Did you know that 8 out of 10 Americans will celebrate Mother’s Day this year? If you are celebrating Mother’s Day and part of your plans includes brunch or dinner in the Sarasota or Bradenton area, then take a look below.
Updated for 2019, you will find Mother’s Day Brunch in Sarasota & Bradenton with locations, times, prices and if available a menu description. Whether you want something casual, or fancy, you will find it here.
Mother’s Day Brunch Buffets in Sarasota
Westin Sarasota, 100 Marina View Drive, Sarasota, 941-260-8255, Mother’s Day at the Westin’s EVOQ, especially outside on the rooftop, is truly special. I have been here for several events and have never been disappointed. Mother’s Day brunch will be served from 12 PM-3 PM. Adults $90 and Children $40.
Michael’s on East, 1212 East Avenue South, Sarasota. Mother’s Day Brunch & Dinner. On Sunday, the 12th you can treat yourself and Mom to a nationally rated restaurant with a buffet spread that is sure to please. Brunch will be served from 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM. Adults $59.95, Children $29.95 Reservations are required and can be made online, https://bestfood.com/blog/mother-s-day-restaurant-in-sarasota.
Capital Grille, 180 University Town Center Dr., Sarasota, FL 34243,(941) 256-3647, The Captial Grille is a great place to take Mom this Mother’s Day. They will be serving a three-course brunch from 10 AM-2 PM. Whether Mom likes seafood, or perhaps a nice steak, the menu offers both, plus dessert. Adults $49 and Children $15. You will want to make reservations here.
The Rosemary, 411 N. Orange Ave, Sarasota, 941-955-7600, The Rosemary would be the perfect setting for Mother’s Day. This bistro is located downtown Sarasota with plenty of outdoor seating. Great atmosphere with an urban vibe. Breakfast is served from 8 AM-2:30 PM and lunch from 11 AM-2:30 PM. If you go for breakfast, try one of their signature dishes or the Turkey Florentine crepe.
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Selby Gardens, 900 S. Palm Ave, Sarasota On May 12th, spend the day at the gardens and treat Mom to a buffet brunch catered by Michael’s on East. Dine on a made to order omelet, a carving station, and dessert bar. The price of the buffet includes a day’s admission to the gardens. Adults $80, Children $30. You can make reservations online https://selby.org/events/event/mothers-day-brunch-2/
The Ritz Carlton, 1111 Ritz-Carlton Drive, Sarasota, 941-309-2000. I have never been to a Ritz Carlton holiday buffet that wasn’t just out of this world good. So, this Mother’s Day at the Ritz will be no exception. If you are the favorite child, or you want to increase your ranking, take Mom here. Come hungry and be prepared to feast with your eyes as well as your stomach. $130 Adults, $42 Children.
Mother’s Day Brunch in Bradenton
Riverhouse Reef & Grill, 995 Riverside Dr. Palmetto, 941-729-0616. This restaurant has some of the prettiest water views in the area. If you want to feel the warm sun and the gentle breeze coming off the water then dine here. On Mother’s Day, brunch/buffet will be served here from 11 AM-2 PM. Choose from breakfast selections including an egg topping station, seafood selections, salads and a carving station. Freshly baked bread and of course desserts.
Pier 22, 1200 1st Ave West, Bradenton, 941-748-8087. What could be better than a quiet spot in downtown Bradenton, waterfront? Plus, a great Mother’s Day Brunch! Pier 22 can make your Mother’s Day special with a buffet that includes a sushi bar, breakfast selections and more! $4 Mimosas or Bloody Marys too. Pier 22’s large outdoor dining area is perfect for a breezy Sunday morning. Pier 22 is starting Mother’s Day Brunch at 10 AM-3 PM. Adults $34.95 Children, $14.95. You make your reservations online at https://pier22dining.com/about/news/84-mother-s-day-brunch-buffet-in-downtown-bradenton
Mother’s Day Dinner in Sarasota & Bradenton
Off the Hook Seafood Co., 6630 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, 941-923-5570. Tucked away in a small strip mall, this unassuming restaurant will definitely surprise you once you open the door. This is the party that nobody told you about! This restaurant is popular, so make reservations. Where to start?? This is one of my favorite restaurants and tops the list for special occasions. Try the cashew crusted snapper with soba noodles, it is one of my favorites. Leave room for one of their homemade desserts. They have a great wine list too.
Social Eatery & Bar, 1219 1st Ave, Sarasota, 941-444-7072. Open 5 PM-11 PM Sunday. Social Eatery has a great outdoor dining area tucked in the side of the restaurant. When I come here, I feel like I just walked into a neighborhood New York City restaurant. It has great, friendly vibes, with an urban feel. They serve mostly Italian American food but offer fish and other specials as well. You will need reservations more than likely here. Valet Parking available.
The Terrace-Surf Shack Coastal Kitchen, 326 John Ringling Blvd (St. Armand’s), 941-960-1151, Start Mother’s Day dinner off right with happy hour, from 2 PM-6 PM, then dine on the terrace overlooking St. Armand’s Circle. At 7 PM, you can enjoy live piano music. The Terrace offers fresh fish specials daily and has an extensive menu. After dinner, enjoy the evening around St. Armand’s Circle. Reservations recommended.
Selva Grill, 1345 Main Street, Sarasota, 941-362-4427. If you want to treat Mom to something different, then go to Selva Grill. Having lived in Miami for over a decade, I truly miss good Latin food. Selva has a large menu and offers tapas, ceviches and more. They also have traditional menu options too. Open from 5 PM-11 PM on Sunday.
Speaks Clam Bar, 8764 E. St. Rd 70, Bradenton, 941-232-7646. Happy Hour until 6 PM daily. Open Sunday from 4 PM-10 PM. Speaks servers mostly Italian food, but you can also get great salads here as well. One of my favorites is the blackened salmon Caesar salad. Great service and good craft cocktails too. This is a busy place, so I would make reservations if you want to come here for Mother’s Day.
Waterfront Restaurant & Craft Bar, 111 South Bay Blvd, Anna Maria Island, 941-778-1515. This is located on the north side of the island. Reservations recommended. Located just across the street from the bay, and on a clear day, you can see the Skyway Bridge. I have never had a bad meal here and this is a place I frequent often. The offer daily specials and pride themselves on serving fresh local ingredients when available.
Happy Mother’s Day to all Mothers. Mothers are not just blood-related. It is who we love and nurture. Whether you are a mom to many, a dog mom, a stepmom or non-related mom, celebrate your hard work, love, and determination for those around you. Mother’s Day is your day!
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