Check out our top 10 restaurant picks for where to celebrate Mother’s Day in Austin.
By Lauren Jones, Photos by Wynn Meyers, Travis Hallmark and courtesy of Bread & Butter Public Relations
Central Standard: Head to South Congress Avenue this Mother’s Day to enjoy holiday specials, plus Central Standard’s regular brunch and dinner offerings.
Goodall’s Kitchen: Starting at 7 a.m., Goodall’s will serve up brunch classics like deviled eggs, crab benedict and ricotta hotcakes, plus a complimentary mimosa for Mom! Cute Nail Studio will also be on-site, offering free manicures from 10 a.m. to noon on a first-come, first-served basis.
Sway: Are you looking to add an exotic twist to Mother’s Day brunch? Enjoy Sway’s Thai-basil waffle and chicken, soft-shell crab or brioche French toast. Brunch will be available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and reservations can only be made for parties of 10 or more.
Le Politique: Indulge in French classics like galette Norvégienne, an ale-and-buckwheat crepe filled with smoked salmon, spinach and egg, at downtown’s Le Politique. Finish the meal with a Mother’s Day blueberry cream tart. Brunch will be available from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Caroline: Try out Caroline this Mother’s Day and choose from such specials as salade nicoise, the Monte Cristo sandwich and steamed Meyer lemon pudding cake. Brunch will be available from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Stella San Jac: Enjoy a family-style brunch at Stella San Jac with a doughnut board featuring deviled eggs, smoked salmon, charcuterie and your favorite classic doughnut. Or try family-style French-toast brisket hash with poached eggs. Brunch is $44 per person for adults and $24 for children ages 4 to 12.
Mattie’s: Treat Mom to some Southern hospitality at Mattie’s. Relax under the trees and celebrate with a spread including brioche French toast with candied pecans, fresh berries and bourbon-maple syrup.
Backyard at Waller Creek: Dine alfresco with a delicious brunch prepared by your little one at Backyard’s Mother’s Day brunch and Kid’s Kitchen. Kids will learn how to cook up an omelet or waffle with their mom’s favorite ingredients. Other dishes will also be available through Backyard’s Airstream Overlander. Brunch is $30 for adults and $15 for children.
Geraldine’s: Get jazzy at Geraldine’s this Mother’s Day. Dine on comforting dishes like pork and grits or masa pancakes while listening to live jazz music and sipping on a glass of bubbly. Brunch will be available from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Second Bar + Kitchen Domain Northside: Head to The Domain for a delicious family-style Mother’s Day brunch at Second Bar + Kitchen. Enjoy a roasted-beet and citrus salad; crispy cauliflower with pistachio, golden raisins, espelette and brown butter; charcuterie and sweet bites from Executive Pastry Chef Michelle Arcilla Hall. Brunch is $48 for adults and $24 for children.