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Bongos Cuban Cafe

) #328 of 2,957 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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wanted to avoid burgers; fries and pizza places during our family trip to Disney so we decided to eat at Bongos. Although it's over priced Cuban food it's expected for the area and much better than the junk Faire.. we were happy that they happened...More

Thank Lorena G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is our third time to Disney Springs and our second time to Bongos Cuban Restaurant owned by Gloria and Emilio Estefan. My husband and I ordered the Cuban sandwich with black beans and rice. The sandwich is so big that we got to take...More

Thank Hstack08
Reviewed 2 days ago

My friends and I were just in Cuba in the spring we miss it very much, so were excited to try Bongo's! We found the staff just as friendly and fun as the people in Cuba (which is VERY friendly and fun!) the music and...More

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 3 days ago

This restaurant does not have authentic Cuban food. Decor is nice but looks like it needs a facelift in certain areas. I dined here for lunch during the week with two other people so there was no wait for a table. We barely got to...More

Thank Kavita C
Reviewed 3 days ago

This restaurant surprised me...the food was fantastic and the Cuban atmosphere was so much fun. I booked this dinner last minute and got a great table. I was nervous about the food but omgoodness it was full of flavor. I also tried their famous Mojitos...More

Thank sophia45
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The music was good and the atmosphere was friendly. We had an excellent waiter who was very attentive but I can honestly say the food was underwhelming. We had visited Mount Dora earlier in the day where I had a cheese and ham toastie and...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 5 days ago

MY wife had made a reservation to Bongos for my birthday. This was our first time going to this restaurant. The atmosphere was very good live entertainment the food was also very good.

Thank Derrick150
Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited this restaurant as part of the Disney Dining Plan and would really recommend visiting if part of this package. We were seated quickly (upstairs seating area) and really enjoyed the lively atmosphere with the cuban band and dancers. Although, I can understand that sitting...More

Thank Georgia A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great atmosphere. Great food and phenomenal waiter--Jose Lopez. The meal was great ended up with churros and cappuccino. Jose is the BEST!!!!

Thank Kirk A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bongos is a very popular restaurant. There was a wait when I arrived, so I sat at the bar. The bar stools are in the shape of bongos, so while they add to the decor, their narrow tops are not comfortable to sit on. The...More

Thank MaestraCarmencita
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Questions & Answers
15 May 2017|
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Response from Paris F | Reviewed this property |
I think they have floor shows throughout the day.
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
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, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
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
  • This restaurant is at Walt Disney World
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