Mother’s Day 2018: Where to Celebrate

Mother’s Day is just a few days away. Do you have plans yet? If you’ve waited until the last minute, we have some good news: Plenty of restaurants have specials to make your Mom’s day memorable. In this post, you’ll find them all conveniently in one spot.

As always, details are subject to change. Always contact the venue beforehand for the latest information. Happy Mother’s Day!

AQ Chophouse by Il Mulino

Treat your mom to the ultimate Mother’s Day at AQ Chophouse by Il Mulino. For $85 per person, indulge in an all-you-can-eat buffet with options ranging from made to order omelets to freshly prepared pasta dishes. Brunch enthusiasts can feast their sights and appetites on a beautifully presented spread of carved meats, omelets, pastas, salads, assorted cheeses, a raw bar, colorful fruits, pastries and more.

For Il Mulino New York devotees, signature dishes like the Ravioli ai Porcini and Gnocchi al Pesto are available at the pasta station. Complement your brunch with unlimited mojitos, bloody marys, mimosas and prosecco. But that’s not all! Enjoy live music and commission a portrait of you and your mother by the cartoonist to remember her special day.

AZABU Miami Beach

Celebrate your mom in a big way this year with a Mother’s Day Dinner at Azabu Miami Beach. At this Michelin-starred concept, experts will take over your taste buds with authentic Japanese fare.

The $55 four-course special dinner menu will include Cold Edamame Soup; a choice of appetizers including Oysters, Salmon Tataki or House Salad; a choice of entrees including Lamb Chops, Grilled Suzuki/Branzino, Sakura Pork Shiokoji, or Half Lobster; and either Masa’s Chocolate Cake or Raspberry and Champagne Granite for dessert. Don’t forget to indulge in Azabu’s extensive selection of sakes and Japanese whiskies…your mom deserves it.

Big Easy Winebar & Grill

Big Easy Winebar & Grill, located at Brickell City Centre, is inviting families to enjoy a taste of authentic South African cuisine this Mother’s Day. During lunch, diners can indulge in comfort-food galore with options from the a la carte menu available along with the following specials:

  • Steak and Eggs ($26) – 8 oz. churrasco served with a green chutney aioli, two eggs and mixed green salad
  • Biscuits and Gravy ($20) – homemade biscuit, two eggs, boerie sausage gravy and crispy potato;
  • Nutella Stuffed French Toast ($18) – Nutella stuffed brioche served with banana and strawberry syrup;
  • Chicken and Waffles ($20) – deep fried Peri Peri chicken thighs and buttermilk waffles served with maple syrup.

Boulud Sud

Boulud Sud Miami is treating moms extra special this Mother’s Day with a $65 three-course prix fixe menu. Executive Chef Clark Bowen will be serving up dishes inspired by the Coastal Mediterranean such as the signature Octopus a la Plancha and Chicken Tagine, plus exclusive brunch dishes such as the Grilled Steak & Egg, Lobster Omelette, and Pastry Chef Saeko Nemoto’s Pistachio French Toast.

Forget standard Mimosas and Bloody Marys, for $35 guests can order unlimited “mix & match” brunch cocktails, including the L’orange made with citrus vodka or the Straggisto made with greek yogurt and rum. Whether enjoying mezze and refreshments at the bar, or sitting down for a multi-course brunch, impress mom with an experience at legendary Chef Daniel Boulud’s newest Mediterranean eatery.

Bourbon Steak

BOURBON STEAK, James Beard Award-winning chef Michael Mina’s, modern, American steakhouse at Turnberry Isle Miami will be offering a spectacular Mother’s Day brunch from 11AM to 2:30PM. Priced at $79 per person (excluding tax and gratuity) guests can indulge in chef de cuisine Gabriel Fenton’s culinary mastery as the restaurant celebrates ten years of wowing diners this year.

Diners can feast on buffet items featuring an assortment of offerings like Breakfast, Omeletes, Raw Bar Station, Antipasto Table, Small Plates salads; hot selections including Carved NY Striploin, Braised Short Rib, BBQ Salmon, Mac N’ Cheese; and an assortment of sweet treats including pies, tarts, mini pastries and assorted cakes. BOURBON STEAK is located at Turnberry Isle Miami at 19999 West Country Club Drive in Aventura.

For reservations, please call (786) 279-6600.

Devon Seafood + Steak

Pamper mom with a special Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet featuring all the fixings including a carving station, a fresh selection of cold and hot dishes including a seafood display, made-to-order Belgian waffles and omelets as well as a decadent dessert display filled with a variety of sweet treats including Devon’s signature carrot cake.

Guest can sip on Devon’s featured cocktails such as the Strawberry Basil Mojito and the Pacific Punch as well as a variety of classic brunch cocktails. The Mother’s Day brunch menu will be served from 10AM until 2PM and will be priced at $35 per adult and $17 per child ages 5-10; tax and gratuity not included. Regular dinner service will also be served from 4PM until 9PM.

Española Way

Española Way is turning Mother’s Day into an ALL-DAY family affair complete with food and drink specials at the charming street’s various restaurants. The day of fun will also include 3 dance and vocal performances after the sun goes down.

In the morning, stroll through the street’s Sunday Craft Market featuring handmade merchandise made by local artisans as well as locally produced food. Also, make sure to make a pit-stop at Havana 1957 for $19.99 bottomless mimosas until 5 p.m.

During the afternoon, treat your mom to bottomless tacos at Oh! Mexico. Yes, you read that correctly! Bottomless tacos! If you’re trying to keep things light, head over to Mercato della Pescheria for $20 bottomless mimosas. Other food specials include Lobster Tagliolini per la mamma at La Hosteria Romana or paella for two at Tapas y Tintos. 

Just when you thought it couldn’t get any better, the fun continues throughout the night! Enjoy Samba with Boteco, beginning at 6:30 p.m., featuring a live band and samba dancers. Immerse yourself in Italian culture at 7:30 p.m. with a live performance by an Italian opera singer.  Lastly, shake your hips alongside passionate Flamenco dancers at 8:30 p.m. 

Essensia Restaurant at The Palms Hotel & Spa

Essensia Restaurant at The Palms Hotel & Spa, known for its “inspired by nature” culinary approach, serves up a flavorful Mother’s Day brunch accompanied by a touch of wellness by the hotel’s signature AVEDA Spa.

Essensia’s new Chef de Cuisine Idle Ferrer curates a locally sourced, natural gourmet brunch offering an extensive buffet with cold, hot, raw bar and carving stations, Sunday, May 13 11:30 am – 3:30 pm for $75 a person and $35 for children 12 and under.

Highlights include, Roasted Lamb Leg with tropical mango mint salsa and lamb au jus; Truffled Eggs with gold potato gratin, roasted foraged mushrooms, black truffle, béchamel and chervil; Salmon Flatbread with crème fraiche, fennel and green apple brown butter; and Belgian Waffles with fresh berries, banana brûlée, Vermont butter and maple syrup.

ETARU Hallandale

Treat mom to a lavish brunch at the spectacular oceanfront restaurant featuring contemporary Robatayaki cuisine, on Sunday, May 13 from 12:30PM until 4PM. All guests will receive a welcome cocktail on arrival and unlimited “MOM-osas” with brunch.

All moms will be gifted a Just For Mom gift bag from ETARU and Heed Spa with treats to take home and enjoy. A Kids’ Corner will be available for kids to craft special Mother’s Day cards and Heed Spa will be activating a pop-up on the terrace offering 15-minute head, back and shoulder massages at a special rate of $25. The brunch priced at $75 per person includes a welcome cocktail, bottomless pours of Whispering Angel Rosé, Sauvignon Blanc, Primitivo Sasseo or for an additional $20. Louis Roderer NV champagne.

Guests also enjoy an array of hot and cold starters on the robata counter, choice of one main course and a decadent dessert presentation. The robust spread of hot and cold appetizers at the counter include some of ETARU’s signature plates – an assortment of hand rolled Maki; Crispy Rice Cake with choice of salmon or avocado; Brown Rice and Quinoa Salad; and White Miso Soup with scallions.

Main course options include the spicy tobanjan Glazed Pork Ribs; shredded filo wrapped Tiger Prawn Tempura; Salmon Teriyaki with sansho salt and lemon; Lamb Cutlets with Korean spices; Prime Beef Fillet with eryngii mushrooms and wasabi ponzu sauce; and Black Cod with yuzu miso. Call (954) 271-3222

Habitat by Jose Mendin

Celebrate mom at Habitat by Chef José Mendín located inside the 1 Hotel South Beach where brunch-goers can enjoy an extensive,decadent brunch buffet priced at $80 per person (excluding tax and gratuity) from noon to 4PM on Sunday, May 13. Featuring a menu inspired by Land, Sea and Fire, Habitat’s brunch excites with extensive offerings that include breakfast favorites and innovative creations.

Guests can dive into an endless selection of food stations including options from the Sea – Raw Bar with fresh oysters and shrimp; a Ceviche Station offering a selection of fish and sauces; and various offerings of Handcrafted Sushi such as Pubbelly Sushi’s beloved Yellowtail Roll. Warm selections – Fire – include made-to-order Omelets with a selection of inventive proteins such as pincho de pollo con aji panca, glazed filet mignon and lemongrass langoustines; Tortilla de Patatas; Chilaquiles; and breakfast favorites such as Waffles and Pancakes.

Save room for the dessert creations of Corporate Pastry Chef Maria Orantes and Habitat Pastry Chef Patricio Larrera. Inspired offerings include a Cinnabao – a mash-up of a cinnamon roll and a bao bun; a Donut Bar featuring a rotating selection of handmade donuts; a variety of croissants featuring unexpected fillings such as the Crema Catalana Croissant and Cheesecake Croissant.

Additional selections include Danishes, tarts, cookies, and muffins. In addition to an extensive array of eats, bottomless drink options person include bottomless mimosas, Bellinis, micheladas and Bloody Marys ($15); rose ($28); Champagne Pommery ($55); and Perrier Jouet Belle Epoque ($150). Habitat is located at 1 Hotel South Beach, 2395 Collins Avenue on Miami Beach. Reservations are recommended and are available via Opentable.

The InterContinental Hotel

The InterContinental Hotel in Downtown Miami is offering a brunch bundle this year that includes bottomless cocktails and a credit at the hotel’s spa, just an elevator ride away.

From 11:30 A.M. – 3:00 P.M., Richard Sandoval’s esteemed ToroToro pan-Latin eatery will be dishing out brunch favorites, bottomless mimosas, and bloody mary’s for $75/person and $37/kids (little ones under five eat free). But wait, there’s more: reserve a table today and Mom receives a $25 credit at the hotel’s MySpa.

Jack’s Miami

Nothing says comfort food like Jack’s Miami. This Mother’s Day, Jack’s Miami will be serving up a special dish for those mom’s craving something on the sweeter side. Mom’s can indulge in a French Toast made with Challah bread served with cheesecake filling and topped with a mixed berries syrup.

Jaya at The Setai

Celebrate Mother’s Day at the luxurious hotel’s modern Asian restaurant with a lavish buffet spread, live jazz performances and unlimited champagne and bloody marys. Mothers and their loved ones can choose from an array of options including a kids station; rotisserie station featuring roasted strip loin au jus; a seafood station with Alaskan king crabs legs; a sushi station; a dim sum station; an Indian station showcasing butter chicken; and an Asian station with pad thai goong sod and red pork curry.

Don’t get too full, there is also a next-level dessert station piled high with anything and everything that satisfies your sweet tooth and a liquid nitrogen ice cream station. Enjoy the family-friendly environment inside the cozy restaurant, or outside in The Setai’s serene courtyard. The Mother’s Day brunch is $125 per person $65 per child.

KINGS Dining & Entertainment Doral

Celebrate every moment at KINGS Dining & Entertainment Doral this Mother’s Day. The special day will include free pin painting for kids allowing moms to enjoy quality time with their children while taking advantage of KINGS other gaming amenities, bowling, great food and drink pricing and more.

For moms who like to use Mother’s Day as a day to relax or let loose without their kids, KINGS offers unbeatable happy hour pricing not once, but twice, a day! From 3 – 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. – close, there’s no better way to embrace the holiday.


For Mother’s Day, KYU will be offering complimentary slices of Michael Lewis’ “Mom’s Coconut Cake” for all the moms and grandmoms at brunch. Highlights from the Wynwood favorite’s menu include crispy banana bourbon french toast, roasted cauliflower, thai fried rice stone pot and even eggs benedict on a buttermilk biscuit with your choice of crab, crispy pork or kale.

Upgrade your brunch with an order of bottomless prosecco, red or white wine for $35, bottomless rosé for $40,

or check out one of KYU’s unique cocktails such as the Wynwood Mule made with Hangar 1 Vodka, smoked pineapple, lime, bitters and ginger beer.

La Moderna

La Moderna is treating moms across Miami to a very special Mother’s Day. All tables celebrating the occasion will receive complimentary Torta Mimosa, a famous Italian sweet featuring a layered sponge cake filled with crème patissière and limoncello topped with sponge cake crumbs that resemble mimosa flowers, for dessert specially crafted for the holiday by esteemed Executive Chef Gianluca.

Guests can also enjoy bottomless sparkling wine cocktails for $18, including mimosas, bellinis and rossinis, a popular Italian cocktail made with strawberry purée.

LT Steak & Seafood and The Alley

The two culinary outlets at The Betsy Hotel, LT Steak & Seafood and The Alley will be hosting Mother’s Day Brunch so you can show her how much you really care.  Reservations are strongly recommended for LT Steak & Seafood and can be made by calling (305) 673-0044. LTSS is located at 1440 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139. No reservations necessary for The Alley, which is located at 1433 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139.

LT Steak & Seafood
  • Lake Meadow Farms Shakshouka, Housemade pita, $16
  • Asparagus & Wild Mushroom Quiche, Grilled ramps, fontina cheese, watercress salad, $15
  • Pan Roasted Key West Skate Wing, Beluga lentil salad, radish tops, preserved lemon, labneh, $32
  • Grilled 10oz Wagyu Bayette, Mother Earn Farms Squash Melange, Herb de Provence gremolata, $49
  • Local Peach & Apricot Rustic Tart, Cardamom honey sauce, whipped creme fraiche, $11
  • Cherry Valrhona Chocolate Layer Cake, Mascarpone crema, orange sherbet, $12
The Alley
  • Lake Meadow Farms Egg White Frittata, Zucchini, roasted peppers, caciocavallo, mint, whipped robiola, $16
  • Swank Farms Wild Arugula Salad, Cured blood orange, shaved pecorino, toasted almonds, $15
  • Pan Roasted Scallop & Shrimp Tagliatelle, Ramps, garlic butter, seafood brodo, $24
  • Grilled Asparagus Pizza, Cage-free egg, baby Swiss chard, pesto, mozzarella, $21
  • Roasted Local Apricot Zabaglione, Nut Crumble, Crispy Phyllo, $8


Macchialina invites guests on a culinary adventure this Mother’s Day to celebrate Mamma with an exclusive Chef’s Tasting Menu, hand-crafted by Chef Mike Pirolo in addition to the restaurant’s regular a la carte menu.

Chef’s five-course tasting menu is set at $75 per person plus tax and gratuity. To start, diners will feast on house favorites such as the Burrata Crostino, Broccolini al Cesare, and Creamy Polenta with sausage ragu. Enjoy a pasta course of either the Agnolotti dal Plin (Winner of MacMadness tournament): filled with roast duck leg, vin cotto, and baby spinach Cavatelli Macchialina with baby meatballs, porchetta, and pecorino; or the Taglione al Funghi with Abalone mushrooms and parmigiano.

Main courses will feature Chef Mike’s Mother’s Day special, Slow Braised Veal Ossobuco with baby carrots, creamy polenta and gremolata. Offered only a few times a year, the cross-cut veal shanks braised with vegetables, white wine and broth are sure to dazzle Mom. If veal isn’t her style, the Mediterranean Branzino served with Yukon gold potatoes, brown butter and capers will be offered on the Chef’s tasting menu for just $59 per person.

A wine pairing will also be available for $32 per person. Ending on a sweet note, Chef will reveal the dolce of the evening the night-of. Reservations can be made by calling (305) 534-2124 or emailing

Meat Market Miami Beach

Miami Beach’s favorite steakhouse will offer a $26 prix fixe menu, which will include a choice of appetizer, choice of entrée and choice of side. All Mom’s will also receive a complimentary glass of Veuve Clicquot Rose all day long for lunch and dinner with any entrée purchase. The prix fixe menu will be available Sunday, May 13th from 12:00 – 4:00pm.

The National Hotel

Collins Avenue’s elegant and cinematic Art Deco hotel, The National Hotel, is inviting guests to roll out the red carpet for mom this Mother’s Day with a full day of offerings that include a lavish brunch complete with live Jazz performance by Dave Attelan & The Magic Vocals. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., brunch guests will enjoy Tamara Bistro’s contemporary cuisine with a Miami twist, all while taking in an unforgettable jazz experience for $49 per person.

Patrons can indulge in a brunch buffet that includes: a full breakfast station (eggs and omelets, chicken apple sausage, home-style potatoes, waffles and fresh fruits); specialty breakfast items; bread station; desserts; live carving station, pasta, fresh fish, free range chicken, Mediterranean display, salad display, domestic and imported cheeses, charcuterie, and ceviche.

Nautilus South Beach

Treat mom to some bubbly and #SundayFunday at Nautilus South Beach’s special bottomless Veuve Clicquot ($95) brunch. Welcomed with a flower upon arrival, the brunch buffet spread includes oysters, ceviche, salads, a Mediterranean table, cheese tables, meat carving station and more, as a live Cuban band serenades. The Classic Brunch ($55) sans alcohol or bottomless Rosé ($69) will also be available.

Nikki Beach

Celebrate Mother’s Day at Nikki Beach with a sumptuous brunch for $49.95 plus – this year only – a DYI Mom-Mosa bar, where mom can create her own mimosa using a variety of fruit juices, rock candy swizzle sticks, edible glitter, and other sweet garnishes for $7 per mimosa. Create the Unicorn Mimosa (glitter rim, rock candy horn), Sherbert Mimosa, Grapefruit Mimosa, or any number of combinations with the garnishes provided.

Nikki Beach’s brunch is long considered one of the best brunches on South Beach, offering a myriad of stations and dishes ranging from savory prime rib and whole roast pork, to live paella stations with fresh seafood, handmade pasta made to order on site, custom omelettes, house pickled vegetables, Nutella waffles, decadent desserts and plus a craft Bloody Mary bar.


Offering a menu of progressive Brazilian cuisine, rooted in tradition but representative of the country’s rich, contemporary gastronomy, Ofa welcomes diners and imbibers to savor flavorful, soulful South American fare and expertly crafted cocktails.

Treat Mama to a taste of Brazil with Ofa’s Mother’s Day special – Moqueca for Two, or Brazilian fish stew with tomatoes, coconut milk, vegetables, onions, and garlic. A la carte options are also available and include traditional dishes such as Picadinho, a hearty staple, features filet mignon cooked in a tasty meat sauce, baked plantains, crispy kale, and house farofa on a bed of brown rice and finished with a fried egg; Arroz de Polvo – a creamy octopus rice; and Fraldinha na Grelha – grilled skirt steak served with grilled seasonal vegetables, roasted corn, garlic farofa and topped with a Brazilian vinaigrette.

To complement, pair each bite with Brazil’s national cocktail, the restaurant’s signature Caipirinha or a selection of house wines, proseccos or beer. For a sweet finish, moms will be treated with a delightful takeaway gift of handmade brigadeiros – a recipe from Chef Flavia Carnicelli’s grandma.

For reservations, call (305) 763-8766.


Yoga & brunch with mom! The Design District’s favorite community hangout is activating its upstairs space just in time for Mother’s Day. Relax, recharge and channel your inner zen by starting with a morning class from Ahana yoga from 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. – perfect for moms who want to unwind.
Following yoga, head downstairs to the café area where guests will be greeted with a complimentary glass of Prosecco to accompany OTL’s delectable brunch menu! For those looking to make the most of the vibrant destination, treat mom to a day of shopping around the Design District. Guests can RSVP at $20 to attend.


Pinch is switching it up this year for Mother’s Day and offering an all out special seafood menu to celebrate the mom in your life. The specials of the day will include $2 Oysters, $14 Venezuelan Shrimp Cocktail, and a $45 Seafood Platter which will include the oysters, shrimp cocktail, the Pinch Ceviche, and much more!

Aside from the seafood specials, Pinch’s regular brunch and dinner menu will also be available throughout the day. And as a way to say ‘Thank You,’ all moms will receive a complimentary glass of bubbles.

The seafood specials will be available for both brunch and dinner.

Reservations for Mother’s Day are not required, but highly encouraged. To make a reservation visit

Pisco y Nazca

Pisco y Nazca, welcomes all moms and their family for sunday brunch! With a bottomless option plus brunch favorites, Mothers are sure to feel special on their big day. Treat your mother to a seat at Pisco y Nazca, sip on Pisco Sours and savor all the Peruvian food it has to offer. Pisco y Nazca will also be offering special bottle of Gancia Brut Rose for $45 of which moms will get to sample.


Seaspice transforms into a beautiful blooming garden this Mother’s Day, with colorful flowers decorating the restaurant as live music and performers entertain. Welcoming moms with a glass of Perrier Jouet and a commemorative sea dollar, the Miami River hotspot features specials of Oysters with Caviar as an amuse bouche, Pink Salted Market Fish and Seafood Carnival, all served with a beautiful edible flowers. The a la carte menu will also be available for those wishing to order the classics.

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Mother’s Day is the perfect opportunity to experience the extravagant, newly-launched Hard Rock Signature Brunch at Kuro in the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino – Hollywood. Celebrate mom with unlimited Veuve Cliquot by the glass and 10 different food stations showcasing a wide selection of brunch favorites.

Priced at $89 per person (excluding tax and gratuity) guests can choose from live action stations of made-to-order omelets, Belgian waffles, bananas foster, and pasta; full raw bar of Alaskan king crab legs, shrimp and oysters, and a chef-attended sushi station with a variety of rolls and sashimi; carving station with specialty cuts including a holiday special – sea salt-crusted ribeye; charcuterie and salad bar; and fresh baked goods. A selection of delectable desserts will be prepared by the resort’s Pastry Chef Ross Evans.

Brunch will also feature unlimited Mimosas, Bloody Mary’s, sangria, Bellini’s and spiked freshly squeezed lemonade. Kuro is located inside the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino at One Seminole Way in Hollywood, Florida. Hard Rock Signature Brunch is served every Sunday from 10AM to 2PM. For reservations, please call (954) 327-7625.


Award-winning Chef Partner Timon Balloo (of Iron Chef Gauntlet) has created a fantastic menu that will take every mama on a culinary journey around the world. On Mother’s Day, SUGARCANE raw bar grill will offer several a la carte specials in addition to our signature Brunch menu.

  • brûlée banana toast
  • torched merengue, hazelnut “granola” / 12
  • truffled croque madame
  • zak the baker sourdough, organic egg, house-made mortadella, gruyere, black truffle béchamel / 18
  • grilled lobster sweet miso truffle, quinoa salad / 42
  • smoke & spice maki
  • asparagus, avocado, jalapeño & shiso smoked salmon, crispy shallot / 17
  • hamachi crudo
  • charred cauliflower puree, dukkah spice blend, yuzu kosho ponzu / 16


Restaurateur Stephen Starr and Chef Justin Smilie’s California inspired eatery provides a one-of-a-kind brunch experience in Miami Beach’s chic South of Fifth neighborhood. Favorites from the expansive weekend menu include chilaquiles with skirt steak, pistachio pizza, avocado omelet and more. Treat your mother to the $26 bottomless brunch option includes bottomless bloody marys made with Wodka Vodka, local mimosas with Florida citrus, or Rosé les Vignobles Gueissard.

Wolfgang’s Steakhouse

There is no better place to celebrate Mother’s Day this year than at Wolfgang’s Steakhouse where they will be offering free champagne for all ladies in honor of the special women we love to call mom! Be sure to come out and enjoy a sizzling hot, juicy steak along with free glass of champagne and celebrate Mother’s Day the right way!