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Bono's Pit Bar-B-Q

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5711 Bowden Rd, Ste 19, Jacksonville, FL 32216-6160
+1 904-448-5395
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Mon - Sat 10:30 - 21:00
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46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food. Always tastes great. Close to Town Center and shopping. A little more expensive than other bar-b-q chains, but worth it. Love the onion rings.

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Thank Tina S
West Chester, Ohio
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160 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Like everyone is saying, it is okay not the best. The restaurant was dark, could use more light. The barbecue was just average, the sauces were okay. The server was friendly but slow. I would not return if I am back in the area. Also a lot of smoke in the restaurant.

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Thank tj3js289
Jacksonville, Florida
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185 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

The food was fine just nothing to write home about. This is your average barbecue joint. Service was good. A little pricey for the quality.

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Thank Cowgirlkc
Scottsdale, Arizona
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54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

The restaurant itself was cool and nostalgic. Pit was great and seemed as it could put out some great barbecue but sadly it was just average. Sauces just didn't do it for me. Staff was friendly but slow. I will probably not return. Needs music and some light or maybe fresh paint.

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Thank ebbenny
Raymond T, Owner at Bono's Pit Bar-B-Q, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting and we apologize that your experience was not 100% satisfactory. Please visit us again and ask for myself or a manager so we can make sure you are taken care of the right way. See you soon! More 

Scottsdale, Arizona
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54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Kind of dark inside. Not a real nice bar but just ok. Barbecue was average but the sauces were great! I will order the smoked pork next time.

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Thank ebbenny
Raymond T, Owner at Bono's Pit Bar-B-Q, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting and we apologize that your experience was not 100% satisfactory. Please visit us again and ask for myself or a manager so we can make sure you are taken care of the right way. See you soon! More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

Had the three meat platter today with pork, rib, and chicken. All were well smoked but did not have great taste. Pork was especially poor. Had to load up on sauce to eat. Sides were great especially the salad. Sweet tea like it should be. In a strip mall so not too easy to find. Would rate this a solid... More 

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Thank jsawyer677
Raymond T, Owner at Bono's Pit Bar-B-Q, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting and we apologize that your experience was not satisfactory. Please visit us again and ask for myself or a manager so we can make sure you are taken care of the right way. See you soon. More 

Orlando, Florida, United States
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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2015

I normally don't review takeout places, but I was impressed with a few things when we pulled out of a traffic jam. We ate in the car, as my wife is disabled and it was more effort than it was worth to dine in. The cashier was very friendly and pointed out daily specials, even for takeout. The fries, ordered... More 

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Thank Mark R
Raymond T, Owner at Bono's Pit Bar-B-Q, responded to this review

Thank you for stopping by! Hopefully we will see you again soon! More 

Jacksonville
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

My mother in law went to this restaurant today and purchased food to go. I didn't look at my food until I was ready Togo to work and to my amazement my rib platter contained only 4 ribs and my 2 sides. I can't believe they charged her what they did and only gave me 4 ribs. Really disappointed

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Thank 550brucef
Raymond T, Owner at Bono's Pit Bar-B-Q, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting and apologize that your experience was not satisfactory. Please visit us again and ask for myself or a manager so we can make sure you are taken care of the right way. See you soon. More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

I stopped in on a Wednesday evening and had excellent food and service. I got the special which was a double decker pork sandwich, with 2 sides, I chose the corn and Brunswick stew. All of them were very well prepared and tasty. Almost forgot the price, which was $9.99. Really a good deal. The atmosphere was well conceived too.

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Thank Paul507
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

Excellent choice for a meal. They offer all types of food and it's worth the price you pay. The staff were very friendly and made us feel welcome immediately. Service was fast and we were all pleased. NICE PORTIONS!!!

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Thank Carmen B

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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
Cuisine
Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 21:00
Thursday
10:30 - 21:00
Friday
10:30 - 21:00
Saturday
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5711 Bowden Rd, Ste 19, Jacksonville, FL 32216-6160
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 904-448-5395
Description
Come see us at Bono's Bar-B-Q Southpoint! Conveniently located right off I-95 and Bowden Rd, we offer traditional fresh Southern BBQ made fresh daily.

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