It’s the perfect Mother’s Day outing at one of these brunch spots in northern Michigan.

The Lakeview, Shanty Creek Resorts


Reservations Recommended (231) 533-3070 11am-3pm Adults: $26  Seniors: $24  Children 6-12: $13   Children Under 6: Free

Brunch Favorites

Chilled orange juice and coffee, Display of fresh seasonal fruits, melons and berries, Assorted breakfast pastries, Traditional Caesar salad, shaved Parmesan cheese and herb sourdough croutons, Wild rice salad with raisins and toasted almonds, Cedar-smoked salmon garnished with capers and onions, Display of domestic and international cheese with artisan breads, Iced peel and eat shrimp


Cheeses, ham, bacon, bell peppers, onions, tomatoes, mushrooms, salsa

From the carver

Garlic pierced top round with pinot jus, Spice roasted ham

From the hot kiosk

Broccoli and cheese quiche , Cinnamon French toast, Double smoked bacon, Fresh potato hash, Roasted bistro chicken with capers, olives and artichokes, Herb-roasted tropical fish with lemon butter sauce, Herb-tossed pasta with peas, sun dried tomatoes and Parmesan cream sauce, Cheddar mashed, Redskin potatoes, Vegetable medley


Chef’s selection of fine pastries

Stafford’s Bay View Inn


Reservations Recommended (231) 347-2771 9 am – 3 pm Adults $22.95  Children $12.95


Citrus brunch punch, chilled peach yogurt soup, fresh fruit salad, strawberries in Devonshire cream, broccoli cherry salad, tomato basil & mozzarella salad, smoked whitefish pate, sliced smoked and cured salmon and warm feta, artichoke and roasted pepper cheese dip

Inn Baked Favorites

Stafford’s sticky buns and pastries

Chef’s Carving Station

Slow roasted turkey, country smoked ham and rosemary pepper rubbed sirloin of beef

Breakfast Favorites

Classic egg benedict, country smoked bacon, classic sausage links, thyme roasted fingerling potatoes and spinach and mushroom quiche

Brunch Favorites

Chicken forestiere over pinenut long grain and wild rice pilaf, grilled monterey salmon, scallion and tomato fettucine (gluten-free), crispy chicken livers, Nana’s tomato pudding, vegetable medley and candied carrots

Baker’s Sweets Table

Warm cherry and dark chocolate bread pudding, sweet cheese blintzes, lemon shortbread bars, seven layer cookie bites and peanut butter chocolate squares

The Beach House Restaurant

Boyne Falls

Reservations Recommended (231) 549-6854 11am-2:30pm Adults $23.95   Children 8-12  $12.95  Children 4-7 $6.95

Breakfast Station

Eggs Benedict, sausage, bacon, seasonal fresh fruit, assorted muffins, Danish, croissants, bagels, cinnamon rolls and breakfast breads.

Omelet and Waffle Station

Made to order omelets, Belgian waffles with warm maple syrup, fruit compote and whipped cream.

Salad Station

imported and domestic cheese board, grilled crudités, garden salad, BLT Caesar salad, Asian chicken salad and bow tie pasta salad with bacon and spring peas

Brunch Station

Chicken and dumplings, grilled chicken carbonara with penne pasta, roasted salmon with citrus guerre blanc, Swedish meatballs, fresh haricot vert, and roasted garlic and cheddar mashed Yukon gold potatoes.

The Carving Board

Chef-carved slow roasted prime rib of beef with bourbon demi-glace, spiral sliced maple glazed ham and an assortment of artisan rolls.

Dessert Station

Chef’s selection of assorted cakes and pies, chocolate fondue with marshmallows, miniature cream puffs, brownie bites, peanut butter cookies, pretzels, strawberries and angel food cake.

Sagamore’s Dining Room, The Inn at Bay Harbor

Bay Harbor

Reservations Essential (231) 439-4059 11:30am-3:30pm Adults $37 Children under 12—$16

Carving Station

Roasted prime rib, herb spiked turkey breast

Cold Buffet Items

Salad bar, Crudités, Seafood display

Hot Buffet Items

Eggs benedict, Broccoli and cheddar quiche, Sausage and candied bacon, Garlic and herb mashed potatoes, Roasted asparagus

Waffle and Crepe Station

Includes: strawberries, caramelized pineapple, bananas foster, whipped cream, blueberries and chocolate chips

Dessert Station

Assorted cakes, Pies, Cookies and Brownies

Find more ideas for eating out in Northern Michigan in the MyNorth Dining Guide.