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“Chili cheese dogs are comfort food.” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Portillo's

Portillo's
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Fast Food
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Home to America's favorite Chicago-style hot dogs, Italian beef, burgers, salads, and chocolate cake.
Hartford City,IN
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77 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Chili cheese dogs are comfort food.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2013

Quick service, dogs had lots of chili and cheese.2 of the jumbos are way too good. Great value for 3.55 each. Worth the trip

Visited September 2013
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REPUBLIC
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“WONDERFUL”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2013

This place has the best food and great selection From Salad, soup to Hot Dogs and beefs. Fries to desert and everything in between. What ever you crave, you will find it at Portillo's. Best fast food ever.

Visited September 2013
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Chicago
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337 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
“Great Dogs, Beef and Salads”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2013 via mobile

Great spot for a casual lunch. Fast food with sit down restaurant quality. The Italian Beef and Sausage Combination is a must. The Chopped Salad is good and filling. The Hot Dogs are what they are known for and you can't go wrong ordering one or more.
Good spot for a quick family lunch or dinner.

Visited September 2013
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Indianapolis
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Dogs, Beef and so much more!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2013

We have been fans of Portillo's since a neighbor brought back their Chicago Style Hotdogs to us, in Indianapolis, years ago. There are about three dozen scattered around the Chicago area. He doesn't franchise, so he keeps a tight hold on quality. Sure hope that he comes to indy.

This is a Quick Service deal, where you order, pay and then you get your food and seat yourself. This isn't explained very well but after one visit, you know how they all work.

They have wonderful Chicago hotdogs. The Jumbo is a meal in itself! The prices are decent. While I'm not a fan of their Italian Beef (not enough flavor), they make up for it quanity. The Ravioli is to die for. . The fries are really good. This location also sells ribs but we did not try them. The staff is extremely accomodating. Each store has unique styling.

They do sell beer (what? No Old Style?!) and the kicker is that a giant Schooner of MGD is only $3!

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Chicago, IL
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8 reviews
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“Love it! The chicken fruit salad is the best and McDonald's French fries are put to shame.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2013 via mobile

I'm always amazed how well managed this location is... the drive thru is unbelievable. They are always precise and friendly. The food - especially the chicke poppy seed fruit salad and French fies are awesome!

  • Visited July 2013
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