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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 103 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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Glenside, Pennsylvania
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44 reviews 44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Found Fred's when looking for a place to stop for lunch between Sarasota and Orlando, and very glad we did. Even for those who dont eat meat there were plenty of tasty options for both lunch and dinner...and of course desert. Service was super friendly, and meals always a good value. Will stop by the next time we are passing... More

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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Fred's is always good. The place is clean and the service is exceptional for a buffet restaurant. It has Southern roots and practices them at each meal. The food is home cooked and seasoned the way you would at home. Nothing looks canned here, well maybe the green peas and beans, but they've been seasoned and cooked with care just... More

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Plant City, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Fred's Southern Kitchen is the best home cooking buffet in Plant City. Their friendly staff is very helpful and attentive. I especially like their Barbecue sauced wings and pot roast. Plentiful salad bar and desert bar are my wife's favorites. Ask about Senior Discount if applicable.

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Brooksville, Florida
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56 reviews 56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Our family ate here on Sunday. The food is very good and there's plenty of it. I particularly like the fried chicken and the steamed yellow squash. Of course, the rice with the tomatoes on top is also delishious. There's plenty of other choices at the buffet as well. The atmosphere is country style. Very friendly folks both customers and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

We had stopped here for breakfast a couple of years ago on the way to Orlando and decided to do the same again. Unfortunately we arrived too late for breakfast and were faced with the buffet lunch or the sandwich menu. Deciding that the buffet was too large for the occasion we quickly plumped for the burgers. This was the... More

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Cairo, Georgia
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140 reviews 140 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I'm really surprised to see this as the #2 restaurant in Plant City; it is just a buffet. I was visiting Plant City with a couple of friends and they recommended eating here. The buffet presentation was great, the staff friendly, and the restaurant appeared to be clean. The food was hit or miss. The catfish, turnips, and sweet potatoes... More

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Tampa, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This is one of the treasures of Plant City and it is no wonder that this restaurant is always packed, and I mean always! I love the atmosphere here because people are extremely friendly and everyone seems to want strike up a conversation whether it is as you are waiting to be seated or in the buffet line talking about... More

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Kissimmee, Florida
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49 reviews 49 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We stopped one day on a trip back from the west coast. What a treat. Go hungry you will not be disappointed with the variety.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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
55 helpful votes 55 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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