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Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q

2707 N Monroe St, I-10 Exit 199, Tallahassee, FL 32303
(850) 385-2167
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Ranked #162 of 662 Restaurants in Tallahassee
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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Oakland County, MI
Senior Contributor
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
Senior Contributor
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 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
182 reviews 182 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

Sonny's BBQ is overall delicious, can't beat the classic pulled pork sandwhich. I dont get to eat here very often but when I do, it's great.

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

DawneJK - thank you for your review. We're glad to hear you had a delicious dining experience and we hope to see you again sono! More

Balearic Islands, Spain
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The place was recommended by our front desk attendant. The outside looks very inviting I imagined a cozy Bbq place with country decor. No just a big no. The inside feels very detached from what they offer. My waiter was polite enough mom and I ordered the Baby Backs with baked potatoes (was turned down when asking for bacon and... More

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

MyJollySailorBold - we're sorry to hear you didn't have a great experience with us! We would appreciate a little more feedback from you so we can 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 location you were at. We hope you'll... More

Newport, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

we called in for ribs but the new burgers sounded great and we had one of those and a beef brisket. brisket was good but could of done with slightly more but the burger was huge. service was great so all in all a great visit

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

sally21 - thank you for taking the time to write your review! We're glad to hear you enjoyed your burger and we hope you'll stop by to visit us again soon. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

The food is Very good. Service is always fast and easy and waitresses are always nice. Never had a problem !!

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Norman, Oklahoma
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371 reviews 371 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
284 helpful votes 284 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

The lunch specials are a bit smaller,but they are cheaper than the other options.  The salad bar is ok.  Service was ok,not the best we have had.  Prices are a bit high, but probably comparable to other similar to other restaurants this area.  BBQ sauce was a wrong for our stomachs although we liked it.  The corn bread and sweet... More

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

Address: 2707 N Monroe St, I-10 Exit 199, Tallahassee, FL 32303
Phone Number: (850) 385-2167
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Tallahassee
Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Family Fare, Sandwiches

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