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Bono's Pit Bar-B-Q - CLOSED

6760 W Newberry Rd, Gainesville, FL 32605-4313
+1 352-331-3112
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good21%
  • Average25%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible21%
Travelers talk about
“beans” (4 reviews)
“big portions” (2 reviews)
“drive thru” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
6760 W Newberry Rd, Gainesville, FL 32605-4313
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21 - 30 of 63 reviews

Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

Worst BBQ around the turkey was processed the pork dry they don't even cook with BBQ sauce you have to add to your food terrible food at a high price

Thank Tim S
Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

Found this place stopping for fuel as it is directly off the interstate. Pretty good food I had a smoked sausage sandwich with fries. Neat ambiance as you can see the food on the smoker.

1  Thank Durell C
Reviewed June 24, 2015

The St. Louis ribs were decent, reasonably meaty and succulent, and unobtrusively seasoned with a dry rub. The cole slaw was nothing special, just average. The collard greens were terrible, full of some kind of hard straw-like shards, possibly dried out pork strands but hard...More

1  Thank David D
Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

Stopped in town to see The Swamp and saw smoke so we stopped. Bono's isn't just a sit down BBQ but drive thru as well. Emily, our waitress would be reason enough to return., knowledgeable and great service. She recommended the Turkey but coming from...More

1  Thank Photoclicker
Reviewed June 3, 2015

I worked as a vendor at North FL Regional Med Cntr. for quite some time. When I had time I would walk over to Bono's to have lunch. My all time Favorite is the smoked Turkey plate. You have to try the smoked Turkey if...More

Thank Scott J
Reviewed April 10, 2015

It really a shame that the employees ... Don't care about the customers ... Any more these days like the should .. Food was cold ???service was very bad ??a lot of laughing going on between the employees .. Instead of paying attention to what...More

Thank Steve F
Reviewed March 27, 2015

When I first walked into this Bat/Grill, I was immediately impressed with the huge barbeque pit sunk into the wall,directly behind the bar. It had two racks, loaded with various cuts of meat, including chicken, ribs, sausage,and a variety of other kinds., Kenny, the pit...More

Thank jerry l
Reviewed March 12, 2015

Wanting something different from the usual fast food options when traveling, I got off at what looked like an exit with a lot of options (mall and other large chain restaurants) and saw a little BBQ joint I figured was worth trying. It was! I...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed February 15, 2015

We were travelling through on I75 and stopped somewhere random. This was seriously the best smoked pork, mac n cheese and brunswick stew I've ever tasted. Service was wonderful as well!

Thank Brooklyn O
Reviewed December 23, 2014

I ate at Bono's quite recently and have had 7 or 8 meals with them over the years. Their BBQ pork is good and better than what one usually gets in FL, where I've lived 11 years. A strong plus for me is the fact...More

Thank Joseph C
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6760 W Newberry Rd, Gainesville, FL 32605-4313
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-331-3112
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