Mother's Day Countdown: 12 Days


Mother’s Day is sneaking up on us. It may be tough to snag a reservation anywhere good at this late date. Here are a few breakfast places that are strictly first come, first served.

Fox & Goose Public House
1001 R St., Sacramento; (916) 443-8825;
Regular breakfast menu; includes omelettes, waffles, eggs Benedict and pub grill (eggs, potatoes, fruit and toast); free glass of Champagne for Mom
7 a.m.–3 p.m.

Tower Cafe
1518 Broadway, Sacramento; (916) 441-0222;
Regular brunch menu, plus two specials; includes blueberry cornmeal pancakes, omelettes, carnitos con huevos, Moroccan yogurt and fruit
8 a.m.–2 p.m.

1730 L St., Sacramento; (916) 444-1100
Regular all-day menu; includes crêpes, soups, salads, omelettes, eggs, sandwiches and pasta
7 a.m.–10:30 p.m.

Ettore’s European Bakery & Restaurant
2376 Fair Oaks Blvd., Sacramento; (916) 482-0708;
Regular Sunday brunch menu; includes omelettes, eggs, breakfast sandwiches and burritos, French toast, quiche and housemade pastries; patio seating
8 a.m.–2 p.m.