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6501 Aurora Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103-5323
+1 206-420-8548
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  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Caribbean, Cuban, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
6501 Aurora Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103-5323
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Several great wet and messy sandwiches or plates that you can customize if needed. In fact, "The Bart" was added to the menu because Bart kept ordering a custom sandwich and it became a hit! Just writing this is making me hungry for them. Outdoor...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Richard D
Reviewed November 18, 2018

Our first visit to Bongos was great, and won't be our last. We had just attended an event at the Phinney Ridge Community Center and were looking for an early dinner option, thinking that we'd just drive up or down the street, but when we...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank dunadan
Reviewed February 6, 2018

Stopped by for lunch. Food was great. I loved the atmosphere. It was raining so could not take advantage of outside seating which appeared to be like eating on the beach. I have liked in the Caribbean for 3 years and flavor of Jerk chicken...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Delphinus65
Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

Great service, good food. This place didn't disappoint. Fast service and a good portion of food. Seating inside and out.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank ItsaGthg
Reviewed November 16, 2017 via mobile

Don’t let the exterior appearance deceive you! Finally decided to check this place out. Great service - Awesome food (I had the Desi sandwich) cool decor and an outdoor patio / sandpit that would be all sorts of cool during summertime. I’m in the area...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank ChrisR545
Reviewed October 21, 2017

Bongos is a great option if you are craving Cuban/Caribbean food! You order at the counter and food comes to your table. The front courtyard is made of sand with tables spread about so on a nice day it is easy to forget you are...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank misopiso88
Reviewed September 7, 2017

Almost like being in Puerto Rico or the Virgin Islands. The food is excellent and the portions are a good size. Outdoor eating in the same gives the place an obvious beach like appeal. It's close to Woodland Park Zoo which makes it a convenient...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank David G
Reviewed September 3, 2017

Really enjoyed the food. Good portions tasty pretty authentic really good vibe. Nice fireplace friendly servers.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank josephcorbin911111
Reviewed August 21, 2017

Can you say good quality Cuban/Caribbean food? Yes you can if you give Bongo's Cafe a chance. My wife and I had been wanting to try this restaurant for quite some time, as we drive by it often and it just looks so festive every...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Tyr L
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Bongos is a perfect lunch/dinner location after spending the day at Greenlake. It's outdoor seating is family friendly, and the food is always incredible.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Sierracoco
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6501 Aurora Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103-5323
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-420-8548
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