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Portillo's

Certificate of Excellence
Italian, Hot Dogs
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3895 E Main St, Saint Charles, IL 60174-2400
630-762-8484
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10:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night

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    Very good
  • 5
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  • 4
    Poor
  • 6
    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
what a place

They have the best dogs I have every had, there chili is great. The hamburgers are awesome. Know what you want to order before getting in line. They are quick, so be ready. They ribs, salads, polish saugage, the the amazing chicago dog. the best.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
Anthony W
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Columbia
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Columbia
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75 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

They have the best dogs I have every had, there chili is great. The hamburgers are awesome. Know what you want to order before getting in line. They are quick, so be ready. They ribs, salads, polish saugage, the the amazing chicago dog. the best.

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Noblesville, Indiana
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62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Whenever we come "home" we have to stop at Portillos. Hard to choose between the roast beef or the Chicago hot dogs. Nice to get a beer, too! Wish they'd open one in Indy!

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Milford, Michigan
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We got take out at Portillo's while traveling here from out of town. The Pecan chicken salad was a fresh and healthy option before the sinful chocolate cake. Yum!

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Highland, Michigan
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The food was fast and tasty. Seating was easily available, the kids and adults always enjoy stopping at Portillos for lunch

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We had a great time eating the hot dogs, Chicago style and the Chili Dog. The "dogs" were mouth watering and we were impressed with the menu variety. The lemonade was good as well. The service was fast and the place was clean. The staff was friendly and gave the children hats and crayons to keep them busy. I would... More 

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Chepachet
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Stopped in for lunch. A well decorated and festive environment. You go through a line to order and then pick up your food at a separate side of the building. Busy and you have to manuver through the crowd. Not a good place if there are mobility concerns. Two people really enjoyed their food. The third order was a salad... More 

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Olathe, Kansas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

We had hotdogs one night and went back two nights later to get an Italian beef sandwich with mozzarella and sweet peppers!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Always great food. Fast. Once, we went there and 3 bus loads of kids pulled into the parking lot at the same time. We rushed inside to beat them in line. By the time we ordered and finished eating all three loads of those kids had been through the line and were seated!!! Best hot dogs we've ever had. The... More 

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Geneva, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 515 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Prices at Portillos went up 15 percent in late 2014. Food is good, but unhealthy (except salads if one avoids the dressing and the fatty breads), and it is hard to come out of there spending less than $12 per diner. Try it...impossible unless you leave hungry. The service is becoming perpetually slower. Portillos is a fad and the fad... More 

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Temecula, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The best Beefs and Chicago Hot Dogs... Period! And as with all Portillo's restaurants... Very comfortable with unique decor. "A Chicagoland tradition"

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Additional Information about Portillo's

Address: 3895 E Main St, Saint Charles, IL 60174-2400
Phone Number: 630-762-8484
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Saint Charles
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 9:30 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
Cuisine: Italian, Hot Dogs

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3895 E Main St, Saint Charles, IL 60174-2400
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Saint Charles
  • Phone Number: 630-762-8484

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Hot Dogs
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 9:30 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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?