39 Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day in Chicago


Mother’s Day is a time to honor and celebrate the incredible women in our lives, and what better way to do so than by treating them to a special experience in the vibrant city of Chicago? Whether your mom is a foodie, a brunch enthusiast, or simply deserves a day of relaxation and pampering, Chicago has something for everyone.

Rosebud Restaurants

Treat the special ladies to a feast including Scallops Risotto and Carmine’s Cioppino. Roses available for early bookings.


Located in the heart of West Town, Frontier is offering a delightful Mother’s Day special that includes an entree, pastry, and your choice of mimosa or cowboy punch for just $39. Plus, Mom will receive a complimentary welcome drink and flowers to make her feel extra special. Reserve your table at www.thefrontierchicago.com.


Pizza lovers rejoice! Homeslice in Lincoln Park is teaming up with Aperol for a fun-filled Mother’s Day event on Sunday, May 12th. Indulge in slices of delicious pizza while sipping on refreshing Aperol Spritz cocktails. With activities like a bracelet-making station and mini flower bouquet cart, it’s sure to be an Instagram-worthy celebration. No tickets required, reservations available on Opentable.

Taureaux Tavern – South Loop

Raise a toast to Mom at Taureaux Tavern in the South Loop with their specialty cocktail, Mama Mia. Available from May 6-8th, this spicy yet sweet concoction is the perfect way to celebrate Mother’s Day. With its cozy ambiance and delectable French-inspired cuisine, Taureaux Tavern is a delightful choice for a Mother’s Day outing. Reserve your table on TOCK.

Ina Mae Tavern

Treat Mom to a memorable brunch experience at Ina Mae Tavern in Wicker Park. Enjoy live music from 12-3pm while savoring the full brunch menu, complete with a complimentary mimosa and beignet for Mom. With its cozy atmosphere and delicious Southern-inspired dishes, it’s the perfect spot to celebrate Mother’s Day. Make your reservation at www.inamaetavern.com.

Tanta – River North

For a taste of Peru this Mother’s Day, head to Tanta in River North for a special brunch menu curated by Chef Gee Cuyugan. Priced at $80 per guest, the prix-fixe menu features four delectable courses, including Tanta’s signature dishes like Cebiche Clasico and Empanada de Carne. Make your reservation at https://www.tantachicago.com/mom.


Show your appreciation for Mom with a memorable dining experience at TZUCO in River North. Enjoy an a la carte brunch and dinner featuring a selection of beloved favorites, and every Mom will receive a complimentary mimosa during brunch.


Celebrate the special woman in your life with a lavish Mother’s Day spread at UMMO in River North. From 10am – 2pm, indulge in a decadent brunch featuring a variety of brunch and dinner favorites. In the evening, UMMO will offer an a la carte dinner menu with special dishes crafted just for the occasion.

Marina’s Bistro

Uptown’s Marina’s Bistro is pulling out all the stops this Mother’s Day with the launch of their brand-new brunch menu. Indulge in bites like ham and cheese or mushroom and cheese Croquetas, or delight in Pastelillos de Huevos y Longaniza, egg, cheese, and Puerto Rican pork chorizo empanadas. With options like Waffles con Fruta Tropical and Sorullos de Maiz con queso, it’s a brunch experience Mom won’t forget. Brunch will be served from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm, reservations available on the restaurant’s website.


Treat Mom to an authentic Italian brunch at Vinci in Lincoln Park. For $38 per person, guests can enjoy a main dish along with an appetizer and dessert buffet. From Frittata to Breakfast Pizza, Vinci offers a delightful array of options to please every palate. Indulge in the appetizer buffet featuring poached shrimp and fresh bruschetta, and save room for the decadent dessert buffet, featuring Mini Cannolis and Tiramisu. Make your reservation today.

Cesar’s Killer Margaritas

Join Cesar’s Killer Margaritas in Lakeview for a special ‘Selebrate Selena’ tribute in honor of Mother’s Day. Guests can enjoy mariachi music, food, and killer drinks while commemorating the life and legacy of Selena Quintanilla. The celebration kicks off at 2:00 pm, with the first 100 guests receiving roses. Presale tickets available online or at the door for $30. Treat Mom to one of Cesar’s brand-new Mezcalitas and make this Mother’s Day one to remember.

Tatas Tacos

Celebrate Mom at Tatas Tacos for both Mexican Mother’s Day and Mother’s Day weekend. Moms dining at Tatas Kitchen & Social in Portage Park or the Lakeview location will receive a delectable Flan dessert to sweeten their day. Indulge in Tatas Tacos’ traditional flan made with sweet milk custard, light caramel, and whipped cream. Tacos and dessert—what more could Mom ask for?

Mirella’s Tavern

Treat Mom to an indulgent All-You-Can-Eat brunch buffet at Mirella’s Tavern in Wicker Park. For $35 per person, diners can feast on a selection of cold and hot buffet items, including French toast, bacon, eggs benedict, and more. Save room for the Sweet Buffet featuring mini muffins and assorted desserts. It’s the perfect way to show Mom how much you appreciate her.

Lou Malnati’s

Dish out some love with heart-shaped deep dish pizzas from Lou Malnati’s this Mother’s Day. Whether you’re craving hot, fresh deep dish or want to ship some heart-shaped pizza nationwide, Lou Malnati’s has you covered. Surprise Mom with a delicious and heartfelt gift that’s sure to put a smile on her face.

Medi Kitchen & Cocktail

Medi Kitchen & Cocktail invites you to celebrate Mother’s Day with a special dinner menu featuring delectable dishes and cocktails. Enjoy the Spring Rose Spritz made with Aperol, prosecco, cherry, rose, and lemon. Moms dining for brunch will receive a complimentary glass of champagne, and every Mom will receive a flower. Reservations available online.

Pendry Chicago’s Woman-Owned Pop-Up Market

Pendry Chicago hosts a woman-owned pop-up market over Mother’s Day weekend, offering artisanal products from two Chicago-based businesses: Black Luxe Candle Co. and One Strange Bird. Shop for thoughtful, last-minute gifts for Mom while strolling along Michigan Avenue.

José Andrés Group

Bazaar Meat and Bar Mar by José Andrés: Indulge in a four-course tasting menu at Bazaar Meat, featuring highlights like Rosewood Wagyu and Spanish Octopus. Bar Mar offers special bites for Mother’s Day, including Lamb Chops and an Almond Raspberry Tart.

Jaleo by José Andrés: Enjoy a four-course brunch at Jaleo featuring authentic Spanish breakfast options like Tostada de salmon and Huevos Estrellados.

Gene & Georgetti’s Mother’s Day Brunch & Dinner

Gene & Georgetti offers a special Mother’s Day brunch menu alongside their classic lunch and dinner options. Treat Mom to Caviar Service, Seafood Tower, and more.

Delightful Pastries

Delightful Pastries presents sweet and savory specials for Mother’s Day, including a Trio of Gateaux, Box of Truffles, and Finger Sandwiches. No pre-order necessary.

Lure Fishbar

Lure Fishbar invites guests to celebrate Mother’s Day with special brunch and dinner menus. Indulge in dishes like Caviar Omelette and Steamed Black Sea Bass.


LondonHouse offers a charming Spring Tea at Bridges Lobby Bar, featuring a selection of teas and delightful treats like Lemon Poppy Scones and Cherry Blossom Dome.

I|O Godfrey

Celebrate Mother’s Day with a brunch buffet at I|O Godfrey, featuring a variety of delicious options from scrambled eggs to Eggs Benedict.

Hard Rock Cafe

Rock out Mother’s Day with brunch at Hard Rock Cafe Chicago, featuring a breakfast buffet and a “Build-Your-Own Bouquet” station.


Fioretta invites everyone to celebrate Mother’s Day with their a la carte menu and a special Sunday Prime Rib offering. Children’s menu available.

Prime & Provisions

Prime & Provisions presents a grand buffet-style brunch featuring made-to-order breakfast offerings and a Ferris Wheel of Decadent Desserts.


Lyra offers an authentic Greek dining experience with locally sourced ingredients. Open for dinner on Mother’s Day.

Siena Tavern & Bar Siena

Siena Tavern and Bar Siena invite guests to enjoy Chef Viviani’s specials for Mother’s Day, including brunch dishes like Vegetable Frittata and Lemon Ricotta Cake.

Old Town Pour House

Old Town Pour House presents a Rock N Roll Brunch featuring classic brunch favorites with a rock and roll twist.

Blanco Cocina y Cantina

Blanco Cocina y Cantina celebrates Mother’s Day with special Poblano Shrimp Enchiladas and Mamacita Margaritas.

Chef Art Smith’s Reunion

Chef Art Smith’s Reunion offers a 3-course menu with choices, including Chef’s famous fried chicken paired with waffles for brunch. Mimosa included for each guest.

Table at Crate

Enjoy the new Spring menu featuring Branzino and Steak Coulotte. Savor refreshing Spring cocktails.


Experience Middle Eastern flavors from James Beard nominated Chef Sujan Sarkar! Rooftop dining with stunning skyline views.


Indulge in bubbles, live jazz, and award-winning brunch bites. Held in the lake-facing junior ballroom. Book your spot on OpenTable.

Shula’s Steakhouse at Sheraton Grand Riverwalk Hotel

Join for an over-the-top Mother’s Day Brunch with Crème Fraiche and Chive Scrambled Eggs. Carving station and raw bar available. Reserve your table now.

Michael Jordan’s Steak House

Try the Surf and Turf Mother’s Day Special. Indulge in cocktails like Hibiscus and Watermelon Margarita. Book your brunch spot now.

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