Mother’s Day 2017 Brunch and Dinner in Miami


It’s time to raise a glass and toast to Mom, and while you’re at it, take her out to a memorable brunch. Nothing says “you’re awesome” better than a killer buffet and bottomless drinks. Here’s a list of Miami restaurants eager to make mothers feel special. Reservations are strongly suggested, and tax and tip are not included in the price.


Pawn Broker
121 SE First St., Miami; 305-420-2200;

Celebrate Mom at with Pawn Broker’s specialty cocktail, Mama’s Pawn, a glass of rosé infused with hibiscus and grapefruit ($11), while chowing on crawfish boil with live New Orleans crawfish, smoked marble potatoes, and Zellwood corn ($18 per half pound). Grilled oysters off the barbecue served with apple mignonette and kimchee cocktail sauce ($3 each) and Cajun crab cake with Cajun mustard aioli , lump crab meat, and apple slaw ($15) are other favorites. There will also be assorted desserts by pastry chef Maria Orantes.


Pubbelly Noodle Bar
1418 20th St., Miami Beach; 305-532-7555;

Enjoy a four-course omakase for $50 or pick à la carte specialties such as scallop crudo with cucumber-yuzu with compressed cucumber, heirloom radishes, garlic chips and greens ($18); and foie gras with dulce de leche, caviar, and apple pain perdu ($27). There’s also a special Mama’s Punch cocktail made with Junmai sake, pomegranate, ginger, raspberries, and sparking rosé ($9) and assorted desserts by pastry chef Maria Orantes ($9).


Pubbelly Sushi
701 S Miami Ave., Suite 421, Miami; 786-899-5038; and 1424 20th St., Miami Beach; 305-531-9282;

Both Pubbelly Sushi locations will celebrate Mother’s Day with a five-course omakase at $60 per person. À la carte ordering is also available and includes dishes such as tuna poke tostada with tuna, cucumber, pickled carrot, avocado, cilantro, and jalapeño aioli ($12); spicy lobster tempura roll with lobster tempura, masago, tomato, grilled portobello, red soy paper, and chili mayo ($16); and chocolate santandagui with passion fruit curd ($9). Toast to Mom with a Mama Mia!!! with Beefeater gin (Junmai sake at the Sunset Harbour location), sage, fresh strawberry, lime juice, and sparkling rosé ($14).


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