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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: 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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Good for:
Families with children

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Visitor rating
  • 12
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 4
    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
Most recent review
"So-So"

Went with the family here tonight for dinner. Ordered an appetizer but my meal came out first as they had forgot to notify the kitchen. The food came out luke warm. The food was good as always but for $65 it could have been warmer. I really can't complain too much because I have always liked... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 17, 2015
Piko1917
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Flowood, Mississippi
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Takeout
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

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
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 

Flowood, Mississippi
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Went with the family here tonight for dinner. Ordered an appetizer but my meal came out first as they had forgot to notify the kitchen. The food came out luke warm. The food was good as always but for $65 it could have been warmer. I really can't complain too much because I have always liked Sonny's BBQ. However, this... More 

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

Sorry to hear you didn't completely enjoy your visit, Piko1917. Let us help - please email Social@SonnysBBQ.com with your contact information and the details from your experience, including the location you were at. We appreciate your feedback, and we hope you'll give us another chance in the future. More 

Brandon, Mississippi
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11 reviews 11 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
23 helpful votes 23 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
47 reviews 47 reviews
25 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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Jackson, MS
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I live Sonny's sliced pork. Always moist and flavorful. Add Texas toast, slaw, fries, and some sweet smokin sauce and you've got a fantastic meal. I love the smell of smoking meat. It's a chain restaurant but always has the feel of a mom and pop place. The ribs and chicken are always moist as well. Great prices and easy... 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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