Friday, June 21, 2024

Mother’s Day Celebrations Around Town

Mom’s extra special day is almost here, and we’ve compiled a list of all the best places to wine and dine her. Celebrate all the moms in your life at one of these festive brunches or dinners around town. 

Avocado Grill

Brunch at Avocado Grille, photo credit: Justin Fornes

Its usual Sunday brunches are always lively, but chef Julien Gremaud is making this one extra special for all the moms. Look forward to a DJ, a complimentary glass of bubbles for mom, and brunch specials like crab and coconut empanadas and lobster Benedict. 

125 Datura St., West Palm Beach; 561/623-0822;  

Café Boulud

Cafe Boulud Patio / Photo by LibbyVision

This French-inspired prix-fixe brunch menu starts with sweet petite oysters topped with gold caviar. Then you can choose your appetizer, entrée and dessert from a variety of delectable selections including pea and mint salad, lobster and crab cake and tarte au chocolat. 

301 Australian Ave., Palm Beach; 561/655-6060;

Chez Marie

Chez Marie Bistro

If mom loves French fare, celebrate with a Parisian brunch. A prix-fixe, three-course menu will include traditional options like French onion soup, pâté de campagne, escargots, duck, quiche, chocolate mousse and lavender crème brûlée. 

5030 Champion Blvd., Boca Raton; 561/997-0027;

Elisabetta’s and Louie Bossi’s Risotrante Bar Pizzeria

Duck confit eggs Benedict from Elisabetta’s

Both sister restaurants will celebrate mom with two specials—a butterflied yellowtail snapper with tomatoes, chickpeas, artichokes, garlic, chilis, and mint and duck confit eggs Benedict with toasted artisan sourdough, poached eggs, duck confit and hollandaise.

Elisabetta’s – 32 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach; 561/560-6699;

Louis Bossi’s – 100 E. Palmetto Park Road, Boca Raton; 561/336-6699;

Le Colonial

Goi Ga from Le Colonial

While all its French-Vietnamese dishes will be available for lunch and dinner this Sunday, the chefs are highlighting an extra special dish for mom—the Goi Ga, a lemongrass chicken and cabbage salad with grapefruit, peanuts, crispy shallots and a sweet chili garlic vinaigrette. 

601 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach; 561/566-1800;

Lemongrass Hospitality

Photo courtesy of Ramen Lab Eatery

Its family of restaurants, which include Lemongrass Asian Bistro, The Sea Kitchen, Ganzo Sushi, Ramen Lab Eatery and Eat District, will be hosting different offerings. Its Ramen Lab Eatery locations are gifting mom a free glass of bubbles; Lemongrass Asian Bistro, The Sea Kitchen or Ganzo Sushi are offering unlimited mimosas for $15 all day with any purchase. The group is also offering a $10 credit for any $50 gift card that’s purchased.

LoLa 41

Patio at LoLa 41

This three-course special menu at the White Elephant’s signature restaurant will include selections like the lump crab Benedict, lobster ravioli and apple granola turnover

290 Sunset Ave., Palm Beach; 561/599-5652;

Medi Terra

Dishes from Medi Terra

The father and son team at this new Royal Palm Place bistro will be serving their Mediterranean fare for lunch and dinner alongside bottomless mimosas, bloody marys and bellinis. Plus, all mothers will receive a complimentary selection of bite-size desserts.  

301 Via De Palmas #99, Boca Raton; 56/367.9779;

Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens

Mother’s Day at Morikami

The museum’s Pan-Asian restaurant, the Cornell Café, is creating a special sashimi and maki roll platter for mom. Pair that with cold sake while you overlook the gardens and be ready to be transported to another world. (Museum admission is required to visit the restaurant).

4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray Beach; 561/495-0233;

Okeechobee Restaurants

Surf and Turf from Okeechobee Steakhouse, photo credit: Alissa Dragun Photography

The family of restaurants is each highlighting a special:

Okeechobee Steakhouse

Surf & Turf – Filet mignon, lobster tail, saffron risotto
2854 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach; 561/683-5151;

Lewis Steakhouse

48-Hour braised prime short bib, carbonara risotto, black truffle
6390 W. Indiantown Road, Suite 59, Jupiter; 561/277-9118;

Lewis Prime Grill

Filet “Oscar”: 8-ounce filet mignon and lobster tail
7040 Seminole Pratt Whitney Road, Loxahatchee; 561/619-5115;

Okeechobee Prime Meat Market

Place your order ahead of time and celebrate at home with this to-go package that includes stuffed mushrooms or shrimp cocktail, two 9-ounce filets, creamed spinach, housemade mashed potatoes, cheesecake, chocolate mouse and a bottle of cab or chardonnay. 1959 Wabasso Drive, West Palm Beach; 561/570-7200;


Steak frites from Pistache, photo credit: InHouse Creative

This prix-fixe menu is giving mom all the French options she’s craving. Salmon tartare and wild mushroom and truffle quiche share the menu with crab Benedict and chocolate fondant cake. It’s all here and more. 101 N. Clematis St., West Palm Beach; 561/833-5090;

Serena Pastificio

Serena Pastificio, photo credit: InHouse Creative

The Mizner Park restaurant is offering guests a brunch buffet with a slew of stations from pasta and meats to classic breakfast dishes and Italian desserts. It also has a mimosa special featuring a bottle of prosecco with orange and grapefruit juices for an additional $40. 

301 Plaza Real, Boca Raton; 561/922-6699;

The Hampton Social

Seafood tower from The Hampton Social, photo credit: Morgan Lone Photography

Sip rosé all day and pair it with coastal cuisine. Mom will be welcomed in with a complimentary glass of rosé and then the table can decide which of the several delectable dishes to order. Make sure to try the lobster roll and if mom wants something sweet you can’t go wrong with the bananas Foster French toast. Cheers!

40 N.E. 7th Ave., Delray Beach; 561/404-1155;

The Regional

Brunch offering at The Regional

Thanks to celebrated chef Lindsay Autry and her team, prepare for a Southern culinary journey. Indulge in her famous tomato pie, fried chicken and prime rib at this Sunday brunch buffet. 

651 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach; 561/557-6460;

The Restaurant at the Norton

Duck confit hash from the Restaurant at the Norton

Let mom immerse herself in beauty and culture as she brunches surrounded by all the museum’s stunning art collections. She’ll start with a complimentary glass of mimosa before choosing a dish from the menu’s selection of items like avocado toast, French toast and crispy duck confit hash. 

1450 S. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach; 561/832-5196;


Warren Delray

The West Atlantic Avenue restaurant is cooking several special dishes just for mom like the deviled egg monte cristo and the bananas Foster Belgian waffle. It will also be offering its Sunday brunch and dinner menus. Make sure to save room for dessert because all moms will be treated to a dessert as a sweet ending to the meal.

15084 Lyons Road, Delray Beach, 561/455-4177;

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Christie Galeano-DeMott
Christie Galeano-DeMott
Christie is a food lover, travel fanatic, bookworm, Francophile, and she believes art in all its forms is good for the soul. When she’s not writing about the incredible dishes, people and places that capture South Florida's culture and vibe, Christie is irresistibly happy in the company of her husband and a glass of red wine.

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