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8390 La Palma Ave, Buena Park, CA 90620-3208
+1 714-220-6400
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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los angeles ca
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86 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm from Chicago we decided to try this place for lunch in Buena Park Ca it was excellent the Italian beef sandwich famous hours from Chicago it was excellent also the price my friend had chicken fried sandwich two small French fries. excellent customer service they do serve beer and wine. Get there early because this place is so busy... More 

Thank Camie41
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went through the drive thru as I could not find an empty parking space. I decided my husband and I needed a strawberry shake, so I ordered the two shakes and chocolate heart shaped cake.it was noon when I ordered and it was very busy inside as well. I was impressed with the ease we moved through T the... More 

Thank Carole W
Cool, California
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The atmosphere was cool, and the food was pretty good. If you want a quick bite or a place to sit and visit with friends this is perfect. They have a large variety of food and salad.

Thank Freq_Traveler2013
Rancho Cucamonga, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Since the recession began, I feel like California's the parks just don't do food right the way they used to. So a block over is where you can find me on a lunch or dinner break the days I'm out at the parks. Great Food, Great price, nice atmosphere. They even have a drive thru, similar concept to Farmer Boys.

Thank christopherwG1951KC
Pico Rivera, California
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

This place has never disappointed me. The staff is friendly and helpful.the food is delicious. The beef sandwich is very good, I recommend getting it dipped. The sausages are good , the skin on the sausages has a snap to them,and the flavor is great. Chili cheese fries are tasty. But I think their crowning glory is their chocolate cake,... More 

Thank Bob H
Waddell, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

The food is fantastic and reasonably priced. There is something for everyone! It was very crowded when we were there so be prepared for a line and a possible lack of indoor seating. We sat on the patio which was enclosed and had heaters as needed.

Thank sheilae2017
McKinney, Texas
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

We are former Chicagoans (now Texans) so happy to find a Portillo's on our vacation to California. Overall we were pleased with the food, seemed the same as the other Portillo's which is always amazing. However, I had the chopped salad and it felt a little stingy on the Chicken compared to what I was used to. Overall would go... More 

Thank mary h
Carmel, Indiana, USA
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406 reviews
332 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016

We always seek out a Portillo's when possible for an 'always delicious & satisfying' meal. Visiting Pomona CA, we made the journey to Buena Park to enjoy a late lunch. i ordered the broiled chicken & it was delicious. Moist boneless chicken grilled to perfection on a very soft bun loaded with lettuce & tomato. Fries were hot & wonderful.... More 

Eugene, Oregon
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

We noticed that this was ranked 1 on our app, it was great. Noisy and busy, with fun decor, and great food. Not too expensive, and we all brought home leftovers. I highly recommend the shakes, they were top notch! We will go again on our next visit.

Thank KATE B
Gilroy, California
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71 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

We have eaten at the original in Chicago. This one is just as good, and much closer than Illinois. Cheese fries are amazingly good.

Thank Marty S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8390 La Palma Ave, Buena Park, CA 90620-3208
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Buena Park
  • Phone Number: +1 714-220-6400
Home to America's favorite Chicago-style hot dogs, Italian beef, burgers, salads, and chocolate cake.

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