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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%
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“cuban sandwich” (100 reviews)
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CUISINES
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Central American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1498 E Buena Vista Dr, Orlando, FL 32830-8522
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was by far our favorite meal while visiting for a week. The servings were large and delicious. The skirt steak was the most tender and amazing cut of meat I have ever eaten. It was cooked to perfection. That mojito was also to die...More

Thank Lynn S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Traditional Cuban dishes - lots of choices. (Even preparation around food allergies!). Empanadas are a must-try. People are very friendly. Service is great. Excellent drinks - (if you are a whiskey lover, try the Bourbon mojito). Great ambiance, with an outdoor eating area on 2nd...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Dinner and service were amazing!!! Gabriela was a great help in picking our dinners and gave amazing service to us!!!! Will come back next time I visit!

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Bongos in Disney Springs has really let us down. We have visited 2 times previously. Took friends after raving about their food/service. How stupid did we feel! 3 people on the reception/booking desk, large party in front. 2 members of staff ignoring us until i...More

Thank JBL28
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food,service and the show were very good.The atmosphere on Cinco de Mayo was party like. Can't give it a 5 as they truly bungled our reservation, really left a sour note on our dining experience. This was supposed to have been handled by the GM...More

Thank sagatrap
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We come to bongos every time we are in orlando. If you want to try the best food get the skirt steak with chumichurri sauce. We had an excellent server than even congratulated my daughter good luck on her cheer competition, which I thought was...More

Thank Kimadams
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dined at Bongos for lunch on Wednesday. We had an 11:30am reservation and when we showed up early they seated us right away because the restaurant was pretty empty. I had read reviews and didn’t know what to expect. I’m so glad that we...More

Thank amyv275
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was impressed that the waiter asked straight up if we had any food allergies. That was a nice touch. However the food, although good, was not worth the price ($$$).

Thank Michelle E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What stood out was the service and how friendly everyone was here. Our girls had a good time as it was a lively atmosphere.... food was OK, my wife got a steak and it was very good. Also the Ceviche was very good

Thank ppochiro
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose to share breaded chicken and and an appetizer of Masitas de Peurco (crispy pork bites). I can’t talk about the crispy pork - it never showed up, which says a lot about how this review is going to go. The breaded chicken wasn’t...More

Thank Lynn W
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Wisdom S
20 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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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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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
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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