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Sonny's BBQ

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1515 Dunlawton Ave, Port Orange, FL 32127-4753 (Formerly Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q)
+1 386-492-8820
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11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
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Deltona, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good Barbeque and Friendly Service.....but, the prices are a little high. Kids' Meals are a bit more reasonable.....but the portions are still a bit stingy for the prices. There are many more reasonable dining spots where you can eat well for half the price.

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Thank Angelina69
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

Thank you for reachin’ out, Angelina69. We appreciate you takin' the time to leave your review and will be sure to pass this along to our team. Thanks for your feedback and we hope to see you again soon! More 

Daytona Beach, Florida
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127 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived and were sat. The hostess was kind enough to change the television station and our meal went downhill from there. Our waiter, while he seemed like a nice young man, he was extremely slow at everything. It even took over 5 minutes to get the check and pay. Overall the food took a ridiculously long time to come... More 

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

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

Daytona Beach
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As BBQ restaurants go, this one is one of the best! Good service, generous portions, good service. Recently had Sonny's cater picnic for 20 people. The did an excellent job by covering every minute detail, had it ready when we arrived to pick it up and couldn't have been nicer or more helpful, There was more than enough food with... More 

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Thank iluvseafood
South Daytona, Florida
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76 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Decided to visit Sonny's after over 25 years living in other parts of the country. "Back in the day" Sonny's was one of the better BBQ venues in the area. They have moved from their US1 location decades ago to Dunlawton and ISB by the Speedway, so good on them for relocating to the best locations. Atmosphere is classic BBQ... More 

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

Thank you for reachin’ out, MENemier. We appreciate you takin' the time to leave your review and will be sure to pass this along to our team. Thanks for your feedback and we hope to see you again soon! More 

Michigan
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121 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We spend a month in Ponce Inlet every March, and always catch Sonny's in Port Orange. Our reviews have been positive, and this visit was fine except for the ribs. The service was excellent as usual, and my pulled pork and BBQ beans are the best. My wife's BBQ chicken wings were excellent, she raved about them. But her ribs... More 

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

We’re sorry to hear you weren't completely satisfied durin’ your last visit, Richard C. Please email social@SonnysBBQ.com with the details of your experience, your phone number, and the location you visited. Your feedback is important to us! More 

Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We ordered appetizers to eat in-house and a meal to take home for later. We ordered cole slaw as one of our sides and you can only imagine our disappointment when we opened it up for dinner that night and ..... NO COLE SLAW!!!!! We called the restaurant and were basically told to drive back over for it. Well, no... More 

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

Thank you for bringin’ this to our attention, felinefancier. Please email Social@SonnysBBQ.com with the details of your experience, along with your phone number and the location you were at. We appreciate your feedback, and hope you’ll give us another chance! More 

Selbyville, Delaware
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89 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

On vacation and was looking forward to this. I love the pulled pork BBQ and sauces they offer. I also tried their brisket for the first time and was impressed. Waitress did a fantastic job. Food was hot and out on time.

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Thank msuit1271
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

Thanks for takin' the time to leave your feedback, msuit1271. We're glad to hear you enjoyed and look forward to seein' you again real soon! More 

Ormond Beach, Florida
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22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We went in for a late lunch. The portions were small. The baked potato was stale and cold. I had not been to that Sonny's in a few years. There is no need for us to choose this restaurant for BBQ. I use to love Sonny's but not now.

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

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

Level Contributor
22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

This is your typical Sonnys, but some are better than others. This is one of the good ones. Food fresh and hot, service with a smile. I eat here often when in the area.

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Thank Nanskerdoodles
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

We eat here quite often (my husband, our two girls, and I). I've not ever had a bad experience with the food at this location. I usually get chicken, brisket, or the sliced turkey and my husband and daughter always get ribs. As mentioned before we have not had issues. The food is always fresh and piping hot. We all... More 

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Thank Angie G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Television
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1515 Dunlawton Ave, Port Orange, FL 32127-4753 (Formerly Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Port Orange
  • Phone Number: +1 386-492-8820
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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