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Bongos Beachside Bistro

5250 Gulf Blvd, Saint Pete Beach, FL 33706
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $15
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers, Seafood, Sandwiches
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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!!
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

Having just moved to St. Pete, we've been trying different beach bars. Bongos is a bit hard to find, since it's behind the Grand Plaza Hotel, and right on the beach. Our table was actually in the sand, which is a very unique and fun experience. Great beach and sunset views. Our server, Matt, was very attentive, and the food... More 

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Durango, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

Found this to be a fun place for sundowner drinks. Had a great late night meal as well. Service staff was always friendly.

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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

This was a great fun place to be. Lots of live music, great food and either on the beach or the decking a great experience all around.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

walked on the St. Pete's beach, stopped at Bongos for drinks and food. Was fantastic atmosphere, live music. Definitely felt like a vacation. Loved it!

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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41 reviews 41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Sat down to dinner and our table was literally in the sand. Breeze was lightly blowing and the guy singing/picking guitar was great. I love a good song that I can hear but still talk to my wife at the same time. Our night here was just perfect. Food was great.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

The service was excellent and everyone was friendly. Right on the beach with wonderful views. Our hotel was the grand plaza which is where Bongos is located. Very nice and worth the value.

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Land O Lakes, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Nice shady spot on St. Pete beach with excellent food, attentive servers and a great view of the Gulf. We tried the fish tacos and the California burger, salad and drinks. Live music in the afternoon on a weekday was very good. Went back for lunch the next day. Clean rest rooms another plus. Convenient to many hotels nearby.

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33 reviews 33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Just a short walk from the public access beach. The service was fast couldn't get better. The blackened fish taco, island wrap and panini were all very good according to the family. My blackened fish tacos were excellent!

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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

My wife and I decided to enjoy the postcard weather today with a walk down St Pete Beach. We stopped at Bongos for lunch and were impressed with the food, service and the entertainment. They had a couple guys playing guitar and both were very good. Was a great way to spend our afternoon.

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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Great night out,terrific bands and a very lively spot,ice cold beer, hard to fault to be honest,only thing I would say is that it was so dark at the tables people couldn't see what they were eating and I saw two people walk to a light before they could see how much the bill was for.minor issue, don't let it... More 

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Additional Information about Bongos Beachside Bistro

Address: 5250 Gulf Blvd, Saint Pete Beach, FL 33706
Phone Number: 727-360-1811
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Saint Pete Beach
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
Average Prices: USD 7 - 15
Cuisine: American, Hamburgers, Seafood, Sandwiches

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