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Think You Know Mom? She Wants Brunch — and Here Are 5 Top NYC Spots to Take Her

What to Know

  • A new TripAdvisor survey says you may not know your mom's dining preferences as well as you think you do
  • 70 percent of family members say they know what mom wants to eat on Mother's Day; just 46 percent of moms agree
  • Want a lifeline? TripAdvisor says the top NYC brunch spots for Mother's Day include Rustic Table, Westway Diner, Petite Boucherie and more

What can you give to the woman who gave you the world? According to a new survey, going out to brunch is moms’ top dining choice for celebrating Mother’s Day. And TripAdvisor has announced some top NYC brunch spots for this year.

The following rankings are based on TripAdvisor diners' reviews:

  • Rustic Table is a Mediterranean-style café in Hell’s Kitchen that serves light food, fine coffee, wine and beer.
  • Westway Diner, located in Midtown West, serves diner classics in a cozy, familiar setting.
  • Buvette Gastrotheque is a European-inspired restaurant, bar and cafe located in the West Village.
  • Russ & Daughters Café is a family-run Eastern European café with an open kitchen located in Chinatown.
  • Petite Boucherie in the West Village is a Parisian-inspired brasserie and steakhouse serving French classics paired with curated wine offerings.

TripAdvisor surveyed more than 7,900 people in the United States to gain some insight into Mother's Day. According to the review site, 70 percent of family members say they know their mom’s Mother’s Day dining preferences, but only 46 percent of moms agree. So maybe take a lifeline from the dining experts.

“Taking mom out for Mother’s Day is always popular, but this year consider making a day of it and go to brunch -- it’s her top choice,” said Nicki Hoffman, Associate Director, Restaurants Marketing. “Treating her to one of these dining options is sure to show how appreciated she is.”

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