Updated April 2022! If you’re looking for real Southern barbecue without the fuss, then Sonny’s BBQ might be a good option. As you might expect, they offer quite a few dairy-free meats that are slow-smoked, fire-grilled, or both. Most can be enjoyed as a meal, with dairy-free sides, or in a simple sandwich. But we have even more details about Sonny’s BBQ below.
Dairy-Free Menu Guide for Sonny’s BBQ
Shared Fryer Note: We have been told that they do use shared fryers for their fried items at Sonny’s BBQ. If you are concerned about potential cross contamination, be aware that certain fried items, like the chicken tenders, do contain milk.
- Chicken Wings with Bar-B-Q Sauce
- Fried Okra
- Fried Pickles
Heads Up! The BBQ Pork Egg Rolls and Corn Nuggets do contain milk.
Entrees (without sides)
- Baby Back Ribs
- BBQ Chicken
- Beef Brisket, Chopped and Sliced
- House Dry-Rubbed Ribs
- Pulled Chicken
- Pulled Pork
- Sliced Pork
- Smoked Turkey
- Sweet & Smokey Ribs
Heads Up! The Chicken Tenders at Sonny’s BBQ do contain milk.
Sandwiches (without sides)
- Hot Dog
Heads Up! All sandwiches are listed as containing dairy due to the bread / buns. We have been told that they do have dairy-free bread options, but they must be ordered without butter. Check with your server to find out what is available at your location.
- Baked Potato
- Baked Sweet Potato
- Corn on the Cob
- Crinkle-Cut Fries
- Original BBQ Beans
- Potato Salad
- Tater Tots
Heads Up! The Coleslaw, Green Beans, Garlic Bread, and Corn Bread at Sonny’s BBQ do contain milk. Make sure your vegetables are served without butter.
Heads Up! Their menu salads contain dairy. You can custom order a salad or get the salad bar and choose dairy-free items.
Dairy-Free Salad Dressings: Balsamic Vinaigrette, Italian, French, Thousand Island, Honey Mustard
This Post is for Informational Purposes Only
Menus, ingredients, kitchen procedures, management, food sourcing, and restaurant protocols are subject to change at any time. Always read the menu and discuss your dietary needs with the staff before ordering. Make sure they can accommodate your situation. This post is for informational purposes only, and should not be construed as advice.
There is always a risk for potential cross-contamination of allergens in any commercial kitchen. If cross-contamination is an issue for you, always speak with the manager to ensure that your meal can be safely prepared. Listings here do not guarantee that a restaurant is safe enough for your individual needs. Only you can make that decision.
Each location of a chain restaurant has different management and staff, and some might have different owners. This means differences in processes, ingredients used, menu options, and food sourcing can occur. Always verify the safety of your order for your needs at your current location.
Where to Find Sonny’s BBQ
Sonny’s BBQ has locations dotted all across Florida, but they also have locations in other Southeastern states. See their website below for addresses, hours, and contact information.
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Alfa’s come with cheese and ranch was the only salad dressing option when we ordered through drive through but only found out after waiting in the pickup parking spot for quite a while. I didn’t think to ask about cheese on the salad since it was listed as dairy free at the restaurant- my mistake, but wanted to warn others. We can go back through to order a different side and it isn’t their mistake to fix so I’ll go without. Just wanted to prevent others from making the same mistake if in a hurry like us.