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“Really good bar-b-q with a very tasty variety of bar-b-q sauces”
Review of Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q - CLOSED

Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q
Price range: US$10 - US$25
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
Description: Sonny's BBQ offers a variety of barbeque meats, including St. Louis Cut Ribs and Sonny's Signature Baby Backs, Pulled Beef Brisket, Pulled and Sliced Pork, Sliced Turkey, and Chicken, all smoked slowly over a hardwood fire. Today, with 126 restaurants in nine southeastern states, Sonny's BBQ is one of the largest, most popular barbeque chains in the country. Our secret? We cook it up slow and serve it up fast and friendly.
Reviewed 11 June 2014

Go hungry, or you will miss out on the opportunity to sample all of the different types of sauces and rubs they have to share. I have lived in St. Louis, Memphis, and Texas and would put the food here up with the best. The service was outstanding and the value was very good.

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Thank HyattHilton
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SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2014

HyattHilton, thank you for the great review. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed our BBQ and sauces. We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 27 May 2014

We wanted some barbeque and I remember seeing the Sonny's on the way in to Amelia Island. Drove back and were seated immediately. Waitstaff were very courteous and everything went just right. I'd eat there as a regular if I lived in the area.

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Thank Michael M
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Reviewed 27 January 2014

We discovered Sonnys on our first trip to Florida and it has been a favorite ever since. Relaxed setting, great barbecue, friendly and helpful staff, quick food. The brisket is my favorite. Try the mustard barbecue sauce, it has an amazing flavor! This is a great family restaurant and you won't leave hungry!

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Thank Casey N
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SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2014

Casey N, thank you for the great 5 star review. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us! We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again whenever you're in the area!

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Reviewed 13 January 2014

We've never had a delay at any Sonny's location until today when we had to wait 45 minutes for our food delivery just after the lunchtime period. The restaurant wasn't even crowded. When we had to find our waitress to inquire about the delay she blamed it on one of our orders that was a grilled chicken sandwich...which she stated delayed the rest of our tables orders as this entree took 15 minutes to cook. What about the other 30? During this delay she never approached our table with an apology or to refresh our teas. This experience was an embarrassment as we had out of town guests with us who we originally took there as they've never been to a Sonny's before. What a letdown!

Thank NonRev17
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SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2014

NonRev17, thank you for taking the time to write your review. We're sorry to hear that you and your guests did not receive exceptional service on your recent visit with us. Please let us help! Send us an email at Social@SonnysBBQ.com with further details about your experience, including the location, so that we can address the issues you had encountered. We would greatly appreciate your feedback!

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Reviewed 25 December 2013 via mobile

Had christmas dinner here.....my steak was delicious....my husband said his fish was the best.....Tina is one of the best server here.. this is a 5 star restaurant....don't mind spending money on this kind of meal.....we will be back soon

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1  Thank Judy H
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SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2013

Hi Judy, Thank you so much for that great review. We are glad you enjoyed your christmas dinner with us and will be very happy to have you visit again soon!

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