The mothers in our lives—whether biological or chosen—deserve the world, but brunch will have to do. Ahead of Mother’s Day, we’ve compiled a roundup of the best brunches for Sunday, May 12, including bottomless options, those that include special gifts for mom, and fancy meals. Whether your leading lady’s vibe is indulgent, ritzy, or laid-back, there is something on this list fit for your queen.

Below, the 26 best Mother’s Day brunches on the Front Range.

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Bottomless Brunches

Downtown’s Chez Maggy will pay homage to chef Ludo Lefebvre’s mother-in-law, Maggy, with a selection of exquisite French classics and an assortment of house-baked pastries and snacks. Mom can also build her own Bloody Mary or indulge in bottomless mimosas. $60/person; add bottomless mimosas for $40/person; make a reservation; 1616 Market St.

Urban Farmer in LoDo will host a decadent spread that includes a trio of deviled eggs (traditional, salmon rillette, and asparagus); assorted breakfast breads and pastries; cheese and charcuterie selections; a chilled station with oysters, shrimp, and beet cured salmon; hot breakfast dishes; salads; and a special children’s station. $80/adult and $45 for kids ages 3-12; add bottomless mimosas and Bloody Marys for $25/adult; make a reservation; 1659 Wazee St.

Toro Latin Kitchen & Lounge in Cherry Creek has curated a special bottomless affair in honor of moms featuring special additions like a made-to-order crêpe station and Bloody Mary bar in addition to its usual brunch offerings. $75/person for standard bottomless food and drinks; $90/person for bottomless drinks and food with special additions; make a reservation; 150 Clayton Lane, Suite B

Downtown’s Tamayo will open its rooftop (weather permitting) for a special brunch with free-flowing cocktails including mimosas, margaritas, Bloody Marys, and Bloody Marias and unlimited small plates like huevos motuleños, chicken enchiladas, pozole, and veggie tacos. $34/person for bottomless food; $47/person for bottomless drinks and food; make a reservation; 1400 Larimer St.

Range inside the Renaissance Denver Downtown City Center Hotel will host its annual Mother’s Day buffet featuring live music, ice sculptures, a dessert wall, and much more. $65/adult and $30 for children under 12; add on bottomless mimosas for $22; valet parking included; make a reservation; 918 17th St.

Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar in LoDo will feature brunch options such as lobster deviled eggs, a crab cake Benedict, shrimp and grits, and Key lime French toast. There’s also an option to add on bottomless mimosas. Add on bottomless mimosas for $19; make a reservation; 1539 17th St.

Zink Kitchen & Bar inside the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in the Denver Tech Center will serve a $70 brunch special. Among the many options are fingerling Parmesan potatoes, fried Brussels sprouts with chopped bacon and Peruvian peppers, charred cajun snapper, honey-baked chicken thighs, prime rib, and an omelet station. $70/person, including bottomless mimosas; $30 for kids 12 and under; make a reservation; 7801 E. Orchard Rd., Greenwood Village

Buffalo Rose in Golden will have an all-you-can-eat brunch buffet with breakfast classics such as scrambled egg, breakfast potatoes, and applewood-smoked bacon and special additions such as peel-and-eat shrimp, prime rib, and bacon-wrapped bison meatloaf. $30/person; add bottomless mimosas for $15/person; make a reservation; 1119 Washington Ave., Golden

The Garden Terrace at the Inverness Golf and Spa Resort in Englewood will offer a dining package with elevated entrées such as mussels and crab legs, as well as made-to-order omelets, a banana foster station, and a doughnut wall. $136/person; add on bottomless beverages for $16/person; make a reservation; 200 Inverness Drive West, Englewood

Brunches with Freebies

A bacon rose
Slater’s 50/50 will gift a rose made of bacon to all mothers enjoying brunch. Photo courtesy of Slater’s 50/50

Famille in Westminster will give all moms a complimentary mimosa at its annual Mother’s Day brunch buffet that includes an omelet station, carving station, coffee, tea, and juices. (Espresso bar drinks and cocktails will be available for an additional charge.) $65/person; make a reservation; 8875 Westminster Blvd., Westminster

Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar in Glendale will give moms their first mimosa for free. Menu options include burrata panzanella salad, NOLA-inspired shrimp with creole butter and grilled bread, lobster deviled eggs, calamari with chile mojo and lime aïoli, a crab cake sandwich, and a Maine lobster roll. Make a reservation; 650 S. Colorado Blvd., Glendale

Nest Cafe at West Highland’s Nurture Wellcare Marketplace will offer mamas complimentary mimosas alongside its brunch menu, which features baked goods, breakfast dishes, tartines, smoothies, specialty coffees, cold-pressed juices, and spirited and nonalcoholic cocktails. You can also surprise her with a bouquet from For the Sake of Flowers, which will also host a flower bar on-site during brunch. Walk-ins only; 2949 Federal Blvd.

Slater’s 50/50 in Five Points will gift a rose made of bacon along to mothers enjoying brunch, which includes items like a tater-tot breakfast bowl, a doughnut burger, a fried chicken and waffle sandwich, breakfast nachos, a loaded breakfast biscuit, chorizo breakfast burrito, and avocado toast. There will also be bacon Bloody Marys, mimosa flights, and other brunchy beverages. Make a reservation; 3600 Blake St.

The Post Chicken and Beer’s LoHi and South Broadway locations will toast moms with a complimentary glass of bubbles alongside mouthwatering Mother’s Day specials, including a crab cake eggs Benedict, a croque madame with chicken Milanese, a peaches and cream waffle, peach bellinis, and the Howdy Spaghett (a Post Howdy beer can loaded with an Aperol Spritz). Make a reservation; 1575 Boulder St. and 2200 S. Broadway

Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill in LoDo will offer matriarchs a free alcoholic or nonalcoholic beverage plus an array of classic early-day dishes, from a variety of Benedicts to omelets to breakfast burritos. Make a reservation; 1605 Wynkoop St.

Bigsby’s Folly Craft Winery in RiNo will set up an all-you-can-eat brunch buffet with a waffle bar, honey-smoked salmon, assorted pastries, and other tasty goodies—and gift a complimentary mimosa or glass of wine to all moms (including dog moms!). $49/adult; $15 for kids ages five to 12; kids under five eat free; make a reservation; 3563 Wazee St.

Fancy Brunches

Mercantile Dining & Provision in Union Station will offer a three-course meal with entreés options such as Turkish eggs with roasted tomato Aleppo butter, crispy smashed potatoes, sumac, and house pita; buttermilk and lemon pancakes with strawberry preserves, honey chantilly, and smoked maple syrup; and lavender crème brûlée. Starting at $75/person; make a reservation; 1701 Wynkoop St., Suite 155

Le Bilboquet in Cherry Creek will treat mama to a three-course prix fixe Parisian brunch experience crafted by executive chef Sosthène Kaboré. Choose from options such as la salade de betterave (a beet salad featuring orange segments, gribiche, and brown butter crumble) and le poulet Cajun (the restaurant’s signature Cajun chicken), pomme frites and mixed greens. For dessert, get the Brie cheese, chocolate mousse, or fresh berry tart. Starting at $105/person; make a reservation; 299 St. Paul St.

Death & Co Denver, the swanky lobby bar and restaurant inside the Ramble Hotel in RiNo, will have a special full-service brunch as well as a two-day pop-up by Curtis Park floral shop Story of Flowers with handcrafted bouquets for sale. Make a reservation; pre-order bouquets here until May 5; 1280 25th St.

Downtown’s Guard and Grace steakhouse will have an exclusive Mother’s Day menu featuring appetizers, a raw bar, brunch items, and mains. Look for tasty bites such as warm monkey bread with sea salt and caramel; french toast with a vanilla bean bread pudding and macadamia crumble; and a seafood omelet with Maine lobster. Make a reservation; 1801 California St.

Voghera Ristorante in Berkeley will ring in Festa Della Mamma (Mother’s Day in Italian) with a three-course prix fixe meal showcasing the culinary traditions of Milan. Add the Hot Mama’s beverage flight, which includes an Aperol spritz and a La Pausa (a drink with tequila, Campari, and grapefruit juice). $55/person; $20 for the Hot Mama’s flight; make a reservation; 3963 Tennyson St.

Elway’s inside the downtown Denver’s Ritz Carlton will prepare a three-course pre fixe menu that includes lobster crudo, lavender goat cheese and spring vegetable salad, salmon eggs Benedict, and burrata and avocado toast. There will also be a fancy dessert spread. $80/adult and $25 for children under 12 years old; make a reservation; 1881 Curtis St.

Tavernetta on the Union Station platform will offer a three-course brunch with optional wine pairings. Start with the sourdough crostini with ricotta and honeycomb, then enjoy the frittata with spinach, mushroom, and crispy pancetta; and finish your meal with the Italian eatery’s famous tiramisu. $75/person; wine pairings are $55/person; make a reservation; 1889 16th St. Mall

Olive & Finch in Uptown and Cherry Creek will pamper mamas with a variety of brunch dishes and newly launched tartines (try the Abbot Kinney with smashed avocado, green olives, pickled fennel, and parsley on smoked sea salt and rosemary garlic sourdough). Wash everything down with the Peachy Keen, a white peach sangria. Walk-ins only; 1552 E. 17th Ave. and 3390 E. 1st Ave.

Major Tom in RiNo will host “the Power of Motherhood,” a drag event for patrons 18 and older with a brunch feast prepared by chef Duncan Holmes. This year’s show stars Felony Misdemeanor, Denver’s Diva Awards “House Mother of the Year 2024,” along with local drag stars Jessica L’Whor, Andrea Staxxx, and Brittany Blaze-Shearz. $85/ticket; make a reservation; 2845 Larimer St.

Jill’s Restaurant inside the St Julien Hotel & Spa in Boulder will host its annual Mother’s Day Grand Brunch Buffet featuring Florentine benedict, a prime rib carving station, a chilled seafood display, assorted desserts, bottomless mimosas, and a Bloody Mary bar. $99/person and $45 for children 12 and under; make a reservation; 900 Walnut St, Boulder

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Sara Rosenthal
Sara Rosenthal
Sara Rosenthal is a freelance writer based in Denver focused on hospitality, restaurants, real estate, and art.