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Sonny's BBQ

5910 S Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33813-2532
+1 863-646-2990
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good30%
  • Average18%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“cornbread” (3 reviews)
“bbq chicken” (2 reviews)
“ribs” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Barbecue
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
5910 S Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33813-2532
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1 - 10 of 33 reviews

Reviewed August 8, 2017

After almost 9 years in Lakeland, we finally stopped into Sonny's. We went with another couple, and all 4 of us were well satisfied. Their Carolina BBQ sandwich, is piled high with pork and topped with yummy coleslaw. You can get just the sandwich, or...More

Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

I there's the AYCE ribs and the was promptly serviced. Food was good, as expected. Finished my meal and sat there for 10 minutes hoping that my waitress would check on me... nope... I guess one serving is all you can eat... piss poor performance...More

Thank jbarr124
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded April 19, 2017

Thank you for bringin’ this to our attention, jbarr124. Please email social@SonnysBBQ.com with the details of your experience, along with your phone number and the location you were at. We would greatly appreciate your feedback.

Reviewed April 6, 2017 via mobile

My Brother-in-law ordered a family pack Four meat meal with all the fixings and it was delicious right down to the tea!!!!We went and picked it up at the restaurant and took it to his house and chowed down !!!Awesome!!!!

Thank Michiel H
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2017

Thanks for takin' the time to leave your feedback, Michiel. We're glad to hear you enjoyed and look forward to seein' you again real soon!

Reviewed March 3, 2017

Good food,always enjoyable for good bbq ribs and chicken. Employees are nice and have nice food selection

Thank Jeanmarie E
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2017

Thanks for takin' the time to leave your feedback, Jeanmarie E. We're glad to hear you enjoyed and look forward to seein' you again real soon!

Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

I've Been Coming to this Sonny's For Years. The Food is always Good. They have messed up on orders. They also have taken some stuff off the menu. Other than that, It's Delicious as Always.

Thank KyleFromNorfolkVA
Reviewed January 1, 2017

This was our first time back since the renovation (and since they ticked my husband off, but that's a different story). We liked the look, but we did notice that they used it as an excuse to jack up the prices a lot-- we paid...More

Thank floridalibn
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

Since the new renovation of the South lakeland restaurant, I wanted to dine in and see how much has changed. The service was the worst. My fiance and I were sat and never received any service. We were there for about 15-20 minutes and never...More

Thank blindingsun0101
Reviewed November 28, 2016

Been to Sonnys before and enjoyed the atmosphere and the food. This was our 2nd visit and firstly they have refurbished the place and I think it may have lost a bit of its atmosphere. Food is always plentiful and the quality seemed much the...More

Thank bryble
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded December 1, 2016

Thanks for takin ' the time to write your review bryble! We’re glad to hear you enjoyed your visit, and we can’t wait to see you again next time!

Reviewed October 17, 2016

First time I've been to Sonny's in over two years and should have stayed away. The restaurant had an unclean atmosphere the minute I walked in. The tea was tasteless, could have had water and sugar and got the same taste. Ordered pulled pork, fries...More

Thank RSPRB
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

I love Sonnys! I don't go there too often but when I do go it's so good. They just remodeled the place and it looks awesome! Go here for some good barbecue. I like the pulled pork.

Thank Ashley B
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2016

Thanks for the kind words, Ashley! We hope we'll be seein' you for another visit soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5910 S Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33813-2532
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
  • Phone Number: +1 863-646-2990
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