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Sonney's Bbq Shack Bar and Grill

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787 Emerald Bay Rd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-6539
+1 530-541-7427
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“cornbread” (24 reviews)
“beef ribs” (19 reviews)
“baby back ribs” (15 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
787 Emerald Bay Rd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-6539
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This BBQ restaurant was recommended by a couple of local sales girls and was the best food we ate during our weekend getaway. Our waiter was very friendly, knew the menu well and also gave us some tourist tips.😋

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Six of us all had something different, all of us were happy with our meals! Brisquit sandwich, chicken tenders, nachos, Mac n cheese, beans, fries, etc. Great variety. Great service! Lovely setting. Highly recommend!!

Thank Ann K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ordered ribs and for $18 I got 3 small ribs. Wasn't worth the money Ribs were good but didn't see the value.. Atmosphere was nice. There was outside seating so we brought our dog.

Thank Glenn M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited this past week and had a disappointing meal. Concierge recommended Sonney’s and I usually do not follow their sole recommendations, I like baby backs- small that fall off the bone. If these fell off the bone they could hurt you and had little taste..Had...More

Thank kpberk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We all enjoyed our meals but the 2 best things over all were the smoked turkey and the tri tip. The brisket was very good and a close 3rd. I might try the sandwich next time as people at a table near us got the...More

Thank pspoker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment we walked in, it was like we were at a family bbq! The place was clean, the service was wonderful, and the food was delicious. We hat wings with the dry rub and the flavor was one of the best I’ve ever...More

Thank Robin S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I, and adult daughter had dinner. I’m not a huge bbq meat fan so I had a turkey melt sandwich which was fabulous. Real smoked turkey breast with choice of cheese (I had the listed Monterey Jack). Husband and daughter had ribs...More

Thank dianekae
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As always everything is largely portioned and largely delicious. A must, but go hungry. Seating inside, covered bar and patio.

Thank familytravelerswith4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for a early dinner, 5 of us where attracted by the smell as we drove past in the morning, so decided to give it a try. We where not disappoint. Even at 3 in the afternoon we where seated right away and the service...More

Thank Gabi T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent barbecue and we will definitely return. My husband had the baby back ribs with collards. They were cooked to perfection and delicious! I had the pulled pork sandwich and it was moist and delicious. And the bun melted in your mouth. The portion was...More

Thank Linnbada
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January 30, 2017|
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Response from MarnChar | Reviewed this property |
I wasn't sure if they do or not, but there is a response from someone that did make a reservation, so evidently they do. :-{D
Patty D
September 9, 2015|
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Response from Jon S | Reviewed this property |
There is a bar at one end of this place that is not for children obviously. But they have a patio and an inside dining area that are quite appropriate for kids. And again the food is incredible. The only problem is if... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 787 Emerald Bay Rd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-6539
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  South Lake Tahoe
  • Phone Number: +1 530-541-7427
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