Johnny B’s Grill used to be Woody’s Grill, and Woody’s dates all the way back to 1939. I’ve never been to the location when it hasn’t been just full of people; there’s always someone hanging out amidst all the Coca-Cola memorabilia. Any time of day you have have breakfast — and their waffles are legendary.
But the burger? That’s pretty good, too. It’s $5.59 for the Johnny B Burger — 99 cents more if you want some hand cut fries. It’s half a pound with all the regular fixings — iceberg lettuce, tomatoes and pickle along with both mayonnaise and mustard — with the addition of caramelized onions and American cheese on a seedless bun.Texas 1015s and they are tasty.
They take what could just be any burger in the world and elevate it to an almost gourmet experience. In fact, the flavor defies belief just a little bit. You can’t believe it’s that good.
There’s also a Johnny Jack Burger available ($5.99), a spicy version with pepper jack cheese, jalapenos on a jalapeno cheese roll. I’ll leave that to you spice lovers.
You’ll find Johnny B’s Grill at the corner of Southwest Avenue (Highway 167) and Cedar in El Dorado. It’s open for breakfast, lunch and dinner most any day. (870) 863-8477.