Haute Top 5: The Best Mother’s Day Brunches in Chicago

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Forget breakfast in bed. These Mother’s Day brunches in Chicago are how mom really wants to start her day.

1 Ada Street's Mother's Day Brunch

Ada Street’s special Morther’s Day brunch menu, created by Executive Chef Joanna Stachon, includes creative takes on brunch classics like Fried Chicken Thigh & Waffles with bacon-infused maple syrup and apple butter, and Peeky Toe Crab Pot Pie with asparagus and English peas. Ada Street also has the flowers covered, offering bouquets for sale upon making a reservation. The menu will be offered a la carte on Sunday, May 14 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Reservations are strongly recommended and can be made by calling 773.697.7069.

2 Brunch at Cindy’s

A cool-mom "spin" on Mother's Day: Cindy's weekly soul brunch service, Uptown Downtown, will be in the hands of resident DJ Dave Mata's mom this week. "Mama Mata" will spin her own all vinyl set of vibrant Soul music, while her fellow moms enjoy Chef de Cuisine Keith Potter’s large format brunch platters. Think: Steak & Eggs with stone-ground grits, mushroom conserva, fried egg, and crispy potatoes or the cast iron Dutch Baby topped with maple roasted pear, pomegranate molasses, and crème fraiche. Reservations for Cindy’s can be made by calling 312.792.3502, by emailing cindysinfo@chicagoathletichotel.com, or by visitingwww.cindysrooftop.com.
12 S. Michigan Ave.

3 Brunch & Face-Painting at I|O Godfrey

I|O Godfrey's Mom's Day celebration offers something for everyone: While mom enjoys mimosas and brunch classics like waffles and omelets, kids can partake in the on-site playroom and face-painting. I|O Godfrey’s Mother’s Day brunch can be enjoyed for $39 per person ($12 per child 12 and under) from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Reservations can be made through OpenTable.
127 W. Huron Ave.

4 Maple & Ash's Mother's Day Brunch

How about starting the day with a menu overseen by a Michelin-starred chef? Danny's Grant's Mom's Day Menu includes Maple & Ash's Fire Roasted Seafood Tower, chef-manned omelet and carving stations, housemade Ricotta Agnolotti served table-side and a dessert station featuring a selection of pastries complements of Executive Pastry Chef Aya Fukai. Maple & Ash’s Mother’s Day Brunch is priced at $65 for adults and $20 for children 12 and under. Reservations can be made on OpenTable, or by calling the restaurant at 312.944.8888.
8 W. Maple Street

5 The Art of Mother’s Day at The Langham, Chicago

Mother’s Day Brunch at the Langham Hotel Chicago is nothing if not an extravagant affair. Set throughout the hotel’s elegant second floor, Executive Chef Anthony Zamora will present guests with menu options including: Poached Eggs Benedict, Brioche French Toast with Vermont Maple Syrup, and Vanilla Pearl Sugar Belgian Waffles, along with a seafood station featuring Alaskan Snow Crab and King Crab, and freshly shucked Oysters. Brunch comes complete with a complimentary Mimosa enjoyed to the tunes of a live Jazz band. Seating available from 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Adults are $145 per person (exclusive of tax and gratuity) and children up to 12 years old are $50 each (exclusive of tax and gratuity), ages 4 and under eat for free. To make reservations, please call 312.923.7705 or visit www.langhamhotels.com/chicago.