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Corona Cigar Co., Orlando, Florida

David Savona
Posted: July 23, 2012

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You can read more about Borysiewicz in the August issue of Cigar Aficionado, on sale now.

Corona Cigar Downtown
127 South Orange Ave.
Orlando, FL 32801
(407) 404-5344

Corona Cigar Sand Lake Road
7792 W. Sand Lake Rd.
Orlando, FL 32819
(407) 248-1212

Corona Cigar Heathrow
1130 TownPark Ave.
Lake Mary-Heathrow, FL 32746
(407) 333-3453


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Nathan Raymond — Canning, Nova Scotia, Canada,  —  July 24, 2012 2:44pm ET

Apparently heaven is a place on earth.


JONATHAN DREW — NEW YORK, NY, UNITED STATES,  —  July 25, 2012 7:52am ET

Corona Cigar Company:

This is a beautiful story about one of the most courageous and dedicated people I have ever met, within the cigar industry or out.

Jeff B., as everyone calls him, created the Disneyland of Cigars in Orlando. Well, 3 of them actually, but this is just part of his majestic talent. Jeff B has treated all of us Manufacturers with respect and honesty - even helped guide most of us throughout our journey.

I consider him one of the most talented B&M retailers who have ever lived. And thats not BS.

JDrew


dsnate155@gmail.com July 25, 2012 10:02am ET

This place rocks.


William Cooper — Indian Trail, NC, USA,  —  July 25, 2012 10:42am ET

There is no greater crusader in the cigar industry than Jeff Borysiewicz. He has fist hand made a lot of personal sacrifices to fight for our rights as cigar enthusiasts. His stores are first class everywhere from the selection of cigars to the customer service. Any of the stores are a "must" destination for cigar enthusiasts.

William Cooper


Richard Howard — Orlando, Florida, USA,  —  July 25, 2012 12:53pm ET

Love visiting all 3 stores; Sand Lake, Downtown (where this video was shot), and Heathrow which is now serving full liquor!


louis rissin — north andover, ma, usa,  —  July 26, 2012 5:27am ET

Been there..............Dialed!!!!!


Chris Castellani — Tomball , TX,  —  July 27, 2012 10:35am ET

Went to the Downtown location with my father-in-law a few years back! Amazing store, amazing selection.


Felix Tarasco July 28, 2012 8:36am ET

Discovered the Orlando store on a recent trip with my wife who was attending a medical conference. I made it my "base" during the days when she was in meeting. Great selection, good prices, and nice people. They even gave me some restaurant recommendations. Sat outside and enjoyed afternoon drink and good cigar with many friendly people. Brought home a few boxes and a great new lighter. Looking forward to returning!


Bill Kolb — Clermont, FL, US,  —  July 28, 2012 11:07am ET

All of the locations are amazing...great selection and atmosphere. The Sand Lake location is without question a Mans, Mans Cigar Lounge (no offense ladies) Great place to smoke great cigars and discuss the issues of the day with other like minded cigar smokers in an atmosphere of comradarie and relaxation. Awesome place. Nice Job Jeff B.


Craig Conner July 31, 2012 5:56am ET

I'm very fortunate to live about 15 minutes from the Heathrow / Lake Mary location. It's an almost daily stop for me --after a long night of work, nothing feels better than to stop in for a good smoke. Tommy and the crew there are the best.

Huge thanks to Jeff, as always, for everything you do with Corona and the CRA.


Jimmy Russ — Crystal Springs, Florida, USA,  —  August 5, 2012 10:26am ET

I stopped in the Sand Lake store last week and I have to admit I wasn't as impressed as I thought I'd be. While the selection was top notch and the prices were ok, the lounge area didn't move me, and the staff made me feel like I was at a tourist trap.

After we left there we ended up at Downtown Disney and I went to the Fuego (by Sosa) bar and had a much better time. Certainly a much smaller selection, but the two guys that were there were much friendlier and we sat talking cigars the whole time.

While I appreciate everything Jeff has done for the industry, I think I'll stick to my smaller local spots (Corona is about an hour from me) and if I'm in that area I'll go to Fuego.


Ara Kouyoumdjian August 7, 2012 4:11pm ET

I met Jeff years back in his first store,and the link was his courtious service.Since then,on all my business trips to Orlando Fla. as I get of the airport,my first stop is at Corona Cigars on sand lake road.Excellent store,
fantastic service,quality product.
Jeff,I commend you for your achievement.


Ara Kouyoumdjian August 8, 2012 4:21pm ET

Ref.the above comment,Ara Kouyoumdjian, my hometown is MONTREAL, CANADA.


laura doan — oakland park , FL, United States,  —  August 22, 2012 7:34pm ET

I came here a few months ago. Nice staff and great selection of cigars. This is my go to place when I am in Orlando


Gary Cain — Sao Paulo, Brazil,  —  August 27, 2012 7:50pm ET

I agree with Bill Kolb. I and my brother spent a great afternoon at the Sand Lake store casually selecting a variety of cigars with the help of very intelligent staff. We then went outside and sat at the table in front and smoked a cigar in the open air. What a fantastic memory!


jeff dashkin — calgary, alberta, canada,  —  October 11, 2012 12:41pm ET

I stumbled upon Jeff's store on a trip to DisneyWorld 2 years ago. WOW! Amazing store, great staff, very helpful. And there is a Barnes & Noble a few doors down (main store) where my wife shops while I am in the cigar store.

I live in Canada, where we can get Cuban cigars but we pay outrageous tobacco taxes. Whenever I travel to the US (about twice a year), I order on-line or by phone from Corona and they ship them to the hotel I am staying at anywhere in the continental US. They are definately my source for non-Cuban cigars for the foreseeable future.

Coming back to Orlando Nov 10-17 and will have to check out the new store.


James Bowen November 12, 2012 12:19am ET

Was at the Sand Lake location last weekend. If you enjoy a good cigar this is the place. Going to the downtown location next time. Great place , great staff. I'll be back.


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