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Iron Skillet Restaurant

2440 Raphine Road, Raphine, VA
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Ranked #1 of 5 Restaurants in Raphine
Cuisines: American
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- Aug 25, 2014
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Graham, North Carolina
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

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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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Winchester, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 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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69 reviews 69 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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
27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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Madison, VA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

The food was delicious! My husband had a grilled chicken sandwich and I enjoyed the salad bar. Don't miss the fabulous cheese biscuits - to die for! Everyone was so friendly and we will definitely eat there again whenever we are in the neighborhood! Truckers have all the good places!! Excellent value for the money!

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Miami, FL
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45 reviews 45 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

The person at the hotel front desk recommended The Iron Skillet and said that it was very clean and the food was good. There is a full menu as well as a buffet. Now, I don't usually eat at buffets, but most people were, and the waitress said it was good, so we decided to give it a try. For... More

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