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#48 of 7,664 Restaurants in Chicago
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100 West Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60654
+1 312-587-8910
10:00 - 23:00
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Fri - Sat 10:00 - 00:00
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Plantation, Florida
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Wasn't overly impressed with this establishment. Food was OK. I went there from recommendations but, the food was not amazing. I have had better Chicago dogs in other states....so...go here maybe once and check out the scenery and to say you went...but don't expect a food connoisseur type of experience.

Thank Nursing2012star
Palm Beach, Florida
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is busy but don't let that scare you off, staff moves fast and will help you find a seat. The food is perfect Chicago flavor and ya just have to make it a visit!

Thank hmebme
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63 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

interesting environment, period set-up, food fast and furious but good value. Salad especially good value

Thank brianinfrance
Bloomington, Indiana, United States
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We ordered 2 drinks and 2 sandwiches on a Saturday night at 8 pm. There was a bit of a line, but it moved quickly. The wait staff was on the PA announcing what order numbers were fufilled. 10 minutes after our number was called, my husband was still standing at the counter with about 15-20 people behind him. Orders... More 

Thank Nicole J
Hoffman Estates, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I love coming to portillos for two reasons. Their Italian beef and chocolate cake. Their chocolate cake is a must try if you haven't!

Thank Izis I
St. Louis, MO
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a local chain. Food was good, crowd was large. I'd personally rather go to a smaller single location dive for the authenticity. In Chicago, there are many.

Thank definerost
Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Where can you get a loaded fresh dog for 2.99$? Excellent,hot and delicious. Can't eat just one. Quick to order and deliver. Try the shakes...you won't be disappointed. Recommended by our tour guide thank you!

Thank Barbara T
Newcastle, Australia
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are looking for a wonderful Chicago experience and some great local cuisine then Portillo's is the place. Having been born and raised in Chicago I have sampled Beefs and Chicago Hot Dogs throughout the Windy City. Whenever I return home to Chicago I make it a special point to go to Portillos. The interior decor tells not only... More 

Thank Thomas S
Rochester, Michigan
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Love the Chicago hot dogs. Cool inside atmosphere. The Italian beef is not to my taste but I'm just not a fan of Italian beef. The cake shake was incredible but super rich and filling. We ordered a large and couldn't finish it between the two of us. We'll be back!

Thank James M
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I have heard of this place many times over the years. Finally when on a trip to Chicago and let me say, BEST hot dog EVER. I have had many hot dogs across the country and this place is the best! This is a must stop for any trip!

Thank Zachary T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, American, Fast food, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 West Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60654
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighbourhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: +1 312-587-8910
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?