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Bongos Cuban Cafe

At The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
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    $$$$$18.01 - $25
    $$$$12.01 - $18
    $$$7.01 - $12
    $Less than $7
  • Cuban, Latin American
  • 5733 Seminole Way, Hollywood FL33314 26.0503384 -80.2109577
  • (At SW 57th Pl)
  • (954) 791-3040
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Dinner

Aperitivos

Appetizers. "Many Of The Appetizers (Also Known As Cuban Tapas) On The Menu Are Foods That My Grandmother Made Throughout My Life. Whether It Be "Croquettes De Jamon", "Masitas De Puerco" Or "Papas Rellenas" (Which I Call A "Cuban Knish") It’s A Great Way To Sample Cuban Cuisine" – Gloria.

Combo breaded stuffed potatoes, pork tamale, cuban mojo marinated crispy pork bites, traditional cuban ham croquettes and stuffed green plantain cups with choice of shrimp cuban criolla or cuban creole minced beef.  (serves 2 people) 17.00
additional person   8.00
Tamal Con Cerdo pork tamale. polenta corn meal laced with pork & wrapped in a corn husk   7.00
Papas Rellenas stuffed potatoes. breaded mashed potato stuffed with cuban criolla minced beef   7.00
Croquetas De Jamon Tradicionales traditional ham croquettes  (4 per order) 6.00
Masitas De Puerco crispy pork bites. mojo marinated pork topped with grilled onions   8.00
Mariquitas De Platano Con Mojo plantain chips with cuban mojo   7.00
Coctel De Camarones shrimp cocktail. chilled jumbo shrimp served with homemade criolla cocktail sauce   15.00
Frituras De Bacalao cod fish fritters.  (5 per order) 8.00
Dip De Frijoles Negros Famosos De Bongos bongos famous black bean dip. served chilled with cilantro lime aioli & crispy plantain chips   7.00
Yuca Frita yuca frita. crispy yuca bites served with our cuban mojo dipping sauce   6.00
Calamares Fritos calamari. lightly breaded calamari served with criolla marinara   10.00
Tostada Clasica Cubana Con Ajo classic cuban garlic toast   3.00

Fresh Ceviche

All Ceviches Are Served With Crispy Plantain Chips, Mariquitas De Platano.

Traditional marinated fish in lime juice, red onions, cilantro & mild jalapeno peppers   13.00
Shrimp Criolla tiger rock shrimp, white onions, diced tomato, red & green peppers with cilantro   13.00
Lobster Passion marinated lobster tail with bay scallops, julienne roma tomatoes, red onion & red pepper with cilantro in a passionfruit dressing   15.00
Sample A "Ceviche Flight" Of All Three Options For $18.

Tostones Rellenos

Stuffed Green Plantain Cups.

Enchilado De Camarones shrimp cuban criolla   9.00
Ropa Vieja shredded beef   9.00
Picadillo Cubano cuban criolla minced beef   8.00
Sample One Of Each Type For $9.

Cuban Empanadas

3 Per Order $9. Traditional Cuban Empanadas Served With Our Signature "Cuban Picante" Dipping Sauce.

Lechon Asado slow braised pork   
Picadillo cuban creole minced beef   
Pollo Asado roasted chicken   
Sample One Of Each Type For $9.

Pinchos A La Parilla

4 Per Order. Fire Grilled Skewers.

Camarones Marinados criolla marinated shrimp   9.00
Churrasco Con Chimichurri skirt steak   9.00
Pollo Con Mojo De Ajo grilled chicken   9.00
Verduras Frescas fresh vegetable   8.00
Sample One Of Each Type For $10.

Sopas Y Ensaladas

Soups & Salads. "In My House Growing Up, My Mother Made A Soup Every Night – In Cuban Tradition You Have Two Things That We Typically Eat Everyday…one Is Frijoles Negros (Black Beans), And The Other Is Soup." – Emilio.

Sopa De Pollo chicken soup   6.00
Ensalada De Tomates tomato salad. beefsteak tomatoes layered with red onion served with oil & vinegar.   6.00
Ensalada De Churrasco A La Parilla fire grilled churrasco salad. 6 ounces of sliced skirt steak with avocado, fried green plantains, tomato & grilled onions. served with a mango-chimichurri vinaigrette.   16.00
Sopa De Frijoles Negros black bean soup   6.00
Ensalada De Aguacate avocado salad. fresh avocado served with tomato, red onion & diced cucumber, tossed in a cilantro lime vinaigrette.   9.00
Ensalada De Bongos bongos salad. chopped greens, tomatoes, onions, cucumbers & carrots.   8.00
with 6oz skirt steak   16.00
with grilled shrimp   15.00
with grilled chicken   13.00
Sopa Del Dia soup of the day   6.00
Ensalada Caesar caesar salad. chopped romaine tossed in roasted garlic caesar dressing, topped with parmesan cheese and cuban bread croutons.   8.00
with 6oz skirt steak   16.00
with grilled shrimp   15.00
with grilled chicken   13.00

Sandwiches

"Sandwiches Are As Much A Part Of The Cuban Lunch Menu As They Are American. The Difference Is Of Course The Cuban Bread – There Is Nothing More Delicious Than The Smell Of Cuban Bread Baking In The Oven." – Emilio.

Sandwich Cubano cuban sandwich. roasted pork, ham, pickles, swiss cheese & mustard on cuban bread.   12.00
Frita Cubana frita cubana sliders. a cuban style burger made of pork, beef & chorizo, served with onions & shoe string potatoes.   12.00
Hamburguesa De Bongos bongos burger. 8 ounce homemade choice beef burger fire grilled, served with lettuce, tomato & pickles. choice of american or swiss cheese.   13.00
add caramelized onions   1.00
add applewood smoked bacon   2.00
add fresh avocado   3.00
Mini Pan Con Lechon cuban style roasted pork sliders. slow roasted, mojo marinated pulled pork leg served on our cuban slider rolls with grilled onions.   12.00
All Sandwiches Are Toasted, Pressed And Served With French Fries. Substitute Plantain Chips $3.

Entrees - Mariscos

Seafood. All Entrées Are Served With Choice Of 2 Sides: White Rice, Whole Grain Gluten Free Brown Rice, Moro Rice, Crispy Plantains, Sweet Plantains, Grilled Vegetables, French Fries, Yuca With Mojo Or Crispy Yuca. "Many Of The Seafood Entrées Are A Healthier Alternative And Have Great Flavors Because We Marinate Our Seafood In Garlic And Fresh Citrus Before Cooking It, Simply Delicious!" - Gloria.

Paella Valenciana Famosa De Bongos bongos famous paella valenciana. saffron rice garnished with shrimp, fresh mussels, scallops, chorizo sausage, lobster & chicken garnished with sweet peas & roasted peppers.  (serves 2) 59.00
each additional person. please allow 45 minutes to 1 hour preparation time.   27.00
Parrillada De Mariscos grilled seafood platter. a sampling of fresh seafood served with lobster, shrimp, scallops, calamari, filet of fish, baby clams & mussels.   38.00
each additional person   32.00
Pargo Entero Frito whole red snapper. lightly floured, pan seared whole red snapper.   26.00
Camarones Al Ajillo shrimp with garlic sauce. jumbo shrimp sautéed in our homemade cuban garlic sauce.   19.00
Filete De Pescado A La Plancha grilled fish fillet. grilled filet of fish seasoned with garlic & olive oil.   16.00
Chicharrones De Pescado fish bites. breaded fish bites marinated in cuban mojo served with homemade tartar sauce.   18.00

Entrees - Pollo

Chicken. All Entrées Are Served With Choice Of 2 Sides: White Rice, Whole Grain Gluten Free Brown Rice, Moro Rice, Crispy Plantains, Sweet Plantains, Grilled Vegetables, French Fries, Yuca With Mojo Or Crispy Yuca. "Pollo Asado (Roasted Chicken) Is One Of My All-Time Favorites, It Is The Exact Recipe That My Grandma Used To Make, I Love It!" - Gloria.

Bongos Famoso Pollo Asado bongos famous roasted chicken. bongos seasoned roasted half chicken marinated in lemon juice, garlic, white wine & light tomato cuban criolla sauce.   16.00
Bongos Famosa Vaca Frita De Pollo bongos famous shredded chicken breast. cuban style shredded chicken breast seared and topped with grilled onions.   16.00
Pechuga De Pollo A La Plancha sauteed chicken breast. sauteed chicken breast marinated in garlic & lemon topped with grilled onions.   15.00
Pechuga De Pollo Empanizado breaded chicken breast. cuban style breaded chicken breast.   16.00
Pollo A La Milanesa cuban style "milanesa" chicken breast. breaded chicken breast topped with marinara sauce & melted mozzarella cheese.   18.00
Arroz Con Pollo chicken with yellow rice. quarter chicken cooked & served on a bed of yellow rice with fried sweet plantains. served with one side dish only.   15.00
Chicharrones De Pollo chicken bites. breaded chicken bites marinated in cuban mojo, served with a cilantro-lime dipping sauce.   15.00

Famous Cuban Criolla

All Dishes Below Are Prepared By Following Our Traditional Cuban Methods Of Cooking Sofrito. Made With Garlic, Onion, Tomato, White Wine, Cuban Spices & Fresh Lime Juice.

Enchilado Criolla De Pescado fish criolla. sautéed fresh fish criolla bites.   18.00
Camarones Enchilados shrimp criolla. sautéed jumbo shrimp in our homemade cuban criolla sauce.   19.00
Langosta Enchilada lobster criolla. sautéed fresh lobster tail in our homemade cuban criolla sauce.   38.00
Famosa Zarzuela De Mariscos famous criolla seafood combo. lobster tail, shrimp, scallops, calamari, fish, baby clams & mussels in our homemade cuban criolla sauce.   38.00

Chino Cubano

All Chino Cubano Selections Are Available With Our Whole Grain Gluten Free Rice At No Additional Charge.

Famoso - Arroz Frito A Lo Bongos bongos famous fried rice. fried rice with shrimp, beef, chicken, vegetables, & sweet plantains.   18.00
Arroz Frito Cubano Con Pollo cuban fried rice with chicken. special vegetable fried rice with sweet plantains topped with boneless chicken bites served with a sweet & sour sauce.   16.00
Arroz Frito Con Vegetales vegetable fried rice. special vegetable fried rice with sweet plantains.   14.00

Carnes

Meats. "The Selection Of Meat Dishes Here Truly Represent Authentic Cuban Foods. They Are A Part Of My Culture, My Traditions, And Of My Life." – Emilio.

El "Tour" De Cuba tour of cuba. a meat lover’s delight offering our seared shredded chicken, our famous roasted pork & our slow cooked shredded beef. served with cuban mojo & chimichurri sauce.   25.00
Churrasco A Lo Cubano cuban style skirt steak. 10oz. tenderized skirt steak grilled to perfection and served with chimichurri sauce.   24.00
Vaca Frita famous seared shredded beef. cuban mojo marinated crispy shredded flank steak topped with grilled onions.   19.00
Filet Mignon 8oz. filet mignon of beef, seasoned & fire grilled to perfection.   28.00
Bistec De Palomilla cuban style steak. our famous home-style cuban steak seasoned with garlic & mojo then seared "a la plancha" topped with onions & parsley.   18.00
Bistec Empanizado breaded steak. our palomilla steak, breaded and pan seared served crispy.   18.00
Bistec A La Milanesa Estilo Cubano cuban style "milanesa" steak. cuban breaded steak topped with marinara sauce & melted mozzarella cheese.   19.00
Ropa Vieja shredded beef. shredded beef slowly cooked in a light tomato cuban criolla sauce with onions & peppers.   18.00
Lechon Asado Cubano cuban slow roasted pork. traditional cuban style marinated roasted pork topped with grilled onions & garlic lime mojo.   18.00
Masitas De Puerco famous crispy pork bites. cuban mojo marinated crispy pork bites topped with grilled onions.   18.00
Boliche Cubano cuban style pot roast. tender cuban beef eye round pot roast slowly cooked in a red wine sauce stuffed with spanish chorizo.   16.00
Picadillo Estilo Cubano cuban criolla minced beef. our famous minced beef cooked with cuban spices, onions, peppers & olives.   14.00
with eggs (a caballo). cuban criolla minced beef topped with fried eggs.   15.00

Triple C

"Calorie Conscious Cuban". Gloria’s Suggestions For Guilt-Free Cuban Staples.

Pechuga De Pollo A La Parilla grilled chicken breast. fire grilled eight ounce chicken breast served with our famous black beans & gluten free whole grain rice.   18.00
Filete De Pescado A La Parilla grilled fish filet. fire grilled catch of the day served with our famous black beans & gluten free whole grain rice.   19.00
Vegetales Mixtos A La Parrila mixed grilled vegetables   7.00
Plato Vegetariano vegetarian platter. grilled seasonal vegetable skewers with our famous black beans, sweet plantains & gluten free whole grain rice.   16.00
Cuban Wrap a whole wheat tortilla layered with our famous black beans, gluten free whole grain rice & healthy baked maduros.   
with roasted chicken   11.00
with grilled churrasco   12.00
with grilled vegetables   11.00
Frijoles Negros black beans   4.00
Arroz Integral whole grain gluten free brown rice   4.00
Mariquitas De Platano Horneado baked plantain chips. our famous mariquitas baked in the oven until crispy.   7.00
Platano Maduro sweet plantains. our sweet ripe plantains baked to order.   4.00

Ordenes Individuales

Side Orders.

Frijoles Negros cup of black beans   4.00
Arroz Blanco white rice   4.00
Moros (Arroz Blando Y Frijoles Negros Mixto) black beans & rice (mixed). cooked with pork.   4.50
Arroz Amarillo yellow rice   4.00
Papas Fritas french fries   4.00
Yuca Con Mojo cassava in cuban mojo   7.00
Platanos Maduros sweet plantains   4.00
Tostones De Platano crispy green plantains   5.00
Add Shrimp Skewer to any entree   8.00
Al Ajillo O Enchilado add sauteed shrimp. to any entree. available in our cuban criolla sauce or homemade garlic sauce.   12.00
Add Roasted Lobster Tail to any entree   17.00

Menu Para Ninos

Kids Menu. 12 Years Of Age Or Under. All Items Served With Choice Of One Side.

Hamburgesa hamburger   7.00
Hamburguesa Con Queso cheese burger   7.50
Chicharrones De Pollo chicken nuggets   8.00
Pechuga Pollo A La Plancha grilled chicken breast   7.00
Bistec De Palomilla Estilo Cubano cuban style steak   7.00
Chicharrones De Pescado fish bites. breaded fish bites served with tartar sauce.   7.00

 

Fresh Lemonades $6

A Refreshing Non-Alcoholic, Shaved Ice Drink.

Original Lemon    
Lemon-Mint    
Strawberry    
Passionfruit    
Mango    
Raspberry    
Mixed Berry    

Jugos $4

Juice.

Mango    
Guava    
Apple    
Cranberry    
Orange    
Strawberry    
Passionfruit    
Grapefruit    
Raspberry    
Mixed Berry    
Pineapple    

Refrescos

Soft Drinks.

Coca-Cola    4.00
Diet Coke    4.00
Sprite    4.00
Ginger Ale    4.00
Lemonade    4.00
Fruit Punch    4.00
Fresh Brewed Iced Tea    4.00
Materva    4.00
Malta    4.00
Jupiña    4.00
Red Bull    5.00
Red Bull Sugar Free    5.00

Agua De Botella

(375ml) $5 / (800ml) $7. Bottled Water.

Voss Sparkling    
Voss Flat    

Bebidas Sin Alcohol

Non-Alcoholic Beverages.

Milk    2.50
Chocolate Milk    2.75
Pina Colada    8.00
Strawberry Daiquiri    8.00
Roy Rogers a blend of coca cola & cherry grenadine syrup   5.00
Shirley Temple a blend of ginger ale & cherry grenadine syrup   4.00
Bloody Mary    8.00

World Famous Bongos Mojitos

Traditional Cuban Mojito the original drink from havana made with bacardi superior rum, fresh mint leaves, lime wedges, sugar cane & a splash of soda  12.00pitcher 35.00
South Beach Mojito made with bacardi limon & fresh lemons muddled with mint, topped with a splash of soda  12.00pitcher 35.00
Luxury Mojito an upscale version of our traditional cuban mojito made with zafra rum, aged 21 years  16.00pitcher 45.00
Calle Ocho Mojito made with bacardi 8 year rum & fresh limes muddled with mint, topped with a splash of soda  13.00pitcher 38.00
Cojito made with bacardi rock coconut rum & fresh pineapple & coconut juice  13.00pitcher 36.00
Fruit Infused Mojito our signature traditional cuban mojito infused with your choice of fruit. choose from: pineapple, passion fruit, mango, coconut, strawberry, guava, watermelon, cherry, raspberry or mixed berry.  13.00pitcher 36.00

Signature Frozen Drinks

Add Bacardi Superior Rum Or Bacardi Oakheart Shooter To Any Frozen Drink For $5.

Famous Pina Colada our signature frozen drink made with bacardi oakheart spiced rum & the finest pina colada mix   13.00
Miami Vice an ocean drive special made with piña colada layered with strawberry daiquiri   14.00
Punchy Mojito bacardi dragonberry rum with chambord blended with fresh berries, mint, and lime juice served frozen.   13.00
Frozen Mojito a frozen version of our famous traditional cuban mojito made with bacardi superior rum   13.00
Cuban Daiquiri hemingway’s favorite drink made with havana club rum, fresh lime juice & sugar cane   13.00
Fruit Infused Daiquiris our famous frozen rum cocktails infused with your choice of fruit. your choice of: mango, strawberry, passionfruit, pineapple, raspberry or mixed berry.   13.00

Bongoritas

All Bongoritas Are Available Frozen Or On The Rocks.

Top Shelf Margarita our premier margarita featuring herradura reposado tequila, made with clement creole shrubb & fresh lime juice  15.00pitcher 44.00
Ultimate Margarita this top seller is made with cazadores reposado tequila, fresh lime juice & triple sec  13.00pitcher 37.00
Passion Fruit Mango Margarita a caribbean delight made with fresh mango & passion fruit puree, cazadores blanco tequila, fresh lime juice & triple sec  13.00pitcher 37.00
Watermelon Margarita made with fresh watermelon, milagro silver tequila & splash of sour mix  14.00pitcher 39.00
Coco Cabana Margarita made with 1800 coconut tequila, triple sec & a splash of fresh coconut milk & pineapple juice. toasted coconut rim optional  14.00pitcher 39.00

Classic Cocktails & Martinis

Signature Martini grey goose vodka shaken not stirred, with martini & rossi dry vermouth served up   12.00
Glorious Cosmopolitan grey goose l’orange vodka, cointreau, cranberry, lime juice & a splash of sprite   12.00
Cuban Pineapple parrot bay pineapple and creme de banana mixed with mango puree and pineapple juice served over ice   13.00
Cuba Libre bacardi gold rum mixed with coca-cola and served with fresh lime served over ice   12.00
Le Sumba El Mango grey goose vodka, mango puree and a splash of cranberry juice served up   13.00
Rum Runner enjoy this perfect combination of rum, crème de banana, blackberry brandy, orange juice, grenadine & a float of bacardi 151 rum served over ice   15.00
Tropical Breeze bacardi limón & bacardi o rum shaken with cranberry, orange juice & mango puree served over ice   12.00
Havana Nights bacardi wolfberry rum mixed with guava puree, grapefruit and cranberry juice served over ice   13.00
Huckleberry Lemonade 44 north vodka infused with all natural huckleberries mixed with lemonade   12.00
Sparkiling Peach Lychee-Tini stoli peach vodka shaken with lychee juice and served up with a splash of prosecco   13.00

Import Cervezas $6

Beers.

Heineken    
Heineken Light    
Corona    
Corona Light    
Presidente    
Stella    
Negro Modelo    
Dos XX    
Amstel Light    

Domestic Cervezas $5

Beers.

Budweiser    
Bud Light    
Miller Lite    
Coors Light    
Michelob Ultra    
O’Doul’s    
Shock Top    
Blue Moon    
In Compliance With New Food Code Regulations, We Remind You That Consuming Raw Or Under Cooked Meats, Poultry, Seafood, Shellfish Or Eggs May Increase Your Risk Of Foodborne Illness.
Bongos Cuban Cafe
5733 Seminole Way
At SW 57th Pl
(954) 791-3040
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