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Sonny's BBQ

200 Highway 770, Corbin, KY 40701-4732
+60 6-526 0000
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“brisket” (30 reviews)
“baby back ribs” (14 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
200 Highway 770, Corbin, KY 40701-4732
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We usually hit up Sonny's BBQ in Florida and have always found their portions to be big and delicious but this time we ordered the ribs and sides and the ribs were not so great in the sense that they tasted greasy and not much...More

Thank smilingmick
SonnysBBQ, Guest Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there. Thank you for takin' the time to reach out to us regarding your recent experience at our Corbin, KY location. We're sorry to hear we did not meet your expectations and would like to connect with you further. Please send us an email...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came to Kentucky to visit my son and family and wanted barbecue. They suggested we go to Sonny’s. We were not disappointed. We started with fried pickles and I had pulled pork and my husband had a cheeseburger. Both were delicious!

Thank Debbie R
SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey there, Debbie! Thanks for sharin' and we look forward to seein' you again real soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here while traveling and the service and food was quite good. We have eaten at two or three Sonny's and find the BBQ to be quite tasty. Hubby had full rack of ribs - so tasty. I had Brisket sandwich - good but...More

Thank TinkerbellWv
Reviewed 22 November 2017

This Sonny's is located near to the Hampton Inn that we stayed in. Although the parking lot was full they were able to seat our table of 6 right away. Food was plentiful and tasty.

Thank hoosier4tony2
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Arrived after a long day of traveling, was seated immediately and asked about drink orders. Looked at menu and choose, fried pickles and redneck egg rolls for appetizers and the bbq plate with broccoli and coleslaw. Food came quickly and was great! The wait staff...More

Thank Robin R
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

I had the St. Louis style ribs. Very good flavor. Had plenty to eat and was not over priced. Service was good as well.

Thank BigDaddy208
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

The food was awesome. Staff was so friendly. Clean restaurant. Easy to find. Would make special trip to revisit from southern Ohio.

Thank TresaCrouch
SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Thanks for the kind words, Tresa! We're glad to hear you enjoyed and look forward to seein' you again real soon!

Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Traveling south on I-75, we have stopped at Sonny's in Corbin, Ky many times. After getting off the interstate three times, twice in London, once in Corbin, I finally found it. I wish I would kept on driving!!! They had run out of bone in...More

Thank twistabout
SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

We’re very sorry to hear you were disappointed with your recent visit, Twistabout. We’d like to try to help—please email Social@SonnysBBQ.com with the details of your experience, including the location, and your phone number. Your feedback is important to us.

Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped here heading North for lunch. The pulled Pork was very good! The slaw & baked beans were also good. We ordered an order of corn nuggets and loved them! Great food great service. Plenty of parking. We would eat here again and recommend...More

Thank JubileeJerry
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Stoped into Sonny's on way home to Indiana. Thought the food was really good. Prices were good for a BBQ places. No complaints Waitress was very good and polite. Will definitely stop again when on I 75

Thank Laurie P
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Questions & Answers
16 November 2016|
Response from elceecarr | Reviewed this property |
Suggest you look up their website or call them at 606-526-0000.
7 November 2016|
Response from elceecarr | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest you either call them or search if they have a website for hours of operation.
24 February 2016|
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Response from Erin P | Reviewed this property |
yes, they have a new bar area
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 Highway 770, Corbin, KY 40701-4732
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Corbin
  • Phone Number: +60 6-526 0000
  • E-mail
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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