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The Iron Skillet

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American, Diner
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165 Everett St, Bryson City, NC 28713-6406
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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Robbinsville NC
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We go for breakfast here often, and it is great. Lunch is been fine the one time we did lunch here. Not much atmosphere but rather have a nice meal and no atmosphere than a yucky meal in a beautiful setting.

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Thank WoodsRobbinsvilleNC
Decatur, Alabama
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in bryson for lunch during a motorcycle weekend. Service was great. Plenty of choices on menu. Felt like a down home place. The steak sandwich was tender and tasty. Love these type of places.

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Thank Brett C
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place is not fancy but the food is good diner food. My husband had their special burger and really liked it. I had their Philly chicken wrap which was also good. I upgraded my fries to onion rings for only 50 cents.

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Thank TravelLover0814
Cincinnati, Ohio
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137 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This wasn't our first visit to The Iron Skillet and it won't be out last. We've been there at least once on each visit to Bryson City and our visit this summer did not disappoint. There is hardly ever a wait but the place is always busy but there is high turnover. Coffee is great, biscuits and gravy too.

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Thank biffburley
Gainesville, Florida, United States
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two friends and I decided to get breakfast in town on the last day of our camping trip. The Iron Skillet was our choice, the staff was friendly, the menu was your typical fare. I had an omellett , toast, and grits. My friends ordered the Steak and Egg breakfast, and the Biscuits'n gravy with a scrambler sandwich. We all... More 

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Thank Gabriel B
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98 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Get here early because you don't want to wait for a good meal! We have property in nearby Topton, NC and drive over to Bryson City when we come up from Jacksonville, Florida. A friend told us to try this restaurant and I checked out the reviews online. The restaurant is casual and has lots of seating. There's a back... More 

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Thank Charlene M
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51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Iron Skillet never disappoints and I hope it never does. Burgers are great and the fact that you can get any side and not just fries is awesome. Must go.

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Thank Michael M
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food and always friendly service. Great biscuits and gravy And the lunches are just as good.

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Thank Amanda L
Goose Creek, South Carolina
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Those servers were absolutely rude. Best grits I've ever had but the service left a bad taste in my mouth! No southern hospitality at all.

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Thank Pamela H
Florida Keys, Florida
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75 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When in Bryson City this is our go to breakfast spot. We sometimes eat here every morning even though we planned on eating in. The gravy and the biscuits is just that irresistible. See you in September!

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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, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
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 28713-6406
  • 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?