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Sonny's BBQ

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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Sonny's BBQ of Pensacola. Southern BBQ at its finest. Slow-smoking favorites like pulled pork, ribs, brisket since 1968.
PRICE RANGE
US$10 - US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Barbecue
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
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All reviews pulled pork ribs corn nuggets chicken cornbread egg rolls sandwich had lunch there today salad bar bar b que service was great two sides never disappoints prices are reasonable sweet tea drive thru waitress
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We discovered Sonny's way back in the early 90's and try to hit one whenever we're in Florida. The food at this site was hot, ribs flavorful, juicy and fast. Very meaty St Louis style with very little fat. My favorite. Cole slaw is a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank mwozsven
Reviewed 22 September 2018

I saw the billboard on the interstate and thought I'd stop at exit 7. I'm glad I did. The service was good, loved the food and 4 amazing sauces to try with my meal. When I saw the work trucks and public service cars, I...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank roadrunner1af
Reviewed 5 September 2018

This is a local BBQ joint part of a chain operating in the area; simple ambient in not hip area but solid BBQ. All the usual stuff in the menu but ribs are one step higher than the rest; tender juicy REALLY falling off the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank KITER57
Reviewed 26 August 2018

i went for a saturday lunch. the service was super helpful. the prices very reasonable for very tasty delicious meat. and there were many good options. i wanted the salad bar with a good meat like the brisket mmmmm. the salad bar was very full...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank mardigras5
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Stopped here on a road trip thru Pensacola. My wife had the brisket and I had the chopped brisket sandwich. They were both pretty good. Our waitress was very nice and attentive. One con, I was thinking to myself, what kind of bbq place is...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

First let me say that Sonny’s is very good BBQ. No question. However my beef is something that they could’ve fixed when they remodeled. If you want to have a conversation and this place is busy, you can forget it. Not happening. Concrete floor with...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank BongoDrums
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

We were glad we stopped. Very friendly helpful staff. Enjoyed our food. Pulled pork was only okay but ribs were good.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank OneGoodCook
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

With this many locations, I should have known not to stop. Absolutely nothing special. The BBQ is pulled pork in some sort of sauce. Many people can do better at home with an oven. The ribs tasted like the vacuum sealed typed you can buy...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Sookie42
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

The food was great. The waitress addressing the guys as sir but the women as hun, honey, and sweetheart every sentence was annoying and overdone.

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Flipperch
Reviewed 18 April 2018

This is our favorite restaurant. Every time we head south we make it a point to find a Sonny's for their ribs. While the place was clean and the service was great we were less then impressed. Food was good but not up to the...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank B8873EFmelissas
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