Where to treat mom for Mother’s Day in the Rockford region (2024)

Plan something special for your mom or mother figure this Mother’s Day.

By Laura Neuzil

Published: Apr. 26, 2024 at 6:33 PM CDT

(WIFR) - Mother’s Day is fast approaching, which means it’s time to get your reservations in for mom’s special day. Below is a list of Rockford-area restaurants and venues offering Mother’s Day breakfasts, brunches and specials.

27 ALUNA at Octane, 124 N Main St, Rockford

Mother’s Day Brunch served from 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. May 12

Menu: 27 ALUNA @ Octane specializes in Filipino brunch and modern Filipino cuisine

To make reservations, call 815-965-4012 or email hello27aluna@gmail.com

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Bessie’s Diner, 1799 W Airport Rd, Janesville

Mother’s Day Breakfast Buffet served from 7 a.m. - 2 p.m. May 12

Menu: Chicken and waffles, biscuits and gravy, buttermilk pancakes, bacon, turkey sausage links, scrambled eggs, cubed potatoes, Potatoes O’Brien, assorted pastries and fresh fruit

No reservations needed. Regular menu will not be available, buffet only. Pricing is $23.95 per guest, $11.95 per child (age 4-12) and free for children age 3 and under.

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Franchesco’s, 7128 Spring Creek Rd., Rockford

Mother’s Day Brunch served 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. May 12

Menu: Omelet station, prime rib, honey-glazed ham, turkey, pasta formaggio station, seafood assortment and more

Call 815-229-0800 for reservations. Pricing is $48.95 for adults, $22.95 for children ages 4-12 and free for kids under age 4.

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Fresco at the Gardens, 318 Spring Creek Rd., Rockford

Fresco Mother’s Day Brunch served 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. May 12

Menu: Omelet station, prime rib, honey-glazed ham, turkey, pasta formaggio station, seafood assortment and more

Call 815-229-0800 for reservations. Pricing is $48.95 for adults, $22.95 for children ages 4-12 and free for kids under age 4.

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GreenFire Restaurant Bar & Bakery, 6795 E. Riverside Blvd., Rockford

Mother’s Day Brunch served 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. May 12

Menu: Breakfast options include raspberry French toast, specialty omelets, appetizers, salads, burgers, pasta, crêpe, seafood, filet mignon, steak, rack of lamb, baby back smoked ribs, woodfire pizza

Call 815-316-3473 for reservations.

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Lino’s, 5611 E. State Street, Rockford

Mother’s Day Prime Rib Special served 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. May 12

Menu: Prime rib served with Lino’s special salad, potato or pasta, bread and butter, dessert and coffee. Full menu also available.

Call 815-397-2077 to reserve your table.

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Machine Shed, 7475 E. State Street, Rockford

Mother’s Day Brunch served 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. May 12

Menu: Scrambled eggs, eggs benedict, biscuits and gravy, hickory smoked bacon, cheddar has brown casserole, sausage links, French toast, fresh fruit and assorted pastries. Prime rib, glazed ham, fried chicken, garlic mashed potatoes and gravy, shrimp co*cktail, pasta salad, cole slaw, bread, salad and desserts

Call 815-229-3276 to make a reservation. Pricing is $34.99 for adults, $15.99 for kids 6-12 years old and free for kids 5 and under.

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Maxsons Restaurant Riverboat, 1469 N. IL Route 2, Oregon

Mother’s Day Brunch seatings at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. May 12. Two cruise times are also available. Reservations are required.

Menu: Bacon, sausage, omelet bar, French toast bake, roasted potatoes, yogurt bar, carved ham and brisket, pot roast, pork loin, sweet potatoes, mostaccioli, chicken marsala, broccoli cheddar casserole, mashed potatoes, roasted vegetables and more. Specific menu options to be served on boat cruises.

Call 815-732-6761 to make a reservation. Pricing for brunch is $30 for adults, $28 for seniors, $20 for kids ages 6-12. Pricing for boat cruises (with meal) are $48 for adults, $46 for seniors and $25 for kids ages 6-12. Sightseeing cost is $21 for adults, $13 for kids ages 5-12.

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Merrill & Houston’s Steak Joint, 500 Pleasant St., Beloit

Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet served 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. May 12

Menu: Brunch buffet features made-to-order omelets and pastas, fresh seafood, carving station, and more.

Limited seating available. Call 608-313-0700 or visit restaurant’s website to make a reservation. Pricing is $54 per person, $19 for kids age 12 and under and free for kids ages 4 and under. No carryout or dinner service on Mother’s Day.

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Prairie Street Brewing Co., 200 Prairie St, Rockford

Mother’s Day Brunch at Prairie Street served 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. May 12

Menu: Full Brewpub menu available, along with brunch classics like eggs benedict, biscuits and gravy, shakshuka, stuffed French crepes, and peaco*ck breakfast

Reservations can be made by calling 815-277-9427 or online on Toast Tables.

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Rivers Edge Experience, 103 S. 1st St., Oregon

Mother’s Day Brunch at Rivers Edge Experience served 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Menu: Egg casserole with ham and cheese, fresh fruit bowl, cheesy potatoes, creamy chicken marsala, yogurt parfait with granola and fruit, coffee, juice and desert box

Moms will receive a special gift and free ticket for door prizes. There will also be a special bling pull activity, silent auction gift baskets, along with photos with mom and more.

Tickets will be sold until May 5 at the Oregon Chamber of Commerce, A.M. Floral Co., Cork & Tap, Hazel’s, JTI Salon & Spa, and Merlin’s Flowers and online. No tickets will be available at the door. Pricing is $35 for adults, $15 for children 6-12, and under $5.

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Rochelle Wildlife Conservation Club, 3501 S. Sweeney Rd., Chana

Mother’s Day Brunch will be served from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. May 12

Menu: Pancakes, sausage, bacon, scrambled eggs, hash browns, biscuits & gravy

Please RSVP by May 10 to Bob Grace at 815-622-8940. Pricing is $15 per person, kids 5 and under are free

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SALT., 6860 Spring Creek Rd., Rockford

Mother’s Day Brunch served 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. May 12

Menu: Special à la carte menu including French toast, egg benedict, steak and eggs, and more

Call for reservations at 815-706-7258 or secure your spot online.

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Stockholm Inn, 2420 Charles St., Rockford

Mother’s Day Brunch served 7 a.m. - 2 p.m. May 12

Menu: Mother’s Day brunch buffet including the restaurant’s famous Swedish pancakes.

Call 815-397-3534 for details and reservations.

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The Top Rooftop Bar & Lounge, 416 S. Main St., Rockford (located on top of the Embassy Suites by Hilton)

Mother’s Day Brunch, Boards and Booze takes place 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. May 12

Menu: Brunch offerings, including shareable boards, hearty breakfast platters, specialty benedicts and fluffy waffles. Elevate your meal with boozy brunch drinks including BBQ Bloody Mary and refreshing Strawberry Lemonade Mimosa. Moms will also receive a complimentary glass of house champagne or a traditional mimosa with any purchase.

Space is limited and reservations are HIGHLY recommended. Reservations can be made online or call 815-668-7878.

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Thunder Bay Grille, 7652 Potawatomi Trail, Rockford

Mother’s Day Buffet served 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. May 12

Menu: Made-to-order omelets, waffle station, eggs benedict, biscuits and gravy, bacon and sausage, scrambled eggs, cheddar hash brown casserole, assorted pastries, fresh fruit, salad bar, smoked salmon, rosemary pork loin, shrimp co*cktail, carved prime rib, hickory smoked ribs, salmon pasta primavera, honey glazed ham, seasonal vegetable medley

Call 815-397-4800 for reservations. Pricing is $35 for adults, $17 for kids ages 6-12 and free for kids 5 and under.

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Velvet Buffalo, 419 Pleasant St., Beloit and The Rooftop at Hotel Goodwin, 500 Public Ave., Beloit

Mother’s Day Brunch served 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. May 12. Bloody Mary Bar offered beginning at 1 p.m. at The Rooftop at Hotel Goodwin

Menu: Special à la carte menu including French toast, eggs benedict, frittata, croque madam, smoked salmon, steak and waffles, sides and more. Mother’s Day dinner available 5-9 p.m. with regular menu.

Reservations are limited. Call 608-312-2991 to secure your table or make a reservation online.

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White Pines Lodge

Mother’s Day Breakfast Buffet served 8 a.m. - 11 a.m. May 12. Mother’s Day Dinner Buffet served 11:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. May 12.

Breakfast menu: Buttermilk pancakes, French toast casserole, sausage and bacon, au gratin potatoes, biscuits and gravy, potato pancakes, assorted pastries and fresh fruit

Dinner menu: Glazed ham, roast turkey, lemon herb salmon, barbecue meatballs, spinach artichoke lasagna, chicken cordon bleu, mixed greens, garlic whipped potatoes, baked macaroni and cheese, chilled shrimp platter, rolls, fresh fruit and desserts

Reservations are required. Call 815-655-2400 to secure your spot. Breakfast buffet pricing is $29 for adults, $12 for kids ages 4-12 and free for kids 3 and under. Dinner buffet pricing is $39 for adults, $15 for kids ages 4-12, and kids 3 and under are free.

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