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Grandpa Johnson's Barbecue

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1401 W Dr Martin Luther Kng Jr, Plant City, FL 33563-5027
(813) 759-0009
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11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 8:30 pm

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  • 28
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A bit disappointed, very busy

There were several activities happening in Plant City today. Our food came out cold and I mean cold. Our server was extremely busy and didn't come to check. She did not ask how everything was. I thought she would ask because we left so much untouched. I preceded to very politely tell her about... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
bambam007
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Puerto Rico
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Puerto Rico
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

There were several activities happening in Plant City today. Our food came out cold and I mean cold. Our server was extremely busy and didn't come to check. She did not ask how everything was. I thought she would ask because we left so much untouched. I preceded to very politely tell her about the food. She was polite and... More 

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Plant City, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This is a great place for bbq. The rub and sauce is fantastic. On Friday and Saturday nights they have a great bone in ribeye steak dinner.

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tampa,florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

Johnson's BBQ has a good selection and you can't go wrong with the pulled pork. Definitely try the smoked steak ! Yum !

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Clearwater, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We were in the area visiting a local park and decided to stop for lunch. Have t oadmit this was not our original destination, but so glad we ended up here. BBQ was amazing! Service was excellent and prices were reasonable. Only problem is...we live an hour away, so we won't be visiting often :(

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Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

What a find ! Can't prepare food this good at home ! This is the real deal prepared by outstanding cooks, and served by friendly staff. In a hurry ? I call in and drive thru and pick up great window service !

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Tampa, Florida
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

six of us visited on a thursday for dinner. The food and service was good.By 6pm the resturant was filled-so this indicates its populatity.

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Tampa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

I love their BBQ Brisket and Friday and Saturday night steak night. Everyone is always friendly and the service is good.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

The Johnson family has been doing barbecue in Plant City for decades, and doing it right. The food is always good. The wait staff is always friendly & attentive. However, the last few times I've been in, the music is so loud you can't even have a normal conversation. On the last visit we asked if it could be turned... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Don't leave plant city without eating at Johnson's or you will be missing out. This is one of the best barbaque places to eat at. We travel 40 min just to eat at Johnson's. The service is always great too. The sweat potato casserole is to die for.

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Plant City, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This is probably one of the best BBQ restaurants I have eaten at. The staff is the best and they are always positive and friendly. The food is outstanding and the sweet potato casserole is to die for!!!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1401 W Dr Martin Luther Kng Jr, Plant City, FL 33563-5027
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Plant City
  • Phone Number: (813) 759-0009

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm

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