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Sonny's BBQ

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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200 Highway 770, Corbin, KY 40701
+60 6-526 0000
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Keavy, Kentucky
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is always good but the service is hit or miss. We go at least every other week and enjoy the food. The ribs are the best around.

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

Thank you for reachin’ out, Matt J. 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! More 

Livonia, Michigan
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

At the suggestion of the hotel, we went here for dinner and it was awesome! I really like the sweet bar-b-q sauce. We would go again. Staff was friendly.

Thank hcky89
SonnysBBQ, General Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

Thanks! We’re glad to hear you enjoyed your visit, and we can’t wait to see you again for your next visit. More 

Dandridge, Tennessee
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70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you like pulled pork then get in there! I love when they offer their all you can eat pulled pork, great deal! Sonny's has the best pulled pork hands down! I haven't eaten anything but their pulled pork because it's so good. If you like pulled pork you need to try Sonny's! They do offer a good salad bar... More 

Thank Mitch R
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Had the brisket sandwich and even though the taste was really smoky and good along with the variety of bbq sauces to try, the meat was very fatty and comprised a good part of the meat. Even ordered another as we were still hungry and the waitress said she would trim as much fat as she could. The second order... More 

Thank xtreme7
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Great barbecue, quick service. Taste Amazing, we love barbecue and Sonnys knows what barbecue should taste like!

Thank StephenKimberly D
Somerset, Kentucky
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Quick service great tasting food! Love BBQ I could eat BBQ everyday of the week! Love the Ribs the most!

Thank terri248
Adrian, Michigan
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were staying at a hotel close by we could always smell the aroma from this place so we had to try it. It was very good!!! So good that 2 days later we brought the whole family here for dinner. You will not be disappointed!!!

Thank 499jeff
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Super service and super food. Portions are excellent and our waitress went above and beyond! We were treated with excellent hospitality and asked to come back again when we passed thru. This restaurant was recommended by a family member and did not disappoint!

Thank Deby Snow G
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Every time my family heads south every year we always stop at sonny's, I've been going to sonny's since I was 6 I'm almost 30. They have awesome sweet tea, good service, fast too, did a remodel that looks very good! Definitely recommend stopping there for a bite :)

Thank Erin P
Orangeville, Illinois
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

We picked up take-out on our way home to Illinois. My Kentucky born husband grew up eating at Sonny's. So disappointed as my beef brisket sandwich was underdone and full of fat. Had to toss it as it was too late to go back! I did call to give them a chance to make it right and was told that... More 

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

We’re sorry to hear you weren't completely satisfied during your last visit, Mary H. Please email Social@SonnysBBQ.com with the details your phone number, and the location you were at. We appreciate you takin’ the time to write your review, and we hope we can help make your next visit better! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
American, Barbecue
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, 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: 200 Highway 770, Corbin, KY 40701
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Corbin
  • Phone Number: +60 6-526 0000
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?