Five mom-approved brunches for Mother’s Day

etroit’s brunch options have expanded wildly over the years – to the point where it can be a little overwhelming. To help you navigate the hectic brunch scene this Mother’s Day – that’s May 14, recall – here’s our list of eateries fit for any bougie mama, so your Sunday can run smoothly. Reservations highly recommended!


Tucked behind the N’Namdi Center for Contemporary Art, this vegetarian import from Ann Arbor serves up meatless brunch options like its General Tso’s Cauliflower or the California Scramble from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday.

66 E. Forest Ave., Detroit
313-974-6661 or

The Block

After you’ve ordered your boozy breakfast drink of choice, choose from this black-owned restaurant’s menu of comfort foods including shrimp and grits, chicken and waffles and their signature BLOCK Burger. Brunch served 11 a.m.-3 p.m. every Sunday.

3919 Woodward Ave., Detroit
313-832-0892 or


Maccabees Traders

With a recently revamped menu fusing Asian flavors and “Detroit style,” this Midtown favorite on Wayne State’s campus serves an Asian soul food buffet-style brunch 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday.

5057 Woodward Ave., Detroit
313-831-9311 or

La Dolce Vita

This incognito Italian restaurant has been serving the city since 1995. Its brunch menu includes a rotating pasta and quiche of the day and brunch staples like French toast. Brunch served 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday.

17546 Woodward Ave., Detroit
313-865-0331 or

Majestic Cafe

Serving up more casual eats like breakfast sandwiches, eggs benedict and bananas foster French toast, Majestic Café is the conveniently adjacent to Garden Bowl, if you’d also like to bowl a few frames after. Served 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday.

4140 Woodward Ave., Detroit
313-833-9700, ext. 207 or

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