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Sonny’s BBQ - CLOSED

2551 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33607-2408
+1 813-871-6077
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Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good30%
  • Average26%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
12 May 2017
“Above avg. BBQ”
24 Jan 2016
“Love this place!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
American, Barbecue
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2551 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33607-2408
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Reviews (23)
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1 - 10 of 23 reviews

Reviewed 12 May 2017

The food and service are above average. We had the BBQ turkey, ribs and pulled pork. The food was well prepared. We plan to return on our next trip.

Thank pel12
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Love Sonny's BBQ! We usually get the family meal that's $40.00 plenty for a family of 4. The sweet tea is awesome!

Thank praise_5
Reviewed 24 June 2015

I ordered the sweet and smokey ribs and they were good and meaty. I like the cole slaw and had a double order as I didn't want fries. My husband had the pulled chicken sandwich with baked sweet potato and his meat was cold and...More

Thank ssbeagle
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2015

Thank you for bringin' this to our attention, ssbeagle. Please email Social@SonnysBBQ.com with the details of your experience, along with your contact information and the location you were at. We do appreciate your feedback, and we’d like to make sure your next visit is better.

Reviewed 13 June 2015 via mobile

If you want to miss 2 days of work due to vomiting and diarrhea then this is your place. Waited all day to come here so me nor my husband ate, we came to eat at Sonny's and he got the all you can eat...More

Thank Shelby T
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2015

Thanks for bringing this to our attention, Shelby T. We take these concerns seriously and would like you to email Social@SonnysBBQ.com with the details from your experience, along with your contact information and the location you were at. We appreciate your feedback, and we hope...More

Reviewed 17 May 2015

Sonny's never disappoints me..the menu has everything you would want at a bbq. The meals come with sides or you can head for the salad bar..the food is good and plentiful ..the wait staff friendly and attentive..

Thank Bigbillsbiker
Reviewed 8 May 2015

The food is good but the service is out of this world. Grace is the Bartender at the Tampa location on hwy 60 and let me tell you she is the life of the party. she takes care of her customers and she will make...More

Thank Rod T
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2015

Thanks for the kind words, Rod T. We'll let Grace know you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 3 April 2015

Have always been a fan and eat at Sonny's often. However, my "Go-To" of Sliced Pork was definitely different on this visit. Did not look like it usually does. No "Smoke Ring". Meat was universally pink and tasted like Ham. No Bueno. Service was still...More

Thank basenjidave
Reviewed 21 February 2015

We have enjoyed many meals at Sonny's, on this trip and a previous one. This particular restaurant just seemed not as clean and pleasant/comfortable. Meal was still good, and staff friendly.

Thank Winnipegseniors
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2015

Thanks for your feedback, Winnipegseniors. We'd like to hear more about how we can make your next visit better. Please email Social@SonnysBBQ.com with your contact information and the details from your experience, including the location you were at.

Reviewed 16 February 2015

My family had spent a beautiful day visiting a new mall in Tampa Florida. We were starving after our shopping and since we forgot lunch, we were more than ready to have lunch/dinner by 3:30 in the afternoon. There were plenty of choices to make...More

Thank crolynn
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2015

We're sorry to hear this happened, crolynn. Please email Social@SonnysBBQ.com with your contact information and the details from your experience so we can make things better. We appreciate your feedback, and we hope you'll give us another chance in the future!

Reviewed 13 September 2014

No trip to Florida is complete without a visit to Sonny's BBQ. There are many locations to choose from and this location was a first time visit for me but it did not disappoint. The food was delicious, meaty, tender, and melt-in-your-mouth. Our waitress was...More

Thank JudithS129
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2551 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33607-2408
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-871-6077
  • E-mail
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.
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