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Sonny's BBQ

) #19 of 89 Restaurants in Jonesboro $$ - $$$, American, Barbecue
641 Mount Zion Road, Jonesboro, GA 30236
+1 770-968-0052
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good37%
  • Average25%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“egg rolls” (3 reviews)
“pulled pork” (4 reviews)
“coleslaw” (3 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
641 Mount Zion Road, Jonesboro, GA 30236
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

Sonny's is a chain restaurant that serves good barbeque at affordable prices. They produce large quantities of food which makes it difficult to perfect the recipes for original southern barbeque

Thank roubear
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

I have been coming here for over 7 years when I have to work at our location in Forest Park. I have never had bad food or service. The waitresses have gotten used to our crew and we keep each other laughing our heads off...More

Thank johnbJ743OF
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on a trip back home from visiting family. We used to love Sonny's but haven't eaten at one in a while due to none being close to us where we live now. The food tasted great but it could have been a...More

Thank Shelly J
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Food is awesome, we had ordered the pull pork, Mac salad, pork ribs and their corn bread muffins are amazing, we will definitely make another visit soon

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

Thanks for your feedback, Soldout50! We'll see you again soon.

Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Our waitress, Ceci, was very attentive anuid friendly. The food was excellent. It was large portions and was hot and tasty. I highly recommend the Redneck Egg Roll! An egg roll stuffed with pulled pork, cheese & coleslaw = yummy goodness! The family platter was...More

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

We’re glad to hear Ceci took great care of you during your last visit, Crystal. We appreciate you taking the time to write your review and hope you’ll stop by again soon!

Reviewed 2 August 2016

Love to stop at Sonnys when we are travelling. The staff are very nice, but the food is not up to par with other Sonnys. Ribs were hard and overcooked. Salad bar was missing items.

Thank queban
Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

Sonny's is decent BBQ, the service is always great and the prices are fair. We family from the north and they always suggest Sonny's when they come to town because it is good food in a family atmosphere.

Thank pastorpatch
Reviewed 6 October 2015

BBQ and/or salad bar. Salad bar with soup and drink will set you back about $14 each wit tip. Not cheap. It is a good place to sit and talk while you eat, but less than great food. Salad bar is pretty good, but place...More

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

Thanks for takin' the time to write your review, William. We appreciate your feedback and hope we will see you again soon.

Reviewed 6 April 2015

Fairly extensive cleans fresh salad bar including some fresh and canned fruits for dessert. Salad bar includes beets, radishes, olives, chopped ham, chopped boiled eggs and much more @ about $8.50 plus drink, tax and tip. Not a bad deal for lunch. Of course they...More

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

Thanks for your feedback, william s. We hope we'll see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 April 2015

Drove a bit out of the way heading to FL to stop at this location as each restaurant in the Sonny's chain is a little bit different. I ordered my usual pork sandwich which was moist and lightly smoked (a bit too light) and coleslaw...More

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

Thanks for your feedback, mywinetutor. We're glad to hear you were well taken care of during your visit!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
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: 641 Mount Zion Road, Jonesboro, GA 30236
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Jonesboro
  • Phone Number: +1 770-968-0052
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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.