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Sonny's BBQ

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6606 Gall Boulevard, Zephyrhills, FL 33542 (Formerly Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q)
+1 813-782-4272
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have stop her a few times. Service not to good, had the ribs they were tough told server he said oh. Didn't really care. Stop last week service same had sweet Caroline that wasn't to bad. But food served no server stop back. Had to ask for bill it was dropped and I mean dropped at the table. Sorry not... More 

Thank Margie R
South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When in doubt about eating at the local BBQ joint, you can always count on Sonny's for having good BBQ all the time. Does not matter what you order, it's always good.

Thank SCSunkist
Ottawa, Canada
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food, good service and reasonable prices. For example: Ribs for Two - a rack of ribs. 3 sides, garlic toast or biscuits is just over $20! Love this place!

Thank RichardL4140
Plant City, Florida
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50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stopped in Sonny's as we had lots of time previously. I usually order a lunch or dinner that come with "sidekicks". Always before, I was able to get a small side salad as one of my sidekicks. This time, however, I was told that "Corporate" had decided Sonny's would no longer be allowing customers to get... More 

Thank Joyce D
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Good food poor service. Order submission was incorrect so our food came out wrong. Waitress may have been new

Thank Chele B
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Used to be my go to for bbq but since prices seem to change often hard for family to afford. Used to go twice a month now luck if go 3 times a year! I love the salad bar especially being not many places have them any more. I understand prices go up for them too but community is made... More 

Thank HappytravelerTampa
Zephyrhills, Florida
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

This is a great BBQ spot ... and if you love ribs, you'll love the "all you can eat" ribs. My husband ordered this last weekend and was so happy to be able to eat just the amount he wanted to - it is always just a bit more than the typical serving. The rest of the meal was good... More 

Thank waynesworld1967
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

We eat here often. Food for s good and service is great. Food is fresh and hot! Drinks are good sized so you don't have to wait on refills as often! Many we know eat there often. Good size portions and good prices

Thank Redonthe
Zephyrhills, Florida
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118 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We used to love this restaurant. Tonight we ate there and spent nearly $50 for 2 adults and 2 small children. We should have went to a steakhouse. We were not impressed with the service, food or cost. Do yourself a favor try somewhere else. They still have the best sweet tea, but that's about it...

Thank drivitlkustoleit
St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Their bbq ribs are meaty and delicious Some of the best restaurant Cole slaw anywhere. They have wonderful corn nuggets. Unlimited free refills of drinks. Great for a family on a budget.

Thank pdeveny

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6606 Gall Boulevard, Zephyrhills, FL 33542 (Formerly Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Zephyrhills
  • Phone Number: +1 813-782-4272
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?