Ready to up your brunching game in a big way this Mother’s Day? Want to turn an ordinary Sunday into something special? Make a reservation for a meal to remember at one of these restaurants serving fabulously decadent brunches!
Tres by José Andrés, Beverly Hills, California
Tres by José Andrés will feature both Sunday Brunch and Afternoon Tea in celebration of Mother’s Day on May 8. Tres’ Mother’s Day festivities will begin with an elegant Sunday Brunch menu and multiple dining stations, including a luxurious Caviar Display and SLS Holiday Display that will feature carvings of beef tenderloin and porchetta, along with some of Andrés’ famed bites including his Egg 63 with Chicken Confit and Fattoush salad with sumac and feta. For the late risers, Tres will also showcase their signature Afternoon Tea service for the holiday – and a glass of cava for all guests – offering a creative and modern twist on the classic tradition. Brunch (11AM-3PM) is $72 per person; $82 with additional a la carte brunch menu item, and afternoon Tea is $45 (3:30-5PM). Make a reservation at Tres by José Andrés.
The Palm Court at The Plaza Hotel, New York, New York
The Palm Court and culinary director Geoffrey Zakarian, will be offering special Mother’s Day Tea Tiers. During afternoon tea service (12PM-5PM, and $120 per person), The Palm Court will offer a special tier that comes with a glass of Champagne. In the evening (5PM-midnight), the restaurant will offer a special tier that comes with a glass of champagne or a plaza classic cocktail and a gift card for a special manicure. Luxe ingredients dominate the offerings, from foie gras and lobster to gougeres and oysters, plus elegant sweets. Make a reservation at The Palm Court at The Plaza Hotel.
Wright’s at the Biltmore, Phoenix, Arizona
Make a little family history with Mother’s Day brunch at Wrights, the signature restaurant of the historic Arizona Biltmore resort. Priced at $105 for adults and $40 for children 12 and under, the menu, available from 9AM-3PM, features an impressive spread of smoked fish, marketplace meats, an iced seafood bar, seasonal salads, and a bounty of savory hot entrees including the Stuffed Roasted Chicken Breast, Jumbo Lump Crab Cake and Butter Whipped Mash Potatoes. End things with an array of sweet desserts, pastries, and more. Make a reservation at Wright’s at the Biltmore.
Peacock Alley at The Waldorf Astoria, New York, New York
A New York institution, the absolutely unforgettable Waldorf Brunch is presented in the legendary Peacock Alley and focuses on seasonal and local ingredients incorporating honey and vegetables from the hotel’s 20th floor rooftop garden. The brunch pays homage to famed dishes invented by the iconic hotel, such Eggs Benedict, Waldorf Salad, and Red Velvet Cake, and the raw bar featuring caviar, clams, oysters, lobster, and shrimp is a must for seafood lovers. Join them for Mother’s Day from 10AM-2PM for $175 per person. Make a reservation at Peacock Alley at The Waldorf Astoria.
Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air, Los Angeles, California
Situated in the heart of the storied property’s enchanting gardens, guests at Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air can treat moms to a special Mother’s Day Brunch, from 11AM-3PM. Priced at $145 per person and $65 for children under 12, the brunch consists of a three-course menu, featuring dishes like Old-Fashioned Ricotta-Lemon Blintzes with strawberry compote; Hawaiian Big Eye Tuna Tartare with Japanese cucumber, chili aioli, young shiso and petite radish; Egg White Frittata with asparagus, sun-dried tomatoes, goat cheese and caramelized shallots; and Mediterranean Loup de Mer with confit fennel, artichokes, saffron emulsion and Meyer lemon. A full dessert buffet featuring pies, tarts, and more will also be available. Make a reservation at Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air.
Charlie Palmer at The Knick, New York, New York
There’s no better place to celebrate Mom’s magnificence than at 42nd Street’s luxurious Knickerbocker Hotel, enviably situated under the bright lights of Broadway and adjacent to the lush lawns of fashionable Bryant Park. Charlie Palmer at The Knick’s brunch menu features three-courses highlighting chef Palmer’s progressive American cuisine with dishes like Loup de Mer with wild sorrel mushrooms, morel mushrooms, and pea purée. Join them from 11:30AM-2PM at $85 per person. Make a reservation at Charlie Palmer at The Knick.
Sixteen, Chicago, Illinois
Chef Thomas Lents of two Michelin-starred Sixteen offers a truly luxurious brunch every Sunday from 11am to 2:30pm, sourcing the highest quality ingredients from around the world. To complete the fine dining experience, the restaurant’s 30-foot floor-to-ceiling windows afford panoramic views of Lake Michigan, the Chicago River and the Wrigley Clock Tower. Decadent dishes include Roasted Duck with rustic mash of fingerling potatoes, forest mushrooms, duck salmi, a carving station featuring Sea Salt-Crusted Prime Rib, Crab Legs, Shrimp Cocktail, and a selection of sushi, and various classic breakfast items including Smoked Salmon, Eggs Benedict, and more. Brunch at Sixteen is $70 per person and includes a mimosa or a glass of sparkling wine to wash back the deliciousness. Make a reservation at Sixteen.
Top of the Mark at the InterContinental Mark Hopkins, San Francisco, California
Top of the Mark at the InterContinental Mark Hopkins offers a decadent Sunday brunch with 360-degree views of San Francisco as its glorious backdrop. The Champagne Brunch, executed by chef Nenad Stefanovic, features a buffet presentation of cold items including caviar, smoked fish, and salads as well as entrees like Rosemary Jus Prime Rib and savory Stuffed Chicken. Of course, there are breakfast favorites from Croque Madame Benedicts and Berry Stuffed Crepes to dim sum and a dessert bar. Local pianist Elias Negash will be tickling the ivories. Join them for $89 for adults and $49 for children ages 4 – 12. Make a reservation at Top of the Mark at the InterContinental Mark Hopkins.
The Bristol at the Four Seasons Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts
The Four Seasons name is synonymous with luxury, so diners can expect the best of everything at this extravagant brunch buffet, served from 9AM-3PM at $120 per person and $60 for kids 6-12. Enjoy a decadent Mother’s Day in the relaxed elegance of The Bristol. Savor hearty carving stations with exquisite breakfast favorites and housemade pastries by the Four Seasons pastry shop. Make a reservation at The Bristol at the Four Seasons Hotel.
Roka Akor, San Francisco, California
Toast with the incredible mom in your life this Mother’s Day at this extravagant brunch with unlimited sparkling wine, Bellinis and sake, and an assortment of signature Japanese-inspired dishes. Designed by executive chef Roman Petry, Roka Akor will offer an impressive buffet of fresh oysters, sushi, maki rolls, and appetizers, as well as an entrée choice between a succulent robata grilled steak or fresh grilled seafood. Families and friends will top off the celebratory feast with a colorful dessert platter with exotic fruit and housemade sweets for the entire table to share. Available 11AM-2PM, the brunch menu is $118 per person ($98 per person without alcohol). Make a reservation at Roka Akor.