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“Great food, good prices, nice people!”
Review of Fred's Diner

Fred's Diner
Ranked #18 of 502 Restaurants in Akron
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast
Reviewed 27 October 2012

I visited this establishment for breakfast - the place was crowded and it was a little difficult getting a parking spot. I actually considered going someplace else - if you start to feel this way - don't do it. This is one place where the wait is worth it. The food was plentiful, well prepared and absolutely fabulous! I sat at the counter so as not to take up a larger space - the service was excellent - I was greeted promptly given a menu and my drink order taken. I still needed a minute after my drink arrived so I had to wait while she could get back to me...within 4 minutes.

The restaurant is a small diner, so space is well used, a counter, small tables and booths. The atmosphere is light a cheery, pretty clean, but it is a diner serving breakfast and lunch to lots of satisfied customers.

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Thank MagicmanOH
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Reviewed 22 September 2012

This place is right out of the 1930s. Big, good breakfasts in a small diner environment. The place is small, and a little claustrophobic but it is a "good old place" for a real american breakfast. You might have to wait a little bit at the morning rush, so try the counter if it is available. I like the breakfasts a lot, and there is usually plenty at a very reasonable price. Since this is a diner, don't expect great atmosphere. It is not a date night spot (actually I don't think they are open expect for breakfast and lunch).

Thank Robert C
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Reviewed 20 September 2012

Had lunch at this diner on Thursday,Sept 20 2012.Landmark experience like no other.I had the special which was meatoaf,potatoes,soup and a roll.The food was great even though i could not finish it all.The gentlemen with me had been there many times over and was called by his first name by the waitress(this seems to be a common practice here that has gone way in most other places.The atmosphere of the old diner along with what seemed to be happy patrons enjoying everything ordered makes for a wonderful experience.

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Thank wallycoxx
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Reviewed 7 September 2012

When you pass a non-descript place, and the parking lot is full, you have to stop! Typical hole in the wall diner with THE BEST FOOD! Beats Bob and Cracker anytime !

Thank Barb T
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Reviewed 8 July 2012

This is def an off the beaten path place...it has been here forever and still has great breakfast. Food is so much better then the commercial places down the road! Freds looks scary from the outside and even the inside, but if you want a cheap, big home-cooked meal, this is the place. It is always busy and there is a reason for this- simply awesome food at great prices. They do take credit cards now and have wifi!

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Thank Tabitha9703
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