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Bongos Beachside Bistro

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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5250 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706-2408
+1 727-360-1811
11:00 am - 3:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 am
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Bonita Springs, Florida
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a great experience to sit with your feet in the Sand while you dine on some pretty good food. Rayshun, our server was great. Very attentive and friendly. Nice music playing in the background.

Thank RandyH1012
Fair Oaks, Indiana
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had such a wonderful time at Bongo's! Love everyone working there! Everyone goes out of their way to make sure you feel welcome. The food was great. Our server was beyond great. And the atmosphere was heavenly. Loved watching the sunset out on the beach. We sat and listened to the music for some time after dinner and enjoyed... More 

Thank Nancy K
Westfield, Indiana
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Just stopped here to eat and the hotel security was stopping cars and not allowing them to park even though we were planning on spending money at the restaurant. The parking lots still had many spaces, but we were turned away, along with other customers ahead of us and given no other advice as to an alternate parking spot to... More 

Thank JessicaMomof4
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited Bongos in September on a couple of occasions for an evening meal. We loved the beachside, relaxed setting and the service was excellent. We really enjoyed our meals each time. A decent choice of dishes on the menu - I chose the days special as recommended by our server and was so pleased I did. Will definitely return... More 

Thank JanE5518
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Bongos Beachside Bistro was JUST what we needed after a long weekend wedding. Shaded beach front tables were the perfect accompaniment to our fabulous seafood lunches

Thank Patrice M
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Beautiful view of the sunset. This restaurant is literally on the beach. Servers are friendly and attentive. I had the scallops and a Caesar salad,both were excellent.

Thank Traci C
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bongos beach bar was wonderful! Everyone was so nice! Service was great! My husband and I went for our honeymoon and we absolutely loved it! Definitely will be coming back!

Thank Stephanie Z
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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239 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Bongo's is probably the quintessential beach bar and grille. The location is superb, with both deck seating and beach seating. All seats are shaded by either sail canopies or umbrellas. There is also live music entertainment much of the time, as there was during this mid-afternoon visit. Our group had a variety of drinks from rum punch to pina colada... More 

Thank Richard K
Zaragoza, Spain
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Bongos is the perfect place to go if you’re looking for a beach side bar in St. Pete. Live music, tables in the sand, and outstanding customer service. Delicious food. The coconut shrimp are a must. However, the beer and drinks are a bit pricey. I definitely recommend going.

Thank ak0ffler
Lockport, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What could be better than eating and drinking on the beach! We went there for appetizers and drinks and ended up lingering longer than we planned. The white sand, the water and the palm trees made us feel like we were on an Island. Our server, Keith, was attentive and pleasant. The appetizers were excellent. All in all we love... More 

Thank Linda S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $15
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Special occasions, Scenic view, Bar scene, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5250 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706-2408
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Pete Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 727-360-1811
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?