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“Ribs were tough, stringy and dry”
Review of Sonny's BBQ

Sonny's BBQ
Ranked #11 of 153 Restaurants in Palm Bay
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 11, 2012

The salad bar was good, the corn nuggets were good and the service was good. The all you can eat St. Louis Ribs were tough and dry. I did not even bother to order any extra. There is much better BBQ in Palm Bay for the price.

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Reviewed September 4, 2012

My husband loves chicken wings. When we go to Sonny's he usually orders ribs but decided to try their wings this time. They are a relatively new addition to their menu. He was very glad he did try them. The price is very good and they will let you split the order however you would like.You can order 10 or 20 wings. He ordered some with the dry rub and some with the sweet barbeque sauce for me. I ordered the Big Deal combo which includes a very large sandwich with your choice of meat, a "sidekick" and a soft drink. I split the sandwich and the baked beans with my husband and had the sweet wings. I am not a big wing fan but these were very good. They have recently remodeled the restaurant and it looks very nice. We had good service and good food. We will definitely go back again.

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2  Thank MommamurphyFlorida
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Reviewed June 14, 2012 via mobile

They just remodeled the restaurant so it is much nicer now. They are the only salad bar worth going to in palm bay. They are nice to kids and I never have a problem here! Goo food an always enough to have left overs!

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1  Thank Nicol M
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Reviewed March 23, 2012

My husband loves when Sonny's has their all you can eat rib special. Sometimes when you go there the waitresses act real stingy with the refills but not this time. The waitress we had kept bringing the ribs on for him. He loved it. If you are going to offer a special like this you have to be prepared for people to want refills. Our waitress offered more refills without hesitation. I had a pork plate which was also good as were the sides. We had good food & good service. They recently remodeled and they now have a bar area. Looks nice!

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3  Thank MommamurphyFlorida
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Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile
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