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Bongos Beachside Bistro

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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolute beautiful location right on the beach with an incredible staff!! Drew our server was amazing!!

Thank Mackenzie M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Music everyday even at lunch. What a treat that was Nice to walk up from the beach and grab a drink and light snack and hear the band, also enjoyed at night before we retired for the evening.

Thank LouisianaHoneymonkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Cold beer Great service- Drew is a legend!! Food is also very good and inexpensive Live music in the evening A really laid back cool bar.

Thank Chris O
Brookhaven, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice beachside eatery. Music throughout day & into evening. Food good, drinks on higher side like most of the beach bars.

Thank ValleyhockeyMom
Tierra Verde, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We live in the area and stop at Bongos for a drink...or two...quite often. We love the tropical atmosphere. Our favorite bartenders Jason, George, Susie and Brian are awesome!! They each make great drinks and we always have a great time when any of them are around. Their food is always great, love their Salads, burgers and crab cakes. It's... More 

Thank Noodles622
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went dancing here. The music was great. There are several decks and bars enough room for everybody. I've been here before and I will go again. I just love St. Pete Beach. Fun area

Thank Lori H
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for a late dinner last night. Food was great. The wings are fantastic, lovely and crispy the chicken pasta was pretty good and the key lime pie yummy. Sitting on the beach at night eating decent food and listening to live entertainment = pretty awesome. Only thing I marked down was our entrees came whilst still eating our... More 

Thank UffieIppo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had best dinner of our beach vacation at Bongos. Toes in the sand, panoramic ocean view, cool breezes under the palms, a sunset that was perfect while entertainer sang. We had the Mahi and Salmon meals which were generous and well presented at a very reasonable price (under $20). Very professional waiter (Anthony) was friendly, attentive personable. But wait, there... More 

Thank embassyduty
St. Pete Beach, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful time. It is a special place with great service, great wait staff. Having dinner, feet in the sand and watching the sunset all in one place. I should keep it a secret so I can continue to find a table. Try it, you will love it.

Thank ljwwoods
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We get to SPBA couple times a year.Bongos is always on the hit list. Good food & service in a wonderful location.

Thank cincykid44

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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
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
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?