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806 W. Dundee Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60004
847-870-0870
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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Chicago
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126 reviews 126 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

People that we know from out of town or transplants who come back often say that their first stop is going to be Portillos. I'm not kidding. My daughter is away for her freshman year of college and she told me, "I miss Portillos, my family and my bed". In that order. Great dogs, outstanding Italian beef, chicken sandwiches, salads,... More 

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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44 reviews 44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Best "Chicago-style" hot dogs in Chicago area. But don't even think about using catsup on the dogs! We've been going to Portillo's throughout the suburbs for more than 30 years for Italian beef sandwiches, hot dogs and char grilled hamburgers. Also the whole family uses Portillo's catering services. Never fail, always good.

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Chicago, Illinois
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

If you're looking for an Italian beef sandwich, give Portillo's a try. There are many locations, so see if there is one near you. Also, the cheese fries are to die for. On my better days, I eat a salad. Try the chopped salad or the pecan chicken salad. Yum!

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Fort Myers, Florida, United States
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53 reviews 53 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

One of my favorite places, love the chili hotdogs, and tonite the Big Beef. Saturday nite, big carry out order and they were 5 deep waiting. Took15 minutes to get the food; carry out may be the weak link in a fine tuned rest. business. Big beef was soggy after being wrapped up so long, I will be more careful... More 

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Buckeye Nation
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37 reviews 37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

During this Thanksgiving visit to the in-laws I had the opportunity to try three different restaurants and had an Italian Beef sandwich at each. Portillo's was by far the worst. Here's why: 1. The sandwich itself was the smallest. 2. Probably half the meat the other places served. 3. Taste was bland. 4. The peppers were big chunks (chopped everywhere... More 

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Wheeling, Illinois
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This is by far the best food I always eat. From beef to even chopped salads, everything is made fresh and taste very good. Also if have never tried their chocolate cake, it is a must!! Their drive thru is super fast even at a dinner or lunch rush time.

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Chicago, Illinois
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Been to Portillo's many times, had the Combo a beef and cheese with Hot peppers. Mid afternoon, not so busy got in line ordered and within 5 minutes had our food and sitting down to eat. Mid afternoon on a Friday less then a dozen folks, the Atmosphere is good as it was mid afternoon no body was screaming or... More 

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Fairfield, Ohio
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Ate here during a busy lunch hour, but this place has the art of service honed to perfection. There were even several employees in their drive-thru lane taking orders and relaying them to the kitchen so orders were ready as soon as drivers pulled up to the window. But we went inside, placed our orders and were seated and eating... More 

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Arlington Heights, Illinois, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

the employee's mess up all the time, but Grace, one of the managers always handles it the food is good and always hot, they would have gotten 5 stars if it weren't for all the little mistakes the employees make.

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USA
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49 reviews 49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Not a bad place to spend an evening. NOw here's a restaurant that has a great Italian Beef sandwich at a reasonable price. They only carry 2 types of beer and they are on tap. MGD and Miller Lite. However, the price can't be beat. $2 for a small glass. They have a drive-thru and there were at least 20... More 

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Additional Information about Portillo's

Address: 806 W. Dundee Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60004
Phone Number: 847-870-0870
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Arlington Heights
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm

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