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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
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's a fun venue with an extensive menu, and generous portions. You help yourself to a beer from a coffin on arrival, under the nose of Mr Bones (aka a skeleton) in the entrance.

Thank carolclondon2017
Delafield, Wisconsin
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We stop here at least once whenever we visit Anna Maria Island and we're never disappointed! Everything we have ever tried, which at this point is pretty much the entire menu, is delicious. Service is always friendly and fast, plus who doesn't like a coffin full of cold beer and drinks? Fun atmosphere, great food, can't go wrong.

Thank jguzlecki
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280 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a short wait and a beer from the coffin, we both settled down to wait for our order of baby back ribs. The wait was well worth it as the ribs were succulent, moist and covered in a piquant sauce. We had a large table of 14 next to us who spoilt the ambience as two of the adults... More 

Thank Xante
Santa Monica, California
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I will admit I am disappointed that they no longer serve chicken dish I liked, but I've moved on and I typically get the shrimp fried rice. The beans are a classic; sweet and baked til a deep color and ridiculously thick and fantastic. I liked the salad with the BBQ dressing. We go here at least every other day... More 

Thank M_C_B_july14
Manasquan, New Jersey
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It wasn't bad, it wasn't great. Eclectic menu but I'd rather not have vegetarian fried rice with spare ribs.

Thank lchiodo
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This little restaurant doesn't look like much from the outside but was very tasty. I ordered the baby back ribs with Cole slaw and potato salad. The ribs were tender and the sides were delicious. The service was good as well! Definitely a fun little place along the inner coast of Anna Maria Island!

Thank psautea
Beardstown, Illinois
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44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I eat here every time I'm in the area. Ribs ate fantastic!!!!! All food is delicious. Highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Debra L
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is not for everyone. If you are into fine dining, go elsewhere. If you are up for an interesting menu and an ice cold beer, give it a try. From a really good burger, to Thai noodles, ribs, wings or Caesar salad, you can't go wrong. Wait staff are all excellent. Consistently great experience. The Bones rub is... More 

Thank Sista069
NE Ohio
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fun, funky and very casual place for decent ribs, chicken and curry. New Orleans dive atmosphere with beer in a giant casket! A fun change of pace.

Thank thesingingourmet
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Don't tell anyone about this place. It's an undiscovered and should stay that way. Great lunch. Strawberry Shortcake and banana pudding are great.

Thank Bob W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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
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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