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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 #8 of 276 Restaurants in Schaumburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $18
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Barbecue, Caribbean, Family Fare
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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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English first
Elk Grove Village, Illinois
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

I have been going to PP's for years and realized I never reviewed it, my bad. The menu is extensive, there's something for everyone and its all good. I've made special requests on some menu items and kitchen always accommodated. I have read some less then kind reviews on another website(rhymes w/help) re: service & staff. Happy to say I... More 

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Elk Grove Village, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

The ten in our family ranging in age from 69 to 5 went here to celebrate Grandpa's birthday. The menu is extensive and varied. Watching the planes outside with the large windows was fun for the kids. Restaurant was busy, but service was good. We often attend after tournaments etc. at the Schaumburg Sports Complex next door.l

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Chicago, Illinois
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43 reviews 43 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I don't know where do you want to go? Hey we haven't been to Pilot Pete's in awhile! So we went again. Enormous menu selection ranging from healthy, to hefty to heart stopping. Always have some to take home and still be full at the end of the meal. Great place for lunch or dinner with reasonable prices. Oh yeah... More 

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Mount Prospect, Illinois
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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53 reviews 53 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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53 reviews 53 reviews
21 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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6 reviews 6 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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12 reviews 12 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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158 reviews 158 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 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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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
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
Average Prices: USD 10 - 18
Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Caribbean, Family Fare

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