Mother’s Day is quickly approaching, and there's no better way to celebrate Mom than by treating her to a delicious brunch. From all-inclusive buffets to endless mimosas, here are some of the best spots around town to show Mom how much she means to you.
Bixby’s & Café Madeleine
Both catered by Butler's Pantry, Bixby's at the Missouri History Museum and Café Madeleine inside the Piper Palm House at Tower Grove Park serve a special brunch just for Mother’s Day. Find an elegant display of fresh, seasonal ingredients on both the hot and cold buffets featuring popular breakfast dishes, pasta, meats and more. Reservations are required and the cost is $34.75 per adult, $16 for children under 10 and free for under three. Seatings are at 10am, noon and 2pm.
Bixby's, 5700 Lindell Blvd., Forest Park, St. Louis, Missouri. 314.361.7313, bixbys-mohistory.com
Café Madeleine, 4256 Magnolia Ave., Tower Grove, St. Louis, Missouri. 314.575.5658, cafemadeleinestl.com
Russell’s on Macklind
Already known for its Sunday brunch offerings, try this cozy little café in Southampton with a special menu that includes starters such as grapefruit brulee or a couscous and arugula salad with lemon vinaigrette, dried apricots, cherries, fresh figs and toasted walnuts. For the entrées at Russell's, choose from items such as fried Eggs Benedict or maple chili-glazed fried chicken. A selection of cocktails and mimosas will be available from the bar. Russell’s is accepting reservations from 8am to 3pm.
Russell’s on Macklind, 5400 Murdoch Ave., Southhampton, St. Louis, Missouri, 314.553.9994, macklind.russellscafe.com
The hotel’s annual brunch will take over The Restaurant at The Ritz-Carlton with one of the most popular buffets in town. The display will feature everything from a carving station to a fresh raw seafood bar and breakfast favorites. Don’t forget to save room for the extravagant dessert spread. There will even be a children’s buffet to accommodate the younger guests. Brunch will be served from 10am to 4pm and costs $89 for adults and $44.50 for children ages 5 to 12. Reservations are required.
100 Carondelet Plaza, Clayton, St. Louis, Missouri, 314.863.6300, ritzcarlton.com
For those looking to take a scenic jaunt from St. Louis or for those already across the river, consider Firefly Grill for a seated meal with family. With ingredients locally sourced from artisan farmers, this home-style meal will include a house-made bread basket candied almond croissants, creampuffs and Danishes before the first course—a granola parfait. Second course options include pan-roasted salmon, chicken and waffle and crab cake Florentine.
1810 Avenue of Mid America, Effingham, Illinois, 217.342.2002, ffgrill.com
Laumeier Sculpture Park
A unique option to impress your art-loving mom is a brunch presented by Whole Foods Market at Laumeier Sculpture Park. Held during the park's annual art fair, the brunch includes an assortment of quiches, flatbread wraps, salads, veggies, fruit and more. The cost, which also includes admission to the art fair, runs at $50 for ages over 12 and $15 for ages six to 11. Space is limited and reservations are required online in advance.
12580 Rott Road, Sunset Hills, St. Louis, Missouri, 314.615.5278, laumeiersculpturepark.org
Katie’s Pizza & Pasta Osteria
This Rock Hill dining spot will be offering a special three-course brunch for $35 per person that is sure to make Mom happy. Course options include plates of ricotta-stuffed fried squash blossoms, artichoke salads covered with goat cheese, pistachios and asparagus spring mix and lemon pappardelle with wild boar ragu and lemon gremolata. There’s also cherry pie for dessert, and you can add bottomless mimosas for only $15 per person.
Katie’s Pizza & Pasta Osteria, 9568 Manchester Rd, Rock Hill, St. Louis, Missouri, 314.942.6555, katiespizzaandpasta.com
With more than 70 items spanning across the buffet lineup including live action stations, bottomless Bloody Marys and mimosas, it will be hard not to over-indulge atop the Four Seasons Hotel at Lumiere Place with a gorgeous view overlooking St. Louis. The kids will also be able make something for Mom to take home at the arts and crafts station.
Cielo, 999 North 2nd St., Downtown, St. Louis, Missouri. 314.881.2105, cielostlouis.com
Scape American Bistro
A seafood raw bar of colossal shrimp crab legs; a carving station with maple-pecan crusted ham and wood grilled meats with chimichurri dipping sauces; made-to-order omelets and crepes. These are just a few of the array of eats that will be available to guests. Brunch will be served from 9:30am to 3pm and will cost $54 for adults, $20 for children ages 5 to 12.
Scape American Bistro, 48 Maryland Plaza, Central West End, St. Louis, Missouri. 314.361.7227, scapestl.com
Known for its bold takes on traditional fare, Bishop’s Post is going all out for Mother’s Day with a brunch buffet variety that will have something for everyone. Feast on breakfast items, a raw seafood bar and meat carving stations. There will also be a selection of dinner items to get your fill with chicken wings, fresh fish, salads and bite-size desserts. Brunch will be served from 10am to 3pm and costs $34.95 for adults and $15.95 for children ages six to 12. Reservations are recommended.
Bishop's Post, 16125 Chesterfield Pkwy W., Chesterfield, St. Louis, Missouri. 636.536.9404, bishopspost.com
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