Mother’s Day is fast approaching and we know it’s a significant day not only for moms, but a special day for families to spend quality time together. Whether you are looking for a stylish brunch, a casual meal, or a little help fixing a meal for mom this Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 14, 2023 – we have eight great restaurant options and things to do for celebrating mom in Chandler, AZ! Find a list of Mother's Day activities that will delight all weekend long at the end of the article.
Crowne Plaza Phoenix Chandler Golf Resort
Treat mom like a queen with a traditional Mother’s Day brunch at the Crowne Plaza Phoenix Chandler Golf Resort. Main entrée selections include dijon-crusted pork loin, herb and garlic roasted prime rib with au jus and creamed horseradish, herb & garlic chicken breasts with thyme gravy alongside a full selection of breakfast pastry, salad, sides, omelet station dessert and one complimentary mimosa per adult for a complete brunch experience ($65 plus tax for adults, $32.50 for children 12 and under, five and under eat free). Don't delay, make reservations by phone at (480) 857-4435.
Map: One S. San Marcos Pl., Chandler, AZ 85225 or (480) 857-4435
Cuisine & Wine Bistro
Seeking an elegant dinner option? Look no further than Cuisine & Wine Bistro and its upscale, four-course prix-fixe dinner for an experience that your family won't soon forget. The modern, French restaurant is a great option for special celebrations. The Chandler restaurant has earned a Wine Spectator Award of Excellence for its outstanding wine collection and pairings. Reservations fill quickly for holiday meals and for 2023, Mother's day dinner reservations are available between 4 and 8 p.m.
Map: 4991 S. Alma School Road, Chandler 85248 or (480) 275-6700
SanTan Brewing Company
Enjoy a casual meal at Chandler’s largest brewery with its Mother’s Day buffet, offered on Sunday, May 14, 2023 from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Reservations are recommended (adults are $29 per person plus tax, kids age 6-12 are $17 and kids 5 and under are free). And if you are looking for an option to dine with the fur-babies, don't forget you can bring your pooch and dine on the dog-friendly patio.
Map: 8 S. San Marcos Place, Chandler, AZ 85225 or (480) 917-8700
Treat mom right this weekend with a visit to Z’Tejas for Mom's day. The Chandler restaurant is making it easy to spoil mom this year, where moms eat brunch for FREE with the purchase of an adult entrée (limited to one per check) on Sunday, May 14th. Located in West Chandler, Z’Tejas will serve Mother's Day brunch in Chandler from 10 a.m until 2 p.m. .
Map: 7221 W. Ray Road, Chandler, AZ 85226 or (480) 893-7550
U.S. Egg Breakfast & Lunch
U.S. Egg is the perfect place to gather the family for a Mother’s Day meal. The family-owned and locally-operated eatery offers classic favorites like eggs Benedict, a variety of omelets, and traditional sandwiches as well as signature items like the legendary protein pancakes and several vegan and gluten-free options to fit any diet. The restaurant can show off all its best in-restaurant offerings for those wanting to dine out.
Map: 5840 W. Chandler Blvd., Chandler, AZ 85226 or (480) 705-0868
Thirsty Lion Gastropub
Located near Chandler Fashion Center mall, the Thirsty Lion Gastropub is the perfect place to celebrate mom on her special day! The weekend brunch features chef-made entrees like spicy fried chicken and waffles, Spanish chilaquiles, Irish whiskey French toast, adobo pork Benedict and more. Pair your meal with a brunch cocktail like the Sriracha Bloody Mary, blood orange mimosa or salted caramel Moroccan coffee and enjoy the spring weather on their expansive patio with ample seating for the whole family.
Map: 3077 W. Frye Road, Chandler, AZ 85226 or (480) 786-5799
Consider brunch at the lively Hash Kitchen, which features a Build-Your-Own Bloody Mary Bar and creative menu twists such as breakfast sliders or a Banana Split Brioche French toast. The restaurant is celebrated for its gram-worthy entrées and beverages that will leave mom grinning from ear to ear.
Map: 2855 W. Ray Road, Chandler, AZ 85224 or (480) 909-4270
Firebirds Wood Fired Grill
Preorder your meal to go from Chandler's Firebird's Wood Fired Grill for a Mother's Day Feast for six featuring your choice of entrée including a crab stuffed salmon or roasted tenderloin and all the traditional accompaniments for a special Sunday lunch. Firebirds Wood Fired Grill will be offering a dine-in option as well, opening at 10 a.m. on Sunday, May 14th for Mom's Day Brunch.
Map: 3435 W. Chandler Blvd., Chandler AZ 85226 or (480) 814-8003
Treat Mom to All Kinds of Mother's Day Fun in Chandler
Looking for more ideas to celebrate your mom for Mother’s Day? Chocolates and flowers are always appreciated, but to really spoil the woman who puts the “M” in motherhood, spend a mom-centric day in Chandler. You can eat, shop, browse museums, and even create your own Crayon color. Here are some suggestions to plan a special itinerary for mom’s big day.
Activities to Enjoy with Mom in Chandler
Your mom is not one-dimensional and neither are the activities available in Chandler. Explore her creativity, the mother of all invention, at Burst of Butterflies, a painting and pottery studio. Craft your own masterpiece in different mediums including clay and canvas via open studio hours, or attend instructional classes for throwing and sculpting, glass fusing pendants and canvas painting. Crayola Experience is another expressive adventure where you and mom can discover the magic of color, art and technology via several interactive activities.
If mom is a history buff, the expansive Chandler Museum is a cultural gem with engaging, community-focused programs and forums, as well as world-class traveling exhibits. Another significant historical destination is the Arizona Railway Museum, which is dedicated to the railroads of Arizona and the Southwest and features locomotives listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
To test you and your mom’s ability to solve problems (not that you question this) take her to Escape the Room at Chandler Fashion Center. You have 60 minutes to conquer immersive games such as “Outbreak” in heart-racing escape experiences that will push everyone’s intellect and detective skills.
Shopping with Mom in Chandler
One word will always get your mother’s affection: Shopping. And Chandler is a retail paradise with options for everyone. For decor inspiration, head to Found by Domestic Bliss, a 9,000-square-foot showroom and lifestyle store at The Shoppes at Casa Paloma that focuses trendy furniture, lighting, artwork and accessories for the home.
If mom would rather visit the past, stop at Merchant Square Antique Marketplace, a cornucopia of vintage, new and handmade finds and treasures including old signs, furniture, clothes, collectibles, jewelry and records covering 58,000 square feet.
Perhaps your mom is more interested in earthly goods? Check out Greenhouse Gardens, an urban garden that specializes in seasonal vegetables, fruit and herbs grown without pesticides and chemicals sold at its Chandler farmer’s market every Saturday from 9 am to noon.