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The Iron Skillet

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165 Everett St, Bryson City, NC 28713
828-488-4766
Today
8:00 am - 7:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Tue 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wed 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

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  • 58
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 5
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great restaurant with great atmosphere & prices!

We stopped by for lunch on a Saturday. Although the restaurant is tucked away in an older shopping mall downtown, we were surprised by the awesome decor inside. Very clean and cute! The wait staff was excellent- quick to respond and we never had to ask for more drink. The food was delicious and was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

We stopped by for lunch on a Saturday. Although the restaurant is tucked away in an older shopping mall downtown, we were surprised by the awesome decor inside. Very clean and cute! The wait staff was excellent- quick to respond and we never had to ask for more drink. The food was delicious and was very reasonably priced. Will definitely... More 

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39 reviews 39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Laid-back local diner atmosphere. Everything from sandwiches to steak tips. We had the manager special of (country fried steak). The steak could've been better, but the Yeast rolls and mashed potatoes were amazing! The staff was friendly. Our family of 4 ate for under $50. If we're in Bryson City, North Carolina again, we will certainly return. It was clear... More 

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South Carolina
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51 reviews 51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Small town diner, average décor, good friendly service. Plain but good food. Had hot dogs and the BBQ sandwich. No complaints, would go back again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 via mobile

Great food at a fair price. The biscuits and gravy was great plus cheap steak and eggs. Nice place for a great breakfast.

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Apopka, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

This was my first stop after visiting Bryson City. I have to say the service was wonderful and food was out fast. Everything tasted perfect except the eggs I had tasted a little weird. Despite that I enjoyed it and would definitely recomend it.

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Columbus, GA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We ate at this restaurant several times while in Bryson City recently. The staff was so friendly and efficient. The food was absolutely delicious and extremely affordable. There were a lot of locals eating there and the service was wonderful. It's in a strip with a couple of other stores so don't be fooled by the outside appearance.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

i go here all the time.... the tuna and chicken salad are great... had spaghetti tonight it was out of this world.... server a little slow but it was worth the wait....

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We went to dinner here upon arriving in Bryson City for our week away. It was exactly what we expected--a small town, home-y feel. The server was friendly, efficient and on point. The hostess (?) made small talk with us and offered us places to go and even recommended a Christmas show for our preschooler to see. The food was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We stopped here for dinner while waiting for our train ride.. It was delicious!! I had the prime rib sandwich, which was cooked just right, and my husband had the Philly cheese steak sandwich basket. We both totally enjoyed our meals, and they were very reasonably priced! We did have to wait a bit for our food, but it was... More 

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Pelzer, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We pile into the car about twice a year to drive 250 miles from SC to Bryson City, NC to go to the Iron Skillet to have their prime rib sandwich. It's a fun drive, and every time the sandwich is a Home Run!!!!! Just made the trip today. Love this place.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 165 Everett St, Bryson City, NC 28713
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Bryson City
  • Phone Number: 828-488-4766

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?