Mother's Day 2013 Brunch & Events

Sunday, May 12, is Mother's Day! How will you be celebrating? Many local businesses plan to host events and delicious brunches to show our moms how much we love them. Check out what Local First Arizona members have to offer below. Still need to get a gift for mom? Check out our local gift guide for mother's day!

Devour Phoenix Restaurants Offering Brunch When: May 12 Where: Independent Restaurants around Phoenix! Cost: Varies We love our independent restaurants in Phoenix! And many restaurants belonging to the Devour Phoenix coalition of local restaurants will be offering up delicious brunch and dinner options. Click here to find out which restaurant you'll be celebrating with for mother's day!

Tucson Originals Mother's Day Specials When: May 12 Where: Local restaurants all over Tucson! Cost: Varies Tucson's favorite restaurants are lining up to offer you great menus and dishes to treat your mom! Click here to check out their full list of Mother's Day specials.

Brunch at the Fox Restaurant Concepts Family of Restaurants When: May 12 Where: FRC Restaurants across Arizona! Cost: Varies Fox Restaurant Concepts (FRC) has been bringing us delicious restaurant concepts for many years now, and many locations will be offering great Mother's Day brunch options! Serving times, menus, and specials vary by location, so check out their website for more information.

Celebrate Mother's Day at the Phoenix Art Museum When: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Where: Phoenix Art Museum, 1625 N Central Avenue, Phoenix Cost: Special Mother's Day Package: $85; all activities are available and free for Phoenix Art Museum Members The Phoenix Art Museum is offering a special membership package to celebrate moms for Mother's Day! For $85, you will receive one year of general membership to the museum, $10 gift card to The Museum Store or Palette, and a certificate to Salon Estique ($175 value). At the museum on Mother's Day, members can enjoy complimentary refreshments, interact with Docents in the exhibition Digital Print Fashion, tours, photo booth, and more! Moms can enjoy complimentary salon services provided by Salon Estique while visiting the museum. RSVP to participate in these festivities by May 8 to 602-257-2150 or [email protected]. You can also enjoy Mother's Day brunch at Palette, seating is from 10:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m., make your reservation by calling 602-257-2191. More details here.

Brunch at Petite Maison When: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Where: Petite Maison, 7216 E. Shoeman Ln., Scottsdale Cost: $49 per person, plus tax and gratuity Enjoy a 3-course menu with flowing champagne and mimosas. View the full Mother's Day menu by clicking here. Reservations required, please call 480-991-6887 or make reservations online by clicking here.

Jonathan's Cork Mother's Day Dinner When: May 12, dinner served from 4:00 p.m. Where: Jonathan's Cork, 6320 E. Tanque Verde, Tucson Cost: Varies Your Mom will love one of Jonathan's Mother's Day Specials: Macadamia Nut Halibut ($28); or an 8oz. Filet w/ Bordelaise, stuffed with Danish blue cheese ($30). Make a reservation online or call 520-296-1631.

Honor the special woman in your life at Arcadia Farms Cafe When: May 12 Where: Arcadia Farms Cafe, 7014 E First Avenue, Scottsdale Cost: Varies This is your chance to thank Mom for all she does for you. We will be offering a Special menu in our cafe and our Marketplace will be stocked with lots of great goodies and gifts for Mom. Pick up her favorite baby cake or muffin in our Marketplace.  There will be gift cards and gift baskets available as well. Call for a reservation in our cafe, 480-941-5665

Treat Mom All Month Long at Nic's Italian Steak & Crab House When: All month long for May Where: Nic's Italian Steak & Crab House, 925 N Main St., Cottonwood Cost: $10 Special! Treat mom all month long! For the entire month of May, get a flight of wine and one dessert for just $10!

Brunch is Back at Beckett's Table When: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Where: 3717 E. Indian School, Phoenix Cost: Varies Following the smashing success of our inaugural Easter brunch, Beckett’s Table would like to invite you to celebrate with a variety of delightful dishes sure to please your mom. Mothers can bask in their day while enjoying smoked brisket, Nutella crepes or giant sticky buns and unwind with half-priced bottles of wine from one of Arizona's numerous vineyards. Reservations are highly recommended! Reserve online or call 602-954-1700.

Mother's Day at Pastiche When: May 12, 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Where: Pastiche, 3025 North Campbell Ave, Tucson Cost: Varies Pastiche is brining you a special Mother's Day menu to celebrate your mom! Enjoy dishes including Smoked Salmon Quiche ($13), Traditional Eggs Benedict ($12), Chipotle Mango BBQ Shrimp & Grits ($15, pictured), and so much more! Make reservations online or call 520-325-3333.

Champagne Breakfast at the Horn Saloon When: Sunday, May 12, 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Where: The Horn Saloon, 348 S. Main St., Camp Verde Cost: Varies Come treat your mother to a gourmet breakfast at The Horn. The Champagne Breakfast menu features made from scratch items such as Lemon Ricotta Pancakes and the Horn’s twist on a Chorizo Scramble. All breakfast items range from $6 to $18. The menu also includes fresh Mimosas, coffee, tea and more. Reservations can be made at 928-567-7229. Invite your mom out for a special day, starting with for the first time, breakfast at The Horn.

Downtown Glendale Mother's Day Celebration When: Saturday, May 11, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Where: Historic Downtown Glendale Cost: Free to attend Head to Historic Downtown Glendale to have a weekend full of Mother's Day celebrations! Many local businesses are planning their own fun. Papa Ed's Ice Cream is hosting a coloring activity for children in their garden (make mom a special Mother's Day card with love), and they'll be handing out complimentary souffle cups of "Birthday Cake" ice cream while supplies last for their 5th anniversary celebration! You can also stop by Pink House Boutique to receive a $1.00 off coupon for Papa Ed's iced tea with any purchase at Pink House Boutique.

House of Tricks Mother's Day Celebration Brunch When: Sunday, May 12, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Where: House of Tricks, 114 E. 7th Street, Tempe Cost: $49 per adult, $15 per child Delight the mom in your life with a memorable Mother's Day celebration brunch on our beautiful patio or in one of our cozy indoor dining rooms! We've created special menus for the occasion with delectable appetizers, entrées and desserts. Make your reservations online or call 480 968-1114. Make reservations early this fills quickly!

Brunch at District American Kitchen and Wine Bar When: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Where: District American Kitchen & Wine Bar, 320 N. 3rd Street, Phoenix Cost: $32 for adults, $16 for kids 12 years old and younger, kids 3 and younger eat free Treat mom to a memorable and delicious Mother’s Day brunch at District American Kitchen and Wine Bar. The menu features endless champagne along with traditional favorites inspired by mom’s homemade recipes that includes local ingredients and herbs from the restaurant’s garden. You can also create your very own bloody Mary at The Bloody Mary Bar with ingredients like pickled celery, Arizona spices and seasonal condiments for an additional $5. Each mom will be presented with a beautiful rose. Complimentary three-hour self-parking validation is available. Restaurant reservations are required. Please call (602) 817-5400 or visit

Mother's Day Buffet at SanTan Brewing When: May 12, 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Where: SanTan Brewing Company, 8 S San Marcos Pl, Chandler Cost: $23 per adult, $13 for kids ages 12 and under Bring mom out for a beer and brunch, se deserves it! All moms will receive either a half pint of a SanTan Brewing handcrafted beer or a SanTan mimosa. Make reservations online or call 480-917-8700.

Mother's Day Brunch at Chelsea's Kitchen When: Sunday, May 12 Where: Chelsea's Kitchen, 5040 N. 40th St, Phoenix Cost: Varies Choose from a variety of delicious options: A light salad, breakfast all day, or any of their "very special" selections. Sangria, mimosas, and other delightful drinks will be available. View the special menu here. Call 602-957-2555 for reservations.

El Chorro's Mother's Day Brunch & Dinner When: Sunday May 12, Brunch from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Dinner from 5:00 p.m. to close Where: El Chorro, 5550 East Lincoln Drive, Paradise Valley Cost: Brunch: $52 per adult, $16 for kids up to 12 years of age, children 3 and under are complimentary; Dinner: $39++ per person This Mother’s Day avoid a frantic morning in the kitchen and treat Mom to a delicious meal at the iconic El Chorro in Paradise Valley. Bask in the charming surroundings of the best patio in the Valley.  Treating Mom to brunch or dinner? Our Executive Chef, Charles Kassels has created special Mother’s Day brunch and dinner menus. Call 480-948-5170 for reservations or make your reservation online.

Mother's Day Specials at Phoenix City Grill When: May 12 Where: Phoenix City Grill, 5816 N. 16th St., Phoenix Cost: Varies Enjoy Mother's Day with mom and Phoenix City Grille! Brunch special: Roasted Potato-Herb Frittata Topped with a smoked salmon-caper salad. Other specials include Sesame-Chile Crusted Ahi Tuna Salad, Catch- Pan Seared Alaskan Halibut, and more! Click here for more details. Make a reservation online or call 602-266-3001.

Mother's Day High Tea When: Saturday May 11, 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.; Sunday May 12, 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Where: TeaTime Scottsdale, 7051 E 5th Ave Suite C, Scottsdale Cost: $25 per person Make this Mother's Day special. Treat your mom to TeaTime's annual high tea event! The high tea will feature a tasting of 3 quality loose leaf teas and a chance to learn about premium teas. A variety of local treats including locally baked scones will be available. Space is limited, RSVP to [email protected].

Cup Café Mother’s Day specials When: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Where: Cup Café, 311 E. Congress St. Cost: $13.50 to $16.00 Cup Café is serving the full menu along with unforgettable specials on Mother’s Day.  Delicious dishes include Pan-seared Almond Crusted Halibut (watermelon, watercress, and feta salad, limoncello vinaigrette), Wild Mushroom and Goat Cheese Crepes (sun-dried tomato coulis, garnished with fresh fruit and berries), and Pear, Brie, and Capicola Monte Cristo (spicy honey mustard, green salad, fruit). Call for reservations: (520) 798-1618

Maynard's Kitchen Family Style Prix-fixe Menu When: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Where: Maynards Kitchen, 400 N. Toole Ave. Cost: $45/person and $15/person for kids 10 and under. Tax and gratuity additional. Maynards will serve a family style brunch with unique options like Apple-Sage French Toast, Quiche with Wild Mushrooms, Chicken Au Jambon, Pan-roasted Scottish salmon, House Smoked Prime Rib, “Strawberry Shortcake”, plus much more. Call for reservations: (520) 545-0577.

Celebrate Mom Brunch! at Hacienda del Sol Guest Ranch When: 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Where: Hacienda del Sol Guest Ranch, 5501 N Hacienda del Sol Rd. Cost: $55/person, $25/person for kids 14 and under, 6 and under FREE. Tax and gratuity additional. Enjoy such delicacies as: Spring Vegetables En Croute Stuffed With Mushroom, Asparagus Spinach, and Tomato Beurre Blanc; Roasted Pork Filled with Caponata; or Cheese Blintz with Berry Coulis. Or try the waffle and omelet bar or seafood station featuring Asian BBQ Salmon Rolls and Snow Crab Claws. Call for reservations: (520) 299-1501.

Queen Creek Olive Mill Mother's Day Brunch When: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Where: Queen Creek Olive Mill, 25062 S Meridian Rd, Queen Creek, AZ Cost: Varies We invite you to celebrate Mother’s Day with us at Queen Creek Olive Mill.  We will have complimentary wine tasting in the grove from 11am-2pm and live music by Midnight Confessions from 11am-3pm.  Trattoria del Piero at the Olive Mill will be serving a limited Mother’s Day menu including our special frittatas with either Spinach & Goat Cheese or Chicken & Sundried Tomatoes, our classic Vanilla Bean Olive Oil Waffles, and our signature Kalamata sandwich. Click here for more information, call (480) 888-9290 for reservations.