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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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Tampa, Florida
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

If you find yourself suddenly famished while driving on I-4 half way between Tampa and Orlando, I suggest you exit in Plant City and head over to Fred's. It's country food done very well. I've been there many times and always have a great meal. They offer a wonderful buffet with an endless amount of choices. A particular favorite with... More 

Thank Amen_Omen
Sydney, Florida
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49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Fred's has best price in town for early breakfast and buffet that is very fresh and good. The variety is good. If you can't find something to eat here it is not the restaurant's issue. The Johnson family is a long time multiple generation family in the food business. The servers are friendly . I enjoy this place at least... More 

Thank mfisher3
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Very nice local family owned. Various meats and vegetables. Several pricing options (although I find this marketing a little annoying as I find myself wanting to pile the one trip plate to save money as I don't eat any more for higher cost, my food just gets more space if I use two plates). Many local residents seem to love... More 

Thank Kenneth S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Finger lickin' good!!! The variety of selections reminded me of Sunday dinners of at my Mother's law house back in the day.

1 Thank Sharon W
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

I have been going here for a while but last few times were not good. Between cold food, lack of waitress coming around and ac out last time...im disappointed.

Thank Victoria V
Columbus, New Jersey
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Ate here for the first time and I will come back again. The food was delicious and it tasted like it was home cooked. The vegetables were fresh, the fried chicken and catfish were great but my favorite was the sweet potato casserole YUM!!!!

1 Thank ymp31
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Great selection for the buffet. Good value with the blue plate special or choose the regular buffet for the hungry appetite.

Thank Vickie B
Plant City, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Wonderful, southern food. Alot of choices to pick from.Friendly people that work their.Love their chicken.

Thank Gloria351
Plant City, Florida
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Awesome place to eat .where you can get great southern cooking at a great price.Be careful it's buffet and you'll eat way to.much

Thank Danny G
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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67 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Best food in town by far. They have the best fried chicken and fried green tomatoes I've ever had. And every time we come here there is the sweetest hostess named Bree. It's always nice to be greeted by her when we come in!

1 Thank Jaymie22

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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
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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?