Our family has usually avoided going out to eat on Mother's Day because of the crowds, bad service, etc.
Growing up we had a favorite strip-mall Chinese restaurant with great food (long missed Mayflower in Morristown). We'd go, bring Grandma, and have a great meal with no crowds!
Now we'd like to meet my parents with our kids if we can find something else like this -- casual is fine, neither Mom or I are hung up on a "special" Mother's Day meal -- we want to enjoy the food and each others' company.
We're in South Jersey, they're in Essex County. Typically we meet in the Cranbury area, or Princeton. Suggestions off the turnpike are fine too.
So -- ethnic, casual, whatever -- any ideas on someplace most families wouldn't go for Mother's Day but 'Hounds know are worth eating at??