10 Mother’s Day brunch events happening in Birmingham May 10-12

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How will you celebrate your mom this Mother’s Day? Nothing says “I love you” than a delicious brunch. Here are 10 brunch events happening in Birmingham Mother’s Day weekend, May 10-12.

Arlington Antebellum Home and Gardens

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Photo via Arlington Antebellum Home and Gardens on Facebook

Make your sweet mom feel loved with a delicious brunch at Arlington Antebellum Home and Gardens. Located on six acres of gorgeously landscaped gardens, this historic spot serves as a decorative arts museum and features a collection of 19th century furniture, textiles, silver and paintings. 

Reservations are also available for a Mother’s Day dinner on Friday, May 10 at 6PM. $50 per person. Wine and h’oeuvres will be served at 5:30PM.

Address: 331 Cotton Ave SW., Birmingham, AL 35211
Date: Sat., May 11
Time: 10:30AM
Price: $35 per person
Reservation Required: 205.780.5656


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Cheers to moms! Photo via Christine Hull

Treat mom to a day of food and culture with a mother’s day brunch at Oscar’s—the cafe at the Birmingham Museum of Arts. Here you’ll be served a delicious seasonal menu with fresh, local ingredients. Menu items range from soups and salads to sandwiches and desserts. 

After brunch, be sure to take a stroll through the BMA. It’s free!

Where: 2000 Reverend Abraham Woods Jr. Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35203
Date: Sun., May 12
Time: 11AM-3PM
Price: $2-$14
Reservations Required: 205.328.7850

The Lab Bar and Kitchen

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Toast your mama for all she does with champagne and a prize brunch at The Lab Bar and Kitchen. Brunch will include champagne and your choice of:

  • Eggs Oscar with Jumbo Lump Crab and Poached Eggs
  • French Quarter Breakfast
  • Steak and Eggs

Where: 808 20th St. S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Date: Sun., May 12
Time: 11AM

Avondale Common House

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Beauty in breakfast. Photo via Avondale Common House

Great food. Fun atmosphere. Live music from SBG Duo Sam and Sarah Gunderson. What more could mom want on Mother’s Day? 

Space is limited. Reservations are a must!

Where: Avondale Common House
Date: Sun., May 12
Time: 10AM-3PM
Reservations: 205.703.9895

Metro Diner

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Avocado toast. Photo via Metro Diner

Pamper mom with a no-cook, clean free Mother’s Day at Metro Diner. Along with their usual menu, Metro Diner will be offering classic brunch items with a twist. I’m a true sucker for a menu twist!

Here’s a look at what they’ll be serving:

  • Fried Chicken and Waffles: Topped with house-made strawberry butter and signature sweet and spicy sauce.
  • Breakfast Pie: Layers of eggs, cheese, mushrooms, onions, peppers and red skin potatoes served with a side.
  • Avocado Toast: Freshly chopped avocado and sliced tomato served on eight-grain toast.
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Cinnamon roll pancakes. Photo via Metro Diner

You may want to save room for dessert because on the menu is Cinnamon Roll Pancakes. These babies are swirled in cinnamon and sugar and topped with cream cheese icing, candied pecans and cinnamon butter. Oo baby!

Blood Mary’s and Mimosas will also be available all day for $2.99 a drink.

Address: All Locations
Date: Sun., May 12
Regular business hours, starting at 7AM

The Parthenon

The Parthenon will be going all out for mother’s day this year with:

  • A five-course meal
  • Live entertainment from Comedian Lady B
  • Live music from Singer Joell Regal
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Linda Mendel, Sharron Swain and Karon Bullock. Photo via Joel Bullock

Menu options include:

Starters: Chef’s Choice
Gumbos: Chicken and Sausage or Seafood
Salads: House, Caesar or Greek
Main Entrees: Shrimp and Grits, Fish & Grits, Chicken & Waffles, Pancake Stack, French Toast, Brunch Burger, Fried Catfish Sandwich and Fried Shrimp Sandwich
Desserts: White Chocolate Pecan Bread Pudding, Banana Pudding, Assorted Pies and Cakes
Beverages: Lemonade, Sweet Tea, Ghetto Punch, Sangria and Mimosas

Where: 2210 1st Ave N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Date: Sun., May 12
Time: 1st Seating–11AM; 2nd Seating–1:15PM
Price: $25

Mother’s Day at Perry’s Steakhouse

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Cocktails on Mother’s Day. Photo via Perry’s Steakhouse

On May 12, Perry’s Steakhouse will open early to serve moms an all-day dinner menu and more.

There will also be a special off-the-menu feature item—Shrimp & Gruyere Cheese Grits ($32.95). Made with Anson Mills stone ground cheesy grits, this delicious item features jumbo shrimp, andouille sausage, mushroom pan gravy and is topped with crimini mushrooms and herbs. Mmm!

From 11AM-4PM, Perrys will also be serving brunch-inspired specialty cocktails, including:

  • Bloody Mary’s ($6.95)
  • Mimosas ($6.95)
  • Brandy Milk Punch ($6.95)

FYI: You can also enjoy a Mother’s Day dinner at Perry’s Steakhouse from 4-9PM with a traditional Sunday Supper Special ($34.95).

Where: Perry’s Steakhouse
Date: May 12
Time: 11AM-9PM
Reservations Required

Mother’s Day Brunch Tour

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Hop aboard the party bus this Mother’s Day. Photo via Eat, Drink, Ride Tour on Facebook

Why dine at just one great Birmingham restaurant when you could sample food from five? This mother’s day, hop aboard a party bus and take mom on a four-hour food tour.

During the tour, you’ll have the chance to eat, drink and ride while tasting delicious sample plates from some of the best eateries in the Birmingham metro area. Just try not to choke on your food because Comedienne Joy will be there marking you laugh throughout the tour. 

The bus meets in the parking lot of Grille 29 at Brookwood Mall. Be there or be square!

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Inside the party bus. Eat, Drink, Ride Tour on Facebook

Where: 780 Brookwood Village, Birmingham, AL 35209
Date: Sat., May 11
Time: 12PM
Price: $90+
Age Requirements: 21+ for alcohol stops


For those with a mother who lives on only in member, Rojo will be hosting their 2nd annual celebration honoring moms we love and miss. During the event, enjoy live jazz music and a low-key brunch feast.

Where: 2921 Highland Ave, Birmingham, AL 35205
Date: Sat., May 11
Time: 11AM-3PM

Mother’s Day Sparkling Wine Tasting

This event may not involve food, but it is sure to be a fun time! Check it out on May 11 at 12PM at Hop City (2924 3rd Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233).

Where will you celebrate mom this Mother’s Day?

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