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Make this Mother’s Day the most memorable ever by treating  that special Queen Bee in your life to one of Tampa Bay’s Best Brunch/Buffets in town. Whether you are looking for fresh seafood or bottomless champagne to show mom how much you care, these Tampa Bay’s best restaurants have just what your looking for this Mother’s Day.


The Seminole Hard Rock Casino

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Fresh Harvest Buffet
5223 North Orient Rd. | Tampa, FL 33610
1-866-502-PLAY (7529) |Reservations Not Needed | Hours: 10:30AM – 10PM

Adults – $30 | $15 Kids 12 & Under

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

With nearly 100 tables that offer Blackjack, Texas Hold’em Bonus Poker and 2,500 slots the Seminole Hard Rock Casino could make your Mother’s Day the most exciting and tasty ever. The Fresh Harvest Buffet on Sunday will offer a Chef’s specialty omelet station, Belgian waffles and cheese blintzes, spanish breakfast of “strata” Piquillo peppers and chorizo and all the traditional breakfast foods mama loves.  After she eats, set her lose on the slots while you and Dad head to the poker room for a hand of cards and a cigar.


Shephard’s Beach Resort Restaurant

619 S. Gulfview Blvd. | Clearwater Beach, FL 33767
(727) 441-6875 | Reservations Recommended | Hours: Sun – 10AM – 10PM

Adults -$29.95 Children 3 to 10 – $13.95

Shephard’s Mother’s Day Brunch includes Omelettes made to order, Creme Brulee French toast, Lobster Eggs Benedict and other breakfast favorites. At 3PM they will switch to dinner menu of Prime Rib, Honey Glazed Ham, Snow Crabs, Roast Duck, pastas, salads and cold seafood bar with Sushi and Sashimi Tuna.  The restaurant overlooks the Gulf of Mexico, offering an incredible view and sometimes even dolphin sightings. Mom and the whole family will love it!

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Sunset Grill

611 Destiny Dr | Ruskin, FL 33570
(813) 645-3291 | | Hours: Sun – 10:30AM – 2:30 PM

Adults: $26.95 | Children 10 & under $14.95

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!


The Don CeSar

3400 Gulf Boulevard  St. Pete Beach 33706
(727) 360-1881 |  Reservations: (727) 360-1881 x2177
www.loewshotels.comHours: 11AM – 4PM

Adults $64.95, Children (ages 5–12) $29.95, Children 4 and under free

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. Queen Elizabeth or your own Queen Mother won’t turn their noses up at this feast!

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Caretta on the Gulf

500 Mandalay Ave. |  Clearwater Beach, FL 33767
(727) 674-4171 | Reservations

Brunch: Adults $21 |  Children $7

Caretta on the Gulf is Clearwater’s only AAA Four Diamond restaurant. 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 breakfast favorites like waffles and omelet stations, hot and cold main dishes, carving stations, sushi, salads and more! They also have seafood, sushi and gluten free items. Kids 9 years and younger can eat the breakfast Buffet for free.

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Jackson’s Bistro Bar & Sushi

601 S. Harbour Island Blvd. | Tampa, FL 33602
(813) 277-0112 | Reservations Available Not Required | Hours: 10AM – 3PM

Adults $34.95 | $10.95 for children ages 10 and under

This fine restaurant also features a lovely view, this time 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!




Innisbrook Golf Resort

36750 US Highway 19 N. | Palm Harbor, FL 34683
(727) 942-2000 | Reservations Recommended | Seatings: 11AM & 2PM ONLY

Adults $42.95 | $21.99 per Child (ages 4 – 12)

This famous golf resort hosts a Mother’s Day Brunch every year at Edinburgh Hall. The meal includes a choice of entrees (such as jambalaya, shrimp primavera, chicken marsala, etc), omeletes, crepes, a carving station, salads, soups, fresh bread and an elaborate set of desserts and candies.


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