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Celebrating 88 years of BBQ brilliance For all of us here at Sonny’s BBQ, August 14th is a momentous day. That’s when our founder (and living legend) Sonny Tillman was born a whoppin’ 88 years ago. We threw a birthday party for the original Pitmaster at our Archer restaurant in Gainesville, where an intimate crowd […]

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For nearly 50 years we’ve been servin’ up real deal Southern BBQ. And people noticed. That’s why we’ve been named America’s Best BBQ Chain for the third year in a row by The Daily Meal®. But, you don’t have to take their word for it. Come taste it for yourself. Read about it here.  

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Be Your Own BBQ Boss We’re biased about our tender, melt-in-your-mouth Certified Angus Beef Brisket served up exclusively in our Sonny’s BBQ restaurants. But we’ll let you in on a little secret. One of our Pitmasters (and legend) Brandon Manly recently took his 20 years of good ol’ fashioned know-how to our Oviedo, Florida location […]

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News

New menu items. New openings. New opportunities. All the latest from the world of Sonny’s.

News

Celebrating 88 years of BBQ brilliance For all of us here at Sonny’s BBQ, August 14th is a momentous day. That’s when our founder (and living legend) Sonny Tillman was born a whoppin’ 88 years ago. We threw a birthday party for the original Pitmaster at our Archer restaurant in Gainesville, where an intimate crowd […]

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  Nominated by Corporal Tony Pribble, Beverly Marquis is the star behind the curtain for the Punta Gorda Police Department. Beverly, referred to as “Bev” around the department, works internally to manage budgets, travel plans, vendors, payroll and everything in between. “Ask Bev” has become the department’s response to almost any question they have regarding […]

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The local Sonny’s BBQ in Palm Harbor recently recognized Firefighter Kenny Lane of East Lake Fire Rescue with a Random Act of BBQ. Kenny was nominated by his father for the work he has done for the local community. He’s been serving with East Lake Fire Rescue since March of 2010. During his time there […]

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Fire Station #16 in Tallahassee is one of the busiest fire stations in Monroe county. They are always out on calls and helping people in need in their local community. Lt. Michael O’Grady frequents the Sonny’s BBQ on Dick Wilson Lane & Timberlane Road and has gotten to know the team fairly well. He is […]

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Events

Bring a little more Sonny’s into your life with local events, such as how-to classes and customer appreciation events.

Events

Pitmaster Brandon Manly’s givin’ the low down on BBQ basics with a tasty how-to at Williams Sonoma in The Mall at Millenia. Join us at noon on Sunday, July 23, to learn to cook delicious 100 Dollar Baby Back Ribs, Southern Apple Slaw and Cornbread Cookies like a pro. RSVP on Facebook today.

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