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Fred's Diner

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930 Home Ave, Akron, OH 44310-4108
+1 330-535-3733
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“home fries” (7 reviews)
“pancakes” (6 reviews)
“burger” (2 reviews)
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American, Diner
930 Home Ave, Akron, OH 44310-4108
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fred's is a must visit for us each time we're in Akron and has been for the past 15 years. The place itself is old, pretty much a dive. The food is basic, but there's a lot of it. The pancakes are huge, but the...More

Thank OhanaHawaii808
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Okay, every time we end up in Cuyahoga Falls, we end up here for breakfast. Its awesome. Service is direct and brief, with no extras; perfect for breakfast. The food is always great and indeed, the pancakes are huge! I've never needed more than one....More

Thank John P
Reviewed July 30, 2018

This is a no frills mom and pop shop. The food was made to order and hot. My husband got eggs, home fries (the size of Montana!) and the chicken fried steak and was happy. My daughter got the waffle the size of her plate...More

Thank Shana J
Reviewed July 28, 2018

After reading the review about this place yesterday I just had to stop by this morning for breakfast. The reviews were right, great breakfast at a reasonable price. The place is small and it was crowded, I got a seat right away and the waitress...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Found this place on Trip Advisor. Mom and pop place. Very crowded but worth the wait. Eat, pay, and get out was their slogan. No frills, but the real deal. Food was tasty 😋 Very friendly!!

Thank Sescenee W
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

Just amazing omelet ever! I had the best breakfast here! Quick, hot and plentiful! As a matter of fact - I had the leftovers for breakfast this morning - wish we had a Fred’s in my hometown!!! I hope to be back again!!! Just amazing!

Thank Deana L
Reviewed December 24, 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for good, old comfort food, this is the place. Great breakfast for a reasonable price. Yes, the decor is outdated but that’s part of the charm. Food is always cooked well and is plentiful. Don’t miss this gem.

Thank Beth J
Reviewed December 20, 2017

Little place in the middle of nowhere with great food and service but the place could use some updating!

Thank mariaE1396QU
Reviewed December 6, 2017

Never judge a book by it's cover, said my mother the English teacher. I apply it to most everything in my life, including restaurants, especially greasy spooners. This place was hopping. It was obvious it is well loved by locals, and then visitors too. We...More

Thank MoodyWench9094
Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

Not much to look at from the outside, but great food and service inside - An occasional stop for us at breakfast time. Basic menu but portions are large and everything is cooked as qell as it gets. More bacon than you can imagine, fresh...More

Thank Jerry A
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August 8, 2017|
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Response from Jayjay099 | Reviewed this property |
I would say no; very old place from back in the day. Tight and crowded.
January 31, 2017|
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Response from Bernie A | Reviewed this property |
Not certain- but I think so.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 930 Home Ave, Akron, OH 44310-4108
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Akron
  • Phone Number: +1 330-535-3733
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