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“Good service but food is not good”
Review of Sonny's BBQ - CLOSED

Sonny's BBQ
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 November 22, 2013

I ordered the sliced pork sandwich. The meat was tough and cut too thick. The Mac and cheese was like warm. The salad bar needed to be replenished but there was only a few people in the restaurant. My guess is that this Sonny's will be closed soon.

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Thank tbourn1
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SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded November 25, 2013

Tbourn1, thank you for your review. We're sorry to hear that your meal orders were not up to expectations. Let us help! Please email us at Social@SonnysBBQ.com with details about your visit, including the location, so that we can address the issues you had encountered. We would greatly appreciate your feedback.

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Reviewed October 21, 2013

Stopped at Sonny's to eat before heading to the park, not sure what to expect. Food was great, great prices and large portions.

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Thank niceone77
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SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2013

Niceone77, thank you for the great review! We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us! We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed October 16, 2013

Went here at the suggestion of a local resident. Some of the best BBQ I have ever eaten. For a chain restaurant they do a tremendous job. Good value, hot food and a great selection. Only wish they would open a location in the northeast!

Thank oldgeezer58
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SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2013

Oldgeezer58, thank you for your review! We're glad to hear that you enjoyed our BBQ! We appreciate your feedback and hopefully we will expand out near your location!

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Reviewed September 6, 2013

My husband and I and grandkids went to Sonnys a and had a great meal. The prices were reasonable and the service was great. We loved the pulled pork sandwiches. The keds ate everything on their plates

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Thank luckylucy2013
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SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2013

Thank you for the review, luckylucy2013. We appreciate you taking time to write your review. If you have any details you would like to share about your experience or suggestions on how we can improve, please email us at Social@SonnysBBQ.com with further details. We appreciate you feedback!

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Reviewed August 14, 2013

i love sonny's. the BBQ there is so yummy and the staff is friendly. i disliked nothing get the BBQ pulled pork sandwitch

Thank Carolineloveshorses
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SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2013

Thank you for your review, Carolineloveshorses! We are glad that you enjoyed our BBQ Pulled Pork sandwich. Hope to see you again soon!

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