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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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“fish tacos” (93 reviews)
“flatbread” (35 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
5250 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706-2408
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very nice outside beach bar. Many seating options, live music and we were very pleased with our dinner. Ordered the blackened fish tacos, delicious! 2 weddings there on the beach while we were there. Positive experience!

Thank FonzBaltimore
Reviewed 2 days ago

Your toes are literally in the sand and best location on the beach. Live music, good food, fun time.

Thank Codybear2015
Reviewed 3 days ago

We walk to Bongos & always meet nice people. Great Rum Runners & beach drinks. They always have great music! One of my favorite spots!

Thank JRB L
Reviewed 4 days ago

Good drinks and live music! Great views of the Gulf of Mexico and lots of choices to sit and relax. Dine al fresco and enjoy the tropical breezes and sand between your toes! Good service and good portions. I'm a local and I"ll be back,...More

Thank Candy S
Reviewed 4 days ago

What can you say about a lovely bar situated directly on the beautiful sand of St Pete Beach. It's gorgeous, both day and night, the setting is awesome, both day and night, the little lights make it a magical place at night, and the food...More

Thank AtlantaBeachgirl
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great evening with a good plate of food. Service was good and a great way to watch the sun go down! Great frozen margaritas!

Thank Travelmomjojo
Reviewed 5 days ago

Absolutely love the atmosphere and food here. It's not your normal beach food, it's raised to the next level. I'm a local and this place is where you can literally eat on the beach with your feet in the sand. Great service and great music!...More

Thank ChrissyT6
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food friendly service view of the Gulf of Mexico with feet in the sand. Excellent Cesar Salad with Salmon. Very healthy portions washed down with tasty Rum Runners

Thank JSimmsfun
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious dinner followed by a relaxing night listening to music. Bartenders were fantastic! Our favorite spot to stop during vacation.

Thank ambermorrison1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went down in the evening to have some drinks. We enjoyed live music while we sat with our toes in the sand. They have palm trees everywhere and hanging lanterns. It has a very relaxing ambiance at night. We tried quite a few of...More

Thank ChristyLouJohnson
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18 August 2017|
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Response from James B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, very much so. There are quite a few tables that sit on the beach so it's a great atmosphere for families.
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
Cathy D
26 February 2016|
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Response from jimbeam10 | Reviewed this property |
the only thing they offer is shots of rum at dusk
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 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
Good for
Groups, Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
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
  • E-mail
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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