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Portillo's Hot Dogs

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1500 Butterfield Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515-1003
+1 630-495-9033
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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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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Springfield, Illinois
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Portillo's has the best Chicago style food around. On this visit, my wife and I ate the all-natural beef hot dogs. These hot dogs feature a poppyseed bun, tomato, garlic pickle spear, green relish, mustard, onion, celery salt, and peppers. They have other Chicago favorites like Italian Beef sandwiches. The food is great and I will be back in the... More 

Thank Patrick K
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lively atmosphere. Food offerings uninteresting. Food tasted ok. Really not sure what the high ratings reflect.

Thank Walker B
Toledo, Ohio
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for quick bite to eat. Very fast to place an order but there is a little bit of a wait time to get the food. Don't worry though, there's cold beer to be purchased at the end of the line. The dogs have a great snap to them. I recommend the chili dogs. Fantastic. Can't wait to go... More 

Thank Gradwohl28
Bridgeview, Illinois
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87 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 628 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well the drive thru was packed so I decided to go inside, there were 3 lines with 2 very slow people taking orders. The person that took my order ended up entering it 3 times before she got it right, ugh! Once the ordering chaos was over, my food was ready pretty quickly and I was out the door. I... More 

Thank JustDiveIn
Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

I love the food here, but especially the hotdogs and Italian beef. There are two problems with this place; the wait and the loud atmosphere. But totally worth it.

Thank KMKP41
Lombard, IL
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

You really can't go wrong eating at Portillo's. Hot dogs, Burgers, Ribs, Fries, Salads, Chocolate cake shakes, Portillos has something for everyone and off and leaves you with a craving to go back. It's usually the first place college kids ask to go to when they're back home with Mom and Dad!

Thank Linda P
Morrisville, North Carolina
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45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

I had to try the Italian beef sandwich. Juicy, stuffed and with hot peppers. Very good, wish I could take a few home with me. Next I want to try the chili dog.

Thank brewer559
Greeley, CO
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

The food was outstanding! This restaurant is crazy, but the service is fast and the people are wonderful! When we first arrived, I was a little concerned because their giant parking lot was packed to the gills. But you get inside and there were plenty of tables available. Their drive through is three cars wide, but they get through them... More 

Thank justinandlindseyk
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

This is the place to go, if you have a taste for a great burger, beef sandwich, jumbo Chicago style hot dog or just some good fries. Everything is good here. The problem is deciding what to order. Decisions, decisions....

Thank Carliss R
Wheaton, Illinois
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

The beef sandwiches are great. The beef and cheddar couissant with hot peppers is the best. I will be visiting in Tampa this week just to see if it has the same flavor as home.

Thank Jim M

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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
American, Fast Food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:30 am - 9:30 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: 1500 Butterfield Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515-1003
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Downers Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 630-495-9033
Home to America's favorite Chicago-style hot dogs, Italian beef, burgers, salads, and chocolate cake.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?