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The Skillet Restaurant

1032 Park Ave, Mountain View, AR 72560-6008
+1 800-264-3655
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good27%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Closes in 23 min
07:00 - 20:00All hours
$$ - $$$
1032 Park Ave, Mountain View, AR 72560-6008
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ate here in 2011 and the food was good. However, I went back once in 2016 (Thanksgiving weekend) and in May 2017. We ate there the day before Thanksgiving and my chicken was tough. The Thanksgiving buffet was dissapointing-----long lines of people at 11...More

Thank marysN4935MI
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Restuarant is really beautiful in a rustic way. Surrounded by floor to ceiling glass. The views are magnificent. We watched squirrels, birds, and a cute little chipmunk while we enjoyed their fabulous breakfast buffet. The staff were very friendly .

Thank Donna B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All the food at The Skillet is good but the fried chicken on the Sunday buffet is delicious! The staff are very accommodating of groups. You can even watch squirrels, birds, ground hogs, etc. feed outside the restaurant windows while you eat.

Thank Donita W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very handy to the folk center and any shows you may want to see they have good food at a very good prise

Thank gary s
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We enjoyed our selection from the menu although a buffet was offered. We both ordered the black bean burger with coffee. The burgers were good and the coffee was very good as well. Our server, Morgan, was very pleasant and courteous as well. Thank you...More

Thank Connie N
Reviewed 8 May 2017

I stayed in the cabins overnight so I had a chance to eat dinner & breakfast at the Skillet. Both were buffets & offered a wide choice of mostly regional favorites. Being from the North it gave me a chance to sample some unfamiliar things...More

Thank Kanilea361
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

I ate several times at the Skillet the 3rd weekend in April 2017. The buffet had a huge variety of options and was well stocked and replenished. The staff kept my drink filled and all were very pleasant-even so while being extremely busy.

Thank indianmaiden
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

The food was excellent and the service great. The nature view was entertaining and a refreshing change from boring drywall and random pictures. There are bird & squirrel feeder/houses along the large windows that allow you to enjoy nature up close and personal.

Thank Kimberly S
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

My favorite restaurant we've visited in this area for the three days we were here. Highly recommend! If I was a local I'd eat here constantly. The food was high quality and delicious, good portions that we had some leftovers, and for a great price....More

Thank mallorykelly09
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We enjoyed a great breakfast here after spending the night in area cabins. Their garden out front was fun to look at and check for familiar plants!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$22
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
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
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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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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