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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” (170 reviews)
“cuban sandwich” (106 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (60 reviews)
Closes in 30 min
11:00 - 23:30All hours
CUISINES
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Central American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
1498 E Buena Vista Dr, Orlando, FL 32830-8522
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am a Cuban Chef. I being cooking since I was 8 years old, only traditional Cuban Cuisine. I Learned from my grandmother and my dad who loved to cook the best and tasty Cuban traditional dishes. I also took classes at the Cuban Culinary...More

1  Thank IVAN O V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First off, very loud inside during dinnertime. We were a party with 4 adults and 4 kids. We could not hear each other talk, and were unable to tend to the kids. Loud isnt bad if the kids were entertained, but there wasnt anything entertaining,...More

1  Thank 2sandmans
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate at the express cafe. My husband had a pork sandwich and I had soup. It was not as good as some Cuban food I have experienced.

Thank timesharetraveler11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First top upon arrival in Orlando. We had an early flight and our room wasn't ready so we stopped at Bongos for lunch. Food was amazing - authentic Cuban offerings all very fresh. Order the plantains - excellent!

Thank Thisis A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed an amazing lunch at Bongos and can't say enough about their amazing food. It was absolutely delicious! One of my favorite meals is "Carne Asada", and Bongo's certainly did not disappoint! The meal was huge, and I was happy to bring it home...More

Thank Julia J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved my Chicken & Onion dish w/ side of mashed plaintains. Enjoyed the array of sauces and hot sauces. It was a bit cool but heat lamps worked well and kept us toasty on the patio. Excellent service, too. Only reason for 4 stars is...More

Thank Diane M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted to stop in for a quick lunch with a friend of mine. Place was fairly empty so we had good service. Food was pretty good but but pretty much the same as any other Cuban place. If you’re in the mood for Cuban food...More

Thank mike60521
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Highly recommend a visit (or 2) to Bongos! Enjoyed the food and great to have something a little different.

Thank jeannette_pearsonp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My out-of-town guests this week asked if we could go to Bongos at Disney Springs; they were eager to see the show and interested to try the Cuban food. When we arrived at the restaurant, we were told by the Greeter that the show had...More

1  Thank Robert T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited bongos with my family and friends to celebrate my daughters 16th birthday. . My husband and I shared the Tour of Cuba as well as my son and daughter. My plate came out with COLD shredded beef, pork and chicken. My son and...More

Thank flycyn865
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Wisdom S
19 December 2017|
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Response from Bluebarnman | Reviewed this property |
No Most were there in casual attire!!
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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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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
    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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 23:30
Saturday
11:00 - 23:30
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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