Several Champaign-Urbana restaurants are offering delivery and takeout specials for Mother’s Day
Typically, this space would include a large listing of great brunch and dinner spots in Champaign-Urbana where you could go to relax and celebrate the women in your life who help to make it special. Since these past few weeks have been anything but typical, we are here to help you plan a Mothers Day that you won’t soon forget as we continue to shelter in place but also support our local businesses. Please check back often as we will continue to add to this list over the next few days as restaurants and caterers finalize their menus.
Thank you to Prairie Gardens for presenting our list of top Mother’s Day activities in Champaign-Urbana. Prairie Gardens offers its customers a memorable local shopping experience, with a unique mix of home, garden and seasonal décor. Offering specials now: FREE Hibiscus Bush (worth over $20) with $50 gift card purchase (valid 4/30 – 5/10); Select 1/2 gallon perennials for $5.97 (valid 4/30 – 5/13); Select Butterfly Bushes for $7.97 (valid 4/30 – 5/13, while they last!); Wave Petunias for 99¢ (valid 5 days only! 4/30 – 5/4, while they last!); Impatiens, full flat of 50 plants for $12.97 (valid 5 days only! 4/30 – 5/4, while they last!); Check out these gift baskets.
Extraordinary gardening, with expert advice when you need it most! Did you know that Prairie Gardens is offering curbside service? Get all the information HERE. Also available: gift cards.
Art Mart, 1705 S Prospect Ave, Champaign: offering a selection of salads, strawberries with creme fraiche dip, individual quiches, lemon herb salmon, kale quinoa salad with cranberry and apple, take and bake Art Mart cookies, butter croissants with preserves, cipriani belini bottles, hot coffee to go, packages of Intelligentsia coffee, Page Roasters and Stumptown. Also consider their vast selection of wines and Bloody Mary mixes. To order, visit the store or call (217) 344-7979.
Baldarotta’s Porketta & Sicilian Sausage, Lincoln Square Food Court, 300 S. Broadway Ave., Urbana: featuring lemon-thyme roasted chicken, spinach artichoke manicotti, white bean radish salad, and cannoli. Preorder by noon on May 8 by visiting their website.
Baxters American Grille, 100 Trade Center Dr., Champaign: offering a Prime Rib or turkey dinner option with sides and dessert – curbside pickup from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Preorder now through May 7. Call (217) 239-9299 to place your order.
Black Dog Smoke & Ale House, 320 N Chestnut, Champaign: options include smoked salmon, chicken salad (back by popular demand), beef ribs, pork ribs, baby back ribs, pulled pork, beef brisket and burnt ends with side options and BBQ sauces. To view the full menu, or to preorder food for pickup or delivery, visit their website.
Blue Dragonfly Catering, 1205 N. Harris, Champaign: Options include the Give Mom The Day Off Backyard Picnic with 8 piece baked chicken, mac and cheese, coleslaw and garden salad or Brunch for Mom which includes veggie quiche, sausage patties, fruit salad and garden salad. Meals come with corn muffins and dessert. Feed a family of four for $50. Curbside pickup or delivery May 10 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Order by May 7 at the website.
Dish Passionate Cuisine, 45 E. University Ave., Champaign: Mother’s Day Brunch, 2 for $32 or 4 for $60. Pickup Sunday 5/10 between 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Choose 2 entrees and 3 sides; dessert extra. Taking orders until 9:00 a.m. Saturday 5/9. Message us on Facebook, email us at email@example.com or call 217-390-4726.
Geschenk Boutique and Coffee and Tea Haus, 228 E Lincoln St., Saint Joseph: Pre-order Mother’s Day brunch by Wednesday, May 6 at noon. Brunch includes a 9″ quiche, cinnamon rolls, and fruit salad. Pre-order on our website www.shopgeschenk.us.
Hopscotch Bakery + Market, 802 W. John St., Champaign: featuring a breakfast in bed option, floral arrangements, cupcakes, cheesecake, and more. Pre-Order for pick up on Saturday May 9th between 9 a.m.-2 p.m. by visiting the website.
Lodgic Everyday Kitchen is offering brunch (plus all of your other Everyday Kitchen favorites). From meatloaf to flatbreads, salads to spitfire chicken, they’ve gathered their most popular dishes from their menu. They’ve even added a few new items! Order online here or call 217-607-1960.
Longhorn Steakhouse, 2101 N Prospect Avenue, Champaign: celebrate Mom with a steakhouse meal featuring fresh, boldly seasoned steak cuts like Flo’s Filet and the Outlaw Ribeye. Other signature items are also available using LongHorn’s Curbside To Go service. Where permissible, bottles of wine are also available for $15 each, as well mix-and-match six-packs of beer for $10. To order, visit LongHornSteakhouse.com
Michaels’ Catering: offering cold drop-offs on Saturday, May 9, to heat up brunch for Mother’s Day. Brunch options include frittata, turkey breast, sides, and more. Additional add-ons include dessert and mimosas. Call (217) 351-2500 to place your order.
Olive Garden, 30 E. Anthony Drive, Champaign: Treat Mom with the comfort and convenience of the new Mother’s Day Family-Style Take & Bake Bundle. The bundle includes one pan of ready-to-bake Giant Cheese Stuffed Shells, a jumbo house salad with a bottle of signature Italian dressing, one dozen ready-to-bake breadsticks and choice of homemade Alfredo or Marinara dipping sauce. The bundle is available starting May 2 and serves up to five people starting at $40. Order early to secure your ideal carside pickup or delivery time slot at www.OliveGarden.com.
Piato Cafe, 804 E. Main St., Urbana: offering entrees such as baked caprese chicken, honey dijon roasted pork loin, spinach artichoke lasagna, vegan spanakopita pie, sides, vegetables, and desserts. All orders must be placed by 4 p.m.on Wednesday, May 6, and picked up between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 9. Delivery is also available for $5. Email or call (217) 344-9015 to place your order.
Prairie Fruits Farm: Order lots of yummy cheese and other stuff from our favorite goat cheese makers. “Dote on Mom” cheese & accompaniments basket extravaganza, a “Perfect Bite for Mom” gift package of bloomies, honey and bread and a “Make Mom Some Cinnamon Buns” package that features a recipe for cinnamon buns using Janie’s Mill flour, chevre (for the frosting) and Voss orchard pecans! Online store HERE.
Silvercreek, 402 N. Race St., Urbana: On Saturday, May 9, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, “We will be offering a complimentary box of dessert bites including coconut cream pie, lavender shortbread cookie, and a chocolate cupcake. Just drive through our parking lot and we will bring the box to you. No preorder is required. 1 dessert box per car while supplies last.” Call (217) 328-3402 with questions.
Tasty Tart, 405 S. Neil St., Champaign: opening Friday, May 1, Tasty Tart features a specialty of 8 flavors of tarts which are made from additive-free, artificial coloring-free, and preservative-free ingredients. They will be offering “THANK YOU MOM Boxes” with a secret tart as well as our top sellers. In-store pick up and curbside pick up from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Call (331) 303-2477 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org to pre-order.
Are you planning to offer a special Mother’s Day brunch option for pickup or carry out? Email us and we will add you to our list.