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“Great BBQ”
Review of Sonny’s BBQ

Sonny’s BBQ
Ranked #3 of 133 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 September 4, 2012

Once again a gerat meal was served up at Sonny's. I love this place because you always know what you will get. Good food and fast service. I always stop at Sonny's when I am on the road, because you do not have to wait a long time for your meal, and the food is good.

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Thank Paule E
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Reviewed August 13, 2012

For great BBQ, this place is hard to beat. Since we only live 18 miles away from Lake City, this is another one of our favorite places. Food & service is always great. They also have several other places throughout Florida & have eaten at some of them.

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Thank Robert M
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Reviewed June 14, 2012

We saw billboards for miles and were excited when we saw one down the street from our hotel. We tried the brisket sandwiches and ribs. The brisket had so much fat, we had to take it off the sandwich and cut it all off, mostly fat, not much left on the sandwich. The ribs, weren't much better. The fries were soggy, it did take forever to receive our food, maybe the fries were made first! I've had better Bar B Q frozen from the grocery store!

Thank planomom8801
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Reviewed May 29, 2012

Good BBQ and really tasty sides. Never much of a wait if at all. In and out for the travelers in a hurry but wanting a sit down meal.
Servers are great as is the whole staff.

Thank pbspencer190
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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.

Thank Travelspirit
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