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Fred's Market Restaurant

2120 Harden Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33803-5917
+1 863-603-7380
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
2120 Harden Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33803-5917
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Reviewed 1 May 2017

We enjoy occasional visits to a buffet restaurant, usually the Golden Corral Restaurant or Ling's Buffet. Since we had not been to Fred's Market for some years and since it remodeled, we decided to try it. Bad choice! The salad bar was fairly extensive, but...More

1  Thank James R
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Our large group stopped here during a sightseeing trip to Lakeland, Florida. The restaurant is huge and so is the parking lot. Although we arrived a bit late for our appointed time, we were greeted warmly and escorted to our reserved section of the restaurant....More

1  Thank glomarrone
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Service was good.. there was 5 different entrees to choose from plus lots of vegetables like collard greens, black eye peas, corn casserole, Ect.Ect... plus a salad bar. Food was good, and fresh, really enjoyed it. Lunch was under $13 for unlimited returns to the...More

Thank 367tonyc
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

You can have a great breakfast of bacon and eggs or go for southern style -catfish and green fried tomatoes- buffet style with lots of choices or special order bacon and eggs -service is fast and especially friendly and a good price !

Thank Donna I
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Late lunch decided on Fred's. Chose the unlimited which was approximately 12 bucks. Fried chicken, meatloaf and mashed potatoes were very good. The rest was nothing special and I tried a little bit of everything. Can't comment on the salad bar as I didn't try...More

Thank joee5
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We came in after a funeral with about 50 people. Great place. Fried chicken was delicious . Beef tips over the mashed potatoes was awesome! I had 2 plates of each and didn't get a chance to sample anything else because it was so good!

Thank jimmymac131
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Put the phones forward, closed the office, whole group took off for Fred's for lunch. Great ambiance, service, and the food was the star. Enjoyed fried chicken, my favorite rutabagas and other country style veggies. One plate and visit to the market table was enough...More

Thank Jim P
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

First time here Great food Great service. Prices are really good . Lots of salad and hot food to chose from .

Thank jeff2411
Reviewed 10 February 2017

I usually love eating here when I am famished, BUT, this time was not such a good experience. The chicken had been on the food bar too long and was hard and tough and dry, the dumplings were undercooked, the salad bar was not well...More

1  Thank June G
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

I love southern cuisine. Fred's is a big buffet of southern based stuff but certainly not the best I ever had. For $15 you can eat a lot of fried chicken, greens, black eyed peas and other things.

Thank tom g
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2120 Harden Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33803-5917
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
  • Phone Number: +1 863-603-7380
Fred's Market Restaurant serves up a special taste of farm-to-plate freshness, on our MarketTableTM. Our food is slowly cooked in a natural and unprocessed way, served in a cozy atmosphere full of warmth and fun. We don't compromise on quality or character whether it's the ingredients in our dishes or the attitudes of our people. It's southern comfort that's pure and hearty all the way to the core and it's all found at Fred's Market Restaurant.
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