Where to Celebrate Mother’s Day in Chicago

Are you unsure of what to do with your favorite lady for Mother’s Day? Surprise her with a great experience with the person she treasures most: YOU. We put together a list of places that are offering great Mother’s Day specials in the city that are guaranteed to put a smile on her face. Here are some spots to take Mom for her special day:


Booth One

Booth One
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1301 North State Parkway

Sunday, May 12, from 10 am – 9 pm, check out Booth One’s lovely Mother’s Day packages. For $40 per person, enjoy a prix fixe brunch menu full of Mother’s Day favorites, such as the Ham & Hashbrown benedict and more. Brunch will be from 10 am – 2 pm. For $55, enjoy a dinner prix fix menu, featuring Duck Confit, Wild Mushroom & Aged Parmesan Risotto, and more, from 4 – 9 pm. Reserve a spot before it’s too late!


Hub 51

Hub 51
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51 West Hubbard Street

On Sunday, May 12, from 10 am – 3 pm, Hub 51 is offering an all-you-can-eat brunch buffet! Indulge on the Short Rib Benedict, Sushi and Salads stations, and more, for $40 per person. Even better, for only $20 more, enjoy the bottomless Bellinis, Mimosas or Bloody Marys package. Reserve now.


Bub City

Bub City
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435 North Clark Street

On Sunday, May 12, from 10 am – 3 pm, Bub City is giving mothers the time of their lives with Southern brunch specials, DIY Bloody Mary bar, live music and even a take-home gift for all the mothers of the world. Reserve a spot now!


Shaw’s Crab House

Shaw's Crab House
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21 East Hubbard Street

On Sunday, May 12, from 9 am – 2 pm, enjoy a Mother’s Day for $75 per person. Brunch features include a buffet full of breakfast favorites, an Omelet and Waffle station, Surf & Turf station, and more. Reserve a spot now!



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Multiple Locations

Sunday, May 12, from 8 am – 3 pm, Beatrix is offering brunch favorites such as the Light & Fluffy Lemon Pancakes, Quinoa Cakes with Poached Eggs, Green Chili Enchiladas, and more.


Hubbard Inn

Hubbard Inn
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110 West Hubbard Street

On Sunday, May 12, from 11 am – 3 pm, enjoy a Mother’s Day Bottomless Brunch for only $50. Choose between mimosas and Bloody Marys with delicious brunch buffet included. Reserve now, before it’s too late!


Kizuki Ramen & Izakaya

Kizuki Ramen & Izakaya
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Multiple Locations 

From Saturday, May 11, to Sunday, May 12, Mothers get to enjoy a free mimosa with the purchase of any ramen bowl.


Parlay at Joy District

Parlay @ Joy Distict
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112 West Hubbard Street

On Saturday, May 11 to Sunday, May 12, enjoy an awesome brunch package for $50. Perks include an extravagant brunch with a carving station, seafood table, waffle station, egg station, and desserts, along with bottomless mimosas. Reserve now.


A Bit of theWit’s “Kiss Your Mom” Pop Up Shop

A Bit of theWit
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201 North State Street

If you can’t make it to Mom for Mother’s Day, or if you still want to gift her something sweet, order some exclusive chocolate kiss cookies from theWit’s pop up shop! For $18 each, enjoy fun cookie concoctions like the Salted Chocolate Chunk Cookie with a Dark Chocolate Kiss, or the Peanut Butter Cookie with a Milk Chocolate Banana Kiss. All cookie orders require 24 hours to process.


Naturalista’s Paint, Sip & Glam Bundle

Bronze Beauty Chicago
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Bronze Beauty @ 219 East 31st Street

Although this event doesn’t occur until June 1 – 2, it still can be a pretty great retreat to gift your mother for Valentine’s Day. Paint away, with the help of an art instructor, while you participate in hydrating facials, wash and go’s, great tunes and more. Packages vary from $65 – $105.


Mindy’s HotChocolate

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1747 North Damen Avenue

What better way to celebrate Mother’s Day than enjoying a brunch made by James Beard Award-winning pastry chef, Mindy Segal? Segal will be preparing a wide-variety of dishes like a Seasonal Quiche served alongside mixed greens, Spring Scramble with fresh eggs, seasonal veggies, breakfast potatoes, grilled toast and her famous Burger made with Slagel Farms beef, organic bacon, cheddar and pickles. To satisfy your sweet tooth, there will also be donuts covered in cinnamon sugar and served with raspberry preserves, buttermilk pancakes, and who can forget their signature hot chocolates? Brunch hours are 10am – 2pm and reservations can be made here.


Mother’s Day Baking Class @ Read It & Eat

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Baking Class: Mother’s Day Brunch

2142 North Halsted Street

Nothing says bonding with mom like making a meal together. Treat your special lady to a hands-on baking class, taught by pastry expert Kelly Dull. Dull has worked at multiple bakeries and restaurants around the country, including Magnolia Bakery in Chicago and North Bakery in Rhode Island. She will teach participants how to make coffee cake, cinnamon rolls, cheese babka, and more. Tickets are $80.


Waldorf Astoria Spa & Health Club

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11 East Walton Street

Located on the fourth floor of the luxury Chicago hotel, the Forbes Four-Star Waldorf Astoria Spa & Health Club is a mom’s haven. The luxurious oasis will be offering a Refresh and Relax spa promotion for Mother’s Day and throughout May. It’s a two-hour restorative spa treatment that’s customized for each mom, including a 60-minute Waldorf Signature Massage and a 60-minute Waldorf Signature Facial. Make your reservation now.


RETROSPECT Vintage Modern Fashion Market

Retrospect Chicago
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From Thursday, May 2 to Sunday, May 5, take a look at some timeless vintage pieces, that includes clothes, accessories, jewelry, and shoes reminiscent of the 1890s – 1990s. The 4-day event will feature an array of fun activities for you and mom, from shopping vintage wear amongst live music, snacks, and more, to exclusive tours at the Chicago History Museum. Tickets are $15 per person, but mother and daughter duos are $25.


Mother’s Day Brunch or Dinner Cruise

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Treat mom to a celebratory brunch or dinner aboard a cruise overlooking Lake Michigan and the Chicago skyline. With scenic views like that, who wouldn’t be impressed? Mom even receives a flower upon boarding and a complimentary glass of champagne or mimosa. Brunch and dinner are offered in multiple sessions that vary in price. Make your reservation.

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