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Sonny's BBQ

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630 N Navy Blvd, Pensacola, FL 32507-1242 (Formerly Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q)
+1 850-456-2000
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11:00 - 22:05
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:35
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:05
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Conway, Arkansas, United States
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good Bar BQ place. Great taste and good menu selections pricing isn't bad. Very clean and well staffed.

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Thank Glensmith501
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43 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was kind of miffed when we got here because we left another BBQ restaurant angry- let me just say that the folks at Sonny's BBQ made up for it. The food was amazing- the only thing that surpassed the food was our waitress. We ordered everything she recommended. Everything was hot and tasted fresh. Definitely one of the best Sonny's... More 

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Thank Pamela V
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for the pulled pork and cole slaw. We needed black eyed peas to complete our meal. Spoke with Manager and was told corporate won't allow it. This is unacceptable. I would recommend that Black eyed peas be added for New Years. It's a Southern thing.

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Thank Cbradallen
Harrison, Tn
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love bbq at Sonny's, is always and servers do a great job. Prices are reasonable and they offer many choices.

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Thank Steven H
Pensacola, Florida, United States
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65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Went on a Friday night, it was packed. The waitress was so friendly and smiling. Food was good and was served quickly.

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

Thanks, Carol L! We’re glad to hear you enjoyed your visit, and we can’t wait to see you again next time! More 

San Antonio, Texas, United States
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

This was OK. Nothing special in the ribs were pretty small. They did give an entire bottle of barbecue sauce to first-time visitors. They have some pretty tasty sauces but I was not overly impressed. Very commercialized. My wife liked the ribs but I did not. I got the impression that the employees were doing their time. There are better... More 

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Thank Joe R
Gulf Breeze, Florida
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

We love eating here. The meats and sides are delicious! Food is consistently good. Our favorites are the pulled pork and the baby back ribs. Our favorite Sonny's sauce is the Sweet.

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Thank vbeachbella
Memphis
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100 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

I was traveling though Pensacola FL and asked someone at the rest stop where I could find some BBQ close by and I'm so glad I did. It was so good. I was quite satisfied when I left with my server and the food. I don't think I left anything in my plate. They also had every bbq sauce that... More 

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Thank MemphisRoadie
Tuscaloosa, AL
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

It's always good. No matter what I order. Service is fast. Waitresses and drive thru employees are very friendly.

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Thank IKnowBBQ
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Very good. First time visit. I am very picky about BBQ because I cook my own. I had The Pork 3 ways. Pulled pork, sliced pork and ribs. They came plain. You can add your flavor of sauce at the table. There are 4 choices. You get 2 sides. I chose the green beans and mac and cheese. Server Tanavia... More 

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

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 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
Good for
Groups, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:35
Monday
11:00 - 21:35
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:35
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:35
Thursday
11:00 - 21:35
Friday
11:00 - 22:05
Saturday
11:00 - 22:05
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 630 N Navy Blvd, Pensacola, FL 32507-1242 (Formerly Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Pensacola
  • Phone Number: +1 850-456-2000
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?