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Sonny's BBQ

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4731 Commercial Way, Spring Hill, FL 34606-1926
+1 352-597-3322
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hudson, Florida
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If we want barbecue, we go to Sonny's. Good wholesome food and the price is right. Clean place and friendly staff.

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

Thanks for takin' the time to leave your feedback, Dawn B. We're glad to hear you enjoyed and look forward to seein' you again real soon! More 

Brooksville, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always satisfied with food. Great service, clean, friendly. We have eaten in. And ordered take out. Great Salad bar selection, best variety in area. All you can eat specials are always satisfying

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

Thanks for takin' the time to leave your feedback, Erybka. We're glad to hear you enjoyed and look forward to seein' you again real soon! More 

Hudson, Florida
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43 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love this location of Sonnys! Friendly wait staff. The food is always consistent and they give very nice portions.

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Thank meztaz7050
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

Thanks for takin' the time to leave your feedback, meztaz7050. We're glad to hear you enjoyed and look forward to seein' you again real soon! More 

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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017 via mobile

Have eaten here a couple of times recently and the experience was very good! The service was quick, professional, and the wait staff anticipated our needs. The servings were large, and the barbecue was excellently prepared. Loved it. I have been going to Sonny's restaurants for years all over the state of Florida, and this is definitely the best one!... More 

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Thank Dawn C
SonnysBBQ, General Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

Thanks, Dawn! We’re glad to hear you enjoyed your visit, and we can’t wait to see you again for your next visit. More 

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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

This place is hands down straight off the chain. The food was very large portions and very tasty. I will definitely be back

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Thank Hotnjuicywrm
SonnysBBQ, General Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

Thanks! We’re glad to hear you enjoyed your visit, and we can’t wait to see you again for your next visit. More 

Franklin, Indiana
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150 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016

We could not believe the amount of food for the price. There were 8 of us including 4 kids and we had more food than we could eat for under $60. The pulled pork, ribs and baked beans were delicious. We also loved the sweet tea. Service was also excellent. Waitress was friendly and efficient.

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Thank rondot98
Clearwater, Florida
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67 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

We hosted our office Christmas party of 30 and had Sonny's cater the venue. I have to say that the food was delicious, hot and perfectly prepared. Their staff and servers did everything, yes everything from start to finish and even cleaned up. Our guests who travel the country and enjoy barbecue all loved the food. Everyone ate to their... More 

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Thank Mark Y
Holt, Michigan
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128 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

BBQ seems to be the rage everywhere in our country. We were looking forward to our visit to Sonny's, but we're disappointed. My brisket was VERY dry, and ribs that others had ordered were dry too. Beer was cold. Maybe it was an off night, but since the service was also slow, I think it may be due to lack... More 

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Thank Greg S
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

My hubby and I feel we can never go wrong with Sonny's. There is consistancy throught their entire chain which keeps their food great, no matter where. The only downfall was my corn on the cob was well "water-logged". Our server was very efficient and friendly and we had a very nice dinner!!

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Thank Rhonda F
Buffalo, New York
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

Really great food and a lot of it. You should see the size of the sweet tea! I could have swam in it, plus it was great!!! Everyone enjoyed their meals and we will surly be returning.

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Thank marla8340

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $20
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
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: +1 352-597-3322
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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