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Sonny's BBQ

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8313 Chellie Rd, Pensacola, FL 32526-7941
+1 850-944-6633
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11:00 - 21:30
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Sliced pork big deal meal is our favorite. Sweet tea is southern sweet and perfect compliment to the BBQ. Restaurant has been completely remodeled too.

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Thank Ben E
Richmond, Virginia
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248 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have to own up to being a Sonny's fan from back in the 90s when I lived in North Florida. They have recently updated the look, but kept the same great food. You still can't beat the lunch deal. The smoked meats on garlic bread are just beyond equal. Having added local craft beers and updated the look of... More 

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Thank slovaktoo
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Heading back north and decided to try a different route, ended up in Pensacola Florida and checking reviews for a restaurant near us. After a day of travel, Sonnys BBQ was the ideal stop! Dan had the half chicken, Beans and coleslaw and enjoyed sampling all four of their sauces. I had the baby back ribs, beans, Cole slaw and... More 

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Thank Tiny F
LaGrange, Georgia
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Great BBQ at an affordable price. The BBQ Beans are the best in the business. We stop here everytime we pass through town. We recommend Sonny's.

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Thank crimson-legacy
West Branch, Michigan
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Me & my fiancee had the pulled pork sandwhiches that just melted in your mouth. They were awesome! tender strips of pork. The side of okra & green beans were great southern food too. The banana pudding I couldnt put it down. I was already full & just wanted to sample it. The service was friendly & the waitress even... More 

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Thank 29natashao
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

Thanks for takin' the time to leave your feedback, 29natashao. We're glad to hear you enjoyed and look forward to seein' you again real soon! More 

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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

I went through the drive thru tonight and picked up a pulled pork dinner plate with Cole slaw, bake beans,and corn on the cob. It only cost $13 and the side were great. The pulled pork was kinda fatty tonight. Normally it's better. Overall I was happy but hope the meat quality is better on my next visit.

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

Thank you for reachin’ out. We appreciate you takin' the time to leave your review and will be sure to pass this along to our team. Thanks for your feedback and we hope to see you again soon! More 

Biloxi, Mississippi
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Good BBQ, great value and service. Salad bar was small but good. Service was very good. We enjoyed the food and visit.

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Thank scato2016
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

Thanks for takin' the time to leave your feedback, scato2016. We're glad to hear you enjoyed and look forward to seein' you again real soon! More 

Fayetteville, Georgia
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213 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We so enjoyed our food. We bought the sampler plate with chicken brisket and ribs . Well worth the stop. We will be seeing them again

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

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

Fairfax Station, Virginia
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61 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

The BQ sampler platter was fantastic. It allows you to try four of their signature meats. They have four BQ sauces that are all excellent.

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Thank Aero999
SonnysBBQ, General Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

Thanks! 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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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

The food is great, have been coming for years recommend it to everyone. The remodeling looks good and there's more TV's to watch the games no matter where you sit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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: 8313 Chellie Rd, Pensacola, FL 32526-7941
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Pensacola
  • Phone Number: +1 850-944-6633
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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