This Sunday, thousands of families will flock to area restaurants in order to celebrate the person most responsible for all of us being here – mom.
As one of the biggest dining-out holidays of the year, many places are sure to be packed with people who want to treat their mom to a fine meal that she, for once, didn’t have to cook.
With that in mind, Clearwater Patch compiled a list of a few places to celebrate Mother’s Day. If you come up with other suggestions, feel free to let us know in the comments below.
What: Dozens of area restaurants team up to provide examples of their tasty cuisine along Clearwater Beach’s scenic Beach Walk area. Some participating eateries include , Salt Rock Grill, Lobster Pot, Marlin Darlin, and a slew of other beachside establishments. There will also be events and activities for adults and kids.
When: The event begins Sunday and continues until May 19
Where: Beach Walk, located along Gulfview Boulevard on the south end of Clearwater Beach
Cost: Most dishes run between $15-$35
Contact: Restaurant Week website
What: The fun center on McMullen Booth Road is a great place to let the kids run wild while mom relaxes in the huge parents lounge. The place known for its pizza is offering free food for moms all day long on Sunday.
When: Sunday hours are 11am – 9pm
Where: 1560 North McMullen Booth Road
Contact: 727-753-9982; GattiTown website
What: The upscale Spanish eatery on Sand Key offers special Mother's Day menu items, including Mahi Mahi torremolinos, Mar Y Tierra (surf & turf), tapas and a chocolate sponge cake dessert.
When: Sunday dinner hours, open from 11 am to 10 pm
Where: 1241 Gulf Blvd.
Contact: 727-596-8400; Columbia website
What: The wing joint that started it all is honoring moms around the area with a free order of 10 boneless wings covered in any sauce of their choice. What better way to spend Mother’s Day?
When: Sunday hours
Where: 2800 Gulf to Bay Blvd.
Contact: 727-797-4008; Hooters website
What: Looking for a place to bring mom for a sweet treat? This upscale Italian eatery will give every mom who dines at the Cleveland Street establishment a free slice of Tiramisu for dessert. It's a perfect way to top off a special day.
When: Sunday dinner hours
Where: 811 Cleveland Street
What: If you don't feel like spending a small fortune on dinner, or you already made mom a nice meal at home, why not head over to this landmark Clearwater dessert spot and get mom a cone of their sumptuous soft serve ice cream. She'll thank you for it.
Where: 1555 Gulf to Bay Blvd.
When: Open noon - 11 pm
Contact: Just show up, no reservations necessary.