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Mr. Bones

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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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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had evening dinner here, the service was very friendly and efficient. The menu was varied and caters for most tastes including vegetarian. We chose to have the curried rice which is a meal in itself. I had the vegetable and my husband had chicken. a very tasty and filling meal and we did not have room for desert. The meal... More 

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Thank Ann S
Anna Maria Island, Florida
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went here for lunch on a Saturday and we were the only ones in the restaurant. We thought that was odd, but figured we would try it anyway, as we were staying right across the street. My husband is a huge bbq lover, so he was excited. I am vegetarian and gluten free, and they didn't have a ton... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic ribs with a very diverse menu. Small, casual and fun. Loved it! They only serve beer. Service wonderful it's my new go to for right ribs.

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Thank uptik
Gainesville, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting little restaurant with tasty food that boost funky decor! Our chicken curry and veggie stir fry was extremely tasty! The staff was friendly and we didn't wait long for our food. It's small inside but what a fun place! The coffin full of iced down beer and sofa greets you as you walk inside. All the funky faces on... More 

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Thank Aimee S
Devon, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Place looks fantastic, ambience great, staff friendly and attentive, food such a letdown. Lukewarm, rice was like Uncle Ben's savoury, candied yams sound great but sickly sweet and vinegary, come on you guys, your staff deserve better than this!

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Thank AdrianHarley2000
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Small family owned operated business, consistent yumminess and excellent wait staff! My go to when the crave of ribs and creole rice hits....

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Thank Irene R
Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a hoot! It's a goofy little gem that you would hesitate to enter, as they have a skeleton sign that might scare you off. Inside it's jumping with activity, always full of happy people, and if it's full, the take out is great! I love the Indian style Biryani rice dish. It's scrumptious! Others in the family... More 

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Thank Nancy P
Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting menu options with a great beer selection. They have take out available.During season (winter) expect to wait for dinner.The ribs are very good.This restaurant has been in the same location for at least 20 years

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Thank Floridafish
Weston-super-Mare, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One word to wrap up the pulled pork AMAZING!!! the whole restaurant was great maybe a little small but obviously that cant be helped the pulled pork is to die for though and the wings are great!Staff are friendly and nice topping up our drinks etc. Probably more for Adults or Older Teens.

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Thomasville, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a fun dining experience! When you walk in the door, beer is arranged in a coffin for you to make your selection. There is a skeleton just across from it and the walls are decorated with colorful masks and art. The food is delicious. Loved the curried rice dishes but there are many other items from which to choose.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 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
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
Description
Mr Bones is a one of a kind family owned and operated business. We have lived and worked on Anna Maria Island since 1992. We have a loyal following of locals, and Snowbirds (as well as our snowbirds from across the pond). If you are looking for the same old corporate American vacation cuisine, you will NOT find it here. All of our food is actually home made in our little 40 seat restaurant. We are the only island restaurant with a separate menu for our vegan friends, so family's can go out to eat together. If you don't feel like eating out, after a long day on the beach or on the boat, "take out" is available. For groups of 15 + see our catering menu on our website.

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