Atlanta’s Best Mother’s Day Brunch Restaurants
NOTE: If you’re looking for ways to celebrate Mother’s Day that are safe and social distance-friendly, see our 2020 Mother’s Day blog post.
Mom’s always taken good care of you. Now it’s time to celebrate her special day. Here’s where to get Mother’s Day brunch in Atlanta.
- Alon’s Bakery & Market will offer a full buffet-style brunch from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Dunwoody location. Attendees will indulge in a brunch spread featuring house-roasted carved meats, artisan side dishes, wood-fired pizzas, special desserts and more.
- Atlanta Grill – Atlanta Grill, at The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta, will serve a special brunch on Mother’s Day from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., featuring brunch favorites and a flower cart passing out flowers to all moms. The cost is $95 per adult and $35 per child.
- Basil’s – Take advantage of the gorgeous patio this holiday. All mothers receive a complimentary mimosa. Brunch is $39 for adults, $19 for children. Children younger than 6 eat free.
- Bistro Niko will transport you and your mom to Paris this Mother’s Day. In the heart of Buckhead, the Bistro’s airy patio and smooth live jazz band will fill the bill.
- The Cafe at the Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead – Brunch will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and the cost is $125 for adults and $69 for children. The hotel will also host a Mother’s Day tea service in The Gallery, featuring a menu of elegant pastries and tea sandwiches. Reservations are available at 1 and 2 p.m., and the price is $65 for adults and $56 for children ages 5 to 12.
- Concentrics Restaurants – You know the incredible food at ONE Midtown Kitchen and TWO Urban Licks. The two will open at 10 and 10:30 a.m., respectively, to kick off brunch. Parish, a lovely Southern restaurant with a New Orleans-style décor, is opening up at 9 a.m. and serving brunch until 4 p.m. The Spence, open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., will offer a mimosa and Bloody Mary bar with all the fixings.
- Dantanna’s is offering moms a free brunch. With the purchase of one meal on Mother’s Day between noon and 4 p.m., moms will eat for free. Favorite signature brunch dishes at the Buckhead and Downtown locations include: shirred eggs in tulips – two eggs baked in crepes with Maine lobster, shrimp and crawfish in a brandy-lobster cream sauce; Three Little Pigs – fried Niman Ranch pork scallopine, griddle honey ham and applewood smoked bacon.
- Ecco – From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. enjoy a European-style brunch featuring unique dishes such as smoked brisket hash, Moroccan leg of lamb “Benedict” and more.
- Gypsy Kitchen and The Southern Gentleman – Experience the first joint buffet between Gypsy Kitchen and The Southern Gentleman, a one-of-a-kind experience only for Mother’s Day. I can only imagine how amazing this is going to be.
- Haven – This Brookhaven favorite is offering a two-course Mother’s Day bunch menu for $24 per person with beignets for the table to share.
- Livingston will offer hot and cold buffets, pastries, desserts, savory shrimp & grits, and slow-roasted NY strip. Plus, there will be a child-friendly buffet featuring foods such as chicken fingers and tater tots. Brunch will be served from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Mother’s Day Brunch is $38 for adults, $15 for children ages 6-12, and children 5 and younger get a complimentary meal.
- Lure, a seafood lover’s favorite, will have a wide selection of menu options at a reasonable price – $30 for the 3-course prix fixe brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
- Paschal’s – Paschal’s brunch features delicious Southern breakfast favorites, carving stations, homemade desserts and mimosas. No reservations accepted.
- Petite Auberge – With seatings from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Petite Auberge will indulge mom. Options include creamy lobster fettuccine, roasted leg of lamb, and jumbo shrimp & grits, just to name a few. Finish it off with New Orleans chocolate bread pudding or white peach crème brulee.
- Portofino – This Sunday brunch service is new but sure to please. Let mom customize her own Bloody Mary or order my favorite, the the blini, a potato pancake topped with caviar. Or for a sweet start, get the zeppolis. Choose from items like duck Benedict or shrimp & polenta.
- Serpas will serve signature brunch favorites including New Orleans beignets and flash-fried oyster eggs Benedict as well as off-the-menu specials.
- Seven Lamps – For two days only, May 7 and May 8, Chef Drew Van Leuvan will serve classic brunch favorites alongside a selection of his signature dishes from 10:30 a.m until 3 p.m.
- Spice to Table – Does mom love tea? Then take her to a specialty tea tasting. You’ll find flavorful signature dishes and, of course, plenty of Spice to Table’s house-made chai. You’ll be treated to seasonal plates from Spice to Table’s kitchen. The first rotation of eats will be a variety of light snacks and will be followed up with more substantial offerings. Cost is $100 per person.
- Southern Art – Enjoy a brunch buffet full of SA favorites, live music and an interactive bouquet-making station for kids to give mom. $75 for adults, $40 for children. Young children are complimentary.
- St. Regis – The brunch, with live jazz, will take place in the elegant Astor Court. Highlights include low country “paella,” caviar and Belgian waffles. Kids will get to show off their creativity by putting together a special bouquet for mom, and the best bouquet will win mom a free massage at Remède Spa.
Malika Bowling is the author of Food Lovers’ Guide to Atlanta, Food Blogging 101 and founder of Atlanta Restaurant Blog. She has been a contributing writer to USA Today and has been featured on HGTV, Huffington Post and About.com. Malika also has served as a judge at various culinary competitions and food festivals, including Taste of Atlanta. She is the president of the Association of Food Bloggers and her podcast, Just a Byte, can be downloaded from iTunes. Follow her on Twitter @MalikaBowling and Instagram.
Get to know Atlanta, and discover the best things to do around the city.