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Meals for mom
Where to dine on Mother’s Day

04/28/16
By Allie Ginwala aginwala@hippopress.com



 Many restaurants will offer special menus, brunch buffets and prix fixe meals this Mother’s Day (Sunday, May 8), so make your reservations now.

 
• 110 Grill (27 Trafalgar Square, Nashua, 943-7443, 110grill.com) will serve brunch specials from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Menu includes appetizers (crab and egg flatbread, yogurt parfait), entrees (maple bacon scallops, chicken n’ waffles, banana bread French toast), cocktails, bellinis and coffee drinks. Call for reservations.
• Airport Diner (2280 Brown Ave., Manchester, 623-5040, thecman.com) will be open from 5 a.m. to midnight serving from the regular menu. Specials offered from 11 a.m. to close.
• Alan’s of Boscawen (133 N. Main St., Boscawen, 753-6631, alansofboscawen.com) will serve a brunch buffet from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. featuring traditional plated meals (honey baked ham, roast leg of lamb, prime rib, baked stuffed haddock) and dinner specials served from noon to close. Buffet options include assorted Danish, chef omelet station, peel-and-eat shrimp, tortellini alfredo, chicken picatta, crab meat stuffed haddock and veggie crudite. Call for reservations.
• Alpine Grove (19 S. Depot Road, Route 111A, Hollis, 882-9051, alpinegrove.com) will serve brunch with seatings on the hour from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Menu includes eggs Benedict with hollandaise sauce, herb roasted pork with port wine demi glaze, Mediterranean chicken with veloute sauce and mac and cheese. Cost is $24 for adults, $10 for children ages 5 to 12, free for children under 4. Reservations required.
• Bedford Village Inn (2 Olde Bedford Way, Bedford, 472-2001, bedfordvillageinn.com) will serve a grand buffet brunch in the Great Hall from 9:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. featuring salads and appetizers, chef’s carving, omelet, waffle and dessert stations. Cost is $49 for adults, $22.95 for children ages 4 to 10. A four-course, prix-fixe dinner will be served in the dining room with seatings from noon to 6 p.m. Menu includes a salad, appetizer, entree and dessert. Cost is $65 for adults, $29.95 for children ages 4 to 10. Reservations required for brunch and dinner.
• Belmont Hall & Restaurant (718 Grove St., Manchester, 625-8540, belmonthall.net) will serve an all you can eat breakfast buffet with seatings at 8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Cost is $12.99 per person, $8.99 for kids 6 and under. 
• Black Forest Cafe (212 Route 101, Amherst, 672-0500, theblackforestcafe.com) will serve breakfast and lunch specials (prices range from $14 to $18) along with the full Sunday menu. Seatings are available from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., no reservations. New this year is a signature cocktail menu featuring spring cocktails and a special flight of mimosas. 
• Brookstone Park (14 Route 111, Derry, 328-9255, brookstone-park.com) will serve a brunch buffet featuring tropical fruit salad, pastries and cinnamon rolls, baked brie en croute, eggs Benedict, French toast, baked salmon and slow-roasted prime rib. Cost is $39, $19 for kids 3 to 12, no charge for toddlers. Reservations available from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
• Codex (1 Elm St., Nashua) and The Farmers Dinner will team up for a pop-up dinner at 5 p.m. featuring craft cocktails and a multicourse springtime dinner. Cost is $75 per person. See thefarmersdinner.com 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, thecman.com) will serve from the dinner menu plus specials from 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. The Windham Sunday brunch will not be offered. Reservations suggested.
• Copper Door (15 Leavy Drive, Bedford, 488-2677, copperdoorrestaurant.com) will offer brunch specials from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. along with a prix fixe menu served from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Prix-fixe menu is choice of two- ($55), three- ($65) or four- ($75) course meals. Reservations required for both. 
• Cotton Restaurant (75 Arms St., Manchester, 622-5488, cottonfood.com) will serve from the regular menu along with specials from noon to 6 p.m. Call for reservations.
• Country Tavern (452 Amherst St., Nashua, 889-5871, countrytavern.org) will serve a brunch buffet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
• The Derryfield (625 Mammoth Road, Manchester, 623-2880, thederryfield.com) will serve brunch with seatings starting at 9:30 a.m. Features include an omelet or pasta station, carving station, bread station, salad station and dessert station along with the main buffet line. Cost is $24.95 for adults, $20.95 for seniors 65+, $16.95 for children under 12. Call for reservations.
• Epoch Restaurant & Bar (The Exeter Inn, 90 Front St., Exeter, 778-3762, epochrestaurant.com) will serve a Mother’s Day menu that includes cold foods (Waldorf salad, poached jumbo shrimp, pasta salad caprese), hot foods (smoky tomato bisque, egg frittata, Northern Italian rigatoni bolognese), chef’s carving station (slow roasted pork loin, garlic & herb rubbed leg of lamb) and dessert station (assorted pies and cookies, coconut cake, mousse cups, strawberries romanoff a la mode). Cost is $49.95 for adults, $14.95 for children 12 and under.
• Firefly American Bistro & Bar (22 Concord St., Manchester, 935-9740, fireflynh.com) will serve the full brunch menu from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and full dinner menu from 3 to 10 p.m. as well as high end specials available all day. Reservations strongly recommended.
• The Foundry Restaurant (50 Commercial St., Manchester, 836-1925, foundrynh.com) will serve its Riverside Brunch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The all-you-can-eat buffet costs $25 per person. 
• Fratello’s Italian Grille (155 Dow St., Manchester, 624-2022; 194 Main St., Nashua, 889-2022; 799 Union Ave., Laconia, 528-2022, fratellos.com) will serve brunch with seatings at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the ballroom of the Manchester location featuring a grand buffet, omelet station, carving stations, pasta station (2 p.m. only) and dessert station. Dinner featuring a limited menu is available at the Manchester, Nashua and Laconia locations at noon, 2:30, 5 and 7 p.m. Call for reservations
• Funktion Spirits & Spoonfuls (931 Elm St., Manchester, 782-5365, funktionspirits.com) will serve the regular Sunday brunch along with special Mother’s Day brunch items from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Menu includes breakfast salads and soups, sandwiches and plates as well as the bloody Mary bar.
• Gauchos Churrascaria Brazilian Steak House (62 Lowell St., Manchester, 669-9460, gauchosbraziliansteakhouse.com) will serve Sunday brunch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and dinner from 4 to 8 p.m. Reservations required for both. 
• Giorgio’s Ristorante & Meze Bar (524 Nashua St., Milford, 673-3939, giorgios.com) will serve a brunch buffet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. featuring a steamship beef carving station, create your own omelet, assorted breakfast items, chef-inspired entrees and a chocolate fountain. Bloody Mary bar offered for an additional charge. Cost is $32.99 for adults, $12.99 for children. Reservations recommended. Only offered at the Milford location.
• Granite Restaurant & Bar at The Centennial Inn (96 Pleasant St., Concord, 227-9000 ext. 602, graniterestaurant.com) will serve a brunch buffet featuring breakfast selections (scrambled eggs, smoked Scottish salmon, bacon and sausage), a Belgian waffle station, dinner selections (herbed spring vegetable medley, grilled chicken sausage with cheese tortellini, Caesar and house salad), a carving station and desserts. Seatings from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $29.95 for adults, $26.95 for seniors 55+, $17.95 for children under 15, free for children under 6. Call for reservations. 
• The Grazing Room at Colby Hill Inn (33 The Oaks, Henniker, 428-3281, colbyhillinn.com) will serve brunch from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The meal begins with a surprise amuse-bouche, choice of entree, the buffet and choice of dessert (key lime pie, carrot cake with maple cream cheese frosting, six-layer strawberry buttercream cake, chocolate cheesecake, passionfruit mousse and raspberry and lemon cake parfait). Cost is $49.95 for adults, $24.95 for children 12 and under. Seating limited to 100 guests. Call for reservations.
• Hanover Street Chophouse (149 Hanover St., Manchester, 644-2467, hanoverstreetchophouse.com) will serve a three-course dinner including appetizer, entree and dessert starting at $43. Call or go online for reservations.
• The Homestead Restaurant and Tavern (641 DW Highway, Merrimack, 429-2022, homesteadnh.com) will serve from a limited menu with seatings at noon, 2:30, 5 and 7 p.m. Call for reservations. 
• LaBelle Winery (345 Route 101, Amherst, 672-9898, labellewinerynh.com) will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. serving from the seasonal Bistro menu and a special Mother’s Day menu featuring eggs Benedict, smoked salmon frittata, roasted breast of chicken, roast prime rib of beef and grilled salmon, plus children’s specials. 
• Mint Bistro (1105 Elm St., Manchester, 625-6468, mintbistronh.com) will be open during its regular hours from 4 to 10 p.m. serving its dinner menu and Mother’s Day specials. Reservations are recommended.
• MT’s Local Kitchen & Wine Bar (212 Main St., Nashua, 595-9334, mtslocal.com) will serve a brunch buffet from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $25 for adults, $17 for children 10 and under. The regular dinner menu is offered from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Reservations required for both meals.
• New England’s Tap House Grille (1292 Hooksett Road, Hooksett, 782-5137, taphousenh.com) will serve a brunch buffet from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Menu includes a bottomless buffet spread, meat carving station, raw bar, make-your-own bloody Mary bar and egg and omelet station. Features live music from Wooden Soul. Cost is $23 for adults, $12 for children.
• The Peddler’s Daughter (48 Main St., Nashua, 821-7535, thepeddlersdaughter.com) will be open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. serving a special brunch and dinner menus, each priced per item. Reservations recommended for larger parties.
• Portofino Italian Restaurant (456 D.W. Hwy, No. 12, Merrimack, 424-4010, portofinonh.com) will serve Mother’s Day specials for lunch and dinner from noon to 9 p.m., plus special desserts. Call for reservations.
• The Red Blazer Restaurant and Pub (72 Manchester St., Concord, 224-4101, theredblazer.com) will serve a brunch buffet from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Menu includes baked stuffed shrimp, ricotta stuffed shells, herb grilled chicken, pasta salad, blueberry pancakes, egg lasagna, eggs Benedict and a homemade dessert buffet. Cost is $28.99 for adults, $14.99 for children age 4 to 10. Call for reservations.
• Restaurant Tek-Nique (170 Route 101, Bedford, 488-5629, restaurantteknique.com) will serve a brunch buffet from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. which includes an omelet station, carving station, hot and cold brunch items, a dessert table and drink specials. Cost is $30 for adults, $14 for children age 3 to 12, free for children under 3. Call for reservations. Restaurant will be closed for dinner service.
• Tilt’n Diner (61 Laconia Road, Tilton, 286-2204, thecman.com) will be open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., serving from the regular menu with specials offered from 11 a.m. to close.
• Tuscan Kitchen (67 Main St., Salem, 952-4875, tuscanbrands.com) will offer a special Mother’s Day menu featuring antipasti, primi (ravioli di pesce, orecchiette), secondi (wood grilled lamb chops, wood oven roasted filet of sole) and raspberry-peach cassata torta. Call or make reservations online.
• The Winter Garden Cafe at the Currier Museum of Art (150 Ash St., Manchester, 669-6144, currier.org) offers a Second Sunday Jazz Brunch every month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.. In honor of Mother’s Day, the menu will feature regular favorites plus specials. Cost is $24.95 for adults, $8.95 for children 10 and younger or $8.95 for continental only. Email jazzbrunch@currier.org for reservations.
• The Yard (1211 S. Mammoth Road, Manchester, 623-3545, theyardrestaurant.com) will serve a Mother’s Day buffet including breakfast items (eggs Benedict, pancakes, corned beef hash, breakfast sausage), lunch and dinner items (seafood Newburg, chicken romona, Swedish meatballs, sweet & sour pork), a carving station and assorted desserts. Cost is $23.95 for adults, $12.95 for kids under 10. Reservations required. 





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