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Dozens of restaurants offer Mother’s Day specials

Roma Caffe, owned by Gino Marinelli (foreground above), is one of dozes of restaurants offering Mother's Day specials. Roma's includes brunch and hot pasta dishes prepared to order.

Roma Caffe, owned by Gino Marinelli (foreground above), is one of dozes of restaurants offering Mother's Day specials. Roma's includes brunch and hot pasta dishes prepared to order.

As of Friday morning, some restaurants on this list are booked for Mother’s Day, May 11.

Newly listed
(BOOKED) ACACIA: Buffet brunch includes crêpes, turkey dinner with all the trimmings, salads and desserts. When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Where: 4340 N. Campbell Ave. Price: $48 adults, $24 ages 6-12 Info: 232-0101, www.acaciatucson.com

ARMITAGE WINE LOUNGE & CAFE: Brunch includes brioche French toast and Armitage Benedict. Mothers receive a free glass of champagne and two chocolate-covered strawberries. When: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Where: 2905 E. Skyline Drive Price: varies Info: 682-9740, www.armitagewine.com

BISTRO PHILIPPE: Plated three-course meal with appetizer or soup, main course and dessert. All guests receive a free glass of wine. When: 11:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Where: 2990 N. Swan Road Price: $32.50 adults, $17.50 ages 11 and younger Info: 318-1118, www.bistrophilippe.com

CANYON CAFE: At Loews Ventana Canyon Resort & Spa, a buffet, including seafood on ice, omelet and carving stations and desserts. The outdoor terrace will be open. When: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Where: 7000 N. Resort Drive Price: $49 adults, $24.50 ages 12 and younger Info: 299-2020

EL CHARRO: All five of its locations offer a special at a fixed price and the regular menu. Restaurant locations, hours and phone numbers are: • 311 N. Court Ave., 11 a.m.-9 p.m., (622-1922) • 6310 E. Broadway, noon-9 p.m., (745-1922) • 4699 E. Speedway Blvd., 11 a.m.-8 p.m., (325-1922) • 100 W. Orange Grove Road, 11 a.m.-8 p.m., (615-1922) • 6910 E. Sunrise Drive, 11 a.m.- 8 p.m., (514-1922) Price: $9.99 special, various other prices Info: www.elcharrocafe.com

CHAD’S STEAKHOUSE & SALOON: Regular menu and New York Strip Steak special with salad and ice cream. When: 4-9 p.m. Where: 3001 N. Swan Road Price: $19.95, various other prices Info: 881-1802, www.chadssteakhouse.com

CUVÉE WORLD BISTRO: Regular menu, with mothers attending in parties of three or more receiving a free meal, or in parties of two a free dessert. When: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Where: 3352 E. Speedway Blvd. Price: vares Info: 881-7577, www.cuveeworldbistro.com

JONATHAN’S CORK: A Macadamia Nut Halibut special ($23.95) and regular menu. When: from 5 p.m. Where: 6320 E. Tanque Verde Road Price: varies Info: 296-1631, www.jonathanscork.com

JW MARRIOTT STARR PASS RESORT & SPA: Two buffet options, both with “gourmet” desserts: • 11 a.m.- 3 p.m., Catalina Steakhouse Entertainment provided by a magician. • (BOOKED)9 a.m.-3 p.m. Signature Grill Entertainment provided by a magician and a fortune teller. The patio will be open for seating. Price: $49 adults, $18 ages 6-12 (for both buffets) Info: 792-3500, www.jwmarriottstarrpass.com

MCMAHON’S PRIME STEAKHOUSE: Special menu with entrees, including prime rib and lobster tail, that include a side dish. Appetizers and desserts also available. When: 5-10 p.m. Where: 2959 N. Swan Road Price: Entrees $26-$50, various other prices Info: 327-7463, www.metrorestaurants.com

METROPOLITAN GRILL: Special menu with entrees, including surf and turf and mahi mahi, that include a salad or soup from $13 to $25. Appetizers and desserts also available. When: 11 a.m.- 10 p.m. Where: 7892 N. Oracle Road Price: varies Info: 531-1212

MONTANA AVENUE: Special and regular menus. When: 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Where: 6390 E. Grant Road Price: varies Info: 298-2020, www.foxrc.com

NEO OF MELAKA: Three dinner specials, including Ahi Tuna Tartare with Chilean Sea Bass ($32.95), all including vegetables, dumplings and desserts. When: 11 a.m.- 10 p.m. Where: 1765 E. River Road Price: $18.95-$32.95 Info: 299-7815, www.neomelaka.com

NoRTH: Special and regular menus. When: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and 5-10 p.m. Where: 2995 E. Skyline Drive Price: varies Info: 299-1600

OLD PUEBLO GRILLE – ALVERNON: Special menu with entrees, including salmon, steak and shrimp and choice of soup or salad. It also will have a vegetarian special. Appetizers and desserts are also available. When: 11 a.m.- 10 p.m. Where: 60 N. Alvernon Way Price: entrees $15-$24, various other prices Info: 326-6000

OLD PUEBLO GRILLE – FOOTHILLS: Special menu with entrees, including salmon, steak and shrimp and choice of soup or salad, from $15 to $24. It also will have a vegetarian special. Appetizers and desserts are also available. When: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Where: 7401 N. La Cholla Blvd. Price: entrees $15-$24, various other prices Info: 297-1999

PAPAGAYO MEXICAN RESTAURANT: Buffet including chilaquiles, menudo and huevos rancheros. A guitarist will perform. When: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Where: 4717 E. Sunrise Drive Price: $15.95, free ages 7 and younger Info: 577-6055, www.dotucson.com/ rest/Papagayo/home.htm

RIO CAFÉ: Special and regular menu for brunch and early dinner. Mothers receive a free glass of champagne or a mimosa. When: Brunch 10 a.m.-1 p.m., early dinner 2-6 p.m. Where: 2526 E. Grant Road Price: varies Info: 323-5003

ROMA CAFFÉ: Brunch, including smoked ham, poached salmon and omelets, plus hot pasta dishes prepared to order. When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Where: 4140 W. Ina Road Price: $26.95 adults, $7.95 ages 6-12 Info: 744-2929, www.romacaffe.com

SWEET TOMATOES: All-you-can-eat buffet of special breakfast and regular items, including Belgian waffles, French toast and warm cinnamon chip biscuits with butter cream glaze. No reservations needed. Locations and phone numbers: • 6202 E. Broadway (747-3864) and • 4420 N. Stone Ave. (293-3343). When: 8 a.m.-noon Price: $7.99 adults, $4.69 ages 5-12, $1.69 ages 4 and younger Info: www.sweettomatoes.com

T.G.I. FRIDAY’S: Mothers receive a free dessert with purchase of an entree. When: 10-12:30 a.m. Where: 4901 E. Broadway Price: varies Info: 745-3743, www.fridays.com

(BOOKED)WILDFLOWER: Special and regular menus. When: 5-9 p.m. Where: 7037 N. Oracle Road Price: varies prices Info: 219-4230

ZIVAZ MEXICAN BISTRO: Two signature entrees and a dessert for a fixed price, plus the regular menu. When: 11-9 a.m.Where: 4590 E. Broadway Price: $20 Info: 325-1234, www.zivaz.com

ZONA 78: Special three-course plated dinner with entree choices, including prime rib, with side dish, appetizer and dessert. Locations and phone numbers are: • 78 W. River Road (888-7878) and • 7301 E. Tanque Verde Road (296-7878) When: noon-9 p.m. Price: $32 Info: www.zona78.com

Previously listed
THE CUP CAFE: Prix fixe menu with seven offerings for adults; three choices for children. When: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Where: 311 E. Congress St. Price: $18 adults, $8 for ages 11 and younger Info: 622-8848, www.hotelcongress.com

DESERT GARDEN BISTRO: For this buffet at The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa, mothers receive a flower. Prices includes tax. When: Seatings at 10 a.m., 12:15 p.m, 2:15 p.m. Where: 3800 E. Sunrise Drive Price: $63.42 adults, $25.82 children ages 6-12 Info: 742-6000

ELLE WINE COUNTRY RESTAURANT: Buffet with carving stations and choice of one sparkling wine, mimosa or bloody mary. When: 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Where: 3048 E. Broadway Price: $45 adults, $15 ages 10 and younger Info: 327-0500, www.ellerestaurant.com

LODGE ON THE DESERT: Four-course meal and complimentary glass of champagne or sparkling cider. When: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Where: 306 N. Alvernon Way Price: $45 adults, $23 ages 5-14 Info: 325-3366, www.lodgeonthedesert.com

TRATTORIA PINA: Special menu of favorites. When: 11 a.m.- 8:30 p.m. Where: 5541 N. Swan Road Price: varies Info: 577-6992, www.trattoriapina.com

TERRA COTTA: Prix fixe menu with 10 choices for adults; four choices for children. Price includes coffee or tea, pastries and choice of orange juice, prickly pear lemonade, mimosa, mango bellini or bloody mary. When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Where: 3500 E. Sunrise Drive Price: $27.50 adults, $10 children’s menu Info: 577-8100, www.dineterracotta.com

TUCSON BOTANICAL GARDEN: Café 54 catered al fresco brunch. When: 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Where: 2150 N. Alvernon Way Price: regular admission plus $15 adults, $8 ages 4-12 Info: 326-9686 Ext. 41, www.tucsonbotanical.org

INTERMEZZO: Brunch includes coffee or tea for adults and juice for children. Mimosas and bloody marys are $4. When: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Where: 5350 E. Broadway, Suite 128 Price: $15 adults, $7 ages 10 and younger Info: 748-8100, www.intermezzo-tucson.com

LE-DELICE FRENCH RESTAURANT & BAKERY: All-you-can-eat buffet. When: 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Where: 7245 E. Tanque Verde Road Road Price: $17.99 Info: 290-9714, http://le-delice.com

EL PARADOR TROPICAL GARDEN RESTAURANT: Brunch buffet of more than 80 items. When: Reservations taken 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m., brunch served until 4 p.m. Where: 2744 E. Broadway Price: $22.95 adults, $11.95 children ages 5-10, free to 4 and younger Info: 881-2744, http://elparadortucson.com

RED SKY NEW AMERICAN CUISINE & CATERING CO.: Buffet includes glass of champagne or mimosa. Mothers receive a bouquet of orchids. When: 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. Where: 2900 N. Swan Road Price: $45 adults, $18 ages 6-12 Info: 326-5454, www.redskycafeandcatering.com

WESTWARD LOOK RESORT: Three options: • 7-11 a.m., Catalina Ballroom Buffet includes coffee, tea and orange juice. ($14 adults, $7 ages 5-10) • 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sonoroan Ballroom Buffet includes glass of sparkling wine and complimentary family photo. ($47 adults, $23.50 ages 5-10) • (BOOKED)11 a.m.-2 p.m., Gold Room Plated three-course lunch of appetizer, entree and dessert choices. ($49 adults, $24.50 ages 5-10) Where: 245 E. Ina Road Info: 297-1151, www.westwardlook.com

Late additions

BAR 58˚ & BISTRO: At 58 Degrees & Holding Co., Special brunch menu. Mothers receive a free glass of sparkling wine. Locations and phone numbers are: • 4280 N. Campbell Avenue (299-5804) and • 5340 E. Broadway (547-5858.) When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Price: Varies Info: www.58degrees.com

(BOOKED)PRIMO: At JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort &Spa, a prix-fixe menu with an appetizer, entree and dessert. When: 6-9 p.m. Where: 3800 W. Starr Pass Blvd. Price: $55 adults, $25 children Info: 792-3500 primo.jwmarriottstarrpass.com

TSO AND TUCSON ORIGINALS: The Tucson Symphony Orchestra and some Tucson Originals restaurant members team for a special Mother’s Day offer. Buy brunch and receive a voucher for two free tickets to the 2 p.m. performance of “Gershwin and Mathieu.” Additional tickets may be purchased for 50 percent off. Participating restaurants and phone numbers are: Acacia (232-0101); Rio Café (323-5003); Pastiche Modern Eatery (325-3333); Elle Wine Country Restaurant (327-0500); The Cup Café (798-1618) and Terra Cotta (577-8100.) When: TSO performance at 2 p.m. at Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave.

PASTICHE MODERN EATERY: Five special menu selections and regular menu. When: 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Where: Pastiche Modern Eatery, 3025 N. Campbell Ave. Price: Specials range from $11.95-$21.95; Various prices for others Info: 325-3333, www.pasticheme.com

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Unless noted, reservations are required or strongly recommended and prices are per person and do not include tax or tip, unless noted.

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