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“Good BBQ”
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 April 8, 2014

Sonny's always has good barbque; pork, beef or chicken. I had the new Carolina pork sandwich this trip - cole slaw on top of pulled pork on garlic bread. I really enjoyed it. In a party of 6 and everyone enjoyed their meals

Thank Robert L
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SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2014

Robert L, thank you for your review. We're glad to hear that you and your party enjoyed our BBQ! We appreciate your support and hope to see you all again soon!

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10 - 14 of 31 reviews

Reviewed March 17, 2014

Had to try their ribs. They didn't let me down. Very tender,cooked just right,meat falling off the bone. Loosen your belt when you eat here. Alot for your money and quality food. Service was a bit slow, but the wait was worth it when you see your food. Nice cozy place. Friendly service.

2  Thank Montel38
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SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2014

Montel38, thank you for the great review. We're glad to hear that you're a fan and appreciate the kind words. We hope to see you again for more of your BBQ favorites!

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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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