Mother's Day 2013 is Sunday, May 12 this year, and if you are looking for the best places to take mom on her special day in east Texas -- look no further. We have the most budget-friendly places in east Texas to treat your mother, and make her feel like the queen she is!

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Zaza's Modern Italian: Located off Old Jacksonville Highway, just past Fresh, when you are looking for a chic atmosphere inside or a relaxing dining experience outside to treat mom with some of the best Italian food in east Texas, look no further than Zaza's Modern Italian in Tyler! The food is fabulous, with several items to choose from for brunch, lunch, or dinner. Plus, mom will enjoy choosing from their extensive wine menu as well. Made fresh-to-order pastas, soups, salads, and pizzas -- Zaza's will surely please even the pickiest mama!

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Cork. Food & Drink: Located in the Time's Square Shopping Center, Cork is a cool place for cool mamas! Cork Tyler offer a variety of menu items from chicken to vegan, and sushi to fine wines. For the mother who is totally cool and ready to fully relax on her special day, Cork. Food & Drink is the place to take her.

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Bernard Mediterranean: One of Tyler's best-kept secrets, Bernard Mediterranean restaurant, located on Grande, has one of the most private and intimate settings in the city. With a menu that ranges from delicious Chicken Florentina to Filet Mignon Bearnaise, the food is incredibly diverse as well as delicious. I recommend husbands taking wives for a romantic Mother's Day treat.

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Breakers: For the seafood lover mothers, this place takes the cake! Whether it's fish-n-chips, crawfish, grilled shrimp, or oysters on the half shell -- Breakers has it all. With loads of seafood specials with an extensive drink menu, there's something for every seafood-lovin mama! Breakers is located on Old Bullard Rd. in Tyler.

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Jakes Tyler: Got a steak-lovin mama? Look no further than Jakes Tyler! Not only are their steaks stellar, but the atmosphere is gorgeous. Any mother would feel a little extra spoiled as a guest of Jakes Tyler, located downtown on the square. Their chaveta is breath-taking, and the perfect place to take mom for a upscale dining experience. Jakes also offers top-shelf liquor, fine wines, and even a private humidor.

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Lago del Pino: When you want it all under one roof, Lago del Pino is the place to take mom for her special day! Lago del Pino offer Burgers, steaks, Tex-Mex, Carribean, and even vegetarian cuisine that will please any palate. Beautiful atmosphere, great food, and terrific prices -- you can't go wrong!