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Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q

425 N State Road 19, Palatka, FL 32177 (Formerly Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q)
386 328 4655
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Ranked #17 of 55 Restaurants in Palatka
Price range: $10 - $25
Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:45 am - 9:35 pm
Fri - Sat 10:45 am - 10:05 pm
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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Crescent City, Florida
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50 reviews 50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Very popular lunch spot in Palatka. I go occasionally and have not ever been disappointed. Not the best bbq but definitely very good. I also love the salad bar. Wait staff are efficient and friendly and don't keep you waiting.

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

Thanks for your feedback, John C. We're glad you've never been disappointed with your visits, and we can't wait to see you again! More 

Palatka, Florida
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is the place to go if you want BBQ. The prices are reasonable and it is a friendly place to go eat. The people are very friendly that go in there to eat.

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

Thank you for your great review, Betty T. We're glad to hear you've enjoyed your experiences with us, and we can't wait to see you again for your next visit. More 

Palatka, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Best BBQ in Palatka. We eat here an average of once a month. The food is always good and fast. The service is good, too.

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Salt Springs, Florida
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239 reviews 239 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We have been here before and it was awful. It has improved a lot but not as good as other Sonnys it good but not great If your in the area it's clean and good service

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Hanover, Ontario
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44 reviews 44 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

We are from Ontario and had tried the BBQ in Tennessee. We wanted to also try it in Florida. We ordered the sampler platter for about $15.00 which was plenty for the two of us. It included ribs, chicken, pulled pork and pork brisket. You could choose 2 sides. We had the beans and the coleslaw, both of which were... More 

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

LeeHanover_Ontario, thank you for the great review. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed our Sonny's Sampler and salad. We appreciate your support and hope to see you again whenever you're in the area! More 

Gainesville, Florida
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

If you want your credit card compromised, go here otherwise stay away. Lady claiming to be the manager does not care that they employ a thief and owner is too busy to come to the phone. Our credit card was compromised on Saturday, March 8th, 2014 and a co-worker had their credit card compromised the next day. BEWARE HERE -... More 

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

Mary S., Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are so sorry that you had an unpleasant experience during your visit. Please let us make it right with you. Send us an email at Social@SonnysBBQ.com with any further details, including the location, so that we can address this issue with our team. We would greatly appreciate... More 

Pomona Park, Florida
Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

We are never disappointed going to Sonny's. Best pulled pork I've had anywhere. Great baked beans, too. Good, crunchy cole slaw. Not the best ribs I've ever had but they are good.

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

Carole M, thank you for the great review. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed our pulled pork and baked beans. We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again soon! More 

Green Cove Springs, Florida
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013 via mobile

Not a whole lot to say. I have always been a fan of Sonny's and think they have some great BBQ given they are a pretty good size chain now. Given that Palatka doesn't have a lot of choices, this is a great place for good food and reasonable prices.

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

Allan S, thank you for the great review. We're glad to hear that you're a fan and great supporter of our BBQ. We appreciate your feedback and look forward to seeing you again. More 

Spring Hill, Kansas
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Let me start by saying I reside in the Kansas City area and travel weekly to Texas. Arguably, either state has some of the best BBQ in the world. The service was excellent at Sonny's. The place is nice. The cole slaw was really yummy as were the mashed potatoes, but the BBQ?? I left most of it on my... More 

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

Kansascloud, thank you for taking the time to write your review. We're sorry to hear that our BBQ is not to your expectations. If you would like to provide us with any suggestions or comments, we'd love to hear from you. Please send us an email at Social@SonnysBBQ.com with your ideas so that we can take them into consideration. We... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

The food was okay, as was the pricing, but the restaurant seemed dirty. A friend suggested we have lunch there. I wouldn't go back again.

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

Babciu, thank you for the review. We're sorry to hear that we were not up to your expectations. Allow us to help! Please email us at Social@SonnysBBQ.com with further details about your visit, including the location, so that we can address the issues you encountered. We would greatly appreciate your feedback! More 

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

Address: 425 N State Road 19, Palatka, FL 32177 (Formerly Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q)
Phone Number: 386 328 4655
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Palatka
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:45 am - 9:35 pm
Monday 10:45 am - 9:35 pm
Tuesday 10:45 am - 9:35 pm
Wednesday 10:45 am - 9:35 pm
Thursday 10:45 am - 9:35 pm
Friday 10:45 am - 10:05 pm
Saturday 10:45 am - 10:05 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Family Fare, Sandwiches

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