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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%
Travelers talk about
“italian beef” (32 reviews)
“chocolate cake” (14 reviews)
“pasta” (22 reviews)
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American, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
221 E. Townline Road, Vernon Hills, IL 60061
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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
Reviewed June 13, 2018

Portillo's is good 'ole, gut bomb, pleasing food. From burgers, to hot dogs, to pasta, and their legendary Italian beef, be prepared to have your cholesterol notch up a few levels, but oh is it worth it. I suggest eating earlier in the day -...More

Thank ToaderSchmode
Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

Good fresh food at great prices. Great Service And A Real Nice Store. Everyone so nice here. Simply loved this Joint! Sure did.

Thank Chad V
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Great location, ambience, food quality. Very nice environment to share joy with family and friends. Healthy choices, most favourite meals available all time.

Thank mt_wmc
Reviewed February 17, 2018

The place is always busy. The food that I like is always good. I go for their soup and salads. Waiting time to pick up your food is reasonable.

Thank Stan K
Reviewed February 14, 2018

We visit Portillo's every time we drive to Chicago. The food is consistently delicious. The cake shake is worth trying at least once, but you'll probably want to share it with someone as it is too large for just one person.

Thank 2017Queen
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

Saturday Afternoon At Portillo And Bashetti’s. The Best. This Place like a Behive Of People. Young Old. It’s all good. Never seen a buster Drive up. Great Food Dogs fries Milk Shakes. Our Party Of Twenty or so sat at The Breshetti side. Dominick Helped...More

Thank Chad V
Reviewed January 6, 2018

We frequently dine in, carry out or delivery. Our choices sometimes vary, but not much. My favorite is the chopped salad with no chicken & no bacon and always have soup, minestrone or sometimes broccoli & cheese. I've had hot dogs, hamburgers and pasta too....More

Thank jenitaf2017
Reviewed January 2, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in with new friends for a quick dinner. Wow! Bustling atmosphere, but still easy to converse. Choose a line - sandwiches or pasta - you won't be disappointed with either. The lasagna was delicious, fettuccine alfredo was delicious, and whatever you do, save room...More

Thank Jen K
Reviewed December 29, 2017

Portillo's ... many in Chicago rave about the restaurant. The drive-through line-ups are always long. The food: lots of its and made fresh and hot. The food was too greasy for my taste but this certainly comfort food.

Thank Walkaboutfar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • 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
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, 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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