Mother's Day is Sunday, May 10, and if you didn't make plans (or a reservation) with your mom, you still have time. And we have the details:
With its monstrous portions of rib-sticking comfort food, Hash House a Go Go is always a family favorite. Treat mom to brunch with Margie’s Famous Crab Cake Benedict ($19), or dinner with Andy’s Mixed Grill featuring boneless certified Angus steak, chicken breast and grilled pork tenderloin served on a griddled sweet corn mash and topped with barbecue cream ($29). Multiple locations, hashhouseagogo.com/vegas/.
La Cave’s Mother’s Day brunch includes pancakes with berry compote, corn flake-crusted brioche French toast, New York-style egg sandwiches, eggs Benedict with chorizo and Angus mini burgers—and that’s just the beginning. Wynn, 702-770-7375; 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; Adults, $48, children, $28.
Enjoy live music from the Lisa Smith Jazz duo and a number of brunch options at Sammy’s Restaurant and Bar, like brioche French Toast, bacon and mushroom pizza, grilled asparagus omelets, mimosas, sangria and Bloody Marys. Moms will even receive a free mimosa and a complimentary dessert. 1501 N. Green Valley Parkway, 702-567-4000; 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Sink your fork into Carmine’s sea bass cioppino ($60), a 22-ounce Chilean sea bass filet with shrimp, clams, mussels and scallops in a white wine saffron clam broth. Afterwards, indulge in tiramisu Napoleon with chocolate covered strawberries ($20). Forum Shops, 702-473-9700.
Rick’s Café inside the Westin Lake Las Vegas hosts a Champagne brunch with jumbo red shrimp, sweet Alaskan crab and freshwater oysters, a Mediterranean bar with hummus, baba ghanoush, marinated buffalo mozzarella, rock shrimp tabbouleh, a cheese shop, carving stations, sushi, omelets, pasta and, of course, dessert. 101 Montelago Boulevard, 702-567-6000; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; adults, $56; children, $29.
Chef Danny Elmaleh has prepared an assortment of brunch classics with a Mediterranean twist at Cleo. From assorted breakfast pastries and longaniza hash (poached egg, spinach and piquillo béarnaise) to carrot harissa dip, masabacha hummus, house-made laffa bread, moussakah and a chermoula-crusted New York strip, there are plenty of options to please even the most discerning matriarchs. SLS, 702-761-7612; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; $45.
Fú Asian Kitchen features all-you-can-eat dim sum for Mother’s Day, with Peking duck steamed buns, pot stickers, steamed shrimp har gow, Korean-style pork belly steamed buns, hot and sour soup and more. Hard Rock Hotel, 702-522-8188; 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.; $23.
Also inside Hard Rock, Culinary Dropout features two Mother’s Day specials for $12 each: a corned-beef Benedict and pork belly hash with grilled corn, tomatillo salsa, avocado, cilantro, shaved cotija and a fried egg. 702-522-8100; 10 a.m. to close.
Toast to Mom with a Mother’s Day Champagne brunch at The Buffet at TI featuring maple-smoked salmon, apple-roasted pork loin, herb-rubbed leg of lamb and mesquite-smoked ham, plus lobster ravioli, warm fruit crepes, bread pudding and more. Treasure Island, 702-894-7111; 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.; adults, $27-$25; children $14-$19.
Start with DB Brasserie’s salmon rillettes, mushroom velouté, French onion soup or country pâté "Bourguignon," then move onto the main course: grilled flat-iron steak and eggs, eggs Benedict, olive oil-baked salmon, croquet monsieur or crispy duck confit hash with fried egg, Yukon gold potato, duck vinaigrette and watercress, followed by your choice of desert. Venetian, 702-430-1235; $45.
Tapas by Alex Stratta will feature a three-course menu that starts with chilled gazpacho, a choice of seafood ceviche, empanadas, romaine hearts, Medjool dates or roasted beets and a choice of curry lamb kebab, Moroccan chicken, beef cheeks or toasted whole grains. Dessert is a choice of frozen nougat, chocolate and almond cake or bunuelos. Tivoli Village, 702-483-3555; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; $40.
Fleming’s features a three-course brunch with eggs Benedict, prime rib, blue crab omelet, porcini-crusted filet mignon or baked brioche French toast as the entrée. Two locations, flemingssteakhouse.com; $40 adults, $19 children.
Mercadito’s Mother’s Day brunch includes a $30 per person sharing menu with four brunch entrees for the table, plus one cocktail under $10 per guest. Two-hour bottomless mimosas are available for $25 and moms enjoy one free glass of the OJ-Champagne combo. Red Rock Resort, 702-979-3609; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Enjoy Honey Salt’s Mother’s Day brunch with bottomless mimosas, or savor oysters on the half shell or roasted Pacific halibut for dinner. All mothers receive a special gift. 1031 S. Rampart Blvd., 702-445-6100.