Mother’s Day is a time to honor the women who have worked so hard to build a family. Don’t leave your mom to slave over the stove on her special day. Show mom how much she means to you by treating her to a mid-morning meal, with some area restaurants beginning brunch as early as 10 a.m. Let her relax, kick back and allow someone else to serve her for a change. Enjoy one of these top spots for Mother’s Day brunch in St. Louis.

5700 Lindell Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63112
(314) 361-7313

Reminisce with mom at this restaurant, located on the second floor of the Missouri History Museum. It’s called a champagne brunch because mom and all of her guests 21 years of age or older will receive a complimentary glass of champagne, but there are other beverages to choose from if you prefer or for the children. Enjoy smoked salmon, G&W sausages, a variety of hot dishes, chilled salads, pastries and other desserts. Or, have an omelet made to order, just to mom’s liking. Reservations, which can be made online or by calling, are recommended for this popular brunch.


Vin de Set Rooftop Bar & Bistro
2017 Chouteau Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63103
(314) 241-8989

Enjoy a spectacular rooftop atmosphere and a scenic view of downtown, with a French motif where mom will be treated like royalty while being made to feel at home and relaxed. Feast on a full buffet that is richly filled with both traditional French and American cuisine. Mom’s appetite will be completely satisfied with choices cut and served to order along with a complimentary mimosa. Create a specialty omelet made to order, or sink your teeth into a Belgian waffle. Call or make reservations online because seating is limited.

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Café Madeleine
4256 Magnolia Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 575-5658

Surround mom with palm trees and greenery when you make a reservation online or call for one of the seating times at this oldest greenhouse west of the Mississippi River. Feast inside of the Piper Palm House at Forest Park surrounded by natural beauty. Satisfy her taste buds with a menu filled with hot and cold dishes that are regional and fresh. Fill up on seasonal chicken, beef and pasta dishes, or enjoy egg strata, smoked salmon or made-to-order omelets.

Pere Marquette Lodge
13653 Lodge Blvd.
Grafton, IL 62037
(618) 786-2331

Treat mom to the beauty of a scenic overlook of rolling hills on the bluffs of the Mississippi River inside of this state park just across the bridge from downtown St. Louis. Settle in for an amazingly spectacular array of food items, such as a made-to-order omelet bar, carving stations and a host of salads and side dishes. Save room for dessert because she won’t want to miss the bananas foster station. Call extension 502 or go online to make reservations ahead of time to be certain your family is part of this extremely popular brunch.


Eleven Eleven Mississippi
1111 Mississippi Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63104
(314) 241-9999

Enjoy a three-course prix-fixe brunch menu to celebrate mom. Accompany her to this upscale, rustic and restored historic brick warehouse that uniquely marries old and new world style for an environment in which to serve Tuscan and Northern California food. Experience an amazing meal and unique atmosphere, which includes plastic plant towers that accent the space alongside patio seating. The towers are growing fresh, ready-to-serve vegetables and herbs using aeroponics technology. Reserve a special spot for Mother’s Day by calling or making reservations online.

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