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“Amazing atmosphere, great food and HUGE”

Bongos Beachside Bistro
Ranked #11 of 145 Restaurants in St. Pete Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $20
Cuisines: American, Bar, Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Kids, Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Brunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Amazing atmosphere, great food and HUGE”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2014

My husband and I came here with our friends on New Years Eve from around 7pm-10pm. It was a BLAST! The place is huge and we had no problem finding a few great couches. The live music was perfect and the staff is some of the friendliest around. I particularly loved the fish dip appetizer, it was phenomenal... but everything we ordered was great. We had such a great time and I was sad to leave. Will most definitely be back!

  • Visited December 2013
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Lawrenceville, Georgia
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“Best of St. Pete Beach”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2014

This location (including the Grand Plaza Hotel) has been a favorite of ours for many years, even before all the really nice improvements were made to Bongos. The food and service is excellent and ya just can't beat the beach location and the sunsets. I highly recommend this location to anyone, you won't be dissapointed.

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  • Visited December 2013
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Tampa, Florida
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“Rehearsal dinner”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2014

Awesome atmosphere and food. Great wait staff. Great view right on the beach. Great location on the beach.

  • Visited December 2013
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Valrico, Florida
2 reviews
“"Relaxation at it's best"”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2013

My friends and I had dinner one evening and lunch the next day while there for a girls weekend. Love the atmosphere and the food was very tasty. The ambiance of being right on the beach is a great way to unwind and the live music is a plus as well! Will see you next time we're there!

  • Visited December 2013
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“Great dinner and drinks on the deck!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2013 via mobile

We accidentally ended up here in search for another place, but were pleasantly surprised. They had live music from 6-9 on the open air deck. It's huge with many places to sit and eat or just to lounge on couches. Basic bar food with great service, even though it was super busy.

Visited December 2013
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