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“AWESOME!! One of the only vegan restaurants in OC!”
Review of Bongo Cafe & Grille - CLOSED

Bongo Cafe & Grille
Cuisines: American, Contemporary, Cafe
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast
Description: Creative dishes served in an upbeat retro beach setting. Serving breakfast, lunch & dinner. Separate vegan menu available. Gluten-free options. Pet friendly outdoor seating, in season.
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“AWESOME!! One of the only vegan restaurants in OC!”
Reviewed August 29, 2013

Delish!! Both Reg and Vegan menue was wonderful! Definitely worth it!! Staff was friendly, and atmosphere was relaxing!

  • Visited August 2013
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Ocean City NJ
Level 4 Contributor
34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Birthday Lunches”
Reviewed August 29, 2013

My BF & I always have our birthday lunches together, I chose the Bongo Cafe because it has great food & fun atmosphere. You can sit inside or outside under umbrella tables. Pets are welcome outside & cool water bowls are available for our furry friends.

We had the" Adult Grilled Cheese" which was fabulous! Multi grain toast w goat cheese,bacon,turkey & cranberry relish ...very yummy!
We also shared the" Bongo Reuben w corned beef" ( or turkey) . It was the leanest & thinnest sliced corn beef ever, It was so large I took half home. All sammies come with homemade salad or fries & pickles! I next want to try their breakfast menu which I've heard is terrific!

  • Visited August 2013
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New York City, New York
Level 5 Contributor
61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Fantastic Breakfast!”
Reviewed August 26, 2013

This is a small local restaurant on the corner of a busy street. It has outdoor seating. Very popular with locals and tourists alike. The food is excellent. Probably one of the best breakfasts I have ever had! Everything is made on the premises from fresh ingredients. The Chef is very particular about his dishes and it shows in both presentation and taste. A tip for the owner of this restaurant:- the service was a little slow that day but it was not the fault of our waitress - it was very busy, she was clearly over-worked and was "bussing" her own tables at the same time as taking orders and serving food, all by herself. You need to employ a "bus boy". Other than that, we would highly recommend this place.

  • Visited August 2013
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bucks county
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Excellent.”
Reviewed August 20, 2013

Looking for a place with REAL FOOD instead of your typical Boardwalk fare? Try Bongos. We were pleasantly surprised. Also has great Vegetarian/Vegan dishes. Real ones. Not just salads. The staff was also super nice and not short or snippy no matter how busy it got. Get there early because the word is out and it gets crowded. They also don't rush you which is great when you want to relax. The prices are also very reasonable for real vegan friendly meals. They also have other great food if you are not a vegetarian.

  • Visited August 2013
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Out of the way, but worth the trip!”
Reviewed August 7, 2013 via mobile

Not on or near the regular boardwalk eateries, but this Bay Street (and 11th) cafe offers outstanding food, including an extensive vegan menu. Sixties Beach Movie kitch makes it a fun experience for the family!

Visited August 2013
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