Mother's Day Brunches in Albuquerque

••• Tamaya Resort.

Courtesy of Hyatt Hotels

Mother's Day calls for something special for the lady who is special to every family. There are a variety of options for Mother's Day Brunch in Albuquerque, from casual to elegant. Consider taking Mom out for a well deserved dining experience this year.

Prices do not include beverages, unless mentioned, and exclude tax and tip. Prices subject to change without notice.

  • 01 of 20
    Dining at Artichoke
    ••• Courtesy of Aileen O'Catherine
    When: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Where: 424 Central SE
    (505) 243-0200


    The well loved Artichoke Cafe features savory salmon crepes, Sicilian baked eggs, quiche Florentine, steamed artichokes, roasted garlic, charcuterie plate, crab cakes, soups, salads, entrees and strawberry shortcake for dessert. Entrees include baked ham, pan roasted duck breast, poached salmon, mushroom ravioli, prosciutto wrapped scallops, veal scaloppini and steak Diane.
    Cost: Per item.

  • 02 of 20

    Bien Shur Buffet at Sandia Resort

    Bien Shur
    ••• Courtesy of Sandia Casino

    When: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Where: Sandia Resort, 30 Rainbow Road NE
    (505) 796-7500

    Breakfast items include omelets and eggs made to order, banana hotcakes, blueberry and pecan hotcakes, sausage and smoked bacon, home fried potatoes and green and red chile. There will be fresh fruit, yogurt, housemade granola and assorted pastries and breads. The Farmer's Market display includes imported cheeses, spinach and strawberry salad, housemade dressings, organic greens, mason jar salad, baby mozzarella and split pea and ham soup.  There will be peel and eat shrimp, coctel de camarones, a variety of sushi rolls and pasta cooked to order. The carving station features herb crusted prime rib, New Mexico red clay baked pork loin with red chile demi glace, and grilled pineapple relish. Chef's specialties include roasted salmon, blackened NY steaks, agave-glazed chicken, spring vegetables and mashed potatoes. Sweet treats include a house made truffle display, a build your own strawberry shortcake station and a display of cakes, pies, coolies and mini French pastries. Reservations are highly recommended.
    Cost: $45 adults, $18 children under 12.

  • 03 of 20
    Blade's Bistro
    •••  Courtesy of Blade's Bistro

    When: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    Where: 221 Highway 165, Placitas
    (505) 771-0695

    Blades has established a reputation for fine dining in Placitas. Join them for Mother's Day brunch. Their brunch menu includes a smoked salmon platter, soup, salads, brunch favorites such as steak and eggs, banana pancakes and eggs Benedict. Entrees include croque monsieur and fettucini alla carbonara. Dessert choices include creme brulee and bread pudding. Blade's Bistro is in the Homestead Village.
    Cost: By the item.

  • 04 of 20

    Council Room

    Council Room
    ••• Courtesy of Council Room 

    When: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Where: Sandia Resort, 30 Rainbow Road NE
    (505) 798-3700

    The regular menu also includes chef's additions for Mother's Day. Start with breakfast items such as huevos rancheros, chocolate strawberry pancakes, build your own omelet, veggie skillet omelet, a New Mexico chorizo skillet, steak and eggs, or steak and enchiladas. Soups and starters include green chile stew and cream of asparagus soup, spring salad, panzanella salad, cobb salad, Caesar salad and shrimp cocktail. Brunch favorites include southwest chicken pasta, a classic burger, pan seared salmon, shrimp florentine pasta, and several varieties of steak. Desserts include key lime pie and strawberry banana split-wich. The kids' menu items are $5 each and include PB&J, cheeseburger, cod crisper and chicken tenders.
    Cost: Individual items vary, $9-$29.95.

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  • 05 of 20
    El Pinto Restaurant
    ••• Aileen O'Catherine

    When: 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
    Where: 10500 4th Street NW
    Albuquerque, NM 87114
    (505) 898-1771

    If you’re looking for truly local flavor, try El Pinto. El Pinto offers its regular Sunday brunch menu for chile lovers. Try the Eggs Benedict, which includes eggs and pork loin on a green chile biscuit with a red hollandaise sauce, or green chile cheese biscuits smothered in green chile white gravy with a side of chorizo. 
    Cost: Brunch plates or entrees off the menu.

  • 06 of 20

    When: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    Where: Albuquerque, NM
    (505) 503-7124

    Fresh means so many things, but when it comes to food, it's such a welcome descriptor! Farm and Table uses local foods or its own fresh veggies raised nearby to put them on the menu to become items such as a garden omelet with local corizo, a herbed-mushroom goat cheese omelet, or enchiladas and eggs. The menu depends on what's available and fresh. Reservations a must.
    Cost: By the item.

  • 07 of 20

     When: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Where: 330 Tijeras NW, Albuquerque
    (505) 843-2700

    The Forque Kitchen and Bar at the Hyatt downtown features a variety of buffets. Breakfast items include omelet and waffle stations, fresh fruits, breafast meats, eggs, potatoes and more. Buffet items included a cheese board, cured meats, salads, smoked salmon, grilled and chilled shrimp, tuna tataki, and orzo salad. Entree choices are (one only) adobo rubbed pork, pan roasted snapper, grilled flat iron steak, or shrimp and grits. The sweets station inlcudes petit fours, small desserts, French macarons, and assorted cakes and pies.

    Cost: $48.95 adults, $32.95 seniors, $18.50 for children.

  • 08 of 20
    Los Poblanos Inn
    •••  Courtesy of Los Poblanos Inn

    When: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Where: 4803 Rio Grande Blvd NW
    Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, NM 87107
    (505) 344-9297 ext.3

    La Quinta at Los Poblanos features fresh baked pastries, smoked salmon, yogurt with housemade granola, antipasto and cheese, seasonal soup and a seasonal fruit display. Entrees include steak and eggs, eggs Benedict, poached king salmon, farm breakfast and biroche French toast. There is a children's menu as well. Reservations can be made via Open Table. Seating is on the half hour.
    Cost: $75 for adults, $25 for children 2-12 and children under two at no charge.

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  • 09 of 20

    When: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Where: 600 Central Avenue SE, Suite A
    (505) 248-9800

    The Grove has a regular off the menu Sunday brunch, and for Mother's Day, will also have a French Toast or Egg special. The Grove specializes in using local ingredients in an inventive and tasteful way, with an emphasis on fresh, organic produce.
    Cost: Off the menu items.

  • 10 of 20

    When: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    Where: 2020 Menaul NE
    (505) 884-2511

    The MCM Elegante offers Mom a special brunch with live music. Start with breakfast items that include cooked to order omelets, eggs, bacon, hash browns, sausage, a waffle station and assorted pastries. Appetizers include salad, bruschetta, pistachio salad, cucumber salad with shrimp and roasted vegetable salad. You'll also find a carving station, veggies and entrees.  Finish the meal off with pies, and cakes. 

    Cost: $23.95 adults, $21 seniors, $14.95 children ages 6 - 11 and children under 5 eat free.

  • 11 of 20
    ••• Courtesy of Scalo

    When: 11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    Where: 3500 Central SE
    Nob Hill, Albuquerque
    (505) 255-8781

    Scalo's Northern Italian Grill offers an off the plate brunch menu. Start with antipasto, move on to gnocchi, panini or fritatta. Eggs, tuna, salmon and linguini are a few of the other options. The Bloody Mary bar opens at noon.
    Cost: Per plate.

  • 12 of 20

    When: 11 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
    Where: Melting Pot Restaurant
    2201 Uptown Loop NE, Suite 1A
    (505) 843-6358

    Give mom a fondue lunch for Mother' s Day with a four course prix fixe lunch at the Melting Pot.
    Cost: For lunch, $29.95 per person.

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  • 13 of 20

    When: 10a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Where: 2401 12th Street NW
    (505) 724-3510

    The cafe a full breakfast buffet that includes a made to order omelet station, classic eggs Benedict, applewood smoked thick cut bacon, sausage, honey smoked salmon and lox tray, and scrambled eggs. There will also be fresh green salads and potato salad, cheese ravioli, biscuits and gravy, carne adovada hash, cheddar scalloped potatoes, mashed potatoes, steamed asparagus, green beans almondine and seasonal roasted root vegetables. A carving station will have country smoked ham and top sirloin roast beef. Main dishes include braised boneless beef shortribs, boneless pork chops and roasted chicken breast. Desserts include a crepe suzette station, danishes and pastries, fresh fruit and a dessert bar with assorted pies, macarons and cheesecakes.
    Cost: $39.95 per adult, $14.95 children 5 - 12; children 4 and younger are free. Reservations are highly recommended.

  • 14 of 20
    ••• Courtesy of Hyatt Hotels

    When: 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    Where: 1300 Tuyuna Trail
    Santa Ana Pueblo, NM 87004
    (505) 771-6060

    The Corn Maiden and Santa Ana Cafe will have a buffet brunch for Mother's Day. Enjoy a sweet and savory crepe station, salads, cheese and fruit platter, chilled shrimp and crab claws, house cured salmon and assorted petite pastries. The carving station features prime rib, honey dijon pork loin and baby squash and asparagus. Chef's specialties include orange poppy seed pancakes, grilled chicken, poached eggs, smoked pork, green chile saffron poached salmon, and an assortment of vegetables. Expect an extravagant dessert display. Seating is on the half hour.
    Cost: TBA

  • 15 of 20

    When: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    Where: 515 Slate NW
    Albuquerque, NM 87102
    (505) 243-2210

    The Slate Street Cafe will feature its favorite brunch items as well as some specials. Find a green eggs and ham omelet, huevos rancheros with Duran's red or green chile (yum), steak and eggs, eggs benedict, sausage sliders and a fried egg sandwich. There is also french toast and dutch oven pancakes with forest berry compote. Lunch items include chicken and funny little noodles, brown bag fish and chips, a medley of bruschetta and more.
    Cost: Per plate.

  • 16 of 20

    When: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Where: 901 Rio Grande NW
    Albuqueruqe, NM 87104
    (505) 243-9916

    The St. Clair will have a special Mother's Day brunch, with $5 glasses of Mimosas. Reservations are strongly recommended.
    Cost: $25 per person.

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  • 17 of 20
    •••  Courtesy of Seasons

    When: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Where: 2031 Mountain Road NW
    (505) 766-5100

    Season's offers two brunch options for Mother's Day in addition to regular dining. First option is an all you can eat buffet that includes a carving station with prime rib, glazed ham and wood fired chicken, along with classic breakfast items. Seating times are 11 a.m., 12 p.m., 1 p.m. and 2 p.m.

    The a-la-carte menu seats anytime between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. and features house favorites.

    Seasons will also be open for dinner.

    Cost: TBA.

  • 18 of 20

    Thur Shan at Sandia Casino

    When: 10:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.; all but breakfast items continue until 9 p.m.
    Where: Sandia Resort and Casino
    1-25 and Tramway
    Albuquerque, NM
    (505) 798-3700

    Enjoy brunch favorites such as pancakes, scrambled eggs, pecan pancakes, waffles, breakfast pastries, potatoes, biscuits and gravy, smoked bacon and sausage. There will be a made to order omelet station. At 3 p.m., the breakfast items will switch over to an Italian station. Other items include Alaskan crab legs, whole poached salmon, peel and eat shrimp and oysters on the half shell. There will be soups and salads, a carving station with slow roasted prime rib and honey glazed ham. An Asian station features fried shrimp, crab, beef and broccoli, chicken teriyaki, fried tilapia, lo mein, crawfish, fried rice, tofu stif fry, and egg drop soup. Chef's specials include yellow tuna, cioppino seafood stew, fried shrimp and bay scallops, pork ribs, pulled pork with BBQ, roasted turkey, fried chicken, baked and mashed potatoes, rice pilaf and seasonal vegetables. There will be hand tossed pizzas and calzones. South of the Border items include carne adovada, cheese enchiladas, and a build your own taco bar. Pasta will be made to order, as well as mussels. An Italian station includes parmesan chicken, beef lasagna, baked ziti and more. Finish it with the dessert display. The Kid's Korner includes mac and cheese, chicken tenders, mini corn dogs and tater tots.
    Cost: $29.95 for adults, $15.95 for children under 12.

  • 19 of 20

    When: 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    Where: 3009 Central NE
    (505) 254-ZINC (9462)

    Zinc will be open for brunch and dinner on Mother's Day. The brunch specials include railroad french toast, smoked  salmon and bagel Benedict, spicy shrimp and sausage omelet, red chile tuna melt, and fried chicken and waffles. There will also be some Mother's Day specials.
    Cost: Off the menu items.

  • 20 of 20
    Sheraton Uptown
    ••• Courtesy of Sheraton Uptown 

    When: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    Where: 2600 Louisiana NE
    (505) 349-2520

    You'll find traditional favorites with a modern twist at the Sheraton Uptown. Enjoy made to order omelets, cheese blintzes, smoked breakfast bacon and sausage, breakfast potatoes topped with red and green bell peppers and green chile cheese enchiladas. There will also be peel and eat shrimp, salads, an da cheese display with crackers. Entrees include beef roast, spirng salmon, pork loin, green curry chicken, cheese tortellini, mashed potatoes, wild rice pilaf and assorted spring vegetables. The dessert station includes summer berry flambe with ice cream, cakes, pies and mini pastries. There will be giveaways, live music and complementary momosas for Mom.
    Cost: $36.95, $31.95 seniors (65+), $19.95 for children.