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Portillo's

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8390 La Palma Ave, Buena Park, CA 90620-3208
+1 714-220-6400
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10:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Thu 10:30 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 23:00
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Whittier, California
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93 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015

we went there today because we wanted yo try something new always looking for the best Chili Cheese Hot Dogs This place comes pretty close ( the Perfect Chili dog does not exsist by the way) place was packed but service was FAST I gor the combo beef and hot dog also for dinner tonight A large Strawbeery Milkshake to... More 

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Thank s3production
Cerritos, California
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62 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

If you grew up in Chicago and enjoyed the food, this is the place to go. Chicago hot dogs and beef sandwiches.

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Thank genealogygail
Woodland Hills, CA
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101 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

I wish there were more locations in Southern California!! Please expand the franchise :) The food is delicious. The service is very friendly!

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Thank subrogoddess
Anaheim, California
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015

Their food is so darn good and worth every penny!!!! filling, and a nice shake to slowly wash it down

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Thank Victoria R
Lemoore, California
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170 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015

I strongly recommend the Italian beef sandwich....doggone delicious. My friend is from Chicago and she swears this food is authentic. I eat there every time I'm in the LA area.

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Thank Shirley R
San Diego, California
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77 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015

I'll say it: I love Portillo's. I hadn't been to this location before, but being from Chicago, I've been to probably 30 others. This one is the same, which is a compliment. The food is amazing. We came to pick up a catering order (4th of July party), and stayed for lunch. I usually get a chopped salad, but instead... More 

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Thank rhonda60103
Redondo Beach, California
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

Best place ever for Chicago style hot dogs and beef sandwiches… Closest you can get without flying to Chicago. We drive all the way from Redondo Beach just to get some. There isn't anything in particular that's good because it's ALL really good!!

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Thank Lynette H
Ventura County Coast, California
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015

We found this place a few years ago by mistake. I am so glad we found it. They are always busy and crowed. I see why!!! Their food is amazing. Everything is fresh. Their Fish sandwiches are awesome! The sandwich is light and not greasy. They have great hot dogs full of flavor. Every time we are in town we... More 

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Thank Dawn H
Cerritos, California
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64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

Judging from its location (near Knott's Berry Farm) and from it's somewhat kitschy exterior, it would be easy to just categorize Portillo's in Buena Park as a greasy restaurant meant for tourist. In reality, though, Portillo's is a lot more! The menu is pretty much American classics (hot dogs, hamburgers, milk shakes), but done in the best way possible. My... More 

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Thank Michael L
Buena Park, California
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

Service was friendly and food was served promptly, nice ambience family friendly. The mediterranean salad was great.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 22:30
Monday
10:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
10:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
10:30 - 22:30
Thursday
10:30 - 22:30
Friday
10:30 - 23:00
Saturday
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8390 La Palma Ave, Buena Park, CA 90620-3208
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Buena Park
  • Phone Number: +1 714-220-6400
Description
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?