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Iron Skillet

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900 Petro Drive, Rochelle, IL 61068
+1 815-562-5840
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Red Wing, Minnesota
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121 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017 via mobile

This is located in the truck stop at the Flying J. When I walked in it was very busy, and I asked the casher if food could be ordered to go, she said yes. I ordered for my wife and I, would have been easier to know ahead of time what to order, never found it on line. The cowboy... More 

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Gunter, Texas
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

Went to this place as I had remembered eating in the past and having a decent meal. Perhaps it was that I had been in a car for 7 hours with a 4 year old and 6 year old and was tired, but it felt like it took forever to get waited on. The food was good. No complaints there,... More 

Thank Deb5309
Des Moines, Iowa
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96 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016

Lots of choices and then there is the buffet. Since this is part of a truck stop, you can get any meal type any time of day. I had a wonderful buffet dinner at breakfast time. The main seating is booths, but there is plenty of overflow seating at tables past the buffet area.

Thank tin_horn
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016 via mobile

I ate at the buffet last night and it was probably the worst meal I have had in a long time there was absolutely nothing on the buffet that was marked right and the food had absolutely no flavor whatsoever. I don't know what they had in the meatloaf but it was terrible , the macaroni and cheese was cold... More 

Thank Marvin H
Appleton, Wisconsin
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100 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

If the truckers are there, it is probably good and it was. Clean place with friendly waitresses and good food. Would defiantly recommmend it.

Thank jeanine_v
DeKalb, IL
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117 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

A truck stop restaurant. Nothing fancy, good food, good service, good selection. We go here now and then for something different. Nice to go to place that is not a chain, and is much better than fast food.

Thank eggbert_tg
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

Supper. Stopped for food and gas. Ordered BLT sandwich and th pepper whitefish entrée. Service was good. Buffet looked tempting. Only took salad bar with dinner options . Buffet was well tended. Food was timely served. Would stop again. Clean. Many services at this stop.

Okawville, Illinois
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174 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2016

Here's a truck stop along the highway easy to get to, inviting, and having all you need along your trip. It's obvious why the truckers pull in here. The retail side has a host of gifts and daily needs for the travelers and the restaurant provides enough food for an army. The buffet is top notch, fresh and full, with... More 

Thank Ron H
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146 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 1, 2016

We were on a 4-hour drive and stopped in for lunch. We liked that we were able to quickly grab a bite to eat and could get gas and items from the convenience store at the same time. The food was good and service was fast. The buffet had a variety of food and there was plenty of choice for... More 

Thank nagiffag
Rochelle, Illinois
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

I live in the area and have only eaten here twice. Both times I was not impressed. I have ate at other Iron Skillets and thought they were much better. The quality of food was definetly subpar for the price you pay. Will not go back again if I can help it.

Thank weimalova

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 900 Petro Drive, Rochelle, IL 61068
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Rochelle
  • Phone Number: +1 815-562-5840

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?