Mother’s Day Brunch: Buffalo, the burbs, & beyond…
by judy - posted 3:20 pm, May 1, 2009
Feel like taking a break from cooking this Mother’s Day? Book a reservation for Sunday brunch and spend the rest of the afternoon relaxing…
The Stillwater (481 Delaware Ave., Buffalo, 884.9283) will feature traditional favorites like Eggs Benedict & Croissant French Toast plus a complimentary mimosa for moms! 31 Club (31 N. Johnson Parkway, Buffalo, 332.3131) is also hosting a festive Mother’s Day brunch for $21.95 per person. The fixed-price breakfast buffet will include an omelet bar, poached eggs w/ candian bacon & hollandaise sauce, frittata of cheddar & broccoli, a smoked salmon platter, Belgian-style waffles, French toast w/ fresh berries, breakfast potatoes, and crisp Applewood smoked bacon. If you’re not in the mood for breakfast fare, Prime rib w/ horseradish crèma, carved Black Oak Ham in a root beer/brown sugar glaze, and chicken & white bean cassoulet are being offered. The buffet will also feature a selection of chilled juices, seasonal fresh fruit, cheese-filled blintzes, assorted breakfast breads & pastries, and a Viennese dessert bar. Unlimited Blood Mary’s & Mimosas will be available for an additional $5/person. Reservations are strongly recommended for both seating schedules (11 a.m.) & (1 p.m.)
Aroma on Bryant in Buffalo (881.7592) and Trattoria Aroma in Wmsvl (631.2687) are both featuring Mother’s Day brunch menus and accepting reservations. If you feel like having a lazy Sunday afternoon or want to graze throughout the evening, The Original Pancake House in Williamsville is serving their regular menu from 6:45 a.m.-8 p.m.
Sole (362.0356) and Le Metro (631.2725) are holding brunch hours and still accepting reservations. Muse @ The Albright Knox Gallery and Left Bank are fully booked but Betty’s (362.0633) is accepting walk-ins! Cole’s (886.1449) is still taking reservations along with J.P. Bullfeathers (886.1010) and Shango Bistro (837-2326).
Venturing out of the city and into Lewiston, Water Street Landing (754-9200) is serving brunch ‘buffet-style’ from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. ($19.99 for Adults/$12.99 for Children under 9). Lewiston’s luxurious Barton Hill Hotel & Spa (754.9070) is also featuring a fixed-price Mother’s Day brunch complete with a carving station, breakfast & lunch fare, salads, assorted pastries, and desserts ($35 for Adults/$20 for Children 12 & under). Wilson House Restaurant & Inn (751-9888) in Lockport is hosting a leisurely brunch featuring breakfast & lunch staples from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. If you feel like sleeping in, The Roycroft Inn of East Aurora (652-5552) is still taking reservations for late diners.