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Pilot Pete's

905 W Irving Park Rd, Ste UPPER, Schaumburg, IL 60193-9700
847-891-5100
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Ranked #5 of 271 Restaurants in Schaumburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $18
Cuisines: American, Barbecue, Caribbean, Family Fare
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Scenic view, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Scenic view, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Ottawa, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

great ambiance combined with genuine service... what a great meal. Dont let the chicken finger meal pass you by... simply the best ever and the dipping suace was perfect. Loved the location and the aviation themed interior!! keep up the great work "Pete".

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Morris
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138 reviews 138 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

I had the daughter and her boyfriend home for the local festival, so we decided to get in the air and fly to Schaumburg's airport, to try out Pilot Pete's. This is an interesting place - your "waiting room seating" are retired First Class seats, along the walls. Some people almost want to be waiting - they've never sat in... More

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New York City, New York
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142 reviews 142 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I love eating at airport restaurants - no not the kind at O'Hare or LaGuardia, the kind like Pete's that overlook a smaller airfield and have real food and not quite the rush of the "I'm about to miss my flight" crowd. There are dozens of model airplanes suspended from the ceiling here, and real airline chairs in the waiting... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Upon entering you will see Caribbean decor after passing a row of airplane seats in the waiting area. there are small panes hanging from the ceiling and staff is dressed in "Flight Crew" shirts. Kid love it and so do older adults. Very child friendly. Parking is ample and a ramp goes right to the door to drop people off.... More

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Crown Point, Indiana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The fam and I had spent the day in another city at a kids amusement park and we were looking for a place to grub before heading back to Indiana. The wife found Pilot Pete's on Trip Advisor and it had great reviews so we decided to check it out, and boy am I glad we did! I was expecting... More

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

My aunt and uncle took us here and it was excellent. Our kids love airplanes and this was perfect. We did get to see one plane take off and a helicopter while we were there. Loved the aircraft decor and sitting by the windows. The menu is huge and has something for everyone. Our table ordered the Cuban sandwich, a... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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75 reviews 75 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This restaurant has great atmosphere and food to match. Portions are generous and service attentive. I had the tortellini pan pie which was a take on chicken Alfredo along with a cup of French onion soup. the soup was well seasoned with a very nice toasted cheese topping. The main course needed a bit more zip. My companions had fish... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

What a great find in the suburb. Nothing beats a restaurant overlooking the Schaumburg regional airport. The decor was great for plane buffs of all ages and likes. There is a flying school in the same building. Loved sitting in the purple plush airplane seats while waiting for a table. Bar had great beverage choices. Food was great, they split... More

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I've never been here before and looked forward to this visit. Food was yummy, atmosphere was enjoyable with the knick knacks. Definitely do recommend to at least try out once if not more :)

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Villa Park, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We've been to this restaurant a number of times, especially for special events. We've even been to a couple of parties in the "Balloon Room". My son has picked this place for his birthday several times now, and picked it again today for his 14th. He loves aviation and has always enjoyed watching the planes take off and land on... More

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Additional Information about Pilot Pete's

Address: 905 W Irving Park Rd, Ste UPPER, Schaumburg, IL 60193-9700
Phone Number: 847-891-5100
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Schaumburg
Average Prices: USD 10 - 18
Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Caribbean, Family Fare

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