Best Mother's Day Brunches and Dinners in Denver | Westword

The Best Mother's Day Specials in Denver

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Chez Maggy will serve a curated menu on Mother’s Day.
Chez Maggy will serve a curated menu on Mother’s Day. Chez Maggy
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If you're planning to celebrate the mother figure in your life with a special meal, local restaurants have a wide range of options from elegant prix fixe menus to brunch buffets with bottomless mimosas, afternoon tea and picnic boxes to go. This roundup also includes jazz performances, a “mommy and me” baking class and a wine mixology workshop, plus pop-ups from custom jewelers and local florists.

Here are the best Mother’s Day specials in Denver, listed in alphabetical order:

Barcelona Wine Bar
2900 Larimer Street

Enjoy the modern rustic interior of Barcelona Wine Bar during its special Mother’s Day brunch service, which will highlight breakfast paellas and small plates like its tres leches overnight oats, avocado montaditos, oil pancakes and seared diver scallops. Add to the meal with a variety of mimosas, a housemade Bloody Mary or the Spanish restaurant’s popular rosé sangria. Reserve seating via Wisely.

Blanchard Family Wines
1855 Blake Street, #120

On Saturday, May 11, Blanchard Family Wines will host a wine mixology class, allowing moms and their loved ones to create three wine-based cocktails while snacking on cheese and charcuterie, plus pastries from Lo Dough Bakery. Tickets to the two-hour event are priced at $85 per person and can be purchased on Tock.
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The interior of Blue Island Oyster Bar and Seafood in Cherry Creek North.
Mark Piscotty
Blue Island Oyster Bar and Seafood
2625 East Second Avenue
10008 Commons Street, #100, Lone Tree

Dine in coastal ambience at Blue Island, which will serve both brunch and dinner on Mother’s Day. The morning menu features a peach-thyme bellini and blood-orange mimosa, along with brioche French toast, crab cake eggs Benedict, a New England scallop roll and many other dishes. Evening service will offer signature entrées like Chilean sea bass, clam pasta and filet mignon medallions with crimini mushroom demi-glace. Make reservations on OpenTable.

2501 Dallas Street, Aurora

Boychik at Stanley Marketplace will offer Mediterranean-inspired Mother’s Day specials including its house-baked pita stuffed with Nutella, banana and strawberries; and its za’atar fries made with chicken shawarma and a sunny-side-up egg. Combine these with limited-time cocktails like its MOMosa, made with Mom's choice of grapefruit, orange, strawberry, mango or peach juice; and the Muha-Mary, featuring a turmeric cauliflower and feta-stuffed olive garnish. Book your table on Resy.

Call Me Pearl
1600 20th Street

This colorful and chic cocktail bar in McGregor Square will serve special Mother’s Day dishes alongside a curated beverage menu inspired by the women in each bartender’s life. Drink options include the Sandia, a blend of tequila, lime and watermelon; and the rum-based Clara, made with strawberry nectar and rhubarb liqueur.

Chez Maggy
1616 Market Street

The Thompson hotel’s signature restaurant, Chez Maggy, will offer a curated prix fixe brunch menu of French classics, served alongside an assortment of house-baked pastries and savory snacks. Pair these with bottomless mimosas ($40) or a build-your-own Bloody Mary ($18). The meal is priced at $60 per person, and bookings are available on OpenTable.
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The brunch buffet at Citizen Rail will feature a large number of choices.
Citizen Rail
Citizen Rail
1899 16th Street

The Mother’s Day brunch buffet at Citizen Rail will include made-to-order omelets, a raw-seafood station, an egg and potato bar, housemade pastries, a spinach and Boursin egg white quiche, banana bread French toast, breakfast meats, prime rib and braised lamb. Enjoy the feast for $85 per person and $35 per child. Reservations for this upscale Union Station eatery can be made on OpenTable.

1023 Walnut Street, Suite 400, Boulder

Spanish-inspired eatery Corrida will host an exclusive three-course prix fixe brunch menu on both Saturday, May 11, and Mother’s Day. First-course options include a jumbo shrimp cocktail and beef short rib, followed by entree selections like polenta topped with king trumpet mushrooms and Wild King salmon served with poached eggs and asparagus. Dessert is a tough choice: Basque cheesecake, salted caramel crémeux or mango sorbet. Make reservations on OpenTable to enjoy the meal for $45 per person.

1080 14th Street

Set within the Denver Performing Arts Complex, Dazzle will put on a Mother’s Day brunch featuring performances by Freddy Rodriguez and The Jazz Connection. Sway to the rhythms of funk and Latin jazz while sipping mimosas and dining on its special spring vegetable quiche, along with huevos a la Mexicana, waffles with fresh strawberries and other favorite dishes. Reserve seating for 10:30 a.m. or 12:30 p.m. on the venue’s website.
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A floral arrangement by Story of Flowers, which will pop up at Death & Co on Mother’s Day.
Kelly Calvillo
Death & Co
1280 25th Street

The Ramble Hotel’s signature bar and restaurant will offer a special full-service brunch on Mother’s Day. Expect options like its croque madame, seasonal vegetable frittata and buckwheat pancakes, along with an extensive selection of craft cocktails. Additionally, Death & Co will share its space with Story of Flowers, which will have handcrafted bouquets available for purchase between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Floral arrangements can also be pre-ordered prior to May 5 via the pop-up’s website. Death & Co bookings are available on Tock.

Eddie Merlot's
10110 East Dry Creek Road, Englewood

Premium steakhouse chain Eddie Merlot's will host a special Mother’s Day brunch with several stations serving breakfast classics like eggs Benedict and cherrywood-smoked bacon; various salads; seafood including shrimp cocktail and oysters on the half-shell; made-to-order omelets; carved ham and filet mignon; and an assortment of decadent desserts. The feast costs $74 per adult and $19 per child ages ten and under. Make a reservation on the restaurant’s website.

1881 Curtis Street

Elway's location within the Ritz-Carlton will host a celebratory brunch with options like deviled egg avocado toast, a Caprese white frittata and a smothered chicken-fried steak burrito — all of which pair well with Bloody Marys and seasonal mimosas. After your meal, visit its DIY floral arrangement stand, plus pop-ups from jeweler Link x Lou and personalized hat creator Parker Thomas. Reservations can be made on OpenTable.

FIRE Restaurant and Lounge
1201 Broadway

The Art hotel’s signature FIRE Restaurant and Lounge will serve a spring-inspired brunch with fresh fruit, salads, a seafood display offering oysters and chilled shrimp, hot plates like chicken pot pie and made-to-order omelets, plus a selection of sweets. The feast is priced at $80 per adult, plus an additional $25 for bottomless mimosas or sparkling rosé. Children between five and twelve years old are $30 per. Book seating on OpenTable.
a chocolate dessert
Negrita, the Fort's signature dessert.
Molly Martin
The Fort
19192 CO-8, Morrison

The Fort will serve a special three-course meal including freshly baked dinner rolls and a garden salad, followed by either a six-ounce red chile-rubbed buffalo filet ($59) or orange marmalade-glazed trout ($46) served with mashed potatoes and seasonal vegetables. Finish with Negrita, the steakhouse’s signature dessert, made with dark chocolate and Myers's rum. Book reservations on OpenTable.

The Greenwich
3258 Larimer Street

This RiNo restaurant is offering a prix fixe Mother's Day dinner priced at $65 per person complete with a salad to start, a pizza to share, an entree, a vegetable and a dessert, plus complimentary bubbles for moms. Kids twelve and under will be able to choose from their own prix fixe menu with favorites like cheese pizza and ice cream for $25 each.

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For a seafood brunch, head to Jax Fish House.
Jax Fish House and Oyster Bar
The Inverness Denver
200 Inverness Drive West, Englewood

The Garden Terrace at this Hilton resort will serve a Mother’s Day brunch buffet featuring fresh seafood, made-to-order omelets, breakfast meats, biscuits and gravy, waffles, assorted pastries and more, including bottomless mimosas ($16), a sangria station ($16) or your choice of another alcoholic beverage. The meal is priced at $136.36 per person and seating can be reserved on OpenTable.

Jax Fish House and Oyster Bar

Multiple locations
Jax Fish House and Oyster Bar’s Glendale and Boulder locations will provide moms a complimentary mimosa, while its downtown location will offer a bottomless mimosa deal priced at $19. These outposts will also serve a celebratory brunch with options like crab cake Benedict, lobster deviled eggs, shrimp and grits, Key lime French toast and more. Reservations are available on the restaurant’s website.

Jill's Restaurant and Bistro
900 Walnut Street, Boulder

Jill's Restaurant and Bistro will host a lavish Mother’s Day brunch, as will the St Julien Hotel’s lobby and outdoor patio, weather permitting. Diners may enjoy its Florentine benedict, a prime rib carving station, a chilled seafood display and assorted desserts, plus bottomless mimosas, a Bloody Mary bar and more. The feast is priced at $99 per person and $45 per child under thirteen. Reservations can be made on OpenTable.

Just BE Kitchen
Multiple locations
Whole 30, keto, vegan, you name it — Just BE Kitchen has an option for your health-conscious mom. The menu is entirely free of gluten and other major allergens, allowing all guests to enjoy its flavorful entrees. Dine on its Mother’s Day special, banana bread French toast, alongside other favorites like its grainless granola and breakfast burrito with green chile. Cocktails are served exclusively at its LoHi outpost, which also features a sunny patio.
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Le Bilboquet features a vibrant, eclectic interior.
Lucy Beaugard
Le Bilboquet
299 Saint Paul Street

Celebrate Mother’s Day with a Parisian brunch at Le Bilboquet, a chic eatery in Cherry Creek North. It will offer a three-course prix fixe menu with appetizer selections like a beet and orange salad with brown-butter crumble, L​e Caviar blinis (additional $55) and foie gras mousse. Entree choices include its signature Cajun chicken, eggs Benedict and avocado toast; and for dessert, guests will receive a trio of Brie cheese, chocolate mousse and a fresh berry tart. The meal is priced at $105 per person. Call the restaurant at 303-835-9999 to book reservations.

Le French
4901 South Newport Street
846 Albion Street

In addition to its standard brunch and dinner menus, Le French will offer Mother’s Day specials including a Pink Lady cocktail, a smoked-salmon entree made with Gruyère and béchamel, plus a pavlova tropical dessert topped with passionfruit, kiwi, pineapple and mascarpone Chantilly. Enjoy these dishes and the restaurant’s sophisticated ambience by booking reservations on OpenTable.
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Leven Deli Co. will offer three styles of to-go picnic boxes on Mother’s Day.
Leven Deli Co.
Leven Deli Co.
123 West 12th Avenue

Leven Deli Co. will have a sommelier-selected rosé special on Mother’s Day, available in-store alongside artisan sandwiches, housemade pastries and other menu options. Additionally, the modern deli will offer three styles of to-go picnic boxes. Select from its breakfast box ($80), featuring a bottle of bubbles and two breakfast sandwiches, among other items; its park spread ($90), with a bottle of rosé or red, house-baked bread, two spreads and other sides; or its “lunch at the park” box ($110), consisting of a bottle of wine, two adult and two kids’ sandwiches, plus coloring sheets and crayons to keep little ones entertained. Place your pre-order on the Leven website.

Local Jones
249 Columbine Street

Located within Halcyon, a hotel in Cherry Creek, upscale eatery Local Jones will offer several Mother’s Day celebrations. On Saturday, May 11, in-house pastry chef Saura Klin will host a “mommy and me” bake class that will include cake decorating, a complimentary glass of bubbles or sparkling cider, plus 20 percent off a future meal at the restaurant. Tickets, $65, are available on Eventbrite.

On Mother’s Day, guests can enjoy tea service in the Arbor Room. Expect a curated menu of gougères with prosciutto and Gruyère, deviled eggs and smoked salmon toast points, plus sweet selections like chocolate hazelnut macarons, lemon blueberry cake and mini strawberry gâteau. The experience is priced at $65 per adult and $35 per child under thirteen. Seating is available at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., and reservations can be made on Eventbrite.

Additionally, Local Jones will offer Mother’s Day dining specials alongside its standard menu, such as strawberry rhubarb doughnuts, a honey-smoked salmon omelet and a crab cake eggs Benedict. Book seating via OpenTable.

Mercantile Dining and Provision
1701 Wynkoop Street

Chef Alex Seidel's Union Station eatery will offer a three-course menu, starting with your choice of avocado toast bites or salmon rillette with ricotta gougères. Entree selections include Turkish eggs served with crispy smashed potatoes; Spanish steak and eggs; and lemon pancakes topped with strawberry preserves. End the meal with either lavender crème brûlée or a white chocolate bombe made with passion fruit and raspberries. The experience is priced at $75 per person, and reservations are available on Tock.

225 East 7th Avenue

This Bonanno Concepts restaurant is celebrating Mother's Day with the final dinner in its Reimagined cookbook series. This ten-course meal is inspired by Julia Child's Mastering the Art of French Cooking and it priced at $215 per person, which includes sommelier or non-alcoholic pairings. Reservations are available on OpenTable.

1330 27th Street

Jazz club Nocturne will host two all-ages shows on Mother’s Day featuring acclaimed vocalist Tatiana "LadyMay" Mayfield and her swinging quartet. Matinee seating is available at 4 p.m., with music through 5:45 p.m. The evening show’s seating is at 6:15 p.m.. and music continues through 8:15 p.m. Priced at $98 per person, these events also include an elevated three-course dinner. Make reservations on Tock.
a dining room with pastel hues
Noisette's elegant dining room is ideal for a special occasion.
3254 Navajo Street

Michelin-recommended French restaurant Noisette will offer signature brunch entrees including omelets with Kaluga caviar and vol-au-vent de homard — puff pastry filled with Maine lobster and Madeira cream — alongside Mother’s Day specials like strawberry crêpe cake and chocolate mousse. Its gorgeous interior adds to the experience. Make reservations on Resy.

2949 Federal Boulevard

Nest Cafe at Nurture marketplace will serve an organic, health-forward brunch menu with options like its delicata squash Benedict, monk fruit-cured salmon lox and green goddess dosa made with soft-scrambled eggs and sautéed vegetables. Visiting moms will receive a complimentary mimosa, and a build-your-own-bouquet bar by local florist For the Sake of Flowers will be set up on site.

Ocean Prime
1465 Larimer Street
8000 East Belleview Avenue C10, Greenwood Village

Upscale steakhouse chain Ocean Prime will offer a special Mother’s Day brunch menu featuring crab cake eggs Benedict, a smoked salmon latke, prime steak and poached eggs served with crispy potatoes and more, including sweet selections like warm cinnamon bread and brioche French toast. Pair these with breakfast cocktails like its citrus rhubarb mimosa or signature Bloody Mary. Reservations to its Larimer Square and Denver Tech Center locations are available on OpenTable.

909 17th Street

The Kimpton Hotel Monaco’s signature restaurant Panzano will host a special Mother’s Day brunch featuring a carving station with prime rib and ham, plus a cold bar offering avocado toast, cheese and charcuterie, shrimp cocktail and oysters. Made-to-order omelets, banana bread French toast, breakfast meats, roasted potatoes and fresh fruit add even greater variety. The meal is priced at $75 per adult and a dedicated kids’ menu is available for $35. Make reservations on OpenTable.
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Point Easy's bright interior is brunch-ready.
Courtesy Point Easy
Point Easy
2000 East 28th Avenue

This Whittier neighborhood eatery will offer elevated takes on brunch classics. Savor shakshuka eggs, crunchy French toast made with cornflakes and crème fraîche, rabbit hash and a short-rib barbacoa Benedict topped with adobo hollandaise. Reserve seating on Tock.

The Post Chicken and Beer
Multiple locations
In addition to its standard brunch menu, The Post Chicken and Beer will have Mother’s Day specials at each of its locations. Dine on crab cake eggs Benedict, croque madame with chicken Milanese and peaches and cream waffles at its LoHi outpost; or visit its South Broadway eatery to enjoy items like broccoli-cheddar quiche, bread pudding and fresh wahoo with roasted potatoes. Pair these with a peach bellini or Howdy Spaghett — a Post Howdy beer can loaded with an Aperol spritz. Make reservations on the local chain’s website.

918 17th Street

Set within downtown’s Renaissance hotel, Range will host a brunch buffet with several stations offering made-to-order crêpes and pancakes, omelets and cuts of prime rib. Cabernet-braised game hen, habanero candied pork belly, salmon en croûte and roasted corn and black bean empanadas will also be available, along with a dessert wall, bottomless mimosas ($22) and build-your-own Bloody Marys ($12). The meal is priced at $65 per adult and $30 per child under thirteen. Reserve seating on OpenTable.
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Every mom visiting Slater's 50/50 will receive a rose made of bacon.
Slater's 50/50
Slater's 50/50
3600 Blake Street

Known for bacon, burgers and beer, Slater's 50/50 will provide each mom with a rose made of bacon on Mother’s Day. Its brunch menu consists of bacon Bloody Marys and mimosa flights, along with donut burgers, breakfast nachos, loaded biscuits and its fried chicken and waffle sandwich. Reservations are available on Yelp.

1400 Larimer Street

Tamayo will serve bottomless brunch within its vibrant Mexican eatery and, weather permitting, from its rooftop and ground-level patios along Larimer Square. Enjoy unlimited small plates like huevos motuleños, chicken enchiladas, pozole and poblano chili breakfast potatoes; along with free-flowing mimosas, Bloody Marias and other brunch cocktails. Get the whole package for $47 per guest, or skip the booze for $34 per. Children under 13 may dine for $12. Reservations are available on OpenTable.

150 Clayton Lane, Suite B

The brunch buffet at Toro will be even more impressive on Mother’s Day with special offerings from its anticucho station, featuring options like grilled Spanish octopus and chimichurri chicken, along with made-to-order flambé crêpes cooked with Bacardi rum. Pair these with bottomless bebidas from its Bloody Mary bar for $90 per person; or opt for the standard food and beverage package for $75. Book seating on OpenTable.
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Dine omakase-style at Uchi on Mother's Day.
Leigh Chavez Bush
2500 Lawrence Street

The special Mother’s Day omakase menu at Uchi will feature seasonal oysters, bluefin akami crudo, chef-choice nigiri, seared maitake and elk loin, among other mouthwatering dishes and a selection of desserts. This upscale experience is priced at $375 for two people, and reservations are available on the restaurant’s website.

Urban Farmer
1659 Wazee Street

The Oxford Hotel’s signature restaurant, Urban Farmer, will host an impressive Mother’s Day brunch buffet. Savor shrimp cocktail and oysters from its raw bar; made-to-order omelets, prime rib and Colorado roasted leg of lamb; plus a variety of hot plates like eggs Benedict and French toast. Cheese and charcuterie, house-baked pastries and a dessert table add to the selection. Take part in the feast for $80 per adult and $45 per child ages three to twelve. Bottomless mimosas and Bloody Marys are an additional $25 per. Book reservations on the website.

Yardbird Table and Bar
2743 Blake Street

Yardbird will offer a three-course prix fixe menu on Mother’s Day, starting with a complimentary mimosa for mom and biscuits for the table. Savor first-course options like a fried green tomato BLT and deviled eggs with smoked trout roe, and entree selections including crème brûlée waffles, a smoked salmon avocado toast Benedict and its classic fried chicken and waffles. For dessert, enjoy either raspberries and cream croissant bread pudding or deep-fried Oreos. The Southern-inspired feast is priced at $52 per person. Reservations can be made on OpenTable.
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