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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%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (73 reviews)
“pecan pie” (14 reviews)
“cornbread” (16 reviews)
Open Now
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 days ago via mobile

We went on Sunday afternoon and had to wait about 45 minutes, but it was totally worth the wait. Very southern, comfort foods. I don't usually eat vegetables unless they are cooked to perfection and these are. My grandma would be so proud. Don't forget...More

Thank Melissa N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Overall terrific Southern Country Cooking. Wefhave found that the quality can be hit or miss weekdays, but usually very good weekends.

Thank Kathy K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fred's "all you care to eat" bufet and restaurant has been a local favorite and a family favorite for a long time. They are always busseling around with fresh good food, collared greens, cut peas, cabbage, corn soufflé and other nutritional dishes as well as...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited here based on other reviews and are happy we did. It's a buffet and you can choose between paying for just one trip like my wife did or unlimited trips as I did. The difference is only $1.50. Anyways, everything we ate we...More

Thank cppptravel11125
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want the best Southern food in Central Florida. Look no farther FREDS. You will not be disappointed.

Thank Jarrod F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The rumors were true. Great value, great food, tons of choices. We went two nights in a row, loved it so much. Buffet is where it's at. Fried chicken, collards, mac & cheese, mashed potatoes, desserts. So much! Can't wait to go again. Plus, there...More

Thank Alicia239
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped after doing some work at the hospital. Food was excellent, but Annette our server was outstanding. Pretty cool that they have a 15% discount for Veterans.

Thank George H
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

We frequent here a lot, get there early so the food is fresher obviously. Or you can order your eggs and toast fresh which we choose to do. Nice selection and really good service.

Thank Niccibabi
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

One of the best placs to eat in plant City. Never disappointed food is hot and fresh. Staff is on top of the food making sure every thing is replenised.

Thank scroogekrk
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Love love loved the southern cooking in this little quaint spot. We csme to visit family and truly wanted some feel good comfort food. I wasnt disappointed. Fried chicken skillet corn bread and black eye peas where excellent. I will definitely be back!

Thank Andrea M
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Questions & Answers
14 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!!!
2 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
20 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
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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