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Bongos Beachside Bistro

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5250 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
+1 727-360-1811
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11:00 - 03:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 03:00
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Toronto, Canada
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108 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 368 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I walked over to Bongos from the hotel next door for a beachside dinner. We enjoyed the beautiful sunset from our balcony before heading next door for dinner. From the minute we arrived we were greeted warmly and was seated at an awesome table right on the sand. It was a little cool after the sun went... More 

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Mount Airy, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Bongos was our go to dinner spot for our entire visit to St Pete Beach. The service was prompt, friendly, and helpful. Our food was delicious and consistently prepared as requested. I thoroughly enjoyed trying the various frozen drinks on the menu. We also enjoyed the live music as the sun set each evening. We will be sure to be... More 

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Marysville, Michigan
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Daughter and I went to Bongos for a late night dinner. We loved the look and ambiance of Bongos. The lighting is beautiful and the heaters are great. Also really enjoyed the live music they had there. Food was very good and the waiters are very nice. So cool to be able to walk right up from the beach and... More 

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Waterloo, Iowa
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244 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time on a Thursday afternoon watching the sunset and enjoying drinks and appetizers. I would suggest the coconut chicken and the scallops. Both were large portions and delicious. Roger the bartender was informative and fun. The patio heaters made it very enjoyable even on a cool January evening. I will definitely return!

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1 Thank Brenda J
Dunnellon, Florida
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for a fun place to dine on the beach, this is it!!! View was gorgeous, atmosphere was perfection, food was delicious! Bongo's is on our list to visit each time we visit St Pete Beach!

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Issaquah, Washington
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76 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great atmosphere, Both live singing and recorded music. Excellent food with a good menu. Cold beer and friendly attentive servers. On the beach, great to watch the sunset. Open till 3am.

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Thank Terry H
Gulfport, Florida
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232 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good service, nice casual atmosphere where you can dine with your feet in the sand if you choose too. They have great appetizers, lunch & dinner items reasonably priced. Often have entertainment.

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Belper, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can wiggle your toes in the sand if that is what floats your boat, or sit on a deck if you want to keep your feet clean. The setting next to the beach is remarkable, the service is excellent, and the food is very reasonably priced and quite delicious. We have eaten here three times already during our stay,... More 

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Thank PeterH307
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You cannot beat the sunsets here. Food and drinks are great and they have a fun atmosphere. You will luv the place. Stop by

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Thank Nanskerdoodles
St. Pete Beach, Florida
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This setting is the best for viewing the sunset. The skyline, and palm trees make the a great spot for getting great pictures of the sunset. The outdoor seating menu has something for everyone. The burger I had was excellent.

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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
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Cheap Eats, View
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 03:00
Monday
11:00 - 03:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 03:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 03:00
Thursday
11:00 - 03:00
Friday
11:00 - 03:00
Saturday
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5250 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Pete Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 727-360-1811
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?