No Glitter Glue Required: 12 Great Brunch Locations for Mother’s Day

She works hard every day to make sure you have everything you need to be successful. Lunches are packed, homework is complete, soccer gear is in the car and ready for this afternoon. Hot breakfasts every morning and hearty meals every night. Teeth brushed, hair brushed, check, check, check.

And what does mom get in return? One day a year without rushing around and digging tiny shoes out from behind the couch. This day is all about her.

We know mom loves your homemade crafts, but you can do better than a macaroni necklace and bedazzled photo frame for the fourth year in a row. A homemade breakfast in bed is a nice idea. But what mom really wants is a mimosa and a big, steaming biscuit. Give mom what she wants.

Here are 12 great local brunch locations across WNC that are open for Mother’s Day.

Blue Ridge Buffet at the Omni Grove Park Inn

This farm-to-table artisan buffet includes two massive rooms filled with amazing breakfast and great gluten-free options. A special Mother’s Day menu includes prime rib and baked salmon carving stations, your favorite breakfast items, gourmet pizza, a scone bar, and no fewer than a dozen decadent dessert options.

Sunday Champagne Brunch: Noon–2:30pm

290 Macon Avenue, Asheville | (800) 438-5800


Owned and managed by the same team behind the Corner Kitchen, Chestnut is a unique venture built upon locally sourced ingredients from around the region. Their brunch menu features a Baker’s Corner, the Egg Department, the Whole Magilla, and several Hair of the Dog cocktail options.

Saturday & Sunday Brunch: 10:00am–3:00pm

48 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville | (828) 575-2667

Deerpark Restaurant on the Biltmore Estate

Savor mouth-watering Southern cuisine served buffet-style with sweeping views of estate pastures at the 2018 Diner’s Choice award winner for OpenTable’s Top 100 Best Brunch spots. The Mother’s Day brunch buffet includes a farmhouse brunch table, waffle and omelet stations, and hand-carved options for every taste. Estate admission required.

Sundays: 10:00am–2:00pm

Biltmore, One Lodge Street, Asheville | (828) 225-6260

The Dixie Diner

Voted by locals as one of the top breakfast joints in Hendersonville, the Dixie Diner has all your standards—omelettes, biscuits, pancakes, and more. Specialties include the Louisiana Hash, Dixie Benedict, and Huevos Verduras.

Sundays: 7:00am–2:00pm

1724 Brevard Road, Hendersonville | (828) 697-5025

Early Girl Eatery

Breakfast is served all day at this long-time Asheville staple! Since 2001, Early Girl has been serving the meals locals love, from the local sausage and sweet potato scramble for breakfast to the almond and ginger salad, perfect almost anytime. We recommend making a reservation at this popular spot.

Saturday & Sunday: 8:00am–9:00pm

8 Wall Street, Asheville | (828) 259-9292

444 Haywood Rd #101, Asheville | (828) 820-2323

Fireside Restaurant and Pancake Inn

Fireside is a name synonymous with fresh, home-cooked food and bread baked daily right on the premises. Pancakes steal the show, but there are many other great options, too. Don’t miss their variety of breakfast sandwiches, biscuits, omelettes, scrambles, and “mountain style” breakfast plates.

Saturdays & Sundays: 7:00am–2:00pm

295 Sugarloaf Road, Hendersonville | (828) 697-1004

HenDough Chicken & Donuts

Still want to do breakfast in bed? Surprise mom with a breakfast from HenDough. They’re known for their award-winning doughnuts, but there is a good selection of biscuit sandwiches and a breakfast platter, too. Order in store or online. Allow 15–20 minutes for menu items.

Saturdays & Sundays: 7:30am–4:30pm

532 Kanuga Road, Hendersonville | (828) 595-2885

Legends Club at the Tryon International Equestrian Center

Treat your mom this Mother’s Day to a memorable brunch at Legends Club at Tryon Resort! Enjoy a delicious buffet of traditional breakfast and lunch favorites. While you’re there, check out the facilities and see where the 2018 World Equestrian Games was played! Reservations required.

Sundays: 11:00am–3:00pm

TIEC, 25 International Blvd. Mill Spring | (828) 863-1000


Raised in Mexico City and trained in San Francisco, Head Chef Hugo Ramirez has put together a wholly original menu of Mexican food combined with French-influenced California cuisine. Brunch staples include Huevos Revueltos and Smoked Chipotle Chilaquiles.

Sunday Brunch: 10:30am–2:30pm

13 Eagle Street, Asheville | (828) 252-2327

Panacea Coffee Company

Located in Frog Level in historic downtown Waynesville, Panacea offers a full menu on Sundays, plus a special brunch menu and mimosas. Breakfast specialties include a lox and bagel plate and homemade quiche—of course served with quality coffee roasted in house.

Sundays: 10:00am–3:00pm

66 Commerce Street, Waynesville | (828) 452-6200

The Square Root

Voted by locals as the #1 restaurant in Brevard six years in a row, the Square Root is not to be missed! Menu choices include options to please people of all ages and tastes, as well as anyone who enjoys delicious, fresh food at reasonable prices. Brunch options include a selection of fresh omelettes, French toast frangelico, chicken and waffles with Jack Daniels maple syrup, and a bag of beignets.

Sunday Brunch: 11:00am–3:00pm

33 Times Arcade Alley, Brevard | (828) 884-6171

Sunny Point Cafe

Known for having one of the best breakfasts in the country, Sunny Point is a small West Asheville restaurant with a big menu. Come for the Huevos Rancheros or Stuffed French Toast, stay for the 16-ounce Mega-Mosa.

Sundays: 8:00am–2:30pm

626 Haywood Road, Asheville | (828) 252-0055

Want a Free Meal from a Local Restaurant?

Beverly-Hanks partners each month with LoLo, a free local loyalty movement. Our Thank Local program introduces you to the many independently owned businesses, restaurants, and nonprofits across the region by sending free monthly gifts directly to your inbox. Past gifts have included meals at Chestnut, Early Girl Eatery, and HenDough, mentioned above.

Our Thank Local program is our way of giving back to clients

Not on the Beverly-Hanks email list? Ask your Beverly-Hanks associate for more information and to sign you up for exclusive local gifts each month.


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