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Portillo's Hot Dogs

1780 Dekalb Ave, Sycamore, IL 60178-2810
+1 815-895-0100
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“italian beef” (28 reviews)
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American, Fast food
1780 Dekalb Ave, Sycamore, IL 60178-2810
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Always enjoy the Italian beef sandwiches at Portillo's. Very efficient drive through service with several staff taking orders in line so the wait is reduced a lot. Great chocolate cake, too!

Thank Chas L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Actually I believe they serve much more than hot dogs. Large menu.(hamburgers in different styles, bar-b-cue beef, chicken, fries, soups, desserts etc . Quick ordering and eating. Sort of self serve.

Thank LauJus
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

It doesn't matter which Portillo's a person chooses, the hot dog or beef sandwich is a taste of Chicago and necessary for an exChicagoan to have several times during their visit!

Thank SanJan1939
Reviewed 12 July 2017

They have good Italian beef sandwiches and Chicago style hot dogs. The atmosphere is fun. The restaurant is decorated with memorabilia.

Thank collegemom73
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Always a great hot dog. Beef is the best in Chicago region. I usually get a Big Beef with extra sweet peppers and Double Dipped. Rings are good too.

Thank Sycamore427
Reviewed 22 June 2017

I've had the Italian beef, ( its very good) this time I thought I would try the cheese burger That was a good burger. The onion rings are a must as well.

Thank evilearl
Reviewed 3 June 2017

The folks working there are great. The food, amazing. If you are looking for fantastic Italian Beef or REAL Chicago style Hot Dogs this is your place. There is plenty of seating and they have very nice menu. However, NEVER EVER ask for Catsup on...More

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 11 May 2017

This Portillo's was as good as any of them. Food was hot, fresh tasty and the service was good. Our group got a variety of the foods, from salads to ribs and everyone reported their meals were great.

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I eat 2 things here- Hot Dogs and Italian Beef. ALWAYS great! Service is quick even when there's a line. Everything I have had here every single time has been GREAT- no complaints. Served fast, hot and friendly.

Thank cosmokazi
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Chicagoland favorite for italian beef, polish, burgers and chocolate cake! There are lots of healthy options too for the folks that want that. I go for the heart-clogging fries and italian beef!

Thank Patricia J
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 00:00
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10:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1780 Dekalb Ave, Sycamore, IL 60178-2810
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Sycamore
  • Phone Number: +1 815-895-0100
Home to America's favorite Chicago-style hot dogs, Italian beef, burgers, salads, and chocolate cake.
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