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Great Escape

9540 Irving Park Rd, Schiller Park, IL 60176-1924
+1 847-671-7171
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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American, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
9540 Irving Park Rd, Schiller Park, IL 60176-1924
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Reviewed May 17, 2016

A trip to the 60's ...great service, atmosphere,,and the food is simply wonderful..steaks, broasted chicken ,wonderful soups..you will not leave hungry...our go to restaurant when in Chicago

Thank David R
Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

First time in Chicago, we relied on Tripadvisor to find us a good restaurant near by O'Hare airport: The great escape. The decor is made with Tradition in mind: it is well done representing the history of the Schiller Park Neighborhood: it is very clean....More

Thank lesGlobetrotteRs13
Reviewed May 4, 2016

Wife and I visited the Great Escape as we (from Downtown Chicago) and another couple (from remote suburbs) agreed to "meet in the middle" and it turned out well. It was easy to reach from local highways, NW'n suburbs and even easier from O'Hare-area hotels,...More

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duke9992, Public Relations Manager at Great Escape, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2016

Kind Guest. First let med start by saying Thank you! for your kind words. The Great family would like to invite you to come back any time you like, We also like to let you know that we do caiter for the right amout people...More

Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

Ordered a 6 Oz filet with shrimp it was perfect! Full bar, excellent beer selection. Staff was very friendly, and humorous. Large menu, really can't go wrong with this place! They even have slot machines. Oh yeah can't forget to mention their very own fully...More

1  Thank Jamison333
Reviewed April 22, 2016

This resonant/ bar was an stop for al capone! they have good drinks, and some of the best ribs and chicken in the area

1  Thank twekd1
Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

Attended a baby shower here in the spring. Very interesting choice for hosting a baby shower; the decor is dark wood and definitely reminds you of an old speakeasy. Decor is definitely outdated and the whole place could use a thorough dusting. Cocktails were great...More

1  Thank NewbieK
Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

Having just flown into Chicago, I was looking for a restaurant near the airport to sit down and have relaxing meal. The Great Escape was my choice based on other Trip Advisor reviews. As the #1 restaurant in Schiller Park, I went in with high...More

2  Thank Mark S
Reviewed April 11, 2016

If you're looking for fried chicken, ribs, steaks with various potato dishes (mashed, baked, etc.), this is the place for you. Soup or salad come with dinner and waitstaff remind me of waitstaff when I was a kid. Kindly and helpful older servers ready to...More

2  Thank Fred G
Reviewed April 5, 2016

Wow is all I can say!! We were staying at the Four Points Sheraton about 5 miles down the road. We drove around looking for somewhere to eat that just wasn't a fast food restaurant. We came upon Great Escape and decided to check it...More

1  Thank setsail09
Reviewed March 18, 2016 via mobile

This is definitely on our " recommend" list. Great cuisine, romantic elegance, & won't break the bank. On our returning trip we will be making reservations for dinner.

1  Thank sursumcorda1
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Response from rockanroll4u | Reviewed this property |
Not to sure would suggest to give them a call?
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Response from Karen N | Reviewed this property |
Great Escape in Schiller Park is open 7 days a week from 11 AM to 11 PM
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Response from HollyGoLightly046 | Reviewed this property |
yes, it is kid friendly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9540 Irving Park Rd, Schiller Park, IL 60176-1924
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Schiller Park
  • Phone Number: +1 847-671-7171
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