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Bongos Cuban Cafe

1498 E Buena Vista Dr, Orlando, FL 32830-8522
+1 407-828-0999
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“plantains” (162 reviews)
“cuban sandwich” (101 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (58 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:30 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Central American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
1498 E Buena Vista Dr, Orlando, FL 32830-8522
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We picked Bongos because it was close to the Cirque venue and it promised a different taste of food. There was enough variety to please everyone. We all enjoyed the plantains in the meals - bacon wrapped plantains and the plantain risotto were delicious. The...More

Thank StormyMarin
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The restaurant its self is a fun environment and the service was good. The menu offers up on paper some very interesting options however the food just didn't live up to the hype. I had the Cuban slow roasted pork and was completely underwhelmed. My...More

Thank PJ W
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a special night for my son-in-Laws party. Great venue food was great but different to the norm in Florida music Has it was in Disney Springs very busy and not cheap but a great night

Thank John J
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went down to Disney Springs on Saturday night and ended up having dinner at Bongos. The place was very clean and not over crowded so we were seated rather quickly. They had some entertainment going but unfortunately the show was up by the time...More

Thank Jesse L
Reviewed 3 days ago

I noticed they have some bad reviews but my experience was extremely positive. The food was delicious and well prepared. Part of it might be I wasn't expecting much from a theme park restaurant but Disney by far has the best food for a tourist...More

Thank 108Lincoln108
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Ok, my only criticism is that it is expensive. But, all of our meals were excellent. My Cuban braised short rib was tender and very tasty ($26). 2 of My daughters both got chicken and yellow rice, again it was very good and flavorful, but...More

Thank Jarena928
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Family of 4 stopped as a try something different and was rewarded! We will definitely visit again!!! Server was very friendly, Stephen!! He made several suggestions and they all were great. We did a sample of 3 dishes, churros, tres Leche, and Estefan combo. We...More

Thank Bluebarnman
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Cuban sandwich is loaded and a good size. It feeds two people. Located near Splitzville lanes in Disney Springs.

Thank Charles A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Street food at unreasonable price; everything sold as “the Stefan this and that” but, in the end, not even good food. And they charged the tip in the bill, I guess just in case...

Thank Juanjo A
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a great time, the food was great and they had a live band playing salsa. the entire ambiance of the restaurant is designed for relaxation. It does not matter were you dine i the First or second floor or in the terrace overlooking...More

Thank frltravelclub
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Questions & Answers
thinkin'vacation
15 May 2017|
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Response from Paris F | Reviewed this property |
I think they have floor shows throughout the day.
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thinkin'vacation
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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rachxl
4 April 2017|
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Response from stewartjoslin | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I missed your question. I would not recommend it for a wedding dinner. It is a very active place and you may not hear each other. On the other hand, if you love loud, live Latin music, super food, good drinks and you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Cuisine
Meals
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
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Saturday
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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