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The Skillet Restaurant

1032 Park Ave, Mountain View, AR 72560-6008
+1 800-264-3655
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good26%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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1032 Park Ave, Mountain View, AR 72560-6008
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The buffet is good and price reasonable! Service is good! Good breakfast! Great view out of the windows! You can see the local wildlife. It is fun to watch the squirrels eat the corn! Great entertainment while eating!

Thank Carl N
Reviewed September 10, 2017

This restaurant is one of the highlights of our annual visits to the Folk Center. They have amazing views, great service, and delicious food. We had breakfast and lunch there today and were treated to views of a cute groundhog family just outside. The best...More

Thank vstokes
Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

Sit by the windows in this family styled restaurant and enjoy the show! We saw trick squirrels and a chubby groundhog enjoy their breakfast as we dined on ours! Food was hot & quick and the atmosphere is cozy.

Thank necie908
Reviewed August 21, 2017

We choose this restaurant because of the diversity of food available to the people in our group. What we should have done was chose a different place to eat. The food was very bland to a point that it almost didn't have a taste. The...More

1  Thank philip g
Reviewed August 20, 2017

We ate Breakfast here this morn. for maybe the 8th time over the years, their food is nothing special. This place is nice, and also clean, with good service. BUT the food has always been mediocre as far as we're concerned. There are always several...More

Thank J J
Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

If you want great service and the best Fried Chicken this is where you need to go. Skip the cornbread, however, unless you like to eat sawdust.

Thank Hank H
Reviewed August 18, 2017

Enjoyed breakfast by the window watching all the squirrels, groundhogs, chipmunks and birds eating. Food was very good.

Thank Becki L
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

The buffet was delicious. The entire family enjoyed it. Fresh salad bar and peach cobbler for dessert. Yum yum

Thank fjadl
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Always a great choice. Parking lot is not great for motorcycles so I suggest to not try going up to park in the restaurant parking...sorta tricky coming down with blind cure to pull out...in fact I just dropped my bike... but the food is great...so...More

Thank SchelleyB
Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

The breakfast is da bomb! They have a breakfast buffet that is large enough to satisfy even the pickiest of diners. Service is equally impressive!

Thank BayouPreacher
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $22
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Scenic view, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1032 Park Ave, Mountain View, AR 72560-6008
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Mountain View
  • Phone Number: +1 800-264-3655
  • E-mail
The Skillet Restaurant at the Ozark Folk Center State Park is nestled atop a wooded Ozark hill. Large windows in the glass-enclosed, natural cedar and stone dining room frame the view of the surrounding butterfly garden. Featuring wildlife feeding stations and a water garden, it is frequented by birds, raccoons, foxes, and an occasional bear. While taking in this natural scenery outside, enjoy the tasty Southern country menu, weekend buffets, and numerous Herbal Event Meals designed around recipes by special, guest gourmet foods experts. Our herbal events highlight the use of Fresh Herbs and native plants in their preparation. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner and served daily throughout the regular season. During the off-season, the restaurant opens for specific holidays, special events, and groups. Satisfy your hunger for traditional, Southern country fare, accented by enticing contemporary menu items, here at the Skillet Restaurant.
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