Mother’s Day is May 14! Still not sure what to get Mom this year? Check out our comprehensive Mother’s Day Gift Guide, which includes some of the best places to enjoy Mother’s Day brunch, indulgent spa specials, luxurious, eco-friendly fashion and accessories, and more!
KAO Sushi & Grill
127 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, FL 33134 | 786.864.1212
For a mouthwatering and lively Mother’s Day dining experience, celebrate at KAO Sushi & Grill, the premier Argentine, Peruvian and Japanese fusion restaurant on Miracle Mile in Coral Gables. Apart from enjoying the menu with a wide selection of expertly grilled meats, delectable sushi rolls and tapas, all mothers will receive a complimentary cocktail – either a French 75 (gin, prosecco and freshly squeezed lemon juice) or French 76 (gin, prosecco and freshly squeezed lemon juice) – and dessert (Red Velvet Cake consisting of delicate genoise, mascarpone mousse and berries sitting on smooth strawberry jelly).
The Deck at Island Gardens
888 MacArthur Causeway, Miami, FL 33132 | 786.627.4949
Treat mom to a waterfront brunch at The Deck at Island Gardens, featuring a decadent in-theme buffet, live entertainment and picturesque views of Miami’s waterfront. Indulge in a variety of seafood specialties, creative salads, breakfast favorites and live carving stations, all topped off with a dessert station featuring the sweetest treats. Make your reservations for Sunday, May 14, between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. to show your love and remind Mom why you’re her favorite child.
Negroni Bistro & Sushi Bar
3201 Buena Vista Blvd., Miami, FL 33127 | 786.510.0075
Located in the heart of Midtown Miami, Negroni Bistro & Sushi Bar offers a unique and eclectic fusion menu that features dishes from Peru to Tokyo. This Mother’s Day, Negroni is pulling out all the stops with a special brunch sponsored by Pommery from noon to 4 p.m., featuring all-day drink specials, roses for all the moms in attendance and exciting giveaways.
Verde at PAMM
1103 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132 | 305.375.3000
Just in time for Mother’s Day, Verde at Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) has introduced a new spring brunch menu available every Saturday and Sunday. The waterfront dining restaurant offers both indoor and outdoor seating with sweeping views of Biscayne Bay. Its expansive patio offers panoramic views of the bay and leads out onto the entrance to Museum Park for diners to immerse themselves in the city’s cultural offerings. Menu highlights include the Smoked Salmon Benedict ($22), a housemade latke with sliced tomato, smoked salmon, poached egg, hollandaise and chives; Miami Benedict ($22), a mojo pork croquette served with pickles, poached eggs and Dijon fonduta; buttermilk Blueberry Basil Pancakes ($18), with lemon curd and blueberry basil compote; Smoked Salmon Toast ($24), with smoked salmon mousse, roe, pickled onion, capers and tomatoes on grilled bread; and the famous Verde Brunch Burger ($28), aged white cheddar with an over-easy egg, maple candied bacon, caramelized onions, Norfolk sauce and side of hollandaise.
1200 E. Las Olas Blvd., Suite 101, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 | 954.530.4176
This Mother’s Day, Casa Sensei, Fort Lauderdale’s signature Pan-Asian, Latin-fusion waterfront restaurant, will offer a bottomless “Rosé All Day” special where guests can indulge in bottomless rosé for $25 per person. Casa Sensei’s brunch menu offers a mix of favorites with a twist, including the Togarashi Fried Chicken and Waffles ($21) and Casa Wagyu Burger ($22), 8 ounces of wagyu ground beef topped with peppercorn bacon, guacamole, and Gouda cheese and served with slaw and truffle fries. Casa Sensei’s brunch menu is served Sundays from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
17th Street | Las Olas | Dania | Davie | Plantation
It’s wine o’clock this Mother’s Day at your local Quarterdeck. To celebrate moms, all Quarterdeck locations will offer a free glass of wine with an entrée purchase. Moms can pair their favorite wine with popular dishes such as Chicken Francaise ($18), battered chicken breast pan-seared with lemon, garlic, onions, white wine and capers and served over linguini with broccoli. Quarterdeck has five locations throughout Broward County, including its flagship and newest location at 1035 SE 17th St. in Fort Lauderdale, which shares a beautiful outdoor courtyard with sister bar Whiskey Neat. All Quarterdeck locations open at 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 14.
The Restaurant at The Norton
1450 S. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach, FL 33401 | 561.268.0500
This Mother’s Day, The Restaurant at The Norton, which overlooks the Norton Museum of Art’s majestic sculpture garden, will offer moms light, modern-American fare with a menu of flavorful entrées, light bites, creative cocktails, wine and champagne. All moms will receive a complimentary mimosa when dining for brunch. On the menu is a classic Avocado Toast ($18), with a creamy pesto sauce on toasted bread topped with cheesy mozzarella, crunchy radish and baby heirloom tomatoes, and a fluffy French Toast ($16), topped with mixed berries and sweet zabaglione cream. For heartier dishes, guests can order the Crispy Duck Confit Hash ($20), a sweet potato base with spelt and quinoa topped with avocado purée, maitake mushrooms and a six-minute duck egg, or the Smoked Salmon ($22), served on an everything bagel with cream cheese, onions and a hard-boiled egg. The brunch will include a full bar with mimosas, bloody marys, bellinis, and more.
K’Alma Spa at Hotel Victor South Beach
1144 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139 | 305.728.6500
Give back some of Mom’s unconditional love and treat her to a spa day at K’Alma Spa at Hotel Victor, the brand’s flagship location and the first spa in Miami to incorporate authentic Peruvian crystal healing therapies. Treat her to the 130-minute Unconditional Love ($465) special, which starts with a rose aromatherapy guided meditation, followed by sound healing to open up the heart chakra. The experience is topped off with a rose quartz-infused body treatment and massage that will leave her feeling relaxed, loved and fulfilled. To reserve a treatment, contact 305.534.5555 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Leaf Spa at Hotel AKA Brickell
1395 Brickell Ave., Miami, FL 33131 | 305.503.6533
Moms can indulge in a peaceful respite from daily life at Leaf Spa at Hotel AKA Brickell, which blends time-held traditions with modern-day rituals to offer luxurious treatments that increase overall well-being. The 130-minute Mother’s Day Spascape ($405) starts with a Palo Santo cleanse to purify her energy, followed by an herbal-infused salt scrub to shed away and rejuvenate the skin. Her journey is complete with a luxurious champagne-infused massage and reiki-infused mask, embracing the holistic elements of her spa experience. For reservations, call 305.534.5555 or email email@example.com.
GIFTS & MORE
For the Wine-Loving Mom
For moms who love wine, you can’t beat Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants. Located on the second level of The Galleria in Fort Lauderdale, the Broward location combines a restaurant, a Napa-style tasting room and an artisanal retail market in a warm, inviting space. Each dish on the menu is listed with a bin number, guiding guests to their selection’s best pairing. When it comes to wine, Cooper’s Hawk knows best: It boasts the U.S.’s largest Wine Club, a monthly lifestyle-driven membership offering limited-production Wines of the Month, unique travel and dining experiences, events, insider rewards and other privileges. If you want to treat the mother figure in your life with more than just a meal, Cooper’s Hawk has two bottles of wine that make the perfect Mother’s Day gifts: a Rose Blend ($29.99) with a “Happy Mother’s Day” engraving on the front and a Red Blend ($39.99) engraved with “First my Mom, forever my best friend.” Both festive bottles will make mom’s heart melt with each sip.
For the Beauty-Obsessed Mom
If your mom keeps up with all the latest skincare tricks and trends, world-renowned skin and hair care entrepreneur Josh Rosebrook has the perfect gift for her. Peptides are known for their firming properties that boost collagen production, but Josh Rosebrook puts a twist on peptide delivery by focusing on efficacious bio-designed products. For example, his Ultra Peptide Cream ($60) is a facial serum that transforms into a weightless velvet concentrate that instantly restores skin suppleness. The cream harnesses biomimetic peptides, botanical-based polypeptides and ceramides to diminish lines and help moms attain a youthful glow!
For the Full-Time Girl Boss
There is no better way to show appreciation for the mom balancing a full-time career than by spoiling her with a stylish yet functional work-life bag. Piper & Skye, a responsible luxury accessories brand that creates sustainable, ethically made leather bags and accessories, offers the versatile and sophisticated Delray Shopper ($1,170) in pirarucu fish leather. The everyday statement bag comes in three colors: Cognac, Clay White and Cobalt.
For the Sporty-Chic Mom
If your mom wants to get in on the latest pickleball trend or simply enjoys chic athleisure wear, she’ll love Jgame, a new eco-conscious tennis fashion brand made with materials derived from recycled plastic water bottles. From the Dunes Black Tennis Dress ($125) and the Gansett Navy Blue Sleeveless Top ($66) to the Southampton White Tennis Skirt ($85), Jgame offers stylish, sustainable tennis apparel in various natural colors, prints and sizes.