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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
417-336-4680
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Tyler, Texas
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We always make this one of our meal stops! The food is always fresh and ALMOST more than one person can eat because of the over-the-top homemade cornbread they bring out after they seat you! We indulged in the chicken fried chicken and the pot roast. Both of these selections were WONDERFUL meals! They offer great desserts but the cornbread... More 

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Thank judygandy
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great service and excellent food. One of the best places to eat while in Branson. Breakfast, lunch or dinner.

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

@David D, We appreciate your feedback and are pleased that you enjoyed your meal. Please come see us again soon. More 

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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The cornbread was fantastic but the hamburger tasted weird and the fries were cold . I am not sure the waiter knew how to make change because he never gave me the rest of my change . I didn't want to make a stink because I was with some other friends .

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

@Beverly S, Thank you for taking a moment to share about your experience with us, we are glad that you enjoyed the cornbread and are disappointed to hear that that rest of your meal did not meet yours or our expectations. We would have loved to know that you received the wrong change in store, so that we could make... More 

Ochelata
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109 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went here because some friend told us to ask for the "Special Table." The table goes up and down slowly while you are eating. We thought our family, especially our 10 year old granddaughter would really enjoy it. unfortunately, we were told one of them was broken and the other had been reserved by the owner for his family.... More 

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Downers Grove, Illinois
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68 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Hearty breakfast, with limited menu items. Sausage was very flavorful, and eggs were done to perfection. Huge portion of hash browns. Biscuits and gravy was very good. Servers were friendly and efficient. Food was served quickly. Suggest getting there early (they open at 8am) as the place fills up very quickly.

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Thank C O
Republic, Missouri
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9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Can't say enough about their catfish and I'm not a huge catfish lover, but the fillets were not fishy they were huge so my husband and I shared a plate. The green tomatoes are out of this world. My husband absolutely adores the cornbread. We've had many other dishes but I have to say the catfish is my favorite, alongside... More 

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

@Ron G, We are so glad that you enjoyed the catfish and fried green tomatoes. Those are 2 of our favorites as well. We appreciate you stopping in for a meal, and would love the chance to serve you again soon. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

While enjoying a family vacation we decided we wanted some good down home cooking for dinner but didn't want to have to pack the kids up to go out to dinner. We called in our order and it was ready when we got there to pick it up. The food was good and the cobbler we got for dessert ,... More 

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Thank Christine C
Vinita, OK
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30 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We did dinner, an a movie with some light shopping - all in one spot! What more can I say,,,, something here for everyone.

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

@Meri C, As a part of Branson's IMAX Entertainment Complex, we strive to be a one-stop-shop for family fun, and are glad that yours could enjoy a great evening here. Come back and see us! More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our meal and the staff was very friendly. It was great being able to eat before we went to the Little Theatre.

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Thank Betty O
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The building was fun to walk through for souvenir shopping. But, the restaurant itself was just ok. Good for families and kids.

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

@Donna C. Thank you for leaving your feedback with us, and we are disappointed to hear that your meal was "just ok". We strive for excellence in everything that we do, and wish that was better represented in your dining experience. If you are ever back in the area, please stop by again. We would love the chance to demonstrate... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
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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