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320 Dora Drawdy Way, Mount Dora, FL 32757-5593
+1 352-385-9000
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Florida
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went to Mount Dora to check out the Christmas decorations. While there we decided to follow our noses and grab a bite to eat. The area had some very nice places but we weren't into spending $25-35 per plate. We checked out trip Advisors ratings and saw this place. When we were ready to eat we walked over to... More 

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Thank tjclem
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Copacabana has an excellent menu, helpful and friendly staff, delicious drinks, and fabulous outdoor seating!

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Thank Rebecca M
Vero Beach, Florida
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The portions were HUGE! We had the appetizer sampler and should have stopped there. We shared that and a Cuban sandwich and ate about half of each. The food was very good and the pineapple mojito - muy Bueno!

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Thank Rosespy
Tampa, Florida
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was excellent along with the wait staff. They were really busy so it did take awhile to get our food but it was worth the wait. This is my second time dining here and it was great both times.

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Thank Lynn R
Tampa, Florida
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled upon this place on the Friday afternoon we arrived in Mt. Dora and being from Tampa were curious about their Cuban food. Too early for dinner so we ordered the appetizer sampler and a carafe of homemade sangria. OMG is all I can say. The empanadas and tamale were more than enough to satisfy and soooo delicious but... More 

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McDonough, Georgia
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629 reviews
371 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped for lunch when on a recent visit to Mt. Dora. We ate outside on the patio and enjoyed people watching.

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Thank karenapardue1234
Gainesville, Florida
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've eaten here before and the food was okay. Went again today (Black Friday), and there was no hostess. We stood at the hostess station for over 10 minutes before anyone acknowledged us. The server told us that someone would be with us soon. A few minutes, another server came by. We asked to sit outside. There was one table... More 

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Thank Kayla D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Vine con la familia para almorzar y comimos entre algunas cosas, ropa vieja con arroz y habichuelas y tamales, rico, rico rico ! Came with the family for lunch and ordered a few things, shredded beef with rice and beans (blk) with corn tamales and was very, very, very good ! We ate outside but they have indoor seating as... More 

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Thank Orlando Z
Belleair, Florida
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed a late lunch here recently. We decided to share appetizers and margaritas for lunch. The portions were very large and we had more than enough food to go with our excellent margaritats. Service was super too!

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Thank MARGARET G
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They feature a wide variety of authentic Cuban food. If you are a beef eater, you must try their churrasco. It's marinated to perfection and served sizzling on a bed of grilled onions. If chicken is your thing, try their Arroz con Pollo. Your included side choices include sweet or savory plantains, saffron rice, white rice, black beans, and red... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 19
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 320 Dora Drawdy Way, Mount Dora, FL 32757-5593
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lake County  >  Mount Dora
  • Phone Number: +1 352-385-9000
Description
Authentic Cuban cuisine! Opened since 2009! Delicious and fresh home cooking! Great quality! Voted best mojitos and Cuban sandwich in Central Florida! We take reservations for Special Occasions! We hold large parties!(Indoors & Outdoors seating!) Experienced staff!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?