Punch Bowl Social is offering special brunch dishes for Mother's Day.
Photo: Amber Boutwell, Punch Bowl Social
Photo: Amber Boutwell, Punch Bowl Social

Treat mom like a queen with these metro Atlanta Mother's Day brunches, desserts

Want to treat Mom to greatness this Mother’s Day? Hit up one of these brunches or specials on May 12.

Brunches, dinners and deals

Alon’s. Enjoy a brunch buffet from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. featuring dishes such as Spring Vegetable and Goat Cheese Quiche, Brioche French Toast, Shakshuka, Salmon en Croute, Mill Cheddar Grits and Herb-Roasted Potatoes, as well as carving, omelet and dessert stations. Brunch is $38.99 for adults, $16.99 for children 12-6 and free for children 5 and under. 

4505 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Atlanta. 678-397-1781, alons.com/

American Cut. Enjoy a prix-fixe brunch menu for $59 from noon-4 p.m. with options including steak and eggs, bacon egg and cheese bites and Nutella-stuffed French toast.

Shops Buckhead Atlanta, 3035 Peachtree Road NE #140, Atlanta. 770-415-9766, americancutsteakhouse.com.

Ammazza. The pizza spot’s Mother's Day dinner special, offered from 5 p.m.-close, will include a bottle of Los Monteros Cava Brut Rosé plus the chef’s special salad Insalata Di Fragola, a small pizza of Mom's choice and a Torta Caprese flourless chocolate almond cake for $50.

591 Edgewood Ave., Atlanta, 404-835-2298 and 314 E. Howard Ave., Decatur, 404-963-7997. ammazza.com

Apron. Head to Atlanta’s Kimpton Overland for a family-friendly brunch buffet featuring omelets and eggs, a waffle station, charcuterie, cured fish station, carving statement and an assortment of desserts. The cost is $68 for adults and $25 for children under 11. 

2 Porsche Drive, Atlanta. 470-466-3300, ihg.com/kimptonhotels/content/us/en/dine/apron-atlanta-ga

Atlas. Moms will be treated to a complimentary glass of bubbly and a single stemmed rose during a special three-course prix fixe dinner for $75 per person. The full dinner menu will also be available. 

St. Regis Atlanta, 88 West Paces Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta. 404-600-6471, atlasrestaurant.com/

Bogartz Food Artz. The restaurant will host a brunch buffet with options including a prime rib carving station, raw and char-grilled oysters, French toast casserole, and jambalaya. Price is $35 per adult, $15 for children 7 to 12 and $9 for children under 7.

227 Sandy Springs Place NE, Sandy Springs. 833-366-3278, bogartzfoodartz.com/

Brezza Cucina. Enjoy an Italian and California-inspired three-course brunch starting at 11:30 a.m. for $45 per adult, $25 per child ages 3-12 and free for those below two. Wine pairings will be available.

675 Ponce de Leon Ave. NE, Atlanta. 404-724-9700, brezzacucina.com/

Paella Pa’ Ella at Bulla Gastrobar
Photo: Handout

Bulla Gastrobar. Skip the traditional Mother's Day brunch and instead, treat mom to a Paella Pa’ Ella dinner. Upon arrival, moms will be gifted with a 'welcome' rose and $20 gift card to use towards their next visit. 

60 11th St. NE, Atlanta. 404-900-6926, bullagastrobar.com/

Capital Grille. The Mother’s Day Prix Fixe brunch is $49 per person and includes options such as lobster frittata, steak and eggs, and chicken and waffles. Children’s brunch is $15.

255 E. Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, 404-262-1162 and 94 Perimeter Center West, Dunwoody, 770-730-8447. thecapitalgrille.com

Colletta. Serving brunch just twice per year, Mother’s Day makes the cut at Colletta with a buffet brunch from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. featuring dishes such as shrimp and grits and pan-seared banana bread. Brunch is $35 per adult and $15 for kids 12 and under. Dinner is also available from 5-9 p.m.

900 Third St., Alpharetta. 678-722-8335, collettarestaurant.com/

Community Smith. Enjoy a brunch buffet from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. featuring a carving station with New York Strip and dishes including Bourbon Molasses Roasted Chicken and a breakfast corner with Brioche French Toast and an omelette station. Seats are $50 per adult and $20 per child, 12 years and under. Complimentary valet parking is available for the first two hours.

 866 West Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta. 678-412-2404, communitysmithatl.com/

Cru Wine Bar. Enjoy a three-course brunch from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. with a choice of appetizer, entree and dessert for $38 (kids under 12 are half off). Drink to Mom with $3 mimosas, bellinis and ciprianis.

300 Avalon Blvd., Alpharetta, 678-248-5181 and 915 Battery Ave., Atlanta, 770-485-9463. cruwinebar.com/food-wine/

Dantanna’s. Both locations will offer a special curated brunch, along with bottomless mimosas from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Buckhead location and noon-5 p.m. at the downtown location. The Buckhead location will also have its full brunch menu available.

 3400 Around Lenox Road NE, Atlanta, 404-760-8873 and 1 CNN Center, Atlanta, 404-522-8873. dantannas.com/

Donetto. All moms get a complimentary bellini during a la carte brunch, with options including including cacio e pepe scramble and a trout bagel.

976 Brady Ave., Atlanta. 404-445-6867, donettoatlanta.com/

Eclipse di Luna. This Mother’s Day, treat mom to a Spanish-style brunch at Eclipse di Luna’s Buckhead or Dunwoody locations, as well as a complimentary mimosa or glass of sangria for moms.

764 Miami Circle NE, Atlanta, 404-846-0449 and 4505 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Atlanta, 678-205-5862. eclipsediluna.net

Einstein’s. Einstein's will host a three-course prix fixe brunch menu for $35 per person. Courses include options like Grilled Wahoo, Duck Confit, Crab Cake Benedict and Bacon-Wrapped Peaches.

1077 Juniper St., Atlanta. 404-876-7925, einsteinsatlanta.com/

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar. The restaurant will open at 10 a.m. on Mother’s Day and serve a $30 three-course brunch menu for adults and children. The dinner menu will also be available all day long.

4501 Olde Perimeter Way, Atlanta. 770-698-8112, flemingssteakhouse.com 

Four Seasons Hotel. Spoil Mom with pasta, local cheeses and charcuterie, caviar, Alaskan king crab legs, fresh oysters, carving stations and assorted pastries and desserts from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Park 75 restaurant. Seating is $115 per person and $65 per child ages 6-12.

75 14th St. NE, Atlanta. 404-253-3840. fourseasons.com/atlanta/  

Fudo. Moms get a complimentary glass of sparking rosé during lunch at this sushi spot.

5070 Peachtree Blvd., Chamblee. 678-691-7088, fudoatl.com/

Lobster Benedict from Garden & Gun Club
Photo: Farrah Power

Garden & Gun Club. The restaurant will offer several specials in addition to its regular brunch menu from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. including Smoked Steelhead Trout served on potato zucchini cakes, creme fraiche and caviar and Royal Red Shrimp and Grits served with creole sauce.

2605 Circle 75 Pkwy, Atlanta. 770-726-0925, gardenandgunclub.com/

Hampton & Hudson. From 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., enjoy specials including an English Pea and Smoked Salmon Omelett, Croque Madame and a Mushroom, Herb and Parmesan Frittata, as well as cocktails garnished with edible flowers. With the purchase of an entree, mom gets her brunch entree for half off. 

299 North Highland Ave. Northeast, Atlanta. 404-948-2123, hamptonandhudson.com/

Haven. Try a pre-fixe Mother’s Day brunch menu from 10:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. For $24 per person, guests will have a choice of one small plate and one entree. There will be additional items for purchase separately, as well as an $8 children’s menu. 

1441 Dresden Drive NE, Brookhaven. 404-969-0700, havenrestaurant.com.

il Giallo Osteria and Bar. The Sandy Springs spot is offering a special brunch from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. with dishes including gnocchi with veal and pork bolognese and Gamberoni made with grilled Georgia shrimp, polenta, blood orange and garlic “scampi” sauce. Dinner is also available from 5-9:30 p.m.

5920 Roswell Road, Sandy Springs. 404-709-2148, ilgialloatl.com/

Le Bilboquet. Enjoy a three-course Mother’s Day menu with options including pan-seared lobster tail, eggs florentine, seared Rohan duck breast and French toast for $75.

3027 Bolling Way NE, Atlanta. 404-869-9944. lebilboquetatlanta.com/

Lure. The seafood-centric restaurant is offering up a three-course brunch menu beginning at 11 a.m. featuring breakfast favorites and seafood specials.

1106 Crescent Ave. NE, Atlanta. 404-817-3650, lure-atlanta.com

New York Prime Atlanta. Enjoy a special Mother’s Day brunch 11 a.m.-3 p.m. with options including steak and eggs and seafood crepes. The regular dinner menu will be served from 3 p.m.-10 p.m.

3424 Peachtree Road, Atlanta. 404-846-0644, newyorkprime.com/

O-Ku. All moms will receive a complimentary glass of bubbly during the restaurant’s regular dinner service Sunday. 

1085 Howell Mill Road, Atlanta. 404-500-2383, o-kusushi.com/

The Optimist. Treat mom to a trip to the coast from 11 a.m.–2 p.m. for the Optimist’s one-time brunch with dishes including a savory smoked salmon toast, crab cake Benedict and steak and eggs. The regular dinner menu will be available starting at 5 p.m.

914 Howell Mill Road, Atlanta. 404-477-6260, theoptimistrestaurant.com/

Parish. Enjoy brunch with mom from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. and take advantage of a complimentary photo booth from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. with photo printouts. Dinner will also be available from 5:30-9 p.m. 

240 N. Highland Ave., Atlanta. 404-681-4434. parishatl.com/

Park Tavern. Enjoy a brunch from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. featuring a biscuit bar, omelet and carving stations and a French toast and Belgian waffle station as well as a buffet serving dishes such as eggs Benedict with candied bacon, blackened salmon over warm quinoa salad, smoked bacon, garlic green beans and a dessert bar. Champagne, mimosa and rosé wine will also be offered. The Mother’s Day Brunch Bubbles experience is $54.95 and general admission is $34.95 for adults, $14.95 for kids ages 7-12, and kids 6 and under are free. 

500 10th St. NE, Atlanta. 404-249-0001, parktavern.com/

Petite Violette. The restaurant will offer a four-course prix fixe menu with seatings from 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m. The prix fixe meal costs $49.95 per person and includes a choice of soup, salad, entrée and dessert. Options include potato leek and chicken vegetable orzo soup; iceberg wedge salad; grilled rack of lamb and broiled lobster and shrimp; and blueberry almond bread pudding. The $9.95 children’s menu offers options including fried chicken tenders and grilled cheese.

2948 Clairmont Road NE, Atlanta. 404-634-6268. petitevioletterestaurant.com/

Portico Global Cuisine. Located in Le Meridien Atlanta Perimeter, Portico will serve Mother’s Day Jazz Brunch from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. featuring a seafood station with gulf shrimp and crab claws, beef strip steak and rosemary spring lamb, grilled Scottish salmon and a dessert station Cost is $55 including parking, $20 for children ages 5-10.

111 Perimeter Center West, Atlanta. 770-280-0990, marriott.com/hotels/travel/atllm-le-meridien-atlanta-perimeter/

Punch Bowl Social.  Treat mom to brunch from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. with special dishes including sausage and egg panini with fennel and herb sausage and the Cast Iron Chile Frittata with Hatch green chiles. A kids’ buffet will also be available with dishes including mini chicken ‘n’ waffles and fried chicken tenders. The “Momosa” Bar will offer sparkling wine plus a selection of juices with raspberries, blueberries, strawberries, mint and basil for garnish, and the build-your-own Bloody Mary bar will be open. All arcade games will be free to play during brunch hours to keep the kids occupied so Mom can get a break.

875 Battery Ave. SE, Atlanta. 470-443-1443, punchbowlsocial.com/

Red Pepper Taqueria. All moms will get a complimentary mimosa or dessert at all Red Pepper locations on Mother’s Day.

Locations in Decatur, Buckhead and Brookhaven. eatredpepper.com/

St. Cecilia. Indulge in a special a la carte Mother’s Day brunch menu from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. The regular dinner menu will be available starting at 5 p.m. 

3455 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta. 404-554-9995, stceciliaatl.com

Seasons 52. The restaurant is offering a three-course brunch menu from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. that includes a starter, entrée and Mini Indulgence dessert for $29.95. Starter options include black bean and bacon soup and romaine and kale Caesar salad and entree options include steak and eggs and grilled prawns with corn polenta and eggs. Mimosas, Bloody Marys, sangria or champagne bellini cocktails will be available for $6 each.

3050 Peachtree Road NW, Atlanta, 404-846-1552 and 90 Perimeter Center West, Dunwoody, 770-671-0052, seasons52.com

Serpas True Food. Try Mother’s Day brunch specials from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. including  Chef Scott’s Shrimp Remoulade with Butter Lettuce. The restaurant will also offer dinner that night.

659 Auburn Ave. NE, Atlanta. 404-688-0040, serpasrestaurant.com/

The Shed at Glenwood. The Glenwood Park spot is hosting a brunch buffet from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. with items including pastries, shrimp and grits and biscuits and gravy. The price is $35 for adults and $15 for kids. 

475 Bill Kennedy Way SE, Atlanta. 404-835-4363. theshedatglenwood.com/

Shoney’s. The chain will offer all moms a free slice of strawberry pie on Sunday with the purchase of an entree or food bar item.

Multiple locations, shoneys.com/

Sonesta Gwinnett Place Atlanta. Try Mother’s Day brunch at Grapevine Restaurant inside Sonesta from 11:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. with features including a seafood display and meat carving station. The price is $32.95 for adults, $13.95 for children ages 6-12 and is free for children under the age of five.

1775 Pleasant Hill Road, Duluth. 770-923-1775, sonesta.com/us/georgia/duluth/sonesta-gwinnett-place-atlanta

South City Kitchen. Join South City Kitchen locations in Midtown, Vinings, Buckhead and Avalon from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. for a Southern-style prix fixe menu, including  fried green tomatoes with goat cheese and red pepper couli and Springer Mountain Farms fried chicken.

Locations in Midtown, Vinings, Buckhead and Avalon. southcitykitchen.com

Southern Art. Spend the holiday celebrating mom with a brunch buffet presented by chef Art Smith from 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. The meet and greet with Smith includes photo opportunities and book signing alongside a live petting zoo and interactive card-making station for children to craft a gift for mom. The brunch is $65 for adults, $32 for children over 6. Children under six are complimentary. 

3315 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta. 404-946-9070, southernart.com/

STK Atlanta. Enjoy a brunch buffet from 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m including a variety of sweet and savory dishes  a raw bar, a carving station and a "dessert playground”. Also look for a DJ along with classic mimosas, a mimosa bar, Bloody Marys and brunch cocktails. Cost is $79 per person and $22 per child, plus tax and gratuity. STK’s full dinner menu will be available from 4 p.m.-10 p.m. 

1075 Peachtree St., Atlanta. 404-793-0144. stksteakhouse.com/venues/atlanta/

Sweet Auburn BBQ. Moms will receive a free peach cobbler with ice cream and bourbon pecan crumble with the purchase of an entree during brunch from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

656 North Highland Ave. NE, Atlanta. 678-515-3550, sweetauburnbbq.com/

SweetWater Taproom. Get your laugh on during SweetWater’s “Your Mom’s So Funny” comedy open mic from 3-5 p.m., along with a special menu from chef Nick Anderson including French toast with pecans, mascarpone, and Georgia peaches and Quiche Lorraine with Gulf Shrimp, Swiss, kale and red peppers.

195 Ottley Drive, Atlanta. 404-691-2537, sweetwaterbrew.com.

Twisted Soul Cookhouse & Pours. Celebrate Mother’s Day the Italian way starting at 11 a.m. with an Italian brunch buffet with dishes including tomato and mozzarella with collard green pesto and seafood maccheroni.

1133 Huff Road, Atlanta. 404-350-5500, twistedsoulcookhouseandpours.com/

Two Urban Licks. Enjoy a special brunch menu from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., then take pictures with Mom at the complimentary photo booth from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dinner is also offered from 6-10 p.m.

820 Ralph McGill Blvd. Atlanta, 404-522-4622, twourbanlicks.com/

Valenza. Check out a pre-fixe Mother’s Day brunch from 10:30 a.m-2:30 p.m. with a choice of one antipasti and one portata principale for $26 per person. There will be additional items for purchase separately, as well as an $8 children’s menu. 

1441 Dresden Drive NE # 100, Brookhaven. 404-969-3233, visitvalenzarestaurant.com.

Mare Chiaro brunch pizza from Varuni Napoli
Photo: Handout

Varuni Napoli. In honor of the special day, Varuni Napoli’s Midtown location will bring back its Mare Chiaro brunch pizza for one day only. It’s created with cream cheese, fresh mozzarella, smoked salmon, pickled red onion, capers, grape tomatoes, arugula, and a drizzle of EVOO. Guests can pre-order Varuni’s Mother's Day special for two and receive one Mare Chiaro pie, one bottle of prosecco and two mini cannoli for $50. Saturday, May 11 is the last day to pre-order the special. 

1540 Monroe Drive NE, Atlanta. 404-709-2690, varuni.us/

Vinetta at a mano. Pop-up Vinetta is offering a six-course Mother’s Day meal. Guests can expect to find dishes such as grilled oysters, chicken fried Georgia quail and lamb meatloaf. Brunch seating will begin at 1 p.m., and dinner seating will begin at 6 p.m. Tickets are $76 per person and include food and food gratuity. Drinks and drink gratuity are not included in the ticket price but will be available for purchase at the event.

587 Ralph McGill Blvd. NE, Atlanta. vmothersday.eventbrite.com.

Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead. The hotel’s Cafe & Bar is hosting a Mother’s Day Jazz Brunch with seatings at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. featuring live jazz and a brunch buffet including a breakfast bar, charcuterie and cheese, live sushi station, seafood bar, carving station, salad bar, children’s menu offerings and a “chef’s surprise” dessert bar. Adults will also receive a welcome mimosa. Price is $98 per adult and $48 per child. 5-12 years old.

3376 Peachtree Road, Atlanta. 404-995-7500, waldorfastoria3.hilton.com/en/hotels/georgia/waldorf-astoria-atlanta-buckhead-ATLWAWA/index.html

The White Bull. Try a $39 prix-fixe menu with a choice of appetizer, entree and dessert from 11:30 a.m. and a compimentary bread basket. A la carte dinner will also be available. 

123 E. Court Square, Decatur. 404-600-5649, whitebullatl.com/

The Whitley. The hotel’s brunch buffet served from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. features cheese and charcuterie, caviar, carving stations, action stations and 11 dessert options. Cost is $95 for adults, $50 for children.

3434 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta. 404-237-2700, thewhitleyhotel.com/

Special desserts

Doughnut Dollies. The doughnut shop is offering a special Mother’s Day Picnic Doughnut Box for $24, with flavors including Chocolate Potato Chip, Blackberry Cornbread and Sweet Tea, presented on red and white “picnic blanket” parchment paper. The boxes are available for pre-order only, available for pick up May 10-12. 

724 Cherokee St., Marietta. 404-365-5437, mydoughnutdollies.com/

Holler and Dash. On Mother’s Day, Holler & Dash will offer a complimentary portion of their Strawberry & Dash dessert -- a biscuit topped with whipped Creole cream cheese, strawberries and whipped cream -- with a $10 minimum purchase. 

1085 Howell Mill Road, Atlanta. 470-865-5660, holleranddash.com/

Honeysuckle Gelato. Share a milkshake with mom with Honeysuckle’s milkshake for two for $6.50 from noon-8 p.m. Choose any flavor of gelato for a shake piled with whipped cream and topped with two mini, glazed Revolution doughnuts. 

Ponce City Market, 675 Ponce de Leon Ave., Atlanta. 404-228-7825, honeysucklegelato.com/

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