Made reservations for Mother's Day Brunch yet?

Thursday, May 5, 2016
People dining on a restaurant patio.
People dining on a restaurant patio.

Mother's Day is just around the corner and we all want to show mom how much she's appreciated, but if you're thinking of doing that with Sunday brunching, you might want to move quickly on that.

Some Triangle restaurants are already completely booked for Mother's Day, some are accepting parties under certain circumstances and others are still trying to make room for walk-in customers.

We called ahead to a few Triangle hot spots to find out whether they have any open spots to help you and your mom get your hands on some eggs Benedict and mimosas this Sunday.

OPEN SEATING

Venable Rotisserie Bistro

Location: 200 N. Greensboro St, Carrboro, NC 27510

Type of Cuisine: Locally sourced comfort food

What makes it great for Mother's Day: The restaurant features its own children's section on the brunch menu, so no worries if your 5-year-old isn't into hollandaise.

Menu: Here

Phone Number: (919) 904-7160

Takes Reservations: Still taking reservations

Gravy

Location: 135 S Wilmington St, Raleigh, NC 27601

Type of Cuisine: Italian-American

What makes it great for Mother's Day: Located in the heart of Downtown Raleigh this spot is perfect to grab brunch and enjoy a day about town with mom.

Menu: Here

Phone Number: (919) 896-8513

Takes Reservations: Reservations available, walk-ins accepted

Irregardless Cafe

Location: 901 W Morgan St, Raleigh, NC 27603

Type of Cuisine: Farm to table

What makes it great for Mother's Day: In addition to a variety of egg dishes and grilled delights, the restaurant also has ample vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options.

Menu: Here

Phone Number: (919) 833-8898

Takes Reservations: Walk-ins only, does not take reservations

Geer Street Garden

Location: 644 Foster St, Durham, NC 27701

Type of Cuisine: Casual comfort food

What makes it great for Mother's Day: The restaurant serves up a brunch buffet on Sundays for $11.83 and has a huge outdoor seating area with a covered awning and ceiling fans.

Phone Number: (919) 688-2900

Takes Reservations: Walk-ins only

Parker & Otis

Location: 112 S Duke St, Durham, NC 27701

Type of Cuisine: Casual gourmet market

What makes it great for Mother's Day: They have outdoor seating galore, but also if you still need to pick up a gift for mom, the cafe and marketplace have you covered.

Menu: Here

Phone Number: (919) 683-3200

Takes Reservations: Walk-ins only

Guglhupf Bakery & Patisserie

Location: 2706 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd, Durham, NC 27707

Type of Cuisine: Local, seasonal eclectic foods and bakery

What makes it great for Mother's Day: The decor for both the indoor and outdoor seating are ready for all those cute selfies with mom you're bound to take. #NoFilter

Menu: Here

Phone Number: (919) 401-2600

Takes Reservations: Walk-ins only, no reservations on Mother's Day

Local 22 Kitchen and Bar

Location: 2200 W Main St, Durham, NC 27705

Type of Cuisine: Craft

What makes it great for Mother's Day: Classic southern dishes with a focus on ingredients, an ever-changing chalkboard menu and cozy decor.

Menu: Here

Phone Number:(919) 286-9755

Takes Reservations: Still taking limited reservations for parties of three or less walk-ins accepted

The Restaurant at The Durham

Location:315 E Chapel Hill St, Durham, NC 27701

Type of Cuisine: Seasonal cooking, locally sourced, price-fixed menu

What makes it great for Mother's Day: The Restaurant at The Durham Hotel is hosting a two-course price-fixed brunch in the retro-chic lobby of the downtown hotel. Attendees are also invited to stick around for live jazz on the rooftop for the "Dusk til Durham" event presented by the Art of Cool Festival.

Menu: Here

Event Details: Here

Phone Number: (919) 768-8831

Takes Reservations:Walk-ins welcomed, reservations booked

Vin Rouge

Location: 2010 Hillsborough Rd, Durham, NC 27705

Type of Cuisine: French Bistro

What makes it great for Mother's Day: The restaurant prides itself on its provincial French cooking, the decor will make you feel like you're there.

Menu: Here http://vinrougerestaurant.com/menu/lunch/

Phone Number:(919) 416-0406

Takes Reservations: Walk-ins welcome, booked for brunch, reservations available for dinner

Fairview Dining Room

Location: 3001 Cameron Blvd, Durham, NC 27705

Type of Cuisine: Upscale American

What makes it great for Mother's Day: Located at the Washington Duke Inn and Golf Club, the restaurant is offering a three-course brunch, including dessert from their dessert buffet.

Menu: Here

Phone Number: (919) 493-6699

Reservations: Walk-ins accepted, brunch reservations booked, some reservations available for dinner

LIMITED AVAILABILITY

Lucky 32 Southern Kitchen

Location: 7307 Tryon Rd, Cary, NC 27518

Type of Cuisine: Southern

Menu: Here

Phone Number: (919) 233-1632

Takes Reservations: Limited reservation for parties of four or fewer, no walk-ins on Mother's Day

18 Seaboard

Location: 18 Seaboard Ave #100, Raleigh, NC 27604

Type of Cuisine: Contemporary American

Menu: Here

Phone Number: (919) 861-4318

Takes Reservations: Walk-ins available for parties of four or less at the bar/lounge area, all brunch reservations booked, some dinner reservations available

Mandolin

Type of Cuisine: Southern, farm to table

Menu: Here

Location: 519 Fairview Road Raleigh NC 27608

Phone Number: 919.322.0365

Takes Reservations: Waitlist open for brunch

Vivace

Location: 4209 Lassiter Mill Rd #115, Raleigh, NC 27609

Type of Cuisine: Upscale, Italian -inspired

Menu: Here

Phone Number: (919) 787-7747

Takes Reservations: Patio seating available to walk-ins on a first come first serve basis, all reservations booked

BOOKED

Rue Cler

Location: 401 E Chapel Hill St, Durham, NC 27701

Type of Cuisine: French Bistro

Menu: Here

Phone Number: (919) 682-8844

Takes Reservations: Booked for brunch, space open for dinner

Buku: Global Street Food

Location: 110 E Davie St, Raleigh, NC 27601

Type of Cuisine: Global

Menu: Here

Phone Number: (919) 834-6963

Takes Reservations: Booked for brunch, space open for dinner - no walk-ins during brunch

Iris at the North Carolina Museum of Art

Location: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607

Type of Cuisine: American contemporary

Menu: Here

Phone Number: (919) 664-6838

Takes Reservations: Walk-ins can add their name to a two-hour waitlist, no reservations available for brunch or dinner

Midtown Grille

Location: 4421 Six Forks Rd #115, Raleigh, NC 27609

Type of Cuisine: American

Menu: Here

Phone Number: (919) 782-9463

Takes Reservations: Not accepting walk-ins, no reservations available

Coquette Brasserie

Location: 351 The Cir At N Hills St #119, Raleigh, NC 27609

Type of Cuisine: French

Menu: Here

Phone Number: (919) 789-0606

Takes Reservations: Not accepting walk-ins, no reservations available

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