Mother’s Day in Charleston

May 11, 2023

Mother’s Day is on Sunday, May 14, 2023. Take mom to brunch, tea, or dinner at one of Charleston’s delicious restaurants, many of which are hosting a special menu. See our recommended Mother’s Day options below, and be sure to make a reservation in advance. A card, flowers, or a gift are always a nice touch, too! 

More options are being added as they are announced. Submit your Mother’s Day event here.

Mother’s Day Brunches in Charleston

Church and Union

Enjoy a Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet at Church and Union on Sunday, May 14, 2023, from 9:00am to 4:00pm followed by regular a la carte dinner at 5:00pm. The Mother’s Day Brunch Buffett is $70 per person and $40 for children 12 and under. Adults can enjoy 1 complimenting Bloody Mary or Mimosa.



Lenoir is hosting a Mother’s Day Sunday Supper with a Pre-fixe three-course family-style meal on Sunday, May 14, 2023, from 2:00pm to 7:00pm. The pre-fixe menu will be $55 per person and there will be complimentary parking in the garage at 69 Wentworth.

Neighborhood: Downtown | Lower King

  • What to Order: Pre-fixe three-course family-style meal


The Longboard

The Longboard on Sullivan’s Island is opening early on Sunday, May 14, 2023 to host Mother’s Day Brunch. Brunch will be held from 9:00am to 3:00pm. Enjoy the morning at The Longboard and then head to the beach for some sunshine.

Neighborhood: Sullivan’s Island

What to Order: Tropical Fruit and Passion Fruit Yogurt Bowl and Breakfast Burger


Brasserie la Banque

Brasserie la Banque is hosting Mother’s Day Brunch on Sunday, May 14, 2023, from 10:00am to 3:00pm. The brunch menu includes homemade brioche bread with whipped butter, Caviar Du Banque, Coq Au Vin, Steak Frites, and Brioche French Toast with blueberries and lemon cream.

Neighborhood: Downtown | French Quarter

What to Order: Steak Frites and Brioche French Toast


The Palmetto Cafe – Charleston Place

The Palmetto Cafe inside The Charleston Place is hosting Mother’s Day Brunch on Sunday, May 14, 2023, from 10:30am to 2:30pm. Brunch for adults is $120 per person, and for kids, it is $38 per person. Children 3 and under eat for free. The Brunch includes a carving station, seafood tower, and bakeshop.

Neighborhood: Downtown | Lower King

  • What to Order: Buffett

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82 Queen

82 Queen is hosting Mother’s Day Brunch on Sunday, May 14, 2023, from 10:00am to 2:00pm. Enjoy brunch in the courtyard or in 82 Queen’s historic dining rooms. The brunch menu includes Barbecue Shrimp & Grits, Southern Fried Chicken & Biscuits, and She Crab Soup.

Neighborhood: Downtown | Lower King

What to Order: Buttermilk Biscuits and She Crab Soup


The Darling Oyster Bar

If the mom in your life is a fan of oysters and Bloody Marys, look no further than, The Darling Oyster Bar for your Mother’s Day Brunch plans. The Darling Oyster Bar hosts Sunday brunch from 11:00am to 2:00pm. Be sure to order The Captain, The Darling’s award-winning Bloody Mary. It includes a lobster claw, king crab leg, shrimp, and a hush puppy.


Park & Grove

Mother’s Day brunch at Park & Grove is on Sunday, May 14, 2023, from 9:00am to 2:30pm. This popular neighborhood spot focuses on fresh, seasonal cuisine. The brunch menu includes Sourdough Sticky Buns, Smoked Salmon Bagel, Huevos Rancheros, and Crab Cake Benedict.

  • What to Order: Sourdough Sticky Buns


High Cotton

Mother’s Day brunch at High Cotton is on Sunday, May 14, 2023, from 10:00am to 2:00pm. High Cotton is a Charleston classic and serves up some fantastic dishes at brunch, like their Crab Cake Benedict, Chicken and Waffles, and Brioche French Toast.

  • What to Order: Crab Cake Benedict


Eli’s Table

Enjoy gourmet Lowcountry food for Mother’s Day Brunch at Eli’s Table on Sunday, May 14, 2023, from 9:00am to 3:00pm. The brunch menu includes Fried Green Tomato Napoleon, Beignets, and Brunch classics like omelets and egg dishes.

  • What to Order: Chicken and Waffles



Mexican restaurant Maya is hosting Mother’s Day Brunch on Sunday, May 14, 2023 from 12:00pm to 7:00pm. The Mother’s Day Brunch menu includes Chilaquiles, Huevos Rancheros, Sweet Bread French Toast, Carnitas Benedict, and more tasty brunch options.

  • What to Order: Huevos Rancheros


The Obstinate Daughter

Enjoy Mother’s Day Brunch on Sullivan’s Island at The Obstinate Daughter on Sunday, May 14, 2023, from 10:00am to 3:00pm. The Obstinate Daugther offers their beloved pasta and pizza at brunch and more traditional brunch menu items like Blueberry Acai Bowl, Sweet Rolls, and a Breakfast Sandwich.


Post House Inn

Post House Inn is a coastal tavern and inn in the Old Village in Mount Pleasant, SC. Enjoy Mother’s Day brunch at the Inn on Sunday, May 14, 2023, from 10:00am to 3:00pm. The Post House Inn will have holiday specials on the menu and are partnering with Out of Hand to have beautiful bouquets available for purchase in-house.

  • Neighborhood: Mount Pleasant
  • What to Order: Backbar Cheeseburger and Belgian Cornmeal Waffle


Community Table

Enjoy Mother’s Day Brunch at Community Table in I’On on Sunday, May 14, 2023, from 10:00am to 3:00pm.

  • Neighborhood: Mount Pleasant
  • What to Order: Monkey Bread and Steak and Eggs


Other Mother’s Day Happenings in Charleston

Mother’s Day Perfume Making Class

Mother’s Day Perfume Making Class is Wednesday, May 10, 2023 starting at 5:00pm at The Loutrel. Attendees can celebrate Mother’s Day early with a perfume making class at The Loutrel in partnership with perfumery, Tijon. Attendees will learn the art of fragrance creation, and will leave with a curated signature scent, name and bottle. Scents will be stored with Tijon and available for re-order at any time. Guests will enjoy sparkling wine and light bites during the event. Tickets are $95 per person.

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Get The Tea With Mom

Enjoy tea with Mom at The Honey Hive in downtown Charleston this Mother’s day. Tea will be served on Sunday, May 14, 2023 from 10:00am to 1:30pm. Tickets are $55 per person plus tax and gratuity. Attendees can expect a welcome glass of champagne, homemade tea sandwiches, mini decadent desserts, and of course, tea! Regular brunch menu items and reservations can also be made. 


Mommy & Me Mother’s Day Cupcake Bouquet Class

The Mommy & Me, Mother’s Day Cupcake Bouquet Class at Mercantile & Mash is Sunday, May 14, 2023, at 4:00pm. Tickets are $75 and cover the cost of one parent and one child (over the age of 5). Attendees will be guided through how to make their own cupcake bouquets and will get to bring home their creations. Light snacks and drinks will be provided.

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Mother’s Day Floral Workshop

The Charleston Museum is partnering with local floral designer Pia Geraghty to host a Mother’s Day Floral Workshop on Saturday, May 13, 2023 from 10:00am to 12:00pm at The Charleston Museum. Members of the museum can attend the workshop fro $75 and non-members can attend for $105. All materials for the arrangements will be provided.

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Camellias (High Tea)

Take mom to high tea to celebrate her on Mother’s Day. Enjoy high tea at Camellias in Hotel Bennett on Sunday, May 14, 2023, from 11:30am to 1:30 pm and from 2:00pm to 4:00pm, and 4:30pm – 6:30pm. 


Zero George Cooking Class

Treat mom to a cooking class at Zero George! The Zero George Cooking Class Series is held on Saturday and Sundays starting at 11:00am at Zero George. Attendees sit together around “The Pass” – Zero’s historic demonstration kitchen – as they watch and learn from the culinary team all while enjoying a three-course lunch and house wines. Tickets are $195 per person.

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Mother’s Day Brunch Package

Leave the cooking to someone else this Mother’s Day. Treat mom with Table & Twine Charleston’s Mother’s Day Brunch Package! Table & Twine’s Mother’s Day Brunch Package includes Shrimp and Grits, Blueberry Crumb Cake, and Spinach and Ricotta Stuffed Croissants. The brunch packages range from $159 to $219. Order by Tuesday, May 9th, for pickup or delivery on Friday, May 12th. 

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More Charleston Mother’s Day events will be added here as they are announced. Submit your events here. 

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