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Bongos Beachside Bistro

5250 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706-2408
+1 727-360-1811
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“coconut chicken” (23 reviews)
“fish tacos” (92 reviews)
“flatbread” (33 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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5250 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706-2408
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We tried burgers there one evening and they were excellent. Drinks were superb too, especially Mudslide!

Thank Bozena_12
Reviewed 4 days ago

Staff were very friendly and seems to be a favourite for locals and other tourists. Great entertainment every day and night.

Thank Jocelyn25
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Loved Bongos. Can’t get any better than sitting out on the beach with sand in your toes and live music. Oh and the service and food was excellent. Fish tacos, yum!

Thank Jeri C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with another couple we had the fish taco and wings was delicious with large servings. The rum runner was yummy. They had a musician singing who was also very good. It's a great little place with a beachy look . We look forward to...More

Thank Janice M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really good location - good food and ambience. You can eat with toes in the sand or on the deck to watch the sun go down over a cocktail. Worth a visit.

Thank TestarossaCranleigh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten at least one meal everyday of our stay. I highly recommend the Cuban Nachos, they are great. Also the fish tacos and the chipotle shrimp tacos were yummy. Everything we ate was good. And you eat on the beach with your feet...More

Thank Shawn C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I actually go here often simply because the view is amazing and it's one of the most affordable beach restaurants. BUT if you are going here for good food, avoid at all costs. Everything will be either over or under cooked. No flavor or way...More

Thank ShelbyTheAdventurer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I stopped in after the beach and were happy with the band and delicious margaritas. Fish tacos with grouper were tasty. My side of fruit was fresh.

Thank tropicalgalCT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here several times when we stayed at the Grand Plaza and each time was great. Good food, drinks and service!

Thank NashvilleTNGuy
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had my daughters Wedding rehearsal dinner at Bongos the service was very attentive and the food came out quickly and hot The cocktail drinks were rather strong the live music made this place and excellent choice for us.

Thank Bowkerfamily
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betty l
17 September 2017|
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Response from Steve B | Reviewed this property |
No karaoke that I have seen but they have live music every night! The place is a must see! food,drinks and music with your feet in the sand!
17 August 2017|
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Response from Steve B | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is great for kids, grab a table closest to the water and kids can run around the beach while you wait for foor or drinks!
John A
16 August 2016|
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Response from SoccerMom1821 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any pets when we were there and the seating is kind of tight so I don't think so. If you are looking for a pet friendly place we went to Rick's Reef and there was a couple sitting outside with a small dog on a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5250 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706-2408
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Pete Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 727-360-1811
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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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