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McFarlain's Family Restaurant

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3562 Shepherd of the Hills Expy, IMAX Entertainment Complex, Branson, MO 65616
417-336-4680
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11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Dessert, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Large group

We had a family group of 14. We were able to sit together at a large table and service was quick. The food was very good and the cornbread was delicious!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
Kathryn R
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
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Muskogee, Oklahoma
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

We go there for the fried green tomatoes, and the vegetable beef soup is good, also! Wasn't thrilled with the ham sandwich that came with the soup.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

We had a family group of 14. We were able to sit together at a large table and service was quick. The food was very good and the cornbread was delicious!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

The food was good old southern food and the dessert was awesome. The stores that are inside are nit bad priced and the atmosphere was very friendly.

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Gladstone, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed a good down-home kind of meal with our family at McFarlain's. The menu was varied with good choices on the children's menu too. The waiters are friendly and helpful. Two of us enjoyed hot beef sandwiches and another a large chef salad. The cornbread comes with most meals and is good. It was a great place for a... More 

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Kansas City, Kansas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW via mobile

We went for breakfast. Not much of a selection. The positive: service was good. Coffee was decent and they leave a full carafe on your table. Biscuits and homemade jam were good. If you're traveling with kids, this is a good place because they have all-you-can-eat pancakes for only $3.99. Negative: The "skillet" breakfast was way over-priced for the portion... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

My wife, daughter and I stopped in for breakfast. The staff was very friendly and polite; the food tasted really good. I can imagine if the breakfast is this good, lunch and dinner meals should be too. The only negative is they have someone going from table to table taking family pictures. I am not a fan of this practice,... More 

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Garland, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Great down home cooking in a relaxed and fun atmosphere. Servers are friendly and willing to make recommendations. They have a couple of tables that will slowly rise while the patrons are eating, and it is fun to see their expressions when they figure out what is happening.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW via mobile

We have come here every time we visit Branson, for at least 13 years. Great cornbread n butter...nice servers, never 'too' crowded or a very long wait. Homestyle food is served here, roast, meatloaf, chicken fried steak, etc. Plus the usuals, burgers and chicken strips, and fun appetizers, along with much more. Food is affordable...most entrees around $10-$12, and are... More 

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Menu was lacking. Server never asked if we had any discounts to apply. Nothing unique about environment. All catfish was breaded heavily, even the lightly-breaded catfish.

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Arkie in the mtns.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We were greeted and seated quickly. The food was enjoyed by all at the table. Our waiter was great. And, the cornbread can not be missed. We will be back!

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Additional Information about McFarlain's Family Restaurant

Address: 3562 Shepherd of the Hills Expy, IMAX Entertainment Complex, Branson, MO 65616
Phone Number: 417-336-4680
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Branson
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3562 Shepherd of the Hills Expy, IMAX Entertainment Complex, Branson, MO 65616
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Branson
  • Phone Number: 417-336-4680

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?