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Bongos Cuban Cafe

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Address: 601 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132-1801
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+1 786-777-2100

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I don't know why the Stefans closed this place down, it was good food and at 11:00 pm they will clear the dance floor and you could dance inside or outside on the terrace. Now... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Miami, Florida
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Miami, Florida
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you enjoy Cuban cooking in a beautiful restaurant, Bongos is the place to go. Since I don't speak Spanish, I appreciated that everyone I met here was bilingual.

Thank Greatswag
Miami, Florida
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't know why the Stefans closed this place down, it was good food and at 11:00 pm they will clear the dance floor and you could dance inside or outside on the terrace. Now there is another place open there called 601.

Thank ELI0514
San Francisco, California
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42 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016

This place has a $20 cover which was really steep! The acts were entertaining. Drinks were terrible. The place is actually small, reminded me of CABO clubs. I was not impressed

Thank 21Pam
Miami, Florida
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68 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2015

This was recco ended to us by a Cuban, so we knew it was going to be good. The food was excellent & so is the location. Amazing for a night out & to show someone what An awesome place Miami is.

Thank Damica_C
Stockton, New Jersey
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209 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2015

We both ordered a pork dish here and could have easily split one meal. It was delicious but I probably ate only a fourth of what I was given. I wanted to save room for the flan, which was excellent. We also had their Cuban coffee which was also excellent and I am fussy about my coffee!

Thank Sandra M
Little Rock
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101 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2015

Great food and fabulous atmosphere. Dined with a large group and our service didn't suffer because of the size of the table. If you don't like to wait, dine early because it's popular and with the Heat venue next door, it fills up fast.

Thank LRHappyWonderer
Perth Amboy, New Jersey
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2015

there are better places in Miami which serve great Cuban food. This is an ideal place for it's music and nightlife.

1 Thank Lionheart17
Miami, Florida
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45 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2014

I have never eaten here. I have only been here to celebrate a few times with friends. The music was great for those who like Latin music. If you like to dance salsa, bachata, merengue, and mainstream reggae. The outside was playing different music - English. I enjoyed myself, however, the drinks were typical weak club drinks.

1 Thank Miliarda
North Houston, Texas
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49 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2014

Food was decent. Nothing extra special. It came with a price tag. Unsure if I would visit again due to cost vs. food quality. We had a great time and service was attentive.

1 Thank HappyTexanGirl
New York City, New York
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2014 via mobile

Very bland flavorless food. Was very disappointed. The atmosphere and decoration made you think you were going to eat a great meal, only to disappoint

2 Thank oliviag-b

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