Treat mom and the whole family to a very special Mother’s Day on Sunday May 13th with an extravagant brunch from 10:00am – 3:00pm and don’t forget to kick off the weekend with a fantastic block party starting at 2:00pm that will include live music, entertainment, a bounce house for the kids and much more on Saturday May 12th.
If you love fresh flavors, innovative seasonal cuisine and a fun atmosphere, both day and night, all while being family friendly, then Mother’s Restaurant is the place for you.
Nestled in the heart of the Westchase area of Tampa, Florida, Mother’s Restaurant is the perfect spot for a great meal and a variety of delicious cocktail options.
Mother’s restaurant, ran by Joseph Busicchia and business partners Joel Olinski and Brad Spoor, has a relaxed home-away-from-home atmosphere consistent with their philosophy to approachable, affordable dining.
The team at Mother’s understands that the right restaurant experience can turn the ritual of going out to eat into a celebration of good food, good friends and good living.
“We are committed to providing you and your family with a combination of well thought out, fresh prepared food and energetic family-friendly atmosphere that maintains the highest quality standards,” says Joseph. “Since opening day we’ve experienced a lot of support from the community; they have embraced our concept and we couldn’t be happier. It has been a truly humbling experience and I am definitely thankful for the continuous patronage of our community.”
What makes Mother’s Restaurant different?
“Experience. Our team has over 96 years of restaurant experience and we are committed to bringing you the freshest, seasonal food at affordable prices,” says Joseph. “Our scratch kitchen, lead by Chef Primo Amicucci, has cultivated long-standing relationships with local farmers and food purveyors in the area enabling him to create signature, mouth-watering dishes that are unique and delicious.” So whether you are going for brunch, lunch or dinner, be ready to be impressed by Chef Primo’s culinary touch.
Mother’s is currently getting ready to go under a big Menu revamp, which promises to delight and captivate even the pickiest of eaters. Chef Primo has a few exciting surprises coming your way, and you will not want to miss out on these new scrumptious creations. Some of the new feature menu items will include mouth watering options like; fall of the bone Baby Back Ribs, “The Impossible Burger” (which is a vegan burger so delicious you would swear it’s meat) a juicy Turkey Burger and a Shrimp Po Boy that is as flavorful as it is big!
Favorites such as the Smoked Fish Tacos and the ever-popular Mom’s Potachos are also going under a make over. The Smoked Fish Tacos will now be served as a Smoked Fish Spread, with lots of crackers to share. Mom’s Potachos will now be prepared with golden brown, deliciously crispy tater tots instead of the smashed yukon gold potatoes, and loaded with the usual white cheddar, chopped bacon, diced red onions, tomatoes, smoked chipotle gouda cheese sauce and sour cream. Yum!
“We’re also happy to announce we’re adding a few new dishes to our Saturday and Sunday Brunch Menu,” says Joseph. “And for an additional $13.99 you can enjoy bottomless Mimosas, Bloody Mary’s and Sangria.” What’s better than bottomless drinks? Mix and Match bottomless drinks! You can start with a mimosa, follow it with a red Sangria and end up with a nice Bloody Mary to finish off your brunch with a punch. I love having so many options and you will too!
“We were in for brunch Saturday morning and had bottomless Bloodys with Crab, Eggs Benedict. Had such a good experience we followed it up the next night with dinner and drinks,” says Rick G. about his recent experience at Mother’s. “Service was very attentive and food outstanding. You can’t miss with the pork belly sticky bun starter and Lollipop lamb chops to finish you off!”
While another happy customer, Julie N. says, “Mother’s is just awesome!!! The cocktails are great, food was excellent and the staff too! Gives you a neighborhood feel. Loved it. Had a blast…definitely going to be a regular spot for us. My mouth is still watering from the Mac n Cheese Bites!!!”
Mother’s dinner menu is enhanced with a larger variety of sandwiches, including several types of juicy burgers, as well as multiple salad and flatbread options. But they definitely take it to another level with their main courses, like their Braised Skirt Steak Risotto; slow braised skirt steak, traditional cacio e peppe risotto and mushrooms. Another dinner dish worth your excitement is the Braised Pork Shank served with garlic mashed potatoes, carrots, celery, shallots and flash fried parsnips, and the chicken saltimbocca, served with garlic, prosciutto, sage, provolone cheese, house made saltimbocca sauce, fire roasted artichoke hearts, capers and tomatoes atop angel hair pasta. Make sure to enjoy your food with a crafted cocktail or a glass wine.
The Catch of the day is always delicious, and always as fresh as it gets. On our last visit we had the opportunity to sample the Seared Ahi Tuna. Chef Primo definitely knocked it out of the park with this dish. We loved it! My Husband Matt is a Fishing Guide, so fresh fish is usually something we eat plenty of and stay away from at most restaurants, but not Mothers! If Seared Tuna is on the menu, get it!
Mother’s bar is headed by business partner and one of the top mixologist in Tampa Bay, Joel Olinski. The bar boasts a drink menu of handcrafted, custom cocktails that incorporates only the finest ingredients combined in creative ways. “The Drunken Piggy” is one of their signature drinks, and it consists of bourbon, apple simple syrup, plum bitters and walnut bitters served in a smoked glass, topped with a slice of candied-peppered bacon and a filthy cherry. Gin S. from Tampa says; “Three of us ordered the Drunken Piggy craft cocktail and three ordered Moscow Mules. The ladies with the Drunken Piggy raved it was simply the perfect drink…fantastically perfect. We ended the night sharing the bread pudding with vanilla ice cream and followed Joel’s recommendations to add a few filthy cherries we strong-armed from him, and OMG!!! Delicious!!! It was an amazing night, with amazing food and amazing service. By the time we left we felt like we had visited with long known friends at a neighborhood restaurant we had been going to for years! We already have plans to make this our go to hangout!”
Another popular drink is Mother’s famous “Poptini,” which is a martini with a twist, as it is served with a frozen colorful Popsicle inside the most delicious concoction. They are not only a pleasure to see but also to sip. And only at Mother’s you’ll be able to enjoy a “Mamarita,” which is Mother’s version of the traditional Margarita, but what makes it truly unique, it is the fact that comes served with watermelon ice cubes. In addition to an extensive wine list, Mother’s proudly serves their own private label wine, vinted especially for them in Italy.
Weekly Specials, Live Entertainment and Family Friendly Events
On Mondays, let someone else do the cooking and cleaning and head to Mother’s for their incredible $6 Sloppy Joes and $7 Chicken Pot pies.
On Tuesday’s let Mother’s take care of your kids! All kids eat free with the purchase of an adult entrée. Kareoke starts at 8pm as well!
Get over the hump and head to Mother’s on Wednesdays for 5-dollar flat breads and Poptinis.
Thursday nights have a more classic and romantic vibe with half off bottles of their finest wine selections.
The second Thursday of every month is for adults only. Mother’s restaurant invites you and your friends to LOL at their comedy night. Come enjoy a shareable and your favorite drink while laughing out loud at some of the funniest local comedians.
Mother’s Restaurant kicks it up a notch on the weekends and features live music on Friday and Saturday nights. They also host fun parties and community events. Everyone and their ‘Mothers’ are invited. Pun partially intended. In addition, they have a daily late-night menu to accommodate everyone’s schedule.
Saturday and Sunday Mother’s restaurant offers brunch from 10:00am to 2:00pm. Enjoy bottomless mimosas and get yourself some Crab Eggs Benedict. They also offer classic omelets, a variety of quiches, chicken and waffles and their French toast sliders that is to die for. If you have little ones, there’s something for them as well! With delicious and affordable kid’s breakfast options like “wakey wake eggs and bakey,” your kids will be happy and so will you.
Joseph Busicchia says “It is our number one goal to build excellent, long-standing relationships with our guests so that we can continue to serve you and your family again and again. We welcome you to our table!”
Mother’s Restaurant is located at 12227 W Linebaugh Ave, Tampa, FL 33626. Reservations are encouraged. Please log on to mothersfl.com for more information or call 813-814-1533.