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Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q

1020 Malabar Road South East, Palm Bay, FL 32907 (Formerly Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q)
321 953 3997
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Ranked #2 of 129 Restaurants in Palm Bay
Price range: $10 - $25
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 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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Palm Bay, Florida, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Excellent service, nice waitress and good food. Not much to complain about. Always fast and consistent in quality.

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Sebastian, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Brisket sandwiches at lunch, and they were delicious! Not dry as brisket can sometimes be. Very pleasant and prompt service as well.

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

We appreciate your great feedback, Susan M! Thanks for taking the time to write your review. We hope we'll see you again soon! More 

Palm Bay, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The food is awesome, the prices are reasonable, and the service is fast and friendly. I had delicious chicken on the bone, a baked potato, and baked beans.

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

Thanks for the great review, markvanbever! We hope we'll see you again soon. More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015 via mobile

I had bbq chicken. It was so dry as to be nearly inedible. The bones were black! Green beans were mushy and tasted strange, too. Worst BBQ I've had in a long time.

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

Thank you for bringing this to our attention, ChrysAnn2. We're sorry this happened, and we'd like to make things right. Please email Social@SonnysBBQ.com with your contact information, the details from your experience, and the location you were at. We appreciate you writing your review, and we hope you'll give us another chance in the future. More 

Melbourne, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I go here all the time and the food is amazing! Even when they're busy, the servers are always happy and I never have to wait a long time for my food. Definitely stop here, you wont regret it!

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

Thank you for writing your great review, Marissa L. We're glad to hear you enjoy your visits with us, and we can't wait to see you again! More 

Madang, Papua New Guinea
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Okay, I'm a little biased but I always enjoy stopping at a Sonny's sometime in my trip to the Southeastern U.S. The restaurant in Palm Bay fully met my expectations. We went in as a large party (eight of us) with no advance reservations or anything. We were seated at once in two adjacent booths, which worked well for us.... More 

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

It's great to hear you were well taken care of during your visit, kilr0ywashere. Thanks for writing your review, and we hope we'll see you again soon! More 

Melbourne, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

For great tasting food and friendly staff this is the ideal location for your next meal. The Pit Master hamburger is a sandwich which satifies all your senses and leaves you full.

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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, jhnross. We're glad you enjoyed our Pit Master Burger, and we hope we'll see you again soon! More 

Palm Bay, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

My family comes here on a regular basis. Food is good and the prices are reasonable. Love their Brunswick Stew

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

Thanks for your feedback, SomebodiesWatchingMe. We're glad to hear you and your family continuously enjoy your visits with us. We hope we'll see you again soon! More 

Palm Bay, Florida
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We have visited Sonny's in the past and it was OK. Now there has been a big change in flavor. The change has been for the best. We dine or take out more often now. Good eating.

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

Thank you for your feedback, Jose M. We are so glad to hear your experiences have gotten better over time! More 

Palm Bay
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I liked the baby back ribs, but the St. Louis Ribs were very tough and i really didn't care for them that much. You had to chew them too long.

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

Thank you for your feedback, Larry W. We're glad to hear you enjoyed your Baby Back Ribs, however, we'd like to hear more feedback about our St. Louis Ribs so we can try to make them better. Please email Social@SonnysBBQ.com with the details from your experience, your contact information, and the location you were at. More 

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

Address: 1020 Malabar Road South East, Palm Bay, FL 32907 (Formerly Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q)
Phone Number: 321 953 3997
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Palm Bay
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Family Fare, Sandwiches

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