According to the National Restaurant Association, 92 million Americans – 38 percent of the population –will eat out on Mother’s Day. And that number doesn’t include the children joining them.
It makes sense. What mom doesn’t love having her whole family around the table for a meal – especially if she didn’t have to cook it?
Restaurants all around Indy are vying to host these celebrations by featuring special menus, providing gifts or opening early. Here are a few options for Mother’s Day brunch.
It can be difficult to describe the Market Table at The Alexander, a ritzy hotel in Downtown Indianapolis. While it does resemble a traditional buffet, patrons stand face to face with Market Table’s chefs while they cook their food. On Mother’s D
The Omni Severin Hotel in Downtown Indianapolis, located on West Jackson Place, is certainly noteworthy in its own right, but it has a wonderful eatery called 1913 Restaurant that just gives it an extra edge. Known for its farm-fresh ingredients, locally-sourced menu and 1900s-style dishes, 1913 Restaurant would be a great place to take Mom on Mother’s Day. Between 11:30am and 2:30pm, brunch will be served. Breakfast selections like bacon, sausage, pancakes and granola join specialty items like Pan-Seared Chicken, crepes and Spinach Quiche. Visitors can enjoy this wonderful brunch for just $39.00 per person. Kids between the ages of six and 12 are $21.00, and kids five and under can eat for free. Reservations can be made over the phone by calling 317-396-3623.
Considered the best Greek restaurant by many throughout the region, Santorini Greek Kitchen has been recognized for its cuisine by magazines and publications such as Indianapolis Monthly Magazine, NUVO and Indianapolis Woman Magazine. It has even made TheIndyChannel.com’s A-List, an honor shared by few restaurants in the city. This restaurant is a good choice for families with moms who want a little more of an exotic meal. On Mother’s Day, for just $25.00 per person, Santorini Greek Kitchen will offer all the traditional Greek fixings you could ever want in a buffet. Between the hours of 11:00am and 3:00pm, consider taking Mom down to Santorini Greek Kitchen at the corner of Prospect Street and Laurel Street in Fountain Square.
Sassafras Tea Room
Take a step back and time and join Sassafras Tea Room in Greenwood on Mother’s Day. With fancy tea cups, a homely setting and intricate linen napkins, chargers and stemware,
Downtown Indianapolis is not short of great options for Mother’s Day with The Capital Grille certainly near the top of the list. On Mother’s Day, for just $49.00, each guest can enjoy selections from a fabulous, fixed, three-course menu, which features pan-seared salmon, filet mignon, lobster frittata and a handful of other delightful dishes. The kids can tag along to this great brunch for just $15.00. Their menu is also fixed, but it features selections that are a little more kid-friendly, including chicken fingers, French toast and scrambled eggs.
Prime 47 is yet another excellent steakhouse in the Indianapolis area, but it is arguably the best in Carmel. Described as a “swanky destination for steakhouse meals,” Prime 47 is the perfect
Business professionals in Downtown Indianapolis are probably familiar with the Skyline Club, perhaps the most exclusive private business club in the area. Members can enjoy a special Mother’s Day brunch between 10:00am 1:00pm. Brunch starts around $47.00 for adult members, $25.00 for kinds between 17 and 13 years of age, $16.00 for children ages six to 12 and just $7.00 for kids five years old and younger. Non-members can join Skyline Club members for brunch starting around $52.00. This brunch will feature what Skyline Club deems a “Feast for a Queen.”
Indianapolis-area residents might be unfamiliar with Madison’s, but it is undoubtedly a local favorite in Pendleton. Madison’s is noted for its combination of intimate dining, excellent service and delectable dishes. Quick to fill, dads interested in taking Mom to Madison’s should get a reservation as soon as possible. It will be filled wall-to-wall on Mother’s Day. Madison’s will have a buffet on Mother’s Day, and it will feature plenty of different kinds of foods, guaranteed to please anyone. The buffet will have breakfast items like omelets, ham and waffles, but it will also have lunch and dinner items like pasta, seafood, salad and mashed potatoes. The buffet will cost just $21.00 per adult, and kids under the age of five can eat for free. Kids between five and 12 years of age are $12.00. Indianapolis-area residents wanting to try something different should consider making the short drive out to Pendleton. They will be pleased with their decision.
Chateau Thomas Winery out in Plainfield is known first and foremost as a winery. In fact, because of its success, it has expanded into Brown County, where it currently owns a tasting room. It has an exceptional dining venue that opens annually for Mother’s Day
es with children. Kids five and under eat for free, kids between the ages of six and 12 cost $15.00 each and adults are $35.00. Chateau Thomas Winery’s main facility is located at 6291 Cambridge Way, not too far from Exit 66 on I-70.
Ed Sahm is a local culinary master. His family owns a total of nine different restaurants throughout Central Indiana, and all of them will be serving brunch on Mother’s Day. Sahm’s restaurants serving Mother’s Day brunch can be found on the Northside, in Broad Ripple, in Downtown and in Pendleton. The restaurants are either buffet-style or sit-down. With adults costing as little as $19.99 per person, Sahm’s restaurants are perfect for families with a little smaller budget.. Consider checking out Sahm’s website to find which one of his several restaurants is located near you.
Conner Prairie will be serving breakfast and lunch entrees, salads and desserts via buffet. There is even some buffet selections made just for kids. Attendees to this great Mother’s Day buffet do not have to be a member of Conner Prairie, but members are granted a three-dollar discount for adults, and kids are two dollars off. Non-members are $24.95 each, and their kids ranging in age from two to 12 are $12.95 each. Once secluded, Conner Prairie is now easy to spot, located at 13400 Allisonville Road in Fishers.
Zionsville and other Northsiders rave about Traderspoint Creamery, an organic dairy farm located on Moore Road in extreme-southern Zionsville. Formerly a private farm, Traderspoint Creamery opened its doors in recent years to become a local tourist destination