Mother's Day Brunch—A sampling of the best bets for brunch in the Naperville Area

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Mom deserves the best this Mother’s Da. Why not make it easy on yourself, and enjoyable for mom, by treating her to a memorable Mother’s Day brunch. According to the National Restaurant Association, more than a quarter of American adults celebrated Mother’s Day by dining out last year.

With so many choices available, here are just a few of the best bets for Mother’s day brunch in the Naperville area. Prices and seating times may vary depending on availability.


Catch 35

35 S. Washington Street, Naperville

Catch 35 is offering a Mother’s Day all you care to enjoy buffet brunch menu from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The cost is $35.95 for adults, $13.95 for children ages 6-12, and kids under 5 eat free. The brunch menu will include their popular crab cake eggs benedict, scrambled eggs, peach and blueberry French toast, applewood smoked bacon, pork and sage sausage links, Yukon gold potatoes O’Brien. The lunch items include shrimp fried rice, Thai basil chicken, sour cream and chives potatoes, stir fried mixed vegetable, szechwan scallops, filet mignon medallions, two kinds of smoked salmon, not to mention all desserts are made in house. There will also be a cold station with an assortment of fresh fruit, artisan cheese tray, two kinds of salads and jumbo shrimp cocktail. In addition to the brunch, they will also offer their regular menu, plus a few dinner specials at night. Reservations are required, a credit card is necessary to secure a table.

Sullivan’s Steakhouse

244 S. Main Street, Naperville

Sullivan’s Steakhouse will offer two serving times options on Mother’s Day. Brunch will start at 10 a.m. and continue until 2:30 p.m. featuring an assortment of mouth-watering special brunch menu items created just for mom. Then starting at 3 p.m., a full dinner menu will be available showcasing Sullivan’s favorite dinner menu items until 9 p.m. Call ahead for menu item details and to make your reservations.

Morton’s The Steakhouse

1751 Freedom Dr., Naperville

For someone who has given so much, a memorable way to say thank you is to treat mom with a special meal at Morton’s Steakhouse in Naperville. This year, the popular steakhouse is featuring a surf and turf special including a 6oz filet mignon and 6oz lobster tail for $55. Their regular dinner menu will also be offered all day. Morton’s will be open from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Mother’s Day.


La Sorella Di Francesca

18 W. Jefferson Avenue, Naperville

Wine and dine mom, not only on her special day, but throughout the month of May with a wine and food pairing at La Sorella. The Women in Wine event runs throughout the month featuring special food pairings with wine, from either women wine makers, or women owned wineries. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Call for reservations.


2139 CityGate Lane, I-88 and Route 59, Naperville

SugarToad, at Hotel Arista, will be celebrating mom for the entire month of May. The May Menu Series is simply titled “Mom” for a menu that is inspired by the most special woman in our lives. Three courses for $30, four courses for $40, add wine pairings for $60. The special menu is available nightly in May and on Mother’s Day. SugarToad is also hosting its second annual Mother’s Day Facebook event. They are looking for the best mom recipes and encouraging moms, and their children, to submit the recipes on the SugarToad Facebook page. They will compile the recipes into a cookbook and present it to each mom as a gift on Mother’s Day. For reservations, call 630.778.8623.

Meson Sabika

1025 Aurora Avenue, Naperville
630.983.3000, ext. 2

Enjoy a Mother’s Day brunch of your favorite hot and cold tapas at Meson Sabika, including paella, house specialties, breakfast specials, carved prime rib, and weather permitting, an outdoor grilling station. They also offer fresh and dried fruit, omelets, desserts, soda, coffee and a complimentary glass of champagne or mimosa from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Adults are $42.95, children ages 7-12 years old $17.95, and children under 6 are complimentary. Make reservations by calling 630.983.3000 extension 2, or visit

CityGate Grille

2020 Calamos Court
CityGate Centre, I-88 and Route 59, Naperville

Mother’s Day brunch, with many traditional items and kid friendly options, at CityGate Grille will be served from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Buffet items include scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage links, waffles, eggs benedict, an omelet station, a smoked ham carving station, breakfast potatoes, assorted bagels, pastries, and biscuits and sausage gravy. Lunch options include chicken with capers and lemon, herb roasted beef tenderloin, baked salmon with lemon-dill cream, a chilled seafood platter featuring shrimp cocktail, oysters and smoked salmon, eight finger cavatelli with Italian sausage, spinach, vodka tomato cream and fresh mozzarella, penne with shrimp, asparagus, sweet peas and fennel in a lemon-parmesan cream, and a garden salad bar. Sides include a vegetable medley, vegetable brown rice, garlic mashed potatoes, steamed broccoli and fresh mixed fruit. A special children’s menu and assorted desserts will also be available. The cost is $37 for adults, $17 kids, and children 5 and under are free. Call 630.718.1010 for reservations.

Allgauer’s Restaurant

3003 Corporate West Drive, Lisle

For more than 30 years, the award-winning Allgauer’s restaurant has been a Chicago area favorite. Known for quality cuisine and service, this family-owned fine dining restaurant is the perfect place to treat mom on her special day. Visit Allgauer’s in Lisle/Naperville and enjoy wine selections from around the world while surrounded by a beautiful tree lined lake, hand painted murals, and eclectic art pieces. Allgauer’s offers their award-winning, champagne brunch every Sunday but on Mother’s Day they showcase mom by doing it extra special featuring more than 100 decadent dishes. Featured menu items include hand-carved prime rib, made to order omelets, oysters on the half-shell, iced jumbo shrimp, dozens of fresh salads, vast selection of hot and cold entrees and side dishes, a never-ending dessert buffet, champagne and mimosas and more. The brunch will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. but call ahead to reserve space because this annual event sells out each year. Reservations can me made by calling 630.245.7650 or email