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“Good old Sonny's ”
Review of Sonny's BBQ

Sonny's BBQ
Ranked #41 of 627 Restaurants in Gainesville
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 10 - USD 20
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Takeout
Description: Sonny's BBQ of Gainesville. Southern BBQ at its finest. Slow-smoking favorites like pulled pork, ribs, brisket since 1968.
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Been eating here for years when in Gainesville. Always good BBQ. Just homey and comfortable with good food. A favorite place in Gatorland.

Thank genegrandisle
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Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Wife and I stopped in for lunch, glad we did! Receptionist was great and accommodating, which set up the meal. She moved us to a table quickly and the place was busy.

Waiter was attentive and very knowledgeable about product. I hade the smoked wings, side salad, and sweet tea. Wife hade BBQ salad and pull pork. Very tasty.

The variety of sauces made the wings and pull pork enjoyable! Worth the visit. This place is recommended!

Thank Lorenzo C
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

Stopped to have a late lunch (2:00 PM) with wife and grand two grandchildren. Received drinks right away but waited 10 to 15 minutes to order. Took another 15 to 20 minutes to receive our order ( 4 orders, sliced pork sandwiches with fries). Pork meat was barley warm, fries the same. Will go to the one on 39th Ave from now on.

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Thank schimel2bandit
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SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

We're sorry to hear that your recent visit was not up to expectations, schimel2bandit . Please allow us to help. Email us at Social@SonnysBBQ.com with the details about your experience, including the location, along with your phone number. We appreciate your feedback, and hope you’ll give us another chance!

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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Hadn't eaten at Sonny's for years due to the mediocre food experience. A family member talked me into trying it again, so glad that we did. My pulled pork sandwich, Mac and cheese and coleslaw were very good. Will definitely return.

Thank JaneRichard
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

My husband and I were n town for business for over a month and we kept going back for more and more. We are from Kansas City and had no idea we would be traveling to Gainesville, FL for some of the best BBQ of our entire lives! Excellent, truly exceptional. Ever time we went we had the best time. Food, drinks, wait staff.... so friendly! And let us talk about the sweet tea for a moment..... delicious and always had to take some to go home with us! Definitely will be eating here over and over again. I almost forgot to mention... the garlic bread is heaven!

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Thank Brenda G
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