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15800 US Highway 441, Eustis, FL 32726-6500 (Formerly Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q)
352-589-6888
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10:45 am - 9:05 pm
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Sun - Thu 10:45 am - 9:05 pm
Fri - Sat 10:45 am - 9:35 pm
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Apopka, Florida
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627 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was great and servicer was Shamika. She was excellent and got our order exactly right. Clean restaurant and I recommend.

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Thank thesteevesgroup
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

We’re glad to hear Shamika took great care of you during your last visit, thesteevesgroup. We appreciate you taking the time to write your review and hope you’ll stop by again soon! More 

Eustis, Florida
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The barbecue always tastes super and they have the biggest selection of sauces. Very nice salad bar also. Service is always excellent

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Thank Alan L L
Round Rock, Texas
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106 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staff was attentive but the kitchen seemed I'll-prepared for a large group. Brisket was nothing special and slightly tough. I'll pass on this one.

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Thank Ken M
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Sonny's was a frequent family place that we always used to visit. Nowadays, we barely go at all. The service are pretty ratchet looking and the chefs-YIKES! You get served quickly and efficiently but the restaurant is okay on the eyes but it's pretty dank in general. The 'new' corn muffins does not even begin to compete with the old... More 

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Thank Mackenzie2003
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

We're sorry to hear you feel this way, Mackenzie2003. Can you send us an email at Social@SonnysBBQ.com with these details, location you visited, and your contact information so we can help? More 

Eustis, Florida
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Myself, husband and mother went out for a Sunday lunch. Ordered red neck egg rolls.. Omg if u go here u have to get them. They are to die for.. A mud have. The server was very friendly and attentive

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Thank Wendy L
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

Thanks for the great feedback, Wendy L. We appreciate hearin' from you and we hope to see you again soon for another visit! More 

Lakeland, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Great service!!!!! Very friendly!!! Stopped in last minute. Food hot and fast!!! Will come back when coming back thru!!

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Thank Dawn S
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

We can't wait to see you next time, Dawn S.! Thanks for stoppin' by! More 

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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

The inside service is as efficient & friendly as can be and the speaker is very clear on the to go line. We didn't have a lot of time but we can almost count on getting our gignormous refillable drinks right away. I miss how great the beans used to be. With my eyes closed I can't tell the difference... More 

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Thank BryanBiery
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

Thanks for the great feedback, BryanBiery! We're happy to hear you enjoyed your visit with us. We appreciate you stoppin' by and hope to see you again soon. More 

Florida
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103 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

My husband and I have dined at this particular Sonny's on several occasions but after our last visit decided it was our final one. Our dining experience amounted to a two-hour event and that was while we were seated. We both ordered ALYE sweet and smoky ribs but each re-order took at least 20 minutes and a portion size of... More 

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Thank femailcreation
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

We're sorry to hear you were disappointed with your visit, femailcreation, and we'd like to help. Please send us an email at Social@SonnysBBQ.com with the details, location you visited, and your contact information so we can look into this for you. We appreciate your feedback and we want to ensure your next visit is better. More 

Big Pine Key, Florida
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80 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

Went for a ride in the country and got hungry. Spotted the Sonnys BBQ sign @ turned in. I had all U can eat sliced pork W/ sweet potato & green beans and the wife had 1/4 BBQ chicken White, mac & cheese & fries. The beer was cold and the food was excellent AS usual.

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Thank DRGNO
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

We appreciate you stoppin' by to see us, DRGNO! Thanks for takin' the time to write us a review, and we're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit with us. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Clearwater, Florida
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

What's to say about Sonny's, it's Texas BBQ and it's GOOD! They also have a nice salad bar. When I want to eat on a budget, get the salad bar and ask them for some Garlic toasted bread. Make yourself a Chicken Salad sandwich off the bar, ice water and tip and you are out the door on the cheap.... More 

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Thank Doug-n-Sandi
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

Thanks for takin' the time to write to us, Doug-n-Sandi! We appreciate your great feedback and we hope to see you again soon for another visit. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $20
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:45 am - 9:05 pm
Monday
10:45 am - 9:05 pm
Tuesday
10:45 am - 9:05 pm
Wednesday
10:45 am - 9:05 pm
Thursday
10:45 am - 9:05 pm
Friday
10:45 am - 9:35 pm
Saturday
10:45 am - 9:35 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15800 US Highway 441, Eustis, FL 32726-6500 (Formerly Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lake County  >  Eustis
  • Phone Number: 352-589-6888
Description
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?