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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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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (25 reviews)
“creamed corn” (9 reviews)
“smoked turkey” (6 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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1 - 10 of 206 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have the best smoked brisket around. Have eaten in many times and have also done catering for large groups. Lucky to have this gem in Plant City. Nice environment and friendly servers.

Thank dngr0ssman
Reviewed 11 October 2017

They have really great food here, but....... our family tends to eat dinner somewhat late. We have been here several times between 8 and 8:30pm. Our food has come out lukewarm at best. Dinner would have been awesome if it had been hot. We have...More

Thank Christy8787
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I only eat the smokehouse salad here. You can select your smoked meat to top salad and dressing. The sweet tea is great also.

Thank dbrhaustin
Reviewed 23 August 2017

My husband and I recently moved to Plant City. We stopped in and had a late lunch/early dinner on our first day in town. The food was delicious, absolutely some of the best BBQ and 'fixins' that we have had!! And everyone was so friendly,...More

Thank SherryK917
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Having lived in Florida for decades I've had a lot of barbeque. Mostly good, some awful, some excellent. Johnson's is closer to the excellent category. The chopped pok was very tender and moist. The brisket was a bit dry, with a very impressive smoke ring...More

Thank OrlandoRick
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent BBQ. I had the ribs and my friend the chicken. Both were delicious. My sides were potato salad- ok and baked beans- the best I ever had! My friend had the mac and cheese which she said was ok but I said very good...More

Thank MaaikeBradenton
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Try the smoked ribeye and stuffed baked potato, only available on the weekend, but so good. The smoked chicken wings are smokin too. Then again the wet brisket is mouth watering. You better just plan on going back because you're going to want to try...More

Thank Christopher S
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Wow what a great find Stopped here on way back from Busch gardens Traditional us BBQ restaurant - Absolutely loved the food - wow amazing- Ribs were fab and sides great too ❤️❤️

Thank Anneloubrown
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Once again Trip Advisor comes through! Traveling around suppertime and looked up BBQ nearby and found this place. Great atmosphere, DELICIOUS FRIED MUSHROOMS (pictured with fried green tomatoes), tender brisket. The hubs had the DELICIOUS CREAMED CORN with a melt in your mouth dinner roll....More

Reviewed 20 July 2017 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
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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
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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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