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Grandpa Johnson's Barbecue

1401 W Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Plant City, FL 33563-5027
+1 813-759-0009
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“creamed corn” (8 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1401 W Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Plant City, FL 33563-5027
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had gotten off the highway with the purpose of having lunch at a different BBQ place, but after looking at reviews, we decided to try Grandpa Johnson's instead. We were so glad we did! Our waitress was incredibly kind and attentive, and the food...More

Thank LM29x2
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I always get the pulled pork plate with apple slaw and fries. The portion is nice too. They have sweet and spicy sauces to choose from. If BBQ isn't your thing, there's lots more choices....fish...chicken...yummy veggies and salads too! So, check it out.

Thank Laura T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a place for lunch when heading west on I-4 and saw a sign for Johnson's BBQ. What a find! We went in to a crowd having lunch on a Saturday. We had a super friendly waitress and ordered a pulled pork...More

Thank wte154
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We pull up at lunchtime and circle the parking lot. I am thinking the driver is trying to decide "do we eat here" but he really was looking for a spot. Finally we see someone backing out. Inside is a nicely finished, large and comfortable...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 2 May 2017

They do it right at Johnson's BBQ. Food, service, prices, etc. You just can't go wrong here ... unless you arrive at peak rush hour. Incredible selection of southern specialties and don't overlook the fish tacos.

Thank Jim G
Reviewed 9 April 2017

this place is no joke.....great food fast service ...worth the drive to get there...everything we had to eat was great....thought there were decent places in Winter Haven but this place is a step up from them.

Thank steeltonkid
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Been here quite a few times and great BBQ. Friendly service, great food. Portions are not huge but decent value.

Thank Kyle E
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

I must preface this review with the fact that I am not a southern bbq expert by any means. Went here on the recommendation of friends from Michigan who told us it was good. Ordered a couple of mixed bbq platters so we could have...More

Thank toutprest
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Went to Johnson's barbeque while on vacation. Food was great and the service was very good. Had the chopped pork and sausage platter.

Thank GAC194565
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We found this BBQ place years ago while attending the Strawberry festival, now it's part of the tradition. The ribs are amazing and the bread that comes with dinner melts in your mouth. The onion rings are also a must. Don't miss this gem.

Thank Tanya G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1401 W Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Plant City, FL 33563-5027
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Plant City
  • Phone Number: +1 813-759-0009
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