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Things to do in Mount Dora

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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“Upscale restaurant and our personal favorite! Reservations are usually required. ”
  • 15 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! ”
  • 22 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.”
  • 15 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.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Good soup and Sandwich. And salads. Wine, coffee beverages and good desserts!”
  • 7 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. ”
  • 3 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.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Locality
“One of the Top 10 Downtowns in America! Located on the Shore of Lake Dora, chock full of shops, restaurants, and neat things to see! ”
  • 62 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
“Probably the most fun way to explore Mt. Dora! Via Segway! Zip around downtown on a fun guided tour while receiving the historical backstory of different points of interest. ”
  • 6 locals recommend

Top restaurants

New American Restaurant
“Upscale restaurant and our personal favorite! Reservations are usually required. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Delish sea food, the outside deck provides live music on the weekends and another great spot to catch the sunset.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Cuban Restaurant
“Excellent Cuban restaurant. Good menu selection and reasonable prices. Located in the tourist area of downtown Mount Dora.”
  • 9 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. ”
  • 3 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
“Not the same old breakfast diner. The place is adorable and goes beyond the typical breakfast fare found at most small diners.”
  • 7 locals recommend

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