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Sonny's BBQ

160 Cobb Parkway, Marietta, Marietta, GA 30060-9209
+1 770-428-1534
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good31%
  • Average30%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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“sliced pork” (4 reviews)
“bbq chicken” (3 reviews)
“half rack” (2 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
160 Cobb Parkway, Marietta, Marietta, GA 30060-9209
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nothing special about this place, but always decent, always plenty to eat, big portions. You know what to expect from this chain. Only Sonny's in the area. Love Sonny's sauces.

Thank Lee S
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Sonny's has always been a favorite restaurant. I met 2 friends for a delicious BBQ lunch and was not disappointed. We all had BBQ chicken that was very moist and tasty. I got the 1/2 chicken dinner and had enough to take home for a...More

Thank denisekovach
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have been regulars here for about 10 years. ...not liking it as much now...St Louis ribs and chicken on the bone still good. Best sides : beans and corn, boneless chicken breast was terrible, coleslaw tasteless...needs sugar and vinegar. On the...More

Thank Teacupjunkie3
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

Thank you for takin' the time to write your review, Teacupjunkie3. We’d like to try to help—please email Social@SonnysBBQ.com with further details, along with your phone number and the location you were at. We do appreciate your feedback, and we hope to hear more from...More

Reviewed 10 January 2017

In Georgia we have a lot of BBQ choices and most are pretty good, but Sonny's is consistent, the quality of the meats are always a little better than some of the other guys and the friendly staff make it a good place to go...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 11 December 2016

I hadn't been in Sonny's in quite some time. Based on the rack of Baby Back Ribs I had there recently, they've slipped a few notches. They weren't as tender or tasty as they once were. Even the beans, which came with the meal, were...More

Thank StockholmKindaGuy
Reviewed 17 November 2016

I went to Sonny's with some people from work. This was by far the worst BBQ restaurant I've ever been to. It was overcooked meats with minimal taste with some generic BBQ sauce drizzled over it. No need to ever go back.

Thank Alex A
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

First time in Sonnys Big Chicken in years lunch time and lots of tables empty.Salad Bar good but not great,Sweet 🍬 Tea 🍵 excellent,BBQ Beef Good but very little BBQ beef on a garlic bread bun .Service fair but slow 🐌 In our opinion 2...More

Thank Paula H
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

I normally love Sonny's BBQ but the past couple of times I have been here it has been pretty bad.. I got the half rack of Baby Backs and they were old and tough, the fries were cold and the salad on the salad bar...More

Thank catlee69
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

Sorry to hear you weren't completely satisfied with your visit, catlee69. Can you please email the details, location, and your phone number to Social@SonnysBBQ.com so we can make things right?

Reviewed 9 September 2016

Love this place don't have one where I live always love there BBQ the sampler combo is great and always the sweet tea is great.

Thank pbskateso
Reviewed 8 September 2016

It's been years since I'd eaten at a Sonny's, it's always been among my favorite BBQ places and that hasn't changed. It was delicious as always. You can't been the sweet sauce. There's other sauce options but my favorite is by far the Sweet. My...More

Thank smoss999
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review, smoss999! We hope we'll see you for another visit soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160 Cobb Parkway, Marietta, Marietta, GA 30060-9209
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Marietta
  • Phone Number: +1 770-428-1534
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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.