Consider These 7 Restaurants for Mother’s Day Brunch

Local eateries are dishing up the best in breakfast for the holiday
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Avocado toast and an egg skillet are served at Bistro 82. // Photograph courtesy of Picture This City

Mother’s Day is right around the corner, and what better way is there to celebrate the most important woman in your life than with boozy mimosas, cheesy egg dishes, and decadent French toast? To make things as simple as possible we filtered through the options for you. Below are seven metro Detroit restaurants offering Mother’s Day brunch specials.

Apparatus Room

The sleek restaurant of the Detroit Foundation Hotel will be offering a delicious Mother’s Day Brunch buffet at $65 per person, $30 for children under 10, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 250 W. Larned St., Detroit; 313-800-5600;


The artistic new downtown restaurant, which normally only serves lunch and dinner, will be hosting a special Mother’s Day brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on May 12. Regular dinner service will follow at 4 p.m. 600 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-315-3000;

Bistro 82

Head to this Royal Oak destination for an a la carte brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. featuring dishes like Seafood Hash, Spanish Omelet, Roasted Vegetable Croque Madame, and Blueberry Pancakes. 401 S. Lafayette Ave., Royal Oak; 248-542-0082;

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Ackroyd’s Scottish Bakery Breakfast Pie. // Photograph courtesy of Mark Campbell

Ackroyd’s Scottish Bakery & Schramm’s Mead

The Redford-based bakery and Ferndale-based meadery are coming together to offer a three-course brunch on Mother’s Day. The offerings include breakfast pies paired with mead, as well as with a full brunch menu. Seating for the event will be at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. 327 W. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale; 248-439-5000;

Diamond’s Steak & Seafood

Both the Howell and Royal Oak locations of this popular steak and seafood restaurant will be serving an extensive Mother’s Day buffet brunch. Hours will be from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Royal Oak and 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in Howell. 100 S. Main St., First Floor, Royal Oak; 248-291-5201;; and 101 W. Grand River Ave., Howell; 517-548-5500;

Pinky’s Rooftop

The highly anticipated rooftop bar and restaurant, which opened in April, will serve Mother’s Day Brunch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with options like Rainbow Ricotta Toast, Egg White Frittata, and Cake Batter Red Velvet Waffles. 100 S. Main Street, Second Level, Royal Oak; 248-291-6506; 

The Whitney

The historic mansion is an ideal Mother’s Day location for special occasions, and it will offer a three-course menu for the day.  Choose from starters like a Smoked Salmon Crostini, entrees like Spring Vegetable Quiche, and end with a wide selection of desserts like Apple Bread pudding with Flaming Bananas Foster. 4421 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-832-5700;

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