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3895 E Main St, Saint Charles, IL 60174-2424
+1 630-762-8484
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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Saint Charles, Illinois
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want a quick, quality meal everyone knows you can always go to Portillos. Great tasting food, super friendly staff, for a reasonable price. For a true taste of Chicago stop at Portillos

Thank Krayz19
Greenwood, South Carolina
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67 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was at the Pheasant Run Resort for six days and I ate here five of those days. Had my first Chicago Dog and fell in love. The onion rings are great as well. Lots of autographed pictures of celebrities around so it must be a "must go to" place when you're in the area.

Thank Likit7848
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Portillo's is the go to place overtime I am in the Chicago area. The hot dogs and italian beef are to die for. Everything they offer is excellent and the atmosphere is so much fun. Getting one in Bloomington, Illinois and that hour drive will be worth it.

Thank Deb T
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love the Italian Beef! Super Chicago hot dogs with the works ( no ketchup, unless you request it ). Great casual atmosphere-- You walk up to the ordering stations, but you better have an idea of what you want -- cashiers ask rapid fire questions to keep the line moving. You proceed to the pick up station and wait for... More 

Thank Elliot L
Durango, Colorado, USA
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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Beef sandwiches, sausage, salads and the best chocolate cake. Quick service and wonderful customer service.

Thank Marym1461
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always good food every time we visit great hot dogs and beef sandwiches always a must a cake shake they are great !

Thank Garry S
Saint Charles
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87 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Great place for a quick quality meal. Love the protein groups and chocolate cake. Always great stuff.

Thank Jim P
Edwardsville, Illinois
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82 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Portillo's has been an institution around Chicago for as long as I can remember. The chain has really grown over the years, expanding the menu and the size of their outlets. This one in St. Charles is one of the largest I've been to. I've always loved the Chicago Style Hot dogs and their Italian Beef is about as good... More 

Thank Ricardo59IL
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

Whenever I am in the Chicago area I try to stop at one of these. This Italian beef is fantastic. If you are not worried about calories then you must do the chocolate cake shake

1 Thank Maaingun
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I came to St. Charles for thanksgiving. We got in during dinner and decided to head out and eat. The first place we decided to go was Portillo's. I was excited because it has been years since I had a loaded polish sausage Chicago style... needless to say it will be a while until I do. We... More 

1 Thank Yanick H

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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 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, 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: 3895 E Main St, Saint Charles, IL 60174-2424
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Saint Charles
  • Phone Number: +1 630-762-8484
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?