Mother's Day 2011

Get mom out of the kitchen & into a restaurant this Mother’s Day! Got brunch on your mind? We’ve got all the info you need…

III Forks

Is opening at 11am and offering a special three-course meal as well as a Mother’s Day dessert room.

III Forks: Village at Gulfstream Park, Hallandale; 954-457-3920


Is treating mom to a brunch buffet. The menu includes roasted homestead tomato soup, eggs Benedict, herb crusted pork loin and a pancake decorating station. $55 per person.

1500° at Eden Roc Renaissance Miami Beach: 4525 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, 305-674-5594

660 at the Angler’s

Is offering a special prix-fixe menu with a family-style option (minimum 2 people required for family style). The menu includes fritto misto, “my mom’s pasta al horno” and rice pudding.  $34.95 per person.

660 at The Angler’s: 660 Washington Ave, Miami Beach; 786-594-5811

Angelique Euro Café

Is honoring mom with floral-infused brunch & dinner menus. Brunch highlights (available May 7-8, 11am-4pm) include orchids & apples salad and Parisian omelets folded with fresh fruit. The three-course prix-fixe dinner menu (available May 6-8 for $49) features tuna tartar, braised beef filet, lavender-scented mashed potatoes and one free glass of cava.

Angelique Euro Café:117 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables; 305-529-9922

Area 31

Is hosting a brunch buffet featuring a cupcake decorating station for kids and bottomless mimosas and bloody Mary’s for adults ($10 additional). Menu highlights include chilled shrimp cocktail & oysters, waffles, grilled swordfish and kobe hot dog chemis.

Area 31: 270 Biscayne Blvd, Miami; 305-424-5234

Big City Tavern

Is serving special menu items in addition to its regular brunch & dinner menus, treating kids under 10 to free meals from the kids menu and indulging mom in complimentary unlimited mimosas. Special menu items include buratta with fresh strawberries, petite filet with lobster mac & cheese and housemade tiramisu.

Big City Tavern: 609 E. Las Olas Blvd. Fort Lauderdale; 954-727-0307

Bluepoint Ocean Grill at Seminole Hard Rock

Indulges mom in a bunch featuring a create your own bloody Mary and mimosa bar. Other highlights include an omelet bar, a panini bar and a carving station.

Bluepoint Ocean Grill at Seminole Hard Rock: 1 Seminole Way, Hollywood; 954-327-8911

BLT Steak

Offers moms a special three-course blackboard menu, in addition to the restaurant’s regular a la carte menu. The blackboard menu includes diver sea scallop en croute, pan roasted local cobia and milk chocolate cheesecake. $60 per person.

BLT Steak at the Betsy: 1440 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach; 305-673-0044

Bongo’s Cuban Cafe Miami

Treats the family to a buffet style brunch. Menu highlights include arroz imperial, pollo asado, lechon asado and a ceviche bar. $35 per adult, $18 for kids 5-10, free for kids under 5 with each adult buffet purchased. Price includes complimentary Mamma Mimosas & Bongos Bellinis, live music and a special gift for mom.

Bongo’s Cuban Cafe Miami: 601 Biscyane Blvd, Miami; 786-777-2100

Bongo’s Cuban Cafe at Seminole Hard Rock

Treats mom to tableside cocktails and an a la carte menu featuring eggs Benedict, huevos rancheros and pork chop Milanesa.

Bongo’s Cuban Cafe at Seminole Hard Rock: 1 Seminole Way, Hollywood; 954-791-3040

BRIO Tuscan Grille

Celebrates with an a la carte Tuscany-influence brunch menu. Highlights include frittata al forno, white chocolate raspberry French toast and crab and shrimp crepes.

Shops at Pembroke Gardens: 14576 SW 5 St, Pembroke Pines; 954-432-1341

The Village at Gulfstream Park: 600 Silks Run, Hallandale Beach; 954-362-1600

Burger & Beer Joint

Is offering an a la carte brunch featuring PB&J-stuffed French toast with caramelized bananas, the “Dream On” four-egg omelet with choice of a variety of cheeses and toppings and $15 pitchers of mimosas and Bloody Marys.

Burger & Beer Joint Brickell: 900 South Miami Ave, Miami, 305-523-2244

Burger & Beer Joint South Beach: 1766 Bay Rd, Miami Beach; 305-672-3287


Woos mom with an “inventive”a la carte brunch featuring health-conscious and comfort food. Invest an additional $20 and enjoy unlimited Mimosas (two hours) and  tableside Bloody Marys.

Cafeina: 297 NW 23 St, Miami; 305-438-0792

China Grill Miami Beach

Is serving a special a la carte menu in addition to its regular menu. Specials include the maki roll (tuna, avocado, cream cheese & tempura flakes wrapped in pink soy paper with red tobiko and rose shaped tuna sashimi), surf & turf (10oz Filet Mignon & 4 grilled jumbo shrimp with lobster hash) and seafood fried rice.

China Grill Miami Beach: 404 Washington Ave, Miami Beach; 305-534-2211

China Grill Ft Lauderdale

Is offering a special five-course tasting menu in addition to its regular dinner menu. The tasting menu includes spicy beef & scallion dumplings, lobster pancakes, tri-star salad and garlic shrimp.

China Grill at Hilton Ft. Lauderdale Marina: 1881 SE 17 St Causeway, Ft. Lauderdale; 954-759-9950


Celebrates mom with a special three-course menu available from 12-8pm. Menu highlights include lobster bisque, filet mignon and walnut fudge brownie a la mode. $45, regular a la carte menu also available.

Christy’s: 3100 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables; 305-446-1400

Council Oak at Seminole Hard Rock

Treats mom to a steak & seafood brunch. Menu highlights include a shrimp & oyster bar, beef tenderloib, crab Benedict and Texas French toast. $49.95 per adult, $17.95 for kids under 12.

Council Oak at Seminole Hard Rock: 1 Seminole Way, Hollywood; 954-327-7501

The Dining Room

Is treating mom to a free dessert all night long. The regular a la carte menu, including branzino and crispy braised pork, will be offered. Desserts include key lime tart vanilla ice cream and chocolate almond semifredo.

The Dining Room: 413 Washington Ave, Miami Beach; 305-397-8444


Treats mom to a “Mediterranean-accented” brunch buffet and a complimentary Mamma Mia mimosa. Menu highlights include a Mediterranean station, sushi, omelets and prime rib au jus. $60 per adult, $35 kids 12 and under.

Eos at the Viceory: 485 Brickell Ave, Miami; 305-503-4400

Essensia at the Palms

Honors mom with a wholesome brunch. Menu highlights include waffles, European deli meats, ceviche and sushi. $59 per adult, $19 per child under 13. Price includes one complimentary mimosa for mom.

Essensia at the Palms: 3025 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-908-5458

Fadó Irish Pub

Indulges mom with hearty a la carte specialties like breakfast boxty and almond French toast paired with a glass of European draught beer or Irish Coffee.

Fadó Irish Pub: 900 S Miami Ave, Miami; 786-924-0972

Flamingo Gardens

Treats mom to brunch, jazz and a visit to the 6th annual African violet show & sale. The brunch buffet includes French toast, pancakes, eggs, fruit and pastries. $24 for mothers & adult members, $36 for adults, $20 for kids 4-12. Tickets include admission to Flamingo Gardens & entry to the African violet show.

Flamingo Gardens, 3750 S Flamingo Rd, Davie; 954-473-2955

The Forge

Is wooing mom with  an extensive menu of seasonally inspired breakfast classics, a  Bloody M

ary bar and unlimited Mimosas. Kids 12 and under can craft at The Forge Kids Craft Table while parents enjoy brunch. $55 for adults, $20 for kids 5-12, free for kids under 5. 

The Forge: 432 41 St, Miami Beach; 305-538-8533

Gibraltar at Grove Isle Hotel & Spa

Treats mom to a water view, brunch buffet and unlimited Champagne and Mimosas. $75 per adult, $35 per child

Gibraltar at Grove Isle Hotel & Spa: 4 Grove Isle Dr, Coconut Grove; 305-857-5007

Isabela’s at the JW Marriott Miami

Treats families to a brunch buffet featuring rib eye steak, rosemary marinated lamb chops, a ceviche bar and a BBQ station. $65 per adult, $24 per child 6-11

Isabela’s at the JW Marriott Miami: 1109 Brickell Ave, Miami; 305-329-3656

Jaguar Ceviche Spoon Bar and Latam Grill

Is treating mom to live music, a special dessert and a rose. Regular brunch menu includes huveos rancheros, Mexican molleted and black market ceviche.

Jaguar Ceviche Spoon Bar and Latam Grill: 3067 Grand Ave, Coconut Grove; 305-444-0216

Jungle Island

Is hosting a daylong brunch featuring sliced sirloin, grilled salmon and chocolate mousse. $45 per adult, $32 per child 3-10, includes admission to park

Jungle Island: 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami; 305-400-7000

Mesazul at Doral

Treats moms to a brunch buffet featuring made-to-order omelets, a carving station, sushi and a raw bar. Extra bonus – unlimited bloody Mary’s and mimosas. $75 per adult, $25 per child 6-12.

Mesazul at Doral: 4400 NW 87 Ave, Miami; 305-591-6616

Morton’s the Steakhouse

Honors mom with a special $59 three-course menu. Choose a salad, entrée, side dish and dessert. Menu highlights include single cut filet mignon, filet Oskar, broiled salmon and chicken Christopher. Available 3-9pm at all Morton’s Miami locations.

The National Hotel

Treats mom to a buffet brunch followed by pool access. Brunch highlights include international cheese & charcuteries, a smoked salmon station, sage roasted turkey and a a pasta station. Moms will enjoy unlimited mimosas & bloody Mary’s, other adults can pay $10 to upgrade to unlimited drinks. $39 per adult, $19.50 per child.

The National Hotel: 1677 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-532-2311

Neomi’s Grill at Trump International

Is hosting a brunch buffet featuring a salad bar, made-to-order omelets, fried chicken, black cod and cake balls. Bonus – moms will enjoy a complimentary take-home family portrait. $60 per adult, $20 per child under 12

Neomi’s Grill at Trump International: 18001 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-692-5770



Celebrates mom with a three-course menu at its Coral Gables, Key Biscayne and Brickell locations. The menu is available for lunch only at the Gables location at a rate of $35 per adult. The Key Biscayne and Brickell locations are serving lunch & dinner for $38 per person.

Coral Gables: 121 Alhambra Pl, Coral Gables

Key Biscayne: 620 Crandon Blvd, Key Biscayne

Brickell: 1414 Brickell Ave, Miami

The Playwright Irish Pub

Is opening at 11am and offering a traditional Irish breakfast and $4 mimosa specials

The Playwright Irish Pub: Village at Gulfstream Park, Hallandale; 954-457-7563

Portofino Coal Fired Pizza

Treats mom to a BOGO deal. Buy any classic pasta, classic entrée or pizza and receive another free.

Portofino Coal Fired Pizza: 11535 N Kendall Dr, Kendall; 650 NE 22 Terr, Homestead


Opens at 11am and treats mom to a complimentary mimosa or bloody Mary with the purchase of any entree

Primebar: Village at Gulfstream Park, Hallandale; 954-874-9383

The Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove

Celebrates mom with brunch in the Grand Ballroom from 10:30am-3:30pm. Highlights include imported cheese & charcuteries, caviar, sushi, free flowing champagne & mimosa and a kids “flower market.” $89 per adult, $34 for kids under 13.

The Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove, 3300 SW 27 Ave, Coconut Grove; 786-470-1227

The Ritz-Carlton Fort Lauderdale

Presents a brunch & trunk show featuring 12 stations, caviar, sushi and free-flowing champagne, mimosas and Bloody Mary’s. There will also be a trunk show in the lobby featuring handbags, jewelry & products. $95 per guest, $65 per child 14-20, $25 per child under 14.

Ritz Carlton Fort Lauderdale, 1 Ft Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale; 954-465-2300

Rocco’s Tacos & Tequila Bar

Is offering a special a la carte menu in addition to its regular menu. Bonus – kids under 10 eat free and all moms can enjoy a complimentary house margarita with the purchase of an entrée. The special menu includes tropical Hawaiian fish ceviches, crispy fried shrimp taco and seared yellowfin tuna.

Rocco’s Tacos & Tequila Bar: 1313 East Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale; 954-524-9550


Presents an Italian inspired brunch buffet featuring limitless bloody Mary’s, bellinis and mimosas. The menu includes sliced ribeye, duck & foie gras ravioli, an omelet station and tiramisu. $75 per adult, $37.50 for kids 4-12.

Scarpetta at the Fontainebleau: 4441 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-674-4660


Treats mom to the “ultimate breakfast buffet.” Highlights include pastries, cheeses, oatmeal and an omelet station. $24.95 per adult, $14.95 per child.

Spartico at the Mayfair Hotel & Spa: 3000 Florida Ave, Coconut Grove; 305-779-4540


Is celebrating mom with four brunch specials in addition to its regular brunch menu. Specialty items include pea soup with caviar, tomato tart and semolina pancakes. 

Sugarcane: 3250 NE 1 Ave, Miami; 305-369-0353

Sushi Samba Dromo

Celebrates with an a la carte menu featuring sea bass & miso anticuchos, cast iron baked eggs, twice baked potato and caramel French toast.

Sushi Samba Dromo: 600 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach; 305-673-5337


Is offering its regular brunch menu but treating mom a complimentary dessert of her choice and a glass of champagne.

Sustain: 3252 NE 1 Ave, Midtown; 305-424-9079

Steak 954

Is offering a special a la caret menu. The menu specials include grilled Thai shrimp salad, mussels with harissa-tomato broth and prime rib.

Steak 954 at W Fort Lauderdale: 401 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale; 954-414-8333

Talavera Cocina Mexicana

Is treating mom to live music, a special dessert and a rose. Regular brunch menu includes huevos divorciados, seafood cocktail and omelet verde.

Talavera Cocina Mexicana: 2299 Ponce de Leon, Coral Gables; 305-444-2955

Texas de Brazil

Is opening at 11am and treating mom to Brazilian mimosas.

Texas de Brazil: Village at Gulfstream Park; 954-843-7600


Presents a “multi-sensorial” brunch buffet. Highlights include an omelet station, dry aged prime rib, pesto orzo with scallops, ceviche and desserts. $74 per adult, including limitless bloody Mary’s and mimosas, $37.50 for kids 4-12.

Vida at the Fontainebleau: 4441 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-538-2000

Yes Pasta! Trattoria Italiana

Has added a few special a la carte dishes to its regular menu. Highlights include fungo portobello al caprino (oven roasted portobello mushroom stuff with goat cheese), carpaccio di tonno (tuna carpaccio with tomato, red onion, cucumber and balsamic dressing) and

ravioli ripieni di granchio (heart shape ravioli stuffed with crab with yellow tomato sauce and chives). 
Yes, Pasta Trattoria Italiana: 14871 Biscayne Blvd, North Miami Beach: 305.944.1006