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Mother’s Day is celebrated on Sunday, May 8th. It is a perfect time to appreciate the special woman in your life. Whether they’re your mother, wife, aunt, grandmother, sister, step-mother, or friend, treat them like a Queen.

Depending on her mood, she may be itching to go out for brunch or dinner. Or your mother figure she may want to cook a restaurant-quality meal at home or maybe save the celebration meal for a later date.

Restaurants will help you honor the superwoman in your life no matter how you want to say “thank you” this Mother’s Day. Thankfully, helped to make a list full of North Carolina deals, mother approved. There are a variety of deals and freebies to be had in the following round-up of food deals and freebies. These include fancy dining at restaurant experiences, simple but delicious takeout meals to enjoy at home and gift cards with added bonuses. Check out all the North Carolina Food deals and specials for Mother’s Day below. You can see the full list here.

  • Cracker Barrel

    Want to enjoy a homestyle meal without having to ask Mom? Head to Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® and try out some classic favorites, including hand-breaded fried chicken tenders, Barrel Bites, and savory loaded hashbrown casserole tots. Designed to be enjoyed family-style, these dishes are perfect for a Mother’s Day celebration.

  • Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar

    At Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, you can treat your mother to the ultimate luxury this Mother’s Day. The restaurant will open at 11 a.m. on Mother’s Day weekend and offer a three-course menu that features filet mignon paired with either lobster tail scampi or crab-stuffed shrimp, starting at $85 per person.

  • Olive Garden

    Whether at home or at the restaurant, try one of Mom’s favorites. From $34.99, Olive Garden offers family-size pans of fettuccine alfredo, chicken parmigiana, and more. Family Bundles start at $49.99 and include a large pan of classic lasagna, a house salad, and breadsticks.

  • Seasons 52

    Enjoy brunch with Mom from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Seasons 52 this Mother’s Day. Guests celebrating the holiday at home can enjoy a Mother’s Day Green Box to-go that serves four to six people starting at $125.

  • Salata Salad Kitchen

    Try something new with Mom this year and take her to Salata Salad Kitchen for a healthy and refreshing salad. Fully customizable, built-to-order salads, wraps, and soups are the specialties. With five salad bases, more than 50 toppings, and 11 house-made, gluten-free dressings, this dining choice will leave Mom feeling proud you learned to love your veggies.

  • Outback Steakhouse

    Take your number one, first mate out for a Steak ’N Mate combo deal from Outback Steakhouse this Mother’s Day. Choose the sirloin & grilled shrimp on the barbie combo, sirloin, and coconut shrimp, Aussie twisted ribs and sirloin, ribeye and shrimp, sirloin and grilled chicken, or Victoria’s filet mignon and lobster all starting at $18.99.

  • Smokey Bones

    Just in time for Mother’s Day, spend $50 on a Smokey Bones gift card and receive $10 bonus bucks to use on an order of $30 or more.

  • Sullivan’s Steakhouse

    On Mother’s Day, take Mom to Sullivan’s Steakhouse for a classic Fare for Five Feast. The feast includes a starter, salad, two entrees, and two sides for only $115. It can be taken out or delivered.

  • P.F. Chang’s

    An exclusive four-course Mother’s Day meal is being offered at P.F. Chang’s this year. The restaurant is taking reservations now for Mother’s Day, so call or go online to claim your spot.

  • TCBY

    On Mother’s Day, treat Mom with TCBY’s sweet treats. On Sunday, May 8, all participating locations are offering 6 ounces of free frozen yogurt to mothers.


    From GODIVA, you can’t go wrong with a special treat for mom. You can purchase a variety of chocolate and gift card combos in Target stores and on, in conjunction with Papyrus. Whether you choose the GODIVA Goldmark Assorted Gift Box starting at $9.99 for 11 pieces and pair it up with a Papyrus “MOM” Mother’s Day Card starting at $7.73 or one of the other delicious and heartfelt combinations from this collaboration, you are guaranteed to make Mom’s day!

  • Bonefish

    If your mother loves seafood, Bonefish Grill is the perfect place to take her on Mother’s Day. A variety of delectable treats are available, including the Rockefeller ‘Butterfish’ – Kate’s Wild North Atlantic Haddock topped with feta cheese, artichoke hearts, and finished with a lemon basil butter sauce. Get everything you need with a Bonefish Grill Family Bundle if you are staying home to celebrate. The bundle starts at $35 and includes a choice of entrée, salad, fresh bread & pesto, and house-baked cookies. Pick up or have it delivered. Is your mother not as close as you would like? Send your love to her with a $50 Bonefish Grill gift card and receive a free $10 e-gift card either for yourself or for her. Redeemable between June 21 and August 21.

  • Performance Kitchen Crafted Meals

    If the mom in your life has her eye on health and wellness, we have the perfect thing for her this Mother’s Day. Performance Kitchen Crafted Meals creates healthy, frozen, plant-based meals that are rich in vitamins, minerals, and fiber. Hook mom up with a bundle, which typically has 12 meals, for just $107.88. Supplement your gift with a complimentary consultation with a registered dietician to help Mom stay healthy.

  • Ruth’s Chris

    Let Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse prepare a special dinner for Mom this year. At-home Celebration Feast for four costs $195 and includes a choice of starter, roasted beef tenderloin, two sides, and four personal desserts. Feast orders can be pre-ordered now for pick-up on May 7 and 8 (orders must be placed 48 hours in advance). Ruth’s Chris will be open on Mother’s Day as well, serving its regular menu as well as its spring specialties.

  • McCormick & Schmick’s

    If your mom wants to spend her Mother’s Day relaxing, have a delightful dinner for four at home courtesy of McCormick & Schmick’s for just $135 plus tax.

  • Miller’s Ale House

    Dine-in at Miller’s Ale House on Mother’s Day and get free Zingers with a $20 purchase, when you sign up for the Ravings Fan Club.

  • Mrs. Fields

    For all the bake sales and after-school cookies she baked for you, Mrs. Fields stands ready to help you repay the favor. Pamper her with a sweet cookie cake, handcrafted chocolate-covered strawberries, or tasty brownie bites. One thing we can guarantee: they won’t wilt. Enjoy 20% Off Mother’s Day gifts with the code MOM20.

  • Morton’s The Steakhouse

    Celebrate Mother’s Day at Morton’s The Steakhouse with a 12-ounce bone-in filet dinner. Plus, the restaurant will be serving an exclusive cocktail called One In A Million. Be sure to make a reservation to take part in the festivities.

  • Moe’s Southwest Grill

    Every year Mother’s Day is celebrated on a Sunday. And every Sunday Moe’s Southwest Grill offers free kids meals to children under 12.

  • IHOP

    Until July 17, for every $25 gift card purchased at IHOP, receive a $5 bonus card to use on a future visit until August 21, 2022.

  • Joe’s Crab Shack

    From April 18 through June 18, purchase a $50 gift card from Joe’s Crab Shack and receive a free $10 reward card. The reward cards are valid from July 1, 2022, through to September 30, 2022.

  • Macaroni Grill

    Feed the whole family at home with the help of Romano’s Macaroni Grill this Mother’s Day. Mother’s Day specials include the Premium Feast for Five for $55 that features a choice of an entree — either chicken parmesan, chicken marsala, penne rustica, or grilled sirloin (extra fees) — salad, Peasant bread, and your choice of dessert.

  • Kona Grill

    Enjoy brunch, dinner, and to-go options from Kona Grill this Mother’s Day. On Sunday morning, bring Mom into Kona Grill for the popular brunch menu, and don’t forget to order her the rosé. Or let her sleep in and join Kona Grill later for a Mother’s Day dinner featuring lemongrass clam chowder, lobster potstickers, surf & turf, and strawberry basil rum cake.

  • Eddie V’s

    Mother’s Day can be a dine-in or take-home event, thanks to Eddie V’s this year. The dining room will be open from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on May 8 for a special Mother’s Day Brunch that is $55 for adults and $16 for children. You and your mom can enjoy a three-course brunch menu including warm cinnamon rolls, Maine lobster bisque, pan-seared steak and eggs, and much more.

  • Chili’s

    Maybe Mom is busy on the 8th, or maybe she’s several zip codes away, whatever separates you on Mother’s Day, don’t worry, Chili’s has you covered. Surprise her with a $50 Chili’s gift card. Purchase it online and receive a free $10 E-bonus card to include or keep for yourself (we won’t tell). The bonus card is valid from April 22 through July 31.

  • Carrabba’s Italian Grill

    If your mother enjoys Italian food, Carrabba’s Italian Grill is a great place to take her on Mother’s Day. For a limited time, the restaurant offers special appetizers, entrées, cocktails, and desserts that are sure to make you move up on her favorite list, including Tuscan-grilled lamb chops, Tramonto in Tuscany cocktails, and berries & butter cakes. Get Mom a gift card instead of taking her out to eat isn’t an option. When you purchase $50 worth of gift cards, you’ll receive a free coupon for $10 off to include or keep. This coupon is valid through August 21.

  • The Capital Grille

    Opening early and serving the full dinner menu as well as brunch with three scrumptious offerings, The Capital Grille wants you to be able to show Mom how much she means to you (that lobster frittata would speak volumes to us). So, don’t delay, get your reservation on the books now.

  • California Pizza Kitchen

    Nothing says, “You’re the Best” quite like a delicious pizza, especially one from California Pizza Kitchen. Celebrate your mom on Mother’s Day by dining in and showing her your appreciation with a heart-shaped pizza, only available on May 8.

  • Buca di Beppo Italian Restaurant

    Treat Mom to a family-style meal in a comfortable, semi-private dining room at Buca di Beppo this year. Get Mom all to yourself for a cozy meal for two, or invite the whole family to celebrate her special day. Reserve your table online or give them a call to get your table booked.

  • Bravo Cucina Italiana

    Enjoy Mother’s Day Brunch until 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 8 at Bravo Cucina Italiana. It is making sure the menu offers a little something special for everybody this year. Frankly, it had us at berries & cream French toast. Make your reservation early.

  • Bahama Breeze

    Treat Mom to a Caribbean Mother’s Day Bundle to go from Bahama Breeze. It includes a choice of entrée, served with a side, salad, and Cuban bread. Bundles serve up to four people and include seafood paella, grilled chicken with cilantro-crema, and baby back ribs. They come fully cooked and start at $44.99.

  • PDQ

    PDQ is offering a free meal (3-piece tender, 8-piece nugget, or any sandwich or salad) to moms with the purchase of any kids or adult meal on Sunday, May 8th. This offer is available at all locations in-store and online using code “mom.”

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