Six Dining Options For Mother's Day -
Interior of Luminaria in Santa Fe.

Mother’s Day is a great time to get out of the house and enjoy a delicious meal someplace special. This year, Heritage Hotel properties around the state are offering Mom the chance to relax and spend time with family! Check out these options, from Santa Fe and Taos to Albuquerque and Las Cruces.

Luminaria Restaurant and Patio in Santa Fe is recognized by locals and visitors alike for its tranquil, inviting setting and inventive, globally inspired menu. Luminaria will be offering a special Mother’s Day brunch buffet on May 14 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The menu will include a carving station, enchiladas, green chile stew, miso glazed grilled salmon, and truffle mac ‘n’ cheese in addition to traditional breakfast items and desserts. The brunch buffet costs $65 per person plus tax and gratuity. Reservations are strongly recommended and can be made by calling 505-984-7915 or booking online through OpenTable

The interior of Agave Restaurant in Santa Fe, where you can take Mom for Mother's Day.
Agave — Photo by Douglas Merriam

At Agave in Santa Fe, enter a world of celebrated culinary delight — with the best Happy Hour in Santa Fe — in a casual, hip setting. Enjoy shared plates and entrees, signature margaritas, and premium cocktails. Agave is offering a special Mother’s Day Brunch menu on May 14 from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Each meal will cost $70 for adults and $45 for children 12 and under. Reservations are required and can be made through OpenTable.

De La Tierra Restaurant and Garden Courtyard in Taos serves cutting-edge regional and seasonal American dishes from Executive Chef Cristina Martinez. De la Tierra will be offering Mother’s Day brunch specials on Mom’s special day from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in addition to their regular brunch menu. They will be serving foods such as jumbo lump crab benedict, blood orange crêpes suzette, and New Mexico chilaquiles. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 575-737-2986 or booking online through OpenTable.  

On the top floor of Hotel Chaco in Albuquerque, experience a refined, chic, contemporary atmosphere at Level 5. Enjoy Albuquerque nightlife with magnificent panoramic views of the Sandia Mountains, downtown skyline and historic Old Town accompanied by creative culinary options from award-winning Chef Marc Quiñones. Level 5 is proud to present a special Mother’s Day prix fixe menu in addition to their regular menus on May 14 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Menu options include pork jowl chicharrónes, cascabel lobster bao buns, arroz con pollo, New Mexico spiced whole roasted beef striploin, and a delicious mango-raspberry mousse for dessert. Each meal will cost $80 plus tax and gratuity per person. Reservations can be made by calling 505-318-3998 or through OpenTable.

At Garduño’s, enjoy authentic regional New Mexican and Mexican cuisine at this favorite Old Town Albuquerque restaurant and bar in the inviting hacienda-style interior or the lush outdoor garden patio. Garduño’s will be offering a special Mother’s Day buffet on May 14 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. that will include red chile glazed ham, herb roast beef, enchiladas, tamales, a salad station plus a variety of sides and desserts to choose from. Each meal will cost $39 for adults and $18 for children 5-12. Children under 5 are free. Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling 505-843-6300 or online through OpenTable

Inspired by the ancient highway, El Camino Real, and the many cultures that traversed along its path throughout history, Mezcla in Las Cruces offers delicious cuisines, resulting in a beautiful blend of multicultural recipes. Mezcla is offering a special Mother’s Day brunch menu on May 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The menu will feature a salmon bagel plate, strawberries and creme crêpes, steak and eggs, garden quiche, eggs benedict, and grilled chicken cobb. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 575-532-4258. 

This article was posted by Cheryl Fallstead

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