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Bongos Cuban Cafe

1498 E Buena Vista Dr, Orlando, FL 32830-8522
+1 407-828-0999
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
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Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Central American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1498 E Buena Vista Dr, Orlando, FL 32830-8522
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Dined here with our grandson during our family visit to Disney. Requested an outside table and were easily upgraded to a table by the water. Kids menu was a bit limited and the Mac and Cheese not up to his standards. Entree’s were very good...More

Thank Bob W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited Bongo's Express this past week. This is the take-out potion of the restaurant located beside it. What we didn't know is that it shares the same kitchen as the larger restaurant which seriously effects the wait time. We waited 30 minutes for a...More

Thank Hartley M
Reviewed 5 days ago

We explored Disney Springs and decided to have a late dinner at Bongos. We were seated quickly and our waiter was super friendly. He gave recommendations of foods and beverages and everything he suggested was delicious. The food took about twenty minutes to get to...More

Thank Christine P
Reviewed 5 days ago

What can I say it started from walking up to the door, the staff seemed very unhelpful and no customer service. We had reserved a table but they seemed to have no idea so put us down as a walk-in and the same went for...More

Thank GARY J
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband took me to Disney for my birthday since I had not been to the amusement parks before. Our first night was low key and spent in Disney Springs with a lovely dinner at Bongo’s. We had 8:30pm reservations and it seemed that business...More

Thank Pandrea B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food. Good service. In Disney Springs. We will be back at night to enjoy live music one of these nights. Cuban food is seasoned a little different than what we are used to in NJ, but we are stuffed . What else can I...More

Thank lowell k
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Six of us had lunch and drinks. After ordering appetizers, and two pitchers drinks we had little room for the entre, but we ordered anyway. The food did not disappoint. The service was fantastic and the pricing was quite reasonable. I will return

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The menu offers several meat choices with black beans, rice, onions and peppers attached to most. The servings were all fairly large and were not overly spicy. The food and the service were all outstanding. There was on-going entertainment which gets a bit loud at...More

Thank ps308
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great atmosphere with Latin American dancing and singing. The service was top notch, our waiter helped us through the menu as it as our firstCuban style meal. However in the end, we just did not enjoy the food, too greasy, too much rice, onions etc....More

Thank gary s
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had made a reservation upon arriving at our resort for Bongos within the next hour. We arrived at Bongos at the designated time and they could not locate our reservation on their system. I showed the hostess my phone with the reservation information and...More

Thank nwpatraveler
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Wisdom S
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Response from Bluebarnman | Reviewed this property |
No Most were there in casual attire!!
15 May 2017|
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Response from Paris F | Reviewed this property |
I think they have floor shows throughout the day.
15 May 2017|
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Response from Vlk-707 | Reviewed this property |
I know there were birthdays going on. Seems like the dancers went to table and had group go in s sort of conga line
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1498 E Buena Vista Dr, Orlando, FL 32830-8522
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando>  > Lake Buena Vista
  • Neighbourhood: Lake Buena Vista
  • Phone Number: +1 407-828-0999
  • This restaurant is at Walt Disney World
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