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The Iron Skillet

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165 Everett St, Bryson City, NC 28713
828-488-4766
Today
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Tue 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wed 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sugarloaf Key
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105 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great place to have breakfast or lunch while waiting to take a ride on the Great Smokey Mountains Railroad. It's just a block away from the train depot and has parking. The food, service and prices are great. The restaurant is also very clean. It is probably one of the best bargains in Bryson.

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Thank Wldng
Bryson City, North Carolina
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good food and service. It is a place for locals and tourist. Near the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad and in the heart of Bryson City.

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Thank Richard s
Knoxville, Tennessee
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I eat breakfast here every day of our vacation. Wonderful service. Great food. Amazing prices. We had to wait to be seated two mornings as it it a popular place. Wait was no longer than 10 minutes.

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Thank hillaryatc
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My Mister and I stopped here for breakfast while we waited for our train ride. Clean and basic place. Nothing fancy.

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Thank Jennie R
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good diner! Family friendly and fast service. I ordered the ham and cheese omelet and it was one of the best I have had. Worth the price! Kids got the French Toast sticks and weren't as impressed, but they did eat my omelet. Hubby got the Bacon Egg and cheese biscuit and he said it was delicious. Great place... More 

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Thank csmcknight04
Monroe
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had breakfast here this past weekend. I want to tell you to bring your appetite as the food is delicious, the portions are huge and the prices are small! I can't believe I waited so many years to try this place. I won't make that mistake again!!!

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Thank hunnibunni87
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Extensive menu with breakfast served all day. Sweet potato fries were very good and the Hungry Man's breakfast was huge and quite satisfying. They had vegetarian options as well.

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Thank Arlene A
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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32 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food here was pretty good. Ate a philly cheese steak and a burger. Love that they grilled the rolls! Atmosphere was local/diner type, waitstaff pleasant, prices were reasonable.

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Thank vpoore
Sunrise, Florida
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great little breakfast spot with good solid country cooking. The server kept the coffee hot and was very attentive. The grits were out of this world. If biscuits and gravy are your thing, then this is the place to go. By-the-way, it's a block away from the Great Smokey Mountain Railroad and is a nice way to start that trip.

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Thank Holly R
Greensboro, North Carolina
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182 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quickest service, with a smile, I've seen in awhile. Even faster was the time it took for the food to land on the table. The people were very friendly, their is very busy, lots of take out orders. If you're in Bryson City to ride the Great Smokie Mountain Train, this place is just down the street, opens at 8:00,... More 

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Thank Rich W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 Everett St, Bryson City, NC 28713
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Bryson City
  • Phone Number: 828-488-4766

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