When problems arise in your life, who do you find yourself turning to the most? Your mom, of course. She always knows the right thing to say, and has seen you through the best times and the worst times. Maybe she nagged at you to eat your breakfast or handed you a banana as you walked out the door. But now we’re all adults and breakfast is something we’ve come to enjoy! So for old time’s sake (but without the teenage angst), treat your mom to a special Mother’s Day brunch this year and show her just how much you care! Take a look at 18 restaurants for Mother’s Day brunch in Toronto below:
26 Market St.
Treat your mom to a taste of Barcelona at Barsa Taberna. Located near St. Lawrence Market, they are offering a 3-course $35 prix fixe menu for Mother’s Day brunch. On offering are plates like smoked trout Benedict, Pancakes with marinated Berries, Manchego cheese, hazelnut granola, and dulce de leche churros.
36 Wellington St E.
On Sunday, May 14th from 11am to 2pm, East-Thirty Six will be opening the doors of their cozy space for a very special Mother’s Day brunch. Here you’ll find a variety of creative bites like kimchi fries, sweet pancake with smoked salmon, lamb burger, and more. Oh, and don’t forget to order a cocktail, which is East Thirty-Six’s specialty.
Skin + Bones
980 Queen St. W
As Skin + Bones puts it, “Mother’s Day brunch is more than a meal, it’s a true memory,” so indulge a little and treat her to a glass of La Marca Prosecco. Along with some bubbly, they’ll be featuring a Mother’s Day Brunch menu – options like Smoked Salmon, crostini, creme fraiche, Buttermilk Pancakes and more for $35. *Price includes gratuity and tip
10 Temperance St.
If mom is a fan of seafood, then take her to The Chase for a bountiful round of breakfast dishes inspired by what comes from the ocean. They’ll be serving a special prix-fix brunch menu for $75 including highlights like Crab and Avocado Tartine and Fogo Island Shrimp Benedict, along with other classic offerings like Steak and Eggs.
Ricarda’s Jazz Brunch
134 Peter St.
Brunch your heart out this Mother’s Day and feel swanky too. Ricarda’s will be hosting a live jazz brunch from 10:30 am to 4:00 pm with offerings like fresh seafood, foie gras, fresh-baked breads, hearty salads, made-to-order pasta, carved meats, charcuterie and fromagerie, breakfast la carte options and delicious pastries. Not to mention there’s also an optional beverage buffet featuring house wine, cava, and caesars for an additional $30, as well as free lattes to every mom and daughter/son that comes in.
The Carbon Bar
99 Queen St. E
The Carbon Bar is a carnivore’s dream. Known for their overflowing meat platters, if mom is in the mood for a meal that’s got substance, you’ll be delighted to hear that the restaurant just launched brunch! Think dishes like the Chicken N’ Waffles, Bacon Cheese Burger and Smoked Brisket Benny. Although, they have some lighter options too like Pumpkin Seed Granola.
60 Yorkville Ave.
If you truly feel like spoiling mom this Mother’s Day, bring her to Cafe Boulud for some spectacular French fare. They’ll be serving a delicious three-course menu at $78 per person or $30 per child under 12 if you plan on making it a full-on family affair. Head here to reserve now.
Mariposa Mother’s Day Cruise
Pier 6, 207 Queens Quay W
Take to the water this Mother’s Day and treat mom to some incredible views. The Mariposa Mother’s Day Brunch Cruise will be setting sail from the revitalized harbourfront on a two-hour getaway starting at 11:30 am. The meal will feature complimentary rose for mom, and a market-fresh, traditional buffet brunch with offerings like cinnamon-smothered french toast, chef made watermelon basil and feta salad, AAA roast beef and more. Tickets are $52.95 for adults, $25.95 for kids, and free for children under 4.
158 Cumberland St.
Show your mom she’s your Queen and visit Yorkville’s hidden gem for brunch this Mother’s Day. Escape the buzz of the city and enjoy Mediterranean-inspired eats from their new summer menu, along with classic favourites like Qatayef Pancakes, Steak on Toast, Shakshuka and more. The snack bar will also be launching live jazz and half priced bottles of bubbly! No doubt, mom will be feeling like true royalty by the end of the day.
The Chase Fish and Oyster
10 Temperance St.
Another breakfast spot for those craving seafood is The Chase Fish and Oyster. Order up the dishes you know and love – they’ll be serving their signature à-la-carte brunch, highlights include Buckwheat & Apple Pancakes, King Crab Omelete, and Shrimp Avocado Toast.
Colette Grand Cafe
550 Wellington St. W
Colette Grand Cafe never fails to impress on special occasions. The opulent French-style decor alone is enough to impress mom. Pair it with their special brunch buffet, including an assortment of Fresh Seafood, Charcuterie Board, and Seasonal Salads for $75 per person and you have a winning combination.
3rd Floor, 190 University Ave.
Momofuku is taking a heart-warming approach to Mother’s Day this year; they’ll be serving dishes inspired by what their mom’s made them when they were young. Mains include Fried Chicken, Pork Sausage, Pancakes, Eggs Benedict and more, plus a number of cocktails and refreshments. However, if you’re in the mood for bagels you can also opt for their Bagel Feast meal at $21 per person.
638 Queen St. W
The West Queen West favourite, Lisa Marie, will be serving their regular brunch offering but with a twist. They have yet to announce a few surprise specials they’ll be adding into the menu to celebrate Mother’s Day.
180 Queen St. W
The contemporary eatery specializing in Canadian-inspired dishes wants you to be sweet to your mom this Mother’s Day! Treat mom to a family-style serving of classic brunch staples then choose from 5 main courses, including vegetarian and plant-based options. Brunch will be served from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm and costs $65 per person, $35 children’s menu.
100 King St. W
Financial District’s favourite French cafe will be serving a very special Mother’s Day brunch for you and mom to enjoy. Order a starter, main, dessert, and drink for $50 per person. But hurry! Seats are limited so call now to make your reservation.
304 Richmond St. W
If mom loves tea, make sure to visit Thoroughbred this Mother’s Day as they’ll be marking the occasion with a Low Tea brunch from 11:30 am to 3:30 pm. But they know tea isn’t the only thing mom’s need to relax… receive complimentary Mom-osas upon arrival. Be sure to make a reservation through phone or email.
The Drake Hotel
1150 Queen St. W
The Drake Hotel is going all out for Mother’s Day. Treat that special lady to a $38 prix-fixe menu featuring all of mom’s favourites like blueberry scones, granola and spring quiche. And it doesn’t stop there! They’ll also have fresh blooms by Timberlost Designs on-site and Mom + Baby Yoga in the Drake Underground.
Maple Leaf Tavern
955 Gerrard St. E
The Leslieville restaurant will be offering a special Mother’s day prix-fixe menu for brunch between 10:00 am to 4:00 pm for $35 per person. They’ll also be giving out carnations to all the women of honour – the only thing mom loves more than brunch!
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