Will you be celebrating Mother’s Day with a special mom in your life while in Kenai? Reserve a table early at one of the best brunch or dinner spots in town—it’s bound to be a busy weekend. King Salmon Restaurant at 35545 Kenai Spur Hwy. is open for breakfast through dinner and while it’s famous for its seriously fresh seafood, you’ll find plenty of American comfort staples here from customized omelets to filet mignon.

Mykel’s Restaurant in nearby Soldotna is located at 35041 Kenai Spur Hwy. Steak and seafood pairs with live music and regular tastings at this hometown favorite. Located in quaint downtown, you’ll find plenty of decadent side dishes here and a revolving offering of desserts. Try the Kahlua Mocha Mousse (or moose!) pie.

Celebrating Mom

“Duck Inn” to the Duck Inn in Soldotna at 43187 Kalifornsky Beach Rd. for a casual but delicious lunch with mom. They’re known for their cocktails and their made to order, fresh pork rinds. The special pizza, biscuits and gravy, and their dessert menu with new pies daily make this a landmark in the Kenai Peninsula.

Froso’s Family Dining at 35433 Kenai Spur Hwy, Soldotna is quiet, intimate, and the perfect place for a cozy evening out. Featuring truly international cuisine, from Italian to Mexican, there’s something for everyone. Try the prime rib with rice pilaf or one of their fresh sushi rolls.