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Big John's Bar-B-Q

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2079 South Suncoast Blvd, Homosassa, FL
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Dunnellon, Florida, United States
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 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 touch. Wow! I am surprised that there is not a line at this place. They... More 

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Florida
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 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 when the show down began....not that the pork sandwiches and the whole JUICY BBQ bird... More 

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Escanaba, Michigan
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 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.

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Thank walleyefd
Marilla, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 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 with the bite. Not under cooked, not over cooked, cooked perfectly. I had beans and... More 

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Thank Memphis_Slim44
Crystal River Fl.
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80 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 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.

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Hoosassa, Fl
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 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 according to true southern syle as are the green beans, which may be a little... More 

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Thank Boverly
Homosassa, Florida
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135 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 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 enjoy the BBQ.... The ribs are huge and chewy and also very meaty. There are... More 

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Thank Ronald R
Rotonda West, Florida
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66 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 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 with some texture. I guess maybe when I have no teeth I might feel differently.... More 

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Thank CollinsJR
Homosassa, Florida
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 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.

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florida
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108 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 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 too bad the ribs were not very good..... - they need to improve the quality... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Barbecue
Meals
Lunch
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2079 South Suncoast Blvd, Homosassa, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Homosassa

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?