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Sonny’s BBQ

4434 Blanding Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32210-7321
+1 904-777-0730
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good21%
  • Average21%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“french fries” (4 reviews)
“pulled pork” (2 reviews)
“sandwich” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:30All hours
CUISINES
American, Barbecue
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
4434 Blanding Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32210-7321
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1 - 10 of 14 reviews

Reviewed 22 May 2017

Have eaten at Sonny's many years. They deserve to know the many accolades their patrons relay to others. Lunch May 18th tried a different meal, The Big Deal Sandwich with garlic bread, side of fries and LARGE drink. The cost is very reasonable. I usually...More

Thank Dale A
SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Thanks for takin' the time to leave your feedback, Dale A. We will be sure to pass this along to our team. We're glad to hear you enjoyed and look forward to seein' you again real soon!

Reviewed 2 February 2017

We were attending a conference nearby, and needed to eat dinner before the evening session began. We are not familiar with the area, so we drove until we found a restaurant chain we know. This building looks old, but we like Sonny's so we thought...More

Thank Gators89
SonnysBBQ, General Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2017

Thanks! We’re glad to hear you enjoyed your visit, and we can’t wait to see you again for your next visit.

Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Pretty good for a chain restaurant. Good service. Baby back ribs are very good. Fall off the bone good!!

1  Thank Ray G
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2016

Thanks for takin' the time to write your review Ray G! Hope to see you again soon for your next visit!

Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I come here a lot with my family. The food is always good. This time it came out extremely fast. The servers are wonderful.

1  Thank Eric S
Reviewed 3 July 2016

I would give this restaurant 2-1/2 stars if I could. My sister had the All-You-Can-Eat special. She had pulled pork, 2 pieces of chicken, corn on the cob and French fries.. The pulled pork and fries were the best part. The chicken was dry and...More

1  Thank VeggieGirl3
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2016

We're sorry to hear you weren't completely satisfied with your visit, VeggieGirl3. Please email Social@SonnysBBQ.com with the details, location you visited, and your contact information so we can look into this for you and help.

Reviewed 19 March 2016

We found the food to be better than average, but not enough to write home about. The dining area was clean, if somewhat dated and the service was acceptable.

1  Thank gofishugh
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2016

Thanks for takin' the time to write us a review, gofishugh. We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again soon for another visit.

Reviewed 27 June 2015

If anyone follows my reviews, then you would know we frequent Sonnys BBQ often. We were ready to give up on Sonnys BBQ after a few very bad experiences. I mean truly... Never visit again. (And we are ones that would go to Sonnys many...More

Thank Suzy Y
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2015

Thank you for your great review, Suzy Y! We’re glad to hear you enjoyed your visit, and we can’t wait to see you again real soon.

Reviewed 3 February 2015 via mobile

My family and I have been eating at this Sonny's location for years! We always enjoy our food and the friendly waitstaff. Last night we decided to order take out. MISTAKE!! We ordered the Feast for 4. First of all, we were shorted one of...More

1  Thank Misty1972
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2015

Thank you for taking the time to reach out to us, Misty1972. We'd like to hear more about your experience so we can make things better. Please email Social@SonnysBBQ.com with your contact information and the details from your experience, including the location you were at....More

Reviewed 22 January 2015

I'm not a huge BBQ fan but Sonny's used to be the only place I went. I couldn't stand the competitors and this was the only place you could get full pieces of deep fried corn on the cob. Since my last visit the prices...More

1  Thank MezriDax
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2015

Thanks for taking the time to write your detailed review, mtaylo3. We'd like to hear more feedback from you so we can make things better. Please email Social@SonnysBBQ.com with your contact information and the details from your experience, including the location you were at. We...More

Reviewed 11 August 2014

One of the best Bar B Que restaurant's in Jacksonville. The service is good and the food is plentiful and good too

Thank Joyeleen
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
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: 4434 Blanding Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32210-7321 (Formerly Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 904-777-0730
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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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