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Sonny's BBQ

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33505 S Dixie Hwy, Florida City, FL 33034-5628 (Formerly Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q)
+1 305-245-8585
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Hartford, Wisconsin
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great ribs at a very good price. Friendly staff. We stop here whenever we are in the area on our vacation. Baked beans also great. No butter for the corn bread though.

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Thank HartfordJJ
Portage, Indiana
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6 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The barbecue pork was pretty good for the type of restaurant. The salad bar had a large selection to choose from.

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Miami, Florida
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I would not mind driving to Homestead for some delicious, juicy, tender ribs! Every time I go to Sonny's, I always enjoy their meats and sides. Yummy all the time!

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Thank anne201552017
Kansas City, Kansas
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we love the BBQ and we regular enjoy Joe's KC BBQ. Sonny,s can compare with there quality. highly recommend for those who want BBQ in Florida.

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Thank pitts2017
SonnysBBQ, General Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

Thanks! We’re glad to hear you enjoyed your visit, and we can’t wait to see you again for your next visit. More 

New York City, New York
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55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is just OK but not worth the price you have to pay. Waitstaff is somewhat cordial but management needs to be taught "Customer First" policy. We went when the were opening at 11:30am place was empty but the manager (stocky dark haired woman) was very rude. There were six of us and we were excited to eat Ribs,... More 

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SonnysBBQ, General Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

We’re sorry to hear you may not have had the best experience with us, and we’d like to help make things right. Can you email social@SonnysBBQ.com with the details, your phone number, and the location you were at? We appreciate your feedback and hope you’ll give us another chance! More 

Grand Rapids, Michigan
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95 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the food. For 3 adults, we ordered a full rack and a mixed BBQ plate. Each came with 2 sides. So much food! And totally delicious! We loved everything, but the ribs (both baby back and St. Louis) were the best! Bill about $30. Service good. Bring your own malt vinegar as they don't carry.

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Thank Debonthego
SonnysBBQ, General Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

Thanks! We’re glad to hear you enjoyed your visit, and we can’t wait to see you again for your next visit. More 

Port of Spain, Trinidad
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good Baby Back ribs, good location, good service, can get crowded, service was good, price was ok

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SonnysBBQ, General Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

Thanks, Moe! We’re glad to hear you enjoyed your visit, and we can’t wait to see you again for your next visit. More 

Upstate NY
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124 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lunch at Sonny's was tasty but definitely not hot. My pulled pork sandwich greatly benefited from the addition of extra bbq sauce. French fries were the big crinkle cut kind and were lukewarm at best. DH ordered the all you can eat special - pulled or sliced pork with fries and slaw. His food was not hot either. He said... More 

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Thank Mary920
SonnysBBQ, General Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

Thanks for bringin’ this to our attention, Mary. Please email Social@SonnysBBQ.com with the details of your experience, along with your contact information and the location you were at. We do appreciate your feedback, and we’d like to make sure your next visit is better. More 

canton
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They had the best BBQ that ive had in a long time, My father in law said their wings where delious and the brisket was to die for. very friendly fast service, I will be eating there again before we leave....

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Thank 1kimmie
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had pulled pork sandwich on garlic toast. Food was good and price was fair. Service was friendly. The restaurant looks a bit dated on the inside, but don't let that deter you. Food is yummy!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33505 S Dixie Hwy, Florida City, FL 33034-5628 (Formerly Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida City
  • Phone Number: +1 305-245-8585
Description
In 1968, we were just a local BBQ joint in Gainesville, Florida. Today, we're still a local BBQ joint. We just happen to be in a few more locations. But we still do things the same way Floyd "Sonny" Tillman and his wife, Lucille, did back then. We still slow-smoke over oak for up to 12 hours at a time. We still serve generous portions. And we still believe people should be able to go out to eat and feel right at home.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?