This Mother’s Day, Spoil Mom At These Hot Miami Restaurants

Where to Treat Mom Like A Queen This Mother's Day
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This Sunday, May 9th is Mother’s Day, like many of us you probably don’t even have a plan yet. This year celebrate the special ladies in your life, by treating them to an extraordinary dining experience at any of these Miami spots listed below.

Ariete

Local Miami Chef Michael Beltran is inviting diners to celebrate Mother’s Day at Ariete with a two-course prix fixe brunch menu. Priced at $45 per person (not including tax and gratuity) diners can choose from one appetizer and one entree. First Course options include the following: parmesan & thyme biscuits, assorted pastelitos, local ceviche, guava & cream cheese blintz, and wedge salad. Second Course dishes include frita benedict, French toast, cast iron pancake, Turkish eggs, Chug burger, and grilled chicken. Ariete is located at 3540 Main Highway in Coconut Grove. Brunch is served Sunday, 10 AM to 3 PM. www. arietecoconutgrove.com

BOURBON STEAK

Chef Michael Mina’s award-winning steakhouse inside the JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa will be offering a special Mother’s Day Brunch on Sunday, May 9, complete with a complimentary rose for every mom. Brunch will be offered from 11 AM until 2:30 PM at the normally dinner-only restaurant and will be priced at $85 per person (exclusive of tax and gratuity) and $29 for kids ages 4-12 (exclusive of tax and gratuity). The buffet-style menu includes bottomless mimosas or Bloody Mary’s as well as a selection of delectable breakfast stations featuring breakfast staples such as omelets, waffles, French toast, seafood raw bar, salads, and pastries, all served by restaurant staff. BOURBON Steak favorites will also be available, including Butter Poached and Wood-Grilled Sirloin; Braised Short Rib; Miso Bass; Mac n Cheese and more. Reservations are highly encouraged and can be made through OpenTable. BOURBON Steak is located at 19999 West Country Club Drive inside the JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa in Aventura. www.jwturnberry.com.

Fireman Derek’s Bake Shop

Mother’s Day can be made a lot sweeter with the addition of Miami’s notorious treat emporium, Fireman Derek’s Bake Shop. Also available for purchase via Goldbelly and shipping nationwide, guests can celebrate Mom near and far with any of Fireman Derek’s signature pies such as the Guavaberry & Cream Pie, Key Lime, Apple, Salted Caramel, Pecan, and variety packs of Cookies and Brownies. All confections are made-to-order, prepared under strict food safety protocol, and refrigerated to ensure safe consumption and timely delivery for your Mother’s Day plans. Fireman Derek’s – Wynwood is located at 2818 N. Miami Avenue; Telephone: (786) 703-3623; Fireman Derek’s – Coconut Grove is located at 3435 Main Highway; Telephone: (786) 502-2396. Follow Fireman Derek’s on social media: @fdpieshttps://firemandereks.com/.

Gianni’s at The Villa Casa Casuarina

Treat mom to a luxurious Mother’s Day experience at Gianni’s, the iconic restaurant at The Villa Casa Casuarina at the former Versace Mansion. On Sunday, May 9, Gianni’s will be offering a  la carte lunch and dinner in several extravagant dining areas including the Garden Dining Room, the Roman Room decorated with romantic statues, the iconic courtyard, and the terrace overlooking the mosaic-filled pool and garden. Signature dishes on offer include Gianni’s Spaghetti Pomodoro, home-made pasta with San Marzano tomato, basil and olive oil; Truffle Gnocchi, home-made potato gnocchi with white truffle sauce, Pecorino Romano and freshly shaved truffle; Pan Seared Chilean Sea Bass served with sauteed spinach; Australian Lamb Chops served with roasted potatoes and mixed baby vegetables; and T-Bone Porterhouse for two served with roasted potatoes and seasonal vegetables. Gianni’s also boasts a fresh Raw Bar selection including Alaskan King Crab, Tuna Tartare, and Kusshi Oysters; and signature cocktail and wine pairings. The full menu can be viewed HERE. Lunch is served from 12 PM to 4 PM, and dinner is served from 5 PM to 10:30 PM. Gianni’s is located at 1116 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach. Reservations are highly encouraged and can be made on OpenTable; by telephone (786) 385-2200; or email info@vmmiamibeach.com.

The Gramercy 

Treat your Mom to a perfect Sunday lunch featuring bottomless mimosas for $29.99 from 1130am till 330pm at The Gramercy on Coral Gables’s Miracle Mile. Featuring a delicious ala carte menu of items such as Truffle Caviar Deviled Eggs, Steak Tartare, Pan Seared Salmon, Garganelli Boscaiola Pasta, French Dip Sandwich and “The Gram” Roll, The Gramercy is a grand and breathtaking dining room to toast Mom. The Gramercy is located at 65 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables FL 33134. For reservations please call (786)-747-4853  www.thegramercymiami.com

Le Jardinier

A perfect place to sit outdoors and celebrate Mom, Michelin-starred chef Alain Verzeroli’s Le Jardinier in the Miami Design District will offer its noteworthy Sunday Brunch on Mother’s Day from 11:30 AM until 4:30 PM. The vegetable-forward restaurant serves brunch on its lush and spacious patio as well as indoors. The menu features a la carte dishes, cocktails, and the option of Bottomless Franciacorta sparkling wine for $55. Standout brunch dishes include Ora King Salmon Rillette on country bread with avocado mousse, chilis and fried capers ($22); Caramelized Onion & Mushroom Quiche with smoked gouda and rainbow chard ($20); Maine Lobster with poached organic egg, bok choy and Hollandaise ($36); Bavette au Jus with crispy potato and fried organic egg ($38); Floridian Rock Shrimp with parmesan polenta & romesco and a coralline bisque ($22); and Oven-Roasted Leek with caramelized shallot soubise, egg mimosa and hazelnut ($21). The full menu may be found HERE. Reservations are encouraged and can be made through RESY or on the restaurant’s website. Le Jardinier is located at 151 NE 41st Street Suite 135 in the Miami Design District. www.lejardinier-miami.com.

Navé

This Mother’s Day, treat mom to a special dinner at Navé, one of Coconut Grove’s most beloved eateries. Situated along an idyllic tree-lined avenue, Navé by Chefs Michael Beltran and Justin Flit offers sophisticated yet approachable New American cuisine with a heavy focus on seafood and house-made pasta. In honor of the holiday, the eatery will offer specials in addition to the regular a la carte menu. Specials include lobster ravioli – sauce Americaine, tarragon; and pan-seared scallops – polenta, roasted mushrooms. Of course, diners can still indulge in the wildly popular Snapper Milanese – tomato compote, olive tapenade, baby arugula; steak tartare with pickled horseradish; or share a dozen fresh oysters. The restaurant is open for dinner from 6 PM to 10 PM; Brunch is served Sundays from 11 AM to 3 PM. Telephone: (786) 615-3747; https://navemiami.com/

Nikki Beach

Treat Mom to a garden-style Mother’s Day Brunch as we celebrate the woman in our lives with a charming throwback to the Victorian era. Enjoy delicious cuisine, a floral pop-up from Zoom Bloomz Midtown, along with the Biscayne Poet, a roaming scribe ready to pen poetry From 11 am till 4 pm, enjoy delicious bites from the Amazing Sunday’s Brunch selection for $49.99 and sip on delicious springtime cocktails under the sun.  The Amazing Sunday’s Brunch selection features an omelet station, crepe station, sushi station, alongside a house-made dessert station. Toast to Mom with a Mango Bellini made with Prosecco and Mango Nectar for $7 each. Nikki Beach is located at 1 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139. For reservations please send an email to: reservations.miami@nikkibeach.com For more information please visit: www.miami-beach.nikkibeach.com
Red Rooster Overtown
Renowned Miami restaurant, Red Rooster Overtown, is celebrating Mother’s Day Sunday, May 9th with some very special additions to their already delectable brunch menu. In addition to so many tried and true favorites, you and your Mom can enjoy specials like House-Smoked Wild Salmon Crispy Everything “French Toast,” Deviled Egg Gribiche, Smoked Maple| Lamb Hash House Cured Lamb Ham, Maitake Mushrooms, Crispy Potato, Mint Chimichurri | Reina’s Arroz Imperial Golden Chicken and Rice Fricasse, Sweet Peppers, Aged Cheddar. Brunch is available from 10 am – 3 pm. We know Mom’s life is hard, and this year it was even harder, so here’s hoping these dishes can show your mom just how thankful you are for all of her hard work. Take a mom-ent to celebrate your Mom with Red Rooster Overtown. Red Rooster is located at 920 NW 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33136. For more information please visit www.redroosterovertown.com
Salt & Straw
The popular, Portland-based ice cream shop will be debuting its new menu just in time to celebrate Mom. For the month of May, Salt & Straw will offer its Eat Your Flowers menu, which highlights vivid flowers, bright fruits, and potent aromatics; and makes a great, edible alternative to a classic bouquet. Available at both the Wynwood and Coconut Grove shops, by the scoop or the pint, or online for national delivery, flavors include: Rhubarb Crumble w/ Toasted Anise; Wildflower Honey w/ Ricotta Walnut Lace Cookies; Jasmine Milk Tea & Chocolate; and Mathilde’s Hibiscus & Coconut Sherbet (v). Salt & Straw has locations in Wynwood (246 NW 25th Street) and Coconut Grove (3015 Grand Avenue, Unit 145) and is also available through UberEATS, DoorDash, and on the Salt & Straw website. www.saltandstraw.com.

Toro Toro

Celebrate mom this Mother’s Day at Toro Toro, chef/restaurateur Richard Sandoval’s Pan-Latin steakhouse, with a decadent unlimited Pan-Latin Brunch on Sunday, May 9 from 12 PM to 4 PM. The enhanced culinary experience, curated by Executive Chef Jean Delgado, features chef attended action stations including Salad, Waffle, and Omelet Stations, a Seafood Display offering fresh oysters, shrimp cocktail, cevicheria, and hand-rolled sushi; and a Rodizio Station serving achiote chicken, Argentina chorizo, roasted pork carnitas, and pan-seared grouper. For the occasion, Toro Toro will also be featuring fresh Lobster Tails and Prime Rib. The decadent experience finishes at the Dessert Station with Bananas Foster and Latin-inspired desserts. Mother’s Day brunch will be priced at $79 per person; $39 per child ages 6-12, excluding additional drinks, tax, and gratuity. Bottomless Mimosas and Bloody Mary’s will also be on offer for $20 per person. The full menu can be viewed – HERE. Advance reservations are encouraged and can be made on OpenTable – HERE. Toro Toro is located at 100 Chopin Plaza inside the InterContinental in Downtown Miami. Telephone (305) 372-4710; www.torotoromiami.com.

Zulma Torres

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