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Iron Door At Mt Lemmon Ski Valley

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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Served Saturday and Sunday
7.50
Eggs Etc
Two eggs, almost any style served with hash browns and toast
8.50
Woodsman Breakfast
Our hand dipped toast served with bacon or sausage with butter and syrup, three pieces of either sour dough or cinnamon raisin bread
8.50
Sonoran Desayuno
Egg our way (scrambled or over medium) with cheddar cheese, refried beans, salsa on a flour tortilla served with hash browns
8.50
Lorri's Pancakes
Two of our famous homemade buttermilk pancakes with sausage or bacon
9.50
European Breakfast
Two eggs almost any style bratwurst strudel and hash browns
9.00
Coronado Breakfast
Southwestern quiche with green chilies and cheese served with toast and fresh fruit
9.00
Bavarian Breakfast
Two potato‏ pancakes topped with sour cream and our homemade applesauce served with bratwurst
SIDES‏
3.25
Sausage or Bacon
3.25
Bratwurst
3.75
Cornbread and Honey
2.75
Hash Browns
3.75
2 Egg
2.25
Toast
6.00
Strudel
BEVERAGES
3.00
Coffee, Tea or Soda
3.50
Milk Tomato Apple or Orange Juice
4.00
Hot Chocolate
4.00
Hot Special Cider
6.00
White Wine Mimosa
6.75
Hot Spiced Wine
About
The restaurant is located atop the Catalina Mountains and gives a warm home style feeling. With the fireplace crackling in the back round one might think they were in a lodge in a major skiing area. Casual dining, family friendly..
PRICE RANGE
$9 - $12
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer, Table Service, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed May 4, 2019

If you arrive at the Ski Lodge near the summit around meal time, the Iron Door is the place to go, not that there is much competition. Actually the lunch is pretty good. In fact the chili with cornbread is outstanding (just right spicy). We...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Nelson T
Reviewed May 3, 2019

We enjoyed a nice lunch on the deck after skiing for a few hours. Okay menu and found options we liked.....although would have liked the Reuben to be offered with pastrami rather than turkey. German potato salad a nice treat. Service was a little slow...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank sb1676
Reviewed April 19, 2019

It was difficult but fun to choose a lunch selection from the Iron Door's vast menu! I enjoyed Walter's Chicken Salad Sandwich which was served on raisin bread; delish! The rest of our party shared the pulled pork sandwich with German potato salad, which was...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Alice F
Reviewed March 31, 2019

We made the beautiful trip up the mountain to have lunch at the Iron Door at Ski Valley. I had to have my usual, chili and cornbread. Their chili recipe hasn't changed since 1968 and it still as good as it was then! The cornbread...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Jrntucson
Reviewed February 19, 2019

Once you've driven the 20+ miles up from the Tucson base, the temperature will have dropped 15-30 degrees and there will be wind. The Iron Gate has a great menu with fresh soups, salads and entrees that are freshly made and very nicely presented by...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Jay W
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Many choices for lunch. We (4 of us) all ordered something different and were pleased with our meals. One ordered soup, and while delicious, it was barely warm, so she sent it back to be heated. I had a very generous portion of salad topped...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Maureen S
Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

After a wonderful drive up the mountain we stopped for lunch. They offered plenty of food choices. We tried the tomato bisque. Not good! Too lumpy and definitely not a bisque. Should have had the chili. The sandwiches we ok. Tried the berry pie, mediocre...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank RalphL660
Reviewed February 8, 2019

Went here for lunch. Tried several different dishes. All were great. The Chili was excellent if you like a little spice. The baked potato was also great. The cornbread was heaven! Cute place too, old, built in the 1950s. Service was a bit slow, but...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank lucycan
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

Excellent home made soups and chili as well as a good number of sandwich and entree options. Save room for home made mini pies ( think pot pie for 1 size) in yummy fruit flavors with either crust or crumb toppings. Served with ice cream....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Q5725HIandyc
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We visited as a family in mid November so the first sprinkle of snow on the ground. Stopped for food and the children’s meal was big enough for an adult. Cornbread was excellent, good hot chocolate and a roaring open fire. Good service and not...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Darlene A
April 4, 2017|
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Response from Graham D | Property representative |
We are closed Tuesday and Wednesday. Thursday, Friday, and Monday we are open 10:30-4:30 and Saturday and Sunday we are open 9-4:30.
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October 15, 2016|
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Response from Linda P | Reviewed this property |
only open for lunch, not any later
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