Mother's Day in Austin 2011

She fed you, changed your diapers and raised you into the fine person you are today. Yes, you pretty much owe your mother the air you breathe. How should you prepay her? Spoil her rotten this Mother's Day in Austin. Here's a list on places to wine her, dine her, and embellish her.

Updated: April 18, 2011

Mother's Day Brunch in Austin

Mothers Cafe & Garden

4215 Duval St, Austin, TX 78751

The Sunday brunch here includes entertainment from a live harpist and vegetarian options dominate the menu, so it can be a lighter dining experience (leaving room for something decadent afterwards).


2015 Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78722

Upscale Tex-Mex in a garden-like setting with to-die-for margaritas? Yes, please. Standout menu items include puffy tacos and fiesta salad. Standout service for you and mom: ladies get a fresh cut rose upon completion of their meal.

Perla's Seafood & Oyster Bar

1400 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704

The shaded patio here begs you to relax and stay awhile for a brunch that includes oysters and other traditional seafood fare. Popular choices include the lobster roll and brioche french toast paired with some bubbles from their impressive wine list.

Fabi & Rosi

509 Hearn St, Austin, TX 78703

This European restaurant tucked into a cozy house is the perfect respite from the crowds. Enjoy a relaxing meal with such classics as schnitzel and spatzle or get spoiled with day boat scallops, escargot and duck liver mousse.

Z Tejas Grill

1110 W Sixth St, Austin, TX 78703

The original location is a converted Victorian house in old West Austin, where you can sit inside and take in the charming feel or relax out on the oak-shaded outdoor deck, a perfect perch for sipping mimosas and bloody marys (always on special during brunch). Tex-Mex classics on the menu include huevos rancheros and mushroom enchiladas.

Eastside Cafe

2113 Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78722

This charming cottage home houses several different cozy dining rooms and an outdoor garden that provides fresh seasonal ingredients used in menu items such as the garden vegetable quesadillas and the artichoke manicotti.

Eddie V's Prime Seafood

9400 B Arboretum Blvd., Austin, TX 78759

Special brunch-time hours have been extended at this celebrated seafood restaurant for Mother's Day, from 11am to 2pm. The menu features the chef's sashimi tasting and in-season Alaskan halibut.

Mother's Day Gifts

Austin Cake Ball

7950 Anderson Sq Ste 104, Austin, TX 78757

Treat your mom to Austin's fanciest of desserts available in an array of flavors such as Italian creme, salted carmel and red velvet.


215 S. Lamar Ste. D, Austin, TX 78704

Everything feels special here: wooden vases, jewelry, stationery, scarves and more.

W Austin

200 Lavaca Street, Austin, TX 78701

Behind the doors of this swank hotel is hidden hideaway, rightfully named the Away Spa. It's the perfect place to spoil her for Mother's Day with a massage, facial or nail services.

Kendra Scott Design INC

1400 S Congress Ave Ste A170, Austin, TX 78704

This local jeweler has been turning out custom pieces that grace the cases at Nordstrom, Lord & Taylor and Henri Bendel. You'll make a big impression by adorning your mom in a one-of-a-kind piece.

Tiffany Co

11601 Century Oaks Ter, Austin, TX 78758

There's something about that little blue box that never goes out of style or fails to surprise.

Flower Studio By Coby Neal

1406 W 6th St, Austin, TX 78703

He's best known for his dramatic floral lobby displays at the Four Seasons Hotel and Residences, but Neal also delivers perfect arrangements to show your mom how much you care.