Want to give mom a dining adventure this weekend? Here's a list of brunches, lunches and dinner this Sunday, May 11, 2014.
Allenmore Events Center/Smoke + Cedar: Brunch buffet served at the events center 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at 2013 S. Cedar St., Tacoma; 253-272-6469. $31.95 adults; $6.95-$16.95 children. Menu here. Smoke + Cedar also will be open for brunch, lunch and dinner.
Bar Bistro: Serving a brunch menu from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and dinner from 4-9 p.m. at 1718 99th St. E., Tacoma; 253-537-3655. Brunch is $8-$10; a Mother's Day only dinner special, $16. More info here.
C.I. Shenanigans: Brunch and dinner buffet served 9:30 a.m.-6:45 p.m. at 3017 Ruston Way, Tacoma; 253-752-8811. Breakfast favorites, assorted seafood, carving station, salads, fruits, bloody Mary bar. $29.99 adults; $24.99 seniors; $5.99-$12.99 children.
Gateway Cottage: Serving breakfast and lunch served 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and dinner served 3-7 p.m. at 124 146th St. S., Tacoma; 253-536-8100. Breakfast and lunch menu includes a la cart items, such as eggs Benedict, bacon and eggs, a scramble and the regular lunch menu (prices $9.99-$14.99). Dinner also will be a la carte menu items from the regular menu, plus a dinner special or two. ($16-$26)
Harmon Tap Room: Serving a seated four-course dinner with beer pairings at 204 St. Helens Ave., Tacoma; 253-212-2725. $70 for two guests, with $10 charge for each additional guest. Find the menu here.
Maxwell's Speakeasy + Lounge: Brunch served beginning at 10 a.m. at 454 St. Helens Ave., Tacoma; 253-683-4115. A few dishes from the la carte menu: fried chicken and waffle ($16); crab Benedict ($18); cinnamon roll French toast ($14) and oven baked pancakes ($10).
Pacific Grill/Pacific Grill Events Center:Buffet brunch served 10 a.m.-2:40 p.m. at Pacific Grill Events Center, 1530 Pacific Ave., Tacoma; 253-272-6469. $31.95 adults; $6.95-$16.95 children. Menu here.Dinner served 4 p.m.-9 p.m. at Pacific Grill, 1502 Pacific Ave., Tacoma; 253-627-3535 or pacificgrilltacoma.com
Ports of Call Restaurant at La Quinta: Serving a buffet brunch at 1425 E. 27th St., Tacoma; 253-383-0146. $21.95 adults; $17.95 seniors; $11.95 children. More info here.
Primo Grill: An individually priced brunch menu from 10:30 to 2:30pm and dinner from 4:30-9 p.m. at 601 Pine St., Tacoma; 253-383-7000. Menu includes Dungeness crab frittata, smoked salmon Benedict at brunch and Alaskan salmon and grilled ribeye at dinner.
Puyallup South Hill RAM Brewery and Restaurant: Brunch buffet from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at 103 35th Ave. S.E., Puyallup; 253-841-3317. Carved meats, breakfast specialties, seafood, fruits, salads, pastries and desserts. $23.99 adults; $19.99 seniors, $5.99-9.99 kids (Note: Brunch described here is at South Hill Mal RAM location only).
Tanglewood Grill: Serving an individually priced menu for brunch and dinner at 3222 56th St. N.W., Gig Harbor; 253-858-5555. Brunch selections include eggs Benedict ($8.99), Dungeness crab frittata ($13.99) and blueberry blintz ($13.99). Dinner items include crab stuffed mahi mahi ($21.99), roasted prime rib ($20.99/$25.99) and lobster carbonara ($19.99).