Celebrate Mom: Mother's Day in Miami

This weeks Weekly Nibble is all about Mom…and Brunch seems to be the popular dining option in Miami so here is a sampling of where to treat Mom on Sunday May 10th!

SUSHISAMBA Coral Gables & Miami Beach: Executive Chef David Sears will provide unlimited Champagne for $60 and a four course $35 prix fixe menu with brioche French toast and pressed fruit plates from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Coral Gables.  In Miami Beach, brunch will be served from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. that highlights Feijoada Bar, a Brazilian inspired menu with vegetarian black beans, collard greens, white rice, sweet plantain, and pork belly. Also Live Bossa Nova jazz band and $25 bottomless ProseccoReservations for the Coral Gables location at 305.448.4990 and for Miami Beach at 305 673 5337.

La Mar by Gaston Acurio: Enjoy expansive waterfront views of Biscayne Bay and bottomless champagne while celebrated Chef Diego Oka serves a Peruvian-inspired brunch, featuring an elaborate seafood station with ceviche, , sushi, and an Anticucho Grill station highlighting grilled skewers, empanadas, sliders and whole fish. Priced at $85 for adults and $55 for children 12 years to 6, children under 6 years old are complimentary. Brunch served from 12:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.;  305 913 8358.

SUGARCANE: James Beard-Nominated Chef Timon Balloo presents English pea & Key West pink shrimp risotto, avocado & crab toast/sunny side up egg & petite herbs, along with Maine lobster & Heirloom tomato quiche and market greens all ranging from $19 to $21 per person. Brunch is served from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 786 369 0353.

Pubbelly: Chef Jose Mendin will be cooking up a brunch sharing menu at $55 per person. Brunch includes bottomless brunch cocktails for moms only. They will only be taking reservations for parties of 4 or more. Brunch kicks off at noon till 4:00 p.m.
Pubbelly 1418 20th St, Miami Beach, FL 33139  305 532 7555.

Essensia at The Palms Hotel in Mid-Beach is hosting their ‘natural gourmet’ Mother's Day Brunch. Menu highlights include bottomless mimosas, a salad station featuring Quinoa Salad; Kale Caesar Salad; Roasted Raw Beet Salad and more. Also included will be a chilled seafood station with Snow Crab Claws, Mussels Jumbo Shrimp and Oysters as well as a hot brunch station, dessert station and two omelette stations. $69 per person / $29 for kids 12 and under (not including tax and gratuity) Essensia  3025 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140  305 908 5458

Tongue & Cheek feels that Mothers shouldn’t be celebrated just one day of the week, so Chef Jamie DeRosa and team has extended the time in which we can honor Mom with Brunch ALL weekend. Saturday, May 9th & Sunday 10th @ 10 am – 4:30 pm. Mom's will enjoy complimentary mimosas and Mother's Day specials in addition to the a la carte menu. Free coffee will be offered to all guests. 431 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139 305 704 2900

This is the first year that Siena Tavern is open for Mother’s Day with an exclusive Mother’s Day tasting menu. Celebrity Chef, Fabio Viviani adores his mother and said she was the inspiration behind this special menu.  The Mother’s Day Prix Fixe Tasting Menu is priced at $45 pp and includes a choice of a salad, entrée and dessert. It is available for brunch and dinner, so no need to wake your mom up early.  Siena Tavern  404 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139
305 534 5577

The District invites you to Mother’s Day Brunch with Mom from 10 am to 4:30 pm. The delightful celebration includes bottomless mimosas, classic brunch staples and seasonally inspired offerings by James Beard Foundation semifinalist, Chef Horacio Rivadero. The District 190 NE 46th St Miami FL 305 573 4199.

The Forge: James Beard-Award Winning Chef Christopher Lee indulges mothers with stuffed French toast with strawberry preserves; unlimited mimosas; and a cold buffet, hot buffet and dessert table, priced at $75 for adults and $25 for children 11years and under. Brunch served 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.;  305 538 8533.

Scarpetta: From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Scarpetta will host an Italian-inspired buffet style brunch priced at $85++ per adult, including choice of a Bloody Mary, Bellini or signature cocktail; $44.50 for children under 12, and free for children under four (prices exclude tax and gratuity). Guests can indulge in their choice of countless options from the copious spread of hot and cold appetizers, live-action carving station, delectable pasta station and bevy of desserts. Scarpetta at The Fontainebleau 4441 Collins Ave. Miami Beach, FL  877 326 7412

StripSteak by Michael Mina: Fontainebleau Miami Beach’s newest concept, the contemporary steakhouse, StripSteak by Michael Mina will also offer its luxurious Sunday brunch for mom from 11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. priced at $68++ per person, $34 for children under 12, and free for children under four (prices exclude tax and gratuity). Mom and guests will be greeted with the restaurant’s signature cocktail, the Fizzy Bellboy, before indulging in freshly baked breads and pastries, handmade on property daily. StripSteak at The Fontainebleau 4441 Collins Ave. Miami Beach, FL  877 326 7412

Seagrape: On Mother’s Day Sunday from 10AM to 4PM, Michelle Bernstein’s Floridian brasserie at Thompson Miami Beach will offer a  brunch spread for $85 per person (excluding tax and gratuity). Mom’s will also receive a complimentary cocktail - Pink Bubbles crafted with Elyx vodka, cranberry juice, fresh lime, simple syrup, Veuve Cliquot Rose and garnished with a fresh mint leaf. The elegant buffet-style meal will include a carving station, raw bar and a selection of fresh fruits, yogurt parfaits, hearty breakfast items and not-to-be-missed dishes such as fried chicken and waffles, house cured salmon and Homestead Heirloom tomato and burrata salad. Seagrape at the Thompson Miami Beach - 4041 Collins Avenue. 786 605 4041

Piripi: Spoil mom this Mother’s Day at one of South Florida’s hottest new restaurants. Pirpi is truly an experience unlike any other providing guests with a convivial journey across Spain with traditional dishes through Chef Najat Kanaache’s creative lens. In addition to homespun regional favorites, Chef Najat is offering a complimentary dessert just for moms –"Mil Hojas", Catalan cream with mango puree on Sunday, May 10th. Piripi in the Village of Merrick Park at 320 San Lorenzo in Coral Gables. 305 448 2423.

The Traymore Restaurant and Bar, located at Metropolitan by COMO, Miami Beach, offers a Mother’s Day menu that features a buffet as well as items cooked to order.  Start by helping yourself to items from the brunch bar, which includes a selection of pastries, muffins and breads. Complement them by adding fresh fruit,salad, cured meats, chilled shrimps, cheese and a glass of COMO Shambhala juice. À la carte highlights include potato-crusted Faroe Island salmon, served with spring radish, Englishpeas, asparagus and a saffron and dill sauce. The Mother’s Day menu, available between 11am and 3pm, costs $60 per person (including unlimited buffet items and one choice from the kitchen menu). The Traymore at Metropolitan by COMO 2445 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, Florida, 33140 305 695 3600

This Mother’s Day db Bistro Moderne will offer a special prix fixe menu for Sunday brunch with delightful options created by Chef Jason Pringle. For the first course, guests can choose from dishes such as, Paradise Heirloom Tomatoes with Goat Cheese, Basil and Arugula, Guinea Hen Terrine with Violet Mustard, Spring Greens and Foie Gras and more. Main course options include Egg Benedict with Crumpet, Smoked Salmon and Hollandaise Sauce, Local Dayboat Swordfish with Potato Causa, Achiote and Tomato, Herb Crusted Chicken with Farro, Asparagus and Hazelnuts and more.. db Bistro Moderne 255 Biscayne Boulevard Way Miami, Florida 33131  305 421 8800

Morimoto South Beach is celebrating moms everywhere with a Mother’s Day brunch featuring new brunch dishes and Morimoto classics. From noon – 3 p.m., guests can treat their loved one to an a la carte menu with a range of speciality brunch dishes including Eggs Benedict, Momo Cubano, Steak and Eggs, Hirame Ceviche, and a Lobster Roll. Iron Chef Morimoto classics include his famous Hamachi Tacos, Tuna Pizza, Spicy King Crab, unlimited Mimosas and Bloody Mary’s will be available for $12. Morimoto South Beach Shelborne Wyndham Grand 1801 Collins AveMiami Beach, FL 33139  305 341 1500

Matador Room’s al fresco dining option, Matador Terrace, will launch its first Sunday brunch on May 10th at the Miami Beach EDITION in celebration of Mother’s Day. The restaurant by Michelin Star Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten, , will showcase its unique take on brunch, with Executive Chef Jeremy Ford at the helm of the kitchen.  The seasonal menu will offer savory brunch items such as Huevos Rancheros and Poached Eggs with Roasted Mushrooms, using local organic farm eggs, as well as sweet variations like Coconut Pancakes with Grapefruit and Lavender Maple Syrup, and Crunchy Mexican-Spiced French Toast with Apples. Brunch at Matador Terrace will officially launch Sunday, May 10th for Mother’s Day, and continue to run every Sunday from11am-4pm. Matador Terrace is located at The Miami Beach EDITION, at 2901 Collins Avenue in Miami Beach, Florida.  786 257 4600

Mother's Day Tea at Vizcaya Cafe: Treat your Mom with a visit to the beautiful Viscaya Mansion and Gardens with High Tea at the Café presented by A Joy Wallace Catering from 1- 4 pm. Menu priced at $32 pp ( does not include Museum admission of $18-) includes two freshly baked scones, clotted cream, jam, three gourmet spreads, assorted breads ,a glass of Champagne or Mimosa…and a rose for every Mom. 3251 South Miami Avenue, Miami, Florida 33129  305 856 8189.

Another beautiful way to spend Mother's Day is at the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens where the Chihuly Glass exhibit continues just until May 31st.  A special Mother's Day Brunch in The Garden House from 10:30-2:30 is priced at $55 pp and includes something for everyone. Visit the Butterfly Conservatory and enjoy the tropical environs in Coral Gables.  And Sunday eves, the Chihuly At Night should not be missed as the glass art pieces are all lit making for a magical end to perfect Mother's Day. 


( Information provided by various sources and subject to change. Please call ahead to confirm details and make reservations and Happy Mother's Day! )