This "Restaurant Review Petro Kentucky Glendale" is a review of the restaurant at the Petro Stopping Center in Glendale, KY, 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 Center, Glendale, KY, I-65, exit 86
Professional driver Mike Simons visits the salad bar at the Petro Iron Skillet restaurant in Glendale, KY.
Professional driver Mike Simons visits the entree hot bar at the Petro Iron Skillet restaurant in Glendale, KY.
Our plates are full of salad and hot bar items, obtained at the Petro Iron Skillet restaurant in Glendale, KY.
The two plates that Mike got at the Petro Iron Skillet restaurant in Glendale, KY.
Salad is on the left; hot bar items are on the right.
The entrees he got on this first trip were a piece of fried chicken, barbeque ribs and sirloin steak.
He also got mashed potatoes.
The two plates that Vicki got at the Petro Iron Skillet restaurant in Glendale, KY.
Salad is on the right; hot bar items are on the left.
The entrees she got were a piece of fried chicken and a small piece of sirloin steak.
She also got green beans, corn, black eyed peas, mashed potatoes and a roll.
The plate containing items from Mike's second trip to the hot bar at the Petro Iron Skillet restaurant in Glendale, KY.
He got sliced beef, more barbeque ribs, lima beans and rice topped with gravy.
He said that the barbeque pork ribs were so good that they were worth getting a second helping.
He gave a dab of it to Vicki, who declared that the barbeque seasoning was not overwhelming and allowed the flavor of the meat to come through.
Our plates of dessert items obtained at the Petro Iron Skillet restaurant in Glendale, KY.
In the left plate is chocolate pudding and chocolate mousse.
In the right plate is chocolate mousse, with a cinnamon bun in the black bowl.
The individual cheesecake in a graham cracker crust is shown at the top.
Note: We have enjoyed eating at this restaurant every time we've visited.
On this day, we spoke with both the restaurant manager (Steve) and the truck stop general manager (Dominic) to let them know how much we enjoyed our lunch.
Overall grade for this restaurant at this facility on a scale of A+ to F- (with A+ being the best, F- being the worst): A