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“Chicken not thoroughly cooked”
Review of Sonny’s BBQ

Sonny’s BBQ
Ranked #3 of 129 Restaurants in Lake City
Certificate of Excellence
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 May 23, 2012

Unfortunately, dining here resulted in some unpleasant illness. The chicken had appeared not completely cooked through, but we ate anyway as the wait staff insisted the color was due to the smoking/cooking process. Last time for a Sonny's.

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Reviewed May 19, 2012 via mobile

the people are very nice and make you feel it home I will go back again I even took a to go order with me

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Reviewed May 11, 2012

Not my first choice for food as it is hard to select healthy food but it was hot and the service is quick and friendly. The server did allow us to choose a grilled chicken breast (not a sandwich) even though it was not on the menu and we appreciated this.

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Reviewed May 10, 2012

They do a good job with their smoked & grilled items but their baked beans are awesome! Friendly staff and good prices make this a popular family restaurant.

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Reviewed April 7, 2012

The pulled pork was good, brisket good, too. The salad bar shouldn't really be called a salad bar as it only has a couple of vegetables. It has bread pudding, chocolate pudding, fruit cocktail, several salads and dressings. Overall ok for an "off the highway" eatery but a bit expensive.

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