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Where to Take Mom for Brunch in Philadelphia This Mother's Day

Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 13, and there’s no better way to show Mom you care than by treating her to a delicious brunch—and buying her a few cocktails, of course. Here are the best restaurants serving up brunch for mom on her special day. Make sure to make a reservation!

Sunday, May 13, 10 AM- 3 PM
Enjoy a pop-up brunch menu at this Navy Yard restaurant on Mother’s Day. Enjoy dishes like baked eggs with spring onion and pancetta and focaccia French toast with maple buttercream and hazelnuts, and of course lots of bubbly. Menu items are served a la carte, make a reservation here. (4503 S Broad St.)

Sunday, May 13, 11 AM- 2 PM
Davios
Visit this Center City, Northern Italian restaurant for a selection of Mother’s Day Specials in addition to their normal a la carte brunch menu. Additions include filet mignon benedict, Maine lobster frittata, cannoli pancakes and smoked salmon pizza. (111 S 17th St)

Sunday, May 13, 10 AM- 3 PM 
A complimentary Sofie-Mosa awaits for moms visiting this brewpub on their special day. Grab your beer loving momma a flight of brews and dine on brunch specials like crabcake benedict, brisket hash, cream chipped beef and tofu scramble.  Email gooseislandphilly@gmail.com to make a reservation. (1002 Canal St)
 
Sunday, May 13, 11 AM- 3 PM 
Lacroix
Listen to the sounds of jazz while brunching on an elegant buffet feast in the grand ballroom at the Rittenhouse Hotel. For $80 moms will enjoy starters like house cured charcuterie, pastries, salads, crab claws, shrimp, ceviche and a selection of smoked fish. Main courses include omelets, french toast, roasted chicken, baked gnocchi, and a carving station with lamb, salmon, beef tenderloin. Top off the meal with a selection of desserts like spiced carrot cake and dark chocolate ganache tarts. Call 215-790-2533 to make a reservation.  (210 W Rittenhouse Sq)
 
Sunday, May 13, 11:30 AM- 3 PM 
Grab mom a signature bloody mary served with jumbo shrimp or a blood orange mimosa to begin her day at this Center City restaurant. Savor other dishes like french toast, served with mixed fresh berries, lemon curd, candied bacon and maple syrup; crab and eggs, served with an English muffin, crab cakes, poached eggs, hollandaise, fresh fruit, mixed greens with a balsamic vinaigrette; and braised short rib surf & turf, served with a crispy gouda potato cake, lobster claw, poached egg and hollandaise. Menu items are sold a la carte, make a reservation here(125 S 15th St)
 
Sunday, May 13, 11 AM- 3 PM 
Is your mother a wine lover? Take her to Panorama for their amazing wine selection to pair with brunch. They’ll be serving a $45, 3-course brunch menu with items like lobster bisque, burrata, panettone french toast, steak and eggs, crab benedict and more. Desserts include tiramisu affogato, zabaglione (Italian custard), cheesecake, and flourless chocolate cake. Reserve your spot here(14 N Front St)
 
Sunday, May 13, 11 AM- 2 PM  
R2L
Dine 500 feet above the city at R2L’s Mother’s Day brunch. For $75, enjoy a buffet-style first course, a choice of main course and a family-style dessert. The appetizer buffet includes salads, crostini, pastries, fresh fruit, charcuterie, cheeses, dips and a raw bar with selections like snow crabs, tuna tartar, ceviche and more. Main course options include eggs benedict, french toast bread pudding, slow cooked Scottish salmon and steak and eggs. The meal culminates with a sharable dessert plate with pineapple gelati, vanilla sandwich cookies, lemon cheesecake and chocolate peanut butter cakes. Reserve your spot here(50 S 16th St)
 
Sunday, May 13, 9:30 AM- 12 PM  
Spirit of Philadelphia
Take your mom on a beautiful two hour Mother’s Day brunch cruise on the Delaware River. Entertainment includes a DJ, interactive games and a complimentary flower for each mother on board. The brunch buffet includes breakfast favorites like pastries, fruit, scrambled eggs, breakfast meats as well as Mediterranean couscous, roasted beet salad, baked ziti, oven baked cod, and honey & sesame chicken. Desserts include lemon pound cake and brownies. Tickets are $69.90, purchase them here(401 S Columbus Blvd)
 
Sunday, May 13, 10 AM-3 PM 
For $48 per person, this Headhouse Southern spot will be serving a brunch buffet stocked with comfort food favorites. Selections include: fresh baked muffins and cornbread; fruit; spring salad;  smoked salmon and bagels; carved meats like prime rib and porchetta; seafood like mussels, shrimp cocktail and roasted salmon; fried chicken and waffles; made-to-order omelets; smoked meats; and sides like grits, mac n cheese and grilled asparagus. Of course we didn’t forget desserts—there will be a selection of beignets, tarts and brownies. Credit cards are required to make a reservation(509 S 2nd St) 
 
Sunday, May 13, 7 AM- 3PM  
Celebrate mom as early as 7 AM at this Benjamin Franklin Parkway steakhouse. They’re offering a deluxe brunch buffet for $65 per person ($15 for kids) with over eight different brunch stations. Expect: a quiche bar; soup and salads; cheese and charcuterie; an omelet station; a cold bar with options like raw oysters smoked fish, fruits and deviled eggs; a hot bar with options like waffles, bacon, potatoes, and crab cake benedict; a grill station with prime rib, salmon and cornbread; and a dessert station with options like mini pies, macaroons, and tarts. Make a reservation here. (1850 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy)
 
Photo via Flickr user Berries.com

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