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Sonny's BBQ

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4731 Commercial Way, Spring Hill, FL 34606-1926
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Spring Hill
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Sonny's is so good, I love the coleslaw and beans. the cornbread is good, although I liked it better when they made it in little loaves. A great place to take the family.

Thank Lucinda A
Spring Hill, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have lived in the area a year now and Sonny`s is our favorite spot for ribs, beans and slaw! Ate here four or five times and we always get the half rack special, they are awesome.

Thank john g
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were in Spring Hill Florida in April of this year (2016). I've never been to a Sonny's BBQ. I was extremely impressed. The food is fantastic. My husband ordered one thing & I ordered something different. He was kind enough to let me try some of his too. Both dishes were wonderful!

Thank Sontalee
Spring Hill, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Sonny's is a chain of consistently good BBQ with a great salad bar. Very fast service with a full bar at this location. Tender, tasty BBQ in a family atmosphere. Food is consistent between the many locations.

Thank RxDive
Sedona, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

You can have Barbeque your way from hot to sweet to mild sauces. You can have ribs to cat fish to turkey. Their green beans are cooked with ham or bacon the southern way. Their potato salad is lots of taste and mayo. You almost always get more than you can eat, although they offer smaller meals or kids and... More 

Thank Judymcsedona
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I usually go to Sonny's with my sin and his family. The boys live the ribs and I usually get the unlimited salad bar. The food is tasty and the value is excellent. The wait staff are always polite and fast.

Thank JSR122
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

Thanks for stoppin' by JSR122! We're glad you had an excellent meal and we hope you'll join us again soon for another visit. More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like barbecue sonnys is for you, all the ribs you can eat for $17, not for me. I need half rack the lunch potion. Great fresh salad. Good choices.

Thank James G
hernando beach fl
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoy coming here. Sherri did a great job serving us with a smile as usual. Ribs are always good here.

Thank r B
Spring Hill, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been a customer for about 3-yrs. Had brisket and rib combo. Brisket was dry and somewhat tasteless. Ribs were also dry and chewy. Wife had chicken, brisket, and rib sampler. Same! Chicken, brisket, and ribs were dry. Meal came out super fast. Like never before. Hmm!!! Maybe left-overs reheated!! Sitting to long and over-cooked!! Possibly a nuke job gone... More 

Thank William G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $20
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?