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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 good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (19 reviews)
“home fries” (7 reviews)
“onion rings” (9 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
165 Everett St, Bryson City, NC 28713-6406
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank Gail S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank jeanaannmurphy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Explorer817198
Reviewed 1 October 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

Thank tlzimm47
Reviewed 21 September 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

1  Thank Shirra H
Reviewed 5 September 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.

Thank Cameron S
Reviewed 21 August 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.

Thank Tom A
Reviewed 7 August 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.

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 29 July 2018

We usually eat here at least once when visiting Bryson City NC. This time we got into town around lunch time so stopped in to get a bite to eat. This is a nice restaurant with friendly staff. We've not been disappointed with any of...More

Thank Terry-Dawn W
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Denny C
21 July 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
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 14:00
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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