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6501 Aurora Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103-5323
+1 206-420-8548
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Caribbean, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly
6501 Aurora Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103-5323
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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

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.

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

Thank Chris R
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

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

Thank David G
Reviewed September 3, 2017

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

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

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.

Thank Sierracoco
Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere and the food was better than we expected! My daughter loved sitting at the tables in the sand. Beer was good and reasonably priced. We had a beautifully sunny day to enjoy the patio. I would definitely come back again! I would, however,...More

Thank Tom612
Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

Have driven past this place I don't know how many times while driving Aurora. They always appeared to have a decent crowd no matter when. I went tonight with another couple who happen to be Haitian and lived in Miami for many years. After 10...More

Thank jim b
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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
Families with children, Kids
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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