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Bongos Beachside Bistro

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American, Hamburgers, Seafood, Sandwiches
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5250 Gulf Blvd, Saint Pete Beach, FL 33706
727-360-1811
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Bongos Beach Bar & Grill is located directly on the sandy beach behind the...
Bongos Beach Bar & Grill is located directly on the sandy beach behind the Grand Plaza Resort on St. Pete Beach. Enjoy live entertainment daily. Sip on your favorite tropical cocktail while you watch the beautiful sunset. Serving great appetizers, burgers, wings, sandwiches, salads and much more. Open daily 11:00 a.m. - 2:30 a.m. Free WiFi. Free sunset shooters daily. A BEACHY LITTLE PLACE WITH A CASUAL PACE!!
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  • 484
    Excellent
  • 222
    Very good
  • 55
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Fantastic

What can I say... cold drinks, great food, fantastic service, reasonable prices, all right on the beach just a few steps from the Gulf of Mexico. My wife and I loved this place!!! After all, what more could a person ask for?

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
Jim W
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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English first
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

What can I say... cold drinks, great food, fantastic service, reasonable prices, all right on the beach just a few steps from the Gulf of Mexico. My wife and I loved this place!!! After all, what more could a person ask for?

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Bella Vista, Arkansas
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99 reviews 99 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Located at the Grand Plaza Hotel and Resort. Is a Wonderful place for eats and drinks and a great place to kick back in the evening, put your toes in the sand, sit around their fire "spires" and Enjoy!!

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Fairfax Station, VA
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 via mobile

Awesome place. Food service was slow, but very friendly and it didn't really matter...drinks kept coming, it was 68, and we were on the beach in Feb (evening). Food was awesome...fish tacos and Cuban sandwich were great. Atmosphere topped it all off...well done!

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Walked here around closing time. Just walking around some of the bar makes me want to go back and stay awhile. A new barmaid was practicing so we got some fun drinks to enjoy.

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North Babylon, New York
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61 reviews 61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Yes this is right on the beach, sand in your shoes. Very tropical, good food and drinks. Friendly atmosphere and daily entertainment.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Love going in the evening by the fire pits and listening to the one or two man bands. cool breeze right on the beach.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Has been awarded the best beach bar in st pete beach love the place great place to sit and enjoy your favorite cocktail under the palm trees watching a breathtaking sunset a must to vist!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This is literally on the beach. Good food and live entertainment. Best casual restaurant we've been to.

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Tampa, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Fun and great views, good service. Awesome fish dip!!! Would return for fun and sun. Like to stay in hotel for visits here

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

It is a nice local place on the beach. Beautiful view and decent food for a hotel restaurant on the beach. Has live music 7 days a week.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5250 Gulf Blvd, Saint Pete Beach, FL 33706
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Saint Pete Beach
  • Phone Number: 727-360-1811

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 15
  • Cuisine: American, Hamburgers, Seafood, Sandwiches

Description

Bongos Beach Bar & Grill is located directly on the sandy beach behind the Grand Plaza Resort on St. Pete Beach. Enjoy live entertainment daily. Sip on your favorite tropical cocktail while you watch the beautiful sunset. Serving great appetizers, burgers, wings, sandwiches, salads and much more. Open daily 11:00 a.m. - 2:30 a.m. Free WiFi. Free sunset shooters daily. A BEACHY LITTLE PLACE WITH A CASUAL PACE!!
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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