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The Iron Skillet

165 Everett St, Bryson City, NC 28713-6406
+1 828-488-4766
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (19 reviews)
“home fries” (7 reviews)
“patty melt” (4 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 14:00 Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
165 Everett St, Bryson City, NC 28713-6406
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The service and the food were very good. The food was brought to the table quickly and everything was very good. Do not hesitate to stop in and try it.

Thank Rds683
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service was extremely slow. Waitress was not attentive. Order was completely wrong: ordered grilled and got fried, ordered a wrap and got a sandwich. Vegi plate sat on the counter for five minutes, we could see it, and was not hot when delivered. Pick a...More

Thank Brad Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first choice was not available, so we came here. We will certainly be back. It is family owned and operated so it has a welcoming atmosphere. The food is your general southern cooking...eggs, biscuits, pancakes, etc.

Thank Stacy G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Used to be a great little place to get breakfast with such friendly wait staff that we always made it a point to stop in when we visited. Took my family in last week and my jaw dropped at the price hikes! Who can afford...More

Thank Crystal V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I grew up in NC and since have moved. I miss the southern charm of moms cooking and here is where I found it. When we walked in the hostess had a bright smile and our waitress as well. The southern charm from a mom...More

Thank Sarahfay B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great little diner! Bacon Egg & Cheese burger Basket was the best. Husband had the Iron Skillet Burger with fixin’s. Good service!

Thank bikergeema
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place for breakfast or lunch. Nothing special. Decent fod and good prices. Service was good. No complaints

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My patty melt wasn't on rye and the meat was overcooked and dry. My wife had a bacon cheeseburger which she enjoyed a lot. People were friendly and helpful and seemed to be glad to see us. I'd give it another try if we were...More

Thank Woody & Kathy L
Reviewed 2 June 2018

This place is very popular, and I know why. Great food. Best country ham I've ever eaten at a restaurant.

Thank hdmarett
Reviewed 25 May 2018

You can tell good southern food when they cook the grits with salt instead of serving them bland. All the food is excellent, a favorite local place. This restaurant is right next to train station parking lot.

Thank Ray M
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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, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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