Mother’s Day Restaurant Options in South Florida

Mother's Day Restaurant Options in South Florida

If you’re celebrating Mother’s Day in South Florida, you’re in luck: SoFlo is serving up some quality foodie-centric experiences ranging from elaborate brunches to free-flowing booze and a few surprises your main girl will appreciate. Here’s our epic roundup of Mother’s Day restaurant options around South Florida.

Bagatelle’s brunch-and-show combo encourages all moms to eat up and get down this Mother’s Day. Moms can dance to the sounds of DJ Vincent Daubas while brunching on Belgian Waffles or the Bagatelle Burger.

The cozy 87-seat quaint Parisian cafe offers brunch all day everyday (live jazzy Parisian saxophone included) from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mothers can enjoy bottomless mimosas and breakfast favorites which include Croissant French Toast, Bakehouse Benedict and Avocado Toast.

A family favorite, Chef Richard Hales’ Bird & Bone will offer a special brunch menu (noon to 3 p.m.) to celebrate mom. Starting off with a glass of bubbly on the house, the brunch will feature a-la-carte options like Fire Roasted Clams, Chef Hales’ Hot Chicken & Waffle and Sweet Glazed City Ham Benedict. Early birds enjoy an a-la-carte breakfast from 7-11 a.m. or the breakfast buffet from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Brunch it up with Spanish-style dishes including the Huevos Benedictinos, Cochinillo Hash and Huevos Bulla, plus classic mimosas. Mom also gets a sweet rose upon arrival courtesy of the Bulla Gastrobar crew.

If you’re craving a unique Asian-style brunch (we always are), treat mom to a feast that includes Asian variations to classic morning dishes. From 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., enjoy Chef Mike Ponluang’s curated morning menu featuring their signature Matcha Mochi Waffles, Crab Eggs Benedict and Pandan Pancakes. Unlimited mimosas and Bloody Marys are available for $19 per person.

If the post-meal complimentary bag of fresh macarons doesn’t woo mom this year, this restaurant’s lavish three-course prix fixe menu ($55 per person + tax/gratuity, $30 for kids under 12) will. Created by Executive Chef Clark Bowen, the menu highlights delicious French-inspired eats. Options include Spring Pea Soup, Corn Ravioli, Baked Salmon, Steak Frites, Crab Benedict and Strawberry Shortcake Vacherin. Pair your meal with unlimited Bloody Mary’s and unique champagne cocktails for $35.

Epicure is a one-stop shop for gourmet market delicacies and gift details. Find award-winning cheese, premium caviar, sommelier-curated wine and champagne (straight from their cellar) and artisanal cakes, cookies and pies from their seasonal bakery. Epicure’s special Mother’s Day 8’’ heart cake ($38.95), 6’’ flower pot cake ($26.95), gift baskets and handcrafted bouquets are the cherry on top.

Head to Gianni’s to indulge in a Mother’s Day spread of dishes like Smoked Potato Soup, a free-range chicken dish with saffron polenta, and an exquisite South Beach Surf and Turf dish featuring Wagyu Filet Mignon and Key West Prawns. Top your meal off with a triple chocolate mousse “rose”, complimentary glass of Rose Sparkling Wine and long stem roses.

Between 10:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. treat mom to the ultimate buffet spread. This epic buffet lineup includes a rotisserie station featuring roasted strip loin au jus and caramelized leg of lamb; a seafood station with Alaskan king crabs legs and snow crab claws; an Indian station showcasing butter chicken and fish curry; and an Asian station with Pad Thai Goong Sod, red pork curry, and fried flat noodles. Top that off with live jazz and a special treat for mom at the end of the meal. Price is $125 per person.

The James Beard award winning restaurant’s $65 prix-fixe lunch menu kicks off at 11:30 a.m. with options like the Kale & Farro Salad, Lomo Saltado and Beef Carpacci. An additional $23 gets you bottomless bubbles and Bloody Marys.

Located within the beautiful Bal Harbour Shops, the upscale French brasserie is the perfect set-up for a chic Mother’s Day brunch. Show mom your appreciation and treat her to a classic Eggs Benedict and glass of wine from Le Zoo’s curated list.

From 11a.m. to 4 p.m., the Peruvian inspired restaurant will feature live music and brunch favorites like bottomless mimosas, ceviche & oyster raw bar, omelet station, European Charcuterie Station, Viennese Table and much more ($40 per person).

For the first time since its launch, Lobster Bar Sea Grille will open its doors in the afternoon. Starting at 3 p.m., enjoy novelty dishes like the Lobster Morsels with Greek honey mustard aoli, Miyazaki 100% Wagyu Kobe Japan Filet Mignon, or the Chili Lobster with mild-spicy chili butter sauce and grilled shishito peppers.  Live-action stations bring the venue’s newly furnished courtyard to life. Perk alert: Lobster Bar Sea Grille will also offer 50% off any bottle of wine up to $100.

Miami Beach’s newest Baja-inspired eatery is the ideal setting for families craving authentic Mexican-style cuisine. Savor Lolo’s selection of brunch selections, which include quesadillas, tacos, octopus, tuna tostadas and chips & guac.

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A major social event in Argentina, the asado (an open-fire barbecue) marks a time when friends and family gather around traditional dishes and spend an afternoon catching up. It is as much about tradition and bonding as it is about food. Take part in your very own asado between noon and 4:00 p.m. ($95 adults | $45 children ages 5 – 12).

Chef Dustin Atoigue will be serving up brunch for $35 per person, along with $25 bottomless mimosas and a Bloody Mary bar. Take it up a notch by turning your visit into a day-long affair: enjoy complimentary yoga at 10 a.m. and take advantage of the Mother’s Day specials at the recently launched GUYandGIRL Spa and Salon.

Chef Bee’s Thai-inspired menu will seriously impress mom. If Fried Duck & Biscuits, Soft Shell Crab Buns and Thailand Poke aren’t enough, take a bite of the ‘Momma’s Thai Brunch’ section of the menu for Steak & Egg Banh Mi, Korean Short Ribs & Eggs or the Popcorn Shrimp Banh Mi, plus some Sweet Roti for dessert.

Nautilus Cabana Club and Executive Chef Richard Fuentes will be serving their traditional Rosé Sunday brunch along with a complimentary mimosa for all women, upon arrival. The brunch consists of a decadent buffet spread and live sounds by Cuban band Chaing y su Trova Espiritúana, both available from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The ceviche gastrobar awaits moms with a rose upon entry, plus a special brunch tasting menu with dishes like Smoked Salmon and Cachapa, Shrimp & Waffle, Croque Madame a la Peruvian, Causa de Cangrejo, Costilla Morada and a tasty Cuatro Leches for sweet cap.

Between 12 and 4pm, head to Quinto La Huella for a bottomless brunch buffet at $65 per person ($25 per child). Treat mom to a bottomless rose or mimosas for an extra $25 (she’ll thank you for that). Then dig into executive chef Nano’s signature Arroz con Pollo recipe, which was inherited from his grandmother (so you KNOW it’s good).

SUGAR, the hotel’s beautiful 40th floor rooftop bar and garden, is also serving up mom-inspired dishes. The new executive chef, Ped Phommavong, prides himself on having learned his kitchen knowledge from his mother (which includes creating authentic Thai and Pan-Asian dishes). Don’t miss his newest creations, like the Sashimi served on Pink Salt, Beijing Salmon and the Bangkok Spring Roll.

Indulge in a full sensory Mexican dining with Huevos Rancheros Divorciados and the Wet Burrito con Huevos (among other awesome Mex-inspired eats), plus endless mimosas or Bloody Marys between 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Moms also get to enjoy complimentary house margaritas with purchase of an entree. Kids under 10 eat free off the kids menu (if you don’t make the age cut, you can console yourself with the ability to legally drink all the booze you want).

RUST Wynwood’s Mother’s Day menu stand-outs include the RUST Sunriser (a potato hash and vegetable casserole topped with 2 sunny side up eggs), Dutch Baby (a German-style pancake served with seasonal fruits and berry coulis), Breakfast Flat Bread and Shrimp Tartine (a house-made Focaccia toast served with sautéed shrimp, fresh avocado puree, tomato and pepper salsa and radish). Pair one of these dishes with a delicious Sparkling Sangria or Mojito Sangria and cheers to an awesome meal.

Nothing says “thanks, mom” like a 2-hour flow of free champagne. From 1pm – 3pm, Seaspice is also featuring a live band, performers, giveaways and a photo booth to top off a beautiful celebration.

Steak 954’s special Mother’s Day menu include savory dishes like Crab and Avocado Benedict with tomato hollandaise, Short Rib Benedict on potato pancake, Cuban Style Egg Sandwich with a fried egg, and Vanilla French Toast with dulce de leche (!!!). Their newest cocktails— The Layover, Thames Lemonde and Le Japonais—are also a must-try.

Treat yourself to a special three-course prix fixe brunch that is all family and all yum. Highlights include the Chicken & Waffles, The Sugar Factory Eggs Benedict and NY Style Cheesecake. This $55 per-person brunch includes one complimentary glass of champagne and a sweet surprise giveaway you’ll have to see to believe!

Dine al-fresco with your family and loved ones while indulging in a full brunch buffet ($59 per person) including an omelette station, wood oven pizzas, antipasto italiano, a charcuterie and cheese station, seafood station, dessert station and much more. Mom is also greeted with complimentary rose upon arrival. Perk: the buffet price includes bottomless mimosas and bellinis.

From 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., enjoy live jazz music and discounted cocktails while indulging on a $69 curated menu, specially designed just for mom.

Tucked away in the iconic Shelborne South Beach is a lavish breakfast buffet created by Top Chef alums Jeff McInnis & Janine Booth. For $40 (per person), you have delicious access to brioche cinnamon French bread pudding, prime rib tornedos, French quiche, a bagel station and extravagant desserts, among other dishes. Add bottomless mimosas for $17.

Let mom be the first to experience Upland’s new Bottomless Brunch: rounds of Bloody Marys, mimosas or draft Rosé paired with favorites like the Upland Cheeseburger or the Smoked + Preserved Board.

Verde, the waterfront restaurant in the Pérez Art Museum Miami, is featuring Chef Kaytlin’s mother-inspired brunch favorites like the Sweet Potato Pancakes, Classic Eggs Benedict and Lemon Ricotta Cheesecake with Blackberry Compote. Plus, Verde will bring our their special and *super-limited frosé to toast in style (*available only on Mother’s Day!)

Via Emilia is every bit the authentic Italian family affair: Chef Wendy’s creations (which include his signature Tortellini) are inspired by his grandma “Beppa”. Via Emilia features a variety of fine wines to be enjoyed as you watch the in-house Sfoglina (that’s a female pasta making-matriarch in Italian) craft your pasta dish. Fun fact: she can stuff and prepare your pasta any way you want her to, like any awesome mamma would.

Villa Azur is welcoming all moms with a complimentary glass of champagne. The perfect complement to free alcohol? An unlimited buffet (12pm – 4pm, $75pp). Toast to mom with a $15 add-on of 2-hour Free Flow Moet and Chandon.

Yardbird’s family-style food approach to food is perfect for casual moms with a love for deliciousness. The eclectic menu features authentic fried chicken, inspired by a 27- hour recipe created by owner John Kunkel’s grandmother. Other must-try dishes include Momma’s Biscuits, Shrimp N’ Grits, Short Rib, Chicken ‘N’ Watermelon Waffles, and a five artisanal cheese Macaroni & Cheese.

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