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Uncle Sonny's Bar-B-Que

1505 N Main St, Shelbyville, TN 37160
+1 931-684-9010
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good35%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pulled pork” (6 reviews)
“potato salad” (6 reviews)
“ribs” (4 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
1505 N Main St, Shelbyville, TN 37160
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

I'm from Memphis and I know dry-rub ribs. Uncle Sonny's has it down just right. I highly recommend the fall-off-the-bone babyback ribs. The BBQ beans have chunks of pulled pork. There isn't much room for dining in. It's really setup for take out; so, drive...More

Thank Realty_Appraiser
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The BBQ nachos are amazing! Pork potato is another favorite. The quest dip makes everything even yummier!

Thank Breanna h
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

They have the best bbq around. Always good. On Thursdays they have Chicken and Dressing that's also great. Plus the homemade fried pies. My favorite are the chocolate or blackberry. Great service a d food.

Thank bgmr7558
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is one of those places that you might be unsure of when you drive up the first time. It is a small local BBQ restaurant that offers just plan good food. I traveled the southeast for years frequenting local BBQ favorites always on the...More

Thank James T
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Uncle Sonny [if there is one] should be made a saint. His recipe for brisket and pulled pork is the best I have ever had. Never had a bad meal or even an average meal at Uncle Sonny's. Not a huge place, though you can...More

Thank danbC1720ZE
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Visited for lunch one day. The Que had genuine smoky flavor. I had a brisket sandwich and small drink for $9+ which seemed a bit pricey; however, the food was good. Whitt's across town is quite a bit cheaper and also good though. Uncle Sonny's...More

Thank Volrooster
Reviewed 13 August 2016

I live in Shelbyville and I drive past two other bbq places to go here. Great food and good service.

Thank Matt P
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We stopped in due to the recommendation from TA and was pleasantly surprised at how good the brisket sandwiches were. The potato salad was off the chart and done with a sour cream, ranch and bacon. Sweet tea was a great addition to the meal.

Thank CJSLACTravelers
Reviewed 28 June 2016

The South isn't the South without Bar-B-Q especially the pulled pork. It isn't good your business doesn't stand a chance of surviving. Uncle Sonny's is the best in town. Great sides also. when in town don't miss this one. (Closed Sunday)

Thank GLSmith46
Reviewed 23 May 2016

A family gathering at my dad's and Uncle sonny's is what they served. It was amazing!! Some of the very best bar-b-que I've ever had.

Thank judy177
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1505 N Main St, Shelbyville, TN 37160
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Shelbyville
  • Phone Number: +1 931-684-9010
  • E-mail
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