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806 W. Dundee Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60004
847-870-0870
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10:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 11:00 pm

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  • 69
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Food

I have always enjoyed Portilo's. I do wish that they had specials Dog & Friees for ??? or something like that Their board leds you to think they have a special bit thye don't good Food, just a little expensive.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
k5of6
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Des Plaines, Illinois
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102 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Des Plaines, Illinois
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I have always enjoyed Portilo's. I do wish that they had specials Dog & Friees for ??? or something like that Their board leds you to think they have a special bit thye don't good Food, just a little expensive.

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Reno, Nevada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

My hubby ordered the famed "Italian beef", and enjoyed it so much he wants to have some shipped to us in NV! I had the chopped salad that was so good I had my husband make me our version of it when we returned home!

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

They have fantastic tamales! I also always pick up a couple loafs of their bread. You can freeze them and just takeout what you need!

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Overpriced food, tasteless hot dogs, over dressed salads, etc. I don't get why this place always has lines out the door and 15+ minute waits in the drive through during lunch hour. Restaurants are always way too noisy, tables not wiped down frequently during the mad rush, etc.

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

There is comfortable seating but this is not fine dining or is it service at the table but Portillo's is the best at what they do which are delicious Italian Beef sandwiches with sweet peppers or true Chicago hot dogs (sometimes get the chili on top). You go to the register to place your order and you pick it up... More 

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Go there for lunch and it is always busy but you get what you ordered in exceptionally short time. And the food is really good. Chocolate cake is to die for!!!!!

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Portillos is a staple in my family. While my parents have moved away, I still try to get there about once a month. Everything from their hot dogs and Italian beef to their chopped salads and pasta is great! Their cheese fries are some of the best ever. Though it's a chain, true Chicagoians love Portillos! And Chicagoians who've moved... More 

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Fairfield, California
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64 reviews 64 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

Visiting family, our brother in law picked up ribs, baked potatoes, and the chicken chopped salad from Portillo's our first night. The ribs were totally perfect- meat was so tender and it just fell from the bone! It was a little distance to drive from Northhbrook but well worth it! A little pricey, but a definite yes recommendation.

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

When i want to have a burger and fries fix, I go to Portillo's. I travel around the country, and find Portillo's the very best. Oh -- if you want something else, try the chopped salad!

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

When I go to Portillo's it's very hard to decide what to eat. I love their Chopped Salad and hot dogs and I enjoy the Italian Beef and sausage. Best drive through service for any fast food restaurant!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 806 W. Dundee Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60004
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Arlington Heights
  • Phone Number: 847-870-0870
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?