Saturday – Sunday brunch with bravado at Toro Toro, 11:30 a.m. until 3 p.m, with an endless collection of Chef Richard Sandoval’s small plates and Latin-style brunch specialties as well as grilled meats rodizio-style. Toro Toro on the lobby level of the InterContinental Miami – 100 Chopin Plaza in downtown Miami. (305) 372-4710; www.torotoromiami.com $49 with cocktails and $39 with non-alcoholic beverages. Children under 12 years of age pay $19.50 and 5 and under pay $5 (all prices exclude tax and gratuity).
Sunday Brunch with live music at La Gloutonnerie. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. All you can eat buffet including 2 glasses of sparkling. There is no set menu in addition to a make-to-order omelet station as well as a fresh seafood, fruit and pastry stations. Live Music is from 12-2pm from Roky Sofi. La Gloutonnerie vintage kitchen, 81 Washington Ave, Miami Beach 33139, 305-503-3811 www.lagloutonnerie.com $45
Unlimited Cocktails & Laurent-Perrier Champagne Sunday Brunch with a view at Juvia; noon to 3 p.m. featuring buffet-style service of French-Asian specialties infused with Peruvian flavors prepared by culinary team: executive chef Laurent Cantineaux; executive chef Sunny Oh; executive sous chef Kaoru Chang; and pastry chef Gregory Gourreau. $85 per person, excluding tax and gratuity, (305) 763-8272. www.juviamiami.com
Brunch at Villa Mayfair every Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. with live entertainment and a DJ. For $28 guests can choose any three items from a pairing menu carefully selected by Villa Mayfair’s Executive Chef, Frederic Joulin. It can be mixed and matched for example: 3 cocktails, 2 plated options and 1 cocktail, 3 plated options, etc. A la carte is also served inside the restaurant as well as al fresco on Villa Mayfair’s outdoor patio lounge. Villa Mayfair, 2901 Florida Avenue - Coconut Grove, FL 33133, (305) 774-1500 / 1555. http://villa-mayfair.com .
Edge, Steak & Bar’s Best of Miami Sunday Brunch from 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., with a savory buffet with all the classic trappings, as well as interact with chefs at simulated food truck-style stations such as The Viva La Mexico taco “truck” ; the Cuban food “truck” station; a Peruvian Seafood station, a meat carving station and a seafood tower . Light offerings such as assorted chilled melons, mojito tropical fruit salad and passion fruit mango smoothie shots along an array of small plates, soups and salads and antipasti vie for attention with Hot dishes like seafood paella, BBQ spiced chicken with chimichurri, and guava braised short ribs with fried onions. Desserts range from a signature ice cream station, and a cotton candy station with an assortment of flavors to freshly made churros; alfajores, guava tart and Key lime panna cotta. There’s a kids’ station with a special kids menu, Wii and Xbox and a Build-Your-Own Bloody Mary bar. Priced at $75 per adult, $32 per child (ages 5 to 12). Edge, Steak & Bar is located at 1435 Brickell Avenue on the 7th floor of Four Seasons Hotel Miami. Reservations suggested. Telephone: (305) 381-3015; www.edgerestaurantmiami.com.
Moonchine Sunday Brunch with Open Asian Buffet including Sushi, Vietnamese & Thai specialties $15.95 Buffet + endless Mimosas $24.95. Kids under 10 eat FREE, Moonchine, 7100 Biscayne Blvd, Miami. 305 759 3999, moonchine.com,
Champagne brunch at The Biltmore in Coral Gables. 10:00 a.m to last seating at 2:00 p.m. One of the most celebrated and lavish Champagne brunches in Fontana's picturesque courtyard. The extravagant buffet includes Petrossian Caviar, smoked salmon, Alaskan king crab, jumbo shrimp, freshly shucked oysters, carvery, omelettes made-to-order, sushi, paella and deserts. All with unlimited bloody marys, mimosas, bellinis, and Champagne. Fontana Restaurant, The Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. 305-445-1926. ext.#2400. ($75 per person; children 5-12 pay half-price).
Seasonal Sunday Brunch at The Forge Restaurant | Wine Bar, 11:00 a.m. till 3:00 p.m. A combination of seasonally inspired breakfast classics with a farm- and ocean-to-table approach, unlimited Mimosas, full Bloody Mary Bar, multiple stations for self-serve access in addition to more than 15 different entrée options served to the table. A new arts-and-crafts table will keep children and the young-at-heart entertained with a variety of projects using organic and eco-friendly materials. $55 for adults (excluding tax and service fee), $20 for children (5-12) and complimentary for children under 5 years of age. 432 Forty-First Street in Miami Beach, FL. 305.538.8533 www.theforge.com (Walk-ins are welcome and valet will be available for additional parking opportunities).
Sunday Brunch by the Bay
at Gibraltar, Grove Isle Hotel & Spa,
11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m with unlimited Champagne and Mimosas and a vast array of breakfast traditions, fresh seafood - oyster, shrimp, smoked salmon, salads, eggs and omelettes, sausages and steaks, cooked meat, chicken and pasta dishes, as well as a dessert station. A whiff of the islands overlooking Biscayne Bay and the Miami skyline. $45 for adults, $20 for children (ages 5-12). Complete menu available. 4 Grove Isle Drive, Miami, FL 33133, 305.857.5007 www.groveisle.com
Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 am to 2:30 pm, Talavera Cocina Mexicana brunch prepared by Executive Chef Oscar del Rivero includes Huevos Divorciados (two poached eggs, each one served over a sope and topped with red or green salsa), Chilaquiles Verdes, (baked tortilla casserole in salsa verde with chicken, fried eggs and refried beans) and a Mexican twist on the classic French toast, Torrejas(egg-soaked bread cooked on the griddle and served with piloncillo syrup and homemade apricot preserves) and more… Brunch is only complete with a Michelada, the classic Mexican hangover remedy of beer, spices and fresh lime juice in addition to the traditional cocktails. 2299 Ponce de Leon, Coral Gables, 305.444.2955 /www.talaveraspot.com
Bizcaya puts on the Ritz with Sunday Brunch 12 p.m. to 3 p.m., with a gorgeous spread that winds its way from Bizcaya’s entrance with a mouthwatering selection of breakfast favorites, gourmet delicacies, grilled-to-order dishes, fresh seafood, caviar, sushi, imported cheeses, charcuteries, carved meats, risotto, lavish desserts, free-flowing Bellinis, Champagne and more await at this spectacular Sunday Brunch. Bizcaya at The Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove, Miami 3300 SW 27th Avenue, Coconut Grove, FL 33133: $65 per person, $25 per child 4-12, RSVP 786-470-1227, http://ritzcarlton.com/en/Properties/CoconutGrove/Dining/Default.htm
Sunday Brunch at The Restaurant at National Hotel Miami Beach, 11:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. with complimentary access to the hotel's iconic 205-ft infinity pool and beach. An extensive menu of traditional breakfast and lunch choices for $39 a person (excluding tax and service fee) with the addition of unlimited Mimosas and Bloody Marys for only $10 (or a total of $49). Valet is also available to diners at a discounted rate of $10. 1677 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, FL 33139; 305.532.2311; www.nationalhotel.com
Wynwood resto-lounge Cafeina hosts Sunday “Brunch N’ Bazaar” offering guests – and their pets – a special hangover/health conscious menu (with animal-friendly selections), $20/two-hour unlimited mimosas, table-side ‘made your way’ Bloody Mary’s, a chic pop-up restaurant in the gallery for indoor dining and an open-air market .297 Northwest 23rd Street, Miami, FL 33127; 305.438.0792; www.cafeinamiami.com
POC, American Fusion Buffet & Sushi Weekend Brunch, on Saturdays and Sundays from 10am-4pm offers an array of classic breakfast and lunch items including eggs, omelets, pancakes, fruits, yogurts, pastries, cheese selections, salads,soups and more along with sushi and hot/cold entrees from their regular lunch and dinner buffet menu. For an additional $7, patrons can indulge in bottomless Mimosas and Bloody Marys. POC, located a few blocks from Miracle Mile at 2121 Ponce de Leon, 305.529.0882. www.pocbuffet.com $19.95.
Sunday Jazz Brunch from 10 A.M to 3 P.M. at Epicure Sunny Isles, an All-You-Can-Eat Brunch Buffet and live jazz music. They are known for their omelet, carving and pasta stations, hot entrees with our delicious prime cuts, shrimp cocktail, fresh fruits and salads, French toast, blintz and yogurt parfait, fresh delicious pastries and desserts, kids menu, coffee and a drink. $25.00 Adults $10.00 kids 12 and under. 17190 Collins Ave. Sunny Isles Beach, FL. 33160. For more information, please call Epicure at 305-947-4581.
At Essensia @ The Palms Hotel & Spa, organic and natural gourmet Brunch every Sunday from 11.30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. with fresh, organic, and seasonal ingredients in a relaxed ambiance with traditional brunch specialties, a salad station, an outdoor grill with made-to-order meats, chicken, fresh fish and organic vegetables and a risotto & pasta station, without forgetting Pastry Chef Gail Goetsch’s station. $39.00 per person includes one complimentary glass of Prosecco, or a Mimosa per person. Kids 10 and under are $19.00 . Discounted valet parking . Reservations: 305.908.5458 or www.essensiarestaurant.com . The Palms Hotel & Spa, 3025 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach.
The Four Seasons Hotel Miami, Downtown, from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday Brunch with Unlimited Champagne. In addition to starting brunch with mimosas, Bellinis, Bloody Marys and unlimited Champagne, this lavish brunch offers a varied selection of traditional breakfast stations, a raw bar with oysters, shrimp, crab and a variety of sushi rolls, dumplings with traditional dipping sauces for a taste of Asia; salads and cold antipasti; a risotto and pasta station and an extensive cheese display of international varieties and award winning artisanal American cheeses. At the carving station, there’s an array of lamb, prime rib and lechon asado (a whole roasted piglet); a VIK (Very Important Kids) station offers peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, crudités, and delicious chocolate chip teddy bears. Pastry Chef Charles Froke’s dessert station displays over thirty varieties of desserts. Four Seasons, 1435 Brickell Avenue, Downtown Miami, Reservations: 305-381-3190. Cost: $70 per adult and $30 per child.
At Clarke's Miami Beach - à la carte Irish Brunch from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., with $5 Bloody Marys and Mimosas. The menu ($6 – 14) ranges from traditional Irish breakfast with 3 eggs, sausage, Irish bacon, black & white pudding, grilled tomato, sautéed mushrooms, beans, potatoes & toast; corn beef hash and eggs and Eggs Benedict to Irish oatmeal crème brûlée and fresh fruit, granola and yogurt. Clarke's Miami Beach, 840 First St., South Beach, 305-538-9885 http://www.clarkesmiamibeach.com
Oceanfront Sunday Brunch from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm at The North Ocean Grille, Pelican Grand Beach Resort, Fort Lauderdale. Champagne Mimosas & Bloody Mary’s. International cheese & fruit display, Salads, Seafood station; Traditional breakfast items with eggs Benedict & cheese blintzes; waffle & omelet stations; seafood paella; pasta station, carved prime rib & honey baked ham, desserts and more. The North Ocean Grille at The Pelican Grand Beach Resort, 2000 North Ocean Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, Fl. RSVP (954) 556-7667 or at www.pelicanbeach.com. $39.95 per person, $19.95 children 5 thru 12, and complimentary for kid’s 4 and under.
at Asia de Cuba at Mondrian South Beach. $42 buffet and à la carte entrees followed by poolside cocktails and massages, music by DJ KEIDY, drinks at the Cachaça bar in the Sunset Lounge and dinner at Asia de Cuba, Mondrian South Beach at 1100 West Avenue, Miami Beach. 305-514-1940, www.chinagrillmgt.com
Sunday Jazz Brunch at The Restaurant at The Setai, with vocalist Nicole Henry, starting February 24: An Asian feast prepared by the team of Asian chefs from China, Thailand and India, as well as the traditional American & European Sunday brunch classics. $67 per adult, $34 for children ages five to 12, excluding tax and gratuity. The Setai, 2001 Collins Ave. South Beach. RSVP (305) 520-6400, www.setai.com
Cioppino at The Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne 12 to 3 p.m. Sunday Brunch: One of Miami’s most elaborate Sunday Brunch showcases more than 14 culinary stations with over 100 specialties from across the globe, a complete room devoted to desserts prepared by Master Pastry Chef Frederic Monnet, as well as Bloody Mary and champagne cocktail stations. $67 per adult, $34 for children ages five to 12, excluding tax and gratuity. For reservations, call (305) 365-4286.
At Jaguar Ceviche Spoon Bar & Latam Grill, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Their outdoor terrace is perfect for a laid-back Sunday Brunch. Try their delicious “Chilaquiles”, sometimes with red salsa, sometimes with green salsa; “Huevos Rancheros” or their omelets made with a variety of fillings. Jaguar Ceviche Spoon Bar & Latam Grill, 3067 Grand Avenue, (Next to Coco Walk), Coconut Grove. 305 444-0216. The cost: $12.95, no reservations required www.jaguarspot.com
Council Oak at The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sunday Champagne & Jazz Brunch, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. With a three-piece jazz ensemble playing to a cornucopia of culinary choices including classic brunch items, carving stations, hot and cold dishes and a raw bar with shrimp, crab claws, oysters and smoked salmon, as well as a chocolate fondue fountain for dessert. The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, State Road 7 (US 441) exit Stirling and then West to1 Seminole Way in Hollywood, Florida. Reservations: 954-327-7501. $49.99
SoBe Style Sunday Brunch at The Ritz Carlton, South Beach, from noon to 3 p.m., with free flowing champagne and the sounds of a live jazz band with view of an infinity pool and the Atlantic and Executive Chef Thomas Connell's imaginative restyled American cuisine. ($55 for adults and $18 for children under 12 (excluding tax and gratuity). The Ritz Carlton, South Beach, One Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. 786-276-4033.
at Pearl /Nikki Beach, à la Carte Brunch, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. menu includes starters from the traditional tropical fruit plate to mixed seafood ceviches, lobster salad and burrata mozzarella, as well as egg dishes, lemon ricotta hot cakes, French toast with sausages and ham, crab cakes, Ahi tuna Niçoise, and Australian beef filet with lobster mash potatoes. Penrod's Nikki Beach. One Ocean Drive, South Beach. 305-538-1111.
At Sonesta Hotel & Suites Coconut Grove Sunday Brunch, 11am. to 3p.m. Complimentary Parking. 2889 McFarlane Road, Coconut Grove. Reservations: 305-447-8256. www.sonesta.com/coconutgrove
Live Jazz Brunch, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., A lavish buffet with complimentary champagne and mimosas Indigo, Inter-Continental Hotel. 100 Chopin Plaza, Downtown Miami. 305-577-1000. (children under 12 pay the equivalent of their age; for example: 5 year-old pays $5).
Irish brunch at John Martin's, 253 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. 305-445-3777.
All day, all week, all weekend a la carte menu, 6:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Café Key Largo, The Westin Beach Resort, 9700 South Overseas Hwy., MM97, Key Largo. 305-822-5553.
All week, all weekend brunch buffet, 7 a.m.-2 p.m., Howard Johnson Resort, 102.4 Overseas Hwy., Key Largo. Reservations: 1-305-451-1400, 1-800-947-7320. ($7.95).