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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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Lots of food

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... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2015
Sandra M
Stockton, New Jersey
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San Francisco, California
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 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

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Miami, Florida
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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 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
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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
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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
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 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
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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
Palm City, Florida
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94 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2014

Came here before a Heat game. It was good food and fast service. I enjoyed the meal along with a terrific margarita. Keep up the great work!

1 Thank palmcityfoodlover
Miami, Florida, United States
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2014

I have been here many times for Corporate functions because of their upstairs, open-air area is great. If you are looking for a place to have a cocktail and listen to live music this would be place to go. They food is okay, service is average and the price point to me is high. But if you are at the... More 

Thank miami4me2c

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