Delicious Egg Benedict with roasted ham, green asparagus, poached egg and sauce hollandaise.

Where to Go for Brunch on Mother’s Day

Treat your mom to a plated meal or brunch buffet this year.

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Plated Brunches


Address: 779 N Front St.
Brunch Hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

After you’ve been granted secret access into the unassuming (password bound) entrance of the SafeHouse, a world of espionage, entertainment and brunch await! Enjoy the classified breakfast – scrambled eggs layered on a funnel cake, served with pepper smoked bacon and breakfast potatoes ($12) – or decoded classics like the egg and bacon cheeseburger ($14). Moms earn a complimentary SpyMom-Mose or Spycial Bloody Mary.

Cafe Centraal

Address: 2306 S Kinnickinnic Ave.
Brunch Hours: 8 a.m-3 p.m. 
Reservations: (414) 755-0378

With a sweeping menu of options starring the hot beignets with Belgian chocolate sauce ($6.95), chicken fried steak toast with house-recipe buttermilk fried sirloin over a slice of Challah French toast topped with country gravy and fried eggs ($12.95), the grilled cheese sandwich with smoked gouda, dill havarti, American, Muenster, thick-cut bacon and oven-roasted tomatoes ($12.95) and a complimentary mimosa to wash it all down, Cafe Centraal‘s brunch will make you your mom’s favorite child.


Address: 139 E Kilbourn Ave
Brunch Hours: 7:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m
Reservations: 414-291-4793

Kil@wat’s take on contemporary American cuisine mixed with its elegant, but comfortable, setting will make your Mother’s Day. Choose from starters like the Belgian Waffle ($8) with warm rum-spiced apples, Sugarman’s Maple Syrup and a choice of smoked bacon or pork sausage, and main course options like the Hanger Steak and Eggs ($24) with herb crusted hanger steak, Old Bay Hollandaise, two eggs any style and grilled asparagus.

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Brunch Buffets

InterContinental Milwaukee

Address: 139 E Kilbourn Ave.
Brunch Hours: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Cost: $42 adults, $17 children (6-12). Free for children 5 and under.
Reservations: (414) 935-5943

There is nothing like a mother’s love or a piece of sea salt crusted prime rib of beef with horseradish cream, oyster mushroom demi-glaze and cherry shallot jam. Enjoy both at the InterContinental Milwaukee Mother’s Day Brunch. Other mouthwatering plate fillers will include cinnamon brioche bread pudding, peel and eat shrimp with Rehorst Vodka cocktail sauce and Blue Crab pot pies with rock shrimp, sherry and crisp puff pastry. A complimentary glass of champagne along with a rose will top off this special day.


Address: 360 E Erie St.
Brunch Hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Cost: $35 per person

Looking for something on the gourmet Chinese buffet side of things to celebrate your mom? Well, look no further. For the first time, DanDan will offer an expansive buffet of Chinese fare featuring sesame noodles, chicken potstickers, crab rangoons, egg drop soup, orange chicken, duck fried rice and tofu with celery.


Address: N56W16300 Silver Spring Dr.
Brunch Hours: 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. 
Cost: $31.95 adults, $14.95 children 12 and under
Reservations: (262) 781-3333 or

The build-your-own white cheddar mac & cheese bar, featuring topping choices like barbacoa beef, roasted chicken, bacon, jalapeños, chives, red onion, fried onions and a variety of sauces is sure to be a brunch standout! Other honorable mentions include the fully stocked omelet bar, dessert bar and Bloody Mary bar. Between heading back for your second, third or fourth plate, stop by the “mom-ents” on-site photo booth and have a toast to the special lady with complimentary mimosas.

Velobahn Coffee & Cycle

Address: 3618 W Pierce St.
Brunch Hours: 11:30 a.m.
Cost: $29.50 adults, $13.50 children (7-12). Free for children 6 and under

Chef Ana and crew will wine and dine your mother with a cash bar, gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian and dairy-free options. The Ensalada Roja (organic mixed greens, tomatoes, garlic, sun-dried tomatoes, capers, black olives, Spanish olive oil and sweet tomatoes with cava vinaigrette), Chicken Fricassee (organic chicken, mushrooms, organic onions and cream cheese served with wild rice and raisins) and white chocolate strawberries will warm your mom’s heart and fill her stomach.

The Pfister Hotel

Address: 424 E Wisconsin Ave.
Brunch Hours: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Cost: $65 adults, $24.95 children (5-12) years old. Free for children 4 and under.  
Reservations: (414) 935-5950

Between the grilled quail with couscous, dried cherries, fresh orange supremes and citrus thyme dressing and the Saffron risotto stuffed chicken breast with chorizo-sweet corn sauce, the Pfister Hotel will help you celebrate mom with a buffet as unique as her. You and your mom can also expect tailor-made entrees at the made-to-order omelet area, meat carving station and build your own pasta bar.

Hilton Milwaukee City Center

Address: 509 W Wisconsin Ave.
Brunch Hours: 10 a.m.-2 p.m
Cost: $39 adults, $17 children (6-12). Free for children 5 and under.
Reservations: (414) 935-5940

Give the gift of tasty food this Mother’s Day at Hilton Milwaukee City Center. The complete gamut of brunch options, from the Wisconsin cheese and bratwurst biscuits to the stuffed mushroom ravioli with charred tomato puree, will satisfy every mom’s taste buds. Children will have their choice of French toast, crispy chicken tenderloin, mac and cheese, fresh fruit salad and vegetable bites with hummus.