By Barbara Ann
Make Mother’s Day, Sunday May 14, the most memorable ever by treating that special Queen Bee in your life to one of Tampa Bay’s Best Brunch or Buffets. Whether you’re a fan of fresh seafood, steaks, omelets, or even bottomless champagne; these Tampa Bay’s best restaurants have the type of meal that will delight everyone in the family even mom.
The Don CeSar
KING CHARLES MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH
3400 Gulf Blvd.
St. Pete Beach 33706
Reservations: (727) 363-5077
Price: adults $69.95 | $39.95 for children 5–12, 4 and under are complimentary
Hours: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Celebrate that special lady in your life this Mother’s Day with the royal treatment at the Don CeSar on St. Pete Beach. The Pink Palace has two Sunday brunches to choice from. The top of the line brunch is the King Charles and it was over 200 delectable items that will make you feel that royalty. They have three different craving stations, in addition to omelet and Eggs Benedict stations. Even your own Queen Mother won’t turn her nose up at this feast. There is even a special children’s buffet in the King George room with all your kids favorite foods.
Jackson’s Bistro Bar & Sushi
601 S. Harbour Island Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33602
Price: $24.95 per adult | $10.95 per child 10 years old and under
Hours: 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
This fine restaurant also features a lovely view of downtown Tampa and the Hillsborough River. Jackson’s Bistro on Harbour Island blends the best of big city life with the relaxed feel of a coastal town. The Mother’s Day Brunch offers 70 delicious items including an extensive assortment of decadent breakfast items, specialty entrees, chef attended stations, made-to-order omelets, fresh assortment of sushi rolls, salmon platters, and divine desserts including a chocolate fountain.
The Rusty Pelican
2425 N. Rocky Point Drive
Tampa, FL 33607
Price: adults $34.95 | children $15.95
Hours: 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Don’t let The Rusty Pelican’s name fool you. This is a beautiful waterside restaurant that offers incredible views, scrumptious food, and an atmosphere of pure elegance. The Mother’s Day champagne brunch includes traditional breakfast favorites, in addition to an omelet station, carving station, and other culinary delights such as bananas foster, smoked salmon, fresh seafood, desserts, and much more. Make your reservation today.
Related: Mother’s Day Guide
611 Destiny Dr.
Ruskin, FL 33570
(813) 645-3291 |
Price: adults $26.95 | Children 10 & under $14.95
Hours: Sun – 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
The Sunset Grill, highly rated by critics and suburban diners alike, is praised for its meticulous attention to detail, both in service and in cuisine. The Mother’s Day champagne brunch is no exception. The meal consists of an extensive salad bar, fresh soup, a chef’s carving station, and an omelet station. Don’t forget to save room for dessert: an exquisite chocolate fountain help help you fill up fast!
Caretta on the Gulf
500 Mandalay Ave.
Clearwater Beach, FL 33767
Prices: adults: $64.00 | $19.00 for children 3-12
Hours: 11am – 3pm
Caretta on the Gulf at Sandpearl Resort is the only AAA Four Diamond restaurant on Clearwater Beach. With both indoor and outdoor seating, guests can enjoy the view of the Gulf from either the dining room or out in the open air patio. The Mother’s Day Sunday brunch buffet includes unlimited champagne, mimosas, and bellinis plus, waffles and omelet stations, hot and cold main dishes, carving stations, sushi, salads and more! They also have seafood, sushi and gluten free items. There will be two separate seating times and menus, one for morning and another for afternoon.
Another Broken Egg Cafe
200 Central Ave, Set 100
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Prices: A la carte
Seating hours: 7am
Launched in 1996, Another Broken Egg Cafe™ has become a dining sensation sweeping across the nation. The concept’s well known popularity is directly attributed to a universally appealing menu of fresh, nutritious dishes that ‘Foodies’ can indulge in every day. Driven by attention to detail – the upscale cafe offers guests the opportunity to ‘feel like you’re on vacation’ at any time in an inviting atmosphere of casual elegance.
4041 S. Dale Mabry Highway, Set 100
Tampa, FL 33611
Prices: A la carte
Seating hours: 10am
The award winning The Mill in downtown St. Pete offers a brunch menu that mom is sure to love. The cozy atmosphere and delicious food is sure to wow her.
Chain Restaurants Open Early For Mother’s Day
Bonefish – 10AM
To find a location near you: www.bonefishgrill.com
Carrabbas – 11AM
To find a location near you: www.carrabbas.com
Outback – 11AM
To find a location near you: www.outback.com