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Bono's Pit Bar-B-Q

8011 Merrill Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32277-6545
+1 904-743-3727
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“brisket” (4 reviews)
“potatoes” (2 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
8011 Merrill Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32277-6545
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

Menu was quite extensive, and the prices are comparable with other BBQ restaurants. Very satisfied with the food quality.

Thank FLBug1
Reviewed 10 April 2017

meat is cooked to perfection and you have a choice of different sauces, hot, sweet, 5 different. love the bb back ribs, moist and tender. my husband always has his pulled pork sandwich, the sweet potatoes are cooked perfectly, cole slow is good, the portions...More

Thank Rosine B
Reviewed 20 January 2017

We gathered here with a large group of high school friends from many years ago. We had a very large group but even with that the service was great. The bar-b-q and all of the sides were delicious.

Thank Pat_Tom1
Reviewed 2 December 2016

I had a sore throat and only wanted soup. The brunswick stew was so good I'm going back to get more.

Thank D S
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We were driving through town looking for lunch. We stopped at Bono's. There was a steady stream of cars going into the parking lot and pulling out again... we didn't realize what a booming take-out business they have! We walked inside and were seated, passing...More

Thank Jerry L
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

The night before we tried another nearby BBQ place and were very disappointed, so much so that we almost swore off BBQ in Jacksonville, FL. We stopped in for lunch after finding out that Hungry Howie's did not have subs. We were on our way...More

Thank Redman1982
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

I have always loved Bono's BBQ. The best in town. Daily specials are good. Craig and his sister are the Owners. They have always contributed food for the ShAdCo quarterly meetings I would hold for 125 people and Policemen of the community. Very generous.

Thank rgold02
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Love all of their meats. The smoked wings are a favorite. Love the ribs & brisket, too. Always great food & friendly, efficient staff. ❤️

Thank Maureen L
Reviewed 20 July 2016

The brisket was fantastic! Very tender, lots of flavor. I had the small portion and it was plenty for me.

Thank LisaPFLNP46
Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

I have been eating Florida barbecue for a long time (from TN originally) and this might be some of the best barbecue we've ever had. Nothing was greasy, everything was perfectly smoked. The sides were excellent. Matt or server, made the evening complete. He was...More

Thank Scott W
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Average prices
USD 10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8011 Merrill Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32277-6545
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 904-743-3727
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