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“This Sonnys wasnt great!”
Review of Sonny’s BBQ - CLOSED

Sonny’s BBQ
Price range: USD 10 - USD 20
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Takeout
Description: 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.
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Sonnys is usually a really good generic BBQ place. This particular Sonnys was NOT Great!! We ate there about 11;30 am lunchtime on Sunday and We were very disappointed. The service was poor, All you can eat was never once replenished, we asked several times but never got seconds, but we were billed for it! Tea galsses went empty and some of the food was cold. The toast wasnt everh toasted! Really bad experience!

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Thank Suzanne B
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Reviewed 12 March 2015

There is a Cowboys restaurant, there now, but has VERY mixed reviews... I have not eaten there, but many say it’s small portions with high prices. It may be good however.

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Thank Blazer_Guy
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Reviewed 20 June 2014

Wanted to let you know that this restaurant is no longer open. This location was at exit 5 on I-75. There is one at exit 18

Thank Mike C
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Reviewed 7 August 2013

IMHO, Sonny's does not serve real BBQ. Its a nice smoked meat but not comparable to true southern BBQ that is availbile elsewhere, but what the heck, those from north of the mason-dixon line won't realize the difference.

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Thank 7turns7
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SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2013

Thank you for your feedback @7turns7. We are sorry to hear we did not meet your expectations. Please email us at Social@SonnysBBQ.com so that we can better address the issues you encountered.

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Reviewed 21 February 2013

The chicken is always good. I tried the sliced pork and it was very good. The service was quick and food was hot. Order the fried okra was a nice treat.

Thank John B
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