Dining Out this Mother's Day in Philadelphia


Sunday, May 8th, is Mother’s Day—that one day a year when families and friends come together to celebrate their beloved matriarchs. Children give their moms adorable hand-made creations to be cherished forever, and many significant others surprise the special women in their lives with sweet treats and maybe even a little bling. If you’re still on the fence about picking the right gift or are planning to make this Mother’s Day particularly perfect, we suggest taking Mom out for a lovely meal on the town. Not only will she appreciate not having to cook, but her Mother’s Day manicure will be spared the stress of cleaning up too. These notable Philadelphia restaurants are featuring dining specials and unique menus to commemorate all the awesome women in the city with some incredible cuisine.

Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse prizes quality above all else. Executive Chef David Boyle crafts his regional Italian cuisine menu around what the seasons produce; from their hand-made pastas to their aged steaks, Davio’s showcases fresh, authentic fare. The grill may just be the star of the Davio’s kitchen, and the Chef’s Table is the place to sit for a real culinary production. From the sophisticated cuisine to the fine win selections to the classic décor, Davio’s provides a welcoming and satisfying experience for all. All guests will be treated like dining VIP’s this Mother’s Day: Davio’s is offering a three-course prix fixe menu from 1:00pm-8:00pm. the prix fixe menu costs $65 per person, and moms will receive a complimentary glass of prosecco. Click HERE to see the Mother’s Day Prix Fixe Menu. The restaurant’s customary dinner menu will also be offered.

Varalli Restaurant has been the choice dining destination of Philly theatergoers and locals-in-the-know for decades. Boasting a menu of Italian classics and seafood specialties with a Mediterranean twist, Varalli caters to varying palates and styles. The restaurant’s décor exudes a polished yet playful sensibility with accent pieces like the squid figure that “floats” majestically over the bar. Another draw for patrons is Varalli’s ability to accommodate parties both large and small on two dining levels with table and booth seating, and private rooms. On May 8th, Varalli not only wants to treat Mom to a fabulous meal, but they also want her to win big in the process. Every special lady that dines at the restaurant will receive a complimentary $25 gift certificate and Pennsylvania lottery ticket. To see the full Varalli menu click HERE. Go HERE to print the voucher that must be presented to your server in order to receive your gift certificate and lottery ticket. Happy dining and good luck!

Chima Brazilian Steakhouse serves up a large, tasty cut of history with every meal. Staying true to its gaucho (cowboy) roots, Chima presents guests with a menu that showcases the traditional Brazilian style of grilled meats, offering 16 different selections of “churrasco” rotisserie along with a healthful salad and soup bar. Visitors to Chima will see authentically clad gauchos roaming the dining room to recommend sumptuous cuts of meat like the prime rib, lamb, sausage, and chicken slow cooked on skewers over an open flame; they will also find that Chima’s vast selection of fare and quality service combine for a family-friendly and satisfying dining experience. Chima is opening its doors early for Mother’s Day this year, serving lunch from 12:00pm-3:00pm, and dinner from 4:00pm-9:30pm on May 8th. Reservations for this holiday-inspired feast are going fast, so make yours soon. Go HERE to view the full menu.

Another fine dining destination that has earned a place in the history books is Moshulu. Launched for the first time in 1904, the Moshulu vessel enjoyed a long and thrilling career port-hopping from Europe and Africa to the Americas and Australia. Today she is still the largest four-mast sailing ship afloat, and now plays host to throngs of hungry visitors a year. This year’s Moshulu Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet is set to be their most impressive one yet. It will feature an incredible spread of breakfast and lunch items complemented by carving stations, omelet stations, and a Grand Dessert Buffet. Adults dine for $49.95 per person, and children 12 years and younger will feast for $25 each. Mom will also be welcome to indulge on Moshulu’s unlimited champagne drinks for only $10 per person. As with all of these great specials, reservations are strongly recommended.

Have a wonderful Mother’s Day filled with flavorful conversation, memory-making moments, and some seriously amazing food. To all the moms out there, thank you for being everything to everyone! Cheers!

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