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 restaurants in Austin, but if you want to treat mom to a classy brunch or dinner we’ve selected our favorite spots that will put a big smile on her face on her most cherished day.
Updated May 6th, 2021.
Aba will offer a Mother’s Day Mediterranean Feast To-Go this year. You can find the menu below featuring the eight items that come with the meal along with the link to order. The restaurant is taking pre-orders until Friday, May 7th at noon for pick-up at Aba on May 8th or May 9th from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. And the full menu will be available to dine-in at the restaurant as well. Link to order: https://www.exploretock.com/
Emmer & Rye
Brunch will be offered from 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM as well as seatings for dinner service.
This Mother’s Day, visit Güero’s Taco Bar for all-day Mother’s Day breakfast and a complimentary flower for mom while supplies last! Güero‘s is open 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday.
Launderette will offer a Mother’s Day Brunch Kit To-Go this year. In case you’d like to share this information, you can find the menu below featuring five items that come with the meal along with the link to order. The restaurant is currently taking pre-orders and pick-ups will be at Launderette on Saturday, May 8th from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Brunch Kits Serves Two and Includes Assembly & Reheat Instructions for $70 and $55.
Moms are the sweetest (unless you’ve really messed up), so why not treat her to something sweet? This Mother’s Day at Intero, all mothers will receive complimentary homemade chocolates. And for your main course, the zero-food-waste Italian restaurant is serving up sure-to-please seasonal specials like pasta, pizza, prime-cuts and more, all made with the freshest farm-to-table ingredients. Intero will also feature a specialty Mother’s Day cocktail to celebrate mom. For reservations, visit www.interorestaurant.com.
Whether your traditional Mother’s Day meal is typically categorized as brunch or dinner, Suerte has you covered with fresh Mexican cuisine made with local Texas ingredients perfect for brunch, dinner and everything in between. If you inherited Mom’s sweet tooth, treat the both of you to a few of Suerte’s homemade brunch pastries like empanadas, kolaches and other rotating favorites. Or if she’s more of a spicy gal, spice it up with a savory brunch favorite like chilaquiles. For dinner, one of Suerte’s rotating seasonal meal specials, paired with the perfect natty wine or tequila cocktail, is sure to delight. To make a reservation, visit www.suerteatx.com.
Hideaway Kitchen + Bar will serve a special Mothers Day buffet from 10am – 3pm for $35. The menu includes items like Bagel Chips and Smoked Salmon Salad, Brown Sugar Peach Stuffed French Toast, Chicken and Waffles with Cane Syrup Honey Butter, Coffee Crusted Prime Rib with Red Eye Gravy and also Blackened Black Drum with Mango Pico de Gallo.
Plucker’s invites all moms to join them for a special dine-in treat on Sunday, May 9. Pluckers will be offering a free meal (up to a $19 value) to moms that are either Pluckers Club or Pluckers Club Lite members themselves or come with a guest that has a membership. This special will be available for dine-in only.
Celebrate Mom with a special Mother’s Day Brunch at Rosedale Kitchen and Bar. Join us Sunday, May 9th for Chef Janelle’s classic brunch dishes paired alongside Sous Chef Gary Loughmiller’s features such as a Compressed Watermelon Salad; a Breakfast Brûlée; House-made Blueberry Scones with Sparkling Rosé Jelly; and a rich and creamy Shrimp Bisque. Dine-in and Patio Only | Sunday, May 9th | 10 am — 2 pm (reservations highly recommended)
Mother’s Day brunch at Green Pastures: Join the regal peacocks at Green Pastures for Mattie’s Mother’s Day brunch. Complete with a raw bar, carving station with prime rib, and dishes like a brisket hash, chile rubbed salmon, and eggs benedict served on Mattie’s signature biscuits. For reservations call 512.444.1888 or visit mattiesaustin.com to book via Resy.
Jazz it Up for Mom: Get Jazzy this Mother’s Day with Geraldine’s Sunday Jazz Brunch, complete with live local music by Sarah Arenella. Treat mom to delicious soul-inspired dishes like the Crab Toast, the Chicken and Waffles, or the Short Rib Quesadilla. Top it off with a celebratory brunch cocktail like the Brewed Looks Like a Latte crafted with Nine Banded Whiskey, macadamia nut liqueur, crème de menthe, chameleon cold brew, bitters and orange zest. Moms who dine at the rooftop restaurant will also be welcomed with a flower on their special day.
Hyatt Regency Austin
Hyatt Regency Austin’s lakeside brunch will feature fresh seafood with everything from cocktail tiger shrimp and crab claws to Ikura caviar and white wine-poached salmon; a carving station with dijonnaise panko-crusted New York strip and herb-seared halibut; composed salads with balsamic-marinated button mushrooms and a ciliegine mozzarella and teardrop tomato salad with fig balsamic drizzle; breakfast favorites including a made-to-order omelet bar, house-made pastries, and a “Pancake Pantry” where guests can choose from a variety of pancake toppings and fillers. Reservations are required and can be made by calling (512) 477-1234 ext. 54.
A Feast Fit for a Queen: On May 12, Perry’s will open early at 11 a.m., serving guests an all-day dinner menu, three cocktail specials, an off-the-menu feature, the restaurant’s traditional Sunday Supper Special and its Social Hour specials on select cocktails, beer, wine and bar bites. The Off-the-menu Shrimp & Grits features Anson Mills stone ground gruyere cheese grits with jumbo shrimp, andouille sausage and mushroom pan gravy topped with crimini mushrooms and herbs; available all day for $32.95. Specialty cocktails are available 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., including a Bloody Mary, Mimosa and Brandy Milk Punch for $6.95 each.
Cheers to Mom at Ciclo: Pamper mom this year with Mother’s Day Brunch at Ciclo, featuring traditional breakfast favorites, a carving station, fresh seafood and a dessert bar.
In addition to their full brunch menu, Sway will also run brunch for Mother’s Day on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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.
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.
The Intercontinental Stephen F. Austin Hotel is offering the perfect way to celebrate right here in Austin, TX. Stephen F. Austin’s Terrace Bar will be offering a complimentary cocktail for moms — their signature and fittingly named Ladybird Martini — as well as holding a raffle to receive a one-night stay at the hotel. Located in the heart of Downtown, Stephen F.’s Bar and Terrace has one of the best patios in town, complete with refreshing cocktails, bites and the most incredible view of Congress Avenue, the State Capitol, and the historic Paramount Theatre. It’s the perfect setting for Mom and the rest of the family.
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.
In honor of Mother’s Day, Bakery Lorraine will have the Raspberry Rose Japonaise for while supplies last. Mom’s will be able to indulge in a sweet treat while their loved ones enjoy the spring weather and the updated savory menu at Bakery Lorraine.
Treat mom to a scoop or two of Lick’s seasonal spring ice cream flavors like Sweet Cream & Strawberry, Carrot Cake or Lady Bird Lavender Crisp. Or surprise her with one of Lick’s True Strawberry ice cream sandwiches or Fundae Kits, all available for pickup or delivery via Lick’s three Austin scoop shop locations. Visit www.ilikelick.com for online ordering
Hopdoddy guests can continue the Cinco de Mayo celebration through to Mother’s Day! Hopdoddy’s Fajita Burger and Churro Fries will be available at all Austin locations along with Hopdoddy’s Burger of the Month: Truffle Mac & Cheese made with sauteed onions, truffle aioli, lettuce and tomato. It’s the perfect burger for all of the mommas who love Hopdoddy’s Parmesan Truffle Fries. Link to photo of Truffle Mac & Cheese Burger.
Enjoy Mother’s Day brunch with a ZaZa twist at Group Therapy. Hotel ZaZa Austin’s signature restaurant will offer a delicious selection of bites and sips. Menu highlights include the Crabcake Benedict with blue crab, poached egg, bearnaise and breakfast potatoes; Mediterranean Seared Tuna Salad with baby arugula, red grapes, kalamata olive, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, goat cheese and preserved lemon vinaigrette and customizable omelets. Reservations can be made on OpenTable from 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 9.
Celebrate Mother’s Day by spending an afternoon in Hill Country, stopping at Desert Door Distillery to enjoy brunch by Eden West. The Huevos Rancheros and Brunch Tacos go perfectly with a sotol Paloma cocktail.