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Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q

2707 North Monroe Street, I-10 Exit 199, Tallahassee, FL 32303
850-385-2167
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Ranked #163 of 673 Restaurants in Tallahassee
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:45 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 10:45 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Barbecue, Family Fare
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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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Derby, United Kingdom
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251 reviews 251 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015 via mobile

We took it easy and just had the pulled pork, garlic bread and two sides (incl). There was plenty of food an there was no need for more unless you want to pile on the pounds! Good, honest, tasty, simple fare at reasonable prices and given the parking lot was almost full others thought it too.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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101 reviews 101 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This was one of my husbands old stomping grounds which we were excited to try when visiting FSU. I was honestly disappointed. My brisket was very dry. I am not an expert on BBQ but all the brisket I have had before was extremely tender. The favors of the BBQ sauce were really good. The drink sizes are huge! And... More 

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

We're sorry to hear you were disappointed with your visit, Eve_in_the_World. We'd like to hear more about how we can help you have a better visit next time. Please email Social@SonnysBBQ.com with your feedback, contact information, and the location you were at. More 

Okeechobee,Florida
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110 reviews 110 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
376 helpful votes 376 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

This Sonny`s has all the favorites and beer on tap, which not all of them do. But it also has Sonny`s brand of beer, it`s fairly inexpensive compared to others and it`s really good. I`ve never seen a Sonny`s anywhere else with it. The food was good, the service was very good, so if you`re in the mood for BBQ... More 

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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 review, ErininOkeechobee. We're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit, and we hope we'll be seein' you again soon. More 

Salt Lake City, Utah
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Pulled pork sandwich was OK, not the best BBQ I"ve ever had. Did not care for any of the sauces. The full meat platter offered a large variety of smoked meats and they were OK not the best we've had. The baked beans tasted like canned pork and beans with meat added. Good cole slaw. Very popular place with the... More 

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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 review, Faye L. We'd like to hear more about how we can help make your next visit better - please email Social@SonnysBBQ.com with the details from your experience and your contact information, along with the location you were at. We appreciate your feedback, and we hope to hear more from you. More 

Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

the people were nice and food is good but the quantity of food given the cost is not great when the food came i thought i was missing another place of food

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

We're sorry to hear you weren't completely satisfied with your visit, earl s. We'd love to hear more feedback from you; please email Social@SonnysBBQ.com with the details from your experience and your contact information. We appreciate you writing your review, and we hope we can help make sure you have better visits in the future. More 

Oakland County, MI
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Went there for dinner at the recommendation of family. Very good food and pleasant service. We would go there again if we were in the area.

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

Thanks for your great review, MadDogBiker! We're glad to hear you had a good experience and we can't wait to see you again next time you're in the area. More 

Florida Panhandle, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Baked beans were barely warm. Fries likewise. Service was slow even though it was 11:30 a.m. and not crowded. Pulled pork was saving grace of meal.

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

creeldmcrkc - We're very sorry to hear your last experience was not exceptional! Let us help - please email Social@SonnysBBQ.com with more details from your experience. Also, please include your contact information and the location you were at. We appreciate you writing your review and we hope we can address your concerns to make your next visit better! More 

Guam, Mariana Islands
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I really want to like this place. For Tallahassee, it is just OK. That is only because of the low quality of restaurants in Tallahassee. If this were here in Jacksonville, FL, I would have rated it as poor. I go here on occasion with family in Tallahassee, and I am not impressed. The place is kinda dirty, the servers... More 

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

Jennifer G - we're very sorry to hear you didn't have the best experience at your last visit. We appreciate you writing your review and we'd like to hear more feedback from you. Please email Social@SonnysBBQ.com with more details about your experience. Also, please include your contact information and the location you were at for your experience. We look forward... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

I have ate there 2 times literally and its so happen i ve gotten sick both times this was in 2 different location the first experience the food was awfull had rib and chicken very dry not good at all left all the food since then i said i will never go back. Couple days ago i get invited and... More 

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

Will08031988 - we are so sorry to hear this happened! Please email Social@SonnysBBQ.com with more details about your experience so we can further look into the situation and try to make it right. Also, please include your contact information and the location you were at for your experience. We appreciate you taking the time to write your review and we... More 

Ft. Myers FL
Top Contributor
190 reviews 190 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I like Sonnys across the south and I stopped in for a sliced brisket sandwich and a cole slaw. the server was very friendly, the food very good and I was served promptly. BUt and here's the but....the restaurant was a mess. The floor was covered in food and napkins, the tables weren't clean, the place just looked a mess.... More 

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

Sammysue - we're glad to hear you had a good dining experience but we're sorry you felt like our restaurant was dirty. If you could provide us with more feedback, we'd like to look further into the situation and try to make things better. Please email Social@SonnysBBQ.com with more details about your experience, along with your contact information and the... More 

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

Address: 2707 North Monroe Street, I-10 Exit 199, Tallahassee, FL 32303
Phone Number: 850-385-2167
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Tallahassee
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:45 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 10:45 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 10:45 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 10:45 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 10:45 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 10:45 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:45 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Family Fare

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