Mother’s Day Brunch Options in DC

This year Mother’s Day falls on Sunday, May 14. Here’s a few brunches happening around DC. Looking for boozy brunches?

City Tap Penn Quarter
901 9th St NW

Moms with a sweet tooth can head to brunch at City Tap Penn Quarter from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., when every table will be greeted with a complimentary basket of gooey cinnamon rolls with vanilla icing. Bottles of Cupcake Prosecco are $15 during Mother’s Day brunch; City Tap’s full a la carte brunch menu and $19 bottomless mimosas, beermosas, and Bloody Marys are also available. Reservations can be made by visiting or calling 202-733-5333.

Del Frisco’s Grille
1201 Pennsylvania Ave NW

This year mom deserves $39 crab stuffed lobster tail with asparagus, roasted red pepper, and lemon along with $12 strawberries and rose “Mom’osas” at Del Frisco’s Grille Washington DC. Their bold and delicious cuisine is balanced nicely with the gracious service and a comfortable atmosphere. For reservations, call (202) 628 – 9100 or visit

Nazca Mochica
1633 P St NW

Nazca Mochica is offering a prix fixe menu perfect for moms interested in exploring new cuisines, with three courses of traditional Peruvian dishes available for $35 all Mother’s Day long. Guests can choose from a first course including causitas with aji Amarillo pepper sauce, olives, and piquillo pepper; a second course including cebiche en salsa de rocoto made with fresh white fish and octopus in rocoto sauce, aji de gallina with shredded chicken breast, egg, and roasted peanuts, and seco de cordero lamb leg marinated in a dark beer reduction; and finish with caramel alfajores cookies or seasonal gelatos and sorbets. The full a la carte menu is also available; prix fixe menu requires participation of the whole table. Contact Nazca Mochica online or call 202-733-3170 for reservations.

3417 Connecticut Ave NW

Go all out this Mother’s Day with Ripple’s roast chicken feast, including a family-style three-course tasting menu for $45 a person (Requires participation of the entire table). There will also be an a la carte menu offered including fresh Path Valley Farms beets topped with curry, yogurt, gooseberry, and shaved fennel; a rich croque madame on brioche with Prosciutto di Parma, a local egg, and a creamy béchamel; and fried Amish chicken with housemade pickles and ramp ranch. Brunch will be from 10am – 5pm. Visit Ripple online or call 202-244-7995 for reservations.

The Willard InterContinental
1401 Pennsylvania Ave NW

Treat your mother to an extravagant brunch buffet at the Willard InterContinental. Set against the grand backdrop of the storied Willard and Crystal Ballrooms, amongst the soothing sounds of the piano and harp, guests will indulge in a delectable assortment of brunch favorites from a variety of action stations including omelets, waffles, fresh seafood, and hand carved meats. Tickets are $110 per adult, $55 per child (5-12 years old) with children under five complimentary. Seating times are 11am, 11:30am, 1:30pm. For reservations, call 202-628-9100.

923 15th St St NW

Experience a Mother’s Day brunch like no other with The St. Regis. On Sunday, May 14th they will be offering an elegant buffet with elevated items like crab cakes benedict with yellow foot mushrooms and grilled ramps, 72 hour short ribs served over herbed pomp puree, Hawaiian Mahi-Mahi served with grilled asparagus, english peas and a saffron emulsion as well as a sweet cart full of seasonal favorites, including raspberry vanilla cheese cake. For $25, guests can add on bottomless mimosas or the property’s signature Bloody Mary with an Old Bay twist. The cost is $95 per adult and brunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. For reservations, call 202-509-8000.

821 Upshur St NW

Taqueria del Barrio is hosting a special Mother’s Day brunch, starting at 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 14. Diners can expect fun spins on brunch classics for both dishes and drinks, with offerings like churro french toast, chilaquiles, and champagne-a-ritas available. Call 202-723-0200 or email for reservations.

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