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Bongo's

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Caribbean, Seafood, Contemporary
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Norman Manley Boulevard | Negril Jamaica, Negril, Jamaica
+1 876-957-3200
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Our dinner was great, our waiter was wonderful and the bartender who played the piano for us was phenomenal! !! Can't wait to go again..what a wonderful evening

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Thank Smitten1
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Sandy Haven Beach resort, this is the restaurant in the hotel. It is nicely decorated, nice setting. We recommend the Seafood/Corn Chowder-amazing-and the grilled lobster was fantastic. Excellent staff, and the piano music was just an added bonus!

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Thank MNtoNegril
Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

Chef Tyrone makes the best crab chowder, and you must try his jerk glazed fish. Divine. If you visit Negril, Bongo's should be on your list of the best places to eat.

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Thank CamilleLH
Montego Bay, Jamaica
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

I decided to try Bongos for a celebratory dinner with friends. The atmosphere was great as was the piano session had after dinner. Loy (our server) was great but the restaurant missed the mark on the quality of the food. It so happens that it was their Thursday night 2 for one special so they had a set menu. I... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

go, this place is clean and nice , pool table looks good and they have a piano . The bar looked real nice all premium brands.

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Thank ralmundi
Belo Horizonte, MG
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

What a good surprise! We have read the reviews and this restaurante wasn't in the top 10 for Negril but it MUST be. The food is really great and the service good. We were staying at the hotel and we brought our own wine and they didn't charge extra for this.

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Thank Erika_Viajante
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016

Bongos is the restaurant on site at the Sandy Haven resort. During my stay at the resort I dined at Bongos twice and each time the food was divine! The atmosphere is very elegant and relaxing, but not too stuffy as you can still wear your casual clothing. The décor is aesthetically pleasing and there is beautiful live piano music... More 

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Thank victorianjidekaw
Washington DC
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Located in Sandy Haven resort, we had dinner one night and appetizers/ cocktails another night here. Like Sandy Haven, the restaurant is very well-appointed, chic, awesome upscale-ish trendy decor. The food is very good, too--elegant and well-presented twists on Jamaican food. If you're dressed up and/or looking for a nice, elegant dinner, try it!

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Thank fashionistamommy
Duluth, Minnesota
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

Based on another review, we thought we would try this restaurant. It was terrific. We had the Thursday 2-for1 special, and it did not disappoint. We chose the menu with pumpkin soup, sirloin, and rum banana split dessert. We were apprehensive about ordering beef since it is generally not up to U.S. expectations in the Caribbean, but it was very... More 

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Thank nanook63
St. Louis, Missouri
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109 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

We have been to Negril many times and love Jamaican food, however, Bongo's is a welcome diversion from chicken and rice & peas. We ate here again inside the Sandy Haven Hotel on a Thursday evening for Two-for-one night that starts at 7PM. They offer three menu choices for around (36-40USD) which includes appetizer, bread& butter, main course and dessert.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Seafood, Contemporary
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Norman Manley Boulevard | Negril Jamaica, Negril, Jamaica
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Jamaica  >  Westmoreland Parish  >  Negril
  • Phone Number: +1 876-957-3200

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