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165 Everett St, Bryson City, NC 28713
828-488-4766
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8:00 am - 9:00 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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  • 59
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  • 37
    Very good
  • 15
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  • 5
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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
Breakfast

Stop here for breakfast before riding the train. Huge ,gooey cinnamon rolls. Park, walk to train. Reasonable prices for good food.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
spencers1621
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Lawrence, Kansas
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Indian Trail, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

I had two eggs over medium, rye toast and grits with cheese. Everything was adequate. The rye ended up being a marble rye....a true rye would have been preferable. Fast and courteous service. I would go back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We had a great lunch at The Iron Skillet this afternoon. The staff was very nice and helpful and the food was great! I had the pulled pork sandwich, so delicious! If you're looking for something quick and simple with great tasting food then this is the place!

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Lawrence, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Stop here for breakfast before riding the train. Huge ,gooey cinnamon rolls. Park, walk to train. Reasonable prices for good food.

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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

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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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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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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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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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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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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