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“Great Southern Cooking like Grandmaw's!” 5 of 5 stars
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Fred's Market
Harden, Lakeland, FL
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Ranked #49 of 362 Restaurants in Lakeland
Cuisines: American
Description: An awesome buffet with good, fresh food!
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Description: An awesome buffet with good, fresh food!
Tallahassee
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Great Southern Cooking like Grandmaw's!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

Fred's Southern Kitchen in Lakeland was just as good as the one in Plant City. Food is fresh and plentiful. Enter with a big appetite. It is hard to say anything negative about Freds

Visited August 2012
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LAKELAND
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Not A Pig Trough”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

Freds is a good southern food buffet. We have been a lot, breakfast lunch and dinner. The reviewer that said it is a pig trough needs to go to Golden Corral and then back to Fred's again and apologize for the unfair review. I have been to a lot of buffets much worse. Their food is alway prepared well and all fresh and hot. Only complaint is they are a little pricey compared to other buffets. Sunday lunch is at dinner prices . You can order from the menu but I have bever seen anyone do that after seeing the buffet. A huge selection of meats and vegetables as well as several breads and a salad and desert bar. They have been running a special all summer through the week with breakfast buffet for $5....Always crowded but they turn it over very quick.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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dljr60
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145 reviews 145 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
“I love Fred's”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

Great food. Buffet or off menu. Food is better than most buffet. Much fresher. Always hot. Fried chicken is amazing! BUsy busy place during lunch and weekend lunch and dinner.

Visited May 2012
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Lakeland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“SO..SO”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012

Lots of food...none of it very good...get what you pay for...It's like eating at a pig trough...huggry and could care less what you eat...than this is the place to fill up.

Visited February 2012
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Alpharetta, Georgia
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4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
“Great food and clean buffet”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

The food was great at Fred's. I would only suggest that travelers not drink the water and/or at any of the establishments. The water at every restaurant I went to tasted strange, but other than that the food at Fred's was great.

Visited June 2012
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