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Portillo's

#47 of 7,461 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
Near North Side
As featured in Best Food in Chicago
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100 W Ontario St, Chicago, IL 60654-3710
13125878910
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10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Skokie Portillos has easy access, a drive thru and is often crowded but always offers quick service on their tried and true menu items. Salads are excellent as well as always popular beef sandwiches and chocolate cake as dessert.

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Thank Sharon S
Miami
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35 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Best hotdogs in Chicago. Our Family felt they were better than New York's hotdogs. Cool place to visit. Very busy and strange system for ordering your food. It was fast and delicious. Can't wait to visit Chicago again and go eat there.

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Thank GetAway4us23
Alton, New Hampshire
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to Portillo's on W Ontario today. We arrived at three PM and were surprised to see the place packed. We had the hot dogs with everything on them and the beef and sausage combination. Both were a Excellent and I highly recommend them

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Thank KJED1013
Skippack, Pennsylvania
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117 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Big crowd at noon. Multiple order entry points and an smooth processing of orders means little delay. Good Chicago hot dog though the snap did not seem as pronounced as others.

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Thank PaulSmithiii
Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This chain has a ton of locations! They are happy to chafe or substitute toppings on your hot dog. The beef sandwich is actually dipped entirely into the au jus so it gets a bit messy but was still really delicious. The diner style decor was fun. It was a great quick, filling lunch!

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Thank nitweid
Ontario, Canada
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The hotdogs were very inexpensive, yet were extremely delicious! They were stuffed with toppings and the meat tasted delicious. I would highly recommend!

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Thank L R
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

DO NOT LEAVE Chicago without stopping in at Portillo's for an Italian beef or Chicago style dog and a bite of Chicago history! As if the food weren't amazing enough, being surrounded by so much memorabilia just makes the visit incomparable!

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Thank Heather I
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A close friend and Chicago native recommended that we make sure we visit Portillo's before heading out of town. We were glad we took his advice. The Italian beef sandwiches and hot dogs are among the best I have ever tasted. The fries aren't bad either. No frills in this cafeteria setting, but lots of options. My only regret was... More 

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Thank Ross E
Bloomington, Illinois
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to a ballgame in Chicago, every time we go to Chicago we have to stop at Portillo's. Soon in Bloomington /Normal we will have our own Portillo's, can't wait. Best Italian beef, and Chicago style hotdogs in town.

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Thank Cubbie2111
Bathgate, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing food from this Chicago establishment. Ordered the portillos hot dog and my wife the broiled chicken sandwich and we were not disappointed. Fresh ingredients and tastes amazing. If in Chicago you must check this joint out

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Thank Vince M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, American, Fast Food, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 W Ontario St, Chicago, IL 60654-3710
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighborhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: 13125878910
Description
Home to America's favorite Chicago-style hot dogs, Italian beef, burgers, salads, and chocolate cake.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?