Bongos Taps into Orchard Street with ‘Gala Dinners’

Posted on: May 24th, 2022 at 5:03 am by

The principals behind five-year-old Kind Regards on Ludlow Street – Michael Bray and Noble Harris – are together joining the party south of the Delancey Divide with a new hangout called Bongos.

Bongos opened at 85 Orchard Street earlier this month – on the museum block – reactivating the storefront left vacant by An Choi two years ago.

The nightspot offers “gala dinners daily,” which apparently translates to a menu of $12 sides, $18 salads, and $30 entrees. Selections include charbroiled oysters, Bistro Steak, and chicken with chiles and relish.

An Choi ended service at 85 Orchard Street in July of 2020 after serving Vietnamese cuisine to the Lower East Side for more than eleven years.

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