Mom does so much for so many on a daily basis, and now it’s time to do something special for her. As if you needed an excuse to spoil Mom, Mother’s Day offers the perfect opportunity to do so. And restaurants around the country seem to feel the same way!
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With free food, flowers, champagne, and special menus, check out our list of places where moms eat free this Mother’s Day. From franchise restaurants around the country to local Mom and Pop eateries in your hometown, many dining establishments offer free Mother’s Day meals or specials. Whether Mom enjoys a good steak or is a fan of delicious Greek, French, or Italian food, you’ll be sure to find something she’ll enjoy on her special day.
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Take a look at our list of cheap or free Mother’s Day meals, make your reservation, and save money to put toward a beautiful gift for Mom. She deserves all that and more!
We’ve confirmed each and every free Mother’s Day meal listed here via phone or online, but it’s always a good idea to call ahead and be sure your local restaurant is planning something special for Mom.
Do you know of a great place where moms eat free for Mother’s Day that we missed? Please share it with us in the comments below!
130+ Places Where Moms Eat Free on Mother’s Day 2016
Medieval Times | All moms eat free with a purchase of an adult ticket on Mother’s Day weekend. Valid at all locations.
Shoney’s | Yum! Grab a free slice of strawberry pie for moms. Check with your local restaurant to see if they’re participating.
Hooters | Moms receive a free entree with drink purchase at Hooters on Mother’s Day. As a bonus, many locations are also offering a coupon for a free appetizer valid from May 9-June 9. Both deals may vary by location.
Beef O’ Brady’s | Mom’s eat free (up to a $10 value) with the purchase of another entrée.
The Melting Pot | Depending on the location, your mom can sip on a free “MOMosa” or receive a free Mother’s Day meal when they dine with at least three other paid adults. Check with your local restaurant to see if they’re participating.
Billy Sims BBQ | Moms receive a free single meat sandwich, a side, and a souvenir cup for Mother’s Day.
Del Frisco’s Grille | Celebrate Mother’s Day at Del Frisco’s Grille and enjoy an amazing chef-inspired brunch menu. Plus, moms receive a complimentary signature lemon cake jar!
Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse | Treat Mom to a culinary journey through Southern Brazil for Mother’s Day. All moms will who dine receive a complimentary lunch or dinner dining card for their next visit, while supplies last.
Fleming’s Steakhouse | Enjoy our special Mother’s Day Brunch menu: Adult menus for $39.95 and children’s menus for $18.95. Plus, visit for brunch or dinner on Mother’s Day and receive a $25 dining card to use on a future visit.
Culver’s | Many Culver’s locations are offering moms a free scoop or other frozen treat on Mother’s Day. Check to see if your location is participating!
Ling & Louie’s Asian Bar and Grill | Offering a free $10 gift card for mom your next visit when you dine over Mother’s Day weekend. This offer is available at select locations only.
Wienerschnitzel | This Mother’s Day, all moms will receive a Chili Cheese Dog, small fries, and small Pepsi on the house with proof of “mom-bership.”
Tijuana Flats | Moms get a free entree at Tijuana Flats on Mother’s Day. Not valid with any other offer (including Pick Dos) and only at participating locations.
Jefferson’s | Treat your mom to a free lunch or dinner at Jefferson’s on Mother’s Day. Only valid at participating locations. Check with your local restaurant to see if they’re participating.
Bob Evans Restaurants | On Mother’s Day, May 8, mothers who visit Bob Evans will receive a voucher for free coffee (good for four visits).
McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood & Steaks | Mom can enjoy a special Mother’s Day Brunch or Buffet featuring classic favorites like Traditional Eggs Benedict and Bananas Foster French Toast, plus a complimentary Chocolate Dipped Strawberry for every mother.
MOD Pizza | Bring your mom to MOD on Mother’s Day (Sunday, May 8th) and they’ll treat her to a free pizza or salad!
TCBY | 1 free small size cup of frozen yogurt (up to 6 oz.) for Mom on Mother’s Day. Valid at participating locations.
LaMar’s Donuts | Moms get a free glazed or cake donut on Mother’s Day.
Sub Zero Ice Cream | On Mother’s Day, participating Sub Zero Ice Cream locations will give mom one free small ice cream with the purchase of another ice cream of equal or larger size (limit one per family, per visit).
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McDonald’s | Bring Mom in for a free breakfast extra value meal. Available until 10:30 a.m. and must be accompanied by a child. This offer is only valid at Central Alabama McDonald’s — check to see if you local restaurant is participating.
Cold Beer & Cheeseburgers (Chandler, Old Town Scottsdale, Grayhawk, Shea) | Moms get a free entrée on Mother’s Day.
Texaz Grill (Phoenix) | Moms receive a free slice of apple pie.
Marcellino Ristorante (Scottsdale) | Moms get free tiramisu.
Inde Fusion (Scottsdale) | Starting at 5 p.m., moms eat free with purchase of an entree.
5th and Wine (Scottsdale) | Complimentary lunch, brunch or dinner entree for mom with the purchase of another entree.
Eklectic Pie (Chandler & Mesa) | Mom gets a free 7-inch, build-your-own pizza.
Social Box Neighborhood Eatery (Chandler) | Treat mom to an awesome free meal at Sobo!
Bourbon Jack’s Bar & Grill (Chandler) | Mom’s eat free from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. with a purchase of brunch entrée equal to or greater in value.
Uptown Alley (Surprise) | At the Red Embers Bar and Grill (located at Uptown Alley), moms get a free dessert with purchase of an entree.
Dos Gringos | Mom’s eat free with adult food purchase of $9.99 or greater at all three Arizona locations.
Artisan Steakhouse (Highland) | To celebrate Mother’s Day, Artisan Steakhouse is offering a special Moms Eat Free menu on May 7 and 8, with the choice of Chicken Parmesan Pasta or Roast with potatoes and carrots as the entree. Mom’s free meal includes Nut Berry Spring Salad, Garlic Bread, a dessert, and a drink.
Blue Point Coastal Cuisine (San Diego) | Blue Point Coastal Cuisine will be offering a special Mother’s Day limited menu from 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Moms ordering from this limited menu will enjoy their entrée for free!
Sirena Cocina Latina (San Diego) | Moms eat free on Mother’s Day.
Slapfish (Huntington Beach, Newport Beach, Laguna Beach) | We want to say thank you to all the Moms in our lives, so this Mother’s Day all moms eat free at Slapfish! Just bring in your kids or a photo of your kids.
Hurricanes Bar & Grill (Huntington Beach)| Moms eat free this Sunday May 8!
Crust Pizzeria | Mom eats free with her choice of a free 10-inch pizza, salad, or pasta.
Crystal Jade Jiang Nan (San Francisco) | Crystal Jade is celebrating Mother’s Day in style with a complimentary glass of Moet & Chandon, a chocolate gift box for Mom, and 2 delicious set menu options.
The Eclectic Restaurant (North Hollywood) | Treat mom to a special dinner at The Eclectic and receive a complimentary dessert.
Magnolia (Hollywood) | All moms can enjoy a complimentary Bellini during Magnolia’s Mother’s Day Brunch from 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Piccino Pizza (Littleton) | Moms eat free on Mother’s Day with the purchase of on entrée. Dine in only.
Tony P’s 17th Avenue (Denver) | Enjoy an authentic Italian brunch, lunch, or dinner at Tony P’s and best of all, moms eat free!
Uncle Joe’s Hong Kong Bistro (Denver) | Moms eat free on Mother’s Day when you make a reservation before May 7 and mention code Moms Eat Free 2016.
Bombay Clay Oven (Denver) | All moms can enjoy a complimentary trip to the buffet on Sunday, May 8, or one complimentary entrée during brunch or dinner.
Artisanal Burger Company (Manchester) | Moms receive a free meal all day on Mother’s Day. This promotion is limited to one free entrée per table.
Tapa Toro (Orlando) | Moms drink free all day at Tapa Toro’s unlimited brunch buffet with unlimited mimosas & sangria.
Taverna Opa (Orlando) | Belly dancing all day, and moms eat free at Taverna Opa on Mother’s Day! Mom’s meal is free with purchase of family style dining, minimum 4 people required and limited to 1 offer per table.
The Capital Grille (Orlando) | Treat Mom to a prix fixe Mother’s Day brunch featuring bone-in aged New York Strip with a fried egg and white cheddar grits.
Copper Canyon Grill (Orlando) | Enjoy a special Mother’s Day brunch featuring delicious items like quiche, a chorizo skillet, and cornflake-crusted French toast.
Oceanaire Seafood Room (Orlando) | Mom will love this Mother’s Day brunch featuring fresh seafood, succulent steaks, and decadent desserts.
RA Sushi (Orlando) | Spend the day with Mom and enjoy happy hour pricing all day long!
Stefano’s Grill (Orlando) | Moms eat free with purchase of 3 adult brunches.
Hard Rock Café (Hollywood) | Hard Rock Cafe will pick eight moms to receive a complimentary Mother’s Day meal between 3 p.m.-8 p.m. on Mother’s Day for a complimentary meal. Will your mom be our “Mom for the Day”?
Zen Asian BBQ (Naples) | Mothers receive a free glass of champagne and free dessert.
Royal Scoop Homemade Ice Cream | Thanking all moms on Mother’s Day with a scoop of their favorite flavor from 11 a.m.-10 p.m. at all 5 Florida area locations.
Yard of Ale (St. Petersburg) | Moms eat and drink for free at the St. Pete’s location.
Dirty Dick’s Crab Shack (Panama City) | Moms eat free from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.! Valid for up to $20 and with purchase of additional entree.
Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe (Clearwater) | Mom eats free with purchase of entree!
Caprino’s Italian (Windermere) | Moms eat free with purchase of 3 adult brunches.
McDonald’s | Bring mom by for a free breakfast on Mother’s Day, May 8 from 8 a.m.-11 a.m. at any participating Palm Beach McDonald’s.
Einstein’s (Atlanta) | Tell Mom “thank you” with an award-winning brunch on our beautiful patio! Enjoy complimentary brunch bread from Metrotainment Bakery and our infamous Bloody Mary bar!
Atlanta Bread (Peachtree Corners) | Enjoy a meal for free at anytime on Mother’s Day (with the purchase of your kids’ meals).
312 Chicago | Join the Corazzinas for Mother’s Day Brunch this year! On Sunday, May 8th from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Chef Luca’s mother will join him in 312 Chicago’s kitchen and whip up her generations-old recipe for Lasagna Vegetariana con Pesto from scratch. All moms will receive this delicious lasagna entrée complimentary with purchase of another brunch entrée.
Porkchop (Chicago) | In celebration of Mother’s Day Moms can enjoy Porkchop’s Southern Comfort Brunch Menu for free, as well as a complimentary mimosa! Offer valid from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Mother’s Day, only one mom per table.
Kinzie Chophouse (Chicago) | Offering a complimentary bottle of champagne for Mom!
Mercat a La Planxa (Chicago) | Come celebrate Mom by treating her to a Catalan brunch. We are offering a complimentary sangria flight for mothers and a special dessert: Hand-crafted Crema Quemada!
Chop (Chicago) | Moms eat brunch for free this Mother’s Day at Chop!
Birch River Grill (Arlington Heights) | Birch River Grill is offering a special Mother’s Day brunch and will honor all mothers with a complimentary glass of champagne.
Houndstooth Saloon | All moms who dine with their children on May 8 score a free entrée with the purchase of any regularly priced entrée (free entrée must be of equal or lesser value).
Steven’s Steakhouse (Gurnee) | Moms eat free on Mother’s Day.
Stacked Pickle | Moms get a free entree on Mother’s Day. Valid at all locations.
Cortez Mexican Restaurant & Club (Wichita) | Free slice of flan for all moms!
Abuelo’s (Wichita) | Mothers who dine at the Waterfront location on Mother’s Day will receive a free T-shirt (while supplies last).
Hard Rock Café (New Orleans) | Your mom rocks! Treat her to dinner at Hard Rock Cafe New Orleans for a free Molten Chocolate Cake!
Vega Tapas Café (Old Metairie) | Come join us with Mom for our five-course brunch menu with complimentary Sangria Flora.
Liv2eat (Baltimore) | Treat mom to a special Mother’s day brunch buffet, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and $29 per person (soft drinks/coffee included). Mom gets a free Mimosa when she says “bubbles!” Patio seating upon request (limited).
Guardado’s (Bethesda) | Celebrate Mother’s Day with a Special Spanish Tapas Brunch a la Carte. Moms will get a complimentary cocktail and a rose (limit 2 per table).
Mother’s Grille (Baltimore) | Free scoop of Pop Pop’s homemade ice-cream for all moms! Valid at the Federal Hill location.
Brew City | Moms eat free when you purchase one entrée valued at $14.99 or more. Other restrictions may apply.
The Pasta House (St. Louis) | Moms will receive a free spaghetti with meat sauce and a free piece of cheesecake with the purchase of another adult entrée.
Drunken Fish | Moms can eat for free on Mother’s Day at Drunken Fish! Call your favorite location for details and make your reservation today. Valid at both the St. Louis & Kansas City locations.
Village Bar & Kitchen (Highland) | Moms eat free from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Pot Liquor (Las Vegas) | On Mother’s Day, all moms eat for free! Valid for premium buffet from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. or for a selection off the entrée menu and half portions on the Smoked Selections after 3 p.m.
Chilly Jilly’z (Boulder City) | Mom eats free with the purchase of any meal!
Villaggio Iccara (Yardville) | Celebrate your mothers on May 8th with a chef’s special menu and complimentary glass of our house sangria!
Roy Rogers (Flemington, Franklin, Pine Beach) | With the purchase of a kids’ meal from May 6-8, Roy Rogers will gift moms with a special Roy’s shopping bag and a free combo meal of their choice.
Cheeburger Cheeburger (Holmdel) | On Mothers Day, Mom gets a free entree with a purchase of another entree of equal or greater value. Dine in only. Cannot be combined with other offers or coupons.
Primo 135 (New York City) | Make your Mother’s Day reservation now and moms will receive one free Bellini or one free mimosa when you bring your kids in on this very special day.
Brasserie Americana (Long Island) | Celebrate mom with a lavish brunch that includes a complimentary mimosa or Bloody Mary.
Jimmy Max (Staten Island) | Call and reserve a table at both Jimmy Max Restaurant locations and Mom will eat for free when you purchase another entree.
Brother Jimmy’s BBQ | Moms eat and drink for free at the Murray Hill & Union Square locations.
Rocky’s Big City Games & Sports Bar (Williamsville) | Moms eat free on Mother’s Day
LaRosa’s | Mom will receive a Just Right Combo meal absolutely free (dine in only). Locations throughout Ohio.
Social Gastropub (Perrysburg) | Offering a free meal to all moms on Mother’s Day.
Gradkowski’s (Toledo) | Offering a free meal to all moms at Gradkowski’s on Mother’s Day.
Bellini Grill (Philadelphia) | All moms receive a complimentary dessert on Mother’s Day.
Branzino Italian Ristorante (Philadelphia) | Complimentary Mimosas and Bellinis for Moms during brunch (from 11:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m.).
El Poquito (Philadelphia) | All moms get a drink on us! One complimentary margarita, mimosa, or sparkling wine per mom.
Catherine’s Restaurant (Unionville) | Enjoy our fabulous brunch of customer favorites: Creme Broulee French Toast, Filet Mignon Eggs Bene, and a complimentary Blood Orange Mimosa for Mom! Bring your own champagne for mimosas.
Prudhomme’s Lost Cajun Kitchen (Columbia) | Free Bloody Mary or mimosa for mom on Mother’s Day.
Arooga’s Grille House & Sports Bar | Moms eat free at all 10 of Arooga’s locations in Central Pennsylvania. Offer includes a free entrée with a purchase of equal or greater value and is valid for dine-in only.
Desaki (Swiftwater) | This Mother’s Day moms eat free at Desaki! Valid for one free meal per party, up to $25.
Rosalina (Providence) | All ladies will receive a complimentary mimosa or Bellini in celebration of motherhood.
Asado Seafood Grill (San Antonio) | Join us in celebration of Mother’s Day at Asado Seafood & Grill. Military moms also receive a 20% discount.
Hungry’s Cafe (Houston) | This small, locally-owned chain is treating moms to a free post-brunch dessert. Valid at both Houston locations.
Harold’s (Houston) | Moms will receive a complimentary MOMosa when they they visit for brunch.
Amazing Jake’s (Plano) | Moms Eat Free with the purchase of one child buffet at regular price!
Piada Italian Street Food (Frisco & Fort Worth) | Piada Italian Street Food will celebrate Mother’s Day by offering moms a free Piada, pasta, or chopped salad when their child brings a handmade card into the restaurant on Sunday, May 8.
Corbin’s Grille (Layton, Brigham City) | Every Mom will eat for free at Corbin’s Grille on Mother’s Day. Enjoy a wonderful Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet and live stations!
BluWater Bistro (Seattle) | Free mimosa for mom with our Mother’s Day special featuring $15 Dungeness crab quiche with a fresh scone and breakfast potatoes. Located in Seattle, WA.
Lombardi’s Italian Restaurant (Everett, Mill Creek) | Celebrate mom with the dishes she loves and a complimentary glass of Prosecco!
Lunchbox Laboratory | Moms with tats eat free on Mother’s Day. (*Temporary tattoos count and will be available!) Valid at all three Washington locations.
Bremerton Bar & Grill (Bremerton) | Moms get a free entrée on Mother’s Day.
Eastlake Bar & Grill (Seattle) | Moms get a free entrée on Mother’s Day.
Greenlake Bar & Grill (Seattle) | Moms get a free entrée on Mother’s Day.
Lake Forest Bar & Grill (Seattle) | Moms get a free entrée on Mother’s Day.
Maple Valley Bar & Grill (Maple Valley) | Moms get a free entrée on Mother’s Day.
Art and Soul | Art and Soul serves up a special Mother’s Day brunch buffet and all moms receive a complimentary glass of champagne.
Cafe of India | Dine at Cafe of India on Mother’s Day and enjoy our special menu with a complimentary special dessert for Mom.
City Tap House | Spoil Mom this year with a complimentary Sorbet Cocktail and flower! Plus, send a special note to Mom to be delivered to the table when you book with Open Table.
Darlington House | Featuring a special Mother’s Day brunch or dinner a la carte with seasonal specials and a complimentary glass of prosecco for all the special mothers!
El Centro DF | Mom’s meal is on us this Mother’s Day with the purchase of any large plate or entree and in addition, she’ll leave with a rose! Valid at both D.C. locations. Dinner service only.
Masa 14 | Mom’s meal is on us this Mother’s Day with the purchase of any large plate or entree and in addition, she’ll leave with a rose! Valid for dinner service only.
Zengo | Mom’s meal is on us this Mother’s Day with the purchase of any large plate or entree and in addition, she’ll leave with a rose! Valid for dinner service only.
Oakfire (Lake Geneva) | Celebrate Mom this Sunday at Oakfire where moms eat free!
Special Mother’s Day Deals
Bonefish Grill (Multiple states) | Purchase $50 in gift cards for mom, and get a free $10 bonus card.
Carrabba’s Italian Grill (Multiple states) | Buy $50 in gift cards in our restaurant or online for mom and get a $10 bonus card.
Outback Steakhouse (Multiple states) | Buy $50 in gift cards in restaurant or online for mom and get a $10 bonus card.
Charlie Brown’s Fresh Grill | Featuring a 3-course meal starting at $19.99 for Mother’s Day. Each mom will receive two $10 vouchers for future visits.
Mimi’s Cafe | Free take home gift and coupon for your next visit for all moms celebrating at Mimi’s Cafe.
Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse | This Mother’s Day, all moms receive a complimentary $25 dining card to use on a future visit.
Texas Steakhouse & Saloon | All moms receive a certificate for a free entree on their next visit.
Bertucci’s | Moms dining at Bertucci’s on Mother’s Day will get a coupon for a free dessert on their next visit.
And if you’re not up for braving the Mother’s Day crowds, even for a free meal? We’ve got some great easy recipes for the kids to bring Mom breakfast in bed!