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Fred's Diner

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American, Diner
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930 Home Ave, Akron, OH 44310-4108
+1 330-535-3733
06:00 - 15:00
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Akron, Ohio
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72 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

Fred's shows up on numerous lists for the top breakfast I'm Akron,so we decided to make the trip. We almost drove past the place, except for the packed parking lot. The interior is tiny, old and outdated, yet somehow comfortable. One of the waitresses told us that we could seat ourselves at a table in the back room. There are... More 

Thank smudpu
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

Chicken dumpling soup was cold, mealy and just disgusting. Chili dog was cold and unpleasant. Staff is lazy and slow. Restaurant is filthy. We travel and only frequent local places to support small businesses and we have been in dives and diners all over the world and have never come across a more disgusting place as Fred's. The health department... More 

5 Thank charliebean55
Baytown, Texas
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105 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

After reading many reviews decided to make a visit, waited in line for 30 minutes bought it had to be phenomenal, as my time approached they continued to seat regulars even taking orders for regulars calling them by name as they were in line so as soon as they were seated their food would be on the table waiting for... More 

Thank kqhgo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

Food always awesome......Fullfilling everytime, I go weekly. Great customer service. Great for families. Gotta love that bacon, and all portions are double..

Thank Loyalty1st L
Fairlawn, Ohio
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229 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

We travelled a distance to try out Fred's Diner, but it was rated high by TA so we figured it would be good. It's located in a blue-collar working-man's district with plenty of parking surrounding it. Once we entered it we felt we were part of the hustle and bustle of a diner set back in time the way popular... More 

Thank Deb4TX
Akron, Ohio
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015

Small but very big in many hearts! You may pass it buy, but it's worth the turn around. We have eaten hear many a breakfast. Service is fast and we never had to wait to be seated...if you do you won't wait more than a few minutes. You get great food for a great price. Enjoy the friendly local atmosphere... More 

1 Thank SUNSHINE6127
Akron, Ohio
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

All of the staff are very pleasant and attentive. This is the best breakfast menu in town. Big portions of bacon and ham with tasty home fries. Eggs are always point on - just the way you order them. Patrons are a mix of construction guys and down town business types. Lunches from sandwiches to shrimp will not disappoint.

1 Thank Joe Z
Cleveland, Ohio
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015

I am a fan of local foods and am constantly searching for local eats. This is one of my favorite breakfast places, coffee is delicious, breakfast is yummy! There can be a wait because the place is small. They are usually super busy but its worth it. : ) Staff is nice, perfect place to have breakfast on the weekend!... More 

Thank Raaheemuh
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

This place is the poster child for great American dives! Excellent food excellent service huge portions everything you would expect to find in the family diner. Slightly off The beaten path, but definitely worth it!

Thank Lori L
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66 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

what a wonderful place for breakfast or lunch. staff is more than friendly nod makes you feel like a regular, even if you've never been there before. patronized with my family many times when a family member was in hospital nearby. never disappointed. fresh, plentiful and a huge variety for diner type place. what really sticks with me Is on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 930 Home Ave, Akron, OH 44310-4108
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Akron
  • Phone Number: +1 330-535-3733

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?