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1101 Goldfinch Dr, Plant City, FL 33563-1082
(813) 754-5120
Today
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 25
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 18
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Strawberry Shortcake

This buffet always puts a smile on our faces. The wife always looks forward to their Strawberry Shortcake. I love their fried chicken. The pork sausage was particularly good this time. Clean, big bathrooms, smiling staff and customers; all led to a wonderful dining experience in Plant City.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
Bob19512014
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Clearwater, Florida
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English first
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant has been here for years. It is your old-fashioned southern cooking buffet type meal. If this is what you're looking for you will definitely enjoy this restaurant. Just be sure you're hungry, there are lots of choices!

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Clearwater, Florida
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135 reviews 135 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

This buffet always puts a smile on our faces. The wife always looks forward to their Strawberry Shortcake. I love their fried chicken. The pork sausage was particularly good this time. Clean, big bathrooms, smiling staff and customers; all led to a wonderful dining experience in Plant City.

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Branson, Missouri
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

All you can eat buffet. large selection of salads, main dishes and desserts. The food is very good. We paid $22.36. Including tax. For 2 people.

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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56 reviews 56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Salad was excellent. Beef, meatloaf, fish, chicken, a wide variety of veggies. Strawberry shortcake bar. Many deserts (peach cobbler was delicious). It's self-serve other than the server brings drinks, complimentary rolls & cornbread, and complimentary fried green tomatoes. Everything was good - only exception was the cantaloupe had turned. Our server was ridiculous - turned and walked away from someone... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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177 reviews 177 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We went to Buddy Freddys for lunch yesterday and were not disappointed. Typical buffet though, fried chicken, meatloaf, fried fish etc. All items I ate were quite good and hot and they did keep the trays full. Good spot for a decent buffet.

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Safety Harbor, FL
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42 reviews 42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Yes, it's southern cooking--fried chicken, meatloaf, chicken fried steak, greens, green beans, good mac and cheese, mashed potatoes, cheese and bacon mashed potatoes, all that good stuff that you long for. And, there's at least three types of gravy, four if you count the gray that the chicken fried steak was swimming in. You can cool those feelings of guilt... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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55 reviews 55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We just went there for the breakfast buffet. There were so many choices. You could even get fried chicken! This is definitely a place to bring the men folk. Good service and the place was CLEAN.

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Dunnellon, Florida, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Just visiting Plant City and found this spot to eat. Was surprised to see it was a country style buffett. All the food was like homestyle cooking. Meatloaf, Fried Chicken, Baked chicken, fish, pot roast and even turkey. The side dishes were all homestyle as well. Plus a large salad bar. They also had a strawberry bar. Too cool! Make... More 

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Mulberry, Florida
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

My husband and I eat here last night my bill was for $30.78. They charged my card $76.95. When I called this morning was told I would have to wait for the manager to come in before they could help me. Really???? They didn't even ask me for my name or number just that I had to call back in... More 

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Daytona Beach, FL
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330 reviews 330 reviews
261 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

The telling comment is what I said to my sweetie- everything I put on my plate would have called for seconds! There are over 75 selections to be made at the salad bar, hot food, entrees, desserts etc. The place is immaculately clean, with great friendly service. Miss Virginia proclaimed the fried chicken absolutely delicious. Salads are great. Yours truly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1101 Goldfinch Dr, Plant City, FL 33563-1082
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Plant City
  • Phone Number: (813) 754-5120
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm

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