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Bongos Cuban Cafe

1498 E Buena Vista Dr, Orlando, FL 32830-8522
+1 407-828-0999
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
Travelers talk about
“cuban sandwich” (103 reviews)
“plantains” (158 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Central American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1498 E Buena Vista Dr, Orlando, FL 32830-8522
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1 - 10 of 2,598 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Good atmosphere, delicious food and great entertainment. Everyone has fun here especially kids. Been here three years in a row. Ill continue to come for super yummy food and fun.

Thank donjuan117
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was my first visit here and I was sadly disappointed. The food was bland. The meats our table ordered lacked seasoning. We ordered pork, steak and chicken. We all had to add salt and pepper to our meats. It is very pricey as well.

Thank Evelynt68
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We came to dinner here to have the paella. It is a Cuban bases themed restaurant with entertainment. We sat on the second floor with a good view of the band and entertainment. It was a festive atmosphere with bands and Cuban dancers. We had...More

Thank drwsurf
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Omg, rarely do I go out for dinner and everything is perfect. Great atmosphere, super customer care, delicious food. From start to finish just WOW !!!!!

Thank John M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was really good. The service was great. We would visit again when we get back to Disney Springs.

Thank Linda N
Reviewed 1 week ago

It had probably been 10+ years since we dined at Bongos Cuban Cafe. It was a nice dining experience but a little pricey. The live entertainment was nice but quite loud.

Thank B9081EYmichelem
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were on a family vacation to Disney World and came upon this restaurant at Disney Springs. It’s owned by Emilio and Gloria Estefan. I had never tried Cuban food but I was not disappointed. We had the Cuban sandwich and it was delicious. The...More

Thank D3Luna
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food lacked flavor, very bland, not authentic Cuban at all and overprice. 3 cubans and a gringo went and the first to complain was the Gringo, that is pretty bad. Save your money eat somewhere else or go for drinks, mojitos are good. They...More

1  Thank Liz P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had very high expectations in part from the suggestions of employees in Disney Springs. We made reservations, arrived to the minute and waited at the front counter for almost 10 mins before any of the staff standing there acknowledged me and my family. We...More

Thank twynb70
Reviewed 1 week ago

To those that may not know by now, this place is owned by Gloria and Emilio Estefan....I love their music and admire them very much....but, as restaurateurs....its all about the hype and atmosphere.....the delivery fails most of the time. I have been to this restaurant...More

Thank Jorge F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$20 - $30
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1498 E Buena Vista Dr, Orlando, FL 32830-8522
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando>  > Lake Buena Vista
  • Neighborhood: Lake Buena Vista
  • Phone Number: +1 407-828-0999
  • This restaurant is at Walt Disney World
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