The Best Restaurants for Mother’s Day Brunch in Phoenix


It’s almost here! Mother’s Day is our annual culmination of sleep deprivation, self-sacrifice and a whole lotta love. And really, what better way to celebrate us, and the super bowl of motherhood, than a Sunday brunch? Well, maybe brunch AND a well-deserved nap! We’re excited to share our 2018 list of the best restaurants for Mother’s Day brunch in Phoenix!  They’re serving up everything from traditional breakfast offerings to unique and eclectic dishes. 

The Scottsdale Plaza Resort – Top kid pick!

The only thing better than a delicious brunch is a delicious brunch with kids crafts and movies to entertain your tots. The Scottsdale Plaza Resort puts on quite the display, complete with a carving and omelet station, all while keeping the kids top of mind. The pint-sized children’s buffet is a huge hit and after all that nosh, you can take family pics with your choice of backdrops!

Location: 7200 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 85253

Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Price: Prix Fixe for $65 per person, children 13-17 for $28 per person, children 6-12 for $18 per person and children under five are free

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To Make a Reservation: Email [email protected] or call 480-951-5170.

Paul Martin’s American Grill

A central spot for casual elegance, Paul Martin’s is celebrating mom with freshly baked white cheddar biscuits, complimentary coffee, a brunch entrée – plus a handcrafted cocktail or juice. You can also order off the full brunch menu.

Location: 6186 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 85253

Hours: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m .

Price: Brunch special for $24 per person

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To Make a Reservation: Visit or call 480-991-9342.

Ocotillo – Top kid pick!

This is a solid pick for amazing Southwest fare!  Their menu includes healthy, vegan and gluten-free options. Plus, kids can enjoy the open air space when they start to get antsy. It’s a great place for large groups, too!

Location: 3243 N. 3rd Street, Phoenix, 85012

Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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Price: Entrée prices vary from $12 – $25

To Make a Reservation: Visit or call 602-687-9080.  

True Food Kitchen

This spot packs the healthy, vegan and gluten-free options like no where else, but it’s their drink line-up that will shine this Mother’s Day. True Food is introducing a mom-osa menu alongside their regular brunch selections featuring a choice of three mimosas and one natural refresher, specially crafted to celebrate moms on their big day.

Location: At the Biltmore, 2502 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix or at Scottsdale Quarter, 15191 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale

Hours: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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Price: Entrées for $30 or less

To Make a Reservation: Visit or call the Biltmore location at 602-774-3488 or the Scottsdale location at 480-265-4500.

The Farm at South Mountain – Top kid pick!

Consistently rated one of the best places for brunch, this South Phoenix gem will not disappoint! The outdoor seating make it a stunning backdrop for mama and the perfect post-meal playground for the kids. Not to mention some delish breakfast and lunch treats from a mom-elet station to pecan French toast and braised beef short ribs to coconut cupcakes. Since this spot is in such high demand, you can expect to shell out the full cost of the meal in advance. Cancellations after 5 pm on Wednesday, May 10 will not be refunded.

Location: Located in the canopy in the grove, 6106 S. 32nd Street, Phoenix, 85042

Hours: Seating times range from 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. 

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Price: Prix Fixe for $59.95 for adults and $29.95 for children 5-10 years old. Children four and under are free.

To Make a Reservation: Reservations are only available online at

T Cook’s

As valley icon for more than two decades, T. Cook’s located inside the Royal Palms Resort and Spa, might just be a little slice of Mother’s Day heaven. Set at the foot of Camelback mountain, the Tuscan scenery is a perfect complement to Chef Todd’s exquisite cuisine. Mother’s Day brunch includes chilled starter buffet, choice of entrée and dessert buffet.

Location: Inside the Royal Palms Resort & Spa, 5200 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix, 85018

Hours: 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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Price: Prix Fixe for $89 for adults and $32 for children 6-12 years old. Children five years and under are free.

To Make a Reservation: Call 602-283-1234 or book online here:

Note: The Royal Palms is also hosting a full classic buffet brunch inside their ballroom from 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. The price is a tad easier on the wallet at $79 for adults and $29 for children 6-12 years old. Children five and under are still free and you can use the same phone number above to make your reservation.

Roka Akor

This spot is for the sushi-loving mama with enough Japanese and steakhouse selections to keep those who are fish-free happy as well. A three-course prix fixe menu is available including a choice from five starters and entrees and three desserts.

Location: 7299 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 85253

Hours: 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

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Price: Prix Fixe menu at $59 per person

To Make a Reservation: Visit or call 480-306-8800.

Cartwright’s Modern Cuisine – Top kid pick!

Nestled in Cave Creek, the views alone make this place worth the trek. They offer a three-course Mother’s Day special or the option to order off the regular menu so you’ll definitely be able to please the whole family. What’s cool for kids? More than 10 side options to choose from on the kids’ menu!

Location: 6710 E. Cave Creek Road, Cave Creek, 85331

Hours: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

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Price: Prix Fixe for $65 per person

To Make a Reservation: Visit or call 480-488-8031.

Talavera at the Four Seasons

In addition to the contemporary Spanish charm, Talavera boasts more than 500 new and old world wines and craft cocktails. Their annual Mother’s Day brunch features a chilled seafood display, made-to-order omelets, three extravagant carving stations, and Chef Lance’s indulgent desserts. The complimentary welcome beverage is an added bonus!

Location: At the Four Seasons, 10600 E. Crescent Moon Drive, Scottsdale, 85262

Hours: 10 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.

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Price: Prix fix for $110 per person, ages 5-12 for $48

To Make a Reservation: Visit or call 480-513-5085.

Phoenix City Grille

This Phoenix institution is perfect for a tavern-style Mother’s Day. Brunch features grilled ham, beef tenderloin or vegetarian benedicts along with griddled corn cakes, beef machaca tostadas and stacked green chile chicken enchiladas. Plus, they locally source most of their products and ingredients!

Location: 5816 N. 16th Street, Phoenix, 85016

Hours: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

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Price: Entrées range from $10 – $15

To Make a Reservation: Visit or call 602-266-3001.

The Herb Box

This favorite brings tried and true options along with fresh seasonal ingredients including vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options. They’re serving up a special brunch buffet in celebration of Mother’s Day and if yours happens to come with a side of two year-old tantrum, the $5 mimosas will surely help.

Location: DC Ranch, 20707 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale or Southbridge in Old Town, 7134 E. Stetson Drive, Scottsdale

Hours: 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

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Price: Brunch buffet for $35

To Make a Reservation: Visit or call the DC Ranch location at 480-289-6180 or Southbridge at Old Town at 480-289-6160.

Different Pointe of View 

Treat mom to a decadent Mother’s Day brunch nearly 1,800 feet above the city at this beautiful mountaintop restaurant.  Served buffet-style, signature carving boards will feature slow-roasted aged prime rib of beef and roasted lamb and a variety of savory entrees and sides including lobster bisque, duck parmesan ravioli, smoked and poached wild salmon and port-braised short ribs. Chilled displays and seafood bar will include shrimp and snow crab claws, marinated Penn Cove mussels, imported cheeses and charcuterie, and more. Traditional breakfast favorites will also be offered, including vanilla-scented waffles and a chef’s frittata station, as well as a variety of house made pastries for dessert.

Location: Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort , 11111 North 7th Street, Phoenix, 85020

Hours: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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Price: Brunch buffet for adults $69.95, $37.95 for children

To Make a Reservation: Call 602-866-6350 ext. 7200.

Note: Enjoy a cool and casual Mother’s Day brunch at Pointe In Tyme, also located at the resort. Served buffet-style, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at a lower cost of $54.95 for adults, $49.95 for seniors and $29.95 for children. Call 602-866-6348 for reservations. 

Rico’s American Grill

Toast mom during Mother’s Day brunch at the family-friendly uptown Phoenix resort restaurant. Served buffet-style, families can feast on made-to-order omelets and savory entrees from the oven including herb chicken breast, Barramundi and oven roasted tomatoes, and roasted corn five-cheese tortellini served with arugula and peppers. Chilled salads and displays will include Rico’s Garden of Eden salad, roasted baby vegetables, local greens, quinoa, seasonal fruits and berries, yogurt parfaits and bakery favorites. Assorted sweets for dessert.

Location: Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort , 7677 North 16th Street, Phoenix, 85020 

Hours: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

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Price: Brunch buffet for adults $47, for seniors $42, for children $23, no charge for under 3 years old

To Make a Reservation: Call 602-977-5850.

Whether you’re brunchin’ or nappin,’ wishing all our #nphxmoms a memorable day filled with love and adoration for all that you are and all that you do! Happy Mother’s Day!

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Danielle and her husband met at Arizona State University and have been living in North Phoenix since 2010. They have an energetic son and sweet daughter who bring more joy, laughter and laundry than they ever thought possible. Danielle serves as the Chief Communications Officer for one of the largest school districts in the state where she also received her K-12 education.  She and her family are playground connoisseurs who are always in search of the latest and greatest neighborhood gems. Danielle cherishes 5 a.m. trips to the gym where she spends a solid hour to herself a few mornings a week. A real treat for her could be catching a hot yoga class, enjoying a girls’ day at the spa, taking in a live theater performance or stealing away for a weekend trip alone with her husband. Danielle has been known to indulge in a reality show or two and should never be left alone with a spoon in the ice cream aisle of the grocery store. She is passionate about providing opportunities for young people and believes that education is the answer to everything.


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