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All 103 Plant City Restaurants

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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Knoxville, Tennessee
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54 reviews 54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

On our way over to Florida Polytech (were they keep the parrots :) , a bad joke) and stopped off at this restaurant for lunch. Great home cooking at a low price, the buffet was excellent.

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140 reviews 140 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

I was in the area, so decided to try it. I like that they have different tiers of the buffet. I chose the Blue Plate, as I'm not one to go back for seconds, and it was perfect. I had the Fried Chicken, Fried Fish, Collards w/Port, Cabbage, Steak in gravy and pulled pork. It was all wonderful and none... More

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Maitland, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

You would think Mama was cooking in the back. I was raised in the south and there is no reason to ever cook again, at least not if you can visit Fred’s regularly. This is the original location and has been opened for years. The buffet is so fresh and delicious. You can start with the salad bar & 2... More

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Plant City, Florida
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Good southern food, nice variety, fair price. Friendly staff, only downfall very crowded during holidays and events.

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Plant City, Florida
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56 reviews 56 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My husband and I eat here when we are in town for breakfast. They have a real good buffet with all the trimmings. Even pork chops, two kinds of grits cheese and plain. They have fried apples to. If you like country cooking you will like Fred's.

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Glenside, Pennsylvania
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47 reviews 47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

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
19 helpful votes 19 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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57 reviews 57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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