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Iron Skillet Restaurant

££ - £££American,
5821 Dennis McCarthy Dr, Lebec, CA 93243-9713
+1 661-663-4314
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good30%
  • Average22%
  • Poor22%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“eggs” (3 reviews)
“truck stop” (7 reviews)
“off the menu” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Diner
££ - £££
5821 Dennis McCarthy Dr, Lebec, CA 93243-9713
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Reviewed 7 May 2017

We've eaten here before and the buffet has gone down hill in the past few years. There were many dishes on the salad bar, including lettuce that were nearly empty, although this is the only part of the buffet which I found enjoyable. The hot...More

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

As a truck driver, I see many truck stop buffets. While this isn't the worst I've seen, it's not even worthy of being called average. At $16, I expected a grand array of choices but there wasn't much to choose from and most of the...More

Thank DasPimp
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Been to many PETRO buffet this place is FAR worst food ever!! Mash potatoes looked so dry you can use it as plaster, chicken,cabbage,green beans , pinto beans, soups no flavor very watery everything else was over cooked! They really need to select a better...More

Thank soupbar
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Gas stop/breakfast stop. Standard diner menu and plenty of choices. DH was very happy with veggie omelet. I splurged and got the chicken fried steak and eggs. Very tasty and happy with the flavors. Service was friendly and fast. I did look at the buffet...More

Thank jjmail94526
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Wilted and brown lettuce, tasteless chicken, limited choices. The food just wasn't that good, not worth $10.75. The service was better than most buffets, very friendly and attentive.

Thank Kauai-Biz-Traveler
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Often it is hard to find a decent restaurant with a space to park a large RV. We stopped into the Iron Skillet (pull around behind) and there is truck stop parking. There were at least 60 trucks out there and that was not even...More

Thank csarchibald
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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I stopped in about 9:30 at night and was going to get buffet but all the food looked like it was out all day, now I understand it was late but felt that if your going to charge the same price at the end of...More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 16 May 2016

The only place I ever eat when staying in Lebec, so it must be OK. This is mostly self serve buffet style dining. Not haute cuisine but a good variety of solid food dishes and a good salad bar. I love the hot chocolate lava...More

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

We went to the Ironskillet last night for dinner. We had driven 8 hours and just wanted a meal and chose this restaurant. It was an excellent choice, our waiter was so personable and took very good care of us. The food choices and prices...More

Thank Connie R
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Traveling back home (Nor Cal) from San Diego. Left at 0230 Sunday. Got really hungry after getting through the grapevine. Decided to stop at the large Petro center at the bottom of the hill. The address throws me a little as I thought Lebec was...More

1  Thank Ski W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5821 Dennis McCarthy Dr, Lebec, CA 93243-9713
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lebec
  • Phone Number: +1 661-663-4314
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