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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
07:00 - 21:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Deep South cooking many items to choose from buffet style. some dishes are good some not so good. best is the fried chicken

Thank Gerald G
Mid Hudson, New York
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Yes, there will likely be people waiting for tables when you arrive - this is because it's a great restaurant that is absolutely worth the wait. Food is fresh, fantastic choices, excellent salad bar too, and save room for dessert! You know the service is good when you return from another round at the buffet and your dirty plate is... More 

Thank stm5468
Hiawassee, Georgia
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been coming here for long time and find the food to always be hot and fresh. Not much selection change on buffet, same dishes every time, but what they make they make well.

Thank kathybw00d
West Henrietta, New York
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just got back from Fed's buffet was well stocked. Like the idea that you can pay for one trip or unlimited trips to the buffet. We are in from out of town and have family here so they suggested Fred's not disappointed we had 8 people in our party service was fast waitress was on top of our empty plates... More 

Thank ton020
Thompson, Connecticut
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can purchase full buffet, only one plate buffet, or just vegetable and dessert buffet. Was great that you could split it up. Food was extremely fresh and constantly watched for replacement.

Thank emsummers
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255 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 334 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a buffet style restaurant with some interesting meal options. You can select unlimited buffet, partial unlimited, vegetable only, or variations thereof. The food is excellent. There were many large men chowing down so I'd say the portions are very satisfying. Everything was delicious, especially the mashed potatoes and fried chicken. When we arrived, it seemed there were people... More 

Thank Melodycthomas
Anna Maria Island, Florida
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85 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Here's my favorite meal at Fred's: Salad, fried chicken, mac & cheese, amazing yeast roll, banana pudding , strawberry shortcake, sweet tea. Best southern meal within 50 miles!

Thank Dotatbeach
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

50 of us were served quickly. Buffet was amazing.sweet tea was plentiful and delicious. Dessert servings were generous. One trip to buffet was more than enough.

Thank KAT H
Denver, Colorado
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Fred's is the best southern food restaurant ever! My husband and I are truckers and we eat all over the United States and other than my own southern cooking, Fred's it top notch!

Thank Melissa M
Plant City, Florida
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Buffet dining at its best! Serving ribs, fried chicken and various other meats with sides of corn casserole, garlic biscuits, cornbread, fried green tomatoes with an accompaniment of others veggies you can't go wrong at Fred's for under $15 per person. Monday's kids eat free with adult purchase!

Thank coachbradbrunson

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
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?