Bongo's Cuban Café

4.0 stars 4.0 out of 5 14 ratings
$$$Celiac Friendly, Happy Hour, Kid Friendly + 2 more
90% of 11 votes say it's Celiac friendly

1498 East Buena Vista Drive, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830 Directions

(407) 828-0999
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    Celiac
    5 rating
    September 22, 2017

    Good selection of GF Foods. Waiter was knowledgeable and was also GF so was aware of cross contamination. Food came out quickly and was very good. I would definitely go back.

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    3 rating
    May 09, 2017

    Had gf wrap, they said it was corn. It tastes like flour and wrapped like flour. Corn smell like lime and fall apart right away. Maybe they had corn but that one wasn't. I took two bites, Thank God because I have a terrible stomach ache

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    Celiac
    4 rating
    September 17, 2016

    Menu is clearly marked what is gluten free, plus staff is knowledgeable about gluten free options. Chicken for Cuban wrap was a little dry, but overall experience is very nice.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    June 26, 2016

    The gf food was absolutely delicious! I go to Disney all the time and I always eat at bongos...they have several gluten free items and the chef comes out make sure nothing is cross contaminated or things like that.

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    Celiac
    1 rating
    August 07, 2015

    While GF notifications point out menu items and the wait staff was willing to check on other allergens for me, I would not recommend Bongos. The mojo pork I ordered was really fatty, and the accompanying side items were less than stellar. I will not be returning, there's better Cuban food elsewhere in Orlando (see: Black Bean Deli). For more information, check out my full blog post here: http://www.eatingoutwithout.com/2015/06/bongos-cuban-cafe-review-downtown-disney.html

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    March 19, 2015

    Limited selection. But gluten free Paella fed 3 people with left overs.

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    Celiac
    3 rating Celiac friendly
    March 18, 2014

    Had a chicken dish was pretty good.

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    4 rating Celiac friendly
    December 03, 2013

    Their menu now has a GF designation. Very few options but at least it's obvious what is available for GF eating. Have a very expansive drink menu but I wasn't confident in trying any of them without knowing all ingredients.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    August 31, 2013

    Food, service and GF knowledge all high. Chef comes out to review order.

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    4 rating Celiac friendly
    May 02, 2013

    They seemed very Celiac aware, good experience. Our 4 year old had rice and black beans that were gluten free. Only reason for 4 stars is no way to know about other gluten free menu items. Recommend overall.

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    5 rating
    October 19, 2012

    Excellent GF experience! While they don't have a GF menu, the chef was more than glad to talk to me about the safe items on the menu. I had the roasted chicken with brown rice with black beans and sweet plantains

Gluten-Free Features

  • Celiac Friendly

Categories

  • Happy Hour
  • Kid Friendly
  • Late Night
  • Restaurant
Monday
11 am - 11 pm
Tuesday
11 am - 11 pm
Wednesday
11 am - 11 pm
Thursday
11 am - 11 pm
Friday
11 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11 am - 11:30 pm
Sunday
11 am - 11 pm
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