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Mason Jar

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37534 State Road 19, Umatilla, FL 32784-8858
+1 352-589-2535
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Orlando, Florida
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Mason Jar is a casual down home country kind of place. The servers are all friendly and you will become "honey" or "sweetheart". The food is very good, try the fried chicken, it is yummy. I think the breakfast is what really shines at the old jar. The eggs are cooked just like you ask, great grits, home fries... More 

Thank billmc33
Weilerbach, Germany
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244 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

anytime we visit family in Tavares, we go to the Mason Jar for breakfast. Large portions and the price is reasonable. Popular place - we usually end up having to wait for a bit to get a table. Country style cooking.

Thank HollyBerryElf
Eustis, Florida
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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for dinner as a family here based on a recommendation. I'm so glad we did. This place has really good southern food. And it's not too greasy or cooked down (like my grandmother's food). The fried pork chops were so tender and flavorful; I really believe they are the best I've ever had. The house salad was good,... More 

Thank DLL4
Barboursville, West Virginia, United States
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103 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are spending the winter in Umatilla this year and were looking for local places to eat. It was noted that the large parking lot was full all day. Found out why when we went in for dinner. Large servings of home cooked food with fast and friendly service. We will return many times over the next few weeks for... More 

Thank Linda S
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

I absolutely love this place. I've been coming here with friends at least 2 Fridays per month for the last year. The staff members are hard working, conscientious and friendly. The food is true Comfort Food. Awesome fish fry, great sandwiches (haven't had a bad one yet but the Open Face Roast Beef and Sloppy Joe are particularly good) and... More 

Thank gregory a
Umatilla, Florida
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46 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

Mason jar specialized in southern cooking. Portion sizes are large and I love that you can order pudding as a side-feels like I'm getting a free dessert. I have been here many times, food has always been good and service quick.

Thank Crystal C
Tavares, Florida, United States
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19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

This place has been around long time and great food and it's always clean and it just as great now as it has always been service is great and friendly if your come in to Eustis ,FL in you find it off rt 19 north or south on coming out of Umatilla, FL. I like thanks all that work there... More 

Thank Phillip B
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

When I fly to Umatilla's small airport, I grab the courtesy car with a friend and drive to this restaurant. It's your typical All American Eatery! Comfort food galore. The staff is friendly and the portions are generous. You will be happy you came. I always am.

Thank Mark C
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

OH MY God. ....I felt like I was at my moms kitchen table, and shes been in heaven a couple years. The home cooking is all that and more. Love this place. Friendly service, postive vibes. A little piece of heaven...Thankyou Karrie

Thank Wilma G
Bullhead City, Arizona
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

returned to umatilla,fl after nearly 35 years,and the mason jar is still opened-kudos to the owners and staff...were talking great homecooked meals now-some of the best tea too...

Thank xbuddyxluvx

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37534 State Road 19, Umatilla, FL 32784-8858
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lake County  >  Umatilla
  • Phone Number: +1 352-589-2535

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