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Fred's Southern Kitchen

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1401 West Doctor Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard, Plant City, FL 33563-5027
+1 813-752-7763
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08:00 - 21:00
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Sun 08:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Gillette, Wyoming
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My friend suggested this place after visiting it the previous week. He said it was like Thanksgiving dinner all over again. I decided to try it and two of the things that I'd say were the best were the chicken and sweet potato casserole. The casserole was extremely good and should almost be a dessert because it was so sweet.... More 

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Thank Garrett S
Florida
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

By far the best southern cooking in Florida. Any time I visit Plant City...it's a must stop. And their Pecan Pie warmed up with a scoop of vanilla ice cream is to die for

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Thank Julie M
Parrish, Florida
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All homemade cooking, family owned for generations. They have chicken, fish, ribs, real mashed potatoes, plenty of veggies to choice from, large salad bar, warm corn bread and more, plus lots of deserts all homemade. A must try. They did not take reservations.

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Thank Ellen S
Land O Lakes, Florida
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you go here your best bet is the buffet. They have a breakfast, lunch and dinner, but my favorite is lunch. Fresh vegetables from the local farmer's market. My favorites are the fried chicken and fried catfish. Also the fried green tomatoes. Did I say fried? Also love the corn casserole, and the okra, and stewed tomatoes. Cabbage and... More 

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Thank Kathy K
Plant City, Florida
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Freds has a great breakfast buffet. They also offer southern cooking lunch and dinner buffet that are pretty good.

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Thank jnh0125
plant city
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a few times, breakfast here is awesome, you can't go wrong, not a big fan of dinner though

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Thank robinsA5557HH
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful buffet place to eat. Big selection of southern food. I highly recommend this place if you're in the plant city area. They have a wonderful breakfast too.

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Thank JayZ863
Davenport, Florida
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37 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They have a home style buffet the food is good but the pricing sucks. One price if you make one trip another price if you make more trips. No senior discounts you can't even go up for dessert unless you pay the second price.

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Thank Linda R
Clearwater, Florida
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a salad buffet restaurant, this isn't it. If you want AMAZING home cooked food without cooking it, here's the place! Great service and food! We drove approximately 30 minutes and was very full and satisfied!!

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Thank angel_gre
Tampa, Florida
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

8 of us went in - no problem getting table after short wait. Server was very frindly. Food is good old country cooking. Had plenty to choose from and every one left full. Would highly recommend.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1401 West Doctor Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard, Plant City, FL 33563-5027
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Plant City
  • Phone Number: +1 813-752-7763

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