There can never be enough ways to say thank you to the woman in your life who provided for you, and helped mold you into the person you are today; however, Mother’s Day brunch is a great place to start. We’ve put together some of the best brunch restaurants in Chicago, and categorized them by brunching style preference. So, if you’re still looking for a great restaurant to celebrate the mother figure in your life, read on, and find the perfect place for her!
660 N. Orleans Street
Looking for an upscale, but traditional brunch? Bernie’s has you covered! Mom’s can enjoy a classic brunch dish inside this vibrant restaurant or outside on the modern rooftop patio. They’re known for favorites like their Blueberry Acai Bowl, Avocado Toast, and Fried Egg Sandwich. The whole family can celebrate mom over any one of Bernie’s delicious brunch creations!
2537 N. Kedzie Avenue
For the mom who loves to sit outside, and enjoy a delicious breakfast meal, Lula Cafe’s large outdoor patio is the place to be. As one of the original farm-to-table restaurants, Lula’s exemplary brunch gives your mom a variety of brunch and breakfast options. Their revolving breakfast sandwich series never disappoints, and the hand-brewed coffee will be the perfect start to her day.
2853 N. Kedzie Avenue
Chef Ian Voakes takes morning cuisine to a new level in Logan Square’s essential brunch spot, Jam.The upscale, contemporary style will have your mom feeling right at home. Their seating area will help your wait-time fly by as you’re served with specialty coffee. The spacious dining tables will comfortably seat your whole family; not to mention the gourmet breakfast and brunch menu will make mom’s day.
1408 N. Milwaukee Avenue
Kanela is the ideal spot for the trendy and foodie mom. It brings a flavorful approach to a Greek-inflected American breakfast, with dishes that balance comfort food, and culinary excellence. Featuring sweet dishes like Red Velvet French Toast to savory dishes like Pork Belly Benedict. There’s something for every mom to enjoy. They’re additional locations in Lakeview, Old Town, River North, and on Division Street in Wicker Park/West Town area!
Band of Bohemia
4710 N. Ravenswood Avenue
If you’re looking for a culinary hot spot that your mom will love, you can’t beat Band of Bohemia. This Ravenswood brewpub offers a variety of creative dishes such as: Crepe Cake and Caviar, Croque Madame, and Mackerel. Moms can sip on a variety of seasonal brews and refreshing cocktails that are sure to make her Mother’s Day brunch complete.
1846 W. Division Street
Machine: Engineered Dining & Drink- is currently one of Chicago’s newest and hottest restaurants. Their phenomenal brunch dishes include: Blueberry Compote and Lemon Curd Pancakes, Caramelized Banana French Toast, Machine Burger stuffed with foie gras, Al Pastor-Style Portabella Mushroom Sandwich, and so much more! This Wicker Park hot spot is not only known for their incredible food, but their stunning flower carts. Spoil mom, and add a little color to your Mother’s Day brunch with one of The Florist’s stunning bouquet’s. Mom’s can also select some stems, and create their own floral collection to take home!
353 W. Hubbard Street
Treat your mom to a nautical experience with Hampton Social’s Mother’s Day Brunch. Their fresh and beachy atmosphere will brighten up any Mother’s Day, and mom’s will be treated to a free glass of champagne upon arrival. While this River North oasis specializes in all things, seafood. Moms won’t be disappointed with one of their delicious Omelets, Scramblers or Wild Berry French Toast.
817 W. Lake Street
For the mom who appreciates the luxurious life, there’s no better place than BLVD. She’ll be greeted by a lavish grand staircase, and surrounded by gorgeous chandeliers and retro decor. The $55/person prix-fixe family-style meal features classics like Fried Chicken & Waffles, Cured Salmon Toast, Sourdough Johnny Cakes and Oeufs En Meurette. Not luxurious enough? Upgrade your meal options to include Oysters, Petrossian Caviar Service, a Seafood Tower or a 22oz Bone in Rib-eye.
Park and Field
3509 W Fullerton
Moms can sip limitless Bloody Mary’s, Rose, Mimosas, Miller High Life, and Modelo during Park & Fields Mother’s Day Boozy Brunch! Weather permitting, moms can enjoy food and drinks outside on the huge 600 square foot patio! This vintage Logan Square restaurant will be preparing a specialized menu to honor all moms. Featured dishes include an Omelet Bar, Charcuterie Board, Pastries, Waffles, Vegetarian and Vegan items, Eggs Benedict, and so much more. You won’t want to miss out!
1400 N. Wells Street
Known for their unique take on street-style tacos, and an art-filled atmosphere, Broken English is the premiere place for a traditional Mexican brunch. The brunch menu ranges from Chilaquiles to Pollo Y Waffles, and Chorizo, Egg & Potato Tacos to Torta De Carne Asada. Mom’s can complete their Mother’s Day brunch with bottomless mimosas or classic Bloody Mary’s. Additional locations in The Loop and Lincoln Park!
15 W. Illinois Street
Mom’s can fill their sweet tooth while they have a great time during Fremont’s Mother’s Day Brunch. The all-you-can-eat buffet features a Donut Wall, Waffle Bar, and Boozy Dessert Station. This eclectic dining experience also includes an Omelette Station, Smoked Brisket, and a Carving Station. Fremont’s lively atmosphere is the ideal place for any mom who’s ready for a little fun, and energetic brunch!
1500 N. Wells Street
Bring some life to Mother’s Day Brunch with 80 Proof’s “Almost Famous Brunch.” Their $40 all-you-can-eat brunch buffet features a Nutella Crepe Station, Butcher Shop, Benedict & Omelet Station, and of course, Boozy Donuts. It’s the perfect place for all moms young in age, and at heart!