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Portillo's Hot Dogs

221 E. Townline Road, Vernon Hills, IL 60061
+1 847-367-7290
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“italian beef” (32 reviews)
“chocolate cake” (14 reviews)
“fries” (17 reviews)
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American, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
221 E. Townline Road, Vernon Hills, IL 60061
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

You can’t go wrong with the food whether eating in or drive through. Portillos has the drive order the best organized as anywhere I have traveled. My family always requests we eat at this establishment when the come from out of state. You cannot go...More

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent hot dogs and Italian beef. Chocolate cake and lemon cake are also really good. Pasta and ribs are good choices as well.

Thank jfurukaw
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an "order at counter" restaurant with two sections, one focusing on hot dogs and the like and the other on pasta. We selected the hot dog side and I'm glad that I did. This had to be one of the best hot dogs...More

Thank IndianaLady
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten at several different Portillo’s for years. It’s always great. I have a hard time ordering anything other than the beef sandwich, their great! But the times I strayed I have found the burgers, dogs, and ribs to also be outstanding. The places...More

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

4 times in the last three months they have got our order wrong even after reading it back multiple times during the course of picking it up. There resolution has been us returning back to the store 10 mins each way after screwing up a...More

Thank Philip S
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Place is a madhouse~ But the food is worth the wait~ Plan on a wait as this place is busy. I've ate at both place & have never had a bad bite!

Thank Barb K
Reviewed August 6, 2018

A friend recommended Portillo's while we were in Chicago, he said the food was great, the prices were good, and the portions were overboard. He wasn't lying, we ate there 4 out of five days, mostly lunches. I loved the atmosphere and the service. Will...More

Thank christophers976
Reviewed July 16, 2018

Excellent hot dogs and Italian beef. Chocolate cake and lemon cake are also really good. Pasta and ribs are good as well. Salads are large and well done

Thank jfurukaw
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Our Chicago friends sent us Portillos to try at home and we loved it. When we visited them we absolutely insisted on going. It did not disappoint at all. I’ll admit I was a lurker thrown off when I realized it was fast food but...More

Thank Meghan B
Reviewed June 25, 2018

Each restaurant has a different theme. The food is made to order, hot and very tasty. Best beef in Chicago!

Thank Allan O
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 221 E. Townline Road, Vernon Hills, IL 60061
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Vernon Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 847-367-7290
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Home to America's favorite Chicago-style hot dogs, Italian beef, burgers, salads, and chocolate cake.
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