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“Best BBQ”
Review of Bill Johnson's Big Apple - CLOSED

Bill Johnson's Big Apple
Price range: $0 - $20
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Neighborhood: Deer Valley
Blue Springs, Missouri, United States
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Best BBQ”
Reviewed October 11, 2012

This place is like stepping back in time. The BBQ was so good, my husband and I shared a combo p,tater brisket, chicken and pulled pork it was great

Visited October 2012
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1 Thank Rebecca K
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English first
Phoenix, Arizona
Level Contributor
50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Big Apple has changed their menu”
Reviewed October 9, 2012

This place was much better a year ago and now the menu has changed. No more all you eat ribs. The ribs weren't the best quality for the money. Better places to go for the money.

Visited July 2012
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Thank John C
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Phoenix, Arizona
Level Contributor
68 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“VINTAGE & FUN”
Reviewed October 8, 2012

Not the best area...but this place has been around forever. The food is always good and the service is fun. They have the best breakfast in town. Everyone should at least ry it once!

Visited February 2012
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Thank K S
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Tucson, Arizona
Level Contributor
30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Old restarurant not keeping up with the times...”
Reviewed October 3, 2012

Arrived at 1PM asked if they were still serving breakfast - was told yes and brought a breakfast menu. There were 3 other tables with two customers each. Ordered food and waited and waited.
After the long wait the food finally arrived. Now, the really bad new. The two eggs over medium were over easy and runny, the hash brown potatoes were not cooked and actually cold. The biscut that the server said had "just come out" was actually frozen (or at best very cold in the center) I asked for the manager because the server was at a loss as to what to do when
I sent the food back. Manager came over - I explained what happened with my food order, and she answered by saying " we usually don't serve breakfast at this time" I asked why would your server say that you did serve breakfast and bring me a breakfast menu?
She answered "we'll discount you meal by 25%," and walked off.
This was a bad experience all around.

Unfortunately, some older restaurants that have been arounf for awhile develop an attitude that implies " ..we've been doing it this way for 30 years, take it or leave it.." All I can say is good luck with that.... You just lost another customer.
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Visited August 2012
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Thank Jack M
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Phoenix, Arizona
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Steak”
Reviewed October 2, 2012

The service was good, the food was tasty, but the steaks were tough both times we were there. The wait was not too long but the Big Apple needs to get better steaks. Not only was it tough, it was full of gristle

Visited May 2012
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Thank klhbuilder
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