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Sonny's BBQ

7423 S Orange Blossom Trl, Orlando, FL 32809-5709
+1 407-859-7197
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“cornbread” (17 reviews)
“pulled pork” (16 reviews)
“ribs” (49 reviews)
Open Now
10:45 AM - 10:05 PM Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
7423 S Orange Blossom Trl, Orlando, FL 32809-5709
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited a couple of times on vacation in Orlando. Really glad I found this place. The brisket was beautiful and so were the ribs. Service was really good and made us feal welcome being from the U.K I thought it might be a little “your...More

Thank JonnyA312
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is the very first time my family and I have ever been to sonny bbq. And I must say they habe some really good ribs. Fall off The bone. The garlic bread is good. The drinks are huge. Our waitress was very nice. The...More

Thank Sonyah86
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Fantastic food and service!!! Ordered the Family Feast for 3 of us and had enough food left over for 2 or more people! VERY impressed. Pulled pork, 6 slices of brisket, 6 ribs, 8 pieces of chicken, fries, baked BBQ beans, creamy coleslaw and 4...More

Thank Cynthia C
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Went for dinner with family and what a find! This place is fantastic! The food is fantastic, the service is fantastic in fact everything about Sonny's is FANTASTIC! Just go you'll love it.

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Upon entering we were told it would be a 20 minute wait. Over half of the tables were open. A quarter of the tables were in the need of bussing. This means that only one quarter of the tables were actually in use. We waited...More

Thank Benjamin L
SonnysBBQ, Guest Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Hi Ben, It is our goal to treat every guest with southern hospitality, and it seems like you did not experience this during your last visit. We'd like the opportunity to connect with you and make things right. Please send us an email to social@sonnysbbq.com...More

Reviewed 27 November 2017

We love Sonny's and have a location near our home that is much newer. This location is the original decor and although clean enough, is lacking atmosphere. The food, however, is just as good as any Sonny's-wonderful! I had the baby back rib special for...More

Thank Cathy H
Reviewed 18 November 2017

You can't go wrong with Sonny's BBQ. It was a bit off the interstate but worth the drive. I later found one on Semora close to the Ace rental car return and airport.

Thank mikeyd1951
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

We have been here numerous times over the years. Staff is attentive. Food has always been excellent. Price is great. If you’re looking for bar b que, Sonny’s is great.

1  Thank Liv895
SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Thanks for takin' the time to leave your feedback, Liv895. We're glad to hear you enjoyed and look forward to seein' you again real soon!

Reviewed 24 October 2017

Waited for the waiter to acknowledge my presence. He never did. A waiter from another section came over about 15 minutes after I came in. I ordered the rib dinner. Meat was not very tender but tasted good.

Thank Harvey38
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

I had the chance to go for a solo mission for a good ribs/meat restaurant without the grumbling family in tow, so I chose this Sonnys as I had happy memories of this chain from previous visits to Florida in the 80s and 90s, and...More

Thank KingBP
SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

This is concerning to hear, Leon. Could you please email Social@SonnysBBQ.com with these details, the location of your visit, and your number so that we can look into this matter further? We greatly appreciate your feedback.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:45 AM - 9:35 PM
10:45 AM - 9:35 PM
10:45 AM - 9:35 PM
10:45 AM - 9:35 PM
10:45 AM - 9:35 PM
10:45 AM - 10:05 PM
10:45 AM - 10:05 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7423 S Orange Blossom Trl, Orlando, FL 32809-5709 (Formerly Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando
  • Phone Number: +1 407-859-7197
  • E-mail
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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