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Sonny's BBQ

30975 Highway 441 South, Commerce, GA 30529
+1 706-335-4741
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good20%
  • Average30%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“pulled pork” (8 reviews)
“baked beans” (7 reviews)
“ribs” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Barbecue
££ - £££
30975 Highway 441 South, Commerce, GA 30529
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I stopped in for dinner after shopping at the local outlets. It has recently been renovated but the food hasn't been! We love Sonny's and especially the beef brisket. We normally eat at the Athens location. We both order sliced brisket. I...More

Thank TheBrughFamily
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I typically like Sonny's however this one has turned me against them. I stopped around 1pm on a Friday. It wasn't busy at all and I was seated quickly. The waitress was pleasant, friendly and quick. The food was another story. The Cole slaw had...More

Thank Martitia S
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Nice place, convenient to access from the Hwy. Service was very good but bbq had more fat in it than I prefer. Salad bar needs more items, and is pricey for what is offered.

Thank Tony T
SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Thank you for reachin’ out, Tony. We appreciate you takin' the time to leave your review and will be sure to pass this along to our team. Thanks for your feedback and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We were disappointed not to be able to eat at Sonny's or to be able to order food to go- the door was locked at 8:48 and the drive through closed even though it said it was open until 9. As we tried to order...More

Thank Lori G
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Not many good choices for dinning in this area. We should have left immediately. After taking our order the waitress started coughing uncontrollably. We asked her if she was okay. She said, she was getting over bronchitis, but that she didn't have a fever and...More

Thank KNRG
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

I have had bad experiences with Sonny's in other towns , but this one was great ! Food was terrific and was the service !

Thank tarponpup
Reviewed 29 August 2017

This was my first time in a Sonny's BBQ and it was horrible. Ribs and pork that I ordered were cold along with the broccoli and the corn muffin I can throw against the ceiling and it probably wouldn't even shatter. Not worth the $18...More

Thank Angel C
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

The service was terrible and the food was cold . reheated baked potatoes. It was our grandsons 2nd birthday they ssid they were to busy to sing happy birthday. Five minutes later they sang happy birthday to the man next to us.

Thank Tina M
SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Thank you for bringin’ this to our attention, Tina M. Please email social@SonnysBBQ.com with the details of your experience, along with your phone number and the location you were at. We would greatly appreciate your feedback.

Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

The pulled pork and the beef brisket wee both tender and juicy and had a pretty nice bark and smoke ring. Three of the sauces were delicious, and the fourth was a bit too pedestrian for my taste. The baked beans had almost as much...More

Thank 5MouseFans
Reviewed 29 June 2017

This Sonny's location was recently remodeled and it is very nice inside! Food is always good, and the staff is friendly.

Thank themaddtraveler
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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
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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: 30975 Highway 441 South, Commerce, GA 30529 (Formerly Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q)
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Commerce
  • Phone Number: +1 706-335-4741
  • E-mail
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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