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McLain Family Steakhouse

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622 Hugh Adams Rd, DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435-3435
+1 850-892-2402
10:30 - 21:00
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Sun 07:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 10:30 - 21:00
Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a great family restaurant, wonderful food, seafood and steak night are awesome. Southern cooking, Huge salad bar, wonderful desserts. A must place to visit when driving through or staying a few days.

Thank Connie P
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22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had just driven 6 hours and had never eaten in Defuniak Springs. I saw reviews that mentioned shrimp and we were sold! Stopped in and were surprised to learn it is a buffet as well as order from menu! So many kinds of shrimp were on one table, I had a plateful of shrimp only! They also have breakfast... More 

Thank Jan C
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34 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

During lunch hours no dinner hours this place is actually pretty good. Pretty good fried chicken and fish. Sides are pretty good too. It's a bit pricey for what it is but if you're on the highway passing through and don't really want fast food, this is the only place for a long time. I absolutely would not go outside... More 

Thank Joe H
Lafayette, Louisiana
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found it accidentally after finding nearby Denny's and Waffle house full to capacity. The billboard showed breakfast buffet. The food was old fashioned delicious. Friendly staff. The restaurant was clean and orderly.

Thank LisaLandry
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great option for our group of 12 after a dive trip nearby. The place is not large, but our big group got seated right away. Linda, our server, was very attentive without hovering over us. We had several requests for extra items and she happily got us whatever we needed. The buffet is large and varied, great... More 

Thank Ashley B
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194 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We visited here on Easter Sunday for dinner. They have a seafood buffet for $14.99. For the price this is a good value. I did not waste time with salad or veggies. I went for the seafood. The shrimp scampi, butterfly shrimp and peel and eat shrimp were very good. The fried clams were not good. The fired oysters were... More 

Thank gilladj
Niceville, Florida
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185 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

I've been here before for lunch and the Seafood Buffet, but never for breakfast. We were passing today and decided to stop and so glad we did, it can't get any better. Up on arriving a couple stopped us in the parking lot and asked if they served breakfast. I said they did but I hadn't tried it. They left... More 

Thank youraway
Poinciana, Florida
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Visited McLain's as a group of 50 people for lunch on our way to Biloxi. The food was excellent; well seasoned and fresh. We had people that did not eat meat and they cooked fish for them and the fish was outstanding. Heather, our waitress, was pleasant and smiling while making sure everyone had everything they needed. She is worth... More 

Thank NewAttitudeRH
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We went with a big group, called ahead, and was seated right away. For a group of 20 we only had one waitress. Let me tell you that one waitress worked her butt off! We never had a half empty drink, unless someone downed it right away, only to be refilled just as quickly. She checked up on us often,... More 

Thank Hannah C
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

It's been awhile since we've been to McLain's, so we decided to give the Saturday lunch buffet another shot. We waited several minutes before being acknowledged after sitting down, but at least the server was friendly. The buffet offered very few choices. The fried chicken was decent, the fried shrimp was average, but the veggie selection was poor. The soups... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
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: +1 850-892-2402

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?