The Hippo


Oct 16, 2019








Celebrate Mom
Where to dine on Mother’s Day

By Allie Ginwala

Make mom’s day and treat her to a special meal on Mother’s Day. Many restaurants will be serving brunch or dinner specials on Sunday, May 10, so be sure to place your reservation soon.

• 110 Grill (27 Trafalgar Square, Nashua, 943-7443, will serve a brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Brunch specials will be offered as well as the full dinner menu. Call for reservations.
• Airport Diner (2280 Brown Ave., Manchester, 623-5040, will be open during its regular hours from 5 a.m. to midnight. Breakfast is served starting at 5 a.m. The regular menu with Mother’s Day specials will be available from 11 a.m. to close.
• Alan’s of Boscawen (133 N. Main St., Boscawen, 753-6631, is serving a brunch buffet from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Mother’s Day. In addition to traditional plated meals (such as honey baked ham and baked stuffed haddock), buffet options include fresh fruit, pastries, breakfast staples, an omelet station, turkey with stuffing and gravy, tortellini alfredo primavera and carving stations. Aside from the buffet, dinner specials will be served from noon to close. Reservations required.
• Alpine Grove (19 S. Depot Road, Route 111A, Hollis, 882-9051, will be serving its annual Mother’s Day brunch with seatings on the hour from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The brunch menu includes eggs Benedict, waffles with strawberries and whipped cream, roast turkey with cornbread stuffing and a pastry and dessert buffet. The brunch costs $24 for adults, and $10 for children age 5 to 12, no charge for children 4 and under. Reservations are required.
• Bedford Village Inn (2 Olde Bedford Way, Bedford, 472-2001, will hold a brunch in the Great Hall from 9:30 a.m. to 2 :15 p.m. including appetizer, carving, omelet, waffle and dessert stations. Cost is $45 for adults, $22.95 for children ages 4 to 10. A four-course pre-fixe dinner will be served in the dining room from noon to 6 p.m. Cost is $65 for adults, $29.95 for children ages 4 to 10. Reservations are required for both brunch and dinner.
• Belmont Hall & Restaurant (718 Grove St., Manchester, 625-8540, will be serving a breakfast buffet in the hall with seatings at 8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., and 12:30 p.m. Cost is $11.99 per person. 
• Black Forest Cafe (212 Route 101, Amherst, 672-0500, will serve dinner specials on Friday, May 8, and Saturday, May 9, from 5 to 8 p.m. plus its regular dinner menu. Reservations accepted. A Mother’s Day brunch will be served on Sunday from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. with breakfast and lunch specials plus the regular Sunday menu. No reservations needed for brunch.
• Brookstone Park (14 Route 111, Derry, 328-9255, will be serving a brunch buffet at the Event Center from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Menu includes pastries, an antipasto display, an omelet and scrambled egg station, spinach and mushroom crepes, slow-roasted prime rib of beef, chicken marsala, a Viennese dessert station and more. All-inclusive cost is $37.95 for adults, $18.95 for children ages 3 to 12. Reservations are required.
• The Chateau (201 Hanover St., Manchester, 627-2677, will be serving a brunch buffet starting at 10 a.m., with the last seating at 1 p.m. Buffet includes scrambled eggs, quiche, bacon, sausage, pastries, sliced roast beef, oven baked chicken, fruit, desserts and more. Cost is $14.95 for adults and $7.95 for children under 10. Call for reservations.
• Cheers Grille & Bar (17 Depot St., Concord, 228-0180, will offer free desserts for moms on Mother’s Day during their regular hours from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
• Colby Hill Inn (33 The Oaks, Henniker, 428-3281, will serve a prix fixe three-course dinner from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. Dinner costs $48 per person, $19.95 for children 12 and under. Call for reservations.
• The Common Man (25 Water St., Concord, 228-3463; 10 Pollard Road, Lincoln, 745-3463; 60 Main St., Ashland, 968-7030; 88 Range Road, Windham, 898-0088; 304 DW Highway, Merrimack, 429-3463; 21 Water St., Claremont, 542-6171, restaurants, including locations in Concord, Lincoln, Ashland, Windham, Merrimack and Claremont, will all be serving from the dinner menu with specials from 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Reservations are suggested.
• The Copper Door (15 Leavy Drive, Bedford, 488-2677, will be serving brunch from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and a prix fixe menu from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Brunch is priced a la carte; prix fixe menu is choice of two- ($55), three- ($65) or four- ($75) course meals. Menu includes regular items as well as specials. Reservations for both are strongly encouraged. Kids-friendly items offered for brunch.
• Cotton Restaurant (75 Arms St., Manchester, 622-5488, will serve from its regular dinner menu on Mother’s Day from noon to 6 p.m. Call for reservations.
• Country Tavern (452 Amherst St., Nashua, 889-5871, will offer a brunch from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. featuring a carving station with roasted turkey, honey glazed roasted ham and bacon-wrapped pork loin, omelets made to order, scrambled eggs and home fried potatoes, oysters Rockefeller, salads, desserts and more. Cost is $24.95 for adults, $14.95 for children under 12. Reservations required.
• The Derryfield (625 Mammoth Road, Manchester, 623-2880, will serve a buffet starting at 9:30 a.m. with omelet, carving, bread, salad and dessert stations as well as corned beef hash, French toast, grilled sirloin, peel and eat shrimp and more. Cost is $23.95 for adults, $20.95 for seniors (ages 65 and older), and $15.95 for children under 12. Call for reservations.
• Firefly American Bistro & Bar (22 Concord St., Manchester, 935-9740, will serve its full brunch menu from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and dinner with specials from 4 to 10 p.m. Reservations strongly recommended.
• Florence’s Restaurant (456 DW Highway, Merrimack, 424-4010, is typically closed on Sundays, but will be open on Mother’s Day for dinner from 2 to 7 p.m., serving from its regular menu. Reservations strongly recommended.
• Fratello’s Italian Grille (155 Dow St., Manchester, 641-6776, will be offering a brunch buffet in the Amoskeag Ballroom with live jazz from Jazz Plus. Seatings are at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Brunch includes Belgian waffles, eggs Benedict with basil hollandaise, chicken capri, seafood Newburg, wild mushroom lasagna and more. Cost is $27.95 for adults, $16.95 for children ages 4 to 11, free for toddlers and infants. Reservations are required. Dinner will be served with seatings at noon, 2:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Call 624-2022 to make a reservation.
• Gauchos Churrascaria Brazilian Steak House (62 Lowell St., Manchester, 669-9460, will serve a brunch buffet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., cost is $16.95. Dinner will be served during regular Sunday hours. Reservations for brunch highly recommended. 
• Giorgio’s Ristorante and Meze Bar (524 Nashua St., Milford, 673-3939, will offer a brunch buffet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. featuring create your own omelets, staple breakfast items, smoked salmon, peel and eat shrimp and other entrees and side dishes. A Bloody Mary bar will also be available for additional charge. The brunch costs $28.99 for adults, $9.99 for kids; only available at Giorgio’s Milford location. Reservations recommended.
• Granite Restaurant & Bar (96 Pleasant St., Concord, 227-9000 ext. 602, will have a brunch buffet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Buffet will include breakfast selections like smoked Scottish salmon with marble rye, scrambled eggs, bacon and sausage, a Belgian waffle station, dinner entrees, a carving station and desserts. Cost is $29.95 for adults, $26.05 for seniors 55 and older, $17.95 for children under 15, free for children under 6. 
• Hanover Street Chophouse (149 Hanover St., Manchester, 644-2467, will offer a special three-course meal with seatings starting at noon. The cost for choice of appetizer, soup or salad, entree and dessert starts at $43. Call for reservations. 
• The Homestead Restaurant and Tavern (641 DW Highway, Merrimack, 429-2022, will be offering a limited menu with seatings at noon, 2:30 p.m., 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Reservations are required.
• LaBelle Winery (345 Route 101, Amherst, 672-9898, will serve a special brunch featuring house made cinnamon buns, honey and strawberry crepes and lobster fettuccine, along with its regular Bistro menu from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call for reservations.
• Mint Bistro (1105 Elm St., Manchester, 625-6468, will be open during its regular hours from 4 to 10 p.m. serving its regular menu and Mother’s Day special entrees. Reservations are recommended.
• MT’s Local Kitchen & Wine Bar (212 Main St., Nashua, 595-9334, will serve its full dinner menu from 4 to 8 p.m. Reservations required.
• The Peddler’s Daughter (48 Main St., Nashua, 821-7535, will serve a brunch menu as well as specials such as cream of potato and leek soup, bruschetta, baked cod, steak frites and creme brulee, starting at 11 a.m. Call for reservations.
• The Red Blazer Restaurant and Pub (72 Manchester St., Concord, 224-4101, will offer a brunch buffet from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with items like egg lasagna, stuffed biscuits, bacon, sausage, home fries, four-cheese ravioli with prima rosa sauce, roast chicken wrapped in bacon with lemon, homemade desserts and more. Cost is $24.99 for adults, $13.99 for children ages 4 to 10. Reservations recommended.
• Restaurant Tek-Nique (170 Route 101, Bedford, 488-5629, will be offering a brunch buffet from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. featuring hot and cold brunch items, a carving station, an omelet station, dessert display and drink specials. Cost is $30 for adults, $14 for kids ages 3 to 12; kids under age 3 are free. Reservations required.
• Tilt’n Diner (61 Laconia Road, Tilton, 286-2204, will be open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. serving from its regular menu. Mother’s Day specials are available from 11 a.m. to close.
• The Winter Garden Cafe at the Currier Museum of Art (150 Ash St., Manchester, 669-6144, offers a jazz brunch on the second Sunday of the month. On Sunday, May 10, John Chouinard will be performing. The brunch menu includes a continental station, made-to-order omelets, pancakes, and French toast as well as other breakfast and lunch offerings. Cost is $19.95 per person, $6.95 for continental only and kids 10 and under. Jazz brunch runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 669-6144 ext. 110 for reservations.
• The Yard (1211 S. Mammoth Road, Manchester, 623-3545, will be serving a brunch buffet with seatings on the hour. Seating for parties of seven or more taken at 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. Buffet includes breakfast items like eggs Benedict, pancakes and home fries; lunch and dinner  items like seafood Newburg, barbecue kielbasa, Swedish meatballs and sweet and sour pork. Cost is $23.95 for adults, $12.95 for kids under 10. Reservations required. 
As seen in the April 30, 2015 issue of the Hippo.

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