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Fred's Southern Kitchen

1401 West Doctor Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard, Plant City, FL 33563-5027
(813) 752-7763
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Ranked #2 of 102 restaurants in Plant City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Columbus
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Wonderful southern cooking. Lots of variety. The food is hot and fresh. It comes off the stove or out of the oven right to the buffet. Fried chicken, baked chicken, pulled pork, catfish, grits, corn pudding, mash potatoes, tomato gravy, chili, Mac and cheese, ribs... Wow! The list goes on and on. And then there's dessert. The staff was also... More

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Valrico, Florida
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57 reviews 57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We love Fred's! I can't believe we lived in the Tampa area for 3 years before we discovered this gem of Southern cuisine. Our favorites are their fried chicken, fried green tomatoes, tomato gravy, real mashed potatoes, butter beans, corn casserole, yeast rolls, I could go on and on. I am Southern born and bred and this is the only... More

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Lakeland, Florida
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52 reviews 52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

This place has good home style food and I've eaten both breakfast and dinner here. I've also eaten at the Plant City and Lakeland, FL locations. I've always found breakfast to be better than dinner, but dinner wasn't bad. I think I just like breakfast better. Dinner, I believe, is a bit pricey though. The service is usually good (depends... More

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Valrico, Florida
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88 reviews 88 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

You can tell that Grandpa Johnson and Fred's have the same owner as the food is very similar. Therefore, if you're looking for some bbq or other good southern cooking, this is a great place to give a lot of things a try! The buffet has a number of options you can choose from, but just be prepared for potential... More

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Plant City, Florida
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Excellent food. We go there for breakfast and supper. Food is delicious and always and abundance of everything from salads to desserts. My favirite at supper is the fried green tomatoes and the pot roast. Breakfast is great as well. sausage (3 kinds), bacon, ham , biscuits, gravy, eggs hash browns, Grits (with and without cheese), oatmeal, Sweet rolls and... More

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Tampa, FL
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Always a good choice of southern style food including vegetables. One of my all time favorite restaurants.

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medway
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199 reviews 199 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Its a regular for us each time go to plant city.good food and lots of it.only problem is eating to much as its so good, but occasionally one has to suffer!

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Plant City, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Everything about this place is great. We're all about supporting our local businesses. Come check this place out. Breakfast during the week is a five dollar buffet. How can you go wrong?

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Tampa, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Country cooking buffet. If your hungry and want good down home country cooking this is the place. Might be a line getting in, but worth the wait.

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Kingston, New York, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Chose Fred's Southern Kitchen in Plant City based on TripAdvisor reviews. Not disappointed! Buffet is a magnificent spread of all your "down home" favorites. Food is fresh and delicious at a very fair price. Service friendly and attentive. Family of 9 including 2 seniors and 3 children all had plenty of choices. Go early and give yourself some time as... More

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