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McLain Family Steakhouse

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622 Hugh Adams Rd, DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435-3435
(850) 892-2402
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Panama City, Florida
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to a Grand Master dinner catered by McLain's Family Steakhouse in Ft. Walton, FL and it was excellent so we decided to have them cater our Grand Master dinner in Panama City, FL. We couldn't have been more pleased. The food was excellent, it was hot as it had just been cooked (DeFuniak and Panama City are almost... More 

Thank DonatellaLH
Houston, Texas
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109 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate at this family location on our way home from vacation. We were looking for a hot, quick meal that was better than one of the fast food restaurants. We all ate the buffet to get in and out quickly. The positives: It was fast and the servers were very friendly. Food was plentiful and hot. The salad bar... More 

Thank e_recruiter
Tallahassee, Florida
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52 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Entered restaurant 8 pm waitress recommended buffet. the fried chicken and pork chop (one) were dry from being out too long. veggies didn't look much better. The desert bar was covered with plastic wrap which made it a little more moist. I did have some sort serve ice cream that was good but when I added some peach cobbler that... More 

Thank Lamar W
Groveland, Illinois
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99 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went w/ my wife's father and his wife and family for Sunday lunch. The one thing we noticed is you want to get there by 11-11:30 on Sundays as the place fills up real quick. The food was very good and they had a wide selection. They had fried catfish and chicken, which my wife declared was excellent. They... More 

Thank jmygolfforfun
Orlando, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

Stopping off after travelling to Orlando from New Orleans, late evening....what a gem of a find for eating. My husband and I both chose the buffet menu. Everything really fresh and flavoursome. My husband ate so much cat fish he could move later ☺️ The lemon cheesecake to die for 😋. Staff very friendly. Very nice momma's & poppa's country... More 

Thank Angela U
DeFuniak Springs, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Family friendly, but nothing stellar. Lots of fried foods and southern "fixins". The restaurant itself is relatively clean. The staff is mostly friendly (no less than average). The locals seem to like it a lot.

1 Thank bcon1102
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

My wife won't eat at a buffet, but she will eat here. The food is almost like home cooking. They serve a good variety, including food not fried. Plus they have a salad bar and cobbler and soft serve for dessert. I have never left this place anything but stuffed!

Thank omura_ohana
Tallahassee, Florida
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

I ate here in August 2014. The food on the buffet was very unimpressive, with most things tasting bland. There were a lot of canned vegetables. I won't return.

Thank Lisa W
Opp, Alabama
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78 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

My family has visited this restaurant various times over the past decade on our trips to the beach. This trip was with 8 members of my family. We visited on a Saturday at lunch and really expected the buffet (which is what they are known for) to be varied and well-rounded. Unless you want chicken, chicken and more chicken- stay... More 

Thank Dixiefamily
Jacksonville, Florida
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79 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Food is cooked very country with all the seasoning meats . My family so enjoyed the food . I personally don't like eating Vegetables with greasy meat .. But I'll be fair with this review I don't eat meat . But my family does and they really liked it

Thank sunonme2day

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 622 Hugh Adams Rd, DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435-3435
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  DeFuniak Springs
  • Phone Number: (850) 892-2402

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?