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Iron Skillet

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900 Petro Rd, Rochelle, IL 61068-9687
(815) 562-5840
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DeKalb, IL
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69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars 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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156 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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131 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

We were really surprised when we stopped on I-39 for an early lunch, and found two dishes with green chile on the breakfast menu: a breakfast burrito and a chicken wrap. My husband and I each chose one, and both of us were very pleased with our choice. We met and married in New Mexico, so green chile is something... More 

Thank HappyTrails2U48
Princeton, Illinois
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64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

We stopped for lunch on a Sunday afternoon and was happy to see them quickly set up a table for our family of eleven. The waitress was excellent. She managed our orders perfectly and delivered our meals in a timely fashion. The food was good. Nothing outstanding but the burgers, and other luncheon items were hot and tasty. We had... More 

Thank Jerry N
Evanston, Illinois
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452 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

This restaurant is located close to the Northwest Corner of I-39 and I-88....great food selection - This is a truck stop. so the restaurant include petrol station, mini mart, etc

Thank kiltmaker2
Mount Carroll, IL
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Great food, available 24 hours daily. Excellent salad bar and buffet plus an extensive menu. My family likes to visit Sundays between noon and 3 pm when their buffet includes both breakfast and dinner selections. I usually choose pancakes, hash browns, bacon, sausage, scrambled eggs, soup,,meat loaf, vegetables, potatoes, chicken and ribs. You won't leave hungry!

Thank bates59
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

I paid for my food, yet the chef asked numerous times if I had paid, and then asked the waitress another time before I was handed my meal. What a way to treat a customer. The salad bar had brown lettuce, so I couldn't even make a decent salad. I'll never come back.

Thank Tim623

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    2.5 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 900 Petro Rd, Rochelle, IL 61068-9687
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Rochelle
  • Phone Number: (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?