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Sonny's BBQ

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6606 Gall Boulevard, Zephyrhills, FL 33542 (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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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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Thank lindasZ407OV
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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37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 

Nashville, Tennessee
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140 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have eaten here Everytime I go to visit my kids in Florida. 90% of the time it is pretty good. This time, however; it was terrible. The brisket was so DRY and tasteless, not to mention very tough. The others I was with agreed. I mentioned this to the manager and he gave a credit for two full meals... More 

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Thank tah52
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback, tah52. We're sorry to hear you were unhappy with your visit, but we're glad to know the manager was able to make things better. If you'd like to discuss your feedback further, please email us at Social@SonnysBBQ.com with the details, location you visited, and your contact information. More 

Zephryhills
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

The food was very untastefull didn't care for it at all to pricy for the crappie food, the tea wasn't all that great.

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Thank 50tiffanyw
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

We're sorry to hear you weren't completely satisfied with your visit, 50tiffanyw. Please send us an email at Social@SonnysBBQ.com with the details, location you visited, and your contact information so we can help! More 

Valrico, Florida
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39 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Every time that we go to Zephyrhills, we visit Sonny's. Best barbecue in west central Florida, and the staff is friendly too. Good arrived 5 minutes after we ordered; fantastic. We will be back.

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

We're happy to be your go-to spot in Zephyrhills, Pdhoffman! Thanks for the kind words and we hope to see you again soon! More 

Pueblo, Colorado
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224 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

We visited Sonny's with my folks who go there weekly. The staff is super friendly and even though they were very busy we were seated right away. The waitress was immediately at the table to take our drink and food order if we were ready. The BBQ is good and the place is well appointed and clean. Beyond the taste... More 

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

We're happy to hear you enjoyed your visit with us, Bill B.! We appreciate your kind and thorough 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
    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, Television
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
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 Boulevard, Zephyrhills, FL 33542 (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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