Mother’s Day is the biggest brunch day of the year and the third most popular day for dining out behind Valentine’s Day and New Year’s Eve. (Check out this cool infographic from Open Table on Mother's Day trends by the numbers.)
Below are some spots in Boise offering Mother’s Day specials on Saturday, May 9 or Sunday, May 10.
36th Street Bistro: Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Regular brunch menu plus specials and $4 mimosas.
Berryhill & Co.: Sunday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Brunch buffet with parmesan brie cassoulet and Berryhill bacon. Limited reservations and walk ins. $29 adults, $16 for 10 and under, young ones eat free.
Bodovino: Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Make a candle at Lit & Co, then head to Bodovino for two adult beverages and two desserts, or a desert and flatbread. $39 for one candle, $49 for two. Purchase in advance at litandco.com.
Chandlers: Sunday, 2 p.m.-close. Regular menu plus three-course Mother’s Day menu with items like lobster bisque, prime rib and Hagerman sturgeon. $38 prix-fixe menu.
Eagle Hills Golf Course Eighteen One: Sunday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Brunch buffet with mimosas, seafood bar, oysters, crawfish, Cornish game hens and pastries. $45.95 adults, $41.95 seniors over 60, $24.95 kids 2-12.
Guru Donuts: Friday-Sunday. Free donut and coffee with $25 gift card purchase. Donut specials: Margarita Madness with tequila, Grand Marnier, lime juice and sea salt; Mama Love Mango with a mango cardamom glaze and pistachios.
Juniper: Sunday, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Regular brunch menu plus mothers get a free glass of champagne.
Kindness: Sunday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Brunch buffet with shrimp, crab claws, prime rib carving station, sausage and bacon. $29 adults, $16 kids.
The Riverside Hotel: Sunday, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Brunch buffet with Garden Party theme featuring live jazz and herb-crusted carved prime rib, custom omelet station and bottomless mimosas. Limited seating available. $32 adults, $25 seniors 65 and up, $15 kids 6-12, kids five and under FREE.
Saint Lawrence Gridiron: Sunday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Mothers receive a free mimosa with brunch, which includes items like oysters on half shell and brioche french toast.
Smoky Mountain Pizzeria Grill-Parkcenter: Sunday, open at 11 a.m. Complimentary chocolate-dipped strawberries and carnations for mothers. Live music by Jeff Knowles from 6-8 p.m. Kids eat free Sundays with any adult entree.
Sofia's Greek Bistro: Sunday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Greek feast featuring plaki (baked fish with tomato, onion and herbs over pasta), Greek coffee and special desserts.
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