Bonefish Grill Receives Top Zagat Honors

Fresh Fish Experts Honored in Eight Categories in Survey of National Restaurant Chains

Sep 14, 2011, 16:43 ET from Bonefish Grill

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bonefish Grill, the polished casual restaurant best known for its market-fresh fish and innovative, lively bar, was awarded top honors in six categories in Zagat's 2011 National Chain Restaurants Survey, including Top Overall Restaurant, Best Seafood and Top Service in the Full-Service category, as well as Top Food, Top Healthy Options and Top Facilities. The restaurant was also recognized for Most Popular and Best Appetizers.

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"We are thrilled Bonefish Grill is once again recognized as the Top Overall Restaurant in the Full-Service category in the annual Zagat survey," said John Cooper, President of Bonefish Grill. "Knowing our guests have enjoyed their experiences and ranked us at the top is a testament to all of our people throughout the organization."

More than 6,000 diners participated in the survey, which included 137 of the nation's largest restaurant chains, and weighed in on the quality of Food, Facilities and Service using Zagat's signature 30-point scale. The survey participants eat at chain restaurants an average of 10.7 times per month.

Bonefish Grill features great-tasting wood-grilled fish, seafood and chops, signature sauces, indulgent desserts and array of 'bar-fresh' cocktails, craft beers and wines.  The Zagat awards reinforce the restaurant's commitment to deliver on its brand promise of "Happiness Here" by providing guests with knowledgeable and attentive chef's coat service that combines fun, inviting dining with an innovative bar experience.

"Our Partners and Anglers are dedicated to constantly evolve our menu, innovate our 'bar-fresh' cocktails and deliver exceptional service to all those who dine with us," said Cooper. "I want to thank the many who honored Bonefish Grill with their vote for our food, ambiance and service."

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About Bonefish Grill

Founded in 2000 in St. Petersburg, Fla., the Bonefish Grill experience is the perfect recipe marrying simplicity, quality and consistency in food, service, ambiance and value. As the "Fresh Fish Experts," Bonefish Grill specializes in market-fresh fish and other wood-grilled specialties.  Knowledgeable and attentive Bonefish Grill Anglers (our service staff) provide the best in what we like to call "chef's coat service." Our Anglers pride themselves on guiding our guests' journey through our innovative, seasonal menu and specials, which feature only the highest-quality, freshest ingredients, including traditional and unique varieties of fish and seafood as well as numerous non-seafood items. We combine this with a big-city bar that offers bar fresh cocktails and an affordable, interesting wine list.

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