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Grandpa Johnson's Barbecue

1401 W Dr Martin Luther Kng Jr, Plant City, FL 33563-5027
(813) 759-0009
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St. Petersburg, Florida
2 reviews
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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Lakeland, Florida
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125 reviews 125 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Everyone in our party enjoyed their meal, but don't go expecting china and class A service. The food is brought to you on a half sheet pan. Kind of cute. The service staff are young and untrained. The chicken, ribs, turkey and several choices of side dishes are all very good. Portions are not huge. No one went home with... More

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Valrico, Florida
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57 reviews 57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We love Fred's which is next door to Grandpa Johnson's so we thought we would give the BBQ a try. We are very picky about our BBQ so we have tried many places in Tampa hoping to find "the" BBQ place. Grandpa Johnson's is good. We tried the chopped bbq with sweet potato fries, the fries were good but the... More

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Tampa, Florida
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6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Whenever we go to Plant City, no matter the reason, we have to stop by & eat the BBQ chicken. Love the creamed corn, apple slaw, sweet potato souffle & sweet potato waffle fries. Didn't like the baked beans & mac & cheese needs tweaking. The honey bread is delicious! Great to stuff with leftover chicken in for a sandwich... More

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Lakeland, Florida
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77 reviews 77 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I really enjoy their food, especially their onion rings and breaded mushrooms. I love their dips for these also. I have never had a bad meal and the service is always efficient. I always look forward to going there when in Plant City.

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Valrico, Florida
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88 reviews 88 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I typically only like a dry rub bbq, but my eyes have been opened by Grandpa Johnson. I've had several meals here, and they've all been excellent. The biggest issue is getting here in time to avoid the wait, because if you show up at 12:30, prepare to wait! There's a reason too - the food is that good. Probably... More

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Riverview, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Delicious southern barbeque! Never been disappointed. Service is excellent. Try the sweet potatoe casseroll. You can't go wrong.

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Valrico, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

I have to admit I am a bit of a BBQ snob and can be tough on BBQ joints. This was good tasty BBQ. Best in the world? No, but definitely better than Sonnys

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Poinciana, Florida
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57 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Tried their BBQ Brisket "moist and chopped". For the two sides, I had creamed corn with bacon bits on top and sweet potato waffle fries coated with brown sugar. Everything was delicious! The meal is also served with a big puffy roll covered in melted butter. They have two types of homemade BBQ sauce ... Original and Sweet. The place... More

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Additional Information about Grandpa Johnson's Barbecue

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

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