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2210 East Semoran Boulevard, Apopka, FL 32703 (Formerly Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q)
+1 407-814-8888
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10:45 - 22:05
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Sun - Thu 10:45 - 21:35
Fri - Sat 10:45 - 22:05
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

It's been my daughter and myself went to this restaurant to eat some ribs the ribs are very dry the tables felt very sticky barbecue sauce I don't believe I will be going back to this restaurant again the pulled pork have a lot of grit in it more grit than pulled pork

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Thank Mariluz H
Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We had 13 of us go to Sonny's after out Grandmother's funeral. We didn't even make reservations, and within 10 minutes they had everything setup. Great food as well.

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Thank tracitaylor73
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

Thanks, tracitaylor73 ! We’re glad to hear you enjoyed your visit, and we can’t wait to see you again for your next visit. More 

Longwood, Florida
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Sixteen of us ate on the patio on a Friday night at 7:00. Various orders, all taken and delivered with true professionalism. Our server never missed a beat, with smiles a on her face! My husband had ribs (always!) and I had BBQ'd Chicken Salad -and, will have again!!

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Thank coolskwerl
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback, coolskwerl We hope we'll see you for another visit soon. More 

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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Now there are many types of BBQ. Sonny's has its own style which is why it's a chain. Enjoyed the food, atmosphere and service. Prices were OK and everyone seemed to be enjoying. Plenty to fill that bbq craving if you have it. Was clean and friendly

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Thank Chef L
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

Thanks for the love, Chef L! We hope we'll see you for another visit soon. More 

London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Place a little rough around the edges but food was plentiful and really good. Sliced Pork and Pulled Pork were excellent. Great value too.

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Thank Rygate
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback, Rygate! We hoe you'll join us again soon! More 

Apopka, Florida
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Sit down or take out. Little to no wait for a table. Good service. Food is delicious and consistently good. All the meats are flavorful and smoky. The green beans are tasty.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Had a great visit here today. Ordered the all you can eat salad it was not as fresh as it was last visit. Still I think it was a great visit Staff was great service good

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Thank West K
Longwood, Florida
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57 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

I knew better, but we had a guest who wanted Ribs, and our favorite BBQ was closed, so we tried Sonny's. Big mistake! The ribs were way over-cooked to the point of being extremely DRY - like jersey only dryer. I really couldn't tell the difference between the bones and the meet. Don't eat here. If we didn't have "take... More 

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Thank Bill G
Orlando, Florida
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

We had not eaten at a Sonny's in several years due to inconsistent food and service but we decided to give it another chance and we were both happy that we did. The hostess staff was friendly and we were shown to a clean table with out much delay. The waitress appeared soon after to greet us while enroute to... More 

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Thank Eric B
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

We're happy to hear you enjoyed your visit with us, Eric B. Thanks for your great feedback and we can't wait to see you next time! More 

Orlando, Florida
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Had brisket that was so dry that even after they changed it for me I still had to drown it in sauce Customer service was great. Beef was too dry

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Thank Ovalfire
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

We're sorry to hear you weren't completely satisfied with your visit, Ovalfire. Let us help -- Please email us at Social@SonnysBBQ.com with the details, location you visited, and your contact information so we can help. We appreciate your feedback! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
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: 2210 East Semoran Boulevard, Apopka, FL 32703 (Formerly Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Apopka
  • Phone Number: +1 407-814-8888
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?