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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” (73 reviews)
“pecan pie” (14 reviews)
“cornbread” (16 reviews)
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07:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1401 West Doctor Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard, Plant City, FL 33563-5027
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Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

This is a buffet style restaurant with some interesting meal options. You can select unlimited buffet, partial unlimited, vegetable only, or variations thereof. The food is excellent. There were many large men chowing down so I'd say the portions are very satisfying. Everything was delicious,...More

Thank Melodycthomas
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Here's my favorite meal at Fred's: Salad, fried chicken, mac & cheese, amazing yeast roll, banana pudding , strawberry shortcake, sweet tea. Best southern meal within 50 miles!

Thank Dotatbeach
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

50 of us were served quickly. Buffet was amazing.sweet tea was plentiful and delicious. Dessert servings were generous. One trip to buffet was more than enough.

Thank KAT H
Reviewed 19 January 2017 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
Reviewed 18 January 2017 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...More

Thank coachbradbrunson
Reviewed 18 January 2017 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
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

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

1  Thank PalmBeachFloridaGirl
Reviewed 16 January 2017

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

Thank elsiejclay
Reviewed 11 January 2017

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
Reviewed 31 December 2016

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...More

Thank joestro
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Questions & Answers
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
Mary M
19 March 2017|
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Response from FredsMarket | Property representative |
Hello Mary, Do to popular request, we added a few menu options for your appetite. While many of our guests prefer the all you can eat option, we also offer a discounted Blue Plate Special, One Trip (One trip through Salad... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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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