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0.6 miles from 360 Chicago Observation Deck
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had our first visit three years ago. This time around it was just as impressive. The speed at which their team works is fantastic! Just like a well-oiled machine! Then there's the food--all beef hot dogs, onion rings, chocolate cake shake. I've never seen...a shake with a piece of chocolate cake in it. All ages enjoy the food--if you leave hungry, it's your own fault!More

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We actually ate here over the three nights in town, and virtually covered the whole menu. Never had a bad meal - bacon burger, fries, salads, chicken burger, milk shakes and the infamous chocolate cake. Such good value for money and quick service too. Would...highly recommend to anyone!,More

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hotdogs. Polish dog too!! Must visit!! Chaotic at ordering but worth it!! We decided to try it out because a local recommended. We were not disappointed!

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were told to try the Chicago Hot dog, this was a good choice, the Philly cheesesteak was good too as was the Hamberger.....well, it's just ALL good here. Check it out yourself, save nan few $$, skip the French fries they are not worth...it or special.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Never had Chicago-style hot dogs before, and I don't generally buy hot dogs. But, I'm a fan. We got a Chicago dog and a polish sausage with grilled onions. I think the right combination would be a polish sausage with Chicago-style.

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great Chicago Dog. We wanted to experience a real Chicago Dog all the way. Amazing! We are coming back for the Italian Beef

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went to Portillos before kids several years ago and loved it. It was even more fun to bring our girls to enjoy awesome made-to-order Chicago hotdogs in a very friendly atmosphere. We enjoyed our time here and look forward to our...return.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Go to Portillo's for your Chicago-style hot dog fix. Founded by Dick Portillo in 1963, this place is the real deal, even with over 60 locations. Order a Hot Dog Chicago Style. It comes with mustard, neon relish, onions, tomatoes, pickle, celery salt and sport...peppers. No true Chicagoan will put ketchup on a hot dog. Even if you don't like mustard, relish, or pickles like me, Just get it! There's something magical about that combination that just works! But the company recently filed to go public and plans to expand to over 600 locations so lets hope quality & prices stay the same!More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed October 19, 2021 via mobile

First time fun experience. We thought it was just dogs but there is tons and tons of choices. The space is interesting and the dogs delicious, especially the hot dog buns. Would definitely recommend fir a quick bite.

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed October 16, 2021 via mobile

Great place for a quick bite. We went on a Thursday night around 8PM and the line was to the doors, but moved pretty quickly. Be sure to order a side of cheese sauce to dip your fries in, this was our favorite part!!

Date of visit: October 2021
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April 14, 2019|
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Response from alostcurljourney | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think so. It’s a sit yourself restaurant, so tables will always be available.
August 29, 2018|
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Response from dobellydude | Reviewed this property |
I honestly can't tell you. Our group went and picked it up. Wonderful salad though!
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September 4, 2017|
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Response from 63Traveller355 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Hot dogs for less than $4, a sandwich for less than $5, burgers from $4 to $7 and salads for less than $7. Great atmosphere.
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Yes, Portillo's Hot Dogs offers takeout services.

Portillo's Hot Dogs is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4