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Bono's Pit Bar-B-Q

8011 Merrill Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32277-6545
+1 904-743-3727
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“ribs” (6 reviews)
“baked beans” (5 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
8011 Merrill Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32277-6545
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The catfish is as good as the ribs. A group of two couples ordered differing dishes and everyone was happy with the food. It's much larger inside than it seems from the outside. Good value for the buck.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JoJoGlynn
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Great service and food section. Very good pit bbq. Amazing staff that willmake you feel like family . Makes you want to come back again soon.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JMarlier
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Great place to go for excellent BBQ. Food is fresh and service is wonderful. Will definitely be back!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TravelNYC212
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

It took out server Matt forever to refill drinks and take our payment. The girls up front were rude and would not let us pay even though we had already waited 15 minutes. Food was good service awful!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Gatorlady618
Reviewed August 16, 2018

We thought with 70 years in business this place would have perfected BBQ. It was just ok. Was hoping for better.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Robin W
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Ribs are awesome...so tender the meat falls off the bone. They really know to slow cook Barbecue. Everything was good except the fried corn It was not freshly fried and lacked flavor. Corn nuggets are a very good appetizer. I will go back again.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Sassea2u
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

Service with a smile. An attitude of peace, relaxation and scrumptious food. Wonderfully sized servings that allowed sharing

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Roberta C
Reviewed June 1, 2018

This was an unplanned stop but we were in the area. One of us is more of an expert than the other but we both agreed this was bbq done right. We each tried brisket and pulled pork. Lots of pink smoke to see and...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank moore1200
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Wife and I both had perfectly smoked, pork platters. Double appetizers of fried corn rolls and fried squash. The squash was very good and the corn out of this world. The green beans start as canned, but seasoning, potatoes, etc make them very tasty. The...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank 15Zinc
Reviewed April 8, 2018

A good place to eat Baby Back Barbequed ribs. I will say that I have had better, but overall in the rib world these were pretty good. I would go back again.

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank players2
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Kids, 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: 8011 Merrill Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32277-6545
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 904-743-3727
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