It’s almost Mothers’ Day again, a time to celebrate any and all mother figures in your life, and also one of the busiest days of the year for many restaurants. Mother’s Day Brunch is the classic way to celebrate the day, and we have a list of some of our favorite spots for you. Remember: It’s always best to make a reservation for this holiday!
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One of the most prominent dining locales in the Alphabet District, 23Hoyt boasts an impressive farm-to-table menu that celebrates Northwest cuisine. For Mother’s Day this year, 23Hoyt is offering a prix fixe three-course brunch with options such as country pate, fruit bowl, smoked salmon scramble, hanger steak, mom’s meatloaf and butter fried banana bread amongst many other delectable items. At only $25 a guest, it’s a great deal and reservations are sure to fill quickly. Brunch runs from 10 AM–2 PM. (250 NW 13th Ave.; Call 503-445-7400 or visit site for reservations)
The lauded Pearl District restaurant is hosting a special brunch on Sunday for Mother’s Day. The à la carte menu celebrates Oregon in the spring with items such as an arugula salad with red onion, parmesan, pistachios and spicy honey; house-smoked salmon with buckwheat crepes, avocado, creme fraiche and fried bread; and the dungeness crab "croque madame", with a farm egg, smoked ham and fontina on buttered brioche. Of course, staples such as eggs benedict and brioche french toast will be available, as well as Blue Hour signature craft cocktails and wines. (250 NW 13th Ave.; Call 503-226-3394 or visit site for reservations)
The ever popular bar, restaurant and venue has a delicious brunch every weekend, which includes classics like brisket hash, frittatas and pancakes, as well as an excellent lobster and crawfish benedict. Mimosas are also served for only $2 with the purchase of an entree! For Mother’s Day, East Burn is adding a few extra specials, so far unreleased but guaranteed to “Please Mom”. This brunch runs from 10 AM–3 PM. (1800 E Burnside St.; 503-236-2876)
Not all brunch in PDX is the same array of pancakes and scrambles. For something a little different, try the Israeli Style Brunch at Levant, the new French-Arabesque restaurant. Share a selection of mezza, breads, pastries, salads and egg dishes for just $20 per person, and don’t forget a pitcher of the house bloody mary. Levant’s brunch is 10 AM–2 PM. (2448 E Burnside St.; Call 503-954-2322 for reservations)
Portland’s urban steakhouse, located in the Nines Hotel, will be offering an elaborate brunch buffet in the atrium with a number of different brunch “stations,” including a Hot and a Cold station, a Belgian Waffle station, Cheese and Charcuterie station, a Soup and Salad station, an Omelet station, a Grilled Cheese Station, a Grill station, a Children’s Station and a Dessert Station. The brunch buffet will be available from 9 AM–3 PM for $54 per person and $19 for children 10 and under. (525 SW Morrison St.; Call 503-222-4900 for reservations)
Photo via 23Hoyt
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