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“sonny's bbq on college av. in Ocala”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Sonny's BBQ

Sonny's BBQ
Ranked #58 of 476 Restaurants in Ocala
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Good for: Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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.
Springfield, Missouri
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“sonny's bbq on college av. in Ocala”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2012

really good bbq, think it is the best we have ever had. My husband got the special they were running this month for all you can eat baby back ribs and they were so good , he ate about 3 racks. the brisket was very good as well.. I got the endless salad bar that came with endless soup which was clam chowder or brunswick stew and as much cornbread as you want. for a dollar more, you can add 1/4 lb of bbq to the salad bar. the cornbread was like cake and sweet. our waitress Lynnette did a great job and was freindly. the staff all seemed to work together helping each other out for the most part. enjoyable experience. definitely plan on returning again and bringing family when they come.

  • Visited September 2012
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Madison, Alabama
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“Always dependable for a good meal”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2012

We go to Sonny's exclusively for really good bar-b-que. The service is fast and we have never had a bad meal there. It's near the Hwy. 75 exit at Hwy. 484 leading to Dunnellon and is convenient for us to visit when we travel back and forth to Tampa or Orlando, which we do on a regular basis for business. The baby back ribs are meaty, smoked just right, absolutely the best for the price and we have never been disappointed. There are great specials for Seniors between 1 & 4 PM weekdays. Go!

  • Visited August 2012
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