Food & Drink

Where to Go for Mother's Day Brunch in NYC

Published On 05/06/2015 Published On 05/06/2015
Courtesy of Chefs Club by Food & Wine

Oh, you didn’t make plans yet to take your mother to brunch? Well, allow us to help you make the fact that you're not a doctor/still enjoy eating tuna straight from the can for dinner occasionally (WHAT? It’s delicious!) the only thing that disappoints your mother this weekend with these 11 great options for brunch.

Cherry Izakaya

The brunch: This brand-new brunch just launched and it’s got breakfast ramen (one more and it’s a trend), pork belly Benedict, and cornflake-crusted French toast.

The Lambs Club

Midtown West
The brunch: Its got a special Blackberry Blossom cocktail along with a $55 prix fixe brunch.


Midtown West and Tribeca
The brunch: Honeydew mimosas and complimentary sticky buns to go with dishes like chicken paillard and foie gras with summer truffles.

Chefs Club By Food & Wine

The brunch: This new brunch offers up duck hash with poached eggs, fried chicken with a buttermilk biscuit, and a glazed short rib sandwich with foie gras & a fried egg.

Rainbow Room

Midtown West
The brunch: There's a brunch buffet and every mother who goes gets a macaron gift box.


West Village
The brunch: $65 prix fixe menu with items like raw yellowtail and polenta with truffled mushrooms.

Cafe Boulud

Upper East Side
The brunch: For $105, you get three courses, including smoked salmon with toasted brioche, Maine peekytoe crab Benedict, or prime Angus stripling with an egg.

Root & Bone

East Village
The brunch: A $65 prix fixe menu with fried chicken, biscuits, and waffle Benedicts.

Colicchio & Sons

The brunch: For $75, you get a three-course prix fixe featuring eats like roasted Amish chicken, spice-seared hamachi, and coconut cream donuts.

Il Buco Alimentari & Vineria

The brunch: Eggs al forno with homemade sausage, porchetta, and organic eggs; fried rabbit; olive oil cake, and more are options on the $45 prix fixe.


The brunch: Moms get a complimentary box of chocolates, you get things like brunch and a special lobster roll topped with caviar.

Andrew Zimmer is Thrillist's NYC editor and his mom hates brunch. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter.



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