I want to start out this review by stating that chain restaurants are not my thing. Whenever we visit new places or even at home we are always searching out mom and pop restaurants and avoid chains. That being said, whenever we visit Fl. we do try to make it to Bonefish since we don't have any in MA. It's not my favorite restaurant but we always have a great meal here and I think the prices are definitely reasonable compared to seafood prices in MA. We usually go to the Bonefish in Sarasota but since one opened in Venice we decided to check it out. The ambiance of this restaurant was just ok. I think they could have done a better job swanking it up, especially since its a new restaurant, but I guess it is a chain and what you get is "chain" decor. I started out with a delightful cocktail called the Hypnotiq. It was delicious but a little sweet for my taste. For apps we got the mussels and bang bang shrimp. My husband enjoyed the mussels more than I. I didn't like how sweet the sauce was, but it was a nice flavor for a few bites. The bang bang shrimp is by far my favorite and if it wasn't so heavy I would have eaten the whole dish myself. For dinner my husband got a filet which was cooked perfectly and I got the pecan crusted trout which was amazing. We both got au gratin potatoes which were deliciously cheesy but again, heavy. For dessert we got a slice of Key Lime paradise. In the end there was WAY too much food, but so worth it as we got leftovers. Our waiter was very attentive and friendly as can be. We will return again
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