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Fred's Southern Kitchen

1401 West Doctor Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard, Plant City, FL 33563-5027
+1 813-752-7763
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fried chicken” (79 reviews)
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“black eyed peas” (11 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1401 West Doctor Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard, Plant City, FL 33563-5027
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been here twice. It is a very popular place to eat - down home country recipes! One trip to the buffet (that’s what I had) is less than $10 and all you can eat buffet is less than $12!! One trip includes 3 courses:...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good variety to choose from on the buffet and the food is deliciously southern! I highly recommend their fried chicken and ribs. The fried catfish is pretty good as well. For sides, my favorites are the grits, Mac and cheese, and collard greens.

Thank travelingtachi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food almost exactly like my great grandmother in North Carolina makes. The fried chicken was crispy and delicious. The green beans were so soft and favorable as were the collards. The mashed potatoes were delicious as were the fried green tomatoes. Very nice salad bar...More

Thank Kayla G
Reviewed 19 October 2017

A regular haunt for us when visiting the area, it keeps attracting us for a good reason. The food is good and the price reasonable, though they are creeping up

Thank colin g
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We go to Fred's for the Market Buffet Lunch about 4 times a year while we're in Florida for the winter. It's mostly a Tuesday since we're there for another activity. The fried chicken is just so absolutely good. I just wish there were more...More

Thank EllenBread
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Love this place it is a buffet but they give you options, All you can eat, or you can order a small blue plate where you just go a one time trip to the buffet or you can also order off the menu all depends...More

Thank gloriaw465
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Good food and lots of it. The chicken was great. Country comfort food. The buffet had ton of options.

Thank A4763ECdonp
Reviewed 2 October 2017

My first visit and I was made aware of this place from a billboard on 4 West heading to Tampa from Orlando. After seeing the ad during a period of very high traffic, decided to pull off and try it. The restaurant is a few...More

Thank harley812
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Came here for a Girlfriends' day out, to have Sunday dinner. What a great surprise with all the veggies!! The catfish, tilapia, and ribs were a bonus! I didn't care for the turkey and dressing nor the roast beef but there were so many other...More

Thank BHappynow
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I love these southern home cooking buffets. They make quality food and take care with their recipes. They do not have staff that throw out a bunch of poor low quality and flavorless food like Golden Coral. The place also has very high standards of...More

Thank Tellingasiseeit
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16 November 2017|
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Response from SHARA H | Reviewed this property |
The breakfast buffet is 7 days a week and is $5.99 for 55+. The hours for the restaurant is 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. I'm not sure what time breakfast ends and lunch begins (call them at 813-752-7763).
13 July 2017|
Response from Rkstep | Reviewed this property |
Maybe, i have never been too concerned with what entree would be served. The vegetable varieties are what brings me back!!!
1 June 2017|
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Response from joestro | Reviewed this property |
well the lunch meat is usually yesterdays smoked meat , so the dinner meal would probably be the best.and Saturday would probably be your best bet.they may not BBQ on Sunday and is usually a day were restaurants try to get... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
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
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.
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