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McLains Family Steakhouse

622 Hugh Adams Road DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435

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Steakhouse Restaurant in DeFuniak Springs, FL

 Welcome to McLains Family Steakhouse - the Panhandle’s best buffet restaurant!

Buffet Restaurant DeFuniak Springs, FL Conveniently located north of I-10 at the DeFuniak Springs, FL exit, this 17 year old family run steakhouse restaurant and seafood restaurant offers everything; seafood, steak, award winning fried chicken, tacos, Asian, ribs, crab, fish, desserts and more! Need to wake up with a smile? Try our breakfast buffet on Saturday and Sunday!

When you're in the mood for a buffet restaurant in DeFuniak Springs, FL, you definitely want to check out McLains Family Steakhouse. With a lunch buffet that features over 60 items you're sure to find something delicious for your next lunch out. It contains a salad bar and hot bar featuring different specials and vegetables. Call for more information.

Or maybe you're looking for a buffet restaurant for a classier dinner outing. Friday and Saturday night, McLains Family Steakhouse offer a buffet of steak and seafood restaurant items. Devilied crab, shimp, fish, clam strips; you name it, the buffet has it. Enjoy all you can eat crab legs or steaks of all varieties. You will go home entirely full and satisfied.

Enjoy breakfast at our buffet restaurant!

Buffet Restaurant DeFuniak Springs, FL

Nothing quite beats a breakfast buffet restaurant. On Saturday and Sunday morning, McLains Family Steakhouse has a buffet that will start your day with a full stomach and a smile. Cheesy grits, potatoes, eggs, bacon, sausage, pancakes, and so much more; you're sure to find your favorite breakfast item.

McLain’s Family Steakhouse was established in 1996 by Al and Faye McLain and Roger Leatherberry.

Buffet Restaurant DeFuniak Springs, FL Al was a retired restaurateur from Crestview, Florida where he and Roger, were competitors in the restaurant industry.  A strong friendship was established and when Al grew tired of retirement they went into business to purchase a restaurant in DeFuniak Springs, FL.  Al and Faye McLain owned and operated the restaurant until 1998 when Roger Leatherberry purchased it from them.  Remaining a family owned and operated business for 15 years has been a blessing.

Catering pricing is available for any type of party.  We cater from picnic style buffet to full crystal table settings. Wedding Rehearsal Dinner, Company Parties, Anniversary Dinners, Sports team dinners, Class Reunions, Church functions and CHRISTMAS PARTIES! We do it all!!! Call, Linda at 850-333-1603 or Roger at 850-892-2402 for menu pricing.

Don’t forget gift certificates! They are perfect for any occasion such as birthdays, holidays and anniversaries! We also accept Cash payment. We proudly provide services in DeFuniak Springs, FL.

When you're looking for the best steak and seafood restaurant in DeFuniak Springs, FL, come to McLains Family Steakhouse. You'll find everything you're looking for in the buffet restaurant. Call or stop by today.

Products & Services

On Saturday and Sunday morning treat yourself to our breakfast buffet that consists of buttered and cheesy grits, potatoes, eggs, gravies (tomato, chipped beef, and sausage), bacon, link sausage, patty sausage, corned beef hash, pancakes, French toast, and more.

Lunch Buffet: Includes a 60+ item salad bar, a hot bar with food items that usually contain 5 meat items, 6 vegetable items, mashed potatoes and rice.  The hot bar includes our Southern Living award winning fried chicken. 

Our week day specialty bars are:

  • Monday - Italian
  • Tuesday - Taco day
  • Wednesday - Asian specialty
  • Thursday - Rib day
  • Friday - Fish day

Also available for lunch and dinner are appetizers, salads, and sandwiches. Friday and Saturday nights are host to our steak and seafood buffet. Desserts include pie, fruits and of course ice cream!


Pricing is available for any type of party.  We cater from picnic style buffet to full crystal table settings.  Wedding rehearsal dinner, company parties, anniversary dinners, sports team dinners, class reunions, church functions and CHRISTMAS PARTIES! We do it all!! Call, Linda at 850-333-1603 or Roger at 850-892-2402 for menu pricing.

Don’t forget gift certificates! They are perfect for any occasion such as birthdays, holidays, and anniversaries!

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McLains Family Steakhouse

Visit our restaurant!
Tue Sep 22 12:26:00 EDT 2015

We're the best steakhouse in all of DeFuniak Springs, FL. Taste the difference for yourself!
Tue Sep 01 16:34:16 EDT 2015

Visit us for more information about our services.

Visit our buffet!
Fri Aug 21 14:50:00 EDT 2015

Looking for a buffet restaurant full of diverse dishes, visit our restaurant for a delicious buffet selection from steaks to seafood.

We are here to help you:
Fri Aug 07 14:26:00 EDT 2015

Our mission is to always exceed our guests' expectations. We will offer only the finest products anywhere, any time, at any cost. Give us a call today.

Google review:
Sat Aug 01 14:26:00 EDT 2015

"Late night stop. Looks like they are deep in renovations but the food was good, staff was friendly, and the price was really reasonable. Lots of locals seem to make the place home. Will be back!" - Aramis Franklin

About us:
Tue Jul 28 12:48:00 EDT 2015

We are committed to providing a memorable dining experience to each guest, and we make your satisfaction our top priority. Visit us soon!

Planning an event?
Tue Jul 14 11:27:00 EDT 2015

Delight your guests with sumptuous and lip-smacking fare from our impressive menu.

The Most Important Meal of the Day:
Tue Jun 23 12:13:00 EDT 2015

Stop by this weekend and try our breakfast buffet. It's packed with all your breakfast favorites!

Google review:
Tue Jun 09 12:13:00 EDT 2015

"We happened on a wonderful breakfast buffet this morning. Eggs, has, grits, TOMATO gravy, bacon and a bunch more! Was really good. Waitress Durena was very friendly. A gem to be added to our list of places to revisit." - Shirley Franks

Tickle your taste buds!
Fri May 15 15:29:00 EDT 2015

Treat yourself to a wide range of delicious dishes at a modest price only at McLains Family Steakhouse.

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Established: 1996


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