Mother's Day Dining

The 7 best restaurants for Mother's Day brunch in Austin

The 7 best restaurants for Mother's Day brunch in Austin

Mongers Kitchen and Market brunch lobster eggs benedict mimosa
Nothing says Mother's Day like brunch and mimosas. Photo courtesy of Mongers Market + Kitchen

All year long your mother looks after you, but on May 8, it's time to return the favor. Mother's Day also happens to be one of the biggest brunch days of the year, so take a look at the decadent options, and then treat Mom to something special.

Lonesome Dove Western Bistro
Mother's Day brunch at Lonesome Dove starts with a screwdriver or mimosa followed by a three-course meal of Chef Tim Love's tastiest dishes, like elk-pork fettine Benedict and hamachi tostada. Brunch service is available from 10 am until 4 pm and costs $56 per person

Hotel Granduca
Splurge at Hotel Granduca, where a decadent spread of breakfast standards, Italian specialties, and sweet desserts will be laid out in the luxurious Salone Ducale ballroom. Brunch is $72 for adults and $35 for children; reservations are required.

From 11 am until 2 pm, guests can have their choice of Southern comfort favorites. Specials include quail and waffle, shrimp cocktails, and a fried chicken sandwich (the latter two are also available on Fixe's happy hour menu).

Goodall's Kitchen
Enjoy three courses at Goodall's Kitchen featuring brunch like warm doughnuts, ricotta hot cakes, shrimp and grits, and French toast. Brunch is $44 per person; beverages come at an extra cost.

Mongers Market + Kitchen
Mongers is serving a lobster Benedict special and fresh pineapple basil mimosas for Mother's Day, in addition to the regular brunch menu. Brunch service is available from 11:30 am to 3:30 pm.

Punch Bowl Social
Is your mom the playful type? Take her to Punch Bowl Social for an entertaining afternoon. The buffet features an impressive lineup, from monkey bread French toast to a build-your-own-omelet bar, with plenty of options for kids. Brunch is $29 for adults and $15 for kids; reservations are strongly encouraged.

Tony C's
With locations in Bee Caves and Avery Ranch, Tony C's is the most kid-friendly and hassle-free suggestion on this list. Round up the entire family and explore the stacked Italian buffet filled with pizza, pasta, frittatas, desserts, and more. Brunch is $23 for adults and $10 for children.