Last-Minute Mother’s Day Ideas: 2023 Edition

Don’t have plans for Mother’s Day yet? No worries: We’ve got you covered with this extensive list of specials and events to celebrate the holiday!


Treat all the moms this Mother’s Day with the ultimate Mediterranean meal at Aba. Nestled within the luxurious Bal Harbour Shops, Aba will be offering a special Halva Toast served during Brunch for $14.95 made with sumac, and halva butter, topped with mixed berries and a mint garnish. For dinner, Aba will offer Crusted Yellowfin Tuna for $34.95 served with green peppercorn & aleppo, melted spring onion and fava bean succotash.

Abbalé Telavivian Kitchen

The chic South of Fifth restaurant will be offering a specialty all-day brunch on Mother’s Day from 10AM until 9PM on Sunday, May 14. The brunch will offer a complimentary welcome mimosa for all moms, as well as specialty items including: Israeli Froze with strawberries, sumac and mint; Smoked Local Fish Dip with labneh, American caviar and Jerusalem bagel chips; Crunchy Cauliflower with tamarind glaze; Green Shakshuka en Croute with creamed spinach, pasture raised eggs and feta; Tahini Creme Brulee with sesame tuile; and more.

Bourbon Steak

Treat mom with an unforgettable evening at Bourbon Steak, a Michael Mina Restaurant, with a special prix fixe menu on Sunday, May 14. Flowers for mom, cocktail specials and more will complement a sumptuous dining experience. The prix fixe menu features a choice of appetizer including tuna sashimi, hand-cut prime steak tartare, chef’s oyster selection, chopped wedge salad, and more.

Indulge in entrees such as filet mignon, Amish roasted half chicken, miso-glazed Sea bass, or glazed short rib all accompanied by truffle mac and cheese, pomme puree and classic creamed spinach. End the evening with a delicious dessert and memories sure to last through the years. The Mother’s Day menu is priced at $180 per adult and $80 for children (12 and under) and is available from 6PM-10PM.


Celebrate mom all weekend long with brunch and dinner offerings at Branja. An Israeli-style concept nestled in idyllic Upper Buena Vista by Masterchef Israel Tom Aviv, Branja will be offering special omakase-style dinners all mother’s day weekend.

Treat the mom in your life to this exclusive, 12-seat dining experience offering a 6 to 7 course hybrid menu with dishes that merge Lebanese and Syrian cuisines, inspired by Chef Aviv and Chef Jimmy Hleihil’s own mothers. Dinner seating will be at 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. on Friday, May 12th, Saturday, May 13th and Sunday, May 14th.

For those looking to celebrate at brunch, cheers to mom with delicious cocktails and brunch offerings starting at 12 pm Saturday and Sunday.


Guests can treat their mother’s to Mother’s Day brunch and dinner at CHICA Miami! In addition to the usual brunch and dinner menus, guests can enjoy speciality dishes including Lobster “a lo Macho” Benedict made with maine lobster, smoked jalapeno espuma, avocado goat cheese, arepa and chorizo, Whole Fish Jalea with a 3lb snapper, aji amarillo condensed milk, piquillo sauce and criolla, and end their meal on a sweet note with the Arroz con Leche Creme Brulee topped with caramelized pineapple and vanilla whipped cream.

Joia Beach

This Mother’s Day guests can treat their mom’s to Riviera Sunday Brunch at Joia Beach. Enjoy sounds of live djs, surprise entertainment, sparklers and dancing galore. Available every Sunday from noon until 4PM, guests can order from the special brunch menu including, Joia Beach Bagel Platter, East & West Coast Oysters or the Steak & Eggs. The full a la carte menu is also available.


Celebrate Mother’s Day experiencing the best brunch in Miami at Mayami, located in the heart of Wynwood. The exciting, new brunch features unbeatable live music; a revamped menu featuring unique dishes such as Mayami Wagyu Sliders, fluffy Japanese Pancakes, Filet mignon Truffle Eggs Benedict and Huevos Rancheros; and drink specials such as 2-hour bottomless mimosas, Luna Blanca Sangria, Luna Llena Sangría, the Ketel One Botanical Citrus Cocktail and more! Treat mom to a variety of decadent dishes and bottomless cocktails to enjoy with her loved ones, in celebration of the holiday.


The locally acclaimed Israeli-Mediterranean restaurant, MOTEK will be offering a specially curated drink for Moms, available exclusively for purchase at their newest location in Coral Gables. ‘Mom’s Day Off’ features vodka shaken with aperol, cold-pressed grapefruit, lime, organic agave infused with tangerine, guava, pink peppercorn, and hibiscus flower. Guests can enjoy the refreshing beverage alongside a plentiful array of menu items that draw inspiration from regions like Lebanon, Morocco, Yemen, and more. To finish, all Moms will receive a rose at the end of their dine.

Osaka Nikkei

Make this Mother’s Day memorable at Osaka Nikkei, Brickell’s multi-sensory Peruvian Nikkei hotspot. In addition to the new Nikkei Brunch featuring delicious a-la-carte dishes and a $95 Nomihodai (all-you-can-drink) interchangeable beverage package, guests can opt for a special unlimited 2013 Perier Jouet Bella Poc Brut for $95 with an exclusive caviar pairing for an additional price.

Rusty Pelican

This Mother’s Day, enjoy a beautiful prix-fixe brunch with the best views of Miami at the historic and iconic Rusty Pelican. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., celebrate with four courses of contemporary American dishes including Crab Cake Benedict, Fried Chicken and Waffle, Steak & Eggs Benedict and more for $92 for adults and $35 for children. As an added bonus, bottomless mimosas will be available for $30 per person.

STK Miami

Earn favorite child status and make your Mother’s Day Roses & Rosé Brunch or dinner reservation at STK, featuring rosé specials & roses for mom that includes both signature brunch favorites like Hot Chicken & Waffle and STK Bennies, along with an afternoon tea featuring an assortment of hot tea, sandwiches, scones, and desserts served with a glass of Prosecco, Moet Brut or Veuve Clicquot Rosé.

Cocktails more mom’s thing? Fun afternoon tea cocktail selections include the Bubbletini made with vodka, white strawberry tea, simple syrup and topped with prosecco or the GT Mojito made with light rum, green tea, mint, lime, sugar and topped with raspberries. All moms will receive complimentary flowers to celebrate her special day.

Toro Toro

This Mother’s Day, celebrate Mom at Toro Toro, Chef Richard Sandoval’s Pan-Latin steakhouse located downtown at the iconic InterContinental Miami. On Sunday, May 14 from Noon to 4PM, treat Mom to an indulgent Mother’s Day Brunch, complete with a complimentary glass of MUMM Champagne for Mom to enjoy and live music from a strolling saxophonist. Brunch is priced at $89++ per person; $49++ per child ages 5 – 12.

The enhanced culinary experience, curated by Executive Chef Armando Febles, features action stations including a Salad Bar, Traditional Breakfast Station with favorites like omelets, waffles, French toast, smoked salmon and assorted fruit; Cevicheria Bar, Rodizio Station featuring braised Short Rib Guajillo with mole sauce, Cusco Airline Chicken Breast and Drumstick with salsa criolla aioli, Argentinian Chorizo, roasted Baby Lechon with caramelized onion compote, and more; and a Raw Bar offering shrimp cocktail, fresh oysters, mussels and assorted sushi. For a sweet finish, guests can enjoy an indulgent Dessert Bar featuring a chocolate fountain and a variety of Pan-Latin cakes and specialties.

Following brunch at Toro Toro, moms are invited to continue the festivities at mySpa, InterContinental Miami’s luxury wellness destination, from Noon to 5PM to enjoy a complimentary glass of bubbly and complimentary mini-treatments such as a 10-minute chair massage and a hand and eye collagen mask.

Wild Fork

For those with small children at home for whom a bottomless brunch is not going to happen anytime soon, how about treating Mom to breakfast in bed, the Wild Fork way. Pamper her with one of Wild Fork’s curated Mother’s Bundles at discounted prices. For the mom’s who love brunch, the Mother’s Day Brunch Bundle ($34.98) includes Original Oak Smoked Salmon, Quiche Lorraine, and Mini Beignets with chocolate and hazelnuts — perfect for a family of four.

Treat your mom to a Mother’s Day Surf & Turf Dinner Bundle ($54.98) that includes Black Angus Cowboy Ribeye Steak, Wild Caught Sea Scallops, and Roasted One Bite Yukon Potatoes. Wild Fork has you covered with an array of step-by-step recipes that are specifically designed for these bundles on the website.

If you prefer to shop in person, Wild Fork operates ten (10) brick and mortar locations in South Florida – Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, Sunrise, Fort Lauderdale, Coral Springs, Doral, Coral Gables, Pinecrest, West Kendall and Aventura.

Vinya Table

Celebrate Mom all weekend long at Vinya Table, the internationally-inspired New American restaurant located in the heart of Coral Gables. On Friday, May 13 and Saturday, May 14, treat mom to a complimentary “Discover Your Wine Style” consultation. From 4pm – 7pm, a Vinya Wine pro will guide guests through a tailored tasting, answering any and all questions about Vinya’s wines.

Moms will then receive a $10 gift card to use in the retail shop. Reservations are required and can be made HERE. In addition, on Sunday, May 14, Executive Chef Mariano Arya and Vinya Table’s talented culinary team will be serving up a special three course prix fixe menu. Priced at $75 per person excluding tax and gratuity, guests will have a choice of appetizers including Brie en Croûte, Crispy Pork Belly, or Corvina Ceviche followed by main entrees such as Squash Ricotta Ravioli, Corvina alle Vongole, and Braised short ribs.

Top off with a dessert of Tropical Pavlova or Nutella Crème Brûlée for the perfect meal. All mothers will receive a complimentary glass of Rosé and a “Make Your Own Mimosas” drink special will be offered for $35 including a bottle of bubbly and multiple juices.