Mom nourished you all those years growing up, cooking endless meals for you, the least you can do is show your appreciation and treat her to a nice brunch on her day. Peruse this list for ideas on what she’d like:
2. RUST Wynwood
New to the Wynwood area, RUST has cozy indoor seating and a rustic, inviting outdoor patio too. Moms will enjoy the sunriser hash dish with two eggs sunny side up or the breakfast flat bread made with goat cheese, onions, roasted tomatoes and smoked salmon topped with a fried egg. A sparkling or mojito sangria are perfect for pairing with these and other brunch items. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. https://www.rustwynwood.com/
5. Zuma Miami
A veteran of the Downtown Miami restaurant scene, Zuma Miami is where Mom gets the royal treatment. A refreshing welcome cocktail like zuma sangria, is followed by various buffet items including sushi and oysters, robata-grilled meats and their signature items miso marinated black cod. Entrees are paired with a traditional Japanese hot pot served tableside. Finish the meal with selections from the dessert platter. $125 per person. 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. https://www.zumarestaurant.com/
8. Peacock Garden Cafe
Another Coconut Grove spot, this one features an open-air garden setting with plenty of whimsical Grove-like touches throughout that Mom will love. Brunch is a collection of American brunch comfort classics like eggs Benedict (classic or crab cake), French toast, omelettes and steak and eggs. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. http://www.jaguarhg.com/home-peacock
9. Glass & Vine
Taking full advantage of the lovely Grove landscape, Glass & Vine has been a hit since it burst on the scene. Award-winning Chef Giorgio Rapicavoli, already a household name in Coral Gables for Eating House, commands the kitchen here, too. Moms receive a complimentary glass of Prosecco to enjoy with seasonal brunch offerings of watermelon salad with cilantro, cotija cheese and lime crema, traditional huevos rotos or semolina pancakes with vanilla-maple syrup. 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. http://glassandvine.com/
10. Fontainebleau Hotel
With so many restaurants inside the iconic Miami Beach hotel naturally there are a few Mother’s Day choices. At Scarpetta by Scott Conant you can treat Mom to an Italian-inspired buffet brunch with frittata, arborio, carving and pasta stations along with sides, salad, entrees and desserts for $85 per person and $42.50 for kids under 12.
At the American-inspired brasserie Vida choose from omelettes and pancakes, chef-inspired tapas, chateau briand, rotisserie, a raw bar and more. $68 per person, $34 for kids 12 and under. Both begin at noon. https://fontainebleau.com/mothersday
11. Bakehouse Brasserie
The cozy Parisian cafe offers Mom bottomless mimosas on her day to pair with a menu with so many choices she may need a second one before she decides. All the classics are here, even juicy burgers, along with a nice jazz saxophonist performing while she enjoys her meal. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. http://bakehousesouthbeach.com/
13. Lolo's Surf Cantina
Mom might prefer a laid-back casual Baja-inspired eatery with plenty of Mexican favorites like quesadillas, tacos, tostadas and chips and guacamole served brunch style. They’re all prepared under the watchful eye of Chef Richard Ampudia, born in Mexico City so you know it’s authentic. From 11 a.m. http://loloscantina.com/
15. Bulla Gastrobar
Whether it’s in Coral Gables or Doral, Mom receives a complimentary glass of rosé upon arrival. Then it’s on to choosing from an extensive menu filled with Spanish-style dishes. They include cochinillo hash, huevos bendectinos and huevos Bulla. Brunch is $27 per person and features a tasting menu with three selections. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. http://bullagastrobar.com/
2500 Ponce De Leon Blvd, Coral Gables, FL 33134; 5335 NW 87th Ave C102, Doral, FL 33178
17. Lightkeepers at The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne
The elegant Lightkeepers at The Ritz-Carlton Key is offering a deluxe Mother’s Day Brunch sure to please her. Selections include mushroom risotto, seared sea bass, omelette and waffle stations and plenty of desserts. Bottomless mimosas, bellnis, bloody Marys, sangria, punch and house draft beer are also included. 12-3 p.m., $125 for adults, $45 for kids. www.ritzcarlton.com
20. Jack's Miami
A tipsy mom is a happy mom, so Jack’s Miami is the place to get mom liquored up with their over-the-top Bloody Mary cart, rolled out for their weekly brunch. Mom can get her veggies while she drinks and choose from their weekly brunch menu with classics like French toast and eggs.
23. La Fresa Francesa
A hidden gem of Hialeah, La Fresa Francesa is a bistro that serves some of the most Miami-Dade’s most noteworthy French cuisine. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., you can enjoy a classic brunch with menu items that include quail, foie gras and dessert crepes. Mom will most certainly appreciate the all-day rosé wine tastings, too.
24. 320 Gastrolounge
Brunch and cocktails! That’s the way to go at 320 Gastrolounge, at the entrance of the Shops at Merrick Park. For Mother’s Day, the special lady in your life can feast on fresh fish and ceviche or omelettes and arepas from an assortment of stations. Brunch is only $35, with a special $55 deal on unlimited mimosas.