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Iron Skillet

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N5800 Kinney Rd, Portage, WI 53901-9664
+1 608-742-6901
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Portage, Wisconsin
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This is a truck stop with decent food and fast service. Great for a traveler with an easy stop off the expressway!

Thank GrandmaB123
Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for breakfast on a business trip last week. Buffet was good and inexpensive so i stopped again today while on the road once more. Friendly staff, good food, and prices that are hard to beat. Will stop here again when passing through.

Thank Steven S
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

even tho the restaurant was crowded and obviously on a truck route, the service was pleasant, courteous and fast! The food was excellent with plenty to choose from. I look forward to visiting other Iron Skillets on our journeys

Thank Peggy W
Shalimar, Florida
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Nice fish fry. A little over cooked but good selection. Waitress could have acted more attentive and act more like she enjoyed her job.

Thank eagleoperator
Belleville, IL
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148 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Quick seating. Older restaurant which shows its age. Can order off menu or try buffet. Buffet was clean, orderly and plenty of it. Food was all good especially the fried chicken. Waitress was on the ball and served us well. Restrooms showed their use and could have used a little more care. Recommended for quick in and out.

Thank Jimbo1937
Knoxville, Tennessee
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93 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Our waitress was very sweet and kept our coffee full. I ordered the club and it was good but there was a hair in my fries. Yuck. My husband ordered chili and it took a long time to receive it due we were told " the chili is frozen". I guess thawing it out and microwaving it is a long... More 

Thank lindsays17
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46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

My family and I happened to eat here on a weekend during supper time since we were staying at the cross-the-street Days Inn. I was a little worried, because truck stop food can go one of two ways. My huge family couldn't sit together since they couldn't put that many tables together, but really it wasn't that big of a... More 

Thank Ashley H
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82 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

We went out of our way to stop in Wisconsin because my son wanted curds, he wasn't disappointed and I was glad because they were the best thing with out meal. The food was over priced and just okay. However, the server was very nice and although the buffet area was a mess the dining area seemed clean.

Thank Nancy T
Andover, Minnesota
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62 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

The food sits in a buffet in the middle of the restaurant ..it's cold, the bread is stale and the food is either under/over seasoned. The service was horrible ...we were put in a room in the back and forgotten about. We had to go and get a waitress to help us. We sat at a table that had a... More 

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Blooming Prairie, Minnesota
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

We stopped for breakfast. We had 6 people in our party and it took over 40 minutes for our food and it was cold when we got it. They did make a gluten free omelet for one in our party so I that was nice but that was cold, too.

Thank Rebecca J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: N5800 Kinney Rd, Portage, WI 53901-9664
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Portage
  • Phone Number: +1 608-742-6901

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?