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Sonny's BBQ

2684 W C 48, Bushnell, FL 33513-8493
+1 352-569-0200
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good27%
  • Average32%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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“cornbread” (5 reviews)
“sandwich” (2 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
2684 W C 48, Bushnell, FL 33513-8493
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Travelling with a group of 10--Good table set up--great waitress--Great food--Ribs were super--eat at Sonny's all over Florida--This restaurant is tops!

Thank Gary G
Reviewed 25 October 2017

I was in for quick lunch while travelling in Florida off I75. The service was fast and reasonable. The brisket sandwich was just ok.

Thank Ed J
SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

We’re sorry to hear you weren't completely satisfied during your last visit, Ed. Please email social@SonnysBBQ.com with the details of your experience, your contact information, and the location you visited. Your feedback is important to us!

Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Went to sonny's tonight , sept 24, 2017 The taste of the pulled pork was delicious , but I bit down and had a bone in my mouth from the sandwich!! I told the waitress she said well that's how you know it's" real ",...More

Thank rainstormie
SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Thank you for reachin’ out, Rainstormie. We appreciate you takin' the time to leave your review and will be sure to pass this along to our team. Thanks for your feedback and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

We were returning from evacuating after Irma and it had been a brutal week. Mom is almost 90, none of us had eaten all day. The only thing she can eat is smooth mashed potatoes. Not knowing what to do we got mashed potatoes at...More

Thank captivaskies
SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

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

Reviewed 11 September 2017

We were one of many fleeing hurricane Irma up a very slow and congested I-75 this week. Nothing was open but we found Sonny's. The people were friendly and the food was plentiful. We did not walk away hungry. Thanks for staying open late to...More

Thank deanjp2015
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This sonnys is still one of the older style restaurants. Wait staff is very good to excellent. Food is very well prepared but salad bar is not user friendly unless your arms are eight feet long. Salad bar needs a rework to be more user...More

Thank Kenny G
Reviewed 25 August 2017

I ate here a few days ago and it is very average. I had the ribs which were good but the waitress was much more concerned with visiting with her friend instead of taking my order. I'm from Texas so have fairly high standards when...More

Thank Kyle D
Reviewed 21 July 2017

The chef here is an award winning chef , known for his Bar B Que and it was very good, wish we had eaten there more.

Thank Douglas D
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

We love Sonny's as they are usually fairly consistent from location to location. We frequently get to go orders from this location and the food is always great and hot but the orders are often not quite right. It's a little difficult to go through...More

Thank Travelergirlfrom1972
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Good prices for quick BBQ. Nothing too special but tastes good. Portions look small but it's plenty once you start eating.

Thank Ehuntsch
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11 February 2015|
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Response from LicensePlateGuy | Reviewed this property |
Yes - but not contiguous seating. They'll seat you in an area which will have several large tables. It'll actually work out better for you and the servers overall to be in one area. Ii's best to call head and arrange... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2684 W C 48, Bushnell, FL 33513-8493
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Bushnell
  • Phone Number: +1 352-569-0200
  • 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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