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Fred's Southern Kitchen

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1401 West Doctor Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard, Plant City, FL 33563-5027
+1 813-752-7763
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Denver, Colorado
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Fred's is the best southern food restaurant ever! My husband and I are truckers and we eat all over the United States and other than my own southern cooking, Fred's it top notch!

Thank Melissa M
Plant City, Florida
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Buffet dining at its best! Serving ribs, fried chicken and various other meats with sides of corn casserole, garlic biscuits, cornbread, fried green tomatoes with an accompaniment of others veggies you can't go wrong at Fred's for under $15 per person. Monday's kids eat free with adult purchase!

Thank coachbradbrunson
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We love to go with the family for breakfast and lunch. Thry have something for all of us. The staff is also very friendly.

Thank Timfulford
Palm Beach
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117 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Could walk over if we wanted too and it would be worth the walk! Breakfast lunch or dinner give it a try.

Thank PalmBeachFloridaGirl
Charlotte, North Carolina
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a good buffet of southern style cooking.Lots of food with a great variety. The staff was also very friendly.

Thank elsiejclay
Sarasota, Florida
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98 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like buffets and southern food, this is a good choice. Lots of variety and the quality is very good. Also variety of options for the buffet -- one time through, vegetables only, etc. Excellent value.

Thank Shadrach44
St. Petersburg, Florida
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Also known as Fred's Market Restaurant this one is just average in the country buffet business. I've been to 3 Fred's Southern Kitchens and the best location is in Lakeland,, which has more atmosphere and better country cooking. most locations have ribs after 4pm because they cook them fresh everyday.but back to this location, it just lacks feel and the... More 

Thank joestro
Asheville, North Carolina
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146 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten here weekly for the last month. The food is great and reasonable. A définit must stop for all who visit Plant City.

Thank andyfrelick
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38 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been to Fred's many times but went back again after a long absence. I normally eat a lot less for lunch but when food is this good you have to make an exception. We all had the buffet, but you can order from menu if you want. The fried chicken, catfish and BBQ pulled pork were the meats today. All... More 

Thank JSteven5150
Tampa, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is some of the most and best home style southern cooking and food you will find. It is difficult for me to eat anywhere else when I am near here.

Thank rvgofun

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1401 West Doctor Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard, Plant City, FL 33563-5027
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Plant City
  • Phone Number: +1 813-752-7763

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?