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Sonny’s BBQ

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35620 Hwy 27, Haines City, FL 33844-3731 (Formerly Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q)
+1 863-422-1117
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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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St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped for lunch. They have the best beef brisket I have ever had. Their pulled pork is great as well. Great choice of sides. Great service and friendly staff. Will be coming back.

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Thank pmc2013
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14 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited here on passing looked ok from the outside went in first thing you notice there's no atmosphere anyway seated and served by Hayley nice girl very quiet and shy but good at her job food was ok nothing to write home about had chicken n ribs the mac n cheese was cold and not tasty price was ok as... More 

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Thank tony h
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Huge portions well done awsome sauce even buy it at publics side are excellent backed potatoes, potatoe salad, did I say the meat is to die for. Have had them cater work functions never a complaint.

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Thank Greg L
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here in 2015 after it was recommended to us by a friend. Food was great, I had the dry rub ribs with bbq beans, baked sweet potato and some of their excellent corn bread (best I have tasted in a long time), service was a little slow but it was very busy. Cant remember what my friends had. We... More 

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Haines City, Florida
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35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were seated in good time and our waitress came in good time. Our drink order was taken and drinks came right out. We ordered our food. It came out quickly and looked good. The food was not very hot and seemed to be missing flavor. We lived in Texas for many years and have been spoiled I guess.

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Thank WEC48
SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this review

Thank you for reachin’ out, WEC48. We appreciate you takin' the time to supply your feedback and we will be sure to pass this along to our team. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Alor Setar, Malaysia
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65 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ribs here are only OK. Service is good, if a bit pushy. Variety is limited, but if good quality. Menu needs updating.

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Thank enwest
SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this review

Thank you for reachin’ out, enwest. We appreciate you takin' the time to leave your review and will be sure to pass this along to our team. Thanks for your feedback and we hope to see you again soon! More 

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23 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took our son and his family to the Haines City location during a recent visit to Florida. They had not eaten at Sonny's prior to this visit. We ordered different menu selection and enjoyed the variety. Great food. Great service. Highly recommend.

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Thank Sandra G
Kitchener, Canada
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188 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We saw an ad on TV for their all you can eat ribs special for the month of April and thought we would give them a try. When we arrived, it seems they always have an all you can eat chicken on Sundays too. As it was a Sunday in April, we got the best of both worlds. The chicken... More 

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Thank Danewfies
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped for lunch. The restaurant we clean. Our waitress was ok but not overly friendly. The food was reasonable but average.

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Thank Marcy F
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, Marcy F. 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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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

My wife swears that Sonnys has the best brisket I like their BBQ ribs. I order the all you can eat. The baked beans and string beans are excellent. Go early as it fill in fast. This is a great family restaurant. Worth the stop.

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Thank Joseph Q

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 20
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
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: 35620 Hwy 27, Haines City, FL 33844-3731 (Formerly Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Haines City
  • Phone Number: +1 863-422-1117
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?