2900 Bayport Blvd.
Tarpon Springs, FL 33607
If you’ve got a mom that’s tough to impress, take her to Armani’s for a truly one-of-a-kind experience. For $90 per adult and $34.50 per child, mom and family can enjoy an upscale dining experience that will forever change your idea of a champagne brunch. The northern Italian-inspired cuisine includes savory dishes like house-made gnocchi, fresh seafood and oven-roasted vegetables with parmesan cream sauce. Vegetarian options are available upon request. To make reservations, go to opentable.com or call the restaurant in advance.
7627 W. Courtney Campbell Causeway
Tampa, FL 33607
AQUA’s striking decor and festive atmosphere are sure to make mom feel like the VIP she is. For $45.95 for adults and $14.95 for children under 13 years old, the whole family can celebrate mom with an incredible champagne brunch that is sure to satisfy even the pickiest eaters. Seasonal fresh fruit, an omelet station, hand-rolled sushi, grilled chicken and antipasto platters are just a few of the goodies offered on the brunch menu. Call for reservations.
603 Channelside Dr.
Tampa, FL 33602
Want to take mom on a cruise but can’t afford it? Now you can. Yacht StarShip offers special two-hour dining cruises that depart twice daily: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. On Mother’s Day, Yacht StarShip offers a “Buy 3 and Mom is Free” deal for the first 50 parties. The whole family will enjoy a fresh, made-to-order meal from the brunch menu. At the time of publishing, the menu and prices are TBD. Call for reservations.
Island Grand Beach Resort
5500 Gulf Blvd.
St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
TradeWinds has a great gift for moms. Any moms who enjoy the Mother’s Day brunch at the Island Grand will receive a complimentary ticket for a free night at the resort to use in the fall between September 7 and December 25. For $42.95 for adults, $38.95 for seniors over 59 and $18.95 for children under 11 years old, your whole party will be treated to a culinary experience like no other. An omelet station, fresh seafood appetizers and entrees, a selection of soups and salads, roasted pork, grilled chicken and a create-your-own-pasta bar are just a few of the many flavors you’ll find on the brunch menu. There’s even a kids’ menu for the little ones. Reservations are not required but are strongly encouraged and can be made by phone.
717 S. Howard Ave.
Tampa, FL 33606
On Mother’s Day, 717 South will be mixing things up by offering brunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The award-winning dinner menu as well as the extensive wine list will also be available during the brunch hours, including dishes like mushroom risotto, macadamia nut chicken and pan-seared snapper. At the time of publishing, the brunch menu had not yet been finalized. Brunch items will be made from scratch and created by Chef of the Year Robert Masson. Reservations can be made by phone or by visiting opentable.com.