What better way to kick off a day dedicated to Mom than with a delicious brunch? We've rounded up some great Mother's Day brunch options to suit any Mom's style, whether she likes seafood, savory meats, Southern cuisine or champagne.
Riva Crab House: Treat Mom to some of the best views of Chicago's skyline along with her brunch at Riva Crab House on Navy Pier. This seafood restaurant will feature fresh oysters, a wide variety of shellfish options, fresh fruit and a chef-attended omelet station. Plus, all guests will receive a complimentary glass of bubbly so you can toast Mom right at the table.
$42.95 per adult, $17,95 per child, kids 3 and under are free
700 E. Grand Ave.; 312-644-7482
Big Jones: In addition to some of the staples from their Southern cuisine brunch menu, Big Jones is offering a few extra special dishes just for Mother's Day. Try the gold rice grits with fried oysters and poached farm eggs, the oyster-stuffed palmetto quail with gumbo gravy or the rice waffle topped with duck confit and pecans. Whatever Mom chooses, she'll also get a bottomless glass of champagne to start her day off right.
5347 N. Clark St.; 773-275-5725
Texas de Brazil: This Brazilian restaurant is a great place to treat your Mom to a special brunch meal. Texas de Brazil specializes in tender, juicy cuts of lamb, beef pork and chicken that are carved right at your table. Diners can choose to finish off their meal with a dessert, after dinner drink, an espresso or even a hand-rolled cigar. Frozen mimosas flavored with mango, papaya, wild berry, pomegranate, passion fruit or guava are also available.
51 East Ohio St.; 312-670-1006
Elate: Go all out for Mom's special day with the three-course prix fixe brunch menu at Elate. To start off, a huge buffet stocked with muffins, fruits, pastries and cheeses is up for grabs. Follow it up with a savory entrée like the braised pork and egg tostada or something sweet like crème brulee pancakes, then finish off with a dessert. Just don't forget to order Mom a bottomless mimosa.
$33 per adult, $20 per child
111 West Huron St.; 312-202-9900
Shokran Moroccan Restaurant: Moms with an adventurous appetite will love the BYOB Mother's Day brunch at Shokran Moroccan Restaurant. The prix fixe menu includes a soup or salad, chicken bastilla and a choice of sweet chicken couscous, Moroccan chicken tagine or tilapia tagine. For dessert, you'll each savor every bite of a delicious chocolate baklava.
4027 W. Irving Park Rd.; 773-427-9130