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The Iron Skillet

165 Everett St, Bryson City, NC 28713-6406
+1 828-488-4766
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pancakes” (20 reviews)
“home fries” (7 reviews)
“biscuits” (17 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
165 Everett St, Bryson City, NC 28713-6406
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The people that run the place are very nice and helpful. The food is ok and the price is reasonable. The good thing is that is open a little late than everything else in town so is very convenient. I tried the special of the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 529sergioh
Reviewed November 1, 2018

Ate breakfast here for the first time. My husband's pancakes were the size of his head and so light and fluffy. I had eggs with bacon and grits. Didn't really need extra butter for the grits which is very unusual.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Gail S
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for a late breakfast. Food was great and service was exceptional. This is truly a family restaurant!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jeanaannmurphy
Reviewed October 24, 2018

I would not recommend the grits and gravy to anyone counting calories, but to anyone looking for a substantial, delicious meal, this is the place to go. Huge biscuits, hot sausage, eggs, grits, and gravy - and not just sample size! I probably could not...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Steven S
Reviewed October 12, 2018

I am a resident of Bryson City. I had two guest and we went there for lunch on Thursday (10/12), and also one Tuesday prior. When got there, there were only two servers and a young man sitting at the register on his phone who...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Explorer817198
Reviewed October 1, 2018

I cannot recommend this restaurant. The green beans tasted as if they came from a can. The friend onion rings most likely came from a pre-packaged source as well as the hamburger patty. The trio appetizer probably was not made in house. We will not...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank tlzimm47
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

They have awesome onion rings, deliciously battered BUT.... their cooks need to learn how to cook steak. My husband and I both ordered beef tips. His were SUPPOSED to be medium rare and mine were SUPPOSED to be rare. His tips were cooked well done....More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Shirra H
Reviewed September 5, 2018

The bar's bacon sat in a puddle of grease, the sausage was overcooked and the eggs, though browning in the steam table, were cold. My wife could not finish the breakfast scramble sandwich and the coffee was not good.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Cameron S
Reviewed August 21, 2018

The Iron Skillet is exactly what you would expect in a small town breakfast restaurant. Service was good, place was clean and prices were average.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Tom A
Reviewed August 7, 2018

I enjoy this restaurant when I am in Bryson City. The have a reasonable breakfast and the staff is good. I will always go back.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jim C
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Denny C
July 21, 2017|
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Response from 880larry | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe so. We went for breakfast, and passed by during lunch on another day and they were open.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 Everett St, Bryson City, NC 28713-6406
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Bryson City
  • Phone Number: +1 828-488-4766
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