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Fred's Market Restaurant

2120 Harden Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33803-5917
+1 863-603-7380
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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8:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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2120 Harden Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33803-5917
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The fried chicken was good but a tad greasy. The collards were good enough to have seconds. The creole shrimp were very flavorful. The cheese rolls were good but the yeast rolls great. The pole beans were good and rutabagas great. The iced tea was...More

Thank rogersober
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Had lunch at Fred's on Sunday just at the start of lunch. What an amazing array of dishes, too many to name but one as good or better than the next. My highlights were the fried chicken, pot roast, fried catfish, fried green tomatoes, corn...More

Thank Tom1378
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

We went here for a friend's birthday! Usually I don't expect a whole lot from buffets. However the food here is really good and feels homemade! My wife was do happy to see some of her favorites! Seriously there are so many options here you...More

Thank daddyxl
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Fred’s market has delicious foods. I know I need to eat my vegetable so this is the place to go. They make vegetables taste like dessert! The blue plate works for me. It’s just enough!

Thank Linda N
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Met family here for lunch—there were 8 of us so we had to wait about 25 minutes for a table. The assortment of food was excellent—multiple entrees including fried chicken, pot roast, pork, and fish. Sides ranged from mashed potatoes to sweet potato casserole, rutabaga,...More

Thank JudyDann
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

This is our first visit to Lakeland, we went up to buffet line.... omgoodness! Collards, peas, beans, okra & tomatoes, Sticky (what we call it in the south) Rice, Fried Green Tomatoes & MORE!!!!!!! This is the BEST BUFFET EVER! It’s seasoned to perfection! Truly...More

Thank Abigail143
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Anytime you go to this restaurant for home cooked food, you will not be disappointed! It is owned by Fred Johnson of Plant City, Fl and they are excellent restauranteur's! Delicious food with a big selection of meats and vegetables!

Thank mike d
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

No wait. Very casual. Clean and good service. We had the buffet and it was delicious. The food was tasty with a wide selection of hot foods and a nice salad bar. Everything was fresh and no overcooked vegetables, one of my pet peeves. The...More

Thank ssjdant
Reviewed 27 July 2017

This place is always crowded but after my fifth visit I learned something very important!! The food is not very good! The servers are mostly all very nice people butvif you engage them they'll tell you what NOT to eat that day as most days...More

Thank rtgepd1
Reviewed 19 July 2017

There was plenty of it and it was OK. The selections were limited and it wasn't a very large buffet area but the food was OK. I don't think we would go back again as we aren't that into buffets. We went with friends who...More

Thank Donna W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2120 Harden Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33803-5917
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
  • Phone Number: +1 863-603-7380
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.
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