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Norm's Palette

303 N Baker St Ste 100, Mount Dora, FL 32757-7615
+1 352-729-6196
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“tapas” (18 reviews)
“clams” (3 reviews)
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Fusion, Wine Bar
$$ - $$$
303 N Baker St Ste 100, Mount Dora, FL 32757-7615
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Unfortunately Norm closed the Palette last week. (5/13/17) A unique pleasure that will hopefully be replaced by something as wonderful.

Thank Ramon M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unfortunately, I only made it here once during my first trip to Mt. Dora. My husband and I both had unique wines and sat outside by the fountaine to enjoy them. Norm is very knowledgeable easy to talk to and the inside offers many types...More

Thank whepp
Norman R, Owner at Norm's Palette, responded to this review

Thank you so much. We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Don't go Women! We walked in and we're completely accosted by the male staff. It was so uncomfortable and don't recommend.More

Thank rkmmstroud
Norman R, Owner at Norm's Palette, responded to this review

Hello ,I think you have mistaken my Restaurant and wine bar "Norm's Palette" for the restaurant down the street."1921" which is owned by Norman Van Aiken. We do not have any Male staff except for myself , the owner , and I can assure you...More

Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped into Mount Dora such a beautiful place somebody recommended norms we were pleasantly surprised with the staff and the atmosphere got to meet Norm he's quite the character will definitely stop back next year highly recommended

Thank bostonhoolgan
Reviewed 17 March 2017

This place is really neat, reminds me of being in a cafe in Europe. Norm is very personable and his bar/cafe/art studio is unique. Enjoyed an evening here with friends listening to live music.

Thank Amy D
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

It was a dark and stormy night. We wandered in and nobody was here! Uh oh? Wrong! What a hoot. The owner, Norm, had canceled open mike night due to the terrible weather and it was a Wednesday. Pretty much everything we ordered wasn't available....More

1  Thank parismom8
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

What a find.... an amazing charming eloquent owner... friendly folks hanging out... and the most artsy comfy bar-meets-gallery sorta vibe.... we had a blast and enjoyed great live music to boot ❤️.... highly recommend checking this place out... we will be back! Love ya already...More

Thank gerri p
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Not easy to find, but nice wines, great service, good food. Painting sessions are wonderful fun! Great choice for something different to do.

Thank Cathie B
Reviewed 11 January 2017

This was one of my absolute favorite places I visited while in Mt. Dora. Norm and his daughter are the most considerate owners, and they made us feel right at home. Not only that but they were able to accurately recommend a glass of wine...More

Thank Chez R
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I are music and art hunters. Norm is of course an accomplished artist, and we felt right at home in his gallery. Moreover, after serving us some great tapas and wine, Paula grabbed the mic and floored us with a poweful rendition...More

Thank Christozoid
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$14
Fusion, Wine Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 303 N Baker St Ste 100, Mount Dora, FL 32757-7615
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lake County  >  Mount Dora
  • Phone Number: +1 352-729-6196
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Norm's Palette,Restaurant and wine bar is the heart of Mount Dora , Fl. Original Art and delicious Tapas style food served with wine and beer from all over the world.