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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: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Takeout
Late Night
Dessert

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Visitor rating
  • 303
    Excellent
  • 219
    Very good
  • 126
    Average
  • 52
    Poor
  • 39
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
good service

We had good service during our visit. The cornbread was really sweet. I ordered the pot pie, green beans and mashed potatoes. It was good. Not something I would go out of my way to go back for again but good. Good location to eat while you are waiting to see a show at the IMAX theater.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
Natasha W
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Missouri
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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739 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Missouri
Top Contributor
176 reviews 176 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

We had good service during our visit. The cornbread was really sweet. I ordered the pot pie, green beans and mashed potatoes. It was good. Not something I would go out of my way to go back for again but good. Good location to eat while you are waiting to see a show at the IMAX theater.

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Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

We went here with a group of 7 for breakfast. I ordered oatmeal and asked for brown sugar. The brown sugar was so hard that I could not even break it. I told the waitress about the brown sugar and asked for some fresh and her answer was oh well that just because the keep it by the steamer, its... More 

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Mark S, Guest Relations Manager at McFarlain's Family Restaurant, responded to this review

We want to apologize for your experience at our restaurant, as that in no way represents the high standards that we hold for our food and staff. Again, please know that this experience does not typify our establishment, and we will share your thoughts with our management team. More 

Dallas, Texas
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I have eaten McFarlains several times. Love the chili and cornbread. Good chicken fried steak. They have lots of homestyle veggies to pick from. A big menu to choose from. Breakfast to dinner.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Absolutely loved it...food was amazing...I had chick fried chick and hubs had chick fried steak both amazing and the fried green toms and fried green beans were also to die for...service was also amazing and we didn't go without anything...got the food in a timely manner and def will go back

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Mark S, Guest Relations Manager at McFarlain's Family Restaurant, responded to this review

We are very glad that you enjoyed your experience at our restaurant and would love to see you again soon. More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Got to try the cornbread. The service was amazing, food was very good. The staff was friendly and pleasant. We return to try more of their food.

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Florissant, Missouri, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

McFarlain's is only open on weekends this time of year, but the food is still great. Be sure to check it out and visit the IMAX Theater complex for shopping and entertainment.

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Colorful Colorado, United States
Top Contributor
128 reviews 128 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Our Wyndham property referred us to this Family Restaurant, it is inside a Mall like setting, which I always like to shop after I eat! The menu has many options, we were there for Breakfast and the servings are very large and everything was served hot and very tasty, I even bought a Cookbook! We had a very friendly, helpful... More 

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Cedar Rapids
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We have frequented this restaurant many times and have never been disappointed. We usually eat out over the lunch hour and have plenty of left overs for dinner. This restaurant is located right in the middle of the main drag and the service is GREAT.

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Mark S, Public Relations Manager at McFarlain's Family Restaurant, responded to this review

We are glad you had a great visit yet again! Come see us soon. More 

Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

new menu, maybe new cooks, food was very good, employees nice and friendly, may very well go back when town again

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Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We went here with a big family group and our wait wasn't to bad. Food and service we're okay but certainly not up to what I was expecting based on other reviews I'd read.

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Restaurant Details

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: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
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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