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Bongos Beach Bar & Grille

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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Awesome bartenders

Our friend was getting married at the Grand Plaza Resort so although we did not stay there, we did... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Hope was amazing

This place is amazing and so was our server! She made us feel welcome and was very attentive! Would... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Average4%
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“live music”(36 reviews)
“fish tacos”(14 reviews)
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...more
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5250 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706-2408
+1 727-360-1811
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Our friend was getting married at the Grand Plaza Resort so although we did not stay there, we did frequent this bar sitting at the bar top each time. We had the same two bartenders every day we went and they are just amazing. This...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank bethstreeb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is amazing and so was our server! She made us feel welcome and was very attentive! Would recomend everyone come here

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Joeyn1231
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for a stop by any time of the day. The bartenders and servers are great as well as very friendly. There is such a good vibe at the bar and it's the perfect place to relax and hear some live music. Can't wait...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Daniel K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We sat there all afternoon had cocktails and very good lunch service. Quality of service was relaxed and friendly.prices were on par for the area.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Scott K
Reviewed March 11, 2019

The seafood was fresh and wonderfully prepared. Loved the casual beach atmosphere and live music. Good food, great view make for a fun vacation spot.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kathy B
Reviewed March 4, 2019 via mobile

On four previous visits to St. Pete, we’ve counted on Bongo’s for easygoing lunches under the palms, served by waitstaff who seemed to like their jobs. This was our spot to reconnect with friends or have a bite before walking the beach. The fish tacos...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Gelatifan
Reviewed February 25, 2019 via mobile

Bongos food and staff never disappoints! It’s our preferred restaurant on St Pete beach 2 perfectly cooked burgers! Our server Dean is a rockstar!! Spot on service !! Thanks Dean !!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank E6136EGtracyd
Reviewed February 25, 2019

Music average on beach food didn’t look to tasty . Stopped music for a wedding. Also snake slivered between tables and diners..... very funny one woman shouted there’s a “big ass snake under my table”

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank patricia1416
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Toes in the sand and drink in your hand. This place is friendly and laid back. Excellent drink selection and yummy fish sandwiches. Even saw a celeb hanging out.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Lisa M
Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

If you want to go to one of the most beautiful views on the beach, this is it, but I recommend Level 11 for better views and service. I live within steps of this place and wish the service were better. I’ve taken many guests...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 611juliannec
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March 23, 2019|
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Response from Armand N | Reviewed this property |
I don't know but I will say that I didn't see any pets there.
August 27, 2018|
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Response from Silverskates23 | Reviewed this property |
It’s free to park at the hotel. We parked in the small lot in the back left of hotel in front of Bongos. The cars were coming/going frequently so only had to wait a few mins.
February 19, 2018|
Response from Paula H | Reviewed this property |
They do not take reservations expect at Spinners. It is first come, first served. I did see a couple of handicapped spaces in the parking lot. Both spaces were close to the entrance. We stayed at the hotel so I am not sure... More