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320 Dora Drawdy Way, Mount Dora, FL 32757-5593
13523859000
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Wesley Chapel, Florida
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We are from Tampa and found this authentic Cuban restaurant here in quaint Mt. Dora. Portions were large. My husband and I shared the picadillo, yellow rice, black beans and fried plantains. Ended the meal with flan and cafe con leche. Everything was perfect!!! We highly recommend this restaurant.

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1 Thank Elaine N
Mt. Dora
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great cuban food!! They have a variety of dishes. Great service, great atmosphere. The plantains are very good.

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1 Thank Jennifer W
Houston, Texas
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50 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

BECAUSE THE FOOD IS DAMN GOOD! Don't confuse this place with Las Palmas just a few doors down. Two cuban restaurants very close together. The food was at Copa is outstanding with large portions at a more than fair price. Service is Cuban slow but that is OK because you know the food is fresh. This is not packaged Mexican... More 

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1 Thank French F
Miami, Florida
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cuban food, when cooked properly, is an amazing meld of Caribbean flavors with a dash of Spanish for good measure. Growing up in Miami I've tasted and enjoyed the rise of this cuisine and, until more recently, saddened by it's demise throughout south Florida. What a treat to find Copacabana Cafe in the middle of the state in the charming... More 

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The Villages, Florida
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went there for lunch and I ordered from their 'Luncheon Menu' a Cuban sandwich. The sandwich came with french fries and black beans. The sandwich was large and the other portions were ample as well. All this for $9.95; I will be back there again !

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Thank jcw139
Mount Dora, Florida
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't eat a lot of Cuban food mostly because there are not a lot of choices in the Mount Dora area. Now that I have tried Copacabana, I will eat my fill. I had the combination plate with pork, beef and shrimp. It came with rice, beans, and plantains! And the bread! The best meal I've had in a... More 

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Thank Jimgonka
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious authentic cuban food. Try the homemade cuban tamales, the best! Moro rice, mojitos, house made dressings are spectacular.

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Thank Rosines M
Palm Bay, Florida
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All of our Family enjoyed this restaurant the food was awesome excellent, Waitress Jo went above and beyond her service talking to us about everything on the menu this was our first time there, she is awesome amazing! friendly and sense of humor to boot ask for Jo you can't go wrong! loved the experience of the food, restaurant décor... More 

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Floral City, Florida
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Compares well with Cuban restaurants in Miami, which is where we lived for many years. The portions are large and the service was excellent.

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Thank Hugh in Florida E
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Our Mexican friends bypass the Mexican restaurants in the area and eat at Copacabana! It is authentic and consistently wonderful Cuban food! Very friendly service in a casual setting. Margaritas are excellent and generous!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $19
Cuisine
Latin, Cuban, Caribbean, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Television, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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: 13523859000
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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