Being a mom is often a thankless job, but for one day each year, the special woman in your life is honored and celebrated for all that hard work.
This Sunday, May 10, celebrate Mother's Day with more than just breakfast in bed, jewelry, or some homemade gifts. This is South Florida, after all, which means there's only one way to truly thank Mom on her special day.
You know what we mean: Mother's Day brunch. To help you navigate the scene, we've created a listing of restaurants offering Mother's Day brunch specials in Broward and Palm Beach counties.
Palm Beach County
Hudson at Waterway East
One of downtown Delray Beach's newest additions, Hudson at Waterway East (900 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach), will be kicking off their brunch menu on Sunday, May 10. Take mom and be among the first to try Hudson’s new brunch menu, which incorporates bold flavors with breakfast favorites as well as a variety lunch options. Signature dishes include crab cake eggs Benedict, buttermilk pancakes with berry compote or the lobster club. Pair your dish with one of the drinks offered for Hudson’s Mother’s Day drink specials including bottomless pineapple coconut mimosas, sangria, bloody marys and $3 espresso martinis. The restaurant will be serving brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For reservations, call 561-303-1343.
Show mom some love this Mother’s Day at Palm Beach’s steak and seafood restaurant, Meat Market (191 Bradley Place, Palm Beach). The restaurant will be celebrating with a special prix-fixe meal priced at $45 per person, and half-priced bottles of wine. Guests can enjoy a choice of Grand Marnier pâté, Prime New York steak, and decadent desserts like the lavender white chocolate mousse served with spiced shortbread cookie and cherry sorbet. For reservations, call 561-354-9800.
This Mother's Day, treat mom to brunch at Prosecco Café (4580 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens). Famous for its homemade, flaky pastries, and fluffy omelets made from local farm fresh eggs, this is one Sunday brunch she won't forget. Celebrate May 10 with complimentary “mom-osas,” with an entree purchase, and a free sinful chocolate surprise at the end of your meal. For reservations, call 561-622-3222.
Treat your mom — and the rest of the family — to a memorable meal for Mother’s Day at Café Boulud (301 Australian Ave., Palm Beach), where a festive buffet will be offered from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Chef Rick Mace will offer an array of specials including house-made Palmetto Creek Farms ham and herb crusted prime rib. Save room for a few holiday-inspired desserts, like the carrot crème cheese mousse, raspberry chocolate sacher, Key Lime pie, and more. The chef will also be sending mom off with a perfect Mother's Day memento to enjoy later: a handmade chocolate flower. The cost is $85 per person, or $45 for children 10 and under. Prefer to dine later in the day? An à la carte menu will be served from 5:30 to 10 p.m. For reservations, call 561-655-6060.
Pistache French Bistro
This Mother's Day, Pistache French Bistro (101 N. Clematis St., West Palm Beach) will be offering a special prix-fixe menu for both adults and children on Sunday, May 10. The menus, prepared by chef de cuisine Isaac Cerny, will feature a variety of options available exclusively for the holiday brunch. Cost is $49 per person, with a separate three-course prix fixe menu for children priced at $25 per person. Brunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For reservations, call 561-833-5090.
Treat the special woman you call mom to brunch or dinner this Mother’s Day at Henry's (16850 Jog Road, Delray Beach). Expect house made brunch specialties, salads, and signature main plates prepared by Executive chef Che Frey. All moms will be treated to unlimited mimosas with entrée purchase, plus all other guests will receive one free mimosa with entrée purchase. For reservations, call 561-638-1949.
Bistro Ten Zero One
Take mom out of the kitchen this Mother’s Day and enjoy Mother’s Day brunch at Bistro Ten Zero One (1001 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach). Specials include everything from salads like the arugula shiitake Mandarin orange, to a carving station with whole roasted turkey, and special entrées like seared grouper with crispy shallots and orange beurre blanc. The restaurant is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost is $55 per person, or $27.50 for children ages 5 to 12. For reservations, call 561-833-1234.
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This Mother's Day, head to Avocado Grill (125 Datura St., West Palm Beach) for a fun and festive menu of specials made with mom in mind. Chef-owner Julien Gremaud will be cooking up a variety of Mother’s Day offerings, which harken back to Gremaud's big Sunday family dinners. The only difference: this will be one Sunday dinner that keeps mom apron-free, and completely out of the kitchen. Specials include a very traditional Jewish appetizer known fondly as “Chuk chuk kah,” a roasted red pepper and tomato salad loaded with garlic. In addition, there will be two Mother’s Day seafood towers, the first featuring six oysters, three jumbo shrimp, and a small crabmeat cocktail for $40, or a larger version including 12 oysters, six jumbo shrimp, and a large crabmeat cocktail for $80. The restaurant will be open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Reservations can be made through OpenTable.com, or call 561-623-0822.
The award-winning Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa is offering a special Mother’s Day dining experience at 3800 Ocean, its contemporary bistro. For early risers, breakfast will be served from 8 to 11 a.m., featuring an omelet and waffle station, a carving station, and a cold and hot buffet. The coset is $28 per person, and $14 for children. The Grand Brunch will be open from noon to 3 p.m., and will include a raw bar, carving station, and classic items like eggs Benedict, or raspberry and cream stuffed French toast, priced at $55 per person, and $18 for children. For reservations, call 561-340-1795.
Bogart’s Bar & Grille
Treat mom to brunch or lunch and a movie this Mother’s Day at Bogart’s and Cinemark Palace 20 (3200 Airport Road, Boca Raton). Enjoy a variety of specialty brunch items created by executive chef Aaron Goldberg including smoked salmon Benedict, crispy French toast, and blueberry and ricotta pancakes. Dine at Bogart’s before or after the movie or you can enjoy your brunch in the theater. For reservations, call 561-544-3044.
Burt & Max’s
This Mother's Day, Burt & Max’s (9089 W. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach) will be offering a build-your-own bloody mary and mimosa bar featuring over 20 ingredients and a variety of ingredients. Executive chef Ben Burger’s classic American specialties will include Southern fried chicken and waffles, brioche French toast, or fully loaded Belgian waffles with applewood smoked bacon, chicken and apple sausage, and two fried eggs. For reservations, call 561-638-6380.
Boca Raton's newest French restaurant Le Ferme will be celebrating Mother's Day with extended hours from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Mother's Day, May 10. Specials for the day will include lobster bisque, shrimp cocktail, prime rib with Yorkshire pudding, and crab-stuffed sole. For reservations, call 561-654-6600.
Treat mom to an unbelievable brunch at Steak 954 (401 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale) this Mother’s Day. Enjoy brunch on the outdoor terrace while overlooking the beach or in the dining room, which features the restaurant's 15?foot long aquarium. Brunch specials created by executive chef Nicolay Adinaguev are available, including crab deviled eggs with house made pickles; lobster toast with sourdough breaks, heirloom tomatoes, avocado, lettuce, and a tarragon crema; and a petite filet with eggs, marinated baby artichoke, and sauce Chorone. For those with a sweet tooth, try the hazelnut buttermilk pancakes with blood orange butter and locally-grown star fruit. The restaurant is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For reservations, call 954-414-8333.
Caf Med Ristorante
Cafe Med Ristorante (2096 Northeast Second St., Deerfield Beach) will be offering a buffet with a full spread of menu items ranging from an omelette station to a seafood station with everything in between, including authentic Italian cuisine complete with an antipasto station. Food isn’t the only thing there for mom to indulge in: All day long unlimited mimosas and bloody marys will be offered for $15 per person. The restaurant will be open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. The cost is $49 per person. For reservations, call 954-596-5840.
Coco Asian Bistro
For a memorable — and musical — Mother's Day, head to Coco Asian Bistro & Bar (1841 Cordova Road, Fort Lauderdale). Chef-owner Mike Ponluang will be creating some mouthwatering a la carte specials, to complement his abbreviated regular a la carte menu of delicious and authentic Thai dishes, along with a sublime array of sushi, sashimi, and specialty rolls. In addition, each mother will receive a free, house-made dessert, a Green Tea Souffle Roll, on Mother's Day. There will also be a special musical duo entertaining diners during dinner from 6:30 to 10 p.m. on Sunday, May 10. The restaurant will be open from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. For reservations, call 954-525-3541.
The Diplomat Resort & Spa
The Diplomat Resort & Spa (3555 S. Ocean Drive, Hollywood) will be hosting a special Mother’s Day buffet brunch with three seatings starting at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 10. The cost is $75 per person, which includes unlimited bloody mary’s and mimosas. Children ages 5 to 12 are $20. For reservations, call 954-602-8317.
This Mother's Day, why not take your sushi-loving mom to RA Sushi (201 SW 145th Terrace, Pembroke Pines). Toast to mom all day and all night with a special happy hour offered from open to close. In addition to treating mom to RA’s fun, innovative cocktails, indulge in RA’s 2 for $25 deal where you and mom can share four dishes and an order of edamame for only $25. The 2 for $25 deal features RA favorites such as the Tootsie maki roll, pineapple cheese wontons, seared tuna, and more. For reservations, call 954-342-5454.
American Social (721 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale) will be offering a Mother's Day brunch buffet for $23.95 per person featuring made-to-order omelets; freshly-pressed Belgian waffles; salt and pepper prime rib; fried chicken; chilled snow crab legs; house-smoked Atlantic salmon; a choice of two breakfast sausages; hickory smoked bacon; roasted potatoes; warm biscuits and gravy; carved ham; and an assortment of baked goods. Bottomless Bloody Marys, Mimosas, “Angryosas,” or Curious Traveler Lemon Shandy will be available for $10 per person with the purchase of a brunch buffet. Stoli Vodka upgrade is an additional $5, and Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne upgrade is an additional $20. Guests will receive complimentary chocolate-covered strawberries and flowers for mom on Mother’s Day, and can enter a raffle for a chance to win the grand prize: a 50-minute massage from Planet Massage. The restaurant will be open from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. For reservations, call 954-764-7005.
Fort Lauderdale Marriott Pompano Beach Resort & Spa, located at one of TripAdvisor’s top 10 up-and-coming U.S. destinations in 2014, will be offering a one-of-a-kind brunch at its restaurant, McCoy’s Oceanfront, with bottomless mimosas, a chef-carved prime rib, full salad bar, and a raw bar with shrimp and snow crab legs. Specialty omelets, pancakes, and waffles will also be made to order. The cost is $50 per person, and $25 for children. For reservations, call 954-782-0100.
The Seminole Casino in Coconut Creek is offering a special Mother’s Day dining experience at each of its restaurants including NYY Steak (5550 NW 40th St., Coconut Creek). For those interested in the most upscale dining experience, NYY Steak will offer a Mother’s Day brunch featuring a seafood station, salad and soup station, pancake station, eggs and omelet station, carving station, dessert station, tasting selections and mimosas and bloody marys. Guests can enjoy live music and fine dining out of the award-winning open kitchen for $75 per person. For reservations, call 954-977-6700.
Sorrisi, the Italian eatery at the Seminole Casino in Coconut Creek (5550 NW 40th St., Coconut Creek), will feature an a la carte menu from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m with specials like a port wine braised octopus, herbed black grouper, veal chop, and a chocolate nougat dessert. For reservations, call 954-977-6700.
Fresh Harvest, the award-winning buffet restaurant at the Seminole Casino in Coconut Creek (5550 NW 40th St., Coconut Creek) will be offering a special line-up of items on Mother's Day, May 10. That includes a prime rib, almond pesto crusted salmon, a raw bar, and crab legs served from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., with additional brunch items available until 5 p.m. The cost is $33 per person, or $15 for children 10 and under. For reservations, call 954-977-6700.
On Mother's Day, soul food chef Amaris Jones will be hosting a pop-up brunch buffet at Fusion Cafe (15531 Sheridan St., Davie) with hosts Ted Lucas and former Miami Dolphin player Vernon Carey. Offering will include complimentary mimosas, free range fried chicken, red velvet waffles, an organic omelet station, biscuits and gravy, fried catfish, seasonal organic salads, Caribbean shrimp and grits, local shrimp creole, jerk chicken, and more. The cost is $35 per person ($25 for children ages 5 to 12). The pop-up will be available from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Fusion Café. For reservations, call 954-394-2458.
Nicole Danna is a food writer covering Broward and Palm Beach counties. To get the latest in food and drink news in South Florida, follow her @SoFloNicole or find her latest food pics on the BPB New Times Food & Drink Instagram.