On Mother’s Day and every day, your mom deserves to be pampered, treated and—most importantly—well fed. Luckily, Philadelphia has a great number of lavish spots to snag something scrumptious. Here are five restaurants offering Mother’s Day brunch on Sunday, May 12.
Amada is a timeless choice, specifically known for its savory egg benedict during brunch. There’s a special Mother’s Day menu that includes a fresh pastry basket, coffee or tea, a starter and a main course. Try one of the specials such as Huevos Iberico with steak, fried eggs, potatoes and pimento hollandaise. 215.625.2450, 217-219 Chestnut St., philadelphia.amadarestaurant.com
Reserve your spot on deck for the very special Moshulu Mother’s Day Buffet. Executive Chef Anthony Bornett cooks up a gourmet spread of everything from Blueberry Stuffed French Toast to Carved Prime Rib. Enjoy the decadent feast and one (or two) of the extravagant miniature desserts all while having fantastic views of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge and city skyline. 215.923.2500, 401 S. Columbus Blvd., moshulu.com
Before you dig into the three-course prix fixe menu from Eddie V’s, a server will bring freshly baked cinnamon rolls with a citrus glaze for the table to share. Choose from an array of tasty options such as Lobster Quiche Florentine paired with a Fuji Apple Salad. 610.337.7823, 670 W. Dekalb Pike, eddiev.com
Known for the signature eggs benedict that has been on the menu for over 30 years, Jake’s and Cooper’s Wine Bar places a delicately poached egg atop a jumbo lump crab cake served with asparagus and leek cream. Try it out along with a starter course and dessert sampler. 215.483.0444, 4365 Main St., jakesandcoopers.com
Located in the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Stir will present a specialized artisan menu for this very day. Servers bring Beet Cured Deviled Eggs, Vegetable Crudite and Smoked Trout Toasts to the table to share. Then you can indulge in one of seven plates for your own main course such as a Kennett Square Mushroom Frittata made with spinach and goat cheese. 215.763.8100, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, philamuseum.org
For an irresistible, savory brunch, head to Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse and try the featured Mother’s Day menu Slow Roasted Herb-Crusted Prime Rib with horseradish sauce and au jus. Carefully select a glass of red or white from the award-winning wine list for the perfect complement to your meal. 215.246.0533, 1426-1428 Chestnut St., delfriscos.com
Photography by: Amada photo courtesy of Garces, Moshulu photo courtesy of Allison Guzy; Eddie V's photo courtesy of Eddie V's; Jake's and Cooper's Wine Bar photo courtesy of ake's and Cooper's Wine Bar; Stir photo courtesy of Stir; Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse photo courtesy of Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse