With nearly 250 Naperville area restaurants, choices to dine out for Mother’s Day brunch are abundant and diverse.

Small sampling of some of our favorite brunch places

Bon Appétit!

Catch 35, located at 35 S. Washington in downtown Naperville, will be serving a succulent seafood and special Mother’s Day brunch offerings from 9:45AM to 1:45PM.  The dinner menu starts at 2PM. Reservations can be made by calling (630) 717-3500 or visiting www.catch35.com.

Mother’s Day Brunch, with many traditional items and kid friendly options, at CityGate Grille will be served from 9:30AM – 2:30PM. Buffet items include scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage links, waffles, eggs benedict, an omelet station, a smoked ham carving station, breakfast potatoes and assorted bagels and pastries in addition to several lunch options. The cost is $39.95 for adults, $19.95 kids,  and, 5 and under are free.  Call (630) 718-1010 for reservations or visit www.opentable.com. CityGate Grille is located at CityGate Centre, the campus of Calamos Investments at I-88 and Route 59 in Naperville.  For more information visit Citygategrille.com.

Mother’s Day Brunch at Hotel Arista at CityGate Centre offers seatings at 10AM and 1PM with reservations. The sumptuous buffet offers a wide selection of breakfast pastries and brunch favorites. Family portraits, too. Kids’ activities. Surprises for Mom. Adults are $44.95 each. Children are $17.95. Age 3 and under are free. Call for reservations at (630) 579-7827. Hotel Arista is located is located at CityGate Centre, just off Ferry Road at I-88 and Route 59 in Naperville.

Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House will serve brunch with stations for prime rib, ham, omelettes and other buffet favorites as well as bars for shellfish bar and Mimosas and Bloody Marys. Seatings are set at 10AM, 12PM and 2PM. Adults are $51 and kids 12 and under are $18 with lots of choices. For reservations and menus, visit www.hugosfrogbar.com or call (630) 548-3764. Hugo’s is located in Main Street Promenade, Van Buren at Main, in downtown Naperville.

Enjoy a buffet of your favorite tapas at Meson Sabika, located at 1025 Aurora Ave.,  including paella, house specialties, breakfast specials, carved prime rib, an outdoor grilling station (weather permitting), children’s station, dessert and a complimentary glass of champagne or mimosa from 10AM to 6PM. Adults are $48.95, children 7-12 $19.95 and children under 6 complimentary. Make reservations by calling (630) 983-3000 x2 or visiting www.mesonsabika.com.

Heaven on Seven will spice up palates with an a la carte Cajun inspired brunch, 10AM to 3PM. Live piano will also liven up the mood. For reservations, call (630) 717-0777. Heaven on Seven is located at 224 S. Main St. in downtown Naperville.

And more than 250 Restaurants…

Dine Naperville features a comprehensive list of Naperville restaurants at www.dinenaperville.com.

And some of the 40 Restaurants in downtown Naperville…

Craftsman by Two Brothers – Call (630) 615-7100 for reservations!  Craftsman Mother’s Day Brunch a la cart, with seatings every 1.5 hour. First seating is 9AM.  Last seating is 1:30PM.  Open for dinner at 4PM. 16 W. Jefferson Ave.

Delirio Latin Fusion – Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet seatings :  10AM, 12noon, and 2PM.  Adults $35, Kids (6-12) $15, under 6 FREE!  Dinner menu at 4:30PM.  Call (630) 904-3354 for reservations or OpenTable. 5 W. Jackson Ave.

Dark Horse Pastries – Open at 6AM with special Mother’s Day treats.  28 W. Chicago Ave.

Eggs Inc – Open starting at 7AM. Walk-ins welcome, reservations not accepted.  220 S. Washington Street.

Egg Harbor Naperville – Open starting at 6AM. Walk-ins welcome, reservations not accepted.  175 W. Jackson Avenue.

Fiamme – Serving Lunch & Dinner.  Call (630) 470-9441 for reservations. 19 N. Washington St.

Plank Bar & Kitchen – Open from 7AM-11AM with traditional menu being available.  120 Water St.

Quiubo –  Serving brunch from 11AM-3PM.  Walk-ins only.  120 Water St.

Sullivan’s Steakhouse – Call (630) 305-0230 for reservations!  Sullivan’s Steakhouse Mother’s day Brunch.  $39 for adults and $7 for children. 244 S. Main St.

Ted’s Montana Grill – Open from 11AM-10PM. Serving regular menu.  39 W. Jefferson Ave.

A few tips if dining out is your choice…

Let restaurants know ahead of time of any food allergies or dietary preferences.

If headcounts or plans change, call ahead so restaurant staff can make adjustments to your table. Planning ahead always makes for a more pleasant experience.

Also, remember to tip service staff with the knowledge that servers also tip out the bartender, bussers and food runners.

Mother’s Day is traditionally one of the busiest days of the year for restaurants. Bon Appétit.

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