Local Favorites in Tavares
FOOD and DRINKS
A seasonal menu of American snacks served up in a casual eatery with hip decor & outdoor seats. One of our absolute favorites in downtown Tavares!
A Craft Beer Bar in the heart of downtown Tavares with a local focus, Brü Tap House has 30 craft taps, wine, live music, board games, events, & much more!
Seafood, sandwiches & other American fare, offered with full bar in a casual, lakefront space. We like to paddle in for lunch!
Casual lakefront dining with a fully stocked bar, fresh seafood and delicious traditional fares, and experienced and friendly staff to ensure you have a great time.
The Deli Llama, nothing but lunchtime sandwich love, & The Llama Lounge, lounging in the evening serving small bites, beer, wine, crafted sake cocktails. Nice chill vibe. Simple Food, Made Well.
Lake County's newest Sports Bar serving delicious eats and serving up cold beverages. Plenty of indoor and outdoor games, and all your favorite sports on TV! We have a full bar, an amazing view of the lake, and tons of games for everyone to enjoy. Bring your kids or bring your grandparents - we’ve got something for everyone! Come play with us!
One of the coolest bars in downtown Tavares! This unique bar will transport you into an underwater submarine experience!
Brewed for adventure! Nautilus Coffee Co. is an artisanal beverage and coffee bar that serves those in the midst of adventure!
Hemingway's Wine Beer & Cigar Bar brings together the best of both worlds with our wine, craft beers, and premium cigars, all with a positive and welcoming atmosphere.
Places to Stay
A relaxed hotel overlooking Lake Dora in the downtown Tavares entertainment district.
Newly remodeled studio has one bathroom and a full kitchen set up located within steps away from nature in the Dora Canal.
A stunning vacation rental home located on the scenic Dora Canal near downtown Tavares Florida, the seaplane capital of the world.
Our awesome neighbors that we work along side offers seaplane adventure tours around Central Florida. Flight tours begin at 15 minutes in duration and last an hour. Jones Brothers also offer exciting seaplane packages including seaplane bar hops, dinners, lunches, breakfasts at the springs and wedding proposals and wedding flights around the Tavares, FL area.
Bring your friends & favorite beverage and take a cruise around Lake Dora with one of our US Coast Guard licensed Captains.
The Dora Queen is an 80-foot New Orleans style paddlewheel boat located in Tavares, Florida. They offer 2 hour cruises Wednesday through Sunday and provide a unique venue for private events. Take in the majestic views of beautiful Lake Dora from the comfort of their lounge style seating while enjoying music and cocktails from the upper and lower deck bars.
Drive your own 2-person powered catamaran on a guided tour across beautiful Lake Dora through the world-famous Dora Canal and into Lake Eustis.
Pontoon Boat Tours on the Harris Chain of Lakes, including the Dora Canal
Rusty Anchor Mount Dora has been providing eco tours by pontoon boat for over 30 years. Experience the Dora Canal, Lake Dora’s shoreline and sunset cruises with Florida natives who have a true appreciation for the flora and fauna.