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Uncle Sonny's Bar-B-Que

1505 N Main St, Shelbyville, TN 37160
+1 931-684-9010
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good38%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“potato salad” (6 reviews)
“pulled pork” (5 reviews)
“ribs” (5 reviews)
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11:00 - 19:00All hours
American, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
1505 N Main St, Shelbyville, TN 37160
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’re in Shelbyville for two weeks visiting family, even before we left the U.K. we had already found Uncle Sonny’s using google and planned to visit! we’ve had BBQ all over the world and we can safely say that Uncle Sonnys has some of the...More

Thank Courtney W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did the pork BBQ sandwiches thru the drive thru, which were delicious. Nice size portions that left us full & content. What better way to spend a lazy afternoon than with this BBQ at a picnic table in the park ?? !!! We seldom...More

Thank Vickie Y
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Get there before noon before they get busy! They do a lot of drive thru and to go orders since the place only has one table and another 10 or so spots of countertop seating. They definitely have a fan club. Glad we found this...More

Thank madbikerwoman
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Uncle Sonny's has the best barbecue in Shelbyville. Always moist and delicious. The only downside is that they close at 4pm on Saturday and don't reopen until Tuesday at 11am so you had better get there early if you want any barbecue for your weekend.

Thank Mary Lou B
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

This is by far the best BBQ in Shelbyville and in the top 5 in the state. I had the pulled pork plate and it was very good. They give you plenty of food for the money and the folks there are very nice. Nothing...More

Thank E7874EIjamieb
Reviewed 21 April 2017

I'm from Memphis and I know dry-rub ribs. Uncle Sonny's has it down just right. I highly recommend the fall-off-the-bone babyback ribs. The BBQ beans have chunks of pulled pork. There isn't much room for dining in. It's really setup for take out; so, drive...More

Thank Realty_Appraiser
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The BBQ nachos are amazing! Pork potato is another favorite. The quest dip makes everything even yummier!

Thank Breanna h
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

They have the best bbq around. Always good. On Thursdays they have Chicken and Dressing that's also great. Plus the homemade fried pies. My favorite are the chocolate or blackberry. Great service a d food.

Thank bgmr7558
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is one of those places that you might be unsure of when you drive up the first time. It is a small local BBQ restaurant that offers just plan good food. I traveled the southeast for years frequenting local BBQ favorites always on the...More

Thank James T
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Uncle Sonny [if there is one] should be made a saint. His recipe for brisket and pulled pork is the best I have ever had. Never had a bad meal or even an average meal at Uncle Sonny's. Not a huge place, though you can...More

Thank danbC1720ZE
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1505 N Main St, Shelbyville, TN 37160
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Shelbyville
  • Phone Number: +1 931-684-9010
  • E-mail
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