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Portillo's

1500 Butterfield Road, Downers Grove, IL 60515
630-495-9033
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Ranked #2 of 147 Restaurants in Downers Grove
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Italian
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

I had heard about "the Chicago hot dog" and Portillos. I am in the area for a meeting so I checked it out. The description and excellent reviews are 100% on. The atmosphere was fun and the food great. Between me and my co-worker we tried the Chili dog; the cheeseburger; fries; onion rings and chocolate cake. All were delicious.

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Conroe, TX
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Always go to Portillo's when I'm in the Chicago area and I'm never disappointed. Would be thrilled if they opened a location in the Houston area (hint, hint).

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Denver, Colorado
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

When I am in the Western suburbs of Chicago, my first stop after checking in at the Westin is Portillo's. Always great food and served up quickly. You can't go wrong with any Portillo's.

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Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I'm an out-of-towner and had been hearing about how good this place was. However, I wasn't overly impressed. We tried the Italian Beef Sandwiches and Chicago Style Hotdogs. The beef sandwiches were decent, but I'm not sure I'd be in a rush to eat another. I wasn't impressed at all with the hotdogs, but who am I to judge what... More

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I had lunch in portillo's and had the double cheese burger meal, it was a good meal and I really enjoyed both the taste and the design of the place. When I visit the states again I will for sure visit this place again.

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CAIRO
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112 reviews 112 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Ok sandwiches... Try the meat balls and the Chicago style hot dogs. They open until late and always busy.

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Greenfield, Wisconsin, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

It is soooooooo good! I had the Italian beef sandwich with green peppers, one of my daughters had the chicken sandwich, and my other daughter had a cheeseburger. Not a complaint from any of us. I will definitly be going back there again.

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Toronto
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50 reviews 50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

First time in Chicago and I'm glad we came here. We wanted to try local Chicago food so we tried 2 hotdog places: Portillo's and Gene's & Jude's. The hotdog at Portillo's was better than at Gene's & Jude's. The restaurant and decor is much nicer at Portillo's and there are actually tables where you can sit here!! There is... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

On our first trip to Chicago my husband and I had a few hours to kill before our hotel room was ready. A bit jet weary, tired and hungry we had made up our minds we needed to try a "Chicago Dog" as our first meal. I had researched online and came across Portillos. We snagged a booth and then... More

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Downers Grove, Illinois
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42 reviews 42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Portillo's is a Chicagoland classic. Everything I've had there is wonderful. The drive through is very efficient. The italian sausage/beef combination comes recommended. The chocolate cake and cake shake are to die for.

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