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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” (82 reviews)
“pecan pie” (16 reviews)
“black eyed peas” (12 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1401 West Doctor Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard, Plant City, FL 33563-5027
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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
Reviewed 5 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 4 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 30 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 22 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
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Whenever we want a big meal with all the vegetable choices we go to Fred's. We have never been disappointed and look forward to each visit as a real treat.

Thank honeydunc
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This was an unplanned dinner stop. Torrential rains hit I-4 during peak travel time and we decided to wait it out and get some dinner. Fred's was nearby and that's where we went. OMG, what a great find. We were seated promptly and our server...More

Thank OrlandoRick
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We eat here almost weekly. Excellent food for lunch or dinner! Nice clean atmosphere and great service every time.

Thank Peggy M
Reviewed 10 August 2017

This place is great for the family. They serve all kinds of country food. They have great food and fast service. And in a good place to get in and out.

Thank Dwayne M
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Service is always good and food is excellent. The ambiance is country but comfortable! The staff make you feel at home and treat you like you are family. If you walk away hungry it is your own fault as there is always plenty of food....More

Thank Rick O
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Questions & Answers
November 16, 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).
July 13, 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!!!
June 1, 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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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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