Don’t make mom cook this year for Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 12 – if you’re in the Buffalo, New York area, here are a few places you can take her for a special meal for her special day. Some of these restaurants serve brunch, while others serve dinner, so keep that in mind when you’re making reservations.
Elma Towne Grille will be presenting both brunch and dinner buffets at the Shriners Ismalia Banquet Center, 1600 Southwestern Blvd. in Orchard Park from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Brunch will include scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, pancakes, French toast, carved ham, an omelet station and more; dinner will include oven roasted chicken, fresh and smoke Polish sausage, green bean casserole, a pasta station and more. Cost for either brunch or dinner is $15.99 (+ tax and gratuity), half-price for kids ages 4 to 8 and free for kids 3 and under; call 716-651-4619 for reservations.
Samuel’s Grande Manor, 8750 Main St. in Williamsville, will offer a Mother’s Day buffet (brunch or dinner) featuring carved roast beef, baked ham and pork tenderloin throughout the day and numerous other entrees for brunch (10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.) and dinner (2 to 5 p.m.). Cost is $21.95 per person, $11.50 for kids 5 to 12 and free for kids 4 and under – call 716-634-8425 for reservations.
Sean Patrick’s, 3480 Millersport Hwy. in Getzville, will offer brunch (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.) and dinner (2 to 4 p.m.) buffets, featuring carved prime rib, carved ham, chicken a la king, vegetable medley and more throughout the day, and other assorted items suitable for brunch or dinner. Cost is $22.95 per person, $11.95 for kids 4 to 10 and free for kids 3 and under – call 716-636-1709 for reservations.
The Ramada Hotel, at 2402 N. Forest Rd. in Getzville, is hosting a Mother’s Day brunch buffet in their Grand Ballroom. There are two seatings available – 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. – and the cost is $19.95 per person, $10.95 for kids 4 to 11 and free for kids under 4. They are also offering Mother’s Day dinner in the Embers Restaurant from 2 to 8 p.m. To make reservations for either, call 716-636-7500.
Windows on the Green at Westwood Country Club, 772 N. Forest Rd. in Williamsville, is serving brunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and dinner from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Brunch will feature made-to-order omelettes. Carved turkey, roast beef and ham, pasta and chicken entrees and more; dinner will feature carved prime rib, roast pork loin, pasta, seafood and more. The cost for the brunch buffet is $24.95 for adults, $15.95 for kids 4 to 10 and free for kids under 4; the dinner buffet is $29.95 for adults, $18.95 for kids 4 to 10 and free for kids under 4 – call 716-632-1166 for reservations.
Brierwood Country Club, 5324 Rogers Rd. in Hamburg, will offer four seatings for brunch – 10:30 and 11 a.m. and 1 and 1:30 p.m. Cost is $16.95 for adults, $9.95 for kids 3 to 12 and free for kids under 3 – call 716-648-2700 for reservations.
The Holiday Inn on Grand Island, 100 Whitehaven Rd. in Grand Island, will serve Mother’s Day Brunch “on the river” with seatings from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Cost is $21.95 for adults, $14.95 for kids 3 to 12 and free for kids under 3 – call 716-773-111 or 716-773-0709 for reservations.