Scottsdale's Top 5 Mother’s Day Restaurant

By Lynette Carrington

Scottsdale's Top 5 Mother’s Day Restaurant

She cooked, cleaned, helped you do your homework, dried your tears, did your laundry and was always there with good advice, a Band-Aid and a hug. This year, celebrate all that your mother has done for you by giving her the day off! Take mom out for a memorable meal at one of these five dining establishments and show her that you care to share the very best culinary offerings that Scottsdale has to offer!

Drexyl Modern American - 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, May 8.

Reservations highly recommended

If you haven’t heard yet, Drexyl Modern American Restaurant in the Shops Gainey Village is one of the most deliciously engaging new restaurants in the entire valley. The finest in modern American cuisine shines brightly under the culinary direction of Executive Chef Robert Eckhardt. You will love the food and mom will be thoroughly impressed with everything from the décor and service to menu variety and unique recipe execution.

Special Mother’s Day Menu:

  • Crab and Leek Ravioli, lemon buerre blanc sauce with chives, $16.00
  • Drexyl Parfait, vanilla granola, raspberry yogurt, fresh peach and blueberry, with pineapple chips, $6.00
  • Charbroiled Lamb Chops, Harissa Aioli, Sauteed Broccolini, Pee Wee Potatoes, Golden raisins, $18.00
  • Grilled chicken club sandwich, soft roll, garlic aioli, havarti cheese, smoked bacon, roasted tomato, avocado and butter lettuce, $9.00
  • Smoked brisket hash, house smoked brisket, red potatoes, bell peppers, mushrooms, two fried eggs, Havarti fondue, $14.00
  • Peach up-side-down cake, with coconut gelato, $7.00

The full Drexyl menu will also be available on Mother’s Day!

Drexyl Modern American
8877 N. Scottsdale Rd.
(Located at Shops Gainey Village)
(480) 840-1861

Tanzy Restaurant –Brunch 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, May 8. Special mimosa bar

Mimosas will flow and the brunch will be bountiful this Mother’s Day at Scottsdale Quarter hot spot, Tanzy Restaurant.For this special brunch, an ultimate mimosa bar will be offered starting at $16 and will include fresh juices, purees, and great garnishes. The marvelous mimosas will be joined by Tanzy Restaurant’s Sunday brunch which has recently expanded along with a new menu for lunch and dinner this spring.

“Pampering mom with a delicious brunch is a great way to show our moms appreciation,” says Executive Sous Chef Scott Anderson. “Our ultimate mimosa bar pairs perfectly with our new brunch menu to complete the ultimate Mother’s Day meal.”

The new “Everything Waffle” is joined by its gulf shrimp and grits, crispy chicken & sourdough waffles, pastries, and other options from an extensive brunch menu.

Brunch is served every Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., with lunch and dinner served daily from 11 a.m.- 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday & Sunday and 11 a.m.- 12 a.m. Friday and Saturday.

Tanzy Restaurant
15257 N. Scottsdale Rd. #220
Scottsdale, AZ85254
(480) 483-3255

Crust – 12-9 p.m. Sunday, May 8, Moms Eat FREE

Crust Restaurants honor mom this Mother’s day with a free meal! The Merendino Family hailed from Sicily before settling in Long Island New York. Their love of food and craft of “pizza rustica” lives in the Crust restaurants as a testament to the family and its traditions. Pizza rustica was born from humble beginnings where dough scraps from fresh bread were stretched into odd sized shapes and topped with simple ingredients. In addition to a now more upscale pizza rustica, guests will enjoy a large selection of hearty pastas, salads and specialty Italian dishes that pay homage to Italian heritage.

Offer is good for any classic pasta, entrée or rustica pizza with the purchase of another food item of equal or greater value. Valid for dine-in only.

Crust Scottsdale
6989 Hayden Rd. #A9
Scottsdale, AZ85250
(480) 948-3099

Dominick’s Steakhouse (and Steak 44, Phoenix) – 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday, May 8

Benefit for Mother’s Grace Nonprofit

Delight your mother this Mother’s Day, May 8th with prime steaks, delectable seafood, expensive champagne, all while helping a cause dedicated to moms. For the first time the restaurants will be opening early at 11 a.m., with their full menu available and will donate a portion of proceeds from all reservations for Mother’s Day to Mother’s Grace Charity. Alongside their scrumptious steaks and delectable sides, glasses of Dom Perignon Rosé will be offered at $25 with 100 percent of the proceeds also going to Mother’s Grace Charity.

But it doesn’t end there! Mothers and families that are currently being assisted by Mother’s Grace will be dining as guests of Dominick’s Steakhouse free of charge in what will surely be a delicious and memorable meal.

“It is a true pleasure to offer this special occasion to these mothers and their families,” says Jeffrey Mastro, Steak 44 owner and partner. “We are proud to support Mother’s Grace and there is no better day to do it.”

The Mother’s Grace Foundation is dedicated to supporting mothers and children who have faced adversity and hardship. For almost a decade Mother’s Grace has been providing financial and emotional assistance to mothers and families in need, as well as leadership to non-profit organizations run by mothers. The organization cuts through the red tape to provide immediate, and much needed assistance, most times within 72 hours. These recipients are facing life threatening illness, natural disasters, and loss. By providing financial support and guidance, Mother’s Grace empowers these women to focus on their families during their crisis.

“It is so generous of Dominick’s and Steak 44 to help us honor mothers,” says Mother’s Grace Founder Michelle Fanger. “It’s wonderful of them to underwrite the cost of the meals for the families we are assisting and donating all proceeds from the Dom Perignon champagne sales for the day.”

Steak 44 was named 2016 Best Steakhouse in the Valley and Dominick’s Steakhouse has continued to be named one of the Top Steakhouses in the Valley for the OpenTable Diner’s Choice Award.

Dominick’s Steakhouse
15169 N. Scottsdale Rd.
(480) 272-7271

Steak 44
5101 N. 44th St., Phoenix
(602) 271-4400

SOL Mexican Cocina - Brunch 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, May 8.

Reservations highly recommended

This year, spice up Mother’s Day! Kick off Mother’s Day at SOL Cocina with brunch. Moms will receive a free mimosa with the purchase of an entrée.

Check out the Chorizo and Potato Scramble with diced red potatoes, onions, garlic, chorizo, fresh spinach, tomatoes & eggs scrambled & topped with queso fresco and smoky crema. For something truly different, order the Crab & Shrimp Benedicto featuring crisp-fried crab and shrimp cakes topped with poached eggs & chipotle-orange hollandaise sauce, double smoked bacon, avocado and refried black beans.

Located at the Scottsdale Quarter, SOL Mexican Cocina’s menu features Executive Chef Deborah Schneider's bold, modern interpretations of traditional Coastal Mexican cuisine with a focus on fresh, sustainable ingredients. Designed to echo the expansive sea, sky, and desert of the Baja peninsula, SOL boasts old world charm juxtaposed with an urban comfort.

SOL Cocina
15323 N. Scottsdale Rd.
(480) 245-6708