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Celebrate this Mother’s Day in Tempe

This Mother’s Day, treat that special person in your life to a day in Tempe.

Although we think women should be celebrated all year long, we honor Mother’s Day by embracing all who have played an integral role in our lives. To say thank you for the years of wisdom, patience, love and support, we have compiled a list of Tempe restaurants and attractions that will help you spoil that special person in your life.

Mother’s Day Offers

Mother’s Day – Dia de Las Madres at Desert Botanical Garden
1201 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, AZ 85008 | (480) 941-1225
Celebrate the moms in your life this Mother’s Day at the Desert Botanical Garden on May 14th. Make her day special with a fun-filled day exploring the trails of Desert Botanical Garden, as well as complimentary family photos, live entertainment, the Spring Butterfly Exhibit and more!

Moms are free with paid child. Use promo code MOMS23 at checkout.

May 13 | Candles, Cocktails and Cactus from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Get creative this Mother’s Day weekend with this two-person interactive botanical candle making experience. Enjoy a complimentary mimosa per person as you create and explore the beauty of spring at the Garden. Guests must be 21+. A nonalcoholic option is also available. Garden admission is included with the class.

May 14 | Bouquets and Mimosas for Mom from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Celebrate a Mom in your life by creating a beautiful floral arrangement as you enjoy one mimosa per guest and all the Mother’s Day experiences around the Garden. Guests must be 21+. A nonalcoholic option is also available. Garden admission is included with the class.

Desert Botanical Garden

Painting with a Twist
219 E. Baseline Rd., Tempe, AZ 85283 | (602) 758-7928
Give mom the gift of quality time and treat her to a paint night. From the beginning of May, Painting with a Twist has a ton of painting options to help show your gratitude for the best mom in the world. Check out their event website for details.

Alter Ego Tempe at Canopy by Hilton Tempe Downtown
108 E. University Dr., Tempe, AZ 85281 | (602) 612-7871
Treat the wonderful women in your life to an amazing Mother’s Day Brunch and live music at Alter Ego. The brunch special includes an Heirloom Carrot Salad, Artichoke & Basil Hummus Caprese Toast and a Zucchini Bread French Toast. Brunch is from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visit Alter Ego’s Instagram page for additional details.

Jasmine Jo & Rowan Tree – Mother’s Day Bouquets
107 E. Baseline Rd. Ste. A4, Tempe, AZ 85283 | (480) 686-8965
Spoil mom this year with a beautiful bouquet of flowers from local floral shop Jasmine Jo & Rowan Tree. Visit their website to view floral arrangement options and schedule pick-up or local delivery (Tempe and Ahwatukee).

Alter Ego in Canopy hotel
Alter Ego Tempe at Canopy by Hilton Tempe Downtown

Terra Tempe Kitchen & Spirits at The Westin Tempe
11 E. 7th St., Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 968-8885
Join Terra Tempe on May 14th for their Mother’s Day Brunch specially curated by Executive Chef Mario Ventura! Standouts from the menu include Hanger Steak Platano & Eggs with platano maduro, black bean puree, avocado, queso fresco, choice of eggs; Lemon Ricotta Riddle Cake with vanilla Chantilly cream, macerated berries and snow sugar; and Farmers Eggs Benedict with poached eggs, avocado, lemon hollandaise, cornbread cakes and breakfast potatoes. Refillable throughout brunch, guests can also sip on Almost Bottomless Mimosas.

Additionally, Terra Tempe is offering its Build-Your-Own Brunch Tower, which allows guests to create unique brunch towers featuring four signature dishes.

Terra Tempe at the Westin Tempe
Terra Tempe at the Westin Tempe

Mother’s Day Brunch at Terra Tempe

  • Sunday, May 14, from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Live DJ music from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Reservations are highly encouraged. To book, call 480-968-8885 or visit OpenTable

U.S. Egg
131 E. Baseline Rd., Tempe, AZ 85283 | (480) 831-0070
Treat your mom to a delicious Brunch and Mama-mosa Flight at U.S. Egg Breakfast & Lunch for Mother’s Day! U.S. Egg is offering moms three different flavors of Mimosas from their menu of six: Traditional with Orange Juice and Champagne; Pink Cadillac with Pink Lemonade and Champagne; Cram-Mimosa with Cranberry Juice and Champagne; Sunrise with Orange Juice; Strawberry Puree and Champagne; Tropical with Pineapple Juice and Champagne or Triple P with Pineapple, Prosecco and Pink Lemonade.

Pier 54
5394 S. Lakeshore Dr., Tempe, AZ 85283 | (480) 820-0660
Celebrate Mother’s Day with brunch on the water at Pier 54. Indulge in special menu items while listening to a live sax player from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Reservations are encouraged and can be made through their website.

Omni Tempe Hotel at ASU
7 E. University Dr., Tempe, AZ 85281 | (602) 764-8633
This much-anticipated addition to Downtown Tempe’s skyline officially opened its doors in April, and they are kicking off festivities with a Mother’s Day Celebration on May 14th featuring a wide array of brunch items from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Space is limited. Reservations are highly recommended.

Pier 54
Pier 54

Lou’s Bar and Grill
5595 E. Karsten Way, Phoenix, AZ 85008 | (602) 358-7004
Lou’s Bar & Grill, located at Papago Golf Course inside Papago Park, has a friendly neighborhood sports bar/restaurant atmosphere and is perfect for a Mother’s Day Brunch. Enjoy their special menu out on their huge patio that looks out onto the golf course, while kids of all ages can run and play while parents enjoy their meal, a glass of wine and some live music. Visit Lou’s Bar & Grill website for a list of featured specials.

Top of the Rock Restaurant 
2000 W. Westcourt Way, Tempe, AZ 85282 | (602) 431-2370 
This Mother’s Day, treat your mom to brunch with a view at Top of the Rock Restaurant, located at the Phoenix Marriott Resort Tempe at The Buttes. Top of the Rock Restaurant sits on a hilltop, offering diners a 360-degree view of Phoenix, Tempe and Scottsdale. If the weather is nice enough, sit outside on their patio, enjoy a delicious meal and a nice glass of wine and lookout over the city below. Reservations can be made on OpenTable.

Mother's Day at Lou's Bar and Grill
Brunch at Lou’s Bar and Grill

Ideas for where to take your mom for brunch, lunch or dinner

Drink Me! Tea Room
1730 E. Warner Rd. Suite 5, Tempe, AZ 85284 | (602) 206-5469
Enjoy an enchanting Afternoon Tea in the most whimsical tea room at Drink Me! Tea Room. They specialize in all plant-based and gluten-free treats that are all oh-so-delicious. Choose from different kinds of premium tea for a pot of hot or iced tea. They also now offer Special-Tea Cocktails made with premium spirits mixed with their delicious teas. Be sure to make a reservation on their website. If you can’t make it for Mother’s Day, you can buy a gift card or send them a Monthly Tea Subscription specially curated by Drink Me!

Drink Me! Tea Room
Drink Me! Tea Room

Daily Jam 
310 S. Mill Ave., Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 968-9288 
Oh, how we love Daily Jam. Their menu is full of crazy good stuff, from decadent red velvet waffles to protein-packed smoothies and addicting sandwiches and salads. You can also get cocktails, like mimosas and screwdrivers, to go. And, don’t miss the new ooey-gooey cinnamon rolls from their “ghost” kitchen, Cinnaswirl. Visit their Instagram page for specials.

Spinato’s Pizza
96 S. Rockford Dr., Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 967-0020
Spinato’s is serving it up for you and Mom this Mother’s Day. Turn on Dean Martin, pop open the wine and enjoy your time together while enjoying a nice slice of pizza heaven. She’ll indeed feel the amore from the family after this meal!

Daily Jam

Perfect Pear Bistro
9845 S. Priest Dr., Tempe, AZ 85284 | (480) 247-3410 
Our friends at Perfect Pear have a knack for taking classic dishes like grilled cheese and tacos and adding a touch of creativity that brings them to a whole new level. Think spicy Asian pork tacos, green chili mac with bacon, pear cobb salad and the best sweet potato fries you’ve ever had. Your mom will be thankful. 

Rigatony’s 
1850 E. Warner Rd., Tempe, AZ 85284 | (480) 899-1111 
Rigatony’s is the place where you’ll feel like a part of the family, especially on Mother’s Day! Known for their large portions of Italian dishes that are great for sharing, we can guarantee that everyone will leave full and happy.

Perfect Pear Bistro

For more ideas for bunch, lunch or dinner, check out Restaurants in Tempe with great patios and the Top 5 Tempe Breakfast Spots in Tempe.

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