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Sonny's BBQ

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American, Sandwiches, Barbecue, Family Fare
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1374 West Government Street, Brandon, MS 39042
1 601-825-7675
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Takeout
Description: In 1968, we were just a local BBQ joint in Gainesville, Florida. Today...
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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Visitor rating
  • 12
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good Food & Service, But Clean the Place Up!

Food and service are very good, and consistently so, but the facilities are looking pretty worn. A fresh coat of paint and general clean-up would do wonders!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Paul A
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Brandon, Mississippi
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Brandon, Mississippi
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Food and service are very good, and consistently so, but the facilities are looking pretty worn. A fresh coat of paint and general clean-up would do wonders!

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Jackson, MS
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

went on a Wednesday night and was surprised to see a new menu, great selection have a new burger with smoked sausage, pulled pork, bacon and cheese topped with onions something unusal for a burger!

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

Thanks for your feedback, Educated-diner. See you again soon! More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This is just okay BBQ. Nothing special some people get over excited over BBQ. The meat is plain and sides are too.

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

We're sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your meal, Mitchell J. Please email Social@SonnysBBQ.com with your feedback and the location you were at so we can make things better. More 

Jackson, Mississippi
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

After eating here for many years this was our last visit. We went there tonight for ribs & ordered a slab of ribs, a brisket plate, and a pulled pork plate. It was about 5pm and only a few people were there. We were seated and ordered quickly there after. Our waitress was young, pleasant and new. The food came... More 

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

Thanks for your feedback, Foodie2698. Please email Social@SonnysBBQ.com with the details and location you were at so we can make things better. More 

Brandon, Mississippi
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

I am addicted to the redneck eggrolls. I realize they are an appetiser but I have them as an entree'. The Sweet Caroline BBQ sandwich is very good too.

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Brandon, Mississippi
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Recently stopped by for take out After standing there forTEN MINUTES and being ignored by not one but three girls that were working there I left. I was never acknowledged although every one of them looked at me. As a business owner myself could not imagine my employees much less three not speaking to and/or acknowledging a customer. Was not... More 

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SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

T M - We are very sorry to hear this happened! We'd like to make things right - please email Social@SonnysBBQ.com with details from your experience, along with your contact information and the location you were at. We certainly try to make sure all of our customers receive excellent customers, so we hope we can address the situation and ensure... More 

Mississippi
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Great tasting BBQ real Southern bbq. No long lines, wait staff attentive and food is very good. Good selection on the menu. Try to Redneck Eggrolls. They are to die for.

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SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

LouisianaDeltagirl - We're glad to hear you enjoyed your Redneck Eggrolls! Thank you for writing your review and we hope we'll see you again soon. More 

Brandon, Mississippi
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We have eaten lunch and dinner and purchased pulled pork by the pound. It has always been delicious. The pulled chicken is also good and love the cole slaw.

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SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

Barb1121 - We're glad to hear you enjoyed your pulled pork and chicken! Thank you for writing your review. More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

as the title reads, these eggrolls are life and you won't have the faintest idea of what your life once was before you ate them.

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SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, Katrina! We're glad you enjoy our Redneck Eggrolls. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Brandon, Mississippi
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We have been going to Sonny's for years...I love the crab salad on the salad bar and usually just go for that...sometimes I will get the slice pork to go along with it. I love love their toast and my husband could eat his weight in the ribs!! He likes the dry rub the best!! However, their redneck eggrolls is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1374 West Government Street, Brandon, MS 39042
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Brandon
  • Phone Number: 1 601-825-7675

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Sandwiches, Barbecue, Family Fare

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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