Posted on: May 6, 2021 Posted by: Sarah Giavedoni Comments: 0

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The Omni Grove Park Inn serves a delicious Mother's Day brunch.
Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville, NC

She works hard every day to make sure you have everything you need to be successful. Lunches are packed, homework is complete, soccer gear is in the car and ready for this afternoon. Hot breakfasts every morning and hearty meals every night. Teeth brushed, hair brushed, check, check, check.

And what does mom get in return? One day a year without rushing around and digging tiny shoes out from behind the couch. This day is all about her.

We know mom loves your homemade crafts, but you can do better than a macaroni necklace and bedazzled photo frame for the fourth year in a row. A homemade breakfast in bed is a nice idea. But this year especially, what mom really wants is a morning out of the house with a mimosa and a big, steaming biscuit. Give mom what she wants.

Here are 12 great local brunch locations across Asheville and WNC that are open for Mother’s Day.

The Blackbird

Located under the Aloft Hotel, this award-winning restaurant’s menu features produce from local farms and seafood from the Carolina coast. Their Modern Southern menu changes seasonally to reflect the bounty of the area and the creativity of Executive Chef Michael Reppert. Their current weekend brunch menu ranges from avocado toast to a full farm breakfast.

Saturday & Sunday: 9:00AM–2:30PM

47 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville | (828) 254-2502

Blue Ridge Buffet at the Omni Grove Park Inn

This farm-to-table artisan buffet includes two massive rooms filled with amazing breakfast and great gluten-free options. A special Mother’s Day brunch menu includes prime rib and salmon en croute carving stations, composed salads, your favorite brunch options, including an omelet station. Save room for one of the no fewer than 22 decadent dessert options, including half a dozen gluten-free choices. 

Sunday Lunch: Noon–4:00PM (reservations required)

290 Macon Avenue, Asheville | (800) 438-5800

The Buttered Biscuit

The Buttered Biscuit is a locally owned business specializing in all-day breakfasts. This Waynesville community favorite serves up their signature large homemade biscuits every morning. Also on the menu, city slicker and country folk specialty plates, omelettes, waffles, and French toast. It’s true what they say, “The bigger the biscuit, the closer to heaven.”

Sundays: 7:00AM–2:00PM

1226 Dellwood Road, Waynesville | (828) 246-6446 

The Dixie Diner

Voted by locals as one of the top breakfast joints in Hendersonville, the Dixie Diner has all your standards—omelettes, biscuits, pancakes, and more. Specialties include the Louisiana Hash, Dixie Benedict, and Huevos Verduras. Enjoy a low-key and delicious Mother’s Day brunch!

Sundays: 7:00AM–2:00PM

1724 Brevard Road, Hendersonville | (828) 697-5025

Early Girl Eatery

Breakfast is served all day at this long-time Asheville staple! Since 2001, Early Girl has been serving the meals locals love, from the local sausage and sweet potato scramble for breakfast to the almond and ginger salad, perfect almost anytime. We recommend making a reservation at this popular spot.

Saturday & Sunday: 8:00AM–8:00PM

8 Wall Street, Asheville | (828) 259-9292

444 Haywood Rd #101, Asheville | (828) 820-2323

Fireside Restaurant and Pancake Inn

Fireside is a name synonymous with fresh, home-cooked food and bread baked daily right on the premises. Pancakes steal the show, but there are many other great options, too. Don’t miss their variety of breakfast sandwiches, biscuits, omelettes, scrambles, and “mountain style” breakfast plates.

Saturdays & Sundays: 6:30AM–1:30PM

295 Sugarloaf Road, Hendersonville | (828) 697-1004

HenDough Chicken & Donuts

Still want to do Mother’s Day brunch in bed? Surprise mom with a breakfast from HenDough. They’re known for their award-winning doughnuts and doughnut breakfast sandwiches, but there is a good selection of biscuit sandwiches and a breakfast platter, too. Order in store or online. Allow 15–20 minutes for menu items.

Saturdays & Sundays: 7:30AM–4:00PM

532 Kanuga Road, Hendersonville | (828) 595-2885

The Market Place

Treat mom to Chef William Dissen’s signature American farm-to-table cuisine! The Market Place’s menus are ingredient driven and focus on the best of the season based on what’s fresh from local farms. Their brunch menu currently includes scallops and grits, banana bread French toast, and Billy D’s fried chicken sandwich.

Sunday Brunch: 10:30AM–2:30PM

20 Wall Street, Asheville | (828) 252-4162

Marco Trattoria

Conveniently located on Main Street, this family-owned restaurant features Italian-inspired dishes with a creative twist. Enjoy gluten-free options like the Eggs in Purgatory, or indulge in one of their three eggs Benedict options. Whatever you choose, it is sure to delight.

Saturdays & Sundays: 11:00AM–3:00PM

204 W Main Street, Brevard | (828) 883-4841 

Panacea Coffee Company

Located in Frog Level in historic downtown Waynesville, Panacea offers a full menu on Sundays, plus a special brunch menu and mimosas. Breakfast specialties include a lox and bagel plate and homemade quiche—of course served with quality coffee roasted in house.

Saturdays & Sundays: 9:00AM–3:00PM

66 Commerce Street, Waynesville | (828) 452-6200

The Square Root

Voted by locals as the #1 restaurant in Brevard 11 years in a row, the Square Root is not to be missed! Menu choices include options to please people of all ages and tastes, as well as anyone who enjoys delicious, fresh food at reasonable prices. Brunch options include a selection of fresh omelettes, French toast frangelico, chicken and waffles with Jack Daniels maple syrup, and a bag of beignets with cherry jubilee sauce.

Sunday Brunch: 11:00AM–4:00PM

33 Times Arcade Alley, Brevard | (828) 884-6171

Sunny Point Cafe

Known for having one of the best breakfasts in the country, Sunny Point is a small West Asheville restaurant with a big menu. Locals were thrilled when they expanded their outdoor and heated patio space. Come during brunch on Mother’s Day for the Huevos Rancheros or Stuffed French Toast, stay for the 16-ounce Mega-Mosa.

Sundays: 9:00AM–2:00PM

626 Haywood Road, Asheville | (828) 252-0055

Want a Free Meal from a Local Restaurant?

Allen Tate/Beverly-Hanks partners each month with LoLo, a free local loyalty movement. Our Thank Local program introduces you to the many independently owned businesses, restaurants, and nonprofits across the region by sending free monthly gifts directly to your inbox. Past gifts have included meals at Early Girl Eatery, HenDough, and Panacea Coffee Company, each mentioned above.

Our Thank Local program is our way of giving back to clients

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