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Mr. Bones

3007 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-2149
+1 941-778-6614
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“baby back ribs” (73 reviews)
“jambalaya” (42 reviews)
“baked beans” (37 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3007 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-2149
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Very interesting decor. Nice friendly service and food was lovely - had to eat inside no outdoor dining - prefer to eat outside

Thank kreeve
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Put your name in for a table at the counter and grab a beer from the giant coffin shaped cooler. We tried everything on the menu and it was truly the best BBQ we have ever had. The shrimp and grits were out of this...More

Thank Christopher B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For 15 years, we have driven past this seedy little place and finally tried it. It was very good. It is not just a bbq place, but a bbq place with Indian, Jamaican and Cajun influences. The sauces and flavorings are quite tasty and they...More

Thank JordanS8
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed the meal. I had the BBQ pork. It truly tasted like it had simmered all day in the sauce. Also if you’re craving craft beer this is a good choice. They have an extensive selection (bottles) in hand (and in a coffin...More

Thank owencarpet
Reviewed 6 September 2018

The group we were with were not as adventurous with ethnic foods. But we all enjoyed it. Loved grabbing the beers out of the coffin. The jambalaya was amazing. The kids meal menus were candy skulls and really neat.

Thank Kristin B
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Called in here for some BBQ food after a few drinks on Bridge St. The food was very tasty and good pleasant service. Well worth a visit.

Thank Ian H
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Certainly the quirkiest restaurant we’ve been to but, my word, the food was good! We had prime ribs, pork platter and bbq chicken. All really tasty.

Thank Debby R
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

We arrived at AMI quite late and stumbled across this gem. The food is so tasty. We picked beer from a coffin and there was plenty of choice on the menu. The children liked all the decor! Great place and excellently priced

Thank Themorrisfamilyof4
Reviewed 16 August 2018

This small restaurant stood out with its skeleton design as we drove past so we decided to visit, mainly as there was a children’s menu and a varied choice. Interestingly it states no salt, pepper or sauces, don’t even ask. To be honest they are...More

Thank Richard A
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

You know it’s good when you settle down to write a trip advisor review and start salivating, hungering for another meal. Why, well Mr Bones simply does great food, well cooked, excellent flavours and a good range of sides and all at extraordinary value.

Thank Badger0777
Charlotte M, Owner at Mr. Bones, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Thanks for taking the time to write a review Badger.We will be here when you want to come back.

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Paul R
5 November 2015|
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Response from DelaneysUK | Reviewed this property |
Hi Paul, Mr Bones is quite small so may be best for you to ring ahead (941) 778-6614 if you are a party of 5, though you should get in okay. Plenty on menu for non-alcoholic diners as I am one myself! (Always the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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