The saying is true:  Mother does know best.  Show your mom she raised a great human with impeccable taste by taking her out for a great breakfast, lunch, dinner, or brunch in Atlanta.  Show how much you appreciate her on her special day.

I am sharing my recommendations on where to celebrate Mother’s Day in Atlanta.  Your mom will appreciate it!  Happy Mother’s Day!

Give Mom a Day on the Town at ROOM at Twelve
Treat Mom to a day or night on the town at ROOM at Twelve, a modern American steakhouse and favorite Downtown go-to destination for drinks, steaks and sushi.  This Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 13th, ROOM has whipped up a specialty brunch to make Mom feel as extraordinary as she deserves. Brunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and dinner will be served from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. To make a reservation, call 404.418.1250 or visit Room at Twelve is located at 400 W Peachtree St, Atlanta, GA 30308. Stay connected on Twitter and Instagram at @roomattwelve and on Facebook at

STK Atlanta Treats Moms to a Boozy Brunch

Known for it’s high-energy atmosphere and exceptional, signature and seasonal offerings, STK Atlanta is taking Mother’s Day to the next level on Sunday, May 13, 2018. Open from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m just for the occasion, Midtown’s sexiest steak and seafood house will be treating moms to a specialty brunch including signature dishes such as: King Crab Benedict — Poached Eggs, Cajun Hollandaise; Steak & Legs — Dry-Aged Strip, Eggs, Breakfast Potatoes; Lobster and King Crab Omelet — Caviar, Small Salad or Potatoes; Short Rib Hash & Eggs — Poached Eggs, Cajun Hollandaise, Wild Salmon — Pea Purée, Torn Herbs, Truffle, and much more. Moms can also take advantage of STK’s selection of hand-selected champagnes, wines, signature cocktails and just time in for spring, STK will be serving speciality boozy frozen beverages. Of course, STK’s regular menu featuring reimagined classic American  cuisine with signature dishes like bite-sized Lil’ BRGs made with Wagyu beef,  Lobster Mac & Cheese, seafood platters, and array of cooked-to-perfection filets, mouthwatering sirloins, and delectable sides will also be available. For more information or to make a reservation for the Dining Room, visit or call 404-793-0144. STK Atlanta is located at 1075 Peachtree Street in Midtown Atlanta on the corner of Peachtree and 12th Streets in the 12th & Midtown development. Stay connected on Twitter and Instagram at @eatstk #stkatlanta.

Celebrate Mother’s Day with a special dinner at Atlas.  Moms will be treated to a complimentary glass of bubbly and are invited to enjoy a spectacular three-course prix fixe menu for $65 per person created just for the occasion by Executive Chef Christopher Grossman and Pasty Chef Christian Castillo. The full chef-driven dinner menu, which changes daily, will also be available. Atlas also recently welcomed back its acclaimed art installation featuring 30 pieces from esteemed artists including Foujita, Monet, Chagall, Modigliani and Soutine. The restaurant’s impressive gallery of 20th century artwork has been hand-selected from The Lewis Collection, one of the largest private art collections in the world.  Located within the St. Regis Atlanta, Atlas celebrates the very best in seasonal American cuisine combined with European influences.  With a focus on curating fresh ingredients from local farms, this chef-driven restaurant brings unparalleled culinary experiences to the capital of the South.  For more information or to make a reservation, visit  Atlas is located at the St. Regis Atlanta at 88 West Paces Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30305.  Stay connected on Twitter and Instagram at @AtlasBuckhead and on Facebook at 

Punch Bowl Social

On Mother’s Day, Punch Bowl Social at The Battery will serve a special buffet brunch from 9am-3pm. For $25/each (and $12/each for kids 12 and under), guests can enjoy omelette, taco and salad stations, as well as brunch classics such as bacon, sausage, scrambled eggs, and more. All moms will receive a complimentary mimosa, and if they can bowl a strike after one try, their entree will be free.

The St Regis Atlanta

Mother’s Day Brunch at The St. Regis Atlanta. The brunch will take place on Sunday, May 13, during two seatings – the first at 12:30 p.m. and the second at 3 p.m. Set in the hotel’s elegant Astor Court, the brunch will overlook the hotel’s magnificent hotel lobby and crystal chandelier, and guests will enjoy delightful jazz melodies by the Joe Gransden Trio. Guests will also indulge in a brunch menu featuring sophisticated cuisine, which will include a grand seafood display, live action carving and omelet stations, extravagant dessert selections, and more. In addition, Beverage Director David Mason will present a special live action Bloody Mary and Mimosa station, allowing guests to customize their brunch cocktails. To conclude the brunch, The St. Regis Atlanta will have floral experts on hand to teach moms and guests how to arrange a small bouquet of flowers that they can take home. The cost is $149 per adult, $75 for children between the ages of eight and 12 years old, $59 for children between the ages of four and seven, and free for children under three years old. To secure a reservation, please call (404) 563-7799 or book online at

City Winery Celebrates Mother’s Day With a Custom Wine Bottle and Jazz & Blues Brunch 

On Sunday, May 13th, patrons can visit City Winery for special Mother’s Day celebration featuring jazz, blues, and a plethora of food and drinks. Guests can take advantage of an à la carte brunch menu in the venue, as well as live entertainment from Julie Dexter and special guest Kebbi Williams. For those unfamiliar, Julie Dexter is a soulful jazz vocalist and winner of the Afro Caribbean Soul of Jazz Award at the Black Women in Jazz Awards. She has shared the stage with artists such as Jill Scott, Ledisi, and Maxi Priest (who will be performing at City Winery on June 26th). Kebbi Williams can be seen playing with Outkast, Mos Def, Bilal, Derek Trucks, and many others. As if that wasn’t enough, City Winery has also added a extra special treat just for moms. Available for purchase during the show (as well as throughout the day in the restaurant) will be a custom-labeled “Happy Mother’s Day” bottle of a 2017 rosé of syrah. The bottle can be purchased at City Winery for $20. Doors open at 11:30 a.m., and the show is from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Tickets for City Winery’s Jazz & Blues Brunch are available for $20, tax, fees and and gratuity are not included. City Winery is located at 650 North Avenue NE, Suite #201, Atlanta, GA 30308. For more information on City Winery, call 404-946-3791 or visit

TWO urban licks Serves a Fiery Mother’s Day Brunch 

Moms and hungry guests can visit TWO urban licks for live music and a fiery Mother’s Day brunch created by Executive Chef Michael Bertozzi from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Located conveniently on the Atlanta BeltLine in the Old Fourth Ward, families looking for a later celebration can also take advantage of a special Mother’s Day dinner that will be served from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. To make a reservation, call 404.522.4622 or visit Two Urban Licks is located at 820 Ralph McGill Blvd. Atlanta, GA 30306. Stay connected on Twitter at @2urbanlicks and Instagram at @TwoUrbanLicks and on Facebook at

Brezza Cucina

Calling all moms! From 11-4pm, Brezza Cucina is offering a special Mother’s Day brunch buffet ($25/each for adults, $12/each for kids). All moms will also receive a complimentary mimosa or mocktail.

JCT Kitchen & Bar

Show your mama some extra love this Mother’s Day and celebrate at JCT. Kitchen, opening early at 2 p.m. We’ll be serving up our Sunday Supper menu. See full menu here*. Reservations are encouraged and can be made here or by calling the restaurant ­at 404-355-2252. *Menu subject to change based on seasonality.


Express your gratitude to the woman who does it all this Mother’s Day at Davio’s Atlanta. This year, in addition to our full a la carte dinner menu, Davio’s Atlanta will be offering a selection of Mother’s Day Specials from 11:00am to 9:00pm. Executive Chef Matthew Rosekrans has created a selection of traditional dishes with a Northern Italian twist. Brunch specials, offered from 11:00am to 2:00pm, include the Pancakes, Macerated Berries, Warm Maple Syrup and Tenderloin Benedict, Poached Eggs, Beef Tenderloin, Brunch Potatoes, Popover, Hollandaise. Dinner specials, offered from 2:00pm to 9:00pm, will feature dishes including the Lamb Loin, Lentils, Grilled Endive, Prezzemolta and Spaghettini, Lobster, Bay Scallops, Clams, Mussels, Spicy Tomato-Lobster Brodo.

St. Cecilia

Celebrate the favorite sirens in your life and indulge in executive chef Craig Richard’s a la carte Mother’s Day brunch menu from 11:00 a.m. – ­ 2:30 p.m.Dishes include decedent crab & chive omelet, braised beef short rib agnolotti, lobster and shrimp salad, crispy salmon and more!* The regular dinner menu will be available starting at 5 p.m. Reservations are encouraged and can be made here or by calling the restaurant at­ 404-554-9995. *Menu subject to change based on seasonality.

Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta 

Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta is hosting a Mother’s Day Brunch that will include an extravagant buffet with over 150 items.

Featured items will include a house made pasta station, local cheeses and charcuterie, assorted sushi, caviar, Alaskan king crab legs, fresh oysters, carving stations and assorted pastries.

The Optimist

Transport your mom to her favorite coastal haunt from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. for the Optimist’s special, one-time brunch filled with celebration and a deliciously curated Mother’s Day menu. Dishes include savory smoked salmon toast, crab cake benedict, steak & eggs, shrimp & polenta, French toast, quiche and more!* The regular dinner menu will be available starting at 5 p.m. Reservations are encouraged and can be made here or by calling the restaurant at­ 404-477-6260. *Menu subject to change based on seasonality.

American Cut

Treat mom to a lavish brunch from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at American Cut, featuring spicy crab toast with avocado, lobster cake Benedict, Nutella-stuffed French toast and steak huevos rancheros. $65 per person, excluding tax and gratuity. Or opt for the restaurant’s new à la carte dinner menu filled with hot and cold appetizers, steaks, specialty cuts, seafood dishes and sides from 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.  770-415-9766, Upstairs, The Regent Cocktail Club offers drink specials including mimosas and bloody Marys along with a bar snack menu. 770-415-9961,

Chama Gaucha

Mom will jump at the chance to experience the essence of Southern Brazil at Chama Gaucha. For $44.50 per person, guests receive unlimited salad bar items, side dishes and 12 cuts of meat served by swift-moving gauchos. The restaurant offers brunch from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. and dinner from 4 p.m. to

9 p.m. In honor of Mother’s Day, the Brazilian steakhouse is giving all moms a complimentary dinner for one voucher for a return visit. 404-842-0011,

Food 101

Food 101 shows some love to all the moms out there with a special Mother’s Day brunch menu. Sip on the 101 Bloody Mary and enjoy brunch specialties from chef Ron Eyester like crab cake benedict, smoked turkey and mushroom omelet, steak and eggs and more. 404-497-9700,

Gypsy Kitchen

The leading lady of the family is worthy of an epic Mother’s Day joint brunch buffet at Gypsy Kitchen (404-939-9840) and The Southern Gentleman (404-939-9845). The event combines Gypsy Kitchen’s tour of the culinary traditions of Spain and The Southern Gentleman’s sophisticated take on Southern cuisine. Both restaurants are open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is $58 per person for adults and $24 for kids 12 and under.

5Church Atlanta

Mom can feast her eyes on the city skyline while enjoying a scrumptious brunch buffet at 5Church Atlanta from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost is $40 for adults and $18 for children 12 and under (tax and gratuity not included). A limited menu will be offered for dinner service from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. 404-400-3669;

Livingston Restaurant + Bar in the Georgian Terrace Hotel is serving an extravagant Mother’s Day brunch buffet from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. featuring a selection of breads and pastries, omelet and carving stations, a cold buffet with fruits and salads, a hot buffet, a children’s buffet and a dessert station. Price is $38 for adults and $15 for children ages 6 to 12 (children ages 5 and under are complimentary). In addition to the restaurant, The Grand Ballroom is also open for Sunday brunch. Three-hour parking is complimentary. 404-897-5000;

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