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Buddy Freddys

1101 Goldfinch Dr, Plant City, FL 33563-1082
+1 813-754-5120
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
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American, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1101 Goldfinch Dr, Plant City, FL 33563-1082
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Southern style buffet. Staff are very friendly and food is good. Can get a little busy but to us it’s worth a 15 minute wait.

Thank Darleen S
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Its been a while since we've been here and the food was good. Ms. Linda was out waitress, she was great and she was very attentive.

Thank Alicia H
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

20 of us went here for lunch Sunday. The place was packed. We did have reservations and got seated immediately. Our server was excellent. Brought our drinks and instructed us to go eat. The buffet was well stocked with fresh tasty food. The selection was...More

1  Thank Pappyk
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

We loved the variety of southern food and the cleanliness. Catish the best also rheir cheese grits. Can't wait to go again. They keep the bar very clean!

2  Thank joyscoupons
Reviewed July 27, 2018

Stopped here on our way to the Disney area. Saw this place a couple of times but had never been there. Didn't know it was a buffet. Food was O.K., but nothing spectacular. $11.95 for the full buffet, $8.95 for soup & salad only. Good...More

Thank 338Concerned
Management response:Responded August 2, 2018

Thank you for visiting! We appreciate you’re feedback and are working diligently to make it a better experience. We really hope you’ll give us another try as we work on improving our recipes!

Reviewed June 26, 2018

During a recent visit to Plant City, Fl., my wife and I took my 95 year old brother and his wife to their favorite restruant - the well known Buddy Freddy's. A long established eatery, family owned and operated, BF provides the traditional southern style...More

Thank Ray C
Management response:Responded August 2, 2018

Thank you for your review! We appreciate you and we’re looking forward to serving you again. We’ll be working on the liver and we can’t wait to hear your feedback on it next time you visit!

Reviewed June 25, 2018

Buddy Freddys has a large and good buffet. The restaurant is located close to an exit/entrance of I-4 in Plant City. Good selection of salads, southern cooking, entree-type dishes and deserts. The strawberry shortcake was excellent as was the gumbo soup. Good value buffet.

Thank Jack M
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

I love to go to Buddy Freddies. When I was younger my grandmother, mom, auntie would take us to Buddy Freddies on weekends when we get out of church. Now I take my children there to eat. I miss going with my grandmother and auntie....More

1  Thank Annie T
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

We have been in other Buddy Freddys and had a great meal. This one was okay but far from great. Rockers on the front porch were the first clue. Dirty arms and backs!! Inside looked okay until we sat down to eat and 2 roaches...More

Thank flskip
Management response:Responded August 2, 2018

We’re so sorry to hear about your bad experience and are certainly surprised to hear you won’t be coming back. We will be working hard to fix the problems mentioned above and we greatly appreciate your feedback. We hope if you decide to stop in...More

Reviewed May 30, 2018

We were at Dinosaur World and since they do not have any food on their site, we jumped in the car and went to the next exit. Buddy Freddy's offers a buffet of all sorts of food and desserts. There was something for the little...More

Thank Judith L
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Kathleen M
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Response from stitchcat73 | Reviewed this property |
We're not 'into' festivals, and I honestly pay little attention to when they are. Strawberry Festival is VERY popular, so I imagine traffic would be awful.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1101 Goldfinch Dr, Plant City, FL 33563-1082
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Plant City
  • Phone Number: +1 813-754-5120
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