100 Most Popular Brunch Spots for 2023

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100 Most Popular Brunch Spots for 2023

Mother’s Day was the second biggest dining day of 2022 – book one of these beloved brunch spots by May 2nd to beat the rush

It’s time to take back Mother’s Day for the mother figures in your life. According to a recent survey,1 76% of moms celebrating Mother’s Day have a hand in planning their own celebrations. Enter: OpenTable, which just released its annual list of the 100 Most Popular Brunch Spots for 20232 – created by analyzing over 13 million diner reviews – along with inspiration and insights to help family members plan with ease.

Data-Driven Insights to Give the Gift of Dining Out

Key Mother’s Day findings from the survey and OpenTable data reveal:

  • The time to book is now: Last year, the majority of reservations (>50%) were booked up to 5 days in advance according to OpenTable data,3 suggesting diners should book by May 9th this year. For those looking to score a spot on OpenTable’s coveted brunch list, book even earlier –  by May 2nd.
  • The restaurant vibe is not one-size-fits-all: When asked about their ideal Mother’s Day restaurant experience: 30% of moms want to go to their favorite restaurant; 18% don’t care where they go but want their favorite cuisine; 15% want to dine at a new spot or try something new; 12% want to dine outdoors; 6% are seeking an elevated culinary experience; and 5% want to dine at a woman-owned restaurant.1 OpenTable’s filters (by cuisine, seating options, and minority owned/operated) and Experiences can help diners discover the perfect spot no matter what mom’s preference.
  • American, Italian & Steakhouses were most popular last holiday: OpenTable data reveals that in 2022, the most popular cuisines on Mother’s Day were: American, Italian, Steakhouses, Seafood and Mexican. Looking to shake things up? Consider one of the top trending cuisines (those seeing the greatest YoY increase): Chinese, Indian and Asian.3

“Last year, Mother’s Day was the second biggest day for dining, and with 78% of U.S. adults planning to spend the same or more this Mother’s Day vs. previous years,1 Mother’s Day dining shows no signs of slowing down,” said Susan Lee, Chief Growth Officer at OpenTable. “OpenTable’s Most Popular Brunch Spots book up quickly, so make sure to book by May 2nd to increase your chances of securing  a reservation at mom’s favorite spot.”

Planning Made Easy: The 100 Most Popular Brunch Spots

For the 46% of US adults looking for inspiration to help plan the perfect Mother’s Day,1 a great starting place is OpenTable’s 100 Most Popular Brunch Spots for 2023, culled from over 13 million diner reviews. This year, the list spans 22 states – with California representing the largest share on the list for the third year running. Next up is Florida with nine restaurants, and Pennsylvania at eight, both taking a larger share of the list than in years past.

The 100 Most Popular Brunch Spots for 2023 are (in alphabetical order by state):


Lon’s at The Hermosa – Paradise Valley
The Henry – Phoenix


Bacari Silver Lake – Los Angeles
Beachcomber Cafe Crystal Cove – Newport Coast
Brix – Napa
Duke’s Malibu – Malibu
Farmhouse at Rogers Gardens – Corona Del Mar
Fixins Soul Kitchen – Los Angeles
Girl & the Goat L.A. – Los Angeles
Geoffrey’s Restaurant – Malibu
Gracias Madre – West Hollywood, West Hollywood
Greens Restaurant – San Francisco
Jake’s – Del Mar
La Boheme – West Hollywood
Pacific Coast Grill – Cardiff-By-The-Sea
Perch LA – Los Angeles
Spencer’s Restaurant – Palm Springs
Si Bon – Rancho Mirage
Tam O’Shanter – Los Angeles
The Front Yard – North Hollywood
The Butcher, The Baker, The Cappuccino Maker – West Hollywood
the girl & the fig – Sonoma
The Ivy – West Hollywood
The Palm Court at RH – San Francisco


Cafe Tu Tu Tango – Orlando
Columbia Restaurant Ybor City – Tampa
Connors Steak & Seafood – Sarasota
Kyle G’s Prime Seafood – Jensen Beach
Latitudes – Key West
Louie Bossi Ristorante – Fort Lauderdale
Raglan Road Irish Pub – Lake Buena Vista
Shooters Waterfront – Fort Lauderdale
The Library – St. Petersburg


Bistro Niko – Atlanta
Canoe – Atlanta
Murphy’s – Atlanta
The Select – Atlanta


Mala Ocean Tavern – Lahaina
Orchids at Halekulani – Honolulu
Plumeria Beach House – Honolulu
The Plantation House Restaurant – Lahaina


3 Arts Club Cafe at RH Chicago – Chicago
Beatrix – Oak Brook
Café Ba-Ba-Reeba – Chicago
Meson Sabika – Naperville
Summer House Santa Monica – Chicago
The Dearborn – Chicago
The Gage – Chicago


The Cake Bake Shop – Carmel


Carson’s Food & Drink – Lexington
Patti’s 1880’s Settlement – Grand Rivers
OBC Kitchen – Lexington


Brennan’s – New Orleans
Atchafalaya Restaurant – New Orleans


Zehnder’s of Frankenmuth – Frankenmuth


Baldamar – Roseville
Hazelwood Food & Drink – St. Louis Park

North Carolina

Green Valley Grill – Greensboro
Print Works Bistro – Greensboro
Tupelo Honey – Asheville

New Jersey

Nicholas Barrel & Roost – Red Bank


Echo & Rig Steakhouse & Butcher Shop – Las Vegas
Eiffel Tower – Las Vegas
Mon Ami Gabi – Las Vegas

New York

Cafe Fiorello – New York
Cafe Luxembourg – New York
Del Vino Vineyards – Northport
Red Rooster Harlem – New York
Tavern on the Green – New York


Cap City Fine Diner & Bar – Columbus
Lindey’s – Columbus
Pier W – Cleveland


1906 at Longwood Gardens – Kennett Square
JG SkyHigh All Day Dining & Lounge – Philadelphia
Parc – Philadelphia
Talula’s Garden – Philadelphia
Terrain Cafe – Glen Mills
The Dandelion – Philadelphia
The Love – Philadelphia
White Dog Cafe – Wayne

South Carolina

Soby’s – Greenville


Adele’s – Nashville
Coastal Fish Company – Memphis
Midtown Cafe – Nashville


a’Bouzy – Houston
Brasserie Mon Chou Chou – San Antonio
Cappy’s Restaurant – San Antonio
Ida Claire – Addison
Steiner Ranch Steakhouse – Austin


Ada’s on the River – Alexandria
Ambar – Arlington
Matt and Tony’s All Day Kitchen + Bar – Alexandria
Ruthie’s All-Day – Arlington
Tuscarora Mill – Leesburg

Washington D.C.

Brasserie Liberté – Washington DC
La Vie – Washington DC
Le Diplomate – Washington DC
Old Ebbitt Grill – Washington DC
St. Anselm – Washington DC
Tabard Inn – Washington DC

For additional Mother’s Day dining inspiration, head to OpenTable.com and the OpenTable app.


1 Survey Methodology
All figures, unless otherwise stated, are from YouGov Plc. Total sample size was 1,204 adults, among whom 891 plan on celebrating Mother’s Day this year. Fieldwork was undertaken between April 3 – 4, 2023. The survey was carried out online. The figures have been weighted and are representative of all US adults (aged 18+).

2  100 Most Popular Brunch Spots in America for 2023 Methodology
OpenTable’s 100 Most Popular Brunch Spots in America list is generated from over 13 million verified OpenTable diner reviews collected between March 1, 2022 and February 28, 2023. All restaurants with a minimum “overall” score and number of qualifying reviews were included for consideration. The overall score is made up of unique data points, such as overall diner rating, user klout, total number of reviews, and regional overall rating. Qualifying restaurants were then scored and sorted according to the percentage of reviews, for which “good for brunch” was selected as a special feature.

3 OpenTable Data Methodology
OpenTable looked at seated reservations and diners from online, phone, and walk-in reservations (unless otherwise stated) on Mother’s Day 2022 (May 8, 2022).

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