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“always good” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Mr. Bones

Mr. Bones
3007 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-2149
+1 941-778-6614
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Ranked #17 of 34 Restaurants in Holmes Beach
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Broomall, pa.
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“always good”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2010

always a highlight of our dining experiences on vacation--a little expensive but very good!

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Deep South
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Don't waste your money here like I did.”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2010

A lot of reviews by reviewers who must have not had any experience with any type of REAL BBQ. The entire order was garbage. The ribs were not fall off the bone, NOT even close. BBQ Beans? How on earth they call those BBQ Beans, I have no idea. The pulled pork sandwich was full of fat, gristle / bone. If I wanted to eat that crap I would have just gone to the supermarket and bought a tub of Lloyds pulled pork. The bread pudding was horrible. I have no idea how this place is in business. I will never eat there again.

    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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southwest FL
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
“Best meal on the island - consistently”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2010

Every time we come to the island, we come here. And everytime, we have the ebst food. This time we went with a group of 8, one is a vegetarian. She was pleased with her selections and glad it wasn't just a salad or sides to choose from. Beer is on the honor system if you get it out of the coffin. Our 8 people each had something from a different section of the menu, and not one complaint. Try it!!!

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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“A vast disappointment”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2010

Mr Bones enjoys a huge reputation on the island which is thoroughly undeserved. The service during our visit was awful and the food itself arrived almost cold. Mr Bones prides itself on not providing any fries. Well this is just a nonsense, the accompanying coleslaw was bland as were the beans. This is probably the first and only time I've ever left an American restaurant feeling hungry! Boy do they need to offer fries!

Don't bother, spare ribs at any of the chain restaurants are much better.

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Bradenton, Florida
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Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Not as good as Hickory Hollow”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2010

Very disappointing. No chicken breast so it was either ribs or half a chicken. No atmosphere.

    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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