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Portillo's Hot Dogs

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1500 Butterfield Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515-1003
+1 630-495-9033
10:30 - 22:30
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Sun 10:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 23:00
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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I moved to Wisconsin 20 yrs ago and whenever I was in Il it was my first stop! Now we have one on Milwaukee. Still a long trip but so worth it. Everything is good. My go to is Italian Beef dipped with sweet peppers

Thank Colleenwis
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can't go wrong with anything on the menu here, especially if you need a grease fix. My second favorite hot dog. I just wish this place wasn't so crowded all the time, it's a date place, and a fav of people who love to eat badly (LOL). Overpriced for sure, but no one seems to care. It's also a tourist... More 

Thank sellacct
Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

fast, inexpensive, reliably good sandwiches and salads. Voted best Italian Beef in Chicago. Maxwell Polish and Chicago beef hot dogs also staples...

Thank freelibran
Downers Grove, IL
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Portillo's is the quintessential Chicago Experience Must for Chicago style hotdogs, Italian beef, babyback ribs...and their famous chocolate cake or chocolate cake shake! I entertain a lot of out of town guests and this (and Lou Malnati's deep dish pizza!) is always a highlight. But we come back at least monthly for family dinners, too!

Thank FirstClassGal
Eugene, Oregon
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fabulous Chopped Salad! Took to go because place was so very busy. We went back next day because my husband wanted a beef sandwich, but it the line was out the door. We'll be back the next time we're in Chicago.

Thank Judi B
Colona, Illinois
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love it... favorite place to eat when we come up to frys and Buy Buy baby. They have the best hot dogs ever.

Mundelein, Illinois
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96 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you can you must try a Portillo hot dog.If you do you will be hooked as you will be amazed at the flavor and taste. Pure greatness.

Thank Stan K
Orlando, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic restaurant with many location around Chicago. Its a must go to in Chicago. Anything on the menu here will work!

Thank Brad G
Harrison, Arkansas
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017

Grew up on this food, and after 10 years of not having it around, TOTALLY worth going back to. Same good food. Love the cheddar beef croissant, chocolate malt, and onion rings. Be sure to have time to wait, but well worth the wait!

Thank DougMac777
Barnhart, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Every time I am in Chicago, I have to go to Portillo's. Never disappointed! Portillo's dog, with everything on it! Italian beef, peppers and cheese!!

Thank mwpresson73

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1500 Butterfield Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515-1003
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Downers Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 630-495-9033
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?