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Pilot Pete's

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American, Caribbean, Barbecue, Family Fare
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905 W Irving Park Rd, Ste UPPER, Schaumburg, IL 60193-9700
847-891-5100
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Scenic view
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 66
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great place to eat

My family and I ate at the Friday Fish and was very delicious. They serve ample amounts of food. The staff is very friendly and awesome. We will definitely come back again.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
Diann K
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Scenic view
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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110 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

My family and I ate at the Friday Fish and was very delicious. They serve ample amounts of food. The staff is very friendly and awesome. We will definitely come back again.

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Hanover Park, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

This is right on the Schaumburg Airport, great for the kids to watch the small planes come and go. The food is good, on Friday night they have an all you can eat fish fry, I had the steak was very delicious, the fish tacos would have been enough for 2. Took family that was here visiting and they loved... More 

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Schaumburg, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Good wait staff. Food was hot when served, and tasted great, Overseeing the airport was different and enjoyable.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

Many of the food choices on Pilot Petes menu remind you of home cooked meals and they taste that good also. The Friday Night Fish Fry often becomes so crowded you have to be seated before 5 if you don't want to wait. But the one item locals can't stop talking about are the one of a kind Chicken Fingers.... More 

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Schaumburg, IL
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

A great place in the neighborhood with soups, salads, burgers, wraps, main entrees and desserts. Favorites have been their pot roast which is better than mine and I love my own pot roast, turkey dinner which is their special on Tuesdays and Thursdays...like having Thanksgiving without the relatives. Ribs and chicken fingers are delish, nacho platter is definitely for sharing!... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

I had a bbq sandwhich it was awesome but.. there pasta was horrible. Even the kids mac and cheese was terrible. how can you not Make mac n cheese?! I usually never complain but this was bad. We waited almost hour and a half as well. So we sent back our pasta dishes and they took it off the bill... More 

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schaumburg
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Pilot Pete's is good food in a casual dining atmosphere with the added feature of being located adjacent to Schaumburg Airport (a small general aviation airport approx 20 miles west of O'Hare International Airport). While there are some days when there is little or no flight activity to observe, if you are lucky you will get to watch aircraft take... More 

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chicago suburbs
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

yummy chicken fingers, lobster nachos, pot roast, pan bakes, fish fry... haven't ever had a complaint here! love watching the planes take off too!

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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We were looking for something after attending a show at the Schaumburg Convention Center. Eating while watching the private planes take off and land sounded fun. We were there on a Sunday afternoon, but not much was moving on the runway unfortunately, probably just too cold! The food here was reasonably priced and plentiful, just average in quality. Our soup... More 

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Roselle, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 via mobile

Been here a few times for dinner with my wife. The place is great with lots of stuff from the world of aviation for decor. Our favorite is the Lobster nachos. Delicious. I would recommend Pilot Pete's to my friends.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 905 W Irving Park Rd, Ste UPPER, Schaumburg, IL 60193-9700
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Schaumburg
  • Phone Number: 847-891-5100

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 18
  • Cuisine: American, Caribbean, Barbecue, Family Fare

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Scenic view, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?