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Cafe Gianni

425 N Alexander St, Mount Dora, FL 32757-5568
+1 352-735-3327
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (37 reviews)
“tiramisu” (12 reviews)
“bread” (22 reviews)
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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425 N Alexander St, Mount Dora, FL 32757-5568
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The decor is lacking which is a shame because they would probably attract more customers with even a moderate renovation--but the food & service was really good! Chef & owner even came around asking how the meal was which is rare nowadays.

Thank Cara G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came to Mt. Dora for the bicycle Festival and we found this restaurant looking for pizza. I was disappointed that they didn't have pizza. However, Rick the waiter suggested the special of the day Cannelloni fruto di Mari, OMG!!! That was heaven. The cannelloni...More

Thank Yvette A G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mt Dora is not a mecca for dining. What surprise to find a good Italian restaurant. The menu could use some additions but the meals were outstanding. Chef Gianni even add some class by going to each table and greeting his guests.

Thank leonardp254
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small, nice music, good service and EXCELLENT FOOD. Chef Gianni makes a point of visiting every table.

Thank JamesB1947
Reviewed 3 September 2018

I took my husband to Cafe Gianni's for his birthday. The menu is small, and you will not find the usual Italian dishes, but the food that they do serve is wonderful! We started with the Bruschetta, which was outstanding! My husband and I both...More

Thank Ellen S
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Relaxing and welcoming Always great specials. Food is so fresh and well prepared. and delicious. You can feel the pride of the owner and staff.

Thank margieghill
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Had lunch here one day and decided to come back for dinner. Started with some of the best mussels I've ever had in an amazing red sauce (save some of the delicious bread to sop up the sauce). We ordered Sacchettini Pasta and Veal Marsala....More

Thank Jerry K
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Went there with my 2 sisters & had one of the best meals EVER!! I had the Penne Shrimp Bianco & it was absolutely out of this WORLD!! My sisters both raved about their choices too. I... WE highly recommend Cafe Gianni's & would definitely...More

Thank L V
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Waited quite awhile and actually left. Server ran after us and apologized, as she was the only server working both floors. She felt bad about our wait, but it was not her fault, so we returned to our table. She was great and the food...More

Thank dcberndt
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Menu has been shortened, I believe, but all the greats are there. The smoked salmon app was killer, should be an entree. Pastas with chicken or fish are most savory. love capers. had fish with pasta and capers. Great wine. AND the dessert was amazing.

Thank dcberndt
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
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: 425 N Alexander St, Mount Dora, FL 32757-5568
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lake County  >  Mount Dora
  • Phone Number: +1 352-735-3327
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