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“Cheap Meat”
Review of Sonny’s BBQ

Sonny’s BBQ
Ranked #33 of 119 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.
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Level 6 Contributor
143 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Cheap Meat”
Reviewed July 12, 2012

The food is abundant but average tasting at best. Always crowded and always noisy. Family friendly, but do not bring anyone you are trying to impress.

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Lutz, Florida
Level 4 Contributor
37 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Sonny's”
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...

Visited October 2011
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West Palm Beach, Florida
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Very Chewy Ribs”
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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Phoenix, Arizona
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“it was ok...”
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.

Visited March 2012
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Thank Steve S
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Fayetteville, Pennsylvania
Level 5 Contributor
79 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“really good”
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.

Visited February 2012
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Thank beans40
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