Celebrate Mother’s Day with These Restaurants and Our Hints on Things to Do

May 14th is Mother’s Day!

Treat your Mom to an extra special day with a grand dining experience and something fun, and relaxing, to help her recharge her batteries. Start by saying “Thank you” for all she’s done for her family with a Mother’s Day Brunch at any of these Talbot County restaurants, then use our “hints” of things to do and venture out to discover something new together!

Reservations are highly recommended for all of these restaurants!!

In Easton

Dining out in Easton, Maryland.
Delicious dishes await at the restaurants of Easton, Maryland

Hunter’s Tavern

Located at the Tidewater Inn in the heart of downtown Easton, Hunter’s Tavern is the spot to take mom for an elegant dining experience. Their special brunch menu offers choices such as Maryland Crab Soup, Eggs Chesapeake with spinach and crab meat, and Cajun Shrimp Pasta. Request to be seated outside for a view of downtown Easton all dressed up for spring.

Scossa Restaurant & Lounge

Scossa’s fresh, made-in-house pastas and sauces accompany their fabulous wine list. When making your reservation, request a seat outside for a view of downtown Easton’s beautiful old court house and the Frederick Douglass statue.

t at the General Store

At the “t” of Royal Oak and Bellevue Roads stands a building harkening back to a bygone era. Here you’ll find the perfect spot for delicious tea inspired cuisine for dinner or brunch. They are well stocked with fresh loose leaf tea, spirited tea inspired drinks, and a fabulous wine list. Make a reservation from their website!

Hint: Things to Do

See the current exhibition at the Academy Art Museum, take the Frederick Douglass Driving Tour, or tour The Hill Community, a neighborhood of Easton that’s been home to free African-Americans since the 1780’s.

In Oxford

Ice Cream from the Scottish Highland Creamery in Oxford, Maryland

Highland Creamery

The Scottish Highland Creamery is a local secret we like to share. Their small-batch, unique flavored ice creams are something to write home about. For Mother’s Day, they’ll be serving some special flavors just for mom. Last year they served Lavender and Honey, Lemon Bar, and White Chocolate Raspberry Ripple! Check their Facebook page for this year’s special scoops!

Hint: Things to Do

Stroll over to Oxford Town Park along the Tred Avon River and enjoy the tide pool and small beach. Hop in the car and enjoy a ride across the river on the Oxford-Bellevue Ferry.

In St. Michaels

Hooper Straight Lighthouse in Talbot County, Maryland.
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Lighthouse in St. Michaels, Maryland

The Galley Restaurant

Mom can order the Famous Galley Glazer with fried egg, cheddar, bacon or sausage inside a warm glazed donut, yum! Pair it with a Bloody Mary garnished with Old Bay, or The Galley’s Bottomless Mimosas.

Corah’s Corner

At Corah’s, mom will enjoy the music of Sam Pugh, a local singer-songwriter, as well as special dishes and craft cocktails created just for Mother’s Day.

Foxy’s Harbor Grille

Foxy’s, beside St. Michaels Harbor, will serve a Mother’s Day Brunch from 8:30-11:00 a.m. After 11:00, they will serve their regular menu until 8:00 p.m. No matter what time you’re there, mom will enjoy her choice of 14 Crushes, fizzy adult beverages using fresh juices and flavored vodkas, and lots of seafood choices.

Hint: Things to Do

Book a cruise on Patriot Narrated Historical Cruises, visit the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, or spend the afternoon enjoying the mile-long shopping of Talbot Street.

On Tilghman Island

Tilghman Waterman's Museum in Talbot County, Maryland.
Tilghman Watermen’s Museum on Tilghman Island, Maryland

Two if by Sea

The quintessential small town eatery, Two if by Sea’s chef serves up a tasty brunch with dishes such as Crabbie Eggs Benedict with, you guessed it, crab; Croque Monsieur with French toast, ham, Swiss, bacon, gravy, and a fried egg; and an Island favorite, Rockfish Salad.

Tickler’s Crab Shack

The Wylder Hotel’s restaurant, Tickler’s will offer a Mother’s Day brunch featuring dishes make with locally-caught seafood and Bar Mumbo craft cocktails, all served with waterfront views of the Chesapeake Bay.

Hint: Things to Do

Take selfies at Tilghman Island’s public art, the Tilghman’s Pride Mural  and Post Office mosaic mural. Visit the Tilghman Waterman Museum for a glimpse of the fisherman’s way of life.

In Trappe

The Coffee Trappe

Venture to the southern tip of Talbot County for a quiet respite from the hustle and bustle of Easton and St. Michaels. Arrive at The Coffee Trappe before 11 a.m. for their signature Hot Dogs & Eggs and after 11 a.m. order the Crab & Avocado Wrap, jumbo lump crab, smoked corn, romaine lettuce, tomato, and spicy mayo, all on a soft flour tortilla. And don’t forget the coffee!

Hint: Things to Do

Walk the fishing pier or land trails leading to open views of the Choptank River at the Bill Burton Fishing Pier State Park.


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