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Portillo's Hot Dogs

855 Cog Cir, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-7316
+1 815-788-0900
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chocolate cake” (23 reviews)
“italian beef” (37 reviews)
“hot dog” (17 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Italian, American, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly
855 Cog Cir, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-7316
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is very well run at every location very dedicated order takers rain or shine.we live in atl so thay have not arrived there yet,soon i hope but while i was in chicago area i made it a point to hit them asap the...More

Thank tonygags7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decisions decisions, let’s see what do I want from Portillo’s today? All the food is so good you can’t choose because you may miss something. Visited the Crystal Lake location on a Saturday afternoon normally it’s a long long line of cars and your wait...More

Thank roger823
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Just a quick stop for lunch while on the road. It has been years since I have been by a Portillo's. Knew they would be good for lunch but wow, it was great. Had the Italian Beef with sweet peppers....out of sight.

Thank AlandRosehappy
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Portillo's restaurants used to be a fun place with good food where one could count on a great experience. This location started out with the traditional family dine-out excitement. Today, the restaurant seems over crowded and over staffed and they simply can't seem to get...More

Thank KimmysVoice
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This place is always busy, but fast and good. No complaints, can always find a seat if we eat in, love the choices of food, prices are reasonable, great family place for soccer moms and kids. Even the drive-up is quick.

Thank sisters2011
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

We dont eat any meat but fish. The Tina Caesar Salad and the Yellow Fin Tuna sandwich are our favorites as well as the delicious shakes, fries and cake of course!

Thank Ann Marie G
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Brought my husband in for a chopped salad to go while in town for a wedding. He, like many in our family, loved the salad. We were shocked at the number of people there on a Saturday afternoon. Their food is consistently good and there's...More

Thank _pgparkerforbes
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

I am 77 years old and have been a fan of Portillos from its start. Now the original family sold the chain to a new owner for more than $1 Billion, the food remains true to its original recipe. Original Chicago Hot Dogs (I get...More

Thank Chris F S
Reviewed 13 September 2017

I admit Chicago style beef like pizza is a matter of personal taste, but for our money my family is definitely is in Portillo's camp. Spiced just right and served dipped or not or "gravy" (au jus) on the side(my preference)...peppers? cheese? your choice. Bottom...More

Thank Pat G
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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, 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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