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“Great Bar-B-Q and Better Service”
Review of Sonny's BBQ

Sonny's BBQ
Ranked #30 of 443 Restaurants in Melbourne
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.
Viera, Florida
1 review
“Great Bar-B-Q and Better Service”
Reviewed March 12, 2014

Our first visit to a Sonny's in over 20 years. Our waitress, Missy was made recommendations that were spot on! When we made our decision to share a beef brisket and ribs lunches. She even brought a sample of the pulled pork -- it will be a meal on our next visit! The restaurant was clean, casual and comfortable. We'll definitely be back!

  • Visited March 2014
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Thank Larry J
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SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review, March 17, 2014
Larry J.,

Thank you for the 5-star review. We're glad to hear that Missy made great recommendations and gave you exceptional service on your recent visit with us. We appreciate your support and look forward to your next visit!
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Wooster, Ohio
Level 5 Contributor
92 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Great food”
Reviewed March 11, 2014

This was a really good place to eat if you like bar-b-Q prices weren't bad either! Friendly service and it was nice and clean… Down home atmosphere!

Visited April 2013
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Thank Pat A
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SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review, March 14, 2014
Pat A, thank you for the great review! We're glad to hear that you enjoyed our BBQ and service. We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again soon!
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Palm Bay, Florida
Level 5 Contributor
80 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Good BBQ”
Reviewed March 6, 2014

Food is good and you get a lot for your money, The services was good, I always have been pleased each time we go to Sonnys for BBQ

  • Visited February 2014
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Thank judya22
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SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review, March 10, 2014
Judya22, thank you for the great review. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed our BBQ and service. We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again soon!
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Rockledge, Florida
1 review
“Happy Customer”
Reviewed February 16, 2014

Enjoy Sonny's BBQ and salad bar. Good food, relaxed atmosphere. Owner's are very kind to host our men's group each week. Thanks for all that you do. Giving Chris a shout-out for great service :).

  • Visited February 2014
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Thank Bill S
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SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review, February 19, 2014
Bill S, thank you for the great review. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed our BBQ and salad bar. We appreciate your support and look forward to seeing you again soon!
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Dayton, Ohio
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“Excellent Food and Service”
Reviewed February 10, 2014

Cold beer and good BBQ - who could ask for anything more? Service was very good - the food and drink was excellent. Sonny's has very good food - never disappoints!

Visited January 2014
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Thank Ramjet1997
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SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review, February 19, 2014
Ramjet1997, thank you for the great 5 star review. We're glad to hear that you enjoy our BBQ and service. We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again soon!
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