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“I'll be bringing my friends next time”

Taste of Our Town Mount Dora
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: A Guided Tasting Tour of Local Foods and Wines...Join us as we explore our historic town of Mount Dora. We will drop into 8 or 9 charming restaurants, quaint food shops, and local wine bistros. As we stroll through tree-lined streets, we will also savor a "taste" of Mount Dora's rich culture and lakeside beauty. We are confident you will have a fun filled time and a satisfied tummy.
Eustis, Florida
1 review
“I'll be bringing my friends next time”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2014

This is a fun must do when visiting Mt. Dora, the 2 1/2 hrs flew by while going in and out of various restaurants that I know we wouldn't have experience on our own. Paula and John are so much fun to be with you feel like you are taking a tour with friends. Unlike other walking tours we have been on, we had plenty to eat and drink. DEFINETLY a Lot of Bang for Your Buck.

Visited April 2014
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Paula NeJame T, Manager at Taste of Our Town Mount Dora, responded to this review, 4 April 2014
We try to keep the tours to a relatively small group so we don't loose the intimacy the tour offers. Taste of Our Town is a great way to enjoy Mount Dora with the best of friends and to also develop new friendships. We also love our repeat "Tasters". Bring your friends along for a Mount Dora experience unlike any other.
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Mount Dora
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“Exceptional!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2014

John and Paula, our tour guides are terrific, went to some restaurants and shops we might have missed on our visit to Mount Dora and they were great. So much fun, we will go back to the places that were on the tour, eat, drink and shop! Thank you John and Paula, we will come back!

Visited March 2014
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Paula NeJame T, Manager at Taste of Our Town Mount Dora, responded to this review, 30 March 2014
We hope to see you again for another "Taste of Our Town". Every tour is a new experience so food and wine lovers often come back. We love our repeats. Many thanks and we will see you soon.
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Zug, Switzerland
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“Discovering Mt. Dora”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2014

Our first visit to Mt. Dora, and what a pleasant way to spend your day strolling along this warm beautiful small town, with nice and friendly people, and colorful wooden houses, old railway track, and Marina. It was a perfect stop on our way to Clearwater.

Visited March 2014
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Paula NeJame T, Manager at Taste of Our Town Mount Dora, responded to this review, 30 March 2014
Mount Dora is a special little piece of paradise we are proud to call home. Mount Dora was just voted by Smithsonian to be one of the top 20 small towns in the country. A well deserved honor...We have a funny suspicion more and more people are discovering our hidden treasure.
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Estero, Florida
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“2014 Mount Dora”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2014

I have been do Mount dora many times and would not have known about alll the little places and history if not for the GREAT tour Jet and Paula put together.
A MUST DO when you visit Mount Dora!
Well worth the money, you couldn't get dinner at just one place in town for the same price.
Thank you for a wonderful experience!

Visited March 2014
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Paula NeJame T, Manager at Taste of Our Town Mount Dora, responded to this review, 27 March 2014
Our goal is that each person who joins us for Taste of Our Town leaves with an awesome experience. We also hope they learn about more about beautiful Mount Dora and all the town has to offer. We are proud when this mission is accomplished and our customers feel they have received an awesome product for the value. Thanks for joining us and we hope to see you again in the near future.
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Sarasota, Florida
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“Taste of Our Town was the highlight of our Trip!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2014

I have been visiting Mount Dora for my entire life and was hesitant to book a "tourist" tour. However - I'm SO glad we did! Taste of Our Town Mount Dora with Paula and John was so great. We were lucky to have joined a trip of 8 ladies on a reunion - Mothers, Sisters, Aunts, Cousins. They were so much fun to be with; Paula and John did a fantastic job of making the trip special for all of us. I think John and my husband Steve had a pretty good time with their haram of ladies. We stopped at many places with quite a lot of cocktail and food tastings. A very good value and more important, a ton of fun! Paula and John offered a good mix of history, little stories and individual attention. Everywhere we went for the entire weekend was filled with really friendly and wonderful people. I can't give this a high enough rating. We can't wait to go back to Mount Dora.

Visited March 2014
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Paula NeJame T, Manager at Taste of Our Town Mount Dora, responded to this review, 11 March 2014
Thank you so much for the raving review. We always say our guests make what we do so easy and so much fun. We are passionate about our town so sharing the beauty, culture, and history is also easy. I too am not a "tour" taker so am glad you found ours to not be the typical. We hope to see you again!
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