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Sonny’s BBQ

) #163 of 432 Restaurants in St. Augustine ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Barbecue
2720 State Road 16, St. Augustine, FL 32092-0772
+1 904-824-3315
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“ribs” (37 reviews)
“pulled pork” (16 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
DETAILS
2720 State Road 16, St. Augustine, FL 32092-0772
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We've been fans of Sonny's BBQ for many years and we've eaten at this chain in the state of FL at one time or another. We went here for lunch. My husband chose the all-you-can-eat pork and I had the lunch pork plate. Each plate/dinner...More

Thank Cathie_Danny
Reviewed 1 week ago

Greeted by a friendly hostess and our waiter Tyler was super. We felt like we were his only guests but he had other tables as well. Professional yet personable. Lunch portions are a perfect size for lunch and priced under $10 . If you are...More

Thank NCluvtrav
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sonny's on US 1 is a good BBQ restaurant. A must do every time I visit here. The BBQ is good. Southern. The Beef Brisket is the bomb! Southern sides are yummy. Moderately priced. Depending on lunch or dinner. Also there is a nice salad...More

Thank Nancy W
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Sonny's is consistently good. We enjoyed BBQ sandwiches and brisket. I always enjoy their baked beans and garlic bread. This makes a quick stop while traveling.

Thank FBTV
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this review

Thanks for takin' the time to leave your feedback, RBTV. We're glad to hear you enjoyed and look forward to seein' you again real soon!

Reviewed 19 March 2017

After a long day of driving we wanted a great dinner and they delivered. Amazing choice of ribs. You won't go hungry after eating here. Service was amazing with the friendliest staff.

Thank Suzanne L
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this review

Thanks for takin' the time to leave your feedback, Suzanne L. We're glad to hear you enjoyed and look forward to seein' you again real soon!

Reviewed 5 March 2017

I decided to try this location again after having had a bad experience a couple of years ago while with a friend (I had reported on that incident but did not receive any feedback from management), but unfortunately although the food was at least a...More

Thank Ernie K
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this review

Thanks for bringin' this to our attention, Ernie K. Please allow us to help. Email us at Social@SonnysBBQ.com again with the details about your recent experience, including the location, along with your phone number. We appreciate your feedback, and hope you’ll give us another chance!

Reviewed 21 February 2017

We were on our way to another attraction and hungry for lunch when we spotted Sonny's. Thank goodness! We were seated quickly by the friendly staff. It was lunch, so there was a luncheon menu, which we indulged in. I had the smoked turkey sandwich,...More

Thank clwslark
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review, clwslark! We’re glad to hear you enjoyed your food, and we can’t wait to see you again for your next visit.

Reviewed 26 January 2017

A couple of months after our last visit to Sonny's, we were surprised to see a new very reduced menu. That's not always a bad thing but, in this case, I was disappointed. My husband ordered a half rack of ribs but had to ask...More

Thank Cathy S
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this review

We’re very sorry to hear you were disappointed with your visit, Cathy S. We’d like to try to help—please email Social@SonnysBBQ.com with the details of your experience, including the location, and your phone number. Your feedback is important to us.

Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Wife and I stopped in for a quick bite. Tea was good and Fried pickles were very well made. The Sandwiches Pork(Carolina ) and Turkey on toast were almost out too fast(on top off the appetizer) but they were perfectly made. It was just after...More

Thank electrnphsr
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The service was good and the menu reliable if you are familiar with Sonny's chain. The waitress was attentive and friendly.

Thank 265annh
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:45 - 21:05
Monday
10:45 - 21:05
Tuesday
10:45 - 21:05
Wednesday
10:45 - 21:05
Thursday
10:45 - 21:05
Friday
10:45 - 21:35
Saturday
10:45 - 21:35
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2720 State Road 16, St. Augustine, FL 32092-0772 (Formerly Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Augustine
  • Phone Number: +1 904-824-3315
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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.