Bongo's Closing at Disney Springs

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  1. rteetz

    rteetz Rumors and News Moderator Moderator

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  2. jbish

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    I may be one of the few that says this, but I really liked that place. I think I ate there three times in the past year - and I'm not a local! Good food. Great drinks.
     
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  4. cmwade77

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    We haven't yet, but will have to make an effort to at least get to their express window this trip.
     
  5. CampbellzSoup

    CampbellzSoup Son. Husband. Father.

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    I just felt like no one went....no vloggers the dis seemed to ignore it no one really talked about it...
     
  6. rteetz

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    Definitely didn’t seem like a popular venue overall. Probably the cuisine was unappealing to the masses.
     
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  7. Louis morrell

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    Hi have reservations in June. I really hope the food quality does not go down hill. Any opinions?
     
  8. rteetz

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    Food quality shouldn’t go down.
     
  9. umichigan10

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    Wasn’t it supposed to close a while back? Or is this just the deadline for when it was originally supposed to close?
     
  10. rteetz

    rteetz Rumors and News Moderator Moderator

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    It’s been rumored to close for a while.
     
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  11. jbish

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    Please do!! If you can, do the sit down. In the evening, they have live music and dancers. Lot of fun!
     
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    I don't think so. Gloria Estefan runs a couple of restaurants, I believe. So I don't think that they would risk a degradation of quality.

    Interestingly, if you go to their website, it says "Under Construction for Upgraded Maintenance" - whatever that means.
    http://www.bongoscubancafe.com/
     
  13. Moliphino

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    It used to be a favorite, but we haven't eaten there in years (we usually only make it to DS once a trip for dinner and Raglan Road always wins). It was my first introduction to tres leches cake, which is one of my favorite desserts in the world.
     
  14. jade1

    jade1 I spend half my money on WDW, and waste the rest.

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    Yea I was told they are revamping completely-whatever that means.
     
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    Yep, and she is about to open a new one (Estafan Kitchen) at Margaritaville in Orlando.
     
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    Oh right - so maybe that's why they're marketing this as a "revamping"/"Under construction" by opening at Margaritaville and closing Bongos at DS.
     
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  18. Arthur2990

    Arthur2990 Earning My Ears

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    My next scheduled trip is this December and I was looking forward to eating there. I am a big fan of Cuban food.
     
  19. Jennasis

    Jennasis DIS life goes on

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    We just ate there last week. It was okay.
     
  20. antlane

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    That's a shame. When I was local I never ate there because too many other restaurants started popping up that I wanted to try and their prices were a bit much for me. Any ideas on what's going to go there instead?
     

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