Mom (you) deserves the best, so why not treat her to a Sunday brunch at one of Charlotte’s favorite spots? Make reservations now at our top picks. Large parties for the whole fam sell out very quickly for MDay!!

Fahrenheit Charlotte

Brunching hours: 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Details: Fahrenheit’s brunch buffet will be $65.95 per adult and $17.95 per child under 12. BONUS: The Bloody Mary and Mimosa Bars are included in the price.

Reserve: Online or call 980.237.6718.

Fran’s Filling Station

Brunching hours: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Menu highlights:  Fran’s special Mother’s Day buffet will feature brunch favorites like fried chicken and waffles, brisket hash and fresh pastries, along with beef bourguignon, roasted beet and citrus salad and more. Plus, a DIY mimosa and Bloody Mary bar.

Details: $28 per adult, $12 for kids 12 and under.

Reserve: Online or call 704.372.2009.


Brunching hours: 8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Menu highlights: Angeline’s buffet spread will include an assortment of housemate breads, biscuits and cakes, plus a waffle panzanella, prawns & polenta and a carving station with charred blood orange and rosemary braised beef brisket.

Details: $40 for adults, $20 for kids.

Reserve: Online or call 704.445.2540.

Reid’s Fine Foods SouthPark

Brunching hours: 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Menu highlights: For Mother’s Day, Reid’s in SouthPark will offer their Sunday Brunch Buffet with the addition of honey glazed ham on the carving station and a full dessert spread of cakes and pies.

Reserve: Call 704.377.7686.

WP Kitchen + Bar

Brunching hours: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Menu highlights:  From the Smoked Salmon Pizza to Donuts to Shakshuka (pictured), there’s something for everyone.

Reserve: Online or call 704.295.0101.


Brunching hours: 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Details: $44.95 adults, $17.95 children (12 and under). Moms enjoy a complimentary “Box of Chocolate Cookies”.

Menu highlights: Expect a carving bar, antipasti station, tapas for the table, and a raw bar and sushi along with brunch classics.

Reserve: Book your table online.

BLT Steak

Menu highlights: The menu includes lobster grilled cheese, Tuna Tartare, Brioche French Toast, Hanger Steak & Frites and other delicious items.

Reserve: Online or call 704.972.4380.

La Belle Helene

Brunching hours: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. with complimentary valet.

Menu highlights: La Belle Helene’s popular brunch menu includes avocado toast, croque-madame, brioche French toast and more. View the full menu here.

Reserve: Book your table online.

Hello, Sailor

Brunching hours: From 11 a.m.

Menu highlights: Your waterside Mother’s Day brunch wouldn’t be complete without a visit to Hello, Sailor’s special buffet. Expect dishes like smoked NC trout, milk bread French toast, popcorn shrimp and more. 

Reserve: Online or call 704.997.5365.

Le Cochon d’Or

Brunching hours: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. (last seating)

Details: Head to Waxhaw to enjoy a three-course brunch for $38 .

Menu highlights: Expect dishes including brioche French toast with seasonal fruit compote, Alsatian sausage gravy chicken schnitzel, benedicts, Scottish salmon and more.

Reserve: Online or call 704.256.5382.

Oak Steakhouse

Brunching hours: 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m

Menu highlights: Menu item favorites include shrimp and grits (pictured) and the breakfast burger, as well as new additions by executive chef Alex Jenkins. View the full menu here.

Reserve: Online or call 704.954.8900.

The Ballantyne

Brunching hours: 12 – 4 p.m.

Details: $95 per person; $40 for children, ages 5-12; and complimentary for children ages 4 and under (plus tax and 24 percent service charge). 

Reserve: Online or call 704.248.4100.

Bulla Gastrobar

Dining hours: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. (opening 1 hour earlier than usual)

Details: Come to Bulla’s for a traditional brunch or indulge in the special Paella’s Menu for dinner. Plus, all moms will receive a $20 gift card during dinner to be used at her next visit.

Menu highlights: Favorites include hues “bulla” (Eggs, homemade potato chips, Serrano ham, potato foam, truffle oil) and the bulla Benedict (Poached eggs, hollandaise sauce, crispy chorizo, asparagus).

Reserve: Online or call 704.837.4422.

204 North

Brunching hours: From 10 a.m.

Menu highlights:  Enjoy an assortment of omelets and breakfast skillets, along with French toast and a variety of lunch plates, plus sharable carafes of brunch spirits and craft cocktails. View the full menu here.

Reserve: Call 704.333.3747.

Pink Cactus

Brunching hours: From 10:30 a.m.

Menu highlights: In addition to their regular menu, Pink Cactus will offer a special Mother’s Day menu including a Belgian waffle served with eggs, bacon and fresh strawberries, as well as grilled filet mignon with herbs and butter Brussels sprouts. To round out your brunch, indulge in endless Bellinis for $20 or sip on $5 classes of sangria.

Reserve: Call 980.207.0949.

Roots Cafe

Brunching hours: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Menu highlights: Roots Cafe will welcome moms and families with specials including local strawberry cream brioche knots and North Corner Haven smoked sausage and local potato strata with poblano cream and green tomato salsa.

Reserve: Call 980.260.3111.

Essex Bar & Bistro

Brunching hours: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Menu highlights: The buffet at Essex will feature oysters on the half shell, salmon, shrimp cocktail, a variety of sushi along with prime rib and their popular warm Brussels sprouts caesar salad. Moms will receive a complimentary mimosa or bloody mary, or bottomless coffee, tea or soda. View the full menu here.

Details: $35 per person. Kids ages 10 and under are $15, plus tax and 20% gratuity.

Reserve: Online or call 980.406.3857.