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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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“coconut chicken” (23 reviews)
“fish tacos” (90 reviews)
“flatbread” (33 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5250 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706-2408
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Drinks are large and reasonably priced. The apps are large and yummy. Definitely a must on St. Pete Beach.

Thank wally318
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place is fun for drinks in the sand. The food was fine...basic American bar food. If you aren’t looking for fresh seafood or anything fancy this will do.

Thank Mary Beth W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to the restaurant twice. On my most recent trip to St. Pete's my husband and I visited the restaurant twice, the food is great and the drinks are great for the price. I would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone visiting the...More

Thank Ashley H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great beach bar. You literally sit with your toes in the sand. good election of beachy-type drinks as well as wine and beer. Decent menu for lunch

Thank astridforman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here three times now for both food and drinks. Meals are not anything special, but it is nice if you want to eat right on thr beach with toes in the sand. Came once just to hear live music and have drinks....More

Thank FunTrvlCpl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Grand Plaza and had the opportunity to dine at Bongos many times...each time we had a great experience. Since we were here for a wedding, we never knew how many folks would be in our party, they were always willing to...More

Thank dreamboatannie2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we went there twice the first time everyone paid for their food (which is really good) then we stayed and had another drink when they brought the ticket it was for someone else (80$ for two drinks) she took the ticket back crossed off one...More

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bongos has such great potential. It is a beautiful location right on the beach. We visited with a large party and there were problems with our bill. The manager came over and actually made matters worse – she was awful. It is inexcusable to spend...More

1  Thank stevewiese
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great live music and really good food. This place gives you good food and good atmosphere which is hard to find at beach restaurants

Thank sharris304
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did not have any food from here, drinks are average at the best! Erika the server is great! She was very efficient and service minded- the other staff seemed a little bit lost. The location is unbeatable, its comfortably shaded and right on the...More

1  Thank MatildaGZ
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betty l
17 September 2017|
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Response from Steve B | Reviewed this property |
No karaoke that I have seen but they have live music every night! The place is a must see! food,drinks and music with your feet in the sand!
18 August 2017|
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Response from Steve B | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is great for kids, grab a table closest to the water and kids can run around the beach while you wait for foor or drinks!
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
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
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
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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, 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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