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Sonny's BBQ

3120 S US Highway 1, Fort Pierce, Fort Pierce, FL 34982-6304
+1 772-468-9086
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good31%
  • Average19%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
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“pork” (7 reviews)
“cornbread” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
3120 S US Highway 1, Fort Pierce, Fort Pierce, FL 34982-6304
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Get ribs or pulled pork easy to find and clean salad bar in the soup comes with it Dad had to pull pork 399

Thank Gg D
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Visiting my sister and brother-in-law last Christmas my husband and I who live in Ireland had a craving for barbecue so we went to Sonny's. Wonderful food at very good prices. I throughly enjoyed the baby back ribs. Tasty and tender. The sides are very...More

Thank DeliaMaria
Reviewed 30 June 2017

I love a good rib joint and we were ever hopeful that this was going to be wonderful. My partner ordered the triple of ribs licked smokedpork, and pulled pork, I ordered the St Louis rib summer special. The waitress was friendly and did a...More

Thank kamani74
SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Hey there, kamani74! We’re sorry to hear about your experience. Please email social@SonnysBBQ.com with the details of your experience, along with your phone number and the location you were at so our team can help.

Reviewed 4 April 2017

When ever we got over Florida way ,we try and stop at a Sonny's. Stop at the Sonny's in Fort Pierce. Great food as always,love the sampler platter-pork,chicken,brisket and sausage. Tasted great.

Thank jerry h
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Meal satisfied, but felt portions could be a bit bigger. Sizzling Sweet BBQ sauce was tasty. Service was quick, but we felt could be more friendly, especially bringing us the bill without asking if we wanted dessert.More

Thank Pep77
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2017

Thank you for reachin’ out, Pep77. We appreciate you takin' the time to leave your review. Could you please email Social@SonnyBBQ.com with the details about your experience, including the location, along with your phone number? Thanks for your feedback and we hope to see you...More

Reviewed 30 March 2017

I went to Sonny's as it was in close proximity to where we were staying in town. I've always had a craving for good BBQ and Sonny's did not disappoint me. I mostly order Brisket when eating at a BBQ place and this was the...More

Thank miket2581
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

Thank you for your great review, miket2581! We’re glad to hear you enjoyed your brisket, and we can’t wait to see you again for your next visit.

Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for our lunch today and were not disappointed. We had Amanda for our waitress and she did a fine job. The salad bar was fresh and had lots of options for gluten free people. The soup was chicken and dumplings (not gf)...More

Thank CMcgirr99
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2017

We’re glad to hear Amanda took great care of you durin’ your last visit, CMcgirr99. We appreciate you taking the time to write your review and hope you’ll stop by again soon!

Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

My family was in town for a wedding and we stopped in for lunch, after church Sunday afternoon. We were seated right away, our orders were taken promptly, the waitress was very nice and helpful with menu choices. The food tasted really good! I have...More

Thank tntellis4
Reviewed 23 October 2016

I love Sonnys, no doubt about it. Even from way back in the 70's. You can't beat their pulled pork sandwich. Which is way larger than I can eat in one sitting. Out waitress was gem, very sweet and did everything she could for us....More

Thank jdappraiser
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Dropped in at a suggestion of a friend. There was not a wait when we came in. We were seated quickly. The waiter was very helpful and efficient. The food was okay.

Thank cstone30
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3120 S US Highway 1, Fort Pierce, Fort Pierce, FL 34982-6304 (Formerly Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Fort Pierce
  • Phone Number: +1 772-468-9086
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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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