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Portillo's Hot Dogs

1500 Butterfield Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515-1003
+1 630-495-9033
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“italian beef” (80 reviews)
“hot dog” (107 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Fast food
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DETAILS
1500 Butterfield Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515-1003
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1 - 10 of 337 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Love this place - and so did our friends who were first-timers. So did all the other people in there early on a Sunday. Is it really a brunch spot? Could be. In any event, Great dogs, great atmosphere. It's even fun watching 'em prepare...More

Thank irishfanmn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time in Chicago to visit a friend and the first place we stop is Portillo's. Huge place, 2 lanes of drive thru backed up at 1:30pm on weekday. Chili dog was awesome, the bun was steamed very soft. Also had the Italian Beef, excellent...More

Thank FloridaHop
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Grew up next to Dick Portillo's first trailer spot in Villa Park. Loved the many locations that have followed. The execution during lunch rush is pure art. Watch the folks whip together the best Chicago Dog and Italian Beef your mouth will ever taste. Please...More

1  Thank 30,043
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bar none, this is the place in America to get an Italian Beef sandwich with hot peppers and extra gravy!!! Wowza, I would travel on cheap airlines and suffer WX delays and miss out on The Loop, if my business trip could possibly include a...More

Thank WarwickTraveler29
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Since the sale of this business their prior fabulous drive thru service has way downhill. Too few help??

Thank IreneWheaton
Reviewed 14 April 2017

The atmosphere of this restaurant was unique and clever! I got the vegetable sandwich which was good however, seemed a little flavorless (Literally grilled veggies, bread, and cheese I think.) The fries were okay. I don't eat meat but everyone seemed to enjoy their hot...More

Thank BreanaComer
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

I'm really not happy with the service in this restaurant. After waiting more then 30 minutes they messed up my order twice and finally I got something I didn't order.when I've complained they give me money back but that was no apology and no offer...More

1  Thank Ivonna K
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Food was good and prices were very reasonable. The atmosphere is that of a 1920s speakeasy, complete with creepy mannequins on an alcove. Overall not a bad place.

Thank Matt-_in_Nashville
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Quick and friendly service in a retro style restaurant. Enjoy a variety of Chicago hot dogs and other sandwiches with usual sides and drinks as dine in or carry out. I enjoyed the everything jumbo. It's a family friendly place with checkerboard table cloths and...More

Thank GWSTravels
Reviewed 20 March 2017 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
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, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 21:30
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: 1500 Butterfield Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515-1003
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Downers Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 630-495-9033
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Description
Home to America's favorite Chicago-style hot dogs, Italian beef, burgers, salads, and chocolate cake.