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Charlie's Southern Barbecue

126 N Main St, Cedar City, UT 84720-3985
+1 435-867-8010
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brisket” (66 reviews)
“sampler” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
126 N Main St, Cedar City, UT 84720-3985
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Dynamite for-real barbecue--smoker right outside the front door. The collards are almost exactly like my grandma's..but better. All the barbecue is excellent, but best of all is the burnt ends--check which day they serve them. Very fast line and serving. Come hungry.

Thank David W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place gave us a lot of meat for the price. We had brisket and pork. It was good BBQ and service was great. I am from Tennessee so I am very particular on what it takes to classified as great BBQ. This was good...More

Thank TNTraveler477
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We got the combo beef/pork and pulled pork sandwiches. Both were fantastic. The restaurant is located in Cedar City historic district. Don't miss this one, it is delicious!

Thank johntrak
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had the ribs, which were very good. Beer is available also, which is a plus especially when eating BBQ. Others with me had pulled pork sandwiches which were also good. The setting reminds me of a Dickeys BBQ restaurant. You place your order and...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Omfg, i've never been to a place where every piece you put in your mouth is an A+. Unbelieveble. The smokey meat, the godly mac n cheese, the garlic mashed potato's straight outta heaven and then, man, the banana pudding. I'll drive 6 hours or...More

Thank DaanJ104
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We had dinner for the first time here prior to seeing a Shakespeare play. We are always looking for good barbecue and my wife and I split a full rack of ribs. The ribs were meaty and the sauce was sweet which we like although...More

Thank rhalbailey
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We were coming back to Cedar City on a late Sunday afternoon. We found this place open. My wife had a 1/2 rack of ribs and I had the pulled pork sandwich. Both meals were very good. The BBQ sauce was excellent. There was enough...More

Thank Kenneth W
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We were relieved to find out that Charlie's was indeed Sonny's under a new name. We visit this restaurant every year for their excellent barbecue and fried cauliflower!

Thank Bonnie S
Reviewed 25 August 2017

This is some fantastic BBQ. Standard BBQ pricing. Atmosphere is pretty good. Definitely worth going.

Thank ryjhope
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We walked into the restaurant there were only two clean tables. There were 5 or 6 workers standing around.. No one made a move to clean up. We cleaned a table. We then had to ask some one to wipe off the table.. We then...More

Thank Kaytan44
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 N Main St, Cedar City, UT 84720-3985 (Formerly Sonnyboys BBQ)
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Cedar City
  • Phone Number: +1 435-867-8010
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