Visit the Short North Arts District this Mother’s Day, where special brunch menus, one-of-a-kind gifts, beautiful floral arrangements, and lovely cards make it easy to show mom some appreciation. Grab a bite and make a day of it by shopping and exploring everything the District has to offer.

BRUNCH

black point mother's dayBlack Point Restaurant will feature a Mother’s Day three-course brunch menu from 11:00am to 2:00pm. Choose a beverage, starter, and one of three entree options priced at $17, $24, or $34. For more information about the brunch menu, click here. Call the restaurant at (614) 221.5294 for reservations.

Gallerie Bar & Bistro will feature a Mother’s Day brunch buffet from 11:00am to 2:00pm, which will include attended stations for made-to-order omelettes, breakfast options, savory options, house-made Bloody Marys, and Mimosas in orange, peach, or mango. The cost is $45 per adult, $20 per child ages 6-12, and free for children under the age of 5. Reserve your spot now on OpenTable, or call the restaurant at (614) 484.5287.

Hubbard Grille will be open for brunch from 11:00am to 4:00pm. For more information about the brunch menu, click here. Reserve your spot now on OpenTable, or call the restaurant at (614) 291.5000.

hyde park mother's dayHyde Park Prime Steakhouse will feature a Mother’s Day two-course brunch menu from 11:00am to 2:00pm. Choose one of eight entrees, including Eggs Oscar, chicken and waffles, or a selection of omelettes for $19, or one of five entrees including bacon-wrapped twin filets and jumbo lump crab cakes for $25. For more information about the brunch menu, click here. Call the restaurant at (614) 224.2204 for reservations.

Level Dining Lounge will be open for brunch from 11:00am to 3:00pm. For more information about the brunch menu, click here. Call the restaurant at (614) 754.7111 for reservations.

Marcella’s Ristorante, Pizzeria & Wine Bar will open at 11:00am on Mother’s Day, and will feature a risotto special and a cocktail special. Reserve your spot now on OpenTable, or call the restaurant at (614) 223.2100.

Martini Modern Italian will feature a Mother’s Day brunch menu from 11:00am to 3:00pm. Selected brunch items include smoked salmon, Martini Eggs Benedict, cinnamon French toast, lobster and eggs quiche, and spinach Florentine quiche. For more information about the brunch menu, click here. Reserve your spot now on OpenTable, or call the restaurant at (614) 224,8259. 

tai tiki mother's dayTai Tiki Polynesian, Bar, Grill, & Sushi will feature a Mother’s Day brunch buffet from 11:00am to 3:00pm, including a whole roast pig, a whole poached salmon, prime rib, and more. There will also be a $5 bloody mary and mimosa bar. For more information about the brunch menu, click here. Reserve your spot now on OpenTable, or call the restaurant at (614) 456.7245.

The Guild House will be open for brunch from 11:00am to 3:00pm. For more information about the brunch menu, click here. Reserve your spot now on OpenTable, or call the restaurant at (614) 280.9780.

The Pearl Restaurant, Tavern & Oyster Bar will be open for brunch from 10:00am to 3:00pm. The brunch menu will feature a salmon Benny, a scallion potato cake with salmon and a poached egg, and a sparkling blood orange cocktail. Reserve your spot now on OpenTable, or call the restaurant at (614) 227.0151.

the table mother's dayThe Table will be open for brunch from 10:00am to 4:00pm and will feature a new brunch menu. Reserve your spot now on OpenTable, or call the restaurant at (614) 291.4555.

Union Cafe will be open for brunch from 10:00am to 2:30pm and will feature their weekly all-you-can eat brunch buffet. Reserve your spot now on OpenTable, or call the restaurant at (614) 421.2233.

Wine on High will be open for brunch from 10:00am to 2:00pm.

ZenCha Tea Salon will be open for brunch from 10:00am to 2:00pm. For more information about their brunch menu, click here.

GIFTS & TREATS

Clover on High
Take 50% off hand-crafted bracelets, made by mothers and women in Haiti.

Flower Child Vintage
Starting Monday, May 2, find a vintage gem for Mom take 15% off all jewelry.

glean mother's dayGlean
When you stop by Glean between now and Mother’s Day and buy a Glean lotion, you’ll get a free bar of their much-loved soap. Find a plethora of other locally made gifts, including their featured items:

– A hand-made, limited edition vintage book charm bracelet by local artist Kristy Sickles for $36
– A custom etched up-cycled leather cuffs by local artist Shaterra, available pre-made or specially engraved on May 7 during Gallery Hop for $20-$30

 

 

Global Gifts

owl birdhouse gobal gifts mother's dayThe District’s favorite fair trade store is featuring several perfect gift items for Mother’s Day, including:

– A precious sage necklace, a simple strand of leaves brought to life through capiz, a unique material derived from the shell of the windowpane oyster, for $39
– Kantha Sari Scarves, the unique stitching of which adds a structured finish to the up-cycled sari, for $24
– A whimsical folk art owl Java coconut birdhouse with a natural braided cord for hanging for $26

Happy Go Lucky Her
CJ by Cookie Johnson jeans are 40% off now through Mother’s Day.

Jacob Neal Salon and Jacob Neal Home Collection
Beginning Monday, May 2, for every $100 gift card you purchase at Jacob Neal, you will receive and additional $20. This deal is available through Saturday, May 7.

Jenis-Mothers-Day-CollectionJeni’s Splendid Ice Creams
Skip serving Mom breakfast in bed this year. Jeni’s has what she really wants: a Mother’s Day Collection trio of ice cream created especially for her—Brambleberry Crisp, Churro, and Lemon Buttermilk Frozen Yogurt—plus a brand-new, collection-exclusive Buttermint Chocolate Truffle sandwich. It’s your one chance to get their decadent minty chocolate sammie delivered right to your (er, Mom’s) door. For more information, click here.

MAX the Salon
From May 1 through 8, buy a $125 Charles Penzone gift card online or in-store and receive a $20 Pretty Little Perk. Then, spend some time pampering mom with one of four $125 spa experiences:

– Polish for Two: Includes an express pedicure for two and a polish change for two
– Polished Head to Toe: Includes a grand pedicure and gel color manicure
– Fresh and New: Includes an eminence custom facial and an express manicure
– Just Relax: Includes a full body therapeutic massage and an express pedicure

For more information, click here

on paper mother's dayOn Paper
Amongst the beautiful cards at On Paper are a selection of perfect gifts for mom, including gemstone necklaces, fountain pens, perfumes, Italian stationary, and candles.

Peace + Love + Bling
This Mother’s Day, buy bling, get bling. Every Mother’s Day gift purchased May 3 through 7 at Peace + Love + Bling will receive a free piece of jewelry for themselves (of equal or lesser value). Free gift wrapping will also be provided.

Quinci Emporium
Now included in the exquisitely curated collection of kitchenware found at the recently-opened Quinci Emporium are picnic baskets and bento boxes, perfect for a homemade lunch date with Mom.

Robert Mason mother's dayRobert Mason Company
Surprise and delight on Mother’s Day with an artfully crafted Robert Mason Co. gift set. Choose the Signature Mason for $55.99, Mini Mason for $35.99, or create a custom set with all the gifts you know your mom will love.

Red Giraffe Designs
When you spend $50 at Red Giraffe Designs on Friday, May 6 through Sunday, May 8, you’ll receive a 15% discount on your purchase.

Rose Bredl
Treat Mom to a fresh herb container and hand-tied floral bouquet from Rose Bredl.

Store 5a
Lavish Mom with beautiful multi-color stone necklaces and bracelets from Store 5a this Mother’s Day, available beginning May 2 through May 8.

The Lamp Shade
Light up Mom’s life with a new lamp or shade! Gift certificates are also available.

FUN WITH MOM

piece of cake mother's dayCake decorating
Spend some time with Mom at Short North Piece of Cake at their cake decorating class. Take the class with Mom and you both get a treat!

– Cake 101 – Basic buttercream icing and splitting and filling a cake: $70
– Cake 201 – Fondant covered hand painted flower cake: $90

To sign up, call the bakery at (614) 421.0399. Get 10% off when you sign up by May 5 and mention this post. For more information about the classes, click here.

Divas United
Join three of Columbus’s finest vocalists—Lee Ann McBride, Danielle Mann, and Joan Krause — in their cabaret debut at the Garden Theater for Mother’s Day. These triple threats will sing a collection of tunes, including Motown, Broadway, a little country, and a little rock and roll. Since this cabaret is dedicated to Mother’s Day weekend, bring your mom, sit back, have a cocktail, and enjoy. These divas are backed by a talented group of musicians including, Bryan Babcock, well known local pianist and musical director; Wahru Cleveland, the Drumming Diva; and Ryan McCauley, guitarist extraordinaire. Shows are Friday, May 6 at 8:00pm and Sunday, May 8 at 3:00pm. For tickets, click here.

Handmade Cards
Take the kids to Anthropologie on Saturday, May 7 to pick out a Mother’s Day gift from their curated display, and create a handmade card to go with it at the coloring station.