Giving Mom a day off from the kitchen doesn't mean you have to do the cooking. She'll love spending some quality time with family over delicious food at a Mother's Day brunch. Treat Mom at one of these great restaurants not far from our Springs Twin Cities communities.
The charming ambiance of this restaurant housed in the historic train depot is as much of a draw as the made-from-scratch food. Customers rave about the biscuits and sausage gravy served with roasted rosemary potatoes. Other dishes include steak and mushroom eggs Benedict and Mexican scramble. Be sure to sample the pastries made fresh daily by owner Cindy Hurley. Sunday brunch runs from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m.
2. Roasted Pear 14200 Nicollet Ave Burnsville 952.898.2800 4.7 miles from Springs at Egan Drive
The restaurant's name perfectly suits the warm, comfortable atmosphere created by owners Craig and Karen Rebers. Their generous all-you-can-eat brunch buffet includes a carving station with ham and roast beef and five types of made-to-order eggs Benedict. Each diner receives a complimentary glass of champagne, juice or a Mimosa. Sunday brunch is served between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
"Vivo" is the Italian word for "life," and the kitchen is often the center of most memorable family gatherings. Produce and dairy products at Vivo are sourced from top local providers. The all-you-can-eat brunch offerings include several varieties of eggs Benedict, risotto and dessert that are made to order and served directly at your table. Each diner receives one complimentary drink chosen from Bloody Mary, Screwdriver, Mimosa or Prosecco. Sunday brunch hours are 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
4. Rascal's Bar & Grill 7721 - 147th St W Apple Valley 952.431.7777 1.1 miles from Springs at Apple Valley
Don't let the modest exterior fool you. Rascal's has been one of Apple Valley's most popular restaurants for more than 20 years. Customers keep coming back for the quality homemade dishes and friendly service. Their signature corned beef hash is made with meat that is roasted on site. Other menu selections include breakfast potato skins and French toast made from their freshly-baked cinnamon rolls. Sunday brunch runs from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Mother's Day is the busiest day of the year for restaurants, so be sure to call ahead for reservations.
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