Mother’s Day gives everyone a chance to show Mom you appreciate everything she’s done. The holiday has become a traditional day for eating out, and there are several restaurants in Arlington where you can show your mother how much you love her by indulging in some of the finest food in the city.
Panda House is a family owned-and-operated restaurant located near the University of Texas at Arlington. It offers authentic Chinese food at inexpensive prices. The staff is warm and friendly, and the unimpressive decor is more than made up for by the excellent food. Guests can order the family special, which comes with soup, shrimp toast, egg roll, rice and your choice of certain entrees, or from one of the lunch specials, which offer an ample amount of food for under $5 or $6 dollars. Panda House will be open on Mother’s Day from 11:30 am to 9 p.m., and is located at 1325 S. Cooper St., 76101. Panda House also delivers, so even after the holiday, you can get some of the restaurants superb kung pao chicken, tofu dishes or moo goo gai pan sent right to your door by called 817-265-3833. Reservations are usually not needed, although you may want to check availability on a busy day like Mother’s Day.
Sanford House is an upscale North Arlington bed and breakfast, spa and restaurant. The restaurant offers daily breakfast and lunch, including a regular Sunday brunch, and dinner on Friday and Saturday nights. The Sanford House has a Courtyard Cafe, a Van Gogh Bar and Lounge, and the Monet Dining Room. The Spring 2010 dinner menu includes soup of the day; catch of the day; duck, chicken and lamb dishes; and Sanford House’s signature bread pudding. Most dinner entrees at Sanford House are priced between $15 and $25. Sunday brunch regularly features salads, eggs, crepes, prime rib and pot roast, all priced from $11 to $14, with most desserts around $6.95. Mother’s Day brunch at Sanford House is quite the event; reservations are highly encouraged. 506 N. Center Street, 76011. 817-861-2129
Tandoor Indian Restaurant
Tandoor is a small, friendly restaurant with a quiet, romantic atmosphere. Tandoor has been voted one of the best Indian restaurants in the Dallas-Fort Worth area several times, and in inexpensively priced considering the excellent service and superb food. Tandoor serves a daily lunch buffet, and weekends offer an extended array of breads, salads, main dishes and desserts, although you also order a la carte. If you and your mother enjoy Indian cuisine, you can hardly do better both in price and in quality than Tandoor. Both the buffet and the mos dishes on the a la carte menu are priced from $8 to $15. Reservations are accepted at 817-261-6604. The restaurant is located at 532 Field Road, 76012.
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