8 Hot Houston Restaurants Have Last-Minute Options for Mother’s Day

As surprising as it may seem that only three weeks separate Easter and Mother’s Day, the time to celebrate the mother figures in our lives has arrived. Sure, many of Houston’s most popular restaurants are fully booked, but a few places have tables for people willing to compromise by dining earlier or later.

This roundup includes Houston’s culinary must-haves, as well as a few newcomers and more casual options open to walk-ins.

Park Brewery
The French restaurant near Discovery Green will serve a $60 three-course brunch menu from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. as well as a $70 dinner menu per person. Specials include a photo booth from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m., live music, and specialty cocktails. Choice of crab cake, lobster salad, salmon toast, beef bourguignon and dessert of your choice.

But
The Energy Corridor’s new Mexican restaurant will celebrate Mother’s Day with brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Choices include Huevos Rancheros, Huevos Divorciados (red and green sauce, eggs, crispy potatoes, beans, and chicharron), Molletes de Chorizo ​​(bolillo bread, eggs, beans, Oaxaca cheese, avocado, pico de gallo, and pickled onion ) steak and eggs, and more.

Peaks
The Mexican restaurant will complement its usual brunch buffet with a chef’s carving station topped with prime rib and leg of lamb, as well as a raw sea bass featuring oysters, shrimp and ceviche. Other options include both an omelet station and a waffle station. Build-it-yourself bellinis and mimosas – La Bella prosecco paired with different fruits – will also be available. The brunch buffet is $54 for adults, $42 for seniors, $30 for children over eight, and free for children under eight. Reservations can be made here.

Roka Akor
In lieu of brunch, consider the $110-pp three-course dinner menu at this River Oaks-area Japanese steakhouse. Choices include shrimp and lobster dumplings; Seared Salmon Nigiri Flambé; Robata grilled sea bass with sautéed mushrooms; Prime New York Strip with Miso Compound Butter; and chocolate cake with vanilla ice cream.

III by Wolfgang Puck
The celebrity chef has returned to Houston with this new establishment at Texas Medical Center. Served from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., the brunch buffet ($65 for adults, $20 for kids 6-12) includes traditional brunch dishes like buttermilk pancakes, smoked salmon and a quiche with side dishes. made-to-order eggs, waffle bar, raw bar, and more.

Treebeards
The memorial area location of the popular Cajun/Creole restaurant will feature its BBQ shrimp and grits for Mother’s Day. In addition, all moms who dine will receive a free mimosa. A host of take-out options, including whole cakes, are also available.

The union kitchen
The welcoming neighborhood restaurant’s six locations will offer special Mother’s Day brunches and dinners. Choices include lobster mousse deviled eggs, shrimp and grits, lobster tempura and waffles, and more. For dinner, consider Seafood Stuffed Plaice or Filet Oscar.

wild oats
There are a few tables left at Chris Shepherd’s new restaurant at the Houston Farmers Market. Sunday brunch buffet selections vary from week to week, but diners can count on a mix of vegetable, seafood, and roast meat dishes. Best of all, kids eat free on Mother’s Day.

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