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“best italian beef”
Review of Portillo's

Portillo's
Ranked #52 of 9,546 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Takeout
Neighbourhood: Near North Side
Description: Home to America's favorite Chicago-style hot dogs, Italian beef, burgers, salads, and chocolate cake.
Chicago, Illinois
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“best italian beef”
Reviewed 3 March 2012

Beef and cheddar on a croissant is my rec: fries on the side....you can't beat it.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“A fun place for fast food”
Reviewed 3 March 2012

We went there under recommendation to have a Chicago must have; the italian beef sandwich. We experienced it, I thought it was very nice the misses didn't like the 'stodgy bread'. Like a lot of things you either love it or hate it. Portillo's itself was a lot of fun, but make no mistake this is a fast food joint. Check out the photo's on the walls from the celebrities that have been there.

  • Visited February 2012
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Chantilly, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“LOVED the Italian Beef”
Reviewed 3 March 2012

The Italian Beef sandwhich was VERY good! The "Chicago Dog" was not what I was expecting but then again...I am not a "dog" expert! Loved the local beer on tap too!

Visited February 2012
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new york, new york
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“YUM”
Reviewed 2 March 2012

my fav place to get a chicago hot dog when Im in the city

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Love it!”
Reviewed 2 March 2012

I grew up loving Portillo's and was delighted to find that now, many years later, I still love that dog!!!

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