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Review of Sonny's BBQ

Sonny's BBQ
Ranked #724 of 2,590 Restaurants in Tampa
Price range: US$ 10 - US$ 20
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Good for: Child-friendly
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.
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Great prices, quick service and yummy food! What could be better? The whole hog sandwich is my favorite.

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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Visited here for dinner. Restaurant wasn't crowded. We had great service, food was excellent. Restaurant could definitely use a more modern renovation.

Thank Jessica L
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Reviewed 27 May 2017

Why am I addicted to this place? I love the Hog sandwich and the cornbread and beans. Reasonable prices and good BBQ Take-home!

Thank Debora M
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

Great BBQ and decent prices!

Sonny's has been around for decades and remains one of the top places for LEAN barbeque meats. An old special, the Big Deal sandwich - meat of choice on garlic bread with a side and drink - remains a hugely popular meal for lunch or dinner. Their ribs come dry or wet, the beef brisket is very lean, chicken and pork are always tender. Not fancy, just comfortable and good.

Easy drive through menu as well!

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Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

First I'm disappointed to find out that all you can eat has been removed for sliced beef only. Next my son ordered a water and waitress brought him a coke and said it was free. Another waitress had to bring him a water. Ordered an appetizer and it came after we were about finished with our meal. I think there may have been something off with our waitress as she was just acting really odd. Lastly when it was time for the check she asked if ot would be one check or separate?? My son is 14... We left there speechless with what we encountered.

Thank JoeLeo237
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SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2017

Thank you for bringin’ this to our attention, JoeLeo237. Please email social@SonnysBBQ.com with the details of your experience, along with your phone number and the location you were at. We would greatly appreciate your feedback.

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