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Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q

7055 S Semoran Blvd, Orlando, FL 32822
(407) 992-8818
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Ranked #883 of 3,101 Restaurants in Orlando
Price range: $10 - $25
Cuisines: American, Barbecue, Family Fare, Sandwiches
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Takeout
Description: Sonny's BBQ offers a variety of barbeque meats, including St. Louis Cut Ribs and Sonny's Signature Baby Backs, Pulled Beef Brisket, Pulled and Sliced Pork, Sliced Turkey, and Chicken, all smoked slowly over a hardwood fire. Today, with 126 restaurants in nine southeastern states, Sonny's BBQ is one of the largest, most popular barbeque chains in the country. Our secret? We cook it up slow and serve it up fast and friendly.
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

Good BBQ for out of town but still prefer KC BBQ. !! Good service~!!! ....................................................!

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Vancouver, Canada
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92 reviews 92 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 NEW

We used to frequent Sonny's when we lived in Florida, and found that some could vary in quality. The Sonny's near MCO is happily a good one. We swung by around 7 PM on a Friday night and were seated immediately. Service was good, the salad bar was fresh, and the food tasted great after a long day of flying.... More

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Ohio
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I only like the Smoked Sausage and the Pulled Pork at Sonny's. I ordered a pound of the good stuff, added a couple of rolls and a sweet potato. The sausage with the sweet BBQ was very tasty. The rolls were surprisingly good as well. The Sweet potato was just a sweet potato. I came to learn later, that not... More

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Holyoke, Massachusetts
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46 reviews 46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Very good, and at a great price! I got the brisket sandwich on garlic bread and it was delicious! They had a nice selection of bbq sauces, and the sweet tea was amazing! If I could get one thing back home in Massachusetts, it would be more sweet tea. If you are in the area this is a great choice!... More

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Woerden, The Netherlands
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105 reviews 105 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Went here with my two eldest sons for dinner. As we never went a Sonny's before and had not planned this visit upfront we were not sure what to expect. The restaurant itself looked good from the outside and OK on the inside. As to be expected from the name the served BBQ food with a variety of Spare Rib... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

It is a Sonny's BBQ. What more needs to be said? But Expedia requireds 50 characters of clatter so here goes. Sonny's provides exceptional BBQ at a reasonable price. The employees at this Sonny's were very pleasant and efficient. I would have no reservations about eating here again. My main problem is that they are not closer to my house.... More

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SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q, responded to this review

Tacoma1980, thanks for your review! We're glad to hear you enjoyed your food and that the service was efficient. Thanks for taking the time to review us and we hope to see you again! More

Boynton Beach, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Sonny's BBQ chicken keeps me coming back to this restaurant when I come to Florida. It was great again this time. However, this restaurant should have finished cleaning their floors with bleach before they opened for business. This did not make us want to eat.

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Dyer, IN
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65 reviews 65 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We dined at this sonnys restaurant on a Saturday night around 8:45. It was pretty dead for a Saturday night! Husband had the chicken and ribs which he really enjoyed; daughters and myself had Caesar salads. Nothing really bad about the restaurant but nothing spectacular to say about it. It was an average restaurant.

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SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q, responded to this review

Twinsmom99, thank you for your review. We're glad to hear that you decided to give us a try and your husband enjoyed his meal. We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again soon! More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Sonnys made up for my nasty hotel. Super nice waiter, thanks Rob! Still the best Sweet Tea in Southern Florida:-)

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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52 reviews 52 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Love Sonnys, but had a really poor experience at this one. Arrived late morning and ordered a carolina bbq sandwich and fries. The bun was hard as a rock, the meat was several different colors of "icky". Wondered if it had been leftover from day before. First time I ever had to send anything back at a Sonny's! I informed... More

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SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q, responded to this review

Gramcracker2013, thank you for taking the time to write your review. We're sorry to hear that you did not enjoy our Carolina BBQ sandwich and service from your server. Please let us help! Send us an email at Social@SonnysBBQ.com with these details, along with the location, so that we can address the issues you had encountered. Your feedback is important... More

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