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Mother’s Day Louisville 2023: Brunch, Restaurants, Things to Do

Here’s a look at Mother’s Day Louisville 2023 featuring special offerings by restaurants and businesses.

Mother's Day Louisville 2023: Brunch, Restaurants, Things to Do

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 14, 2023.

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This list is not exhaustive and is updated as information becomes available. I try to feature as much as I can but certainly this is not all that is out there. If your favorite restaurant is not on the list, contact them to see what they are offering.

Mother’s Day Louisville 2023: Restaurant Special Menus

LouVino – The Highlands – Douglass Hills

LouVino – The Highlands – Douglass Hills is offering a Mother’s Day special prix-fixe brunch menu on May 14. Priced at $30 per adult and $12.50 per child ages 12 and under. Soda, coffee, lemonade and iced tea included

J Graham’s Cafe

J Graham’s Cafe is offering Mother’s day brunch buffet on May 14. The brunch buffet will include classic holiday entrees, a carving station, and a delicious assortment of salads, soups, and desserts specially crafted by their chefs.

Brasserie Provence

Brasserie Provence is offering Mother’s Day brunch on May 14.

Black Jockey’s Lounge

Black Jockey’s Lounge is offering a Mother’s Day brunch buffet on May 14. Priced at $35 per adult, $15 per child ages 3-12 and free for kids ages 2 & under. The brunch buffet features delicious seasonal favorites from waffles, bacon & turkey sausage, biscuits & gravy to omelets of your own design. Or enjoy the lunch options on the buffet with our fan favorite Shrimp & Grits, Jumbo Chicken Wings and Fried Catfish.

8UP Elevated Drinkery & Kitchen

8UP Elevated Drinkery & Kitchen is offering a Mother’s Day brunch on May 14 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. Priced at $40 per adult and $14 per child ages under 10. The brunch includes Premium Buffet with Parfait Shooters, Spring Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette, Quinoa Grapefruit Salad, French Toast Casserole, Scrambled Eggs with cheese, Applewood Smoked Bacon, Penne Marinara with Italian Sausage, Mini Quiches, Chorizo Hashbrown Casserole, Assorted Baked Goods.

Feature Stations: Eggs Ala’ Carte – Eggs made to Order, Dessert Station with Assorted Mini Desserts, Cakes and Pies.

The Capital Grille

The Capital Grille is greeting Mom with a rose and Chef-prepared Brunch Specials in a relaxed and elegant atmosphere on Mother’s Day from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Unique to Mother’s Day, guests will enjoy features such as Lobster Frittata with Butter Poached Lobster Tails, 14-ounce Bone-In Dry Aged NY Strip and Eggs, 8-ounce Center Cut Filet Mignon with White Cheddar Hash Browns and Specialty Blueberry Bread. New to Brunch this year is Smoked Salmon and Caviar, which includes Royal Ossetra Caviar, Crème Fraîche, Blini and is served with White Cheddar Hash Browns. Mimosas and glasses of Champagne are available as an enhancement as well as their highly acclaimed wine list. Younger members of the family can look forward to a dedicated brunch menu and more surprises. A La Carte dinner options are available all day.

Metro Diner

Treat the mom in your life to big portions and bold flavors for brunch this Mother’s Day at Metro Diner. Indulge in the diner’s latest homemade Maple Bacon Bread Pudding, Belgian Waffle or Pancake Griddles infused with fresh chopped bacon and maple syrup, drizzled with a maple bacon icing, topped with butter, and powdered sugar.

Pair these griddles with mimosas for only $4.39 and signature brunch favorites such as:

  • Fried Chicken & Waffles: Half a fried chicken and a Belgian waffle, topped with powdered sugar and sweet, strawberry butter. Served with a signature sweet and spicy sauce.
  • Huevos Rancheros: Your choice of eggs is served over fried sun-dried tomato tortilla shells, bacon, sausage, black beans, onions, tomatoes, roasted corn, and green peppers, topped with cheese, sour cream, salsa, fried jalapenÞos, and green onions.
  • Steak & Scramble Bowl: Enjoy seasoned sirloin steak, scrambled eggs and roasted grape tomatoes served over hashbrown potatoes and drizzled with hollandaise sauce.
  • Avocado Toast: Fresh chopped avocado on eight-grain toast, topped with diced tomatoes and everything bagel seasoning.
  • Western Omelet: Ham, cheddar cheese, mushrooms, onions, tomatoes and peppers, topped with salsa. Served with toast and your choice of hashbrowns or grits

Carrabba’s Italian Grill

Celebrate mom’s special day the Italian way with hand-crafted meals, paired wines and specialty cocktails at Carrabba’s Italian Grill! The restaurant’s Mother’s Day menu presents a selection of Trio entrées with a variety of flavors and cocktails available Tuesday, May 9 through Sunday, May 14.

Carrabba’s Trios & Wine Pairings to enjoy include:

  • The Johnny Trio is plated with a hearty 7oz Tuscan-Grilled Sirloin Marsala, the iconic Chicken Bryan, and Mezzaluna. Paired with Il Borro “Pian Di Nova” Super Tuscan.
  • The Chicken Trio is plated with Chicken Bryan, Pollo Rosa Maria, and Chicken Marsala. Paired with Mark West Pinot Noir.
  • The Carrabba’s Italian Classics Trio is plated with Chicken Parmesan, Lasagne, and Fettucine Alfredo. Paired with Josh Cabernet Sauvignon

Order a refreshing cocktail such as a Blackberry Sangria, Pomegranate Martini, Italian Old Fashioned, or the newest Passion Pear Spritz shaken up withNew Amsterdam Passionfruit vodka, desert pair, fresh lemon, and pineapple juice topped with Riondo Prosecco.

Make sure to save room for dessert and treat mom to Carrabba’s classic Tiramisu featuring lady fingers dipped in espresso, layered with sweetened mascarpone, Myer’s Rum, and chocolate shavings.  

Bayou Bluegrass Catering

Bayou Bluegrass Catering is offering a Mother’s Day buffet on May 14. Priced at $38 per adult and $24 per child ages 4-12. The menus are:


  • Southern Shrimp & Grits
  • Carved Flank Steak (w/Chimichurri)
  • Lemon Buerre Blanc Chicken
  • Tuscan Chicken
  • Carved Garlic Roasted Pork Butt
  • Lemon Dill Baked Salmon
  • Cajun Fried Turkey (w/Creole Remoulade)


  • Caesar Salad
  • Arugula & Beet Salad
  • Bayou Bluegrass Salad
  • Bowtie Pasta Salad
  • Roasted Red-Skin Potato Salad


  • Au Gratin Potatoes
  • Gouda Mac & Cheese
  • Kentucky Corn Pudding
  • Fresh Green Beans (w/Almonds)
  • Roasted Brussels Sprouts (w/smoked siracha aioli)
  • Wild Rice
  • Yeast Rolls & Rosemary Bread


  • Southern Bread Pudding (w/Kentucky Bourbon sauce)
  • Blue Ribbon Banana Pudding
  • Pineapple Upside-down Cake
  • Chocolate Torte (GF)
  • Assorted Mini Desserts & Cookies

The Fresh Market

The Fresh Market, Inc. is helping guests make Mother’s Day extra special for their moms, grandmothers, sisters, Mom Squads—and themselves!—this year with several easy, ready-to-cook and ready-to-heat meal options for the holiday. With a focus on fresh, high-quality ingredients and easy-to-prepare dishes, The Fresh Market is taking the guesswork out of how to pamper and impress mom!

  • Mother’s Day Meal for Two: Ready to cook. $59.99 ($30 per person, save up to $24 based on regular retail meal). Includes:
    • Your Choice of Two: Premium Choice Chateaubriand Cut Filet Mignon (9 oz); Ultimate Lump Crab Cakes (2 ct, 4 oz ea); Wild North Atlantic Lobster Tail (5 oz)
    • Seasoned Asparagus (1 lb)
    • Mascarpone Whipped Potatoes with Rosemary (1 lb)
    • Hand-Dipped Chocolate Strawberries (8 ct)
    • “Love U Mom” Bouquet
    • The Fresh Market Reusable Shopping Bag
  • Prime Rib Meal for 2: Ready to heat. $49.99. Includes:
    • Fully Cooked Prime Rib (1 lb)
    • Green Bean Medley (1 lb)
    • Mascarpone Whipped Potatoes with Rosemary (1 lb)
    • The Fresh Market Rosemary Horseradish Aioli (4 oz)
    • “Love U Mom” Bouquet
    • The Fresh Market Reusable Shopping Bag
  • Mother’s Day Brunch Meal for 4: Ready to heat. $34.99 ($8.75 per person, save up to $17 based on regular retail meal). Includes:

Guests can order online and in-store until May 11. Pick-up is in store May 12-14. For those that are looking for a la carte options, the specialty food retailer will also be offering main dishes, sides and delectable desserts, with dozens of ready-made options guests can easily pick up in-store. The Mother’s Day Brunch for 4 will also be shoppable in-store after online ordering has closed through May 14 for anyone that needs a last-minute meal solution.

Bonefish Grill

Celebrate the superhero mom in your life and treat her to a meal at Bonefish Grill with a surf ‘n turf special she’ll love – the Scallop & Shrimp Scampi Filet featuring a 7 oz. wood-grilled Filet Mignon topped with hand-harvested Baja bay scallops and shrimp tossed in a garlic scampi sauce. Don’t forget a celebratory cheers for Mom with the all-new Wild Flower Martini shaken up with Ketel One Vodka, tropical flavors of passion fruit, vanilla, and fresh citrus juices topped with wildflowers and sparkling wine. These specials are available in the restaurant from Tuesday, May 9 – Monday, May 22.

Additional seasonal specials + libations for Mother’s Day include:

  • Old Fashioned Cedar Plank Salmon: Cedar plank roasted salmon brushed with a Jim Bean honey bourbon glaze, finished with a Bordeaux cherry gastrique and fresh grated orange zest. Served with two sides. 
  • Rockefeller Butterfish: Silky, rich Alaskan sablefish, topped with creamy spinach and jumbo lump crab. Served with two sides.
  • Carrot Lava Cake: Rich carrot cake with a cream cheese molten center, served warm, topped with whipped cream and fresh mint.
  • Crushed Pineapple Martini: Malibu Rum, St. Germain Elderflower liqueur, fresh pineapple, lemon and vanilla bean simple syrup.

Gift Ideas

Check out my roundup of Cool Mother’s Day Gifts 2023 for some inspiration.

Check back later as more offerings are added.

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