Somehow, Mother's Day is already in the wings, arriving in 2023 on May 14. That's barely a month away, and Dallas restaurants are already sharing special menus for their classic Mother's Day brunch and/or dinner.
Here are the Dallas-Fort Worth restaurants serving Mother's Day feasts:
Al Biernat's. Brunch features strawberry pancakes, brioche French toast, crab benedict, lobster scramble, and smoked salmon breakfast nest. 10 am-2 pm. Dinner includes grilled pear salad, sea bass, chicken parmesan, 8-oz filet mignon, grilled portabella enchiladas, coconut cream pie, pecan pie, and tiramisu. 4:30-9 pm. Oak Lawn 214-219-2201, North Dallas 972-239-3400.
Anise. Brunch with a Mediterranean spin includes chocolate babka French toast, harissa cured salmon, and lamb kofta shakshuka, plus mix-and-match mimosas, frozen peach bellini, Frozé, and two special cocktails: Pretty & Pink with raspberry infused vodka, pear Williams, Genepy liqueur, and Rosé Flight of four rosés: Musar Jeune, Rosé Gold, Scarpette Brut Rosé, and Bouvet Brut Rosé. 10 am-3 pm. 469-659-6376.
Asador. Brunch buffet at Renaissance Dallas Hotel restaurant includes charcuterie seafood, salad bar, and stations featuring benedicts, French toast, prime rib, smoked salmon, pasta, dessert including cobbler, coconut cheesecake, flourless chocolate cake, chocolate-dipped marshmallows, petit fours, fruit tarts. $85, or $35 for 12 and under. 10 am-2:45 pm. 214-267-4815.
Blue Mesa Grill. Brunch buffet features carving station with brisket, glazed ham, glazed salmon, and poblano cheese-stuffed chicken breast; plus Belgian waffles, fried chicken, biscuits & gravy, frittatas, omelets, build-your-own street taco station, Adobe Pie, blue corn cheese enchiladas, sweet corn cake, Chimayo corn, salads, coconut lime tres leches cake, churros with chocolate & cajeta sauces, banana pudding, mini flans (honey, cheesecake, and mango), and fudge brownies. $35, or $10 for 11 and under. 8 am-4 pm. Addison 972-934-0165, Fort Worth 817-332-6372, Plano 214-387-4407.
Brass Tap. Brunch features favorites like cinnamon twirl flapjacks, the all-American breakfast, and the hangover burger. Pair them with mimosa flights, lavender lemonade, or a bloody mary. 10 am-3 pm. North Dallas 469-991-5810.
The Capital Grille. Brunch specials include lobster frittata with poached lobster tails, bone-in dry-aged NY strip & eggs, 8-ounce filet mignon with white cheddar hash browns, smoked salmon, and caviar. Mimosas and glasses of Champagne. 10 am-2 pm. A La Carte dinner available all day.
Commons Club. Virgin Dallas hotel restaurant is hosting a festive "Brunch, Bubbles, & Beats" brunch buffet with food stations, live music, photo opp, and specialty beverage menu at additional cost. Two seatings at 10 am and 12 pm. $75, or $50 for 10 and under. 469-436-7150.
Cru. 3-course brunch includes appetizer, entree, and dessert with choices from goat cheese beignets, tenderloin & eggs, crab cake benedict, lobster & saffron risotto with poached egg, chocolate molten cake, and lemon pound cake with blueberry compote and lemon curd. $48. 10 am-3 pm. West Village 214-526-9463, Plano 972-312-9463, Allen 972-908-2532, Fort Worth 817-737-9463.
Dakota's Steakhouse. Special holiday brunch buffet includes breakfast pastries, smoked salmon tarts, caviar deviled eggs, lobster-eggwhite frittata, French toast with cognac maple syrup, crabcake benedict, Nova Scotia halibut, carrot cake cookies, tiramisu cheesecake tarts, chocolate covered strawberries. $68, or $34 for 12 and under. 10 am-2 pm. 972-573-5003.
Darna Mediterranean Market. Open brunch, lunch, and dinner, with a menu that includes banana bread French toast, avocado toast with poached egg on sourdough bread, Greek cheese feta fondue and lamb ragu with sunny side egg, lamb ‘fattoush’ burger with havarti dill and harissa feta spread, and mixed kebab board with beef, harissa chicken, and ground lamb. 469-825-4110.
Dolce Riviera. Special brunch buffet includes omelet station, bruschetta bar, carving station with leg of lamb, mini lemon ricotta pancakes, eggs benedict, avocado & burrata toast, cacio pepe, lasagna, and Mimosa & Rosé specials. 10 am- 4 pm, last reservation at 2:30 pm. $95, or $35 for 12 or under. 469-458-6623.
Eatzi’s Market & Bakery. Mother’s Day menu features zucchini & goat cheese quiche, challah French toast with mixed berry compote, cheesy potato casserole, pineapple chipotle glazed ham, blueberry & wildflower salad, garlic-parmesan mashed potatoes, lemon-blueberry cake, chocolate tower of power, and chocolate-covered Oreos. Pickup May 12-14. Prices vary, multiple locations. 8 am-9 pm. 214-526-1515.
Eddie V's. Three-course brunch menu includes cinnamon roll, lobster quiche florentine with fuji apple salad, avocado & crab on brioche toast, or steak & eggs with potatoes au gratin and red-eye gravy. Mimosas, bloody marys, bellinis, and brunch cocktails available as enhancements. A la carte dinner options available. 10 am-2 pm.
Ellie’s Restaurant & Lounge. Jazz brunch with lemon ricotta pancakes, croque madame, salmon with miso-yuzu glaze, roasted hen of the woods mushroom, and edamame. Complimentary live illustration by artist Kristyn Potter. 11 am-3 pm. 972-629-0924.
Elm & Good. Self-serve buffet will include charcuterie selection of meats, cheeses, olives, plus deviled eggs, shrimp cocktail, bacon, sausage, oyster bar, fruit, Waldorf, Caprese, benedicts, Wagyu brisket hash, mushroom quiche, avocado toast, blueberry pancakes, stuffed French toast, red velvet cake, carrot cake, chocolate buttercream cake, pecan pie, strawberry cheesecake, and cinnamon apple pie. 11 am-3 pm. $68, or $34 for 12 and under. Jazz music 12:30-2:30 pm. 469-498-2525.
Fearing’s Restaurant. 3-course brunch at the The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas from chef Dean Fearing includes crab cake benedict, chicken fried Lockhart quail on cornbread pudding with maple bacon gravy, pepper glazed filet mignon & lobster omelet, Mississippi-style braised lamb shank on ranch polenta, and a dessert trio featuring green tea opera torte with yuzu mousse and meringue, vanilla almond panna cotta, and dark chocolate cremeux hearts. $145, or $45 for 12 and under. 11 am-3 pm. 214-922-4848.
Fish City Grill. Mother's Day features include halibut with cherry tomato relish and lemon rice for $30; shrimp & chicken penne alfredo for $17; and watermelon margarita, with El Jimador Blanco tequila and fresh watermelon puree for $9. Allen, Dallas, Flower Mound, Richardson, Mansfield, Southlake, plus Half Shells in Dallas and Plano.
Georgie by Curtis Stone. 3-course brunch with appetizer and main course, beginning with family-style pastry board $95. Kids menu for $45. 10:30 am-3 pm. 469-466-8263.
The Henry. Weekend brunch in the dining room from 9 am-4 pm, rooftop bar & lounge 11 am-4 pm. 972-677-9560.
JINYA Ramen Bar. Free ramen for mom, limit to one free ramen per order. 469-248-0150.
Knife Steakhouse Dallas. Brunch at Highland Dallas hotel restaurant features soufflé French toast, biscuits & gravy, and steak frites, with complimentary glass of champagne 11 am-2 pm. 214-443-9339.
Knife Steakhouse Plano. Special features include avocado toast with smoked salmon, eggs Benedict with prosciutto, goat cheese omet with spinach & mushrooms, and French toast with bacon & berries, plus complimentary glass of champagne. 11 am-3 pm. 214-299-5943.
Knox Bistro. 3-course brunch by chef partner Bruno Davaillon & executive chef Michael Ehlert. $85, or $40 for 12 and under. 9:30 am-3 pm. 469-250-4007.
Kona Grill. Mother's Day Brunch on Saturday-Sunday features eggs benedict, steak & eggs, macadamia nut French toast, and mimosas. 10 am-3 pm. Mother's Day Dinner features prime rib surf & turf and craft cocktails. 5-10 pm. Dallas 214-369-7600, Plano 214-945-2500.
La Neta Cocina y Lounge. 3-course brunch includes sweet & savory board, watermelon salad, choice of surf & turf benedict, camarones pastor, or mushroom omelet, and desserts platter with Nutella cheesecake and Abuelos bunuelos. 11 am-4 pm. $45, plus $25 for bottomless mimosas. 469-397-0937.
La Parisienne French Bistro. Special 4-course menu features choices from La Parisienne salad, beet & burrata salad, lobster bisque, crab cake, jambon bruschetta, baked Brie, prime rib with pommes purée & grilled asparagus, coq au vin, Dover sole, and assorted desserts. 9 am-3 pm. $65. 469-200-5411.
Las Colinas Resort. Brunch buffet in the ballroom with Texas redfish, chicken cacciatore, soup, salad, charcuterie, poached prawns, crab claws, crab legs, oysters, smoked salmon and sushi bar, waffles, pancakes, carving and egg stations, pasta bar, and Grand Dessert Hall includes crepes, beignets, opera cake, chocolate praline eclairs, pistachio pear galette, raspberry rose gateaux, and passionfruit pavlova. $150, or $50 12 and under. 11 am-2:30 pm. 972-717-2420.
La Stella Cucina Verace. Brunch with insalata Caprese, spinach lasagna, carving station with prime rib and lamb, dessert station with tiramisu and Tuscan olive oil cake with strawberry sauce. 11 am-4 pm. $125. 469-663-7800.
LAW. Restaurant at Las Colinas Resort has traditional Sunday brunch buffet with kids' menus and vegan options. $62. 11 am-2:30 pm. 972-717-2420.
Le Bilboquet. 2-course brunch with appetizer and entree choices including smoked salmon, endives Roquefort, grilled Romaine, eggs Benedict, eggs Norwegian, rack of lamb, burger et frites, and petit filet. $95. Kids menu for $50. Dinner includes choices from mushroom risotto, Bibb salad, goat cheese salad, beet salad, tuna tartare, peppercorn steak frites, Cajun chicken, salmon with leek potato puree, lobster capellini, halibut with mint pesto. 469-730-2937.
Luckys Dallas. Brunch with bird benedict featuring eggs and fried chicken on a corn muffin topped with green onion and served with Tabasco® hollandaise and breakfast potatoes; and Veggie Benny with eggs and spinach on a buttermilk biscuit. Free mimosas for Mom. 9 am-3 pm. 214-522-3500.
Malai Kitchen. Brunch includes banh mi French toast, Thai eggs benedict, fried rice “over easy”, spicy bloody Marys, and mimosas. Price varies. 11 am-3 pm. Dallas Preston Center 972-373-4434, Dallas Uptown 214-599-7857, Southlake 817-251-9141, Fort Worth 682-707-3959.
Mercat Bistro. Brunch all day, plus Champagne & Rosé specials. 214-953- 0917.
The Mexican. Opening early with specialty margaritas such as the Mujeres Divinas, sharable tostaditas, queso fundido, Mexican steaks and sides, filet and bone marrow tacos, and desserts such as the cuatros leches cake. 3 pm-11 pm. 214-210-5700.
Mexican Bar Company. Specials include huarache - chipotle basted shrimp, avocado criollo, slaw, queso cotija, salsa macha, and blue corn masa; Tacos de Birria - slow-cooked goat, slaw, and consomme; Codorniz - grilled quail over Brussels sprouts; Short Ribs with roasted vegetables, celeriac mash’d, & vino mole; and tres eches. 3-9pm. 972-972-4466.
Miriam Cocina Latina. Brunch specials include breakfast brisket enchiladas, Madre’s Omelet with salmon, cream cheese & caper, and crème brûlée French toast. All Moms receive complimentary piece of Chocolate Abuelita Cake with a hint of chipotle pepper and vanilla cream. 11 am-2 pm. 214-855-5275.
Mountain Mike’s Pizza brings back its Heart-Shaped Pizza for the entire Mother's Day weekend from May 11-14. 972-954-2004.
Nick & Sam’s Steakhouse. Brunch buffet features French toast, omelets, sushi, carving stations, hot & cold breakfast options, and desserts. Separate food station for kids. 9:30 am-2 pm. $85, or $30 for 12 and under. 214-871-7444.
Nobu Dallas. Three-course brunch includes choices from salmon teriyaki, eggs benedict, chicken karaage & sweet potato fries, tenderloin with egg, monkfruit cheesecake, and miso cappuccino. $75. Kids Bento is $38. Limited a la carte menu available as well. 11:30 am-2:15 pm. 214-252-7000.
Ocean Prime. Special brunch with lobster avocado toast, crabcake eggs benedict, brioche French toast, and steak & egg. 11 am-3 pm, also open for dinner. 214-965-0440.
Open Palette. Brunch buffet at Sheraton Dallas restaurant includes shrimp cocktail, charcuterie, salad bar, lobster bisque, omelets, lavender citrus chicken, mac & cheese, biscuits & gravy, French toast, pepper-crusted strip loin, dill salmon, desserts. $59, or $25 for 12 and under. 10 am-2 pm. 469-371-1486.
Perry's. Mother’s Day and full menu available all day, featuring Perry's Filet Stuffed Roast: Filet mignon stuffed with spinach, mushrooms, garlic, onion, and cheese for $49, 11 am-9 pm. Three off-the-menu cocktails are available for $12 each, including a Bloody Mary, Rosé Sangria, and Mimosa. 214-855-5151.
The Porch. Mother's Day brunch menu includes special Quiche Florentine with spinach and gruyere for $14. Mother’s Day dinner specials include short rib ravioli with mascarpone and ricotta cheese for $22, and Mom’s Spring Cheesecake with graham cracker crumble and passionfruit glaze for $12. 10:30 am-9 pm. Mama-Ritas, featuring blanco tequila, Cointreau, lime, watermelon, and mint, and Mom-osas featuring frosé with a prosecco floater, will be served May 8-14. 214-828-2916.
Punch Bowl Social Dallas. Mother’s Day special menu items include Crab & Avocado Scramble with goat cheese, and the Dutch Baby Pancake with asparagus, poached eggs, arugula, and tomato jam. Bloody Mary bar, plus arcade games, bowling, darts, cornhole. 12 pm-3 pm. 469-607-6880.
Ramble Room. Special brunch entrees include apple pie French toast on brioche with cinnamon crumble, maple syrup, whipped cream, candied pecans; avocado prosciutto benedict, corned beef hash; NY strip & eggs; and the Plaza Breakfast.214-620-0385.
Saint Ann Restaurant and Bar. Brunch buffet includes French toast, lobster frittatas, short rib hash, chicken & waffles, themed cocktails and specials on Champagne & Rosé. 10 am-4 pm; last reservation at 2:30 pm. $65, or $20 for 12 or under. 214-782-9807.
Saint Rocco's. Brunch at Trinity Groves restaurant features New York Italian food including pasta, flatbreads, and frozen belllinis. 11 am-2 pm. 469-320-9707.
Scout at Statler Dallas. Brunch buffet with breakfast station featuring pastries, fruit, Belgian waffles, scrambled egg bar, salad station, carving station with roast beef au jus and garlic rosemary pork loin, entrees, sides, rolls & butter. $60, or $25 for 12 and under. $5 mimosa and bloody mary bar for 21 and older. Free play on arcade games and bowling. 11 am-4 pm. 866-554-3671.
Sea Breeze Fish Market & Grill. Mother's Day menu features choices from smoked salmon dip, tuna nachos, cocktail shrimp, scallops, blackened grilled snapper with shrimp etouffee, lobster tail, corn husk-wrapped halibut, crabmeat stuffed flounder, orange ginger glazed carrots, Brussels sprouts with maple & pecan, truffle whipped potatoes, Key lime pie, chocolate cappuccino cheesecake, or carrot cake. $80, plus $40 for wine pairings. Lunch and dinner, for dine in or to go. 972-473-2722.
Seasons 52. Open for brunch with crab quiche, French toast, shrimp & grits, mimosas, sangrias, bloody Marys, and rosé lemonade. Dinner features apricot-glazed spiral ham with sweet potato mash and maple-pecan streusel, available for dine-in or to go. To-go boxes for 4-6 feature choice of spiral ham, cedar plank-roasted salmon, or beef tenderloin, plus salad, sides, and six Mini Indulgence desserts. Individual ham dinners are available for pickup on Sunday, May 14.
SER Steak + Spirits. Brunch buffet includes, brunch cocktails, omelet station, waffles, benedicts, smoked salmon bagels, beet & citrus salad, carving stations, chocolate fountain, and specialty dessert display. $55, or $25 for 12 and under. Moms will be greeted with a glass of champagne and will leave with a sweet from the pastry team. 10 am-3 pm. 214-761-7479.
Shell Shack. Two special dinner boils accompanied by a glass of champagne include lobster tail and snow crab cluster with corn and potatoes for $35, or two snow crab clusters with corn and potatoes for $24.
Silver Fox. Full menu plus Mother's Day special: beef tenderloin benedict, with poached egg, hollandaise, asparagus, and fingerling potatoes, for $60. Drink specials include a Bloody Mary with Tito’s Handmade Vodka for $18, and a Mimosa for $12. 11 am-4 pm. Richardson 972-423-8121, Fort Worth 817-332-9060.
Sky Blu Rooftop Bar. Boite at Hilton Dallas Market Center has drink specials all Mother’s Day weekend: Peachy Dreams with peach Malibu and Rum Chatta, and the Just Peachy Old Fashioned with peach Malibu and Woodford Reserve. May 12-14. 214-741-3000.
Sloane's Corner. Special hours for 3-course brunch featuring croissants, pimento cheese tea sandwiches, chilled melon soup with dill, smoked salmon tartlets, vegetable frittata, lobster Louie salad, blueberry pancakes, steak & eggs, strawberry shortcake, and coconut tres leches cake with brown butter rum ice cream. $42, or $21 for 12 and under. 10 am-2 pm. 972-736-9572.
Stirr. Brunch buffet includes chopped Caesar salad, beef tenderloin, omelet station, Thai-glazed salmon, pies, and cakes. 10 am- 3pm. Dallas 214-983-1222, Addison 214-903-0543.
STK Steakhouse. Brunch includes salmon eggs Benedict, buttermilk blueberry or chocolate pancakes, and eggs any style with choice of bacon, sausage, fingerling potatoes, toast. Afternoon tea features hot tea, sandwiches, scones, desserts, and choice of prosecco, Moet Brut, or Veuve Clicquot Rose, plus craft cocktails. 972-842-9450.
Terra. Brunch at Eataly Dallas restaurant has an Italian twist including salsiccia house-made sausage, smoked salmon on focaccia with cream cheese, uove fritte, strapazzate scrambled eggs with choice of toppings such as avocado, guanciale, mushrooms, onions, bell peppers, or spinach. $59, or $25 for 12 & under. 9:30 am-3 pm. 469-759-2800.
Terra Mediterranean. Buffet at Plano restaurant has soups & salads, gyro, chicken kabob, kafta, vegetable moussaka, beef moussaka, falafel, vegetarian grape leaves, and more. $25, ot $12 for 10 and under. 11am-3pm. 469-277-2775.
III Forks. Full menu plus Easter special: Roasted Beef Tenderloin Benedict, with poached egg, hollandaise, asparagus, and fingerling potatoes, for $60. Drink specials include a Bloody Mary with Tito’s Handmade Vodka for $18, and a Mimosa for $12. 11 am-3 pm. 972-267-1776.
Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar. Specials for Mother's Day include Burrata & Artichoke appetizer and lobster frittata with poached lobster, tomato, spinach, and artichokes, both served with grilled sourdough. 11 am-9 pm. 214-501-3600.
Truluck's. Specials include a Summer Romance cocktail with vodka, Ramazotti Rosato, cava, and raspberries, plus a Young Adults menu of familiar favorites with a Truluck’s twist.11 am-8 pm. Uptown 214-220-2401, Southlake, 817-912-0500.
Urban Crust. Italian brunch at downtown Plano restaurant includes Italian French toast, Nutella calzone, and a specialty brunch pizza. 11 am-3 pm. 972-509-1400.
Urban Rio. Brunch specials include breakfast tacos, burritos, and the specialty Pedros Breakfast featuring eggs, pico de gallo, and Urban Rio’s signature queso fresco. 10 am-3 pm. 972-422-4466.
Urban Seafood. Coastal-inspired twist on brunch includes as fried lobster & waffles and crab eggs benedict. 11:30 am-3 pm. 214-251-8771.
Villa Azur Dallas. Mother’s Day specials include pan-seared halibut cheeks ($45), petite strawberry shortcake ($18), and a Villa Rose cocktail ($24). 11:30 am-4 pm. Live music from 12-3 pm. 214-389-2602.
Westin Dallas Stonebriar Golf Resort and Spa. Mother's Day brunch buffet with a high-tea theme includes miniature tea sandwiches, tomato basil salad, breakfast bar with omelets, shrimp cocktail, oysters, smoked salmon, carving station with rib eye, baby back ribs, pretzel rolls, mahi mahi, crab chicken roulade, steak Diane, mac & cheese, bread pudding, cakes, cheesecake, and petit four. 10:30 am-2 pm. $102, or $41 for 12 and under. 972-668-8000.
Whistle Britches. Brunch features chef Omar Flores' fried chicken and biscuits, chicken & waffles, tenders, challah French toast, and chicken benny. 972-590-8991, Plano 214-299-5971, Southlake 817-912-1096.
Yardbird. Brunch features two specials: smoked salmon benedict on a housemade English muffin, with garlic-wilted spinach, dill caper Hollandaise, and arugula salad for $32; and a blueberry upside-down cake with lemon cornmeal pound cake and blueberries for $18. 10 am-4 pm. 469-208-2441.