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Sonny's BBQ

1374 W Government St, Brandon, MS 39042-3049
+1 601-825-7675
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good42%
  • Average9%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“sliced pork” (6 reviews)
“ribs” (24 reviews)
“eggrolls” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
1374 W Government St, Brandon, MS 39042-3049
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A TripAdvisor Member
El Paso, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As I continue my drive to ATL., I avoided all the Waffle Houses and their scrumptious peKAN Waffles and arrived at this BBQ Place. Note BBQ places close early around here. Nice aesthetically pleasing place yet customer service is not good. The bar was open...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate at sonny's in jackson for years till it closed. Me and wife had been talking how we missed it. Drove over to Brandon across town and it was worth the drive. Service was great and so was the food. Restaurant was very clean...More

Thank Lawrence B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Given the recent renovation and the latest reviews being more positive, my husband convinced me to give Sonny's another try, so we did. It was fantastic compared to prior visits. The dry ribs were tasty, flavorful, smoked to perfection - but the first two batches...More

Thank Jackie R
SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Jackie, thanks for sharing your kind words! We’ll be sure to pass your feedback about Holly along to our team. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Ordered ribs and beans/ slaw!!! So good!! New surroundings all decorated nicely!! Wait staff very attentive to our needs!! Truly enjoyable!! Truly great barbq to enjoy!!!

Thank lydia l
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Very busy but great server. Renovations are done and very nice! Great ribs, BBQ, Texas toast. Family loves the fried okra.

Thank Charlotte W
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has been fully renovated. looks great and attractive. The food quality has also improved with a updated menu . Service is quick and wait staff is quick to respond to any queries . Well worth the visit

Thank paragkarania
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Nice folks inside. We had brisket and sides. It could have been a little faster. Waitress offered us tea to go when we were leaving. Plenty of parking.

Thank JGinLA_loweralabama
Reviewed 17 August 2017

The new inter is bland and cooled. The food is not to par with the name. Went to the new Sonny,s last week Food did not have the same taste. Had on Smoke taste. I got the dry ribs and they were very dry. Under...More

Thank Billy J S
SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thank you for bringin’ this to our attention, Billy J S. 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.

Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Very good service, clean restaurant, very good food. It's not buffet place but there is a salad bad. A lot of selection on the salad bad. Menu items had a lot of choices and everyone enjoyed it.

Thank Luke N
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Love the fast friendly service here!! The salad bar is great! One of my favorites!! The BBQ is very very good! Love the new remodeling going on too!

Thank tloml2012
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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 - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1374 W Government St, Brandon, MS 39042-3049
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Brandon
  • Phone Number: +1 601-825-7675
  • 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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