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Sonny's BBQ

109 N Plaza Dr, Nicholasville, KY 40356-2505
+1 859-887-0021
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“sliced pork” (6 reviews)
“ribs” (19 reviews)
“eggrolls” (3 reviews)
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109 N Plaza Dr, Nicholasville, KY 40356-2505
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Reviewed 16 July 2018

Went out with my family out to eat. We ate at Sonny's Barbeque Restaurant!. Mom ordered Redneck Eggrolls. For appetizer. Never ever heard of them before. They are pull pork with home made coleslaw, pepper jack cheese mix together. With a smoky ranch dip. They...More

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Not the fanciest place but Damn! the food is great! The service we received from Cindy was excellent - always checking on us to ensure that we had everything we needed. such a nice person with a pleasant personality that made us feel very welcomed....More

Thank Repsol_SP
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

I've tried the rest but this is the best! Brisket is to die for. Pulled pork and chicken is also awesome. Service was a little slow but worth the wait.

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 30 April 2018

We had a group of almost 2 dozen. The wait staff was wonderful as was the food! Yum! We were placed in a room which allowed us to visit without disturbing other dinner guests.

Thank Barbara G
Reviewed 20 February 2018

the pork and pork is killer and the smoked sausages are a cut above, great service cold beer.everything you need for great bbq,they have sauces there but thought it would be an insult to that perfect shoulder meat or the ham

Thank Alex G
SonnysBBQ, Guest Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Hi there, Alex. Thanks for sharin' your feedback with us. We look forward to servin' you your favorite pork again soon.

Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

This restaurant continues to be our all-time favorite place to eat! The BBQ is, by far, the best on planet earth. That's why we try to drive 70 miles roundtrip at least twice a month to enjoy a great meal here. I just wish that...More

Thank William T
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Sticker shock when got receipt! $20.56. Got brisket with side salad and drink. Good was good but way over priced!

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 26 November 2017

This is simply THE way BBQ should be! My ribs were meaty, not full of fat. They were lightly smoked, and it was easy pulling the meat off the bones. There were plenty of sauces to try and the sides were excellent. I did think...More

Thank hyker1
SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2017

Thanks for takin' the time to leave your feedback, Hyker1. We're glad to hear you enjoyed and look forward to seein' you again real soon!

Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

I have visited several of this franchise and they are all pretty good. They offer a salad bar which is an extra in my opinion.

Thank RAM525
SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Thanks for takin' the time to leave your feedback. We're glad to hear you enjoyed and look forward to seein' you again real soon!

Reviewed 18 September 2017

Late lunch and heard they had a salad bar. Loved that everything was diced! Nice selections with lots of veggies. Today had chili but heard that they also have potato soup at time. Chili was good.

Thank KimAlex40515
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Response from Fourandthedog | Reviewed this property |
Our location has a drive thru. I don’t know if any delivery service.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 N Plaza Dr, Nicholasville, KY 40356-2505 (Formerly Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q)
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Nicholasville
  • Phone Number: +1 859-887-0021
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Sonny's BBQ of Nicholasville. Southern BBQ at its finest. Slow-smoking favorites like pulled pork, ribs, brisket since 1968.
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