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Whales Tale Fish House

2720 West Old 441 Hwy, next to Mt Dora Pizza, Mount Dora, FL
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
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“clam strips” (16 reviews)
“hush puppies” (17 reviews)
“haddock” (15 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Healthy
$$ - $$$
2720 West Old 441 Hwy, next to Mt Dora Pizza, Mount Dora, FL
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My sweet husband asked me to find a place to get good seafood while we were spending a day sightseeing in the area because he knows how I love good seafood. I read several reviews for this place so we stopped here. It's a small,...More

Thank RoadtripNewEng
Reviewed 28 November 2017

This is a very casual neighborhood place. They excel in fried food, although the broiled seafood is also very good. Hush puppies, fries, and onion rings are all excellent. Shrimp and scallops are great,whether you like them fried or broiled. The other sides are very...More

Thank Lianne A
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Well! The food is very good. We have never been disappointed with our choices. It is not a fancy restaurant but it is consistent with the quality of food and the items on the walls are worth looking at. Be prepared for a good ole...More

Thank cindywells
Reviewed 11 October 2017

My husband and I recently visited this restaurant for the first time. This restaurant is located in a strip mall but don't let the outside keep you from trying their food. I had the fried shrimp and it was delicious. The restaurant is not fancy...More

Thank Fiery2015
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

So we drive an hour to get some whole belly clams. Well...they are on vacation and closed. Would have been really nice if they updated their Facebook page to reflect this. Way to support your customers.

Thank BobWadd
Reviewed 22 August 2017

This is a very laid back place in a non-descript strip center. But that will fool you. The food quality is very good. We had the fried shrimp and haddock. It was very lightly breaded and crispy. There is a homemade dipping sauce that is...More

Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Went to have a nice fish dinner on the recommendation from a few clients of mine. I was looking forward to it. The menu was confusing with trying to figure out the Seafood duo's but we made our choices. My son had the Fish fry...More

Thank Patricia L
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

I had the haddock, wife had the crab cakes. Both cooked pretty good. Very impressed with the food. The location is kinda run-down, so for the area it seemed overpriced. Iced Tea in Styrofoam cup. Food served on an 9 inch plate. Probably won't go...More

Thank Rick H
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Awesome claim strips and great haddock. Fried to perfection. If you like seafood this is the place. Don't miss it

Thank Ronald E
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Love their clam strips and fried shrimp basket! The breading is light and crispy, good tartar sauce, yummy onion rings as a bonus to the combo basket. The coleslaw's dressing is lighty mayo (could use some celery seed or grated onion but coleslaw is not...More

Thank SweetDilly
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Joyce G
12 October 2017|
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Response from Richard W | Reviewed this property |
Not sure they have a separate lunch menu, they have a website that has their menu. They have daily specials.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2720 West Old 441 Hwy, next to Mt Dora Pizza, Mount Dora, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lake County  >  Mount Dora
  • Phone Number: 352-385-1500
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