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Mason Jar

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37534 State Road 19, Umatilla, FL 32784-8858
+1 352-589-2535
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11:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Eustis, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had breakfast with friends and the waiting line was, out the door, for good reason as the food was very good and service was fast with the coffee flowing.

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Thank madhatter2017
Winter Haven, Florida
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

this place has great down home country cooking. the prices are very reasonable. the restaurant is clean excellent decor. the staff is very friendly and accommodating.

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Thank ken b
The Villages, Florida
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1,143 reviews
857 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 612 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nicole was perky, engaging, attentive and helpful. She was the best part of the meal. The food was pretty much average. The Italian wedding soup was robust and filled with flavorful ingredients. The beans and rice, just O.K. The 1/2 pound hamburgers were huge...huge and very O.K. The fried green tomatoes were not quite up to average. Tomato a bit... More 

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Frenchtown, New Jersey, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was in the Orlando area for a business trip and had a few hours to kill before my flight home. So I went online and googled "best fried chicken in Orlando area" (I like fried chicken!) The search turned up a few articles, including one "10 best" list. I scanned the list and picked the Mason Jar. It took... More 

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Thank Al N
Mount Dora, Florida
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238 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Too much rush for me. Prefer to be able to sit down and relax enjoying a good meal without feeling pressured. This restaurant states they have offering Homestyle Cooking since 1979 and it feels that way. We found the food to be Ok at best and their service is so-so. The servers are always in a hurry, either bringing food... More 

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Thank mountain22
Grand Island, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The place smelled like mold. The waitress was not friendly. The basic breakfast was okay. We won't go back.

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Thank ski1960
Indianapolis,IN
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Went here for breakfast while staying at a nearby campground. My husband likes "down home" cooking and this place fit the bill to a tee. Large menu variety for both breakfast and lunch. Prices are fairly reasonable, some items seems overpriced. We had standard breakfast fare of eggs, bacon, potatoes and toast. Only got two strips of bacon but everything... More 

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Thank Sassi2746
Eustis, Florida
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

I moved an hour away from my long-time home four years ago, but today I was back in the area, meeting friends for lunch at this long-a-favorite-of-mine Mason Jar restaurant. The place was crowded with the lunchtime crowd, and it felt and tasted like home to me. One of my friends eats there every Friday (says the fish is great)... More 

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Westerly, Rhode Island
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

"Meh" about sums it up for this restaurant. Food was "good", but nothing to write home about; think Cracker Barrel if you get my drift.

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Thank Dan K
Orlando, Florida
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
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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Clermont, Florida
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?