Top Triangle Restaurants to Celebrate Mother’s Day Brunch in Style
Mother’s Day is fast approaching, and many Triangle restaurants are preparing for the most significant brunch of the year. The pandemic has affected the industry, but eateries have resumed normal operations to celebrate Mom’s day with special menus and services. To commemorate this day, we have compiled a list of a dozen restaurants that offer unique experiences for moms. It is essential to note that some local schools will be graduating, and we recommend making reservations early.
Guglhupf Bakery, Cafe & Biergarten
Guglhupf Bakery, Cafe & Biergarten in Durham is offering a menu of Mother’s Day specials. It includes a strawberry-rhubarb tart, lime, and strawberry meringues, french macarons, a strawberry trifle with strawberry mousse, and other seasonal strawberry sweets. The deadline to order is May 10th.
At Il Palio, you can enjoy a three-course brunch, with options like buttermilk pancakes with strawberries, house-cured salmon, aged prosciutto, lobster Benedict, steak, and eggs. They also have sweet options such as a trio of cannoli and cheesecake with sour cherries. The brunch costs $74 per person.
Irregardless Cafe is one of the Triangle’s most popular brunch spots. The cafe’s owners say that Easter and Mother’s Day are typical Sundays at their place. A recent poll named Irregardless as the best local brunch by The News & Observer readers.
La Farm, a popular Cary bakery, is offering a takeout brunch package for Mother’s Day. The menu includes French toast casserole or quiche, seasonal fruit, candied bacon, and marble cake. The package costs $50 and is available for pickup from May 13th to May 14th.
Margaux’s is offering a three-course prix fixe lunch menu from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for $66 per person. You can choose between rock shrimp corn cakes with crab, salads or pimento cheese and country ham, spicy lobster pasta, a French Dip sandwich on a black truffle croissant, or grilled mahi-mahi. Desserts include creme brulee and key lime pie.
Plates Kitchen is offering a bit of a departure from the Mother’s Day brunch, serving lunch and dinner until 7 p.m. You can choose from a la carte options like pimento cheese hushpuppies, harissa roasted carrots, braised pork, and roasted beef tenderloin. Plates’ popular brunch dishes will also be available until 3 p.m.
Seasons 52 is serving a special brunch in the dining room from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and offering a take-home meal for four to six people for $145 to $195. The take-home options include cedar roasted salmon, glazed ham, or wood-fired beef filet. Orders can be picked up on May 13th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Stir is running a host of brunch specials on Saturday and Sunday of Mother’s Day weekend. Sullivan’s Steakhouse will be serving the full menu plus Mother’s Day specials, while Vidrio, located in Glenwood South, is serving a Mother’s Day brunch.
For a full list of the Triangle’s best brunch spots, be sure to check out NC Breaking News’s recent restaurant reviews. Remember that this is a special weekend for Mom and that reservations are recommended.