If you're planning to spend Mother's Day with the special women in your life in Austin, there are plenty of ways to make moms and mother figures feel special. Check out the ideas below for details on Mother’s Day brunch or to curate a special gift from one of our local shops.

Six pack of colorful macarons on a serving board adorned in spring flowers.Courtesy of Bakery Lorraine.

Where to Eat

For a Mediterranean twist on brunch, Aba is the perfect spot to take your mom to this Mother's Day. She'll love the delicious menu items like Crab Frittata with avocado, butternut squash, pickled peppers and lemon, or the Short Rib Shakshuka made with local eggs, spicy harissa, graviera and roasted potato.

Carpenters Hall
The newly debuted brunch menu at Carpenters Hall is sure to wow mom with dishes like Croque Zilk-ieur and, local favorite, the cheeseburger. The Carpenter will also host pop-up vendors in the coffee bar to ensure you get mom the perfect gift, even if it's a bit last minute. 

Carter Creek Winery
What's better than a day in the stunning Texas Hill Country? Take the mom in your life to Carter Creek Winery just west of Austin for a delicious brunch and explore the picturesque vineyards while you're there. 

Diner Bar
Dine on delicious brunch specials from Chef Mashama Bailey this Mother's Day at Diner Bar located inside the Thompson Hotel. Full of southern brunch staples the menu offers something for everyone, including $2 oyster specials all day long. 

Enjoy a delicious brunch in the beautiful space at Eberly in South Austin. The menu will include bites like the Eberly benedict on a black pepper biscuit, fried chicken with Thai chili gastrique, steak and eggs with housemade chimichurri and more brunch favorites.

El Raval
Celebrate Mother's Day at El Raval's unique, all-day Dia De Los Madres experience. Guests will enjoy a Spanish-inspired celebration featuring tapas, paellas and a complimentary "chupito," Spanish for "shot", for all mothers. While you enjoy your meal, DJ Mr. B will play a few morning sets while Jose Manuel Tejeda will play live Spanish guitar in the evening.

Treat mom to a luxurious brunch spread in the heart of Downtown Austin at Fairmont Austin. The menu features all the brunch favorites like hot smoked salmon with a decadent pastry display and so much more. After you eat explore the onsite vendor marketplace and get that last-minute gift for mom.

Plan posh afternoon tea for mom at Goldie's at the Austin Proper Hotel. Get dressed up to drink tea and enjoy finger sandwiches in the beautifully designed, intimate space.

Bartender pouring at drink at the Goldie's Bar.
Goldie's. Courtesy of Austin Proper Hotel.

Josephine House
Clarksville neighborhood. For something sweet, try the Lemon Ricotta Pancakes, or for a more savory dish order the classic Shrimp and Grits.

This former laundromat turned chic cafe is a delicious, unpretentious brunch spot to treat mom to this Mother's Day. With a mix of  breakfast sweets like Buttermilk Pancakes and pastries alongside Fried Chicken Sammies and Chicken Paillard, there is something for everyone. 

Laurel Restaurant
The decadent brunch at Hotel Viata’s Laurel Restaurant is sure to satisfy the mother in your life. Laurel will be offering an exclusive four-course prix fixe menu with an amuse bouche and your choice of a starter, main entree, and dessert. And don't forget to add on one of the beverage specials for Mom with her choice of mimosas or a house-made bloody mary.  

L’Oca d’Oro
Take Mom for a Italian brunch at L'Oca d'Oro to celebrate her special day. The menu will feature your choice of one shareable for the table and one entree, including options like egg custard kolaches with orange marmalade, tortilla de patate, ricotta pancakes and more. 

The grand southern estate at Mattie's is a great brunch option this Mother's Day. Enjoy southern staples like Biscuits and Chorizo Cream Gravy, Milk Punch French Toast, or a classic Breakfast Plate. While you're there see the colorful peacocks roam the lawn.

Meanwhile Brewing
Treat the mom in your life to a shopping and brews this Mother's Day at Meanwhile Brewing. The brewery will be hosting a vendor fair with permanent jewelry pop-ups, dried floral arrangements, art prints and more for sale. After shopping grab a tall beer from the taproom and enjoy lunch at one of the five onsite food trucks.

Pearl & Fin Oyster Bar
Take mom for a grand seafood brunch at Pearl & Fin Oyster Bar for Mother's Day this year. With one of the largest selections of fresh, coldwater oysters, mimosa specials all afternoon, and a complimentary sweet take-home gift for all moms, Pearl & Fin is sure to delight everyone in the group.

Punch Bowl Social
Celebrate Mother's Day with bubbles and brunch at Punch Bowl Social at both the Congress Avenue and Domain locations. The morning will include breakfast burritos, "Momosas", flower vendors and a dazzling Insta-worthy photo wall. 

Support a local Asian-owned restaurant this Mother's Day by treating mom to a delicious hotpot at Soupleaf. In addition to flavorful hotpot cooking, all mothers will receive a complimentary Apple Jasmine Tea with their meals.

Image of a table at Yamas with plates of food, flowers and a hand reaching across the table picking up an Aperol Spritz drink.
Yamas. Credit to Wen Fitzgerald.

The Statesman
For the moms with champagne and caviar taste, look no further than The Statesman. This swanky downtown spot is offering a high-end brunch menu featuring champagne carts and caviar martinis. Additionally, all moms will enjoy one complimentary mimosa during brunch. 

Seafood lovers will want to check out the delicious seafood brunch buffet at TLC. The lavish feast will include Lobster Mac & Cheese, a cold bar with gulf shrimp, snow crab, ceviche and oysters, a prime rib carving station and decadent desserts like Brownie Bites and French Toast Bread Pudding.

Treat mom to the freshest seafood this Mother's Day at all Truluck's locations. Enjoy  Florida Stone Crab, Miso-glazed Seabass, New England Sea Scallops and more delightful dishes. Adults will also want to try the special First Crush cocktail, made with vodka, Orgeat syrup, lemon juice, berry tea syrup and cherry liqueur.

Walton's Fancy and Staple
Stop by Walton's Fancy and Staple this Mother's Day for delicious bites in this lowkey West Sixth Street cafe. Try the Tiramisu French Toast with decadent layers of whipped mascarpone and coffee creme anglaise and surprise mom with a gorgeous floral arrangement before heading home. 

W Austin
W Austin's restaurant and lounge is offering a special four-course brunch featuring fruit and pastries, scallop aquachile and Angus beef filet, strawberry cheesecake and more. After treating mom to brunch, gift an AWAY Spa package for a relaxing day of massages and facials. 

Elevate your Mother's Day celebration this year with flavorful Greek cooking at the beautifully adorned restaurant, Yamas. Whether you drop by for brunch or dinner, mothers will receive a complimentary glass of Prosecco to honor them on this special day.

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Delysia Chocolatier Mothers Day Set of chocolates
Courtesy of Delysia Chocolatier.

Where to Buy Gifts for Mom

Delysia Chocolatier
For the mom with a sweet tooth, Delysia is offering a special Mother's Day 16-piece truffle collection with a variety of chocolate flavors including cherry blossom, vanilla lavender, golden caramel and mimosa.

Hiatus Spa + Retreat
Pamper mom with a myriad of spa packages and individual services available at Hiatus Spa. The specials include everything from rejuvenating facials and mani/pedi packages to gift sets to for mom to relax at home.

JW Marriott Spa
For the mom in your life who is in need of a break from the stress of daily life, gift her ultimate rest and relaxation package from the Spa at JW Marriott. With packages like Rose Body Treatments and special Mother’s Day massages and facials, mom is sure to feel the love this year. 

Slow North shop interior in Austin Texas with candles plants and other home goodsCourtesy of Slow North.

Letterpress PLAY
Send mom a handmade, sustainable and one-of-a-kind gift from Letterpress PLAY. Letterpress PLAY makes gifting simple with a Mother’s Day favorites curated gift list on their site. Choose from special items like the Love You Mom letterpress card, crafting sets, or enamel pins. You can also visit their brick and mortar shop on South Congress, open Monday through Saturday.

The Little Posey
Give a gift that keeps on giving from The Little Posey. Choose between floral arrangement or succulent subscriptions on a weekly, monthly, or quarterly basis. They rotate flowers on a daily basis so each arrangement delivery will be just as unique as the last.

Slow North
Gift mom natural botanical products this holiday. Slow North has a variety of home, paper, and beauty + wellness goods that will be sure to have mom treating herself this Mother’s Day. Their signature candles come in a wide array of scents and sizes, and are a great way to tell the special lady in your life that she deserves some rest and relaxation.

Viva Day Spa
Viva Day Spa is offering specially curated Mother’s Day packages to give your mother the most relaxing holiday. Each rejuvenating package includes multiple services to make the special woman in your life feel pampered and refreshed.

Woman in robe sitting in rocking chair on screened patio at Lake Austin Spa ResortCourtesy of Lake Austin Spa Resort

Mother’s Day Weekend Getaways

Looking to gift mom a luxurious weekend getaway for Mother’s Day? It's not too late, and Austin is home to several world-class resorts and spas that offer something for everybody. For the guest who likes to try new things and stay active, check out Camp Lucy, a resort offering countless unique activities, or Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa featuring four stunning championship golf courses. If pampering is more mom’s style check out Miraval Austin or Lake Austin Spa Resort. Mom will love the luxurious spa services and endless opportunities to rest and renew her body and mind. Whatever you choose mom will be sure to love relaxing and renewing her mind and body at one of the spectacular resorts Austin has to offer. Learn more.

Looking for more inspiration while planning your Mother's Day weekend in Austin? Check out our events calendar to see what else is happening while you're in town.