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“Sonny's”
Review of Sonny’s BBQ

Sonny’s BBQ
Ranked #37 of 120 Restaurants in Wesley Chapel
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 May 22, 2012

you have to watch out for the food and make sure it's not dried out. if so send it back and tell them you want fresh. last several times we went there the meats were not up to par for taste. so it will be a while before we go back again. we always let things go for a while then try it again.. with hopes of it have gotten better. good luck...

Thank HAZZYDEBS
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Reviewed April 9, 2012

We had not visited this location in a very long time because the last time we were there we were overcharged! The price on our bill did not match what the menu stated and when we brought this to the attention of the cashier, we were told that the amount on the bill was not negotiable.

After more than a year had passed, we decided to try again. BIG MISTAKE!

The ribs were almost inedible because they were sooooo chewy.

The only good thing about our visit was the waitress.

Will not visit again!

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Thank dewdropflowers
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Reviewed March 18, 2012

Not bad, not great...pretty average BBQ. Not many BBQ choices around...next time I'd sit in the bar and eat lunch. Salad bar looked a bit unkept....did not look appetizing as I walked by.

Thank Steve S
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Reviewed March 16, 2012

My table seemed to be greasy. I realize with a hih volume restaurnat like this it's hard to keep things clean especially with selling b-b-q.

Thank beans40
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Reviewed November 21, 2011

I have gotten take out from here when staying at the nearby Sleep Inn for Tampa business. The staff is incredibly friendly.

Thank coffeelawyer
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