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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: Dinner, Lunch, 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 March 16, 2014

Our waitress was great! Knew the menu and was always around for refills and questions. It was a small restaurant, casual and quiet. Had the pulled pork, chicken fingers, and a cheeseburger (family of four). The pulled pork and sides were tasty. Chicken and cheeseburger were just as good. Would recommend!

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SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2014

Abby D, thank you for your review. We're glad to hear that you and your family enjoyed our BBQ and great service. We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed February 27, 2014

We went to Sonny's Real Pit BBQ last night for a farewell dinner with friends after spending February in Panama City Beach. We have visited Sonny's in Corbin, KY a couple times and knew how good the food was. However, the food was it's usual great taste, but it was far from hot when served. Actually it was just mildly warm. Ordered cornbread with my dinner, but was served garlic toast. Had to ask twice to actually get cornbread. We still enjoyed the taste of the food, had the ribs and a combo, but would have been much better had the food been served hot, like it normally should be. Hopefully it will be hot if we return to the Panama City Beach one again.

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Thank Candeverm
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SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded March 3, 2014

Candeverm, thank you for your review. We're sorry to hear that your meals were hot enough for you to enjoy. Please send us an email at Social@SonnysBBQ.com with these details, along with the location you visited, so that we can address the issues you had encountered. We would greatly appreciate your feedback and hope that you can give us another chance to make it right.

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Reviewed February 25, 2014

We went for lunch. The smoked chicken was great. You could get it on the bone or off. The ribs were good. The portions were quite large. They have specials almost every day.

Thank KGeorgianna
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SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded March 3, 2014

KGeorgianna, thank you for the great review. We're glad to hear that you enjoy our smoked chicken and ribs. We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed February 22, 2014

We both tried the sampler platter. So much food we took some home. It had; chicken, moist and great flavor, pulled pork, add your sauce at the table, brisket, tender and moist, and ribs with a sweet spicy sauce, 2 sides, we both had corn on the cob and homemade cole slaw, and it came with a mini loaf of the best corn bread I've ever had.

Thank Lynda S
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SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2014

Lynda S, thank you for the great 5 star review! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed Sonny's Sampler! We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again for more BBQ!

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Reviewed February 22, 2014

Really enjoyed our recent stop at Sonny's. Service was fast.
The food was great with ample size serving for lunch. Reasonable prices. Great salad bar

Thank Fred W
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SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2014

Fred W, thank you for the great review. We're glad to hear that you're a fan of our BBQ! We appreciate your support and hope to see you again soon!

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