Mother’s Day is a wonderful celebration of all the mother figures in life, and each spring there is the chance to dedicate an entire day in their honor. Traditionally, Mother’s Day brings gifts of flowers, chocolates, and more and celebrations often include a lovely meal out. Breakfast and brunch tend to be the most popular meals to enjoy out on Mother’s Day, but any meal can be special, and the Walt Disney World Resort offers up several wonderful locations to enjoy while honoring mom. Let’s check out the best spots to celebrate Mother’s Day at the Walt Disney World Resort that mom is sure to love!
One of the best spots to celebrate Mother’s Day is The Boathouse in The Landing area of Disney Springs. Situated right on the shores of Lake Buena Vista, The Boathouse features a nautical setting with several indoor dining rooms as well as outdoor deck areas where Guests can enjoy seafood and land favorites while soaking in the views.
The Boathouse is open for brunch, lunch, and dinner each weekend and Guests can enjoy watching the Amphicars and other boats glide by while indulging in options like Oysters on the Half Shell, Cedar Planked Gulf of Maine Salmon, Shrimp & Andouille Mac & Cheese, Peel and Eat Key West Shrimp, Filet Mignon Sliders, Boneless Ribeye, and more. To truly relax and celebrate, mom can also sip on specialty cocktails like The Boathouse Bloody Mary, Duck Duck Razz, Shipwreck, and Lemon Drop Martini.
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Disney’s Old Key West Resort invites Guests to enjoy the charms and laid back atmosphere of the Florida Keys in the fictional town of Conch Flats. After enjoying the quiet walkways and water views, Guests can enjoy brunch at Olivia’s Café, a table service restaurant run by local Olivia that serves up dishes inspired by the local flavors and ingredients.
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Brunch at Olivia’s Café features truly decadent entrée options such as Banana Bread French Toast, Crab Cake-Eggs Benedict, Shrimp and Grits, Slow-cooked Prime Rib, and Chicken and Waffles as well as specialty cocktails including the Loaded Key West Bloody Mary and Olivia’s Eye Opener. With a laid back atmosphere and truly delicious food, Olivia’s Café is a great option to celebrate mom!
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Topolino’s Terrace – Flavors of the Riviera
Disney’s Riviera Resort brings the romance and charm of the Riviera to life through absolutely stunning grounds and several delicious restaurants including Topolino’s Terrace – Flavors of the Riviera. The table service restaurant is open on the weekends for breakfast and dinner and features an outdoor deck with sweeping views of the Disney Skyliner and surrounding Disney Resort areas.
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The menu at Topolino’s Terrace – Flavors of the Riviera focuses on Italian and French cuisines, and Guests can enjoy options such as Quiche Greuyere, Sour Cream Waffle, Smoked Salmon, Slow-roasted Octopus, Lobster Linguine, Bouillabaisse, Diver Scallops, and Filet Mignon. With beautiful views and a unique menu with wonderful options, Topolino’s Terrace – Flavors of the Riviera is a great option for Mother’s Day.
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Grand Floridian Café
Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa is a sprawling location that evokes the charm and elegance of Victorian style with a massive lobby featuring an atrium and several dining options including the Grand Floridian Café. This table service restaurant is open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and features a charming dining room that continues the Victorian theming with views of the Disney Resort’s gardens.
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Grand Floridian Café focuses on casual American cuisine with menu options like Chilled Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail, Avocado Toast, Steak and Eggs, Lobster ‘Thermidor’ Burger, Miso-glazed Salmon, Buttermilk-fried Chicken, and New York Strip Steak. The Grand Floridian Café is the perfect option for a Mother’s Day meal that won’t be as crowded as other locations and features a unique menu of American favorites.
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Wine Bar George
For the mom who loves a good glass of wine, there is no better option for a Mother’s Day meal than Wine Bar George at the Walt Disney World Resort. Found in The Landing area of Disney Springs, Wine Bar George features an industrial theming with outdoor balcony seating upstairs that Guests can enjoy for brunch, lunch, and dinner.
Wine Bar George is best known for its extensive menu of wines from around the world all hand selected by Master Sommelier George Miliotes. While sipping on wonderful pours, Guests can also enjoy small plates like Crispy Mac & Cheese Bites, Burrata, House-made Meatballs, Grilled Octopus Salad, and Roasted Beets in addition to shareable boards like the Artisanal Cheese Board, Charcuterie Board, and The Big Board.
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One of the most indulgent and delicious restaurants at the Walt Disney World Resort is STK Orlando also found in The Landing area of Disney Springs. This modern take on a steakhouse serves up elevated classics throughout two floors of dining rooms where Guests can enjoy beautiful views and an in-house DJ providing entertainment.
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Mom will feel completely spoiled at STK Orlando with menu options such as Bigeye Tuna Tartare, Wagyu Burger BKFT, Truffle Steak and Egg, Oysters on a Half Shell, Braised Beef Short Rib, Maine Lobster Linguini, Filet 6 oz., and Surf & Turf: Filet and Lobster Tail. For the mom who loves a good steakhouse meal, there is no better option for Mother’s Day than STK Orlando!
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City Works Eatery & Pour House
The final spot that would be a great option for celebrating Mother’s Day at the Walt Disney World Resort is City Works Eatery & Pour House which can be found in the West Side of Disney Springs. This table service restaurant is definitely on the laid back side with an updated take on the traditional sports bar complete with a massive selection of beers on tap.
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The menu at City Works Eatery & Pour House is extensive and features a variety of hearty and comforting foods with humorous names like the Jon Bun Jovi, Donut Stop Believin’, Lox ‘N’ Roll, Let It BLTE, Buffalo Shrimp, Duck Nachos, Ahi Tuna Chopped Salad, Scorpion Burger, Pork Chop, Fish & Chips, and Tex Mex Mac N’ Cheese. Moms who are looking for a more laid back option with plenty of menu choices should absolutely opt for a meal at City Works Eatery & Pour House on Mother’s Day!