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Bongo Java

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2007 Belmont Blvd, Nashville, TN 37212-4405
+1 615-385-5282
07:00 - 23:00
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Sat - Sun 08:00 - 23:00
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing like an unseasonably warm Feb morning to sit outside at Bongo and enjoy some.great coffee, and breakfast. The oatmeal cessation with strawberries, raisins and bananas, just get there before it's gone. They rock hash browns so try those for sure. They have all the fancy drinks and iced coffee, too. Dogs are always plentiful at the.outside tables.

Thank cearn
New York City, New York
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86 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

I like to try local coffee spots when I'm traveling & came across this gem. They have a ton of unique flavors & brews. I got a Spiced Carrot Latte with cinnamon, orange zest, and coconut milk... quite tasty. Laid back atmosphere with plenty of tables & seating, including outdoor seating. Planning on visiting again tomorrow.

Thank FitnessTravels
Hoschton, Georgia
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Sort of in a rush, we enjoyed our first visit here, to warm up on a cold night, with some sort of coffee. Ended up having a almond milk cinnamon tea and a regular coffee and it was good. We didn't have much time to order and were in a hurry, so. Next time, I will allow a more casual... More 

Thank RKeith74
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58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Just love the unusual coffee they serve! Food is good too but I just have to have a coffee when in town visiting my so. At Belmont. This trip I enjoyed the Wascally Wabbit. So delish! If they have a "grey skies" coffee or tea isn't a must have!!

Thank Jill T
Palm Springs, California
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47 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Contrary to the coffee-centric name, Bongo Java is actually a bagel cafe and it is a VERY good one. On a recent trip to Nashville I experienced eating there several times, as it was located across the street from my air bnb place. I'm so glad I found it! The place is a order-at-the-counter shop where patrons take away their... More 

Thank Kelli B
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117 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Breakfast for 3 was over $30, but the portions are big. I could have easily split the special with my husband. Nice to sit outside and people watch.

Thank linda2061
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

I stayed at a nearby Airbnb and woke up needed some good coffee. I walked outside and backtracked from the stream of college students I saw with to go cups. Coffee was great. I really like the outdoor seating area.

Thank Gnailz
Echelon, New Jersey, United States
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Having been to Java Bongo many times in many visits to Music City, I had to return to see if it was as good as I remembered. It wasn't, it was even better. The dining area has expanded, the breakfasts were freshly made. The oatmeal was outstanding. Try Steve's bfst sandwich. You won't be disappointed. Will return anytime I am... More 

Thank Matt S
Nashville, Tennessee
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69 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

This is a great place for a quick casual breakfast and great coffee. Menu is limited but enough variety to find what you want and everything I have had has been enjoyable...love the hash browns and bagels. Coffee and coffee drinks are really good. I like Starbucks but prefer Bongo as the atmosphere is what it is.....local. Artwork on the... More 

Thank Ann C
West Chester, OH
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

We had breakfast and coffee here. Our lattes were good, food wasn't anything special. Had their daily specials omelette and French toast. Bacon in omelette was burnt. French toast was pretty good. Our bill was $30 for two lattes, 1 omelette and 1 French toast. We might go back again for coffee but not a meal.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2007 Belmont Blvd, Nashville, TN 37212-4405
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Nashville>  > Bellmont/Hillsboro
  • Neighbourhood: Bellmont/Hillsboro
  • Phone Number: +1 615-385-5282

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?