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Iron Skillet Restaurant
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2440 Raphine Road, Raphine, VA
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4 of 5 starsReviewed November 19, 2014
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We asked the hotel staff where we should eat and they directed us to the Iron Skillet. At first glance you're a little skeptical, but the food was really good. The buffet looked plentiful... read more

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Visitor rating
  • 3
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
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English first
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

We asked the hotel staff where we should eat and they directed us to the Iron Skillet. At first glance you're a little skeptical, but the food was really good. The buffet looked plentiful and my husband enjoyed the variety. I ordered off the menu and it was excellent. No complaints. The staff was friendly and kept the iced tea... More

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Louisa, Kentucky
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43 reviews 43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We stopped in coming home from the beach. We were hungry, needed to get a fill up on gasoline and get some extra cash as well as a bathroom stop... Surprise to me... We got it all at one stop. The Iron Skillet Truck Stop. They had a great gift shop, very clean restrooms, ATM, and the food was awesome.... More

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Graham, North Carolina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

They have an all you can eat buffet. We ordered off the menu because I wanted breakfast at dinner. Penny was our server and she had a great personality, she felt like a friend I had known all my life. Food was excellent except the creamy gravy it was cold but I was fine with that because I am watching... More

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Woodleaf, North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Stop there today on my way to Houston TX and had breakfast. Being a trucker I eat at a lots of TA's Country Pride and Petro Iron Skillet and this was the best I have found in a while the food was fresh and well maintained. One person came out ever few minutes to wipe the bars down and replenish... More

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Raphine, Virginia, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

The place is grungy and has an unappetizing salad bar. I asked the waitress for very crisp hashbrowns. They were not! I looked at the order she placed in the kitchen. No mention at all about crisp. The elderly clerk at the check out was about as friendly as a doormat. I'd drive a while to avoid this one.

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Cornwall, Canada
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39 reviews 39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We had the buffet. Enjoyed the veggie soup. It was loaded. The salad bar is small but quite good. The fried chicken was good but the potatoes were cold and slightly undercooked. To make up for this the beans were too well done!

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Burlington Township, NJ
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Although just average, this was the best restaurant at this exit of I-81. Other options were Wendy's & Burger King. Buffet had a good selection and food was good.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Buffet selection is above avg cottage cheese mac and cheese and ribs are found as well very polite staff

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Raphine, Virginia
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72 reviews 72 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

I eat here once every two weeks or so because it is the only full service restaurant within 5 miles of home. Their lunch and dinner buffets have a large selection. Food is generally bland but acceptable. I do like the salad bar that also has fresh cantaloupe and honeydew. Ordering off the menu is hit and miss. One night... More

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

just about anything you order is going to be good... i have been coimng to this resturant for over 15yrs now and have never been disappointed. even after the owner switched over to join one of the mainstream affiliates. In short the food, service, and quiality has remain the same, great... its not just a truckers haven as some think... More

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Address: 2440 Raphine Road, Raphine, VA
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Raphine
Cuisine: American

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