ABOUT 1921 MOUNT DORA
1921 Mount Dora takes a forward-thinking outlook on the bounty of ingredients and culinary traditions that encompass the local community as well as a true reflection of modern Florida cuisine.
Situated in a converted home built in 1921, the restaurant serves as a reminder that America and its varying historic cuisines are made up of a vast array of recipes and flavors imparted by a wide range of explorers and immigrants. These culinary traditions have become entrenched in the land and local communities found throughout Florida and the world.
With close access to some of the best local produce, meat, and seafood Florida has to offer, Mount Dora is a fitting location for us in terms of sourcing ingredients for our menu and connecting the restaurant with the local community that shapes our philosophy. We celebrate modern cooking while also incorporating time honored traditions of Florida.
The philosophy of 1921 embraces sustainable practices when sourcing ingredients. The restaurant works closely with local farms and purveyors within Mount Dora and the surrounding area, maintaining an allegiance to the local growers, producers and food artisans of Florida.
1921 Mount Dora completes the elegant Mount Dora Modernism Museum complex. The creation, design and execution of this exceptional cultural, shopping and dining collaboration is the brainchild of Main Street Leasing. A feast for the eyes, as well as the palette, the restaurant features an extensive collection of artwork, with select pieces on loan from the Modernism Museum. This unique complex brings the art of dining to life in its truest sense.
1921 Mount Dora encompasses the totality of the State of Florida from its cuisine, to its art, to its culture and beyond. Just as the Modernist artists create their works from the tapestry of varying art styles, we create our menu out of the intricate matrix of cuisines found here.