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Sonny's BBQ

2684 W C 48, Bushnell, FL 33513-8493
+1 352-569-0200
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good27%
  • Average30%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
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American, Barbecue
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2684 W C 48, Bushnell, FL 33513-8493
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Reviewed January 7, 2017

Don't know what happened. This was a local haunt for all the locals but over the past couple of years just have experienced repeatedly not up to par food. Dried out, just not very good. What the heck happened ?More

Thank Barbara M
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2017

We appreciate you takin' the time to reach out, Barbara M. Please allow us to help. Email us at Social@SonnysBBQ.com with the details about your experience, including the location, along with your phone number. We appreciate your feedback, and hope you’ll give us a another...More

Reviewed January 7, 2017

Clean, fast and friendly! Love going here when we're wanting BBQ. Love all the food here, but a few of our favorites would be the BBQ chicken wings, onion rings, and the great salad bar.

Thank bedt2015
Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

Stopped for one evening while staying nearby and ribs were very good. Had a server named Amy! She had a great personality and did an exceptional job. Got the all you could eat and was very satisfied.

Thank mbfree66
Reviewed November 13, 2016

I'm here visiting family and we opted to grab dinner out at Sonny's instead of cooking. The service is adequate. The salad bar has a lot of options. The sauces at the table are fun for sampling. I do not eat a lot of meat,...More

Thank Denise C
Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Don't know if we have been at this location before, but the food taste and quality is the same at all locations. The chicken is smoked and there are four sauces at the table to chose from. Flavors are good and food served hot.

Thank Nonnieandpops
Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

Menu expanded so even more offerings. Unfortunately when we ordered Pork 3 Ways it didn't quite match the picture on the menu..... two ribs instead of three? Still had plenty to eat though. Always love their cornbread even though they are shaped like muffins now...More

Thank FLAKay
Reviewed August 8, 2016

I visited Sonny's in Bushnell for lunch on a Monday with business associates. We arrived about 11:30am and were seated promptly. Our waitress seemed frazzled from the beginning. She got our drink orders and food orders wrong, and then at the end had the bills...More

Thank srockey
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2016

Thanks for the feedback, srockey! We hope you'll join us again soon.

Reviewed August 7, 2016

Nice to have a place with great food and smiling faces. Our food was hot and very good. The ribs were so good. My husband had the dry rub and I had the baby backs. Our sides were great. The best sweet tea in the...More

Thank LittleLuella
SonnysBBQ, Digital Media Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2016

Thanks for the great review, Littleluella! We hope you'll join us for another visit soon.

Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

We ordered 4 all you can eat pulled pork it was very dry when it came out also we ordered 2 brisket all you can eat the first one that came out was mostly fat the second one was better also we ordered a burger...More

Thank Eugene B
Reviewed July 17, 2016

This Sonnys is like most. It was clean and the food was delicious...The only thing we could find to complain about was the service was slow...

Thank judyg0313
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February 10, 2015|
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Response from LicensePlateGuy | Reviewed this property |
Yes - but not contiguous seating. They'll seat you in an area which will have several large tables. It'll actually work out better for you and the servers overall to be in one area. Ii's best to call head and arrange... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2684 W C 48, Bushnell, FL 33513-8493
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Bushnell
  • Phone Number: +1 352-569-0200
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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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