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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
Closed now
All hours
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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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had gone to the Everett Street Diner the day before and were not impressed. I ordered the same breakfast here and it was much better across the board. Bacon was of a higher quality, breakfast potatoes were much better. Service was also better. If you are in the area, this is a great breakfast spot.

Thank RussVaughn
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family came up from Florida for a visit in the Smokies and truly enjoyed a breakfast here. Look forward to coming back. One of the best veggie omelets I have ever had. Thank you for the sweet service as well.

Thank Carrie D
Huntsville, Alabama
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83 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a yummy breakfast here our last morning in North Carolina. It was an amazing, home cooked meal that reminded me of breakfasts at my grandmother's house - fried eggs, bacon, fluffy biscuits, grits and pancakes. Wonderful place for breakfast!

Thank Jan O
High Point, North Carolina
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84 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was surprisingly good in spite of the sign wanting a cook on the door. The vegetables were all delicious.

Thank Sweetie27265
Wilmington, North Carolina
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped by the Iron Skillet, ordered the Bacon Cheese Burger. The apple bacon was the best ever. Would absolutely recommend it.

Thank Howdyduty124321
Bryson City, North Carolina
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Food was very good. We each had a burger-done perfectly. Service was a bit slow, however they were very busy.

Thank jkamarata210
Tallahassee, Florida
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We had breakfast on Wednesday, 10/19/16 before taking the train ride. The place seemed to have a mix of locals and tourists waiting on the train. Sort of an old fashioned country eatery, with very good food, good portions and very pleasant and efficient staff. We had your basic egg and grits breakfast. Very good, coffee good and hot and... More 

Thank Bill H
Cincinnati, Ohio
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Standard breakfast fare at reasonable prices with very fast and friendly service. I would eat there again.

Thank Anne T
Orlando, Florida
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201 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

In downtown Bryson City, NC, I found the food to be very good and worth the price. Had a friendly staff and good prices. A nice restaurant for a quick, inexpensive meal.

Thank ltthorpe
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Pros: Staff was nice. Prices were reasonable. Cons: I got the bacon cheeseburger which was dry and did not have much taste. The fries are of the frozen variety. My girlfriend got the Ribeye sandwich. First bite reminded her of the taste and texture of a high school cafeteria hamburger. Tender? Yes. Tasty? No. The crinkle cut sweet potato fries... More 

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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups
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?