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Great Escape

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9540 Irving Park Rd, Schiller Park, IL 60176-1924
+1 847-671-7171
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Naperville, Illinois
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135 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We came here for lunch and I am just surprised with the options that they offer. The service the owner down to the staff is just superb! Brian and Vicki is just amazing! I LOVE the chicken pot pie! Real comfort food and the presentation is just SUPERB-that I don't want to eat my pie! But seriously, the presentation and... More 

Thank rdz18
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful, intimate, & casual dining! Great local character, with a off the beaten path feel. Close to the airport, hotels, & other interest.

Thank sursumcorda1
P O Box 331
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were looking for a good steak place and this was recommended. It was very good and tender. White table cloth. Service was good also.

Thank cruisesinc
Rosemont, Il
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have to the Great Escape many times. The Service is excellent, the food is really good. We live in the area and we are tired of the chain restaurants. The Great Escape has a very comfortable atmosphere and reasonable pricing.

Thank Kate60018
Holland, Michigan
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

By myself, so dined in the lounge area. Linen table cloth and napkins , even in the lounge. Bustling bartender also served as very helpful and gracious waitress. She was not harried or hurried, taking her time to greet and engage each patron. She suggested the ribs, chicken, and mustard encrusted bass. I opted for the ribs and I rank... More 

Thank Ray D
Schiller Park, Illinois
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

This is our favorite restaurant! Let me first say that the atmosphere there is amazing. The restaurant and especially the bar area is an original work from the 1892! And the whole place is tastefully decorated which makes your stay very special. The food is great and you MUST try their ribs as many claims they're the best in the... More 

Thank annak9970
Ames, Iowa, United States
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Staying at an airport hotel, this is one of the better options. For our group, it was quite convenient--the restaurant offers a shuttle to and from the hotel. We tried the top-rated dishes, the chicken pot pie, broasted chicken and ribs. The ribs were rated highly by those who had them. The chicken was moist, but it was fried by... More 

Thank jlb50001
Iowa, United States
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

I loved this place- we found it by accident when visiting the Fashion Outlets of America. We had the chicken pot pie- best one I have ever had! The person next to us had the prime rib, it was a slab the size of a textbook! And yes, he finished it all! I fully recommend!

Thank Kara D
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Cute restaurant with quite a history. Waitress explained some of it. Food was good with good portion sizes. Popular for their boasted chicken and also their homemade BBQ sauce. Both were good.

Thank Ky55
Fort White, Florida
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We needed a place close to our hotel and went here on a Sunday night. No crowd but still had slow service. Food was very good and the cost reasonable. They had wide range of appetizers and several sandwiches, ribs, shrimp and salads.

Thank Skip C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, International
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Private Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?