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Sonny's BBQ

630 N Navy Blvd, Pensacola, FL 32507-1242
+1 850-456-2000
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (24 reviews)
“pulled pork” (11 reviews)
“garlic toast” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:35All hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
630 N Navy Blvd, Pensacola, FL 32507-1242
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went in for Sunday Lunch on July 2nd at 1:30 pm and we was sat quickly which was nice, but took our waitress 10 minutes to get our drinks as it was hot outside we wanted to quench our thirst, I had the Brisket...More

Thank robert572
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sonny's is a great barbecue place. Clean with friendly staff...great choices on salad bar and don't forget to try the redneck egg rolls!

Thank scrapbookbeth
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Stopped in on Saturday evening around 6:15pm. We were seated right away and a waiter was at our booth within 3 minutes. We ordered the Redneck Egg Rolls for a starter. I didn’t care much for the dipping sauce they were served with, but the...More

Thank retphcs
SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

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

Reviewed 29 May 2017

Visited late afternoon on Sunday. Were seated promptly. Service was excellent. Order prepared correctly and timely. "Whole Hog" sandwich has various cuts of pork and was very good. Manager, Marvin, was circulating through customers making certain everything was satisfactory. We eat hear fairly regularly and...More

Thank 970pianoman
Reviewed 24 May 2017

While I have always liked Sonnys and their food, I have learned something this last trip that will make me forever be careful when I eat there. Meat is good and my daughter thinks they have the best ribs anywhere. However, the "butter" they serve...More

Thank BongoDrums
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Sonny's barbecue is the best barbecue! I've been eating there for years, clean establishment, great staff. myself and my family enjoy it every time. the food is very tasteful and the service is on point, nice waiters and hostess they communicate well with one another....More

Thank Kimjay82
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Sonny's was recommended to us from the local DMV. We were pleasantly surprised with the menu. I can enjoyed the Bbq chicken. Tasty meaty and tender.

Thank tripper4ever_11
Reviewed 14 May 2017

I ordered Beef Brisket chopped up and added a slice of Cheddar Cheese and chopped onions on top of the bun. You can have it on garlic toast as well. Four flavors of BBQ sauces to try. I like the Sweet and Spicy. The Atmosphere...More

Thank Cindy P
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Always reliable and consistent with solid service. Always focus on the service as well as the food and they always come through. Always know exactly what we are going to get in regards to the quality and consistency of their food!

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch and found a renovated Sonny's. Nice interior, great service, and a varied lunch menu. Ribs and beef brisket were outstanding. Recommended.

Thank Bob A
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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
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:35
11:00 - 21:35
11:00 - 21:35
11:00 - 21:35
11:00 - 21:35
11:00 - 22:05
11:00 - 22:05
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 630 N Navy Blvd, Pensacola, FL 32507-1242 (Formerly Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Pensacola
  • Phone Number: +1 850-456-2000
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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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