The following restaurants are going to make Mother’s Day special on Sunday:
■ Agave, 2380 Vanderbilt Beach Road, North Naples, will have an unlimited buffet brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. with an unlimited Bloody Maria/Mary and mimosa bar for $45 per person plus tax and gratuity. If you want the buffet only, the cost is $30 per person plus tax and gratuity. Get omelets, cornbread pancakes, carved leg of lamb and carne asada, ceviche, tamales, enchiladas, bison chili, seafood and meat entrees, cured meats and cheeses, fruits, salads, desserts and pastries. Visit from 2:30 p.m. to midnight and the restaurant will feature its regular menu. Reservations: 239-598-3473
■ Aldos, Kings Lake Square, 4820 Davis Blvd., East Naples, will be offering a dinner for two special with a glass of wine for $29.95 on Mother’s Day. The restaurant is also giving a red envelope per table when you dine in May to be brought back in June to see if you won one of the following top three prizes: $100 Aldos gift certificate, free pizza for a year or an Apple iPad 3. The other envelopes contain other prizes. Information: 239-775-2200
■ Angelina’s Ristorante, 24041 U.S. 41 S., Bonita Springs, is featuring a buffet from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. with an unlimited Bloody Mary and mimosa bar for $70 per person or the buffet only for $50 per person, plus tax and gratuity. The buffet includes carved tenderloin of beef, roasted mojo pork, poached eggs, potatoes, frittata, strawberry French toast, butternut squash ravioli, marinated chicken scallopini, roasted pork, seafood cioppino, vegetables, salads, fruit, antipasti, dessert and pastries. Visit the restaurant from 3 to 9 p.m. to order from the classic Italian menu. Reservations: 239-390-3187
■ Aurelio’s Pizza, 590 U.S. 41 N., Naples, will open at 4 p.m. on Mother’s Day. Information: 239- 403- 8882
■ Brio Tuscan Grille at the Waterside Shops, 5505 U.S. 41 N., Naples, is featuring a dedicated Mother’s Day brunch menu combined with lunch selections from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. The featured cocktail will be the Brio Bellini for $7 that is a mixture of Peach Daiquiri mix, Peach Schnapps, Prosecco and crushed ice. Purchase a $50 gift card for Mom or anyone else and receive a $10 card for yourself to use June 25 through Sept. 23. Reservations: 239-593-5319
■ Carrabba’s wants you to give your mother a $50 gift card and you will receive a bonus card for $10. Restaurants are at 4320 U.S. 41 N., Naples, 239-643-7727; 12631 U.S. 41 E., Naples, 239-774-2965; and 27220 Bay Landing Drive, Bonita Springs, 239-949- 0981.
■ Ciao Ristorante, 835 Fourth St. S., Naples, is giving everyone over 21 dining with their mother a free glass of prosecco to toast mom on her day from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. The restaurant will have specials of the day plus its a la carte menu. Reservations: 239-263-3889
■ Charlie Chiang’s, 12200 U.S. 41 N., North Naples, is featuring a prix fixe four-course dinner for $28 per person. You have the choice to pick one of four appetizers, one of three soups, one of six entrées and a decision between two different desserts. Reservations: 239-593-6688
■ Chez Boët, 755 12th Ave. S., Naples, is serving dinner from 5 to 10 p.m. on Mother’s Day with music by pianist Bob Terri. Mothers who purchase a regular priced entree will receive a complimentary glass of Champagne. Reservations: 239- 643- 6177
■ Cirella’s, Prado is offering Moms any entree $21 and under for half price on Mother’s Day. The restaurant is open from 4:30 to 9 p.m. at Spring Creek, 25265 Chamber of Commerce Drive, Bonita Springs.
■ Daniela’s Restaurant, 13500 U.S. 41 N., North Naples, will be open from 1 to 8 p.m. on Mother’s Day. Reservations: 239-514- 4414
■ First Watch, the breakfast, brunch and lunch restaurant, is paying tribute to moms by giving them a complimentary box of Russell Stover chocolates. The restaurant will be open from 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Local restaurants are at 225 Banyan Blvd., Naples, 434-0005; 7163 Radio Road, East Naples, 239-304-0746; 13030 Livingston Road, Naples, 239-213-1348; 1000 Immokalee Road, North Naples, 239-566-7395; and 26381 U.S. 41 S., Bonita Springs, 293-390-0554.
■ Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar will give moms a $25 gift card to use for a future visit when they dine at 8985 U.S. 41 N., North Naples. The restaurant will open at 11:30 a.m. and will serve a three-course brunch until 3 p.m. for $34.95 per adult and $16.95 per child. The regular menu will be available all day. Reservations: 239- 598-2424
■ Fred’s Food, Fun & Spirits will be serving a Mother’s Day brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Uptown Plaza, 2700 Immokalee Road, Naples. Enjoy a variety of salads, shrimp cocktail, gazpacho, tomatoes and buffalo mozzarella, salmon, shrimp, ham, prime rib or lobster and dessert. Mothers will receive chocolate covered strawberries injected with Grand Marnier. Reservations: 239- 431-7928
■ French American Bistro, 1201 Piper Blvd. (off Immokalee Road at Airport-Pulling Road), Naples, will be open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. featuring a two-course menu for $19.95 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and $24.95 from 6 to 9 p.m. that includes a glass of wine, choice of an appetizer and choice of an entree. Mothers will be offered a glass of Kir Petillant when they mention the restaurant’s review. Reservations: 239- 514-1800
■ Gordon’s on the River, 475 North Road, Naples, is having a brunch with a drawing for prizes for one of three $25 gift certificates from Jewelry by Amanda Jaron and a grand prize of a signature flower pendant. Reservations: 239-213-1441, ext. 214
■ LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort, 9891 Gulf Shore Drive, Naples, is having a special Mother’s Day Champagne brunch buffet from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a cold and hot buffet, seafood, carving station, omelette station and bake shop. Reservations: 239- 598- 5707
■ Lee Roy Selmon’s, 5056 Daniels Parkway, Fort Myers, will give you a $10 bonus card when you buy a $50 gift card for Mom. Information: 239- 690-3287
■ M Waterfront Grille, Village on Venetian Bay, 4300 Gulf Shore Blvd. N., Naples, wants to indulge your mother. Bring her to brunch or dinner and she will get a $25 gift card for a future visit. There will be a jazz brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and dinner will be available from 4:30 to 9 p.m.. Reservations: 239-263- 4421
■ McCormick & Schmick’s, 9114 Strada Place, North Naples, is serving its brunch menu until 2 p.m. and a new dinner menu will be available all day. Mothers will get complimentary truffles. Reservations: 239- 591-2299
■ Mel’s Diner is having a half-price breakfast for mothers and a $5 coupon to be used on a future visit. Visit at 3650 U.S. 41 N., Naples, 239-643-9898; 12035 Collier Blvd., Golden Gate, 239-455-424; and 28602 Trails Edge Blvd., Bonita Springs, 239-949-3080.
■ New York Pizza & Pasta Sports Bar & Lounge, Riverchase Plaza, U.S. 41 N. and Immokalee Road, North Naples, will give mothers 50 percent off her entree when another entree is purchased. The first 50 reservations will give mothers a free drink. Reservations: 239- 594- 3500
■ Noodles Italian Cafe & Sushi Bar, 2585 Pine Ridge Road, North Naples, will be open from noon to 9 p.m. and will give mothers a complimentary cocktail, wine or dessert. Reservations: 239-592- 0050
■ Pollo Tropical is featuring the special Mommy & Me for Mother’s Day at 3777 U.S. 41 E., East Naples, 239-417-2708 and 5065 Golden Gate Parkway, Golden Gate, 239-304-0629. The special features two entrees including a choice of a small Create Your Own Tropi-Chop or quarter chicken meal with rice and beans, two regular size fountain drinks and a regular side order of yuca sticks, sweet plantains or tostones for $9.99 on May 13.
■ Rodes Restaurant and Fresh Fish Market will be giving all mothers a complimentary piece of the restaurant’s homemade key lime pie when they dine at the restaurant from 4 to 9 p.m. on Sunday at 3756 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs. Reservations: 239-992- 4040
■ Royal Palm Yacht Club, 2360 W. First St., Fort Myers is sponsoring a brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with Champagne and flowers for mothers that will help raise funds for the Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. $29, yacht club members; $39, other adults; $15, children under 12. Reservations: 239-334-2176 or www. rpyc. org
■ Skillets, 5465 Airport- Pulling Road, East Naples, 239-566-1999; 4170 U.S. 41 N., Naples, 239-262-3788; and 9174 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs, 239-992-9333, is featuring eggs Benedict with homemade sundried tomato Hollandaise eggs for Mother’s Day. All mothers will receive a complimentary carnation and a plate of mini Skillets freshly baked strawberry scones.
■ Stonewood Grill & Tavern, 7935 Airport-Pulling Road, North Naples, will open at noon and will give mothers a $15 gift certificate to use at future visit with a $30 purchase. Reservations: 239-593- 0001
■ The Capital Grille, 9005 Mercato Drive, North Naples, will be serving a Mother’s Day brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for $46 for adults; $18 for children 7 and older; and free for children six and under. The brunch menu includes a breakfast station, carving station, raw seafood bar, a variety of salads and a dessert table. There also will be lobster eggs Benedict and made-to-order omelets. Children’s selections include mac and cheese, mini burgers and fresh fruit. Dinner will be served from 4 to 9 p.m. Reservations: 239-254- 0640
■ The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club is hosting a Mother’s Day brunch in the River of Grass Ballroom from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 851 Gulf Shore Blvd. N., Naples. $49, per person, plus tax and gratuity; $18, children 6-12; free, children 5 and under. Reservations: 239- 435- 4347
■ The Strip House at the Waldorf Astoria Naples, 475 Seagate Drive, Naples, will be offering the following specials for Mother’s Day as well as their regular menu: fresh pea soup with leeks, bacon and chive oil ($12); rack of lamb with spring vegetables ($39); and apple briana with rum raisins and vanilla ice cream ($9). Reservations: 239-598- 9600
■ Trail Cafe & Grill, 12820 U.S. 41 N., North Naples, will honor all moms with a complimentary pastry specialty from Mikkelson’s Bakery and a $5 gift certificate to use on a return visit. Information: 239- 598-2480
■ Norman Love Confections has its 2012 Mother’s Day collection of eight heart-shaped chocolates ready for shipping. The newest flavors are Mare, creme catalan; Mom, American apple pie; Madre, Italian mascarpone; Maman, French vanilla; Matri, Sicilian pistachio; Mae, Brazilian fruit; and Mutter, German chocolate cake. Call 239-222-3355 or Amy.NormanLove. com to order online or visit the salons at 3747 U.S. 41 N., Naples, 239-687-7215 or 11380 Lindbergh Blvd., Fort Myers, 239- 561-7215.
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