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Sonny's BBQ

3611 US Highway 98 N, Lakeland, FL 33809-3808
+1 863-853-8283
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pulled pork” (17 reviews)
“ribs” (30 reviews)
“garlic toast” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:30 Hours
CUISINES
American, Barbecue
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
3611 US Highway 98 N, Lakeland, FL 33809-3808
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1 - 10 of 122 reviews

Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a very fresh Salad Bar as my entree, with an add-on serving of Smoked Brisket. Wow, and the Salad Bar included some stellar New England Clam Chowder too. Chowder was better than most I find in chains, very good. The Brisket was flawless, moist...More

Thank Jim P
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Servers were interested in their side conversations than taking orders. Took a longer than usual time to get the food and it was cold.

Thank jan2la
Reviewed 9 July 2018

I have never had a bad meal here. They are always quick and have good servers. I always get something different cause i like it all.

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Well known for its barbecue this chain outlet is an above average restaurant. Easy to find your favorite from the menu with ribs, pulled pork, sliced beef, chicken and more. If you don't want BBQ then try the all you can eat salad bar. Freshly...More

Thank larryr303
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Stopped in for diner with the family and we were seated quickly.The server was on point. We did not wait long at all before she was taking our order and getting our drinks and salad bar plates. The food was just what we ordered and...More

Thank bigu76
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Very good chain restaurant for bbq. Impressed by the quality. Salad bar had lots to choose from . Staff very friendly.

Thank amy86gt1
Reviewed 25 March 2018

I'm not a BBQ expert, but I know good food. I didn't realize I was so hungry until we pulled into the parking lot and smelled the smoke.On our way to the ball game down the street, this was a convenient place to get our...More

Thank Wayne C
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for the first time on 3/24/18 ordering several different entrees. Everything was delicious, nice size helpings. The restaurant was clean and our waitress Terri, was awesome. We will be back, good Lord willing.

Thank Crooner82
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Stopped in while shopping in the area. Seated right away and server was close behind. Got a sliced pork and pulled chicken sandwich. Both the meat was moist - not dry as so many other places have. Great lunch - will visit again.

Thank Bob A
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

I was very pleased with the service and food we got at Sonny’s. We arrived shortly before closing because we had drove into Lakeland from out of town late. The staff never made us feel rushed and the food was amazing.

Thank dvbrew21
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3611 US Highway 98 N, Lakeland, FL 33809-3808
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
  • Phone Number: +1 863-853-8283
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Description
Sonny's BBQ of Lakeland. Southern BBQ at its finest. Slow-smoking favorites like pulled pork, ribs, brisket since 1968.
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