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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 #856 of 3,180 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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Palm Bay, Florida
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

My sister and I stopped after going to the Orlando airport - very close to the airport! We did not really feel like "real" BBQ so she had the BBQ egg rolls (they have cole slaw and pulled pork) and macaroni and cheese and I was not very hungry so ordered a kids cheddar hamburger and french fries. Our waitress... More 

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

Thanks for you rgreat review, TropicalDiane. We're glad you and your sister enjoyed your stop, and we hope we'll see you for another visit next time you're in the area! More 

San Antonio, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This restaurant's food is delicious and the service is friendly and fast. The food just melts in your mouth and bursting with flavor. I would recommend this restaurant on your next visit.

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

Thanks for writing your review and for recommending us, debo200. We're glad you had delicious food and friendly service. We hope we'll see you again soon! More 

Cairns, Australia
Top Contributor
122 reviews 122 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We went to get take out for dinner and were very pleased with the food and service. The young lady at the take out window was really helpful with our choice. I cannot remember her name but I would like to thank her for sorting us out and we certainly were not disappointed with our choice. We had the family... More 

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

Thank you for your review, AJG35. We're glad to hear you had a great take out experience, and we hope you'll be joining us for dinner soon. We think your experience will be just as good! More 

North Port, Florida
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

My husband and I decided to go to Sonny's in Port Charlotte, Fl this evening for dinner. We have eaten at the one in Venice many, many times, but this was our first at the Port Charlotte location. I don't know if there is more than one so the one we ate at is at 1152 Tamiami. We ordered the... More 

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

patwood380 - We're very sorry to hear you were disappointed with your last visit. We'd like to try to make things better - please email Social@SonnysBBQ.com with more details from your experience, along with your contact information and the location you were at. We appreciate you taking the time to write your review, and we hope to hear more feedback... More 

Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I walked to this place from hotel. Most Sonny's BBQ are good but not this one. Nicole was excellent but finally had to get manager involved to get some rids that were not tough. I ask manager would he eat the ribs one glance said so no I asked then why serve them to me. I gave them a 3.... More 

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

Tulmyster - We're sorry to hear your last visit did not meet your expectations. We'd appreciate more feedback from you - please email Social@SonnysBBQ.com with details from your experience, your contact information, and the location you were at. Thank you for taking the time to write your review and we hope you'll give us another chance in the future. More 

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

While in the area, we ate at Sonny's 4 times. The atmosphere is laid back, southern, informal. The food is great barbeque. On different visits I had the pulled pork (EXCELLENT), the brisket (good, but not the best I have ever had), and ribs (excellent). Also, order the cornbread.....some of the best I have ever had in a restaurant.

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

We're so glad to hear you enjoyed every one of your visits with us, Tim! We hope to see you again soon and thank you for taking the time to write your great review. More 

Arlington, Virginia
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This place was above average, but TripAdvisor doesn't have a 'good' category... The price, service and food were all good, but the food wasn't stand-out. I came through after arriving on a late-evening flight and had targeted this establishment a couple days in advance. The location is convenient, the staff is attentive, and the food quick and hot--just what I... More 

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

Thanks for your review, UA787! We're glad to hear you had a good dining experience with us. More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

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

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

Thanks for your review, Doug P. We hope you'll come back again soon to let us change your mind! More 

Vancouver, Canada
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

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

sankoji - we're glad to hear you enjoyed our food and had great customer service at your last visit. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Thanks for taking the time to write your review. More 

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

Thanks for your review, 2bluewater! We're glad to hear you enjoyed our Smoked Sausage and Pulled Pork and we hope to see you again soon. More 

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Additional Information about Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q

Address: 7055 S Semoran Blvd, Orlando, FL 32822
Phone Number: (407) 992-8818
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando
Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Family Fare, Sandwiches

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