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Portillo's

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3895 E Main St, Saint Charles, IL 60174-2424
16307628484
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10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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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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Little Rock
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65 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Portillo's always seems to be crowded. You walk up to the correct window, order and pay and then wait for your number to be called. They have good hot beef sandwiches, dogs and salads. Wait time usually is pretty short. You also can order online and pick up or there is a window. Food is tasty.

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Thank nj50
Ocean City, New Jersey
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211 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Perhaps you have to be born in the midwest to get this. It is real heart attack on a plate food that isnt really that great. Greasy and noisy. The fries are really below average by any standard. If you are from either coast - stay away.

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Thank jackson55555
Lawrence, Kansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I can always pull into any Chicagoland Portillo's, order my fav italian beef and sausage wet with giardiniera and it's always perfect. Same with the dogs, burgers, cheese fries, everything we like. As for the ribs, they're good but being from KC, I can't rave that they are the best (in KC try Jack Stack Crown Ribs or Gates imho).

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Thank Steve O
Saint Cloud, Minnesota, United States
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had heard good things, so stopped in for a couple of hot dogs. Tried two different both excellent. Lots of options besides hot dogs. Fun atmosphere and helpful staff. Will be back.

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Thank David B
Carmel, Indiana
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in town for a Memorial Day soccer tournament and we had to stop at Portillo's. I hope the rumors are true that they're expanding into the Indianapolis, IN. market!

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Thank indystoprealtor
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the tastiest family friendly places to go in town! There is something for everybody here and there Italian beef sandwiches are outstanding! Another family favorite is the chopped chicken salad.

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Thank Petalz444
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to go for the drive up fast service friendly people and the food is good price too The inside the restaurant is also very friendly too they have a very good food it's good for kids

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Thank fificody
Saint Charles, Illinois
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you haven't had or heard of Portillo's..WAKE UP and GO! Great Beef Sandwiches, hotdogs, juicy hamburgers and freshly made to order salads. I don't typically do desserts, but have witnessed my own kids in heaven while eating their chocolate cake shake!

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Thank Teamsastre
Geneva, Illinois
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Portillo's has the best Italian beefs! You get fresh French bread, perfectly seasoned Italian beef and your choice of hot or sweet peppers!!! I like mine with hot peppers and slightly dipped!!! Yummy

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Thank GataNegra43
Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tasty, Italian beef, burgers, Vienna Beef hot dogs and awesome chopped salad. A Chicago area leader in "fasst food". It's one of the first thing returning visitors ask for when they arrive.

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Thank worlds2wanderer

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Fast Food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Parking Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3895 E Main St, Saint Charles, IL 60174-2424
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Saint Charles
  • Phone Number: 16307628484
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?