Bon Appétit: A Food Guide For Lake County

If your bucket list includes savoring a variety of good food while vacationing in Lake County, you’re in for some wonderful dining experiences. The county is home to a plethora of great restaurants offering a wide array of cuisines to please any palate.

Mission Inn Resort
Mission Inn Resort

Fine Dining

Pisces Rising plated tomatoes with balsamic reduction
Pisces Rising

Lake County offers an extensive variety of fine dining establishments to please any palate. Whether it’s fresh seafood or fine aged steak, you’ll find the perfect meal in any one of these restaurants.

801 City Grille
801 W. Montrose St., Clermont
352.394.6911

1884 Restaurant and Bar
12 E. Magnolia Ave., Eustis
800.856.1884

1921 Mount Dora
142 E. Fourth Ave., Mount Dora
352.385.1921

The Beauclaire Dining Room, Lakeside Inn
100 Alexander St., Mount Dora
352.383.4101

Chesapeake Bay Grille at Arlington Ridge
4467 Arlington Ridge Blvd., Leesburg
352.315.0066

El Conquistador Restaurant, Mission Inn Resort
10400 CR 48, Howey-in-the-Hills
352.324.3911

Goblin Market & Lounge
330 Dora Drawdy Way, Mount Dora
352.735.0059

Guru Restaurant
2400 U.S. Hwy. 27, Suite 101, Clermont
352.251.9884

Nicker’s Restaurant
10400 CR 48, Howey-in-the-Hills
352.324.2718

Olive Branch Mediterranean-Italian Grille
115 W. 3rd St., Mount Dora
352.729.6734

Pisces Rising
239 W. Fourth Ave., Mount Dora
352.385.2669

The Rose Plantation
200 Rose Ave.,
Fruitland Park
352.805.4340

SIP Restaurant Jazz and Wine Bar
707 W. Main St., Leesburg
352.435.7840

Turner’s Kitchen & Bar
114 S. 5th St., Leesburg
352.530.2274

Casual Dining

Bocc ePizzeria whole pizza with a ton of toppings.
Bocce Pizzeria

Casual dining abounds in Lake County. Casual doesn’t mean less quality. The following restaurants serve fare that is fresh and delicious, but you can wear shorts and flip-flops while you chow down:

ASTATULA
Race Car Diner
25641 Monroe St.
352.253.6940

ASTOR
Blackwater Inn
55716 Front St.
352.759.2802

Castaways Restaurant
23525 SR 40
352.759.2213

Sparky’s Place
24646 SR 40
352.759.3551

William’s Landing
55716 Front St.
352.759.2802
CLERMONT
Akina Sushi Bar & Asian Fusion Bistro
4300 S. Hwy. 27, Ste. 101
352.243.8988

Calabria Ristorante
13900 CR 455
407.656.5144

Cheeser’s Palace
707 W. Montrose St.
352.404.9431

Clermont Fish House
110 W. Hwy. 50
352.708.5563

Corelli’s Italian Restaurant
1042 E. Hwy. 50
352.989.5924

The Crooked Spoon
200 Citrus Tower Blvd.
352.404.7808

Devenney’s Irish Pub
16909 High Grove Blvd.
352.432.3925

El Cerro
811 W. Hwy. 50
352.242.4669

Flippers Pizzeria
2523 S. U.S. Hwy. 27
352.242.2214

Friar Tuck
16640 Cagan Crossings Blvd.
352.404.6818

G’s NY Pizza
12346 Roper Blvd.
352.243.8900

Green Garden
1790 E. Hwy. 50
352.243.2077

Lilly’s on the Lake
846 W. Osceola
352.708.6565
Robata Japanese Steak House
And Sushi Bar
1500 Oakley Seaver Dr.
352.404.9688

Root & Branch Bistro and Bar
1200 Oakley Seaver Dr.
352.708.4529

Sarah’s Greek Cuisine & More
16640 Cagan Crossings Blvd., Ste. 305
352.404.8031

San Jose Original Mexican Restaurant
4315 S. U.S. Hwy. 27
352.536.2006

Sanctuary Ridge Golf Club Restaurant
2601 Diamond Club Dr.
352.243.0411

Troy’s Cuban Deli
1200 Oakley Seaver Dr.
352.241.4295

EUSTIS
Combat Café
1602 N. Hwy. 19
352.483.0250

The Crazy Gator
402 N. Bay St.
352.589.5885

The Great Pizza Company
23 E. Magnolia Ave.
352.357.7377

Kiku Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Bar
15211 U.S. Hwy. 441
352.483.8288

LaCabana Mexican Bar and Grill
2060 Bay St.
352.357.4600

Nalan Sultan Mediterranean Grill
1 N. Eustis St.
352.357.4444

Night Owl Caribbean Restaurant
929 S. Bay St.
352.589.0256

The Oyster Troff
936 N. Bay St.
352.357.9939

Stavros & Sons of Eustis
2100 W. CR 44
352.589.9100

Taki’s Pizza House
2824 S. Bay St.
352.357.0022

Thai Sushi America
925 N. Bay St.
352.357.1949

Tillie’s Tavern and Grill
31 E. Magnolia Ave.
352.602.7929

Tony’s Pizza and Subs
2760 E. Orange Ave.
352.589.9001

FRUITLAND PARK
Fruitland Park Café
3180 U.S. Hwy. 441
352.435.4575

I Barbeque Express
3170 U.S. Hwy. 27
352.315.4227

Legends Café
2468 U.S. Hwy. 441
352.728.0006

Rae Rae’s Restaurant
2468 U.S. Hwy. 441
352.323.1595

GROVELAND
Coyote Rojo 2
W. Broad. St.
352.557.899

Ikaho Sushi Japanese Restaurant
7965 U.S. Hwy. 50
352.557.8988

James Barbeque
262 E. W. Orange St.
352.557.4050

Red Wing Restaurant
12500 S. SR 33
352.429.2997

HOWEY-IN- THE-HILLS
JB Boondocks Bar & Grill
704 S. Lakeshore Blvd.
352.324.3600

Restaurants at Mission Inn Resort & Club
10400 CR 48
El Conquistador
352.324.3911
Nicker’s Clubhouse
352.324.2718
La Hacienda
352.324.3910
La Margarita
352.324.3911

LADY LAKe
Mom & Dad’s Italian Restaurant
504 S. U.S. Hwy. 441
352.753.2722

LEESBURG
Cafe Ola
400 N. 14th St.
352.365.0089

Cedar River Seafood
8609 S. U.S. Hwy. 441
352.728.3377

Cousin Vinnie’s Family Sports Restaurant
10700 U.S. Hwy. 441
352.253.2442

The Florida Porch Café
706 W. Main St.
352.365.1717

Gator Bay Bar and Grill
10320 CR 44
352.365.2177

God Café
300 W. Main St.
352.801.7447

HP Grill
1403 S. 14th St.
352.314.0006
Ichiban Chinese and Japanese
10301 U.S. Hwy. 441
352.728.6669

JMatt’s Downtown Cafe
110 3rd St.
352.348.3863

Kountry Kitchen
1008 W. Dixie Ave.
352.323.0852

La Palma Mexican Grill
1690 Citrus Blvd.
352.323.1444

Lilly’s Super Subs
2339 CR 473
352.343.4663

Magnolia’s Oyster Bar
201 W. Magnolia St.
352.323.0093

The Marinated Olive Bistro & Gourmet Market
712 W. Main St.
352.801.7239

Mrs. T’s Place, Southern Restaurant
305 Pine St.
352.431.3217

Naples Italian Restaurant
1107 W. North Blvd.
352.323.1616

Osaka
1401 Citrus Blvd.
352.728.0788
Plantation Diner
25327 U.S. Hwy. 27
352.805.4054

Ramshackle Cafe
1317 N. 14th St.
352.365.6565

Rodello’s Italian Restaurant
26736 U.S. Hwy. 27
352.319.8093

San Jose Original Mexican Restaurant
1337 S. 14th St.
352.805.4174

Southern Gourmet
314 W. Main St.
352.409.7512

Sully’s Smokehouse
10820 CR 44
352.483.7427

Stavros Pizza
755 N. 14th St.
352.326.4202

Takis Pizza Restaurant
1205 N. 14th St.
352.787.2344

Two 09 West Main
209 W. Main St.
352.801.7966

Wolfy’s
918 N. 14th St.
352.787.6777

MASCOTTE
Rainbow Restaurant
704 E. Myers Blvd.
352.429.2093

MINNEOLA
Jack’s BBQ
100 U.S. Hwy. 27
352.394.2673

Lil Anthony’s Pizza
205 N. U.S. Hwy. 27
352.394.1516

Napoli’s Pizzeria
556 S. U.S. Hwy. 27
352.243.7500

Tiki Bar and Grill
508 S. Main Ave.
352.394.2232

MONTVERDE
Green Mountain Pizza
17415 7th St., Suite B
407.469.2279

MOUNT DORA
Anthony’s Pizza
17195 U.S. Hwy. 441
352.357.6668

The Bavarian Haus
433 N. Alexander St.
352.735.8387

Bocce Pizzeria
925 E. First Ave.
352.385.0067
Café Gianni
425 N. Alexander St.
352.735.3327

Cody’s On Fourth Café
111 E. Fourth Ave.
352.735.8426

Copacabana Cuban Café
320 Dora Drawdy Way
352.385.9000

Fiesta Grande Mexican Grill
421 N. Baker St.
352.385.3540

The Frog and Monkey Restaurant and Pub
411 N. Donnelly St.
352.383.1936

Highland St. Cafe
185 S. Highland St.
352.383.1446

Jeremiah’s
500 N. Highland St.
352.383.7444

Lake House Bar and Grill
315 N. Highland St.
352.735.7433

Let’s Do Lunch
426 N. Donnelly St.
352.735.4577

Magical Meat Boutique
112 W. Third Ave.
352.729.6911

Mount Dora Pizza and Subs
2718 W. Old U.S. 
Hwy. 441
352.383.5303

One Flight Up
440 N. Donnelly St.
407.758.9818

PizzAmoré
722 E. Fifth Ave.
352.383.0092

Shiva Indian Restaurant
140A W. Fifth Ave.
352.735.4555

Windsor Rose Tea Room & Restaurant
142 W. 4th Ave.
352.735.2551

Zellie’s Pub
4025 N. U.S. Hwy. 19A
352.483.3855

SORRENTO
China Chef
24430 SR 44
352.357.2242

Del Franco Pizza Place
31436 CR 437
352.383.8882

Lisa’s Kountry Café
23911 CR 46
352.735.3380

Momiji Sushi Bar
24400 SR 44
352.357.2285

TAVARES
Angelo’s Italian Restaurant
2270 Vindale Rd.
352.343.2757

BTW—Burgers Tacos Waffles
115 E. Main St.
352.508.9287

China Wok
342 W. Burleigh Blvd.
352.343.5188

The Deli Llama
124 E. Alfred St.
352.508.5044

Eduardo’s Lokos Tacos
226 W. Alfred St.
352.742.1181

Havana 1959
1080 E. Alfred St.
352.609.5247

Hurricane Dockside Grill
3351 W. Burleigh Blvd.
352.508.5137

Kalua Hale Sand Bar
111 W. Ruby St.
352.609.5910

Lake Dora Sushi & Sake
227 E. Main St.
352.343.6313

Lake Harris Hideaway
11912 Lane Park Rd.
352.343.3585

Main Street Diner
505 W. Main St.
352.253.4663

Mary’s Country Kitchen
15945 CR 448
352.343.6823

O’Keefe’s Irish Pub
115 S. Rockingham Ave.
352.343.2157

Palm Gardens Restaurant and Marina
11801 U.S. Hwy. 441
352.343.2024

Puddle Jumpers
111 W. Ruby St.
352.508.5862

Ruby Street Grille
220 E. Main St.
352.742.7829

Sunrise Grill
462 E. Burleigh Blvd.
352.343.7744
Thai Jasmine
1010 E. Alfred St.
352.742.0956

Tiki West Raw Bar and Grill
118 W. Ruby St.
352.508.5783

UMATILLA
Fish & Chix
100 N. Central Ave.
352.669.7145

Gator’s
9 N. Central Ave.
352.669.6969

Greg’s Haystax
526 Umatilla Blvd.
352.669.1555

The Mason Jar
37534 SR 19
352.589.2535

Old Crow Restaurant
41100 U.S. Hwy. 19
352.669.3922

Shanghai
531 N. Central
352.669.2004

Neighborhood Bars

Wolf Branch Brewing a bartender handing a patron a beer.
Wolf Branch Brewing

They’re the best places to go for great craft beer, draft beer, or specialty cocktails—the neighborhood bars. Everybody may not know your name, but you’ll feel like you’re among friends in these local establishments.

The 24 Tap Room
1107 W. North Blvd., Leesburg
352.315.0198 11am-1am

Big Dog Saloon
4060 N. Hwy. 19A, Mount Dora
352.589.2442 Noon-2am

Brü Tap House
143 E. Main St., Tavares
352.508.9321 Hours vary

The Crooked Spoon Gastropub
200 Citrus Tower Blvd., Clermont
352.404.7808 11am-2am

Crown Restaurant & Lounge
1340 SR 50, Clermont
352.394.3888 11:30am-2am

Devenneys Irish Pub
16909 High Grove Blvd., Clermont
352.432.3925 Noon-2am

Even Par Bar
20329 U.S. Hwy. 27, Clermont
352.429.9033 2pm-2am

Froggers Grill & Bar
4931 Lake Park Court, Mount Dora
352.385.3555 11am-1am

Great Chicago Fire Brewery & Tap Room
311 W. Magnolia St., Leesburg
352.474.2739 11am-10pm

Great Chicago Fire Brewery & Tap Room
311 W. Magnolia St., Leesburg
352.474.2739 11am-10pm

McGregor’s Bar
502½ N. Highland St., Mount Dora
352.735.7443 4pm-2am

Mermaid Juice
458 N. Highland St., Mount Dora
352.556.1030 4pm-1am

Suncreek Brewery
790 W. Minneola, Clermont
407.850.8810 11am-midnight

Tiki Bar Grill at Lake Minneola Inn
508 Main Ave., Minneola
352.394.2232 11:30am-12am

Tremain’s Tavern at Lakeside Inn
100 Alexander St., Mount Dora
352.383.4101 11am-8:30pm

Two 09 West Main
209 W. Main, Leesburg
352.801.7966 11am-midnight

Wolf Branch Brewing
119 N. Bay Street, Eustis
352.602.4564 Hours vary

Zellie’s Pub
4025 N. Hwy. 19A, Mount Dora
352.483.3855 11am-10pm

Bakeries & Sweets

Yalaha Bakery
Yalaha Bakery

Lake County offers an array of places to go for delicious bakery goods, desserts, and sugary confections. Here are some of the one-of-a-kind places worth visiting to satisfy those sweet cravings.

AnnOlivia’s Sweet
Shop and Bakery
Shop features wide array of desserts, including cupcakes loaded with different fillings and toppings.
12302 Roper Blvd., Ste. 103, Clermont
407.371.2052
annoliviassweetshopandbakery.com

A Wish or Two Ago French Bakery and Market Place
Fresh-baked breads, assorted pastries, and other sweets.
13810 CR 44, Grand Island
352.483.5074

Corelli’s Dolceria Italiana
Shop features Italian cupcakes, custom cakes, cookies, and more.
736 W. Montrose St., Clermont
352.432.5484
facebook.com/corellisdolceria

Donut King
Handmade, fresh doughnuts including red velvet and Boston cream.
208 U.S. Hwy. 27, Minneola
352.243.4046
thedonutking.com

Le Petit Sweet
French macaroons, iced cookies, cake cones, and cream puffs.
110 W. Fifth St., Mount Dora
352.729.2453
lepetitsweet.wixsite.com

Mount Dora Confectionary
Large array of gourmet treats, fudge, gelato, soft-serve ice cream.
450 N. Donnelly, Mount Dora
352.735.6555
mountdoracandy.com

Mystic Ice Cream Cafe
Up to 40 flavors, including adult ice cream with favorite liqueurs.
1217 W. Miller St., Fruitland Park
352.801.0411
mysticicecream.com

Ritter’s Frozen Custard
Custard made fresh daily—higher protein, less fat than ice cream.
2560 E. Hwy. 50, No. 114, Clermont
352.536.2979
ritters.com

Scoops on 5th
36 flavors of Hershey’s ice cream, fresh-baked cookies, and individual cakes.
130 E. Fifth St., Mount Dora
352.800.9381
scoopson5th.com

Tavares Ice Cream
Wide variety of Hershey’s ice cream, Italian ice, and dairy-free ice cream.
214 E. Main St., Tavares
352.508.5342
facebook.com/tavares-ice-cream

Twistee Treat
Shaped like an ice-cream cone, offering variety of frozen treats.
397 E. Burleigh Blvd., Tavares
352.343.6177
700 Hwy. 27, Clermont
352.243.1170
twisteetreat.com

Yalaha Bakery
German breads, Old World tortes, and pastries.
8210 CR 48, Yalaha
352.324.3366
yalahabakery.com

Yummi’s Frozen
Yogurt and Café
More than 50 different flavors of frozen yogurt, sorbet, and gelato.
650 Eighth St., Clermont
352.243.4529
yummisfrozenyogurtandcafe.com

Coffee & Tea

Various Cups of tea pictured with loose leaf tea and the brewed outcome.

The aroma and flavor of fresh-brewed coffee is one of the satisfying pleasures of life—a great way to get an energy boost to start the day. And, of course, it’s often delightful to savor your favorite beverage with friends at a local coffeehouse or tearoom. Here are some of the popular places in Lake County to enjoy the experience:

Cody’s on 4th
111 E. Fourth St., Mount Dora
352.735.8426
codyson4th.com

Coffee Shop of Horrors
16937 Lakeside Dr., Montverde
321.244.8668
coffeeshopofhorrors.com

Energy Lab Cafe
528 8th St., Clermont
352.432.8985
energylabcafe.com

Erika’s Tea Room and Gifts
787 W. Montrose St., Clermont
908.670.2305
erikastearoom.com

Fruitland Park Café
3180 U.S. Hwy. 441, 
Fruitland Park
352.435.4575
facebook.com/
Fruitland-Park-Café

Le Petit Sweet
110 W. Fifth St., Mount Dora
352.729.2453
lepetitsweet.wixsite.com

One Flight Up
440 Donnelly Ave., Mount Dora
352.735.1446
facebook.com/oneflightup

Troy’s Cuban Deli
1200 Oakley Seaver Drive, Clermont
352.241.4295
troyscubandeli.com

Village Coffee Pot of Mount Dora
425 N. Donnelly St., Mount Dora
352.383.3334
villagecoffeepot.com

The Windsor Rose Restaurant and British Tea Room
142 W. Fourth St., Mount Dora
352.735.2551
windsorrose-tearoom.com

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