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“Mr bones FaB-BQ” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Mr. Bones

Mr. Bones
Ranked #14 of 39 Restaurants in Holmes Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Mr bones FaB-BQ”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Couldn't really fault this small restaurant, I've grown up and seen this place change over 10 years to become very popular, as a kid from crying with having no ketchup to loving their BBQ still tastes. Had to wait for a table as the place is way too small but the food is very much worth it.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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137 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
“Expected more”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

After reading reviews and trying much delicious barbecue in America we thought we would try this.
It was very quirky with the coffin full of bottles however that is where the enjoyment stopped.
We were herded like cattle to a table and "rushed" into ordering. We both ordered ribs and chicken dishes and it was with us almost as soon as the waitress took our order. The meat was seasoned well as mentioned on a board saying no condiments were available however there was no sauce served with or on the eat to ensure it wasn't dry.
As soon as we had finished we were rushed into deciding whether we wanted dessert and as soon as we said no we were given the bill.
Way to rushed throughout.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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Thank The_Poppys030514
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NW Indiana
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“A hidden gem!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

My family can't stop raving about this restaurant! It's very small with a very eclectic menu. The chicken tekla with Binyari rice was soooo delicious. My husband and oldest son loved the beef brisket sandwich and middle son keeps talking about the ribs and rice. Reasonable prices. Highly recommend it.

Visited July 2014
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Charleston, South Carolina
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140 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Always have to go back”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Each time I eat here I am impressed with their food. Each dish that I have tried has great flavor. They also have a great variety of food from BBQ to Indian.

Visited July 2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Great lunch”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

Not sure about some of these reviews-we had a great lunch and great service. Lovely laid back atmosphere, obviously popular as very busy

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