Mother’s Day Brunch in the Iowa City Area

Mom deserves to be celebrated! Don’t wait until the last minute to plan your flower bouquet, brunch, or unique gifts for the mother in your life. There are several special Mother’s Day Brunch offerings happening in the Iowa City area — so be sure to get those reservations in now!

The mom, stepmom, grandmother, or mother-like figure in your life will be so grateful!

Graphic: Mother's Day in the Iowa City AreaMother’s Day Brunch Specials in the Iowa City Area

Reds Alehouse
9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Adults $25 | Kids $14

Let Reds do the cooking on Mother’s Day. Enjoy All-You-Can-Eat Family Style brunch. The mom in your life will receive a free glass of champagne or a mimosa! Reservations recommended.

Edgewater Grille
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Adults $32| Kids: $15

Brunch includes a full breakfast buffet of classic breakfast favorites as well as made-to-order omelets and waffles, a prime rib carving station, and bloody mary and mimosa specials: $5 each or $12 for bottomless refills with the purchase of a brunch.

Vue Rooftop
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Adults $32.95 | Kids $15.95

This hefty menu includes prime rib, glazed ham, chicken, salmon, and pork loin in addition to breakfast favorites as well as pastries, petite fours, and chocolate-covered strawberries.

Reservations recommended.

Riverside Casino
11 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Robert’s Buffet will offer brunch and dinner. Enjoy brunch favorites, plus complimentary champagne or mimosa (limited to two per guest) until 2 p.m. The dinner portion of this Mother’s Day meal features sirloin along with other our serving stations, including full dessert and salad bars.

Twelve01 Kitchen & Tap

10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Adults $29.95 | Kids $18.95

Treat the mon in your lift to a special Mother’s Day Brunch at the Radisson Hotel & Conference Center. Enjoy prime rib, chicken marsala, breakfast favorites, and an assortment of sweet treats.

Hotel Millwright
10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Adults $35 | Kids $15

Celebrate the mothers in your life with brunch and bubbly. Enjoy an omelet station, carving station, breakfast favorites, and much more! You can also add on a bottomless Mimosa special for $8. Reservations required.

Takehome Mother’s Day Brunch

New-Pioneer Food Co-op
Pre-orders will be taken through May 5

Treat the mothers in your life to a delightful house-made brunch Mother’s Day weekend. Enjoy challah french toast casserole, chocolate-dipped strawberries, Spanish tortilla, chorizo-stuffed & bacon-wrapped dates with Pimenton sauce, choice of quiche, Mimosa kit, and New Pi house-roasted coffee beans. A vegetarian option is available.

Deluxe Bakery 

Order and bring home 7” tarts for mom! Breakfast in bed for mom! Or a picnic for mom! Get your pre-order in!

If you’re looking for mom popular brunch locations, be sure to check out our Mom’s Guide to Sunday Brunch in the Iowa City area. Just remember, Sundays (and especially Mother’s Day) are very busy. Call ahead to see if you can get a reservation or order in advance.

Katie is a spouse, mother, and professional communicator. She became acquainted with Iowa City as a student at the University of Iowa, earning degrees in Journalism, Political Science, and most recently her MA in Strategic Communication. Katie and her husband met and fell in love in Iowa City, deciding to never leave. Their family can often be found eating their way through downtown, walking their dog in City Park, or cheering on their beloved Hawkeyes at live sporting events.


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