Two Special Treats for Mom at Disneyland Resort

Don’t just get Mom out of the kitchen on Mother’s Day – give Mom the royal treatment at the Disneyland Resort with your choice of two delectable brunches: one in the Grand Ballroom at the Disneyland Hotel, the other at Storyteller’s Cafe at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa.

Celebrate Mother's Day at Storyteller's Cafe at Disneyland Resort

Both are back by popular demand, and both feature beloved Disney characters, with Cinderella and her princess friends in the Grand Ballroom, and Chip ‘n Dale and friends at Storyteller’s Cafe.

Delectable details: “Disney’s Royal Buffet for Mother’s Day” at the Disneyland Hotel is 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. on May 8, with Cinderella and her princess friends and live musical entertainment. The extravagant buffet includes beautiful spring salads, artisan cheeses, smoked and chilled seafood, cured meats, breakfast selections, seasonal fresh fish and free-range chicken. “Action stations” include fresh omelets, carving stations, Mickey waffles, crepes and Champagne. And just wait ‘til dessert, highlighted with a decadent chocolate fountain.

For kids: mixed greens, fresh fruit salad, crunchy chicken bites, pizza, “Mickaroni and cheese,” crispy waffle fries, mixed veggies and kid-approved sweets.

Cost is $71.99; $20.99 ages 3 to 9, free 2 and under (tax and gratuity not included). Premium annual passholders get a 15 percent discount; all other annual passports get a 10 percent discount. Complimentary four-hour parking is included (self-parking available) – after four hours cost to park is $6 per hour.

For reservations, call 714-781-DINE between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m.

The fun starts at 7 a.m. on May 8 at Storyteller’s Cafe where Mom gets a hug from Chip ‘n Dale and friends. Between 7 a.m. and 2 p.m., the impressive buffet includes black pepper-crusted New York strip loin (with cognac jus and horseradish cream), corned beef hash with poached eggs and chipotle-orange hollandaise, roasted salmon with tangerine vinaigrette, brioche French toast with blackberry compote and olive oil-poached asparagus with shaved Reggiano cheese. Add to that omelets, fresh scrambled eggs, Yukon gold hash browns with fresh thyme, sausage and bacon, artisan cheeses, cured meats and roasted veggies, spring greens, fresh fruits and over-the-top desserts.

Kids can fill up on scrambled eggs, oven-roasted potatoes, Mickey waffles and crispy chicken nuggets.

Cost is $29.99; $13.99 ages 3 to 9, free ages 2 and under (tax and gratuity not included). An a la carte menu also is available. Premium annual passholders get a 15 percent discount; all other annual passports get a 10 percent discount. For reservations, call 714-781-DINE between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m.


  • I just booked our priority seating for Storyteller’s! Can’t wait!

  • Went to this brunch last year at the Disneyland Hotel and it was worth every penny!!! It was amazing and can’t wait to go back this year!

  • Anything special going on at Disney World for Mother’s day? I’ll be there with my children and my mom… looking for a mother’s day “something special” for all of us to enjoy..

  • Hayden…. would your Mom enjoy lunch with the princesses? They have a yummy character meal at Ariel’s Grotto in California adventure although it is one of the more expensive ones. I have never eaten there but the Blue Bayou also looks cool, it is inside the beginning of pirates of the carribean.

  • Wow! $71.99 for one adult is way too over priced for us. I can take the three of us to eat at a regular restaurant for that price, so for three, we could go out to eat 3 times. Sorry, can’t afford that brunch.

  • How come they don’t do something like this for Father’s Day, too? I appreciate this but I want my husband to feel just as special on his day.

  • Pam, do you have any fun ideas for spoiling mom on ANY day in the Disneyland Resort? We won’t be at Disneyland on Mother’s Day this year, we’ll be there in April, and me and my siblings have been trying to think of something we could do for mom as a surprise! Sure wish we could be there on Mother’s Day, though, all of those options just sound DELICIOUS!

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