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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
(813) 752-7763
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7:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 8:30 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 81
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
It is worth the drive from anywhere

Visited Fred's Southern Kitchen located on the Plant City State Farmers Market on March 17, 2015 for lunch with a colleague. We were pleasantly greeted and promptly seated a few minutes before noon. Everything was outstanding. The server was right on the mark with the sweet tea. We had a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
UCF1983
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Visited Fred's Southern Kitchen located on the Plant City State Farmers Market on March 17, 2015 for lunch with a colleague. We were pleasantly greeted and promptly seated a few minutes before noon. Everything was outstanding. The server was right on the mark with the sweet tea. We had a variety of foods from the buffet including field peas, pole... More 

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Plant City, Florida, Usa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

Great food and atmosphere! Great for groups and friends. Go there every two months with retired group employees of a local elementary school.

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Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

Freds Kitchen has always been a great place to eat with family and friends- they have a buffet which includes comfort foods you would find at home. On the menu- definitely try the strawberry salad !

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Plant City
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Whether you're a local or a visitor this is the best breakfast in town! A buffet for anyone including all of the southern favorites. Chicken and waffles, pancakes, home fries, bacon, sausage, grits, biscuits and gravy, home made cinnamon buns, cereals, muffins, pastries, fruits, juices...what don't they have! Just ask anyone in the area and they will tell you Fred's... More 

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Winfield, PA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

Awesome buffet. Catfish was delicious. You definitely will want seconds on the strawberry shortcake.

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Food was not good for the price i paid, and the buffet was small, only thing good was the strawberry shortcake

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Monticello
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46 reviews 46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 via mobile

We had the $9.99 Blue plate special (all the great buffet food you can stack on your plate for one trip). Fried chicken, bbq, ribs, fish, and all the fixings. Food was fresh and delicious. Went back for lunch the next day. Lunch was $7.99 for the same blue plate special. DO NOT MISS this restaurant if you are in... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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22 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Freds is one of our fav restaurant. Not fancy. No frills. It's an old school southern food buffet. Excellent fried chicken and fried catfish. Delicious vegetables. Amazing sweet tea. If you're looking for comfort food, come to Freds!

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North Canton, Ohio
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69 reviews 69 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

When we pulled up in front of Fred's, I thought I had made a mistake. It doesn't look like much. But once we went inside, I saw why it has such wonderful reviews. The hostess seated us pleasantly and quickly even though some of our party was not there yet. The waitress was very sweet and helpful. However the star... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

5 of us dined to celebrate my dad's 96th birthday & were graced with friendly, courteous service. We were greeted by a fellow Mainer as Vivian Ruis, the manager, is from our hometown, Waterville, ME. Our server was Annette Dunn & we cannot say enough about her quality service. She was attentive & patient with us. She generously gave my... More 

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Restaurant Details

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: (813) 752-7763

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 3:00 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?