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328 West Plaza Drive, Mooresville, NC 28117-6821
+704-662-0761
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Mooresville, North Carolina
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202 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Had good BBQ dinner at Sonny's BBQ in Mooresville, North Carolina. We had the pulled pork and chopped brisket sandwiches on garlic toast. Both were good.

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Thank Robert C
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this review

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

Rehweiler, Germany
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62 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The people are so nice at this location whether eating in or takeout. You need to be familiar with their food or you will think it is a bit dry. We loved it from Florida and were happy to have it again with all their sauce choices and great garlic bread.

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Thank guitartraveler60
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this review

Guitartraveler60, thanks for sharing your kind words! We're glad to hear you enjoyed and look forward to seein' you again real soon! More 

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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Awesome babyback ribs! Many choices of sauce. Also did the salad bar,and it was a nice surprise. Many fresh vegetables and fruit. Good service and large portions. Suggest you stop here !!!

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Thank Ed K
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review, Ed K! We’re glad to hear you enjoyed your meal and we can’t wait to see you again for your next visit. More 

Roanoke, VA
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484 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Stopped in while traveling on I-77 for lunch. Our waitress was as good as it gets - constantly checking on us and very friendly. My wife got BBQ and I got a hamburger - both were okay, but not great.

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Thank Hokiechip
SonnysBBQ, General Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this review

Thanks for takin’ the time to write your review. If you’d like to talk to us more about how we can make things better, please email social@SonnysBBQ.com with the details, location, and your phone number. More 

Davidson, North Carolina
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193 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 578 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

We've gone there a few times to buy up in big quantities for some team lunches. The pork is really good and they have decent side dishes as well. If you're looking to feed a large group we would recommend it.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

The service here was great and the food was very good. I got the AYCE dry rub ribs and put a serious dent in their stock. The ribs were very good. I had 4 refills and they were just as good at the start as they were at the end. The sweet tea is great. I have been coming to... More 

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Salem, Virginia
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Despite never having a Sonny's in our hometown we love Sonny's and have been loyal patrons for the last 30 plus years. We always make Sonny's a stop in our travels or a day trip destination to this particular Sonny's which has been our favorite location. Having said that, this visit was not what we know or expect from this... More 

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Thank DebS1353
Bluefield, Virginia
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I love Sonny's BBQ, sliced pork! Always grab lunch when traveling. Sweet tea is the best! Good family place!

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Thank Nancy R
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Every time my wife and I go down I-85, we know we are going to have lunch or supper. In fact the other day we made a special trip, just to eat there. The ribs and chopped BBQ is always good. They have a special way of making it and the choice of one of their four (4) sauces just... More 

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Thank John H
SonnysBBQ, Digital Media Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this review

Thanks for stoppin' by whenever you're in the area, John! We hope we'll be seeing you again soon. More 

Cornelius, North Carolina
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

As always, I arrived hungry and left full and satisfied. I went on Wednesday, which is all you can eat pork day for 10.99 and barely had room for any more than what was on the first plate. I love this place and will be back as often as possible.

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Thank Guy P
SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words, Guy! We're glad you enjoyed your visit, and we hope we'll be seein' you again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 328 West Plaza Drive, Mooresville, NC 28117-6821
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Mooresville
  • Phone Number: +704-662-0761
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?