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Sonny's BBQ

33505 S Dixie Hwy, Florida City, FL 33034-5628
+1 305-245-8585
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“ribs” (76 reviews)
“pulled pork” (35 reviews)
“garlic bread” (15 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
33505 S Dixie Hwy, Florida City, FL 33034-5628
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Sonny's BBQ is a family owned BBQ with a few locations in this area. They do a great job with their pulled pork, dry rubbed ribs and chicken from the smoker grill. They have sandwiches, dinners and all you can eat choices, in addition to...More

Thank MDW2
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

I'm not in love with Sonny's I've had great meals here and strictly average it's Hit or Miss but it is barbecue in South Florida

Thank captpaul2014
SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Thank you for your review, CaptPaul2014. 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!

Reviewed 12 June 2017

We've eaten here twice on this trip and came back because of a previous good experience and because its close to some shopping facilities that are not available further down on the Keys. We've eaten at several Sonny's and usually they don't disappoint if you...More

Thank D.mr S
SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

We’re glad to hear Jon took great care of you durin’ your last visit, D.mr S. We appreciate you taking the time to write your review and hope you’ll stop by again soon!

Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Visited this past weekend. Nice place. The staff were nice and the food was good. Salad bar was a plus.

Thank Pam L
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Sonny's never lets me down due to their classic pork, pulled chicken, and salad bar. For me, it's always good.

Thank Darrynrd
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Great service I like macaroons I and cheese, sweet potatoe, BBQ Chicken , brisket of beef I have h a d better, they now closed remodeling making the place look real nice and bigger.

Thank Joey G
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

No one can come close to this type of cooking. It's a pitty they do not have other locations. Unbeatable cuisine. Ribs...Corn on the Cob, corn cakes... Have not tried everything on the menu yet.. but i can imagine its all just as good. Compliments...More

Thank Ronald-Islander
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Standard resturant which can be found everywhere. Outback. Logan og Longhorn is just better. The BBQ ribs were good, the saladbar not very appealing. You can get better and cheaper food in Florida City

Thank jkanters
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We were waiting for the Honda dealer to work on our car and went over for a bite to eat. We had been there before a year before but didn't find it memorable either good or bad. This time we got a 1/4 chicken with...More

Thank sellitall
SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Sellitall thanks for sharing your kind words! We’ll be sure to pass your feedback about Barbra along to our team. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 May 2017

The Wife and I were travelling back from the Keys and stopped in just before closing on a Sunday. The staff were very helpful and enthusiastic even though we stayed 20 minutes after closing. The assorted platter was excellent and the portions very generous for...More

Thank Barry T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33505 S Dixie Hwy, Florida City, FL 33034-5628 (Formerly Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida City
  • Phone Number: +1 305-245-8585
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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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