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Portillo's Hot Dogs

170 W North Ave, Northlake, IL 60164-2320
+1 708-409-0000
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“salads” (8 reviews)
“italian beef” (14 reviews)
“cheese fries” (5 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 am - 10:30 pmAll hours
American, Fast Food
$$ - $$$
170 W North Ave, Northlake, IL 60164-2320
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Reviewed June 16, 2017

This Portillo's Hot Dogs is located at 170 W. North Ave., in Northlake. There is plenty of parking. It is like most other Portillo's. The staff is friendly and efficient. We ordered a beef sandwich with sweet peppers and giardiniera. More importantly, we ordered a...More

Thank Allen21096
Reviewed June 9, 2017

This is a fast food restaurant with the best Italian beef sandwich. We don't live near a Portillo's, but when we are in the Chicago area we go out of our way to get one of their Italian beef sandwiches. It is so good it...More

Thank seatimeIowa
Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

Great Italian beef and sausage and cheese fries! They also have burgers and salads but why would you go here for that?

Thank Douglas K
Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

Great hot dogs, chili dogs with cheese. Sauce has chili beans in it. Chicago style dogs, of course. More of a fast food restaurant, but large seating area. Other food, hamburgers, French fries, salads, etc. Order food at the counter, pay, and take back to...More

Thank Jim B
Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

This is my favorite fast food go-to place for salads, burgers, grilled tuna or chicken sandwiches, and hot dogs. Serve beer and soft drinks. Best FF fries in town. Worth a visit.

Thank Nanster630
Reviewed March 17, 2016

The food used to be more consistent and wait times shorter - It is usually good and I suspect regulars have their favorites. Italian beef is a popular standby as are the hot dogs. I think the Chicago hot dogs are not as great as...More

Thank travlingmama
Reviewed February 6, 2016 via mobile

Every time I come to Chicagoland I have to eat at Portillos. The ribs are the best ever and oh that chocolate cake! I wish they had one of these in Buffalo where I live.

Thank Lance M
Reviewed January 7, 2016

It's part of a chain but has great Italian beef sandwiches. Also has a pasta line. You order at the counter.

Thank ridger2222
Reviewed December 2, 2015

I don't know how many people who have been surprised and delighted by how good Portillo's is once they tried it. One friend could not believe the onion rings, which are not surpassed by any place I have tried in my 66 years in this...More

Thank David B
Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

Great food, made fast. I had the Italian beef sandwich and for about 10 bucks, I couldn't finish my meal. First rate dinner and out within 30 minutes.

Thank buddyc939
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170 W North Ave, Northlake, IL 60164-2320
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Northlake
  • Phone Number: +1 708-409-0000
Home to America's favorite Chicago-style hot dogs, Italian beef, burgers, salads, and chocolate cake.
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