It’s been a staple eatery in Mount Dora for years. Now, loyal patrons are anxiously waiting as The Highland Street Cafe undergoes repairs after a small fire crippled its kitchen last Monday.
Mount Dora Fire Department and police were on the scene by 7 a.m. and the fire was contained to a small area of the kitchen and put out with a fire extinguisher. There were no injuries or damage to other parts of the restaurant which won the 2018 Best of Mount Dora award for “Best Breakfasts.”
A crew was working to repair the damage and the cafe’s owner, Christine Annis, said she hopes to reopen by Wednesday or Thursday, depending on the timeliness of city approvals. The Highland Street Cafe is located at 185 S. Highland Street in uptown Mount Dora.
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