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13 Impressive Mother’s Day Brunch Reservations that Are Still Available

Brunch is a better way to say, “I love you.”

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This is a safe space for those who dearly love a mom, but maybe didn’t think ahead to book a reservation for Sunday. It’s the busiest day after Valentine’s in the restaurant business and most of the plumb seats at the hottest new brunch restaurants were reserved weeks ago. That’s okay, because there are still several places to take that special lady for a delicious meal to celebrate all the hard work she does without her ever being the wiser that this wasn’t a belabored decision.

Here are the best Mother’s Day brunch reservations, listed in geographical order in hoping there’s one near mom’s place.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Tilia

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2726 W 43rd St
Minneapolis, MN 55410
(612) 354-2806
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Steven Brown’s seminal Linden Hills restaurant still has reservations for Mother’s Day - which is bonkers considering this is a hot seat to grab on even a regular weekend. Slide in for kiddie meals that keep young ones occupied (a promise of a trip to nearby Wild Rumpus books helps) Order up the out-of-this-world waffles and toast mom with a superb glass of wine.

2. 4 Bells

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1610 Harmon Pl
Minneapolis, MN 55403
(612) 904-1163
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4Bells has a new executive chef who just won the Cochon555 whole hog culinary competition and its also got one of the prettiest patios in the city overlooking Loring Park. Weather permitting those rooftop seats will be open and from 10 am to 4 pm they’ll be serving bottomless “Mom-osas.”

View from the 4 Bells rooftop overlooking Loring Park
One of the prettiest patios in town
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3. Icehouse

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2528 Nicollet Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55404
(612) 276-6523
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Icehouse consistently serves one of the essential brunches in the Twin Cities inside a rock n roll music venue space on Eat Street. Dive into one of their famous bloody Mary’s and toast another year of being Mom’s favorite.

Cool moms hang at Icehouse
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4. Nolo's Kitchen & Bar

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515 N Washington Ave #100
Minneapolis, MN 55401
(612) 800-6033
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The dazzling makeover of this one-time hardware store is a stunning early morning setting. Chef Peter Hoff takes breakfast standards and turns the flavors up just a notch for wholly comforting dishes to start the day.

All day eating in the North Loop with a side of serious mimosas
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5. Monello

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1115 2nd Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55403
(612) 353-6207
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The perfect brunch spot for a mom who appreciates great wine. The elegant dining room at the base of downtown Minneapolis’ Hotel Ivy still has a couple seatings available.

A sophisticated wine list and flawless service
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6. Hell's Kitchen Inc.

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80 S 9th St
Minneapolis, MN 55402
(612) 332-4700
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Take mom downstairs downtown to a Minneapolis brunch classic: Hell’s Kitchen. The tongue-in-cheek hellscape humor and Ralph Stedman art might not appeal to every mom, but it’s impossible not to be beguiled by those lemon ricotta pancakes. Don’t miss the oddly named, but delicious sausage bread with the famous house-made peanut butter.

The exterior of Hell’s Kitchen
Say, “Go to hell, Mom,” and mean it in the nicest way this Mother’s Day
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7. The Sheridan Room

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337 13th Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413
(612) 886-1111
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This neighborhood gem with a chill vibe is a perfect spot to start a lazy weekend day with a little bubbly and breakfast nachos.

8. The Lexington

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1096 Grand Ave
St Paul, MN 55105
(651) 289-4990
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Mom probably remembers a rather different version of this restaurant. The updated menu serves the supperclub elegance of Saint Paul’s fine dining icon.

Two large teal chairs sit in a lounge, before a fireplace
Mom’s love the Lex
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9. In Bloom at Keg & Case Market

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928 7th St W
St Paul, MN 55102
(651) 237-9630
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Shockingly, there are still tables available in this gorgeous dining room for Mother’s Day brunch. Split a trio of Dutch Babies with mom and enjoy the floor show: all the chefs cooking entirely over the 20 foot hearth at the center of the room.

Puffy pancake filled with wild mushrooms, leeks and creamy cheese
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10. Revival

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525 Selby Ave
St Paul, MN 55102
(651) 340-2355
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This one takes a bit of a leap of faith: they don’t take reservations. However, Revival St. Paul serves the holy brunch duo of chicken and waffles starting at 11:00 pm on Sunday. Download the No Wait app to check in on how long lines are before heading in. The Selby Avenue location also has a full bar - that’s what really makes it a holiday.

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11. Parlour St. Paul

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267 7th St W
St Paul, MN 55102
(651) 207-4433
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For every missed curfew, smart mouth comment, and day without a call Mom has more than earned a Parlour burger. Treat her to one or some curried scrambled eggs with crab at the Saint Paul location.

12. Meritage

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410 St Peter St
St Paul, MN 55102
(651) 222-5670
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One of the most elegant brunch spots in the Twin Cities, it’s hard to believe there are still spots left. This French bistro serves swoon-worthy omelets in a regal atmosphere. Don’t skip the bubbly cocktails or shellfish treats from the raw bar.

How’s mom feel about lobster?
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13. Saint Dinette

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261 5th St E
St Paul, MN 55101
(651) 800-1415
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One of the best restaurants in the Twin Cities still has brunch room. Mom’s will swoon at owner Tim Niver’s hospitality and you will love the adult beverage selection. Chef Adam Eaton can make even the most low brow foods taste and look like high art, just try the fried bologna sandwich with an egg on top.

Saint Dinette bloody
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1. Tilia

2726 W 43rd St, Minneapolis, MN 55410

Steven Brown’s seminal Linden Hills restaurant still has reservations for Mother’s Day - which is bonkers considering this is a hot seat to grab on even a regular weekend. Slide in for kiddie meals that keep young ones occupied (a promise of a trip to nearby Wild Rumpus books helps) Order up the out-of-this-world waffles and toast mom with a superb glass of wine.

2726 W 43rd St
Minneapolis, MN 55410

2. 4 Bells

1610 Harmon Pl, Minneapolis, MN 55403
View from the 4 Bells rooftop overlooking Loring Park
One of the prettiest patios in town
4 Bells/Facebook

4Bells has a new executive chef who just won the Cochon555 whole hog culinary competition and its also got one of the prettiest patios in the city overlooking Loring Park. Weather permitting those rooftop seats will be open and from 10 am to 4 pm they’ll be serving bottomless “Mom-osas.”

1610 Harmon Pl
Minneapolis, MN 55403

3. Icehouse

2528 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55404
Cool moms hang at Icehouse
Icehouse [Official]

Icehouse consistently serves one of the essential brunches in the Twin Cities inside a rock n roll music venue space on Eat Street. Dive into one of their famous bloody Mary’s and toast another year of being Mom’s favorite.

2528 Nicollet Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55404

4. Nolo's Kitchen & Bar

515 N Washington Ave #100, Minneapolis, MN 55401
All day eating in the North Loop with a side of serious mimosas
Rebecca Slater / Eater Twin Cities

The dazzling makeover of this one-time hardware store is a stunning early morning setting. Chef Peter Hoff takes breakfast standards and turns the flavors up just a notch for wholly comforting dishes to start the day.

515 N Washington Ave #100
Minneapolis, MN 55401

5. Monello

1115 2nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55403
A sophisticated wine list and flawless service
Monello/Restaurant

The perfect brunch spot for a mom who appreciates great wine. The elegant dining room at the base of downtown Minneapolis’ Hotel Ivy still has a couple seatings available.

1115 2nd Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55403

6. Hell's Kitchen Inc.

80 S 9th St, Minneapolis, MN 55402
The exterior of Hell’s Kitchen
Say, “Go to hell, Mom,” and mean it in the nicest way this Mother’s Day
Hell’s Kitchen [Official]

Take mom downstairs downtown to a Minneapolis brunch classic: Hell’s Kitchen. The tongue-in-cheek hellscape humor and Ralph Stedman art might not appeal to every mom, but it’s impossible not to be beguiled by those lemon ricotta pancakes. Don’t miss the oddly named, but delicious sausage bread with the famous house-made peanut butter.

80 S 9th St
Minneapolis, MN 55402

7. The Sheridan Room

337 13th Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413

This neighborhood gem with a chill vibe is a perfect spot to start a lazy weekend day with a little bubbly and breakfast nachos.

337 13th Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413

8. The Lexington

1096 Grand Ave, St Paul, MN 55105
Two large teal chairs sit in a lounge, before a fireplace
Mom’s love the Lex
Katie Cannon / Eater Twin Cities

Mom probably remembers a rather different version of this restaurant. The updated menu serves the supperclub elegance of Saint Paul’s fine dining icon.

1096 Grand Ave
St Paul, MN 55105

9. In Bloom at Keg & Case Market

928 7th St W, St Paul, MN 55102
Puffy pancake filled with wild mushrooms, leeks and creamy cheese
Thomas Boemer/In Bloom

Shockingly, there are still tables available in this gorgeous dining room for Mother’s Day brunch. Split a trio of Dutch Babies with mom and enjoy the floor show: all the chefs cooking entirely over the 20 foot hearth at the center of the room.

928 7th St W
St Paul, MN 55102

10. Revival

525 Selby Ave, St Paul, MN 55102
Better than flowers
Revival/Facebook

This one takes a bit of a leap of faith: they don’t take reservations. However, Revival St. Paul serves the holy brunch duo of chicken and waffles starting at 11:00 pm on Sunday. Download the No Wait app to check in on how long lines are before heading in. The Selby Avenue location also has a full bar - that’s what really makes it a holiday.

525 Selby Ave
St Paul, MN 55102

11. Parlour St. Paul

267 7th St W, St Paul, MN 55102

For every missed curfew, smart mouth comment, and day without a call Mom has more than earned a Parlour burger. Treat her to one or some curried scrambled eggs with crab at the Saint Paul location.

267 7th St W
St Paul, MN 55102

12. Meritage

410 St Peter St, St Paul, MN 55102
How’s mom feel about lobster?
Meritage/Tock

One of the most elegant brunch spots in the Twin Cities, it’s hard to believe there are still spots left. This French bistro serves swoon-worthy omelets in a regal atmosphere. Don’t skip the bubbly cocktails or shellfish treats from the raw bar.

410 St Peter St
St Paul, MN 55102

13. Saint Dinette

261 5th St E, St Paul, MN 55101
Saint Dinette bloody
Saint Dinette/Facebook

One of the best restaurants in the Twin Cities still has brunch room. Mom’s will swoon at owner Tim Niver’s hospitality and you will love the adult beverage selection. Chef Adam Eaton can make even the most low brow foods taste and look like high art, just try the fried bologna sandwich with an egg on top.

261 5th St E
St Paul, MN 55101

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