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Sonny's BBQ

200 Highway 770, Corbin, KY 40701-4732
+60 6-526 0000
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“brisket” (31 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
200 Highway 770, Corbin, KY 40701-4732
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff were friendly and the food was good. the only thing i did not like was that the chicken i ordered was not that good . however the beans and cole slaw were great! I would eat here again but would pass on the...More

Thank saunaw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great ribs. Decent salad bar. Not the best price but you can get unlimited ribs for about $15.00. Brisket is very good too.

Thank bertalert1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

With so many options for BBQ joints, the Sonny's chain always fits the bill. Consistent, flavorful , and filling with many southern bbq options. I selected the smoked chicken with the wonderful salad bar and was not disappointed. My friend chose the all you can...More

Thank jbla1951
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

This is our 2nd visit in the last few years to this Sonny's location and it did not disappoint us. Great food and great service. Sonny's had 5 types of BBQ sauce! I had pulled pork and my Husband had BBQ Chicken, both are fabulous.

Thank Sherie N
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Ate here twice, once in May, once in July. May was carry out, July was eat-in. My S.O. ordered a lean pastrami sandwich. Lean must be an unknown term there. About half the thickness of each slice was fat.

Thank Rick F
SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

We’re very sorry to hear you were disappointed with your recent visit, Rick F. We’d like to try to help—please email Social@SonnysBBQ.com with the details of your experience, including the location, and your phone number. Your feedback is important to us.

Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

After a horrible experience at the Sonny's in Brandon, FL, we had sworn off the chain. But we were wanting tried and true BBQ, so we tried this one in Corbin. We are so glad we did. The sliced pork is the best and even...More

Thank solomon5
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Ate at Sonny's twice during the week. Good choice of BBQ items. We liked the sampler platter with chicken, ribs, brisket, and pulled pork. Good choice of sides. Big glasses of beverages.

Thank 784David_W784
Reviewed 27 June 2017

My friend and I both had the pork 3 ways. Wonderful flavor and very tender. I had coleslaw (terrible) and sweet potato (under microwaved) and a corn muffin (good). My friend had a Mac and cheese side that was also not great. Huge amount of...More

Thank llc273
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped by on our way back from pigeon Forge. The service was very prompt and the food was excellent. The Carolina BBQ plate was delicious and the variety of BBQ sauce on the table was tasty! Great place!!

Thank Jason N
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Traveling home from the Florida beach area and then an over night in the lovely Lake Lure area had me during our return home in a somber state of mind on Sunday June 4th. My hubby said to me as we were returning home, lets...More

Thank Cindy B
SonnysBBQ, Public Relations Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Thank you for your great review, Cindy B! We’re glad to hear you enjoyed your BBQ, and we can’t wait to see you again for your next visit.

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16 November 2016|
Response from elceecarr | Reviewed this property |
Suggest you look up their website or call them at 606-526-0000.
7 November 2016|
Response from elceecarr | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest you either call them or search if they have a website for hours of operation.
24 February 2016|
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Response from Erin P | Reviewed this property |
yes, they have a new bar area
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, 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 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 Highway 770, Corbin, KY 40701-4732
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Corbin
  • Phone Number: +60 6-526 0000
  • 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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