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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 good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“baby back ribs” (73 reviews)
“jambalaya” (39 reviews)
“baked beans” (37 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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3007 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-2149
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an excellent meal at Mr. Bones. It’s got a cool boat of craft beer to choose from when you walk in and the food was amazing!!! I got the chicken kebab and my husband got shrimp and grits. We started with the wings...More

Thank KNic18
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First the atmosphere is very inviting. Servers were engaging. The food is outstanding. I got the spare ribs. My girlfriend had the bbq chicken. We were both very full and satisfied.

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Like Mr Bones -- fun different atmosphere. Food is good - different flavors so something for everyone.

Thank Nancy A
Reviewed 9 June 2018

A stop at Mr. Bones is well worth the stop off the beach path (located across from the beach). When we visit the island our son makes certain Mr. Bones is one of our destinations. Carry-out or dine-in you will be glad you made the...More

Thank Christine F
Reviewed 28 May 2018

We used to love Mr Bones. Would get there once a month for ribs and more. Then, about 2 yrs ago it lost its spark. Don't know if it changed or we changed. But we stopped going. To be fair we decided to give it...More

1  Thank silversailor370
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

We had a great family diner at Mr. Bones. Excellent ribs, very sweet service in a chill atmosphere. Loved it !

Thank Tunui
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

We always make sure to stop here when we're on the island. Great and unique bbq with a New Orleans flare.

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 29 April 2018

6 for dinner of ribs ...delicious with great sides and great friendly service! Chatted with our server and she was the owner... what a happy fun person...made our experience feel special!!!!

Thank mmeagher
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

This restaurant came recommended, but 2 of our party of 8, who are veggie, were rather put off by the name! Don’t be - there was lots of vegetarian options & everyone loved their meal.

1  Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 24 April 2018

An interesting mix. Some Cajun, some Chineseish, some Indian. Hard to classify. But good. Worth going to.

Thank KcR1952
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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
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, 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
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
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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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