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Portillo's

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Italian, American, Hot Dogs, Sandwiches
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555 E 81st Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410-5789
219-769-8300
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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: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Description: chicago style hot dogs

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  • 95
    Excellent
  • 54
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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My whole family loves Portillos, everything I have ever had there has been great. It is fast and the environment is fun!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
Suzi C
via mobile
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English first
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW via mobile

My whole family loves Portillos, everything I have ever had there has been great. It is fast and the environment is fun!

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Anderson, Indiana
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We always stop here traveling from Indy to Chicago. The chocolate cake is the best! A large variety on the menu & never disappointed.

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El Paso, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Portillo's is a fun place for kids and adults alike. Their Italian Beef sandwiches are the greatest. It's a must place to stop if in the area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

It was some very good food but the price was outta the range and they had very good hotdogs that looked like polish sausages and it was super duper good

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Dyer, IN
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108 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

If you've ever been to a portillos you know what to expect- excellent beef sandwiches. Kids had cheeseburger and crispy chicken sandwiches. Both were very good as well. Definitely worth a visit.

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Chesterton Indiana
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

For those of you around the area and are familiar with Portillo's, it's the typical Portillo's, just go! For those of you who are visiting the area, and don't know where to go? PORTILLO'S!! They have everything you need under one roof. Salads, pasta, hot dogs, beef sandwiches, burgers.. EVERYTHING. Get the beef, dipped. Get a chopped Salad. Hot dog..... More 

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Jeffersonville, Indiana
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Get the italian beef sandwich! It was yummy! The sauce they use is juicy and tasty! Good atmosphere and fast service.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

Portillos has fantastic food. It's one of the foods that I really miss living in Thailand. I always go back every year to the USA and make sure to go to Portillos for a steak sandwich. One thing that I love about them is that they cook the food out where everyone in the restaurant can see, unlike most restaurants... More 

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Noblesville, Indiana
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Best Italian beef sandwich in town. Chicago dog is great also. Never miss a visit when we are in Merrillville.

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Frankfort, in
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Here's a place we usually stop on the way to Chicago. First class hot dogs and Hamburgers. They also have several pasta dishes and several nice soups and salads. They have also have ribs. They also have several deserts. Give this place a try. I think you will enjoy it. first class service.

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Additional Information about Portillo's

Address: 555 E 81st Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410-5789
Phone Number: 219-769-8300
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Merrillville
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, American, Hot Dogs, Sandwiches

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 555 E 81st Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410-5789
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Merrillville
  • Phone Number: 219-769-8300

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, American, Hot Dogs, Sandwiches

Description

chicago style 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?