More Mother’s Day Brunch Options

Advice from a Jewish mom, a balloon artist, and homey Italian offerings await you this Sunday.

DGS Delicatessen offers special deals for Mother's Day brunch. Photograph by Scott Suchman

There’s still time to reserve a table for brunch on Mother’s Day. We already offered you a list of 29 spots—plus these 15 picks from our food editors—and now here are four more options. Nothing strike your fancy? Check out these unusual ideas for feting Mom. Whatever you do, do something. No maternal figure should be ignored on her special day.

Al Dente


Seating(s): 11:30 to 4

Price: $42.95 (children ten and under are $12 each)

Regular menu available: No, however the special menu can be ordered à la carte, and pizza will be served at all the bars and high-top tables.

DGS Delicatessen 

Menu: For Mother’s Day, DGS Delicatessen offers a special entrée of local asparagus salad, crispy pastrami, poached egg, and rye gremolata. There will also be a special cocktail called the Guilty Pleasure: Champagne, cucumber, gin, Benedictine, and lemon.

Seating(s): 11 to 2:30

Price: À-la-carte menu prices from $4 to $14

Reservations: Reserve online 

Regular menu available?: Yes

Etc.: Need help with your love life? Career? Robin Jeweler, mom to DGS co-owner Dave Wiseman, will be at the restaurant throughout brunch service to dispense advice.

Mari Vanna


Seating(s): 11:30 to 4:30

Price: $25 for a brunch buffet.

Reservations: Call 202-783-7777 or reserve online

Regular menu available?: Yes

Etc.: Ladies receive unlimited strawberry mimosas and a surprise dessert will be offered to moms. Free entertainment includes an accordionist, a balloon artist, and a magician.

P.J. Clarke’s

Menu: For Mother’s Day, P.J. Clarke’s will serve “Jacqueline Kennedy waffles,” the same recipe she used to make for John Jr. and Caroline in the 1970s. The waffles can be served with caramelized bananas, blueberries and cream, or chorizo scramble. The restaurant will also offer eggs Benedict, Grand Marnier French toast, and other breakfast favorites.

Seating(s): 11 to 4

Price: À-la-carte prices from $10 to $20

Reservations: Reserve online

Regular menu available?: Yes