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Sonny’s BBQ

3177 West US Highway 90, Lake City, FL 32055
+1 386-752-1117
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pulled pork” (15 reviews)
“ribs” (42 reviews)
“baked beans” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
3177 West US Highway 90, Lake City, FL 32055
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Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Nice local BBQ place. Nothing fancy, but the food is excellent. Been there several times traveling through the area. It is right off the exit for Lake City on I-75

1  Thank karenbW2938ZU
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2016

We're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit with us, karenbW2938ZU. We appreciate you stoppin' by and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped for supper on the way to Orlando. Didn't want fast food but this place was fast. The food part was fast. Had to wait a little longer than we wanted to be seated but I'll chalk that up to a little miscommunication between staff....More

1  Thank BDAD68
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2016

Thanks for your great feedback, BDAD68! We appreciate hearin' from you and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 July 2016

We had the shredded pork sandwiches, baked beans and fried okra. All were delicious. We enjoy going to Sonnys when we travel because we know we are going to get a great dinner for a great price. Sonnys did not disappoint our taste buds.

1  Thank sunny33682016
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2016

Thanks for your great feedback, sunny33682016! We appreciate hearin' from you and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 27 June 2016

Staff was friendly and checked on us during our visit. We dined in and had asked for a table away from others so we could visit with traveling family. Wait staff kept in touch and allowed us to visit. We enjoyed good fresh food and...More

1  Thank Diver276
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2016

We're happy to hear you enjoyed your visit with us, Diver276. Thanks for your great feedback! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

We were craving some BBQ while driving through Florida. We found Sonny's and decided to give it a shot. We were greeted and seated immediately even though it was lunch hour and the parking lot and restaurant were full. I had the redneck egg rolls...More

1  Thank Kimberly P
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2016

We're happy to hear this, Kimberly P.! Thanks for stoppin' by and we can't wait to see you next time you're driving through Florida!

Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Wow what a difference. Always had great food and service but the remodel really freshens the place up alot. Love the addition of a bar area and drive thru. Keep up the good work

1  Thank Ken K
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2016

Thanks for your great feedback, Ken K.! We appreciate you stoppin' by and we can't wait to see you next time.

Reviewed 20 June 2016

We love Sonny's, have been patrons for years and let me tell you, they have stepped up their game! AND IT SHOWS... Brand new storefront, the restrooms were spotless and everything worked well, the interior of the store was spotless and new, the service was...More

1  Thank Kathy B
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2016

We're so happy to hear Paula took such great care of you, Kathy B.! Thanks for your great feedback. We're glad you enjoyed your visit and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 14 June 2016

it was clean and staff was friendly, fast service and food was excellent and hot when served, waitress was right on top of all you can eat refills.

1  Thank Bleyeind
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2016

We're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit with us, Bleyeind! Thanks for the kind words and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 6 June 2016

Had the pleasure of eating here with my friends. Staff is great and so is the food. I highly recommend this restuarant to anyone who wants to eat in a comfortable atmosphere.

1  Thank 884tashap
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2016

We're glad to hear it, 884tashap! Thanks for stoppin' by and we hope to see you again soon for another visit.

Reviewed 4 June 2016

Stopped by for lunch on our way to WDW in late May. The restaurant was very clean, service friendly and they were fast to serve even while quite busy during the "lunch rush". I have eaten at many Sonny's over the years in SC, GA...More

1  Thank cbwilkjr
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2016

We're happy to hear you enjoyed your visit with us, cbwilkjr! Thanks for takin' the time to write us a great review and we hope to see you again soon for another visit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3177 West US Highway 90, Lake City, FL 32055 (Formerly Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Lake City
  • Phone Number: +1 386-752-1117
  • E-mail
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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