Mother’s Day Offers and Deals for 2020

While Mother’s Day used to be the busiest day of the year for dining at restaurants, that will be unlikely be true for Mother’s Day in 2020. However, there are a still a lot of great ways to recognize the special day even without taking Mom to a crowded restaurant.

Mother's Day Deals 2020

Mother’s Day Deals 2020

While it may take a while for Mom’s favorite restaurant to fully open it’s dining room, there are other options for spoiling your Mom on Mother’s Day with a gourmet meal or another sweet gesture.

Many restaurants are open for both takeout and deliveries, and could be a great way to let Mom enjoy her favorite meal on Mother’s Day. If your mother would prefer to visit the restaurant in person, there are a lot of great specials on gift cards so that she can visit the restaurant whenever she feels comfortable.


Mother’s Day Promotions and Events (National)

These specials are from restaurants with a large nationwide presence.

Mother's Day Restaurant Deals

Mother’s Day Restaurant Deals

Restaurant Mother’s Day Specials for Mom

Many of the specials below are for discounts and bonus offers on gift cards.

This may be the best time ever to give a gift card as a gift so that you mom can wait until she feels comfortable to venture back into dining out.

  • Abuelo’s: For every $50 in gift cards purchased through 5/30/2020, receive a $10 VIP card (bonus valid through 9/30/2020)
  • Another Broken Egg Cafe: For every $50 spent on gift cards (through 5/31/2020), receive a free additional gift card worth 20% of the purchase amount
  • Bahama Breeze: For every $50 in gift cards purchased through 6/30/2020, receive a $10 bonus card (bonus valid 6/1/2020 through 8/30/2020)
  • Benihana: Special bonus offers on gift card purchases
    • Buy $50 in gift cards (through 5/10/2020) and receive $10 in FREE promotional gift cards (bonus card valid 5/11 – 6/14/2020)
    • Buy $200 gift cards (through 5/10/2020) and receive $60 in FREE promotional gift cards (bonus card valid 5/11 – 6/14/2020)
  • Black Angus Steakhouse: For every $50 in gift cards purchased, receive $10 bonus bucks (bonus valid from 6/23/2020 through 8/31/2020)
  • Bonefish Grill: Buy $50 in gift cards online (through 5/10/2020) and receive a FREE $10 e-bonus card via email (valid at any Bloomin’ Brands restaurant in USA through 12/31/2020)
  • Bravo Italian: Free rose for Mom on Mother’s Day with order of Mother’s Day Plan package offer (pre-order available)
  • Bubba Gump:
    • Pre-order your Mother’s Day Weekend special (offer available May 8 – 10) and with each meal get your choice of two (2) free kid’s meals, a shareable caesar salad, or chocolate chip cookie sundae
    • 15% off of online gift card purchases
  • Buca di Beppo: Special Mother’s Day meal packages include a free rose gift
  • The Capital Grille: receive a 10% discount on gift card purchases over $250
  • Caribou Coffee: Buy $25 in gift cards (through 5/11/2020) and receive a FREE $5 e-gift card
  • Carl’s Jr.: receive a 20% discount on gift card purchases with promo code HAPPY
  • Carrabba’s Italian Grill: Buy $50 in gift cards online (through 5/10/2020) and receive a FREE $10 e-bonus card via email (valid at any Bloomin’ Brands restaurant in USA through 12/31/2020)
  • Cheddars: For every $25 in eGift cards purchased (through 5/10/2020), receive $5 in FREE promotional gift cards (bonus card valid 5/11 – 7/5/2020, excluding 6/21)
  • The Cheesecake Factory: Buy a $50 gift card (through 5/10/2020) and receive a FREE $10 e-bonus card (bonus gift cards do not expire, but they may not be used on alcoholic beverages or gratuities)
  • Chili’s: For every $50 in gift cards purchased, receive a free $10 e-bonus (note the bonus offer runs through June 28, 2020, and the bonus cards can be redeemed through 7/31/2020)
  • Cracker Barrel:
    • Receive a FREE $10 bonus card with purchase of select Family Meal Baskets To-Go (valid from 5/9/2020 through 6/14/2020)
    • Receive FREE delivery through 5/15/2020 with $15+ orders via app or
  • Einstein Bros. Bagels: 20% discount on all gift cards (valid through 5/6/2020)
  • Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar: Buy $100 in gift cards online (through 6/21/2020) and receive a FREE $20 e-bonus card via email (valid at any Bloomin’ Brands restaurant in USA through 12/30/2020)
  • Fogo de Chao:
    • For every $125 in eGift cards purchased, you will receive
      • a $25 FREE bonus gift card towards full churrasco lunch, brunch, or dinner (valid through 9/3/2020)
      • a $15 FREE bonus gift card towards Fogo To-Go & Butcher Shop (valid through 9/3/2020)
    • Mother’s Day Weekend (Friday – Sunday): Order any Fogo Experience package (via Fogo To-Go or Fogo Catering) and receive a Complimentary Dining Postcard valid for a Full Churrasco Experience with equal or greater purchase (bonus valid 5/11/2020 through 7/12/2020)
  • Hardee’s: receive a 20% discount on gift card purchases with promo code HAPPY
  • Hooters: Receive an instant 20% discount off of gift cards of $20+
  • Houlihan’s: 15% discount on online gift card purchases (valid through 5/10/2020)
  • Joella’s Hot Chicken: 25% bonus on select gift cards
    • Spend $20 to get a $25 gift card
    • Spend $40 to get a $50 gift card
  • Landry’s Restaurant Group: receive a 15% discount on gift cards between $100 – $500
Mother's Day Restaurant Deals 2020

Mother’s Day Restaurant Deals 2020

  • Miller’s Ale House: all $30+ pickup orders on Mother’s Day weekend will receive a $10 eBonus card (bonus is valid from 7/1/2020 – 8/31/2020)
  • Ninety Nine Restaurant & Pub: Buy $25 in gift cards and receive two $5 bonus cards through 5/10/2020 (bonus cards are valid through 9/20/2020)
  • Olive Garden: For every $50 in gift card purchases (through 5/10/2020), receive a FREE $10 bonus gift (bonus gift is valid 6/1/2020 through 6/30/2020)
  • Outback Steakhouse: Buy $50 in gift cards online (through 5/10/2020) and receive a FREE $10 e-bonus card via email (valid at any Bloomin’ Brands restaurant in USA through 12/31/2020)
  • Panera Bread: 20% discount on online gift card purchases (valid through 5/10/2020)
  • PF Chang’s:
    • Free rose included in preordered custom meals on 5/9 – 5/10
    • Free contactless delivery available (no minimum order required)
  • RA Sushi: Purchase $50 in gift cards (through 5/10/2020) and receive a $10 promotional card (valid from 5/11/2020 through 6/14/2020)
  • Ruby Tuesday has a few offers currently available (although they are not specific to Mother’s Day)
    • Free delivery via DoorDash, GrubHub, and Postmates throughout May
    • Get 15% off of Tue-Go Orders with promo code “15”
    • purchase Ruby Tuesday gift cards online
  • Ruth’s Chris Steak House: Buy $100 or more of gift cards and receive a bonus card worth 20% of the purchase amount (bonus cards valid through 9/30/2020)
  • Smokey Bones:
    • Purchase $50 in gift cards (through 6/30/2020) and receive $10 in bonus cards (valid through 8/31/2020)
    • email subscribers should check their inbox for a coupon for a FREE Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie with $10 purchase on Sunday, May 10th (note that the emailed coupon is required to redeem the offer)
  • TCBY: The annual Mother’s Day promotion of giving moms 6 oz of froyo FREE at their local TCBY on Mother’s Day has been postponed (new date TBD)
  • Wienerschnitzel: Moms eat FREE all day on Mother’s Day, May 10, 2020 (free meal includes chili dog, small fries, and small soda)
  • Yard House: Receive a 15% discount on To-Go (pickup) orders through 5/17/2020 with promo code YHTOGO15


How to Send Mom Her Favorite Meal on Mother’s Day 2020

Also keep in mind that even if you live far away, you can use local delivery services to directly send her a hot, freshly-prepared meal. Go ahead an place an advance order for Mom’s favorite restaurant meal and schedule it to be delivered when she wants to eat on Mother’s Day!

Local Restaurant Delivery Services DoorDash GrubHub Postmates

Local restaurant delivery service from DoorDash, GrubHub, & Postmates

Try these services that deliver food from your favorite restaurants and more:

  • DoorDash: Food delivery
  • GrubHub: Food delivery
  • Postmates: Food delivery — PLUS drinks, groceries, drugstore, and more
  • Plus other delivery services in local markets including Drizly (beer, wine, and liquor delivered in under 1 hour!), Seamless, and more!


Other Mother’s Day Specials for Mom

If you’d like to surprise mom with something

  • AMF, Bowlero, or Bowlmore: gift card bonus offers available through 6/22/2020
    • Buy a $50 gift card, get a $10 bonus card
    • Buy a $100 gift card, get a $25 bonus card
  • Bloomingdale’s: Get a bonus gift card of $25 for every $100 spent on select items through 5/12/2020 (must be a member of the free Loyalist rewards program to receive this offer)
  • Marcus Theatres: Receive a FREE $5 promotional eGift Card with every $25 eGift Card purchase (bonus card is valid through 1/15/2021)
  • Spa Week: purchase gift cards here and redeem at over 9,000 locations!
    • purchase $75 in gift cards through 5/7/2020 and get $50 in bonus cards with promo code 50MOMS75 (bonus cards expire 8/1/2020)
  • TopGolf: Receive a $10 Game Play Bonus Card with every $50 in Topgolf Gift Cards purchased for a limited time (bonus card is valid through 12/30/2020)



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Which of these look like something that your mother would enjoy? How are you planning to celebrate Mother’s Day in 2020? Leave a comment to join the conversation!

18 Responses

  1. Jomata says:

    Hello there, thank you so much for this post on mothers day offer and deals I have often wonder how mothers day will turn out, how would I treat my mum, a lot of thoughts keep pumping up my mind seeing that a lot of restaurants wont be opened and all, but this post has made everything just easy for me, I even have variety to choose from and also i like the fact that orices are added, this will help me draw a resonabke budget.

    thanks for sharing.

    • Alyce says:

      It’s so convenient to have restaurant delivery services available at so many great restaurants. There is truly something available for every unique taste and every special diet!

  2. Skuchmane says:

    Heloooo dear,thank you very much for such great reviews, I really love your website plain and simple, very easy to navigate and easy to understand, I think its great, your description of each item. Makes it easier fot the readers to form an opinion, I also believe quality content is the key, 

  3. Awinikistevie says:

    Hello there! This is an amazing article. The mother’s day deal sounds great and interesting. Mother’s love surprises, indeed getting her favorite meal for her is a smart gesture. Last year I got her favorite dress for her. trying something different is a great idea for me. 

    thanks for sharing this with me.

  4. Sipheni says:

    These restaurants are doing a pretty good job by offering such amazing deals during the lockdown for our mother’s day. I love the idea of gift cards as bonuses. What a thoughtful act by you of putting together such a wide range to choose from. This is brilliant and thanks for doing this.

  5. Sheddy Ovb says:

    Helooo, let me start by appreciating you for sharing this amazing and fascinating article on mother’s day offers and deals. Mothers day are indeed one of the most celebrated day worldwide. I love my mum nso much so I make sure I treat her special special on that day. I just can’t wait for mothers day to come again. Thanks for this amazing choices bod gifys and rewards. 

  6. Lizzychris says:

    Thanks so much for the amazing review

    It is quiet unfortunate that we will not be experiencing mother day as usual in 2020due to pandemic ☹️. We will not be able to visit our mom and spend some time with her.

    Thanks to the idea you have provided here, it won’t be totally bad..we can still celebrate the day!

    Thanks for sharing.

    • Alyce says:

      It’s hard to imagine that this year’s Mother’s Day won’t include swarms of people and crowded restaurant dining rooms. The food is always a huge draw to a restaurant but on Mother’s Day it’s a little more special than that. At least it will be nice to be able to order takeout or delivery for some of the country’s favorite restaurants on Mother’s Day (and get some nice deals too)!

  7. evans says:

    Wow…nice writeup… Come 10th of may we will be celebrating mother’s day and I hope you can go through this review to get à choice of something really nice for your mum this mother’s day…a mother is a great gift from God and if you still have yours do show her love for she needs it…trust me no love suppresses that of a mother…

    • Alyce says:

      Mom’s are very special and it’s great that so many restaurants help us all celebrate our moms on Mother’s Day!

  8. Philebur says:

    Hello, thanks a lot for this article! I love my mum a lot but every mothers day I’m always torn apart because I don’t know what to do exactly. It is a miracle I came across this article where I’m served with different options as to places to take her to and what to get her and seeing that you already listed the prices with them, I only need to save or the coming mothers day. Thanks a whole lot

  9. Katrina says:


    I love your article on the different restaurant deals for Mother’s Day!  Great idea on how to show Mom’s love with food and great deals.  While I live in Alaska, so many of these restaurants aren’t up here, we do have Benihana and Carl’s Jr; though I don’t eat out much myself.  

    I also like your niche, best deals.  That’s a niche that you can probably write about forever I’d imagine since companies are always trying to beat their competitors with the best prices or best services.  

    Overall, I enjoyed the options you mapped out for Mom’s Day for many of us that are stuck staying at home and can’t be around family.  Right now, holidays are simply passing us by without any sort of close celebrations, so it’s good to have alternatives.

    Thanks for sharing your insights!


    • Alyce says:

      You are most welcome Katrina. Alaska is a beautiful place but it’s good to know that there aren’t too many of these restaurants available to you locally. I’m glad you can at least take advantage of a couple of great options! Enjoy!!

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