With stay-at-home orders currently in effect throughout parts of Canada, Mother’s Day is going to look (and feel) a little different this year. In light of this, many restaurants are whipping together special Mother’s Day menu options for you to enjoy with the special women — or anyone that’s craving a delicious meal — on May 9.
From takeout options to brunch boxes, read on to learn about 10 spots in Canada serving delicious Mother’s Day brunches.
The chefs at Miku have crafted something special for Mom. The limited-edition Mother’s Day Bento features three tiers of decadence, including sashimi, surf and turf, and sushi, followed by a special Mother’s Day pavlova created by pastry chef Hiro Hoshino.
If you’re a sucker for a good old-fashioned scratch-made brunch, Fable Diner has got you covered. On Sunday, May 9, the diner has delivery, takeout, and curbside brunch available for pickup. The Mother’s Day menu includes popular breakfast options meant to be shared family-style, including scrambled and sunny side eggs, bacon, sausage patties, sliced ham, rostis, breakfast potatoes, cornmeal pancakes, toast, and more.
Edge Catering has beautiful brunches, afternoon tea platters with savoury and sweet options, and spring craft cocktails available for your loved ones this Mother’s Day. You can order online by Wednesday, May 5 at 4 pm, and orders will be available for pickup on Saturday, May 8 from 10 am to 4 pm.
You can elevate your Mother’s Day celebrations at home this year with an Instagram-worthy graze box filled with all of the brunch favourites. The brunch boxes include Belgium waffles, mini croissants, homemade banana bread, yogurt parfaits, artisan preserve, selection of cheeses, Cotto ham, honeycomb, smoked salmon lox, capers and cream cheese, fresh fruit, nuts, and edible flowers. Plus, each brunch box also comes with a bottle of prosecco and OJ for mimosas. The boxes start at $195 and feed 2 to 4 people, and various add-ons are also available and vegetarian options.
FARE by The Food Dudes has put together epic Mother’s Day Experience Boxes that are sure to impress. The Mother’s Day Bad Ass Brunch box is a lavish spread including french toast sticks, hot smoked trout, spring frittatas, fresh butter croissants, strawberry tarts, peach bellinis with edible flowers, gifts from local shops, and more, starting at $240. The Food Dudes have a Mother’s Day dinner box available as well.
Surprise your mom with a lovingly prepared, seasonal, heat-at-home spring brunch kit from Marben. The kit is $74 for two guests, but you can add additional food portions as needed. The kit includes shoyu pancakes with blueberry and Anise hyssop compote and caramelized whey maple syrup; amazake brioche, cultured butter with free-run eggs, fancy baked beans, and whiskey marmalade. You also have the choice of Berkshire belly bacon and free-run pork breakfast sausage or vegetarian parsnip bacon and beet-miso polenta sausage.
Mom will surely be impressed by Louix Louis’ impressive four-course Mother’s Day menu. The at-home brunch experience begins with an elegant baker’s basket filled with pastries, a shrimp and spring vegetable salad, butternut squash soup, and a Scotch egg. The menu features savouries, too, including your choice of a Croque monsieur, truffle chicken and waffles, New York strip loin or wild mushroom quiche. All mains will be accompanied by grilled asparagus, mushroom fricassee, and Hasselback potatoes. But no epic brunch is complete without dessert, and this meal ends with the show-stopping 14-layer ‘Queens Cake’. You can order online, and prices start at $199 for two people or $299 for four.
The Ritz-Carlton Montreal’s fine dining restaurant should suit your needs if you really want to make Mother’s Day a special occasion. They’re serving three-course brunch feasts made up of four appetizers, two mains, and a sweet dessert ($220 for 2 and $425 for 4). The bubbly selection here is excellent, too, if you want to add in a few mimosas.
This locale is offering a “royal brunch” menu fit for a queen. Their meals serve two or four people and go for $35 per head. Brunch items include house-smoked salmon with dill cream, and brioche; asparagus salad with pine nuts and goat cheese; devilled eggs; chicken ballotine stuffed with foie gras; garlic fingerling potatoes, and two-chocolate mousse.
Well in Verdun, is a longtime brunch hotspot in Montreal, and their cabane-style brunch boxes can be delivered on Sundays between 9 a.m. and 11 p.m. The Mother’s Day brunch box is filled with delicious goodies like organic bread, leek, thyme, and smoked cheddar omelet, Belgian chocolate waffles with whipped vanilla cream and raspberry coulis, hash browns, bacon and ham, shortbread, and more.
Featured Image: Marben Restaurant