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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” (158 reviews)
“cuban sandwich” (105 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Central American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1498 E Buena Vista Dr, Orlando, FL 32830-8522
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1 - 10 of 2,683 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We had dinner here, service very pleasant, music really good with Cuban dancers strolling around the restaurant, only down side was we were sat in booths away from the main part of the restaurant so couldn’t enjoy it as much as we wished. Nice food.

Thank Neil S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Food was excellent service was great drinks flowed well definitely can’t complain, and everything was reasonable priced

Thank gash16008
Reviewed 4 days ago

After pre-booking for 4, we arrived 5 minutes late and there was no problem, they got us a table right way. Service was okay, as was the dancing/band that they had on, can’t say much about the food, after we put in the order within...More

Thank Victor V
Reviewed 5 days ago

Overall, the food was disappointing. Baked Cuban empanadas, we had the pork and the ground beef ones, both terrible. They both lacked flavor and seasoning. Cuban risotto - the risotto was great, but flank steak was too little, and in their effort to make it...More

Thank ZacaR1as
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a great time, no complaints. Everyone's food was AMAZING. The music and atmosphere is dope. A little on the pricey side, but when you step foot into Disney Springs I figure most people understand that, LOL. I recommend the crispy beef & pork...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 6 days ago

This place was good few years ago. Now you don't even get the Cuban bread before your lunch or dinner.Now you need to pay extra for it. When you get your food is so little what they serve you are left hungry. A little bit...More

Thank apinet
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had our family of 10 dinner there - farewell to Disney and it was well made. The avocado salad delicious. The sample platter was great and fresh. Even the pork was crunchy outside and juicy inside - that is hard to do. My Churrasco...More

1  Thank NYTraveler11375
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

When we were met at the door it was an odd experience that they weren’t quite sure where to seat our party of 7 but this was resolved relatively quickly and then service was absolutely outstanding from Andreas. All the food was fantastic apart from...More

1  Thank stevencarrie
Reviewed 6 days ago

Whenever we visit Florida the first thing we look for is Cuban food, Bongos has been on my to do list for many years and am I sorry it took so long to eat there. Every course was better than the last with the Cuban...More

Thank Melly756
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a full year of arguing with the family I finally managed to drag the whole lot to Bongos, located in Disney Springs, Orlando, and then the problem was to drag them out and only after promising we would go again next day, abd we...More

Thank 215gerardos
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cmur10
August 2, 2018|
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Response from donjuan117 | Reviewed this property |
Yes usually at that time it starts.
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aash_hole
July 20, 2018|
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Response from picc_2 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can visit the bar only and you do not need a reservation. Fantastic drinks and good food.
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aash_hole
July 20, 2018|
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Response from sagatrap | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can go for only bar service and we have been many times with no reservation
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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
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
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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