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The Pilot House

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3532 Perryville Rd, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701-8945
573-334-7106
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You can't go wrong here. Some of the best food I've ever had. Their wings are excellent, so are the stuffed mushrooms, and the kabobs are by far my favorite! It does have a smokey atmosphere, so if that's not your style order to go!

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Thank Rebecca L
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The catfish, and the brisket sandwich are some of the best I've ever tasted. Don't miss the mushrooms for an appetizer....very yummy! We usually get our food to go however because the smoke can be pretty thick in there. But then again, it is a bar. If the smoke wasn't so thick, we would eat there much more often.

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Thank daveobieone
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Pilot House is a long-standing one of restaurant well known for BBQ and sandwiches. Were this England it would be called a "pub" because it has a bar whose waiter is also the bartender and serves good comfort food. It is also well outside of town. By no means fancy I do suggest that visitors to Cape Girardeau who... More 

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Thank SwampeastMike
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a local hangout for golfers & anyone else that likes that smokey old barroom atmosphere. The fish & BBQ is excellent & their prime rib sandwich is to die for. Reasonably priced too. If ur a non smoker, u may come out smelling like one as Cape Girardeau has no law against it in restaurants. There are some... More 

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Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love their prime rib sandwich! It comes with french fries. (Service here is super fast, especially if you call ahead for take-out). * I would appreciate your vote.*

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Thank Letmesleep2
Missouri City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Food here is excellent, eat here after gold all the time...only complaint I have is the French fries are not all that good, the rest of it is spot on..COME ON GUYS get some good fries!!!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Pretty good food if you can get past the smoke smell. I would love this place if there wasn't so much cigarette smoke. That just kills me!!! Cool place if the smoke could be filtered out!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

You have no doubt in your mind that you are in the right place when you walk in and see the blue hazy smoke filling the place from the BBQ! The sauces are superb and the meat is cooked to perfection. Can't miss!

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1 Thank Steven858
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

The Pilot House restaurant has been serving folks in this area for a long time. Their food is consistent. Their pricing is not bad for the huge helpings you receive. If you like a bar-b-que or a catfish dinner you will enjoy dining here. Good food and a friendly atmosphere. A local favorite! * I would appreciate your vote.*

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

They have a a salad that's kind of like wilted lettuces that's awesome! They are very busy on Friday and Saturday nights so go early. It's been there for many years so don't expect anything fancy and they do have smoking so if you hate the smoke, don't go! Cold beer and good food is what they are about!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3532 Perryville Rd, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701-8945
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Cape Girardeau
  • Phone Number: 573-334-7106

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