Your mother is special isn’t she?  She deserves a beautiful meal prepared by some of the best chefs in Austin.  Skip that self-prepared breakfast-in-bed routine and take her out to an amazing brunch prepared by some of our favorite spots in town!

Texas French Bread

texas french breadLocal restaurant and bakery Texas French Bread will be serving their brunch menu from 9 am – 3 pm this Sunday, May 10 for Mother‘s Day. They are currently accepting reservations for Mother‘s Day Brunch, which can be made by Like their dinner service, reservations can be made for indoor dining but the garden patio will be first come, first served.  The brunch menu can be found here on their website. Chef Mike Hamley will also be creating farm-to-table brunch specials for the occasion. Mimosas, wine and other beverages will be available to customers for purchase.

Max’s Wine DiveMax's Wine Dive - Brunch

Brunch Buffet in The Underground
$45/person | $15/children under 12
Indulge Mom with tasty brunch treats like our French Toast, Omelette and Breakfast Taco Station, Prime Rib Carving Station, Build-Your-Own Bellini Bar and so much more!

Brunch A La Carte Options available Upstairs
Treat her to her favorite Wine Dive Classics plus Chef Erica’s specials: Lemon-Poppyseed Sticky Bun with lavender icing and Spinach & Artichoke Skillet Frittata with chevre and served with dill butter roasted red potatoes and shaved asparagus salad.

The Carillon

the-carillonThe Carillon will be offering their Mother’s Day Brunch on Sunday, May 10 with seating times at 10:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. Highlights on the menu include a breakfast hash and omelet station with ingredients such as brisket, crawfish tails, and pulled pork; Seared Ahi Tuna served with daikon and mango salad, hoisin, sweet chili, and lemongrass sauce; a risotto action station with toppings including beef short ribs, wild mushrooms, and shrimp and crab meat; a carving station with smoked prime rib, 5 pepper crusted escolar, and coffee crusted pork loin; desserts including milk chocolate bread puddingand lemon meringue tarts; and so much more.

Additionally, guests can enjoy a complimentary champagne bar, as well as complimentary self-parking. Adults are $65++, kids 6- to 12-years-old are $19.95++, and kids 5-years-old and under are free. To make a reservation, guests can call 512-404-3689 or email

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Lucky Robot’s east-meets-west style Tokyo brunch is a great idea for mom’s big day,  served from 10am to 3pm.  A bright colorful ambience, cherry blossom murals, and a tree lined front patio make this is a fun spot for Mother’s Day Brunch.  Lucky Robot will also present a $10  certificate for every purchase of $100 or more, redeemable on a return visit.  Mom’s also get an exotic complimentary flower.

Lucky Robots specialty brunch items include:

  • Lucky Cakes: three fluffy buttermilk pancakes, topped with matcha green tea whipped cream, and side of syrup
  • The Nomnomiyaki: pork belly, fried egg, cabbage, kewpie, tonkatsu, scallion,and sriracha
  • The Traditional: grilled Atlantic salmon, sesame onigiri, steamed broccoli, and miso soup

Signature sake cocktails include:

  • The Lewbowski, coffee, sake, nigori, agave, and half and half. Wake Up
  • Prickly Pear French 75, Junmai sake infused with local juniper leaves and berries, fresh lemon, Prosecco and elderflower syrup

Garbo’s Oyster & Wine Bar

Photo By Courtney Pierce

Photo By Courtney Pierce

Garbo’s Restaurant is introducing Sunday brunch that will begin on Mother’s Day, May 10. Garbo’s new brunch menu will feature platesincluding House-Made Chorizo and Eggs, served with peas and mushroom confit; Crab Sandwich with pancetta, egg and avocado; an Omelette with asparagus, brie, and lobster; and more. In addition to offering the popular oysters and lobster rolls, brunch will also feature a selection of “snacks” and a special brunch bar menu including the Mimosa Kit, where guests will receive a bottle of cava with a carafe of orange and grapefruit juice.


Goodall’s at Hotel Ella

goodall'sTreat mom to a three-course menu featuring warm sugar donuts, spring vegetable frittatas, ricotta hotcakes, and more on the veranda overlooking the Hotel Ella front lawn.






Trace - The Brunch SpreadTreat mom to an indulgent brunch downtown at TRACE. From 10:30am to 4:30pm on Sunday, May 10, guests can partake in a three course fixed menu for $55 per person, including a complimentary cocktail for moms, plus coffee and tea. Some of the prix fixe menu items include: starters such as Capellecci en Brodo, potato and spec filled pasta with spring beans and consomme; main course such as spinach and Crab Cake Benedict  with jumbo lump crab meat, creamed spinach, marinated artichokes, bernaise, Braised Short Rib with crispy slat potatoes, onion confit, sautéed spinach and horseradish demi and Maple Brined Double Cut Pork Chop with homestead gristmill grits, cabbage and butte beans; Desserts options include Red Velvet cake with layers of raspberry cremeux, cream cheese ice cream, raspberries and Tahitian vanilla bean sauce, or Pistachio Cherry with pistachio financier, vanilla bavarios, cherry gelee, lemon curd, and whipped white chocolate ganache.



As of April 26th, Apis Restaurant & Bee Apiary will have just launched Sunday brunch but that isn’t stopping them from doing an “extra special” brunch menu for the moms this Mother’sDay. Whether you are in Spicewood, or want to get your mom out of town and explore Texas’ beautiful hill country, Apis is a great place to show mom how much you care. Their Mother’s Day brunch is a three-course prix fixe brunch ($45 for adults and $20 for children) available from 11-4.



Janina O'Leary's Black Pepper Shortbread with Champagne Strawberries and Crème Fraîche.

Janina O’Leary’s Black Pepper Shortbread with Champagne Strawberries and Crème Fraîche.

Show mom how much you love her by skipping the crowds and doing something a little different: Sunday Supper at laV. Join for nightly specials and the regular a la carte menu or choose to indulge in the Chef’s Tasting, a three-course prix fixe for $40 that includes Executive Chef Allison Jenkins’ favorite dishes featured that week. Or, if you mom is traditional, go ahead and book a table for brunch. The restaurant will extend hours, opening from 10-3. A don’t miss? The pitcher of bellinis for $28 featuring housemade fruit puree from Executive Chef Janina O’Leary


Bribery Bakery

Bribery Bakery is bribing moms this year with unique gift baskets full of delicious goodies! The “Breakfast in Bed” gift basket includes the following yummy items:
  • Gruyere Popover with peach butterbribery bakery
  • Strawberry Lemon Cake
  • Pineapple Brown butter Blondie
  • Veggie & Goat Cheese Quiche
  • Berry Crumb Coffee Cake with honey butter
  • Caramel Chocolate Almond Brownie
  • Carrot Cake
  • Plus a few extra “surprises”

Bribery Bakery also offers unique retail items such as handmade jewelry, mixing bowls and spoons perfect for including in Mom’s basket of goodies.

Due Forni

The team at Due Forni recognizes just how special moms are, which is why they are hosting Mother’s Day brunch! They will be serving up their full brunch menu, which includes dishes like the s’mores calzone and “bacon & eggs” hash (smoked pork belly, six-minute egg and fingerling potatoes). There will also be several specials to choose from. The Mother’s Day specials, which can be ordered à la carte.
106 E 6th St
Austin, TX 78701

Roaring Fork Stonelake

At Roaring Fork Stonelake, guests are invited to enjoy a special Mother’s Day brunch from Chef Adrian Gionvanelli.  For “$25 pile your plate high with the buffet’s wide array of offerings, including assorted breakfast pastries, salads, various entrees including crème brulee French toast and honey fried chicken, an egg and carving table, desserts and more!”

Jacoby’s Jacobys_spread

Gather the family this Mother’s Day for brunch at Jacoby’s. For $40/individual and $20/kids age 6-12, grab a spot on the outdoor patio and enjoy delicious sweet & savory selections off of this Southern-inspired buffet. Menu highlights include: Shrimp & Grits, Smoked Brisket Hash, Chicken Fried Steak Fingers, Buttermilk Biscuits, Sticky Buns and more! Reservations via phone.




Searsucker is offering a special three-course brunch for $35 for Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 10 where all kids will eat for freeInside


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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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