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Bongos Beachside Bistro

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5250 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
+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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Orlando, Florida
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had been here one time during memorial weekend and decided to try it one more time. Well it certainly did not disapoint! Food was great! I had crab cakes and they were perfect! My husband had their cuban sandwich and it was to die for! The pork was delicious. We watched the sun set from our table. Just an... More 

Thank Wendy A
London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant is right on the beach so you can bury your feet in the sand while you eat. The food is good as are the cocktails but it is quite pricey but it's understandable given the location.

Thank JudithandAlan1664
Naples, Florida
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent five days in St. Pete Beach and Bongos was the beachside bistro at our hotel. The weather was very hot but Bongos had plenty of shade to offer under the palm trees with many umbrellas and tables. We would have spent more money drinking and eating at Bongos if they had buckets of ice to keep our beers,... More 

Thank Gainesburger
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60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a great beach bar accessible from the Beach or the Grand Plaza resort. We had lunch here several times during our stay and the big favorites became Chicken Quesadillas and hot wings. Food is good and service is good and would recommend going here for a lunch bite. We went here for dinner once and if you are... More 

Thank HungryNorway
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90 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Service was great. Drinks were very good. Food was decent but over-salted. We'd try it again but ask for them to go light with the salt shaker...

Thank nm_roadrunner
Jacksonville, Florida
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We drove down from Jax., and went straight to Bongo's to catch the sunset. Although there was an hour wait for a table, the bar seats are first come, and there were plenty of seats. We had the flatbread and wings. The food was good, but the location is fabulous. You can walk directly onto the beach from your seat!... More 

Thank gayles481
Tampa, Florida
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I don't know if I came at a bad time- we ordered food and drinks. We were very hungry. My mom and sister ordered hamburgers. They were extremely disappointed! The burgers were frozen and very dry. The waitress, Serena was very attentive and apologized for the food. She called over Steve, the manager on duty. He apologized for the food... More 

1 Thank 10EH80
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bartenders were the best ... Eat the Bar they are the friendliest ... Funny watching food come out and the sea gulls come down and steal French fries ... Drinks could of been little stronger or more taste kinda to icy but I guess I should of gotten on the rocks, but I felt like a slushy drink. I hope... More 

Thank Heidi B
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61 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Right on the beach. Great service and food is excellent. You can come right off the beach and have lunch or dinner. Reasonably priced.

Thank Lew44
Bloomington, Illinois
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate here on a Wednesday night around 7.....food was real good. Seating is all outside so be prepared in the event it rains like it did on us. We had to move from our table with our plates of food to the bar stools at the bar. Very relaxing atmosphere....not quiet since you are outside and you hear people from... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $15
American, Bar, Seafood
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
Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children
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
  • 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?