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Sonny's BBQ

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Barbecue
150 Sheriff Rd, Melbourne, FL 32940-8270
+1 321-242-4600
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pulled pork” (23 reviews)
“ribs” (42 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
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150 Sheriff Rd, Melbourne, FL 32940-8270
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff was attentive and courteous. I ordered a brisket with cole slaw, mac n cheese and corn bread. It had a smoky flavor but that was it, very bland and this was someone who was quite hungry.

Thank 03rcode
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We had the chopped brisket, sliced pork, St. Louis ribs. Ribs were great as was the sliced pork, the chopped brisket not so great but not bad either with BBQ sauce on it. Service was quick and friendly and the dining area roomy. We would...More

Thank happytravelersPA
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Salad bar has chicn salad and everything you need to put a Cobb salad together. Added to this it includes garlic bread and bottomless brunswick stew. Leave here hungry something is wrong!

Thank c0de7777
Reviewed 20 September 2017

The cheeseburger was $7.99 +$2 for a side and soda you can add a Salad bar for only $3.99 to add to any entrée. The cheeseburger was delicious, fries were fresh and hot, soda served in huge cup was way too much could only drink...More

Thank lillymarie305
Reviewed 14 August 2017

I've dined at this location before so no surprises. I've loved Sonny's BBQ for years and so visit when I can. Sliced Pork on garlic bread with double fries and sweet tea and I'm a happy camper. Angela, my server, was quick with the refills...More

Thank basenjidave
SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Basenjidave, thanks for sharing your kind words! We’ll be sure to pass your feedback about Angela along to our team. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 27 July 2017

We have eat at Sonny's other places before but this one was awesome! The staff was very friendly and the food was amazing! We had been driving all day and just wanted some good food and this really hit the spot!

Thank Matthew H
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The Scrumptious Home Cooking, Freindly & Knowledgeable Service, & Atmosphere Are All Top Notch & On Point. Come With An Appetite, Leave Needing A Wheelbarrow Ride Out To Your Car :). Finger Licking Good BBQ. Lots Of Room For All Size Parties

Thank jagcatlady
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This was our first visit to a Sonny's BBQ and we chose it due to its location near our hotel. The service was friendly with no wait but the food was, frankly, rather pedestrian. My wife had the baby back ribs and I had the...More

Thank Russ R
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This is a great place for family or anyone. It has great BBQ with sauce choices. My favorite is the brisket. My husband loves the St Louis Ribs. But we have enjoyed many dishes here. I still enjoy the salad bar with fresh spinach, fresh...More

Thank KayakLadyFL
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Sonny's has always been the goto place for BBQ here in FL. The meat is always consistent, and the sides are great too! Staff are always friendly both inside or drive through. The family meal gives you a little of everything, and that's normally what...More

Thank PJWarncke
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Teresa B
3 March 2016|
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Response from Star F | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I can't help on that one... I don't eat Okra... :P
Teresa B
3 March 2016|
Response from VAkate | Reviewed this property |
I was there in February and just showed them that I reviewed them on tripadvisor. The okra were awesome. Don't know if they're still doing this promotion....
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
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 - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 Sheriff Rd, Melbourne, FL 32940-8270 (Formerly Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Brevard County  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +1 321-242-4600
  • E-mail
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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