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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 #6 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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Mount Prospect, Illinois
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Pilot Pete's is one of my favorite restaurants! Generous portions for the money and great tasting food. Fun atmosphere with the regional airport strip just outside and a "Fantasy Island" feel on the inside. Airplane seats line the waiting area and gets you in the mood for the fun ahead. Start with the Bermuda Triangle (a fried onion appetizer), then... More

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Buena Park, California
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50 reviews 50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Great parking. Family friendly. Super pot roast. Decent prices. Friendly staff. Cute aircraft themed setting. Views of an active runway, Worth a trip for reasonably priced food in a unique setting. Downside: the place needs a thorough cleaning. The plastic covers of the 8.5 x 11 pictures on the walls by the booths are filthy. The floors and crevices are... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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51 reviews 51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Pilot Pete’s is on the grounds of the Schaumburg Regional Airport, occupying the upper floor of the terminal. As you walk in, you can see into the flight-school hangar next door. Next, you’ll see flight memorabilia, jet models in cases, plane models small and large hanging from the ceiling, and the busy staff hustling from the kitchen to booths and... More

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11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Very good food, great service, and an atmosphere that is a wonderful change of pace. Located on the grounds of a small airport, you are treated to viewing small aircraft & helicopters while dinning. The large windows allow for a fantastic view and generally captivates children of all ages. Food is very good, ample portions at decent prices. Popular for... More

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Schaumburg, IL
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I frequent Pilot Pete's for their pot roast and BBQ ribs and have never been disappointed. Last week I brought several friends along. We had a table of 14. Our waitress was A.J. who did an excellent job. She got all our orders correct and provided separate checks for everyone at the end. Soups, huge salads, appetizers, burgers, sandwiches and... More

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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

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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141 reviews 141 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

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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145 reviews 145 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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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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