Mother’s Day is on May 12 this year, which means it’s time to make your reservations on where you plan to treat Mom on her special day. Following are places that will please most any kind of appetite and budget.
Prices do not include tax or tip. And reservations are recommended at all on the list, unless otherwise mentioned.
Arcade Midtown Kitchen at the Pearl Brewery, 303 Pearl Parkway, (210) 369-9664 — Mother’s Day brunch will be from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. A three-course meal will be offered with choices for each course. First course: Lobster soft taco, Bluebonnet Farms mixed greens, chile and lime calamari, chopped romaine, wild mushroom and goat cheese flatbread, spring squash and chicken soup, house cured salmon toast, deviled eggs and P&B meatballs. Second course: Chopped chicken salad, pan-roasted salmon, the Benedict Original, Hill Country peach French toast, Chef’s pork belly hash, “El Rancho,” George’s Bank Diver Sea Scallops or the Happy Daddy. Third course: Tres leches cake, roasted banana stack, red velvet cake or chocolate pudding cake. Price is $30 a person.
Azuca Nuevo Latino, 713 S. Alamo St., (210) 225-5550 — The Mother’s Day lunch is from noon to 3:30 p.m. The menu includes omelets made to order, Latin spiced pork loin, peel-and-eat shrimp, shrimp and penne, beef medallions with portobello mushrooms, chicken and artichoke ragout, roasted red pepper quiche, cheese blintzes with blueberry compote, guacamole, heirloom tomato salad, ceviche and an array of desserts. The price is $39 for adults, $30 for seniors 65 and older, and $18 for children ages 3-12.
Backyard Bistro, 167 Panther Ridge, Pipe Creek (830) 535-4094 — Mother’s Day brunch hours are 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Specials include: Egg, Ham & Mozzarella wrapped & baked in phyllo ($9.50); Vegetable Crepe filled with roasted mushrooms, vegetable and veloute ($8.50), with chicken ($9.50) or shrimp ($10.50); Roasted Vegetable Quiche ($9.25); 8-ounce Flat Iron Steak ($10.99); and Mimosas ($7.50).
Biga on the Banks, 203 S. St. Mary’s St., (210) 225-0722 — Mother’s Day hours are 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Highlights from the special menu include Vital Farms Organic Egg Benedict; Maine lobster omelet, poblano rajas, Big‘A’ potatoes, asparagus, avocado and guajillo salsa; Seared American Red snapper with ripe plantains, chorizo, queso fresco, pico de gallo and lime butter; and grilled beef ribeye “sliced” with horseradish sour cream mashers, apple green beans with bacon, crunchy onions, and smoky maple demi glaze. Arrays of appetizers and desserts will also be featured. Price is $54 for adults and $27.50 for kids 12 and under.
Bin 555 at the Alley, 555 W. Bitters Road, (210) 496-0555 — Mother’s Day brunch will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The meal will begin with a bread basket, served family style, with Buttermilk Biscuits, Pain de Campagne, Banana Bread, and Brown Butter Cornbread Muffin. The appetizer is a chioce of Bibb Lettuce Salad with Applewood Smoked Bacon, Green Garlic Asparagus Veloute, Salmon Gravlax “Sashimi” and Espresso Machine “Steamed Eggs.” Entree choices: Huevos Rancheros and Duck Confit Carnitas, Pan Roasted Salmon with Horseradish Gnocchi; Vital Farms Cornflake Crusted Fried Chicken and Waffle; and 21-Days Dry-Aged New York Strip “Steak & Eggs” ($12 supplement). Dessert is a Nutella and Dark Chocolate “Soufflé” Cake or Smoked Pistachio Strawberry Shortcake. Price is $34.95 a person. An $11 children’s menu is available. An 18 percent tip will be added to all checks.
Bohanan’s Prime Steak House and Seafood, 219 E. Houston St., (210) 472-2600 — Bohanan’s Bar will be open for classic cocktails before or after your meal. Upstairs in the dining room, the regular lineup of Akaushi beef, custom cuts of prime aged corn-fed beef, seafood and table-side desserts flambé will be offered. In honor of Mother’s Day, all mothers will receive a complimentary yellow rose.
The Boiler House Texas Grill and Wine Garden, 312 Pearl Parkway, (210) 354-4644 — Mother’s Day brunch will be 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. The menu includes: spicy house-pickled veggies ($3); marinated olives ($5); toasted Texas pecans ($5); eggplant, tahini, olive oil ($6); white bean, roasted kale, aged balsamic ($6); bubbling Swiss, roasted elephant garlic, sweet onion ($9); grilled softshell crab with hollandaise and herbed grits ($17); culatello and spinach quiche w goat cheese and romesco ($14); Seared Kobe hangar steak Benedict ($25); pork T-bone chop ($18); house-smoked salmon and poached eggs ($15); Vanilla and Cumin-Braised Short Ribs ($15); Domestic Lamb Rack ($29); Dark Chocolate ‘Sin Harina’ ($9); Campfire S’mores ($9); and drunken berries in honeydew consomme with Meyer lemon sabayon ($9).
Earl Abel’s, 1201 Austin Hwy., (210) 822-3358 — The Mother’s Day menu will be served 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Choices include a Spring Salad Platter with Waldorf Chicken Salad, Wild Albacore Tuna Salad, Roasted Pimento Cheese Salad and fresh fruit; an 8-ounce bone-in Rib Chop with apple pear chutney and au gratin potatoes; Roast Turkey and Dressing; Honey-glazed Ham Steak; and Simply Delicious Fried Chicken. Each Mother’s Day entrée comes with choice of appetizer, side and choice of dessert. For dessert, it’s Di-Anna’s Red Velvet Cake, banana cream pie, farm fresh strawberry shortcake with almond whipped cream and Mom’s Apple Pie. Appetizers include carrot soup. The full menu will also be available, including the children’s menu. No reservations.
Feast, 1024 S. Alamo St., (210) 354-1024 — Brunch will be served from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. with the regular menu, including a rib-eye burger, a Farmer’s Breakfast and Almond-Pistachio French Toast.
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, 255 E. Basse Road, (210) 824-9463 — Mother’s Day brings a three-course brunch for $36.95. Each mom will also receive a $25 dining card valid for a future visit.
Fogo de Chao, 849 E. Commerce St., (210) 227-1700 — Mother’s Day hours are noon-9 p.m. The full array of meats will be available all day at a price of $48.50 a person.
Frederick’s Bistro, 14439 N.W. Military Hwy., (210) 888-1500; Frederick’s Restaurant, 7701 Broadway, (210) 828-9050 — The Mother’s Day brunch will be 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Starters on the menu include: New England Clam, Crab, and Mussel Chowder ($8); Baked Oysters Casino ($10); Crab Cake and Spring Mix ($12); Shrimp Cocktail & Jumbo Crab Meat ($12); Spring Roll with Mint Cilantro & Lettuce Wrap ($11); and Escargot Spanish Chorizo, Garlic Butter & Shiitake Mushroom ($10). Entree choices: Parmesan Crusted Rainbow Trout with Avocado Relish ($19); Fresh Alaskan Halibut “Veronique” Grapes & Grand Marnier Beurre Blanc ($27); Veal Piccatta with Mushrooms Madeira Wine Sauce ($25); Lamb Chops ($28); Day Boat Jumbo Sea Scallops & Shrimp Provencal ($24) and Beef Tenderloin with Grilled Shrimp & Bearnaise Sauce ($31). A children”s menu is available. Frederick’s Bistro will also be open 5 to 9 p.m. for regular dinner.
Freetail Brewing Company, 4035 N. Loop 1604 W., (210) 395-4974 — Bring your mother out to Freetail for a Mother’s Day treat from noon to 5 p.m. Featuring savory and sweet pastries from Choco Patisserie, such as savory cupcakes, maple bacon caramel popcorn and a chocolate dessert, paired with Freetail beers. Tickets are $20 per person.
Green Vegetarian Cuisine, 200 E. Grayson St., (210) 320-5865; 10003 N.W. Military Hwy., (210) 233-1249 — Mother’s Day hours are 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. The special includes Lasagna, Caprese Salad and Dessert as well as a drink and a carnation. The price is $12.99.
Gristmill River Restaurant and Bar, 1287 Gruene Road, New Braunfels, (830) 606-1281 — Mothers’ Day hours are 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., and no reservations are needed. The regular menu includes Beef Tenderloin Salad with creamy vinaigrette, Pepper Filet with herb-lime butter, and the Gruene Country Club with special prime sauce. Jack Daniel’s Pecan Pie, Fudge Pie with Blue Bell or Strawberry Shortcake are among the desserts.
Gruene Hall’s Gospel Brunch with a Texas Twist, 1281 Gruene Road, New Braunfels, (830) 629-5077 — The New Orleans-style Gospel Brunch with a Texas Twist is on Mother’s Day and runs 10:30 a.m.-noon. The all-you-can-eat buffet is priced at $25 for adults (includes mimosa) and $12.50 for kids. Entertainment by Bret Graham and The Gospel Silvertones. Buffet features roast beef and turkey, garlic mashed potatoes, green beans, migas, Falls City pepper bacon, smoked wedding sausage, buttermilk biscuits and cream gravy, scrambled eggs, Texas French toast, fried apples, fresh seasonal fruits, fruit juices, iced tea, coffee & soft drinks. Beer, wine and champagne available for purchase.
Hilton Palacio del Rio, 200 S. Alamo St., (210) 222-1400 — Seatings are at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. For the Mother’s Day brunch, chef James Bocanegra and students from the Culinary Institute of America are preparing an array of treats including Italian wedding soup, an array of salads include Mediterranean & Bibb salad and Teriyaki shrimp salad, a bread display, and a breakfast station with omelets made to order and hazelnut French toast.Entrées: Herb crusted salmon, Chicken cacciatora, Mother’s gourmet meatloaf, Rigatoni with pulled rotisserie chicken, confetti smashed Yukon potatoes and oven-roasted brussel spouts. At the carving station: steamship prime rib with horseradish cream and Texas sweet onion jus lie. Desserts: Assorted gourmet cupcakes, lavender mousse in chocolate cups, assorted pies, Mother’s hat cake, coconut cake, turtle cheesecake and red velvet cake. Prices are $38.95 for adults, $35.95 for seniors, and $20.95 for children ages 6-10 years. Reservations include complimentary valet parking, a chocolate gift for mom and glass of Champagne.
Hyatt Hill Country Resort, 9800 Hyatt Resort Road, (210) 767-7999 — Mother’s Day brunch is from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., with seatings every 30 minutes. The array of buffets will include an egg table with personalized omelets, brisket hash with poached egg and hollandaise, rosemary-brown sugar bacon, pancakes and waffles. Soup and salad display: Chilled potato leek soup with crab, tomato fennel white bean soup, fresh fruit, salad station and local cheeses. Pasta: Orzo “mac ‘n’ cheese” and build-your-own pasta and gnocchi. Surf and turf area: Fresh shucked oysters, oak-smoked mussels and bay scallops, iced shrimp, oak-smoked salmon, molasses-brined pork loin, chimichurri grilled flank steak and house-smoked turkey. Sides, high tea and a bakery with plenty of desserts as well as a kids buffet are also being offered. The price is $53.95 for adults,$39.95 for seniors over age 60; and $23 for children ages 5-12.
Kirby’s Prime Steakhouse, 123 N. Loop 1604 E., (210) 404-2221 — Mother’s Day hours begin at 11 a.m. and continue through dinner. Lunch and dinner menus will be available.
La Fogata, 2427 Vance Jackson Road, (210) 340-1337 — The Mother’s Day celebration will actually last three days, May 10-12. For Mother’s Day, the restaurant is featuring a special: a tilapia fillet topped with Parmesan sauce, served with three spicy jumbo shrimp, grilled vegetables and white rice. The entrée includes a dessert of churros with Bavarian cream filling, garnished with chocolate hearts and whipped cream. Every mother will be welcomed to the restaurant with a red carnation. La Fogata’s regular menu will also be available throughout the weekend.
Las Canarias at Omni La Mansión del Rio, 112 College St., (210) 518-1177 — On Mother’s Day, the hours for the Champagne Brunch will be 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Brunch menu items include Bananas Foster over Pearl Sugar Belgian Style Waffles with Made to Order Berries, Cream and Pecans; Eggs Benedict with Lobster Salad and Sauce Béarnaise; Colossal Chilled Shrimp and Lobster Tails with Horseradish Cocktail Sauce and Red Pepper Rémoulade; Blackened Texas Red Fish with Braised Mustard Green and Homestead Gristmill Polenta; Ricotta Tortellini with Wild Mushrooms, Grilled Artichokes, Sun Dried Tomatoes and Asparagus; and Smoked Prime Rib of Beef, just to name a few. As always, a delectable pastry selection will include Lavender Citrus Cream Puffs; Peach Croissant Bread Pudding with Brown Butter Rum Anglaise; Blackberry Basil Panna Cotta; and Italian Crème Cupcakes, among other items. The cost is $69.95 for adults and $34.95 for children ages 6-12. Regular à la carte dining at Las Canarias will begin at 6 p.m.
Laurent’s Modern Cuisine, 4230 McCullough Ave., (210) 822-6644 — Brunch will be served on Mother’s Day with the regular menu plus some specials. Expect starters that include carrot-ginger vichyssoise and Scottish smoked salmon among appetizers, while entrees include grilled hangar steak, Brie and chives omelet, brioche “pain perdu,” crab cake and egg, and baked polenta.
Los Patios, 2015 N.E. Loop 410, (210) 655-6171 — Mother’s Day brunch in the Gazebo at Los Patios will be from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. with a photographer available for family photos. The salad display will include Russian Egg Salad, Tomato Blue Cheese, Fresh Fruit and Cheese, Smoked Salmon garnished with Texas Caviar, Peel & Eat Shrimp, Crab Salad, Asian Noodles, Three Bean Salad, Carrot & Raisin, Waldorf Salad, Sliced Beet Salad, Marinated Vegetables and Pasta Salad. Soup: French Onion. Carving stations: Prime Rib and Marinated Texas Lamb. Entrees: Tortilla Crusted Tilapia Fillet, Los Patios Cheese Enchiladas, Chicken Poblano Crepes, Beef Stroganoff, Quiche Lorraine, Roasted Pork Loin and assorted breads. For the children: Chicken Fingers & Cream Gravy. Desserts: Signature Strawberry Crepes Assorted Cheesecakes, Strawberries & Whipped Cream, Texas Pecan Pie, Homemade Brownies, Eclairs, Seasonal Berries with Brandy Sauce, Homemade Cakes. The price is $38.95 for adults, $33.95 for seniors 65 and over, and $19.95 for children ages 4-12. Champagne or Mimosas: $4 a glass. Dog-friendly dining not available on Mother’s Day.
Luce Ristorante e Enoteca, 11255 Huebner Road, (210) 561-9700 — Mother’s Day service will be from noon to 4 p.m. with the following three-course special priced at $32.95 per person. Start with a choice of Lobster Bisque, Caesar Salad or Caprese Salad, followed by Roasted Prime Eye of the Rib with Rosemary Yukon Gold Potatoes and Toasted Garlic Vegetables. Dessert is a choice of Spumoni, Tiramisu, Crème Brûlée or Chocolate Lava Torta with Vanilla Gelato. The a la carte menu is also available.
Max’s Wine Dive, 340 E. Basse Road, (210) 444-9547 — A four-course Mother’s Day brunch will be offered from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. First course is Shrimp Bisque, followed by a mixed green salad with oranges, toasted pine nuts, feta cheese and yellow heirloom tomatoes. Third course is a choice of Chicken and Crab Florentine with angel hair pasta or Seared Lamb Chops with couscous, asparagus and apricot pan jus. Dessert is a mixed berry crumble with sour cream gelato. Price is $38 a person. The regular menu is also available.
Morton’s the Steakhouse, 300 E. Crockett St., (210) 228-0700 — The steakhouse will open earlier in the evening for Mother’s Day. The special is a three-course meal that begins with a choice of Lobster Bisque, Ahi Tuna Tower, Jumbo Shrimp Alexander, Caesar Salad, Morton’s Salad or Chopped Spinach Salad. Entrée choices: 6-ounce Center-Cut Filet Mignon served with Steamed Asparagus Spears; Honey-Chili Glazed Salmon Fillet with Vegetable Relish; Chicken Bianco with Artichokes, Capers and White Wine Sauce; and Double-Cut Prime Pork Chop with Grilled Asparagus Spears. Dessert choices: Creme Brulee, Double Chocolate Mousse and Individual Lemon Soufflé. The price is $59 a person. The regular a la carte menu is also available.
Myron’s Prime Steakhouse, 10003 N.W. Military Hwy., (210) 493-3031 — Mother’s Day hours are noon to 10 p.m. with the regular menu being available all day.
NAO at the Pearl Brewery, 312 Pearl Parkway, (210) 554-6484 — The Culinary Institute of America’s restaurant will be open Mother’s Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. A special menu will be offered and all mothers receive a complimentary margarita.
Omni Colonnade, 9860 Colonnade Blvd., (210) 699-5803 — An elaborate Mother’s Day brunch will be from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. with seatings every 30 minutes. The price is $45 for adults, $41 for seniors over 65, and $18 for children ages 5-11.
Ostra Restaurant at Mokara Hotel & Spa, 212 W. Crockett St., (210) 396-5817 — Ostra’s regular à la carte menu will be available during breakfast and lunch. Featured specials will be offered during dinner service, beginning at 5:30 p.m.
Paesanos 1604, 3622 Paesanos Parkway, (210) 493-1604 — The Mother’s Day special is a multi-course meal featuring a small Caesar salad, five-piece Shrimp Paesano and New York cheesecake along with a Bellini. The price is $32.95. The regular menu is also available.
Paesanos, 555 E Basse Road, (210) 828-5191; and Paesanos Riverwalk, 111 W. Crockett St., (210) 227-2782 — Both restaurants will be open all day with their regular menus.
Q on the Riverwalk at the Downtown Hyatt, 123 Losoya St., (210) 510-4477 — The Mother’s Day buffet is from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. It will feature local salads, including Hearts of Romaine-Baby Spinach, Vegetable Farfalle Pasta-Yogurt Parfait, Jerusalem Salad-Spring Fruit Salad, Seafood and Antipasti Display, Gulf Shrimp-Crab Claw Shooters, Brazos Valley Cheeses and Cured Meats. Chef’s Breakfast Fare includes omelets and eggs to order, Wild Boar & Sweet Potato Hash, and Ricotta Cheese Blintz with Blueberry Compote. The Wall of Fire: Blue Crab Encrusted Salmon with Garlic Buerre Blanc-Arugula-Cherry Tomatoes, Maple Glazed Natural Chicken with Spiced Texas Fuji Apple Compote, and Mixed Grill Texas Kountry Boy Sausage. At the carving station: Angus Prime Rib, Horseradish Cream; Molasses Glazed Bone-In Ham; Southern Collard Greens; Buttermilk Biscuits and Butter Mashed Potatoes. The cost is $46 for adults and $23 for children. A glass of Champagne and self-parking included.
Ruth’s Chris Steak House, 7720 Jones Maltsberger, (210) 821-5051; 1170 E. Commerce St., (210) 227-8847 — Mother’s Day hours are 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. The regular menu with steaks, lamb, chicken and seafood will be featured.
Saveurs 209, 209 Broadway, (210) 639-3165 — Mother’s Day hours are 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The prix fixe menu is priced at $50 a person. It includes choices for the three course: Green asparagus, Parmesan and truffle caviar or Gazpacho, tuna bonito, heirloom tomato and Thai basil; Pan-seared scallops, bok choy, gremolata and lemon sauce or Hudson Valley duck breast, corn puree and raspberry; Grand Marnier souffle with orange sorbet or Stawberry and lime tart.
Silo, 1133 Austin Hwy., (210) 824-8686 — The Mother’s Day brunch features a three-course special priced at $38 per person. The menu starts with a choice of Signature Chicken Fried Oysters, Seared Sea Scallop, Roasted Vegetable Bruschetta, Classic Caesar Salad, Silo Spring Salad or Roasted Beets & Hydroponic Watercress. Second course choices: Silo Eggs Benedict, Shrimp & Crab “Scampi,” Wild Mushroom Omelet, Lightly Grilled & Blackened Atlantic Salmon, Grilled Beef Tenderloin and Australian Lamb Loin. Dessert choices: Vanilla Bean Cheesecake, Dark Chocolate Truffle Mousse and Toasted Coconut Mousse Pie. Children’s menu is priced at $11.
Sustenio in Éilan Hotel Resort & Spa, 17103 La Cantera Parkway, (210) 598-2950 — The Mother’s Day brunch will be from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. One action station will feature omelets and eggs made to order with the likes of bacon, Italian sausage, ham, chorizo, cheddar, Swiss, brie, Asiago and queso fresco. Texas Prime Rib with Chimichurri and Horseradish Cream will be carved to order, while Gulf Oysters, Jonah Crab Claws and Cocktail Shrimp will be displayed. A dessert action station with Bananas Foster and Horchata Ice Cream will also be featured. Also, expect fresh fruit, house-baked croissants, Danish, muffins and breads, Roasted Apple Buckwheat Pancakes, Scrambled Eggs with Crema Fresca and Chive, Tasso Ham and Potato Torta, House-Smoked Salmon with Pasilla Honey, Rotisserie Chicken, Blue Bonnet Farms Greens, and Macaroni and Cheese. Desserts: Homemade Chocolate Brownies, Chocolate Dipped Strawberries, Lemon-Scented Brulee, Individual Fruit Parfaits and Chocolate Silk Pie. A glass of Champagne is included. The price is $46 for adults and $16 for children.
The Terrace Grill at Riven Rock Ranch, 390 Hermann Sons Road, Comfort, (830) 995-4045 — Mother’s Day brunch will be from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Guests can choose one item from each course: Appetizers: Poached Asparagus Spears served with two sunny side up, naturally raised, Bandera Texas quail eggs, drizzled with béarnaise sauce; or Mini Crab Frittata lump blue crab, julienned green onions & Romano cheese with lemon aioli drizzle. Soup or Salad: Apricot & Almond Salad organic Texas Bibb lettuce served in blush wine vinaigrette with toasted almonds, sun dried apricot slivers, julienned red onions & crumbled Texas goat cheese; or Cucumber & Dill Soup chilled & blended with fresh Texas dill, English cucumbers, lemon, red & green onions & white pepper. Entrée: Prime Rib Texas Ranchers Registry certified Angus beef served medium rare to medium & topped with Marfa plum tomato demi glace & accompanied with fresh vegetables & roasted fingerling potatoes; or Hardwood Grilled Fresh Salmon topped with fresh Texas dill crème fraîche over warm bulgur wheat salad & sautéed naturally raised spinach. Dessert: Chocolate French Silk Pie rich velvety chocolate custard filled pie with chocolate cookie crust served with raspberry sauce & Chantilly cream; or Organic Berries & Crème Fraîche assorted seasonal organic berries topped with honey sweetened crème fraîche. The cost is $49.95 for adults and $29.95 for children ages 4-10.
Texas de Brazil, 313 E. Houston St., (210) 299-1600 — The doors will open at 11 a.m. with the regular menu. Dessert and non-alcoholic drinks are included in the meal price. Plus, you can sign up Mom to win a $200 gift card.
Tre Trattoria Alamo Heights, 4003 Broadway, (210) 805-0333 — Mother’s Day brunch is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The multi-course special begins with an apertif of the Tre Berry Mimosa with an appetizer choice of: Caesar Salad with Garlic and Anchovy Aioli and English Muffin “Croutons”; Heirloom Tomato Caprese with House Pulled Mozzarella and Basil Two Ways; Green Garlic and Split Pea Soup with Cucumber Relish and Extra Virgin Olive Oil; or House Made Breakfast Sausage with Caraway Sapetzle, Pickled Cabbage and Grain Mustard. Entree choices: Cinnamon French Toast with Caramel Chantilly, Sour Cherry Syrup and Vanilla Sea Salt; Pancetta and Parmigiano Frittata with Smoked Tomato Vinaigrette and Springfield Farms Arugula; Crispy Skin Rainbow Trout with Roasted Market Squashes and Salsa Verde; House Made Tagliatelli with Crawfish Tails, Brown Butter, Roasted Garlic and Tarragon Pesto; or Petite Tuscan Marinated Ribeye with Heirloom Bean Ragu, Oregano and Porcini “Butter” ($8 supplement). After a cheese course, choose from Nutella x 3, a “Cookie Plate” or Roasted Stone Fruit with Lime Whipped Mascarpone, Candied Hazelnuts and Saba. The price is $39.95 per person. The children’s menu is priced at $11. $20 for a wine pairing. An 18 percent tip will be added to all checks.
Tre Trattoria Downtown, 401 S. Alamo St., (210) 223-0401 — Mother’s Day brunch is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The multi-course meal begins with a choice of Caesar Salad with Garlic and Anchovy Aioli, Heirloom Tomato Caprese, Pork Terrine with House Pickles, Asparagus Bisque or House Made Molasses Pork Sausage. Entrée choices: Nutella Stuffed French Toast, Leg of Duck Confit, Seared Atlantic Salmon, “Steak and Eggs” ($8 supplement) or Crispy Skin Rainbow Trout. After a cheese platter, choose from Nutella x 3 or Poppy Lemon Cake. The price is $$37.95 a person. An $11 children’s menu is available. An 18 percent tip will be added to each check.
20nine Restaurant and Wine Bar, 255 E. Basse Road, (210) 791-WINE (9463) — Mother’s Day hours are noon to 8 p.m. The special two-course meal the following choices: First Course: Mixed Green Salad, Roasted Beet Salad or Turkey & Kale Soup. Second Course: Buttermilk Fried Chicken Breast, Mahi Mahi, Tenderloin Medallions, Lobster Scampi or Lamb Chops. The price is $25 per person.
Two Step Restaurant and Cantina, 9840 W. Loop 1604 N., (210) 655-6171 — Two Step’s Mother’s Special is an 8-ounce filet mignon topped with crab meat, roasted habanero hollandaise and asparagus for $29.95, plus a seasonal berry shortcake with blueberries, strawberries and raspberries topped with sweet whip cream for $5.95. House-made aguas frescas and a mimosa and Bloody Mary bar will also be offered. Live music will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Reservations accepted for parties of more than 10.
Z’Tejas Southwestern Grill, 15900 La Cantera Parkway, (210) 690-3334 — Brunch will include a free chef’s dessert and a complimentary photo for all moms. The offer is good until 3 p.m.
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