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Sonny's BBQ

770 Schillinger Rd S, Mobile, AL 36695-8912
+1 251-634-0999
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“bbq beans” (3 reviews)
“brisket” (4 reviews)
“corn nuggets” (2 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
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770 Schillinger Rd S, Mobile, AL 36695-8912
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lunch menu selection is good and offers large selection of BBQ. Chicken and ribs, beef and pork, great sides.

Thank wadieg73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family is a big fan of Sonny's. This location has a great group of servers. The food is very good and prices fair. There is something for each member of our family of 7.

Thank Forrest C
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Excellent baby back ribs and a good turkey sandwich. As often the BBQ beans and sweet potato were very good. Excellent service. Food came fairly fast. Nice atmosphere. As is the case in all Sonny's you get good value for the type of food and...More

Thank Sarracenia
Reviewed 19 March 2017

I have loved this place for years and we drive from Mississippi near the Louisana border just to come here to eat! This past visit I had the "Sonny's Sampler" which had pork, ribs, brisket and chicken on it. All were amazing! My husband had...More

Thank Debbie D
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

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

Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Great BBQ! It's not heavily soaked in sauce. Lightly smoked and you pick whatever and how much sauce you like. Sonnys offers some healthier options to choose from as well. I got the sweet potato which was moist and sweet. They also have a few...More

Thank Tpl3ss
Reviewed 1 December 2016

To start the staff is very helpful and friendly. Its easy to get off I-12 and back on abut a mile?? parking is good and not congested. The brisket was very tasty with the bread. Sauce was a little lite for us Texans but was...More

Thank larryb147
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

My wife & I ate here for lunch while we were in town. We both had pulled pork with baked beans. I had the slaw & my fife had green beans. All was good. Service was excellent. Ya got to get the Corn Nuggets! They...More

Thank JubileeJerry
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2016

Thanks for your great feedback, JubileeJerry! We're happy to hear you had a great visit with us and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 16 June 2016

got a picnic special ,a pound of pulled pork 6 pieces of garlic texas toast and corn with baked beans...plenty of food four four adults...

Thank Richard F
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2016

We're happy to hear it, Richard F.! Thanks for the kind words and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 25 March 2016

Had to try Sonny's. The beef brusquest was okay but just not up to expectations, no where near as good as Lucille’s here in Vegas or numerous road side stands in Baltimore, but we tried it and enjoyed the meal.

Thank danielsantoni
SonnysBBQ, Digital Media Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2016

thanks for your feedback, danielsantoni. We hope we'll see you for another visit next time you're in the area.

Reviewed 10 March 2016

Sonny's BBQ is a reliable and very good chain of restaurants. Portions are generous. Food is very good and fresh. Restaurants a clean. Staff is friendly. And prices are good. It's not the very best BBQ I've ever had (that's still in Wichita, Kansas for...More

Thank Anthony_Nalli
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2016

Thanks for the great review, Outlaw_Pilots! We appreciate your feedback and we hope to see you again soon.

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
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Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 770 Schillinger Rd S, Mobile, AL 36695-8912 (Formerly Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q)
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Mobile
  • Phone Number: +1 251-634-0999
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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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