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Sonny's BBQ

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4731 Commercial Way, Spring Hill, FL 34606-1926
352-597-3322
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Sonny's is good place for BBQ and have an awesome salad bar. We usually get seated quickly and servers are right there to get our drink order. The food comes out hot and delicious. Always a good place for a meal.

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Thank Web S
Crystal River, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been a customer of Sonny's for some time and they are a good place. However lately I have noticed that when you order the All you can Eat specials, your first serving is the quality that I expect form them. However all additional servings seem to be of a much more inferior quality. Had this happened once I... More 

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Thank Drew K
Spring Hill, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is OK, but the service is awful. Ordering took forever, three of the six meals were incorrect. Refills, forget it, it took several requests to get it done.

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Thank Frederick A
Cedar Rapids
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sonny's was chosen to cater my sister-in-law's wedding, having sampled their food previously. They served ribs, chicken and pulled pork, along with several side dishes. Everything was delicious. My sister-in-law is a very finicky eater and loved the pulled pork. The servers were prompt and friendly.

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

We're happy to hear it, Arvid! Thanks for your great feedback. More 

Weeki Wachee, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Long wait but good food. Best to get there after 7 so you aren't waiting for an hour. Service is always pleasant.

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Thank Micaya777
Homosassa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Can't go wrong at this Sonny's BBQ. Food is consistently good and reasonably priced. It gets busy very early. Sometimes best to go before the crowd - particularly on weekends.

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

This makes us happy to hear, RippleManatee! Thanks for takin' the time to write us a great review and we hope to see you again soon for another visit. More 

Spring Hill, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

The food is consistent. We have found service to be good and enjoy eating in the bar area. We enjoy the ribs both baby back and regular, and pulled pork as well as chopped pork.

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

Thanks for takin' the time to write us a review, AKDrgdc! We appreciate your great feedback and we hope to see you again soon for another visit. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Pick your choice of ribs, half or full rack of fall-off-the-bone baby back ribs. And the sauce is tremendous. But you also can have pulled chicken or pulled pork sandwiches. Ambiance is good, flat screen TV for viewing ( no sound the Saturday afternoon we were there. Red or white wine is available along with sodas for the younger diners.... More 

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

We're happy to hear you enjoyed your visit with us, Brian C.! Thanks for takin' the time to leave us a great review and we hope to see you again soon for another visit. More 

Wichita, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

First timer. Visiting my parent in Florida and my mom loves Sonny's BBQ. A bit pricey for the baby back ribs and not alot of meat on them for the price. Better off getting the regular ribs as just as tasty, but more meat on the bones. All the sides were very good. The staff were very courteous as not... More 

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Thank laurie2860
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

We're glad to hear you all enjoyed your visit with us, laurie2860! Thanks for takin' the time to write us a great review. We appreciate your feedback and we hope to see you again soon! More 

Spring Hill, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

We go once a month at least...Large salad bar...Ribs and corn bread are REAL GOOD Service is REAL GOOD TV's around so you don't miss the game.

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

Thanks for takin' the time to write us a review, Phuku P.! We appreciate you stoppin' by, and we hope your next visit is soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $20
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4731 Commercial Way, Spring Hill, FL 34606-1926
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Spring Hill
  • Phone Number: 352-597-3322
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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