12 creates the perfect setting to celebrate Mother’s Day. If you’ve got a big family who wants to join in on the celebration, consider our private dining options that let you and your family enjoy each other’s company away from other patrons.
Make a reservation today or contact us to discuss private dining options. Visit Catch 12 for all your other special occasions throughout the year, as well, from date night to birthday celebrations and more.