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Portillo's Hot Dogs

855 Cog Cir, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-7316
+1 815-788-0900
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“chocolate cake” (25 reviews)
“italian beef” (44 reviews)
“pasta” (23 reviews)
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Italian, American, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly
855 Cog Cir, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-7316
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took a colleague from out of town to Portillos because we wanted him to experience the best Chicago Style Hot Dog ever. He was not disappointed. And we couldn’t leave Portillos without a piece of their awesome Chocolate Cake. Thanks Portillos!

Thank caschneid2
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stopped in on a Friday night. The food was good and reasonably priced. I didn't experience anything extraordinarily spectacular food-wise. What pushed me up to 4 stars was the people behind the counter. They were friendly, courteous, attentive, and helpful. I was travelling through, but...More

Thank James B
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

I love their beef. Everytime I go I get the Big Beef with cheese. Very tasty and juicy. I never leave hungry.

Thank Linda R
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Very good quality food, love the Chile Dogs and fries! Everything tasted great, my only thought was their prices were kinda high compared to other similar restaurants I have visited in the area.

Thank BearNTrout
Reviewed 22 January 2018

This should be a training ground for those in the fast to casual food restaurant business. Yummy food prepared just right with an efficient and always friendly staff.

1  Thank Stan E
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

The atmosphere is great. They throw you into prohibition with their great displays. They’re famous for their beef sandwich which most of the family will get. Some wet, some with gravy on the side. I personally like the chili cheese dogs. Barnelli’s is in the...More

1  Thank Wayne W
Reviewed 13 December 2017

This place is where I take anyone that is coming to visit Chicago. It's one of the best places to get a Chicago dog, Italian beef with sausage, or just a great hamburger with french fries. I order melted cheese for my fries. They have...More

Thank Annie T
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Okay, here's the thing, it's great food. Dependably delicious, all the time! Couple of things have changed recently, and I would suggest avoiding the chicken sandwiches (used to be beautiful chicken breasts, now factory processed patties) and their soups. Otherwise, you cannot go wrong! And,...More

Thank kymoh100
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

I love me some portillos every time I’m in town. I have to get my fix before i leave for Florida every time - we need one in Orlando.

Thank Rory Matthew M
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Have been here many times but just getting to writing a review. Where to start, burgers, hot dogs and my favorite Italian Beef with extra juice are all great!! If you possibly have any room for dessert the chocolate cake shakes are amazing. Only drawback...More

Thank kek
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 855 Cog Cir, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-7316
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Crystal Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 815-788-0900
Home to America's favorite Chicago-style hot dogs, Italian beef, burgers, salads, and chocolate cake.
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