Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 8th this year, and we all know she deserves a day off. Treat your mom to a tasty brunch this Mother’s Day at one of these fine restaurants in Arizona.
Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
Fairmont Scottsdale Princess is hosting a Mother’s Day Brunch on Sunday, May 8 in the Palomino Ballroom from 9am to 2pm. The buffet will include options from the 4 different restaurants on site and 5 different chefs. Well & Being Spa will be on hand offering complimentary, pampering treatments such as neck/shoulder, foot and hand massage, there will be retail trunk shows and every Mom will be given a gift of macaroon cookies. The price is $95++ for adults, $40++ for children 6-12, and children 5 and under dine free (with paying adult). For reservations, call Restaurant Reservations at 480.585.2694.
Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain
Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain in Scottsdale will cap off its May 8 Mother’s Day buffet with a photo keepsake that provides lasting memories of a special family moment. The photo, taken by a professional photographer against a spectacular desert backdrop from the Paradise Views patio, will be offered complimentary to Mother’s Day guests who book the resort’s Views Ballroom Buffet. Menus for the ballroom buffet, as well as a separate brunch served in Sanctuary’s signature restaurant, elements, are the creation of the resort’s renowned executive chef, Beau MacMillan. An iced shellfish tower, made-to-order omelet bar, and entrées ranging from leg of lamb to pan-roasted organic salmon are just a sampling of the culinary treats in store at the Mother’s Day Buffet. Live entertainment will add to the celebratory mood in the ballroom, which boasts floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Paradise Valley. The buffet is priced at $75 per person, plus beverages, tax and gratuity; $25 for children 12 and under, and will be available from 10am to 2pm. Meanwhile, an elegant Mother’s Day Brunch in elements restaurant will feature a three-course menu of epicurean delights. The Mother’s Day brunch is priced at $85 per person, plus beverages, tax and gratuity; $30 for children 12 and under, and will be served from 10:30am to 2:30pm. To make a reservation, call 855.245.2051.
Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa
The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa in Tucson invites locals and guests to spoil mom this Mother’s Day. For a wellness-inspired take on mom’s weekend, families can start the day with the Sunrise Buffet. Available from 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Sunday May 8th at AZuL restaurant and patio. For diners looking to indulge, the resort will be whipping up several of its trademark dishes such as the fluffy lemon ricotta pancakes and cinnamon brioche French toast. The buffet is $21.95 per person for adults, $9.95 for children ages seven to 12, and free for those under the age of six; plus tax and service charge. Following breakfast, brunch enthusiasts celebrating the holiday can experience AZuL Restaurant’s show stopping Mother’s Day brunch from 9am to 2pm Decadent selections will include a myriad of innovative salads and entrée dishes that include lemon fennel poached shrimp, crab claws, pesto crusted prime rib, and slow braised pork loin. For those that prefer breakfast foods, a full menu consisting of La Paloma Benedict with chorizo refried beans, crispy bacon and omelets made to order will be available. The Mother’s Day brunch is $59.99 per person for adults and $21.99 for children; plus tax and service charge. Reservations can be placed by calling 520.742.6000.
District American Kitchen and Wine Bar
Make Mother’s Day effortless with brunch at District American Kitchen and Wine Bar in Phoenix. Beginning at 10am through 3pm on Sunday, May 8, brunch will include a complimentary rose for mom as well as a kid’s corner, complete with a card making station. Moms can start their special meal with endless champagne and chose from an array of delicious cuisine including Brioche French Toast, omelet station, short ribs, salmon and more. District American Kitchen and Wine Bar’s Mother’s Day brunch is $38 per person, $19 kids, children under 5 eat free and seniors will receive a 10 percent discount. Endless champagne included in the price of brunch, District American Kitchen and Wine Bar will offer a Create Your Own Bloody Mary Bar for $5. Reservations are required by calling 602.817.5400. Complimentary three-hour self-parking validation is available.
Hilton Tucson El Conquistador
The Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf Resort & Spa will host a buffet-style brunch with live music on Sunday, May 8, from 10am to 2:30pm with seatings every half hour. Priced at $59.95 for adults and $19 for children ages 6-12 (no charge for children 5 and under), signature buffet items begin with traditional breakfast favorites from an omelet station and huevos rancheros to apple and blueberry bread pudding, a variety of farmer’s market salads including healthy grains and kale and spiced white bean dip with red beets and chilled offerings, including salmon skewers and lemongrass poached shrimp. Carving stations of honey glazed ham, beef prime rib and Chef Ernesto’s famous pasole will be served alongside chef specialties including corvina vera cruz filet, pistachio-crusted chicken tenderloin and warm vegetable and pasta sides. An assortment of desserts will include lemon short cakes, strawberry trifle, and a variety of cakes, pies and other pastries. Reservations are required by calling 520.544.1244.
Mother’s Day Brunch at LON’s at the Hermosa in Paradise Valley will be offered on Sunday, May 8 from 10am to 3pm. Show appreciation for that special Mom in your life by treating her to a decadent four-course brunch prepared by Executive Chef Jeremy Pacheco and his culinary team at LON’s. Start with the mouthwatering monkey bread and choose form a variety of other Sunday brunch favorites. Enjoy breathtaking views on their famous patio or dine indoors to enjoy the historic property’s Southwest luxury. The cost is $75++ for adults, kids ages 5-12 will be $25, and kids ages 4 and under are free. Reservations are required by calling 602.955.7878.
Paul Martin’s American Grill
On Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 8, Paul Martin’s American Grill in Scottsdale will have extended brunch hours from 8am to 3pm. They will be serving a three course, prix fixe brunch menu for only $20 per person. The brunch includes fresh baked blueberry bread with lemon honey butter, seasonal fruit, a choice of one entrée, plus an alcoholic/nonalcoholic beverage. Select from a variety of entree choices, including French Toast, traditional Eggs Benedict, the Applewood Smoked Bacon Omelet or an Organic Spinach, Mushroom, and Tomato Egg White Omelet. The meal comes with a choice of coffee, fresh squeezed juice or a brunch-time cocktail. Choose from a variety of options, such as a Lemosa featuring Ventura County limoncello and Piper Sonoma sparkling wine or a Bellini with essence of peach, honey syrup and sparkling wine. Add an additional cocktail for only $4.
Gertrude’s at the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix is serving their regular brunch menu along with special Mother’s Day menu items. These special menu items will be available Sunday, May 8th, from 10:30am to 9pm while supplies last. The Mother’s Day menu will include Maple & Beet Cured Sturgeon Crudo, Saffron Braised Monkfish and Anson Mills Grits. Reservations are recommended. Visit gertrudesrestaurant.net.
Rusconi’s American Kitchen
Rusconi’s American Kitchen in Phoenix is offering a prix fixe menu for Mother’s Day on Sunday May 8, 10am – 3pm. The special menu will be $56++ per person and includes choice of a starter, an entree and a dessert. Options will include warm berry and mascarpone crepe and blue crab and gulf shrimp for starters, steak and eggs and apple cider glazed pork tenderloin for main course options and meyer lemon budino for dessert to name just a few.
Indigo Restaurant at Sheraton Crescent Hotel in Phoenix is serving a Mother’s Day brunch from 10am to 1:30pm on Sunday, May 8. Start Mother’s Day brunch with endless champagne while listening to live music. The brunch menu will feature a seafood display, a display of cheddar, Monterey Jack, and Swiss cheeses accompanied by fresh seasonal fruit, crackers, fresh vegetables and hummus and lavosh. Choose from a variety of salads or traditional breakfast items and finish off the meal with a variety of dessert and pastry options. To top it off, every mom will be presented with a beautiful rose. Brunch is $46++ for adults and $20++ for children 12 years and younger. Call 602.943.8200 to make your reservation for Mother’s Day Brunch.
Hotel Valley HO
Hotel Valley Ho in Scottsdale is hosting a Mother’s Day Buffet in SoHo Ballroom from 10pm to 2pm, featuring an array of salads, fresh fruit, omelets made to order, a carving station with turkey and ham, and desserts worth saving room for. The price is $69 per person, plus tax, gratuity, and alcohol; or $19 for children 12 and under. ZuZu is serving brunch from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dine inside or on the shaded patio, with live music from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and the famous Bloody Mary + Mimosa Bar from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Enjoy favorites off the seasonal brunch menu or the Smoked Salmon Benedict special with organic spinach, poached eggs and dill caper hollandaise. For brunch reservations, call 480.376.2600.
Westin Kierland Resort & Spa
Celebrate Mother’s Day with a champagne brunch at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale. Located in the Resort’s Trailblazers Ballroom with its beautiful Mother’s Day décor, live piano music and sweeping floor-to-ceiling views of The Westin Kierland Golf Club and the McDowell Mountains, the brunch will feature a host of delicious items ranging from the Breakfast Station featuring build-your-own omelets and the Lunch Station complete with fresh seafood selections and a carving table. Freshly made salads, pastas, side dishes and a magnificent dessert station round out the offerings. Parents with small children will appreciate the Kierland Kids’ Station with items sure to please any kid. Plus, the Resort’s FUN team will be on hand to help children decorate a pot and plant a flower to give to Mom. The Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch will be from 10am to 2pm on May 8. Brunch is priced at $75 for adults and $25 for children ages 5 to 12 (excluding tax and gratuity). Reservations for
brunch are required and can be made by calling 480.624.1202.
Palo Verde Restaurant
The Boulders Resort & Spa in Carefree invites guests to a special Champagne Brunch on Sunday, May 8th from 10am to 2pm featuring a Chef’s Station, Carving Station, a Pastry Dessert Display, Sparkling Wine and Fresh Juice Mimosa Station, Artisanal Cheese Display and more. Specialty menu items include Chef Prepared Omelets & Eggs, Brioche French Toast with Salted Caramel, Bacon Wrapped Pork Loin and S’more Cheesecake. The cost is $79 per person; $39 for children 12 and younger. For more information about the Mother’s Day Brunch call 480.488.7317.