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The Skillet Restaurant

1032 Park Ave, Mountain View, AR 72560-6008
+1 800-264-3655
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good26%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“dumplings” (3 reviews)
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Open Now
07:00 - 20:00All hours
££ - £££
1032 Park Ave, Mountain View, AR 72560-6008
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

Nice place to relax and enjoy a meal. Simple food that was well prepared with many choices, even for vegetarians. Very charming location and pretty especiall in fall.

Thank Quill D
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Conveniently located near the venue for Gospel Concert. Nice view of nature while you eat. Goid, down home cooking. Reasonable prices for the buffet.

Thank minden65
Reviewed 13 November 2017

The food was okay, but I ordered chicken and dumplings and the chicken was shredded and the dumplings were mushy. My husband ordered the steak tips and rice, but did not have enough rice. The second night, we had salad bar and it was excellent.

Thank moonchild1943
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had both breakfast and dinner at The Skillet with friends while attending the Bluegrass Festival this past weekend. Can’t beat the convenience, as it is a short walk from Ozark Campground (where we stayed) and literally steps from the Folk Center....More

Reviewed 27 October 2017

We were traveling with a motor coach tour and stayed overnight at the State Park. The atmosphere at The Skillet is very nice. It's bright and has nice views of the outdoors. The service is friendly and prompt. It's billed as having good local cuisine...More

Thank Duane B
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

The buffet is good and price reasonable! Service is good! Good breakfast! Great view out of the windows! You can see the local wildlife. It is fun to watch the squirrels eat the corn! Great entertainment while eating!

Thank Carl N
Reviewed 10 September 2017

This restaurant is one of the highlights of our annual visits to the Folk Center. They have amazing views, great service, and delicious food. We had breakfast and lunch there today and were treated to views of a cute groundhog family just outside. The best...More

Thank vstokes
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Sit by the windows in this family styled restaurant and enjoy the show! We saw trick squirrels and a chubby groundhog enjoy their breakfast as we dined on ours! Food was hot & quick and the atmosphere is cozy.

Thank necie908
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We choose this restaurant because of the diversity of food available to the people in our group. What we should have done was chose a different place to eat. The food was very bland to a point that it almost didn't have a taste. The...More

1  Thank philip g
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We ate Breakfast here this morn. for maybe the 8th time over the years, their food is nothing special. This place is nice, and also clean, with good service. BUT the food has always been mediocre as far as we're concerned. There are always several...More

Thank J J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$22
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1032 Park Ave, Mountain View, AR 72560-6008
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Mountain View
  • Phone Number: +1 800-264-3655
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The Skillet Restaurant at the Ozark Folk Center State Park is nestled atop a wooded Ozark hill. Large windows in the glass-enclosed, natural cedar and stone dining room frame the view of the surrounding butterfly garden. Featuring wildlife feeding stations and a water garden, it is frequented by birds, raccoons, foxes, and an occasional bear. While taking in this natural scenery outside, enjoy the tasty Southern country menu, weekend buffets, and numerous Herbal Event Meals designed around recipes by special, guest gourmet foods experts. Our herbal events highlight the use of Fresh Herbs and native plants in their preparation. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner and served daily throughout the regular season. During the off-season, the restaurant opens for specific holidays, special events, and groups. Satisfy your hunger for traditional, Southern country fare, accented by enticing contemporary menu items, here at the Skillet Restaurant.
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