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Sonny's BBQ

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1024 Saxon Blvd, Near the Intersection of Saxon Boulevard and Medical Center Drive, Orange City, FL 32763-8467 (Formerly Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q)
386-775-9900
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The waitress all have attitudes. Very snippy. And they get impartient with you. Salad bar is ok. I think the waitress attitudes was more fresh than the food was.. They give you small portions of food too.. Just turn around and go to Dustins BBQ.

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Thank Coryswife26
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

We’re very sorry to hear you were disappointed with your recent visit, Coryswife26. We’d like to try to help—please email Social@SonnysBBQ.com with the details of your experience, including the location, and the best way to contact you. Your feedback is important to us. More 

Laurinburg
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100 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love Sonny's. The salad bar is awsome. The food is reasonably priced. The portions are plentyful. I wish they were in the Virginia area.

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Thank Neal S
DeLand, Florida
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I had a very poor meals I had the sliced Brisket and Ribs my wife had the pulled Brisket hers was just a pile of fat covered in salt mine was a little better and that also describes the size we both returned our frys as they were cold.Will not go back.

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Thank David B
Deltona, Florida
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

The best part in my view is the onion rings here. Wow do they have good fried onion rings. I have had the pulled pork which you would think would be amazing, I think it is just okay. They give you a lot of food here so you won't leave hungry, in fact it is a challenge to eat it... More 

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

We're happy to hear you enjoyed your visit with us, LL C. Thanks for your great feedback and we hope to see you again soon. More 

Deltona, Florida
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116 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

Sonny's never disappoints and our most recent take-out order from them didn't disappoint at all food wise. Our feast for 4 included 3 meats, a couple of sides, 4 drinks and bread. As usual, everything was fresh and delicious. On the downside, when I called in my order, I was transferred without being told I was, talked to 2 different... More 

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Thank lindalou66
SonnysBBQ, Digital Managr at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

Thanks for your great feedback, lindalou66. We're happy to hear we could make things right for you and we hope to see you again soon! More 

Quebec City, Canada
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81 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

We went before at another sonny in Florida and we loved the food that was simply delicious. At this one the server was nice and helpful. The appetizer was good. It was a kind of egg roll with pulled pork. My wife and I had the chicken wings and the ribs. The food was cold and the ribs were very... More 

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

We're sorry to hear you weren't completely satisfied with your visit, papoutte. Let us help -- Please email Social@SonnysBBQ.com with the details, location, and your contact info so we can look into this for you. We appreciate your feedback and we'd like to make things right! More 

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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016 via mobile

I have always loved Sonnys but have never been to this location. Great food as always and our sever Delora was amazing. We will definitely be back.

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

Thanks for the great feedback, ScottandShanna O.! We appreciate you taking the time to write us a review and hope to see you again soon for your next visit. More 

Crestview, Florida
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109 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for a late lunch/early dinner. We all had the ribs and no one was disappointed. The dry rub was excellent; the baby back ribs fell off the bone and the cole slaw was perfect. The ladies had the lunch portion and it was quite enough to fill the tummy. The boys had the dinner portions and there wasn't... More 

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

Thanks for the great review, Patricia H. We hope to see you again soon for your next visit! More 

Cassadaga
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6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Ordered take out from here twice in December , yes the first time when I got home my order was horribly wrong, and I should have known better the second time. But the girl was so convincing that she double checked it, only to bring it home and everything was wrong. Maybe it's not their fault maybe it was the... More 

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

We're sorry to hear you may not have had the best experience with us, Paul. Can you email the details, location, and your contact information to Social@SonnysBBQ.com so we can help make things better? More 

Copperas Cove, Texas, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

We're from Texas and we know BBQ. Sonny's was the best I've ever had. Great service, great price, plenty of food, Friendly staff. Can't wait to eat there again!

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

Thanks for the great review, Annie! We appreciate the feedback and can’t wait to see you again real soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $20
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
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: 1024 Saxon Blvd, Near the Intersection of Saxon Boulevard and Medical Center Drive, Orange City, FL 32763-8467 (Formerly Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Orange City
  • Phone Number: 386-775-9900
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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