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Great Escape

9540 Irving Park Rd, Schiller Park, IL 60176-1924
+1 847-671-7171
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“roasted chicken” (29 reviews)
“ribs” (40 reviews)
“bass” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, Bar, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
9540 Irving Park Rd, Schiller Park, IL 60176-1924
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Reviewed 1 week ago

For a break from cooking, it was good to go out & enjoy the night out on the town. Since it was early, we received great service & delicious food. The presentation on both of our entrees was very appealing & there was enough for...More

Thank Colinette M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this place. One of my new favorites. All you can eat fish fry was really good. Not greasy like a lot of places. My better half had halibut that was awesome she says. Prices are good for food and beverage. Will definitely go back....More

Thank buddybelleplaine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There were many things that impressed me about this restaurant. We were staying in an area hotel, and the restaurant sent a shuttle to pick us up. The shuttle driver was friendly and pleasant. Our waitress at the restaurant treated us like long lost friends...More

Thank musiclovingmom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Parking was tight. If you don't know the area getting into the parking lot is not abundantly clear. The restaurant was clean and decorated nicely. Perhaps a little dark inside. There was a decent menu to choose from. The wife and I both had the...More

Thank Lance Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The history is a drawing card, the menu demands you linger a while. The history is in its famous hundred-year-plus bar, an original. Also, the folklore that Al Capone sold the then-owner his bootlegged liquor. The server confided that Capone actually distributed booze from the...More

Thank Stephen A
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

This family owned casual spot serves food better than that of any chain restaurant. The portions are large, the servers are friendly and the prices very, very reasonable. The decor could be at any of thousands of restaurants. What sets it apart is value. A...More

Thank Dodger29
Reviewed 9 September 2018

We were here for a Board meeting and went to dinner at Great Escape, party of 20. The waitress was quick, funny and everything was out quickly and great flavor and presentation, Friends who and been here before raved about the "chicken pot pie"... huge...More

Thank Keith K
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We had eaten at this restaurant twice before. They offer seating indoors or outside outdoors. The ambience, food and service are great! I had the Cajun Halibut served on rice with fresh cooked garden vegetables. Soup or a side salad come with the meal as...More

Thank Rita R
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Great food reasonably priced. Very clean and great atmosphere. Great off street parking. Very diverse menu with a great variety.

Thank Frances C
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

We went to Great Escape for dinner while on a business trip. The food was very good other then they ran out of a stuffing they bragged about as a restaurant speciality. That was disappointing. The service was excellent.

Thank Angela G
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25 May 2017|
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Response from rockanroll4u | Reviewed this property |
Not to sure would suggest to give them a call?
8 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
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
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
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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