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Iron Skillet

923 Johnston Pkwy, Kenly, NC 27542-7502
+1 919-284-5121
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible19%
Travelers talk about
“truck stop” (7 reviews)
“nice buffet” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Hours
$$ - $$$
923 Johnston Pkwy, Kenly, NC 27542-7502
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Reviewed December 7, 2017

Warm friendly greeting as soon as we walked through. I brought my mother out after church, a friend from church suggested that we stop in sometime. Well Im glad we did, food was very good. Nice buffet the pot roast was amazing, my mother said...More

Thank Timothy B
Chris R, VP of Restaurant Operations at Iron Skillet, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2017

Timothy B, Thank you for dining with us. I will be sure to thank Chris for his outstanding guest service. Hope to see you and your mom back in again. Thank you, Chris

Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

We got into hotel late, and the Iron Skillet was across the street. We were tired and wanted to sit down to eat. If we knew the kind of meal we would be having we would have eaten at Wendy’s or Subway that shared the...More

Thank vivgritz
Chris R, VP of Restaurant Operations at Iron Skillet, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2017

Vivgritz, Thank you for the feedback. I would like to apologize for your last visit. We strive to serve a great product, with great service, at a reasonable price. It looks like we failed i that mission on your last visit. The Chicken Fried Steak,...More

Reviewed May 10, 2017 via mobile

Very nicely remodeled. Very disappointed with the buffet and salad bar attention by the staff. Waited for salad bar to be restocked. Waited 30 min for our sandwiches. Ordered 2 of the Philly Dip sandwhich. Was told by waitress "We have a problem ", there's...More

Thank Johnna B
Reviewed May 8, 2017

The restaurant is clean and service was great. The mashed potatoes were super yummy. I will definitely return when I'm back in the area.:)

Thank Jenny O
Chris R, VP of restaurant Operations at Iron Skillet, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2017

Jenny O, Thank you, hope to see you soon. Thank you, Chris

Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

Over the past when I come here to eat. Was very disappointed in the buffet selections. I even stop going in to check. They always had only chicken for meat and other items that was not just everyday food. Today I find myself laid over...More

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed April 17, 2017

The service here was fantastic! Fast, and very friendly. I most certainly recommend stopping here! Clean, Fast, Friendly, and good food.

Thank kjborum
Chris R, VP of Restaurant Operation at Iron Skillet, responded to this reviewResponded April 19, 2017

kjborum, Thank you for your recommendation. Hope to see back soon. Thank you, Chris

Reviewed April 9, 2017

Had the breakfast buffet, normal for an Iron Skillet, but the service was excellent, very friendly, fast and courteous.

Thank unbreakablespiri2017
Chris R, VP of Restaurant Operation at Iron Skillet, responded to this reviewResponded April 14, 2017

unbreakablespiri2017, Thank you for your kind words. We hope to see you back soon. Chris

Reviewed March 9, 2017 via mobile

This is the friendliest staff. We highly recommend anyone to stop in. The manager Mr. Dean personal greeted and waited on us as well as other customers. He worked as hard as his employees. Which, by the way, was short handed. Clean and food was...More

Thank Rocky M
Chris R, VP of Restaurant Operations at Iron Skillet, responded to this reviewResponded March 13, 2017

Rocky M, Thank you fo the kind words. Dean does a great job for us, and he has been with us at the Iron Skillet located in the Kenly 95 Petro Stopping Center for several years and we are lucky to have him. Thanks Again,...More

Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

Husband and I eat at Iron Skillets all over the country. They have a captive audience of truck drivers(us). They have the same menu every where, all have gotten worse over time and this one was no exception except to say it was the worst...More

Thank tama940
Chris R, VP of Restaurant Operations at Iron Skillet, responded to this reviewResponded February 27, 2017

Tama940, I would loveto speak with further about your visit. At Iowa 80 Group we try to make sure the proffesional drivers has the best of everything while they are on the road. That includes the best Iron Skillet. My e-mail is chris.rose@iowa80group.com, I like...More

Reviewed December 10, 2016

Stopped here to grab a quick lunch. My wife had the chicken tenders which were pretty dry and somewhat on the peppery side. I had the mushroom and swiss burger, which was disappointing and not very tasty, served on a roll that seemed a bit...More

Thank Billcat52
Chris R, VP of Restaurant Operations at Iron Skillet, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2016

Billcat52, I would like to thank you and your wife for stopping and deciding to eat with us. We take our food quality and service very serious, and strive to be the best. From your comments it looks we did not succeed on your visit...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 923 Johnston Pkwy, Kenly, NC 27542-7502
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Kenly
  • Phone Number: +1 919-284-5121
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