Mother's Day 2016 Brunches in Miami

Say, "Thank you," "I love you," and "You're the best mom ever," with a round of mimosas, eggs Benedict, and a rich and creamy plate of French toast. 

Most restaurants in the 305 proudly serve Sunday brunch. Add Mother's Day to the mix and nearly every local eatery wants in on the action. Take your pick at one of more than 60 restaurants around town offering lavish buffet spreads, prix fixes, and à la carte specials. Pro tip: Make reservations now, and remember that pricing usually doesn't include tax and tip. 

15th & Vine Kitchen and Bar
Celebrate the holiday with a buffet featuring traditional favorites and chef specialties. Bottomless mimosas, bellinis, and bloody marys are included too. Priced at $59 per person, brunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Reservations are required. Call 305-503-0373.  

660 at Angler’s
Enjoy an a la carte brunch, including chicken biscuits, chicken and waffles, crab cake benedicts, buttermilk pancakes, and more. Go bottomless for an added $25 too. For more information, visit

Apeiro Kitchen & Bar
The Mediterranean-inspired eatery will celebrate mom with specials including stracciatella with pickled cantaloupe, watermelon, and crisp prosciutto ($14); a 12-ounce rib eye with roasted fennel, fingerling potatoes, and saba reduction ($38); and Florida peach panna cotta topped with coconut tapioca, fresh berries, and pistachio biscotti ($8). For more information and reservations, call 786-800-5389.

American Social 
Mother's will receive a complimentary glass of bubbly, along with endless Belvedere Bloody Marys or Moet mimosas for an added $39.95 per person (with the purchase of a brunch entrée). A la carte menu items include chicken and waffles, a Steak Benedict, duck confit hash, and more. For reservations, call 305-223-7004.

Enjoy a buffet-style brunch from noon to 4 p.m. featuring an array of fresh warm house baked pastries, including assorted artisan breads and baked goods; a cheese, bread, and charcuterie station offering challah, ciabatta, focaccia, crisinis, Manchego, smoked gouda, whipped goat cheese, porchetta, and dry chorizo; a made-to-order station; and a dessert spread. Priced at $75 per person, moms will enjoy a complimentary glass of prosecco, as well as a swag bag which will include a $50 spa gift certificate. For reservations, call 305-424-5234. 

Bagatelle Miami Beach
Known for its outrageous Sunday brunch party, Bagatelle is planning to merge Cinco de Mayo with Mother’s Day for one all-out soiree. The "Mama de Mayo" brunch experience will include guests and staff dressed in theme with eats like le pain perdu, which is a homemade French toast with fresh berries, chantilly, and Nutella and a mega sundae. Mothers will be treated to a complimentary cocktail too. For more information, call 305-704-3900. 
The Bazaar by José Andrés
The Bazaar will offer “The Brunch Table,” which includes a selection of Spanish cured meats and cheese, ibérico porchetta, smoked salmon, caviar, fresh fruits, pastries, and assorted yogurt parfaits, along with one entrée à la carte such as huevos a la cubana, olive oil mini pancakes, and eggs Benedict. End brunch with a choice of strawberry short cake, guava cheesecake, egg parfait, or key lime pie. Cost is $75 per person and $35 for children, call 305-455-2999 for more information. 

BLT Prime 
Doral's steakhouse will offer a three-course prix-fixe menu priced at $65 per person. Offerings include tempura soft shell crab topped with smoked tomato and lemon salsa ($14); wagyu New York strip topped with roasted garlic and watercress ($42); fiddlehead fern with olive oil and garlic ($12); chocolate crème brulee topped with raspberries and mint ($10); and more. For more information, visit

Bulla Gastrobar
All mothers will receive a rose and a $20 gift card to use for a future visit. For more information, visit

Caviar Russe
Celebrate Mother's Day with a three course prix-fixe menu priced at $95 per person, which includes a mimosa or bellini from noon to 4 p.m. Curated by chef David Valencia, the menu includes smoked salmon, lobster salad, steak and eggs, and berries and cream. For reservations, call 305-902-6969.

Cleo South Beach at the Redbury 
The Mediterranean-inspired restaurant will offer a prix-fixe dinner menu for $65 that will include dishes like Brussels sprouts, spicy cigars, grilled branzino, chicken tagine, and a selection of sweets. Moms who opt in for the prix-fixe menu will receive a complimentary glass of Prosecco with strawberries too. For more information, call 305-534-2536. 
The Continental
Brunch, which begins at 10 a.m., includes a variety of bubbly cocktails like passionfruit and guava, along with its a la carte menu, which includes eggs, sweet breads, and sandwiches. For more information, call 305-604-2000. 

Cypress Tavern
Treat mom to a jazz brunch at Cypress Tavern. Mom can dine on a three-course brunch to share that includes lobster avocado toast, crab benedict, grilled hangar steak, a wild mushroom ric cake, and French toast for $49 per person (plus tax and gratuity). Kids under 12 are half price. Endless bloody marys or sparkling cocktails are $20 additional. The restaurant's a la carte menu is also available. Call 305-520-5197 for reservations. 

Delano South Beach
Brunch blends traditional Italian cuisine with endless Veuve Clicquot champagne and Belvedere bloody marys. Selections include fresh grilled items, an omelet station, a pasta station and a raw bar. Priced at $85 per person, visit for more information.

Dolores But You Can Call Me Lolita
Brickell's Dolores, Lolita will offer a special Mother's day menu including favorites such as huevos rotos, organic quinoa pad-thai with shrimp, angus grilled churrasco, and more. Pair your meal with a frozen sangria too. For more information, visit

Dragonfly Izakaya and Fish Market
Launching on Mother’s Day and every Sunday thereafter, Dragonfly will offer family style brunch items in addition to its regular menu. Expect crispy fish and slow roasted pork shoulder, which are enough to feed four or more diners. For more information, call 305-222-7447. Brunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Driftwood Room at Nautilus
Driftwood Room at Nautilus in South Beach is treating all mothers on Sunday to a rosé Sunday brunch. The menu, prepared by chef Alex Guarnaschelli and chef de cuisine Lucas Marino, includes an appetizer buffet, the "savory cavery" and a dessert platter in addition to choosing one entrée. Priced at $55 per guest, entrée selections include the Cuban benedict, avocado toast, guava and tamarind barbecue ribs, lobster mac and cheese and prime steak tartare. Mothers will receive a complimentary glass of rosé too. For more information or reservations, call 305-503-5700 or email [email protected]

The Dutch
Snag a complimentary glass of champagne in honor of Mother's Day along with its regular a la carte offerings. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 305-938-3111. 
The Federal
In honor of Mother's Day, mother's will be treated with a glass of complimentary glass of champagne and chocolate covered strawberries during its regular a la carte brunch service. Brunch is priced at $20 per per person and $22 for bottomless booze. 

The Forge
From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Forge will offer a Mother's Day Brunch including one main course option like a surf and turf benedict or "The Forge" burger. There will be various buffet tables too. Brunch is priced at $75 per person. 

Hyde Beach Kitchen + Cocktails
The Hallandale spot will offer a $45 brunch buffet that will include a complimentary mimosa or bellini. Eats include blueberry pancakes, fried chicken and waffles, an omelette station, and more. Brunch costs $18 for children 5 to 12 years old and free for those under 4. For more information and reservations, visit
Izzy's Fish & Oyster
Take mom out to brunch either Saturday or Sunday — or both! In addition to the regular brunch menu, Izzy's offers specials like an heriloom tomato salad ($11), Maine lobster pasta ($28), and Key lime stuffed French toast ($16). $25 gets you bottomless mimosas and bloody marys. Call 305-397-8843 for reservations. 

Jaya at The Setai
Celebrate Mother's Day with a brunch buffet and live jazz. Jaya will host two seatings at 11:45 a.m. and 2 p.m. priced at $115 per adult and $58 per child. Offerings include an array of pan-Asian delicacies, including a rotisserie station, a seafood station, an Indian station, and an Asian station. There will be limitless Louis Roederer champagne and bloody marys too. Reservations are recommended. Call 855-923-7899.

Jungle Island
Brunch, served from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., will include a seafood station displayed on an ice sculpture, gourmet chorizo chicken potato soup, fresh salads and Momma's fresh-baked rolls, made-to-order omelets, cinnamon crunch French toast, potato hash, and more. Priced at $59.95 per adult and $34.95 per child, it includes one mimosa each (for adults) and one-day park admission into Jungle Island.
The restaurant will feature its $23 pre-fixe lunch menu with unlimited champagne cocktails. Items on the menu include watermelon salad, seared codfish, and rib eye steak frite. Reservations are recommended. Call 305-763-8272.

Katsuya at the SLS South Beach 
The she hotel eatery will offer a complimentary champagne cocktail for all moms celebrating the day during dinner. Bites include crispy rice with spicy tuna, hamachi sizzle roll, an array of meat and vegetable options from the robata, and more. Moms will receive complimentary chocolate covered strawberries too. For more information, call 305-455-2995.

Kitchen 305 
Sunny Isles' Kitchen 305 will offer a brunch for $45 per person from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Menu highlights include poached eggs benedict; roasted beets with pears and feta cheese; assorted sushi rolls; leg of lamb stuffed with rock shrimp and chorizo; and pan seared Atlantic salmon with shiitake mushrooms, honey glazed carrots, sautéed brussels sprouts, and wild rice pilaf. Mothers will be treated to a Viennese dessert buffet complete with mini éclairs, crème puffs, Nutella dessert shooters, pies, cakes, and more. For reservations, call 305-749-2110.

Kona Grill
The newly opened restaurant in Dolphin Mall will celebrate the holiday with specials like steak oscar fillet for $29 and Gruet Brut by the glass for $6. For reservations, call 305-515-2633. 

Mother's Day brunch will include a curated menu of chef Michael Lewis’ favorite dishes, a glass of Rose and Lewis' beloved “Mom’s Coconut Cake” based on his mother’s own recipe. For more information, visit

La Riviera
From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., enjoy ever-flowing champagne and a large buffet spread to celebrate Mother's Day. Each mom in attendance will receive a surprise send-off to enjoy at home and will also be entered in a Mother’s Day trip giveaway, awarding one with a staycation for two at the Pullman Miami Airport. For more information, call 305-503-8369.

Mandarin Oriental

The Mandarin Oriental's Peruvian restaurant, La Mar, will offer a Mother's Day brunch with unlimited champagne and cocktails, along with savory entrees such as egg-topped lomo saltado and pescado chorrillana with bacon mashed yuca. There will be a seafood station with ceviches, causas, tiraditos, and Peruvian-style sushi rolls, as well an anticucho grill with grilled skewers, empanadas, sliders, and whole fish. End brunch with a dessert carousel with a variety of sweets. Brunch will be served from 12 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., and is priced at $85 for adults and $35 for children ages 6 to 12. Children under 6 years old are complimentary. For restaurant reservations, call 305-913 8358.

Midtown Oyster Bar
The Midtown restaurant will offer specials like branzino, oysters Rockefeller, seafood paella; and drinks like bottomless sparking rosé, $7 bloody marys, $5 mimosas and select wines by the glass at $6. Half off select oysters will be offered all day too. For more information, call 786-220-2070. 

Mina's Mediterraneo 
At Mina's, order a la carte directly from its regular brunch menu. All mothers will get a complimentary class of champagne in honor of the holiday too. 
Mondrian South Beach
Celebrate Mother's Day with morning yoga and a brunch buffet. Specialty dishes include Chef Dustin’s spicy fried chicken with white cheddar waffles, jalapeño cheddar biscuits, and cinnamon bun French toast. A bottomless morning cocktail upgrade is available for $35. For more information, call 305-514-1500. 

National Hotel
Brunch guests will enjoy Tamara Bistro's contemporary buffet priced at $49 per adult and $19 per child. It includes breakfast staples like eggs and omelets, apple wood bacon, chicken apple sausage, home-style potatoes, waffles, and fresh fruits. Other specialties include salad and vegetable displays, charcuterie and cheeses, a dessert table, a bread station filled with croissants, raisin rolls, and pastries; and a carving station. Expect one complimentary mimosa or bloody mary, and bottomless mimosas for moms. A bottomless mimosa package is available for all other guests at an additional $25 per person. For reservations, call 305-423-7211.

Nobu is launching Sunday brunch service this Mother's Day. The menu features a sushi and sashimi bar, a choice of a main course, and Nobu’s yamucha cart service. Add unlimited glasses of champagne to the mix too for a boozy afternoon. For more information, visit

Novecento's Aventura, Brickell, and Midtown locations will offer special Mother's Day prix-fixe menus for $45 per person. For more information, visit

The Peruvian restaurant in Bay Harbour Islands will offer an all-day lunch and dinner menu this Mother’s Day from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Expect a wide selection of ceviche, fresh salads, and entrees, along with a complimentary rose and glass of prosecco, bellini, or mimosa.

Palmeiras Beach Club
The waterfront eatery will offer its regular a la carte brunch, along with a chocolate fountain and lamb carving station to celebrate the holiday.
Pinch Kitchen
Pinch Kitchen will offer a prix-fixe menu along with extended hours for Mother's Day. From 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., its special menu features mushroom thai spring rolls, with abalone mushroom, asparagus, and a ponzu sauce; risotto al telefono, with arborio rice, asparagus, and stractiatella cheese; homemade baba aux rum, with buttery-dark rum sauce and a scoop of thyme gelato; orange-chocolate soufflé, with with crème anglaise; and more. The menu is priced at $55 per person, and its a la carte brunch menu and bottomless mimosas, wine, and beer options will be available throughout Mother's Day too. For more information, call 305-631-2018. 

Pisco y Nazca 
All mothers will receive a rose and a $20 giftcard to use for a future visit. For more information, visit

Quattro Gastronomia Italiana
Lincoln Road's Italian eatery will celebrate Mother's Day with a la carte dishes in addition to its regular offerings. Specials include insalata mista di crostacei, a seafood salad ($26) with Maine lobster, shrimp, scallops, clams, mussels, and lemon dressing; seabass con polpa di granchio ($49), with crab meat, lemon, and saffron sauce; and more. For more information, visit

The Restaurant at The Raleigh 
The Raleigh will offer an a la carte menu from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. to celebrate the holiday. Along with its menu, there will be a raw bar with oysters, king crab legs, poached lobster, and shrimp cocktails. Every mother will receive a complimentary glass of rosé and chocolate covered strawberries too. For more information, call 305-534-6300. 
The Rusty Pelican
Highlights for Mother's Day will include stone crabs, ceviche, oysters, caviar, along with a New England lobster bake, filet mignon, branzino, lamb, chicken and waffles, and a full dessert spread. Designed by executive chef Jim Pastor, brunch is priced at $85 for adults and $35 for children. It will be served from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For reservations, call 305-361-3818.

The Sarsaparilla Club 
Celebrate Mother's Day with the restaurant's new 'all day-all night' Sunday brunch from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Menu items include cinnamon rolls, Florida strawberry panna cotta, homemade sausage dumplings, and fried chicken steamed buns. For more information, visit
From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Scarpetta will host an Italian-inspired buffet brunch. Priced at $75 per adult and $37.50 per child under 12, guests will journey through a variety of spreads, ranging from Italian meats and cheeses, a frittata station, a carving station, fresh seafood over ice, pasta and a plethora of desserts. For more information, visit

Celebrate Mother's Day with a suckling pig carved and served tableside with yuca gratin, crispy green plantain fries, and pickled beets. It's a four-person minimum dish which must be pre-ordered two days before a reservation. Forego pig for a seafood carnival, which includes lobster, jumbo prawns, oysters, Alaskan king crab, Florida stone crab, salmon coconut ceviche, caviar, and tuna, salmon, and hamachi sashimi. Mothers will receive a complimentary mangollini or mimosa too. For more information, call 305-440-2400. 

The restaurant will offer a buffet-style brunch with items like dry-aged Chicago prime rib, house-made pastas, frittatas, and more. There will be unlimited mimosas too. Moms dining at the restaurant will have a chance to win free cooking classes at Spasso's new cooking academy. For more information, call 305-441-0219. 

Usually only open for dinner, STK will offer a special Mother's Day brunch from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Its unlimited brunch buffet will include a carving station, omelet station, desserts, and more. Priced at $50 per adult and $20 per child, select a la carte steak options will also be available at an additional cost. Add bottomless mimosas for $25 too. For more information or reservations, call 305-604-6988.

SUGARCANE raw bar grill 
From 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., indulge in specials like rock shrimp adobo and peach and raspberry tiramisu trifle, in addition to its signature brunch menu.
Sugar Factory
Mothers and guests can choose from four appetizers on a special brunch menu including spinach artichoke dip, bruschetta, caesar salad, and a roasted beets and Boursin salad. Entrees include a croque madame, grilled steak and eggs, pan seared tilapia, and eggs Norwegian. End your meal with homemade waffles and berries for dessert. Brunch includes one complimentary glass of champagne too. It's priced at $55 per person. For more information, visit

SushiSamba Miami Beach 
From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., SushiSamba will offer a special "Bossa Nova Brunch" in honor of Mother's Day. It will feature a four-course menu with quinoa pancakes, acai bowl, and lobster eggs benedict. Brunch is priced at $35 per person. 

Thyme at Carillon Miami Beach
Carillon Miami Beach will offer Mother's Day brunch at its signature restaurant, THYME, with a menu designed by executive chef Fritz Zwahlen. Its buffet spread will include fresh seafood, an assortment of spring-inspired salads, charcuterie, cheeses, meats, sushi, and an array of desserts. Priced at $75 per person and $35 for kids, it includes one mimosa or bloody mary. Brunch is served from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. For reservations, call 305-514-7474. 

Treat your mom with an Italian-inspired meal at Tamarina. Mother’s Day brunch will include live music by the French Horn Collective, and featured eats include champagne and strawberry risotto, homemade gelato, and Italian desserts. All mothers will receive a surprise gift from the Tamarina family as well. The buffet, priced at $45 per person and $25 for children, includes a glass of prosecco, a sorbet-bellini, or a mimosa. For more information and reservations, contact Tamarina at [email protected] or 305-579-1888. 

The restaurant will offer a special a la carte menu along with bottomless mimosas for $25. Expect pastas, risottos, fish, and vegetable dishes. Regular lunch and dinner menus will be available too. For more information, visit

The Traymore at Metropolitan by COMO
Cebebrate Mother's Day with a special brunch that features an unlimited breakfast bar along with a selection of menu items to choose from. Chef de cuisine Juan Loaisiga's breakfast buffet includes house made patisserie, yogurts, seasonal Florida fruits, assorted quiches, chilled shrimps, cheeses and salads, including fresh tomato and asparagus salads. Items for the table include organic garden vegetables with avocado mousse and roasted pistachios, as well as Maine lobster toast with sourdough crostini and prawn chips. Then, guests have a choice of  short rib with patatas bravas and fried quail egg, or pan roasted fish of the day with herb salad, avocado and fried almonds. desserts include flavored éclairs and passion fruit napoleon. Brunch is served from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. and cosrs $55 per person (not including tax and gratuity). Special cocktails, like a Met breakfast martini, an English garden, or a Traymore mimosa are $10 each. 

Tuck Room North Miami Beach
Say "Happy Mother's Day" with a mimosa bar where diners can prep and personalize each beverage by picking a puree or fresh juice, like fresh orange, strawberry, passion fruit, blood orange, or yuzu; and then top it off with a variety of garnishes. Unlimited mimosas are priced at $24. For more information, call 786- 563-7061 or visit

Expect special dishes like a peach cobbler, avocado toast, and silver dollar cornmeal pancakes. There will be a special strawberry rhubarb mimosa. For more information, call 786-345-5697.

Vida Fontainebleau
The Fontainebleau's American brasserie will offer a traditional-style Mother's Day brunch buffet from noon to 3 p.m. Priced at $68 per person and $34 per child under 12, choices to choose from include an omelet station, chef inspired tapas, a raw bar and carving station, wood-stone oven pizzas, charcuterie, desserts and whole cakes. For more information, visit

The Wynwood Yard
Celebrate mom with the Yard's Mortar and Pistil during its brunch in the garden from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be lots of rosé and garden-to-table eats courtesy of Smart Bites Café. Priced at $30 per person, visit for more information.

Mother's Day marks Zest's first brunch service since opening in downtown Miami. From 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., brunch will be priced at $50 per person, which includes one boozy beverage too.

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