Three Miami Spots for Last-Minute Mother's Day Brunch
There's still time to book when you get creative
Abbale Telavivian Kitchen
This delightful eatery in Miami Beach offers Israeli and Mediterranean fare in a charming cottage. Dine inside or on the patio covered in bougainvillea. Chef Sam Gorenstein and pastry chef Hedy Goldsmith collaborate on the menu, filled with sweet and savory offerings. Start with lemonade with mint or a glass of rose before ordering a hummus for the table or some salatim (small plates) like fire-roasted tahini, roasted beets, or smashed avocado. Larger plates include shakshuka, lamb chops, and roasted fish — all baked in a 7— degree fire. Sunday brunch is served from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. - perfect if mom isn’t a morning person.
This restaurant, directly on the sands in Miami Beach is offering a special springtime Mother’s Day brunch with a vintage theme. The al fresco restaurant, decorated in fresh florals, will set up a special brunch buffet with an omelet station, crepe station, paella station, sushi, carving station, and a house-made dessert station. Don’t forget to get a plant or cashew-based ice cream from the Angie’e Epicurian ice cream cart. Nikki Beach will also offer live entertainment. Brunch costs $75 per person and is served from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Reserve via Open Table.
Scarpetta by Scott Conant
Celebrity chef Scott Conant’s modern Italian restaurant inside the Fontainebleau Miami Beach Hotel offers lovely ocean views and an oversized patio where you can take in the sea breezes while you dine. For Mother’s Day, Conant has curated a four-course menu that starts with antipasti followed by Conant’s famous spaghetti or duck and foie gras ravioli. Entrees include branzino, braised short ribs, or chicken followed by dessert. Brunch is served from 3 to 8 p.m. and costs $85 for adults and $42 for children under 12. After brunch, treat mom to a cocktail at the Fontainebleau’s famous Bleau Bar, or work off your meal with a stroll on Miami Beach’s Boardwalk, just behind the hotel.