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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 #28 of 8,288 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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Southport, North Carolina
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82 reviews 82 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

Good hot dogs and good Italian beef. We got there right before the lunch rush on a Monday. The line appeared to move quickly. I waited a very long time to get a beer though. Apparently the beer counter is also the take-out order counter. It was pretty annoying to be standing in the beer line well after the rest... More

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Prospect CT
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34 reviews 34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Hands down, best hot dog - this was my first trip to Chicago and had heard about Portillo's and it came highly recommended - glad we stopped in - had a dog with chili and cheese with fries that totally hit the spot....be forewarned that the staff are a little "soup Nazi-ish" - they hand you the menu while you're... More

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Conway, South Carolina
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53 reviews 53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

I had the combo with hot peppers as did two others in the group. That is sausage combined with beef! Very reasonably priced nice atmosphere great service lots of fun. Probably not very healthy. Next time I'm going to order a hot dog Chicago style.

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Honolulu
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67 reviews 67 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

The iconic source for classic Chicago foo (e.g., the classic Chicago Dog). Packed, but fast service. Large menu with low prices. Well worth a visit!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

My visit to portillos was great. The food was great although there weren't many options. It was decorated like the 1940's which was cool.

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131 reviews 131 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

I was taken here with family and kids.it really was good for my first Chicago dog! Worth coming back to! Inexpensive too!

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Took friends and wife to a place I have enjoyed on my Chicago visits. I enjoyed watching the looks on their faces as they took in the vast menus and options. I decided to ask two local cops for a suggestion and got the combo sandwich. it was amazing. WE all loved our meals, hotdogs and drinks. LOve this place

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Miami
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160 restaurant reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Fun place! Take a moment to find what you want to eat by looking at the huge menus - each area has something different. Hot dogs over here, salad over there, bar in the corner...find your favorite and order at that counter. Affordable, tasty, loud, crowded and fun.

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Amarillo, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Loved my first experience of a real Chicago Dog. Got some fries and ordered a cabernet which was actually really good too. Eating and getting drinks in Chicago gets pricey so this place was a nice treat to feed 3 people for about 22 bucks. Oh my goodness....must get the chocolate cake! It was definitely one of the best I... More

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Gainesville, Georgia
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13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Last time I was in Chicago in the '90's, I had the opportunity of having a Portillo hot dog and was so excited to get back and enjoy another. It was as great as I remembered it. You can never beat one of their hotdogs no matter where you go. The onion rings that I had were excellent: crispy and... More

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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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