Orange’s Exclusive Newspaper | Mailed Free to Every Home & Business in Orange
Top Banner
Side Banner Right
Side Banner Right
Side Banner Left

Dining With Susan: Mother’s Day 2016

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 8th this year. There are over 83 million mothers living today in the United States, according to the U.S. Census Bureau and over 2 billion mothers living worldwide. According to the National Restaurant Association, Mother’s Day is now the most popular day of the year to dine out at a restaurant in the United States. The following restaurants are all family owned and operated. This group offers a wide range of cuisine along with prices to suit everyone’s budget. Please note that Mother’s Day reservations are highly recommended for all these well established and popular restaurants except where noted below.

ANDINI’S RESTAURANT/PIZZA-555 Boston Post Road, Orange-203-799-0200-Regular menu & specials-serving from 12p-9p. Top notch Italian cuisine & full bar.

BIAGETTI’S RESTAURANT – 77 Campbell Avenue, West Haven, CT 06516; Phone: 203-934-7700 – Offering a special Mother’s Day Menu from 11:30am-5:30pm. This very popular West Haven restaurant has been going strong for over 25 years serving Italian American cuisine with unbelievable portions patterned after the “typical traditional Sunday Italian dinner”.

CHINA PAVILION-185 Boston Post Road, Orange-203-795-3555-Outstanding & award winning Asian cuisine since 1982-serving its regular menu from 11:30am-10:00pm.

CONSIGLIO’S – 165 Wooster Street, New Haven-203-865-4489-This iconic Italian restaurant is celebrating 78 years-offering its regular dinner menu beginning at 11:00am.

COROMANDEL CUISINE OF INDIA-185 Boston Post Road, Orange-203-795-9055-Award winning Indian cuisine-Grand Buffet Brunch 11:45a-3:15p-offering over 30 dishes-$24.00 per person-Regular dinner menu with Chef’s specials served from 5p-10p. They now have a great outdoor patio for dining & cocktails.

COUNTRY CORNER FAMILY RESTAURANT-756 Amity Road (Route 63), Bethany-203-393-1489-featuring homemade comfort food for breakfast, lunch & dinner serving from 6am-9pm with a flower for all moms. No reservations.

GABRIELE RISTORANTE ITALIAN-326 Boston Post Road, Orange-203-799-2633-serving authentic Italian cuisine for 33 years-offering a pre-fix dinner menu from 12p-9p on mom’s special day.

LA FAMIGLIA VINCENZO-1573 Boston Post Road, Milford, CT 06460-203-951-0585-serving brunch from 11a-2:30p at $19.95–Regular dinner menu with special starting at 2:30pm–Complimentary cocktail for all Moms. Owner Carol Gloria offers an intimate dining with guests being her top priority.

OLA-350 Boston Post Road, Orange-203-891-0522-Award winning new world Latino cuisine & Mojito bar–offering all mothers a complimentary glass of red or white sangria. Serving its regular dinner menu & specials from 3p-10p.

POP’S FAMILY RESTAURANT-134 Old Gate Lane, Milford-203-876-1210-Popular family friendly restaurant serving breakfast, lunch & dinner from 5:00am-8:00pm. No reservations.

SCRIBNER’S RESTAURANT-31 Village Road, Miford-203-878-7019–serving Mother’s Day specials along with its regular dinner menu from 12p-6p. Celebrating 43 years of top notch seafood with outstanding service & ambiance.

SEASONS BY JEFFREY’S-501 New Haven Avenue, Milford-203-878-1910-Fine dining at its best-offering Mother’s Day specials along with its regular menu from 12p-8p. All mothers will receive a complimentary glass of champagne with dinner. In addition, talented pianist & vocalist Ray Cranshaw will be serenading all guests.

SHANGHAI GOURMET-533 Boston Post Road, Orange-203-891-8788-Exotic Asian cuisine at its best with great New York Times review. Mother’s Day specials & regular menu served from 11a-10p. All moms will receive special gift compliments of owners Winnie & Steven.

SOLUN TAPAS BAR & RESTAURANT-245 Amity Road, Woodbridge-203-298-9741-Outstanding Spanish cuisine-offering a special Mother’s Day all you can eat buffet brunch served from 10:30a-3:30pm. Bottomless Mimosas, Bellinis, or Bloody Mary’s $15.00 -Regular menu served from 4pm-9pm. Check out their every Wednesday 14oz Prime Rib special for $19.95.

WOODBRIDGE SOCIAL-12 Selden Street, Woodbridge -203-553-9135-Brunch from 10:30a-3:00p-Regular menu served after 3:00p.

FINAL NOTES: If you are fortunate enough have you’re Mother with you on this day, remember to do something special for her. A restaurant dinner, flowers, card, visit, or phone call with a kind word. Trust me, it will make her day! Happy Mother’s Day to all our cherished moms. Please remember to support our local family owned businesses. If you have a favorite restaurant please e-mail: or

Related posts