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“Second Best is might good”
Review of Portillo's

Portillo's
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Dining options: After-hours
Description: Home to America's favorite Chicago-style hot dogs, Italian beef, burgers, salads, and chocolate cake.
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I've been to various Portillo's. Each one has consistently good and authentic Chicago Style Red Hots. I've had "Chicago Style" dogs in various cities and nothing, absolutely nothing, can compare to true Chicago dogs. Good onion rings too. And they have a few familiar beers with which to wash it down. And the atmosphere is fun and energetic. The only place that's better is Mike's in Highland Park, IL. That's #1, but Portillo's is a close #2.

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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

What used to be a little hot dog trailer is now a national franchise. The shop in Arlington Heights is a big beautiful spectacular place.
I’ve eaten there since the day it opened. Chicago style hot dogs, Italian beef, crinkle fries, etc. Roomy with a huge staff, turnover is excellent. I am a big fan.

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Reviewed 6 October 2017

One of the thing that we missed in the Chicago area definitely is Portillo's.
We live in Las Vegas, Nevada, and the nearest Portillo's is in southern California.
Since we are in the Chicago area, had to go to get a beef sandwich.
Two of us had beef sandwiches, one hot dog (also good), and a Greek Salad.
Always amazed by the speed of their assembly line speed. This time, the salad department did not meet expectation. The employees were so busy "catering" one of their own order, our salad took quite a while.

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Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Everything I get there is delicious. Italian beef with sweet peppers, double cheeseburger, jumbo dogs with everything (they do mean everything), fish sandwich. Every meal is a hearty, yummy good time.

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Reviewed 21 September 2017

There Italian beef is to die for. Very fast service with a smile. Anything you order is very delicious.

Thank pjoskala
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