Ultimate Foodie Guide to Mother’s Day at Disney parks

by Samantha Davis-Friedman

Most moms will tell you that every day is Mother’s Day — and we definitely agree — but this year’s officially recognized holiday is on May 9, 2021, and there’s no better way to tell our moms how much we appreciate them than to treat them to their favorite Disney treats.

Walt Disney World Mother's Day Cupcake
Images courtesy of the Disney Parks Blog

Mother’s Day at Walt Disney World

Creature Comforts, Flame Tree Barbecue, and Restaurantosaurus at Disney’s Animal Kingdom (mobile order available)

  • Mother’s Day Cupcake – Chocolate cake with strawberry ganache filling and white chocolate frosting (available Apr. 30 – June 1)

Tiffins Restaurant at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

  • Mother’s Day Dessert – Coconut and caramelized pineapple mousse, coconut sorbet, almond crumble, pineapple gel, and cherry sauce (available May 9)

Coral Reef Restaurant at Epcot

  • Raspberry and Chocolate Mousse Tart – Vanilla tart filled with raspberries and chocolate mousse topped with raspberry mousse and wrapped with chocolate rope (available May 9)

Le Cellier Steakhouse at Epcot

  • Lemon Cream and Berry Charlotte – Lemon and vanilla bean cream with ladyfingers topped with fresh berries (available May 9)

Amorette’s Patisserie in Disney Springs

  • Dipped Strawberry Bouquet – Strawberry dipped in Guayaquil dark chocolate (available May 7-10)

Marketplace Snacks in Disney Springs

  • A Mother’s Day Swirl – A swirl of Dole Whip strawberry and chocolate soft-serve with chocolate-dipped strawberry garnish (available May 7-10)
Sweet Blossom Mother's Day Cupcake

Landscape of Flavors at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort, World Premiere Food Court at Disney’s All-Star Movies Resort, and Everything Pop Shopping and Dining at Disney’s Pop Century Resort (mobile order available)

  • Mother’s Day Sweet Blossom Cupcake – Vanilla cupcake with marshmallow crème filling topped with strawberry buttercream, white chocolate flower blossoms, and sprinkles (available May 6-9)
Mother's Day red velvet cupcake

Contempo Café at Disney’s Contemporary Resort

  • Mother’s Day Red Velvet Cupcake – Red velvet cupcake with cream cheese icing and cream cheese-buttercream icing garnished with sprinkles and a Mother’s Day chocolate plaque (available May 7-9)
Gasparilla Mother's Day cake

Gasparilla Island Grill at Disney Grand Floridian Resort & Spa (mobile order available)

  • Mother’s Day Mimosa Miniature Gâteau – Champagne-infused sponge cake with orange-scented mousse topped with a white chocolate slipper (available April 23 – May 9)

Barefoot Pool Bar and Tambu Lounge at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort

  • Raspberry Lemonade Cocktail – Vodka with raspberry and lemon (available May 7-9)

Capt. Cooks at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort

  • Mother’s Day Butterfly Cupcake – Chocolate cupcake with raspberry mousse filling and buttercream icing (available May 7-9)

Pineapple Lanai at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort

  • Key Lime Pie Sundae – Lime soft serve, graham cracker crust, and blood orange mango jam, topped with a macaron (available May 7-9)
Mother's Day cupcake at Saratoga Springs and Old Key West

The Artist Palette at Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort (mobile order available) and Good’s to Go, Disney’s Old Key West Resort

  • Mother’s Day Cupcake – Vanilla cake with a peach compote, spiced vanilla buttercream peach mousse, and a white chocolate hat (available April 24 – May 9)
Mother's Day cupcake at Wilderness Lodge

Roaring Fork at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge (mobile order available)

  • Mother’s Day Cupcake – Tres Leche cupcake with vanilla buttercream and a chocolate butterfly (available May 6-9)

The Market at Ale & Compass and The Beach Club Marketplace at Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Resort (mobile order available)

  • Sweeter Than Roses – Creamy raspberry mousse on chocolate hazelnut cake with a raspberry center and chocolate fondant decorations (available May 2-9)
  • Mother’s Day Bouquet Cupcake – Red velvet cupcake filled with rich chocolate mousse and decorated with buttercream flowers (available May 2-9)

These Walt Disney World Resort restaurants will offer Mother’s Day Brunch:

Mother's Day Brunch Walt Disney World
  • Olivia’s Café at Disney’s Old Key West Resort – Click here for the Mother’s Day brunch menu and make reservations.
  • Ale & Compass Restaurant at Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club – Click here for the Mother’s Day brunch menu and to make reservations.
  • Whispering Canyon Café at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge – Click here for the Mother’s Day brunch menu and to make reservations.

Mother’s Day at Disneyland Resort

Ralph Brennan’s Jazz Kitchen, Downtown Disney District

  • Bananas Foster French Toast with Bacon – Ralph Brennan’s Jazz Kitchen’s famous banana Foster sauce over sweet French toast. (available May 9 until 3 p.m.)
  • Creole Caprese Salad – Vine tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, blue crab, sweet yellow pepper emulsion, lemon olive oil, and basil-arugula pesto. (available May 9)
  • Click here for the full menu and to make reservations.

Ballast Point Brewing Company, Downtown Disney District

  • Lobster Ravioli with Shrimp and Heirloom Tomato – Lobster and ricotta-stuffed ravioli, shrimp, heirloom tomato, asparagus, tarragon-lemon cream sauce, and Parmesan cheese. (available May 8-10)
  • Click here for the full menu

Naples Ristorante e Bar, Downtown Disney District

  • Mother’s Day weekend specialty cocktails, including the Rossini, made with prosecco and strawberry purée, and the Ruby, made with vodka, elderflower, and grapefruit (available May 7-9).
  • Click here for the full menu and to make reservations.
Salt & Straw Eat Your Flowers Series

Salt & Straw, Downtown Disney District

  • Eat Your Flowers Series 2021 – Flavors include Rhubarb Crumble with Toasted Anise, Wildflower Honey with Ricotta Walnut Lace Cookies, Jasmine Milk Tea & Chocolate, and Mathilde’s Hibiscus & Coconut Sherbet (available April 23-May 27)
Tortilla Jo's Mother's Day Brunch

Tortilla Jo’s, Downtown Disney District

  • Special Mother’s Day Brunch menu featuring enchiladas, chilaquiles, churro French toast, and huevos rancheros. (available May 9)
  • Click here to view the full menu and make reservations.

Mother’s Day at Hong Kong Disneyland Resort

Hong Kong Disneyland Mother's Day desserts

Main Street Market on Main Street, U.S.A.

  • Chinese Almond and Orange Cake (available May 1-31)

Jessie’s Snack Roundup in Toy Story Land

  • Sweet Purple Potato and Coconut Cake (available May 1-31)

Crystal Lotus at Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel

  • Mother’s Day Lunch and Dinner Menus (available May 8-9)
  • Mother’s Day Specialty Drink – Complimentary specialty drink for all mothers visiting the restaurant (available May 8-9)

Dragon Wind at Disney Explorers Lodge

  • Mother’s Day Lunch and Dinner Menus (available May 8-9)
  • Mother’s Day Specialty Drink – Complimentary specialty drink for all mothers visiting the restaurant (available May 8-9)

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