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3007 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-2149
+1 941-778-6614
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 213
    Excellent
  • 149
    Very good
  • 83
    Average
  • 41
    Poor
  • 25
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
"Quirky eats"

Serves BBQ, Indian, Greek, Mexican and American, all at the same place. Funky décor with handcrafted Masks from Africa and you select your beer out of a coffin with Mr. Bones nearby! Only place I know that serves BBQ with Vegetable Fried Rice and Southern Candied Yams! Quirky but good eats!

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2015
camfva
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Virginia
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  • Families with children
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Heide, Germany
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55 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

This place is really cool, especially with kids. They have a great kids menue too. We were there for lunch and received great service and tips for the various menue items. The food was outstanding and very tasteful. The bill was ridiculosly small given the meals we had and yes, we will be going back there whenever we we will... More 

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Cedar Hill, Missouri
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We stopped about 6pm. The place looks like it belongs in New Orleans which means to me that the BBQ is wonderful. Unfortunately that wasn't the case. The BBQ was advertised as slow simmered but it had to be sitting all day because the sparerib bones were so soft they broke when the rib was picked up. The pulled pork... More 

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Charleston, wv
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

This is an eclectic BBQ joint that you would only find in AMI. The staff was nice. The food was fair. Let's face it, If you've had BBQ from true Midwest or Carolina BBQ joints, Mr Bones will probably let you down...but easily.

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Burlington
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

My husband and I come to Longboat Key every summer, and Mr. Bones is always on our must go to restaurants. The BBQ ribs and chicken combo is fabulous. The sides of baked beans and slaw are our favorites. If you can go early or mid week that's a plus as it doesn't ave a lot of seating and it... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

My favorite place to eat on the island! Best ribs ever with a New Orleans vibe. I already miss this place.

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Virginia
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97 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Serves BBQ, Indian, Greek, Mexican and American, all at the same place. Funky décor with handcrafted Masks from Africa and you select your beer out of a coffin with Mr. Bones nearby! Only place I know that serves BBQ with Vegetable Fried Rice and Southern Candied Yams! Quirky but good eats!

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Luang Prabang, Laos
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

This place is just down the block from my old house when I was a local and kudos to the owners for not changing a thing over the last few decades as the local island charm has eroded. Absolutely any menu choice is guaranteed delicious from this place... so good you may want to consider eating here 2 or 3... More 

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Longwood, Florida
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39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

best barbecue ever and great baked beans the sub was big enough to share but didnt so had to take alot back to the room on snacking later---potato salad great too---service was excellent and very friendly and we will differently stop there again if in the area new orleans food at its best------they say u dont contiments and we-re sure... More 

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Lake Geneva, Wisc, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Very funky decor and great food. There were masks all over the walls. The BBQ was excellent & the gumbo was great.

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Silverthorne,CO
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I really wanted this to be great. I loved the menu. But it didn't deliver. First of all I felt that my ribs were overcooked. I will also back that statement up by saying that I am a KCBS barbecue judge and competitor. The ribs were very tender which was nice but they was so overcooked my teeth sunk into... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3007 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-2149
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Anna Maria Island  >  Holmes Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 941-778-6614

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?