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3895 E Main St, Saint Charles, IL 60174-2400
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
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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St Charles
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Portillo's Italian Beef and Hot Dogs with everything are the best. They also have great, loaded salads for healthy fare.

Thank Dave726
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I go every time I visit! If you want Chicago style food, this is it. Hot dogs, Italian beef, great fries. The have healthy stuff too, if that's your thing.

Thank Christine D
Destin, Florida
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56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We always go to Portillo when visiting Chicago area. We all have our favorites!! You can eat healthy or do like me. Never had a disappointing meal!

Thank golfgal32550
New Ulm, MN
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223 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a delicious Italian Beef sandwich at this fun and efficient locale. The procedure involves ordering your meal at the counter, picking it up, then plopping down and enjoying the amazingness. Price was higher than I expected, but sandwich was even better than expected.

Thank AlumniGuy
Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice big Portillo's! Friendly staff, as always the food is very good and reasonably priced, we had hot dogs,beef sandwiches, and salads and everyone in our party loved it all! serving wine and beer is a plus!! 👍

Thank 5Elizabeth7
Lenoir City, TN
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

We recently stayed a 3 day stay in St Charles for a concert, then to check out Chicago. While downtown we happened upon Portillos and loved it! So when I saw there was a location service down from my hotel we were ecstatic! Not only is there menus different than the average fast food joint, but their prices are fantastic,... More 

Thank mybaby71803
San Francisco, California
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Wow does Portillo's get Crowded.. But the Line goes Super Quick, and they have a great System down. You won't wait long for your food and you'll love the taste.

Thank Danny K
Elk Grove Village, Illinois
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169 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Just visited the Elk Grove Village Portillo's yesterday. The food is consistent at each and every location...Fantastic! Atmosphere amusing, service great and prices good for what you get! From the beef sandwich, sausages, burgers, salads, fries down to the chocolate cake, Good Solid Chicago Food! And even Disney could learn a thing or two from the way they organize their... More 

Thank Chris M
San Clemente, California
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187 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

I have been here for lunch on several occasions. So far, everything tastes good. Same as others in the same chain. Hamburgers and hot dogs are great.

Thank timshuwy
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

I flew up here to pick my buddy up from a dart tourney and stopped here before we took back off, super convenient to the dupage airport! Very good Italian sandwich and onion rings!

Thank jonreinert

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Fast Food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
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: 3895 E Main St, Saint Charles, IL 60174-2400
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Saint Charles
  • Phone Number: 16307628484
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?