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Published: May 11, 2019 6 min read
Waffles, sausage, and Mimosa Brunch
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Happy Mother's Day 2019!

This year, Mother's Day falls on Sunday, May 12. If you're still scrambling to make plans and find a nice restaurant to make reservations for Mother's Day dinner, or just a casual spot to treat mom to brunch or takeout, don't worry.

Many restaurants have Mother's Day brunch deals and promotions, including extended hours and special menus. (For that matter, there are also plenty of restaurant deals that let moms eat free today, in celebration of Mother's Day.)

Below is a long list of options for Mother's Day 2019 brunch deals from national restaurant chains on Sunday, along with some restaurants with special discounts for moms and Mother's Day dinner menus. Take note that Mother's Day restaurant hours often feature early openings. Among others, Red Lobster, Macaroni Grill, Texas de Brazil, and Olive Garden open early on Mother's Day 2019.

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

For Mother's Day 2019, some Alamo's Drafthouse locations are hosting special screenings of mom-approved movies, including events such as "Dirty Dancing" brunches and "9 to 5" champagne parties.

Boston Market

Your group can use this coupon at Boston Market on Mother's Day to get $5 off any family meal for four to six people.

Carabba's Italian Grill

Carabba's Italian Grill opens early on Sunday, with restaurant hours beginning at 10:30 a.m., and the special Mother's Day menu includes lobster ravioli, Tuscan-grilled lamb chops, and blackberry sangria.

Charlie Brown's Fresh Grill

The Mother's Day menu at Charlie Brown's features filet mignon and stuffed flounder, plus red or white sangria and carrot cake or New York-style cheesecake for dessert.

Cheesecake Factory

The Cheesecake Factory restaurants host brunch every Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., including Mother's Day, with cinnamon roll pancakes, eggs benedict, and jambalaya hash and eggs on the menu.

Chicken Salad Chick

Chicken Salad Chick has a Mother's Day deal that's valid on Saturday, May 11 (but not Mother's Day itself): any two scoops of chicken salad, egg salad, or pimento cheese for $5.99.

Fogo de Chao

The Brazilian steakhouse chain Fogo de Chao is open on Mother's Day 2019 with a special deal for moms — who get a dining card good for a free lunch, dinner, or Sunday brunch on a future visit.

Fleming's Prime Steakhouse

Mother's Day at Fleming's features a three-course brunch starting at 10 a.m., with their signature eggs benedict and filet and lobster among the options.

Joe's Crab Shack

For Mother's Day 2019, Joe's Crab Shack is offering a four-course menu for $35.99, with entrées like cedar roasted salmon and campfire s'mores for dessert.


The Mother's Day specials at Luby's include citrus salmon ($13.99) and the Texas ribeye with six fried shrimp ($15.99).

Macaroni Grill

Macaroni Grill restaurants open at 10 a.m. on Mother's Day, with brunch menu options like avocado toast, breakfast BLT, and Italian sausage and pepper hash.

Marie Callender's

Mother's Day brunch at Marie Callender's features three-egg omelets, sunrise skillets, and a huge selection of the brand's signature pies.

McCormick and Schmick's

Brunch specials and seasonal specialties are available at McCormick and Schmick's on Mother's Day 2019. Some locations open at 10 a.m. on Sunday, May 12, and offer a special Mother's Day buffet with carving stations, omelet stations, and a chocolate fountain open all day.

Mimi's Café

Mimi's Café has a special Mother's Day menu with three courses for $19.99 for adults and $10.99 for kids, available from 11 a.m. until closing. Mother's Day brunch is also being served at Mimi's Café from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., and there are brunch meals available to-go.


Morton's is open on Mother's Day, with the menu featuring Steak & Lobster Oscar for $59.

99 Restaurants

At 99 Restaurant & Pub locations on Sunday, May 12, the Mother's Day 2019 menu includes strawberry margaritas, lobster bisque, BLT colossal lobster rolls, and prime rib.

Olive Garden

Olive Garden opens early on Mother's Day, with restaurant hours on Sunday, May 12, starting at 10:30 a.m.

Outback Steakhouse

For Mother's Day, Outback is featuring the Queensland Meal, which includes a choice of entrée (grilled salmon, prime rib) and an individual-sized cheesecake with chocolate or raspberry sauce for dessert.

Red Lobster

Red Lobster hours on Sunday, May 12, start at the extra early time of 10:30 a.m.


Roy's restaurant locations are open early for Mother's Day brunch (starting at 9 a.m.), with dishes like the Hawaiian seafood omelet.

Ruth's Chris

Ruth's Chris is open early for Mother's Day 2019, with restaurant hours generally starting at noon (rather than 4 p.m. like Sundays at most locations). There's a three-course spring menu priced at a flat $45.95, and all moms receive a $25 gift card at Ruth's Chris when dining there on Mother's Day — which must be redeemed by June 30.

Texas de Brazil

There are special early restaurant hours on Mother's Day at Texas de Brazil, with doors opening at 11 a.m. at most locations.


While this Mother's Day deal admittedly may not be appealing to most moms, who knows? WingHouse is hosting an all-you-can-eat wing deal for Mother's Day 2019, with unlimited wings and a choice of 19 rubs and sauces for $15.99.

Happy Mother's Day!