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Sonny's BBQ

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3120 South US 1, Fort Pierce, Fort Pierce, FL 34982 (Formerly Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q)
+1 772-468-9086
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Moon Township, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles 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. Lovely time with mom, as we reviewed our day at the art show and laughing... More 

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Thank jdappraiser
Central Florida, Florida
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank cstone30
Monticello, Minnesota
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2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

While vacationing in Port St. Lucie, Fl. we ate dinner at Sonny's in Fort Pierce. We were not disappointed. The restaurant was clean and had a nice atmosphere. The waitress, Ashley, was fun, pleasant and attentive. Our food came to our table in a reasonable amount of time. We ate ribs, both with sauce and dry rub, brisket, and chicken.... More 

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Thank Jerome19sixty5
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

We're happy to hear you had a great visit with us, Jerome19sixty5! Thanks for stoppin' by and we hope to see you again soon! More 

Fort Pierce, Florida, United States
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

I was craving some BBQ so I stopped in to my local Sonny's, I ate the All You Can Eat Pork. It comes with 2 sides (I had broccoli and baked sweet potato) and bread(either corn bread or garlic toast, I had the garlic toast). with an unsweet tea, it costed around $15. The broccoli was lightly seasoned and steamed... More 

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

Thanks for your great feedback, Mark C.! We appreciate you stoppin' by and hope to see you again soon. More 

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77 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

This place was the best of the best sonnys for many years. Went in memorial weekend. Place is dirty as in disgusting floors and tables :( Wasn't very busy at the time, food to table slow, slow not like a sonnys BBQ My first ribs were poor, 2nd better, corn cooked to death , green beans cold, toast had been... More 

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Thank Tastebuddy12
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

Hi Tastebuddy12, we take these matters very seriously and we'd like to look into this for you. Please send us an email at Social@SonnysBBQ.com with the details, location of your visit, and your contact information so we can look into this for you. We appreciate your feedback and we'd like to make things right. More 

Highland, New York
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37 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Sonny's is one of my favorite places to go when in Florida. Very good service & friendly staff and delicious food at a reasonable price.

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

We're happy to hear it, adoptshelterpets! Thanks for the kind words and we can't wait until your next visit! More 

Omaha, Nebraska
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

Girl working the takeout counter did not like her job and in no way wanted to be there, then she was out of fives and tens and gave me thirteen ones for my change. I know it's a chain and not real barbecue, just pre-made and heated up.Saying that the food should be the same at all locations and it's... More 

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Thank DHeinen8311
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

Thanks for takin' the time to leave us your feedback, DHeinen8311, and we're sorry to hear you weren't completely satisfied with your visit. Let us help -- Please email Social@SonnysBBQ.com with the details of your visit, location you visited, and your contact information so we can look into this for you. More 

Garards Fort, PA
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181 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016

Went here for a friend's birthday with another couple. Food was good. Friend loved the salad bar. Good size portions. Price reasonable. My husband liked the ribs--tender and tastey. Not fancy, but nice .

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Thank Yellows2neTraveler
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

We're glad to hear you had a great visit with us, Yellows2neTraveler. Thanks for takin' the time to write us a review and we can't wait to see you again for another visit. More 

New York City, New York
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1,308 reviews
762 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 336 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2015

The barbeque at this chain place is actually pretty good. The best value however is their salad bar that I really like. You can also get an excellent baked potato. I pull say to wait a bit for some off hours as it tends to get loud and a bit unruly with lots of younger kids there and parents are... More 

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

We appreciate you takin' the time to leave your feedback, Allan S. We look forward to seein' you again real soon! More 

Olive Hill, Kentucky
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220 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015

The three of us had the lunch pulled pork sandwich. Our servers were great and the place was clean. Sonny's BBQ is a great place for lunch.

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Thank Patiodadio

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3120 South US 1, Fort Pierce, Fort Pierce, FL 34982 (Formerly Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Fort Pierce
  • Phone Number: +1 772-468-9086
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?