Good company makes a good meal, and there is no better company to celebrate Mother’s Day than your own family! If nobody in the family is a professional chef or a budding cook, it is best to eat outside. After all, our mothers deserve the best and new tastes out there.
We have listed our 5 recommendations on where you should eat during Mother’s Day. We picked restaurants that offer a fun group dining experience only for this special day.
1. Francesco’s Kitchen
863 A. Mabini, San Juan City
If your mother is a baker or the resident cook in the house, she will surely like Francesco’s Kitchen. It is a restaurant and a cafe offering comfort food “done right.” Their interior decor is inspired by old-fashioned design so the place gives a cozy yet classy vibe.
The restaurant is managed by Chef Francesco and partner who makes round on the diner to check the food quality and make the visitors feel homey. You’ll feel like eating out at a friend’s house.
As per the menu, the Le Polpette Di Mamma quickly gained popularity and still maintains it. It is even a favorite of Chef Francesco as it came straight from his mother’s meatball recipe. The different tastes and textures of Le Polpette Di Mamma include the right blend of herbs and spices.
Of course, they offer a myriad of options for pizza! They have the simplest yet classic Pizza Margherita down to the handmade and complicated taste of Parma. Their Burrata Co Varieta’ Di Pomodori Arugula, Olio Extra Vergine D’Oliva E Basilico are also crowd favorites as Francesco used different kinds of tomatoes like Roma and cherry.
Ground Floor, Intrawest Center, 101 Annapolis Street, Greenhills, San Juan City
Feta is known for offering Mediterranean cuisines made with authentic Mediterranean ingredients. Their chef even came from Turkey along with the other staff to deliver the best experience for the visitors.
Order a plate of the crowd’s favorite, Adana Kebab at a generously-sized serving for your mom. She will surely love the healthy beefy taste of it! You can also try other best sellers like Chicken Sis Kebab, Iskander, and Turkish Kofte. They also serve the popular in-house yogurt that tastes like perfection!
The best part? The place is also picturesque for its modern interiors and a touch of Mediterranean history! You shouldn’t leave without taking a family’s souvenir photo.
3. Love Desserts
Banawe 915 Banawe St. Corner Roxas, Quezon City
A little cheat day can be celebrated with your Mama this Mother’s Day. You can take her at Love Desserts and have a taste of the buffet of sweets! You can find everything from cakes, pastries, and macaroons in the first station, while drinks, ice cream, and crepes are served at the second station.
The surprise isn’t over yet. Love Desserts doesn’t just serve desserts! They also serve rice meal, tuna empanada, and chicken empanada. Guinataang Mais and Turons are also some of the Filipino food treat that you can enjoy. They also have their refillable Milk Tea with unlimited black pearls. That’s unbeatable!
4. Johnny’s Steak and Grill
14 Sct. Rallos St, Diliman, Quezon City
There’s no better way to celebrate mother’s day than a well-done steak! Have it at Johnny’s Steak and Grill with their wide selection of US Certified Angus Beef where you can witness the cooking while waiting for it. From that, you are assured that it’s freshly cooked!
You can also choose from various sides like Mac & Cheese, Roasted Vegetables, Truffle or Cajun Fries, Steak Rice, and more. Each side dish is made with the right flavor to match your steak.
They also have homemade sauces that you shouldn’t miss as you dine. They have the popular Shallot & Red Wine Sauce, Peppercorn Sauce (O’s choice), Mushroom Sauce and Garlic Sauce. All these special meals can be enjoyed on mom’s special day!
5. Café Ysabel
175 M.Paterno Street, San Juan City
Café Ysabel has been in existence for over 25 years. Since then, they have expanded their menu for over 100 dishes. This will give your mom a lot of options to choose from! They have everything from appetizers, soups, seafood, salads, and more served daily.
They also take pride in their Café Ysabel blend that came straight from Arabica of Kalinga region and Robustas from Davao and Cagayan. It is known flavorful with low acidity. Locals and tourists keep coming back for this trademarked blend, that your mom should try!
Wherever you wish to celebrate, what’s important is that you give the respect and love your mom deserves – not just this day but every day. Happy mother’s day to our heroes!