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“good BBQ but quality of meat varies” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Sonny's BBQ

Sonny's BBQ
Ranked #16 of 88 Restaurants in Brandon
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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.
Brandon, Mississippi
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163 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“good BBQ but quality of meat varies”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 22, 2014 via mobile

sides are really good. ribs vary---sometimes meaty and tasty--sometimes bone and little meat.
pulled pork sandwich is usually good

  • Visited April 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank lpw2014
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SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review, April 25, 2014
lpq2014, thank you for your review. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed our pulled pork sandwich and sides. We appreciate your support and hope to see you again soon!
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English first
Brandon, Mississippi
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106 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Good Food Good Service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2014

We have never been disappointed with the food at Sonny's. We eat there at least 6 times a year. The seats are not comfortable but the food is delicious.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank thechaplain1952
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SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review, April 18, 2014
Thechaplain1952, thank you for the great. We're glad to hear that you're a fan of our BBQ. We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again soon!
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Brandon, Mississippi
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“My go to place!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

Have eaten here many times for a quick lunch but this is my Go To Place when we need to feed family or friends. Their sliced beef brisket by the pound is great to make sandwiches or serve with baked potatoes. They have drive thru.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank drovetheironhorse
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SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review, April 18, 2014
Drovetheironhorse, thank you for the great review. We're glad to hear that you enjoy our beef brisket and sandwiches. We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again soon!
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Brandon, Mississippi
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Excellent!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2014

We love the food here and have for years! You will want to take their sauce home in your purse! Lol! Reasonably priced and for those not from the South...you gotta eat here! :)

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Angelina R
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SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review, April 18, 2014
Angelina R, thank you for the great review. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed our BBQ. We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again soon!
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Brandon, Mississippi
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Always good”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2014

The food is always good. Our favorite is the BBQ pork, with coleslaw on the sandwich.
The ribs and chicken are also good. For a change we like the hamburger.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank MSH1951
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SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review, April 18, 2014
MSH1951, thank you for the great review. We're glad to hear that you enjoy our BBQ pork with coleslaw, ribs and chicken. We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again soon!
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