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McLeod House Bistro

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207 N Apopka Ave, Inverness, FL 34450
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Inverness, Florida
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Best restaurant in Inverness, Fla. This small, cozy establishment serves upscale, superb food that is prepared by a "chef" not a "cook". We chose to dine inside in this restored, historic house where the atmosphere is cool and quiet, and a musician plays soft classics in the background. The other option is outside dinning on the porch, under the large,... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We've been to McCloud's more than once in the past, but last evening's dinner was special. It was our anniversary, and my husband made reservations at the best restaurant in town - McCloud's. Once we were seated, we were handed menus, and I started at the middle on the entree's, as is my custom, but then flipped to the salads... More 

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Putnam Valley, New York
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35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Finding this place was a challenge. The GPS told us we had arrived but we drove past twice before realizing the GPS brought us to the front while parking was around the cornier on the back street. From the parking lot we walked around the building trying to find the front door! The front door is on the side between... More 

Thank Marilyn2849
Land O Lakes, Florida
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We chose McLeod House Bistro as a mid point for ourselves and family from Lake County. I do suggest using Google Maps on your phone to assist in finding the front door. Several quick turns off US 44 are required to reach the restaurant. Parking is a bit deceptive so maybe additional signage would be helpful. The historic home has... More 

Thank Kevin O
New York City, New York
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In Inverness, often times your choices for a good meal are chains, or you'll have to drive out to Crystal River or Ocala for a fresh meal. Not anymore. McLeod House Bistro is what I would consider fine dining in Inverness. Expect to wait a little longer, and the size of the restaurant isn't that big, but the food, and... More 

Thank DougMontgomery
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Food and service are incomparable. Unique menu and upscale but not stuffy ambiance. Intimate, comfortable and wonderful menu with something for everyone. Chef Michael and his staff make a successful dining a sure thing

Thank Sharon S
Weeki Wachee, Florida
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73 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

This small restaurant is a nice change of pace. The food is good and so is the service. On special occasions they print a special menu with your name on it and the occasion you are celebrating. It's a very nice, personal touch. I have taken many people there and they love it!

Thank Paula T
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

We have not had a bad or even mediocre meal at any time. Whenever in season, they have their own fresh tomatoes, herbs and spices. You can eat inside or the open deck that seats many people. My wife and I have been there by ourselves and also with family from out of State and local friends. We have had... More 

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Largo, Florida
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134 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

This is the kind of place you want to eat in after you tried every franchise and groupee restaurant you can stand. The difference? Simple, good food, prepared fresh, unique flavors, great and warm service and of course reasonable. Four of us dropped in for lunch and we had three different dishes and when we got back in the car... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Started with goat cheese in tomato bisque appetizer. Also had cauliflower soup. As if those were not good enough I moved on to sea bass that was prepared to perfection with a delicious "Key West" sauce. Love to bring visiting family for a great meal with outstanding service at reasonable small town prices. Top shelf!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, International, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Private Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 207 N Apopka Ave, Inverness, FL 34450
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: 352-726-7700
207 N. Apopka Ave. Inverness, FL 34450

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