Unless you have had your head under a rock for the past week, you know this Sunday is Mother’s Day. What’s that? You didn’t know that Mother’s Day was THIS weekend? You forgot to make plans, send flowers or even a card? Well, I’m here to tell you, “Calm down. It’s not to late to give your Mom that special Mother’s Day celebration she deserves.” She did after all carry you around for a solid nine months before going through the excruciating process of giving birth. The least you can do is treat the lady you loves you to a delicious Mother’s Day Brunch at any of these Indianapolis restaurants. Now all you have to do is choose where. Read on for a preview of Mother’s Day Brunches around the Circle City.
Indianapolis Museum of Art’s Nourish Cafe
The Indianapolis Museum of Art offers both a fun Mother’s Day activity and a gourmet brunch to honor Mom. Take a walk through the Indianapolis art galleries of this Indianapolis museum, then sit down to a scrumptious meal by the professionally trained staff of the Nourish Cafe. Served in the Deer Zink Pavilion in the gardens of the IMA and made with the freshest ingredients from Indianapolis, this Spring meal is a great way to tell Mom just how much you love her. With the blooming garden as a background to brunch and conversation, there is no way you can go wrong with the Mother’s Day Brunch at the IMA’s Nourish Cafe.
The menu for this buffet style lunch offers a variety of gourmet selections including a parfait station with house made granola and fresh fruit and toppings, scrambled eggs herbs, Fischer Farm thick cut bacon, Italian style strata, cherry stuffed french toast, Potato and gouda soup, grilled Indiana asparagus, a trio of bruschetta, spinach salad, Atlantic salmon, gingered jasmine rice, poppy seed carrots, prime rib, garlic smashed potatoes, green beans with shitake mushrooms and shallots, European chicken breast with goat cheese and bulgur rhubarb with almonds.
For dessert Mom will love an assortment of mini pastries, danishes and croissants, key lime tartletts, house made truffles, strawberry shortcakes and assorted cookies and brownies. This meal is only $35.00 for adults and $16.00 for Indianapolis kids age four to ten. Visit the IMA website for more information or call 317.923.1331.
The Conrad Hotel in Indianapolis Downtown
The Conrad Hotel in Indianapolis downtown offers an elegant Mother’s Day Brunch perfect for celebrating Mom with the whole family or one on one. A yearly tradition for many families, this Indianapolis hotel transforms their Vienna Ballroom for their annual Mother’s Day Brunch buffet. Complete with a lavish presentation of food and live jazz entertainment, the Conrad Hotel hopes to add a touch of class to this special occasion.
The cost is $55.00 for adults and $29.00 for Indianapolis kids ages three to ten, with a special Children’s Buffet available. The Conrad Hotel also offers a special $12.00 valet parking rate and a discounted rate on room reservations for attendees. For only $109.00, treat Mom (and Dad) to a special evening in this elegant Indianapolis downtown hotel. Use promotional code: MOM. For more information, visit the Conrad Hotel’s website or call 317.524.2574.
Brunch is a weekly occurrence at Traderspoint Creamery, so you can trust that they will get it right, after months of experience. This delectable Indianapolis restaurant offers the most impressive selection of dairy products found in the Circle City. This ala carte menu is filled with gourmet items right off the farm. Celebrate mom with freshness this Mother’s Day.
Take a taste of Belgian Waffles or Cranberry French Toast, as Traderspoint Creamery hosts a tasty brunch of farm fresh foods. Try the eggs benedict, the chocolate bread pudding, a slice of the quiche of the day, a made to order omelette or even grass-fed organic beef steak and eggs. There is something for everyone on the menu, with entrees priced between $10.00 and $24.00. If you can’t make it this weekend, Traderspoint Creamery offers the same scrumptious selection every weekend. For more information visit the Traderspoint Creamery website or call 317.733.1700.
Five Star Catering
Five Star Catering invites you and your mom to a fabulous Mother’s Day Brunch at their Ventana Ballroom in the Santa Cruz Elks Lodge. With a meal fit for a Queen, your mom will feel totally pampered and satisfied at this luxurious buffet. Five Star Catering offers specialties including seafood crepes, a custom omelette station, chilled shrimp, a carving station and more.
Try their extensive salad bar and fresh fruit display. Nosh on fresh baked pastries and muffins. Chow down on artichoke and feta frittatas, stuffed french toast, chicken apple sausage, smoked bacon, country potatoes and a delicious dessert bar with chocolate fondue. This yummy meal is only $22.00 for adults and $10.00 for Indianapolis kids under twelve. For reservations call 317.466.3090. Or visit Five Star Catering’s official website.
Wyndham Hotel Downtown
The Wyndham Hotel in West Indianapolis is offering a brunch for all ages to celebrate Mom this Mother’s Day. This upscale West Indianapolis hotel is known for its popular dining room, the Marker Restaurant. With a variety of meat cuts, seafood and vegetarian specialties, the Wyndham Hotel truly strives to satisfy EVERY patron. This Mother’s Day, they offer a special buffet, which showcases the unique talents of their kitchen staff.
Start the meal with a few trips to the scrumptious appetizer buffet complete wit shrimp cocktail, fruit and cheese, crab salad, pasta salad, raw and grilled veggies, potato salad, spring greens with your choice of toppings and dressings, waldorf salad, cold cuts platter and the soup of the day. Then make your way to the breakfast buffet featuring an omelette station, apple wood smoked bacon, country sausage, Belgium waffles with a variety of fresh toppings, eggs benedict, a salmon display with bagels and pastries, fruit bread and croissants.
Don’t forget to leave room for another trip to the Entree portion of the buffet featuring prime rib, Salmon en crute, Pork loin, Cornish game hens, buttermilk mashed potatoes with gravy, seasonal veggies and a pasta station with trimmings. As if that wasn’t enough, Wyndham also offers a serious dessert buffet with chocolate fountain, an assortment of dessert shooters, cakes, pies, bread pudding, European style cookies, cheesecake and torte. Plus a special children’s buffet for the picky eaters in your family.
For more information, visit the Wyndham Hotel’s website.
Mother’s Day is May 9
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