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.
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
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: @fdpies. https://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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
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.
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/
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.