Welcome to a sun-kissed Mother’s Day in Venice, FL, where the waves whisper against the shore and the brunch menus are as refreshing as the ocean breeze. This year, why not elevate your celebration with a day packed with delights that Venice has uniquely to offer? From mouth-watering morning feasts to serene sunset views, I’m here to guide you through creating an unforgettable Mother’s Day for the cherished matriarch in your life. Whether you’re a local or planning a scenic visit, this post will steer you to the perfect spots to make your mom feel celebrated on her special day. Join me as we explore the best of Venice, FL, ensuring this Mother’s Day is festooned with love, laughter, and the finest flavors our town can offer.

Celebrating Mother’s Day in Venice

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Mother’s Day is a time to celebrate the many wonderful mothers that have helped shape who we are today. When you are looking for answers on where to go for Mother’s Day in Venice, it all comes back to food. Whether you want to go out to eat or pick up takeout to bring home to Mom, let someone else cook for once! Mom definitely deserves the day off, and there are plenty of delicious treats around Venice.

How Should You Celebrate?

The Ideal Mother’s Day in Venice, FL

Venice, Florida, a quaint and picturesque locale, offers a canvas of opportunities to paint a perfect Mother’s Day. Here, each experience is tailored to show appreciation for the mothers and maternal figures in our lives. We’ll dive into the heart of Venice where you can indulge in luxurious brunches, unwind with tranquil spa visits, and entertain with delightful local experiences. From the lapping shores of the Gulf to the charming streets lined with artisan shops, Venice serves as the perfect backdrop for a day filled with joy and pampering. Let’s explore how to blend dining, relaxation, and entertainment to craft an unforgettable Mother’s Day. Whether she loves the peace of nature, the thrill of adventure, or simply a meal shared in good company, Venice has something special for every mom.

What Restaurants Are Open For Mother’s Day in Venice?

There are several restaurants offering specials for dine in or fabulous take out options. Check out the various specials below! This page will be frequently updated as I find new information, so save this link and check back often!

Restaurants with Special Menus For Mother’s Day

Confirmed for 2024!

Ristorante San Marco

305-B W Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285
(941) 800-7280

Imagine sauntering into Ristorante San Marco, where the aroma of authentic Italian cuisine beckons you to a buffet celebration fit for royalty—or in this case, the queen of the day: Mom. Begin a gastronomic journey from 10am to 2pm with the brunch buffet, where the omelets are whisked to perfection and tailored to personal taste. Savor the classics like bacon and sausage, or for a brunch with a twist, try the avocado toast with a perfectly poached egg. Don’t miss the carving station where ham and prime rib boast a symphony of flavors, or indulge in a comforting scoop of rigatoni Bolognese. As the sun arcs higher, the brunch seamlessly transitions into dinner from 2pm to 8pm, maintaining an array of heartwarming dishes. Delight in chicken scallopini that melts in your mouth, or twirl your fork into the savory depths of spaghetti and clams. And for the perfect finale, a dessert station featuring five different sweet treats awaits to enchant your palate. With an adult buffet priced at $49 and children 12 and under at $20, an Italian feast at Ristorante San Marco becomes an accessible slice of luxury. Reservations are a must for parties of six or fewer, so pick up the phone and dial 941-800-7280 to secure a spot.

Cassariano Italian Eatery

313 W Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285
(941) 786-1000

On May 12th, Cassariano invites guests to a special celebration tailored just for moms. The restaurant will be serving its delectable dinner menu all day from 12 PM to 8 PM at both locations. Whether one is looking to indulge in a midday meal or a sumptuous dinner, the extensive menu offers something to satisfy every palate. Spaces are limited, and reservations are required, so planning ahead is essential to secure a spot at this sought-after event. Reservations can be made by calling (941) 786-1000 or by visiting the online booking site at Cassariano Reservations.

Cafe Venice

101 W Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285
(941) 484-1855

Celebrate Mother’s Day by treating the special woman in your life to a delightful dinner at Café Venice. On Sunday, May 12th, from 4 PM to 8 PM, Café Venice will be offering a special dining experience to honor all the incredible mothers out there. The restaurant will provide a wonderful ambiance and an exquisite menu, ensuring an unforgettable evening. With their range of delicious dishes, including perfectly cooked steaks paired with fine wines, Café Venice is the perfect setting to make Mother’s Day memorable.

Make sure to secure a table by reserving early. Call 941.484.1855 to book your reservation and toast to Mom this Mother’s Day!

Côté France in Venice, FL

218 Tampa Ave W, Venice, FL 34285 
(941) 220-7189

Indulge in the finest French cuisine this Mother’s Day at Côté France, where elegance and flavor meet to create a memorable dining experience. Treat your mom to an exquisite meal featuring special dishes crafted just for the occasion. Enjoy Beet Carpaccio with Goat Croquette and Arugula, followed by a succulent Salmon Crust with truffle butter, and finish the meal with a delightful Lemon Mousse with Raspberry.

Shuck N Ale

648 S Tamiami Trail, Venice, FL 34285
(941) 499-7200

Make this Mother’s Day extraordinary with a first class brunch experience at Shuck N’ Ale on Sunday, May 12th, from 10 AM to 4 PM. Go beyond the ordinary brunch offerings and treat your mom to decadent dishes such as Fresh Scallops, Filet Mignon, and classic Eggs Benedict, among other delicious breakfast entrées. Adding to the festive atmosphere, Shuck N’ Ale will feature LIVE JAZZ MUSIC, creating the perfect backdrop as you dine and celebrate. This is a fantastic opportunity to enjoy a meal filled with great food and soothing music, making for an unforgettable Mother’s Day.

Spaces are limited, so please call ahead for reservations at (941) 499-7200 to ensure you don’t miss out on this special brunch event. Make Mother’s Day memorable at Shuck N’ Ale!

Chaz 51 Steakhouse

541 US 41 Bypass North, Venice, FL 34285
(941) 484-6200

Below is the list from 2023


Le Petit Jardin Cafe

1500 E Venice Ave Ste 401, Venice, FL 34292
(941) 244-3231

Offering their regular menu along with their full breakfast menu all day, Le Petit Jardin Cafe is a popular location to celebrate Mother’s Day as it is their busiest day of the year. Reservations and calling ahead is strongly encouraged. In addition, they are a hosting an Afternoon tea on May 12th that is a popular activity to bring your mom to!


L’Olive Restaurant

1262 Jacaranda Blvd, Venice, FL 34292
(941) 445-4904


Bodrum Restaurant

225 Miami Ave W Ste 5, Venice, FL 34285
(941) 412-0090

Reservations are recommended!


Tikka Indian Cuisine

525A U.S. 41 Bypass N, Venice, FL 34285
(941) 303-5073

Mango Cheesecake at Tikka Indian Cuisine for Mother's Day in Venice, FL

Along with their regular menu, Tikka Indian Cuisine will be offering a special dessert for only $8, their scrumptious Mango Cheesecake! It’s a velvety cheesecake topped with a luscious creamy sauce infused with the tropical sweetness of Alphonso mangoes and the zesty warmth of ginger! All Moms will also receive a complimentary glass of white or red wine.


Pop’s Sunset Grill

112 Circuit Rd, Nokomis, FL 34275
(941) 488-3177

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner specials along with some fun cocktails designed with mom in mind 


British Open Pub

367 Jacaranda Blvd, Venice, Fl 34292
(941) 492-9227

Mother’s Day at British Open Pub to celebrate your lovely mama! Brunch and Lunch/Dinner Specials, Bottomless Mimosas for brunch, Happy Hour Specials for Dinner/Lunch!


Flapjacks Cafe

810 E Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285
(941) 480-1020

Treat your Mom with some delicious Salmon Eggs Benedict on Mother’s Day at Flapjacks Cafe for $16.99 with a choice of a side and a Mimosa. Open 7am – 2pm. For takeout call (941) 480-1020


Tomato Alley Pizzeria

2357 S Tamiami Trail, Venice, FL 34293
(941) 800-5511

Every Mom will receive a FREE Small Italian Ice! Dine In or Take Out only, Mom must be present.

Yummies Donuts & BBQ

2001 S Tamiami Trail, Venice, FL 34293
(941) 493-7170

Send your mom a bouquet of donuts this Mother’s Day. Adding a gift card is a nice touch. Taking orders until Saturday at noon. http://www.yummiesdonuts.com or call (941) 493-7170

Other Restaurants in Venice Open For Mother’s Day

These restaurants have expressed that they will be open but I do not have a special menu or any other information.

Shop For Mother’s Day Gifts

I love supporting small businesses, what better way to do that than buy gifts from local shops and vendors? I found quite a few local gifts that I just know my mother would love!

Sunny Jams & Infusions

Sunny Jams & Infusions mothers day gift baskets

This Mother’s Day, step up your gift-giving game with something truly unique and heartfelt—Sunny Jams & Infusions. Celebrate the special women in your life with our exquisitely curated gift baskets, each filled with the warmth of homemade goodness. Each handmade gift basket from Sunny Jams & Infusions embodies a delightful tale of artisanal craftsmanship. With eight different varieties available, one can customize a basket with their mother’s favorite flavors, be it the sweet allure of Blueberry Jam or the savory depth of an Herbaceous Garlic Medley olive oil infusion. These products promise not only quality but also a burst of flavor that can transform any culinary experience.


Printable Activities For Kids For Mother’s Day

I created an adorable collection of coloring pages for kids to color and give Mom or Grandma for Mother’s Day! Some of them also have bible verses printed on them related to motherhood.

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