Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 10. While celebrations may look a little different this year — the CDC recommends practicing social distancing, and most Atlanta restaurant dining rooms remain closed — people can still celebrate mom at home. Fortunately, there are plenty of delicious takeout and delivery options for family-style meals and sweet treats to celebrate this special day. Some items in the guide can even be shipped around the country.
Located in Grant Park, A Haute Cookie slings chewy, flavorful treats that can be shipped anywhere in the U.S. Mothers Day flavors include: strawberry shortcake, red velvet chocolate chunk, and double chocolate Oreo. Email email@example.com to place an order.
Surprise mom with one of Crave Pie’s creative Mother’s Day pie flavors. There are eight options to choose from (at $28 each,) including lemon berry crumb with blueberries, strawberry apple crumb, key lime, and Dutch apple. There’s also savory options available for an added fee. Place orders online for pick it up in Duluth or Alpharetta.
Why choose between ice cream and cake when there’s the opportunity to have both? Avondale Estates gelato shop Cremalosa is selling a special Mother’s Day cake, featuring three layers of strawberry butter cake, flor di latte (an intense milky flavor) gelato, and strawberry butter cream topped with chocolate ribbons and chocolate tulip. A six-inch cake is $26.50 and can be ordered online.
The doughnut shop offers decorating kits for $14.95 that includes eight doughnuts, sprinkles, chocolate chips, and three flavors of icing. Order kits online for curbside pickup.
Level up on Mother’s Day by having a doughnut picnic. The Marietta and Howell Mill Road locations of Doughnut Dollies features a special “Picnic with Mom” doughnut box filled with six creative flavors including ambrosia, blueberry crumble pie, and watermelon. Order here. For something more hands on, the shop also sells kits with all the fixings needed to decorate doughnuts at home.
For a gift fit for a queen, try Just Add Honey’s “Par-tea in a Box” for just $25. It includes a choice of loose leaf tea, mini bundt cakes, a tiered tray, and recipe cards for fixings. Raise a pinky and order online.
Star Provisions on Ellsworth Industrial Boulevard has nine themed gift baskets available for purchase. Themes include: “Honey” ($115), filled with items like a ceramic honey pot, a lined notebook, and Savannah Bee honeycomb; and “Tea” ($170), filled with flowered paper plates, bandanas, a pocket notebook, tea glasses, a variety of teas, and an enameled tray. Place an order online for pickup on Saturday, May 9.
In addition to pastry boxes, Little Tart Bakeshop is offering a Mother’s Day Cookie Box for $32. Each box includes 16 iced sables cookies (eight lemon poppy seed, eight pistachio orange). It’s available for shipping or local pick up.
The Buckhead sushi restaurant collaborated with chef Jocelyn Gragg of Jardi Chocolates to offer an original collection of four individually handcrafted truffles. Flavors include café au lait and milk chocolate caramel. Call 404-814-0040 or order online.
For the chocoholic, consider a boxed chocolate brunch for $75 from Atlanta chocolate maker Xocolatl. Goodies in the box include: loose leaf cacao tea, orange blossom honey, chocolate hazelnut spread, and chocolate bars. Good news for those with moms living outside of Atlanta — the shop can ship chocolates anywhere in the United States.
Takeout and Delivery Deals
Alon’s Bakery is offering a four-course family meal for $89. It includes a choice of eggs (shakshuka, frittata, or quiche), protein (salmon or tenderloin), side salad, and cake. Order online and pick it up at either the Perimeter or Morningside location.
The Brookhaven restaurant is offering a Mother’s Day brunch box with all the ingredients needed to cook a special meal, including bacon, eggs, strawberries, blueberries, and blueberry muffins for $42. There’s also an a la carte menu for takeout, too. Call to 404-969-0701 to order.
The restaurant are combing forces to offer Mother’s Day brunch or dinner for takeout. Preorder brunch dishes like strawberry shortcake biscuits or a sourdough pancake breakfast feast. For dinner, there’s a fried chicken meal for $55 or hanger steak for $75. Order online.
The Buckhead brunch restaurant is offering its delectable Southern dishes like a build-your-own deviled egg kit for $25, a half dozen frozen biscuits with jams and butter for $24, caramelized banana French toast casserole for $40, and Buttermilk’s popular chicken biscuit platter for $36. To order, email firstname.lastname@example.org by Tuesday, May 5.
The Alpharetta Italian restaurant is offering a Mother’s Day family meal for takeout that includes focaccia, a choice of appetizer, an entrée, a salad, and dessert. Food comes with reheating instructions. Email email@example.com to order by Friday at 12 p.m. for pickup this weekend. Check out the details here.
DBA Barbecue is offering family-style brunch and dinner on Mother’s Day for takeout. Think baked blueberry French toast, build-your-own quiche, barbecue hash, or fried chicken feasts for $50 each. Order a bloody mary or mimosa kit, too. Order online.
Hugh Acheson’s Midtown Atlanta restaurant is offering a Mother’s Day brunch special for pickup on Saturday and Sunday. The menu includes dishes like shrimp and grits, biscuits and gravy, avocado toast, pea and arugula salad, and strawberry upside-down cake for dessert. The meal costs $250 and feeds four people. Order online.
Get a Mother’s Day meal kit on Sunday for $80. The meal kit feeds four and includes quiche Lorraine, sourdough toasts, house cured salmon, fresh fruit, bacon, home fries, a card, and a rose for mom. Make sure to grab a few beers from the brewery, too. Call 404-973-2077 to order.
The Sandy Springs restaurant is offering three Mother’s Day family meals for pick up on Saturday, including a seafood boil, shrimp and grits feast, and a smoked chicken dinner. Take a look at the menu. Order by Friday, May 8. Call 770-395-9592 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to order.
The Inman Park restaurant features brunch and dinner to-go on Mother’s Day. Brunch offerings include quiche Lorraine for $20 with sides like cheese grits and breakfast potatoes. For dinner, there’s steak frites, which includes grilled hanger steak, garlic parmesan fries, a mixed green salad, and bourbon caramel bread pudding for $45. Email email@example.com before 5 p.m. on Friday, May 8 to order.
The Brookhaven restaurant includes a four-course Mother’s Day feast that feeds two people for $60 or four people for $220. Think deviled eggs, a choice of salad, sides, entrees like steak Diane or roasted halibut, and strawberry shortcake for dessert. Call 404-969-0700 to order.
The Dunwoody and Brookhaven restaurants offer family meals to-go for Mother’s Day that serve up to eight people. Meals include champagne and orange juice, vegetable quiche, buttermilk biscuits, bacon, and grits for $65. Call Brookhaven at 404-464-8971 or Dunwoody at 470-395-7904 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to order.
Starting at $136 for two people, Lazy Betty’s Mother’s Day packages are a splurge, but a worthy one for the special mom in your life. There are options for two to four people, and meals include an entree, bottle of red or white wine, and a dessert. The packages also features a 35-minute Zoom session with Lazy Betty’s wine director, Carl Gilbert, and Hirsch Winery co-owner, Jasmine Hirsch. Order online.
The restaurant offers brunch and dinner to-go for Mother’s Day. Brunch includes smoked salmon, French toast casserole, chocolate chip cookies, and more for $85. Dinners include brie fondue and pretzel sticks, tavern salad, green beans, New York cheesecake slices, and other dishes for $85. Orders by 12 p.m. on Thursday, May 7, for pickup on Saturday, May 9 or Sunday, May 10. Place orders for brunch and dinner online.
Consider a gluten free brunch from Grant Park’s Mediterranea. A “complete package” coast $45 and includes a salmon plate with cured salmon, labne, dried fruit, and apple relish, etc., a bouquet of flowers, a lemon elderberry cupcake, and a lemon cucumber gimlet. Preorder online by Friday, May 8.
The Buckhead restaurant is offering a Mother’s Day meal that serves four people for $130. It includes a salad, two mains in the salmon steaks and roast beef fillet, sides, and dessert. Preorder by Wednesday, May 6, to pick up on Saturday, May 9, or Sunday, May 10. Email email@example.com or order online.
The Virginia-Highland restaurant offers Mother’s Day brunch and dinner boxes that feed fours people for $150. Brunch includes bagels and lox, bacon, French toast bread pudding, and spinach, egg, and cheese strata. For dinner, there’s roast pork or salmon, sides, and salads. Pick up on Saturday, May 9 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 404-872-0904 to order.
The Peachtree Corners restaurant offers family-style lunch and dinner meals to-go for Mother’s Day this year. Menus include a steak dinner, a lasagna feast for four, a salmon dinner spread, or a pork chop dinner. All meals come with reheating instructions. Order online for curbside pickup.
Petit Chou in Cabbagetown is reopening its doors for takeout only on Mother’s Day. In addition to the brunch menu with delicious options like liege waffles and the ratatouille bowl, there are take-and-bake dishes available for Mother’s Day. The French toast special for $40 is a nine-inch tin of creme brûlée French toast topped with whipped cream, berries, preserves, and protein, or try the biscuit tin with five biscuits, preserves, and wild honey for $25. There are also several desserts, including tiramisu and chocolate mousse cake. Orders must be placed online by Saturday, May 9.
Proof of the Pudding is known for its event catering, but has shifted gears during the pandemic to offering meals to the general public. The catering company is offering several Mother’s Day packages available for pick up from their Westside kitchen on May 8 and May 9. The “Breakfast in Bed” option at $78 includes ginger mint-infused water, bakery basket with jams, spinach and goat cheese frittata, pecan-smoked bacon, and tiramisu. A heartier option, the “Spoil Your Mom” package, includes salad, herb roasted tenderloin, Brussels sprouts, bread, and an assorted dessert bar. Order online.
Both locations will offer brunch to-go this year. The menu includes smoked chicken salad, jumbo shrimp cocktails, a wedge salad, salmon, prime rib, and mac and cheese. Feeds four and costs $195. Call Ray’s on the River at 770-955-1187 or Ray’s at Killer Creek at 770-649-0064 to order for curbside pickup on Friday, May 8, or Saturday, May 9.
The Doraville restaurant is offering a picnic box packed with Laotian goodies for just $32. There’s a six-inch roasted duck banh mi, featuring a beet baguette (red symbolizes luck, joy, and happiness,) deviled eggs, ube flan cake made by Kamayan ATL, banana chips, and more. Orders can be placed online.
Southern Belle in Poncey-Highland is offering a Mother’s Day meal that includes a Caesar salad, flounder and blue crab en papillote, a spring vegetable medley, and flourless chocolate torte for dessert. Meal is $70 and feeds two people. Order online for pickup on Saturday and Sunday. The restaurant also offers other take-and-reheat family meals for pickup throughout the week. Order meals like “A Trip Down Buford Highway” or a fried chicken feast for $58. Throw in a bottle of wine, too.
The Sandy Springs Southern restaurant offers brunch and dinner to-go for Mother’s Day. Menu includes biscuits, chicken and waffles, brunch potatoes, roast salmon, grilled asparagus, pot roast, and even a low country boil. Serves up to six people. Call 404-705-8444 to order by 12 p.m., Thursday, May 7.
Storico Fresco’s lasagna is hearty and satisfying, and its available for Mother’s Day. Starting at $60, Storico Fresco’s lasagna meal kit includes a salad, lasagna, and dessert with the option to add a bottle of wine. All packages include a bouquet of flowers. Order online.
Sweet Auburn Barbecue in Poncey-Highland has Mother’s Day packages starting at $95. Choose a whole smoked chicken or smoked meat and three sides like summer succotash and mushroom risotto. Each order comes with 10 cornbread muffins and six chocolate chip cookies. Special add-ons include floral arrangements and mini cheesecakes. Order online.
The Farmhouse at Serenbe
Take a drive south to Serenbe for a takeout dinner from the Farmhouse. The family meal is $125 for four people and includes a starter, choice of entree, sides, and a dessert. Pickup is from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. To see the menu and place an order, click here.
Both the Buckhead and Decatur locations of the Iberian Pig are offering a paella and lomo tapas basket for Mother’s Day for $150. It feeds up to six people. In addition to paella and lomo, the box includes salad, broccolini, macaroni and cheese, bacon wrapped dates, pork cheek tacos, and dessert. Add a bouquet by floral designer Amy Osaba for $50. Orders can be placed online.
Treat mom to a French-inspired brunch from Tiny Lou’s. The three-course menu starts at $40 for two people. Choose an appetizer like Maryland crab cakes or duck confit cassoulet, and an entree like house kippered salmon or strip sirloin. Each meal comes with brioche and whipped butter, as well as two sides. Desserts and bouquets are available for additional purchase. To order, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Note: meals are served cold with reheating instructions.
The Italian restaurant in Brookhaven a three course dinner that feeds up to five people. The menu includes a choice of salads, entrees like spaghetti and meatballs or lasagna primavera, sides, and desserts such as tiramisu or chocolate budino. Call 404-969-3233 to order.
Pop-up restaurant Vinetta, the brainchild of chef Joel Penn and Amanda Newsom, is offering a “Mom’s Boozy Brunch” on Sunday. Brunch dishes include avocado toast with pickled onion, soft egg, and pecan for $12, Japanese deviled egg sandwich for $12, and congee for $13. Cocktails made by Cocktail Commons are also available and come in creative concoctions like the Matriarch Spritz with lemongrass vodka, cappelletti aperitivo, and citrus-infused white wine for $22. Add a locally-sourced bouquet of flowers presented in a ceramic pot, starting at $65. Menu and ordering information here.
A Mother’s Day brunch order from this Morningside spot is a little extra special because it includes a print by local artist Christina Kwan. Kwan’s work is on display at restaurants like Lazy Betty and the newly opened Talat Market. For $46, the package includes croissants, fruit salad, frittata, home fries, and a French toast casserole. Add a bottle of cava for $15. Place order online.
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