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Sonny's BBQ

425 N State Road 19, Palatka, FL 32177-2447
+386-328-4655
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good33%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (8 reviews)
“fried okra” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Barbecue
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
425 N State Road 19, Palatka, FL 32177-2447
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1 - 10 of 68 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

They have really good BBQ and we always oeder the sampler plate it gives you the best of everything ribs, brisket, pork, chicken and you get 2 sides with toast. They also have a salad bar for those people who like a varity of things...More

Thank DONNA C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed our food. But glad I brought in a sweater. It was cold. I Had pulled pork sandwich which was excellent and husband had pulled chicken sandwich which he said was a little dry, but still good. Drinks are huge, which I liked. Staff very...More

Thank Darlene T
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Sonny's bbq have great ribs. The service was good and so was the food. There's other places that would've made my tummy happier but Sonny was across the street from my hotel and I didn't want to drive.

Thank Victoria M
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

From Texas, so I was presently surprised the BBQ was as good as it was! Great staff , service and pleasant atmosphere.

Thank tammymkim5
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We stopped by Sonny's for lunch and we had the beef brisket along with the amazing salad bar. The salad bar was so well stocked and everything was fresh. Our waitress was very attentive and we would recommend this Sonny's.

Thank maryroserobinson77
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2017

Thanks for takin' the time to leave your feedback, maryroserobinson77. We're glad to hear you enjoyed and look forward to seein' you again real soon!

Reviewed 14 February 2017

Sonny's BBQ in Palatka lives up the the name known all over the South. Their entrees are delicious, fair priced, and the sides are just as varied and delicious also. The staff is professional, friendly, and informative. You won't regret dining here.

Thank muskyb0b
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2017

Thanks for takin' the time to leave your feedback, muskyb0b. We're glad to hear you enjoyed and look forward to seein' you again real soon!

Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Was greeted right away as I walked in the door and promptly seated. The wait staff was amazing. Had my drink order and my appetizer and dinner order to my table in under 15 mins. The food was amazing I ordered the AUCE ribs, which...More

Thank Ethan C
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Average at best. Good service, clean place. Prices fair. Nice cold beer, and sweet tea. Pork was tasty

Thank Richard Z
Reviewed 27 September 2016

This Sonny's serves great BBQ and the service has always been wonderful. We enjoy this place because the staff really makes you feel welcome.

Thank Jeff M
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2016

Thanks for your great review, Jeff! We hope we'll see you for another visit soon.

Reviewed 20 September 2016

Real food that will fill your stomach and satisfy you. Smoked meat is always fresh and tasty. Sweet tea is the best! Very good service!!

Thank Shellie S
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2016

Glad to hear it, Shellie! Hope we'll see you for another visit soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 425 N State Road 19, Palatka, FL 32177-2447 (Formerly Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Palatka
  • Phone Number: +386-328-4655
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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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