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Mother’s Day Brunches Denver Moms Will Love

Mother’s Day Brunches Denver Moms Will Love

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 13th and there is no better way to celebrate mom with food…that she does not have to cook! Don’t miss these fabulous brunches in the Denver-area and be sure to reserve early. 

Mother’s Day Brunch at Hotel Boulderado 
Say thank you to the mother figures in your life by joining Hotel Boulderado for their annual Mother’s Day celebrations at Hotel Boulderado on Sunday, May 13th from 9:00 AM to 4:00PM. Every mother who attends can enjoy a complimentary glass of champagne or mimosa to pair with the plentiful buffet choices. To make your reservation, please call 303-440-2882 or visit visit their website.
2018 Annual Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet at the Ritz-Carlton Ballroom
Join us in downtown Denver for our annual Mother’s Day Brunch experience where children can build Mom her very own flower bouquet, decorate and plant a fresh herb keepsake, and craft a special Mother’s Day card. Adults can enjoy a mimosa bar and families will receive a family portrait to take home.  $89 per person/adults; $39 per person/ages 5 to 12 years old; under 5 years of age are complimentary. For reservations, please dial 303-312-3133.  1881 Curtis Street,

Mother’s Day Brunch at Elway’s Downtown 
Join us at ELWAY’S Downtown for Mother’s Day, where you can choose from our tasty brunch menu or select one of our scrumptious specials crafted by Chef Marco and his team. Specials include Lobster Quiche, Nutella Crepes, and Chicken & Waffle Benedict. Brunch offerings are offered a la carte, and specials begin at $16.00 USD each, excluding tax and gratuity. 1881 Curtis St.,

Wild Standard

Tall ceilings, striking chandeliers and reclaimed, eclectic décor provide an elegant yet comforting dining environment at Wild Standard in Boulder. The menu focuses on sustainable seafood with additional emphasis on seasonal, organic fruits and vegetables. Chef Bradford Heap takes pride in utilizing fishermen and farmers with sustainable and responsible practices. The Say Your Pisco (Pisco, Pimms #1, Pamplemousse Grapefruit Liqueur and lemon juice) and Love Potion #8 (Spring 44 Vodka, apricot liqueur, elderflower liqueur, lime juice and grenadine) provide a welcomed upgrade from the traditional mimosa.

Ace Eat Serve

Pop by Ace Eat Serve  in Uptown starting at 4 pm on Sunday May, 13 to celebrate mom. Bonus for all moms visiting Ace; one hour of free ping pong. Ace offers indoor and outdoor ping-pong tables and multiple seating options on the expansive patio including a heated covered space. Treat mom to a few tasty dishes from the Asian-inspired menu including the all-time favorite Tiger Wings and new Crazy Sichuan Shrimp Wontons. The younger set always eats well at Ace with a top kids menu featuring PB&J Bao Buns, noodle bowls and on-the-house shaved ice. 501 E 17th Ave 

Del Frisco’s Grille

Treat mom like a queen at Del Frisco’s Grille  in Cherry Creek North as brunch is expanded to both Saturday and Sunday in mom’s honor. All weekend long, the Grille is featuring dishes for mom that are proven favorites, as well as something new just for mom this weekend: Nonna’s Cinnamon Roll, an ooey, gooey, supremely satisfying concoction of six cinnamon rolls stuffed into one large baking dish, baked together and coming out all melted together. It’s served upside down and covered with house-made bourbon espresso caramel and toasted candied walnuts. Wash everything down with a selection from the Grille’s 3,000 bottle wine cellar, such as a glass of Miraval Rosé or a Grille Build-Your-Own Bloody Maryarriving table side with a “Plate of Fixin’s.”100 St. Paul St

 Deal Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse

On Sunday, May 13, families can celebrate Mom with an elevated brunch experience at Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse. Executive Chef Mario Hernandez will be featuring items including the Prime Rib, a Lobster Benedict and Filet Benedict, and the full menu will also be available for those interested in dining on signature dishes and award-winning wine selections. Del’s will open its doors at 11 a.m. Limited seating is available for this event and reservations are required, 303-796-0100.  8100 E. Orchard Road, Denver

Max’s Wine Dive

Mother’s Day and Max’s Wine Dive  is just what your mom needs to take the edge off. Max’s will be serving up their full-service brunch, let her indulge in decadent dishes from sweet to savory including the Blueberry Cheesecake Stuffed French Toast and a Croque Madame Sandwich. Pair this with Max’s Bottomless Mimosas ($15) or Max’s Bloody Mary, a house-infused vegetable vodka, Max’s Bloody Mary mix rimmed with jalapeno seasoning. For more information, call (303) 593-2554. 696 Sherman St, Denver, CO

 Olive & Finch

 As an extremely busy mother of two toddlers, Olive & FinchExecutive Chef/Owner Mary Nguyen knows a thing or two about what moms really want. She knows families want a place to take mom that’s healthy, affordable, delicious and still casually elegant. Olive & Finch fits all these bills, offering breakfast, lunch and dinner for families all day on Mother’s Day. At breakfast, urban moms might like the City French breakfast sandwich, the Bun Me, Mary’s version of a traditional banh mi sandwich, or the Farro Salad, a mom-friendly version of an ancient grain bowl. O&F offers a wide variety of affordably priced cocktails, wines, and beers, including a a leisurely glass of wine or sangria, only $3 during happy hour (daily from 3-6 p.m.), so mom can kick back, relax, and let others take care of her  3390 E. 1st Ave. and 1552 E. 17th Ave. –


On Mother’s Day, treat your mom (or the moms in your life) to a sophisticated brunch, lunch or glass of wine at Postino LoHi . After all, most moms out there could probably use a little less “whine” and a little more wine! On Sunday, May 13, treat her to a beautiful brunch on the sunny patio, with dishes like French Toast with fresh strawberries, house-made berry preserves, almonds and vanilla crème fraiche, or the hearty Country Toast with Italian ham, Gruyère, Dijonnaise, and sunny side up eggs. From 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., all mimosas and bellinis are just $5. For lunch or dinner, consider a signature bruschetta board, salad, or panini paired with a glass of wine, such as the Saint Cosme Sauvignon-Viognier blend or the Wander Merlot, each just $5 until 5 p.m. 2715 17th Street –

 Punch Bowl Social

Punch Bowl Social’s good times begin the moment Mom walks in the door, when every Mom will be greeted with a complimentary mimosa (boozy and non-alcoholic versions available). Next up, Punch Bowl Social’s super decadent, made-from-scratch Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet is sure to impress with an Omelette Station, Taco Station, and Salad Station, plus fruit platters, Mini Alabama Sliders, Biscuit Mushroom Gravy, eggs, sausage and a selection of cheesecake and pastries. Every mom gets one shot at bowling a strike. If she succeeds, her brunch is on the house. Continue the fun while working off those carbs with Skee-Ball, bowling, ping-pong, private karaoke room and numerous other social activities. Punch Bowl Social’s Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet runs 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and costs $25 for adults and $12 for kids 12 and under. Kids five and under eat free. Reservations highly recommended by visiting. S. Broadway & Stapleton locations


You can’t go wrong with bringing mom to Steuben’s anytime on Mother’s Day (both Uptown and Arvada locations ). Try the sweet Cast Iron French Toast featuring fresh berries, granola and caramel sauce or the popular and savory Traffic Jam with 2 eggs any style, green chili cheese fries, Farmer John bacon and sausage gravy. On the lunch side check out the Steuben’s Burger with Gold Canyon Angus beef, Hinman’s brioche bun and the traditional toppings. Treat mom to the famous Lemon Icebox Bar dessert with frozen lemon mousse, ginger crumble and blackberry sauce. Steuben’s Uptown opens at 10 a.m. (make your reservations using the Reserve App) and Steuben’s Arvada opens at 8 a.m. on Sundays.

 Hilton Denver Inverness

The Inverness will be offering its annual Mother’s Day Brunch in the award-winning Garden Terrace restaurant from 9:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.on Sunday, May 13, 2018. The cost is:  $59.95/adult, $69.95/adult for the Champagne Brunch; $29.95/children 6 – 10 years of age, and FREE for children 5 years of age and under. The complete menu is available online, and reservations can be made by calling: (303) 397-6411. 200 Inverness Drive West, Englewood.

 Ocean Prime

Ocean Prime will open early for a special brunch and dinner beginning at 11:00 A.M. on Mother’s Day (Sunday, May 13, 2018). The restaurant has partnered with award-winning local chocolatier Robin Chocolates to offer all moms a special parting gift of gourmet chocolates. Reservations are required and can be made by calling: (303) 825-3663. 1465 Larimer St., Denver.


It’s bold flavors with global influences on the menu at LoDo mainstay Vesta, where moms are encouraged to step up the wine game on their special day. Mothers at Vesta on May 13 will receive a complimentary White Sangria, brand new on the seasonal cocktail menu and a spring-forward take on the Spanish rooted warm-weather sipper. This version is a heady concoction of white wine, Leopold Bros. orange liqueur, floral St. Germain and seasonal fruits, perfect for enjoying with dinner. 1822 Blake St. – 

La Sandia Mexican Kitchen & Tequila Bar

If Mom needs a break from the traditional (ahem: fancy-schmancy) fine dining experience, she’ll love the comforting Mexican fare at La Sandia Mexican Kitchen & Tequila Bar in Lone Tree. The tables are rustic, the music is loud and the entire family (toddlers included) will feel welcome. Each mom will receive the bubbly mom-osa with her order. If Mom is ready to party, she’ll love the bottomless brunch bar. For $15 dollars, she’ll receive free-flowing cocktails including mimosas, Bloody Marias and strawberry margaritas. Must try dishes include the breakfast iron skillet (scrambled eggs, shredded beef, charros, potatoes and guacamole), Mexican chocolate waffles (cajeta, fried plantains, whipped crema and strawberry sauce), and the breakfast relleno de tamal (poblano stuffed with chicken tinga, fried egg, Jalisco sauce, charros and crema). 


 If mom is needing a little indulgence this Mother’s Day, Tamayo on Larimar Square has just the thing. Their bottomless margarita brunch includes an unlimited number of brunch drinks and small plates. Start with papaya salad (Mexican papaya, grilled pineapple, jicama, spicy peanuts and chili lime vinaigrette), move on to mushroom huarache flatbread, enjoy an order of migas nortenas (tortilla chips, scrambled eggs, tomatillo-pasilla sauce, smoked brisket and crema fresca) and finish with pan dulce (Mexican French toast, chipotle-cajeta sauce, Nutella, bananas and crema fresca). Tamayo has teamed up with their neighbor, Wax and Lash, to give each mom 15% off any service at the neighboring salon. Simply show the Tamayo Mother’s Day brunch receipt to redeem. 1400 Larimer Street,

For the Foodie: Culinary Walking Tour

Local Table Tours gives mom the perfect opportunity to experience a variety of dining destinations with someone else doing all the legwork. Offering culinary walking tours in Denver, Boulder and Fort Collins, Local Table Tours brings groups of food enthusiasts together for an exclusive taste of each town. The dining, cocktail, coffee & chocolate, farm to table and private tours offer unique behind-the-scenes experiences in the top restaurants and bars in each locale, all with the help of an expert guide. Each stop includes generous samples of each venue’s fare, as well as one-on-one time with the people behind the food. Mom just might meet her chef crush! Visit or call 303.909.5747 to book a tour.

JW Marriott Denver Cherry Creek

Celebrate your amazing mom with a special Mother’s Day Brunch at Social Fare Denver Dining + Drinks at the JW Marriott Denver Cherry Creek from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. The price is $48 for adults and $24 for children ages 7-12. Kids age 6 and under can join for free! Families can enjoy a delicious brunch either indoors or outside, weather depending. Mom & Grandma can indulge in Bottomless Mimosa, Belvedere Spritzers and  “Rosé All Day.”The kids will love the dedicated playroom where they enjoy movies, games and crafts, including a special Kids Decorating Station where they can create a special gift for mom.

Featured image: Tamayo

Amber Johnson
Author: Amber Johnson

Amber is the founder and editor of Mile High Mamas, travel writer and former columnist for The Denver Post. She is a passionate community builder and loves the outdoors. She has two awesome teens and is happily married to a man obsessed with growing The Great Pumpkin.

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Amber is the founder and editor of Mile High Mamas, travel writer and former columnist for The Denver Post. She is a passionate community builder and loves the outdoors. She has two awesome teens and is happily married to a man obsessed with growing The Great Pumpkin.

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