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From Mother's Day brunch to high tea and a weekend staycation, Chicagoland restaurants and bars have plenty to offer in celebration of the #1 woman in your life. 

Pinstripes Chicagoland (Multiple Locations)

This Mother’s Day, Pinstripes celebrates all moms with the Mother’s Day Brunch featuring new spring dishes. 

Pinstripes invites guests to celebrate a mother’s love with quality time at all locations through Chicagoland. This year’s Mother’s Day brunch menu items feature various new spring dishes, including an Egg White “Mom-Let”, a Lobster and Egg Bruschetta, Steak and Eggs, Chicken and Waffles, and a Smoked Salmon Flatbread. Relax with mom and enjoy bottomless Mimosas or our Signature Bloody Mary’s at great prices. Mom may also enjoy a game or two at our bowling or bocce lane to make her special day even more fun! Make a reservation at

The catering menu is also available for delivery. Contact the Pinstripes Local Catering Sales office or place the orders at

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One winner from each of the four Chicagoland Pinstripes locations with the most impressive story will win a free Mother’s Day brunch celebration for six people on May 9, 2021. (Courtesy of Pinstripes)

The Rose Hotel and Thorn Restaurant & Lounge (Rosemont)

We can all agree, Moms have had a year, and deserve to be pampered. Luckily, The Rose Hotel Chicago O’Hare, a Tapestry Collection by Hilton, located at 5200 Pearl St. in Rosemont, along with their contemporary first floor bar and restaurant, Thorn Restaurant & Loungeare offering an exclusive Mother’s Day High Tea on Sunday, May 9. The Mother’s Day High Tea, $60 a person or $30 for ages 12 & under, will have two seating’s available at 11 a.m., and 2 p.m. which includes complimentary parking, live music from Dina Bach, and a curated menu to set the scene of an elevated high tea. Those looking for a complete experience can also opt for the Mother’s Day Package at The Rose Hotel, available all weekend long, which includes tickets for two to High Tea, as well shopping coupons to the Fashion Outlets of Chicago, a one-night stay, continental breakfast for two, and much more. 
The special High Tea event at Thorn, curated by Executive Chef Nicholas Malloy, begins with either Blooming Flower Green Tea that actually blossoms into a flower as it flavors your tea, or your choice of additional Teavana Tea. Moms will then be offered a selection of Tea Sandwiches including an Egg Salad, with aged Cheddar and whole grain bread: Roasted Turkey, with Gruyere cheese, tomato, honey cup mustard, and a silver dollar roll; a Bistro Leak & Parmesan Croissant; and Crab Cake, topped with a citrus aioli on brioche. Sweet, Dessert Bites include Macarons; Apple Turnover; an Early Grey Strawberry Tart; and a Petite Opera Chocolate Sponge Cake. MOMosas and Signature Rosemosas are also available for purchase to complete the experience for $7 and $12, respectively. 
“As a mom myself, I know how hard this past year has been for those juggling work schedules with family schedules,” said Micaela Haas, General Manager of The Rose Hotel Chicago O’Hare, Tapestry Collection by Hilton. “We wanted to give back to all moms by creating an elevated High Tea event and Mother’s Day Package that allows moms to escape to a place where they can finally take a much-needed breath and truly enjoy their special day.” 
Those looking to spoil their mom this year will have the opportunity to book a special Mother’s Day Package at The Rose Hotel, available now starting at $299 including tickets for two to the High Tea event at Thorn, as well as shopping coupons to the Fashion Outlets of Chicago (valued up to $800), a one-night stay at the hotel, free overnight parking, and complimentary continental breakfast for two to end the weekend on a sweet note. 
The Mother’s Day Package and High Tea are available now to book for the upcoming holiday. For more information or to book the special Mother’s Day Package, please visit the hotel’s website or to make a High Tea reservation at Thorn.

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The Rose Hotel Chicago O’Hare along with their first floor bar and restaurant, Thorn Restaurant & Lounge, are offering a Mother’s Day High Tea on Sunday, May 9. (Photo courtesy of Thorn Restaurant & Lounge)

Cooper's Hawk Chicagoland (Multiple Locations)

Celebrate Mom with Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants! This year, Cooper’s Hawk is offering five ways to make it extra special. Toast Mom with their Somm-created wine that celebrates strong women, treat her to one of two etched Mother’s Day bottles, prepare dinner at home with a meal kit for four – or treat her to dinner at one of their restaurants. 

- Mother’s Day Etched Bottles: These limited edition wine bottles house a deep ruby red blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, and Merlot from California. This blend is full bodied with moderate and slightly rustic tannins and loads of dark and red fruit. The finish is rich and long, with a long spicy finish.  There are two designs to choose from:

  • Queen, Goddess, Heroine, Mother ($64.99)
  •  If Moms Were Flowers, I’d Pick You ($74.99)

- Mother’s Day At-Home Meal Kits: This heat-and-serve kit is a way to whip up a dinner for Mom.

The menu includes:

  • Pretzel Bread and Butter 
  • Mother’s Day Salad with mixed greens, radishes, cucumber, grape tomatoes, avocado, goat cheese, dried cherries, toasted Marcona almonds and honey mustard vinaigrette
  • Eight Parmesan Crusted Medallions with a choice of second protein: Pistachio Crusted Grouper, Dana's Parmesan Chicken or BBQ Bourbon Pork
  • Mary's Potatoes, Garlic Green Beans
  • Lemon Butter Cake

The kit serves four people for $159.99 and can be ordered on Eventbrite. Add on a box of six housemade truffles (two dark chocolate, two white chocolate and two orangesicle). Pop some Cooper’s Hawk Prosecco for an additional $19.99. Pre-order by May 7. Meal kit pick-ups are available May 8 and 9 between 9-11AM and 1-3PM.  

- Camille Proud Wine Pairs Perfectly with the Mother’s Day Meal Kit: This wine is a tribute to strong women everywhere. The wine is a Merlot, Cabernet, Franc and Malbec blend that’s loaded with blueberry, blackberry, and violet flavors along with complex spice, leather, and green herbs. Camille PROUD sells for $56.99 and can be easily added to your At-Home Meal Kit order.

- Enjoy a Meal Away from Home at a Nearby Cooper’s Hawk Restaurant: Cooper’s Hawk is now open for indoor and patio dining at most locations. Their contemporary- American menu is infused with international flavors, and each dish on the menu is listed with a bin number that provides guidance for the pairing for a Mother’s Day toast.

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Cooper's Hawk is offering Mother's Day Meal Kits to pre-order through May 7. (Photo courtesy of Cooper's Hawk)

Andros Taverna (Logan Square)

Andros Taverna will celebrate moms with brunch and a selection of pastries and whole cakes for pre-order including Tahini Chiffon Cake with Heaven’s Honey Cream, Rosewater Galaktaboureko with raspberries and Chocolate Frappé Cake with coffee ganache. Mother’s Day cakes serve 4 - 6 people. Moms can also dine-in at Andros for a Mother’s Day dinner with Philotimo Feast with Border Springs roasted leg of lamb and floral bouquets for pre-order. 

BLVD Steakhouse (West Loop)

Celebrate mom with a one-day-only brunch at BLVD Steakhouse. In addition to its regular dinner service, the glamorous Old Hollywood-inspired steakhouse will offer a 3-course shared brunch menu for $55 per person on Sunday, May 9. Dish selections include: Cured Salmon Toast with pickled beets, arugula, housemade yogurt and dill; Pain Perdu Brioche French Toast with rum custard, fresh berries and crème anglaise; Shakshuka with an ottoman farm vegetable stew, poached eggs and goat cheese; Chicken & Waffles with buttermilk fried chicken and a house-made Belgian waffle; and Steak & Eggs with a 10oz prime bavette steak, breakfast potatoes and two farm fresh eggs. Bloody Marys, bottomless mimosas, other specialty cocktails, as well as luxe upgrades, like Seafood Towers and Caviar Service, will also be available. BLVD Steakhouse will be open on Mother's Day for brunch from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and for dinner from 5-9 p.m. Reservations can be made via OpenTable. 

Farm Bar (Lakeview)

To celebrate the queen bees, Farm Bar will serve brunch specials with a complimentary jar of Brown Dog Farm honey and free peach mimosas for moms. Brunch will also include Monkey Bread, Strawberry Rhubarb French Toast and Smoked Trout Benedict. Reservations can be made online with Resy.

Farmhouse Tavern (Evanston)

Farmhouse Evanston will celebrate moms with an all-day menu featuring three courses. Course one will include family-style breads and spreads. Two will feature your choice of an entree including Eggs Benedict, Red Wine Braised Short Rib and Seared Salmon, while course three offers a family-style dessert featuring Strawberry Short Cake and Chocolate Bread Pudding. The three-course menu is $38 for adults and $17 for kids. 

Funkenhausen (West Town)

Funkenhausen, the West Town beer hall, will offer free mimosas. Reservations for the patio and indoor dining can be made through their website at.

Gemini (Lincoln Park)

Nestled in Lincoln Park, Gemini will offer specialty brunch and dinner options for Mother’s Day. Guests can order Lobster Caesar Salad for $28 and their usual brunch options. Dinner options include Lobster Bisque, Alaskan Halibut with morel mushrooms, sweet spring peas, petite salad, and meyer lemon Beurre Blanc, and Fried Chicken Dinner. All day dessert includes Strawberry Shortcake for $12. Additionally, Gemini will partner with a local flower shop so diners can pre-order mini bouquets for mom with their reservation. Guests can also request a bouquet by calling any Ballyhoo location when booking their reservation. 

Nonnina (River North)

To help celebrate moms all weekend long, Nonnina will offer complimentary prosecco to moms when they dine on Saturday, May 8. Reservations are available with OpenTable.

PB&J (West Loop)

This Mother’s Day, PB&J will feature  specialty brunch menu items such as a Lemon Ginger Souffle served with strawberry rhubarb jam, Milk Crumbs, and Mint Fizz. Additionally, PB&J is celebrating moms by giving them a free glass of Champagne and  rose upon arrival. 

Rainbow Cone (Beverly)

All moms will receive a free small Rainbow Cone with any purchase. 

Recess and City Hall (West Loop)

City Hall, located adjacent to Recess in the same historic West Loop building, will open for a special family-style Mother’s Day Brunch on May 9. Live music from a female-only band will be provided. Recess will offer a la carte brunch options as well.  

Robert Et Fils (North Center)

In honor of Mother's Day, Robert Et Fils will offer diners a "Mother's Day Picnic Kit'' . The kit is $160.00 and serves up to four people. The kit includes fresh juice, a bottle of wine, fresh bread, preserves, hand picked wild vegetables, Salade Maison and a Whole Roasted Green Circle Chicken stuffed with lemon, picholine olives, and breadcrumbs. For dessert, guests can order a Seasonal Tarte and more. Guests can order on Tock and schedule their pick up for Sunday, May 9th between 10:00am and 2:00pm.

Sepia (West Loop)

Sepia will offer an at-home Mother’s Day Meal Kit. The meal kit, which feeds two people, is $80 and includes Toasted Almond Bostock and Blueberry-Lemon Muffins, Vanilla Yogurt, Arugula Salad with dried cherries, candied hazelnuts and goat cheese and the Buttermilk Biscuit Sandwich in two variations. Add-on items include Pimento cheese with Lavash Crackers, Smoked salmon rillettes with a toasted baguette and Strawberry-rhubarb pie.

Sophia Steak (Wilmette)

Located on the North Shore, Sophia Steak will feature the ultimate Mother’s Day Brunch. Sophia Steak is partnering with a local flower shop so diners can pre-order mini bouquets for mom with their reservation. Guests can also request a bouquet by calling any Ballyhoo location when booking their reservation. 

Stan's Donuts & Coffee (Hyde Park)

To celebrate the opening of their new Hyde Park location, Stan’s will host a Stan’s Van popup at 5225 S Harper Ct, Chicago, IL 60615. 

The Dearborn (Downtown)

The Dearborn will be serving all-day specials for Mother’s Day including Jumbo Shrimp & Lobster Cocktails for $36, Chicken ‘Pot Pie’ Vol au Vent for $25 and The Dearborn Pastry Basket for $30. Reservations can be made online.

The Table at Crate (Oak Brook)

Chef Bill Kim will offer a special four-course brunch menu that pays homage to three special mothers who have each had profound impacts on his life. Each dish draws inspiration from these women, telling a story through dishes, ingredients and flavors representative of each. The first course, Green Acres Farm Spring Asparagus Sauté, starts with Beth Eccles, the first local farmer who Kim began working within the city and who became like a sister over the last three decades. Chef Bill’s mother is the inspiration for the second course, Mama Kim’s Famous Savory Pancake with soft-boiled farmer’s egg and shrimp, highlighting their Korean heritage through her savory pancakes. The third course is a nod to Kim’s mother-in-law Lola and his wife’s Puerto Rican background: Lola’s Salmon Criolla with roasted garlic & Three Sisters Garden white corn grits. Available for $65 per person on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 9.

El Che Steakhouse & Bar (West Loop)

El Che Steakhouse & Bar will celebrate moms with the Mother’s Day Kit this year. The kit will be $175 and include two filets, a bottle of bubbles, alfajores, smoked salt and a Studio Sour bowl. Mother’s Day Kits are available for order online now on TOCK. 

FireLake Grill House & Cocktail Bar (Downtown)

FireLake Grill House & Cocktail Bar, the restaurant located at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, is serving a three-course pre-fixed Mother's Day Dinner May 9 from 2pm - 9pm. Start with a choice of Delta asparagus soup with Blue crab, sherry, and brioche croutons; or Cow’s Milk Burrata with prosciutto, asparagus, and cara cara. For the Main, choose between the Chilean Sea Bass with onion crust, spring vegetables, and English pea sauce; Cabernet braised short rib with spring onion, miso turnip puree, mizuna, and kumquats; or Wild Shrimp Risotto with English peas, bacon, and yuzu emulsion. For Dessert, choose between Tiramisu with Frangelico mascarpone mousse, coffee syrup, milk chocolate, dark chocolate glaze, and salted chocolate hazelnut; or Carrot cake with cream cheese icing, shredded carrots, coconut, pecan pieces, and crushed pineapple. $48 per person.

The Smith (River North)

The Smith will be offering two experiences to celebrate Mother’s Day this year, including a specialty brunch and at-home kit. Mother’s Day brunch will consist of The Smith’s full brunch menu plus an asparagus toast with burrata and poached eggs special. The Smith will also offer their take-home kit to bring the brunch offerings to you. Brunch is available from 10:00am - 4:00pm.

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The Dearborn will be serving all-day specials for Mother’s Day including Jumbo Shrimp & Lobster Cocktails, Chicken ‘Pot Pie’ Vol au Vent and The Dearborn Pastry Basket. (Photo courtesy of The Dearborn)

The Goddess and Grocer (Multiple Locations)

The Goddess and Grocer is offering a special Mother’s Day Room Service Menu as well as a gift basket featuring items from Goddess and their Bucktown neighbors like Aesop, P45, Credo Diptyque, and more. 

The gift basket and all of their other specialty mom desserts are available at their Bucktown, River North, and Gold Coast locations. 

Mother’s Day Room Service Menu: Serves 2 ($75) / extra guests $19.50 ea for 3 food courses 

Brunch Cocktails - choose 1 

  • Mom-osa 

  • Bloody Mary 

Starters - to share 

  • Strawberry lemon muffins + fruit parfaits (V)

Entrees - choose 2 

  • Frittata with sausage, asparagus, spinach, roasted red peppers, onions, and parmesan cheese with breakfast potato (GF)

  • Spinach, tomato, mozzarella and fresh basil quiche with simple side salad (V)

  • Smoked Salmon with everything bagel, cream cheese, shaved red onion, cucumber, tomato, capers, and lemon 

  • Cinnamon French Toast with blueberries, maple syrup, side of bacon

  • Grilled Tuna Nicoise with egg, radish, grape tomatoes, green beans, potatoes, and rmaine with Grocer’s herb vinaigrette (GF)

Dessert Tray - to share 

  • Chocolate covered strawberries, truffles, and cookies 

Add Ons 

  • Decorated Mom Cookie Gift Set - $25 

  • Cookie Decorating Kit with Icing - $25 

  • Fruit salad - $7 

  • Banana Bread - $16

  • Bacon Mac & Cheese - $9

  • Applewood Smoked Bacon - $5

  • Pork Sausage or Chicken Sausage - $5

  • Breakfast Potatoes - $5

  • Orange or Grapefruit Juice - $12

  • Box of Coffee - $20 

  • Spring Flowers Bouquet - $30 

  • Flower Cupcake - $7.50  - Hand decorated flower in a real pot 

Every Mom is a Goddess Gift Basket 

  • Made by women for women. Filled with local snacks, Vosges Chocolates, a Sweet Water Decor “Best Mom Ever” candle, somm picked wine, face mask, decorated MOM cookie, Petal Sparkling Rose Water, Victory Dance Granola, flower pot cupcake + amazing gifts from Goddess Bucktown neighbors Aesop, P45, Credo + Diptyque - $95 

Cupitol Coffee & Eatery (Streeterville and Evanston)

Cupitol Coffee & Eatery is open for a Mother’s Day Brunch on Sunday, May 9. Guests can choose from an all day menu that offers a mix of sweet and savory options. 

To make brunch a little more special, guests who purchase a grapefruit mimosa or large OJ will get a free ½ stack of pancakes. 

Cupitol is an all-day lounge with locations in Chicago (Streeterville) and Evanston. Both locations feature an all-day menu that includes breakfast items, pastries from their in-house bakery, and dinner options ranging from skirt steak and pasta to fish dishes made with sustainably caught fish. 

In-House Bakery highlights 

  • Mango & Chocolate Croissant 

  • Pistachio Croissant 

  • Ham & Gruyere Croissant 

  • Pecan Roll 

  • Lemon Ginger Scone 

  • Turtle Brownie with Caramel & Pecans 

All Day Menu highlights include

  • European Breakfast - greek yogurt, homemade almond granola, seasonal berries, local 100% raw honey 

  • CBH & Eggs - house made corned beef hash with onions, poached eggs 

  • Country Benedict - buttermilk biscuits, pork sausage gravy, poached eggs 

  • Buttermilk Pancakes - classic, chocolate chip, blueberry lemon, gluten free pancakes 

  • The Number 5 sandwich - fried egg, ham off the bone, wisconsin cheddar, croissant 

  • Gravlax Baguette - house-cured sandwich, herb cream cheese, cucumber, baguette 

Brunch Cocktails (until 2pm) $9

  • Classic Mimosa - prosecco, freshly squeezed orange juice

  • Blueberry Lemonade Mimosa - Prosecco, lemon, fresh blueberries

  • Bellini - prosecco, peach juice, simple syrup

  • Bloody Mary - vodka, house made bloody mix 

All Day Cocktails $9 

  • Cupitol Passion - dark rum, passion fruit, lime, vanilla 

  • Refreshing Cucumber - bourbon, simple syrup, lemon, cold press ginger 

  • Pink Flamingo - vodka, fennel, grapefruit, lemon juice 

  • The Brilliant Flamingo - gin, grapefruit, cold press beet, lime, salt 

  • Habanero Margarita - reposado tequila, amara blood orange liqueur, lime, bitters

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The Goddess and Grocer is offering a special Mother’s Day Room Service Menu as well as a gift basket featuring items from Goddess and their Bucktown neighbors. (Photo courtesy of The Goddess and Grocer)

Chef Stephanie Izard (West Loop)

Everyone knows the best way to Mom’s heart is through her stomach. Chef Stephanie Izard is offering some gifts to get the job done:

  • Sugargoat Sweet Treats. Moms deserve flowers – and they also deserve dessert. Sugargoat is providing both in the form of a flower-inspired Mother’s Day Citrus Cake. Adorned with a bouquet of buttercream blooms, this vanilla cake is layered with tart lime, orange, and blueberry curd and a buttery shortbread crumble ($55). Or the cutest Cookie Bouquet ($35) or Cupcakes ($28 for 4). Pre-order now for pick-up from May 5-May 9.
  • Sugargoat Cocktails & Cupcakes Subscription. This year, give your mom the gift of sugar and libations. The $45 monthly subscription includes a rotating selection of 4 unique cupcakes and 2 cocktails, featuring seasonal ingredients and recipes, curated by Chef Stephanie Izard. All club members will get exclusive discounts, educational materials for each cocktail selection and first peek at upcoming bakery treats. 
  • This Little Goat is a gift for moms who love to cook (or for those who could use a little help in that area). Chef Stephanie Izard’s globally influenced sauces, spices, and newly launched everything crunches are an easy way to spice up meal time. Choose from one of the curated collections or purchase one for yourself to make Mom a Mother’s Day meal. 

And if you’d like to take your mama out on the town, here are some options: 

  • Tiny Goat, Stephanie Izard’s periodic pop-up located in Hidden Goat, the airy, lovely space above Little Goat Diner, will host a memorable dinner for Mom with a multi-course menu that includes a mix of individually plated and family style courses, plus dessert for $75 a person. May 7-9, dinner service only. Reservations can be made at Open Table.
  • Little Goat Diner will offer several fun Mother’s Day specials on May 9, along with their usual Sunday brunch menu. Reservations can be made at Open Table.
  • Elevate your Mothers' Day (literally) brunch on the sunny, bright Cabra rooftop. The brunch menu features goat empanadas, classic ceviche, bacon & egg solterito, and other selections. Reservations for May 9 can be made at Open Table.
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Everyone knows the best way to Mom’s heart is through her stomach. Chef Stephanie Izard is offering some gifts to get the job done including these beautiful cupcakes! (Photo courtesy of Sugargoat)

The Rambler Kitchen + Tap (North Center)

The Rambler in North Center will offer complimentary mimosa for all moms this Mother’s Day with purchase of a brunch item on Sunday, May 9 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Specials include $20 bottomless mimosas paired with a la carte brunch items like a BYO Omelette Menu, scratch Biscuits and Gravy smothered in The Rambler’s signature country sausage gravy ($11), Turtle French Toast with two slices of pound cake French toast, stuffed then topped with rich chocolate, caramel, chocolate chips, crushed pecans and fresh whipped cream ($13), The Rambler Scrambler with three scrambled eggs, red and green peppers, mushrooms, onions, ham, bacon, sausage, and cheddar, served with a mountain of seasoned breakfast potatoes ($12) and more. 

Rewired Pizza Cafe & Bar (Edgewater)

Rewired Pizza Cafe & Bar will host Mother’s Day brunch on Sunday, May 9 with live entertainment from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the patio and inside. All moms who dine at Rewired will receive a complimentary rose. 

The al la carte brunch menu features items like the Rewired BELT Sandwich with bacon, scrambled eggs, Swiss cheese, garlic basil mayo, tomato and mixed greens served on brioche with brunch potatoes ($9), house made Biscuits and Chorizo Gravy ($10), and the Chicken and Waffles with house made waffles, fried chicken thigh and maple syrup ($12). Guests can pair menu items with brunch cocktails including Mimosas, Kir Royale, Bellinis, Micheladas, Bloody Marys and more. 

Scratchboard Kitchen (Arlington Heights)

Scratchboard Kitchen in Arlington Heights will be open for dine-in brunch reservations on Sunday, May 9. They will also offer Mother’s Day Take and Bake Kits To-Go available for pickup on Saturday, May 8.

Mother’s Day brunch will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and feature the regular menu items plus a la carte specials created by Executive Chef Grace Goudie. Highlights include an Ambrosia Salad with chamomile mascarpone cheese, seasonal fruit, and granola, Avocado Toast with radishes, ramps, purple asparagus, and everything seasoning, Crab Omelette with curry hollandaise and herbs, and a selection of house made pastries like Rhubarb and Cardamom Scones, Strawberry and Coconut Poptarts, a gluten free Matcha Yuzu and White Chocolate Mini Loaf, Chai and Lavender Muffins and Butterfly Pea Donuts. Reservations can be made online for indoor or outdoor dining on the patio via Tock.

Mother’s Day Take and Bake Brunch Kits To-Go are available for pickup on Saturday, May 8 and will include everything to reheat and bake a fresh brunch for Mom on Sunday morning. The $100 brunch kit serves four people with options like Yogurt Parfaits with granola, chia seeds and strawberry-coconut jam, Asparagus, Bacon, and Leek Rosti featuring eggs filled with asparagus, bacon and leeks, topped with fontina and goat cheeses baked into a crispy potato crust, Baked French Toast with Scratchboard’s homemade biscuits turned into french toast, served with maple syrup, and Mini Rhubarb and Cardamom Scones. Add-ons include a Caviar Board with two Chandon Splits with Regiis Ova Royal Caviar, savory donut holes, creme fraiche, eggs and onion (serves 7; $80). Brunch drink kits and select bottles of wine will also be available. To order, visit TOCK

Uvae Kitchen & Wine Bar (Andersonville)

Uvae Kitchen & Wine Bar in Andersonville will host Mother’s Day brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. featuring a complimentary mimosa for all moms. The dine-in brunch menu will range in price from $8 to $18, and highlights include Bacon Brioche French Toast, Lobster Cake Benedict, Carrot and Zucchini Pancakes, Chilaquiles with Salsa Verde, Nutella Croissants and more. Weather permitting, guests can dine on the intimate flower-lined sidewalk patio on Clark Street that can accomodate 40 guests with tables spaced 6 feet apart for guest safety. Reservations are available via Resy.

For guests who plan to celebrate Mother’s Day at home, Uvae will offer their signature Sunday Brunch Menu for Two to-go. The package is $50 and includes a bottle of cava, trio of house made purees, Nutella croissants, brioche French toast, and an asparagus and goat cheese omelet. 

Wine and Cheese Baskets will also be available to purchase for $80 each. Baskets include a bottle of rosé and cava, assorted cheeses, artisanal crackers, a trio of Andersonville Fine Foods Nuts, and a trio of Twidley Bits fruit butter and compote. 

Whirlyball (Multiple Locations)

For families looking to treat Mom to a day out this Mother’s Day, WhirlyBall is offering a Mother’s Day BOGO special. Patrons who buy an hour of any activity will get a half hour activity of their choice FREE. Customers can choose from activities like Bowling (Chicago & Naperville only), HyperBowling (Naperville only), LaserTag, WhirlyBall, Ping Pong, Giant Connect Four, and Giant Jenga. The special is available via private party booking only and reservations are required. In between activities, families can dine from The Pivot Room’s chef-driven menu featuring fresh takes on classic American fare, a rotating craft beer selection and cocktails.

Dedicated to and built for playing it safe, WhirlyBall is ready to host groups of any size this Mother’s Day by reservation only. WhirlyBall’s locations spanning thousands of square feet makes social distancing easy with its ventilation system and outdoor patios and terraces. To properly foster a safe environment, the team has implemented safety precautions in accordance with the recommended guidelines by the state. 

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Scratchboard Kitchen in Arlington Heights will be open for dine-in brunch reservations on Sunday, May 9. (Photo courtesy of Michael Schumann)

Nothing Bundt Cakes Chicagoland (Multiple Locations)

Nothing Bundt Cakes offers handcrafted Bundt Cakes made with real eggs, butter, and cream cheese frosting that are a dessert option to celebrate Mother’s Day. 

The brand offers cakes in a variety of sizes including 8- and 10-inch Bundt Cakes, miniature Bundtlets and Bundtlet towers, which are stacked and gift-wrapped, and bitesize Bundtinis, sold by the dozen.  

Bakeries also offer Bundt Cake decorations and Bundtini toppers that are a fit for any celebration including Mother’s Day, and the current Featured Flavor is fan-favorite, Strawberries & Cream, which is available through May 31st

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Nothing Bundt Cakes offers handcrafted Bundts made with real eggs, butter, and cream cheese frosting that are a great dessert option to celebrate Mother’s Day. (Photo courtesy of Nothing Bundt Cakes)

Vanille Patisserie (Multiple Locations)

Vanille Patisserie offers a light takeaway brunch menu full of French pastries and a garden quiche plus seasonal fruit. For gifts, there's a Chef's Special Box and DIY cookies.

Chef’s Special Mother’s Day Pastry Box 

Treat mom to a box of fresh-baked items which includes a selection of 4 petit gateaus with flavors like: rich milk and white chocolate mousse, vanilla cream, tropical and seasonal fruits. Each pastry is original, chef-created and made special just for Mother's Day. Items from this box won't appear in the baking case before Sunday.  

Family Brunch Mother’s Day at Home 

Staying in this Mother's Day? Serve mom in bed with a Mother's Day brunch-at-home kit including Take and Bake croissants – 3 butter and 3 chocolate croissants with instructions for baking. Plus, a 9inch roasted vegetable quiche, fresh seasonal fruit salad, and a dozen mini desserts.

DIY Gifts For Kids

You're never too old to paint a pretty picture for mom to show her your love. Vanille Patisserie's invention from last year is the DIY cookie that you can paint. The Best Mom Ever Large DIY Coloring Cookie is a 7-inch square sugar cookie that comes with gift boxes and shredded packing paper. So you can paint, present it as a proper gift and put it on display or eat it right away.

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Treat mom to a box of fresh-baked items which includes a selection of 4 petit gateaus with flavors like: rich milk and white chocolate mousse, vanilla cream, tropical and seasonal fruits. (Photo courtesy of Vanille Patisserie)

Avli (Multiple locations)

This Mother’s Day, Avli will offer a special prix-fixe, three-course menu, available for dine-in, carryout or delivery that includes a light citrus salad to start, poached salmon with orange glaze and a dessert of yogurt mousse with a light honey drizzle. The special menu is just $29, exclusive of tax and gratuity. Guests may make a dine-in reservation or order for carryout/delivery by visiting Tock (River North, Lincoln Park, Winnetka). 

In addition, Avli will offer a Mimosa Kit for mom, available for pre-paid pick-up or delivery via Tock and DoorDash. Each kit ($30) contains a bottle of Jean Louis Brut, orange juice and carnations. 

PiniPico Brazilian Café (Old Town)

PiniPico's Mother's Day special includes the following three courses for just $12, exclusive of tax and while supplies last. The special is available for purchase in the café for dine-in or pick-up.

  • First: choice medium size of Latte (iced or hot), Cardamom Rose Matcha Latte or Horchata Oat Latte
  • Second: choice of Empada (chicken or heart of palm) or Coxinha (chicken croquette)
  • Third: Specialty heart-shaped Brigadeiro (Brazilian chocolate truffle), nicely boxed with ribbon

Chiya Chai Café (Logan Square)

Chiya Chai will offer a three-course menu on Mother’s Day for $18, exclusive of tax and gratuity. Guests will receive one medium chai beverage of choice, the choice of Chiya Chili Potatoes or Sauteed Kale and the choice of a Savory Pie, Dumpling Order or Curry Bowl. The special is available for dine-in at the café, carryout or delivery. 

To help mom unwind and relax, gift her with a Chai Concentrate Growler ($10) or an assortment of tea like the Namaste Chai Tea Package ($9), an aromatic blend of Highland herbs and spices for a caffeine-free cup of chai, available for purchase online or in the café. 

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Chiya Chai will offer a three-course menu on Mother’s Day for $18, exclusive of tax and gratuity. (Photo courtesy of Chiya Chai)

Daisies (Logan Square)

  • Prix Fixe Mother's Day Brunch ($55 per adult, free for kids under 12)
    • Family Style menu features: Selection of pastries to share for the table: Concord Oat Bars, Fried Pierogi, Coffee Cake
    • Choose 3 to share for the table: Cured Salmon Platter, French Toast, Asparagus Benedict, Biscuits and Gravy, Truffle Bruschetta, Granola, Beet Agnolotti 
    • Included: Breakfast Potatoes, Leafy Green Salad and all beverages

Formento’s (West Loop)

  • Prix Fixe Mother’s Day Menu ($39 per adult, $15 for kids under 10)
    • Menu features: Pastries, Short Ribs, Grilled Salmon, Bucatini, Veggie Frittata, French Toast, Canestri, Smoked Fish Dip, Burger, or Formento’s Breakfast
    • Plus, a la carte sides: Toast and Jam, Bacon, Fruit, Potatoes, Meatballs, or Truffle Fries

The Bristol (Bucktown)

  • Prix Fixe Mother’s Day Brunch ($33 per person)
    • Choice of 1 starter and 1 entree:
      • Starters: Cinnamon Roll, Yogurt Parfait, Gem Salad, Avocado Toast, or Deviled Eggs
      • Entrees: Eggs Benedict, Bristol Omelette, Ricotta Gnudi, Breakfast Sandwich, or Chicken Salad

Cafe Robey (Wicker Park)

  • Cafe Robey will host their classic Mother’s Day Brunch that features complimentary “Mom-osas” for all Mothers!

Milk Money Brewing (La Grange)

  • Mother’s Day a la carte brunch for in-person dining
  • Mother’s Day Takeout Package
    • Food: Stuffed French toast (with lemon mascarpone, strawberry jam, Egg Strata (with asparagus,spinach, cheese), House Cured and Smoked Bacon and Sausage
    • Drinks: Mimosa Package, Beer Crowlers, Bloody Mary
    • This package will go live on their Tock page. 

Rye Deli + Drink (West Loop)

  • Host a Mother’s Day get together at home with the following Rye packages:
    • Bagel Brunch Kit ($85, serves 14)
    • Party At Your Mama’s House Kit ($149, serves 6)
    • WAP Mimosa Kit ($45, serves 6)

Tree House (River North)

  • Tree House will launch brunch on Mother’s Day weekend.
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Daisies in Logan Square is offering a Prix Fixe Mother's Day Brunch for $55 per person that includes dishes like this Beet Agnolotti. (Photo courtesy of Neil Burger)

Dear Margaret (Lakeview)

This Mother’s Day, treat Mom to breakfast at home with help from Dear Margaret (2965 N. Lincoln Ave., 773-360-8213). The Mother's Day Brunch Kit ($50; serves 2-4) includes: Spring Vegetable Quiche, Spinach Salad, House-cured Bacon, Milk Buns (6ct), House-cultured Butter (4oz.). Option to add on charcuterie, spreads, or extra rolls ($5-11) and a petite floral arrangement from Primrose ($20) to complete your tablescape. Pickup only, available the evening before on Saturday, May 8 from 5-10 p.m., or day-of on Sunday, May 9 from 9 a.m.-noon. 

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This Mother’s Day, treat Mom to breakfast at home with a little help from Dear Margaret. (Photo courtesy of Dear Margaret)

Pennyville Station (Park Ridge)

Pennyville Station will be celebrating Mom with a special brunch service on Sunday, May 9. From 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., diners will enjoy a specially selected limited menu of their New-American fare – From brunch favorites and sandwiches, to entrees special to the holiday including Filet Mignon and Crab Cakes, mom will enjoy her meal alongside craft cocktails, mimosas and bloody marys. Reservations are available via Resy, and orders can also be placed for carryout and delivery. Indoor and patio seating will be available.

Roka Akor (Multiple Locations)

On Sunday, May 9, Roka Akor will celebrate Mother's Day with a special lunch and dinner menu as well as a take-out Omakase meal at their Chicago, Oak Brook and Old Orchard locations. 

CHICAGO TASTING MENU ($98 per person)  -- Available on Mother's Day from 4pm to 10pm  

Course One: 

  • Lobster & Shrimp Dumplings 

  • Beef Tataki, Fresh Truffle, Pickled Daikon 

  • Yellowtail Sashimi, Poached Garlic Ponzu, Serrano Chili 

Course Two: 

  • Chef’s Selection 5 Kind Sashimi 

  • Dynamite Scallop Maki 

Course Three: 

  • Yuzu Miso Marinated Black Cod, Pickled Red Onions 

  • Snake River Farms American Wagyu Filet, Chili Ginger Sauce 

  • Broccolini, Ginger Shallot Dressing 


  • Warm Chocolate Cake, Vanilla Bean Ice Cream  


Available on Mother's Day from 12pm to 9pm 

Course One: 

  • Prime Beef & Kimchi Dumplings 

  • Yellowtail Sashimi, Poached Garlic Ponzu, Serrano Chili 

  • Beef Tataki, Truffle Onion Vinaigrette 

Course Two: 

  • Chef’s Selection 3 Kind Sashimi 

  • Hamachi Serrano Maki 

Course Three: 

  • Yuzu Miso Marinated Black Cod, Pickled Red Onions 

  • Snake River Farms American Wagyu Filet, Chili Ginger Sauce 

  • Broccolini, Ginger Shallot Dressing 


  • Warm Chocolate Cake, Vanilla Bean Ice Cream  

Additional details for Roka Akor Chicago, Oak Brook, & Old Orchard Omakase Menu: 

  • Take-out Omakase must be purchased through the Tock Ticketing Site here by May 7th at 5pm.  

  • Orders are available for pick-up from 2pm-4pm on Sunday, May 9th 

  • Take-out items will have to be either cooked or reheated and plated. Cooking instructions included. 

TAKE-OUT OMAKASE ($220 feeds four people) 

  • Assorted Ceviche with Yellowtail, Salmon, Tuna with Yuzu Lime Vinaigrette 

  • Beef Tataki, Fresh Truffle, Pickled Daikon 

  • Crab Cakes with Yuzo Aioli, Chives, Microgreens 

  • Yuzo Miso Marinated Black Cod, Pickled Red Onions 

  • Prime New York Strip, Truffle Aioli 

  • Alaskan King Crab Legs, Chili-Lime Butter 

  • Broccolini, Ginger Shallot Dressing 

  • Ube Pot de Crème, Fresh Berries, Bubu Aire 

  • Chocolate Dipped Strawberries 

Tuscan Hen Market (North Center)

Treat Mom to a special prix fixe brunch and dinner at Tuscan Hen Market. Both menus are available for carryout and Mother's Day Brunch will be available for dine-in on the patio. 

Mother's Day Brunch ($38.95 - $99.99): Breakfast Tart with Pancetta and Green Onions, Pasta Salad with Asparagus & Feta Cheese, Citrus Salad, Blueberry Lemon Muffins, and Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice

Mother's Day Dinner ($54.95 - $139.99): Spring Salad with Fennel & Orange, Salmon with Lemon & Dill, Green Beans, Smashed New Potatoes, and Strawberry Tiramisu

Chez Moi (Lincoln Park)

Chef Dominique Tougne has created special dishes just for Mother's Day this year. Available to order for dining in or at home, the a la carte specials include:

Shrimp Salad with Granny Smith apple, microgreens, and tartare sauce - $14

Smoked Salmon & Dill Quiche with spring asparagus - $12

Homemade Famous Lobster Bisque - $10

Oven Roasted 1/2 Duck a l'Orange with mashed potatoes - $32

Chicken "Crapaudine" with Provençale herbs butter, green beans, and stuffed roasted tomato - $28

Chilean Sea Bass with Hollandaise sauce and Tomato Concassée with white beans - $40

Mother's Day is available for dine-in and carryout. Orders must be placed by Saturday, May 7th, and can be picked up on May 9th from 11am - 5pm. 

French Quiche (Lincoln Park)

Treat Mom to a special Sweet Box for Mother's Day from French Quiche. Mom's Sweet Box ($30) includes (2) Macarons, (2) Raspberry Mini Tarts, (1) Rose, (1) French Quiche Strawberry Jam, (2) Plain Croissants, (1) Baguette, and (1) $10 Gift Card. French Quiche is also offering a special Smoked Salmon & Dill Quiche for Mother's Day for $8/slice or $40/whole quiche. 

Finger Licking Foodie Tours

The Chicago Deep Dish Pizza Tour from Finger Licking Foodie Tours in Chicago is an available option for the Mom who loves food, especially pizza. Treat her to a tour for two so she can dig in with her bestie for a girls' day out. She'll receive a 2-hour self-guided adventure to three pizza landmarks without long waits. The tour is $65 per person.


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