Brunch has become as much of a staple of the weekend as errands and laundry, especially if you're a young professional hoping to unwind after the five-day grind. But brunch isn't only an excuse for millennials to day-drink. Brunch is also an ideal opportunity to treat the ones you love to a hearty meal and a drink or two, and who better to treat than Mom on her special day? Read on to find out where the best Mother's Day brunches are in Sarasota and make a reservation for May 13!

Libby's Cafe + Bar

Libby's Cafe opened its doors in October 2008. As its 10 year anniversary approaches, this Sarasota eatery has become a local staple. Libby's is renowned for its "hometown favorites" and has special plans for Mother's Day. This year, they're hosting a Mother's Day brunch sure to satisfy the whole family. 

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You'll have to bring your appetites if you're treating Mom to this Mother's Day brunch in Sarasota. Louies Modern is also hosting a brunch buffet in celebration of Mother's Day. Get your palate ready for cranberry croissant French toast, chicken and waffles, and more.

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First Watch

First Watch makes its bones as one Sarasota's best breakfast and lunch spots, and we all know brunch is the perfect intersection between breakfast and lunch. This makes First Watch an ideal selection for your Mother's Day brunch. Not only is the food scrumptious, it's as healthy as you want it to be. You can't go wrong with their avocado toast, A.M. Superfood Bowls, or kale tonic juice.

If you enjoy dining with a view, the Lido Beach Grille is the place to take Mom on Mother's Day. The restaurant is located within the posh Lido Beach Resort, and their breakfast menu includes everything from breakfast burritos to smoked salmon platters, fruit plates, and oatmeal.

With a name like the Sunnyside Cafe, you know breakfast and brunch has to be good here. Their omelettes, shrimp and grits, and steak and eggs are local favorites. We're sure your mom will devour any of these options when you take her out for Mother's Day brunch!

Known for having good vibes and even better eats, The Blue Rooster prides itself on serving authentic Southern comfort food, and they host a Sunday Gospel Brunch on the weekends. It's basically a classic Southern breakfast buffet featuring biscuits and gravy, cheesy grits, buttermilk waffles, and more of your down-home favorites.

The Blue Dolphin Cafe's breakfast menu stacks up to any other breakfast spot. As its name suggests, this cafe is known for its seafood options. We'd suggest giving their Nova Cold Smoked Salmon a try if you treat Mom to a Mother's Day brunch here. If you're looking for something more traditional, they also serve an assortment of waffles, omelettes, and other brunch staples.

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Sun Garden Cafe

The first thing you notice about the Sun Garden Cafe is its warm ambiance, making it the perfect atmosphere for a Mother's Day brunch. They also have the perfect menu for the occasion, too, including omelettes, Charleston grits, and breakfast bagels. You'll be hard-pressed to decide just want you want to order at this Sarasota restaurant.

We all strive to make our mothers feel special as often as possible, but if you're like most people, you may not get the opportunity to do that as much as you'd like. Mother's Day brunches are a good way to remedy that, and we also recommend checking out more ideas for Mother's Day in Sarasota

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