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Fred's Diner

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American, Diner
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930 Home Ave, Akron, OH 44310-4108
+1 330-535-3733
06:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 15:00
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Massillon, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We were greeted as soon as we walked in the door. Had to wait about 10 minutes for a table but service was fast. We all enjoyed a great breakfast with reasonable prices. Will go back next time we're in Akron.

Thank jkzarepp
Canton, Ohio
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163 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I found Fred's on Trip Advisor and had breakfast here on a Friday. What a great local gem! Would never have found it if not for Trip Advisor. It"s a very small, clean place that serves breakfast all day. There was great service and great food. I love that it has a diverse clientele! The food (omelette... More 

Thank Sherry H
Stow, Ohio
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

My friend and I go this diner several times a year for breakfast. The breakfast's are exceptional in taste and quantity. The service is very fast. Most of the time, our orders are ready after 10 minutes. The place is not fancy, more of a hole in the wall, but it's worth it.

Thank dtl53a
Mansfield, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

I met my son there for breakfast. We had to wait in line for 10 minutes; but well worth the wait. We both ordered the #2; his with bacon, mine with ham. The meal was delicious and overwhelming - really ample portions. Staff was friendly and helpful.

Thank midohioman
Massillon, Ohio
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44 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

I was in Akron's East side to have some Auto cosmetic's done to my car. My sister met me their so I was not alone. She asked the fellows their where was a good place to eat and NOT a chain. They all said Fred's - WOW, OH MY GOOD! Not fancy, but if you appreciate good food - this... More 

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Cuyahoga Falls
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Since I discovered Fred's diner no other breakfast site can compare! Food is always cooked properly they never disappoint me with any of my visits. The portions are you money's worth the atmosphere is great one thing about Fred's there is always a line out the door great food place that keeps me going back time after time

Thank deonnan685
Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

The motto is eat pay get out! Not a hang out comfortable place at all, but if you want tons of bacon and good breakfast - go for it.

Thank Zylnz
Amherst, NY
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Now the food was not great, but it wasn't bad. Passable, I'd say. They were quite busy on a Saturday morning. The place looks like it's out of the 1960's. They were rated highly on a couple of sites, although that might be in comparison to other places out there. The home fries were more like what I've known as... More 

Thank sobrietycoach
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

They do have a good quick breakfast but if you want great service to not go here. It's gone down hill and the last 3 times we've gone the servers make you feel like your an inconvenience. My husband asked for coffee 3 times and each server was so rude. Even if the motto is eat, pay, get out they... More 

Thank Jacqulin R
Seville, Ohio
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

Its a down-home diner style and the breakfasts are one of the best in the area. I highly recommend this place.

Thank chrdug3

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 930 Home Ave, Akron, OH 44310-4108
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Akron
  • Phone Number: +1 330-535-3733

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?