2012 Orlando’s Top 10 Restaurants for Mother’s Day Brunch, Lunch or Dinner
Orlando has a lot of great options to help you and your family to celebrate Mother’s Day. If you decide to go out and include a meal during your celebration, below is a list of some of the best places in the Orlando area to celebrate Mother’s Day for brunch, lunch, or dinner.
Antonio’s La Fiamma Ristorante
611 South Orlando Ave Maitland, FL 32751
Also known informally as Antonio’s Upstairs in Maitland, Antonio’s offers a great atmosphere along with a view of Lake Lily. The food as always is excellent and will be sure let every mother know that they are special. Antonio’s also has a location in Celebration on the south side. Open for lunch and dinner.
463 West New England Avenue
Winter Park, FL 32789
Armando’s took over the old Hot Olives space off of New England in Hannibal Square and totally refurbished the place. Its a sharp looking place and Armando, the owner, ensures that his food is in fact top notch. Afterwards you can take a stroll down Park Avenue and New England. A great environment for families and to meet up with family. Open for lunch and dinner.
Flemmings Steak House
933 North Orlando Ave
8030 Via Dellagio Way
Two locations, two great restaurants, one on the North side in Winter Park and one on the south side off of Sand Lake Road. The food is great, steaks are great, the lighting is perfect, and there is an extensive wine list. Open for lunch and dinner. Its great for a more formal celebration for Mother’s Day in the Orlando area.
1234 Orange Avenue
Winter Park, FL 32789-4910
Okay, so Ravenous Pig might not sound like a restaurant for Mother’s Day, but we have to face facts. Women love this restaurant. Guys love this restaurant. Every Mother is also sure to love this restaurant. The food is terrific and the atmosphere is a lot of fun. You can’t go wrong here.
The Boheme at The Grand Bohemian Hotel
325 South Orange Avenue
The mother in the family can really feel like the top Mom in town when you go to the Grand Bohemian Hotel. It’s a luxury hotel and it’s downtown. You roll up to the entrance and you’re greeted with fancy cars, the lobby looks like a modern art museum, there’s a great bar with live music and the food is excellent. It’s a great Mother’s Day choice for brunch, lunch, or dinner.
558 West New England Ave., Winter Park
808 Washington St., Orlando
950 Market Promenade Ave., Lake Mary
Brunch starts at 10am to 11am depending on location
Dexter’s has 3 locations: one in Orlando, one in Lake Mary, and one in Winter Park, so it’s a great pick because anyone from anywhere in the Greater Orlando should be able to reach one within a reasonable amount of time. The prices are very reasonable and the food is good, so Mom’s will be pleased and families will be pleased. There is typically outside seating available which is great if it is not too hot out. If you decide to go out for Mother’s Day Brunch, the menu includes Bloody Marys and Mimosas along with an array omelets and Dexter’s Eggs Benedict. Dexter’s is also a great and inexpensive option for Mother’s Day lunch or dinner.
Brio Tuscan Grille
4200 Conroy Rd., Orlando
480 N. Orlando Avenue (Hwy 17-92), Winter Park
Brunch starts at 11am
Conveniently Brio Tuscan Grille has 2 locations on different sides of Orlando. One in the Winter Park Village off of Orlando Avenue (17-92) and one off of Conroy Road at the Millenia Mall in South Orlando. Brio Tuscan Grille does a great brunch Italian style, which is pretty much like the American style except fancier with better sounding names. Eggs Benedictano, Bistecca and Sweet Potato Hash, Bacon Egg and Fontina Panini are all items that can be found at Brio. For lunch and dinner they serve all sorts of terrific flat breads, salads, pastas, and other Italian specialties. Plus both locations offer outside seating for when the Florida weather is just right and you want to sit outside. In addition to outside seating, both locations offer shopping opportunities after dining in. So you can combine the two activities for a more complete day of leisure. Restaurant opens at 11am.
La Coquina at Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in Lake Buena Vista
1 Grand Cypress Boulevard Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress
Orlando, FL 32836
Average price $60
Want to go all out for Mother’s Day in Orlando? If you really want to go all out, then La Coquina is the brunch place for you. They’ve been doing it for over 20 years and they get rave reviews from everybody……..no seriously everybody. The price point is at around $60 a person. Is it worth it? Absolutely! Are you going to do it every weekend? Probably not, but for special occasions or for visitors out of town……it is terrific! Whatever you can imagine is there, spinach frittata, several different types of gourmet bacon, smoked shrimp, barbequed scallops, roasted salmon, caviar, sushi, champagne, a cheese table, oysters, crab legs, ravioli, cinnamon rolls, cakes, banana bread pudding and the list absolutely goes on and on. It’s the ultimate Mother’s Day celebration meal.
The Tap Room at Dubsdread
549 West Par Street
The Tap Room at Dubsdread is a classic Mother’s Day Sunday brunch opportunity. It’s also a great option for lunch or dinner Mother’s Day celebrations. Located right off the golf course just North of the College Park area not too from I-4 in Orlando. Prices range from $9 to $15 and items include lump crab and brie frittatas, along with fresh blueberry pancakes, Eggs Benedict, Belgian Waffles, Omelets. Lunch and dinner specialties include great American continental fare such as chicken marsala, burgers, warps, ribs, salads, pastas, and more.
629 East Central Blvd. (Summerlin Ave.)
Orlando, FL 32801
As one of the trendiest and hottest restaurants in the downtown Orlando and Thornton Park area, Hue will guarantee your mother an excellent Mother’s Day Brunch, Lunch or Dinner. Everything from Mimosas to duck, to grilled chicken salad is available. It’s also right in the center of town so it’s close to just about everything.