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“Great service and atmosphere”
Review of Sonny's BBQ

Sonny's BBQ
Ranked #55 of 328 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 30, 2014

This is one of the best sonnys bbq i have been to. Fast service with a friendly smile . Marianne our server was fantastic and checked on us several times to ensure we had everything we needed. Great job !!!

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Reviewed April 27, 2014

We love barbeque and we definitely have a favorite place to eat it. Sonny's by far, hands down, has the best food and the most consistent quality. We love the pulled pork, it seems to melt in your mouth. The ribs fall right off the bone, that's when you know you have some great ribs in front of you. The chopped brisket is delicious and has such a great smoky flavor. The pulled chicken is always moist and flavorful. Plus they have four delicious sauces to help add extra flavor. I usually don't even use sauce...that's how good it tastes...Yum!!! We also love the side options...delicious mac n' cheese, fresh steamed broccoli and the baked beans are our favorites, but they have so many to choose from. And the corn nuggets are a must...fried up golden brown and served with powdered sugar on them and ranch dipping sauce...Delicious!!! Try the sweet tea with a dash of lemonade...So good!!! Have fun and eat great.

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Thank Danielle B
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SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2014

Danielle B, thank you for the great 5 star review. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed our ribs and brisket with sides. We appreciate your feedback and look forward to many more visits from you!

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Reviewed April 27, 2014

Our style is to get take-out and watch a movie at home. Sonny's take-out rocks. There are two of us and we each get the big deal. She likes the lean brisket and I like the sliced pork. She gets the baked beans, I get the fries and we share. Half sweet and half unsweet iced tea with no ice (makes it go even further). The portions are large enough that it usually equates to dinner and then lunch the next day. The food is consistently good - on the rare occasion when that was not the case, management takes care of you and makes it right. This Sonny's is one of our go-to reliables and I recommend it without reservation.

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

Steve J, thank you for the great 5 star review! We're happy to hear that you enjoy our BBQ take-out! We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed April 27, 2014

Just went to Sonny's for lunch again today and as always the meat (BBQ chicken and Smoked Turkey) was moist and smoked to perfection! This is one of the most consistently good places to get a good, quick meal at a reasonable price, not to mention it's delicious. The sweet sauce is my favorite and even tried the green beans today which are out of this world! Plus get the lunch meal and and you get TWO sides, the meat and cornbread. I'm super picky on cornbread and this is great with real corn and a little sweetness.

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Thank keyslover78
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SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2014

Keyslover78, thank you for your review. We're glad to hear that you enjoy our chicken and turkey with green beans. We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed April 27, 2014

Sonny's in Vero Beach delivers great food at good prices. Staff is very friendly and well trained. We went with a group of 10 people and the service was still very fast. We will definately be coming back.

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SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2014

Kej05s, thank you for your 5 star review! We're glad to hear that you enjoyed our BBQ and friendly staff. We appreciate your feedback and look forward to seeing you again soon!

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