This Sunday is all about Mom and what better way to show your appreciation than to give Mom a break from kitchen duties and head out for Sunday Brunch. Lake Charles offers a myriad of brunch options to choose from. 

Jack Daniel’s Bar and Grill® at L’Auberge Casino Resort offers an impressive Bloody Mary bar, and it’s so much more than skewered olives and a celery stick swizzle! Choose from dozens of exciting add-ins such as fresh shrimp, sausage logs, cilantro, pickled green beans, and quail eggs, to name a few – basically whatever Chef Lyle Broussard has on hand. And what is brunch without mimosas? Brunch menu items include Southwest Louisiana favorites like chicken and waffles, shrimp and grits, and boudin or crawfish Benedict. Dine al fresco on the lush patio and listen to the sounds of local entertainers, Two For The Road. 10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

The Villa Brunch

The Villa will be open for brunch on Mother’s Day 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Chef Amanda plans to create a special Mother’s Day dish, in addition to other brunch menu items including seafood stuffed portobello mushroom, antipasto platter, grilled chicken & walnut salad, the Villa Benedict, ciabatta French toast, three cheese polenta & grillades, shrimp & polenta, and seafood cannelloni in seafood sauce.

Luna Bar & Grill Patio

Luna Bar and Grill presents a delightful Sunday Brunch menu (11:00 – 2:00) featuring new specials on Mother’s Day including Fats Domino, described as fried chicken, jumbo biscuit, boudin, cream gravy, and also a dish called Petit Apollo with fried gulf shrimp. Luna will be sampling a few bubbly rose’s all brunch long in addition to other brunch items and their regular menu. Sit outside on the patio and enjoy live jazz.

Pujo Street Café serves dishes from a special brunch menu, as well as their popular regular menu. Several specials are available on Mother’s Day – Pork Chops and Apple Sauce with Cheese Grits and Grits and Grillade. The bar will offer a special Pomegranate Fizz,(made with pomegranate juice, lemon, orange blossom, and champagne.) For dessert, try Bananas Foster Cheesecake. In addition to their indoor or outdoor dining, they also have a private dining room available for larger parties. Call 337-439-2054 for reservations.

1910 Brunch Dish

1910 has become a go-to place for brunch in the past few years. Their Mother’s Day specials include avocado toast and crawfish eggs Benedict. Other dishes include Gouda grits with Neuske’s bacon and two fried poached eggs, chicken and waffles, eggs Benedict. From the bar, try a French 75 or a Frosé (frozen rosé wine slushie). Brunch served 10:30-2:00.

For something different, treat the mom in your life to a themed brunch in the Gray Plantation Clubhouse Evergreen Room this Mother's Day. Cost is $25 for adults and $12 for kids. Open to all! Reserve your spot today by emailing amanda@grayplantation.com or calling 562-1206 ext. 3.

Mars Need Women Ice Cream | Pops Lab Lake Charles

Looking for a fun delicious dessert on Mother’s Day? Boombox Frozen Pops and Ice Cream (formerly Pops and Rockets) will treat moms to a free pop or small ice cream on Sunday. Open noon – 6:00 p.m.

No matter where you spend the day with Mom, the important thing is to have fun and create special, lasting memories. Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there!

Don’t allow Mom to cook on Mother’s Day. Take her out and enjoy brunch at any of these fine dining establishments!