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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

New American Restaurant
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“Be sure to try out the upstairs, lighter bar menu and full bar. Ask for Dakota... :)”
  • 13 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Downtown. Pisces is good for food and drinks. Large scale space, both inside and out. Views of the lake, very upbeat and happy. Often, live music. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Cuban Restaurant
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“Copacabana Cuban Cafe offers a unique dining experience combining exquisite traditional Cuban dishes and specialty drinks in a fun, entertaining atmosphere. Every customer enjoys the warm hospitality and attentive staff members in making your meal memorable.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“A warm, inviting, fun and casual place to bring the entire family. Since PizzAmoré was born during the height of the recession, it was important to them to create a space where our guests would enjoy great tasting food in a comfortable setting, all at a great price, and provided by friendly and knowledgeable staff. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
“Total dive joint, but has a big following and well deserved love by the locals. It's a 5 minute walk from the cottage.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
“Our favorite local place! Great menu, full bar, live music. Great atmosphere. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Not the same old breakfast diner. The place is adorable and goes beyond the typical breakfast fare found at most small diners.”
  • 6 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Serving modern Florida cuisine this is the finest dining experience available in Mount Dora. The restaurant has been nominated for the James Beard Foundation’s “Best Restaurant in America". The food is excellent and innovative but the dinner menu is pricey, for a more affordable option try doing lunch instead.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Yum! We've tried dozens of items from their menu. We love this place. Great food but we usually go here because we are thirsty for the best coconut mojitos!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Downtown. This place is a dive, but really good. Make sure you aren't starving before you go the kitchen is slow. Beer and wine is cold, great social atmosphere with live music in the evenings.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“An American Pub located in the basement of a small building. It is quaint. Good place to stop in for a beer and panini ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bakery
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“We love going to Mt. Dora, because it is a charming historical town and avoiding the crowds and traffic elsewhere. Cody's offers a great variety and their coffee first rate.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Cuban Restaurant
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“Fantastic Italian Restaurant! Probably the best food in town - and there isn't an item on the menu that isn't delicious. ”
  • 3 locals recommend