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“Not A Pig Trough”

Fred's Market Restaurant
Ranked #22 of 446 Restaurants in Lakeland
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Fred's Market Restaurant serves up a special taste of farm-to-plate freshness, on our MarketTableTM. Our food is slowly cooked in a natural and unprocessed way, served in a cozy atmosphere full of warmth and fun. We don't compromise on quality or character whether it's the ingredients in our dishes or the attitudes of our people. It's southern comfort that's pure and hearty all the way to the core and it's all found at Fred's Market Restaurant.
LAKELAND
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Not A Pig Trough”
Reviewed August 11, 2012

Freds is a good southern food buffet. We have been a lot, breakfast lunch and dinner. The reviewer that said it is a pig trough needs to go to Golden Corral and then back to Fred's again and apologize for the unfair review. I have been to a lot of buffets much worse. Their food is alway prepared well and all fresh and hot. Only complaint is they are a little pricey compared to other buffets. Sunday lunch is at dinner prices . You can order from the menu but I have bever seen anyone do that after seeing the buffet. A huge selection of meats and vegetables as well as several breads and a salad and desert bar. They have been running a special all summer through the week with breakfast buffet for $5....Always crowded but they turn it over very quick.

  • Visited June 2012
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dljr60
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144 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“I love Fred's”
Reviewed July 9, 2012

Great food. Buffet or off menu. Food is better than most buffet. Much fresher. Always hot. Fried chicken is amazing! BUsy busy place during lunch and weekend lunch and dinner.

Visited May 2012
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Thank dljr60
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Lakeland
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“SO..SO”
Reviewed July 7, 2012

Lots of food...none of it very good...get what you pay for...It's like eating at a pig trough...huggry and could care less what you eat...than this is the place to fill up.

Visited February 2012
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Thank Todd J
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Alpharetta, Georgia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Great food and clean buffet”
Reviewed June 27, 2012

The food was great at Fred's. I would only suggest that travelers not drink the water and/or at any of the establishments. The water at every restaurant I went to tasted strange, but other than that the food at Fred's was great.

Visited June 2012
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Thank A C
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Lakeland, Florida
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52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“One of Lakelands Best”
Reviewed May 29, 2012

Cant go wrong for the money with the buffet..both Lakeland and Bartow locations

Visited May 2012
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Thank supermanfl
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