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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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1032 Park Ave, Mountain View, AR 72560-6008
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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

If you want great service and the best Fried Chicken this is where you need to go. Skip the cornbread, however, unless you like to eat sawdust.

Thank Hank H
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Enjoyed breakfast by the window watching all the squirrels, groundhogs, chipmunks and birds eating. Food was very good.

Thank Becki L
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

The buffet was delicious. The entire family enjoyed it. Fresh salad bar and peach cobbler for dessert. Yum yum

Thank fjadl
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Always a great choice. Parking lot is not great for motorcycles so I suggest to not try going up to park in the restaurant parking...sorta tricky coming down with blind cure to pull out...in fact I just dropped my bike... but the food is great...so...More

Thank SchelleyB
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

The breakfast is da bomb! They have a breakfast buffet that is large enough to satisfy even the pickiest of diners. Service is equally impressive!

Thank BayouRoamer
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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Went to the skillet due to great reviews. The food taste like something you get in a nursing home..... bland and congealed. The gravy was cold and sticky. All other food tasted old. The service, if you can call it that, was horrible. We seen...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Had their breakfast buffet. It had good variety but very very bland. White gravy usually has visible pepper- this had none. Hash browns were incredibly mushy as well. My daughter ordered off the menu and hers was bland as well.

Thank sarahm2000
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I tried to eat at The Skillet during a visit to Mountain View. When we entered the restaurant there was another couple seated before us. We were the only two sets of customers in the restaurant. It was apparent that the other...More

Thank D120
ADPT-Region-5, Adminiistrative Specialist at The Skillet Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

I would like to apologize for the completely unacceptable experience you had at the Skillet Restaurant. This is not the normal standard of service for the Skillet. Your feedback has helped us see the need for procedure changes. New procedures will help to ensure that...More

Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We ate breakfast here--2 adults and kids ages 8 and 11. Windows look out at trees and a small pond. Saw some groundhogs hummingbirds and squirrels. Food very good. Yummy biscuits. Friendly wait staff.

Thank Meme24qts
Reviewed 18 July 2017

We spent the afternoon at the Ozark Folk Center, of course we had to go eat...LOL... so we went to The Skillet. Everything was so good and fairly reasonably priced. We had lunch there, finished up the Ozark Center, then went back for desert. Oh...More

Thank Becci B
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Restaurant Details

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  • 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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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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