Portillo's coming to Clermont


Portillo’s Coming To Clermont at 1251 East Highway 50, Clermont 

The new restaurant will open in the new development on Highway 50, just half a mile east of the US27/Highway 50 intersection on the lot next to the Ford Dealership. Designed with a Florida garage theme, the 7,700-square-foot restaurant will have seating for 170 guests inside and an additional 50 on the outdoor patio. It will also feature signature double drive-thru lanes to serve guests. 

Signature menu items include Chicago-Style Hot Dogs, Famous Italian Beef Sandwiches, Char-Grilled Burgers and Portillo’s Famous Chocolate Cake.

 Visit portillos.com/careers for more information.


Capital Tacos coming soon to the At Home Shopping Center, located at the Clermont Regional Shopping Center at 1042 East Hwy 50.  

The nationally-awarded Tex-Mex taco shop, serves made-from-scratch tacos., burritos, bowls, nachos, queso, quesadillas and more. Everything is made from scratch including the sauces.

The owner, Jim Kerr says he doesn’t just want to sell food but make a difference in the community.   To learn more, visit the Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/capitaltacosclermont/ or go to https://Capitaltacos.com to review the menu. 


Marco’s Pizza has recently opened in Groveland at 1233 W Broad St. 


Chipotle Mexican Grill is opening at Hills Crossing on Hancock Road in Minneola.


Johnsons Village Marketplace

Johnsons Village Marketplace, located in Downtown Clermont, will be opening within the next 60 days and offering fresh and fun food experiences for the whole family. The spacious, air-conditioned barn is set within a large plaza with umbrella-shaded tables. Across the courtyard will be Airstream food trailers for quick and tasty bites and the Cider Shack, which offers refreshing beer, wine, cider, and other beverages that pair with the market’s selections of fresh produce, meats, cheeses, pastas, and more. There will be live entertainment, free Wi-Fi, and even a self-serve dog wash station named “Dirty Dogs Done Dirt Cheap.”  


Salt Shack in TAMPA

Opening soon: The Salt Shack (formerly Lilly’s On The Lake) is located in Downtown Clermont and will offer a relaxed, beachy atmosphere with a glimpse of “Island Time”.  


Leo’s BarBQue is open. It’s located at 157 S Highway 27, Clermont (in the Citrus Tower Complex). For information, call Leo’s Barbecue at (385) 349-6872 or visit their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/LeosBarbecueClermont/


If you know of a new business opening in the South Lake area, let us know by contacting news@sltablet.com.




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