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Sonny's BBQ

5328 New Jesup Hwy, Rt 95, exit 36, Brunswick, GA 31523-1214
+1 912-264-9184
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pulled pork” (21 reviews)
“garlic bread” (12 reviews)
“ribs” (39 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
££ - £££
5328 New Jesup Hwy, Rt 95, exit 36, Brunswick, GA 31523-1214
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We always try to stop at a Sonny’s during our travels. We haven’t been to this location in quite awhile and we were glad we stopped! I always get the sliced pork big deal with the BBQ beans and this one did not disappoint! Hubby...More

Thank DebS1353
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Lunch on Sunday at Sonny's BBQ. The food and the service were both very good. Our waitress Diangela was very nice and quick. The Pulled Pork BBQ was very good. My daughter said her Macaroni & cheese was also very good. The portions are large.

Thank Mary_HA9394AF
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

The salad bar is wonderful, but we always pair it with pulled pork. Which is always great. The server's name was Earl. And he loves the Dallas Cowboys. Earl has been there a long time and always gives great service.

Thank Martha B
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Our first visit to a Sonny's. Needed to stop to refresh/refuel on a long drive. As it was lunchtime the restaurant was very crowded but there are many tables so we didn't need to wait. I had the signature rub BBQ, my son had baby...More

Thank kirbyhall2015
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

We have been fans of Sonny’s for over 20 years. We don’t have one in our hometown so always patronized them often on our 2-3 trips to Florida each year. So on our way to and from a cruise, we chose to eat at Sonny’s...More

Thank Kristiehelms
SonnysBBQ, Guest Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Hi Kristie, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experiences with us. We care about every experience our guests have and we hope to always serve them great BBQ with southern hospitality. We are sorry to hear that we've let you down....More

Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Great BBQ place conviently located off I 95.plenty of tables and quick and efficient service. Corn bread is the best. Ribs are perfectly done and sides are all authentic.when traveling on 95 put this place on the map. Exit 36

Thank bill b
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Above and beyond the average Sonny’s in service, food, and environment. Staff very friendly. Food was hot and perfectly cooked.

Thank Thedrstwo
Reviewed 25 January 2018

I'd driven by Sonny's any number of times going to and leaving Brunswick, but this time I decided to give the place a try. The parking lot was encouraging with lots of local tags, city workers, and Brunswick's finest going there for lunch also. NB:...More

Thank Timelord6
Reviewed 23 January 2018

You can't go wrong with Sonny's. There might be a few local items on the menu but you always know what to expect with the meals. Always good and plenty of food. Service was very attentive. We were there for dinner but I have also...More

Thank Prols
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

On our way from Augusta to Bonita Springs...stopped for lunch. Huge portions and so delicious. Our server, Nate did a great job. Always nice to combine great food with great service!

Thank ShaybaShayba
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5328 New Jesup Hwy, Rt 95, exit 36, Brunswick, GA 31523-1214
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Golden Isles of Georgia  >  Brunswick
  • Phone Number: +1 912-264-9184
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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.
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