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1500 Butterfield Road, Downers Grove, IL 60515
630-495-9033
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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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Visitor rating
  • 86
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A true Chi-Town staple

I was not at all disappointed with Portillo's and it was well worth the wait for our food. Some things never change and I am so glad Portillo's is one of them.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
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129 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I was not at all disappointed with Portillo's and it was well worth the wait for our food. Some things never change and I am so glad Portillo's is one of them.

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chicago
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

If you're looking for great fast food in an inviting atmosphere, Portillo's is it. They have a nice variety on the menu from fish sandwiches to salads to hot dogs. Put your order in and pick it up--all self-serve. They can get crowded; check out the line for ordering from your car. My daughter has 3 kids- 4,2, and 2... More 

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Downers Grove IL
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is the perfect place to bring out of town company to eat the real deal - great Chicago food. Everyone who comes to Chicago wants what they can't find anywhere else. That is Chicago style hot dogs, fantastic Italian beef sandwiches, combo sandwiches (sausage and beef) and much more. This is guy food for sure but there are smaller... More 

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Davenport
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Fun place to eat! Delicious food and very reasonable. Loved the chocolate cake!! Pretty crowded but runs like a well-oiled machine.

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Wheaton, Illinois
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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Just about everyone around here knows about Portillo's but in case you don't it's a great local burger and ribs joint. They have salads and deserts and Italian beef sandwiches also. After recent research (informal), I have determined that I like their hamburgers best of all of the local places that I've visited. Nice and juicy and hot and flavorful.

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North Aurora, Illinois
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91 reviews 91 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

My brother celebrated his 60th birthday here with surprise party. I usually have take out but this a great spot with great ambiance for a party. The room that was reserved was uniquely decorated. The roast beef sandwiches and salads and pasta and Chicago style hot dogs are awesome. Their signature moist chocolate cake is a great way to finish... More 

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Lombard
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81 reviews 81 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

I always enjoy everything I get here from the burgers to chicken sandwiches but I seem to be in a rutt lately of just the grilled chicken sandwiches and the strawberry short cake. If you have not heard of this place give it a try everything is always top notch and speedy.

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Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

Great beef! Chopped salad is awesome but I recommend saying easy dressing! You can beat a classic like Portillos! Good place for a large group with kids.

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Villa Park, Illinois
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84 reviews 84 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

My wife and I love this time of year when we can get our Pepper and Egg Sandwiches. This time I went through the drive through on a Friday night and it was very busy...I am never sure how they do it but they are very organized and move you through the line very quickly. The food was outstanding as... More 

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Downers Grove, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

We love Portillo's! The salads and pasta are delicious: the more traditional hot dogs, fries and Italian beef are yummy also. My favorites are the chopped salad, the chicken Caesar pita, and the baked mostaccioli. When our kids were younger, they loved the hot dogs and cheese fries. The service is efficient, and the food is always well-prepared. Always a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1500 Butterfield Road, Downers Grove, IL 60515
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Downers Grove
  • Phone Number: 630-495-9033

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, American
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?