8 Great Options for Mother’s Day Brunch in Chicago
You’re running out of time to make reservations for Mother’s Day brunch this year! Lock in your status as the favorite child by treating Mom to one of these special meals.
La Sirena Clandestina
Live music and Latin flavors will brighten up your mom’s day at La Sirena Clandestina. Its Bossa Nova Brunch is available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Try the Benedict with dende oil-poached lobster, chilaquiles, or grilled hangar steak with yuca tots. Make a reservation at its website.
Indulge in this decadent brunch from Primehouse, just steps away from the Magnificent Mile. The restaurant will be serving up a three-course prix fixe menu, starting with a complimentary mimosa for Mom. Dishes include cheddar biscuits and gravy, herb roasted lamb, and classic filet mignon. There is also an option to upgrade to one of Primehouse’s renowned dry-aged steaks. Make reservations via OpenTable.
Treat Mom to this special Italian feast at Nico Osteria, which is offering a four-course menu featuring dishes such as burrata and Brussels sprout bruschetta, lobster scramble, and stuffed pappardelle with braised pork. The menu can be ordered as a prix fixe for $70 per person, or you can order each dish à la carte. Call 312-994-7100 for reservations.
The Drawing Room
Up your childhood-era tea party with this sophisticated high tea service at The Drawing Room at Chicago Athletic Association. Mom will enjoy a sparkling cocktail and an array of delectable bites, both sweet and savory, from executive pastry chef Kristine Antonian. Nibble on strawberry pistachio tarts, avocado toast, and banana bread while enjoying incredible teas from Rare Tea Cellars. Reservations can be made for two to six people through Tock.
If your mom loves seafood, take her out to Oyster Bah in Lincoln Park. Beyond eating her heart out from their menu, including shrimp and grits, poke, and, of course, raw oysters, she can also enjoy $6 “Momosas” all day. All mothers dining on Mother’s Day also get a $25 gift certificate for their next visit to Oyster Bah. Walk-ins are welcome, or you can make reservations on Oyster Bah’s website.
True Food Kitchen
True Food Kitchen
Your mom will love the fresh flavors at True Food Kitchen, with its focus on wholesome, nutritious dishes. The restaurant will be offering a Mother’s Day-only specialty cocktail: The Matriarch (above). Made with organic vodka, lavender simple syrup, and lemon, it embodies the spring holiday. Mothers will also leave with a special gift at the end of the meal. Make reservations through OpenTable.
Take all the stress off Mom with brunch at Stella Barra; its new buffet is sure to please everyone. For $19.95 per person, fill up on roasted corn and poblano egg enchiladas, cinnamon roll bread pudding, charred tomatoes and Cheddar cheese strata, and much more. Kids under 10 can enjoy the buffet and a kids-only pancake bar for free, making this a great family option. Moms will also take away a special gift! Make reservations by calling 773-634-4101.
Celebrating with Mom doesn’t have to take your whole paycheck. Porkchop shows its appreciation this year by treating your mother to brunch this Mother’s Day. All moms eat free this Sunday at all Porkchop locations. Mom can dig in to classics like chicken and waffles and pulled meats, all while enjoying a complimentary mimosa. Check the website for a location near you.mother's