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Sonny's BBQ

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6606 Gall Blvd, Zephyrhills, FL 33542-2510 (Formerly Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q)
813-782-4272
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Zephyrhills, Florida
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a fairly popular restaurant in the South featuring mostly barbecue pork. I don't eat pork but they have some beef items. Just a few things keep them from getting a fifth star. One is NO BEEF RIBS. That is a major flaw as well as some of the beef items are not barbecued but you add the barbecue... More 

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Thank richardcarey1
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Live the Rib Dinner for 2. Price is right, $22. Large rack of your favorite BBQ with 3 sides and garlic or corn bread. Sometimes can get a $5 off coupon by following info on the table. We love it and are always stuffed when we leave.

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

Thanks for the love! We hope we'll see you for another visit soon. More 

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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best pulled porl sandwiches you can get in zephyrhills. Sweet potato with cinnamon butter! Fast and friendly servers. Ive been here several times. Never dissapointing.

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

So glad to hear it, Megan! Thanks for the review and we hope to see you again soon. More 

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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best location of Sonny's for food!! I was disappointed when we walked in with a party of 5 and there were 2 girls at hostess podium, one was slumped over the top and head propped up on hand. The other standing next to her looking totally bored. Our first impression was like we were bothering them to come in. When... More 

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Thank Melanie L
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

Craving bbq. Clean, friendly service , great food. Great bbq, even their burgers are awesome ...... Love this place.....

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Thank Leanne H
Belleville, Michigan
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

Stopped in Zephyrhills at end of Chapter 2 of the motorcycle journey around continental US. Sonny's was suggested by friends. Did not disappoint. Had the ribs which were tender and juicy. Ordered the baked sweet potato - huge. Service was great, not too crowded for a Monday night.

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

We're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit with us, James M. Thanks for your great feedback and we look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Zephyrhills
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

We ordered pork bbq i liked the fact that you could get it plain and you could choose the sauce you wanted right at the table. we have been there several times and the service was always friendly.

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

Thanks for the love, lindasZ407OV! We hope we'll see you for another visit soon. More 

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39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

First of all I'm from Kansas, so I like to think I'm a pretty good judge of BBQ. Wit that being said, this place to me is over Rated. I prefer the BBQ place in Dade City. Now Sonny's baby back ribs are tasty, but dont care at all for their full rack ribs. The sandwiches aren't too bad, but... More 

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

Thanks for your feedback, Brad B. We appreciate hearin' from you and we hope to see you again soon for another visit. More 

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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Sonnys is a BBQ chain and one can expect good food when visiting most of the establishments. Today's meal was delicious. The pulled pork is my favorite. We had a group of 7 and had wonderful friendly service.

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

Thanks for your great feedback, Renee W. We appreciate hearin' from you and we hope to see you again soon! More 

Key West, Florida
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Easy access to the restaurant along with plenty of parking. The service was great along with our waitress who was very nice.

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Thank MissPiggy68
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

We're happy to hear your waitress took great care of you, MissPiggy68! Thanks for your great feedback and we hope to see you again 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
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $20
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6606 Gall Blvd, Zephyrhills, FL 33542-2510 (Formerly Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Zephyrhills
  • Phone Number: 813-782-4272
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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