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Big John's Bar-B-Q

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2079 S Suncoast Blvd, Homosassa, FL 34448-1852
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Feb 9, 2016
“Just plain good BBQ. In a Lunch truck.”
Oct 19, 2015
“Hellabaloo when the long ribs run short!”
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2079 S Suncoast Blvd, Homosassa, FL 34448-1852
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Reviewed February 9, 2016

Always drove by just wandering. Up north the lunch trucks used to have some of the best food. sometimes better than the restaurants. Big Johns has to be the best smoky flavor pork without even putting the sauce on. The sauce is just the finish...More

Thank Donna C
Reviewed October 19, 2015

Second roundup of BBQ at Johns chow wagon because pard'ner Gummy! it is owdacios! I had a ho down for the visiting dudes and Yankees from the Northern territory. Show em how BBQ is done righteously herebouts. When the rack of ribs ran low is...More

Thank videoanne
Reviewed April 21, 2015

Big John's has the best ribs, chicken and sausage ever. Sides are good to! Order the tailgater special and get enough to feed ten people. Best buy in Crystal River.

Thank walleyefd
Reviewed April 12, 2015

Ribs done old school no detectable rub, no foil wrap, just ribs with a gentle smoke flavoring with a good sweet and sassy sauce over the top. Ribs were moist, meaty, tender pulled clean off the bone without the rest of the meat coming along...More

Thank Memphis_Slim44
Reviewed July 23, 2014

This is a small side of the road BBQ truck, the food was good the portions for the price was good, they have a couple of picnic tables to eat on or just take it to go.

2  Thank ljsflorida
Reviewed July 17, 2014

Big John's makes some of the best and most consistent real southern style BBQ. Although it is a small food trailer along US19, the location is great for folks from Crystal River, Hernando and Homosassa. The ribs are tender, meaty and fall-off-the-bone. The greens are...More

Thank Boverly
Reviewed April 25, 2013

Big Johns is a small trailer/smoker off rt US 19 north of Homosassa and south of Crystal River. It has a few picnic tables but it appears most of the orders are for "to go" and local people. We live in the area and do...More

Thank Ronald R
Reviewed December 10, 2012

The ribs here are not the falling off the bone miniature baby back ribs you get in chain restaurants. These are man sized huge ribs and they are just tender, not cooked to nothing. So you do have to chew your food. I prefer meat...More

Thank CollinsJR
Reviewed September 20, 2012

My husband and I stopped for a quick sandwich while out shopping. Good BBQ but I prefer Cracker Boys. There are just a couple of picnic tables for seating. Seems like there is a lot of to go orders.

1  Thank LindaAnneFlorida
Reviewed June 12, 2012

This is a small BBQ truck that sits off of US 19.....unfortunately the BBQ ribs were very disappointing...they were very tough, stringy and chewy....not the tender, falling off the bone type you would hope for....the sides were just okay....prices were good though - so its...More

Thank fltam
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  • Address: 2079 S Suncoast Blvd, Homosassa, FL 34448-1852
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Homosassa
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