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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
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner

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  • 96
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 2
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  • 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
good home cooking

Food was very good and a lot of it, wide choice of foods. Service was very good.People in Plant City or very nice and helpful.They talk to you like you are a friend that they have not seen for awhile.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
JULIA K
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PLANT ITY
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PLANT ITY
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Food was very good and a lot of it, wide choice of foods. Service was very good.People in Plant City or very nice and helpful.They talk to you like you are a friend that they have not seen for awhile.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Food is excellent with a very friendly atmosphere. There is a buffet for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Everything is fresh and delicious.

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Plant City, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We stopped here because everything else was full up. We had to wait, but not long. Service was great but felt that the buffet was not as fresh as I would have liked it. Seemed the food was overcooked and had been sitting for awhile. You wouldn't think this would happen with so many customers at the time. They have... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I was looking around Plant City for apartments for a possible relocation to the area. It was lunchtime and this place was busy. I did not have the buffet, but ordered a hamburger instead. I did, however, add on the salad bar portion of the buffet for $.99, which I thought was a great deal. The salad bar was very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Loads of good homestyle American food with duckpins entrees and desserts. My mom gave the salad bar a thumbs up but I stuck to the real food. :-)

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Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

You don't have to do the buffet, but that's what I did. They have an excellent early bird special. The southern specialties are delicious; this is some seriously good fried chicken and fried catfish. The sweet tea is fantastic, too. My one issue was with the salads: they were being restocked by a single worker whose restocking went on for... More 

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Norway
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Buffet at low cost. You can pick your favorite and eat as much you wish . Food fresh and "homemade". Friendy & helpfull staff. Nice Locale and the County music in the speakers helps setting the mood... :-). Only downside - the restrooms could need an upgrade.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

Love the great pork chops,fried green tomatoes, and many other goodies. Excellent service at all times and best buffet around.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Lots of selection and good value for the price. Nice and efficient servers. Only concern is that some foods are fried using peanut oil, which is a bit if a worry for anyone with allergies, but there are signs. We were concerned about cross contamination, but it was easy to just avoid anything that may have been in contact with... More 

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Brandon, Fl
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Let's not sugar coat it folks....yes the food is good, the staff is friendly..but man I felt like crap after eating all that bad food. Biscuits were dry, everything else was good.

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Additional Information about Fred's Southern Kitchen

Address: 1401 West Doctor Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard, Plant City, FL 33563-5027
Phone Number: (813) 752-7763
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Plant City
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
Cuisine: American, Barbecue

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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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