Brunch Your Mother 

A guide to Richmond-area restaurants offering that special meal.

821 CafAc Signature omelets, pancakes, vegetable and meat sides, breakfast burritos, bagels, $3 mimosas. Breakfast served until 5 p.m. daily except Mondays. Weekends open at 9 a.m. 821 W. Cary St. 649-1042. 821caferva.com.

Aziza's on Main Frittatas, shrimp and crab griddle cakes, black beans over toast with fried eggs, mimosas and cream puffs. Live music on Sundays. Brunch Saturdays and Sundays 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. 2110 E. Main St. 344-1523.

Babe's Big brunch menu of Southern standards and bar specials. Sundays 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. 3166 W. Cary St. 355-9330. myspace.com/babesofcarytown.

Baker's Crust omelets, flapjacks, breads and pastries. Saturdays 8-11 a.m.; Sundays 8 a.m.-noon. 3553 W. Cary St., 213-0800. Short Pump Town Center, 377-9060. bakerscrust.com.

Banditos Burrito Lounge Breakfast tacos, burritos, Texas toast sandwiches, omelets, frittatas, pancakes, bar. Brunch Saturdays and Sundays 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. 2905 Patterson Ave. 354-9999. banditosburritolounge.com.

The Black Sheep Grillades and grits, sausage gravy and biscuits, hazelnut French toast, huevos nuevos, salmon hash, frittatas, catfish. Breakfast daily until 2 p.m. 901 W. Marshall St. 648-1300. theblacksheeprva.com.

The Boathouse at Rocketts Landing Spinach strata, omelets, crA"me brulee French toast, crab and asparagus eggs Benedict, brunch pizza, hangtown fry, chicken and waffles. Sundays 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. 4708 E. Old Main St. 622-2628. boathouserichmond.com.

The Boathouse at Sunday Park Fried oysters, welsh rarebit, eggs diablos, Belgian waffles, music from folk favorite George Turman. Dinner menu also. Sundays 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. 4602 Millridge Parkway in Brandermill. boathouserichmond.com.

Bonvenu Weekend lunch menu of sandwiches, soups, salads, wines in bright cafAc; friendly service. Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 2915 W. Cary St. 342-1003. bonvenu.com.

CafAc Diem Chesapeake benedict, sausage gravy and biscuits, egg mess, bagels, specials, $5 pints of mimosas and Bloodys. Sundays from 11 a.m. 600 N. Sheppard St. 353-2500. cafediemrva.com.

CafAc Gutenberg Quiche, corncakes, scrambles, pumpkin spice waffle, Surry sausage, vegan options. Brunch Saturdays and Sundays from 8 a.m. 1700 E. Main St. 497-5000. cafegutenberg.com.

CafAc Rustica Rustic skillet, short stack, poached eggs with pulled pork and black beans, French toast, bar specials. Sundays 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 414 E. Main St. 225-8811.

Caliente Cowboy chili breakfast, creole pan scramble, shrimp and grits, huevos rancheros, gator bites, sandwiches, brunch drinks. Saturdays and Sundays 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 2922 Park Ave. 340-2920. calienterichmond.com.

Can Can Quiche, crepes, pancakes with fruit, tartines, steak frites, grapefruit brA¯lAce, raw bar, soups, kids' menu. Sundays 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 3120 W. Cary St. 358-7274. cancanbrasserie.com.

Capital Ale House Tuscan eggs, French Quarter bananas Foster waffles, crab cake and eggs, benedicts, warm German potato salad, exceptional beer list. Sundays 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 623 E. Main St. 780- 2537. capitalalehouse.com.

City Diner Breakfast all day, diner standards. 2237 W. Broad St. 254-1974.

Curbside CafAc Flank steak and eggs, brie and spinach omelets, bacon and eggs, sides, drink specials. Saturdays and Sundays 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 2525 Hanover Ave. 355-7008.

The Dairy Bar Omelets, eggs to order, kielbasa, sandwiches, pancakes, kids' menu. Breakfast daily, Monday-Saturday from 7 a.m., Sunday from 9 a.m. 1602 Roseneath Road. 355-1937. dairybarrestaurant.com.

deLux Buttermilk cheddar biscuits, dulce de leche French toast, breakfast burrito, smoked salmon Benedict, eggs, pancakes, salads and entrees such as mac and cheese. Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. 2229 W. Main St. 353-2424. deluxrichmond.com.

The Dining Room at the Berkeley Hotel Chef Ty Sayles presents Sunday brunch for Mother's Day, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. with classic Virginia flavors, wine pairings. $49 per person, reservations requested. 1200 E. Cary St. 225-5105. berkeleyhotel.com.

Dot's Back Inn Pigs in blankets, diner breakfast classics, meats and sides, bar. Breakfast served daily; Saturday brunch 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Sunday brunch 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 4030 MacArthur Ave. 266-3167. dotsback.com.

Feathernesters Quiche, blueberry waffles, Southern sweets and sides. Sunday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 6118 Lakeside Ave. 262-7305. feathernesters.com.

Gibson's Grill Greek omelet, steak and egg burrito, Louisiana scramble, filet Benedict on potato cakes, breakfast pizzas, grilled donut with ice cream, sandwiches, cocktails. Sundays from 10 a.m. 700 E. Broad St. 644-2637. gibsonsgrill.com.

Godfrey's Famous drag brunch is a Richmond classic. Cheddar mushroom quesadilla, quiche, crab and eggs, Cuban toast, salmon, salads. Sunday brunch and show 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Reservations recommended. 308 E. Grace St. 648-3957. godfreysva.com.

The Hard Shell Hot cakes, Smithfield ham and cheese omelet, hanger steak and eggs, she-crab soup, sandwiches and entrees, bar specials. Sundays 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. 1411 E. Cary St. 643-2333. thehardshell.com.

Helen's Shrimp and grits, eggs to order, brunch classics, bar specials. Saturdays and Sundays 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. 2527 W. Main St. 358-4370.

Hermitage Grill Omelets, blueberry-stuffed French toast, breakfast sides and entrees. Sundays 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. 6010 Hermitage Road. 264-7400.

The Hill CafAc Frittatas, grits and grillades, huevos rancheros, French toast, sandwiches, brunch beverages. Sundays 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 2800 E. Broad St. 648-0360. thehillcafe.com.

Hondos Carving station, eggs to order, salad and dessert bars. Sundays 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. 4024-C Cox Road. 968-4323. hondosprime.com.

Ipanema CafAc Polenta with vegetables, tofu scramble, gouda frittata, tempeh Benedict, Billy Bread French toast, sweet potato hash and fruit skewers. Sundays 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 917 W. Grace St. 213-0190. ipanemaveg.com.

Jefferson Hotel rotunda Lavish, reservation-only buffet with Virginia culinary traditions; brunch and luncheon fare, desserts, wines and cocktails. Four seatings on Sundays, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. 101 W. Franklin St. 649-4677. jeffersonhotel.com.

Joe's Inn Fan Breakfast daily from 8 a.m. The belly buster, eggs to order, grits, biscuits, meats and sides. 205 N. Shields Ave. 355-2282. joesinn.com.

Joe's Inn Bon Air Breakfast daily from 9 a.m., Sunday breakfast buffet 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Steak and eggs, omelets, French toast, hotcakes, grits and meat sides. 2616 Buford Road. 320-9700. joesinn.com.

Kitchen 64 Fried green tomato Benedict, boulevard burrito, shrimp and grits with jalapeno corn bread, breakfast sandwiches, crispy potato cake, waffles, brunch drinks. Saturdays and Sundays from 9:30 a.m. 3336 N. Boulevard. 358-0064. kitchen64.com.

Kuba Kuba Huevos with chorizo, crayfish, salmon, veggies, Cuban beef hash; entrAces, specials, Cuban coffee con leche. Breakfast from 9 a.m. daily; brunch Saturdays and Sundays 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 1601 Park Ave. 355-8817. kubakuba.info.

Liberty Valance Southern breakfast classics. Saturdays and Sundays from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. 7017 Forest Hill Ave. 320-4276.

LuLu's Pork barbecue omelet, corned beef with poached eggs, frittatas, grilled portobello sandwich, bar. Sundays 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 21 N. 17th St. 343-9771. lu-lusrichmond.com.

Metro Grill Irish scramble, steak and eggs, pancakes, burritos and sandwiches. Sundays 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. 301 N. Robinson St. 353-4453. metrogrillrichmond.com.

Mezzanine Seasonal specialties, Bloody Mary bar, quiche, meats and brunch classics. Brunch from 10 a.m. Sundays. 3433 W. Cary St. 353-2186. mezzanine3433.com.

Millie's Diner Famous for devil's mess, huevos rancheros, steak and eggs, salmon, Cuban spiced pork, grilled portobello sandwich, chorizo-spiked papusas with poached eggs, burgers, bar. Brunch Saturday 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Sunday 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 2603 E. Main St. milliesdiner.com.

Mojo's Philly cheese steak and egg, Mexicali burrito, cowboy breakfast, blintzes, cocktails. Brunch Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 733 W. Cary St. 644-6676. mojotogo.com.

Mosaic CafAc Bacon-gorgonzola salad, low country breakfast sandwich, roasted lamb pita, shrimp and grits, French toast, kids menu. Sunday brunch 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 6229 River Road. 288-7482. mosaicedibles.com.

Nacho Mama's Chorizo omelet, chillaquiles, potato and egg tacos, breakfast burritos, sides, kids menu, cocktails. Brunch Saturdays and Sundays 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 3449 W. Cary St. 358-6262. Also in Mechanicsville. nachomamasva.com.

Northside Grille Corned beef hash, sausage gravy, steak and eggs, waffles with brandied peaches, crab cakes Chesapeake, sides and $3 mimosas and Bloodys. Sundays 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 1217 Bellevue Ave. 266-4403. northsidegrille.com.

O'Toole's Pancakes, eggs Benedict, creamed chipped beef, corned beef hash, steak and eggs, Denver omelet, full bar. Brunch Sundays 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 4800 Forest Hill Ave. 233-1781. otoolesrestaurant.com.

Paradise Diner Country breakfast, fried apple pancakes, meat lover's omelet, scrapple and eggs, salt herring with corn cakes, breakfast biscuits. Served from 6 a.m. daily except Tuesdays. 2845 Hathaway Road. 320-1611.

Perly's Classic Southern breakfast platters, biscuits and sandwiches; weekend specials such as eggs florentine, eggs Benedict. Breakfast daily from 7 a.m., weekend brunch 8 a.m - 3 p.m. 111 E. Grace St. 649-2779.

Positive Vibe CafAc New chef Frits Huntjens introduces Sunday brunch buffet with live music; $14.95 adults, $6 children. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 2825 Hathaway Road. 560-9622. positivevibecafe.com.

River City Diner Eggs on horseback, cowboy hash, pancakes, quesadillas, red-eye gravy, biscuits, sides. Breakfast served daily in Shockoe Bottom and Midlothian. rivercitydiner.com.

Rowland Fine Dining Frittata of the day, barbecued shrimp on polenta, fried egg and prosciutto sandwich, skillet fried chicken with squash casserole, oysters, desserts, cocktails. Sunday brunch 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 2132 W. Main St. 257-9885. rowlandfinedining.com.

Sam Miller's Restaurant Crab cake sandwich, andouille hash, omelets and Benedicts, seafood and salads, caramelized grapefruit, drink specials. Sunday brunch 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 1210 E. Cary St. 644-5465. sammillers.com.

Shackleford's Quiche du jour, blueberry pancakes, frittatas and omelets, Virginia apple chicken salad, burgers, sandwiches and entrAces, bar. Sunday brunch 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 10496 Ridgefield Parkway, 741-9900; 11500 Busy Street in Midlothian, 794-4900. shacklefords.com.

Sidewalk CafAc Cajun hash and eggs, huevos rancheros, steak and eggs, breakfast sides, mimosa pitchers and drink specials. Saturdays and Sundays 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. 2101 W. Main St. 358-0645.

SinAc Irish Pub and Restaurant Dublin coddle, bacon and cheese omelet, French toast, sausage gravy and biscuits. Sunday brunch 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. 1327 E. Cary St. 649-7767. sineirishpub.com.

Star-Lite Dining and Lounge Country ham and eggs, chili, biscuits and gravy, creamed chipped beef, potato latkes, pancakes, sandwiches, drink specials. Saturdays and Sundays 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. 2600 W. Main St. 254-2667. starlitediningandlounge.com.

Steel Horse Bar and Grille Cinnamon French toast, omelets, full breakfast menu. Saturday and Sunday brunch 9 a.m.-noon. 1920 W. Hundred Road, Chester. 706-6600.

Strawberry Street CafAc Quiche, eggs Norfolk, soups, salads and appetizers, drink specials. Brunch menu Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. 421 N. Strawberry St. 353-6860. strawberrystreetcafe.com.

Tarrant's CafAc Salmon Benedict, French toast Foster, Greek omelet, crab cake Benedict, specials, full bar. Sundays 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 1 W. Broad St. 225-0035. tarrantscafe.org.

Three Monkeys Beef tenderloin and poached eggs on potato cakes, French toast monkey cristo, breakfast pizza, eggs bruschetta, tri-pork omelet, waffles, drink specials. Brunch Saturdays and Sundays 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. 2525 W. Main St. 204-2525. 3monkeysfan.com.

Water Grill Croque madam, breakfast quesadilla, sandwiches, gluten-free pancakes, lobster or vegetarian omelets, salads, raw bar. Brunch Saturdays and Sundays 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 3411 W. Cary St. 353-3411. thewatergrill.com.

Weezie's Kitchen Omelets, chicken-fried steak with biscuit, breakfast veggie wrap, burritos, pancakes, home fries, cocktails. Breakfast from 8 a.m. daily; brunch Saturdays and Sundays 8 a.m.-2 p.m. 3123 W. Cary St. 726-1270. weezieskitchen.com.

Wild Rose CafAc Pork chop and eggs, country fried steak, sampler, chocolate chip pancakes. Brunch Saturdays 8-11 a.m.; Sundays 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 4628 Chester Square Road. 768-9090. wildrosechester.com.

Zeus Gallery CafAc Frittata with country ham, brioche French toast, eggs Chesapeake, smoked salmon, Zeus Benedict, sausage and sides. Sundays 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. 210 N. Belmont Ave. 359-3219.


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