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3895 E Main St, Saint Charles, IL 60174-2424
+1 630-762-8484
10:30 - 22:30
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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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Exira, United States
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While visiting St Charles, we wanted to dine somewhere unique so found Portillos and gave it a try! I don't know of many Hot Dog restaurants but this visit was great! First off the decor is fun and interesting! It's kind of a funky nostalgic design! Now, the menu had a good variety of sandwiches, sides, salads, drinks, shakes and... More 

Thank Kathleen B
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best beef in Chicago , I ordered the Italian beef and it is amazing if you never tried it you should! The Goat

Thank Joseph B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We especially like the croissants with beef and sweet peppers. Really good. The pecan salads are also good, but get extra dressing on the side. The hot dogs are also flavorable, and inexpensive. You can get a cold beer if you choose at their bar. We have also purchased beef sandwiches through their take out for parties. Just excellent.

Thank FJF335
Saint Charles, Illinois
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

If you want a quick, quality meal everyone knows you can always go to Portillos. Great tasting food, super friendly staff, for a reasonable price. For a true taste of Chicago stop at Portillos

Thank Krayz19
Greenwood, South Carolina
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67 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

I was at the Pheasant Run Resort for six days and I ate here five of those days. Had my first Chicago Dog and fell in love. The onion rings are great as well. Lots of autographed pictures of celebrities around so it must be a "must go to" place when you're in the area.

Thank Likit7848
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

Portillo's is the go to place overtime I am in the Chicago area. The hot dogs and italian beef are to die for. Everything they offer is excellent and the atmosphere is so much fun. Getting one in Bloomington, Illinois and that hour drive will be worth it.

Thank Deb T
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

Love the Italian Beef! Super Chicago hot dogs with the works ( no ketchup, unless you request it ). Great casual atmosphere-- You walk up to the ordering stations, but you better have an idea of what you want -- cashiers ask rapid fire questions to keep the line moving. You proceed to the pick up station and wait for... More 

Thank Elliot L
Durango, Colorado, USA
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104 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

Great Beef sandwiches, sausage, salads and the best chocolate cake. Quick service and wonderful customer service.

Thank Marym1461
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Always good food every time we visit great hot dogs and beef sandwiches always a must a cake shake they are great !

Thank Garry S
Saint Charles
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101 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Great place for a quick quality meal. Love the protein groups and chocolate cake. Always great stuff.

Thank Jim P

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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 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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: 3895 E Main St, Saint Charles, IL 60174-2424
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Saint Charles
  • Phone Number: +1 630-762-8484
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?