ELIZABETH, NJ – This Sunday, May 10, is Mother’s Day, time to tell that special lady in your life how much she means to you. If you want to give her a break from the kitchen, look no further than an Elizabeth restaurant. The city has a reputation for fine dining featuring a variety of cuisines. Here’s just a few choices:

Europa Restaurant
625 Westfield Avenue
908-355-2233

Europa enjoys a well deserved reputation for excellent Spanish and Portuguese dishes. Europa is offering a special menu for Mother’s Day. Visa, MasterCard, Diner’s Club, American Express are accepted. Free parking. Reservations required.

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Manolo’s Restaurant
91 Elizabeth Avenue
908-353-7674
www.manolosrestaurant.com

This city mainstay calls its cuisine Mediterrean and will feature a special Mother’s Day menu. Visa, MasterCard, Diner’s Club, American Express are accepted. Free parking. Reservations required.

Michelino’s
169 Washington Avenue
908-355-8393
www.michelinos-pizza.com

Known for its Italian food – pasta, steak, and seafood – will feature a special family-style menu for mom’s special day. Street parking.Visa, MasterCard, American Express are accepted. Reservations required.

Mojito Lounge & Restaurant
525 Bayway Avenue
908-469-1741
www.mojitonj.com

Described as an upscale Cuban restaurant, Mojito is planning a special menu for mom. Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express are accepted. Free and valet parking. Reservations required.

Tequila’s Grill
824 Pearl Street
908-965-1002
www.tequilasgrill.org

One of the newer additions to the restaurant scene, Tequila’s Grill serves a Mediterrean menu including a special one on Sunday. Free parking. Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express are accepted. Reservations required.

The Garden Restaurant
943 Magie Avenue, Union
908-558-0101
www.gardenrestaurantnj.com

Directly across the Elizabeth border, this neighborhood favorite features an American cuisine that includes seafood, steaks, pasta, and salads, and is advertising a special Mother’s Day Champagne Menu. Free parking. Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express are accepted. Reservations required.

Torna A Sorrento
54 Westfield Avenue
908-351-4060

An ever popular city establishment known for its Italian cuisine, it will serve its regular menu.

Free parking. Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express are accepted. Reservations recommended.

VCuisine
129 First Street
908/820-8773
www.jv-cuisine.com

This restaurant describes itself as "The Essence of Creole." A special Mother's Day menu is planned that includes Creole tilipia, whole snapper, and special salads. 

Street parking.Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express are accepted. Reservations recommended.