Mother’s Day is May 14 and your mom deserves to be spoiled this year. Here’s where you can take her to celebrate in Nashville!
Ella’s on 2nd
Introducing a modern and elegant menu of West Coast-Italian fare, Ella’s on 2nd showcases warm, soulful hospitality and fresh seasonal cuisine complemented by a light and airy dining room. From 8 AM to 2 PM, enjoy a delightful brunch of memorable menu items including:
- Prime Rib Carving Station
- Build Your Own Pancake Bar
- Spring Vegetable Quiche
- Everything Spiced Roasted Salmon
- Nonna’s Chicken Parmesan
- Mascarpone Whipped Polenta
The 404 Kitchen
With inspiration from time-honored Southern heritage cooking and a modern European sensibility, The 404 Kitchen helmed by acclaimed chef Matt Bolus will offer a memorable Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet, available from10 AM to 3 PM. Invite the wonderful woman in your life and indulge on restaurant favorites including:
- Berry French Toast Casserole – mixed berries, powdered sugar, maple syrup
- Cheesy Skillet Potatoes – cheddar and scallions
- Whole Smoked Fried Chicken – honey mustard, buttermilk ranch, hot sauce (*we just sampled this at a tasting and it was out of this world!)
- Roasted Lamb – mint jelly
- Bed Rabbit Pie – carrots, peas, butter crust
- Tito’s Build Your Own Bloody Mary Bar (additional cost)
Make your reservation on their website.
Enjoy Mother’s Day brunch at Noelle with your favorite moms! They’ll have a raw bar with oysters, omelet station, breakfast bar and a selection of fresh garden favorites. They’ll also have a create-your-own pancake griddle featuring a variety of fun toppings. While you eat, enjoy live musical stylings by Nashville harpist, Phyllis Taylor Sparks. Get your tickets here.
Introducing American fare influenced by Mediterranean flavors, Sadie’s offers a casual yet elevated dining experience in a hip environment this Mother’s Day. Start the day off with Sadie’s from 10 AM to 3:30 PM and enjoy a scrumptious brunch selection, with menu items including:
- Whipped Feta – topped with honeycomb and peppercorn
- Israeli Chopped Salad – tomato, cucumber, dill, red wine vinaigrette
- Mediterranean Deviled Eggs – kalamata olives, capers, and parsley
- French Toast – apple sheep’s cheese, and a strawberry orange marmalade
- Shakshuka – artichoke, kale, baked farm eggs
- Frittata – eggs whites, summer vegetables, goat cheese
Seamlessly blending light California cuisine and the rustic comfort of Italian dishes prepared in wood burning ovens and grills, Adele’s will offer an elevated and elegant brunch all Mother’s Day weekend long. On Saturday from 10 AM to 2 PM and Sunday from 10 AM to 2:30 PM, take the ladies in your life to enjoy a beautifully curated brunch with items such as:
- Kale Salad – pecorino, anchovy dressing, and breadcrumbs
- Roasted Beets – orange, pistachios, goat cheese, arugula, and a champagne vinaigrette
- Smoked Salmon – eggs, sliced red onion, caper berries, capers
- Blueberry Lemon Johnny Cakes
- Greek Salmon – tzatziki sauce
- Roasted Chicken – salsa verde
Jazz on the Cumberland
If mom loves live music, bring her to enjoy Jazz on the Cumberland on Mother’s Day at 5:30 PM. This event is free and family friendly! Just head to Nashville Cumberland Park for music from local, regional and national acts. Don’t forget to bring lawn chairs or a blanket for your group to enjoy!
1 Kitchen Nashville
This year, 1 Kitchen Nashville will host a sustainably-focused Brunch Buffet featuring seasonal bites and carving stations. The event will feature onsite live music and the opportunity to shop recycled and community-centric jewelry from partner Strings For Hope. The cost is $65 for adults, and $35 for kids. Reservations can be made here.
Church & Union
Downtown hotspot Church & Union, will be serving up a specialty Mother’s Day Buffet full of southern and American favorites like Crab Hushpuppies, 1855 Beef Tenderloin, Cornbread Panzanella and fresh pastries. The buffet, which costs $70 per person and $40 for kids, will be served from 9 AM to 4 PM and includes a complimentary Bloody Mary or mimosa. Reservations can be made here.
The Countrypolitan Bar & Kitchen
The Countrypolitan Bar & Kitchen is all about the classics. This Mother’s Day, the Printer’s Alley eatery will be serving all-day brunch and signature specials on both Saturday and Sunday. Special items include Momma’s Breakfast Burger, a Fried Chicken & Jam Biscuit, Corn Crusted Mean Green Tomatoes and a Strawberry Spring Salad. Brunch is served from 7 AM to 4 PM. Walk-ins are welcomed and reservations can be made here.
Brunch at Gaylord Springs
Gaylord Springs Golf Links is offering a Mother’s Day Brunch that everyone in the family will enjoy! They will offer dishes like omelets, pastries, breakfast classics, carved meats, fresh salads, charcuterie, desserts and some kid-friendly options. Brunch is from 10 AM to 3 PM. Make a reservation and get more information here.
Let mom indulge all day with elevated brunch and cocktail specials from STK Nashville. The Gulch steakhouse will be offering a la carte items like Wagyu & Eggs, and STK Bennies with choice of Lobster, Royal Salmon or Smoked Pork Belly. Music from local DJs will set the vibe as mom sips through a menu of Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea Cocktails or 90-minute bottomless Bloodies and mimosas. Reservations can be made here.
Take Her for Cocktails at Blossom Bar
Why buy mom flowers when you can surround her with them? This Mother’s Day, Blossom Bar inside Dream Nashville will be open from 12 PM to 12 AM. The hotel’s signature floral-inspired pop-up features specialty cocktails, spring bites and blooming cherry blossom decor. Walk-ins only.
Bring mom for a healthy lunch at The Gulch’s newest restaurant, Two Hands. Conveniently located near some of the city’s top fitness studios, guests can head in post-sweat for healthy bites like the salmon quinoa bowl, acai bowl, lemon poppyseed waffle, and kiwi and passion fruit pavlova. Walk-ins are welcomed and reservations can be made here.
Mother’s Day Sewing + Candle Pouring Workshop
This is a special two-hour Mother’s Day workshop event on May 14 from 5 PM to 7 PM in Berry Hill! Half of the event includes making a custom drawstring pouch in a beginner sewing workshop led by Sew Nash. The other half is an instructor-led candle making workshop. Tickets are here.
The Hermitage Hotel
Nashville’s gathering place for over 100 years provides the ideal getaway and destination to celebrate Mother’s Day this year. On May 14, enjoy live music and endless sparkling wine for Mom with our Mother’s Day Brunch in The Ballroom. Choose between two seating times at 11 AM or 1:30 PM and enjoy a curated family style brunch by Chef Kelsi Armijo. Those looking for a unique tasting menu experience can dine at Jean-Georges Drusie & Darr on May 14 at 11:00 am for a 3-course prix-fixe meal. Additionally, on May 13, join us for a special Mother’s Day weekend Afternoon Tea at Nashville’s grand dame. Guests will enjoy a collection of tea sandwiches, scones and pastries while listening to live music.
Join etc. for a special Sunday service in honor of Mother’s Day. Chef Deb Paquette and the culinary team will offer brunch from 10 AM to 2 PM with select lunch and brunch specials, as well as a dinner service from 4:30 PM – 8 PM You can reserve a table for both services at https://etc.restaurant/reservations/.
Take Her to the Spa
Located on the third floor of the luxury hotel, the Spa by JW offers Nashvillians relaxation and reconnection through services and treatments like massage therapy and rejuvenating, machine-free facials, mani/pedis, blow outs, aromatherapy, and all-natural CBD treatments. Any guest receiving a treatment on Mother’s Day will receive a Rose Face Mask gift to take home. All guests experiencing a 50- or 80-minute service can sip on a complimentary glass of rosé.
Miel Restaurant will offer a special Mother’s Day brunch from 10 AM – 2 PM. The menu is a la carte with inspiration from the spring season. Reservations can be made for the Patio, inside dining or the Barn, which will be open air weather permitting.
Stompin’ Grounds Restaurant
Located on the lobby level of the JW Marriott Nashville, Stompin’ Grounds Restaurant will host Mother’s Day brunch from 11 AM – 2 PM Sunday, May 14. Moms will receive a complimentary glass of bubbly on arrival and all guests can enjoy the breakfast and brunch menu featuring short rib mac & cheese, Belgian Churro Waffle, Southern eggs benedict casserole and more. Traditional breakfast items like eggs, bacon, sausage, omelets and avocado toast will also be available. With the purchase of an entrée, the table will receive a free Dessert Wheel.
On May 14, Chef/Owner Brian Landry invites families to treat the mother(s) in their lives with a memorable brunch experience. The indoor/outdoor eatery will highlight a special a la carte brunch menu (in addition to the regular brunch menu) which includes Grilled Artichoke withcreamy creole mustard vinaigrette; Blackened Tuna Crudo withgreen chickpeas, lemon, mint; and Shrimp Scampi en Papillote withasparagus, orzo, garlic, and lemon. Make sure to try wine from the award-winning wine list, some of the craft cocktails and/or $13 Mimosas. Marsh House is located at the Thompson Nashville, 401 11th Ave S, Nashville. www.marshhouserestaurant.com.
Oakhouse Steak Nashville
The steakhouse, which normally only operates during dinner, has extended their hours on May 14 for brunch from 11 AM to 3 PM and for dinner from 3 PM to 8 PM in celebration of the holiday. In addition to the regular menu and their beloved steaks, the team will be serving up a special Mother’s Day menu with a variety of guest favorites including the Filet Tips & Potato Hash and Char Grilled Gifford’s Bacon, as well as Southern staples including Shrimp & Grits and a Spinach & Feta Quiche and dishes for those with a sweet tooth like the Berries & Cream Crepe. Guests can make a reservation via OpenTable here.