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“Fail”
Review of Sonny's BBQ

Sonny's BBQ
Price range: $7 - $16
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, 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 21, 2013 via mobile

I have been eating at sonnys establishments ince 1980s with great results. PCB Sonnys does Not live up to the standards Sonnys set out decades ago. We have esten here more than 8 times here since 2007. The last 2 visits have delivered nothing less than multiple bathroom visits thuroughout the night after those 2 dinners. Manager stated the health dept gave them a good rating however, if the food/salad prepper isnt washing veggies or his/her hands... the inspection is worthless... in closing, we will NEVER return to this trough.

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1  Thank 63vett
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SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2013

Thank you for taking the time to write your review, 63vett. We're sorry to hear that we did not meet your expectations. Let us help! Please email us at Social@SonnysBBQ.com with further details about your visit so that we may address the issue. We appreciate your feedback and hope that you can give us another chance.

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Reviewed September 19, 2013

I ordered the smoked turkey sandwich. There was 3 very thin slices of turkey on the bread. For $7.50 you would think they could have added a little more. The sauces were nothing to write home about. Very average in my oinion.

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SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2013

Thank you for your review, Owassodeb. We're sorry that we did not meet your expectations. Let us help! Please email us at Social@SonnysBBQ.com with further details regarding your visit so that we can address the issues. Your feedback is important to us and we hope you can give us another chance!

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Reviewed September 16, 2013

Went and ordered all you can eat ribs, cost $14.99, same cost as a slab of ribs, originally given 1/2 slab, every time I asked for more ribs given two small one, come on, start with a slab and give people more than two scrawny ribs if you want to have all you can eat. Ribs were good, just did not want to give me any.

1  Thank dchutsch
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SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2013

Thank you for your review, dchutsch! We're glad you enjoy our all-you-can-eat ribs. If you have any suggestions or comments you would like to share, feel free to email us at Social@SonnysBBQ.com with any details or comments. We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed September 14, 2013

My wife and I ate here during our short stay in Panama City Beach as we wanted somewhere within walking distance of the Comfort Suites.

Good service, great burgers and ribs. Excellent value for money, particularly if you're after somewhere inexpensive.

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Thank Tim M
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SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2013

Tim M, thank you for your review. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed the ribs and burgers, as many of our guests do. We hope to see you and your wife again in the future when you're in the area!

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Reviewed September 5, 2013

Price is right and food was good. Not the best I've ever had, but sure beat the beachfront prices. Very smokey flavor, pork and chicken were good but a little dry.

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Thank clsdaddy
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SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2013

Thank you for your review, clsdaddy! We appreciate you taking the time to write your review. We're glad you enjoyed your experience with us and hope to see you again soon!

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