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Review of Portillo's

Portillo's
Ranked #47 of 9,882 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Takeout
Neighborhood: Near North Side
Description: Home to America's favorite Chicago-style hot dogs, Italian beef, burgers, salads, and chocolate cake.
Reviewed May 2, 2013 via mobile

Yes, you're in Chicago, eat a deep dish pizza, have a steak, munch a beef sandwich, but don't forget the dog! You order while standing in line, but you don't need to shop. Just order the dog. While you wait you can watch your dog get dressed, don't worry about what comes on it, it's all good. Listen to the lady who barks out the order numbers without a mic, it's part of the atmosphere. Then grab a few napkins and prepare for heaven.

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Reviewed May 1, 2013

A Chicago tradition, Portillo's hot dogs are the best in town. Fast service, reasonable prices, no surprises

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Reviewed May 1, 2013

Chicago Hot Dog, Italian Beef Sandwich, Chocolate cake! Fast and easy meal on Ontario St., 4 blocks from Michigan Avenue.

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Reviewed April 30, 2013

Despite the fact this is a franchise chain they do deliver an amazing Chicago Hot Dog for the money at $2.55! It was loaded up with relish, tomatoes, lettuce, onions, mustard, a pickle spear all on a poppy bun.The location i visited was huge & has tons of other items to choose from on the menu since it is combined with the Italian franchise Barnelli's Pasta Bowl , so see their website for more info. This place can be a sit down or take-out depending on your needs but regardless the staff was quick and friendly. They also have old fashioned "Custard" which was awesome!

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Thank S B
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Reviewed April 30, 2013

I had walked past Portillos several times without knowing what it was. When a coworker mentioned that Portillos is a Chicago institution, I knew that I had to try it.

I had a hot dog and some cheese fries and everything was as deliciously artery clogging as I had hoped. This isn't where you go if you're wanting to make good food choices. This is where you want to go when you want to have some comfort food, Chicago style.

Thank Katey J
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