Mother’s Day is that time of the year to shower our Moms with love and scrumptious food with a fun brunch outing at some of Austin’s best restaurants.  There’s no shortage of excellent brunch spots in Austin, but if you want to treat mom with an oustanding meal we’ve selected our favorite spots in the city that will keep a smile on her face on her most cherished day.


fonda san miguel beef plateFonda San Miguel

Hacienda brunch buffet isn’t your average brunch. It’s an experience meant to be shared! Offered Sunday mornings from 11-2 p.m. for $38.95 per person, Fonda’s Hacienda brunch buffet is full of classic interior Mexican favorites like Carne Guisada, Cochinita Pibil + more, along with an entire spread of sweet treats.



Wu Chow

All mom’s who brunch at Wu Chow will be treated with complimentary flowers, while kick-off their day with Wu Chow’s dim sum brunch menu that includes items like their renowned shanghai pork soup dumplings, shrimp and cilantro dumplings, dry fried local green beens, amongst other favorites.



Photo by austinpixels.comSwift’s Attic

Moms visiting Swift’s will be treated with a free mimosa while they enjoy brunch favorites such as breakfast chilaquiles, chicken fried hanger steak featuring biscuits, sausage gravy, kale & bacon vinaigrette, and a sunny side up egg; and Chef’s take on Seoul food dish that includes grilled shrimp, Korean BBQ butter, kimchi grits, radish, cilantro, and poached eggs, along with other brunch favorites. Photo by Jesse Drohen @



Native Brunch ChilaquilesNative Hostel

Just in time for Mother‘s DayNative has just launched a brand new weekend brunch menu, featuring dishes like, eggs benedict with grapefruit hollandaise, apple kimchi, house sweet potato biscuit with the option of crab cakes or fried chicken, duck confit served with a watermelon and much more.



Juniper BrunchJuniper  

Juniper is bringing back its popular brunch again with an all-day menuof favorite dishes  for Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 13. Available from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., the à la carte menu includes assorted brunch pastries like bombolini with milk jam, mascarpone, and lemon ash, and kolache with strawberry, ricotta and pistachio; a selection of antipasti and cicchetti, classic salads like the little lettuces and grilled beets, and plates offering a mix of items from Juniper’s former brunch menu and current dinner offerings.  Reservations can be made on OpenTable.



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The Carillon

Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet: Conveniently located just inside the AT&T Hotel & Conference Center on the edge of The University of Texas at Austin’s campus, The Carillon is a relaxed, yet refined dining experience in a comfortably elegant atmosphere.  The Mother’s Day brunch buffet is a spread that has something for everyone in the family, with a wide variety of options including Shrimp CampchanaGarlic-Taini Grilled Lamb ChopsHouse Biscuits with Country GrayChurro Waffles, aPrime Rib carving station and more.



Second Bar Kitchen Happy HourSecond Bar + Kitchen

Mother’s Day Brunch: Treat mom to a beautiful brunch to celebrate all she does at Second Bar + Kitchen Domain NORTHSIDE! Indulge in a divine Mother’s DayBrunch featuring family-style items including a Roasted Beet + Citrus Salad and Crispy Cauliflower with pistachiogolden raisinsespellete and brown butterPotato + Egg Frittata and Charred Rib Eye Loin stations; a fruit, cheese & charcuterie bar buffet; and, last but not least, sweet dessert bites from Executive Pastry Chef Michelle Arcilla Hall. Second Bar + Kitchen Domain NORTHSIDE’s Mother’s Day Brunch is $48 for adults and $25 for children.




Mother’s Day Sunday Brunch: Treat mom to some true, Southern hospitality at Mattie’s for Mother’s Day. She’ll be enchanted by the historic, Victorian-style home that comes complete with majestic live oak trees and roaming peacocks on the grounds. What better way to celebrate mom than with a Southern spread that includes guest favorites such as the Fried Chicken Eggs Benedict with buttermilk biscuits, hollandaise and green salad, or the Brioche French Toast with candid pecans, fresh berries and bourbon maple syrup.



Geraldine's Assorted breads with cultured butterGeraldine’s

Jazz it up this Mother’s Day at Geraldine’s Sunday Jazz Brunch, complete with – you guessed it – live jazz music. Treat mom to delicious soul-inspired brunch dishes like the Pork and Grits, the Cuban Benedict or the Masa Pancakes. Top it off with a celebratory glass of bubbly from the Spritz & Giggles drink menu or a sweet, shareable brunch item such as the Brownie Sundae or the Honey Bun. Moms who dine at Geraldine’s will also receive a flower on their special day!



Hyatt Regency Austin - Holiday Hangover Special

Hyatt Regency Austin

The brunch will feature a wide array of dining options ranging from breakfast favorites to fresh seafood including crab claws, oysters, and sushi rolls.  The menu will also feature a carving station with herbed king salmon and beef tenderloin, as well as a several desserts including pineapple upside down cupcakes, triple ganache cake, and much more.  The event will also include live music from Megan Flechaus, a local award-winning jazz, blues, and folk-influenced singer-songwriter.



Sway Bruch thai basil waffle and chicken1


For a last-minute Mother’s Day brunch, swing by Sway on South First for its regular brunch service from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Brunch favorites include the thai basil waffle + chicken and the brioche french toast. As always, reservations can only be made for parties of (10) or more paired with one of the group dining menus.



Le Politique

Le Politique

For those looking to put a French twist on Mother’s Day, Le Politique will feature a blueberries and cream tart special alongside its regular brunch service. Available from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Le Politique’s brunch menu features French classics such as the Bénédicte, made with Parisian ham, poached eggs and tomato marmalade on top of an English muffin, and the Galette Norvégienne made with smoked salmon, spinach and a sunny egg wrapped in an ale and buckwheat crêpe.



La Condesa 2

La Condesa

This Mother’s Day, La Condesa is featuring four specials alongside its regular brunch menu. Enjoy fresh, modern Mexican plates such as the Tostada, Blue Corn Quesadilla, The Chicarrón made with pork crackling, black beans, fried egg and finished with salsa tomatillo, and the Barbacoa. Don’t forget to complete brunch with one of La Condesa’s tasty cocktails.



Goodall's KitchenGoodall’s Kitchen

Say thanks to mom with brunch at Goodall’s Kitchen. Available from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Goodall’s brunch menu features classics like deviled eggs, ricotta hotcakes and a crab benedict. Every mom gets a complimentary mimosa and the option to get a manicure by Austin-based Cute Nail Studio. Free manicures are available from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on a first come, first-serve basis. Reservations can be made online.

Perry's Steakhouse PorkchopPerry’s Steakhouse

Perry’s is opening early at 11 a.m. with the full dinner menu to create a rare and well done experience for mom. An afternoon mix of brunch cocktails paired with Perry’s classic favorites, or an evening spent at Bar 79 followed by the Sunday Supper Special is the perfect way to celebrate mom on her special day.



Central StandardCentral Standard

Head to Central Standard where Chef Casey Wilcox and his team will be serving Mother‘s Day specials alongside the regular brunch and dinner menu and offering temporary MOM tattoos all day long.  Images (photo credit: Travis Hallmark)



Punch Bowl Social BrunchPunch Bowl Social

unch Bowl Social’s super decadent, made-from-scratch Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet is sure to impress with an Omelette Station, Taco Station, and Salad Station, plus fruit platters, Mini Alabama Sliders, Biscuit Mushroom Gravy, eggs, bacon, sausages and a selection of cheesecake and pastries. Continue the fun while working off those carbs with Skee-Ball, bowling, ping-pong and numerous other social activities.  Brunch Buffet runs 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and costs $25 for adults and $12 for kids 12 and under. Kids five and under eat free. Reservations highly recommended by calling (512) 368-9070.



Grand Lux Cafe

Grand Lux Cafe, created by The Cheesecake Factory, offers a menu that spans the globe, with lavish dishes that feature seductive flavor profiles and world-class cooking techniques all in a beautiful, inviting atmosphere – a great way to treat mom!  Mother’s Day weekend brunch menu at Grand Lux Cafe is available on Saturday and Sunday only, and includes, Lemon Poppy Seed Pancakes, Breakfast Beignets, DeLux Breakfast Sandwich, Churro French Toast, Breakfast Quesadilla, Housemade Pastrami Hash and Eggs and more.

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Hayden Walker
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Hayden Walker is the Editor in Chief and Director of Operations for Austin Food Magazine

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