Marin Blog: Celebrating Moms in Marin

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Posted in Blogging Marin on Thursday, May 8, 2014 by MCVB Staff

Mother's Day is Sunday, May 11 and Marin is the perfect getaway for a leisurely meal with mom. Here are our suggestions for Marin eateries offering special brunches, some with live music, in celebration of mothers everywhere:

Left Bank Brasserie, Larkspur: On May 11 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the café offers a special Mother’s Day brunch menu includes a Dungeness crab and avocado sandwich, salad with spring herb vinaigrette, and baked grass-fed beef brisket hash with roasted potatoes, green onions, red bell peppers, two fried eggs, smoked salt and truffled gravy. Reservations: (415) 927-3331 or visit leftbank.com.

Terrapin Crossroads, San Rafael: This renowned music venue and restaurant offer a Mother's Day buffet brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., featuring eggs Benedict, herb-crusted salmon and honey-glazed roast pork. Live music starts at 12:30 p.m. Reservations: (415) 524-2773 or visit terrapincrossroads.net.

Fenix, San Rafael: Treat your mom to brunch at the Fenix music venue and restaurant from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Accompanied by tasty jams by Maui-born Bob Simmons (who has been compared to Ray Charles, Lou Rawls, and Nat King Cole), Fenix's restaurant serves finely-crafted cocktails and delicious entrees. Reservations: (415) 813-5600 or visit fenixlive.com.

Nick’s Cove, Marshall: On the shore of Tomales Bay, Nick’s offer a Mother's Day brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Reservations: (415) 663-1033 or visit nickscove.com.

Piazza D’Angelo, Mill Valley: May 11: Mother's Day brunch, lunch and dinner specials. Reservations (415) 388-2000 or visit piazzadangelo.com

Interested in a more active, Marin-style Mother's Day?

The West Point Inn in Mill Valley's Mount Tamalpais State Park is accessible by hiking or biking only and is hosting a “Pancakes in Paradise” event on May 11 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For information visit westpointinn.com.

Bluewaters Kayaking, on beautiful Tomales Bay in Inverness, is offering a special Mother's Day Paddle from 9:30-2:30 including an alfresco lunch of Tomales Bay oysters (raw and barbecued), locally baked bread and local cheese plates. For reservations, call (415) 669-2600 or visit bluewaterskayaking.com.

 

More information on featured attractions:

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Terrapin Crossroads

Perched beautifully along the canals of San Rafael, Terrapin Crossroads is a fantastic new restaurant and music venue that pays homage to the abundant varieties of fresh ingredients...[Learn More]

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Nick’s Cove Restaurant, Oyster Bar and Cottages

Nick's Cove Restaurant and Oyster Bar is a destination restaurant for award-winning cuisine in one of the most beautiful coastal settings in all of California. Enjoy a drink from...[Learn More]

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Piazza D’Angelo Ristorante

Named after the restaurant's location right on the piazza of downtown Mill Valley, Piazza D'Angelo is a family run restaurant and has provided Mill valley with authentic Italian cuisine...[Learn More]

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