Make plans to take Mom out to dinner this weekend

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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