Astoria, Long Island City
May 04, 2018

Eat, Drink, Shop, Relax in Astoria and LIC on Mother’s Day 2018

Treat the moms in your life with something special!

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Mother’s Day is May 13—do you have your plans set yet? Here’s our roundup of brunchy specials, shopping opportunities, and a few other things thrown in. Treat the moms in your life to something nice! All dates are Sunday, May 13 unless otherwise specified

Brunch and Food Specials

BEANS AND LAGER
33-01 36th Avenue, Long Island City

Come Join Us! Mother’s Day Celebration! Choose from our regular menu items or our Mother’s Day Prix Fixe Menu for $45 per person. Brunch/Lunch Seating is 10am, 1pm, 3pm and Dinner Seating is 5pm, 7pm, 9pm. Meals include a special present for Mom and unlimited MOMosas! More information.

DiWine Restaurant & Wine Bar
41-15 31st Avenue, Astoria

Dinner specials for moms at Astoria’s popular DiWine Restaurant & Wine Bar include $11 Steamed Mussels (regularly $15) with their choice of broths:

  • Mariniere–shallot, garlic, white wine, parsley and preserved lemon
  • Basquaise—fire- roasted red peppers, vidalia onions, herbs and white wine
  • Provencal—garlic, white wine, tomato broth and herbs de Provence
  • Normandes—slab bacon, wild mushrooms, apples, light cream and calvados
  • Grecque—braised fennel, lemon juice, shallot, garlic, and coriander

DiWine will also be offering $8 glasses and $30 bottles of wine (regularly $10/$38). The restaurant will be serving it’s regular live-music brunch on Mother’s Day.  DiWine will be open from 11am-2am.

George’s at Kaufman Astoria Studios
35-11 35th Avenue, Astoria

George’s delectable brunch features Challah French Toast, Studio Omelet, Chicken & Waffles, Toad in the Hole and much more. Guests can also imbibe the specialty cocktails such as Gina Lollobrigida (fresh, chilled espresso, house-made vanilla vodka, Bailey’s, Kahlua & Frangelico), A Kiss for Cinderella (1921 movie starring Betty Bronson: Effen Cucumber vodka, acai liqueur, fresh squeezed lemon & lime, hint of simple syrup), Tallulah’s Mimosa (Tallulah Bankhead star of My Sin, 1931: the studio’s spin on the classic mimosa – house-made clementine infused vodka, splash of pineapple juice, hint of orange blossom, topped with champagne) and more.

Maiella
46-10 Center Blvd. Long Island City

We will be offering a $65 three course menu with our dinner items all day from 11:30am-8:45pm. In honor of our mothers, we will be offering an extra large selection of appetizers, pastas, entrees and desserts. $25 kids menu available to children under 10 yrs old. 20% gratuity added to all checks. More information.

M. Wells Steakhouse
43-15 Crescent Street, Long Island City

Reserve at M. Wells Steakhouse for a big brunch this Sunday. Cacio e pepe, crab fritters Benedict, French toast, smoked ricotta, steak & eggs, a highly doted-upon fried chicken sandwich, okonomiyaki waffles, seared foie gras on oats and poutine are just a few of the things on the menu this Sunday afternoon. Brunch is 11am-4pm. More information and reserve here.

Penthouse 808 at the Ravel Hotel
8-08 Queens Plaza South, Long Island City

Happy Mother’s Day! Join us for dining underneath the New York city skyline. All cancellations made less than 24 hours in advance will incur a $15 per person cancellation charge. More information.

Queen’s Room
36-02 Ditmars Blvd, Astoria

Honoring our Queens this Mother’s Day. Special pre fixe menu available. More information.

The Thirsty Koala
35-12 Ditmars Blvd, Astoria

Mothers Day Brunch & Lunch a la carte. Bottomless brunch available $20 per person for 90 minutes. 11am-3:30pm Mothers Day Dinner. Regular Dinner menu being served until 11pm. More information.

Via Trenta
361-9 30th Avenue, Astoria

Special Mothers Day Menu noon-10:30pm. Three-Course Menu: appetizer, entrée, dessert. $40 p.p. minimum. More information.

VIA VAI
31-09 23rd Avenue, Astoria

Celebrate Mom the way she deserves, at VIA VAI. We will be offering our menu items (except pizza) with great specials, for that special woman in all our lives. More information.

Victory Garden Cafe
21-69 Steinway Street, Astoria

MEDITERRANEAN INDOOR & OUTDOOR GARDEN SEATING. Brunch Menu $32.95 –unlimited select drinks: Mimosa’s, Victory Cocktail, etc. over 12 different brunch options. Also available: Crispy Calamari, Grilled Octopus, Seafood Combo, Sirloin Steak, Baby Lamb Chops, Shrimp Scampi, Chicken Balsamico, desserts. More information.

Vista Sky Lounge
27-05 39th Avenue, Long Island City

At the Vista Penthouse Ballroom, enjoy full brunch with kid’s corner. Complimentary Mimosa, Bellini, and Prosecco (one per customer). From noon to 4pm Sunday, May 14th 2017. $45 Adults, $22.50 children. More information.

Shopping!

The Brass Owl
36-19 Ditmars Blvd, Astoria
Mother’s Day Celebration

Join us for a fun day to celebrate mom! 15% off for all mom’s Complimentary 5 minute chair massages from 12pm-4pm by Unlimited Body NY Complimentary mimosas. More information.

Lockwood
Lockwood Astoria (33-12 33rd Street, Astoria) & Lockwood Jackson Heights (77-13 37th Avenue, JH)
Mother’s Day Tea Party
Saturday, May 12, noon-3pm

We’re celebrating Mother’s Day early at Lockwood and Lockwood Jackson Heights! Join us for an afternoon of tea, sweets, honey, and of course DOUBLE LOCKWOOD LOYALTY points! Come sample Bee Raw tea and honey alongside an Owl’s Brew tea-based cocktail! Plus, get DOUBLE Lockwood Loyalty points all day and enter our raffle for an amazing gardening gift basket.

We’ll be serving up Owl’s Brew Arnold Palmer cocktails, Bee Raw Honey White Peony iced tea & Orange Blossom Honey, alongside some petite treats from Aloria Cakes and Gourmet Sweets. More information.

Mother’s Day Specials

Thai New York Spa and Salon
23-92 21st Street, Astoria

Thai New York Spa offers a wide range of award winning body treatments, including Thai massages performed by Thai therapists. Named Best Spa and Best affordable Spa by Time Out NY (TONY) magazine.

Mother’s Day Specials:

  • 60 min Massage Plus 70 min Super Clean Facial, $155
  • 60 min massage plus pedicure & manicure $ 95

More information.

Taste of LIC

The 13th annual Taste of LIC tickets are now on sale! This celebration of the food, drink, culture and community of Western Queens benefits The Chocolate Factory Theater’s residency, performance and community programs. They are running at Mother’s Day Special: Two White Chocolate General Admission (6:30pm) tickets for $100 ($30 savings). Discount available until Mother’s Day 5/13/18.

Taste of LIC takes place on Tuesday, June 5 2018 at The Backlot At Kaufman Astoria Studios (35th Avenue between 35th and 36th Streets). More information (and tickets).

About Meg Cotner

Meg Cotner was trained as a harpsichordist and now works as a freelance writer and editor. She is the author of "Food Lovers' Guide to Queens," and is a skilled and avid home cook, baker, and preserver.

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