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Sonny's BBQ

) #51 of 381 Restaurants in Ocala ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Barbecue
1794 SW Highway 484, Ocala, FL 34473
+1 352-245-5595
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good28%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (36 reviews)
“cornbread” (12 reviews)
“chicken” (17 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Barbecue
PRICE
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LOCATION
1794 SW Highway 484, Ocala, FL 34473
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying in a very close hotel made this an easy choice and turned out to be a good one. I chose chicken and ribs combo with southern treats of fried okra and BBQ beans. Everything was delish and it took two different meals to finish...More

Thank Betty A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time eating here, and we loved it. Menu had lots to choose from! My husband had the ribs and I had chicken, and both were delicious. Our waitress was very friendly and answered any questions we had (we were in Florida on vacation). Would...More

Thank Joeylynn M
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Grandchild 10 months with us. Server was great, place was very clean. Food as always good. I be going back other times.

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

After having had a poor meal at a different Sonny's last year, I had pretty much written off the chain. However, we were on I-75 and hungry and decided to give them another chance. I am glad we did. We had the ribs and chicken...More

Thank Jack T
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Was very disappointed. Ordered the sliced Brisket lunchplate with baked beans, coleslaw and cornbread and was given slicedporkroll and garlic bread instead. The pork sliced resembled a manufactured meat similar to balogna, the beans were not the same of years ago that had chunks of...More

Thank Paul K
SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

We’re very sorry to hear you were disappointed with your recent visit, Paul K. We’d like to try to help—please email Social@SonnysBBQ.com with the details of your experience, including the location, and your phone number. Your feedback is important to us.

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

I work in Belleview and eat here for lunch. Awesome food and great staff! I have never had a bad experience here. Redneck egg rolls are to die for!!

Thank Kayla Y
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We especially like the salad bar, it is kept very fresh. Most of the servers are very attentive and give great service! The new remodel is extremely nice!

Thank poodlemom7
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We wanted family friendly, so we stopped at Sonny's. We all got Salad Bar and I got chicken with it (Dieters Special) along with a child's chicken tenders. I am used to a half chicken with this order at home, but got a quarter here....More

Thank Vic P
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Lots of good choices. I like their BBQ chicken best. Good salad bar. The Brunswick Stew is a must, even if just a cup. There is something for everyone here. Just off the interstate.

Thank Bill L
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Food was really good and service was great. Food arrived at our tacle fast and was hot. It was very close to our Hotel.

Thank Spikie77
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PattiDiLouie
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Response from JohnGross | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Donna W | Reviewed this property |
I am pretty sure that there are several locations in Ocala. I am not sure about gift certificates.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1794 SW Highway 484, Ocala, FL 34473
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Ocala
  • Phone Number: +1 352-245-5595
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.
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