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McFarlain's Family Restaurant

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3562 Shepherd of the Hills Expy, IMAX Entertainment Complex, Branson, MO 65616-8107
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Athens, Alabama
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The best part of our meal was the cornbread served before dinner. We felt like we had dessert first! The honey cornbread - obviously - contains honey. But that's not all. The bottom of the huge square of bread was gooey with honey. On top sat a huge ball of honey butter that melted over the cornbread like a glaze.... More 

Thank Kim W
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Food was typical for the area but they have a special table you should go and visit. Our table was number 98! Ask for it! Kids enjoyed it , very friendly staff.

Thank Danielle Y
Branson, Missouri
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We ate at McFarlains on Tuesday August 23, we were there in the afternoon and the restaurant was busy but not packed. Our server was awesom, her name is Renay (hope the spelling is corrrect) She took care of us very nicely.The corn bread is the best we have ever had. Fried green tomatoes were delicious, first time experience. We... More 

Thank anncombs
Saint Louis, Missouri
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Waiter was very very old . Did get order wing had finger in food . We have had better took a while for food to come and get order right.we stayed we had a four hour ride back and it wad getting late.

Thank Sue B
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to McFarlain's based on reviews on trip advisor. Not a good choice. I had pot roast, was alright. New potatoes that looked and tasted like they had bee. In water too long. And green beans which were just alright, nothing special. The honey cornbread was good. My husband had catfish which was pretty good. I would not want to... More 

Thank 2014tay
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The biscuits and cinnamon rolls are to die for but the gravy not so good. It's more like a chain restaurant and was disappointed in the cleanliness of the place.

Thank Jack W
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The chicken and dumplings was the highlight of the day! Great prices and great atmosphere. The only thing we didn't appreciate was being interrupted by a guy in overalls trying to convince us to attend a show he starred in. Otherwise, fabulous experience!

Thank vernwilson
Bradenton Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I had breakfast on a Sunday morning. We were impressed not only with the quality of the food, but also the décor of the restaurant. I wish I could remember the name of the server. She was great. Portions were huge, in fact, my husband and I could have shared a meal. Look for a deal from... More 

Thank SunnyLeeT
Salem, United States
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went to McFarlains Family Restuarant and had a wonderful meal. 3 out of 4 of us had the Catfish and it was exceptional. We had their Fried Green Tomatoes for an appetizer, and they were also very delicious. Nice atmosphere and reasonably priced. Would eat there again if we ever go back to Branson.

Thank Dennis E
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108 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

good food large, place plenty of room, inside next to the theater, shops, good place to stop and hang out

Thank paulgX5110FQ

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3562 Shepherd of the Hills Expy, IMAX Entertainment Complex, Branson, MO 65616-8107
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Branson
  • Phone Number: 417-336-4680

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