As a mom, I know there is not anything much better than being treated to brunch on Mother’s Day! But if you are up for something new this year, here is our list of unique places to pamper your mama and when the check comes, don’t let her pay! Many of these annual events take place every year, so you may create a new family tradition, but be sure to make your reservations now as most of these locations will be booked up quickly.
Texas Spice at Omni Dallas Hotel~ Guests at Texas Spice can indulge in Omni Dallas Hotel’s Mother’s Day Brunch to celebrate mom. The menu includes an assortment of local sausages, breads, a gulf coast selection and a spread of breakfast items, including eggs, french toast and breakfast pastries, to kick-start the day. A carving station will also be available offering pork saddle and chorizo, overnight smoked pork shoulder, ham roast and Texas spice brisket. Moms will also appreciate the favorite part of the meal with a special dessert station, featuring Chef Kristina’s dessert extravaganza. Children will especially enjoy the kids buffet, featuring all of their favorites: pasta, mac&cheese, chicken fingers and french fries. Reservations are required at (214) 979-4529.
Sunday, May 8, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
$65/Adult; $19 children 5-12 years; under 5 eat free
Mother’s Day Weekend: May 7- 8
noon to 4 p.m.
Family Portraits for Mother’s Day are available for purchase from Chris Ivey.
Live Music: Saturday-Sunday
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Come enjoy live music at the Martin Rutchik Concert Stage & Lawn.
Mother’s Day: Sunday, May 8
Let Mom know how special she is by treating her to a special brunch served in her honor. Be sure to take time to walk the gardens and smell the roses (and begonias, geraniums and more) after brunch. Admission and parking are included.
Adults: $68, Children ages 5-12: $30, Children 4 and under are free. Reservations required. Call 214-515-6511.
Del Frisco’s~ Make Mom’s day and treat her to Del Frisco’s brunch buffet! Enjoy amazing chef-inspired cuisine and warm hospitality while celebrating the wonderful women in your life.
Brunch Buffet: 10:00am-3:00pm – $59 Including A Glass of Champagne
Dinner: 5:00pm-9:00pm – Regular Dinner Menu Available
Brunch at The Nasher Sculpture Center~ Celebrate mom and family in the beautiful setting of the Nasher Sculpture Center. Enjoy a lavish brunch at Nasher Cafe by Wolfgang Puck, family art activities, special performances, and complimentary family photos. Extended museum hours 10 am – 5 pm. They will offer two brunch seatings at 10 am and 1 pm. Reservations are required by e-mailing Lauren Tenney at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 214.242.5144. Nasher Members $50; Non-Members $60; Children under twelve $25; Children under three free; includes museum admission.
Dallas By Chocolate Tours: Mother’s Day Out and About for Chocolate Tour~ What better way to treat your mom than this decadent chocolate tour, which features indulgent stops such as Village Baking Company, Kessler Cookie Company, Dude, Sweet Chocolate, Chocolate Secrets and much more. This is a tour everyone in the family will enjoy! Price includes private bus transportation, many samples, beverages on the bus and expert tour guide. $43.00 per person- call 972-814-5997 for reservations.
Meal & Our AG Memories With Mom @ The American Girl Bistro~ This is a girls’ day out event-just mom and daughter! Enjoy a delicious meal, giggle over fun dice games that you can play over and over—like Story Switch-off, Roll-of-the-Dice Charades, and more—and make a colorful keepsake picture frame craft together. You’ll even have a mother-daughter photo taken right at your table and printed for your one-of-a-kind frame. Reservations required. For girls ages 8 and up.
Gospel Brunch @ The House of Blues~ This experience includes local talent performing both traditional and contemporary Gospel songs personally selected by legendary gospel producer and artist, Kirk Franklin. Before and during the show treat yourself to an amazing all-you-can-eat buffet featuring breakfast favorites plus tender carving stations, southern specialties and mouth-watering desserts. Don’t miss their signature chicken and waffles! Tickets start at $40 each.
Cafe Modern Brunch @ The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth~ This event offers the opportunity to take in more than 3,000 works of art from the years 1945 to the present as part of your Mother’s Day brunch experience. Cafe Modern offers brunch from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. on Sunday and features cooked-from-scratch menus for both children and adults. The atmosphere is a peaceful bonus and the menu is a la carte.
Cast Iron at Omni Fort Worth Hotel~ Join Cast Iron on May 8 for an unforgettable Mother’s Day Brunch. The meal includes kids buffet, an assorted breakfast items, exquisite seafood display, charcuterie, chef carvings, market vegetable platters, roasted chicken forestier, wild salmon “en papillote,” Nutella triple chocolate bread pudding, lemon raspberry cupcakes and much more. Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling (817) 350-4106.
Sunday, May 8, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
$60/Adult; $28 children 5-12 years; under 5 eat free
Nick and Sam’s~ When it comes to showing Mom how much you love and appreciate her, there’s flowers…there’s chocolates…there’s Hallmark…and then there’s Nick & Sam’s Steakhouse. This year, Nick & Sam’s in Uptown is offering two special Mother’s Day seatings for those looking to truly spoil the special lady (or ladies) in their lives. The Mother’s Day Brunch will begin with an array of breakfast selections ranging from chicken & waffles to eggs benedict. A pair of buffet lines will include a Seafood Station, Omelet Station, two Carving Stations and a lavish Dessert Station.
Kids will enjoy their own special buffet featuring cocktail wieners, meatballs, macaroni and cheese, fried shrimp and more. Face painters and balloon artists will be on-hand, along with a photographer to capture memories for all the mothers and families in attendance.
Nick & Sam’s Mother’s Day Brunch will be served from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. and is priced at $65 per adult; $25 for ages 6 – 10 and $15 for 5 and under (excluding tax and gratuity).
Mother’s Day at Fearing’s~ Treat mom on her special day with a three-course brunch featuring a signature spa gift from The Ritz-Carlton Spa for all celebrated women. Pricing for the prix fixe menu is $115 for adults and $30 for children excluding beverage, tax and gratuity. To make your reservation, please call 214.922.4848.
Mother’s Day Brunch Cruise with Blue Mesa Grill ~ Get on the water this Mother’s Day for an exceptional celebration aboard BigDCats Catamaran. With beautiful views and distinctive dining. Make a lasting memory this Mother’s day and celebrate. Unlimited soft drinks, fruit juices, and bottled water are included. Chamonix II is a BYOB boat, if you would like to consume alcoholic beverages, you must bring your own.
The brunch for this cruise will be catered by Blue Mesa Grill and will consist of:
* Omelet Station
* Vegetarian Options included
* Other Classic breakfast items
Kids 8 -12: $25
Kids 7 & Under: $5
Boat leaves at 11:30 am sharp, please arrive by 11:15 am.
2016 Swiss Avenue Mother’s Day Home Tour (Mother’s Day Weekend, May 7 & 8, 2016) ~ Celebrate one of Dallas’ most time-honored Springtime events, The Annual Swiss Avenue Historic District Mother’s Day Home Tour. Happening Mother’s Day weekend, Saturday, and Sunday, May 7th and 8th. This weekend-long tribute to Dallas’ historic past will feature six of the city’s most fabulous Early 20th Century homes — plus tours of Munger Place Church, an art fair, a vintage auto display, a children’s play area, live entertainment, free horse-drawn carriage rides, complimentary air-conditioned mini-coaches travelling between homes, freshly prepared food, ice-cold beverages, and much more.
Purchase tickets at area retailers starting April 1st, or by using the BuyNow button below. To make your reservations for the Mother’s Day Brunch in Savage Park, call 214-564-7348.
Mimi’s~ Celebrate Mom and those special to her by pampering her like they do in France, with a three-course menu, free pastry, gifts and a relaxing time with loved ones. Moms will receive a French Herb Heart-Shaped Palmier (French pastry) in every bread basket, a take-home muffin square to enjoy later and a Mimi’s French herb seed packet with the French Herb Palmier recipe on the back. And the celebration isn’t over yet. To celebrate Mom again, Mimi’s will invite guests back to celebrate through May 29, Mother’s Day in France, with a free entrée. For Mother’s Day beginning at 11 a.m., Mimi’s offers a three-course celebration menu for $16.99. Mimi’s guests will start with choice of cup of soup (French Onion, Corn Chowder or Tomato Basil), House salad or Caesar salad before moving onto the main entrée, which includes a choice of:
- Quiche Florentine with fresh spinach, tomatoes, aged Parmesan and Swiss, with mixed fruit
- Mushroom Brie Burger with sautéed whole cap mushrooms, caramelized onions and melted Brie on grilled sourdough
- Hand-carved Slow-Roasted Turkey with mashed potatoes, gravy, cornbread dressing, fresh vegetables and orange-apple cranberry relish
- Chicken Tillamook Cheddar Mac with pulled chicken in a rich Tillamook Creamery cheddar sauce with crumbled bacon, penne pasta and Parmesan crust
- Chicken Chop Salad with a slow-roasted chicken breast, red & green bell peppers, mandarin oranges, basil, cilantro, chopped cabbage and romaine lettuce tossed in sesame dressing with fried wontons and sesame seeds
- Grilled Atlantic Salmon with a light Chardonnay Dijon sauce, sautéed garlic spinach and roasted potatoes (add $1)
Dessert course includes Chocolate Chip Croissant Bread Pudding with all-butter and almond croissants with chocolate chips, salted caramel and whipped cream. Or, for $1 more, guests can enjoy Strawberry Shortcake CrêpeCake or Key Lime Slab Pie.
Mimi’s will offer its signature “Mimi-Mosa” with fresh-squeezed orange juice with a Tangerine burst and Korbel California Champagne, along with three other Mimosa flavor choices, including Triple Berry, Mango and White Peach for $5 per glass. Glasses of wine, red or white from France, are $5 and bottles are $20.