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Portillo's Hot Dogs

100 West Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60654 (Near North Side)
(312) 587-8910
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Ranked #31 of 8,333 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 11:45 am - 4:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Neighborhood: Near North Side
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

I was at Portillo's to try the famous Chicago style hotdog. The hot dog was delicious! To complement, I ate the italian beef, very good too. The restaurant was quite crowded, but the service was fast and agile.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Portillos is a must stop whenever I'm in Chicago area. Reasonable price , fast service , and great Italian beef!

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Palm Harbor, FL
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54 reviews 54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

A good place to try some "famous" Chicago dogs and Italian beef. I definitely liked the interior decor, themed like an old-time Chicago. Food was served quickly and rather inexpensive. The food for the most part was very good, can't complain but the Italian beef was very soggy, was a bit disappointed but overall would recommend to try it.

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Edenton, North Carolina
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170 reviews 170 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

It moves pretty fast, especially considering they have employees to direct "traffic". I HIGHLY advise that you review the menu online prior to entrance, because it's not like at your average burger joint where you walk up to the counter, and place your order. The line can be 10 people deep from the counter, and an employee will take your... More

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New York City, New York
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294 reviews 294 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

Went here for lunch with a group of friends on a cold Saturday afternoon. The line was long but they kept it moving. Most of us ordered their famous beef sandwich, which is thick and heavy but very tasty. The restaurant has a lot of charm and is an institution in Chicago. It's a great spot for a taste of... More

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Bartlett
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58 reviews 58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

Do not walk/drive past this place; make sure to stop in. If you have any good memories of stopping at the local hot dog stands as a kid, this is that place on steroids. The food and atmosphere will take you back to the days of old. The food is the best around. Don't believe me, have a look at... More

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Maui, Hawaii
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 NEW

Yeah yeah, there are a ton of complaints about living in Paradise, and the #1 complaint is the food sucks here! Im sorry, but I dont want to drop 35.00 bucks a meal. I only make a 100 a day anyways. Hawaii is known for having the lowest pay and highest cost of living ratio. So when I come to... More

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San Luis, Arizona USA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I loved this place, lots of food to choose from!! Even when it was so crowded, long lines, food was served very quick!!

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Easton, Maryland
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106 reviews 106 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

This is a fun place to see because it's decorated inside to seem like Old Chicago. The service is fast and efficient. It's a Chicago experience and we were told by many people to experience. Basically, it was a regular hotdog with peppers and condiments on it and then a very large pickle on top. Tasted average.

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Miami, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Stopped here one cold day in Chicago! I really liked it. It was so casual and fun. Lots of good food... and fries. It is fun, always crowded (not unbearable though). The food is inexpensive but tasty. I wish they had one of these in Miami.

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Additional Information about Portillo's Hot Dogs

Address: 100 West Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60654
Phone Number: (312) 587-8910
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 11:45 am - 4:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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