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The Pilot House

3532 Perryville Rd, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701-8945
573-334-7106
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Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Lunch is great, recommend the prime rib sandwich. The weekend menu specials are amazing, kabobs are huge! Famous for their twice baked potatoes and hot bacon salad dressing. They need to have this place on the food network. Only downside is its a smoke filled bar.

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Green Cove Springs, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Busy, crowded and sometimes smokey. Recently went there after being out of Missouri for two years. Fried catfish is delicious, cole slaw is fresh (we had vinegar based), also had beef BBQ brisket. If you like a fresh salad with lots of vegetables, have the salad with house warm bacon dressing; we had salad split for two, delicious. Wonderful local... More

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Clive, Iowa
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We had a party of 7 after a day hunting doves. The ambience was perfect for us but a bit basic for several of our wives we thought. (Though they weren't there.). The food was typical southern BBQ and very good. Meaty ribs done just right and pulled pork as good as I have eaten. The sauce was excellent, both... More

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Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

What's good on the menu? Everything! We eat here all the time and the food and service is great. It doesn't look like much but it's one of the best restaurants in SE Missouri. Just be warned you will smell like smoke when you leave but it's worth it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

We love the Pilot House...great food & great drinks. The fried catfish is the best you will find in Southeast Missouri. The restaurant is always smoky, but the food is so worth it!

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Jackson, Missouri
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55 reviews 55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

If you don't want to smell like a kitchen when you leave, stay away - but the food is awesome, service great - always a treat!

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Lynchburg, Tennessee
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Great food. The twice baked potatoes are huge and covered with cheese sauce. The beef & mushroom soup was unique and good. The outside looks like a plain metal building, but don't let that scare you. Over the bar in the ceiling is a pilot's wheel from a boat. The waitresses were friendly and told us about what there was... More

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Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014 via mobile

The best fried catfish anywhere! The best twice baked potatoes you will ever eat. The best house salad ever made with the to die for house made hot bacon dressing. We have never had anything that wasn't great in the "hole in the wall" place. The wait staff are awesome! The only problem is they may not have an empty... More

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Mattoon, Illinois
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285 reviews 285 reviews
262 restaurant reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Lunch, on the second day of our time in Cape Girardeau was noteworthy - our second visit to the Pilot House - an out-of-the-way place, having been there for more than fifty years. I recommend you try this place if you find yourself in Cape one day. But, as the Boy Scouts are wont to say, “Be Prepared”. By that... More

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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

This place was sooooo unexpected! First of all the place was packed but we didn't have to wait for service or our food. The Food is great!!!!! I think the taste is even burnt into the walls. If not the walls then for sure the ceiling!!! Lol

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