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“Its the pits ok!”
Review of Sonny’s BBQ

Sonny’s BBQ
Ranked #7 of 61 Restaurants in Haines City
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Takeout
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.
Reviewed March 28, 2013

What can you say , you see the TV ad and think... Mmm this looks good! Its NOT,dry soul less food! Poor service! Dirty uncleaned tables! Flat beer! And kitchen staff that look like they came out of state pen!

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Reviewed March 20, 2013

This place was busy and the service was poor. They ran out of items on the food bar and the food we got was cold. We will not be back

Thank William S
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Reviewed February 26, 2013 via mobile

I enjoyed a nice lunch at Sonney's today. The had a lunch deal on ribs for all you can eat for $10.99. The ribs were great and the service very good also. The drinks they serve( soda, teas etc ) come in 32 oz glasses that are constantly refilled. You have to try the corn bread. A very nice place to eat!

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Thank Tgus14
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Reviewed February 9, 2013

For a chain restaurant, Sonny's has the monopoly on great BBQ. The ribs, pulled pork and smoked turkey are mouth-watering delicious. There are a variety of sauces on the table to choose from so there is literally something for everyone. The thick Texas toast melts in your mouth. The fries always arrive crispy and hot. The lunch specials are very affordable and include a side and drink. Sonny's has some of the best sweet tea around!

Thank KLord47
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Reviewed January 22, 2013

After a full day at Legoland, we stopped at Sonny's for dinner. We were a party of 10 (6a, 4c) and even with a near full parking lot, we were seated promptly. We ordered, and got out drinks quickly....... but then our server seemed to disappear. The children started to get restless, and we say other tables getting their foods. When a runner delivered our food, it was for 1/2 the table, and then one of the children's order was dropped. Son-in-law got the wrong cut of meat, my wife and I waited an additional 15 minutes for our food. Still no sight of our server (I wish I got her name). Grandson's dropped hot dog was replaced, but they were all our of HD Buns. When my wife's burger arrived, it wasn't cooked exactly as ordered, but hunger prevailed.
It seems like our server was "in the weeds" all evening and we got no apology. Aside of the service, the food was good and fairly priced. We would visit again.

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Thank mscibetta
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