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Teach Mom to brunch like a champ at Brasserie du Parc
Teach Mom to brunch like a champ at Brasserie du Parc
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10 Excellent Houston Brunch Options For Mother's Day

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Teach Mom to brunch like a champ at Brasserie du Parc
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This Mother's Day, forget breakfast in bed and treat Mom (or Grandma) to a meal worthy of all those late nights, bad decisions, and early mornings you put her through in your childhood. Houston has plenty of worthy options for a decadent meal on Mother's Day, especially if you're looking for a great patio on which to brunch.

Whether you're seeking something casual or extra-fancy, this guide to Houston's best Mother's Day brunch spots will help you make the perfect reservation. And, as an added bonus, neither one of you has to cook (or clean!).

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Amalfi Ristorante Italiano & Bar

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6100 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77057
(832) 878-5628
Give the gift of a trip to the Amalfi Coast, or at least the next best thing at this gem of a restaurant near The Galleria. Starters include Buffalo mozzarella with Parma prosciutto and eggplant Parmigiana while heavier options range from lasagna to deboned and marinated domestic pig and red snapper.
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2. Brennan's of Houston

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3300 Smith St
Houston, TX 77006
(713) 522-9711
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Fill Mom up with creole-inspired comforts including Crawfish & Corn Choux and Southern Green Tomatoes & Blue Crab or reserve space at dinner for Black Hickory Smoked Beef Rib and Cast Iron Roasted D'Artagnan Poussin. Save room for Bourbon Toffee Cake and Creole Cream Cheese Crepes available special throughout the day. Bar Chef Richard Middleton honors mom with a Mom’s Martini ($11) featuring Pimm’s blackberry, pineapple juice, and Montefresco prosecco.

3. Enoteca Rossa

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4566 Bissonnet St
Bellaire, TX 77401
(832) 451-7533
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Enjoy fresh Italian fare like pumpkin-stuffed cappelletti alongside pizzas, paninis, and seafood at this bright brunch spot. Don't skip the frozen lemonade souffle and/or $12 bottomless mimosas.
Kim Coffman

4. Holley's Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar

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3201 Louisiana St Ste 101
Houston, TX 77006
(713) 907-6001
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Chef Mark Holley’s Southern fare is always a crowd-pleaser, and Mom will totally be impressed by his three-course brunch that features dishes like miso glazed pork ribs, fried Cornish hen, and eggs Benedict. $55 per person, includes 3 courses and a “lagniappe.”
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5. Mi Luna

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2441 University Boulevard
Houston, TX 77005
(713) 520-5025
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Treat Mom to a buffet brimming with tapas of vegetable, seafood, beef, and chicken foundations offering myriad flavor and textural combinations. Reserve space on the patio for prime Rice Village people watching or stay inside to enjoy live music and dancing. $35 per person.
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6. Beaver’s

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6025 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77057
(713) 714-4111
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For a casual brunch, head to the new Beaver's on Westheimer and dig into fried pickles, huevos rancheros, and chicken fried steak & eggs. This hearty fare is the perfect foil for several cocktails, like Beaver's excellent signature bloody mary.
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7. Brasserie du Parc

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1440 Lamar St
Houston, TX 77010
(832) 879-2802
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This Downtown Houston newcomer will serve up a fancy three-course brunch for Mother’s Day. On the menu are dishes like deviled eggs with crab, spring vegetable risotto, and crepes with caramelized apples. $46 per person, reservations can be made by calling the restaurant.
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8. Nobie's

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2048 Colquitt
Houston, TX 77098
This new spot will make its first foray into brunch on May 14, with a brand new menu and plenty of Mom-friendly specials. Dig into dishes like peanut butter and banana french toast or the Freakin' Weekend Tower, a shareable spread of bagels served with a variety of schmears. Booze options include a fruity brunch punch, mimosas, and a bacon-spiked bloody mary. Brunch is served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sundays, and reservations are available for Mother's Day.
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9. Steak 48

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4444 Westhiemer
Houston, TX 77027
(713) 322-7448
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Show mom just how successful you truly are with a splashy brunch at this River Oaks hotspot. Steak 48 will open at 11 a.m. (instead of the usual 5 p.m.) and serve up brunch. Go ahead and splurge on that giant steak because your mom is totally worth it.
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10. Xochi

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1777 Walker St Ste A
Houston, TX 77010
(713) 521-2239
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You probably can't afford to fly Mom to Oaxaca, but a never-ending brunch buffet is a great consolation prize. Tacos, sopes, and copious margaritas are on offer, along with live music provided by Ikaru.
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1. Amalfi Ristorante Italiano & Bar

6100 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77057
Amalfi/Facebook
Give the gift of a trip to the Amalfi Coast, or at least the next best thing at this gem of a restaurant near The Galleria. Starters include Buffalo mozzarella with Parma prosciutto and eggplant Parmigiana while heavier options range from lasagna to deboned and marinated domestic pig and red snapper.
6100 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77057

2. Brennan's of Houston

3300 Smith St, Houston, TX 77006
Fill Mom up with creole-inspired comforts including Crawfish & Corn Choux and Southern Green Tomatoes & Blue Crab or reserve space at dinner for Black Hickory Smoked Beef Rib and Cast Iron Roasted D'Artagnan Poussin. Save room for Bourbon Toffee Cake and Creole Cream Cheese Crepes available special throughout the day. Bar Chef Richard Middleton honors mom with a Mom’s Martini ($11) featuring Pimm’s blackberry, pineapple juice, and Montefresco prosecco.
3300 Smith St
Houston, TX 77006

3. Enoteca Rossa

4566 Bissonnet St, Bellaire, TX 77401
Kim Coffman
Enjoy fresh Italian fare like pumpkin-stuffed cappelletti alongside pizzas, paninis, and seafood at this bright brunch spot. Don't skip the frozen lemonade souffle and/or $12 bottomless mimosas.
4566 Bissonnet St
Bellaire, TX 77401

4. Holley's Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar

3201 Louisiana St Ste 101, Houston, TX 77006
Holley's/Facebook
Chef Mark Holley’s Southern fare is always a crowd-pleaser, and Mom will totally be impressed by his three-course brunch that features dishes like miso glazed pork ribs, fried Cornish hen, and eggs Benedict. $55 per person, includes 3 courses and a “lagniappe.”
3201 Louisiana St Ste 101
Houston, TX 77006

5. Mi Luna

2441 University Boulevard, Houston, TX 77005
Mi Luna/Facebook
Treat Mom to a buffet brimming with tapas of vegetable, seafood, beef, and chicken foundations offering myriad flavor and textural combinations. Reserve space on the patio for prime Rice Village people watching or stay inside to enjoy live music and dancing. $35 per person.
2441 University Boulevard
Houston, TX 77005

6. Beaver’s

6025 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77057
Beaver's/Facebook
For a casual brunch, head to the new Beaver's on Westheimer and dig into fried pickles, huevos rancheros, and chicken fried steak & eggs. This hearty fare is the perfect foil for several cocktails, like Beaver's excellent signature bloody mary.
6025 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77057

7. Brasserie du Parc

1440 Lamar St, Houston, TX 77010
Ellie Sharp/EHOU
This Downtown Houston newcomer will serve up a fancy three-course brunch for Mother’s Day. On the menu are dishes like deviled eggs with crab, spring vegetable risotto, and crepes with caramelized apples. $46 per person, reservations can be made by calling the restaurant.
1440 Lamar St
Houston, TX 77010

8. Nobie's

2048 Colquitt, Houston, TX 77098
Nobie's
This new spot will make its first foray into brunch on May 14, with a brand new menu and plenty of Mom-friendly specials. Dig into dishes like peanut butter and banana french toast or the Freakin' Weekend Tower, a shareable spread of bagels served with a variety of schmears. Booze options include a fruity brunch punch, mimosas, and a bacon-spiked bloody mary. Brunch is served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sundays, and reservations are available for Mother's Day.
2048 Colquitt
Houston, TX 77098

9. Steak 48

4444 Westhiemer, Houston, TX 77027
Steak 48
Show mom just how successful you truly are with a splashy brunch at this River Oaks hotspot. Steak 48 will open at 11 a.m. (instead of the usual 5 p.m.) and serve up brunch. Go ahead and splurge on that giant steak because your mom is totally worth it.
4444 Westhiemer
Houston, TX 77027

10. Xochi

1777 Walker St Ste A, Houston, TX 77010
Xochi/Facebook
You probably can't afford to fly Mom to Oaxaca, but a never-ending brunch buffet is a great consolation prize. Tacos, sopes, and copious margaritas are on offer, along with live music provided by Ikaru.
1777 Walker St Ste A
Houston, TX 77010

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