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Sonny's BBQ

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4475 13th St, Saint Cloud, FL 34769 (Formerly Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q)
+1 407-892-2285
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10:45 - 22:05
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Sun - Thu 10:35 - 21:35
Fri - Sat 10:45 - 22:05
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Nazareth, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

BBQ is bangin. We stop ever year when we drive to Florida from PA. Brisket melts in your mouth. Great servers too

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Thank rhonneil
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

First time and recommend the place. We were looking for something different and decide to taste the place. The rubs were excellent, the sides tasteful. The server treat us like family, recommended.

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Thank Gabriel B
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

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

Kitchener
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We were really hungry when we came in and we were seated right away. The server was friendly and efficient. The food came out quickly which was great! My husband loved the pulled pork I had the St.Louis ribs which were dry and not the fall off the bone kind I am used to.Their BBQ sauces are super tasty. The... More 

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Thank Megan G
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

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

Somerset, Wisconsin
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We are in Orlando and saw the Sonny's all you can eat commercial on TV. Went with Uber for the ride, we are staying at Caribe Royale in Kissimmee... the Uber took us to the Sonny's in St. Cloud fla..about 15 mi. Away... our fault one 1.7 mi away in Kissimmee... kind of a long wait to be seated, order... More 

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Thank Mexicanspartan
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24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Good food, medium range prices, friendly staff. The all you can eat specials are great. I love their ribs. Don't care for the dry rub ones though..

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Thank Karin M
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

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

Orlando
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91 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We live in Saint Cloud. We love Sonny's. We do not eat at this location because we've gotten sick multiple times after eating here. We've had food that shouldn't have been served on more than one occasion. We've had hostesses and servers act as if they're inconvenienced when you walk in. We will continue to eat Sonnys because they're good... More 

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Thank ga486
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

We're sorry to hear that your recent visit was not up to expectations, Ga686. Please allow us to help. Email us at Social@SonnysBBQ.com with the details about your experience, including the location, along with your phone number. We appreciate your feedback, and hope you’ll give us another chance! More 

Thomaston, Connecticut
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Been to Sonny's restaurants many times for good food at reasonable prices. Also had Sonny"s cater our grand daughters first birthday party! Food was delivered fresh, hot and on time. Great job.

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Thank rjh0568
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

Thanks for takin' the time to leave your feedback, rjh0568. We're glad to hear you enjoyed and look forward to seein' you again real soon! More 

Howland, Maine
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697 reviews
551 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This may be a chain but it was great . I had the 3 meat sampler the brisket was the best I have ever had . The ribs and pulled pork was very good . My wife had the pulled pork sandwich she loved it the sides were very good . The staff was fantastic the were always their to... More 

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Thank thedipman
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

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

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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

We stopped here after a day at Mecum Car Auction. We had several different meals. Everyone was satisfied. This place is average for BBQ.

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Thank Don S
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, Don S. We’re always open to hearing further feedback from our guests and invite you to email us your ideas to social@SonnysBBQ.com. We look forward to speaking with you! More 

Saint Cloud, Florida
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166 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

A wide variety of BBQ , moderately priced in a clean family friendly atmosphere! Sonny's always has just what you're hungry for when it comes to mouth watering, hot off the grill favorites such as BBQ baby back ribs,chicken. & brisket, to name a few! Don't forget Sonny's thirst quenching Sweet Tea with endless refills. If your on a diet;... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:35 - 21:35
Monday
10:35 - 21:35
Tuesday
10:35 - 21:35
Wednesday
10:35 - 21:35
Thursday
10:35 - 21:35
Friday
10:45 - 22:05
Saturday
10:45 - 22:05
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4475 13th St, Saint Cloud, FL 34769 (Formerly Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Saint Cloud
  • Phone Number: +1 407-892-2285
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?