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“Solid BBQ”

Grandpa Johnson's Barbecue
Ranked #3 of 117 Restaurants in Plant City
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Valrico, Florida
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Solid BBQ”
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

Visited March 2014
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Poinciana, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
220 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
“Great BBQ and Great Sides”
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 was packed at noontime and there was a short 10 to 15 minute wait for a table. It was definitely worth the wait. Parking is limited, but on the second round we found a spot. Highly recommended.

  • Visited May 2014
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Melbourne, Florida
2 reviews
“Great BBQ!”
Reviewed May 5, 2014

Both the beef and the pork were outstanding. The collard greens and fried okra were perfect! Oh, and great service and price too.

Visited May 2014
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Plant City, Florida
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Yum!”
Reviewed April 17, 2014 via mobile

Another local that we love supporting. Great hospitality, easy to get to location, family run, and great atmosphere. Everything that you want including great barbecue.

  • Visited June 2013
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Plant City, FL
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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“Johnsons is a family favorite”
Reviewed April 15, 2014

Great food, friendly servers. My favorites are the TexMex Salad and the Fish tacos, mahimahi is very well prepared and seasoned (just wish they were a little more generous with fish portions). Others in my family like the brisket and smoked stuffed potatoes. The ribeye they offer on Fri and Sat nights is another favorite, VERY well prepared.

  • Visited April 2014
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