Many local restaurants are making special holiday plans to help pamper moms on their day. From elegant prix-fixe, multiple-course meals at Iron Horse Grill ($55), Terra Rustica ($45) and The Briar's Restaurant ($27 to $37) to modestly priced buffet brunches at Bollywood Bistro ($14), Terra Rustica ($17) and the Tuscan Grille ($25 including unlimited mimosas), the choices are plentiful.
The following paragraphs describe a bevy of varying meal choices in the neighborhood for Mother’s Day. The area code for all phone numbers shown is 914.
Pleasantville Mother’s Day Celebration Guide
. The regular menu will be offered on Mother’s Day. Will be open from noon to 10 p.m. 747-2611.
. Open for buffet brunch at $13.95 from noon to 3 p.m. and for dinner from 5 to 9 p.m. The regular menu will be served at dinner time including Tandori lobster tail, salmon tikka, and shrimp, lamb or chicken coconut. 747-4599.
. The regular menu will be available including jumbo shrimp and tilapia, steak and chicken. When this story was posted, the restaurant had not yet determined the specials it will serve on Mother’s Day. Open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. 495-3640.
. Will be open for lunch from noon to 3 p.m. and for dinner from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. and will serve its regular menu. 769-0638.
. At $12 each, brunch includes a choice of mushroom and goat cheese quiche, banana-walnut French toast, blueberry pancakes, or a plate of scrambled eggs with sausage and peppers—sides cost an additional at $4 each. At $18 is grilled tiger shrimp Benedict with pancetta and poached egg on English muffin. Dinner entrees: braised duck ($25), grilled petite filet of beef ($25), rack of baby lamb ($30), black bean "meatballs" and fettuccine ($19), pan-roasted chicken ($23), almond-crusted tilapia ($24), five spiced tiger shrimp ($24) and chorizo-stuffed rainbow trout ($26). Will be open on Mother’s Day for brunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and for dinner from from 2:30 to 8 p.m. 747-4646.
. Offers a three-course, prix-fixe dinner at $55. Appetizers: timbale of Peaky Toe crab, English pea and fontina ravioli, asparagus and Iberico ham, lobster and wild watercress vichysoisse and Northern Westchester salad. Entrees: roast breast of free-range chicken, wild striped bass with basil, grilled filet mignon, Arctic char with sorrell and honey basted breast of duck. Desserts: strawberry-rhubarb shortcake, chocolate Marquise with pistachio-mint ice cream, passion fruit-blackberry tart with honey ice cream and banana split. Cost: $55 for adults and $30 for children plus tax and tip. Opens at 3 p.m. 741-0717.
. Mother's Day brunch available on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be heart-shaped Mother's Day cakes in dark chocolate mousse, raspberry mousse or strawberry shortcake. 747-8191.
. Chinese cuisine includes filet mignon medallions, seafood Warba (Maine lobster, jumbo shrimp, scallops and vegetables), and a seafood casserole with lobster, prawns, scallops and vegetables in ginger sauce. Open from noon to 10:30 p.m. 769-5656.
. Will offer its regular menu and discounted drinks during Happy Hour at the bar only from 4 to 7 p.m. 773-4281.
. The regular menu will be available on Mother's Day except for pizza and it will be supplemented by fresh fish available from the fish market. Dishes to be offered include shell steak, pan-seared double pork chop, veal scaloppine, roast chicken breast, shrimp, filet of sole, salmon with eggplant and a wide choice of pastas. Whole wheat or gluten-free pasta is available for an extra cost of $2. The restaurant will be open from 1 to 9 pm. 773-1020.
. Open on Mother’s Day from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Dinner service begins at 4 p.m. The regular menu will be offered. 769-9849.
. The winery is hosting special pairings this weekend in honor of Mother's Day. On Saturday (11 a.m. to 6 p.m.), enjoy asparagus and mushroom tartlets topped with goat cheese, paired with a 2010 Tapestry Sauvignon Blanc. There will be assorted chocolates and Sweet Melissa Brachetto, too. On Sunday (12 p.m. to 5 p.m.), baked asparagus involtini with mascarpone cheese paired with the 2010 Tapestry Sauvignon Blanc; as well as fresh strawberries with Fragolino. Moms will receive a complimentary rose.
Briarcliff Manor Mother’s Day Celebration Guide
. Will serve both a Mother’s Day special menu to include lamb osso bucco, and lobster and its regular menu which has filet mignon, rack of lamb, short ribs, shrimp, salmon and sea bass. 762-9200.
. A special Mother's Day menu will include Bronzino, Chilean sea bass and salmon and it is also expected to include additional fresh seafood as determined by fish market availability as specials plus a number of special pasta dishes. 923-3100.
. Will be open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Mother’s Day. The regular menu will be served. 944-4380.
. At least four special dishes will supplement the regular menu on Mother's Day: grilled swordfish, surf and turf, cornish hen and fresh, homemade Fettuccine Florentine (pasta with seafood). The regular menu will also be available. 941-7353.
. Will serve its regular menu featuring traditional pub food and burgers beginning at 4 p.m. 762-3376.
. Will be serving a $16.95 prix-fixe brunch consisting of an appetizer or salad, main course, dessert and coffee. A prix-fixe dinner at $45.95 is also planned with choices that include Chilean sea bass, soft shell crab, prime sirloin, rack of lamb, Porterhouse steak and seafood pasta. A la carte dishes can also be ordered including Zuppa di Pesce, salmon, tilapia, lamb osso buco, veal scaloppini, veal chop, sliced sirloin steak, double-cut pork chops and chicken breast. Open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. 923-8300.
. Will offer a few four-course, prix-fixe meals (appetizer, salad, soup and main course) ranging in cost from $27 to $37 (coffee included) and a $45 lobster meal. Will be open on Mother's Day from 11 a.m to 10 p.m. A limited number of dishes from the regular menu will also be available. Moms will receive a rose. 941-9870.
. Gather whooping platefuls at a prix-fixe brunch buffet and be served unlimited mimosas. Choices for starters include fresh grilled vegetables, salads, meats and cheeses. Selections on the table include traditional brunch food such as pancakes, French toast, eggs Benedict, and scrambled eggs with bacon and sausage, plus “Chef’s Special’s” such as mussels marinara, eggplant rollatini, shrimp, chicken and pasta. Bagels, muffins and desserts are included. Available from noon to 3:30 p.m. Cost: $24.95 per adult and $12.95 for children under 10 plus tax and tip. No charge for children under 4. Price includes coffee or tea. 488-5618.