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Buddy Freddys

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1101 Goldfinch Dr, Plant City, FL 33563-1082
+1 813-754-5120
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7:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Lakeland, Florida
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had been hearing about this place for over a year but had never been. So we found ourselves in Plant City last month and decided to give it a try. We went in time for the lunch special which made it inexpensive so my sister and I were happy with that. The food was pretty good. One thing I... More 

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Thank Lydia G
Clearwater, Florida
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Buddy Freddy's was my introduction to Fred's. We stopped while traveling and wanted to stay over and nap afterwards. The food was soooooo good it reminded me of some my grandmother or mom would've made. Love!!

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Thank angel_gre
Clearwater, Florida
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My Fiancé took my 14 year old son & myself there on our way to Orlando. We have always enjoyed everything from there. My 14 year old son was with us today & he liked it s lot!!!

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Lakeland, Florida
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300 reviews
264 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Why is it people have lost the ability to welcome you to their establishment, to smile, and pretend they are glad you are there? When the service is excellent that kinda makes up for the food not being good, the place is not really clean, even when the wait staff works harder at keeping food stuff off the floor than... More 

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Thank June G
Rainham, United Kingdom
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472 reviews
258 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

Ours was a breakfast visit and we found the staff pleasant and friendly providing an efficient service. The eating was buffet style with plenty of items for those of a sweet tooth, but a limited selection, compared with other nearby similar eateries. The food was refreshed frequently as the place was quite busy

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Thank colin g
Newmarket, Canada
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139 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Small selection if the usual,meatloaf,chicken turkey potatoes.Nice fresh salad bar desert was ok small selection,but the food was tasty and the restaurant clean.Good place for a family with kid

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Thank Seeingthingsnow
Lakeland, Florida
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Really Good.food is fresh and the staff is very nice. They also have a great Breakfast Buffet. Eat Here

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Thank tinstarlady
Plant City, Florida
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73 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

Food is excellent, true southern cooking. It is a little expensive since it's a buffet, with a drink you'll spend about $15 per person. My only complaint is the last few times we've eaten there, I really don't even eat that much and I get full real quick and I've had a stomach issue each time for a few hours... More 

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Thank lamays
Seffner, Florida
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

If you are hungry this is the place to go. It is nothing fancy but similar to other buffets like Golden Corral.

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Thank davidwaynegordon
Land O Lakes, Florida
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Live their fresh vegetables on the buffet. This place prides themselves with fresh veggies and fried chicken along with many other entrees. The waitress was attentive and the place is very clean. Will definitely go there again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?