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Make your Mom proud this Mother's Day by showing her just how much she means to you. At Digest Miami, we've curated a list of the best restaurant's in South Florida that you must consider for showcasing just how grateful you are for all she has done for you.
Below is our list of the most exciting places to share new memories with Mom this Mother's Day.Physical distancing and wearing masks (even homemade cloth masks) will be strongly enforced.Tables must be spaced three feet apart and can only be 26-32 inches wide.
Mila Miami 1636 Meridian Avenue Rooftop, Miami Beach, FL 33139
The new local hotspot, MILA Miami, is calling all mothers and their families to come celebrate in true Miami fashion, with a celebratory and energetic setting. The restaurant will feature its classic traditional “MediterrAsian” menu along with a special of the day: a Dover sole en papillote with scallion nage, fermented black bean and soy. End the meal with a Mother’s Day dessert special of the day: a tropical pavlova with saffron cream and frozen Greek yogurt.
Pricing: $75 for the dover special
When: May 9th 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 pm and 6:00 pm - 2:00 a.m.
Where: 1636 Meridian Avenue Rooftop, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Website: MILA Miami
Aventura Mall - 19565 Biscayne Blvd Ste 946, Aventura, FL 33180
Greeks are passionate about food, celebrations and family! There is no better way to celebrate Mother’s Day than at Michael Mina’s restaurant – Estiatorio Ornos. The restaurant will offer its classic brunch and dinner menu with a traditional Kritharoto special dish, a rissotto style seafood orzo. The exclusive dish will be available all day on Sunday, May 9.
When: All day May 9th
Where: 19565 Biscayne Blvd Ste 946, Aventura, FL 33180
Contact: (305) 604-6700
Website: Estiatorio Ornos
Wynwood - 250 NW 24th St, Miami, FL 33127
Mom’s know how the juice box is a must in the household and Buya would like to celebrate Mom with an adult version for Mother’s Day! Buya will be offering free Sake Juice Box to all Mothers with reservations that day! There is no better way to celebrate mom!
For reservations call (305) 699 0601
When: May 9th from 12:00a m - 11:00 pm
Where: 250 NW 24th St, Miami, FL 33127
Contact: (305) 604-6700
W Hotel - 2201 Collins Avenue Miami Beach, FL 33139
This Mother’s Day skip the brunch crowds and take mom out to a luxurious dinner. Enjoy the Miami weather and ask to be seated outside in the private cabana tables that line the outside dining area. Meals are served family style to ensure all guests can enjoy a taste of everything like signature dishes including Ma Mignon, Green Prawns, Beijing Duck and MR CHOW noodles.For reservations call (305) 604-6700
When: December 24th from 5:30pm - 11:00 pm
Where: 2201 Collins Avenue Miami Beach, FL 33139
Website: Mr. Chow
Zuma at the Kimpton EPIC Hotel - 270 Biscayne Blvd Way, Miami, FL 33131
Zuma will be serving up their famous brunch for Mother’ Day which includes famed menu items Spicy Tuna Roll (green chili, spicy mayo and tobiko), Sashimi Selection (green chili, spicy mayo and tobiko), Wagyu Gyozas (black truffle ponzu) Whole Lobster Tempura (wasabi mayo, chili ponzu) and more. The opulent brunch will be finished off with a Zuma themed chocolate egg and dessert pastry plate. If you are really looking to treat mom, indulge in the Dom Pérignon 06 and truffle caviar option!
For reservations call (305) 604-6700
When: May 9th from 11:30 am -6:30 pm, 6:00pm - 11:00 pm
Where: 270 Biscayne Blvd Way, Miami, FL 33131
Contact:(305) 577 0277
Ariete, Coconut Grove
Ariete - 3540 Main Highway in Coconut Grove, FL 33133
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, 10AM to 3PM.
Reservation can be made by calling (305) 640-5862.
When: May 9th from 10:00 am to 3:00pm
Where: 3540 Main Highway in Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Contact: (305) 640-5862
Bourbon Steak at the JW MARRIOT Turnberry Resort & Spa - 19999 W Country Club Dr, Aventura, FL 33180
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 11AM until 2:30PM 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.
For reservations call (305) 604-6700
When: May 9th from 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Where: 19999 W Country Club Dr, Aventura, FL 33180
Website: Bourbon Steak
Gianni’s at The Villa Casa Casuarina, South Beach
Gianni’s at The Villa Casa Casuarina
- 2341 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 331393
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.
For reservations call (786) 385-2200 or email email@example.com
When:May 9th from 5:00pm - 10:30 pm
Where: 1116 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach 33139
Contact: (786) 385-2200
Website: Giannia's at The Casa Casuarina
Le Jardinier, Miami Design District
Le Jardinier - 151 NE 41st Street Suite 135 33137
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 11:30AM until 4:30PM. 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 foundHERE. Reservations are encouraged and can be made through RESY or on the restaurant’s website.
When: May 9th from 11:30 am - 4:30 pm
Where: 151 NE 41st Street Suite 135 33137
Website: La Jardinier
Lona Cocina & Tequileria
Lona Cocina & Tequileria at The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort - 321 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
Celebrate mom at Lona Cocina & Tequileria, Fort Lauderdale’s dining destination for bold Mexican cuisine, lively cocktails and breathtaking ocean views. On Sunday, May 9 from 11:30AM to 4PM, Lona is celebrating Mother’s Day with an enhanced Bottomless Mother’s Day Brunch, priced at $55 per person. Guests can enjoy an ideal photo backdrop of Fort Lauderdale beach while indulging in chef-served brunch stations and bottomless cocktails. In addition to fan-favorite stations including the Guacamole Bar, Huevos Rancheros Station, Tacos al Pastor Station, Ceviche Station, Omelet and Waffle Stations, Lona is adding a fresh Raw Bar featuring shrimp, oysters and octopus tostada, plus a Tamale Station, just for the occasion. Of course, Mother’s Day brunch would not be complete without a celebratory toast and as such, Lona is featuring Mimosa and Bloody Mary Bars, as well as Bottomless Margaritas.
Reservations can be made by calling (954) 245-3069.
When: May 9th from 11:30 am to 4pm,
Where: 321 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
Contact: (954) 245-3069
Website: Lona Cocina & Tequileria
Navé, Coconut Grove
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 pastas. In honor of the holiday, the eatery will offer specials in addition to the regular a la carte menu. Specials include lobster ravioli - sauce Americane, 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.
For reservations call (786) 615-3747.
When: May 9th from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Where: 2341 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Contact: (786) 615-3747
Toro Toro at the InterContinental in Downtown Miami
Toro Toro - 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami, FL 33131
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 12PM to 4PM. 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. 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 ; www.torotoromiami.com.
When: May 9 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami, FL 33131, inside the InterContinental in Downtown Miami
Website: Toro Toro
Boulud Sud - 255 Biscaybe Blvd Way Miami, FL 33131, inside the JW Marriot Marquis
Make Mom feel special loved and appreciated on her day. Transport your first love to the Mediterranean with the savory offerings available at Boulud Sud Miami's Mother's Day Brunch. Enjoy a three-course Prix Fixe Menu, including a welcome cocktail for mom for the incredible price of $65.00 per person. Take your brunch to the next level with the bottomless cocktails for $35.00.
Boulud Sud is Chef Daniel Boulud’s vibrant celebration of the sun and the sea. Drawing inspiration from the coastal Mediterranean, including France’s Côte d’Azur, Spain, Italy, Greece, Morocco, Tunisia, Lebanon, Israel, and Turkey, the menu emphasizes regional flavors, featuring an abundance of fresh vegetables, seafood, grains and herbs.
The restaurant has been completely renovated in jewel tones and soft fabrics to create a relaxing and casual atmosphere. Situated in the JW Marriott Marquis, across the street from the newly opened Silverspot Theatres, Boulud Sud is conveniently located within walking distance of American Airlines Arena, the Perez Art Museum, Brickell City Centre, and all that Downtown Miami has to offer. Advance reservations are encouraged and can be made on online through www.Bouludsud.com. Boulud Sud is located at 255 Biscaybe Blvd Way Miami, FL 33131. Telephone (305) 421-8615.
When: May 9th from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Where: 255 Biscaybe Blvd Way Miami, FL 33131, inside the JW Marriot Marquis
Website: Boulud Sud Miami
Salt & Straw
Salt & Straw, Wynwood and Coconut Grove
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).
When: All of May 2021
Where: Wynwood, 246 NW 25th Street, & Coconut Grove 3015 Grand Avenue, Unit 145, UberEATS, DoorDash
Website: Salt & Straw