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Bongos Beachside Bistro

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5250 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
+1 727-360-1811
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Great lunch spot....

Had a very nice lunch on the beach. All the reviews are correct. Relaxed atmosphere, live music, friendly staff, quality food/drinks, honest pricing.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Had a very nice lunch on the beach. All the reviews are correct. Relaxed atmosphere, live music, friendly staff, quality food/drinks, honest pricing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

nice place to relax and eat, drink, nice Atmosphere, made a change from the stuffy Loews don Cesar hotel where we actually stayed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Bongo's is my new go to place. The food was great but the atmosphere is beyond great. What's better than going to a restaurant ON the beach where you can slide off your flip-flops and dig your toes into the sand? There is live music on a small stage outside that is at just the right volume.You can actually talk... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Great finger foods, apps and beer. Not so good for a complete meal or mixed drinks. Service was slow & erratic but friendly and personable. The night we went there was a lone singer, not bad and fills the air with good songs and background music. But the selling point is the beach, you can sit at tables with your... More 

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Riverview, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

this place is great for watching the sunsets, and enjoying the beach. food and service were good. what really sells this place is the view can't beat it, the tables are literally on the beach.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Fun, laid-back and strong drinks! The bartenders are personable and the nightly acts are great! Very good beach hangout!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Restaurant is right on the beach!! We ate here twice during our stay and both times our service was wonderful and the food was delicious!!! Plus the view can not be beat. Lively music added to the fun atmosphere!!

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Winter Haven, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Fun beach bar at the Grand Plaza Beachfront Resort. Really cool vibe. Friendly staff. A lot of the patrons were actually locals. That's how you know you've come to the right place!

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Bethesda, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

This restaurant/bar was connected to our hotel (Grand Plaza Beachfront Hotel). We had dinner there and enjoyed the bar the first night we arrived. The second night we decided to go somewhere else but the atmosphere, food, etc. wasn't even close to what we had at Bongos so from that point on we never left the hotel property. We had... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Stopped here with the kids during a searingly hot August day. Extremely polite staff and a nice simple menu selection. Very relaxed but not slow. The restaurant is literally directly off St. Petes Beach, so simple to book a couple of recliners and walk to bongos for lunch or dinner.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5250 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Pete Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 727-360-1811

Price and Cuisine

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

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 - 3:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 am

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