Top Spots For Mother’s Day Brunch In Denver

April 30, 2014 6:00 AM

La Biblioteca (credit: Adam Larkey)

La Biblioteca (credit: Adam Larkey) La Biblioteca (credit: Adam Larkey)

Celebrate Mother’s Day at Denver’s favorite restaurants. From a cooking class to lavish brunch to a Mexican fiesta, here are Denver’s top five spots for brunch.

Cook Street School of Culinary Arts
1937 Market St.
Denver, CO
(303) 308-9300

Date: May 10, 2014 from 11 a.m to 2 p.m.

Taking a delicious departure from the norm, Cook Street offers a Mother’s Day cooking class focused on brunch. The menu is filled with classic favorites and celebratory cocktails. Cook Street chefs will work closely with guests and share their tricks on prep, execution and timing and quick solutions. The price is $89 per person including the class, a sit-down brunch to enjoy your creations and cocktails.

Guard and Grace
1801 California St.
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 293-8500

Date: May 11, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Troy Guard’s new beauty sparkles with floor-to-ceiling windows, a living wall at the entrance, a glass-enclosed wine room, reclaimed wood floors and a lively open kitchen. Coined a “progressive modern steakhouse,” the brunch menu will focus on prime cuts of meat, pristine seafood, including raw items, and a broad assortment of sharing plates. Mother’s Day will offer a prix-fixe menu along with al fresco dining on the expansive patio.

La Biblioteca

1610 Little Raven St., Suite 200
Denver, CO 80202
(720) 904-0965

Date: May 11, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

La Biblioteca launched brunch a few weeks prior and its “whichever whatever” motto is a hit. The bottomless brunch ($35 per person) includes a choice of 21 small plates offering favorites like chorizo benedict, cocktails, a bloody mary and bloody maria bar with more than 30 house-made fixings and more than 24 variations of hot sauce to mix up a custom libation. The free-flowing cocktail menu includes mimosas or mango mimosas, lychee bellinis and, of course, all types of margaritas.

909 17th St.
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 296-3525

Date: May 11, 2014 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Panzano’s executive chef Elise Wiggins has always believed that those who eat well, live well. With that sentiment at heart, Chef Elise has created an extensive Mother’s Day brunch buffet. The antipasti buffet includes salads, smoked and cured meats, fresh fruits, breads and spring vegetables. A full a la carte menu features eggs any style, omelettes and “strata” (an Italian layered casserole). The feast also includes a roasted pig carving station. Price is $35 per person and $17 for children 12 and under.


1400 Larimer St.
Denver, CO 80202
(720) 946-1433

Date: May 11, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

The two-story historic building located in Larimer Square has floor-to-ceiling windows creating a bright and vibrant experience downstairs while the enclosed rooftop patio offers spring breezes and mountain views. With an extensive Mexican menu, eclectic handcrafted margaritas and innovative desserts, Tamayo is a favorite brunch spot. Celebrating Mother’s Day, the restaurant will offer its bottomless margarita brunch and a complimentary flower, which includes unlimited small plates and free-flowing brunch cocktails for $35.

Ellen Marchman Larkey has a savvy knowledge of culture and events and maintains trusted partnerships around the country. She has substantial expertise with food, wine and lifestyle including Aspen Food & Wine Festival, South Beach Wine & Food Festival, Cochon, Top Chef and numerous destination
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