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Sonny’s BBQ

9213 NW 39th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32606-5034
+1 352-381-7393
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sliced pork” (7 reviews)
“ribs” (17 reviews)
“coleslaw” (4 reviews)
Open Now
10:45 am - 9:35 pm Hours
American, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
9213 NW 39th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32606-5034
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Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Visiting family and this is their fave BBQ place in Gainesville. I was no disappointed. Baby back ribs were meaty, cooked perfectly and the sauce was a perfrct balance of spicy sweet. The slaw isn't drowned and very tasty. Salad bar (add-on) was fresh and...More

Thank Kathleen C
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Nice atmosphere and good food. I had the salad bar but should have skipped the extra $3.99 for the small portion of pulled chicken. There was plenty of variety on the salad bar.

1  Thank Troy R
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Had a last minute opportunity to meet with our family on a Thursday evening for dinner. We picked this Sonny's as it was convenient for all of us. Our server, Michelli was friendly and very quick. There were 5 in our party and 4 out...More

1  Thank Pascale S
Reviewed 4 February 2018

We had the Pork 3 ways plate. 3 ribs, 3/4 cup of pulled pokk, 3/4 cup of sliced pork. For sides i had the baked beans and sweet potatoe. My wife had baked beans and green beans. The green beans asted as frozen. Otherwise, everything...More

1  Thank russellp117
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Servers and food was excellent! Wish I had gotten their names. Great job! Best baby back ribs I’ve ever eaten! We came in late on Sunday night, but servers never acted rude and was always pleasant when we asked for something!

1  Thank lkwr97
Reviewed 11 January 2018

This is a newer Sonny's. Seated promptly and greeted by server, Blake. Had a few questions about menu, with which he was very proficient. Wound up ordering: 1) Pork and Rib Combo and 2) Pulled and Sliced Pork Combo. Pulled pork was succulent with great...More

1  Thank John S
SonnysBBQ, Guest Relations Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Hi there John, Thank you for takin' the time to share your experience with us. We value what all of our guests have to say, and appreciate you taking the time to provide this feedback. We'll be sharin' this information with our team. We hope...More

Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

We live nearby, and we eat here frequently. We’ve always gotten good food, and good service. Sliced pork is very good, and the wings, and ribs are my favorites. It’s not necessarily the best BBQ around, but it’s good food, and it’s priced right. Many...More

Thank jj-howard60
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

As millions of Americans, we were driving home after a Thanksgiving trip. Although the restaurant was very busy, the staff kept tables clean and ready to seat customers quickly. Food was good, standard menu. Not fancy, just good comfort BBQ. Our food arrived quickly and...More

1  Thank Mary E
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Big sis and I needed lunch, something a bit different, so I picked up a couple of BBQ brisket sandwiches at the local Sonny’s drive through, each with coleslaw and a gigantic drink. Extra sauce packets were served in the well packed to-go bag, as...More

1  Thank ymceight
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Stop in for a pint and some food. Quick service with a great dinner. Highly recommend if you’re in the area.

1  Thank George C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:45 am - 9:35 pm
10:45 am - 9:35 pm
10:45 am - 9:35 pm
10:45 am - 9:35 pm
10:45 am - 9:35 pm
10:45 am - 10:05 pm
10:45 am - 10:05 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9213 NW 39th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32606-5034
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-381-7393
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