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Buddy Freddys

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1101 Goldfinch Dr, Plant City, FL 33563-1082
+1 813-754-5120
07:00 - 20:30
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Spring Hill, Florida
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is the third year that my husband and I have attended the Strawberry Festival and have stopped at Buddy Freddys on the way back home. This year, we dined on March 9, 2017. They have a buffet with an array of selections...everything from fried chicken and cat fish to fried scallops...especially loved their green vegetables and mashed potatoes for... More 

Thank divaonthego2017
Homosassa, Florida
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63 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

its a buffet so you can get lots of food. food is good buffet food with lots of selections. desserts is limitied.

Thank Dogosaurus
Orlando, Florida
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173 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here after the Strawberry Festival. We wanted to try the various 'Southern' favorites and this seemed to be the place. We were not disappointed! The southern fried chicken are crispy, moist and delicious. The barbecued ribs were similarly good, as were the fried catfish, and other meat dishes. As northerners we mistook the carrots (with vanilla and confectioner's... More 

Thank david g
Indianapolis, Indiana
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The is one of the best family buffets we have eaten in. There is a diverse spread of regular "down home cooking" food that exceeded our ability to sample fully. Everything we had to eat was very good, the service was excellent, and the bill was quite reasonable. One of our relatives has this as a favorite place to eat,... More 

Thank GlennR336
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

The outside looks way better than the inside. Needs a face-lift inside. And the food is just okay. There are better buffets in this small town. Check ratings and reviews and you will see.

Thank Denise H
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent restaurant in every area providing a huge selection of great food choices for dining at reasonable prices. Has easy access from the interstate and plenty of parking.

Thank Steve V
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

great home style cooking large size for the hungry eater, i have never had a bad dinner there and always try to take friend and family from out of town to try it.

Thank Doc R
Plant City, Florida
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Had LUNDH "Last Month (January) With friends from Jacksonville. All of my friends and I were very pleased with the QUALITY and TASTE of the different meals we constructed from the BUFFETT. Price was very good.

Thank jpadget4
Detroit, Michigan
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Superb southern food - second to my mother-in-law's cooking! Remember driving in from Seffner years ago to this place. Recently drove in from Davenport. Many great veggies prepared in numerous delicious ways. Beef, chicken, pork, and fish - fried and baked. Large salad bar with soup. Desserts include sugar-free items. Good atmosphere - buffet style - friendly servers and staff.

Thank summrbrz
Venice, Florida
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

We had visited the Buddy Freddy's location years ago in Sarasota, but we're thrilled to be headed down I-4 and see a sign for a restaurant in Plant City (East of Tampa). Down home cooking in a large buffet style presentation. Nothing here is canned or pre-prepared. From collard greens, to fried green tomatoes, meatloaf, BBQ ribs, excellent fried chicken...and... More 

Thank Rich1785

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1101 Goldfinch Dr, Plant City, FL 33563-1082
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Plant City
  • Phone Number: +1 813-754-5120

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?