Where to Dine in Houston This Mother's Day 2015
Show your love and appreciation by treating the moms in your life to a special meal. From elegant prix fixe lunches to fun for the family brunch buffets, here's where to dine in Houston this Mother's Day:
024 Grille 945 N. Gessner, 281-501-4350
Celebrate Mother's Day with 024 Grille's exquisite brunch buffet, offering fresh seafood, made to order omelets, carving stations and decadent desserts. Guests 21 and over will enjoy a complimentary mimosa upon arrival. Valet parking is complimentary. Cost is $55 per person ($25 per child ages 5-12). Seatings are offered between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.
III Forks 1201 Fannin, 713-658-9457
Treat mom to a steak. The downtown restaurant will be open for regular hours, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., this Mother's Day.
A mother's love is worth celebrating. Enjoy Américas brunch classics on Saturday, May 9 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.) and Sunday, May 10 (reservations beginning at 9 a.m.).
Añejo Tex-Mex 1180-1 Uptown Park, 713-963-9032
This new Tex-Mex spot will premiere its first ever Mother's Day buffet from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Guests can indulge in a selection of expertly prepared fare courtesy of Executive Chef Michael Pellegrino for $45 per person. This elevated affair will feature the hand crafted Orange Kiss cocktail, complimentary to Moms during brunch hours.
Arnaldo Richards' Picos 3601 Kirby, 832-831-9940
Join Arnaldo Richards' Picos for a spectacular Sunday Brunch Buffet, featuring fan favorite appetizers, soups, salads, entrees, sides and a dessert bar, from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.. The restaurant will also be serving a full breakfast menu beginning at 9 a.m.
Artisans Restaurant 3201 Louisiana, 713-529-9111
This elegant French restaurant will be serving a five-course Mother's Day brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for $95 per person. Indulge in foie gras and duck confit ravioli, butter poached lobster, and more.
AURA Brasserie Sugar Land Town Square, 281-403-2872
Enjoy an elegant Mom's Day 3-course brunch ($45 per person) from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Highlights include pork belly and diver scallop, loaded lobster bisque, braised lamb tagine, strawberry tart, and more. A children's menu, featuring pasta, petit filet, or sliders with soda and dessert, will be available for $15.
Backstreet Cafe 1103 S. Shepherd, 713-521-2239
Chef Hugo Ortega will offer a special three-course menu from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m this Mother's Day ($48 per person, $15 for children ages 10 and under). Enjoy divine dishes like cheddar cheese biscuits and lemon blueberry muffins, Gulf coast beignets, smoked chicken and potato hash, and chocolate cherry clafoutis alongside live jazz by Bob Chadwick.
Bistro Provence 13616 Memorial, 713-827-8008
Bistro Provence in West Houston will offer a three-course, multiple choice Mother's Day lunch menu full of seasonal French treats for $44 per person. Guests can enjoy dishes inspired by the South of France, including vichyssoise, smoked and marinated salmon eggs Benedicte, beef fillet with foie gras sauce, and more. Brunch will be offered from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Bradley’s Fine Diner 191 Heights, 832-831-5939
Chef Greg Lowery is giving diners a bang for their buck this Mother’s Day with a special three-course menu priced at $35 in addition to his seasonal a la carte menu. From 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., nosh on dishes like Tomato Soup with grilled cheese bites; Crab Benedict made with buttermilk biscuits, poached eggs, spicy herbed hollandaise, baby arugula and tomato; and Smore’s Brownie with brown sugar, graham cracker and chocolate gelato.
Brennan's of Houston 3300 Smith, 713-522-9711
Honor mom with a three-course prix-fixe brunch ($56) featuring delectable Southern dishes like turtle soup, Creole smoked salmon, Texas Hill Country ham, bananas foster, and more. The brunch will be offered from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Cadillac Bar 1802 Shepherd, 713-862-2020
Enjoy a Mother's Day brunch buffet in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere. The extravagant menu features 60+ items, including huevos con chorizo, omelets, waffles, and pancakes, panko-crusted mahi mahi, tacos, and more. Prices are $28.99 per adult, $18.99 per senior (65+), $9.99 for children aged 3-12, and free for kids 2 and under.
The Capital Grille 5365 Westheimer, 713-623-4600
The Capital Grille will be serving a 3-course Mother's Day brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For $49 per adult and $15 per child, enjoy choices like clam chowder, aged sirloin and egg, flourless chocolate cake, and more. The restaurant will feature its full dinner menu as well.
Caracol 2200 Post Oak #160, 713-622-9996
Join coastal Mexican kitchen in celebrating Mother's Day with an elegant and overflowing brunch buffet. Special features include marinated vegetable salads, chicharrones stews, enchiladas, seafood-stuffed poblanos, rotating egg dishes like chilaquiles with eggs and migas, cocteles, ceviches, and plenty of succulent seafood offerings. The brunch will be served from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and is $45 per adult and $15 per child, plus tax and gratuity. Live music by Ikaru.
Churrascos 2055 Westheimer, 713-527-8300; Multiple locations
Enjoy Churrascos brunch classics on Saturday, May 9 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.) and Sunday, May 10 (reservations beginning at 9 a.m.).
D'Amico's Italian Market Café 5510 Morningside, 713-526-3400
Enjoy an authentic Italian meal this Mother's Day. D'Amico's offers everything from fresh housemade pastas, wood-fired pizzas, delicious meat and seafood entrees to some of the best cannoli in Houston. They will also be offering two specials: Terra Madre — their take on "surf 'n turf, with grilled lamb chops with chianti sauce over mashed potatoes; and Snapper D'Amico and sautéed green beans and a salad for just $24. The restaurant and market will be open from noon to 9 p.m.
Damian's Cucina Italiana 3011 Smith, 713-522-0439
In addition to a full a la carte menu, enjoy two special dishes in honor of Mother's Day: the Filet Oscar with béarnaise and jumbo lump crab meat over grilled beefsteak tomato accompanied by grilled asparagus ($39); and a Grilled Red Snapper topped with mushroom trifolati served over a saffron-green pea risotto ($32). End the meal on a sweet note with two, new additions to the restaurant's delectable desserts - a Chocolate Salted Caramel Cake and Sky High Lemon Meringue Pie. Damian's will be open from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.
Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House 5061 Westheimer, 713-355-2600
The steak house is celebrating moms with a featured Sunday brunch menu available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., along with a regular dinner menu served until closing at 9 p.m.
Del Frisco’s Grille 2800 Kirby, 832-623-6168
Del Frisco’s Grille will feature regular Sunday Brunch menu this Mother's Day.
Downtown & Kemah Aquariums 410 Bagby, 713-223-3474 #11 Kemah Boardwalk, 281-334-9010
Guests can stop by Downtown Aquarium for a brunch buffet on Sunday, May 10 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., followed by fun and interactive activities for all ages. Additionally, Kemah Aquarium will host a Mother's Day buffet on Sunday, May 10 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Hubbell & Hudson Bistro 24 Waterway, 281-203-5641
Treat mom with a day to remember at The Woodlands' acclaimed Hubbell & Hudson Bistro, where between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., Chef Austin Simmons will serve a number of savory and sweet additions to the a la carte menu. Highlights include ricotta and basil stuffed squash blossoms; bacon & ham quiche; and white chocolate cream cheese mousse. For those looking for something more quick and casual, Hubbell & Hudson Kitchen will be showcasing two Mother's Day specials from 7 a.m. until 9 p.m.: a crab cake benedict and an oak grilled red snapper with lemon pepper grilled zucchini and herb potato salad.
Hugo's 1600 Westheimer, 713-524-7744
¡Feliz Dia de las Madres! Celebrate Mother's Day by enjoying the famous bounteous brunch buffet of Authentic Regional Mexican cuisine at Hugo's. The buffet will be offered from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with live music by Viento. Cost is $42 per adult and $15 per child (ages 10 and under), plus tax and gratuity. The restaurant will also serve an a la carte dinner menu beginning at 5 p.m.
Hyatt Market Street, The Woodlands - Market Street Kitchen 9595 Six Pines, 281-203-5005
Enjoy a sumptuous Mother's Day brunch, with seating options at 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. Indulge in a selection of cold salads and appetizers; late breakfast highlights like homemade buttermilk biscuitsa and fresh baked mini quiche; ; Brown Sugar Bacon; and Chicken-Sausage with cranberry and feta cheese; lunch treats like Texas Gulf snapper and crawfish; made to order omelets, a cascade of desserts and more. The cost is $58 per person for adults and includes bottomless mimosas - bottomless, build-your-own Bloody Mary's are an additional $15 per person. A special kid's menu is $25 per child and offers items ranging from chicken tenders to corn dog nuggets, french fries plus mac & cheese. Children under 5 are complimentary.
Kenny & Ziggy's 2327 Post Oak, 713-871-8883
The whole family can enjoy a relaxed Mother's Day breakfast, lunch or dinner in Kenny & Ziggy's comfortable, casual and vibrant atmosphere. Try their house specialties including sky-scraping sandwiches, filled with a variety of traditional deli favorites; corned beef and pastrami, cured in-house and used in a variety of dishes; entree salads; smoked fish; stuffed cabbage served in a sweet & sour sauce; Hungarian goulash; chicken soup; and more. Smaller versions of the classic black & white cookie (made pink and white in honor of the holidays) will be given to all the mothers that dine there that day.
Kiran's 4100 Westheimer, 713-960-8472
Chef Kiran, herself a mother of two, has created a special brunch buffet menu to celebrate Mother's Day. At $55 per guest ($25 for children 12 & under), enjoy chilled fruit soup, chutneys, breads, housemade yogurt, frittatas, Indian-spiced tamales, lamb kofta, baked salmon, curries, sweets, and more. The restaurant will also be offering the regular menu starting at 5 p.m.
L'Olivier Restaurant & Bar 240 Westheimer, 713-360-6313
Treat mom to a 3-course Mother's Day Brunch at this trendy French-American bistro ($45 per adult, $15 per child). The brunch, featuring house smoked salmon, petit filet, chocolate mousse, and more, will be offered from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Line & Lariat 220 Main, 832-667-4470
This Hotel ICON restauraunt will offer a Mother's Day brunch buffet from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Choose from offerings like seafood salad with lemon caper aioli, rosemary crusted, hand carve prime rib, red velvet cake and more. The cost is $65 for adults and $35 for children 12 and under. A make your own Bloody Mary bar will also be available for an additional fee.
JW Marriott Houston Downtown 806 Main, 713-400-1293
The restaurant inside downtown's JW Marriott will be offering a Mother's Day brunch buffet from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. ($79 per adult, $50 special for all mothers, $29 per child age 6-12) in The Picasso Room. Feast on Texas eggs Benedict, roasted ancho honey chicken, banana walnut French toast, an omlet station, a Bloody Mary bar, and more.
Mama Fu's 1574 West Gray, 832-581-4676
During the week leading up to Mother's Day (Monday, May 4 through Thursday, May 7), customers making food and beverage purchases of $25 or more will receive a gift certificate for a complimentary meal for mom. The Mother's Day certificates will be valid for redemption Sunday, May 10 through Saturday, May 16, and they will accommodate dine-in, delivery, and online-ordering.
Max's Wine Dive 4720 Washington, 713-880-8737 214 Fairview, 713-528-9200
At the Fairview location, guests are invited to indulge in a specially prepared 8oz bacon wrapped filet with 3 Bbutter poached butterflied shrimp, baby zucchini and squash with an edible flower garnish for $38. To appease that sweet tooth, a specially prepared panna cotta with pink peppercorn ice cream is available for $16. Brunch bubbles specials are also an option for both on-site and to-go guests.
At the Washington location, brunch hours are extending from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with specials on a wide selection of bubbles created especially for mom. Guests can indulge in specially prepared dinner selections, (served during dinner only), like crab avocado salad made with jumbo lump crab, citrus and herbs for $21. A filet lignon with lobster crab cake, served with sweet potato mash and brussel Sprouts for $45 is the featured Mother's Day entrée. Additionally, guests can enjoy a red wine poached pear with vanilla ice cream and edible flowers for dessert for $11.
McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurant 1151-01 Uptown Park, 713-840-7900 1201 Fannin, 713-658-8100>
Celebrate mom with an upscale brunch buffet featuring favorites like traditional eggs Benedict, bananas foster french toast, and a complimentary chocolate dipped strawberry for every mother.
Mockingbird Bistro Wine Bar 1985 Welch, 713-533-0200
Chef John Sheely is serving a three-course prixe fixe menu from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m this Mother's Day (regular dinner menu served from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.). For $65 per adult ($25 per child), feast on Maine lobster bisque, risotto carbonara, roasted pork loin with eggs and smoked blue grits, and more. And don't forget to save room for the trio of desserts: a caramel apple bread pudding, flourless chocolate truffle, and lemon tart.
Mr. Peeples Seafood & Steak 1911 Bagby, 713-652-0711
Enjoy a wide selection of sweet and savory dishes from the Midtown hotspot's brunch buffet before capturing memories with a photo booth brought in especially for the occasion. Offered from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the brunch features a prime rib carving station, made to order omelets and waffles, smoked salmon, crab cakes, pistachio-crusted chicken, chocolate mousse, and more. Cost is $55 for adults and $20 for children under 12, with optional bloody Mary and frozen bars available for guests 21 and up.
Nino's 2817 W. Dallas, 713-522-5120
Nino's will be opening its doors especially for Mother's Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Join them for special dishes that are never on the regular menu, including oven roasted beef tenderloin, homemade ravioli frutti di mare, banana split pie, and more. The regular lunch and dinner menus will also be available. And be sure to check out the La Gelateria, open from 11 a.m. until 8:30 p.m.
NOE Grill at Omni Houston Hotel Four Riverway, 713-871-8181
Enjoy a Mother's Day buffet brunch, complete with champagne cocktails, oyster, seafood, and breakfast stations, a mac and cheese bar, carved roasts, fresh salads, desserts and fruits, and more. A kid's buffet featuring corn dogs, sliders, chicken fingers, fries, pizza and sweets will also be available. Prices are $71.95 per adult, $32 for children 6 - 12, an free for kids 5 and under. Brunch is offered from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Pappas Bros. Steakhouse 5839 Westheimer, 713-780-7352
From 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., this upscale steakhouse will be offering a special two-course Mother's Day feature in addition to their regular menu. For $74.95 per guest, enjoy your choice of Caesar or house salad, plus a duo of filet and lobster served with mashed potatoes and green beans.
Prego 2520 Amherst, 713-529-2420
Celebrate Mother's Day with contemporary Italian in the heart of Rice Village. Prego will be offering its regular menu as well as a special three-course menu for $24 per person. There will also be off-the-menu specials for the day. The lunch/dinner menu will be served from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Pronto Cucinino Multiple locations
Let this "quick little kitchen" do the cooking for you this Mother's Day. Choose from rotisserie chicken, pasta, lasagna or pizza for a nutritious meal the whole family can enjoy. All locations will be open from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m. for take-out, dine-in and curb-side pick-up.
Quattro - Four Seasons Hotel Houston 1300 Lamar, 713-650-1300
Enjoy an extravagant brunch buffet from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. While a live pianist plays, make your brunch selections from an extensive selection of more than 70 menu items, including traditional breakfast favorites, fresh pastas, made to order omelets, carving stations, fresh seafood, hot entrees, salads, and a full dessert buffet. The price of the brunch is $92 per adult, and includes mimosas and bloody marys. Children have their own buffet, filled with their favorite kid foods: chicken fingers, pizza, chocolate milk and more ($39 per children ages 6 to 12). Complimentary valet parking available.
RA Sushi Highland Village: 3908 Westheimer, 713-621-5800 CITYCENTRE, 799 Town and Country, 713-331-2792
Enjoy an affordable splurge this Mother's Day with happy hour from 11 a.,. to close at both the Highland Village and CITYCENTRE locations. Mom will recognize your thoughtfulness, and you'll appreciate the savings with an extensive selection of sushi, appetizer, and tapas favorites like the Tootsy Maki, Viva Las Vegas Roll and Pineapple Cheese Wontons, plus a wide variety of beer, wine, sake, and signature cocktails, including refreshing sake sangrias made with white or red wine.
Radio Milano 800 Sorella Court, 713-827-3545
Chef Jose Hernandez presents two special options for Mother's Day. From 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., indulge on brunch offerings including pasta, egg, carving and salad stations, as well as hot items like short tibs with tomato sauce and spring veggies plus chicken parmesan with a choice of roasted cauliflower, fingerling potatoes and asparagus. Save room for delectable, house made desserts like cheesecake, chocolate mousse, carrot cake, brownies and biscotti. Brunch is priced at $45 for adults and $20 for children ages 5 to 12.
For those who would prefer to take mom out for a night on the town, Radio Milano's three-course, prix fixe dinner menu - available from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. - is the perfect way to start or end the evening. Highlights include zuppa di lobster with crostini and pesto; Duck Breast with cherry sauce, cabbage and panisse; and amadei chocolate souffle with rhubarb compote and honey comb ice cream. The dinner menu is priced at $60 per person.
Royal Sonesta Houston 2222 West Loop South, 713-627-7600
Give mom the royal treatment with a special Mother's Day brunch buffet from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. that showcases sweeping city views, live music, complimentary mimosas and a special space for the kids with movies and face painting. Enjoy made to appetizers an salads, order omelets and pancakes, 44 Farm beef tenderloin, black cod, desserts, and more.The kid's buffet features chicken tenders, mac & cheese and mini pizzas. The cost is $56 per person, $48 for seniors (60+), $20 for children ages 5 to 12 and free for children under 5.
Songkran Thai Kitchen 1101-08 Uptown Park, 713-993-9096
Treat mom to a special a la carte brunch or 3-course dinner ($39 per person), featuring outrageously delicious Thai dishes like Bangkok chicken curry and sizzling marinated pork.
Sonoma Retail Wine Bar & Restaurant in the Heights 801 Studewood, 713-864-9463
Celebrate Mother's Day with brunch or dinner at Sonoma in the Heights. The restaurant will be extending their hours and featuring wine flights with Mom in mind. Open: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
STRAITS Asian Bistro 800 Sorella, 713-365-9922
Put an exotic spin on your Mother’s Day brunch at STRAITS Restaurant in CityCentre. Chef John Sikhattana will be offering a three-course, prix fixe menu priced at $35 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.. Feast on dishes like Lobster Avocado an Thai Basil Citrus Salad with cucumber champagne Yuzu Dressing; Mongolian Beef Short Ribs & Lemongrass Grilled Shrimp with Asian greens and garlic noodles; and Mango Blueberry Cobbler with candied ginger, toasted almonds and vanilla ice cream. STRAITS' a la carte brunch menu will also be available.
Sullivan's Steakhouse 4608 Westheimer, 713-961-0333
This steakhouse will be serving a special brunch menu, available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., alongside a regular dinner menu, served until closing at 9 p.m.
Sylvia's Enchilada Kitchen Multiple locations
From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., this enchilada kitchen will be celebrating Mother's Day with a 50-foot long buffet brunch at the Woodway and Eldridge locations. Feast on made-to-order pancakes, omelets, salads, street tacos, enchiladas, sides, and desserts, plus the Mother's Day only pan-chilada, a light and fluffy pancake filled with carnitas and drizzled with a dark and rich mole. The cost is $19.95 per person and $5 for the mimosa special. Reservations are required for groups of six or more. A al carte breakfast will be served at the Westheimer location.
TABLE On Post Oak 1800 Post Oak, Ste 6110, 713-439-1000
Celebrate “mum” with a special GH Mumm Champagne promotion. In addition to a featured brunch menu and special priced GH Mumm Champange for $12/glasses and $48/Bottles, Champagne Brand Ambassador Florent Noir will be at the restaurant to saber bottles (sabering is a technique used for opening a Champagne bottle with a saber/sword…It’s definitely something to see in person if you haven’t before). TABLE’s Sunday Mother’s Day Brunch will be available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The Tasting Room 818 Town & Country, 281-822-1500 1101-18 Uptown Park, 713-993-9800 1660 W. Lake Houston, 281-361-0044
At the CityCentre location, guests are invited to indulge in a special gourmet three-course pre-fixed Mother's Day brunch menu for $39 per person from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. The special menu will feature an array of chef-driven creations as well as specialty mimosas and other eye-openers. Guests can also enjoy live music by our popular performer Paul Scafiti.
At the Uptown park location, guests are invited to indulge in a gourmet all you can eat Mother's Day buffet for $29.99 per person for adults and $14.99 for children (6 - 12 yrs. old / children 5 and under eat free). In addition to wide selection of Tasting Room wines, guests can also enjoy special pricing on bubbles to-go.
At the King's Harbor location, indulge in a gourmet all you can eat mother's day buffet for $29.99 per person for adults and $15.99 for children (6 - 12 yrs. old / children 5 and under eat free). In addition, special pricing on select wines is available for guests to enjoy.
Tony Mandola's Gulf Coast Kitchen 1212 Waugh, 713-528-3474
Bring your loved ones to this coastal kitchen to enjoy a special al a carte brunch from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dishes include Mandola's shrimp & grits, beef tenderloin Benedict, blueberry ricotta pancakes and Mama's Southern fried chicken, among other delightful things.
Trevisio 6550 Bertner, 713-749-0400
Trevisio is perched atop a six-story waterfall in the heart of the Texas Medical Center. Chef Jon Buchanan is offering a bounteous brunch buffet, including live action stations, this Mother's Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $45 per adult and $16 per child ages 6-12. Children 6 and under dine free. Parking is complimentary.
Vallone's 800 Gessner, 713-395-6100
Pamper mom with a world-class 3-course, multi-choice menu created by Tony Vallone and Scott Sulma ($45 per person).
Vincent's 2701 W. Dallas, 713-528-4313
Vincent's will be opening its doors twice this Mother's Day. Reservations are available from from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Join them for special dishes that are never on the regular menu, including herb-crusted beef tenderloin, homemade ravioli frutti di mare, pound cake with fresh fruit, and more. The regular lunch and dinner menus will also be available. And be sure to check out the La Gelateria, open from 11 a.m. until 8:30 p.m.
We will be updating this list leading up to Mother's Day which is Sunday, May 10. Please let us know if you'd like to be included.
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