Restaurant Review Petro Ohio
This "Restaurant Review Petro Ohio Girard" is
review of the restaurant at the Petro Stopping Center in Girard, OH,
USA, based upon our
own expectations of what a restaurant that caters to
professional truck drivers of commercial motor vehicles should be like
-- as well as our own preferences in foodstuffs.
Location: Petro Stopping
Girard, OH, I-80, exit 226
Overall facility: Restaurant Review
- There is an area for
just inside the restaurant (usually populated by professional truck
drivers) and plenty of seating in the back past the
- A buffet is featured
daily. On this day, we had breakfast and there were many usual
breakfast items as well as salad.
- Diners may order from the
Pros: Restaurant Review
- There was plenty of just
everything on the bar when we came through.
- On Mike's first visit to the
hot bar, he got scrambled eggs, biscuit and gravy, tater tots, sausage,
ham, and a bowl of grits.
- On Vicki's first visit to the
hot bar, she got scrambled eggs, sautéed mushrooms, sautéed peppers and
onions, a biscuit, a slice of bacon, one sausage link, one small slice
of ham, two types of seasoned potatoes and two tater tots.
- From the cold bar, Mike got
pineapple, cantaloupe, honeydew, and pears.
- From the cold bar, Vicki got
canned fruit salad, cantaloupe, honeydew, watermelon and a salad
consisting of lettuce, grape tomatoes, cucumber slices, shredded
cheddar cheese, sunflower kernels and diced hard boiled egg.
- On Mike's second visit to the
hot bar, he got more scrambled eggs, tater tot casserole, a blueberry
muffin (which he shared with Vicki) and what he guesses was coffee cake.
- Our waitress, Michele,
friendly and attentive to diners. Our drinks came with lemon
in a side dish. Our glasses were refilled as needed. Used dishes were
whisked away quickly. When Michele went on break, another waitress
filled in and
delivered the same excellent service. She even asked upon seeing
Vicki's silverware on a used dish if Vicki wanted to keep them (to eat
- It appeared as though food was
being replenished regularly on the bars.
|This photo shows our first
set of dishes with
foods from the hot and cold bars at the Petro Iron Skillet restaurant
in Girard, OH..
A close-up of Mike's first
round of food from the Petro Iron Skillet restaurant in Girard, OH.
Fruit is in the bowl at the top.
In the plate in the middle is scrambled eggs, ham,
tater tots, biscuit
Grits are in the bowl at the bottom.
|This is a
of the food Vicki
got from the hot and cold bars at the Petro Iron Skillet restaurant in
Clockwise, the plate at the top right was full
of hot bar items, the plate
on the bottom right had salad and the plate on the bottom left had
This is a close-up of foodstuffs from Mike's
second round at the Petro Iron Skillet restaurant at Girard, OH.
Mike shared the blueberry muffin with Vicki and it
was very delicious!
Although it does not show up well in any of the photos,
asked for and received a pitcher of hot water to make his own hot tea.
There was no charge for this. All he need to do was bring his own
Cons: Restaurant Review
- There was no cottage cheese on
the salad bar.
- There was no chocolate of any
kind on the
- One of the slices of cucumber
Vicki has was bitter. The rest were fine.
- A few of the grape tomatoes in
the cold bar vat were shriveled.
Note: Mike has enjoyed eating at this
restaurant in the past and it was evident why from our meal there today.
Overall grade for this
facility on a scale of A+ to F- (with A+ being the best, F- being the
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