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320 Dora Drawdy Way, Mount Dora, FL 32757-5593
+1 352-385-9000
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

There were eight of us and we had just done a boat trip in the Lake Dora. We ate outside and the food was excellent. It was a beautiful day. We had so much for lunch we did not have to have dinner that evening. The Cuba sandwich was super. The black beans were a little sloopy. Saffron rice we... More 

Thank Candiane
Athens, Greece
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had pork, arroz and black beans with Maduros. To drink I had sangria and cortadito after dinner. Amazing experience.

Thank gegalindo
Parrish, Florida
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went there for lunch with a large group. Most of us had the Cuban sandwich, which was really good. Other than the fact that the waitress decided to not give me the complete change I was due on my bill, I liked my lunch.

Thank Tiki S
Mount Dora, Florida
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Copacabana has friendly service and a wonderful menu filled with authentic, delicious Cuban food. This is THE Cuban restaurant in Mount Dora to frequent.

Thank 56Claire2016
Lexington, Kentucky
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I tried Copacabana for an early dinner Saturday night. The food was excellent. He had the skirt steak in mojo and I had the pernil (pork in mojo) and we both absolutely loved our dinners and each ate two additional meals off the leftovers. The ambiance inside the dining room is equivalent to a loud casual chain... More 

1 Thank KentuckyShan
Jackson, Mississippi
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been at Copacabana since it first opened several years ago. We LOVE it! The mojitos , the Cuban toast, the carnitas, yellow rice and white rice, chicken soup, ropa veija, and more! Beautiful paintings of Cuban scenes. Very welcoming host and hostess. Never had any complaints. No wonder Copacabana is at or the near the top of all... More 

Thank Savvydapunch
Lindenhurst, New York
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Three of us enjoyed lunch at the Copacabana. We can recommend everything we chose-the entremés cubano, ropa vieja, garbanzo stew, palomita sandwich. A person at the next table was served the whole red snapper. It was beautifully presented. We will definitely return on our next visit to the area.

Thank Lindiver
Detroit, Michigan
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109 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great little place that makes the real deal Cuban food and served by Cubans too. Ask for Eddie as your waiter. All the women at the table found Eddie to be eye candy.

1 Thank Jim P
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hands down the best food in Mount Dora. Copacabana is always our first stop when we get into town. No matter how long the wait, we stay. The food is awesome and the staff is always helpful. We will be back!

Thank Gabriella C
Inland Empire, CA
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We asked a local which Cuban restaurant was good and he pointed at this restaurant. A plentiful portion for all of us along with great flavors. The crunchy plantains were really good as well. Service was wonderful, which is saying a lot since they were very busy.

Thank ks43715

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$19
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban
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
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
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
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?