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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” (77 reviews)
“pecan pie” (16 reviews)
“black eyed peas” (10 reviews)
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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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 weeks ago

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

Thank A4763ECdonp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 weeks ago

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 7 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
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We saw a billboard and were drawn in to check our Fred's and I it didn't disappoint. I am not a buffet person so I chose the yummy banana and pecan waffle. My husband made 4 trips to the buffet (out of character for him)...More

Thank Peggy B
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Today my husband & I stopped at Fred's for lunch. Oh my goodness! They have big ole pots just full of wonderful southern food. Mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, rice, fried chicken, chicken pot pie, beef tips, ribs, black eyed peas, collards, green beans, corn casserole...More

Thank Brenda S
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

This is the best fried chicken you will ever get!!! Sweet potatoes, green beans, black eyes peas, fish, ribs, oh all are so good!!! If you are near this area this is a MUST!!! Go very hungry!!! Leave very stuffed!!!

Thank Shosherry
Reviewed 23 August 2017

The tea was fantastic, just like my mama used to make - and honestly, I could just picture someone's grandma in the kitchen making this food - it was that good!!!!

Thank SherryK917
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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
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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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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