The smell from this place is Amazing. So the wait to order and be served either kills you or makes you even more hungry. I have ordered to go from inside and from the drive thru and it was long and slow both times. I asked for pulled pork and the handed me the menu to pick again. What they serve is Chopped Pork. Now it was a 4 star pork ok, the flavor was Very Good - but not great. It was chopped and I prefer pulled. It had huge chunks of fat both times that could have easily been seen and removed. It was also dripping in fat. Now, I do not like dry pork, but it does not need to swim in the fat either. I had some ribs and they were meaty enough and tender enough - but not fall of the bone tender either. These were much tastier than the pork due to the wonderful glaze on them. For some reason the waitress talked me out of pint sized sides. She said single servings were big enough to share. Give me a break - they were about 4 oz each!! Both times I was waited on by the same blond young lady who seemed rather put off by taking care of me. I will not go back, simply because I have found a much better BBQ place where they trip all over you to see you are happy. Drive down to Jaymer-Q on Lithia-Pinecrest. Now they do have pulled meat and it is the best I have every tasted. It is in a nicer location and they have a playground for kids inside. It is juicy and no fat at all. If you do want carry out from Johnsons be sure to call it in ahead or expect to wait. I think this place takes it's reputation for granted.
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