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Bongos Cuban Cafe

) #330 of 2,950 Restaurants in Orlando ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Caribbean, Latin, Spanish
1498 E Buena Vista Dr, Orlando, FL 32830-8522
+1 407-828-0999
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
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Open Now
11:00 - 22:30All hours
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Central American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1498 E Buena Vista Dr, Orlando, FL 32830-8522
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Reviews (2,533)
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I had the pleasure of dining at Bongos at Disney Springs with a LARGE (65+) party. Let me say up front, this establishment knows how to work with a large group! The service was spot on, meals came out at the same time, food was...More

Thank jeldenbailey
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Came for a late light dinner. The slow roast pork is out of this world. Rest if the food our party had was also quite good. The steak on the Caesar Salad was very tender. The only let down was the soggy plantain chips. Music...More

Thank Wrx8
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

BONGOS in Disney springs unfortunately very loud and crowded. The kids menu didn't work and the main menu was not kids friendly. The flatbread with honey was not tasty. It was sticky however. I would not recommend it.

Thank Desert__Duo03
Reviewed 5 days ago

A staple for Cuban while in what was once Downtown Disney now Disney Springs. If you are looking for good Cuban food while on vacation in the Disney are, Bongos is always a great place. although it is priced for the tourist attractions food is...More

Thank Pedro S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Entertainment and awesome food at one stop. Don't mind paying the slightly inflated Disney food prices when it's as good as Bongos. Had the Cuban garlic toast app and pulled pork dinner - best pulled pork I've had in a long time. Service was attentive...More

Thank Gina C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner here last night. While the establishment was very nice and service was good. The food is just ok...especially considering the price. Tab was 130.00 w/o tip. My husband had only 1 drink. It was only my husband my son and I, my...More

Thank shor133
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have eaten at Bongos before. It was good so we returned. Unfortunately, our waitress ruined our experience by not returning to check on us to the point where I had to flag down another waiter to help us. The food was well below average...More

1  Thank laceylouise
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I always wanted to try Bongos and we finally made the plunge. The menu had something for everyone and I thought the food was really good. It was really crowded when we dined. It was a little tight and loud with the only downside being...More

Thank Scott P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Churrasco steak here is fantastic. The kids chicken tenders were freshly prepared and delicious. The mojitos are large and prepared with love a care. The only issue with the place was the staff who were rude and uninterested. Bring back cash tips Disney!

Thank md050472
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have had dinner at Bongos three times - each time with different couples. Our dining experience was very enjoyable each time. Although not expert in Cuban cuisine, our meals always were very flavorful and well prepared. The menu is diverse with...More

Thank Robert T
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is entertainment provided only after 6 pm, or will it be the same fun experience earlier in the afternoon? (Conflicting info on websites). We are planning for a 5pm dinner on a Saturday.
15 May 2017|
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Response from Paris F | Reviewed this property |
I think they have floor shows throughout the day.
Also, we are a 3 generation family of 10, ages 3-60, coming for grandpas 60th birthday. Do they do anything special for birthdays?
15 May 2017|
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Response from Vlk-707 | Reviewed this property |
I know there were birthdays going on. Seems like the dancers went to table and had group go in s sort of conga line
Hi I'm Thinking of having my post wedding meal here around 3.30 pm for 9 adults and 6 children could you tell Me if you think this restaurant would be suitable for a wedding meal ?? Thank you
5 April 2017|
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Response from stewartjoslin | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I missed your question. I would not recommend it for a wedding dinner. It is a very active place and you may not hear each other. On the other hand, if you love loud, live Latin music, super food, good drinks and you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1498 E Buena Vista Dr, Orlando, FL 32830-8522
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando>  > Lake Buena Vista
  • Neighbourhood: Lake Buena Vista
  • Phone Number: +1 407-828-0999
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Walt Disney World
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