Mother’s Day brunch at the Arizona Inn includes pork belly Benedict and seared salmon.

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Some ideas on where to take Mom for Mother's Day. 

Midtown Mercantile Merchants — 4443 E. Speedway. High tea with a selection of organic teas, chicken salad on homemade croissants, cucumber sandwiches and sweets. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 13. Reservations necessary. $15. (520)777-7275.

First Watch — 5350 E. Broadway, 512-0280; 4775 E. Grant Road, 795-7879; 7189 E. Speedway, 885-4838; 5055 N. Oracle Road, 239-6139; 10565 N. Oracle Road, 544-6115. All moms and grandmas get a complimentary box of chocolates. 7 a.m.-2:30 p.m. $10-$12.

Oink Café — 7131 E. Broadway. In addition to the regular menu they are offering salmon Benedict served with salmon spinach tomato and poached eggs or salmon scramble. Moms get a free mimosa with their meal. 7 a.m.-2 p.m. $12.99 each entrée; regular menu a la carte. 296-6465.

Elliott’s — 135 E. Congress St. Duck omelette, french toast, huevos rancheros. $3.50 Bloody Mary and $2.50 Mimosas. $5-$9. 11 a.m.-11 p.m. 622-5500.

Arizona Inn — 2200 E. Elm St. The menu includes soup, salad and a choice of entrées: seared salmon, pork belly Benedict, smoked salmon Benedict, beef bourguignon, lamb T-bones or roasted corn and butternut squash cannelloni and a choice of dessert. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. $65 per person includes champagne or sparkling cider; $35 children under 12. 325-1541.

Renee’s Organic Oven — 7065 E. Tanque Verde Road. Serving lunch and dinner menu. Bubbles or virgin bubbles on the house for Mom. Call 886-0484 or visit to make reservations. 11 a.m.-9 p.m.

Core Kitchen & Wine Bar — The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain, 15000 N. Secret Springs Drive, Marana. Brunch buffet includes made-to-order sushi, carving station, raw bar, desserts and more. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. $90; $36 for ages 12 and under. Price does not include drink, tax or gratuity. 572-3401.

Tanque Verde Guest Ranch — 14301 E. Speedway. Brunch. Noon-2:30 p.m. $65; $17.95 for ages 12 and under; free for ages 5 and under. 296-6275

Beyond Bread — 6260 E. Speedway, 747-7477; 3026 N. Campbell Ave., 322-9965. Mimosas are $5. 7 a.m.-6 p.m.

Blue Willow — 2616 N. Campbell Ave. Blueberry scone with Devonshire cream, quiche Lorraine or garden vegetable quiche served with grilled red potatoes, fresh fruit, fresh squeezed orange juice and French roast coffee. Regular menu also available. $15.95; drink specials. 8 a.m.-9 p.m. 327-7757.

Baja Café — 7002 E. Broadway, 495-4772; 2970 N. Campbell Ave., 344-7369. White custard sauce topped with raspberry pancake with chocolate mousse and fresh berries for $7.99; citrus cream sauce topped with lobster enchilada, blue lump crab cake, red chili shrimp, poached egg and green chili hollandaise for $17.99. 6 a.m.-2 p.m.

Village Bakehouse — 7882 N. Oracle Road. Smoked salmon and asparagus eggs Benedict on house-made English muffins, spring vegetables and herb goat cheese omelette, mascarpone cheese and raspberry stuffed French toast and more. Special sweet treat for all moms. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. $8.95-$13.95. 531-0977.

Sullivan’s Steakhouse — 1785 E. River Road. Three-course prix fixe brunch includes crab cake Benedict, lobster basil stuffed shrimp, roasted balsamic chicken, blood orange screwdriver and more. Children’s options available. 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. $39; $7 ages 12 and under. 299-4275.

Hacienda Del Sol Guest Ranch Resort — 5501 N. Hacienda Del Sol Road. Brunch includes: carving stations, made-to-order waffles, chorizo-stuffed turkey breast, sushi rolls and prime rib. 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. $68; $34 ages 7-14; free ages 6 and under. 299-1501. Call 529-3500 for reservations.

Welcome Diner Tucson — 902 E. Broadway. Three-course meal: ensalada de frutas, chicken or vegetable chilaquiles, cajeta casera y flan. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. $30; $10 additional optional booze pairing with Arizona wine and cocktails. 622-5100.

Michelangelo Ristorante — 420 W. Magee Road. Italian style Mother’s Day brunch. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. $16 for adults; $8 ages 12 and under. 297-5775.

The Parish — 6453 N. Oracle Road. Southern brunch includes creamy BBQ shrimp bowl, croque madam, smoked cochon Benny, desserts and more. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. $12-$28. 797-1233.

Cafe a la C’Art — 150 N. Main Ave. Shrimp Florentine crepes with hollandaise, ham and asparagus crepes with Mornay sauce for $12 served with fruit and rosemary potatoes, lemon poppy seed waffles with homemade ricotta sweetened with honey, and mixed berry compote for $11. Special dessert: Genoise cake with lemon filling. Regular menu also available. 8 a.m.-3 p.m. 628-8533.

Commoner & Co — 6960 E. Sunrise Drive. Mother’s Day brunch with a special menu including chicken and waffles. No reservations needed. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 257-1177.

Reid Park Zoo — 3400 Zoo Court. Breakfast including a mimosa. Create a card at the Mother’s Day card station and get a photo at the Pucker-Up photo booth. 8:30-10 a.m. $40; $15 ages 2-14; under 2 free. 791-4022.

Penca Restaurante — 50 E. Broadway. Mimosas and tepaches with braised lamb and pescado borracho. Reservations online at or call 203-7681. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. May 14. $35 per person; $15 Mimosa option; $15 ages 7-12; age 6 and under free.

Tavolino Ristorante Italiano — 2890 E. Skyline Drive. Sunday brunch 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; dinner menu and Chef specials 11 a.m.- 10 p.m. All menu items are a la carte. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. May 14. Average price $40 per person. 531-1913.

Reilly Craft Pizza and Drink — 101 E. Pennington. Chef specials in addition to the a la carte dinner menu. Complementary dessert for Mom. Noon-9 p.m. May 14. Average Price per person $25. 882-5550.

Le Buzz — 9121 E. Tanque Verde Road. Smoked salmon omelette with capers, tomato and provolone topped with a lemon dill aioli with a side of sourdough toast and a glass of fresh squeezed pineapple, orange, carrot juice. 6-11 a.m. 749-3903

Compiled by Sara Brown and Barbara Poole