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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 - 23:00
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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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Bloomington, IL
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Nothing more needed to say... Just always fantastic!! I personally enjoy their grilled chicken sandwich and onion rings but they are known for their hot dogs and Italian beef!

Thank kerriep2015
Toronto, Canada
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165 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

First time so we were unaware of the process to order, wait to get your food, find a seat, eat, then leave - organized chaos until you've done it once. We ordered a poppy seed chicken salad, hot dog (fully dressed, their signature beef sandwich, fries, onion rings. The chicken salad was very good, fresh veggies and tasty chicken. The... More 

Thank bleec0m
Indianapolis, Indiana
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

I went there to try their hamburger which my wife recommended , it turned out really good and tasty , I tried their beef before and it was very good, always busy place and taste good

Thank Ibrahim1965
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Portillos is always a must stop when in town, being I live out of state. Food is always good, service was slow.

Thank sharsoren
The Villages, Florida
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191 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

For 40 years I lived in the Chicago area and LOVED going to Portillo's. In Naperville we had one within a few miles and visited at least once a week. My brother-in-law would drive all the way from Springfield just to eat there. WHY? Their Italian Beef on a crusant with sweet pepper is to die for. Hot dogs, delicious.... More 

Thank Will3642
Downers Grove, Illinois
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

We eat at Portillos approximately once a week. Their Italian Beef sandwiches are fantastic. Tender juicy beef seasoned perfectly...not to spicy but not dull. Add the sweet or hot peppers and order it dipped (like mine extra juicy so I get it double dipped). Hotdogs are good Vienna beef and are plump and juicy. Get them with the works. For... More 

Thank Ken K
Boise, Idaho
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81 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

love this place & visit as many times as allowed by she who must be obeyed each time we visit Chicago. avoid the noon rush by arriving at about 1300. i love the Chicago stye dog w/ hot peppers but even better is the beef sandwich. I usually have both & leave a harpy man.

Thank Gov1949
Downers Grove, Illinois
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

My family eats here too much but the food is very very good! If you want to eat healthy you can get salads, soups, etc....and usually those lines are very short! You go here to get tasty comfort food. The place is always packed but you get your food, either inside or through the drive thru, pretty fast---they have the... More 

Thank StevefromDG
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Fantastic dog's, salads, burgers, chicken, Italian Beef and I really love their Beef and Cheddar Croissant with green and giardiniera peppers. Oh yeah, get some chocolate cake too. Everything is really good here! Clean place, nice workers, fun atmosphere.

Thank R6753DCsharonl
Westmont, Illinois
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74 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

My late husband loved to eat at Portillo's. Every time a new one would open, he would go there to check the decor and the food. It was almost like a hobby for him. It seems that his love for Portillo's was passed to his grandchildren. When I take my grandchildren to their soccer practice, afterwards a trip to Portillo's... More 

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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?