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The Iron Skillet

Certificate of Excellence
American, Diner
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165 Everett St, Bryson City, NC 28713-6406
+1 828-488-4766
08:00 - 19:00
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Sun 08:00 - 21:00
Mon - Tue 08:00 - 19:00
Wed 08:00 - 21:00
Thu 08:00 - 19:00
Fri 08:00 - 19:30
Sat 08:00 - 19:00
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was great. The sevicer was very attentive and kept our drinks full. The sausage gravy was point on and the portions are large. Happy eating!!!

Thank David A
Bryson City, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I work daily, so I sent out for this lunch meal. DELICIOUS!! AND VERY REASONABLE PRICED. Enjoyed this meal immensely, full as can be now, certainly will be back. joa n gillett

Thank jceg2017
Johns Creek, Georgia
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best breakfast you could find anywhere. Service was great. Bacon was incredible. Biscuits were to die for. Highly recommend this place

Thank Griff0324
Fort Myers, Florida
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very Friendly staff. Food is Good. Nothing Spectacular on the menu. NOT OPEN on Sunday. Seemed like a very Local establishment.

Thank JDR29
Nashville, Tennessee
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112 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great service, great food. I like that there's plenty of room, the whole area is open and bright. Everything seems clean. They run a good outfit. Omelets are huge. Southwestern omelet comes with warm tortillas. Keep meaning to try out their lunch menu, but still haven't. We were here last year for breakfast too- they are consistently good. Very reasonable... More 

Thank Rose P
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

had ribeye sandwich was good husband's bbq came from a can, service was great - price was reasonable

Thank kac1157
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

My go-to place for directing people to breakfast. Friendly staff, usually no wait and food cooked to order. Never had them bring me a plate that was not correct. Very reasonably priced and good selection of foods. Nice people and centrally located in town on Everett St. Every person I send there has come back thanking me. I wish they... More 

Thank filmmaker_jozef
Ooltewah, Tennessee, United States
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64 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This value to food ratio is awesome, not to mention tasty. Our waitress was outstanding too. A fellow transplant from Florida and she was so sweet, thorough and speedy. If you are ever in Bryson City stop by this place.

Thank Jan W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Our second visit to this restaurant while on vacation in the mountains nearby and once again came away very pleased! Fast courteous service with good food and a good selection on the menu! Daily specials and a wide variety of sandwiches and other items. Friendly staff

Thank 115theodoref
Greenacres, Florida
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

The service is very helpful understanding kids, open for jokes and fast. The food is nice and good value for money. Although the menu for dinner looked tempting we never made it because they close to early for our dinner habits.....

Thank laise2017

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:30
08:00 - 19:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?