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Sonny’s BBQ - CLOSED

1396 W North Blvd, Leesburg, FL 34748-3900
+1 352-326-3000
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good18%
  • Average16%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible8%
29 Feb 2016
“Cold food, slow service”
12 Feb 2016
“Too bad all customers are not eaual”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
American, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1396 W North Blvd, Leesburg, FL 34748-3900
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1 - 10 of 37 reviews

Reviewed 29 February 2016

Three of us ordered the baby back ribs which we have ordered every time we visit a Sonny's. When they came out, my full rack was COLD! I immediately told the waitress and she took them back and said - they WERE COLD! About 5...More

Thank trytogetawayoften
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2016

Thanks for making us aware of your experience, trytogetawayoften, and we're sorry for any frustration you may have experienced. Please send an email to Social@SonnysBBQ.com with the details, location, and your contact information so that we can look into this for you. We appreciate your...More

Reviewed 12 February 2016

Went to Sonny's and stood waiting to be seated waited and people that came in after us were getting seated. After a few times asked what was up and was told by I believe a manager that they seat regular customers first thus was our...More

Thank Tom S
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2016

This experience doesn't sound right, Tom S., and we'd like to help. Please send an email to Social@SonnysBBQ.com with the details, location, and your contact information so that we can look into this for you. We appreciate your feedback!

Reviewed 5 February 2016

My husband and I went out to lunch at Sonny's in Leesburg, FL yesterday (or so we thought). Got there and there was tape across the entrance. We are so sorry they have closed the store in Leesburg. We were just there two weeks ago...More

1  Thank itsabari
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2016

Thanks for reachin' out about this, itsabari. Sometimes our franchisees have to make the difficult decision to close their doors, as was the case with this location. We're sorry for any inconvenience, and we hope you'll be able to join us at one of our...More

Reviewed 20 January 2016

I have been eating there since it first opened. "Recently" not as much because of the difficulty getting in and out due to the DOT road configuration. I am sorry to see it go! I don't think I have ever had a poor meal there....More

1  Thank Bill H
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2016

Thanks for reachin' out, Bill H. Sometimes our franchisees have to make the difficult decision to close their doors, as was the case with this location. We're sorry for any inconvenience, and we hope you'll be able to join us at one of our other...More

Reviewed 4 January 2016

I have been to many Sonny's Restaurant's and this one needs help! When they brought us the glass of water, I took a sip and it such a sulfer taste that I mentioned it to the waitress and her comment was that it always tastes...More

Thank JB1984N
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2016

Thanks for bringin' this to our attention, JB1984N. Can you please email these details, the location, and your contact information to Social@SonnysBBQ.com so we can talk to you more about this?

Reviewed 28 November 2015

Service was adequate, the food was just OK. My daughter had one of the lunch specials. my husband and I had the salad bar and added the meat option. Do not opt for this, as the portions are so small it is a total rip...More

Thank FLORIDASIB
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2015

Thank you for bringing this to our attention, FLORIDASIBFLORIDA. 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 11 November 2015 via mobile

Server greeted me at the door instantly with a big smile. Cordial and knowledgeable. Great smells and great atmosphere. Better than the jungle outside some of the other restaurants on Veteran's Day. Food is tasty and constant. Will come again.

Thank Joe P
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Its sonny's B.B.Q. food is good, service was real good, place was clean and the price was real good.....

Thank Vinny947
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2015

Thanks for the feedback, Vinny947! We appreciate you takin' the time to leave your review and hope to see you again real soon.

Reviewed 27 October 2015

Just plan ole good BBQ! Everything is great, even the sweet tea :) It's a must stop every time we go to Leesburg (family).

Thank MudderDeb
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny’s BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2015

Thanks for the great review, MudderDeb! We appreciate you stoppin' by when you are in town and hope to see you again real soon.

Reviewed 26 October 2015

Megan, our server, is a celebrity-look-a-like for Courtney Cox. That is a great start, but her dedication to serving her patrons far exceeds that of most any server. She is very attentive and caters to your needs. And Sonny's BBQ? HA! Just great! I have...More

Thank Dennis B
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1396 W North Blvd, Leesburg, FL 34748-3900
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lake County  >  Leesburg
  • Phone Number: +1 352-326-3000
  • 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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