Best Mother’s Day Brunch in DC

The best Mother's Day Brunch DC including everything from chicken and waffles to french toast, pancakes and boozy options to treat mom Mother's Day Weekend.

Last Updated on May 7, 2022 by Top Brunch Spots Staff

Looking for the best brunch DC for Mother’s Day this weekend? Great! Top Brunch Spots is the go to resource for brunch each and every weekend. On top of that, we’ve already done all the hard work for you. That includes filtering through the noise to provide you only the best bottomless, boozy drinks and tasty brunches in this weekend.
These Mother’s Day Brunch spots will be sure to be the highlight of your Sunday brunch. So whether you are in the mood for fried chicken and belgian waffles, french toast, pancakes, omelette station, brunch buffet, bloody marys, mimosas, raw bar, lunch or just great food, our Mother’s Day brunch guide is everything you’ll need to properly celebrate Mother’s Day.

Many restaurants serve a special brunch menu for Mother’s Day beyond your normal scrambled eggs, avocado toast, poached egg or smoked salmon and some even have a prix fixe menu so be sure to contact the restaurant and try to put in a reservation if you can. If not, don’t worry most restaurants will accommodate walk-ins on Mother’s Day.

So how does this work?

We pick our top choices based on the quality of the food, service, and consistency over time. We’ll start off by giving you the best options overall for brunch in DC for Mother’s Day and then follow up with links to different types of brunches in different neighborhoods ( and more) at the end of this page.

Best Mother's Day Brunch DC Restaurants

Firefly – Washington, District of Columbia 20036

Firefly Description: New American eatery with big indoor tree. Restaurant built around a large indoor tree, serving seasonal, local New American comfort food. Address: 1310 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036, United States Phone Number: +1 202-861-1310 Website: Firefly Store Hours: Sunday: 9AM-3PM | Monday: Closed | Tuesday: Closed | Wednesday: 4-10PM | Thursday:

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Lincoln – Washington

Lincoln Description: New American small plates & cocktails. Bustling, trendy New American spot inspired by Lincoln with a floor of pennies & big white chair. Address: 1110 Vermont Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005, United States Phone Number: +1 202-386-9200 Website: Store Hours: Sunday: 10AM-4PM | Monday: Closed | Tuesday: 11AM-9PM | Wednesday: 11AM-9PM |

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Compass Rose – Washington

Compass Rose Description: Townhouse eatery with global flavors. International flavors infuse the eclectic cuisine at this townhouse eatery with brick walls. Address: 1346 T St NW, Washington, DC 20009, United States Phone Number: +1 202-506-4765 Website: Store Hours: Sunday: 11AM-10PM | Monday: Closed | Tuesday: 5-11PM | Wednesday: 5-11PM | Thursday: 5-11PM | Friday:

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Clyde’s of Gallery Place – Washington

Clyde’s of Gallery Place Description: Classic American fare & cocktails. Long-running local chain serving classic American dishes & cocktails in a traditional setting. Address: 707 7th St NW, Washington, DC 20001, United States Phone Number: +1 202-349-3700 Website: Store Hours: Sunday: 11:30AM-1AM | Monday: 11:30AM-1AM | Tuesday: 11:30AM-1AM | Wednesday: 11:30AM-1AM | Thursday: 11:30AM-1AM

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Big Bear Cafe – Washington

Big Bear Cafe Description: Locally sourced New American fare. New American restaurant with a casual interior & patio serving breakfast, lunch & candlelit dinners. Address: 1700 1st St NW, Washington, DC 20001, United States Phone Number: +1 202-643-9222 Website: Store Hours: Sunday: 8AM-3PM | Monday: Closed | Tuesday: 8AM-3PM | Wednesday: 8AM-3PM, 5-9PM |

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El Centro – Washington

El Centro Description: Haven for upscale Mexican fare & tequila. Innovative Mexican plates & a huge tequila selection in a modern, 2-story space with a back patio. Address: 1218 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC 20007, United States Phone Number: +1 202-333-4100 Website: Store Hours: Sunday: 11AM-4PM, 5-10PM | Monday: 4-10PM | Tuesday: 4-10PM |

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Brookland’s Finest Bar and Kitchen – Washington

Brookland’s Finest Bar and Kitchen Description: Family-friendly spot with American food. Family-friendly American eatery with a modern, rustic feel & a patio serving typical comfort food. Address: 3126 12th St NE, Washington, DC 20017, United States Phone Number: +1 202-636-0050 Website: Store Hours: Sunday: 11AM-8PM | Monday: 4-10PM | Tuesday: Closed | Wednesday: 4-10PM

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Republic Cantina – Washington

Republic Cantina Description: Homey Tex-Mex venue with a patio. Homestyle kitchen with a patio offering Tex-Mex specialties, weekend brunch & a take-out option. Address: 43 N St NW, Washington, DC 20001, United States Phone Number: +1 202-997-4340 Website: Store Hours: Sunday: 9AM-3PM, 4-9PM | Monday: 9AM-2PM, 4-10PM | Tuesday: 9AM-2PM, 4-10PM | Wednesday: 9AM-2PM,

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Cafe Fili – Washington

Cafe Fili Description: Chic cafe for all-day Mediterranean fare. Polished spot with modern decor offering all-day Mediterranean plates like hummus, shawarma & mezze. Address: 701 2nd St NE, Washington, DC 20002, United States Phone Number: +1 202-629-2816 Website: Store Hours: Sunday: 11AM-9PM | Monday: 11AM-9PM | Tuesday: 11AM-9PM | Wednesday: 11AM-9PM | Thursday: 11AM-9PM

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Moon Rabbit DC – Washington

Moon Rabbit DC Description: Cool haunt with upscale Vietnamese fare. Hip Vietnamese eatery with elevated breakfast, brunch & dinner menus, plus cocktails, wine & beer. Address: 801 Wharf St SW, Washington, DC 20024, United States Phone Number: +1 202-878-8566 Website: Store Hours: Sunday: 7:30-10:30AM, 11:30AM-2:30PM, 5-10PM | Monday: 7:30-10:30AM | Tuesday: 7:30-10:30AM, 5-10PM |

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Granville Moore’s – Washington

Granville Moore’s Description: Lively Belgian-American gastropub. Gourmet bar food like mussels & a diverse beer list served in a pocket-sized space. Address: 1238 H St NE, Washington, DC 20002, United States Phone Number: +1 202-399-2546 Website: Store Hours: Sunday: 5-9PM | Monday: 5-9PM | Tuesday: Closed | Wednesday: 5-9PM | Thursday: 5-9PM | Friday:

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Ben’s Next Door – Washington

Ben’s Next Door Description: Comfort food & brews in a clubby haunt. Stylish, family-owned bar/eatery with Southern comfort food classics & weekend brunch. Address: 1211 U St NW, Washington, DC 20009, United States Phone Number: +1 202-667-8880 Website: Store Hours: Sunday: 11AM-10PM | Monday: 12-10PM | Tuesday: 12-11PM | Wednesday: 12-11PM | Thursday: 12-11PM

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Due South – Washington

Due South Description: Southern fare in a waterfront space. Ribs, shrimp & grits plus other Southern staples served in neo-rustic waterfront digs with a patio. Address: 301 Water St SE, Washington, DC 20003, United States Phone Number: +1 202-479-4616 Website: Frontpage Store Hours: Sunday: 11AM-9PM | Monday: Closed | Tuesday: 3-9PM | Wednesday: 3-9PM |

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Perry’s Restaurant – Washington

Perry’s Restaurant Description: Chic hangout for Japanese fare & drinks. Sleek multi-level eatery serving Japanese fare, sushi & speciality cocktails, with a rooftop bar. Address: 1811 Columbia Rd NW, Washington, DC 20009, United States Phone Number: +1 202-234-6218 Website: Store Hours: Sunday: 4-9PM | Monday: 4-9PM | Tuesday: 4-9PM | Wednesday: 4-9PM | Thursday:

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Madhatter – Washington

Madhatter Description: Tavern with an Alice in Wonderland theme. Lively tavern known for beer & pub fare channels Alice’s Wonderland with an upside down room & more. Address: 1319 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036, United States Phone Number: +1 202-833-1495 Website: Store Hours: Sunday: 10:30AM-10PM | Monday: 11:30AM-11PM | Tuesday: 11:30AM-11PM | Wednesday:

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Silver New American Brasserie – Washington

Silver New American Brasserie Description: Classy spot for modern American fare. Art-deco style & a modern sensibility update American diner fare with a buzzy bar and spacious patio Address: 3404 Wisconsin Ave, Washington, DC 20016, United States Phone Number: +1 202-851-3199 Website: Store Hours: Sunday: 7AM-11PM | Monday: 7AM-11PM | Tuesday: 7AM-11PM | Wednesday:

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Brasserie Liberté – Washington

Brasserie Liberté Description: Chic French eatery with outdoor dining. Classic French fare served in a stylish & spacious restaurant that has outdoor seating & a bar. Address: 3251 Prospect St NW, Washington, DC 20007, United States Phone Number: +1 202-878-8404 Website: Store Hours: Sunday: 9:30AM-10PM | Monday: 11AM-10PM | Tuesday: 11AM-10PM | Wednesday: 11AM-10PM

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Bistro Bis – Washington

Bistro Bis Description: Classic French bistro. The Capitol crowd frequents this upscale bistro for its classic French fare & cherry-wood decor. Address: 15 E St NW, Washington, DC 20001, United States Phone Number: +1 202-661-2700 Website: Store Hours: Sunday: Closed | Monday: Closed | Tuesday: 8-10AM, 12-2PM, 5-9PM | Wednesday: 8-10AM, 12-2PM, 5-9PM | Thursday:

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El Chucho – Cocina Superior – Washington

El Chucho – Cocina Superior Description: Spot for tequila & a taqueria menu. Creative takes on taqueria fare & margaritas on tap make this tri-level venue a popular stop. Address: 3313 11th St NW, Washington, DC 20010, United States Phone Number: +1 202-290-3313 Website: Store Hours: Sunday: 4-10PM | Monday: 4-10PM | Tuesday: 4-10PM

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Corner Bakery – Washington

Corner Bakery Description: Chain cafe for sandwiches & pastries. Casual, counter-serve cafe chain offering a standard menu of sandwiches, pasta & pastries. Address: 500 North Capitol St NW Ste 110, Washington, DC 20001, United States Phone Number: +1 202-627-3139 Website: Store Hours: Sunday: 7:30AM-3PM | Monday: 7AM-3PM | Tuesday: 7AM-3PM | Wednesday: 7AM-3PM |

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Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar – Washington, D.C. – Washington

Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar – Washington, D.C. Description: Cuban fare, plus rum & rumba. Cuban cuisine & a vast rum bar accented by Caribbean decor & late-night salsa dancing. Address: 801 9th St NW suite a, Washington, DC 20001, United States Phone Number: +1 202-408-1600 Website: Store Hours: Sunday: 12-10PM | Monday:

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