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Dining Guide | Complete 2018 Phoenix Mothers Day Brunch Dining Guide

Posted on: May 5th, 2018 by Taryn Jeffries No Comments

Moms are pretty much the best, aren’t they? Teaching you how to do pretty much everything, kissing all the boo-boos, helping to mend your hurt feelings or broken hearts. There’s really not much they wouldn’t do for you. Make sure to show your appreciation this year by spending some quality time together and what better way to bond than over a grat meal? Our 2018 Phoenix Mothers Day Brunch Dining Guide is the perfect way to start!

*Please note that the majority of these listings require reservations and the prices noted do not include tax or gratuity.

2018 Phoenix Mothers Day Brunch Dining Guide

2018 arizona biltmoreArizona Biltmore

2400 E Missouri Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85016

Wright’s at the Biltmore will be celebrating Mother’s Day with a specialty brunch menu. Priced at $105 for adults and $45 for children 12 and under, the menu features a spread of breakfast favorites, marketplace meats, a raw seafood bar, seasonal salads and savory hot entrees, with highlights to include the pan seared salmon, citrus grilled cornish hen and roasted seasonal vegetables, coupled with sweet desserts, hand crafted pastries and more. The brunch is from 9am until 2:30pm on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 13.
Frank & Albert’s will also be offering Mother’s Day menu specials, such as gazpacho verde with snow crab salad, AZ prime filet benedict, and a dessert showcase, from 1pm until 8pm on Sunday.
For those looking to plan something special poolside for Mom, the resort will be offering a cabana special, so that she can have a relaxing Sunday by the pool.  Available on Sunday only, with a classic or premiere cabana rental, Mom’s will receive a fresh spring flower arrangement and a frozen fruit display. You can check out the full menu online.

2018 artizenArtizen

2401 E Camelback Road
Phoenix, AZ 85016

Treat Mom to all of her favorites at Artizen Crafted American Kitchen & Bar at The Camby this Mother’s Day. On May 13 from 11am until 3pm.,  live acoustic music courtesy of Tyler Matock will be accompanied by family photos and a sweet and savory brunch crafted by Executive Chef Dushyant. The special menu will include items like caprese salad, chef prepared omelets, tuna poke, seafood ravioli as well as a French crepe station among others.

2018 Mothers Day at ChompiesChompie’s

4550 E Cactus Road
Phoenix, AZ 85032

Having served moms for over 39 years, Chompie’s knows what makes them happy. For only $21.95 mom can enjoy her choice of a bloody Mary or mimosa, their choice of a nova plate, healthy choice omelet or Chompie’s breakfast sliders, a slice of muffin loaf and then wrap things up with a decadent Mark B’s chocolate covered macaroons.

2018 culinary dropout the yardCulinary Dropout at the Yard

5632 N 7th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85014

Treat your mom with a special meal at Culinary Dropout, opening early at 10am (to 10pm) this Mother’s Day. The menu will feature two brunch specials: asparagus toast, made with black truffle, crispy potatoes, mascarpone, Meyer lemon, and sunny-side-up eggs; and lobster benedict, with poached eggs, tavern ham, lobster hollandaise, breakfast potatoes and fresh herbs.

2018 DPOV Mothers Day Brunch

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Different Pointe of View

11111 N 7th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85020

Treat mom to a decadent Mother’s Day brunch nearly 1,800 feet above the city at the mountaintop Different Pointe of View restaurant.  Served buffet-style, signature carving boards will feature slow-roasted aged prime rib of beef and roasted lamb and a variety of savory entrees and sides including lobster bisque, duck parmesan ravioli, smoked and poached wild salmon and port-braised short ribs. Chilled displays and seafood bar will include shrimp and snow crab claws, marinated Penn Cove mussels, imported cheeses and charcuterie, and more. Traditional breakfast favorites will also be offered, including vanilla-scented waffles and a chef’s frittata station, as well as a variety of house made pastries for dessert. Mother’s Day brunch is available from 10am until 4pm on Sunday, May 13. Pricing is $69.95 per adult and $37.95 for children.

2018 DoughbirdDoughbird

4385 E Indian School ROad
Phoenix, AZ 85018

This Mother’s day, treat your Mama Bird to a meal she won’t soon forget. Alongside the regular menu, Doughbird will be offering a special prime rib for mom: the Mother’s Day 8oz. prime rib for $23. Choose from one of Doughbird’s famous sauces including the horseradish crème fraiche or lemon and roasted garlic and select a side such as the perfect potato puree or maple glazed Brussels sprouts to complete the meal.

2018 Phoenix Mothers Day elementselements at Sanctuary Resort & Spa

5700 E McDonald Drive
Paradise Valley, AZ 85253

elements will serve a delightful Mother’s Day Three-Course Prix Fixe Menu prepared by Executive Chef Beau MacMillan. The meal starts with beginnings including a cauliflower & parmesan panna cotta with charred asparagus, ninja radish, frisée, and lobster emulsion; and smoked duck & shrimp gumbo with andouille sausage, popcorn rice, okra, and hot sauce. Entrée selections include Korean BBQ short ribs with forbidden rice, kimchee Brussels sprouts and fried egg; grilled Atlantic swordfish with buckwheat noodles, beech mushrooms, heirloom vegetables, and sesame ginger vinaigrette; and roasted vegetable wellington with gruyere, balsamic onions, and piquillo pepper sauce. For dessert, mom can satisfy her sweet tooth with Champagne & blood orange pavlova with honeycomb, blood orange curd, and salted pistachio brittle; bittersweet flourless chocolate torte with pretzel & peanut meringue, dark chocolate ganache, and roasted banana gelato; white chocolate & rose mousse with strawberry liquid center coulis, and red velvet crumble; or raspberry mojito tart with lime sorbet, sable Breton, and candied mint. The full menu can be viewed here. Elements Mother’s Day brunch is $85 per person and $30 for children ages 12 and under. Guests aged five and under are complimentary.
The Views Ballroom, touting a wrap-around terrace and panoramic views of Mummy Mountain, will showcase a similarly inspired Mother’s Day Buffet complete with action/carving stations and seasonal favorites. Mother’s Day Brunch at The Views is $75 per person, plus tax and gratuity, and $25 for children ages 6-12. Children five years and younger dine free.

2018 Gertrude's Salmon en Croute

Photo Credit | James Rodriguez


1201 N Galvin Parkway
Phoenix, AZ 85008

Celebrate Mother’s Day on May 13 at Gertrude’s, the highly touted full-service restaurant located just inside the Desert Botanical Garden entrance. The restaurant is offering two seafood menu specials to commemorate mothers starting at 10:30am until they are sold through. Guests can opt between salmon en croute ($24) and special crab cakes ($25.)

2018 Phoenix Mothers Day Brunch The Gladly

Photo Credit | The Gladly

The Gladly

2201 E Camelback Road
Phoenix, AZ 85016

There are countless ways to show Mom how much you appreciate her, but none are more memorable than treating her to an indulgent, decadent meal (and a cocktail or two) on Mother’s Day. That’s why The Glady is opening its doors from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Sunday, May 13, to deliver a delectable Mother’s Day brunch menu, featuring Chef Bernie Kantak’s inventive takes on traditional brunch classics alongside a few contemporary creations. Think chilaquiles ($12), featuring over-easy eggs, roasted tomato salsa, queso Oaxaca and pico de gallo, or baked French toast ($10) topped with custard, dried cherries, maple and whipped cream.
Moms in search of something more on the savory side can opt for some of Chef Bernie’s signature specialties, such as Chilean crab cakes ($22) served up alongside roasted corn salsa, avocado sauce and chile oil, or roasted brussels sprouts ($12.50) with sweet corn grits, shaved pecorino Romano and truffle oil, among multiple other offerings.
Help Mom wash it all down with a sorbet mimosa or select one of The Gladly’s signature draft or whiskey cocktails and rest assured you’ve helped Mom’s big day start in the sweetest possible way. The special menu will be available on Mother’s Day from 10am until 2:30pm.

2018 Flower Child Instagram @eatflowerchild

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Flower Child

100 E. Camelback Road and 5013 N. 44th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85018

Raise a glass to Mom and dig into one of Flower Child’s better-for-you bowls, salads, or mix n’ match plates. Over Mother’s Day weekend (May 12th – May 13th), Flower Child will offer a special Strawberry Mimosa for $7.50. That weekend, moms with little ones need not worry about keeping the kids entertained as Flower Child will be providing Mother’s Day-themed coloring sheets.

2018 Phoenix Mothers Day Brunch The BouldersThe Latilla Restaurant

34631 North Tom Darlington Drive
Carefree, AZ 85377

The Boulders Resort & Spa invites guests to a special Champagne Brunch on Sunday, May 13th from 10am until 2pm featuring a Grand Seafood Display, omelets made to order, fresh fruit and artisanal cheese station; pastry & dessert station and more! Specialty menu items include eggs benedict, fresh baked danishes, oysters on the half shell. Jumbo shrimp cocktail, snow crab claws, herb roasted prime rib and more. The cost of the brunch is $69 for adults, $30 for guests aged six through 12 and those five and under are complimentary.

2018 little cleosLittle Cleo’s Seafood Legend

5632 N. 7th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85014

Mothers Day is your last chance to enjoy Little Cleos, with the restaurant officially closing on May 14th.
Just for moms, Little Cleo’s Seafood Legend, normally closed on Sundays, will be opening its doors from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with a special brunch featuring $5 bubbly. The menu includes fresh shellfish and seafood and select brunch specials such as lump crab benedict with a buttered English muffin, asparagus, grilled lemon hollandaise, and Old Bay seasoning; cheesy scrambled eggs with marble potato, tavern ham, bacon, pretzel, and chive; and lobster frittata with grilled mushroom, Cipollini onion, Parmesan, and white truffle oil.

2018 Phoenix Mothers Day Nook Kitchen

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Nook Downtown

15 E Monroe Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004

Nook Downtown will offer a special brunch menu in honor of moms this Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 13. The mid-morning meal offerings dedicated to mom have fun names like the Pick Up This Mess Omelet featuring three eggs, sausage, potatoes, caramelized onion, mushrooms and roasted peppers ($13) and the Peace and Quiet Berry Crepe with fresh berries and citrus mascarpone wrapped in warm crepes with vanilla whipped cream ($12). Other menu items include I Love You Italian benny ($13), Naptime egg sandwich ($12), Lil’ Snuggles apple crumble flapjacks ($12), Go to Your Room panzanella sandwich ($13) and the Thanks, Mom grilled salmon quinoa salad ($18).

2018 Phoenix Mothers Day Brunch Ocean PrimeOcean Prime

5455 E High Street
Phoenix, AZ 85054

For a brunch dedicated to spoiling moms with sumptuous seafood, Ocean Prime offers specialty items this Mother’s Day from 11am until 3pm. Diners can start with an “eye-opener” such as a blood orange mimosa with blood orange juice, simple syrup, Cointreau and Champagne ($9) or Ocean Prime’s signature bloody Mary with guests’ choice of vodka, house-made mix and jumbo shrimp ($16). Meal specialties include smoked salmon ($18), blackened salmon salad($19), French toast ($15), quiche ($14), crab and eggs ($19) as well as braised short rib surf and turf ($22).

2018 Phoenix Mothers Day Over EasyOver Easy

2398 E Camelback Road
Phoenix, AZ 85016

For Moms who like a good value as well as a breakfast cocktail, Over Easy’s Biltmore location has a new Bloody Mary & Mimosa Bar just for them on Mother’s Day, May 13. This boozy buffet lets guests dress up their drinks with a range of mixers and add-ins. Think strips of crispy bacon, tiny pickles, ginormous olives, zesty jalapenos and more bacon for a Bloody Mary so good you’ll almost forget to order food. Mimosas comes with choices of juice (apple, grapefruit and orange) and berries and citrus wedges to top it off. The Bloody Mary & Mimosa Bar is available at Over Easy’s Biltmore location only Mother’s Day. It’s $20 for bottomless visits or $8 for a onetime drink.

2018 Phoenix Mothers Day Pomelo at the Orchard

Pomelo at the Orchard

7100 N 12th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85020

Pomelo at the Orchard will be hosting a Mother’s Day brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 13th. This special menu is designed just for mom, with starters such as their giant warm cinnamon roll topped with cinnamon syrup ($6), or specialty dishes like the amazing French dip with thinly sliced prime rib, Havarti cheese, house aioli, served on a hoagie roll with au jus ($18), and the Pomelo benedict with poached eggs and shaved black forest ham on English muffins topped with hollandaise served with breakfast potatoes ($16). The menu also features lighter fare like fresh salads and side plates. Wash it all down with Pomelo’s specialty cocktails, beer and wine.

2018 press coffee

Photo Credit | Press Coffee

Press Coffee

Multiple Valley Locations

If making breakfast in bed for Mom isn’t your cup of tea, bring her to Press Coffee on Sunday, May 13 for a free drip coffee or a half-priced latte in any size. It’s Press’s way of saying thank you to Mom on her special day. On Sunday, May 13 mothers can come into any Press’s location and receive a free hot drip coffee in any size or get any sized latte for half-price. No proof of motherhood required, just identify yourself to the barista when ordering.  The offer is good all day.

2018 Mothers Day at Ricos

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Rico’s American Grill

7677 N 16th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85020

Toast mom during Mother’s Day brunch at the family-friendly uptown Phoenix resort restaurant. Served buffet-style, families can feast on made-to-order omelets and savory entrees from the oven including herb chicken breast, Barramundi and oven roasted tomatoes, and roasted corn five-cheese tortellini served with arugula and peppers. Chilled salads and displays will include Rico’s Garden of Eden salad, roasted baby vegetables, local greens, quinoa, seasonal fruits and berries, yogurt parfaits and bakery favorites. Assorted sweets for dessert. Mother’s Day brunch will be served from 10am until 3pm on Sunday, May 13. Pricing is $47 for adults, $42 for seniors and $23 for children (no charge for ages 3 and under).

2018 Phoenix Mothers Day Brunch Steak 44Steak 44

5101 N 44th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85018

Celebrate Mother’s Day with the great tradition of a special Mother’s Day brunch at Steak 44. Enjoy the day with mom and the entire family at either brunch or dinner at one of the Valley’s favorite steakhouse. Mother’s Day hours will be from 11am to 10pm, with the regular dinner menu available all day and the brunch menu available from 11am to 3pm. 

2018 Phoenix Mothers Day T.Cook'sT.Cook’s

5200 E Camelback Road
Phoenix, AZ 85018

Mother’s Day at T.Cook’s is sure to be an unforgettable experience with two unique options. T.Cook’s will be offering a sumptuous brunch from 10am until 3pm which will feature a chilled starter buffet, your choice of entrée and dessert. The cost for this option will be $89 for adults, $32 for guests aged six through 12 and those aged five and under will be complimentary.
There will also be a classic buffet brunch held in the property’s ballroom. The cost for the buffet will be $79 for adults, $29 for those ages six through 12 and those five and under will be complimentary.

2018 Phoenix Mothers Day TEXAZ GrillTEXAZ Grill

6003 N 16th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85016

At TEXAZ Grill, Mother’s Day is a big deal. Owner and chef, Steve Freidkin owes the inspiration for some of his most famous recipes to his mom. Freidkin fondly remembers spending quality time with her in the kitchen. Now he wants to spend time in the kitchen cooking up something special for the moms of the Valley.
On Sunday, May 13, moms who dine at TEXAZ Grill will receive a slice of fresh-baked apple pie and a scoop of ice cream. Whether it’s for a hearty Sunday brunch or a celebratory dinner, pie will be served all day. Of course, proof of motherhood is required.
Guests can enjoy brunch favorites, including Paris Texas toast, eggs bubba, and biscuits and gravy from 10am until 4pm. And, for supper, let mom indulge in the Mother’s Day supper special, cod Victoria, or TEXAZ Grill’s famous chicken fried steak (over 937,000 sold!), Freidy’s filet and more.

2018 Phoenix Mothers Day at The Market by Jennifer's

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The Market Restaurant + Bar by Jennifer’s

3603 E Indian School Road
Phoenix, AZ 85018

Chef Jennifer Russo, a standout and dedicasted mother herself, has created a delightful feast to honor moms this Mother’s Day. The special menu will be available from 9am until 3pm. Start your special dinner off with a smoked salmon pizza, followed up by an heirloom tomato salad. Entrée options include a seafood risotto and an eggs benedict quiche. End things on a sweet note with a raspberry custard tart. Dinner price will vary based on selections.

wrigley mansion mothers day brunchWrigley Mansion

2501 E. Telewa Trail
Phoenix, AZ 85016

Treat Mom to a brunch to remember and enjoy chef-manned food stations including: fresh raw bar full of seafood favorites, seasonal spring salads, pastas, and fresh fruit, cheese, and charcuterie, made-to-order omelets and pancakes, eggs and other breakfast items, and a carving station featuring prime rib. Three seatings are available (10am, 12:30pm, and 3pm) and brunch is priced at $80 per person and includes sparkling wine, mimosas, domestic beers, and wines by the glass.

2018 zinburger brunch burgerZinburger

2502 E Camelback Road
Phoenix, AZ 85016

Zinburger is cooking up a Mother’s Day special: The brunch burger – made with Wagyu beef patty, ham, fried egg, and hollandaise sauce. The special burger will be available along with other newly-added dishes such as the classic diner burger, California burger bowl, or seared salmon salads – perfect for pairing with a cold one or a glass of wine from Zinburger’s wide selection.

However you choose to cherish your mom make sure that its a memorable day for both of you.


About the Author - Taryn Jeffries

Editor and Chief Eating Officer of PhoenixBites, 2017 Food Writer of the Year (Arizona Culinary Hall of Fame) Taryn grew up in a small town in Illinois with a doting Grandmother who taught her the way around a kitchen and that food is representative of love. Her current quest is to find the love in local dishes and the chefs behind them. In addition to running all things PhoenixBites, Taryn is also a freelance writer, sharing her insight on the best dishes and where to get them each and every month.

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