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Bongos Beachside Bistro

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$7 - $20
CUISINES
American, Bar
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Menu

FLATBREADS‏
11.00
Steak Gorgonzola Flatbread
Grilled steak‏ with gorgonzola cheese and smoked bacon topped with a balsamic glaze.
9.00
Margarita Flatbread
Italian cheeses, roma tomatoes, mozzarella and basil.
10.00
Chicken Artichoke Flatbread
Tender chicken, spinach, artichoke, sundried tomatoes and blended cheeses.
10.00
Smoked Gouda and Chicken Flatbread
Chicken breast, roma tomatoes, smoked gouda, scallions.
BURGERS & SANDWICHES
All burgers and sandwiches are served with your choice of French fries, cole slaw or potato salad
10.00
French fries
Cole slaw
Potato salad
Beachside Burger
One-half pound of lean chopped sirloin, topped with swiss, cheddar, and jack cheeses.
11.00
French fries
Cole slaw
Potato salad
California Burger
One-half pound of lean chopped sirloin, topped with avocado, smoked bacon and jack cheese.
11.00
French fries
Cole slaw
Potato salad
Hickory BBQ Burger
One-half pound of lean chopped sirloin, topped with ham, tangy BBQ sauce and cheddar cheese.
11.00
French fries
Cole slaw
Potato salad
Steak and Cheddar Melt
Tender slices of prime rib topped with melted cheddar cheese and served on a fresh hoagie roll.
11.00
French fries
Cole slaw
Potato salad
Catch of the Day Sandwich
Ask your server about our fresh daily caught fish, prepared the way you like it - broiled, jerked, or blackened.
10.00
French fries
Cole slaw
Potato salad
Chicken Cheddar Melt Sandwich
Chicken breast with bacon and cheese, topped with honey mustard sauce.
11.00
French fries
Cole slaw
Potato salad
Cuban Sandwich
Slow roasted pork, salami, ham and swiss cheese pressed on our fresh cuban bread.
10.00
French fries
Cole slaw
Potato salad
BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich
Slow roasted pulled pork combined with tangy BBQ sauce and served on a kaiser roll.
11.00
French fries
Cole slaw
Potato salad
Chicken Artichoke Panini
Chicken breast topped with spinach, artichokes, sundried tomatoes and cheeses grilled hot on our panini bread.
WRAPS‏
All wraps are served with your choice of tri-colored tortilla chips, cole slaw or potato salad
10.00
Tri-colored tortilla chips
Cole slaw
Potato salad
Cajun Fish Wrap
Blacked haddock,‏ lettuce, roma tomatoes, sweet red onions and our famous remoulade sauce in a flour tortilla.
10.00
Tri-colored tortilla chips
Cole slaw
Potato salad
Club Wrap
Turkey, ham, and bacon rolled up in a flour tortilla with shredded lettuce, tomato, and cheese.
10.00
Tri-colored tortilla chips
Cole slaw
Potato salad
Island Caesar Wrap
Grilled chicken breast rolled up in a flour tortilla with romaine lettuce, caesar dressing and parmesan cheese.
APPETIZERS AND MUNCHIES
11.00
Sunset Seafood Trio
Chilled gulf shrimp, grilled mango scallops, and smoked fish dip.
10.00
Shrimp Mojito
5 chilled‏ jumbo gulf shrimp with tropical fruit salsa.
9.00
Coconut Shrimp
Coconut shrimp fried golden brown and served with sweet and sour sauce.
10.00
Crab Cakes
Our special mix of crabmeat, herbs and spices, fried golden brown.
10.00
Mango Glazed Scallops
Gulf scallops‏ seared in a tangy mango glaze served over a tropical fruit salsa
11.00
Ahi Tuna
Sesame seared ahi tuna served with ginger, wasabi, soy sauce and sriracha sauce.
9.00
Pesto Mussels
1/2 pound of mussels sautéed in white wine and our house made pesto butter.
9.00
Coconut Rum Chicken Skewers
Crispy coconut chicken with a rum dipping sauce
10.00
Quesadillas
Your choice of steak or chicken with blended cheeses served with salsa and sour cream.
9.00
Buffalo Chicken Wings
1lb. Of plump chicken wings served mild, medium or hot.
SALADS‏
11.00
Shrimp +4.00
Grilled Chicken Caesar
Grilled chicken breast served atop crisp romaine lettuce, tossed in our caesar dressing with jumbo croutons and parmesan cheese.
10.00
The “Plaza” Salad
Crisp lettuce topped with mandarin oranges, cranberries, tomatoes, red onions, blue cheese crumbles and toasted almonds tossed in a citrus vinaigrette dressing.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We go here every once in a while, mainly for the sunset and the nice location. Situated right on the beach, the tables are literally in the sand. Awesome view os a sunset. Come here to have a drink and see the sunset. Don't eat...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Mik H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bongos has great bar good! Delicious drinks and cold beer. Live music and some tables right in the sand. You can come right up from the beach. The cheese curds are amazing!!!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 983marshaa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great time at Bongos, great drink, food and atmosphere. Kid friendly, plenty of options on the menu.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Molly6360
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I live here full time and so I am realistic about the quality of touristy restaurants on the beach. But our first - and last - experience at Bongo's today sets a new standard. There was absolutely nothing positive about the experience. I'll take it...More

Date of visit: June 2019
2  Thank KMorley123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were early for our reservation at Spinners and decided to have a cocktail at Bongos. We did and some apps. Literally on the beach. There was even a wedding!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Lynn F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This beach bar has the best location! Right on the beach! The food and drinks were average but the ambiance makes it special.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Ditzgrl02
Reviewed June 9, 2019 via mobile

The Staff is awesome with great food and the beachy atmosphere is super. Sometimes music can be a little to loud

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Gregg W
Reviewed June 6, 2019 via mobile

We enjoy affordable dinner.The hand cut fries was the best Great service everyone was friendly .The manger came out and checked on us a couple of time . Thoroughly enjoy

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 772shirleym
Reviewed June 5, 2019 via mobile

Just a cool laid back beach bar near Trade Winds. Great location, food, and atmosphere 🏝 Nothing fancy but definitely worth a try if you’re in the area.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank richardsH3095HW
Reviewed June 1, 2019

We were here with two other couples. We were staying in a condo just a little way down the beach, and came here because it was recommended to us by other people at the same condo complex. The location is great - you can walk...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank FishBob49
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Kellie R
May 1, 2018|
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Response from 487jeric | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is parking in the front of hotel.
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Lizzylovesfoodlots
March 12, 2018|
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Response from islandgirl524 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure...given them a call.
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betty l
September 16, 2017|
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Response from Steve B | Reviewed this property |
No karaoke that I have seen but they have live music every night! The place is a must see! food,drinks and music with your feet in the sand!
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