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Portillo's

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806 W. Dundee Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60004
+1 847-870-0870
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10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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El Paso, Texas
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172 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We go here every time we visit our family in Chicago, we love their beef sandwiches. When in Chicago you got to have the Italian Beef sandwiches. If you enjoy a beer with your meal you can get one here. Try the chocolate cake. Who knew?

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Thank SandBetweenMyToes007
Arlington Heights, Illinois
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Poor Portillos - just not the same since it's been sold. We had really hard and old tamales. The chicken on the salads are rubbery. Even the grilled chicken sandwich has rubbery chicken. Beef is good but sparce. Hot dog itself is good but the bun was over steamed.

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Thank mamahavinfun
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our go to place bc the food is so freaking tasty! Our favs include: Italian Beef, Polish Sausage, Chopped Salad, and Cheese Fries! Tonight, I'm having Baked Mostaccioli. Yummmmmm...

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Thank Lisa W
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mention Portillo's to anyone and the initial response - Italian Beef sandwich. Second response - chocolate cake. It's worth visiting just to see such an amazing operation. Food is delicious at extremely reasonable prices. A menu for all tastes.

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Thank Melvin K
Wheeling
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Portillo's seem to be popping up around the Midwest and for good reason. Good food, clean restaurant, diverse menu, affordable pricing and a fun atmosphere. The family has been going to this Dundee Rd. Portillo's for a bunch of years and never disappointed. They have the usual efficient drive-thru if you are in a hurry but...take a little time and... More 

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Thank Kevin L
Des Plaines, Illinois
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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best fast food places in the world. Always great services and fair prices and wonderful selection of meals. Can't miss.

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Thank dicksayad
Bonney Lake, Washington
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Being a Chicago native who has moved afar Italian Beefs and Chicago hotdogs are always a must when I'm in town. Portillo's is always excellent. Their mail order is always good too but nothing beats fresh at the restaurant!!

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Thank Kim S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016 via mobile

The food is great loved it kind of pricey,but for the buck I guess it is worth it.go and check this place out,im sure you would agree with me. Thanks.

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Thank Papa S
Alpharetta, Georgia
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66 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

This is a must visit restaurant every time I am in Chicago!! Love the italian beef!! No one anywhere else does it like it is done here! I even mail order it once in a while and have it sent to Georgia! Food is always good, love the onion rings as well! This is a classic Chicago restaurant!

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Thank Diane G
Schaumburg, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

I have tried pretty much everything on the menu and their food is great. Love their crinkled fries...with cheese. :)

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Thank Susie L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast Food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 806 W. Dundee Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60004
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Arlington Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 847-870-0870
Description
Home to America's favorite Chicago-style hot dogs, Italian beef, burgers, salads, and chocolate cake.

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