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Want to treat mom to a special meal this Mother’s Day, but not sure where to eat? These 30A and Destin, Florida restaurants offer delicious menu items and beautiful atmospheres. From mouthwatering brunches (with mimosas, of course) to decadent chocolate desserts, mom and her taste buds will thank you! 

Celebrate the Holiday on the Harbor at Boshamps

Both Destin, Florida locals and visitors love dining at Boshamps for their fresh seafood, harbor views and relaxed atmosphere. From smoked yellowfin tuna dip and baked pimento cheese to pan-roasted Gulf grouper and seafood gumbo, these southern favorites are sure to be a hit for your Mother’s Day meal. Plus, the stunning scenery can’t be beat! 

Share a Stack at The Pancakery 

With an outdoor patio, breakfast cocktails and a wide selection of pancakes and other breakfast favorites, The Pancakery is a popular brunch spot in Destin, Florida. Diners rave about the Atomic Bomblette, Bananas Foster French Toast and Crabcake Benedict. Come hungry because portions are large! 

Treat Mom to Brunch with a View at Sunset Bay Café

Just a short golf cart ride away from our Sandestin vacation rentals, Sunset Bay Café is a hot spot for breakfast and lunch. Views of the Choctawhatchee Bay and a delectable menu make this restaurant perfect for special occasions, including Mother’s Day. Whether you’re craving something sweet like blackberry pancakes or savory eats such as Eggs Benedicts, there is something for everyone to enjoy! 

Set Sail on the SOLARIS 

SunQuest Cruises offers a unique Mother’s Day experience in Destin, Florida. The Mother’s Day Sunset Dinner Cruise sets sail on the Choctawhatchee Bay at 5pm and offers live entertainment, a 3-course meal and breathtaking scenery. Bring your appetite because the chef-prepared dinner includes a house salad, choice of entrée and delicious dessert. 

Indulge in an Upscale Meal at Marlin Grill 

Treat mom to a fancy dinner at Marlin Grill. Located in the heart of The Village of Baytowne Wharf, this upscale eatery serves Gulf-fresh seafood, 28-day dry aged steaks and sides served family style. Add a glass of wine from the award-winning wine list and you have the recipe for an unforgettable Mother’s Day!

Celebrate the “Mom-entous” Occasion at Cuvee 30A 

If you aren’t sure where to eat on Mother’s Day, look no further than Sunday Brunch at Cuvee 30A. Indulge in Chef Tim Creehan’s award-winning cuisine and seasonal specials. Reservations are strongly recommended for this fine dining experience, available between 11am and 2:30pm. Enjoy your meal indoors or soak up some sunshine when you dine outside (weather permitting). 

Have a Beachfront Brunch at Vue on 30A 

Looking for beachfront dining along 30A? Vue on 30A serves up gorgeous vistas of the Gulf of Mexico in addition to a delicious Sunday brunch! Available between 10am and 2pm, the brunch menu boasts Eggs Benedicts, omelets, waffles, shrimp and grits and other mouthwatering options.

Enjoy an Elegant Experience at Emeril’s Coastal 

This chic space in Grand Boulevard is a must-try for your Mother’s Day celebration. Emeril’s Coastal serves a festive brunch on Sundays from 10:30am to 3pm. Enjoy Lobster Benedict, Fried Oyster Omelet, pastries and more at this elegant restaurant. Don’t forget to toast your amazing mom with a mimosa or Bloody Mary! 

Satisfy Mom’s Sweet Tooth at La Crema 

If mom is a chocolate lover, make sure you take her to La Crema! Located off of 30A in Rosemary Beach, this tapas and dessert restaurant features a variety of decadent confections. From chocolate fondue and hot chocolate molten cake to chocolate-dipped bacon and sipping chocolate, you’re guaranteed to satisfy mom’s sweet tooth. They also have wines and coffees that pair perfectly with these dishes. 

To truly pamper mom this Mother’s Day, treat her to a Gulf Coast getaway! In addition to the beautiful beaches, she will enjoy the numerous restaurants, spas, and boutiques that are all just a short distance from our vacation rentals. Contact My Vacation Haven to book your 30A or Destin, Florida vacation today! And if you need more recommendations about where to eat while you’re in town, check out this blog post.