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Sonny’s BBQ

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1380 Boone Avenue Ext, Kingsland, GA 31548-6511 (Formerly Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q)
+1 912-673-7262
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11:00 - 21:35
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ribs were good and wife's salad was "excellent". Courtney was a great server. Refilled drinks promptly.

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Thank ScottBfromArnoldMD
Kokomo, Indiana
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was amazing. Staff was helpful and friendly. Prices were very reasonable. Would definitely return to any of their establishments.

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Thank Brandy A
Sudbury, Canada
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great place and great food......the service was fabulous and friendly. The all you can eat ribs are the best......try the fried okra and cornbread. This is one of the best Sonny's around. The people in Georgia are so friendly and take a real interest if you need anything and are being served well.

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Thank Ginn2016
Fort Stewart, Georgia
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Waitress left myself and two other customers sitting in the drive thru, while she came outside to retrieve something from her car and didn't have the common sense to tell us that they were close. She ran back inside, turned off the lights and waited for us to just give up and leave.

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Thank mrslady31
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this review

Thank you for bringin' this to our attention, mrslady31. Please email social@SonnysBBQ.com with the details of your experience, along with your phone number and the location you were at. We appreciate your feedback, and would like to get you in touch with our team! More 

Sodus, New York
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Several years ago we discovered Sonnys on our way to Florida, we have been to several but not in the past two years so we decided to try it tonight. Not anything like I remember I had the all you can eat ribs not slide off the bone for sure, beans and Cole slow were fine

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Thank NYSP618
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this review

We’re sorry to hear you weren't completely satisfied durin’ your last visit, NYSP618. Please email social@SonnysBBQ.com with the details of your experience, your phone number, and the location you visited. Your feedback is important to us! More 

Savannah, Georgia
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54 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

My wife and I went for dinner last night and I must say that the experience was excellent. This may be the best Sonnys we have e ever eaten at. I had the all you can eat ribs and the wife had the all you can eat pulled pork. The meat on the ribs literally fell off the bone, very... More 

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Thank captainbeach777
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this review

Thanks for takin' the time to leave your feedback, captainbeach777. We're glad to hear you had a fantastic experience and look forward to seein' you again real soon! More 

Clarksville, Virginia, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We stopped for lunch and were well pleased. In addition to great bbq, they have an extensive salad bar. We would definitely go back there to eat.

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Thank Barbara E
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this review

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

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224 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I recently had lunch at the Sonny's location in Kingsland off GA Hwy 40. I decided to try the brisket. I knew I was taking a risk because brisket can be tough if not cooked properly or warmed up too often. This brisket, though, was a success. It had a light smokey taste and was not tough or cold. The... More 

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Thank James C
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this review

We’re happy you enjoyed our brisket during your visit, James C. Thanks for writin’ your review. We hope you’ll join us again soon! More 

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58 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Service Great! Food Very Tasty! We had the Redneck Egg rolls very good! All you Can Eat Sliced Pork, French Fries and BBQ Beans were Hot and Yummy! Along with a Michelob Ultra..

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Thank angelbell6
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review, angelbell6! We’re glad to hear you enjoyed your meal, and we can’t wait to see you again for your next visit. More 

Salt Springs, Florida
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556 reviews
417 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

We have gone here before and it was good. We had a late lunch here yesterday and will not be back. Sliced pork was lukewarm and baked potato was also lukewarm. Pork was all fat. Good service and was clean

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Thank Ronald E
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this review

Thank you for bringin’ this to our attention, Ronald E. Please email social@SonnysBBQ.com with the details of your experience, along with your phone number and the location you were at. We would greatly appreciate your feedback. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:35
Monday
11:00 - 21:35
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:35
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:35
Thursday
11:00 - 21:35
Friday
11:00 - 21:35
Saturday
11:00 - 21:35
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1380 Boone Avenue Ext, Kingsland, GA 31548-6511 (Formerly Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q)
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Kingsland
  • Phone Number: +1 912-673-7262
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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