By: Dana Rozansky & Rebecca Charur
With May suddenly upon us, there are quite a few important dates in the books. While you’re all likely figuring out the best places to down tequila on Cinco de Mayo and looking for a last minute getaway for Memorial Day weekend, there’s one special holiday this month that deserves its fair share of attention too. Mother’s Day is the ideal opportunity to show mom that her years of effort, time, money, blood, sweat and tears were not in vain. If you want to impress the hell out of Mom this year, just follow our lead. Read below, make your reservation, then revel in the glory of knowing you’re the favorite child. Yes, it’s that simple.
1854 Bay Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139
NaiYaRa’s fresh new brunch is sure to impress the “cool” mom and earn you the coveted title of favorite child. Enjoy Chef Bee’s Thai-inspired menu featuring Fried Duck & Biscuits, Soft Shell Crab Buns, Thailand Poke made with Salmon; or take a bite of the ‘Momma’s Thai Brunch’ section offering Steak & Egg Banh Mi, Korean Short Ribs & Eggs and the Popcorn Shrimp Banh Mi to name a few.
808 First Street Miami Beach, FL 33139
For the mom who prefers a jazzy French getaway, surprise her with a trip to Bakehouse Brasserie. This Mother’s Day, the popular Parisian café will be offering the smooth sound of a live saxophonist along with a bottomless mimosa brunch from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The brunch will feature breakfast favorites like the Croissant French Toast, Bakehouse Benedict and Avocado Toast.
Glass and Vine
2820 McFarlane Road
Glass and Vine is offering moms a complimentary glass of prosecco to enjoy alongside their seasonal menu items, including the Watermelon Salad, Semolina Pancakes, Coquito French Toast, and Huevos Rotos. Brunch is served from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with seating available in the restaurant’s outdoor garden oasis.
Meraki Greek Bistro
142 SE 1st Ave, Miami, FL 33131
So maybe the plane ticket to Santorini is out of your Mother’s Day budget, but a brunch at Meraki Greek Bistro seems fair enough. Transport to Greece with Meraki’s white washed outdoor patio as you sip on a complimentary glass of wine or champagne. Then, enjoy the Mediterranean journey through the prix-fixe menu for $24.99.
Bird & Bone
4041 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, FL 3314
Grab a table on Bird & Bone’s open-air terrace and sip on your complimentary glass of champagne as you indulge in American-style brunch eats. Bird & Bone will be offering a special brunch menu from noon until 3 p.m. featuring a-la-carte options like Fire Roasted Clams, Chef Hales’ Hot Chicken & Waffle, and Sweet Glazed City Ham Benedict.
Terrazza at Shore Club
1901 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139
A beautiful outdoor brunch buffet and a glass of complimentary rose at Terraza is shore to please Mom on her special day. The buffet, which is listed at $59 per person, includes bottomless mimosas and bellinis, an omelette station, wood oven pizzas, antipasto Italiano, a charcuterie and cheese station, seafood station, and a dessert station.
1103 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132
Verde, the waterfront restaurant in the Pérez Art Museum Miami, is gearing up to treat your family to a mother-inspired brunch with favorites like Sweet Potato Pancakes, Classic Eggs Benedict and a Lemon Ricotta Cheesecake with Blackberry Compote. The restaurant will also be offering a special frosé available only on Mother’s Day.
270 Biscayne Blvd Way, Miami, FL 33131
Zuma Miami’s famed brunch buffet will be in full swing this Mother’s Day with prices starting at $125 per person. Moms will be greeted at the door with a signature brunch cocktail and a savory selection of starters across a sprawling buffet, which will include sushi and oysters. All entrees are paired with a traditional Japanese hot pot served tableside and end with a lofty Zuma dessert platter.