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Sonny's BBQ

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2210 E Semoran Blvd, Apopka, FL 32703-5733 (Formerly Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q)
+1 407-814-8888
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10:45 - 21:35
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Sun - Thu 10:45 - 21:35
Fri - Sat 10:45 - 22:05
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Mount Dora, Florida
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stopped for lunch on 4/22/17 @ 11:15, sat at the bar and ordered our drinks and appetizer from our awesome server. She brought out our food and took our order. I've had redneck eggrolls elsewhere but these were crispy, not greasy and full of flavor. Our meals were spot-on just right and overall we very much enjoyed our lunch.... More 

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Thank bkats2005
Orlando, Florida
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did family feast take-out for staff lunch. We had generous portions of chicken, ribs and pulled pork...delicious! my favorite side was "Corn on Cob"...so sweet and tender...a definite reminder of past family dinners! my co-workers loved the mac/cheese and sweet cornbread... this was a great treat for mid-week staff lunch....everybody was happy!

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Thank lonnie839
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

Thanks for takin' the time to leave your feedback, lonnie839. We're glad to hear you enjoyed and look forward to seein' you again real soon! More 

Altamonte Springs, Florida
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83 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Sonny's requested a response regarding the most recent reviews of their Apopka location. They offered up a complimentary gift card due to the the last two visits. This was very considerate of them. We decicded to use it to cover the cost of a birthday meal with the family. The meal was average as it has been previously. Our server... More 

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Thank FLTravels123
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

We're sorry to hear that your recent visit was not up to expectations multiple times, FLTravels123. Please allow us to help. Email us at Social@SonnysBBQ.com with the details about your experience, including the location, along with your phone number. We appreciate your feedback, and hope you’ll give us another chance! More 

Sautee, Georgia, United States
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165 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Some of the best Smoked Beef Brisket we have had, so tender you can cut it with a fork. They have great sliced & pulled pork. I highly recommend, moderate priced.

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Thank Von K
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

Thanks for takin' the time to leave your feedback, Von K. We're glad to hear you enjoyed and look forward to seein' you again real soon! More 

Longwood, Florida
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

The management email came back as bogus! Pretty bad! Don't waste your time on a review. Bubbalous's stew has meat without the price upgrade!

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Thank P4418WNjohns
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

This is concerning to hear, P4418WNjohns. Could you please email Social@SonnyBBQ.com with the details about your experience, including the location, along with your phone number? We'd love to get you in touch with our team. More 

1 review
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

It's really bad when we have been to this location 4 years and it seems like Friday nights are ridiculously famous for running out of ribs.

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Thank Carla L
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

Thank you for bringin’ this to our attention, Carla L. 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. More 

Altamonte Springs, Florida
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83 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

How do you run out of ribs when you are a BBQ place that serves an all you can eat rib meal? Amazing. Oh well, we are headed to Keller's where we know we will be able to get a delicious meal - ribs and all.

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Thank FLTravels123
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

We're sorry to hear that your recent visit was not up to expectations, FLTravels123. Please allow us to help. Email us at Social@SonnysBBQ.com with the details about your experience, including the location, along with your phone number. We appreciate your feedback, and hope you’ll give us a another chance! More 

Longwood, Florida
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Why did they take the meat out of the Brunswick stew and still charge full price? The stew was delicious and worth the extra price. Is this going to be the norm?

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Thank P4418WNjohns
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

We’re very sorry to hear you were disappointed with your recent visit, P4418WNjohns. We’d like to try to help—please email Social@SonnysBBQ.com with the details of your experience, including the location, and your phone number. Your feedback is important to us. More 

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75 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Staff is always friendly. The food is usually good and the prices are not bad. The sweet tea is good and they have several sauce choices on the table. We go about twice a month!

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Thank Daniel C
Apopka, Florida
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59 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

The food is consistently good and priced reasonable, but service is inconsistent, it does not seem to improve over time. Good location and it's easy access from more than 1 road.

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Thank Waldy S
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, Waldy S. 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! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 20
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
10:45 - 21:35
Monday
10:45 - 21:35
Tuesday
10:45 - 21:35
Wednesday
10:45 - 21:35
Thursday
10:45 - 21:35
Friday
10:45 - 22:05
Saturday
10:45 - 22:05
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2210 E Semoran Blvd, Apopka, FL 32703-5733 (Formerly Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Apopka
  • Phone Number: +1 407-814-8888
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?