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Fred's Market Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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2120 Harden Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33803-5917
+1 863-603-7380
08:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
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128 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went Friday night for the special Smoked Sirloin roast.. (did not taste smoked, and was chewy) Has become a bulk eat place, flavor was not the same. If I wanted food this bad I would go to Golden Corral. Will not be back

Thank Don C
Gainesville, Florida
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a buffet. If you want it it's there. Food was prepared and displayed very well. All items were hot and the salad bar kept the salad cold. We were a party of eight and seated right away. Kept our drink's full at all times.

Thank schimel2bandit
Houston, TX
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68 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ok, my inner fat girl loves buffets, and I love buffets when they are fresh and have delicious food! Fred's is all that! They don't have anything out of the ordinary, but what they do have is hot and fresh! So much buffet food is so overly salted it's just not good (to me), and this was definitely just about... More 

Thank kimcatus
Henderson, Nevada
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place. They have a good variety of food on their buffet line. You can also order off the menu if you're not too hungry. I do highly recommend eating here.

Thank Christopher C
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

They are supposed to serve breakfast until 11am. Now it's 10:45am? Gross. Who wants lunch at 10:45 am??

Thank Christina E
Lakeland, Florida
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Great home cooking! Attentive wait staff! Nice atmosphere! Nice place to sit down, relax and enjoy a meal!

Thank Ruth H
Lakeland, Florida
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

My coworkers loved the all you can eat southern style foods (think high fat & salt). For myself, I prefer lighter, healthier food choices. In trying a little bit of a lot of items, I think the focus at this restaurant is quantity over quality.

Thank 199marylh
Kissimmee, Florida, United States
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238 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We like the down home cooking and always look forward to eating there when we come to Lakeland. We never get over the amount of food to chose from and it is all just like grand ma made. Brings back good memories

Thank funtime4430
Clermont, Florida
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40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We wanted to try somewhere new for Breakfast so drove 42 miles to Lakeland, FL. It was Worth the Trip!!! Plenty of Parking, Building and Signage kept up well. Greeted by Smiling Faces and the Service was Way Above Average. It's a Breakfast Buffet with a Southern touch and we will go back again. A nice Homey Atmosphere that makes... More 

Thank Bill H
Riverview, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Although we're fortunate enough to live in walking distance to the Riverview location, we had to run to Lakeland this afternoon and decided to see if the food was just as good and we were not disappointed. In fact, I'd say this location is my favorite so far. It's larger and even more beautifully decorated. As for the food, the... More 

Thank Diona F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
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
An awesome buffet with good, fresh food!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?