Celebrate Mom This Sunday Around St. Louis For Mother’s Day
Mother’s Day 2018 is almost here! It’s Sunday, May 13th, in case you weren’t yet aware. Time to thank one of the most important people in your life for everything they have done for you.
Some of my favorite things about Mother’s Day are the amazing brunch and dining options in St. Louis, oh, and the mimosas. When looking for a great place to go, you have to get reservations early. Some places sell out months in advance, like the Zoo. So, I thought I would help and give you some options so you can make your reservations now. Here are some of my favorite Mother’s Day eating excursions…
Cardinals Nation Restaurant and Bar – Perfect for the Cardinal fanatic mom! Brunch will be served from 10am – 2pm. $40 for adults, $18 for children, and free for children under 3 and includes free admission to the Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum (also includes one free mimosa or Bloody Mary). Advanced reservations required.
The Anheuser-Busch Biergarten – Located at the Anhueser Busch Brewery in Soulard, the brewery is hosting a Mother’s Day brunch from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm. The brunch will feature Budweiser pancakes, an omelet station, St. Louis salad, biscuits and gravy, pretzels and much more. As a special thank you to moms, their first drink is free! There will also be specialty cocktails available, including Pine-Apple-Rita Fizz, Bud Light Chelada (a Mexican inspired Bloody Mary) and Stella Artois Cidre Mimosas for $5 and bottomless mimosas for $15. Brunch is $25 for adults and $15 for children. Those under the age of 3 are free. For reservations, guests should call 314.765.4649.
Ari’s – Opa! One of my favorite Greek restaurants and a great place for their breakfast buffet. They have locations on Hampton and in South County. The breakfast buffet is open from 8am-1pm (lunch items start at 11am). Breakfast (includes tea or coffee) costs $7.95 for adults and $4.95 for kids (amazing). They will also have mimosa and bloody mary drink specials all day.
Cielo – Located downtown in the Four Seasons Hotel next to Lumiere. The brunch takes place from 10am-3pm. Chef Gian Nicola Colucci and his team have prepared a decadent buffet fit for a queen. Specialty stations include a seafood raw bar featuring crab claws, ceviche, sashimi, oysters and sushi. A selection of local farmhouse cheeses and charcuterie are a great starter before enjoying omelets made-to-order, French toast kebobs, a farmer’s market salad station, a carving station that features New York strip loin and Italian branzino marinated with white wine and heirloom cherry tomatoes. Save room for dessert as Pastry Chef Saul Juarez will be serving passion fruit tortes, caramel milk chocolate pot du crème, pistachio and strawberry panna cotta, raspberry éclairs and more. Enjoy live music with bottomless Bloody Marys and Mimosas. Younger guests can experience a child-sized buffet and make Mom a special treat at the gourmet cookie decorating station. The cost is $89 for adults, $30 for children (ages 5-12), and free for children 4 and under. In addition, they’ll have gifts for mom, live music and crafts activities for children. Open from 10am – 3pm, for reservations call 314.881.5759.
Pietro’s – I went here two years ago for Mother’s Day and it was decent. The brunch buffet is from 10am- 2pm. Adults $23.95 and children $10.95. They have a good mix of breakfast items, Italian favorites, and desserts. They also have a fabulous patio if it is nice outside! Make reservations – 314.645.9263.
Bristol Seafood Grill –The Creve Coeur location is hosting a Mother’s Day Brunch featuring a carving station, a great selection of sea scallops crab cake, filet, Canadian lobster tail, vanilla bean creme brulee, apple croustade, and berries and cream from 8:30am – 2:30pm.
Wildflower: Located in the CWE area, this restaurant is hosting a delicious brunch from 9am to 3pm. They have a wide variety of menu options including: eggs benedict, salmon scramble, breakfast wrap, quiche, apple walnut pancakes, Belgian waffles, and more, plus delicious brunch beverages including: Bellinis, Grand Mimosa, sangria, and more.
Sqwires – This Lafayette Square favorite has 2 Mother’s Day options for you! The Champagne Brunch buffet in the annex has 2 seating times – 10am and 12:30pm. Cost is $44 for adults, $16 for kids 5-14. The second option is the Ala Carte brunch where you can just order off their menu from 8:30am-3pm. They also have a separate bloody mary and mimosa bar available. You must make reservations by calling 314.865.3522.
Triumph Grill – Located on Olive in Mid-town. They are open from 8am – 2pm for Sunday breakfast. They offer delicious menu items including crab benedicts, Tahitian vanilla french toast, and customized omelets.
J. Gibert’s Wood-Fired Steaks & Seafood (West County Center) -Celebrate Mom. Get a Mother’s Day 3-course prix-fix menu for $50. Serving 11am-9pm. You can make reservations online or call 314.965.4600.
The Melting Pot – This University City favorite will be opening at 12pm and offering a special three or four course menu incouding cheese fondue, salad, special entree, and chocolate fondue dessert. Prices starting at $21.95/person. Moms can enjoy a complimentary mimosa. Call 314.725.4141 for reservations.
Balaban’s – A great option to check out if you are planning on brunching in Chesterfield. Brunch menu will include crab claws, smoke shrimp, a carving station, omelette station, and much more. It will be offered from 10am – 3pm and costs $39 for adults (with complimentary adult beverage included), $15 for children under 12, and children under 2 are free. Make reservations by calling 636.449.6700.
On the Illinois side:
The Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows – Located in Belleville, IL. The Shrine has a Sunday brunch which is offered from 10am-2pm. Great buffet options available all day and a cool place to visit in general. Price is $16.99 for adults and $6.99 for children ages 12 and under. For reservations call 618.394.6237
Eckert’s – Super tasty and you can make a whole day of fun at Eckert’s. Their custard shop opens in May and strawberries will be in season, so get to pickin’! The restaurant is open from 7am – 8:30pm and they are taking reservations. A special Mother’s day menu will be served along with sangria, Hawaiian mimosas, and Bloody Marys. Make sure to get your reservation in – 618-233-0513, and don’t forget to try their amazing biscuits and apple butter – delicious!
Porter’s Steakhouse – This Collinsville classic will be serving up signature Mother’s Day offerings from 10am-4pm. Check out this mouth-watering menu. Be sure to make reservations by calling 618.345.2400.
Also, don’t forget the gift and card – moms like that. If you are feeling crafty, here are some easy DIY Mother’s Day gift ideas for kids that mom will love! Did I miss any great places to visit? Please share your favorites in the comment section below!