Mother’s Day is this Sunday, and I’m still finalizing my own plans for my mom (Mom, I hope you’re not reading this!). I do have a gift for my mom, but I don't want to cook and would rather take my mom out to enjoy a nice meal. For those of you like me, who haven’t finalized meal plans yet, there’s still time. I've done the work for you and found a handful of places in Hendricks County where you can enjoy a special Mother’s Day meal with the mom in your life (whether she’s your aunt, grandma, mom, sister or mom-figure). Boulder Creek Dining Company Boulder Creek Dining Company in Brownsburg. This popular Brownsburg mainstay, which feels like being in a ski lodge in Colorado, will have a full brunch buffet with something for everyone including vanilla French toast, biscuits and gravy, roasted turkey and prime rib. The buffet is from 10 a.m.–3 p.m. and is $23 for adults and $12 for children 12 and under. Call for reservations and more information.
Boulder Creek Dining Company
1551 N. Green St.
Brownsburg, Indiana
(317) 858-8100
  Charbonos Charbonos in Avon. This well-loved, upscale Avon restaurant (part of the Cunningham Restaurant Group- with Boulder Creek) is offering a full brunch buffet on Mother’s Day. The menu wasn't finalized in time for my deadline, but I was told to plan on a variety of appetizing breakfast and lunch dishes. The brunch buffet is from 10 a.m.–3 p.m. and costs $23 for adults and $12 for children 12 and under. Call for reservations and more information.
Charbonos
128 N. Ind. 267
Avon, Indiana
(317) 272-1900
  Chateau Thomas Winery Award-winning Chateau Thomas Winery in Plainfield. Want a little bit of atmosphere with your Mother’s Day meal? Why not visit award-winning Chateau Thomas Winery in Plainfield, where you can enjoy a glass of wine and a fine meal at their special Mother’s Day brunch buffet. The buffet will include a fully loaded omelet station, honey-baked ham, teriyaki-glazed salmon and more mouth-watering items. The brunch buffet will have two seatings at 10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. and is $35 per adult  (includes 1 drink token) and $15 for children 6 to 12, 5 and under are free. Reservations are required by calling the number below.
Chateau Thomas Winery
6291 Cambridge Way
Plainfield, Indiana
(317) 837-9463
  The Coachman Restaurant & Lounge The Coachman Restaurant & Lounge Mom will enjoy the family-friendly atmosphere at this popular Plainfield restaurant (just a few miles from the Indianapolis International Airport) where good food and service go hand in hand. The Coachman is open for lunch and dinner with specials like mother’s-cut prime rib and mother’s-cut filet. Drink specials include domestic beer and Bloody Mary. Call for reservations and more information.
The Coachman Restaurant & Lounge
6112 Cambridge Way
Plainfield, Indiana
(317) 839-4545
  Dawson's Too Sticks & Stones Dawson's Too Sticks & Stones in Brownsburg. This independently-owned and operated Brownsburg restaurant will have three options for Mother’s Day (similar to their recent Easter celebration):
  • Brunch from 9-11:30 a.m.
  • Buffet from 11:30 a.m.–3 p.m.
  • Regular menu after 4 p.m.
You can choose to eat in their dining room or in the bar area (with plenty of TV’s for moms who enjoy watching sports). Call for reservations, menu (still being finalized), pricing and more information. *I recently dined here on Easter and had a wonderful meal and a friend of mine told me their Mother’s Day buffet is a family favorite.
Dawson’s Too Sticks & Stones
773 E. Main St.
Brownsburg, Indiana
(317) 858-8400
  Savor Thyme Cafe Savor Thyme Cafe in Brownsburg. Mom will enjoy brunch at this charming and cozy restaurant, which will make you think you’re dining in a historic inn. You’ll find brunch menu items to order like blueberry French toast, biscuits and gravy, Egg Creation (Chef’s Special) and mimosas and Bloody Mary drinks. Brunch is available from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Call for reservations and more information. If the weather’s nice, you may opt to dine outside on the patio where you can enjoy a mimosa, a view and a fine meal with mom.
Savor Thyme Cafe
224 N. Green St.
Brownsburg, Indiana
(317) 858-7862
  Be sure to check Visit Hendricks County’s website for a complete list of dining options in Hendricks County. Where are you planning to celebrate Mother’s Day in Hendricks County? Leave us a note in the comments section below.