Bongos

After an intense 5 hours of outlet shopping, we were ready for late night dinner. I’d done a quick search for food earlier and Bongos was the chosen spot. They specialize in Cuban and Caribbean cuisine.

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Summer hours.

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The sand out on the patio. A little hidden beach oasis.

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We dropped in on a Saturday evening (around 9:30pm). We were there late but they greeted us with smiles and open arms. The girl working the front was incredibly friendly and sweet.

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The decor is rustic and fun; love the surfboard up on the wall, the coffee bean bags decorating the ceiling and the hipster hanging lights.

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The menu is split into sandwiches, plates, combos and sides.

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They were sold out of multiple things (pork was all gone) so we asked for their recommendations.

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There’s also 7 beer options available on draft.

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Love the beer tap that’s dressed up as a bowling pin.

Ten Pin pineapple wheat ale ($5.25 US pint)
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We decided to try out their pineapple wheat ale; refreshing with good pineapple tones.

Trinidad steak ($13.99 US)
DSC07834Marinated and grilled steak. We opted for medium rare which is exactly how it was cooked; super tasty and tender.

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All their plates come with beans, rice, mango slaw and a maduro (plantain). Portions are generous and come with a good amount of meat.

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The plantain was legit and we both liked the mango slaw.

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We were surprised to find a whole layer of rice underneath everything!

West Indies ($10.99 US)
DSC07840Jerk spiced chicken with west Indies sauce. The chicken had some heat to it but still retained all the flavour. Good bite and tons of chicken.

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Excellent spot to grab Cuban/Caribbean food! Would definitely come back to Bongos and try their sandwiches next visit.

Bongos
http://www.bongosseattle.com/
6501 Aurora Ave N
Seattle, WA
(206) 420-8548

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