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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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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (26 reviews)
“creamed corn” (8 reviews)
“smoked turkey” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 8:30 pm Hours
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1401 W Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Plant City, FL 33563-5027
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great food! Great environment! Great service! Loved the southern charm and the menu selections. We will be back. It’s a great location in town easy to get too. Potato skins are a must along with sweet tea!!!

Thank Melanie L
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

My wife and I are huge BBQ fans and are always looking for the best in town. Johnsons is right up there with the best. There yeast rolls are amazing and the smoked wings are the best I ever had in my life.

Thank Charlie G
Reviewed 24 April 2018

Delicious BBQ - nice variety of items - tasty side dishes. However, their service could use a little tweaking! With that said, the Hostess saw were were not being attended to and she came over and asked what we wanted to drink - and brought...More

Thank FLApoolqueen
Reviewed 24 April 2018

The food was very good. I liked their sliced turkey and collard greens. I especially liked their bread, I could have eaten half a dozen rolls. I chose their pick 2 meats BBQ combo, it came with two small sides, I got potato salad and...More

Thank myfoodreviews2015
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Our office orders lunch out usually on Friday. Today we choose Grandpa Johnsons BBQ for lunch. We called in our order in advance making it possible to use the pickup window. From the young lady that took the order, to being greeted at the pick...More

Thank littleward
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

We went to Grandpa Johnson's BBQ with some family for lunch. We enjoyed the food immensely and the giant cups of southern sweet tea. The service was very good. If you want a good local place to visit, Grandpa Johnson's BBQ is definitely a good...More

Thank newlymarriedman12
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

It is a great place to take someone from Tampa who is looking for a Plant City experience. Food is good down home cooking. Service is fast and good.

Thank Stephie H
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Being in Lakeland visiting friends, we asked at the Hampton Inn for the best BBQ place around. We were directed to Johnsons on ML King by the Farmers Market. Goodness knows: large crowd, burning wood, lots of meat and wonderful sides. We ordered pulled pork,...More

Thank rogerc1234
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Excellent barbecue made like grandpa himself made it. The smells from the door lure you in and want you to eat NOW! Bought a bottle of barbecue sauce for us as well. A well deserved stop in Plant City.

Thank ginniedroz
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Stopped in on our way to Orlando for lunch. Our food was great and had great flavor. The kids even enjoyed theirs. I would recommend this to anyone

Thank foxkk02
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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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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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