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Bongo Billy's Cafe - CLOSED

713 S. Hwy 24 | , CO 81211, Buena Vista, CO
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good50%
  • Average5%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
Feb 10, 2016
“16oz coffee served in a 12oz cup? What?!!”
Sep 7, 2015
“Made me wish I was a local”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, Healthy
713 S. Hwy 24 | , CO 81211, Buena Vista, CO
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Reviewed February 10, 2016

After a long road trip and one stop left, my husband and I stopped here for some much needed coffee. I used to frequent this place way back in the day and always remembered it as being good. The place is clean and cozy. Didn't...More

Thank Ashley D
Reviewed September 7, 2015

Great breakfast, they treated me, the Denverite (Kinda) as if I was a local from paradise. Loved it, will stop here each time I am in Buena Vista.

Thank J0HNTD
Reviewed August 4, 2015

We came down off Cottonwood Pass hungry and in need of coffee. Bongo Billy's sounded eccentric enough and looked comfortable, a first impression that turned out to be true. Very good coffee, serious barista, nice sandwiches, friendly service. Plus they had a small display of...More

Thank Kwalabatu
Reviewed July 24, 2015

Thoroughly enjoyed this quaint coffee shop, but limited seating area. The day we stopped was hot and the outdoor patio was in full sun. Maybe add some umbrellas out there? Yummy blueberry crunch coffee cake!

Thank Nancy T
Reviewed March 11, 2015

Good coffee, delicious pastries and cakes. Seating is limited inside but you can usually find a spot in summer.

Thank GMFer
Reviewed March 8, 2015

If you are looking for a trendy urban-like coffee bar, you are not going to find it in Buena Vista, but this will more than serve. Expect to find it extremely crowded during peak tourist season, though you can usually find a table to park...More

Thank Ashley S
Reviewed October 28, 2014

Nice new location downtown near Loback's, with very good coffee. Their service is a little slow, but nothing like how laboriously slow they are at at the Brown Dog on US24.

Thank PDX_James
Reviewed July 7, 2014

Bongo Billy's was sold and is now called Brown Dog. It looks exactly the same inside, though slightly expanded, and the menu is basically unchanged. Coffee HAS changed, however, as new owners appear to be roasting on site (?) and the espresso, at least, tastes...More

1  Thank sati09
Reviewed September 8, 2013

Great location on the highway with great service, food, and patio to enjoy the views. Will go back for more.

1  Thank Scott P
Reviewed June 6, 2013

I visited Bongo BIlly's on a short vacation last year, and I loved their coffee. What a great place to start your day! It seemed like a hot spot in town, and they have great views of the mountains from their porch. Highly recommend this...More

Thank BikerLee
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  • Address: 713 S. Hwy 24 | , CO 81211, Buena Vista, CO
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Buena Vista
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Casual atmosphere, but very health conscious. A huge variety of coffee beans and blends, as well as teas. While in Buena Vista for a week and having tried others, this was the VERY BEST coffee t be had. I loved it. My wife loved the teas and the fresh baked goods, organic and wholesome, were incredible. While the appearance is one of a very casual cafe, it caters to the health conscious and active sorts. Can't recommend enough!!
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