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Great Escape

9540 Irving Park Rd, Schiller Park, IL 60176-1924
+1 847-671-7171
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“ribs” (37 reviews)
“bass” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, International, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
9540 Irving Park Rd, Schiller Park, IL 60176-1924
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Reviews (182)
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1 - 10 of 178 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was really great. We had the lunch special which was walleye sliders. Very tasty! Our group also had the bison burger, crab cakes and philly. All we're pleased. Staff was friendly and helpful.

Thank Brennan A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are staying anywhere near O'Hare airport in CHICAGO - here is a neat restaurant to FIND.....located in a suburb near the airport is this likeable very old building with a fabulous restaurant and a 128 year old bar - that goes way back...More

Thank jacksB173YR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whenever we are in the area, we make sure to stop here and eat. Very clean and friendly place. Highly recommend.

Thank charaiken
Reviewed 6 April 2017

I came here a little late perhaps 8:30pm. They were still fairly busy. I chose to sit in the lounge area. My server was excellent even though she had been there for quite some time. She suggested some selections and got me a cold beverage....More

Thank MSM19
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

We had a large party but the place wasn't very busy otherwise. It took forever to get our food or drink refills or ask for the check. The food was ok but I probably wouldn't go back.

Thank Illini005
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

On way out of OHare and looking for nice meal. Everything was scrumptious!!! Kids all found something they liked . Casual fine dining- beautiful bar area. The Broasted chicken, artichoke Chicken and Eggplant casserole were well prepared and very generous portions. Our waitress Elise was...More

Thank Laura R
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I had the chicken, rib combo dinner. Both was very tasty, the best was the chicken. The raspberry vinaigrette was very good. Plan to return for the pot pie.

Thank Perk1968
Reviewed 23 March 2017

I went there for st pattys day and I had a great time the food was great and I really enjoyed my self. Great staff and good bar. This place has allot of local history.

Thank rockanroll4u
Reviewed 19 February 2017

After years of driving by this place and it's large windmill used to power the restaurant, a friend and I decided to try it. It was a very interesting evening. Let me start by saying the service was great. Nothing about the evening was awful,...More

2  Thank bradner3
Reviewed 16 February 2017

This is a wonderful place with good food and service to back it up. The ribs were delicious. Anytime all the time place to find a good meal at a fair price.

Thank bigrunsaturday
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maria212730
I come to your restaurant frequently but never had a chance to go from your Wed readings. Could you tell me if the person that does the reading have a location I can go?
25 May 2017|
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Response from rockanroll4u | Reviewed this property |
Not to sure would suggest to give them a call?
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Gail S
What time do you start serving dinners on Saturday evenings? Last year we were there on a Friday before flying out and fish fry was awesome. This year we will fly out on Sunday and we are thinking about trying a dinner. Thanks!
9 January 2017|
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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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Micah02
Kid friendly?
23 May 2015|
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Response from HollyGoLightly046 | Reviewed this property |
yes, it is kid friendly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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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