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38 Last Minute Mother's Day Brunch Reservations in Houston

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As much as mom says she doesn't want anything on Mother's Day, we all know brunch is the way to go. As always, restaurants across town are celebrating the most important women in everyone's life with tailored brunch and dinner offerings. From buffets full of pancakes and tenderloin to crepes and caviar, here is your last-minute guide to a Mother's Day deals around town — no dirty dishes involved.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Sylvia's Enchilada Kitchen

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6401 Woodway Dr
Houston, TX 77057
(713) 334-7295
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6401 Woodway Dr. and 1140 Eldridge Pkwy, Suite 100
When: 11am-3pm
Cost: $19.95 per person, add the mimosa special for $5 more.

These two locations will feature a 50-ft brunch buffet overflowing with made-to-order pancakes, omelets, fajitas, salads, street tacos, desserts, and those famous namesake enchiladas. This is also a rare opportunity to try Sylvia’s “Pan-chilada,” a one-of-a-kind creation that combines pancakes with her rich mole, available for Mother’s Day brunch only. 12637 Westheimer Rd. When: 11am-3pm Cost: A la Carte This location offers an a la carte breakfast featuring an assortment of Mexican favorites including Migas Con Huevos, Mexican Breakfast Platters, Carne Asada Con Huevos, and freshly made Menudo.

2. Tony Mandola's

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1212 Waugh Dr
Houston, TX 77019
(713) 528-3474
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When: 11am-4pm
Cost: A la Carte

Tony and Phyllis honor mom with their Mandola favorites including Shrimp & Grits, Grilled Beef Tenderloin Benedict, Mama’s Southern Fried Chicken, and Frangelico French Toast.

3. Vincent's Restaurant

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2701 W Dallas St
Houston, TX 77019
(713) 528-4313
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Vincent's Restaurant & Nino's Restaurant
When: 11am-3pm
Cost at both: A la Carte

This is the only Sunday of the year when Mary and Vincent Mandola open their restaurants so take note and enjoy a smorgasbord of Italian delights not found on the usual menu. This year features Gamberi Pepperoncini (flash fried shrimp with avocado, roasted & pepperoncini peppers, olive oil, & lemon), and Pesce alla Griglia (grilled red snapper and shrimp with roasted peppers, oven roasted tomato, and champagne orange sauce over sautéed spinach), banana split pie, homemade banana pudding, and pound cake.

4. Nino's Restaurant & Vincent's Restaurant

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2817 W Dallas St
Houston, TX 77019
(713) 522-5120
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When: 11am-3pm
Cost at both: A la Carte

This is the only Sunday of the year when Mary and Vincent Mandola open their restaurants so take note and enjoy a smorgasbord of Italian delights not found on the usual menu. This year features Gamberi Pepperoncini (flash fried shrimp with avocado, roasted & pepperoncini peppers, olive oil, & lemon), and Pesce alla Griglia (grilled red snapper and shrimp with roasted peppers, oven roasted tomato, and champagne orange sauce over sautéed spinach), banana split pie, homemade banana pudding, and pound cake.

5. Brennan's of Houston

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3300 Smith St
Houston, TX 77006
(713) 522-9711
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When: 10am-3pm
Cost: $56 per person + tax and gratuity covers choice of starter, entrée, and dessert.

Executive Chef Danny Trace continues Brennan’s decades-long tradition of honoring mothers with exceptional Texas Creole favorites: Tabasco Smoked Pheasant & Sausage Gumbo, Southern Green Tomatoes & Blue Crab, Texas Hill Country Quail, and Breaux Bridge Crawfish Enchiladas lend a savory note while Bananas Foster and Froberg Farms Strawberry Shortcake sweeten the deal. Toast the meal with a Lavender d’Amour ($11), a cocktail created by Bar Chef Richard Middleton especially for this year’s brunch. It contains Grey Goose Vodka & Parfait d'Amour, laced with house made lavender lemon syrup.

6. Ouisie's Table

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3939 San Felipe St
Houston, TX 77027
(713) 528-2264
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Cost: A la Carte

Cater to Mom’s varied palate with Ouisie’s broad selection of southern and ethnic-inspired dishes. Try the Crispy Gulf Fried Oysters, Texas Tomato Salad with Grilled Garlic Shrimp, Seafood Crepes, Grilled Mahi-Mahi, or Rack of Lamb Provencal among the varied items. Omelets and cornmeal pancakes add a nod to breakfast. Surprise your guest of honor with a spring garden bouquet by Oui Florals available for $35 and $55 – just call ahead to reserve.

7. Sonoma Wine Bar & Restaurant

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801 Studewood St
Houston, TX 77007
(713) 864-9463
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When: 10am-9pm (extended dinner hours)
Cost: TBA

Taking care of others can get exhausting so give your loved one a treat she’ll savor at Sonoma. While the food menu is still getting sorted out, know that Mother’s Day-only featured wine flights are definitely happening.

8. Backstreet Cafe

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1103 S Shepherd Dr
Houston, TX 77019
(713) 521-2239
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When: 10am-3pm
Cost: $48 per person, $15 for children ages 10 and under, plus tax, gratuity, & beverage

Gulf Coast Beignets, Heirloom Tomato Salad, Brioche French Toast, Smoked Chicken and Potato Hash and Seared Scallops may fill you up but save room for dessert – the White Peach Tart, Strawberry Goat Cheese Cake, and Mocha Meringue Cake are worth the splurge. Enjoy the three-course menu inside or out while live Jazz from Bob Chadwick adds a festive tone.

9. Caracol

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2200 Post Oak Blvd Ste 160
Houston, TX 77056
(713) 622-9996
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When: 10am-2:30pm
Cost: $45 per adult and $15 per child, plus tax, gratuity, & beverage

Enjoy a buffet table laden with the fresh flavors of Coastal Mexico including an assortment of seafood, ceviches, marinated vegetable salads, chicharrones stews, enchiladas (fish or shrimp), seafood-stuffed poblanos, empanadas, and rotating egg dishes among others. Sweet tooths will love the Mexican breads, cookies, candies, and pastries from Pastry Chef Ruben Ortega. Wash it all down with Mexican coffee and hot chocolate.

10. D'Amicos

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5510 Morningside Dr, Houston, TX 77005
Houston, TX 77005
(713) 526-3400
When: Open noon-9pm on Mother’s Day
Cost: Varies

The usual menu of splendid pizzas, pastas, and sandwiches will be available plus a special ode to Mom with the Terra Madre prepared special for the holiday. This version of the surf ‘n turf includes grilled lamb chops with Chianti sauce over mashed potatoes and snapper D’Amico with sautéed green beans and a salad for $24.

11. Hugo's

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1600 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77006
(713) 524-7744
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When: 10am-3pm
Cost: $42 per adult and $15 per child (ages 10 and under), plus tax, gratuity, & beverage

Everyone loves this famous brunch bursting with authentic regional Mexican cuisine. Delicious delights are made only better with live music from house band Viento.

12. Mockingbird Bistro

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1985 Welch St
Houston, TX 77019
(713) 533-0200
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When: 11am-3pm
Cost: $65 for adults and $25 for children, plus tax & gratuity. 20% gratuity added to parties of 6 or more.

Chef John Sheely presents a three-course prixe fixe menu that includes offerings like Maine lobster bisque, beef Carpaccio, risotto carbonara, prime ribeye, lamb tenderloin, and three decadent desserts.

13. Prego

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2520 Amherst St
Houston, TX 77005
(713) 529-2420
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When: 11am-3pm
Cost: Varies or choose the special menu for $24/per person

Celebrate with contemporary Italian flare via Chef John Watt’s special 3-course menu of regular favorites and off-menu specials.

14. Quattro

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1300 Lamar St
Houston, TX 77010
(713) 650-1300
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When: 10:30am-3pm
Cost: $92 for adults (includes mimosas and bloody Marys) and $39 for children ages 6-12, plus tax & gratuity. Children age 5 and under are free. Complimentary valet parking.

A live pianist accompanies the 70+-item menu, which includes pastas, salads, and traditional breakfast favorites in addition to an omelet station, carving station, and full dessert buffet. Kids will love their own private buffet of child-friendly foods including pizza and chocolate milk.

15. Trevisio Restaurant

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6550 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030
(713) 749-0400
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When: 11am-3pm
Cost: $45 per adult & $16 per child ages 6-12, plus tax, gratuity, & beverages. Children 6 and under dine free. Parking is complimentary.

Located atop a 6-story waterfall in the heart of the Texas Medical Center, this locale is as memorable as Mom. A full brunch buffet from Chef Jon Buchanan will feature live-action stations with bites to please everyone.

16. Pico's Mex Mex

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3601 Kirby Dr
Houston, TX 77098
(832) 831-9940
Cost: $39 for adults, $29 for seniors, and $15 for children

American and Mexican Mother’s Day land on the same day this year and Pico’s is celebrating with a full buffet of authentic favorites including moles, carving stations, ceviche, and two kinds of paella plus champagne and wine specials.

17. Sparrow Bar + Cookshop

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3701 Travis St
Houston, TX 77002
(713) 524-6922
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When: 10am-3pm
Cost: Varies

Chef Monica Pope’s brunch menu of creative and seasonal fare is not usually offered on Sundays, but Mother’s Day marks an exception so take advantage!

18. Mr. Peeples Seafood + Steak

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1911 Bagby St.
Houston, TX 77002
(713) 652-0711
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When: 11am-3pm
Cost: $55 for adults and $20 for children under 12 plus tax, gratuity, & beverage

Carving stations, hot stations, and cocktail bars of bloody Mary’s, frozen Bellini’s, screwdrivers, and margarita’s ensure a flavorful celebration. Guests can capture one-of-a-kind memories with the photo booth on hand special for the day while DJ Bizz will keep the mood joyful.

19. Omni Houston Hotel

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4 Riverway
Houston, TX 77056
(713) 871-8181
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When: 10am-2:30pm
Cost: Adults $71.95 + tax and gratuity, children 6-12 years $32.00 + tax and gratuity, children 5 and under complimentary

Stations galore at this traditionally luxurious brunch: omelets, crepes & waffles, caviar & Champagne, lamb, prime rib, salmon en croute, and Cornish hen and quail, sushi & seafood, pasta, and BBQ plus a kid-friendly buffet. Bonus: each mom will receive a yellow rose.

20. Mama Fu's Asian House

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1574 West Gray St
Houston, TX 77019
(832) 581-4676
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Multiple locations

Asian-fusion cuisine representing China, Thailand, Vietnam, Japan and Korea offers a change of pace from the usual waffles and omelets. While not offering brunch per se, moms nonetheless get a special holiday gift. Customers making food and beverage purchases of $25 or more between Monday, May 4 and Thursday, May 7 will receive a certificate good for one complimentary meal for Mom. The Mother’s Day certificates will be valid for redemption Sunday, May 10 - Saturday, May 16, and they will accommodate dine-in, delivery, and online-ordering at all Mama Fu’s locations.

21. The Capital Grille

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5365 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77056
(713) 623-4600
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5365 Westheimer Rd. & 840 W Sam Houston Pkwy. N
Both locations: 10am-3pm
Cost: Adults $49, Children $15, price includes non-alcoholic beverages.

Guests can choose from an assortment of offerings on special three-course brunch menu featuring items such as clam chowder, smoked salmon, lobster frittata, filet mignon, crème brulee, and flourless chocolate cake. Signature cocktails like mimosas and bloody Mary’s are only $7.

22. Churrascos

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2005 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77098
(713) 527-8300
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Multiple locations
When: 10am-4pm
Cost: $39.95/per person plus tax and gratuity.

Latin flavors add flair to Mom’s special day with Churrasco’s brunch favorites including its namesake churrasco steak.

23. Phoenicia Specialty Foods

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1001 Austin St
Houston, TX 77010
(832) 360-2222
When: Saturday, May 9 and Sunday, May 10 from 10am-3pm
Cost: A la carte

Celebrate downtown with MKT Bar’s special savory weekend brunch offerings including pizza with gold potatoes, roasted garlic, brie and bacon, and crab cakes on a English muffin with asparagus and hollandaise sauce. Cheer mom with pomegranate mimosas and white sangria. Regular weekend brunch menus will also be available.

24. Eddie V's Prime Seafood

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2800 Kirby Dr Ste A100
Houston, TX 77098
(713) 874-1800
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12848 Queensbury Lane & 2800 Kirby Drive
When: 10am-3pm
Cost: Adults $49 (three courses), Children 14 and under $15 (two courses)

Enjoy a rare daytime dining experience with family options fit for every guest. Adults can choose from a selection of scrumptious choices including Maine lobster and shrimp bisque, bananas foster French toast, shrimp & grits, parmesan crusted North Atlantic lemon sole, and chocolate mousse cake. Children can choose from brioche French toast, filet mignon “sliders,” dark chocolate and crushed toffee s’mores, and butterscotch pudding (panna cotta).

25. Cook & Collins

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2416 Brazos St Ste C
Houston, TX 77006
(832) 701-1973
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When: Open 9:30am-9pm
Cost: A la carte

Fans of this Midtown eatery can pop in for all their usual brunch favorites and celebrate mom with casual fare and relaxed surroundings. No special pricings and no special menus, which leaves you free to focus on the guest of honor. Everything from mac and cheese “crab rolls” to cinnamon crunch “French” toast and the smothered Brazos burrito will keep tummies full while bellinis, mimosas, and sangria will sooth the soul.

26. The Tasting Room

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1101-18 Uptown Park Blvd.
Houston, TX 77056
(713) 993-9801
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Multiple locations dress up for the occasion with cocktail specials and brunch favorites – gorgeous patios up the charm.

TTR Uptown Park - 1101-18 Uptown Park Blvd.
When: 11am-3pm
Cost: $29.99 Adults, $14.99 children 12 and under + $5 mimosas

TTR CITYCENTRE - 818 Town and Country Blvd., Ste. 100
When: 10am-3pm
Cost: $49/person 3-course prix fixe brunch + regular menu

TTR Kings Harbor - 1660 W. Lake Houston Pkwy., Ste. 105
When: 10am-3pm
Cost: $29.99 Adults, $15.00 Children 12 & under, Children 5 & under free, Children 12 & Under $15.99, Brunch Buffet

27. Up Restaurant

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3995 Westheimer Rd Fl 3
Houston, TX 77027
(281) 407-5118
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When: 10:30am-3pm
Cost: $55 Adults, $20 Children aged 6-12, Children 5 and under complimentary

Elevate Mom’s celebration with a splendid morning noshing on goodies such as truffle mac & cheese, Andalusian gazpacho, lobster salad, Texas beef short ribs. An indulgent dessert buffet leaves nothing to be desired with three kinds of crème brulee, four kinds of macarons among other sweet delights.

28. Aura Brasserie

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15977 City Walk
Sugar Land, TX 77479
(281) 403-2872
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When: 11am-3pm
Cost: $39.95 per person not including tax and gratuity

Enjoy a three-course prix fixe brunch menu full of inventive flavor combinations for the moms who like diverse options. Choices include smoked venison empañadas with sundried cherry sauce, Pilar's famous flounder ceviche, braised lamb shanks & chick pea tagine, diver scallops with pineapple & sage pesto, blackberry cobbler, and pecan pie a la mode.

29. Américas

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2040 W Gray St
Houston, TX 77019
(832) 200-1492
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River Oaks - 2040 West Gray
When: Saturday, May 9 10am-4pm and Sunday, May 10 Reservations starting at 9am
Cost: $49.95 per person + tax and gratuity

The Woodlands - 21 Waterway Avenue
When: Saturday, May 9 10am-4pm and Sunday, May 10 Reservations starting at 9am
Cost: $49.95 per person + tax and gratuity

A smorgasbord of elevated Latin American delights await guests this Mother’s Day. Enjoy a range of menu favorites along with traditional brunch mainstays.

30. Radio Milano

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800 Sorella Ct
Houston, TX 77024
(713) 827-3545
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When: 10am-3pm
Cost: $45 Adults, $20 for Children ages 5 to 12

Mom’s and loved ones can nosh on an assortment of goodies from Chef Jose Hernandez including pasta, egg, salad, and carving stations or select from a variety of hot items like short ribs and chicken parmesan. Cheesecake, biscotti, carrot cake, and more will lend a sweet note.

31. Damian's Cucina Italiana

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3011 Smith St
Houston, TX 77006
(713) 522-0439
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When: 11am-3pm
Cost: A la carte

Special menu options include Filet Oscar with béarnaise and jumbo lump crab meat over grilled beefsteak tomato accompanied by grilled asparagus ($39) and a grilled red snapper topped with mushroom trifolati served over a saffron-green pea risotto ($32). Leave room for dessert – selections including chocolate salted caramel cake and Sky High Lemon Meringue Pie are worth the splurge.

32. Hubbell & Hudson Bistro

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24 Waterway Ave
The Woodlands, TX 77380
(281) 203-5641
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When: 9am-3pm
Cost: A la carte

In addition to the traditional brunch menu, Chef Austin Simmons will be serving up ricotta and basil stuffed squash blossoms, bacon & ham quiche, and white chocolate cream cheese mousse.

33. RA Sushi

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799 Town and Country Blvd Ste 234
Houston, TX 77024
(713) 331-2792
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Though not exactly brunch, Mom will appreciate the extended happy hour at this fishy favorite. Happy hour prices extend all day to include sushi, appetizer, and tapas favorites like the Tootsy Maki, Viva Las Vegas Roll and Pineapple Cheese Wontons, plus a wide variety of beer, wine, sake, and signature cocktails, including refreshing Sake Sangrias made with white or red wine.

34. LINE & LARIAT

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220 Main St
Houston, TX 77002
(832) 667-4470
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When: 10am-2pm
Cost: $65 Adults, $35 Children 12 and under

Treat mom to a luxurious brunch with selections from both land and sea. Try the seafood salad with lemon caper aioli, Kalbi beef salad with spicy peanuts and crisp kimchi vegetables, rosemary crusted hand carved prime rib, and Potlatch roasted fresh King Salmon with mushroom risotto. Desserts include strawberry shortcake, red velvet cake, caramel apple cake and flourless double chocolate torte.

35. Royal Sonesta Hotel

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2223 West Loop S
Houston, TX 77027
When: 11am-2pm
Cost: $56 Adults, $48 Seniors (60+), $20 for children ages 5 to 12, free for children under 5.

Make mom feel like the queen she is at this brunch buffet brimming with scrumptious selections. Look for grilled artichoke with Prosciutto ham, cucumber martini with caviar crisp, made-to-order pancakes, beef jerky crusted scallops, and 44 Farms beef tenderloin. A full dessert wall is sure to please including options like raspberry tort, crème brulee, and truffles. Extra perks include live music, complimentary mimosas, and private space for kids featuring movies and face painting.

36. HYATT Market Street

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9595 Six Pines Dr Ste 1100
The Woodlands, TX 77380
(281) 203-5005
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When: Seatings at 10am, noon, and 2pm
Cost: $58 per person for adults includes bottomless mimosas. Choose the bottomless, build-your-own Bloody Mary’s for an additional $15 per person. Kids menu $25 per child, Children under 5 complimentary

Enhance Mom’s day with lemongrass & ancho pepper poached shrimp, Ditallini pasta with Texas corn and grilled scallop, homemade buttermilk biscuits, brown sugar bacon, or chicken-sausage with cranberry and feta cheese. Texas Gulf snapper and crawfish or lemon and thyme scented chicken provide alternatives to breakfast – or go traditional with build-your-own Belgian waffles. Chocolate cherry bread pudding and assorted mini pastries are a few post-meal treats to savor.

37. Chez Nous

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217 S Avenue G
Humble, TX 77338
(281) 446-6717
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When: Saturday, May 9
Cost: A la Carte – items all $40

In lieu of going out on Sunday, pick up some sweet and savory treats on Saturday to enjoy at home with Chez nous’ "Quiche your Mom" specials. Choose from smoked bacon and Swiss Emmenthaler quiche, chocolate Cabernet tart with almond crust (gluten free), flourless chocolate cake (gluten free) with fresh raspberries, and peach cheesecake. The quiche, tart and cakes can be cut into 16 generous portions. All orders must me placed by 3pm on May 6th.

38. Bistro Provence

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13616 Memorial Dr
Houston, TX 77079
(713) 827-8008
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When: 11:30am-2:30pm
Cost: $44 per person not including tax & gratuity. Note: $20 deposit per person is required

Take mom on a culinary visit to France via a scrumptious three-course brunch full of spring flavors. Dishes include scallops and rosemary skewer with lemon & olive oil marinade, chilled potato & leek soup, French club with brioche, heirloom tomatoes, jambon de Paris, bacon, avocadoes, cucumber and cheese, and beef filet with foie gras sauce. Complete the meal with honey and lavender crème brulée or a chocolate brownie with raspberry sorbet and raspberry coulis.

1. Sylvia's Enchilada Kitchen

6401 Woodway Dr, Houston, TX 77057
6401 Woodway Dr. and 1140 Eldridge Pkwy, Suite 100
When: 11am-3pm
Cost: $19.95 per person, add the mimosa special for $5 more.

These two locations will feature a 50-ft brunch buffet overflowing with made-to-order pancakes, omelets, fajitas, salads, street tacos, desserts, and those famous namesake enchiladas. This is also a rare opportunity to try Sylvia’s “Pan-chilada,” a one-of-a-kind creation that combines pancakes with her rich mole, available for Mother’s Day brunch only. 12637 Westheimer Rd. When: 11am-3pm Cost: A la Carte This location offers an a la carte breakfast featuring an assortment of Mexican favorites including Migas Con Huevos, Mexican Breakfast Platters, Carne Asada Con Huevos, and freshly made Menudo.
6401 Woodway Dr
Houston, TX 77057

2. Tony Mandola's

1212 Waugh Dr, Houston, TX 77019
When: 11am-4pm
Cost: A la Carte

Tony and Phyllis honor mom with their Mandola favorites including Shrimp & Grits, Grilled Beef Tenderloin Benedict, Mama’s Southern Fried Chicken, and Frangelico French Toast.
1212 Waugh Dr
Houston, TX 77019

3. Vincent's Restaurant

2701 W Dallas St, Houston, TX 77019