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HOT DOGS & CHILI
HOT DOG
With everything includes mustard, relish, celery salt, freshly chopped onions, sliced red ripe tomatoes, kosher pickle and sport peppers piled onto a perfectly steamed poppy seed bun.
CHILI CHEESE DOG
Served with onions.
CHAR-GRILLED MAXWELL STREET STYLE POLISH
Grilled in the traditional way it was done on historic Maxwell Street and prepared with mustard and grilled onions
JUMBO HOT DOG
A thicker hot dog with mustard, relish, celery salt, freshly chopped onions, sliced red ripe tomatoes, kosher pickle and sport peppers
JUMBO CHILI CHEESE DOG
Served with onions.
BOWL OF CHILI
Our homestyle chili served with cheese and onions.
BEEF-N-SAUSAGE SANDWICHES
We make our Italian Beef with extra gravy. If you prefer it another way, let your order taker know. DRY: Very little gravy... EXTRA GRAVY: We splash a bit of gravy on the sandwich... DIPPED: We dip the sandwich in the gravy
ITALIAN BEEF
Our own famous recipe Chicago’s #1 Italian beef served on perfectly baked French bread
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BIG BEEF
For the larger appetite.
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CHAR-GRILLED ITALIAN SAUSAGE
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COMBO BEEF & CHAR-GRILLED SAUSAGE
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BEEF-N-CHEDDAR CROISSANT
A perfect combination of our famous Italian beef layered with cheddar cheese and served on a toasted croissan
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CHAR-BROILED BURGERS
Our burgers are the best burgers in town! We char-broil them to lock in the juices. We serve our burgers straight from the broiler to you.
BURGER
char-broiled 1/3 pound* of juicy beef with mayo, crisp lettuce, a red ripe tomato slice, sliced red onion, pickles and ketchup served on our freshly toasted old fashioned style bun.
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DOUBLE BURGER
A burger lover’s dream! 2/3 pound* of char-broiled juicy beef with mayo, crisp lettuce, a red ripe tomato slice, sliced red onion, pickles, and ketchup served on our freshly toasted old fashioned style bun.
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BACON BURGER
Includes mayo, lettuce and tomato.
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DOUBLE BACON BURGER
Includes mayo, lettuce and tomato.
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CHICKEN
CHAR-BROILED CHICKEN SANDWICH
Our char-broiled seasoned breast of chicken served tender and juicy on a toasted bun with mayo, tomato and lettuce
CHAR-BROILED CHICKEN CROISSANT
Our char-broiled chicken served on a perfectly baked buttery, golden brown, flaky croissant with mayo, tomato and lettuce.
BREADED CHICKEN SANDWICH
A lightly breaded, all-white breast filet, deep-fried in 100% vegetable oil and served on a toasted bun with mayo, tomato and lettuce.
BREADED CHICKEN CROISSANT
Deep-fried in 100% vegetable oil and served on a perfectly baked, flaky croissant with mayo, tomato and lettuce
CHICKEN CLUB
A lightly breaded, all-white breast file
CHICKEN TENDERS
Lightly breaded, deep-fried chicken tenders. Served with your choice of sauce; ask your order taker for options.
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SIDE ORDERS
FRENCH FRIES
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CHEESE FRIES
Sm
Lg
ONION RINGS
TAMALE
GARLIC BREAD
MEATBALL (EACH)
BAKED POTATO
SIDE PASTA
FRUIT CUP
FRESH BAKED HOUSE BREAD
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OTHER SANDWICHES
GRILLED TUNA SANDWICH
Grilled yellow-fin tuna filet with lettuce, tomato, sliced red onion, and tartar sauce on a toasted bun.
FLOUNDER SANDWICH
Panko-breaded Alaskan wild-caught flounder filet served on a toasted, beer-infused hoagie bun with tartar sauce and crisp lettuce.
SANDWICHES
CHICKEN CAESAR PITA
Shredded romaine lettuce, diced tomatoes, Caesar dressing, Parmesan cheese, with your choice of regular or Cajun chicken.
REGULAR
CAJUN
GRILLED FILET OF CHICKEN
One-half skinless chicken breast, grilled over an open flame and served on a toasted wheat and oat bran bun with lettuce, tomato, and Parmesan mayo.
CHICKEN PARMESAN SANDWICH
A lightly breaded skinless chicken breast served on a toasted Focaccia and topped with marinara, fresh Parmesan, and melted Mozzarella.
CHICKEN FOCACCIA
A lightly breaded skinless chicken breast served on a toasted Focaccia and topped with lettuce, tomato, American cheese, and Barnelli’s sauce.
MEATBALL SANDWICH
Hearty meatballs simmered in our special sauce, topped with real Mozzarella cheese on our fresh baked French roll.
GRILLED TUNA SANDWICH
Grilled yellow-fin tuna filet with lettuce, tomato, sliced onion, and sauce on a wheat and oat bran bun
GRILLED PORTOBELLO SANDWICH
Grilled marinated portobello mushroom caps, red onion, tomato and mozzarella cheese served with basil pesto sauce on toasted tomato focaccia.
CHICKEN CAPRESE PANINI
Grilled chicken breast tossed with pesto mayonnaise layered with fresh mozzarella, ripe tomatoes, and fresh basil. Grilled on our tomato focaccia
CHICKEN PORTOBELLO CIABATTA
Grilled chicken breast paired with balsamic marinated portobello mushrooms, topped with carmelized onions, cheddar cheese and Parmesan mayo, perfectly layered on a toasted fresh ciabatta roll.
TURKEY FLORENTINE PANINI
Thinly sliced turkey breast and smoked gouda are matched with sautéed spinach and carmelized onions dressed with sundried tomato mayo. Grilled on our tomato focaccia.
SALADS
Includes freshly baked house bread (120 Cal)
CHOPPED SALAD
Chopped romaine and iceberg lettuce with red cabbage and diced chicken breast, ditalini pasta, bacon, diced tomatoes, Gorgonzola cheese and green onion. Famously served with our House dressing.
CHIPOTLE BBQ SALAD WITH CHICKEN
Tuscan spring mix and chopped romaine lettuce with grilled chicken breast, diced tomatoes, shredded cheese, green onions, black beans and corn. Topped with crunchy tortilla pieces and our sweet homemade barbeque sauce. Best served with our Chipotle Ranch dressing.
GREEK SALAD WITH CHICKEN
Chopped romaine topped with grilled chicken breast, Feta cheese, diced tomatoes, red onions, Kalamata olives and cucumber. Best served with Greek Vinaigrette dressing.
TUSCAN CHICKEN AND BACON
Tuscan spring mix and chopped romaine lettuce with grilled chicken breast, tomatoes, red onions, bacon, walnuts and hardboiled egg. Best served with Honey Mustard dressing. Contains nuts
GARBAGE SALAD
Tuscan spring mix, chopped romaine lettuce, salami, Provolone cheese, radishes, red onion, tomatoes, olives, cucumber, roasted red pepper and Parmesan cheese. Best served with our Trashy Sweet Vinaigrette dressing.
CLASSIC CAESAR SALAD
A crispy bed of romaine lettuce topped with hardboiled egg, croutons and freshly grated Parmesan cheese. Best served with our classic Caesar dressing.
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DRESSINGS
(Calories are per 2 oz. serving)
Caesar Dressing
Chipotle Ranch Dressing
House Dressing
Ranch Dressing
Honey Mustard Dressing
Greek Vinaigrette
Raspberry Vinaigrette
Trashy Sweet Vinaigrette
AWARD WINNING RIBS
Winner Naperville Ribfest – Our tender baby back ribs are marinated in our special rib sauce and barbecued over an open grill.
FULL SLAB ala Carte
includes coleslaw, fresh baked house bread and choice of fries, baked potato, onion rings, or side of pasta.
Make it a dinner for an additional charge (Add 670-960 cals)
HALF SLAB ala Carte
includes coleslaw, fresh baked house bread and choice of fries, baked potato, onion rings, or side of pasta.
Make it a dinner for an additional charge (Add 670-960 cals)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Aside from the deep dish pizza, Portillo's is at the top of my list of things I miss the most from up north. If you've never had it, seriously just go there the moment you're in the vicinity of one. I promise their food will...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed April 20, 2020

All of my friends rave about this place so we had to stop in when we visited Chicago. This place was packed it took 20 minutes just to place an order, the girl working the counter did not seem like she was enjoying her day...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed April 18, 2020 via mobile

Love their Chicago dogs, just don’t ask for ketchup on your dog, they won’t do it, haha! the Italian beef sandwich is my favorite, dipped with a mix of sweet and hot.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed April 14, 2020

This chain is has the best Italian Beef. The best anywhere I've been. What a great place to eat in and experience Chicago. Great food choices for everyone. I'd highly recommend.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed April 12, 2020 via mobile

Portillo's is the best dining restaurant in Chicago and i can't wait to go back to Chicago and Visit the city

Date of visit: April 2020
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Reviewed April 6, 2020

This is the place to get an Italian Hot Beef Sandwich. The best all around. What a great place to eat in and experience the hustle and bustle of Chicago. Great food and drink.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed March 21, 2020

Although not as good as a small mom and pop shop-a visitor CAN experience a Chicago Style Hot Dog as it's supposed to be served, With many other options as well.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed March 19, 2020

We liked this place because there was something for everyone on the menu. I had a Chicago dog and my husband had the Italian beef sandwich. We can't find this at home, so it was nice to try something new!

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Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 17, 2020

Im not a hod dog specialist, but I can say that there shakes are amazing.My favorite is the cake shake - piece of cake blended with ice cream. After a shake like that I feel like flying. If you visit Chicago you must try this...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed March 17, 2020

We went on a Chicago food tour. When asked about getting an authentic Chicago Dog the guide pointed us to Portillo's. Portillo's is a local chain but they definitely offer a variety of authentic Chicago treats. We have been here a number of times in...More

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nbfermoy
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.
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Journey612610
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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Hebermos
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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