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Buddy Freddys

1101 Goldfinch Dr, Plant City, FL 33563-1082
(813) 754-5120
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Ranked #22 of 102 restaurants in Plant City
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Most recent review
- Jul 24, 2014
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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56% Recommend
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English first
Naples, Florida
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

We met out of town friends yesterday at11:30 am, for lunch. The food, while typically Southern, was tired and some overcooked. My husband loves meatloaf and mashed potatoes. His evaluation was, "The worst meal I've ever had, with an odd taste in the meatloaf and lumps in the potatoes." I ate only vegetables and salad items. The items were alright,... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

My wife and I winter in Florida every year. At least once a week we travel to Plant City and eat at Buddy Freedie's. Everything on the buffet table is GREAT. The fish, chicken, greens and espically the sweet potato dish are better than good. Plenty of deserts and if you don't get enough to eat, it's your own fault.... More

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Palm Harbor, Florida
16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I stopped off here while travelling. My experience here was wonderful! I love the southern style of cooking they do here and the green beans and fried chicken were particularly good. Service was lacking some since they were getting ready to close when I was there. The close at 8:30 PM, which to me, seems a little early to close.... More

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White House, TN
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56 reviews 56 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

After many years we ate recently at Buddy Freddy's. The locals tell us the Fred of Buddy Freddy's opened his own place and it is very good, like the old days of Buddy Freddy's. It is buffet only, at $12 per head it is fairly priced, but nothing special on the buffet. Normal fare. Several desserts, but unlike the old... More

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Melbourne, Florida, United States
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72 reviews 72 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Having grown up in the south it is amazing to find the best southern buffet in the country. The food is always fresh, hot and very good. From the fried chicken, fried catfish, okra, cabbage and greens everything is just like home made. For desert there was fresh strawberry shortcake and an assortment of pies. Service is always top notch... More

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New Port Richey, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Even though I was not raised in the south it doesn't mean I don't appreciate great southern cooking. Buddy Freddy's was a pleasant surprise. Carol and I had just left Mouseville up the road and had all of the overpriced glorified food court food we could stand. We are not usually into buffet's, we prefer in most cases food cooked... More

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Lakeland, Florida, United States
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We live in a neighboring town and drove over for lunch to meet a group of people. This place was chosen because we've visited off and on, and the last few times we were there, the food quality and choices were exceiptionally good, much better than the other establishments owned by other members of the same family. However, today was... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014 via mobile

We were traveling and stooped in for lunch not realizing it was a buffet. The food blew our stereotype buffet away. The best fried chicken I have ever had. Great sides, too. The bread pudding and cobblers were out of this world delicious!

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014 via mobile

very wide selection of meats, veggies and desserts. We arrived 30 mins before closing and there was still plenty out to choose from. I had two pieces of the red velvet cake, it was so good.

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Orlando, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

We met up with a group of old friends to have breakfast here. It is you typical buffet restaurant but the food was better than a lot if other places I have been. The scrambled eggs were fluffy and thoroughly cooked (I hate runny scrambled eggs). The bacon was nice and crisp and the sausages cooked to perfection as well.... More

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