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8390 La Palma Ave, Buena Park, CA 90620-3208
+1 714-220-6400
10:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Thu 10:30 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 23:00
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779 reviews
486 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2015 via mobile

Friends talked me into driving them 35 miles plus for a sandwich. Well it's not fine dining, but it's the real deal. Incredibly interesting setup which is so well done. My Italian sausage beef sandwich was a work of art, just amazing to say the least. Can't wait to try alternative choices which look amazing.

Thank yogiacomo
Seattle, Washington
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2015

I visit Portillos every time I am in So Cal. I always get the Italian Beef sandwich with hot peppers. The beef is tender, juicy, and full of flavor. The gravy adds extra goodness and the french roll is fresh baked.

Thank Andrew D
Fountain Valley, California
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2015

The line around the building says it all!! My husband and I stumbled about this place one late night on our way home from Knott's Berry Farm and when we saw the line around the building we knew we had to try it!! The food is so good, everything is very fresh and the line moves very quickly for how... More 

Thank JessicaH5000
Buena Park, California
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Set up like a restaurant out of the Chicago prohibition era. Great for burgers, sandwiches or salads!

Thank 856als
Buena Park, California
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38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

Love this place for a casual meal. I've tried hamburger, chili dogs, they even have great salads that come with a lemon muffin. Its always busy, they have an outside patio too. We usually go during the week & have always found a table. You order & pick up your food at the counter.food is made to order so it... More 

Thank Ruth N
Orange County
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144 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 234 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015

I am a fan of Chicago-style hot dogs and Portillo's has one of the best -- poppy seed bun, pickles green relish, hot peppers, mustard. It is really tasty. The onion rings we has were very good as well. My wife had the Mediterranean Chicken salad. She thought the dressing needed a little more taste. But it was a nice-sized... More 

Thank Tom078
Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 October 2015

They taste exactly as the one I have eaten in Chicago. My wife and I also love to eat the Chicago hot dogs and the tamales. It is a great place to have a big glass of cold beer at a good price and enjoy your meal.I always recommend this place to my family and friends.

Thank 310robertz
Carmel, Indiana, USA
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417 reviews
343 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Love it that Buena Park has added this historic Chicago chain. Stopped in for an early lunch & just beat the crowd. Nice location with a drive through. Tried the grilled chicken sandwich & fries. Both were delicious. Chicken was moist & the grilled flavor just added more flavor. Fries were hot & delicious. Husband had the Italian Beef, his... More 

El Paso, Texas
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29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2015

It was like being in Chicago again. Gray, Meat, Sausage, bread all right on cue. I invited my Niece down from LA proper and she and her husband loved the beef COMBO, which is in my opinion the best sandwich in the world when done correctly.

Thank Chucky S
Palmdale, California
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2015

It's always packed during lunch you have to fall in line but they give you your order right away. I had their salad and hotdog. Pretty good. Will be back.

Thank eldreyes

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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
Average prices
US$ 10
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
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:30
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: 8390 La Palma Ave, Buena Park, CA 90620-3208
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Buena Park
  • Phone Number: +1 714-220-6400
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?