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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
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
Building
“Saturday and Sunday huge farmers and flea market! Tons of fun from plants to veggies to antiques! A unique place for sure! ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Delish sea food, the outside deck provides live music on the weekends and another great spot to catch the sunset.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Cuban Restaurant
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“Excellent Cuban restaurant. Good menu selection and reasonable prices. Located in the tourist area of downtown Mount Dora.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Coffee, light fare, wine & beer served in cozy digs featuring a balcony, plus events & music nights.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
“Our favorite local place! Great menu, full bar, live music. Great atmosphere. ”
  • 6 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
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
Museum
“They are always getting new exhibits. Call and see what is current. The ticket prices are resonable and you can walk downtown Mount Dora before and after visiting the museum.”
  • 2 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“I love this place. A little pricey but so worth it. Perfect for a romantic Dinner or even for drinks at the bar. Make a reservation just in case. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“Wonderful opportunity to see the water ways in the area. One (1) hour or two (2) hour tours. Recommend the sunset tour, too.”
  • 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
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
Locality
“Mount Dora is a city in central Florida. It's known for its antique shops and annual festivals. Downtown, the Modernism Museum displays modern furniture. Housed in a 1923 fire station, the Mount Dora History Museum documents local history. An extensive collection of classic cars, plus a replica of a 1940s gas station, are on display at the Museum of Speed. Northwest, bass-filled Lake Eustis has waterside restaurants.”
  • 58 locals recommend
Park
“If you have elementary age kids, this is the park to go to. It's near Lake Mt. Dora, and has a great playground.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Store
“ Taste of Our Town Food and Wine Tasting Tour www.MountDoraTasteofOurTown.com”
  • 5 locals recommend

Top restaurants

New American Restaurant
“Be sure to try out the upstairs, lighter bar menu and full bar. Ask for Dakota... :)”
  • 13 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Delish sea food, the outside deck provides live music on the weekends and another great spot to catch the sunset.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Cuban Restaurant
“Excellent Cuban restaurant. Good menu selection and reasonable prices. Located in the tourist area of downtown Mount Dora.”
  • 8 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
Pizza Place
“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
“Our favorite local place! Great menu, full bar, live music. Great atmosphere. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“I love this place. A little pricey but so worth it. Perfect for a romantic Dinner or even for drinks at the bar. Make a reservation just in case. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“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

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