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Billy's Cafe

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1601 S Duncan Dr, Tavares, FL 32778-4277
+1 352-343-7433
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Mount Dora, Florida
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215 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've driven by this cute little place for years and finally had a chance to stop for breakfast. The place is clean, bright, spacious and inviting. I had a standard American breafast - bacon, eggs, hash browns and toast. The service was friendly and quick and the food was great. I will definitely come back.

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Thank dmichaelmiller
Carlsbad, California
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This cafe has mostly breakfast items, including "crepe roll-ups", and some lunch items as well. My dad and I had heard the crepes here were good, so we figured we'd give it a shot. I was hoping for some savory crepes, but the waitress proclaimed she didn't know what savory meant, so we explained and she said they only serve... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great example of an old style American small town dinner. Servers are experienced and friendly. Kitchen is visible as you walk in.

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Thank Idaho27
Tavares, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Billy's is a family owned eatery that serves delicious meals with that "home cooked" taste. Only open until 2pm it serves great breakfasts & lunches. Their souls are some of the best ever!

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Thank CWC99
Manchester, New Hampshire
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43 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Biscuits and sausage gravy... The best I've ever had... Great breakfast, fast and tasty. Great coffee, too unusual for a breakfast joint. Highly recommend this place. The crepes, waffles and pancakes look great.

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Thank Basswelder
Eustis, Florida
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73 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Nice people. Very good place for breakfast. Haven't been in there for lunch yet. I wish they were open for dinner. Judging by their breakfast food, they could make good dinners.

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Thank Ed L
Leesburg, Florida
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

A very clean family run restaurant with quality food, great wait staff! We love it and bring out of town guests here. The food is consistently good, never a disappointment. Eggs are fresh and pancakes are fluffy!

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Thank smrtlady
Providence, Rhode Island
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210 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

We went here for breakfast two days while visiting my parents. I had waffles both times. They were very fresh, delicious, and oh so sweet. Make sure you brush your teeth when you get home so they don't rot out of your head. The bacon was fantastic. I think my Mum would have ordered a plateful if she could.

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Thank HerTriness
Minneola, Florida
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87 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Perhaps the high percentage of excellent reviews is due to the dearth of restaurants in the area. Lake County isn't a urban hot spot, after all. We've eaten here many times, always for lunch. The menu is predictable and the food is good but not great. The wait staff puts this place solidly in the roadside diner category by way... More 

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Thank Calm_traveler
Orlando, Florida
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

For several years a group of us went here for breakfast every Wednesday morning and had wonderful service from a great waitress. She even decorated our table for holidays. The food was always served quickly and had always hot. They have delicious omelets and love their potatoes.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1601 S Duncan Dr, Tavares, FL 32778-4277
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lake County  >  Tavares
  • Phone Number: +1 352-343-7433
Description
352-343-7433

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?