Top Mother's Day Brunch Spots in Kansas City

Dine al fresco, sip tea at noon, or banter over a buffet

This Mother's Day, treat mom to one of the great brunches around Kansas City, Missouri. Whether it's dining at a world-renowned restaurant, dining al fresco, or going the casual route, take mom out this Mother's Day. Honor her and all the great things she does by telling her to hang up her apron and hang out with you.

Check out nine of the best places to take mom for brunch on Mother's Day in Kansas City.

  • 01 of 09

    Located in the Power and Light District, Bristol's extensive spread, top-notch service, and swanky setting—is sure to win the heart of any mom. The cold bar selection with everything from smoked salmon, sushi, and spring rolls to cheeses and shrimp cocktail makes the Bristol a top spot for brunch, whether you are seated indoors or at their outdoor patio.

    The Bristol has a Bloody Mary bar, traditional breakfast items, and hot items like lobster mac and cheese, shrimp enchiladas, and a carving station.

  • 02 of 09

    James Beard "Oustanding Restaurant" semifinalist three years in a row from 2015, to 2017, Colby and Megan Garrelts offer brunch on Mother's Day.

    If high tea is more to your mother's liking, try their Mother's Day Tea in the afternoon sipping fine teas with lovely pastries and assorted tea sandwiches. 

  • 03 of 09

    You can't go wrong by heading to famed New York City chef Lidia Bastianich's fabulous restaurant, Lidia's, for Mother's Day. From the famed pasta tasting menu to the market brunch--a prix fixe three-course meal includes antipasti, a main course (try the gnocchi or frico), and dessert. If you are bringing your young children to celebrate grandma, then there is a brunch menu for children 12 and under.

  • 04 of 09

    The Grand Street Cafe is a solid spot to take your mom this Mother's Day for eggs every which way, a pastrami skillet, or heavier items like pork chops, chicken, and steak. An exciting cocktail like a bellini martini or a bacon bloody mary might just be something mom might like to try. If not, their selection of specialty coffees might be just the treat she's looking for.

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  • 05 of 09

    Treat mom to a casual family-style brunch at the Brasserie Restaurant at the Westin Kansas City in Crown Center. The Brasserie is an American-inspired restaurant that offers a buffet with more than 100 food items and a dessert bar. 

  • 06 of 09

    MetropolitanKC, the signature restaurant of the Marriott Downtown, serves up a grand feast with an assortment of options including an expansive dessert bar. Entertainment includes a live pianist as well as exciting delights from balloon blowers to magicians. For children that tag along, there is a menu for them, too.

  • 07 of 09

    The Classic Cup, located in the heart of the Country Club Plaza, is the best outdoor brunch spot in Kansas City. With a huge outdoor patio and sidewalk seating, the Classic Cup will make you feel as though you're dining al fresco somewhere in Europe. With a wonderful Sunday brunch with favorites like the Florentine ham frittata and the Dutch babies—your mom might just jump for joy on Mother's Day if you dine there.

  • 08 of 09

    Located on the cliffs of Briarcliff Village, Trezo Mare has a decent selection for brunch with a sweeping view of the downtown skyline. With brunch favorites like chicken and waffles, crab cakes benedict, and sandwiches to eggs your way, a dessert bar, and much more. Ala carte items are also available as well as a children's menu. Trezo Mare prides itself on buying fresh and local—much of what you eat is farm to restaurant. 

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  • 09 of 09

    If a casual but albeit wonderful brunch is what your mom is in the mood for, Tomfooleries is the place this Mother's Day. Located at Country Club Plaza, Tomfooleries offers a large brunch with classic breakfast and lunch options with all the fixings and an assortment of desserts. Tomfooleries claims it has the biggest Bloody Mary bar in the Midwest where your mom can create her own Bloody Mary with over 30 different ingredients.