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“A wonderful find - yummy BBQ!”
Review of Sonny's BBQ

Sonny's BBQ
Ranked #51 of 347 Restaurants in Vero Beach
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 6, 2013

After 2 very long days of driving, my sons and I finally made it to Florida. We weren't in the mood to look for a place to have dinner, and my BBQ loving son pointed out the sign for Sonny's. I figured it would be good but nothing noteworthy - and I was pleasantly surprised! Between the three of us, we had chicken, a burger and pulled pork - and no one was disappointed. The sides were also really good, including the beans, cole slaw and garlic bread. We also appreciated the relaxed and friendly atmosphere after our long drive :-)

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Thank Susan C
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Reviewed March 27, 2013

Family oriented place to eat. Laid back and good food. Service quick and always cooked to perfection. Our favorite is the fried catfish, yes, in a BBQ restaurant.

Thank Sharon H
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Reviewed March 14, 2013

We used to joke that if 5star restaurants had the consistently good quality of Sonys we would do a lot more fine dining. However the last 3 times we have been in service has been lack luster and our meat selections very dry... They used to have energetic up beat servers. Our gentleman waiter could not have been more bored with his job if he tried. We felt we were seriously inconveniencing him.

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Thank angie s
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Reviewed March 2, 2013

Me and the old girl were hankern for some pig, And we found this place, The parking lot was full so it must be good. We were surprised how good the ribs were,had a combo meal. And got the two for one beer deal. Good food and service.

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Thank ken m
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Reviewed February 23, 2013

It's all about Bar-B-Q. Tender, Great Value, Great Service. Had sandwich special and rack of ribs. 4 people. Very Good. Also liked the salad bar and meat. WOW Can't beat this deal.

Thank TESTER_689
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