Mother's Day Brunch at the Audubon Tea Room

3 ladies raise wine glasses and toast while attending Audubon Zoo's Mother's Day event.

Mother's Day Brunch at the Audubon Tea Room
May 10, 2020

Dazzle mom this Mother's Day and make her feel special by booking the Audubon Tea Room Mother's Day Brunch. Mom will be pampered with a complimentary "Mom-osa," live entertainment, and a decadent buffet.

Included, enjoy admission into Audubon Zoo for the day. Excitement includes Grammy® Award winning Irma Thomas serenading guests under the oaks from 2:30 - 4 p.m. on the Capital One Bank Stage where she has headlined this event for more than three decades. For Audubon's full event details for Audubon Zoo's Mother's Day Celebration presented by Children's Hospital and Touro Infirmary, head on over to our main Mother's Day page.

-  Casual Attire
-  Reservations are required
-  Audubon Tea Room Brunch is a separate purchase from general Zoo admission on Mother's Day
-  No outside food or beverages

Mother’s Day Brunch Menu
Jerome S. Glazer Audubon Tea Room
Complimentary “Mom-osas”

Carving Items
Pepper Coated Round of Beef
Herb Roasted Breast of Turkey

Soup & Salad
Tomato Basil Soup
Caesar Salad
Spring Mix Baby Greens with Bleu Cheese, Pecans and Pears

Waffle Station
Chicken and Waffles with Strawberry Topping, Blueberry Topping, Whipped Cream, Butter, Pecans, and Maple Syrup

Omelet Station
Fluffy Omelets Made to Order with Your Choice of:
Bacon, Ham, Cheddar, Bell Peppers, Onions and Mushrooms

Other Entrées
Blackened Catfish
Beef Grillades and Cheese Grits
Fluffy Scrambled Eggs

Side Dishes
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Crisp Bacon
Spinach Audubon

Fresh Croissants and Biscuits with Butter and Jam

Traditional Bread Pudding with Rum sauce
Ice Cream Sundae Bar

Coffee, Tea, Iced Tea, Orange Juice, and Milk (on request)


Q: Is there live music? Will I be able to hear Irma Thomas from the Tea Room?
There will be a jazz band playing during brunch. Irma is scheduled to start after brunch ends.

Q: Can I purchase tickets at the doorNo; advance purchase is required.

Q: Do I need a ticket for my child under 5 years old?
Yes; all guests need a ticket in order to ensure proper spacing. When purchasing tickets, please choose the "Child Under 5" ticket, which is free of charge, but will ensure your party will have adequate space. Children under 5 without a ticket will not be admitted.

Q: When should I arrive?
Arrive within the first thirty minutes of your seating time. Please do not arrive sooner than your seating time. Note: The Audubon Tea Room will be closed between seatings 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. to reset the room.

Q: Where should I enter?
Please enter via the Jerome S. Glazer Audubon Tea Room front doors. The Tea Room is located to the left of the Zoo's main entrance.

Q: What should I wear?
The dress code for this event is casual.

Q: Where should I park?
You can park in the Zoo parking lot as space allows however large crowds are anticipated. Please allow ample time to find parking. Additional parking may be available on Magazine Street and the Riverview.

Q: Will I receive a refund if I am unable to attend?
There are no refunds or rainchecks. If you are unable to attend, your ticket purchase will be considered a donation to Audubon Nature Institute.

Q. What should I do if...
  - We have a big group with separate reservations but we all want to sit together;
  - I need a highchair;
  - I have a strict dietary allergy;
  - I have more questions?
Please call or email the Special Events Sales Office at 504-212-5301 or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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