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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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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 today via mobile

Some of the best southern cuisine and soul food I’ve had. Yesterday, I enjoyed there buffet, which is what most people opt for. Some of the delicacies includes slow smoked charcoal pork ribs, fried chicken, baked chicken, fried and baked fish, pot roast, Mac &...More

Thank James R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The buffet is overflowing with southern dishes like catfish, fried chicken, pulled pork, fried okra, and, grits. The food is outstanding and never ending. The service is excellent and the pricing is aimed at locals.

Thank Rick A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm not a fan of buffet's usually, however I love Fred's in Plant City. This is a no frills, simple restaurant that offers down home comfort food. They have fresh farm to table vegetables, fried chicken, fried catfish, ribs, meatloaf, chicken pot pie, ham, pork...More

Thank susant771
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Lots of food with desserts Large and plenty of seats. Can get buffet or order from menu. Nice people working there and nice people go there. Plenty of parking. Right next to Grandpa Johnson's Bar-B- Que..

Thank JoanbDover
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Great food! Great service! Great price! Buffet style southern food. You can do all you can eat or one time through. We did all you can eat and could not stop eating and trying lots of different veggies. When we left I was miserable because...More

Thank 13betty
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Happened to be in the area and took a chance going to this restaurant. We knew when there was a 20 minute wait that chances were good. We were pleasantly surprised at the selection and delicious food. Everything we tried was superb! Being southerners by...More

Thank Valerie W
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Have been here twice. It is a very popular place to eat - down home country recipes! One trip to the buffet (that’s what I had) is less than $10 and all you can eat buffet is less than $12!! One trip includes 3 courses:...More

Reviewed 9 November 2017

Good variety to choose from on the buffet and the food is deliciously southern! I highly recommend their fried chicken and ribs. The fried catfish is pretty good as well. For sides, my favorites are the grits, Mac and cheese, and collard greens.

Thank travelingtachi
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Food almost exactly like my great grandmother in North Carolina makes. The fried chicken was crispy and delicious. The green beans were so soft and favorable as were the collards. The mashed potatoes were delicious as were the fried green tomatoes. Very nice salad bar...More

Thank Kayla G
Reviewed 19 October 2017

A regular haunt for us when visiting the area, it keeps attracting us for a good reason. The food is good and the price reasonable, though they are creeping up

Thank colin g
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17 November 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).
13 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
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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, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
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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