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Pilot Pete's

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American, Caribbean, Barbecue, Family Fare
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905 West Irving Park Road, Ste UPPER, Schaumburg, IL 60193
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
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 72
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  • 31
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 5
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  • 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
Great food, watch airplanes take off, and there are model and toy airplanes everywhere.

I had the pot roast and shared the chilli with my wife. I also tried the Grilled all you can eat fish. They were all amazing. I didn't hear one complaint from my whole family about any of the food.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
Bob77m
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Hanover Park, Illinois
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
  • Scenic view
  • Families with children
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Hanover Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

I had the pot roast and shared the chilli with my wife. I also tried the Grilled all you can eat fish. They were all amazing. I didn't hear one complaint from my whole family about any of the food.

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Schaumburg, Illinois
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Pilot Pete's is a great casual restaurant located on the perimeter of the Schaumburg Airport -- so it's great for kids! A very large menu allows you to select sandwiches or a full course dinner. The restaurant has an aeronautical theme which kids find very entertaining. Waitstaff is personable and the food is very good.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

We have stopped by here many times since they have opened up many years ago. I certainly like the Airport/Airplane theme (they are at the airport!) but this is done very well. The layout of the place is really pretty cool! Neat to be able to sit right at the windows and watch the planes and helicopters take off and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We're in town early for a flight out of O'Hare and can't eat at the airport, so was surprised we were at a little airport, duh! Pilot Petes lol anywho this place was very cool, very nice $$ is accurate and the post roast pan bake was the bomb! I would go back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We had a family party in the party room. What a terrific room - windows all around and great views of all the planes. We had a great time. We weren't rushed and the wait staff was terrific - food yummy. Totally recommend

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

This is the best place we've been to out here that isn't mainstream, but worth the visit. If you like the atmosphere of an old time flight restaurant, then this is ghee place for you. Amazing service, great prices, and the best food ever. Just make sure you don't fill up on nachos and soup before the main course.

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Schaumburg, Illinois
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Do not miss the Nacho's or the salads, or the entrees. Amazing food. Owner and all staff are kind and attentive to detail. Coffee is great. Food is amazing. You will love it. Also, decor is very fantasy island, and fun.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

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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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

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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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 905 West Irving Park Road, Ste UPPER, Schaumburg, IL 60193
  • 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: Large groups, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Families with children
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?