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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 Steak House - 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 Steak House. 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 Steak House 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 Steak House 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 Steak House 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 Steak House. 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

Buffet restaurant:
Fri Sep 15 11:39:00 EDT 2017

Visit us with your family to enjoy our delicious buffet.

Fri Sep 01 11:23:00 EDT 2017

Visit us today for delicious steaks, fried chicken, seafood meals, and more.

Professional catering:
Thu Aug 24 09:47:00 EDT 2017

Our delicious catering menu is suitable for both casual and corporate events. Call us for more information.

Delicious options:
Thu Aug 10 11:49:00 EDT 2017

Our menu features shrimp scampi, salads, and various types of USDA choice steaks. Visit us with your family.
Wed Jul 26 13:36:00 EDT 2017

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Join us today:
Wed Jul 12 15:49:00 EDT 2017

Treat yourself to our delicious fried seafood, steaks, and more! 

Who doesn't love a good buffet?
Wed Jun 28 08:53:00 EDT 2017

That's what we thought! Visit us on Friday or Saturday night to enjoy our steak and seafood buffet from 5 pm until 9 pm.

Delicious food:
Wed Jun 14 14:35:00 EDT 2017

Our buffet offers you a wide range of steak and seafood options. Visit us with your family and friends.

Weekday specials:
Wed May 31 15:57:00 EDT 2017

Visit us for delicious Italian food served every Monday. Stay posted for other weekday specials.

Catering services:
Wed May 31 14:54:00 EDT 2017

Our delicious catering menu could be the big hit of your next event. Call us to learn more about our services.

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Established: 1996


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