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Bongo Billy's Salida Cafe

300 West Sackett Avenue, Salida, CO 81201
719-539-4261
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Ranked #37 of 49 restaurants in Salida
Most recent review
- Oct 30, 2013
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English first
Salida, Colorado
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Bongo Billy's used to be a coffee shop, but it no longer exists. Please take it off trip adviser, as it is now River's Edge Restaurant. Thank you!

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Azle, Texas
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67 reviews 67 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Pretty nice little cafe with all kinds of sandwiches and beers and an outdoor patio. Good service and good food. River walk is available from the patio.

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Top Contributor
161 reviews 161 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

I can't get past that. There are other differences. The excellent pastries are gone and a knock off batch bakery is in their place. The superb coffee is gone and a bucks wannabe is left hanging around. I don't get it.

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Frisco, Colorado
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

i try to stop here every time i pass through. good muffins and food. good locals hang out. good place to get info on some close climbing and rafting spots.

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Crestone, Colorado
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

This is a long time fav for locals and for good reason. Located right on the river with outdoor seating and indoor comfort, it's a GREAT place to stop for breakfast, lunch or just read with a good cup of jo. There's often live music and downstairs there is a room for events/lectures. Well worth a stop-by and it's highly... More

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San Diego, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

This coffee place is conveniently located as you drive into town coming from the south. It has been renamed Brown Dog Coffee and is getting a bit of a face lift. Very good services and snacks.

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Centennial, Colorado
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50 reviews 50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

We love to stop here for a coffee/light lunch when we are in town. Was really surprised to see the improvements this time. Lovely patio right on the river where you can enjoy your coffee and watch the world go by. Staff was friendly and accommodating . Haven't tried it for dinner.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

Ate here my first nite in Salida this trip. The service was aweful. It took over 45 minutes to get our food and then it still was not cooked correctly. I did not go back, there are so many other better places in Salida to eat there was no reason to.

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Edwards, Colorado
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2012

Sweet little mom n pop type feeling coffee shop!! Sometimes they have live music which creates a great atmosphere!

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Denver, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012

Great for lunch - the tuna nicoise is a healthy and delicious addition to a cup of their coffee.

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