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“Best in Town!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Goblin Market

The Goblin Market
Ranked #1 of 113 Restaurants in Mount Dora
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $35
Cuisines: American, International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
South Daytona, Florida
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210 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
“Best in Town!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2014 via mobile

When you want to know where to eat ask the locals. They were right! We had lunch at Goblins. There was a very little wait for a table. The menu offered soups, salads, sandwiches and specials. All were reasonable in price for the quality of the food. The staff was outstanding, its been a long time since We've had such superior service. The French onion soup was the best I've had in years. We were thoroughly pleased and would definitely choose Goblins the next visit to Mount Dora!

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank GrandmaPoppy
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Longwood, Florida
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291 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
“LUNCH WITH THE GOBLINS WITHOUT FEAR”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2014

Off a side alley in Mt. Dora, this restaurant has been set up inside a house and the basic rooms etc have been maintained. Its comfortable and the meal was wonderful. I had a Chicken Platter over rice which was one of the lunch specials and I ate every forkful--which is very unusual for me. The place was packed, but not loud and the food came without rush or undue effirtortless from the kitchen right on time. They also have beer, wine and a full bar.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Linda C
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Danbury
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Food is fresh and delicious.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2014

You have to look for this restaurant because it is "hidden" on a side street. Kind of dark but cozy and interesting inside, books everywhere. Service was prompt and friendly and the food is so fresh and delicious. The Roasted Turkey Croissant was so good. The croissant melted in my mouth.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Tracylee62
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Sebastian, Florida
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Wonderful anniversary meal”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2014

We were staying at the Lakeside Inn and could not eat there due to it being booked with 2 other functions. Luckily for us we found this wonderful restaurant.
The food and service were excellent and the atmosphere was very quiet and intimate.

Visited June 2014
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Thank FloridaTraveler598
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Florida
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Definitely one of the best we've had in a long time”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2014

Read about this restaurant on TripAdvisor and the reviews were absolutely right on. It is quite pricey, but when you're away for a weekend or celebrating a special occasion or just have money to spend on a terrific meal in Mt. Dora, this is definitely the place. I had duck, which was superb; my husband had osso bucco which fell right off the bone it was so tender. Sides and salads were very good. Didn't have dessert, so can't comment there. Wine by the glass was very good. Service was attentive as well. The only thing missing is espresso and cappuccino. That would have made it superb. The atmosphere in the main restaurant was very intimate, romantic, and quiet. It looks like someone's home with private rooms decorated to look like a library. They also have a few tables outside. In addition, you can eat upstairs in the bar which is much larger and prices are a little less if you choose from the small plates menu. All in all this is a 10 in our book!!

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank NKB
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