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“Wonderful cuban food” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Copacabana

Copacabana
Ranked #3 of 113 Restaurants in Mount Dora
Price range: US$5 - US$19
Cuisines: Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats
Dining options: After-hours, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
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!
Rockledge, FL
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Wonderful cuban food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2014

We saw a sidewalk sign for the restaurant, and walked in off the street. Prior to arriving in town, I had viewed some online restaurant choices and this was one of them. It was a beautiful weather out, so we sat on the outside patio, where we were quickly seated and given menus. Fried cuban bread slices immediately followed. This was on a Thursday about 1:00, so it wasn't crowded. We ordered off the lunch menu, which had plenty of choices and good portions. I had ropa vieja. So good. Hubby had a cuban fried potato ball stuffed with meat. It could have had more meat stuffed in, but the flavorful mashed potato was yum. We both had the black beans/rice and sweet plantains. The server brought out 2 containers of sauces. One was like a chimichurri and one was maybe a habenero mango concoction. I had to contain myself by not drinking them directly from the container. They each were flavorful (galicy) and hot & sweet. The server was very attentive. I ordered a shot esspreso. Delish! It was very creamy and sweet. Perfecto. It's on my return, to-do list.

Visited May 2014
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English first
Eustis, Florida
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Nice Cuban Restaurant!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2014

The Copacabana was a nice surprise. We were craving for Latin food and found this restaurant.
Tasty food but not exceptional, however portions were huge and very reasonable price. I had the "vaca frita " and my daughter ordered a Churrasco that was incredibly juicy and tender. Worthwhile the visit.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Winter Park, Florida
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Good food, small Margherita's?”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2014 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

Enjoyed the food, had the mastitas, (fried pork chunks) came with a salad and grilled onions as an app it was plenty for an entree. A good deal at $6
Ordered a margherita, $4.50, came in a small wine glass (8oz size) by the time the glass was filled with ice, I'd say they are pouring about a 3 oz drink ! Not such a good value....

Visited April 2014
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Altoona, Florida
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“OMG!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2014

Wonderful food. Wonderful ambiance. Great location for walking. Prices are excellent. Staff are SO nice, it's a total pleasure!

Visited April 2014
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mount dora
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Favorite restaurant !”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2014 via mobile

Copacabana is where my children want to eat immediately when they visit Mt Dora!! My recommendations are to start with the sampler platter which is delicious ! All entrees are great, but save room for wonderful desserts, too. Our last visit had strolling musicians singing table side for a memorable evening.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 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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