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Iron Door

5417 Main St, Johnsville, CA 96103
+1 530-836-2376
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (6 reviews)
“soup” (3 reviews)
“ribs” (2 reviews)
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5417 Main St, Johnsville, CA 96103
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A charming location with great steak and great service. Full bar. My only complaint is that the sides were nothing special but the steak was prepares perfectly.

Thank travelalwayswins
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We came here with some friends who'd visited previously and the place didn't disappoint! The staff are fantastic, friendly & quick. The place itself has lots of history (including a ghost...) with plenty of memorabilia and old news articles on the walls to read about....More

Thank lozliz7
Reviewed 25 August 2017

What a meal....went with friends last night to the IRON DOOR for a very fantastic dinner. Always loved the atmosphere, but it seemed especially cozy and warm. All of us raved about the choices we made in our selections. I choose steak Oscar and it...More

Thank bellahsoto
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

This is a must if you are in the area. We had amazing service and amazing food. I can't recommend them enough.

Thank Abbeysmom1
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

We had heard of this place for decades and finally were able to align proximity with dinner time and recollections of the fantastic reports we had heard.  One dish I repeatedly heard good things about was the peppercorn steak.  When we were seated, we were...More

Thank Andy-S_Ramblin-Man
Reviewed 9 October 2016

This is our go-to restaurant for the last evening we are in the area. It is in an old general store/post office building that has a truly vintage/rustic ambiance. The food has always been fabulous and very generous portions. A really good wine list to...More

Thank Winnie S
Reviewed 6 September 2016

This is such a quaint restaurant full of history. The owners David and Bonnie always make us feel welcome, Always! The food is excellent and certainly worth the price point which may come as a surprise considering the very small town it is in.You can...More

1  Thank Rick J
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We had eaten at the Iron Door in the early 80's on a trip to the area. We went back hoping it would be as good as we remembered. We were happily impressed. An outstanding meal and service. My wife had the ribs, very good,...More

1  Thank Macomfs
Reviewed 11 August 2016

What a gem. The food and service were excellent and the building was beautiful. Drinks from the bar were wonderful. We wished we were in the area longer, because we definitely would have been back. Well worth the drive up the mountain!!

Thank Calgal13
Reviewed 31 July 2016

My husband and I ate dinner at the Iron Door a couple of weeks ago. We split the stew, beef tips with mushrooms cooked in a red wine sauce. The stew couldn't have been better. The meat was fork tender, moist and very flavorful. For...More

Thank Placervilletourist
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5417 Main St, Johnsville, CA 96103
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Plumas County  >  Johnsville
  • Phone Number: +1 530-836-2376
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