Mother’s Day Brunch Specials Around the Twin Cities

From buffets to order-ahead takeout meals, these options help celebrate mom

Mother’s Day is May 14 this year, and whether you’re looking for a buffet spread, specialty cocktails, or unique menu items, these restaurants have you covered. Make reservations now or order ahead to celebrate mom. Do you have a special we should include? Email the details by Monday, May 8 to Amy Nelson at

Butcher & The Boar, a popular spot in Minneapolis, is launching a brunch program just in time for Mother’s Day on May 6. Its brunch offerings will be available Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., including Mother’s Day.

CRAVE in Eden Prairie will be offering an all-you-can-eat brunch buffet featuring sweet and savory breakfast options, pastries, and a carving station. Meanwhile, Wildfire will open early and offer a full dinner menu all day in their jazzy 1940s-style dinner club. Both restaurants are located alongside an 18-screen AMC theatre and numerous other shops and restaurants.

Kendall’s Tavern & Chophouse, in Coon Rapids, is offering a brunch buffet on Mother’s Day from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Priced at $37.95 for adults and $18.95 for kids (kids under 3 eat free), the buffet will feature a variety of brunch favorites.

Giuila Italian Restaurant, in the Hotel Emery in downtown Minneapolis and featuring James Beard Finalist Chef Steven Brown, is offering Mother’s Day dining and drink specials all day including hand-rolled fettuccine and grapefruit basil spritz cocktails.

Mason Jar Kitchen & Bar is offering a Mother’s Day brunch to go this year. Choose between prime rib or beef strip loin with sides and serve six generously for $180-$195. Customize with add-ons such as salmon or Key lime pie. Order by 3 p.m. on May 12, and pick up on May 14.

The Saint Paul Hotel, in downtown St. Paul, is offering a brunch experience buffet on Mother’s Day from 8 a.m. to 1 pm. Priced at $39.95 for adults and $14.95 for kids aged 4 to 14 (kids 3 and under eat free), the buffet will feature an extensive spread of breakfast and brunch options.

Stockyards Tavern & Chophouse, in South St. Paul, is offering both brunch specials and entree specials on Mother’s Day. Brunch specials, available from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., include crabcake Benedict and lobster scramble, priced at $19.95 each. For entree specials, available from 11:30 a.m.-8 p.m., guests can choose from options like tournedos Bearnaise and filet and lobster, priced at $34.95 and $44.95 respectively. Additionally, guests can indulge in a single or double lobster tail served with drawn butter and a choice of potato.

Tattersall River Falls is offering a special Mother’s Day brunch on May 14 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. In addition to their regular menu, they will be serving brunch items accompanied by specialty cocktails. Guests can enjoy their brunch on the patio, taking in the beautiful views of the surroundings, weather permitting.

Tria Restaurant, in North Oaks, is offering a brunch buffet from 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. on Mother’s Day. Priced at $49.95 for adults and $24.95 for children aged 3 to 11, the buffet will feature an array of dishes to please every palate. For those looking for a dinner option, Tria Restaurant will also be serving their regular menu from 4-7 p.m.

Tullibee, located in the trendy Hewing Hotel in Minneapolis, is offering a special Mother’s Day brunch created by Chef Marque Collins. The menu is based on recipes from team members’ mothers, adding a personal touch to the meal.

Water Street Inn, in Stillwater, is offering a Mother’s Day brunch from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Priced at $30.95 for adults and $16.95 for kids aged 4 to 12 (kids under 3 eat free), the brunch will feature a variety of options. Reservations are recommended to secure a spot at this inn overlooking the St. Croix River.


Julia Jacobson is a rising senior at the University of Notre Dame, studying political science and journalism. Outside of her coursework, she participates in her school’s mock trial team and works as a teaching assistant for an introductory political science course. Julia was born and raised in Minnesota, and loves traveling both domestically and internationally. In her free time, she enjoys reading and journaling.