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2151 South Ave, Corning, CA 96021
(530) 824-0717
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Dining options: Late Night
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Really good food

Real good steaks, they are tender, good service, a bit high in prices, but it is worth it. Salad bar is good and tasty. A lot of old Corning Ca history pics. With old time music. I don't like the lighting, it is very bright and annoying and cannot be shut off or unscrewed. So pick a seat without... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 4, 2014
Pam T
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Corning, California, United States
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Corning, California, United States
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44 reviews 44 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Real good steaks, they are tender, good service, a bit high in prices, but it is worth it. Salad bar is good and tasty. A lot of old Corning Ca history pics. With old time music. I don't like the lighting, it is very bright and annoying and cannot be shut off or unscrewed. So pick a seat without one.

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SF Bay Area
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189 reviews 189 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

omg. we had never eaten at an iron skillet before. unfortunately, there are only 4 in california and none of them close to home or our regular travel routes. hubby had a denver omelette - loaded with fresh baked ham chunks. he asked for one slice of toast and guess what, megan listened and gave him one slice of toast.... More 

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

It was late when we got there and the buffet looked pretty good as I walked past it on the way to your table. So I thought, why not? When I got a closer look, the salad bar was missing dark greens; the fried chicken looked dry and there was some dish there without a label that I was afraid... More 

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Corning, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

What a friendly place to go for a meal! This is a truck stop and management offers truckers a special area to eat but we all can enjoy the buffet or menu items cooked fresh and quite yummy!! Go there often and you and the servers get to know each other - like a small town hang-out!!

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Medford, Oregon
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I live in Medford Ore. I eat at the iron skillet there all the time. I've been going to Corning the last couple years. So I also have dinner there. All of their steaks great. I like the chicken fried one the best next the rib eye. They have a great salad bar. staffs checks up every few rounds.

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Montesano
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We always stop at the Iron Skillet for lunch or dinner on our trips to Reno. They have the best chicken fried steak. They split it at no charge and the wait staff is always friendly. I am so glad we tried them about 4 years ago while staying next door, it's a great place to eat

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Yes, its a restaurant in a truck stop, but don't let that deter you. The food is good, it comes out fast, and the service is very friendly. Maegan (sp?) was our waitress both times and she treated us like she'd known us for years. We ate here twice during my week stay in the area. I had the french... More 

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Sandy, Oregon
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Nice restaurant. Good food. I had breakfast for dinner and my wife had the buffet. After driving for ten hours it was a nice sit down meal at a truck stop type of place but I think families would do just fine there as well.

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Oregon
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113 reviews 113 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

Lots of food because it's a truck stop. Wish I'd have been hungry enough for the buffet, it looked fantastic. I had the open faced chicken sandwich with mashed potatoes and gravy on a garlic bread- it was worth way more than they charged,

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Orland, California
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14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Iron Skillet is truck-stop-meets-family dining. A lot of truckers stop here on their way to their destinations. The food is good and there are a lot of unique decorative accents to keep your attention. The only downside is having to negotiate through a tiny walkway in the trucker's section to get to the restaurant. It sometimes get congested.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2151 South Ave, Corning, CA 96021
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Corning
  • Phone Number: (530) 824-0717

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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