Treat Mom Downtown This Mother’s Day

By Kristina Aviles, DVI Intern

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Whether you’re shopping around for that special gift or taking your mom out this Sunday for Mother’s Day, Downtown Jacksonville is the perfect place to treat that wonder woman you call “Mom.”

If you’re still in search for that perfect gift, check out these places in #DTJax to find a gift your mom would surely love:

Hemming Plaza Jewelers | Shop their wide range of selection including gold, silver, colored gems, pearls and diamonds.

Linda Cunningham | This boutique offers several high-end brands as well as Linda’s signature couture collection of ready-to-wear outfits and accessories.

Lucy’s Gift Boutique | Find cosmetics, hats, jewelry, wallets and bags perfect for your mom.

NAIWBE Organic Day Spa | Give the gift of wellness with organic skin care, spa products or a relaxing day at the spa.

Peterbrooke Chocolatier or Sweet Pete’s Candy Co.| Someone so sweet deserves a great treat.


If you already have your gift, next on the to do list is to make your restaurant reservations, because let’s face it, Sunday mornings were made for mimosas and brunch. Here are the top three Mother’s Day brunch spots that will not only satisfy your mom, but your appetite as well:

Mother’s Day Brunch at Café Nola | Enjoy your Sunday brunch at Café Nola’s. From shrimp and grits to spicy Korean fried chicken and waffles, they’ll also have a buffet of fresh salads, pastries, and hot side items as well. Reservations are strongly suggested.

Mother’s Day Brunch at the Hyatt | Create memorable moments at Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront this Mother’s Day. Indulge in classic brunch favorites as the kiddos enjoy their own child-sized buffet. As a special treat for your mom, there will be bottomless mimosas just for $10.

Mother’s Day Brunch at Juliette’s | A special Mother’s Day Brunch will be served at Juliette’s Bistro. With breakfast entrees, salad and carving stations, and hot plates, they’ll take care of everything. Space is limited, so reserve your spot today.

Whatever you decide to do, make sure it’s a special day for your amazing mom. For more information on places to go, visit