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Sonny's BBQ

2210 E Semoran Blvd, Apopka, FL 32703-5733
+1 407-814-8888
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible14%
Travelers talk about
“brisket” (8 reviews)
“baby backs” (2 reviews)
Closes in 14 min
10:45 AM - 9:35 PM Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
2210 E Semoran Blvd, Apopka, FL 32703-5733
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We eat here weekly. Friendly staff, quick service, and good food. Love the brisket (lean), cole slaw, green beans & garlic toast lunch. And the sweet BBQ sauce for sure. Oh yeah, they have the best brewed iced tea.

Thank NativeFloridian1960
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Restaurant wasn't that crowded when we arrived, service was so-so, no paper towels in the restroom, food was just ok, used to be so much better.More

Thank Guinness44life
SonnysBBQ, Guest Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there. We aim to serve up the best BBQ in town, slathered in Southern hospitality. It sounds like we may have let you down on both counts this time around, and this doesn't sit well with us. We'd like the opportunity to connect with...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The menu had changed. A lot of options gone. Additional surcharges added. The meal wasn't bad. But the waitress was inattentive throughout the meal - I shouldn't have to look for you when the beverages need refilling, you shouldn't make me feel rushed 15 minutes...More

Thank FLTravels123
SonnysBBQ, Guest Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there. Thank you for taking the time to write your review and share your feedback with us. The Southern hospitality we serve our guests with has always been our hallmark, and it sounds like we fell short this time around. From the beverage refills...More

Reviewed March 29, 2018

We have gone to the Sonny’s in Apopka since 1991. It has always been one of the best restaurants in Apopka and very popular with long waiting lines for dinner. We went on a Friday night 3/23/18 at 5 pm and there was ample seating....More

Thank J R
SonnysBBQ, Guest Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded March 30, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to reach out to us about your experience. We are disappointed to hear that we've let you down. We value your loyalty and we'd like the opportunity to connect with you further about your recent visit. Please send us...More

Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

Ok, Sonny's isn't the best BBQ I've had. What Sonny's is consistent food and service. We asked about the dog friendly outdoor covered patio at this location.

Thank Jonnyjetprop
Reviewed January 15, 2018 via mobile

Sonny’s is always consistent on their food quality and flavor. You know your gonna get that same great taste no matter when you go. People love 4Rivers, I do not. I would choose Sonny’s over them any day. I only had one problem with the...More

Thank Tater76
Reviewed November 25, 2017

We were a family group of 9 adults looking for a nice family friendly sit-down-dinner. Not too far from our hotel. We just showed up... we were seated in know time... orders taken... got the salad bar... some of us tried the rids others got...More

Thank Dennis P
Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

This is very updated Sonny’s. We have had good meals and great service. The portions are always good. The beverages are in jumbo glasses.

Thank James L
Reviewed October 2, 2017

Sonny's is consistently a good place to go for bar-b-que. The prices have gone up some, but you can always rely on good food. I usually get the pork which is great. The chicken is a nice treat and the ribs are always delicious. We...More

Thank Karen H
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

I love to visit and enjoy the friendly atmosphere. The baby back ribs are awesome. I also love getting the fries in the metal server. They are always hot and great.

Thank 2000dbb8
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
10:45 AM - 9:35 PM
10:45 AM - 9:35 PM
10:45 AM - 9:35 PM
10:45 AM - 9:35 PM
10:45 AM - 9:35 PM
10:45 AM - 10:05 PM
10:45 AM - 10:05 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2210 E Semoran Blvd, Apopka, FL 32703-5733 (Formerly Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Apopka
  • Phone Number: +1 407-814-8888
  • E-mail
In 1968, we were just a local BBQ joint in Gainesville, Florida. Today, we're still a local BBQ joint. We just happen to be in a few more locations. But we still do things the same way Floyd "Sonny" Tillman and his wife, Lucille, did back then. We still slow-smoke over oak for up to 12 hours at a time. We still serve generous portions. And we still believe people should be able to go out to eat and feel right at home.
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