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Where to Enjoy Mother’s Day Brunch in Houston in 2022

The Annie's elegant brunch affair is fit for a queen.
The Annie's elegant brunch affair is fit for a queen. Photo by Kirsten Gilliam
Mother’s Day falls on Sunday, May 8 this year, and several Houston restaurants are ready to take brunch plans off your plate. Here’s where to treat the moms in your life this year, from fancy prix fixe brunch spots where the mimosas flow to family-friendly affairs with treats for the kids, too.

1600 Bar + Grille, 1600 Lamar
The Hilton Americas bar and grill will celebrate Mother’s Day Brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., with complimentary mimosas, Belgian waffles, smoked salmon and assorted pastries and desserts. Prices start at $25 for children and $69.95 for adults.

The Annie Café & Bar, 1800 Post Oak
The Annie will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., featuring its regular brunch menu, a complimentary mimosa or bellini for moms and a balloon artist for the kids.

Arnaldo Richard’s Picos, 3601 Kirby
Picos is celebrating Mother’s Day with the addition of the Antojito Platter to its traditional Sunday brunch offerings. The special platter includes authentic Mexican staples gorditas, salutes, tlacoyos, picadas and quesadillas. The ever-popular brunch will also feature a chef’s carving station with prime rib and leg of lamb, as well as a raw bar featuring oysters, shrimp, and ceviche, plus an omelet station and waffle station, legendary moles, paella grande and dessert bar. The brunch buffet is $54 for adults, $42 for seniors, $30 for children over age eight, and free for children under age eight with beverage add-ons available.

B&B Butchers & Restaurant, 1814 Washington
Mother’s Day brunch runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., with live music, a balloon artist, two Texas longhorns for family photo ops, plus a complimentary mimosa or bellini for moms.

Backstreet Cafe, 1103 South Shepherd
The Houston classic will be serving a special three-course Mother’s Day brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., starting with zucchini carrot muffins with tomatillo marmalade and butter to share and followed by choices such as crawfish saffron risotto, Wagyu hanger steak frites with chimichurri and blueberry lemon cake with lavender ice cream. Cost is $56 per person, $15 per child, plus tax, gratuity and beverages.

Brennan’s of Houston, 3300 Smith
Mom's Day brunch offers a special menu featuring Creole favorites and brunch specialties. Call 713-522-9711 for reservations beginning at 10 a.m.

Caracol, 2200 Post Oak
Guests can enjoy a bountiful Mother’s Day Sunday brunch buffet from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. ($52 per person, $15 per child), featuring live music and coastal Mexican brunch favorites.
click to enlarge Who said you couldn't have chocolate cake for breakfast? - PHOTO BY ROBERT TSAI
Who said you couldn't have chocolate cake for breakfast?
Photo by Robert Tsai
CRU, 2800 Kirby, 9595 Six Pines
Enjoy a three-course prix fixe brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., with highlights from smoked salmon avocado toast and calamari and shrimp fritto misto to roasted beef tenderloin and eggs, crab cake benedict and molten chocolate lava cake.

Daily Gather, 800 Sorella
In addition to brunch cocktails and entrees from cheesy bacon benedict and short rib and grits to citrus-scented brioche French toast, guests can share brunch boards, including the Pastry Board, the Smoked Salmon Board and the Ultimate Brunch Board.

Dish Society, multiple locations
Stop in during brunch hours from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and say cheers to Mom with a fromosa, sangria or a mimosa flight, accompanied by house favorites like brisket and eggs, fluffy buttermilk pancakes and shrimp and smoked Gouda grits. Counter service, no reservations.

Etoile Cuisine et Bar, 1101-11 Uptown Park
The French restaurant is open for Mother’s Day brunch beginning at 11 a.m., offering a special three-course menu for $68 per person plus beverages, tax and gratuity.

Fig & Olive, 5115 Westheimer
Fig & Olive is offering a Mediterranean inspired three course pre-fixe brunch menu for $52 menu, featuring dishes such as Fluke Crudo, Mafaldine and Green Vegetables Frittata.

Goode Company Armadillo Palace, 5015 Kirby
Armadillo Palace invites guests to treat moms to a to a truly Texas dining experience from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Goode Company Barbeque, 5109 Kirby, 8911 Katy Freeway, 20102 Northwest Freeway
Goode Company Barbeque locations will be open regular hours on Mother’s Day serving true Texas ‘que, from chicken and turkey to ribs and brisket.

Goode Company Kitchen & Cantina, 9005 Katy Freeway, 8865 Six Pines Drive
Both locations of Goode Company Kitchen & Cantina will be open regular hours on Mother’s Day serving the full menu.

Goode Company Seafood, 2621 Westpark, 10201 Katy Freeway
Both locations will be open regular hours on Mother’s Day, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., serving the full menu of seafood and regional favorites.

Goode Company Taqueria, 4902 Kirby
Goode Company Taqueria will open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. serving its full menu.

Hugo’s, 1600 Westheimer
Make reservations to enjoy Hugo’s famous Sunday brunch buffet from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., featuring regional Mexican brunch favorites alongside live music (music from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.). Cost is $52 per person, $15 per child, plus beverage, tax and gratuity.

Indianola, 1201 St Emanuel
Take mom out for a luxe brunch spread that includes Moroccan shakshuka, herb-crusted filet and café tres leches cake, plus cocktails from sibling establishment Miss Carousel. The entire menu will be served “all you can eat” style at your table with full service, available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. inside or on the patio for $65 per adult, $20 per child ages 11-15 and free for kids 10 and under.

Kenny & Ziggy’s New York Delicatessen, 2327 Post Oak 
Kenny & Ziggy's will be serving its traditional deli favorites, from sky-scraping sandwiches to towering breakfast plates, entree salads, smoked fish, homemade cheese blintzes and more; plus offering complimentary pink and white cookies for all moms.

Kin Dee, 1533 North Shepherd
The restaurant’s brunch menu includes beautifully plated Thai brunch staples such as Roti Guang Gai ($16), a crispy Thai pancake served with red curry and sunny side up egg, and Salapao Moo Yang ($17), sweet soy sauce-marinated pork belly served in a steamed bun. Brunch is available on Mother’s Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Reservations encouraged.

La Table, 1800 Post Oak
Mother's Day brunch runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., featuring a festive three-course family style menu and a kids menu. Highlights include Asparagus Risotto with parmesan and basil, Atlantic Salmon with caper dill brown butter and Strawberry Shortcake.

Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar, 20030 Northwest Freeway
The restaurant is supporting Baby2Baby’s mission by providing diapers, clothing and the basic necessities to children living in poverty, matching up to $15,000 per weekend in guest donations from dining in and ordering online for curbside pickup or delivery during Mother’s Day weekend and Mexican Mother’s Day (between May 6 and May 10) and Father’s Day weekend (between June 17 and June 19).

Mahesh’s Kitchen, 16019 City Walk
The restaurant will have live music during lunch from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m., plus two new cocktails – The Lotus Heart made with Seagram’s gin, lemon, St. Germaine, Crème de Violette and lavender bitters; and the Mango Sangria featuring Cono Sur wine, mango puree, lemon and triple sec.

Mastrantos, 927 Studewood
The global-inspired restaurant will offer a ticketed brunch experience with reservations from11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Priced at $70 per adult, guests can enjoy a selection of six dishes — think sweet plantain croquetas, Yucatan tostadas, H-Town carbonara, grilled vacio steak and more— plus a dessert, served in portions meant for sharing. Those 21 years of age and older can also add on a ticket ($25) to the Mimosa Bar, where visitors can enjoy up to three mimosa flavors from a selection of five. Children’s tickets are $20 and include a mini flavored croissant, butter and parmesan pasta and unlimited lemonade or orange juice.

MAX’s Wine Dive, 214 Fairview, 4720 Washington
The Washington location will feature a Mother's Day special of Smoked Salmon Avocado Toast for brunch; while Fairview will satisfy any sweet tooth with Banana Foster French Toast.

Mia Bella Trattoria, multiple locations
In addition to the regualr brunch menu, dine on specials from Grilled Ribeye and Lobster Gnocchi to Grilled Mahi-Mahi & Shrimp with peach chutney and chipotle cream risotto.

The Moran CITYCENTRE – Radio Milano, 800 Sorella
The Moran at CityCentre is hosting a Mother’s Day brunch from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Radio Milano. Upon arrival, all mothers will receive a welcome mimosa before enjoying brunch alongsidelive music by guitarist Victor De La Garza. Menu highlights include chicken and waffles, The Moran breakfast sandwich, Texas French toast, the Milano bacon burger and more.

Nobu, 5115 Westheimer
Priced at $65 a person, guests can enjoy a multi-course, prix fixe menu featuring a variety of Nobu-favorites such as the Yellowtail Jalapeno or Sashimi Salad or sample new, limited-time brunch interpretations including Steak and Soft Egg Toban or Salmon Scrambled Egg Donburi all finished with their choice of dessert. There is also a $38 Kids Bento featuring a California Roll, Chicken Kushiyaki and Mochi Ice Cream, and a limited a la carte menu will be available as well. Brunch is available from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Ostia, 2032 Dunlavy
Enjoy brunch service on Mother’s Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The frequently rotating menu features items such as Pizza Bianco, seasonal Gnocchi, Prosciutto and Focaccia, and the signature Roasted Chicken with lemon and salsa verde, alongside refreshing cocktails such as the Classic Spritz or Ostia G&T ($14) made with Gin Mare, Amaro, and tonic.

Ouisie’s Table, 3939 San Felipe 
Ouisie's extensive Mother's Day menu will be ala carte, offering an array of soups, appetizers, salads, egg dishes, pastas and meats; and as a special thank you to all moms celebrating at Ouisie’s, the restaurant will present each with a boxed chocolate at the end of the meal. Dine on dishes from Manhattan clam chowder and blueberry spinach salad with herb scallops to chicken fried chicken, blackened flounder with tomatoes and crawfish and lemon ice box pie.
click to enlarge Swanky River Oaks District spot Ouzo Bay will offer brioche French toast, wagyu steak and eggs and more. - PHOTO BY KIRSTEN GILLIAM
Swanky River Oaks District spot Ouzo Bay will offer brioche French toast, wagyu steak and eggs and more.
Photo by Kirsten Gilliam
Ouzo Bay, 4444 Westheimer
The restaurant’s brunch menu features flavorful staples such as Waygu Steak & Eggs ($32) with a choice of eggs your way, flat iron wagyu steak, grilled tomato and breakfast potatoes; and the Maine Lobster Omelette ($32) with butter-poached Maine lobster, caviar, creme fraiche, and spring salad. For those looking for something sweet, opt for the Brioche French Toast ($19) with blueberry custard and berry compote. Brunch is served on Mother’s Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Perry's Steakhouse & Grille, multiple locations
Perry’s will open early at 11 a.m. for guests to enjoy a special Mother’s Day feature in addition its full menu. The Mother’s Day Feature spotlights Perry’s Filet Stuffed Roast – filet mignon stuffed with sauteed spinach, wild mushrooms, garlic, onion, fresh herbs and three cheese for $49.

Phat Eatery, 23119 Colonial
“Mom” in Malaysian is “Ibu,” and at Malaysian favorite, Phat Eatery, Ibu eats free on Mother’s Day. Moms get a complimentary glass of wine and entree with the purchase of an entree of equal or lesser value. One free entree per table, dine in only.

Pondicheri, 2800 Kirby
Treat moms to specials such as egg kofta curry with five-spice rice and greens, spring lobster biryani, black sesame chicken salad, vanilla parsnip cake with pistachio mousse, and warm rhubarb and strawberry crumble with saffron crème.

Postino, 805 Pacific, 1151 Uptown Park, 642 Yale, 791 Town and Country
Enjoy Postino’s popular patio and indulge in a brunch menu with eats from Smoked Salmon Carpaccio ($14.75) to Umbria Egg Toast ($11.75) featuring scrambled egg with crèma and white truffle, a crispy oyster mushroom, and parmigiano reggiano atop a toasted ciabatta.

Rainbow Lodge, 2011 Ella
The gorgeous restaurant will be open offer a special three-course brunch menu from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. for $60 per person plus tax, gratuity and beverages. Reserve a seat inside or on the patio.

Rosalie Italian Soul, 400 Dallas
The special menu features Asparagus Pizza with potato, ricotta and a sunny side up egg ($17), Spring Shrimp Scampi with spaghetti, green garlic and chili ($20), Chicken Milanese with spring vegetables and meyer lemon ($26) and Stuffed Squash Blossoms ($26), plus White Peach and Strawberry Bellinis, both $12 each.

Russo’s New York Pizzeria & Italian Kitchen, multiple locations
On Mother's Day, a complimentary slice of tiramisu is available for every mother.

Sylvia’s Enchilada Kitchen, 6401 Woodway, 1140 Eldridge 
Sylvia’s will be bringing back its Sunday brunch buffet just for the holiday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., featuring Tex-Mex classics and more for $29.95 plus tax, gratuity and beverages ($12.95 for kids under age 12).

The Tasting Room, 818 Town and Country
From the Mother’s Day enhancements, guests can indulge in Nutella Crepes and featured mimosa flights with a colorful selection of orange, grapefruit, pineapple and cranberry juice.

Thirteen Restaurant, 1911 Bagby
Mother's Day brunch runs from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., featuring indulgent dishes like Deep Fried Strawberry Cheesecake French Toast and Churro Chicken & Waffles along with savory offerings including a 10-ounce Hawaiian Marinated ribeye steak and eggs and the Crab and Spinach Omelet.
click to enlarge Trattoria Sofia offers mimosas and bellinis, Italian plates and live music on the patio this Mother's Day. - PHOTO BY KIRSTEN GILLIAM
Trattoria Sofia offers mimosas and bellinis, Italian plates and live music on the patio this Mother's Day.
Photo by Kirsten Gilliam
Trattoria Sofia, 911 West 11th
Enjoy Mother's Day brunch with live music on the patio, a balloon artist for the kids and a complimentary mimosa or bellini for mom, with hours from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Truluck’s, 5350 Westheimer, 11900 Hughes Landing
In addition to its regular seafood and steak selections, all locations will showcase Mother’s Day features, including West Coast Dungeness Crab Pasta featuring sweet Dungeness, pappardelle, parmesan, fresh peas with a creamy tomato sauce and Indian spices ($59); the Floradora cocktail with Hendrick’s Gin, raspberry syrup, lime and Fever Tree Ginger Beer ($14.50); and a Blueberry Vanilla Cake with cream cheese icing and passion fruit creme anglaise ($18).

Tony's, 3755 Richmond
Tony's has created a special, three-course multi-choice Mother's Day Brunch menu for $75 per person, with highlights including Yellow Heirloom Tomato Gazpacho di Mare, hand-cut Spaghetti Alla Chitarra Aglio e Olio, and main selections like Traditional Eggs Benedict, Tony's Cheeseburger and Ahi Tuna Toast. Or go for the gold with a half ounce Golden Osetra Caviar inside a butter-poached creamer potato with hen's yolk bearnaise. A 12 and under kids menu is available for $25, featuring fresh fruit with chantilly cream, crispy chicken tenders, mac and cheese and vanilla ice cream with sprinkles.

Toro Toro, 1300 Lamar
Mother's Day Brunch features riffs on buffet brunch classics, including seafood, sushi, pasta, and carving stations; a Kids Corner; and a spectacular dessert display. Brunch is priced at $145 for adults and $65 for children 12 and under and is served from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

URBE, 1101 Uptown Park
The casual Mexican street food kitchen will be offering a special three-course Easter Menu which includes choice of starter and entrée and a dessert buffet ($45 per person and $15 per child plus beverage, tax and gratuity). Dine on pork carnitas-stuffed masa pancakes, shrimp, oysters, octopus campechana, huevos ranchero and more.

The Woodlands Resort, Curio Collection by Hilton, 2301 North Millbend
Offered from 10 am until 3 pm, The Woodlands Dining Room will offer a bountiful buffet feast with multiple hot and cold stations. The meal is priced at $75 per adult – or $95 with two glasses of champagne – and $35 per child ages 5-12. Kids under 5 eat free.

Xochi, 1777 Walker
Chef Hugo Ortega and his team will serve their epic Sunday brunch buffet from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for $52 per person/$15 per child, plus beverage, tax and gratuity, alongside live music from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

We will be updating this list in the days leading up to Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 8. If you have a restaurant to add, please send details to dish@houstonpress.com.
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