Moms do so much; the least they can get in return is a delicious brunch. Thankfully, Miami knows how to do the celebrated midday meal just right. So, here’s a guide to the best spots for treating that special woman in your life - be it your mother, grandmother, sister, or even yourself — on her special day.Read More
Where to Dine on Mother’s Day in Miami, 2023
It’s time to treat mom
Start a delightful shopping day with your mom at the elegant Bal Harbour Shops with Mother’s Day brunch at this chic French brasserie, where it will be offering special a la carte dishes like soft scrambled eggs with a porcini mushroom ragu and buttermilk pancakes topped with Amur Kaluga caviar, maple syrup, and a dollop of crème fraiche.
At this beloved Miami outdoor brunch spot, you can pamper Mom with Southern cuisine in a relaxed al fresco atmosphere. Choose from classic dishes like biscuits and gravy, wild mushroom polenta topped with a poached egg, or a beautiful stack of lemon ricotta pancakes adorned with macerated berries, or try unique specials such as green tomato shakshouka with smoked ricotta and herbs or a delightful crab custard accompanied by rainbow chard and layered brioche. To top it off, lovely bouquets from a local florist will be available.
At this Miami Design District favorite, chef Michael Schwartz will offer a special Mother’s Day brunch with mini-bouquets, the “Because I Said So” cocktail, and menu items like lobster scrambled eggs, asparagus quiche, and roasted lamb. For those with a sweet tooth, the Baker’s brunch board with banana-chocolate muffins, guava pastelito, carrot cake, strawberry and hibiscus jam, raspberry oatmeal bars, and conchas does not disappoint.
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If your mom is a steak lover, treat her to a Mother’s Day Feast ($125 per person) at this Michelin-starred Korean steakhouse. The menu showcases COTE’s all-time favorites, highlighting five cuts: USDA Prime, American Wagyu, and Japanese A5 Wagyu. Traditional Korean side dishes include pickled seasonal vegetables, salads, a savory egg souffle, and a duo of stews with rice. Enjoy soft-serve ice cream drizzled with soy sauce caramel to end the meal on a sweet note. A la carte options are also at your disposal. Staff will be on hand to take a Polaroid photo as part of a take-home keepsake with a picture frame.
Sofia - Design District
This contemporary Italian restaurant in the posh Design District is decked in pink hues from top to bottom. For Mother’s Day, guests can indulge in a sophisticated brunch menu, which includes options such as caviar eggs Benedict—crafted with a house-made English muffin, poached egg, Royal Osetra caviar, and champagne hollandaise—and asparagus and roasted tomato frittata adorned with shaved black truffle. Order Mom a marshmallow martini to add to the glamorous vibe.
Jaya at The Setai
Grab a seat at this classy courtyard and celebrate Mother’s Day with free-flowing Louis Roederer champagne and live Jazz while savoring one of Miami’s most extensive buffets. Diners will find breakfast favorites, abundant seafood, and meats grilled to order, Peking Duck, freshly-made crepes with all the fixings, and decadent desserts. The buffet is priced at $115 per adult and $75 per child (ages 5-12), excluding tax and gratuity, and is available from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Set in Edgewater's historic Women’s Club building, celebrate Mother’s Day with a rooftop brunch at this elegant surf and turf spot. Guests can select from a curated menu offering 7-9 dishes, an entrée choice, and a la carte extras such as King Crab scramble, grilled oysters, or grilled striped sea bass. Raise a glass to Mom with champagne or a delightful cocktail like the Mother of Miami—featuring tequila, mezcal, snow pea, shishito, and geranium—while taking in the stunning Biscayne Bay vista. Brunch is served from noon to 3 p.m.
This chic rooftop restaurant and lounge offers a unique fusion of Mediterranean and Asian cuisine. Brunch options include various packages: Virgin ($85), Reserve ($125), Millesime ($145), and Imperial ($295). Each package features a traditional brunch buffet, complemented by an array of seafood and desserts like caramelized apple tatin. All ladies will be welcomed with a Veuve Clicquot La Grande Dame Champagne glass and a nigiri piece.
Abbalé Telavivian Kitchen
Head to this charming Israeli spot with a popular shady patio serving an all-day brunch (10 a.m. to 9 p.m.). To kick things off, all mothers receive a complimentary welcome mimosa while they dine on dishes like smoked fish dip accompanied by labneh, caviar, and Jerusalem bagel chips, crispy cauliflower drizzled with tamarind glaze, and a green shakshuka. Don’t forget to leave space for the tahini crème brulee.
Fans of Asian cuisine will want to visit this upscale spot come to Mother’s Day for a bubbles and baos brunch starting at $68 per person featuring signature dishes like the Yu Xiang Crispy Pork Dumplings and the Spices Golden Tofu.
The bold and creative Asian-inspired spot, led by Colombian Chef Pablo Zitsman, presents a pop-up concept named Alcalde on Mother’s Day. This prix-fixe menu pays homage to the chef’s mother and wife, priced at $95 per person. Expect dishes such as empanadas de pipian (beef and potato), cocktail de camarones (shrimp and scallop-style ceviche), arepa topped with quail egg and caviar, and ajiaco Santaferreño—a hearty, traditional soup from Bogota.
Rusty Pelican - Miami
Celebrate Mother’s Day with a stunning ocean view of Miami at this iconic spot. Enjoy a prix-fixe brunch from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., featuring classic dishes such as crab cake Benedict and fried chicken and waffles. The brunch is priced at $92 for adults and $35 for children. Bottomless mimosas are available for just $30 more per person.
Chef Niven Patel’s restaurant at Thesis Hotel offers farm-fresh brunch favorites like Belgian waffles, ricotta pancakes, grilled wagyu steak, Maine lobster toast, and housemade pastrami Benedict. Treat Mom to bottomless Moet Brut and Rose champagne ($75/person) for two hours, with orange juice and peach puree for Mimosas and Bellinis. Cocktail fans can also enjoy special brunch drinks.
Mothers are in for a treat at this sophisticated Italian restaurant. The brunch offers a unique three-course fixed-price menu, featuring dishes such as cobia ceviche, fluffy ricotta and lemon pancakes topped with Florida strawberry compote and whipped mascarpone, as well as a Delmonico steak and eggs accompanied by pancetta, ossobuco sauce, and wild ramps zabaglione. Indulge in a deliciously sweet finale with options like profiteroles, chocolate terrine, or classic Key lime pie. Brunch is available from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at $135 per person.