Remember when mom had to drag you out of bed in the morning? Come Mother's Day, it may be your turn to get her up for a festive breakfast. And while a meal of eggs, waffles and pancakes won't set you back much cash, you may have to budget in waiting time, since these first-rate eateries generally don't take reservations. Best plan: Go extra-early, especially if mom is a morning person.

And if Mom is someone who'd rather sleep in, there's always brunch. We offer a wide array of options for a meal that might be buffet-style or sit-down and include anything from lobster frittata to lasagna.

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Here are 11 choices for the busiest restaurant day of the year, this year on May 10.

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