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235 E North Ave, Glendale Heights, IL 60139-3790
+1 630-690-9380
10:30 - 10:30
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Sun 10:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 10:30
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 23:00
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Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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25 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

I've been eating at Portillo's for 40 years,the last 12 at the Glendale Heights location. While I always thought that they were good, I think over the past few years they've gotten even better. Tonight's meal was an Italian beef sandwich which I always order "dipped". I accompanied it with a chocolate malt,which,while not as good as a soda fountain... More 

Thank _bookworm2000
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88 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

Always busy but the food is good, hamburgers are the best around. Inside is nice like an old time bootleggers warehouse.

Thank wildlifeship
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

The Beef & Cheddar croissant is very good but the menu is overpriced and there are no value meals, or combos offered.

Thank James O
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

I lived in the area for 25 years until I moved 7 years ago. I have always contended that Portillo's have the world's best ribs and I have never found any better. Unfortunately the ribs weren't good. I know my memory was accurate--just unlucky timing.

Thank Sheila W
Marquette, Michigan, United States
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45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Busy location with large parking area and spacious seating area. Portillo's legendary for fast service. As an old-time systems guy, great treat to see their operation firing on all cylinders again. From order taking, calling the orders, assembling and delivering to customers, not a wasted motion. Food always top-notch, too. We had a Chicago dog (wife's eyes light up) and... More 

Thank John F
Atlanta, Georgia
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67 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Celebrating victory of COD win, my nephew recommended Portillo's. Dogs, burgers, fires and salads made to order. There were alll good. Environment fun, gingham table cloths, orders taken on the back of takeout bag, car suspended from the ceiling. Great place of families and friends to have a quick bite and hangout.

Thank Phyllis W
Madison, Alabama
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Portillo's is not only famous for its beef but Chicago hot dogs. Everything in this place tastes great and you won't find another place as good in Chicago! The chopped salad is very good if your not feeling like a beef, hot dog or burger. I've not had one better anywhere else. Then for desert you've got to try the... More 

Thank Mary B
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

We ate here over the weekend for lunch. Great menu selection. Busy time of day and still received our food quickly. The food was very good. We will definitely come back!

Thank Bergerman2010
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

We had heard that Portillo's had the best burgers and fries in town. This is not an understatement. It was incredible. I had the Italian Beef sandwich that was so big I could only eat half of it. The rest of it heated up nicely the next day. The service was quick and friendly. Next time we're in Chicago, we... More 

Thank Pamela C
Mishawaka, Indiana
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Eat there every time I visit this area. All the food is excellent. You must try something different each time you visit. Would love to see this place of business be located somewhere around the Mishawaka Indiana area.

Thank daytonaman88

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast food, Italian
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 10:30
10:30 - 10:30
10:30 - 10:30
10:30 - 10:30
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 235 E North Ave, Glendale Heights, IL 60139-3790
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Glendale Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 630-690-9380
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?