Second Helpings: Mother's Day Brunch, Sunday, May 13

It's your dime – make it count for your momma

BC Tavern
BC Tavern (Photo by John Anderson)

Barton Creek Resort & Spa Let Mom rock out to a live pianist and strolling musicians, 10:30am-2:30pm. $58.95, $21.95 for children. 8212 Barton Club Dr.; 329-7923 for reservations.

BC Tavern promises "no cattle-call buffet or prix fixe," just your favorites, such as eggs Benedict, migas, waffles, and the famous BC Burger, 11am-3pm. 11715 Bee Caves Rd., 477-6535, Bee Cave.

The Carillon Enjoy a contemporary American brunch, 10:30am-1:30pm. $55, $19.95 for children 6-12. 1900 University Ave., 404-3655.

Cool River Cafe Wow Mom with a three-course prix fixe menu for $39.95 per person at this popular steakhouse. 11am-8pm. 4001 W. Parmer, 835-0010.

The Driskill Hotel The famous mezzanine brunch tradition continues here during every major holiday. Call ahead for seatings, 9:30am-2:30pm. $65. 604 Brazos, 391-7121.

Eddie V's Prime Seafood will celebrate Mother's Day with a special lunch menu by Executive Chef Jose Rojas beginning at 11am. 9400-B Arboretum Blvd., 342-2642.

Fall Creek Vineyards plans to love your Mom a day early. On Saturday, May 12, a Toast to Mother­hood luncheon starts at 12:30pm. 1820 CR 222, 325/379-5361, Tow.

Green Pastures This grandmother of all Mother's Days is sold out again this year. Try next time, though; it's worth the forethought. 11am-2pm. 811 W. Live Oak, 444-4747.

Hill Country Pasta House The food here is worth the drive from town. This Mother's Day, expect a new waffle station and a flower for Mom. 11am-2pm, special menu until 9pm. $30. 3519 FM 620 N., 266-9445.

Hudson's on the Bend This lakeside dining fixture has been at it long enough to know what your Mom wants for lunch on an à la carte menu. Seatings 11am-3pm and 6-9pm. 3509 RR 620 N., 266-1369.

Hyatt Regency Austin hosts a Mother's Day buffet at Southwest Bistro, 11:30am-4:30pm. $58, $27 for children. 208 Barton Springs Rd., 480-2035 to reserve.

Lakeway Resort and Spa serves up special rates for Saturday night, May 12, as well as both cold and hot selections at the bountiful Sunday brunch. $55, $20 for children younger than 12. 101 Lakeway Dr., 261-7379.

Mansion at Judge's Hill Delight in the historic Goodall Wooten House at this prix fixe buffet. 11am-3pm. $34.50. 1900 Rio Grande, 495-1800.

Paggi House Enjoy the regular brunch buffet as well as several special items: spiral-cut ham, specially cooked eggs, and a plethora of à la carte dishes. $35, $12 for children. 200 Lee Barton, 473-3700.

Roaring Fork honors moms with a specialty Mother's Day Brunch by Executive Chef Frank Johnson, 10am-4pm. 10850 Stonelake, 342-2700.

Sagra Enoteca & Trattoria Honor thy mamma with an Italian spread this year. The prix fixe meal is $24, including bottomless mimosas and Bloody Marys. 1610 San Antonio, 535-5988.

Sobani Enjoy special menus throughout the weekend. 1700 N. FM 620 #110, 512/266-3900, Lakeway.

Sullivan's Steakhouse has a special à la carte menu for the family planned from 11am to 2pm. Private rooms are available. 300 Colorado #200, 495-6504

Tacos & Tequila The focus will be the variety of sauces and sides by chef Alma Alcocer-Thomas, plus Champagne, fresh fruit mimosas, and more for $18.95 per person. The holiday buffet is available 10am-3pm on Saturday and 9am-5pm on Sunday. 507 Pressler #400, 436-8226.

TRIO at the Four Seasons offers another plentiful buffet in the ballroom foyer for $75, or lake-level dining for $68, 10am-2:30pm. $20 for kids. 98 San Jacinto, 685-8300.

Trace at the W Hotel Locavore mamas will love this three-course Mother's Day menu, served 10:30am-4pm. $50. 200 Lavaca, 542-3660.

Zed's has a little fun this Mother's Day with the Most Embarrassing Thing Your Mom Has Ever Done contest, which runs through Thursday, May 10. On May 13, go on over for an à la carte menu, 11am-3pm. 501 W. Canyon Ridge, 339-9337.

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