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Happy Mother’s Day, Miami!

11 brunches, lunches, and dinners where you can celebrate Mom this Sunday, May 14

Quattro Gastronomia Italiana

Want to show Mom just how much you love her? This Sunday, May 14, treat the leading lady in your life (your Mom!) to a meal that’s all about her—maybe even at one of our favorite Miami restaurants, listed below.

R House Wynwood
This Mother’s Day, join Chef Rocco Carulli at R House Wynwood {2727 NW 2 Avenue, Wynwood; 305.576.0201} as he brings back all your favorite dishes to the restaurant’s famous Sunday brunch. Priced at $45 per person, guests will get unlimited appetizers, from Lobster Mac & Cheese and Watermelon & Heirloom Tomato Salad, to Scrambled Huevos Rancheros and Grilled Linguiça Pork Sausage. On top of that, each guest can choose one main dish of their choice, like Seacacke Benedict, Chipotle-Rubbed Pork Ribs, Steak & Truffle Egg, Creole Shrimp & Grits, Fresh Strawberry & Cream French Toast, Fried Chicken & Biscuit, and more. Finally, guests can also add dessert bites for $3 apiece, bottomless mimosas and sangria for $25 per person, and mimosa and sangria pitchers for $20 each.This Mother’s Day special will run from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on May 14, 2017. Reservations are recommended.

The Sarsaparilla Club
Run by Top Chef alumni and husband-and-wife duo, Jeff McInnis & Janine Booth, The Sarsaparilla Club {1 18th Street, Miami Beach; 305.341.1400} fuses Southern fare with Cantonese Dim Sum. Priced at just $40 per person, this special spot will host a lavish Mother’s Day breakfast buffet with everything from Brioche Cinnamon French Bread Pudding and Prime Rib Tornedos, to French Quiche, a bagel station, an extravagant dessert display, and more. Bottomless mimosas can be added for just $17 per guest 21+. This Mother’s Day special will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 14, 2017. Reservations are required.

Villa Azur
This Sunday, let Mom sleep in and treat her to dinner at the sultry, Mediterranean-inspired Villa Azur {309 23 Street, Miami Beach; 305.763.8688}. When you do, she’ll get a complimentary glass of Moet & Chandon champagne upon arrival, and bottomless Moet & Chandon will be available for just $15 per person. This Mother’s Day special will start at 6:30 p.m. on May 14, 2017. Reservations are required.

Bakehouse Brasserie
Located in Miami’s dazzling South of Fifth neighborhood, the quaint Bakehouse Brasserie {808 First Street, Miami Beach; 305.434.8249} serves brunch all day, everyday. This Sunday, transport Mom to the heart of Ol’ Paree as she indulges in French plates like Croissant French Toast, Bakehouse Benedict, and Avocado Toast. Couple that with bottomless mimosas, frosé, and a sultry saxophonist playing live jazz, and it’s sure to be one Happy Mother’s Day, indeed. This Mother’s Day special will run from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on May 14, 2017.

Seaspice
Want to thank Mom for all she does? Take her to Seaspice {422 NW North River Drive, Miami; 305.440.4200} for good food, two hours of free-flowing champagne, a live band, performers, giveaways, and a photo booth and photographer to capture the special day. This Mother’s Day special will run from 1 to 3 p.m. on May 14, 2017. Reservations are recommended.

Big Easy Winebar & Grill
This South African restaurant and wine bar sits in the brand new Brickell City Centre. This Mother’s Day, every guest at Big Easy Winebar & Grill {701 South Miami Avenue, Suite 339, Brickell; 786.814.5955} will be able to pair their South African cuisine with a complimentary glass of Prosecco. When you go, keep the a couple standout dishes in mind: the Out of Africa Chop Chop with peri-peri chicken breast, chickpeas, cherry tomatoes, mozzarella, biltong bits, chopped lettuce, spring onions, Parmesan cheese, and a grenache vinaigrette; and the Chili-Coffee Rubbed Pork Flatbread with seasonal apples, braai “bbq sauce,” and fresh mozzarella. For a real local South African treat, try the Durban Bunny Chow—it’s a sharing plate of slow roasted lamb shank and rice in an artisan bread bowl. This Mother’s Day special will run all day on May 14, 2017. The restaurant will be open for lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., and for dinner, from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Reservations are recommended.

Glass and Vine
Sitting right in the heart of Peacock Park, there’s no better place to enjoy beautiful Coconut Grove than Glass and Vine {2820 McFarlane Road, Coconut Grove; 305.200.5268}. This Sunday, take Mom there for brunch and she’ll get a complimentary glass of Prosecco to pair with delicious, seasonal plates—like Watermelon Salad with lime crema, cotija cheese, cilantro and jalapeño; Semolina Pancakes with buttermilk and lemon flavors, vanilla-maple syrup, and whipped butter; or Huevos Rotos with fried eggs, raw tomato, cured ham, and homestyle potatoes, to name a few. Then, make sure you follow that Prosecco with a brunch cocktail. The restaurant’s spicy Bloody Mary’s and pitchers of mimosas or sangria are always a good idea. This Mother’s Day brunch will run from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on May 14, 2017. Reservations are required.

Quattro Gastronomia Italiana
This upscale Northern Italian eatery sits right in the heart of trendy Lincoln Road. On Mother’s Day, head to Quattro Gastronomia Italiana {1014 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach; 305.531.4833} and indulge in a three-course menu of mouthwatering plates like fried calamari with vegetables and spiced marinara sauce, a spinach and goat cheese quiche, Maine lobster salad with a citrus and champagne vinaigrette, roast beef with Barolo reduction and mushroom ragout, homemade pasta with porcini, vongole, and pecorino, and more. This Mother’s Day special will run all day on May 14, 2017. The restaurant will be open from Noon to 11 p.m. Reservations are required.

Bulla Gastrobar
Head to Bulla Gastrobar {2500 Ponce De Leon Boulevard, Coral Gables; 305.441.0107} this Sunday, and enjoy a Spanish-style brunch of Huevos Benedictinos, Cochinillo Hash, “Huevos Bulla,” mimosas, sangría, and more. To make Mom feel special, every mother who attends will be greeted with a rose.

Scarpetta
At this Scott Conant staple, treat Mom to an Italian-inspired buffet feast priced at $85 per adult and $42.50 per child under the age of 12. Taking place this Sunday, Scarpetta {4441 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach; 305) 674-4660} invites guests to graze through various food stations, from frittata and classic arborio action stations, to stations with Italian meats and cheeses, seafood on ice, salads, rotisserie chicken, seared snapper, different pastas, slow-roasted sirloin, and towering desserts. This Mother’s Day special will run all day on May 14, 2017. The restaurant will be open from Noon to 10 p.m. Reservations are required.

Jaya at The Setai
This Mother’s Day, celebrate with a full buffet spread and live jazz at Jaya at The Setai {2001 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach; 855.923.7899}. Priced at $125 per person, take your pick from food stations with pan-Asian plates like Roasted Strip Loin Au Jus, Caramelized Leg of Lamb, Alaskan King Crab Legs, Butter Chicken, Fish Curry, Fried Flat Noodlesall in the newly-furnished (and beautiful) courtyard. For an added treat, all Moms will get a special treat at the end of their meal! This Mother’s Day special will run from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on May 14, 2017. Reservations are required.

db Bistro Moderne
db Bistro Moderne {255 Biscayne Boulevard Way, Downtown Miami; 305.421.8800} is Miami’s favorite French-American bistro. The brainchild of famed Chef Daniel Boulud, go on Sunday and treat Mom to db’s lavish, three-course Mother’s Day brunch! On the menu? Extraordinary dishes like Spring Pea Soup, Corn Ravioli, Baked Salmon, Steak Frites, Crab Benedict, and Strawberry Shortcake Vacherin. Pair it all with unlimited specialty Bloody Mary’s and champagne cocktails, and send Mom home with a complimentary bag of fresh macaroons. This fabulous French feast is priced at just $55 per adult and $30 per child 12 and under, and you can add unlimited champagne cocktails and Bloody Mary’s for $35 per adult. This Mother’s Day special will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on May 14, 2017. Reservations are required.

Happy dining!

By Jennifer Agress | Miami Editor