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Sonny's BBQ

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2201 Veterans Boulevard, Dublin, GA 31021
+1 478-275-7180
11:00 - 21:00
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Valdosta, Georgia
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181 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very few times have I ever been disappointed in a Sonny's. Usually it will be the fault of the manger. This one is vey good.

Thank MikeRSM
Dublin, Georgia
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431 reviews
309 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for lunch with clients. Greeted promptly and professionally. Although we were told to expect a certain person as our server, we had 3 different people come to our table to wait on us. Food was delivered incorrectly throughout our meal. Barbecue was tough and dry.

Thank CobaltConnection
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

Thank you for takin’ the time to write your review, CobaltConnection. We’d like to try to help—please email Social@SonnysBBQ.com with further details, along with your phone number and the location you were at. We do appreciate your feedback, and we hope to hear more from you. More 

Helena, Alabama
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75 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

I know this is a chain but I had not visited before. I only had the salad bar and onion rings. The salad bar was great until I saw a bug on the lettuce. I know this happens when you are dealing with lettuce si I did not wig out. Service was good and food was good based on what... More 

Thank Cynthia H
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback, Cynthia. We hope we'll see you for another visit soon! More 

Inverness, Florida
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

I glad there was a Sonny near our hotel. It always good food that we can count on. The service was good. Waitress was just learning but we all had to start some where. fair price for our meal.

Thank mulletlady1
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

We're glad to hear you enjoyed your meal, mulletlady1! We hope you'll join us again soon! More 

Dublin, GA
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Great waitress with Charity. Food is fair-good. My child's smoked turkey was dry but the waitress was prompt and said if she didn't like it was prompt about bringing her tender turkey. I had smoked chicken and sweet potatoes and it was on point! Good place for something different.

Thank kcwicker
SonnysBBQ, Digital Media Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback, kcwicker! We hope you'll join us again soon. More 

Central Florida, Florida
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68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Chain resturants can be hit or miss but Sonny's is usually good, a dieters Rub plate gave me flavor and a salad plate, my wife had sliced turkey per her usual, she remarked that it was tasty.

Thank C7812OYmarkk
Hamilton, Canada
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77 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

I came here based on the good reviews but I did not have the same experience. The service was great. The food was bad. It was some of the driest chicken I ever ate. It must have been cooking for hours. The corn was soggy. probably cooking as long as the chicken. Don't go here. This is not good BBQ... More 

Thank Scott S
Canton, Georgia
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80 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We were thrilled that there is a Sonny's in Dublin, Ga. We were greeted the minute we walked in the door and quickly escorted to a booth and our drink order taken in a matter of seconds. Our waitress was wonderful. She was very attentive and made sure the food was hot. We had the corn fritter appetizer. They are... More 

Thank josephinem264
Southern USA
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206 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

Last fall we received a Sonny's discount card in the mail. That first visit to this location was a great surprise. The food was fresh, well prepared and tasty. My husband and I usually get a plate of some sort and always have a take-home box for another meal. The pulled pork, pulled chicken, chicken breast are always consistently good.... More 

Thank GAWanderer
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34 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

The food and atmosphere was great! Was made to feel like I was a regular customer. Friendly and attentive wait staff. Nice selection of sauces.

Thank Larry L
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

We're glad to hear you had a great visit with us, Larry L.! Thanks for takin' the time to write us a review. We appreciate your feedback and we hope to see you again soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2201 Veterans Boulevard, Dublin, GA 31021
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +1 478-275-7180
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?