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Tyrone area adds two bay-based restaurants

Bonefish Grill and Lee Roy Selmon's have opened on Tyrone Boulevard.

Published February 8, 2006

ST. PETERSBURG - The Tyrone area is home to two new restaurants, Bonefish Grill and Lee Roy Selmon's.

Both are divisions of Outback Steakhouse Inc., a group of restaurants with headquarters in Tampa.

Bonefish, whose original location is on Fourth Street N, opened last week at 2408 Tyrone Blvd. with a charity fundraiser for the Florida Orchestra.

Lee Roy Selmon's fourth restaurant opened Tuesday evening at 2424 Tyrone Blvd. with a benefit for Happy Workers Children's Center in St. Petersburg.

It is a barbecue sports restaurant themed to pay tribute to Lee Roy Selmon, a former Tampa Bay Buccaneer and NFL Hall-of-Famer.

It offers ribs, pork and chicken, burgers and other sandwiches, plus comfort food such as fried green tomatoes, meat loaf, fried chicken, and cheese and bacon grits. Desserts include peach cobbler and pecan pie.

Hours are from 4 to 11 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 4 to 11:30 p.m. Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, and 11:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Sunday.

The new Bonefish is the 96th, a casual seafood restaurant that specializes in oak-grilled fish plus beef and pork tenderloin, pasta and chicken.

Hours are 4 to 10 p.m. Sunday, 4 to 10:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 4 to 11:30 p.m. Friday, and 3 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday.

[Last modified February 8, 2006, 01:15:22]

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