Girl (9-11) facing mother, holding flowers behind back
Once a year, it is standard that you treat your mom to all that she deserves and more. This day is called Mother’s Day and it is this Sunday.
Unfortunately, this day can come with a hefty price tag. If you are looking to stay to your budget but still go all out for your mama, we have found the best spots in town to do just that.
RA Sushi 5829 SW 73rd Street, South Miami
If you are looking to go all out this Mother’s Day, but don’t have the funds, RA Sushi is the perfect place. There is a good chance you have tried out their ridiculously delicious and affordable happy hour. Well, you can be very happy because this Sunday, those prices will be available all day. The happy hour menu includes more than 35 sushi, appetizer, and tapas selections, ranging from $2 to $7, plus a wide variety of beer, wine and signature cocktails ranging from $3 to $7. Yes, the most expensive thing on this menu is $7. Does it get any better than that? We think not.
Reservations: Early arrival strongly encouraged, (305) 341-0092
Rusty Pelican 3201 Rickenbacker Causeway, Key Biscayne
The newly renovated Rusty Pelican is a Miami staple and there is a reason for that. We can almost guarantee that everything from your view to your food will be out of this world. Sunday, they are offering a offering a brunch buffet in their ballroom that will feature things like a paella, ceviche, prime rib, and lamb food stations. Bringing the little ones along? Kids three and under are free.
Reservations: Reservations are required, 305-531-3818
Café Prima Pasta 414 71st Street, Miami Beach
Have a mama that isn’t afraid of carbs? Prima Pasta will be celebrating Mother’s Day with their regular menu plus some new dinner specials like shrimp risotto and lobster linguini. While we can’t promise you their prices are totally budget friendly, your mama’s meal includes free-flowing champagne and a beautiful bouquet of roses.
Reservations: Seatings are 4p.m., 5p.m., 6:30 p.m., 8p.m., 9:30 p.m. and 10:45p.m. (305) 867-0106
Palace Bar 1200 Ocean Drive , Miami Beach
Yes, it might seem a little strange to take your mother to a gay bar for Mother’s Day. But while there, you will get brunch for around $30 and multiple performances by some of South Florida’s finest drag queens. And your meal includes never ending mimosa, of course.
Reservations: Strongly encouraged, (305) 531-7234
Nikki Beach 1 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach
Have a mom that loves to hit the town on a Saturday night? If yes, then take her straight to South Beach’s Nikki Beach. There will be VIP bottle service, massages, a DJ and a huge brunch buffet that will cost you $42.95. While it might seem a little high, it includes everything from omelets to sushi and everything in between.
Reservations: Strongly encouraged, (305) 538-1111
Kitchen 305 16701 Collins Avenue, North Miami Beach
Mother’s Day can be pricey, no doubt. If you are looking to take her out, but not sure how you are going to also get her a gift, we have the perfect solution. Kitchen 305 hosts an all-you-can-eat Mother’s Day champagne brunch for $29.95 per person. Guests will enjoy live music and free flowing champagne, bloody marys, mimosas and kir royales throughout the day. But it doesn’t stop there -- to ensure this holiday brunch is extra special, moms receive a long stem rose and a $25 gift card to the Seven Seas Aveda Spa & Salon to use on a future visit.
Reservations: Strongly encouraged, (305) 749-2110