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Iron Skillet Restaurant

2489 W 30th St, Indianapolis, IN 46222-2268
317-923-6353
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Ranked #50 of 1,992 restaurants in Indianapolis
Price range: $0 - $40
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Topeka, KS
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58 reviews 58 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The Iron Skillet is a regular stop for our group. Pan Fried chicken is excellent. Mashed potatoes and corn served home style. Owner is always present and the wait staff very friendly. We will return.

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Avon, Indiana
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90 reviews 90 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014 via mobile

We had a great dinner here to celebrate Mother's Day. What I love about the restaurant is that they accept reservations. We had the wonderful fried chicken, served family style. Yummy!!!

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Greenwood
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

The Iron Skillet has always been our 'go to place' when celebrating special family dinners over the years. We treat out of town guests to their delicious chicken dinners, served family style with assorted sides, which are graciously refilled until you cannot eat another bite! 20 years ago we held my parents' 50th Anniversary party here and it was a... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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53 reviews 53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

I have lived here all my life and finally had the chance to try the Iron Skillet..it was very good comfort food..the fried chicken was awesome..hoping my family can come back and enjoy it with me next time.

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Brownsburg, IN
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

One of the best dining experiences in Indianapolis! Expect to be treated to a semi-formal dining experience, combined with the best in local comfort food served family style! I've been visiting the Iron Skillet for decades, and have NEVER been disappointed with the quality of service or food, and all of a very reasonable price. The setting is an old... More

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Bargersville, In
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38 reviews 38 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

An Indianapolis favorite for many years the old family home serves the best family style fried chicken dinner around. Always a treat to the taste buds and prepared and served by very competent staff supervised by owner Ron Torr this is a dining experience that's sure to please. Ample parking, nice decor, great food, and wonderful staff denotes this restaurant... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

We were able to get a reservation at the last minute for our large party of 22. We did have to wait about 45 minutes for our table but this was expected because they just were finishing up an extremely large party. Once we were seated, our party was split into two different rooms. The service was quite rushed, like... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana, Usa
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

I was at Iron Skillet for someone's 95th birthday party. They were very accommodating for such a large group. The food was excellent. Fried chicken is always an A+. However, I had the fried fish (it was a white fish) and it was a very large portion, so crispy and hot, seasoned just right. Plenty of tartar sauce served with... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

We Go to this restaurant at least once a month. The food is always great, Their specialty is Fried Chicken served family style. The other food items are also great.

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Pendleton, Indiana
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

The food was good, and plenty of it. It is out of the way for us, but friends wanted us to try it. This is served family style in the fact that the sides are in a bowl to share, you order your main entrée and the rest is as you want. I love the outdoor seating, the yard and... More

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