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Sonny's BBQ

630 N Navy Blvd, Pensacola, FL 32507-1242
+1 850-456-2000
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (25 reviews)
“pulled pork” (12 reviews)
“garlic toast” (4 reviews)
Closes in 5 min
11:00 - 22:05All hours
American, Barbecue
££ - £££
630 N Navy Blvd, Pensacola, FL 32507-1242
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love Sonny's smoked wings! They are a appetizer so I added salad bar. There was a nice variety of items at the salad bar. The restaurant was clean and the service was good. they were able to accommodate a group of 20 with a...More

Thank phyllism258
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First off, this is a great place - clean, nice, new - and the food is great. Very good BBQ - lots of options, brisket, pulled pork, chicken, ribs, etc., and great sides - in fact they have some of the best onion rings ever....More

Thank Cary and Kelly R
Reviewed 15 January 2018

The food was fast and great. The price was low compared to other BBQ that we have gone to with equal or better quality. We had the ribs and loved it.

Thank cdhcch
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Cannot take away the fact that Sonny's has great BBQ. But dishonest employees are about to ruin this location. Went to Sonny's Sunday Dec. 10, 2017 and had a great meal. Today Dec. 12 my bank shows someone added a additional tip to my card...More

1  Thank 848david
SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

This is concerning to hear, 848David. Could you please email Social@SonnysBBQ.com with these details, the location of your visit, and your number so that we can look into this matter further?

Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

No matter where we visit a Sonnys it is always quality food and excellent service. Vgreat BBQ at affordable pricing. Smoked turkey sandwich with a baked sweet potato is off the chain. Wish there was a Sonnys by our house.

Thank Garen818
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have eaten at this restaurant at least a dozen times over the last decade. Use to be one of the best around and we always enjoyed our meals. Service was great too. We had lunch there today and the restaurant definitely...More

Thank David D
SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Thank you for bringin’ this to our attention, David D. Please email social@SonnysBBQ.com with the details of your experience, along with your phone number and the location you were at. We would greatly appreciate your feedback.

Reviewed 14 November 2017

Try it. You'll like it. I've eaten there on a regular basis and it's always good. Last year, I bought my thanksgiving turkey there.

Thank c5babe2
Reviewed 1 November 2017

While on a recent trip, we found ourselves looking for that one place our large family could all agree on. Sonny's got the nod. We walked in with 11 people in all, two were infants. They took us in stride, and had a great plan...More

Thank wewillflooryou
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Went in for a quick bite because we had to get back to base, found that though they were mainly an sit down eatery they actually had good counter service. Then the sandwich was fantastic {liked their brisket}.

Thank TCPDump
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

You don't notice it at first because you go there a lot. But the food quality does not seem to be the same as before. It's hard to eat healthy when they serve "country crock" and pass it off as butter. That has to be...More

Thank BongoDrums
SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thank you for your review, BongoDrums. We’re always open to hearing further feedback from our guests and invite you to email us your ideas to social@SonnysBBQ.com. We look forward to speaking with you!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:35
11:00 - 21:35
11:00 - 21:35
11:00 - 21:35
11:00 - 21:35
11:00 - 22:05
11:00 - 22:05
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 630 N Navy Blvd, Pensacola, FL 32507-1242 (Formerly Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Pensacola
  • Phone Number: +1 850-456-2000
  • E-mail
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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