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Where to Dine in Houston This Mother’s Day 2018

CRÚ Food & Wine Bar will be offering a three-course Mother's Day brunch complete with dessert.
CRÚ Food & Wine Bar will be offering a three-course Mother's Day brunch complete with dessert. Photo by Robert Yu
Mother’s Day is coming up on Sunday, May 13; and what better way to celebrate all the moms in your life than with a tasty meal that you don’t have to clean up? From kid-friendly brunch buffets to chic hotspots offering prix fixe dining experiences, here’s where to celebrate Mother’s Day in Houston this year:

Arnaldo Richards' Picos, 3601 Kirby, 832-831-9940
Celebrate mom with a Mexican-style Sunday brunch buffet featuring appetizers, soups, salads, entrees, sides and a dessert bar. Cost is $45 per person, $29 for seniors and $18 for children age six to 12.

B&B Butchers & Restaurant, 1814 Washington, 713-862-1814
Treat Mom to B&B brunch, featuring live music, a balloon artist and a personal flower arrangement (available for pre-order), from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Backstreet Cafe, 1103 South Shepherd, 713-521-2239
This chic café and garden is a choice spot for special occasions. For Mother’s Day, chef Hugo Ortega will offer a special three-course menu from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $49 per person, $15 for children ages 10 and under, plus tax & gratuity and beverage. Enjoy starters such Heirloom Tomato Salad and Smoked Crab and Corn Chowder; entrée choices from Soft Shell Crab Benedict to Steak Frites; and desserts including Pavlova, Texas Peach-Blueberry Cobbler and Perfect Chocolate Cake.

Bistro Provence, 13616 Memorial, 713-827-8008
Bistro Provence will serve a three-course, multi-choice Mother’s Day lunch menu, featuring seasonal French treats for $49 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Dishes include goat cheese and tomato verrine, Angus beef filet with Bordelaise sauce, smoked salmon Bénedicte and chocolate chip pain perdu. A special children’s menu will be available for $20, offering two courses sized for the younger set. Reservations are required, and a $20 deposit via PayPal is required to confirm. Mother’s Day hours are 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Boheme, 307 Fairview, 713-529-1099
The Montrose hangout will be hosting a Host Mother's Day Drag Brunch on the Patio, with happy hour prices all day beginning at 11 a.m., drag shows from noon to 3 p.m. and the sounds of Dj Melle Mel.
All attending mothers will receive a complimentary flower and special drinks will be available, including the bar’s science-infused “Drymosa” made with dry ice. Brunch reservations are strongly recommended.

Brasserie du Parc, 1440 Lamar, 832-879-2802
At this chic French brasserie set on Discovery Green, chef Philippe Verpiand will be offering a special three-course prix fixe menu from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for $48 per person plus tax and gratuity. The restaurant will also be open for dinner offering their a la carte menu. Dine on dishes like beef tartare, chilled asparagus and spinach soup, roasted leg of lamb, pan-seared snapper and pistachio custard.

Breakfast Brunch Café, 9955 Barker Cypress, 281-246-1066
Located in Boardwalk at Towne Lake in Northwest Houston, Breakfast Brunch Café will offer a limited brunch menu from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. ($25 per person), including a half order of one starter and a choice of one entrée paired with a mimosa. A la carte options are included. Children 10 years and younger eat for $6.

Brennan's of Houston, 3300 Smith, 713-522-9711
Enjoy special Bayou City Creole offerings—such as Oyster Rockefeller Soup, Southern Green Tomatoes & Blue Crab, Whiskey Lacquered Hill Country Quail, Strawberry and Creole Cream Cheese Crepes, and Whipped Cheesecake—designed with mom in mind. Both the brunch menu (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and dinner menu (5:45 p.m. to 8 p.m.) are complemented by featured cocktails such as Lavender & Love, Mamacita Rita, Midnight Melody, and Aperol Spritz. Brunch includes a Smoked Louisiana Catfish Mousse and Caviar lagniappe, plus choice of starter, entrée and dessert for $56 per person (not inclusive of tax and gratuity). The à la carte dinner menu includes appetizers and dessert from $9 to $16 as well as entrées ranging from $32 to $46.

Broken Barrel, 1950 Hughes Landing #1900, 281-719-8542
Chef Hilda Ysusi is celebrating Mother's Day with a special menu of a la carte dishes, including Nutella Stuffed French Toast, Green Curry Mussels and Huevos Rancheros.

Cadillac Bar, 1802 Shepherd, 713-862-2020
This bountiful Mother's Day buffet  features more than 60 different savory items, including Herb-Crusted Steamship Round, Maple-Glazed Baked Ham, Blackened Redfish Delmar, Shrimp and Grits, Cajun Seafood Rice, Grilled Summer Vegetables, Seafood Texella, Yukon Mashed Potatoes, Lobster Mac and Cheese, and Collard Greens with Pork Belly. Cost is $27.99 for adults, $22.99 for seniors, $9.99 for children age three to 12, and free for kids two and under. Brunch hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Capital Grille, 5365 Westheimer, 713-623-4600; 840 West Sam Houston Parkway North, 713-463-5051
In addition to serving its signature dinner menu all day, The Capital Grille will offer a three-course brunch menu from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For the appetizer course, guests can choose between menu items such as clam chowder, Caesar or field greens salad, shrimp and grits, lobster frittata, bone-in dry aged NY strip and fried egg, classic crème brûlée and flourless chocolate espresso cake.

Caracol, 2200 Post Oak #160, 713-622-9996
From award-winning chef Hugo Ortega, Caracol’s Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet will overflow with an array of antojitos from the comal, marinated vegetable salads, chicharrones stews, rotating egg dishes including as chilaquiles and migas, cocteles and ceviches, and plenty of succulent seafood offerings. Finish with pastry chef Ruben Ortega’s bountiful arrangement of traditional Mexican fresh baked breads, cookies, candies and pastries. Mother’s Day brunch will be served from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and is $47 per adult and $15 per child, plus tax and gratuity.

Carmelo’s Cucina Italiana, 14795 Memorial, 281-531-0696
Treat Mom to an Italian brunch buffet from 10 a.m, to 3 p.m., featuring a special menu and balloon artist to keep the kids entertained. Cost is $35 for adults and $12 for kids ages 12 and under. The restaurant will also be open from 3 to 9 p.m. for regular dinner service.

Chama Gaúcha Brazilian Steakhouse, 5865 Westheimer, 713-244-9500

The whole family can enjoy a Brazilian steakhouse experience from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., with brunch, dinner and live music. Moms will receive a special gift and can enter a social media giveaway to win a dinner for two gift card. Cost is $52.50 for brunch and dinner (all day), $25.50 for salad bar only and $26.50 for kids.

CRÚ Food & Wine Bar, 9595 Six Pines #650, 281-465-9463; 2800 Kirby, 713-528-9463
Moms will love CRÚ's three-course brunch menu ($32 for adults, half price for kids under 12), offered from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Start with options like goat cheese beignets, avocado toast and lobster sliders; go for main events including truffle mac and cheese, steak and eggs, and herb-crusted salmon; and finish with desserts from cinnamon sugar donuts to chocolate lava cake. 

D’Amico’s Italian Market Café, 5510 Morningside, 713-526-3400
This Italian market offers everything from from fresh housemade pastas and wood-fired pizzas to meat and seafood entrees and some of the best cannoli in Houston. The restaurant will be open from noon to 9 p.m. on Mother’s Day, and all mothers, gramdmas and aunts will get a small bag of homemade cookies to enjoy.

Damian's Cucina, 3011 Smith, 713-522-0439
Damian's Cucina will be open and offering a set menu for $49.95 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The restaurant is also offering complimentary shuttle service to and from The Hobby Center for showings of Hamilton.

Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse, 5061 Westheimer, 713-355-2600
Del Frisco’s will be open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and brunch items will be served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Featured items include Prime Rib (16-ounce for $45, 20-ounce for $55), Lobster Benedict and Filet Benedict (both available for $46), and the full menu will also be available.

Dish Society, multiple locations
Bring the family to a farm-to-table brunch and enjoy drink specials in honor of mom, preferably on a sunny patio. Sunday brunch runs 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at all three locations at San Felipe in Tanglewood, LaCenterra in Cinco Ranch and Memorial Green.

The Dunlavy, 3422 Allen, 713-360-6477
Treat mom to a Mother’s Day brunch buffet in this beautiful, chandelier-lit dining room overlooking Lost Lake and Buffalo Bayou Park. Offerings include a made-to-order omelet station, carving station with prime rib and cedar plank salmon, fresh baked breakfast pastries and Dunlavy favorites including salmon gravlax and avocado toast. Reservations are $70 per person and $12 for children 12 and under. 

Eddie V’s, 2800 Kirby, 713-874-1800; 12848 Queensbury, 832-200-2380
In addition to its regular menu, guests can dine on a three-course brunch for $49 per person ($15 for children) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Start with cinnamon rolls to share; choose from appetizers such as Norwegian smoked salmon and fried green tomatoes; entrées including steak and eggs, lobster quiche Florentine and shrimp and grits; and sweet endings like butterscotch panna cotta and banana Foster cake. There will also be a live piano performance in the lounge from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

El Tiempo Cantina, multiple locations
El Tiempo Cantina will be serving its regular menu on Mother's Day with limited brunch hours. View menus and times online.

Etoile Cuisine et Bar, 1101-11 Uptown Park, 832-668-5808
Etoile Cuisine et Bar is offering a special three-course menu from award-winning chef Philippe Verpiand from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. ($62++ per person). Options include deviled eggs with lobster medallions and fresh herbs, foie gras torchon, filet of sole meunière, beef tenderloin béarnaise and lemon tart with fresh raspberry. The regular a la carte menu will be available for dinner.

Fielding's local kitchen + bar, 26400 Kuykendahl, 281-351-2225
The Woodlands hotspot is gearing up to celebrate Mother's Day starting 8 a.m., serving brunch and dinner. Guests will be able to enjoy the restaurant's full menu along with bubbly and special cocktails.

Fig & Olive, 5115 Westheimer, 832-632-6632
This Galleria newcomer is offering Mother’s Day brunch and dinner. Brunch is $42 prix fixe and limited a la carte with two featured cocktails, and dinner is $49 prix fixe and limited a la carte, with one featured cocktail. A $30 wine pairing can also be added to the set dinner menu.

Frank’s Americana Revival, 3736 Westheimer, 713-572-8600
From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Frank’s will feature an abbreviated lunch menu as well as brunch classics like crab cake benedict, avocado toast, an indulgent brioche french toast. Lunch will be followed by dinner, with Frank’s favorites such as the Sunday special meatloaf and chicken fried steak, plus special Mother’s Day menu items until 9 p.m.

Hilton Galveston Island Resort, 5400 Seawall, 409-744-5000
This buffet brunch ($49 adults, $35 seniors, $20 children ages four to 12, plus tax and gratuity) features chef-inspired selections including Southern poached shrimp with remoulade, bourbon and brown sugar glazed ham, herb roasted prime rib, chicken saltimbocca, mimosas and a chef’s dessert display. Hours are 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Hotel Granduca, 1080 Uptown Park, 713-418-1104
The Italian-inspired hotel, which recently re-introduced its opulent Sunday Brunch menu, will offer a buffet-style brunch for Mother’s Day. The menu will feature a diverse array of dishes, including breakfast omelets and frittatas, smoked seafood, charcuterie, an assortment of salads, and a chef’s carving station with everything from sage and wild honey turkey with Chardonnay gravy to Prime rib with baby brioche.. To complement the brunch menu, Hotel Granduca will offer complimentary Prosecco. Cost is $75 for adults and $25 for children.

The Houstonian Hotel, 111 North Post Oak, 713-680-2626
Dine in the elegant Grande Ballroom at The Houstonian Hotel, with selections such as herb-rubbed prime rib, stuffed spring lamb, baked Gulf flounder and a generous breakfast table with an over-the-top omelet station, “South of the Border” eggs benny, pecan-smoked bacon, vanilla waffles, fluffy blintzes, and house-made desserts like chocolate soufflé cake, buttermilk tart and Mexican coffee spiced flan. Cost is $84 for adults (including complimentary Champagne and mimosas) and $39 for children ages five to 12 (plus tax and a 23 percent service charge). Brunch times are available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Hugo’s, 1602 Westheimer, 713-524-7744
Celebrate Mother’s Day with a bounteous brunch buffet of authentic regional Mexican cuisine. The buffet will be offered from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m, accompanied by live music from Viento. Cost is $45 per adult and $15 per child (ages 10 and under), plus tax and gratuity. The restaurant will serve an a la carte dinner menu beginning at 5 p.m.

Jaxton’s Bistro, 9955 Barker Cypress, 832-653-2297
Located in Boardwalk at Towne Lake in Northwest Houston, Jaxton’s will offer a special three-course menu for $34.95 per adult, with an optional mimosa pairing for $15 and “Build Your Own Bloody Mary Bar” for $9.95. Kids ages 12 and under eat for $12.95. Brunch runs from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Jonathan’s The Rub, 9061 Gaylord, 713-465-8200
Though the restaurant is not normally open on Sunday, Jonathan’s Mother’s Day brunch is back and kicked up a notch with table service bottles of bubbly, including champagne and prosecco options served alongside a carafe of fresh juice for mimosas, plus new menu items. Down-home favorites will return, including the famous Chicken and Waffles, and savory and sweet hits like the Maryland Benedict, Biscuits and Gravy, Blueberry pancakes, Challah Bread French Toast and more. Non-breakfast items include Smothered Fried Pork Chops Louisiana Blackened Shrimp n Grits, seafood, steaks, and burgers. This brunch is reservations only from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jonathan’s is always BYOB. Corkage is $20.

Katz's Deli, multiple locations
Katz's Deli is offering complimentary mimosas to all moms when they dine-in on Mother's Day.

Kenny & Ziggy’s New York Delicatessen, 2327 Post Oak, 713-871-8883; 5172 Buffalo Speedway, 832-767-1136
Bring the whole family for a Mother’s Day breakfast, lunch or dinner, with house specialties ranging from towering corned beef and pastrami sandwiches to matzo ball soup to cheese blintzes. The restaurant will be making smaller, pinker versions of its classic black and white cookies and giving them out to all mothers in honor of the holiday.

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Treat mom to a mini empanada flight at Tango & Malbec.
Photo by Becca Wright
La Table, 1800 Post Oak, 713-439-1000
La Table is offering a Mother’s Day Brunch upstairs in Château from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The brunch with feature a raw bar, carving station, pastry corner with dessert and a family-style breakfast including a pastry basket, scrambled eggs, seasonal fruit, buttermilk pancakes, signature orange brioche French toast, chicken apple sausage, Applewood smoked bacon and roasted heirloom potato hash. Price is $65 for adults and $29 for children.

Laurenzo’s, 4412 Washington, 713-880-5111

Laurenzo’s will be serving Brunch from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., followed by its dinner menu until 9 p.m.

Le Colonial, 4444 Westheimer, 713-629-4444
Le Colonial will be celebrating Mother's Day by offering off-the-menu lunch specials, specials on mimosas and a build-your-own Bloody Mary bar with traditional and Vietnamese-inspired toppings.

Le Meridien Hotel, 1121 Walker, 346-330-3446
Join the Downtown hotel for Mother's Day Brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Complementary valet parking will be offered.

Lucienne, 1070 Dallas, 713-242-8555
Lucienne is offering an elegant three course menu from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., priced at $75 per adult (plus tax and service) along with a limited a la carte menu available for kids. Complimentary valet will be offered at the Hotel Alessandra.

Lucille's, 5512 La Branch, 713-568-2505
Enjoy a Southern brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., featuring new menu additions like Creole Benedict and Oxtail Omelette. All mothers will receive one complimentary mimosa when they sit down.

MFA Café, 5601 South Main, 713-521-4469
The cafe's Mother’s Day brunch will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., featuring items such as prime rib, crab-cake benedict, scrambled eggs, bacon, and a pancake bar, along with salmon platter, deviled eggs, and assorted sides and pastries. Price is $28 for adults, $12.50 for ages 12 and younger. Adult price includes drip coffee and access to the mimosa bar. Reservations can be made in advance at info@mfacafe.com.

Mi Luna Tapas, 2441 University,  713-520-5025
Chef Ivan Perez has created a celebratory brunch buffet to be served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. ($40 per person), offering a large variety of Spanish favorites to appeal to all members of the family, but especially mom. Look out for  strawberry spinach salad, charcuterie, assorted Spanish sweet bread, empanadas, pollo relleno, chicken croquettes, patatas bravas, paella Valenciana and more.

Molina’s Cantina, multiple locations
Both locations of this Tex-Mex cantina will be featuring all-day Mother’s Day specials, including $6 Molina's Margaritas, $7 La Luna Azul Margaritas and $7 Skinny Margaritas.

Morton’s the Steakhouse, 1001 McKinney, 713-659-3700; 5000 Westheimer, 713-629-1946
Morton’s Grille, 25 Waterway, 832-585-0794
Both Morton's the Steakhouse and Morton's Grille are celebrating Moms owith a mouthwatering Steak and Lobster Special for $59.

Moxie’s Grill & Bar, 5000 Westheimer, 346-571-6164
Houston’s newest Canadian hot-spot will serve a decadent three-course prix fixe menu in celebration of Mother’s Day. For $39, treat Mom to a selection of globally-inspired dishes including a choice of starter, entrée and a dessert. Entrée highlights include a Lobster & Shrimp Linguine, Chipotle Mango Chicken, Scottish Salmon and a Prime New York Strip, available for an additional $15.

The Oceanaire Seafood Room, 5061 Westheimer, 832-487-8862
The Oceanaire Seafood Room will open early for Mother’s Day Sunday Brunch beginning at 10 a.m., with brunch classics and new items including the Queen for a Day – a regal cocktail featuring Belvedere Peach Nectar Vodka, Aperol, St-Germain, and Monin Desert Pear Syrup topped with Maschio Prosecco.

One Fifth,1658 Westheimer, 713-955-1024
One Fifth Romance Languages has shifted its hours slightly for Mother's Day, serving its regular menu (with a few off-the-menu specials) from 3 to 9 p.m.

Ouisie’s Table, 3939 San Felipe, 713-528-2264
Ouisie’s Southern eclectic style will be in full swing with its special Mother’s Day brunch menu. The extensive menu will be a la carte, offering an array of soups, appetizers, salads, egg dishes, pastas and meats, plus a dessert tray. For moms who want to sleep in and make it a leisurely Sunday, the Mother’s Day menu will also be offered Sunday evening, minus the breakfast items. The restaurant’s own in-house florist, Oui Petals & Events, can arrange a stunning floral bouquet to adorn the table and then be taken home. The small bouquets are just $20. Hours for Mother’s Day Brunch are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Mother’s Day dinner runs until 10 p.m.

Pappas Bros. Steakhouse, 1200 McKinney, 713-658-1995; 5839 Westheimer, 713-780-7352
Both Houston locations of Pappas Bros. Steakhouse will be open in celebration of Mother’s Day from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. For $79.95, guests can treat mom to a special prix-fixe menu with the option of a House or Caesar Salad and the featured entrée of Filet and Lobster.

The Pass & Provisions, 807 Taft, 713-628-9020
The Pass will feature a four-course tasting lunch for $55 per person before tax and service. Seatings are at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Provisions will feature a three-course prix fixe brunch for $45 per person before tax and service, plus several $10 dishes for kids 12 and under.

Peli Peli, 5085 Westheimer, 281-257-9500; 110 Vintage Park, 281-257-9500; 23501 Cinco Ranch, 281-257-9500
The chic South African restaurants will be open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., offering brunch until 4 p.m. Dine on dishes such as Prawn Cake Benedict and Schnitzel & Deep-Fried Waffles.

Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille, multiple locations
Perry's is opening early at 11 a.m. to offer an all-day dinner menu and a special place to eat, drink and celebrate moms on their special day. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., there will be cocktail specials available; and from 4 to 9 p.m., the three-course Sunday Supper Special will be available.

Pluckers Wing Bar, 1400 Shepherd, 713-864-9464
All moms can enjoy a complimentary entree, side, and a non-alcoholic beverage (up to $15 value) from Pluckers’ extensive menu when they post a photo of their family at the restaurant to Facebook or Instagram with the hashtag #Pluckers.

Prego, 2520 Amherst, 713-529-2420
At this Rice Village Italian spot, chef John Watt will be offering the regular menu as well as a special Sunday three-course brunch menu for $25 per person plus tax and gratuity. There will also be off-the-menu specials for the day, plus a children’s menu and vegetarian/gluten-free menu. The lunch/dinner menu will be served from 3 to 10 p.m.

Radio Milano, 800 Sorella, 713-827-3545
Radio Milano is celebrating moms with a champagne brunch buffet, priced at $45 for adults and $15 for children ten and under. Indulge in Moet and Chandon champagne cocktails and sparkling wines by the glass and let the kids enjoy hot chocolate.

Rainbow Lodge, 2011 Ella, 713-861-8666
Set a historic 113-year-old log cabin on an acre of beautiful grounds, the original lodge restaurant will be open offer a holiday three-course brunch menu from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. ($55 per person plus tax, gratuity and beverages). Dine on options from Texas-fried quail bites and springtime risotto to braised buffalo short rib Benedict and croissant bread pudding. The restaurant will also be open for dinner offering its a la carte dinner menu at 5 pm.

Regal Seafood, 12350 Southwest Freeway, 281-494- 8888.
Honor moms with “yum cha” (or dim sum) classics such as barbecue pork and steamed shrimp dumplings along with pumpkin puffs and shrimp pastry delicately made into festive shapes. Special entrées include braised and roasted quail, whole flounder served two ways, and Beijing duck carved tableside.

Roka Akor, 2929 Weslayan, 713-622-1777
Go for a Japanese twist with a five-course menu at upscale steak, seafood, and sushi restaurant Roka Akor. The eatery will offer a special prix fixe lunch menu from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for $68, which will feature Japanese-inspired dishes such as Yuzu Miso Marinated Black Cod, Charred Heirloom Tomato Salad with Black Garlic Dressing, and Snake River Farm Wagyu Filet accompanied by Chili Ginger Sauce. The restaurant will also offer its full dinner menu during lunch as well as from 5 to 11 p.m.

Royal Sonesta, 2222 West Loop South

Royal Sonesta is treating Mom to a complimentary lunch. For every dine in reservation of three or more during lunch service at the Royal Sonesta, mom eats free (liquor not included).

Sambuca, 909 Texas, 713-224-5299
Sambuca will be offering a Mother's Day Sunday brunch and live music, with four seating times: 10:30 a.m., 11 a.m., noon, or 1:45 p.m. The savory brunch menu includes made-to-order Belgian waffles, eggs Benedict and omelets; grilled salmon and prosciutto stuffed chicken; beef and ham carving stations; mixed salads and fruit and cheese display; desserts and more.

The San Luis Hotel, 5222 Seawall, 409-744-1500
Guests can enjoy a sumptuous buffet in a butterfly-decorated ballroom featuring honey cured smoked ham, garlic-dijon rubbed prime rib, made-to-order omelets, seafood, free-flowing mimosas and more. Brunch runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and cost is $65 for adults, $60 for seniors and $30 for children ages four to 12 (not including gratuity and tax).

Steak 48, 4444 Westheimer A-100, 713-322-7448
This stylish River Oaks District steakhouse opens its doors at 11 a.m. for Mother’s Day Brunch. Guests will have a choice of several appetizers, sides and brunch entrees —including chef’s daily selection of fresh oysters, White Fish + Butter Poached Crab, Filet Mignon + Fried Egg, Colorado Rack of Lamb and Maryland Style Lump Crab Cakes. Reservations are available from 11a.m. to 9 p.m. Full menu also available all day.

Sylvia’s Enchilada Kitchen, 6401 Woodway, 713-334-7295; 1140 Eldridge, 832-230-3842
Guests can enjoy a bounteous buffet from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. for $24.95 per adult and $12 for kids under 12, plus tax and gratuity. Features include a made-to-order breakfast station (with things like eggs your way, huevos rancheros, chilaquiles and pancakes), an omelet station, salads, street tacos, an enchilada extravaganza station, sides, and desserts from tres leches to flan. Add mimosas for $5. A special a la carte menu will also be available, and the regular menu will be offered from 3 to 9:30 p.m.

Tango & Malbec, 2800 Sage, 713-629-8646
The Argentinean restaurant is offering a Mother’s Day special for $38, which includes one mimosa plus a starter, entree and dessert. Enjoy dishes such as empanadas, filet mignon with peppercorn sauce, pan-seared salmon with salsa fresca and cuatro leches with dulce de leche.

Texas de Brazil, 822 Town & Country, 713-730-3013
Moms who dine on Sunday, May 13 will receive a $20 voucher to use on a future date.

Third Coast, 6550 Bertner, 6th floor, 713-749-0400
Perched atop a six-story waterfall in the heart of the Texas Medical Center, Third Coast will be offering a bountiful brunch buffet, including an oyster bar, omelet station and carving station, available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $50 per adult and $18 per child ages six to 12, plus tax, gratuity and beverages.

Tony Mandola’s Gulf Coast Kitchen, 1212 Waugh, 713-528-3474
This Gulf Coast kitchen will be serving brunch from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., then its regular dinner menu, including off-the-menu seasonal specials, until 9 p.m.

Urban Eats, 3414 Washington, 832-834-4417
Moms and guests can add Bubbly Flights to any brunch entrée on Saturday, May 12 and Sunday, May 13. Each flight includes a bottle of Domaine Chandon Blanc de Noir ($35) or Wycliff Champagne ($25) and four fresh juices to build your own mimosas, bellinis, and ginger and blackberry spritzers. Brunch is served on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Xochi, 1777 Walker, 713-300-4440
Hit up one of Houston’s hottest restaurants and enjoy a bounteous Sunday brunch buffet exploring the flavors of Oaxaca, offered from 10 a.m. to 2:30 pm. Guests can expect a variety of breakfast and lunch items, from egg dishes to seafood to grilled meats, plus a dessert spread featuring housemade chocolate and Mexican hot chocolate. Cost is $45 per adult and $15 per child (ages 12 and under), plus tax, gratuity and beverages. There will also be Catrina face painting for kids of all ages.

Yauatcha, 5045 Westheimer, 713-357-7588
Hit this upscale Chinese teahouse and dim sum restaurant to experience everything from delicate dim sum and expertly-crafted cocktails to fragrant tea service and ornate desserts from the restaurant's in-house patisserie.
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