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The Skillet Restaurant

1032 Park Ave, Mountain View, AR 72560-6008
+1 800-264-3655
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good26%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“dumplings” (2 reviews)
“ham” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
American
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1032 Park Ave, Mountain View, AR 72560-6008
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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

Thank MONKEY_WEST
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 11 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 11 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 22 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
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$22
Cuisine
Meals
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, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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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Description
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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