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Fred & Red's


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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been eating spaghetti red here for 30 years...same recipe even tho owners changed. Old style horseshoe counter holds about 30 people so dont expect to reserve a table. Absolutely love the friendly wait staff, the atmosphere and most especially the chili and spaghetti...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Lisa H
Reviewed July 6, 2019 via mobile

Great food and environment with the music. The staff are friendly as ever singing to the songs, joking and their joyous laughter fill the restraunt and they must love their jobs! The toilet in the men's room was broken and won't flush. I am recommending...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 6, 2019 via mobile

My second time to visit this place. First time with new owners. Same friendly staff. Same menu. I have several friends that love to eat there. Took my wife and I wasn’t certain I was going to get her back to Arkansas. Way to greasy,...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank joihnnyj
Reviewed May 28, 2019 via mobile

I'm not sure why some people have problems with this place, but I think it's pretty dang good. I stuck with something simple and basic called a chili burger. No complaints here at all. They may have their own recipe for chili, but icing is...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Backroads66
Reviewed April 25, 2019

in the 70's it was great or maybe my memories were just great. just tryed to eat a jumbo tamale spread 1 trouble rember tamales need atleast some visable signs of meat filling. but if youve no past memories of what it was give it...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Bob S
Reviewed April 24, 2019 via mobile

I was told by locals to try this and it was surprisingly good! Try the half and half! It was great! Service was fast and friendly. I never felt uncomfortable the whole time I was there. The diner is small but I never had to...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed March 30, 2019 via mobile

Fred and Red's is known for chili (no beans), tamales and spaghetti red, which is spaghetti topped with the chili. The chili is offered with a small plate of onion slices and dill pickle slices. You sit at a U-shaped counter on built-in bar stools....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank rontu78
Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

Very simple menu with chili plain, spaghetti with chili or tamales with chili and some variations. Been there since 1923. Not much seating space. Good Food at reasonable prices. Will go back for sure.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Bob B
Reviewed February 12, 2019

this is last of a kind diner. it feels like it was growing up in the 50's. it is no frills what would you like , do you need anything else. really feel at home

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jerry S
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

A Joplin must do. The best Spaghetti Red you will ever have . Always great food. Friendly staff. Fast service. Fair price.

Date of visit: September 2018
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