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Sonny's BBQ

#584 of 2,941 Restaurants in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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7423 S Orange Blossom Trl, Orlando, FL 32809-5709 (Formerly Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q)
+1 407-859-7197
10:45 - 21:35
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Fri - Sat 10:45 - 22:05
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Orlando, Florida
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99 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is by far the best Sonnys Bbq ever! Sara is the best server there! She always delivers service with a smile and is always on top of the refills whether be the drinks or the All you can eat ribs! The ribs are delicious and fall off the bone!

Thank Jeremy L
SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

This is great to hear, Jeremy! We'll be sure to pass your praise of Sara along to our team. More 

Sun Prairie
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

everything is always great at Sonny's. Great price, great food. Enough said.if you are looking for fast,good and inexpensive Q this is the joint!

Thank Scott B
Longwood, Florida
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We live in close vicinity to this location for over 30 years. The quality, service changes each time a new franchisee takes over. after many years we went last night 4/13 between 5.30 and 6.30 and saw changes from the past. I think the problem is they have too many take-outs and drive throughs so the indoor customers are somewhat... More 

Thank dural2017
Orlando, Florida
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Sonny's never disappoints me. Fresh, hot delicious BBQ. The servers are friendly, ask for Chrissy she is the best! The salad bar is fresh a tasty. They have sweet tea.

Thank MBarrick28
Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

My Husband and I had a wonderful dinner. It was very good and fast. We did not know what we wanted to eat and were very happy we choose Sonny's/ Terrific server ask for Brittany!

Thank Lojones68
Shirley, New York
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We went there on my sister in law's recommendation. The food was very good. I truly enjoyed the pulled pork, beans, coleslaw and corn bread I ordered. My husband ordered the all you can eat ribs with french fries and broccoli. He was brought his dinner minus the broccoli and was told the broccoli was coming right out. Shortly after... More 

Thank cubana1952
San Jose, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The smell of the place just makes you hunger. For me I always get pork three ways pulled ,sliced, and ribs fry's cold slaw and garlic bread ,and it's always good. On this visit we had the sampler plate and the ribs and chicken were great ! But I have to say the pulled pork was too fatty , but... More 

Thank mjw56111
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review, mjw56111! We’re glad to hear you consistently enjoy our ribs, and we can’t wait to see you again for your next visit. More 

New Florence, Missouri
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

We've been before on a visit to Florida so Sonny's is always a reliable stop for some good BBQ at a decent price. Good variety of sauces to go with the pork and ribs. Tasty smoke. Nice sides. Salad bar available.

Thank midm055
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

Thanks for takin' the time to leave your feedback, midm055. We're glad to hear you enjoyed and look forward to seein' you again real soon! More 

Ormond Beach, Florida
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56 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

I have eaten at Sonny's over the years, though I have never reviewd them. Went here for lunch ordered the dinner Babyback dinner plate sides of fries and coleslaw...they did not disappoint. Great lunch

Thank 321jeffrey
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review, 321jeffrey! We’re glad to hear you enjoyed your meal, and we can’t wait to see you again for your next visit. More 

Milton, Florida
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262 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for an early dinner after a long day of traveling. Food was good and so was the service. Our waitress was very nice and helpful. Will be back. We loved the salad with pulled chicken and pulled pork.

Thank rosifraz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:45 - 21:35
10:45 - 21:35
10:45 - 21:35
10:45 - 21:35
10:45 - 21:35
10:45 - 22:05
10:45 - 22:05
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7423 S Orange Blossom Trl, Orlando, FL 32809-5709 (Formerly Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando
  • Phone Number: +1 407-859-7197
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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