Mom wants to be pampered. Mom deserves to be pampered. Mom WILL be pampered. Even if you do nothing else (except clean the house and wash her car, of course), you will show your love and appreciation with the most thoughtful of gestures—sitting down with her to a delicious meal she has not prepared.
With Mother’s Day less than two weeks away, restaurants around O‘ahu are beginning to book up and sell out. Here are your options—and keep checking back, since we’ll be adding updates and menus until Sunday, May 9.
53 by the Sea
3660 on the Rise
Mother’s Day Dinner at Home is sold out.
A Cake Life
Arancino di Mare
Artizen by MW
Big City Diner
Mother’s Day weekend dine-in specials for breakfast, brunch, dinner and dessert are also being served.
Burgers on Bishop
Mini charcuterie on keepsake board, prices vary with cheese selections; 6″ chocolate or vanilla cakes, $40; take ‘n bake croissants, French cinnamon rolls and bear claws, $25.
Chef Chai Pacifica
Chocolate + Vanilla Bakery
(808) 737-2462, @chocolateandvanilla808
(808) 376-0885, @db_grill
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Eating House 1849
Special three-course prix fixe meal includes a seafood trio with smoked salmon blini, ‘ahi toast and mini crab cake, followed by your choice of one of four entrees ranging from Angry General Chicken and Waffles to steak and eggs, and a strawberry shortcake with lemon curd and meringue. There is also $8 cocktail specials.
Hy’s Steak House
Ichiriki Japanese Nabe Restaurant
Free dessert for moms: Mama’s Manju with ice cream.
Il Lupino Trattoria & Wine Bar
Mother’s Day dinner buffet at Plumeria Beach House, $98 adults, $47 children. Brunch at Plumeria Beach House and Tei-Hoku at Hoku’s are sold out.
(808) 367-2525, kahalaresort.com/mothersday
Kau Kau Box
Mother’s Day box, $138, includes stuffed pork tenderloin, Moroccan spiced chicken, sides, fresh produce and local eggs. Details here.
M by Chef Mavro
Four-course tasting menu features catch of the day en croute, chicken, pistou soup, accompaniments and dessert, $120 with wine pairings an additional $40. Dine-in only. Details here.
Morton’s the Steakhouse
(808) 949-1300, @mortonsohana
Off the Wall
Three-course Mother’s Day brunch featuring tallarines Peruvian noodles and lobster tortilla a lo macho with appetizers and desserts; Mother’s Day surf and turf dinner. Prices pending.
O’Kim’s Korean Kitchen
Mother’s Day special bento, $39.95, with lobster bisque, signature sampler items, petit bibimbap and dessert. Details after May 1 on Instagram.
Pagoda Floating Restaurant
(808) 732-3838, @xorg_hawaii
Shokudo Japanese Restaurant & Bar
Mother’s Day three-course menu includes starters and soft drinks with choices of entrées and desserts, $69. Details here.
Six-piece Mother’s Day mochi bento, $15, will have fresh strawberry filled with chocolate, peanut butter crunch, Creamsicle, ruby chocolate, red velvet, chocolate Nutella, guava cheesecake mochi. Twelve-piece bento in a lacquer gift box is $35. Plus French apple custard pies and pink velvet brulée pies.
Mother’s Day a la carte brunch selections from $18.50 to $26, dine-in only, menu here.
Tanioka’s Seafoods & Catering
We Heart Cake Co.
Vino – Sansei – d.k. Steakhouse
The three restaurants are collaborating on a 4.5-course menu featuring Bristol Bay scallops and Asian filet Oscar, $135 for two. Takeout only.
(808) 524-8466, dkrestaurants.com