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Bongos Beach Bar & Grille

Open Now: 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Open today: 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Actually on the beach

Bongos is the first beach bar we visited that was actually on the beach, I mean there was actually... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2018
JoanneH2824
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Awesome beach front

We came to bongos as our first stop visiting family in the area. We stopped in for drinks and a... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
fastpitchten
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Atlanta, Georgia
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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...more
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5250 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706-2408
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Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Bongos is the first beach bar we visited that was actually on the beach, I mean there was actually sand under our feet at the tables. So many of these beach bars are really behind railings it’s deceiving. I loved Bongos, live music, great food,...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

We came to bongos as our first stop visiting family in the area. We stopped in for drinks and a bunch of different apps. It was absolutely delicious and one of my favorite stops of the trip. The views are amazing. We grabbed a table...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

We have ate here a few times and the rooftop restaurant also, and I have to say they are both delicious. I ordered a bongos favourite which was a chicken pasta, and substituted the white sauce for a red sauce instead. The prices aren’t too...More

Thank Anastasiadempsey
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Went there for dinner. There was 5 of us. We were seated quickly, close to the beach. The view was nice, watched the sunset. This was the only positive thing about this place. We ordered our drinks, none were alcoholic. Waited 20 minutes for them....More

Thank Ron P
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

We have visited St. Pete Beach for the past 5 years. Bongos is writhing walking distance from our condo, but we never happened to stop in. Boy, we made a mistake not coming here. It is NOT solely a beach bar. Bongos is a high...More

Thank ERat
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

This place has a great atmosphere and the food and service were great. The beach front dining is so relaxing and the drinks a great too, highly recommend and in the evening great sunsets to see and get photos of or with someone you love.

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Great beachfront bar with tropical concoctions, live music, and white sand for the floor. Very popular around sunset and beyond.

Thank PAboyinFL
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

We ate here on a relaxing Saturday night while watching the sunset. It's a relaxing atmosphere especially if you are outside. We went in November, so it might be a little chilly after the sun goes down. It was good being next to the beach,...More

Thank Mulan H
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

4th time back to St Pete Beach and ALWAYS have to come to Bongos - for 4 years in a row now, Steve at the bar has been a friendly face, and one of the main reasons we keep coming back! Hands down, Steve makes...More

Thank yoitslauren
Reviewed 22 May 2018

We always stop here when we're at St. Pete beach. We love the atmosphere. It's not that far of a walk from the parking area at the beach so if you don't want to leave your stuff on the beach you can take it to...More

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marecare
28 August 2018|
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Response from Silverskates23 | Reviewed this property |
It’s free to park at the hotel. We parked in the small lot in the back left of hotel in front of Bongos. The cars were coming/going frequently so only had to wait a few mins.
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MOsberg1952
20 February 2018|
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Response from Paula H | Reviewed this property |
They do not take reservations expect at Spinners. It is first come, first served. I did see a couple of handicapped spaces in the parking lot. Both spaces were close to the entrance. We stayed at the hotel so I am not sure... More
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MOsberg1952
20 February 2018|
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Response from irina g | Reviewed this property |
This restaurant is open through the whole day till late in the evening, without any breaks. I stayed in this hotel recently, my friends and I just went to Bongos several times (at different times, both during the day and in... More
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